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Telnet Address:
telnet://x-bit.org
Telnet Port:
2323
BBS Software:
Spitfire 3.7
Description of BBS:

32-Bit BBS is one of the few Spitfire BBS’s still online. This is a complete rebuild of my first BBS back in the early 90s right down to the ANSI menus. Thanks to an old backup i was able to recreate it and thanks to NetSerial I’m able to logons via telnet. We have two full menu of door game classics that we all loved back in the day.

8-Bit Boyz BBS
Telnet Address:
bbs.8bitboyz.com
Telnet Port:
6502
BBS Software:
Mystic
Description of BBS:

8-Bit Boyz BBS is this websites official BBS! Offering fsxNet, FidoNet, RetroNet, CNet message networks, inter bbs games and more!

A 90’s Manila BBS
Telnet Address:
bbs.balcos.net
Telnet Port:
23
BBS Software:
Mystic
Description of BBS:

The System Operator’s primary motivation in running this BBS is to have fun in retro computing. He exerted effort to make this BBS give you a mid-1990’s BBSing experience. FsxNet and Fidonet echo mail areas are available here. Popular door games such as (but not limited to) LORD, LORD2, Global War, etc., can be played here.

A2K4
Telnet Address:
a2k4.com
Telnet Port:
23
BBS Software:
Wilcat!
Description of BBS:

Over 30+ Registered Door Games like LORD, TW2002, And More. Over 540,000 Files available in Downloads. Large Selection of BBS System Software and Online Doors. All Night Owl, Simtel, and Walnut Creek BBS CD-ROM Loaded on System. Duke Nukem, Doom I/II, Hexen, Commander Keen and more. FULL ACCESS ON FIRST CALL

Adept BBS
Telnet Address:
adeptbbs.com
Telnet Port:
23
BBS Software:
Worldgroup 3.3
Description of BBS:

Old school Worldgroup board in Louisville, Ky. Original beta testers for MajorMUD along with many other games, including Tradewars and Swords of Chaos.

Al's Geek Lab BBS ad
Telnet Address:
bbs.algeeklab.com
Telnet Port:
2323
SSH Address:
bbs.alsgeeklab.com
SSH Port:
2222
BBS Software:
Mystic
Description of BBS:

The author of the popular YouTube documentary “Back to the BBS” now has a complimentary BBS. It features curated retro-computing content, MRC Inter-BBS chat, some great message networks (fsxNet, Araknet, RetroNet and tqwNet) and some great extra add-on mods, including some custom mods not seen anywhere else such as CoinInfo! Work is being made on it all the time, so come on down and get “Back to the BBS!”

YouTube: youtube.com/alsgeeklab
tqwNet: 1337:2/104 | ArakNet: 10:103/16
RetroNet: 80:505/18 | fsxNet: 21:1/126

Archaic Binary
Telnet Address:
bbs.archaicbinary.net
Telnet Port:
23
SSH Address:
bbs.archaicbinary.net
SSH Port:
22
BBS Software:
Custom
Description of BBS:

Archaic Binary is a custom BBS using a collection of technologies and code bases. We are constantly adding modern content as well as a growing collection of legacy content. Most of the game networks are available as are messaging. Check out our custom doors and growing content bases.

Auntie Bodies BBS
Telnet Address:
auntiebodiesbbs.ddns.net
Telnet Port:
2324
Dial-up Number:
BBS Software:
Syncronet
Description of BBS:

Interests in vintage computers and portable devices, Atari Portfolio and Newton’s. Amateur Radio, CB Radio and 11 meters. Access to BBLink Games.

Back to the Future BBS
Telnet Address:
bttfbbs.com
Telnet Port:
23
BBS Software:
x/84
Description of BBS:

Dial Up: 1 978 822 2586

BBSes are a return to the past, just like our favorite time travel movie. BTTTFBBS is a playground for Linux and Python experiments. Features a dial-out modem (call out to dial-up BBSes or information services), some local and networked games, and whatever features the sysop feels like developing.

Before The Web
Telnet Address:
loybbs.net
Telnet Port:
23232
BBS Software:
Mystic
Description of BBS:

Member of the following Networks:
SFnet – 42:256/2
fsxnet – 21:4/102

Black Flag
Telnet Address:
blackflag.acid.org
Telnet Port:
23
BBS Software:
Mystic
Description of BBS:

Black Flag
bf-scrollerFull name: Piranha Under the Black Flag. The board is mainly an underground ACiD art show board since 1995 and a hub for various modding groups over the years.

For over 20 years it has been the lucky recipient of the finest working screens from the worlds best ANSi – Ascii and RIPScrip artists. We would like to list and thank those over the years that have contributed to the boards great success. Lord Jazz aka ungenannt – Catbones – smooth – Bedlam – RaD Man – Azrael – Satanic Sly – Schizosynth -Wildcat – Fever – Stone the Crow – Misfit – Enzo – Spear – griskokare – hellbeard – pogue – armageddon donut – Knocturnal – H7 – AVG – Matt Matthew – Nuremberg – Keetar – KHZ – MHZ – Sephiroth and others.

Boards that I run:

– Mystic : blackflag.acid.org:23 (Main system)
– PCBoard : blackflag.acid.org:2627 (Vintage PCBoard)
– Searchlight : blackflag.acid.org:24 (RIPScrip Protocol) You will need the Riptel Windows telnet client: riptel.msi which you can download from the Mystic board on port 23

Staff: Captain Hood (Sysop)
Co-Sysops : ungenannt – RaD Man – TCF – griskokare – Fever

Affils:

– ACiD telnet HQ
– ACiDic WHQ
– iMPURE WHQ
– Blocktronics member board
– Sadist Distro

Networks:

– Agoranet US Eastern Agora 46:1/104
– Survival Net 9:91/17
– Zeronet 911:1727/1
– Fidonet 1:135/369
– fsxNet 21:1/112
– RetroNet 80:774/22

Door games:

– L.O.R.D. Ultimate Edition
– Starship Galactica
– Barren Realms Elite
– Operation: Overkill II
– Usurper
– L.O.R.D. 2 (New World)
– Trade Wars Gold 2002 Local Game
– Pirates Cove
– WILD WEST
– Planets (TEOS)
– ARTILLERY DOOR GAME
– Jedi Knights
– Trade Wars Game Server and Space Quest Game Serve

– FREEDOM TRAIN
… and many more

We suggest Netrunner or Syncterm for the best experience. Both clients will automagically change fonts so ASCII resembles its traditional Amiga font, and ANSI blocks are represented properly. The browser-based terminal below will also work, but results may vary.

Black Flag: The World’s Most Dangerous BBS!

BlackICE
Telnet Address:
blackice.bbsindex.de
Telnet Port:
23
BBS Software:
Mystic
Description of BBS:

Very active Userbase. The Newscenter is one ot the special features of the BlackICE BBS. Read News, Tweets and much more. You can also send tweets from the Board! The FileArea counts more than 222.000 files and is one the biggest in the BBS Scene. WHQ BBSnet, DoorGames, Many MsgNetworks, Pointfriendly and more! The BlackICE BBS receives an average amount of 300+ calls per month and process 1000+ Messages per day.

Bucko’s Den II
Telnet Address:
bd2.duckdns.org
Telnet Port:
6800
BBS Software:
Enigma .5
Description of BBS:

Bucko’s Den II runs on Enigma .5 BBS software. It has door servers including my very own Door Server and File Server. Looking for a BBS which is in the growing stages? Join us!

Capitol City Online
Telnet Address:
capitolcityonline.net
Telnet Port:
23
SSH Address:
capitolcityonline.net
SSH Port:
2022
BBS Software:
Synchronet
Description of BBS:

Read and post messages locally and on International networks such as FIDO, ILink (QWK/Binkp hub), DoveNet, Micronet (regional hub), VKRADIO, PiNet, Developernet, Usenet newsgroups, FSXnet, GameNet, TQWnet, SciNet, Agoranet. Featuring local and league doors such as Galactic Dynasty, For Honour, and Tradewars. Over 20k files online, mostly DOS, including Simtel archives from 1995, 1996, & 1999!

Castle Rock BBS
Telnet Address:
bbs.castlerockbbs.com
Telnet Port:
23
BBS Software:
Mystic
Description of BBS:

Here is a list of the current networks that are being carried:

Fidonet
fsxNet *
RetroNet *
AgoraNet
DoreNet *
WhisperNet
DoveNet
SportNet *
VKRadio
tqwNet
Usenet newsgroups

(* indicates Castle Rock BBS is a hub for these networks)