What is Aeon?
Aeon is an experimental x86 PC emulator built primarily for running DOS games. It runs entirely on the .NET runtime and simulates all of the hardware and operating system functions needed for running many 16 and 32-bit DOS applications.
Who should use Aeon?
If you are running Windows, have a multicore processor, and are interested in .NET development or emulation, you may find Aeon interesting or even useful. If you are just looking to play an old game and stumbled across this site, feel free to give it a try, but if you want an emulator with better performance and compatibility, check out DOSBox.
Why did you make this?
I needed a fun and challenging side project to work on, and after playing an old game in DOSBox, I wondered if I could make something like it in C#. For some reason, I kept at it and here we are...