Sometimes a game company / author would include an executable file or text document with their games containing a list of their other shareware games available for sale. These are usually referred to as "catalogs" and named CATALOG.EXE, although many alternate names were also used. Usually these catalogs would be text-based, and the executable versions would use use colorful ASCII art to creatively portray the various games the company offered, and even tease exciting upcoming releases!
Here is a selection of some of the catalogs included in games on DOSGames.com. You can use DOSBox to run the executables on modern PCs; see that page for help.
|Title Page||Company/Author Name||Date||Type||Download|
|Acumen Software||1992||EXE||Download catalog|
|Alive Software||Winter 1996||EXE||Download catalog|
|Apogee Software||August 1993||EXE||Download catalog|
|Apogee Software||November 1994||EXE||Download catalog|
|Arcanum Computing||1994||EXE||Download catalog|
|Epic Megagames||Summer 1992||EXE||Download catalog|
|Epic Megagames||Winter 1992||EXE||Download catalog|
|Epic Megagames||Winter 1994||EXE||Download catalog|
|Lomax Software Productions||1997||EXE||Download catalog|
|Magic Lemon Software||1993?||EXE||Download catalog|
|Martin Software Productions||1993||EXE||Download catalog|
|Oracle Software||1993||EXE||Download catalog|
|Pack Media Company Inc||1994||EXE||Download catalog|
|Safari Software||1994||EXE||Download catalog|
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