(re: Playing old games on new systems) Have you tried
(Multi Emulator Super System) at all? It’s an emulator for running old systems on modern hardware, everything from the PDP-1 to the Tandy/Radio Shack Color Computer and more. You just have to find the machine ROMs in question, including the BIOS, to be able to fully emulate the machine in question.
My particular interest in MESS is the Tandy 1000HX emulation and I wondered if it would adequately emulate the ubiquitous Tandy 3-voice sound. I still have my old Tandy 1000HX , circa 1987, and the original Tandy versions of many games, including Sierra’s King’s Quest, Space Quest, Police Quest, and LSL 1, 2, 3 among some other Sierra greats, but the onboard color of my 1000HX had finally bit the dust about a decade ago and was not worth the cost to repair it. So I didn’t have a way to play those Sierra originals anymore, until MESS came along that is.
I downloaded and installed MESS, which is based on the same code that MAME is built upon, if you’ve ever experimented with that. Anyway, I download the Tandy ROMs, since that was easier than dumping the ones from my machine and, with the crapped out video, I didn’t want to risk bad dumps in any case. I made disk image files of all the original 360K 5.25″ and 720K 3.5″ diskettes and now I can play the original games just as if they were in my Tandy machine, including the 3-voice sound. It’s excellent!
You might want to give it a shot.