You're the prince of Denmark, and boy, are you in a sucky mood! You've been grounded again, your friends don't understand you, and your evil uncle has murdered your father to usurp the throne.

Experience Shakespeare's greatest tragedy as the Elizabethans themselves did, on their primitive 286-based PCs.

(You can play the game online above, or download it if you would like to be able to play it offline. It can be downloaded as a zipped site,, or a Windows executable Hamlet.exe.)

"In just five minutes' playing, I was hooked" – Neil Gaiman

"Superb" – Guardian

"While the idea is good, the execution lacks some of Shakespeare's poetry" – Scotsman

"Oh my goodness" – Ryan North 

"Well-executed, extremely funny" – Cory Doctorow

"Mildly amusing" - Channel 4


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Hamlet.exe 5 MB

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