Added Within Last 30 Days

A really fun, active and current BBS! We work to bring a new section or feature once a month; you’ll find TONS of retro files and content – from old BBS CD-Roms, current BBS applications and mods, historical BBS applications and mods, ANSI art, legal ROMs and DOS games and more! We have DoorParty and […]

Telnet:ah-bbs.com:2333
SSH:ah-bbs.com:2020
Software:Mystic
Connection:,

Just a good old BBS that has been around for 25 plus years and still a great place to hang out! Running Mystic BBS… Stop by and say hello, lots of local and league doors, local and network message echo’s and many more things to do while your on the bulletin board.

Agency BBS - Dunedin, New Zealand
Telnet:agency.bbs.nz
SSH:agency.bbs.nz:2024
Software:Mystic
Connection:,

Based in Dunedin, New Zealand this BBS is a reincarnation of a system that operated from Hamilton, New Zealand around 1993-1995. Back in 1995 Agency BBS used Renegade BBS software and was a member of several message networks including RGSNet, FidoNet, DemiMonde and LocNet. These days the BBS runs using Mystic BBS software and is […]

The author of the popular YouTube documentary “Back to the BBS” now has a complimentary BBS! Features: Curated retro-computing content including retro games, music, apps as well as more modern stuff for your retro computing purposes. MRC Inter-BBS chat Some great message network groups for all your geeky discussions (fsxNet, tqwNet, RetroNet and ArakNet) Great […]

Archaic Binary is an easy to use BBS open to the public. Lots to do! I have created the majority of doors myself, tools available for playing around. Door games locally and via game networks. We have active message areas, local and networked. Advanced security available with SyncTERM using SSH (username/password in SyncTERM is archaic/binary, […]

Telnet:bttfbbs.com
SSH:bttfbbs.com
Software:X/84
Connection:,

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.

Update, August 2020: The Basement Theory has returned to “public status,” open to all. The Basement Theory is a re-envisioning of the dial-up BBS I ran in the 1990s. Originally running in the local-calling area for Scioto County, Ohio and northern Greenup County, Kentucky, The Basement Theory existed under three BBS names: The Cool (1993-94), The […]

Telnet:bigtime.magnum.uk.net:2323
SSH:bigtime.magnum.uk.net:2222
Modem: +44 1484 320007
Software:Mystic
Connection:,

Making 16-bit MS-DOS computing great again.

Telnet:wwiv.bsbbs.com:2323
SSH:wwiv.bsbbs.com
Software:WWIV
Connection:,

The Blood Stone rises again!!! The BS BBS began its adventure on a Commodore C64 back in the mid-1980s and later evolved into a WWIV system in the 1990s. Family became the priority so the Blood Stone was laid to rest for the remainder of the 20th century. Now, nearly two decades later, the kids […]

BodaX BBS
Telnet:bbs.beardy.se
SSH:bbs.beardy.se
Software:Enigma 1/2
Connection:,

Available through SSH (please use ssh instead of telnet), secure WebSocket (wss://) and Telnet. VTX and fTelnet (secure WebSocket) connections are available on beardy.se/bodax-bbs Supports 2FA FTN: fsxNet, tqwNet DOORS: BBSlink, DoorParty, Nethack, Lynx, IRC, Telehack GOPHER: gopher://bbs.beardy.se/:8070 WEB: http://beardy.se/bodax-bbs

The BBS is holding it’s holidays contest, starting December 15th 2023 at 02:00Z. The contest will run for 30 days and features a full fledged CTF and a Triathlon. See https://bbs.bottomlessabyss.net for up to date information. Account can be created securely from the website. * Many networks and active doors * Great focus on privacy […]

Once ‘Fear and Loathing’ in New Orleans, the BBS is back in a new city but with the games and message areas you love. Looking forward to seeing old friends as well as making new ones. See you on the board! Do you like stickers? We all like stickers. Send me your address and I’ll […]

Telnet:digitaldistortionbbs.com
SSH:digitaldistortionbbs.com
Modem: 971-910-4722
Software:Synchronet
Connection:, ,

This BBS originally ran from 1994-2000 as a hobby for fun.  This is a customized BBS that features games (Legend of the Red Dragon, TW2002, Land of Devastation, and others), files (many 1990s and older BBS-related files as well as some new files), message boards (DOVE-Net, FSXNet FidoNet, and others).

Ran a BBS in the 90s. Got out of it for a while then stumbled across Synchronet and decided to make a new system in 2023. We are going to add new door games and get the file base back up and running. Also we are Fidonet linked with a node hub of 1:135/385

Telnet:d1st.org
SSH:d1st.org
Software:Mystic
Connection:,

Specializing in BBS modding, coding, and the ANSI and ASCII scene, Distortion is the home of Demonic Productionz, the Darkness BBS door game, Zer0net message network, Gutter emag, and many more, with numerous underground scene memberships, distros, and other affiliations. One of the oldest modded Mystic BBS boards!

This BBS was started back in 1994 under Renegade and later became a Renegade Alpha board under Cott and Patrick then after Renegade stopped being worked on they changed to Mystic bbs and then became a Mystic Alpha board for the 1.08 platform and closed 2009 as dm had health issues and had to take […]

Telnet:endofthelinebbs.com
SSH:endofthelinebbs.com
Modem: 469-200-3550
Software:Synchronet
Connection:, ,

Direct Dialup numbers: +1 469 200 3550 (Dallas, USA) +44 33 0117 1548 (UK Local Rate) Dial Up Gateway Numbers (Login as “eotl”) +44 1484 320007 (Huddersfield, UK) +44 1484 280168 (Huddersfield, UK) +44 208 077 3185 (London, UK) +44 56 0023 3132 (Sipgate, UK) +46 81 211 1814 (Stockholm, Sweden) +1 415 839 5099 […]

BBS with content related to Flipper Zero devices

Telnet:bbs.opicron.eu
SSH:bbs.opicron.eu
Software:Mystic
Connection:,

IRC live chat, Live Sysop paging, WotLK server, Coding

The premier communication platform for Glitch Technologies. Mostly intended just for me and my buddies, but open to all. Now featuring weekly competitions and prizes.

SSH only Log on with new / new  

Just a small personal BBS where I mess around and explore some BBS stuff at. Feel free to hang out! I might be in MRC at times. Also available with a web terminal: https://bbs.hyena.network   To register a new account using ssh, try connecting using the username “new”: $ ssh new@bbs.hyena.network

Running Synchronet on telnet and ssh

Telnet:bbs.kd3.us
SSH:bbs.kd3.us
Software:Synchronet
Connection:,

KD3net, based out of Pawtucket, RI, running Synchronet. Lots of local door games and apps, InterBBS games with BBSLink.net and CenterOfAwareness.net (like LORD, BRE, etc), and DOVE-Net, Radio/Weather Net, and Center Of Awareness message networks. Home of syncWXremix weather app for Syncrhonet boards.

Come check out the Lunacy at Lunatics Unleashed! Visit our Game Room where we have InterBBS games from BBSlink, DoorParty, Black Country Rock Games and Goldmime Game Server. We also host Local games, including Esterian Conquest, Leviathan’s Reef, BBS Putt Putt, Artillery, Gutterbowl and more.  We also host some Rouge Like Games: MAG, Tunnels N’ […]

Telnet:bbs.magnum.uk.net
SSH:bbs.magnum.uk.net
Modem: Multiple dial up lines for UK, Sweden, Poland, USA, Canada, Australia & New Zealand - see details for complete list
Software:Synchronet
Connection:, ,

A UK BBS which was born on a Sinclair ZX Spectrum using a citizen band radio as a network/transfer medium, before being ported to the Atari ST & modem. Reborn in 2021 on UNIX with dial up options. Line 1 : +44-1484-320007 (Huddersfield UK) Line 2 : +44-1484-280168 (Huddersfield UK) Line 3,4,5,6 : +44-208-077-3185 (London […]

*** (Eternal) Work in Progress! *** /// INGLESE /// Re-born from the ashes of the *old* Miskatonic, the BBS already based on Mystic BBS software that I had up to 6-7 years ago, also born thanks to the help of Avon of Agency BBS in managing inter-bbs configuration, the custom ANSI arts given to me […]

Telnet:bbs.miyanet.moe
Modem: +48 74 884 38 60
Software:Synchronet
Connection:, ,
Telnet:montereybbs.com
SSH:montereybbs.com
Software:Mystic
Connection:,

SSH Only  

Telnet:muinet.com:2323
SSH:muinet.com:2233
Software:Custom
Connection:,

An ever growing assortment of new and old mainframe and multiuser BBS-style games – Swords of Chaos, Lords of Cyberspace, Scepter, Galactic Conquest, et al. Use “muinet” for both login and password to access the system.

Along with classic door games Mutiny also has Capers which is an in-house made door game not currently available anywhere else.  Other “Mutiny Originals” may be coming in the future as well! Started December 2018. Synchronet BBS with a small but engaging user-base so the games that are online are actively being played. Currently Mutiny […]

Telnet:noverdu.com
SSH:noverdu.com
Software:Mystic
Connection:,

My goal is to create an open place where people can game chat on networks and MRC. Connect with fellow old school BBSers. I have made it so there are 50 nodes an allow up to 2 connections at once so people can chat and play doors or use the message boards at the same […]

oNyX bBs is dedicated to providing an enhanced retro ANSI BBS experience including: Door Party, Goldmine and BBSLink Game servers – 100’s of Games! – Home of Bail Jumper! The new Inter-BBS Adventure Game – coming soon – Lots of Animation and amazing Graphics by some of the top ANSI artists – Retro-screensavers like AfterDark’s […]

P.U.L.S.E. is a classic game and software archive BBS for PCs and consoles that were available throughout the 70s, 80s and 90s.

Telnet:phoenix.bnbbbs.net
SSH:phoenix.bnbbbs.net
Software:MBSE
Connection:,

FidoNet New England Regional Coordinator. Micronet Assistant Zone Coordinator. Full FidoNet backbone echomail feed and FileGate file feed. Registered doors running under DOSEMU.

Telnet:bbs.phreaknet.org
SSH:bbs.phreaknet.org
Modem: 231-0980 PhreakNet (https://portal.phreaknet.org/directory)
Software:LBBS
Connection:,

PhreakNet is the premiere BBS for phreaks and telephone collectors everywhere. Chat, messaging, games, and exclusive file access available through the BBS. We have 23 modems in our modem bank. POTS connections are recommended but VoIP connections at 2400 baud also work well. Find the local access number nearest you at https://bbs.interlinked.us Access Available: SSH […]

Telnet:bbs.erb.pw
SSH:bbs.erb.pw:45022
Software:Mystic
Connection:,

It’s a BBS, running on Mystic, home of the tqwNet, member of the fsxNet, RetroNet, FidoNet networks. Running since August 2018.

Telnet:retrox.us:1992
SSH:retrox.us:1993
Software:Talisman BBS
Connection:,

R3TR0/X is operated by j0hnny a1pha… Located in the US Bay Area, it’s a labor of love around the strange and wonderful BBS community in the 1990’s — and beyond. It’s a place where old school meets new.

The River Styx is a returning relic from the 1980’s era of the bbs world running Mystic BBS Software. The River Styx is part fsxnet and DoveNet with local message bases, G-File section, File Section (growing), and Online Door games. We are excited to be back as part of the bbs community! Stop by!

Telnet:shsbbs.net
SSH:bbs:shsbbs@shsbbs.net
Software:EleBBS
Connection:,

Shurato’s Heavenly Sphere Anime Telnet BBS Looking for an easy to navigate non-stock system? Here’s your chance! EleBBS Win/32 Running 20130208.d Binaries 20 Nodes. SSH, Telnet, FTP, NNTP, HTTPS. Around 100 Door Games, including but not limited to: Local Games: Shadow Board, Leech, Virtual Sysop, BBS Simulator, Hack ‘n Attack, Usurper, Door MUD, Dungeon Master, […]

Telnet:slinkybbs.com
SSH:slinkybbs.com
Software:Synchronet
Connection:,

Lots of registered doors, Game Portal access, TradeWars Game Server, Yankee Trader Game Server, Door Party, BBSLink, BCR.  No personal info at sign-up, just alias and password. If you wish to participate in networked message areas you don’t need to enter your real name, but please make your alias sound at least close to a […]

SPOT BBS is back after 30 years off line! Originally an OPUS system running on a Columbia VP-1600 hotrodded with a V40 processor, high memory RAM disk, a monstrous 20MB Hard Drive and a Courier 9600 HST Modem, the modern SPOT is on a MintBox Linux Mint 20.1 fanless PC running Mystic v1.12. Access is […]

Star Collision BBS was a RemoteAccess BBS founded in the summer of 1993, mainly focusing on text files, DOS utilities and FidoNet echomail conferences. A dedicated phone line was installed on January 10, 1994. After being a FidoNet point (2:206/120.6) for some time, the BBS became a FidoNet node (2:206/137) on August 4, 1995 and […]