If you enjoy playing computer games to pass the time but can't always be connected to the Internet, you can download games to your computer to play at any time.
Check out MyPlayCity.com for a list of free downloadable games. Choose a game that interests you and click Game Info to see details and find out minimum system requirements are for that particular game.
Check out Yahoo! Games for free downloads. Yahoo! offers free versions of commercial games that you can play for a limited time as a test run. If you choose to buy a game after the trial period expires, most sell for about $7.
Check out SpinTop Games for free games to play offline. You will be required to provide a valid email address to receive newsletters and updates.
When downloading games, always run virus and spyware scans after each download. The bigger and more popular sites such as Yahoo! monitor for problems on their own, but you should take your own precautions that your computer doesn't get infected.