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Old 21-04-2005, 09:45 PM   #1
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hi- i saw this forum on google and thought u guys could help -

i wanted to know if there was a way i could play x-com enemy unknown on my imac?? i kinda understand emulators but not properly and assume i need to download one so i can play the game but also is there a place i could download both

the emulator to play it
and the game itself (the topic shown on google i believe people were talking about a site where they had downloaded the game)

any help is great thanks :help:
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Old 21-04-2005, 09:47 PM   #2
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we have the DOS version here, and DOSBox seems to be available for OSX here.
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Old 21-04-2005, 09:52 PM   #3
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like i said really bad knowledge - im assuming i download mac osx - do i need the tools fronted by mac osx - see im confused if i need a mac emulator to play what i thinks a pc game or do i need a pc emulator to play a pc game on my mac (takes breath LOL)

thanks btw for your help - realize this must be VERY boring
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Old 21-04-2005, 09:55 PM   #4
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your iMac uses OSX as its operating system, so you need the OSX version of DOSBox to emulate a x86 PC with DOS, and the DOS version of the game to play.
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Old 21-04-2005, 10:10 PM   #5
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right ive downloaded the dosbox and opened it - thats done now i just gotta work out what im typing when im mounting it - then i gotta download the game i presume
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Old 21-04-2005, 10:24 PM   #6
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yeh kinda too dumb for my own good - ive got the dosbox app open in my imac and have typed intro as said and now i think i have to mount it and have not got the foggiest what im meant to be doing - ive tryed going into a link shown in the read me but the page dosnt open and my internet explorer just dies....any ideas on what i should be typing/doing?
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follow the instructions in the dosbox guide, and check the dosbox newbie's guide in the troubleshooting forum.
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