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Old 17-11-2020, 01:15 AM   #1
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Default How/where to insert new scenarios in old DOS games

I have loads of old games, but have no idea how to add scenarios to the files. Can anyone help?
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Old 17-11-2020, 10:23 AM   #2
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It depends of particular game, actually. Some of them supports this on the fly. Some requires specific manipulations. Some doesn't support it at all. Do you mean something particular?
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Old 17-11-2020, 01:07 PM   #3
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Most if not all old pre-Windows era games for Ms-Dos were never meant nor suited for modifications by players, open modding became an accepted standard much later, around 2004 or so.
There might be some fan-made tools for a few Ms-Dos games on fan sites if you search on Google, but that is more of an exception that regularity. Not meaning to dissuade you if you'd like to mod a game, but it might be not an easy thing to do.
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Old 18-11-2020, 08:22 PM   #4
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Definitely not all, Scatty. There always was WADs for Doom, scenarios in wargames, level editors for ball-breaker and Lode Runner games, lakes for BassTour, etc, etc. Some games even tried to be "game editors", more or less successfully.

But yes, _most_ of games are not so easy to modify.
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Old 15-11-2021, 07:31 PM   #5
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My advice would be to look for the manuals of said expansions. Some were easy to use, but others (like the Test Drive 2 addon disks) were a nightmare without their manuals.
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Old 16-11-2021, 07:50 PM   #6
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civ ii (1996) has scenarios
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