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Old 17-12-2004, 04:46 AM   #1

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I am tyring to get an old sierra game to work on xp. does anyone know how to do this? :help:
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Old 17-12-2004, 05:01 AM   #2

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Nagi is the answer. The site's kinda seems to be down at the moment though, but it should be up soon enough again.
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Old 17-12-2004, 05:03 AM   #3
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Dosbox is the go. I believe it's available for download from the site. Go back to the main page and there should be a link there. I'm no expert on this program as I don't use it, but I think you just need to drop and drag the game exe onto the the exe of Dosbox and it automatically starts the game.
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Old 17-12-2004, 08:54 AM   #4
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For newer Versions of DosBox (since 6.2 I think) I recommend to set emulated machine type to 'tandy', before starting Kings Quest. Otherwise the beautiful theme at the starting screen sounds terrible.
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Old 17-12-2004, 09:17 AM   #5
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DOSbox needs a rediculously powerfull machine to run well, so unless you have a megacomputer, i suggest partitioning your harddrive and installing DOS onto it...

Worked for me k:
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