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Old 17-01-2005, 11:07 AM   #1
BUFFY
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EASIER WAY TO RUN GAMES IN DOSBOX

1. Open up two window folders:
i) The dosbox program window
ii) The game you want to play in dosbox

2. Drag the game executable icon to the dosbox executable icon
Assuming that the game is for DosBox and not just Windows (it will show an error if it is only Windows) DosBox will mount the appropriate file structure and play the game.

* Make sure you have setup the sound settings previously if the options are not present in the game - which is usually the case (Soundblaster is commonly used).

* To change DosBox speed: Use CTRL-F12 to increase cycles and CTRL-F11 to decrease them.
To play in fullscreen, hit ALT-Enter.



Notes:
*DOWNLOAD available from Abandonia here
*DosBox is used for Win2000/XP.
*Default settings for Soundblaster are: Sound Blaster, I/O address to 220, IRQ to 7 and DMA to 1. You dont actually need a Soundblaster as DosBox just emulates one.
*DosBox, and Dos games folders can contain spaces, as this method differs from the mounting method.
*The best cycle rate differs from game to game, and your CPU. Just play around till it suits.
*Some games executable files are .COM instead of .EXE


Am just posting this for a easier version then the guide, I reccommend it be placed somewhere obvious, or edited to look better to help people out. I hope its in a relevant section at the moment
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