Category Archives: DOS

How to play Quest for Glory IV: Shadows of Darkness on Windows Vista using DOSBox

Those of you who have been playing computer games long enough probably remember Sierra’s Quest for Glory series. Quest for Glory was a hybrid RPG/adventure game, and Shadows of Darkness was the best game of the series. It had it … Continue reading

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How to run TIE Fighter on Windows XP or Vista using DOSBox

The LucasArts computer game TIE Fighter is a classic, and fourteen years after it was released, it still retains its playability. Unfortunately, the game was written for DOS, and tends not to run under modern Windows systems. Fortunately, the marvelous … Continue reading

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DOSBox: TIE Fighter

Recently, I’ve begun using an absolutely splendid program called DOSBox. It creates a virtual PC running a DOS environment, complete with sound emulation, assignable drive letters, USB joystick support, and adjustable CPU speed. Now, given that DOS is probably older … Continue reading

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