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Help to run old Dos game in Windows 8.1

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    Posts : 33
    Windows 8.1

    Help to run old Dos game in Windows 8.1

    I've got a challenge for you all. Help me get V for Victory to run on Windows 8.1. It's an old Dos game from the early 90's. I've hung onto to because I had dreams of installing VMware and running windows 98se, but I just don't have the funds to do so now. My wife would love it we could get Sim Theme Park working as well.
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    Win 8 and Linux (MINT)
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    Anybody remember Castle Wolfenstine for W3 (it actually run in DOS) ??
    Here it is free and running great in W8.1 : Downloading Super Wolfenstein HD (Now with realistic physics), an Indie Game on Game Jolt | Game Jolt
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    United States
    Posts : 3,093
    Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit

    Nice find Count!
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    Posts : 740
    Windows 8.1

    You can also play DOS games in your browser now. RGB Classic Games - All games that can be played online

    But alas, it requires Java *HACK* *spit*
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    Posts : 13
    Windows 8.1 Pro x64

    I recommend using DOSBox SVN Daum by Ykhwong. This is a custom DOSBox build which has GUI (drop-down lists) support where you can change many settings on the go, without needing to edit the dosbox.conf configuration file. It's also the only way to play games which used Glide API (you need nGlide glide wrapper installed as well) with hardware acceleration, such as Tomb Raider and Carmageddon. Link:

    Taewoong's page
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