Questions tagged [msdos]

For questions related to games running on MS-DOS, a family of text-based operating systems for IBM PCs and compatibles of the 1980s and 1990s

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How to trigger the Adlib sound in the game “Fiendish Freddy's Big Top O' Fun”?

According to MobyGames, the game supports the AdLib sound card and PC speaker. By default, the PC speaker is triggered on. By the way, I've asked the same question on Reddit and I got a suggestion: ...
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Is Fable (1996) connected in any way to the Fable franchise from Lionhead Studios?

I'm a big fan of the Fable games, have played them all on Xbox 360, and recently discovered the DOS game by the same name. I just started playing it and am wondering if it's at all connected to the ...
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How can I launch a modern game with DOSBox

So I want to know if there is a way to launch a modern game or a modern game Setup (my case, StarCraft-ll), with DOSBox. I mean that if I mount a directory with starcraft-ll setup, can I launch it ...
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Which DOS game do these sprites of a little character and dragon come from?

There's a character and a dragon-creature. I'm wondering which game these images are from.
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Running MS-DOS games with long file names under DOSBox

I'm trying to play a DOS game under DOSBox that uses long filenames. Here's the ISO as seen from macOS: The ISO as imgmounted inside DOSBox: I'm trying to start install.bat but I can't figure out ...
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Running DOOM and DOOM 2 with DOS

Does anybody know how to install DOOM I and II in MS-DOS 6.22? I already have DOS installed on a windows millennium computer, and DOOM I and II on floppy disks. Anybody have an idea?
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Which MS-DOS game is this screenshot from?

From: https://archive.org/details/softwarelibrary_msdos_games/v2#contributors This looks so familiar, but other than screenshot and the fact it is a DOS game, I have no other hints. Any ideas? The ...
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Identify this game: breaking into a museum to restore exhibits, ran on a Mac

So, I'm looking for a game that involves breaking into a museum, it is a point-and-click adventure. I remember playing it on the old Macs, the ones that had different color cases and a really old OS. ...