In these days what we do for our entertainment? usually most of us loves to play indoor games, Now video games, computer games are trending to entertain us. there are plenty of video or computer games are available that we like very much.
In our childhood or in our school days we loves to play computer games some of our favorite are Dangerous Dave, Mario, Lion King, Sky-roads etc. but now If we want to play those games in our computer, we can’t, because those games were DOS games, that means in our past the computers were works on DOS operating system like now in present, our computers are works on Windows, vista, xp operating system.
Sometimes we missed those games, also we are getting disappointing sometimes. I am sharing my experience, my favorite game was Dangerous dave, after searching dangerous dave on internet, i successfully downloaded it, but after few minutes, i realized that i am again getting disappointed when i came to know that this is a dos game and it can’t run in my computer.
Anyways you are not me, that time no one was for me but this time i am here for you, I am gonna describe in brief to How to play any Dos games in vista, windows xp, windows 7, windows 8, windows 10. to know how? do continue and read further.
What Is DOSBox?
DOSBox is an emulator program that emulates those old DOS games which can’t run on modern computers due to incompatibility of older software and modern hardware and operating systems.
By using DOSBox any DOS game can be easily runs on modern computer. DOSBox is a free software and it has been downloaded over 30 million times since its release on SourceForge in 2002.
DOSBox is a command line program, if we want to play dos games by using DOSBox we have to use command lines to play those games.
This tutorial is about using DOSBox then Obviously you need it first,
then Download- DOSBox and install it on your PC or laptop.
Now its time to Download a DOS game, here i recommend you to download my favorite games,
some of those i listed below hope you also like it:
the best advantage of DOS games is they are very small in size therefore you can download more it saves your time to downloading games, so i recommend you to download all of those games.
These DOS games are comes with a compressed zip file, so you have to extract these zip files.
to extract these files you can use WinRar or 7Zip, or you can use any other software also to extract it, if you don’t have any software like that then,
Download it from here~ 7 Zip
Now go to your C:Drive and make a create a New folder (Shortcut- Ctrl+Shift+New) Rename it to Games (Name of your choice)
After this copy all of those extract files (extract files of Dos games which you have downloaded in 2nd step) in this folder (Games) if you don’t understand see the picture below;