Modern PCs and operating systems simply cannot run these good old games. That is where DOSBox comes to the rescue. It emulates an Intel x86 PC, complete with graphics, mouse, joystick, sound and so on.
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Are you missing them old DOS games and would like to have an opportunity to play them again? If so, then DOSBox will brighten up your day. The emulator also comes with its own DOS-like command prompt (something most users would wish to have with their Windows OS), and has a lively user supported community forums.
Most gamers won’t even know that Doom, Elder Scrolls, Dune, and other famous game franchises have their roots in a DOS based games.
Developers created an easy to follow setup and installation guide, if you run into any problems you can always ask in our Facebook group. The only thing we should change in the guide is to download DOSBox from SVN on this website.
Now, if everything gone well you are able to play good old DOS games. The same ones that kept us occupied for days. The list of MS-DOS supported games includes classics such as Alien Legacy, Arachne, Beneath a Steel Sky, Captain Comic, Civilization, Command & Conquer, and Wing Commander.
DOSBox is completely free and OpenSource, why not give it a go and revive old times.
Goofy Trooper: "just a friendly reminder, games sound so much better with mt-32 roms installed".
mididevice=mt32 <- needs to be in dosbox.conf to get it enabled (along with rom files in dosbox root (same dir with .exe))
mt32_pcm.rom 512 kb
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