How to set up DOSBox for playing LAN games

Posted on Wednesday, Apr 09 2008 @ 06:45 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Icrontic's latest tutorial is on how to use DOSBox to play older video games on a LAN. Our man Winfrey breaks down how he and some friends got Dungeon Keeper going while taking a break from TF2, but the process applies to all the classic DOS games.
DOSBox emulates a native DOS environment in today's operating systems. Nearly anything you could run on Windows 95 or DOS you can run on DOSBox. When you use DOSBox, you will be operating in a virtual DOS machine. Although DOSBox does have a few unique commands, the commands are largely identical to the ones we used in the glory days of 16bit PC gaming.
Check it out at Icrontic.

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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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