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Old 01-01-2006, 04:48 PM   #1
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DOS games


I would like to know any software that I could use quite easily (I'm not much of a professional in linux) to play old DOS games, like Prince of Persia, Goblins or something like that, I hope you get the idea.
 
Old 01-01-2006, 05:56 PM   #2
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I have had lots of luck with DOSBox

http://dosbox.sourceforge.net/news.php?show_news=1
 
Old 01-02-2006, 05:08 AM   #3
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My computer must be too slow for DOSbox to run, because even Prince of Persia runs very slowly... It is said on their site, that a 400mhz intel pentium is equal to 286 in DOSbox, and I have only 350MHz pentium, so maybe there are other software like
DOSbox, but with lesser requirements?
 
Old 01-02-2006, 09:25 AM   #4
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Maybe you can try DOSEMU... I don't kno what performance hits it has, but maybe it'll be better. Otherwise I would recommend putting freedos on your system instead of (or along side) linux.

http://www.dosemu.org/
http://www.freedos.org/
 
  


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