Martian Memorandum Game Free Download & Install Guide

Author: Glenn Scrima

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First Download The Free
Game Martian Memorandum:

Choose from one of the following sites.

Free game download availableMy Abandonware : Download Game : Download Instructions

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Next Download & Install the Emulator Dosbox on Windows:

Go To: > Downloads Tab > Click the Windows version (Under the Dosbox category).

Dosbox homepage

Next: Run the downloaded installer file and install Dosbox on your hard drive in the directory C:\Games\Martian. Simply entering this will create these folders for you.


Next: Open the Games folder then the Martian folder within it. Locate and then run Dosbox by double clicking on the Dosbox program icon.

Dosbox program

Next: At the the command prompt in Dosbox type "config -writeconf dosbox.conf" and then press the "Enter" key.

Creating Martian Memorandum game config

Next: Type "exit" to exit Dosbox.

Exit DOS

Now: Locate and right click on the Dosbox config file. Click "open with" & select notepad.

Martian Memorandum game config

Finally: Scroll to the bottom. We are going to place some text below [autoexec]:

mount c c:\games\martian
cd martia~1
cd martia~1

Save and exit the config file when you are finished.

Now Lets Extract The Martian Memorandum Free Game Download:

First: Right click on the Martian Memorandum game file you downloaded to your hard drive and click on "Extract All".

Martian Memorandum game download

Then: Click the "Next" button when the extractor launches. You will be asked where you would like to extract the Martian Memorandum game files, select "C:\Games\Martian" . When you're done click "Extract" and the Martian Memorandum files will begin to extract.

Zip program

On the Case!:

Martian Memorandum

Click on the Dosbox program in the Martian directory and the game Martian Memorandum will start, enjoy!

The config file is missing what do I do?
The game won't run on Windows Vista. What should I do?
The game runs sluggish. Is there a way to improve this?
How do I make the game launch in fullscreen mode?
How do I change the amount of RAM available?
How do I mount a hard drive or CD-ROM drive in Dosbox?
How do I change my machine type in Dosbox?
How do I capture a screenshot during gameplay?
I can't download from Abandonia. What should I do?
How do I close or exit Dosbox?


txtrisha said...


The instructions are simple and I followed them but get the following error when I try to click on the application:
c:/martian...\mars\mm.exe this system does not support full screen mode. Choose "close" to terminate the application. I chose "ignore" and got this:
The NTVDM CPU has encountered an illegal instruction CS:c000 IP:ec 79 OF: ff ff ff ff ff choose close.

Glenn said...

Hi, I just updated the guide and added Dosbox emulation, I hope this helps.


amber said...

thanks!!! thanks to you, i've finally enjoyed my favourite game: Carmen San Diego!!!


Glenn Scrima said...

Enjoy the game it's a classic!