Alone In The Dark Game Free Download & Install Guide

Author: Glenn Scrima




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Note: The Abandonia copy of Alone in the Dark is the CD version of the game. The three other sites contain the floppy disk version of the game for download.

First Download The Free
Game Alone In The Dark:

Choose from one of the following sites.

Free game download availableAbandonia : Download Game : Download Instructions


Free game download availableXTC Abandonware : Download Game : Download Instructions


Free game download availableThe House of Games : Download Game : Download Instructions



Next Download & Install the Emulator Dosbox on Windows:

Go To: http://www.dosbox.com > 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\Alone. Simply entering this will create these folders for you.

Dosbox

Next: Open the Games folder then the Alone 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 Alone in the Dark game config

Next: Type "exit" to exit Dosbox.


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

Alone in the Dark game config

Finally: With the dosbox config file open scroll to the bottom. We are going to place some text below [autoexec]:

Abandonia: For those who downloaded the game Alone In The Dark from Abandonia copy and paste the following text:

mount c c:\games\alone
imgmount d c:\games\alone\aitd\cd\alone1.cue -t iso
c:
cd aitd\indark
indark


XTC Abandonware: For those who downloaded the game Alone In The Dark from XTC Abandonware copy and paste the following text:

mount c c:\games\alone
c:
cd alone
alonecrk


The House of Games: For those who downloaded the game Alone In The Dark from The House of Games copy and paste the following text:

mount c c:\games\alone
c:
tatou


Save and exit the config file when you are finished.


Now Lets Extract The Alone In The Dark Free Game Download:
 
First: Right click on the Alone In The Dark game file you downloaded to your hard drive and click on "Extract All".

Alone in the Dark game download

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

Zip program


Lights Out!:

Alone in the Dark

Click on the Dosbox program in the Alone directory and the game Alone In The Dark will start, enjoy!

FAQ:
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?

2 comments:

Glenn Scrima said...

Hi, in the setup program that starts when you open Alone.exe choose Sound Blaster as your sound card and that should fix it.

Best,
Glenn

Anonymous said...

I neither have sound nor music, even if I choose Sound Blaster, or any of the options I have. Is there any other workaround? Thanks.