Alien Syndrome Game Free Download & Install Guide

Author: Glenn Scrima
(Please do not copy this guide. However anyone is free to link to this page.)


Can space soldiers Rick and Mary save the hostages and make it to the next level with their lives intact? Lets find out.



STEP 1: DOWNLOADING & EXTRACTING THE FREE GAME

First Download the Free Game Alien Syndrome:

Go To:
http://abandonia.com

Next: Type in Alien Syndrome in the game search box in the upper right corner of the main page and press enter.

Abandonia search box
Next:
Click on Alien Syndrome in the game search results column.

Abandonia search resultsAfter That: Click on the "Get It!" button on the following page.

Get Game
Finally:
Click on the "Get It" button on next page and wait for your browser to give you the option to download and save the game. Click the "Save" button and choose a directory on your hard drive where you would like to save the Alien Syndrome game file. Saving to your desktop is usually the default option and is probably the most convenient place to extract the game from.

Saving Alien Syndrome zip file

Now Lets Extract the Alien Syndrome Game Free Download:

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

Extracting Alien Syndrome zip file
Finally: Click the "Next" button when the extractor launches. It will then ask you where to extract the Alien Syndrome game files. Choose C:\Alien for now. After you've chosen your directory on your hard drive click "Next" again and the files will begin to extract.

Zip file extraction program

STEP 2: DOWNLOADING & INSTALLING DOSBOX

Go To: http://www.dosbox.com > Downloads Tab > Click the Windows version (Under the Dosbox Category)

Dosbox homepage
Next:
Run the Downloaded Installer file. Install Dosbox in the folder C:\Alien when asked for a location on your hard drive.

Next: Open the Alien folder and 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 the config file
Next: Type "exit" to exit Dosbox.

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

Editing Dosbox config file
Next:
Now with the dosbox config file open scroll to the bottom. We are going to place the following text below [autoexec]:

mount c c:\alien\alien
c:
alien

Alien Syndrome Dosbox mount commands
After entering these lines of code save your changes and exit the dosbox config file.

Finally (Optional Step): Change the name of the dosbox program to Alien Syndrome by right clicking on the dosbox program and selecting rename.

Renaming Dosbox program

STEP 3: Play Alien Syndrome

Alien Syndrome screenshot
All you need to do now is double click on the Dosbox (now named Alien Syndrome) program and you will be automatically launched into the game. The worlds counting on you (or at least a few hostages in the game are), so go get em tiger.

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?

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