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First Download & Install Dosbox on Windows:
Go To: http://www.dosbox.com > Downloads Tab > Click the Windows version (Under the Dosbox category)
Next: Run the downloaded installer file and install Dosbox on your C:\ drive when asked. Finally when finished rename your Dosbox folder Bioforge.
Next: Open the Bioforge (formerly Dosbox) folder. Locate and then run Dosbox by double clicking on the Dosbox program icon.
Next: At the the command prompt in Dosbox type "config -writeconf dosbox.conf" and then press the "Enter" key.
Next: Type "exit" to exit Dosbox.
Now: Locate and right click on the Dosbox config file. Click "open with" & select notepad.
Finally: With the dosbox config file open scroll to the bottom. We are going to place some text below [autoexec]:
mount c c:\bioforge
Now Lets Download the Free Game Bioforge:
Go To: http://abandonia.com
Next: Type "Bioforge" in the game search box in the upper right corner of the main page and press enter.
After That: Click on "Bioforge" in the game search results column.
Next: On the page that follows click on the "download this game!" button
Finally: Click on the "Get It" button on following page and wait for your browser to give you the option to download and save the file. Click the "Save" button and choose a directory on your hard drive where you would like to save the zip file. Saving to your desktop is usually the default option and is probably the easiest place to save the file for extraction.
Now Lets Extract the Bioforge Free Game Download:
First: Right click on the Bioforge game file you downloaded to your hard drive and click on "Extract All".
Then: Click the "Next" button when the extractor launches. You will then be asked where you would like to save the extracted folder, select C:\Bioforge. After you've chosen this directory on your hard drive click "Next" again and the files will begin to extract.
Now Lets Install Bioforge:
First: Double click on the Dosbox program file and Dosbox will launch. After Dosbox launches type Install and press enter. You should now be launched into the Bioforge installation program.
Now: You will be given the option to change the sound settings. Scroll to both sound devices and select Sound Blaster 16. When asked to configure the cards settings choose the following settings
When you are finished select "Save Settings and Exit". This will exit the installer and return you to the C:\ prompt in Dosbox. At the C:\ prompt type exit and press enter, this will close the Dosbox program.
Now: We are going to head back to the dosbox config file and add another line of code. Again its in the [autoexec] section, this time below the commands we have already added. The command is "bioforge". It should look like this.
Finally: Save and exit the config file.
Ready, Set, Go!:
Click on the Dosbox program in the Bioforge directory and Bioforge will launch, enjoy!
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