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 "Kyrandia".
Next: Open the Kyrandia folder 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:\kyrandia
Now Lets Download the Free Game Legend of Kyrandia:
Go To: http://abandonia.com
Next: Type "kyrandia" in the game search box in the upper right corner of the main page and press enter.
After That: Click on "Legend of Kyrandia" in the game search results column.
Next: On the page that follows click on the "Get It!" 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 game file. Click the "Save" button and choose a directory on your hard drive where you would like to save the game 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 Legend of Kyrandia Free Game Download:
First: Right click on the Legend of Kyrandia game file you downloaded to your hard drive and click on "Extract All".
Then: Click the "Next" button when the extractor launches. You will be asked where you would like to save the extracted folder, select "C:\Kyrandia". After you've chosen this directory on your hard drive click "Next" again and the files will begin to extract.
Now Lets Install the Free Game Legend of Kyrandia:
First: Double click on the Dosbox program file in the "C:\Kyrandia" directory and Dosbox will launch. After Dosbox launches type "setup" and press enter. You should now be launched into the Legend of Kyrandia installation program.
Next: You will be asked if you want to install Legend of Kyrandia on your hard drive. Press enter to confirm this.
Now: You will see a list of options under the "Setup Main Menu". Press "1" on your keyboard to begin the setup process.
After That: You will first be asked to "...select your video system". Select "VGA 256k+ video RAM" by pressing "1". You likely will see a warning message stating "Some older VGA cards are not completely compatible". Ignore this message by pressing enter.
Next: You will see a list of sound cards to choose from. You may have to play with this setting if the sound doesn't work the first time but for now choose "Sound Blaster / Sound Blaster Pro" by pressing "3".
After This: You will be asked if "...you want to use a mouse?". This simply comes down to personal preference.
Now: You will be shown a summary of your settings. At the bottom of the screen you will be asked if, "...you wish to save this configuration", press "Y" and then enter. You will now be brought back to the "Setup Main Menu", press "3" to "Exit Setup".
Finally: Once you have exited from the installer and you're back at the "C:" prompt in Dosbox type "exit" and press enter, this will close Dosbox.
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 "kyrandia". It should look like this.
Finally: Save and exit the config file.
Let's Play Some Legend of Kyrandia:
Click on the Dosbox program in the "Kyrandia" directory and Legend of Kyrandia will launch. You may see the setup screen again when you launch the game, press the escape key and then enter to bypass this. You will be now brought into the game itself, enjoy!
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