Blue Force Game Free Download & Install Guide

Author: Glenn Scrima

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


First Download & Install 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 C:\ drive when asked. Finally when finished rename your Dosbox folder "BlueForce".

Dosbox install program
Blue Force Windows folder
Next: Open the BlueForce folder and then locate and run Dosbox by double clicking on the Dosbox program icon.

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

Creating the Blue Force config
Next: Type "exit" to exit Dosbox.

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

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

mount c c:\blueforce
c:
cd bforce
blue

Dosbox autoexec mount commands

Now Lets Download the Free Game Blue Force:

Go To: http://abandonia.com

Next: Type "Blue Force" in the game search box in the upper right corner of the main page and press enter.

Abandonia search box
After That:
Click on "Blue Force" in the game search results column.

Abandonia search results
Next:
On the page that follows click on the "download this game!" button.

Download 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 Blue Force game. Click the "Save" button and choose a directory on your hard drive where you would like to save the game file. Saving to your desktop is usually the default option and is probably the easiest place to save the Blue Force game for extraction.

Saving Blue Force zip file

Now Lets Extract the Free Blue Force Game Download:

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

Extracting Blue Force zip file
Then:
Click the "Next" button when the extractor launches. You will be asked where you would like to
extract the Blue Force game, select "C:\BlueForce". When your done click "Next" again and the files will begin to extract.

Zip extraction program

Ready to Play Some Blue Force!:

Blue Force screenshot
Double click on the Dosbox program in the BlueForce directory and the game Blue Force 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?

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