Pyramids of Egypt Game Free Download & Install Guide

Author: Glenn Scrima

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First Download & Install Dosbox on Windows:

Go To: > Downloads Tab > Click the Windows version (Under the Dosbox category)

Dosbox homepage
Run the downloaded installer file and install Dosbox on your hard drive in the directory C:\Games\PyramidsOE. Simply entering this will create these folders for you.

Installing Dosbox
Pyramids of Egypt game folder
Next: Open the Games folder then the PyramidsOE 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 the game 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.

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

mount c c:\games\pyramidsoe
cd pyramids

Autoexec commands
Save and exit the config file when you are finished.

Now Lets Download the Free Game Pyramids of Egypt:

Go To:

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

Game search
After That: Click on "Pyramids of Egypt" in the game search results column.

Game search results
On the page that follows click on the "Get It!" button.

Download game
Click on the "Get It" button on following page and wait for your browser to give you the option to download and save the Pyramids of Egypt game file. 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 file for extraction.

Saving the game download

Now Lets Extract The Pyramids of Egypt Free Game Download:

First: Right click on the "Pyramids of Egypt" file you downloaded to your hard drive and click on "Extract All".

Extracting Pyramids of Egypt
Then: Click the "Next" button when the extractor launches. You will be asked where you would like to extract the Pyramids of Egypt game files, select "C:\Games\PyramidsOE". When you're done click "Next" again and the files will begin to extract.

Zip program

The Ancient Labyrinth:

Pyramids of Egypt
Double click on the Dosbox program in the "C:\Games\PyramidsOE" folder and the game Pyramids of Egypt will launch, enjoy!

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