Batman - The Caped Crusader Game Free Download & Install Guide

Author: Glenn Scrima

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First Download & Install Dosbox:

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

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

Dosbox installtion program
Batman the Caped Crusader Windows folder
Next: Open the Games folder then the BatmanTCC folder within it. Locate and then 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 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 config file
Finally: With the dosbox config file open scroll to the bottom. We are going to place some text below [autoexec]

mount c c:\games\batmantcc
cd batman~1

Dosbox autoexec mount commands
Save and exit the config file when you are finished.

Now Lets Download the Free Game Batman - The Caped Crusader:

Go To:

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

Abandonia search box
After That: Click on "Batman - The Caped Crusader" in the game search results column.

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

Download button
Click on the "Get It" button on following page and wait for your browser to give you the option to download and save the Batman game file. Click the "Save" button and choose a directory on your hard drive where you would like to save the game. Saving to your desktop is usually the default option and is probably the easiest place to save Batman - The Caped Crusader for extraction.

Saving PC game zip file

Now Lets Extract the Batman Game Download:

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

Extracting zip file
Then: Click the "Next" button when the extractor launches. You will be asked where you would like to extract the Batman - The Caped Crusader files, select "C:\Games\BatmanTCC". When you're done click "Next" again and the files will begin to extract.

PC game zip extraction program

Choose Your Nemesis:

Penguin and the Joker image
Double click on the Dosbox program in the "C:\Games\Countdown" folder and you will be lauched into Dosbox. You will now have the option of playing two variations of the same game. If you would like to play against the Joker type "joker" at the C:\Batman~1 prompt and press enter.

Joker DOS command
If you like playing against the Penguin instead type "penguin" at the C:\Batman~1 prompt and press enter.

Penguin DOS command
You're now all set to play. Have fun protecting the citizens of Gotham!

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