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 hard drive in the directory C:\Games\OuterRidge. Simply entering this will create these folders for you.
Next: Open the Games folder then the OuterRidge folder within it. 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.
mount c c:\games\outerridge
Save and exit the config file when you're finished.
Now Lets Download the Free Game Outer Ridge:
Go To: http://abandonia.com
Next: Type "Outer Ridge" in the game search box in the upper right corner of the main page and press enter.
After That: Click on "Outer Ridge" 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 Outer Ridge game file. Click the "Save" button and choose a directory on your hard drive where you would like to save the Outer Ridge 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 Outer Ridge Free Game Download:
First: Right click on the "Outer Ridge" 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 extract the Outer Ridge game files, select "C:\Games\OuterRidge". When you're done click "Next" again and the files will begin to extract.
The Final Frontier:
Double click on the Dosbox program in the OuterRidge folder and the game Outer Ridge will launch, have fun!
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