The Adventures of Willy Beamish Game Free Download & Install Guide

Author: Glenn Scrima

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First Download the Free Game The Adventures of Willy Beamish:

Choose from one of the following sites.


Free game download availableAbandonia : Download Game : Download Instructions


Free game download availableXTC Abandonware : Download Game : Download Instructions


Free game download unavailableMr Old Games : Download Game : Download Instructions


Free game download availableThe House of Games : Download Game : Download Instructions



Next Download & Install the Emulator 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 hard drive in the directory C:\Games\WBeamish. Simply entering this will create these folders for you.

Dosbox installer program
The Adventure of Willy Beamish Windows game folder
Next: Open the Games folder then the WBeamish 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 config file
Next: Type "exit" to exit Dosbox.

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

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

Abandonia: For those who downloaded the game The Adventures of Willy Beamish from Abandonia copy and paste the following text:

mount c c:\games\wbeamish
c:
willy

XTC Abandonware: For those who downloaded the game The Adventures of Willy Beamish from XTC Abandonware copy and paste the following text:

mount c c:\games\wbeamish
c:
cd willyb
willy

The House of Games: For those who downloaded the game The Adventures of Willy Beamish from The House of Games copy and paste the following text:

mount c c:\games\wbeamish
c:
willy

Save and exit the config file when you are finished.


Now Lets Extract The Adventures of Willy Beamish Game Free Download:

First: Right click on The Adventures of Willy Beamish game file you downloaded to your hard drive and click on "Extract All".

Extracting the PC game zip file
Then: Click the "Next" button when the extractor launches. You will be asked where you would like to
extract The Adventures of Willy Beamish game files, select "C:\Games\WBeamish". When you're done click "Next" again and The Adventures of Willy Beamish files will begin to extract.

Extracting the PC game file

The Adventure Begins!:

The Adventures of Willy Beamish screenshot
Double click on the Dosbox program in the "C:\Games\WBeamish" folder and the game The Adventures of Willy Beamish will launch, 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?

3 comments:

Ben said...

When i do this i get c:/> illegal command: willy

Glenn Scrima said...

Hi it sounds like the zip file didn't extract or didn't extract correctly. Do a hard drive search for willy.exe and let me know if anything comes up and if it does what the location is.

Best,
Glenn

Ira said...

Im not getting the true game sounds, no speach, just blips and bleeps, any help?