Freddy Pharkas - Frontier Pharmacist Game Free Download & Install Guide

Author: Glenn Scrima

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First Download the Free Game Freddy Pharkas - Frontier Pharmacist:

Choose from one of the following sites.

Free game download availableAbandonia : Download Game : Download Instructions

Free game download unavailableXTC Abandonware : Download Game : Download Instructions

Free game download unavailableHome of the Underdogs : Download Game : Download Instructions

Next Download & Install the Emulator Dosbox on Windows XP or Windows Vista:

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\Pharkas. Simply entering this will create these folders for you.

Dosbox installation program
Freddy Pharkas Windows folder
Next: Open the Games folder then the Pharkas 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 Freddy Pharkas config file
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 Dosbox 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\pharkas

Save and exit the config file when you are finished.

Now Lets Extract the Freddy Pharkas Free Game Download:

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

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

Zip extraction program

Just What The Doctor Ordered:

Freddy Pharkas screenshot
Double click on the Dosbox program in the "C:\Games\Pharkas" folder and the game Freddy Pharkas - Frontier Pharmacist will launch, have fun!

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?


Anonymous said...

Amazing. Got Freddy Pharkas to work in Vista 64-bit following these instructions. Thanks for taking the effort to document this!

Glenn Scrima said...

No problem, enjoy the game!