Street Rod 2 - The Next Generation Game Free Download & Install Guide

Author: Glenn Scrima

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First Download the Free Game Street Rod 2 - The Next Generation:

Choose from one of the following sites.

Free game download availableAbandonia : Download Game : Download Instructions


Free game download availableXTC Abandonware : Download Game : Download Instructions



Next Download & Install the Emulator Dosbox:

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\StRod2. Simply entering this will create these folders for you.

Dosbox
Street Rod 2 game folder
Next: Open the Games folder then the StRod2 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 Street Rod 2 game config
Next: Type "exit" to exit Dosbox.

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

Editing the game config
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 Street Rod 2 from Abandonia copy and paste the following text:

mount c c:\games\strod2
c:
sr

XTC Abandonware: For those who downloaded the game Street Rod 2 from XTC Abandonware copy and paste the following text:

mount c c:\games1\strod2
c:
sr2

Save and exit the config file when you are finished.


Now Lets Extract The Street Rod 2 Free Game Download:

First: Right click on the Street Rod 2 game file you downloaded to your hard drive and click on "Extract All".

Extracting the game Street Rod 2
Then: Click the "Next" button when the extractor launches. You will be asked where you would like to extract the Street Rod 2 game files, select "C:\Games\StRod2". When you're done click "Next" again and the Street Rod 2 files will begin to extract.

Zip

Gentlemen, Start Your Engines!:

Street Rod 2
Double click on the Dosbox program in the "C:\Games\StRod2" folder and the game Street Rod 2 will launch. You will be asked to "select [your] graphic mode", select "3 - VGA 320 x 200 x 16 colors". After this you will be asked to select your "Sound Option", select "1 - Adlib". The game will now start, 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?

7 comments:

Anonymous said...

hey that was cool i was getting agervated not being able to play on vista thanks one question when it starts it says what the 4 letter on line to on page 8 in the game whats that mean firewire0000000@aol.com

Glenn Scrima said...

Typing anything and then pressing enter should bypass this.

Best,
Glenn

Anonymous said...

Thank you for all your time and info. I'm running on Vista...is there anything I can do about the color changing and the screens don't always display completely. Thanks

Glenn Scrima said...

Hi which site did you download the game from?

Best,
Glenn

Anonymous said...

i dont have a games folder to open the streetrod folder within it, im lost in this process, can u help plz

Glenn Scrima said...

Hi, when you install Dosbox with the line

C:\Games\StRod2

it will create these folders for you.

Best,
Glenn

Anonymous said...

Followed instructions and copied/pasted lines to config but when I click on dosbox to start game, it's just the black box with prompt. Game won't start. Any ideas?