Project Nomad Game Free Download & Install Guide

Author: Glenn Scrima
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First Download the Free Game Project Nomad:

Choose from one of the following sites.

Free game download availableAbandonia : Download Game : Download Instructions

Free game download unavailableXTC Abandonware : Download Game : Download Instructions

Next Download & Install the Emulator Dosbox on Windows:

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

Installing Dosbox
Project Nomad game folder
Next: Open the Games folder then the ProjectNomad 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 Project Nomad 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 the config
With the dosbox config file open scroll to the bottom. We are going to place some text below [autoexec]:

mount c c:\games\projectnomad
cd nomad

Save and exit the config file when you are finished.

Now Lets Extract The Project Nomad Free Game Download:

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

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

Zip program

The Project Begins:

Project Nomad
Double click on the Dosbox program in the "C:\Games\ProjectNomad" folder and the game Project Nomad will launch, enjoy!

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?


ethan said...

this is so frickin' awesome! I played nomad as a kid and after so many years I've finally found a way to play it again. thank you so much.

Glenn Scrima said...

No problem, enjoy!