Hoyle Classic Card Games Free Download & Install Guide

Author: Glenn Scrima

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First Download the Free Game Hoyle Classic Card Games:

Choose from one of the following sites.

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

Dosbox installation program
Hoyle Classic Card Games Windows folder
Next: Open the Games folder then the Hoyleccg 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 Hoyle PC 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 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\hoyleccg
c:
cd hoyleccg
sierra

Save and exit the config file when you are finished.


Now Lets Extract the Hoyle Classic Card Games Free Game Download:

First: Right click on the Hoyle Classic Card Games file you downloaded to your hard drive and click on "Extract All".

Extracting 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\Hoyleccg" . When you're done click "Next" again and the files will begin to extract.

Zip extraction program

Some Retro Card Playing:

Hoyle Classic Card Games screenshot
Double click on the Dosbox program in the "C:\Games\Hoyleccg" folder and the game Hoyle Classic Card Games will launch, have fun!

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?

1 comments:

Anonymous said...

Thank you so much! you've been so helpful!