Their Finest Hour - The Battle of Britain Game Free Download & Install Guide

Author: Glenn Scrima
(Please do not copy this guide. However anyone is free to link to this page.)

First Download the Free Game Their Finest Hour - The Battle of Britain:

Choose from one of the following sites.


Abandonia : Download Game : Download Instructions


XTC Abandonware : Download Game : Download Instructions


Home of the Underdogs : 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)


Next: Run the downloaded installer file and install Dosbox on your hard drive in the directory C:\Games\Tfhbob. Simply entering this will create these folders for you.



Next: Open the Games folder then the Tfhbob folder within it. Locate and then run Dosbox by double clicking on the Dosbox program icon.


Next: At the the command prompt in Dosbox type "config -writeconf dosbox.conf" and then press the "Enter" key.


Next: Type "exit" to exit Dosbox.


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


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

mount c c:\games\tfhbob
c:
cd tfhbob
bob

Save and exit the config file when you are finished.


Now Lets Extract the Their Finest Hour Game Download:

First: Right click on the Their Finest Hour game file you downloaded to your hard drive and click on "Extract All".


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



Man's Finest Hour:


Double click on the Dosbox program in the "C:\Games\Tfhbob" folder and the game Their Finest Hour 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:

Duncan said...

The game starts but then after the intro screen asks me to Insert Disk 2 and just repeats... how can I get round this???

Thanks!

Glenn Scrima said...

Hi Duncan are you using the copy of the game from XTC or another site? I couldn't replicate the issue when I did another reinstall.

Best,
Glenn

ah said...

After choosing video type in game (vga)I get a message that this system doesn't support full screen and can only exit.

Works same with dosbox fullscreen= true and fullscreen=false

any ideas?