Duck Tales The Quest for Gold Game Free Download & Install Guide

Author: Glenn Scrima
Author: Glenn Scrima
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First Download the Free Duck Tales The Quest for Gold Game:

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

Dosbox install program
Windows Vista folder
Next: Open the Games folder then the Ducktales 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 Duck Tales 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 zip 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\ducktales
c:
ducktale

Save and exit the config file when you are finished.


Now Lets Extract the Duck Tales Free Game Download:

First: Right click on the Duck Tales 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\Ducktales" . When you're done click "Next" again and the files will begin to extract.

Zip extraction program

Help Scrooge Collect Loot:

Duck Tales The Quest for Gold screenshot
Double click on the Dosbox program in the "C:\Games\Ducktales" folder and the game Duck Tales The Quest for Gold 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?

2 comments:

screamed the dust speck said...
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Glenn Scrima said...

Hi the config file access in 0.73 has changed. I'm updating all the guides to take this into account but in the meantime here is a way to fix this.

http://www.glennsguides.com/2009/06/config-file-is-missing-in-dobox-073-how.html

Best,
Glenn