Speedball 2 - Brutal Deluxe Game Free Download & Install Guide

Author: Glenn Scrima

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First Download the Free Game Speedball 2 - Brutal Deluxe:

Choose from one of the following sites.

Free game download availableAbandonia : Download Game : Download Instructions

Free game download availableXTC Abandonware : Download Game : Download Instructions

Free game download unavailableThe House of Games : 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\Speedball2. Simply entering this will create these folders for you.

Dosbox install
Windows Vista folder
Next: Open the Games folder then the Speedball2 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 Speedball 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 Dosbox config file
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 Speedball 2 from Abandonia copy and paste the following text:

mount c c:\games\speedball2
cd sball

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

mount c c:\games\speedball2
cd speedb~1

Save and exit the config file when you are finished.

Now Lets Extract The Speedball 2 Free Game Download:

First: Right click on the Speedball 2 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 extract the Speedball 2 game files, select "C:\Games\Speedball2" . When you're done click "Next" again and the Speedball 2 files will begin to extract.

Zip extraction program

Ready, Set, Play!:

Speedball 2 Brutal Deluxe
Double click on the Dosbox program in the "C:\Games\Speedball2" folder and the game Speedball 2 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?


Anonymous said...

is there any way to change the keyboard controls for speedball 2?

By default Q = up, A = down, O = left, P = right

It's too confusing to play like that. I want to set arrow keys as movement controls.

Any ideas?

Anonymous said...

What are the controls for two player? It doesn't work for me...