The Incredible Machine Game Free Download Guide

Author: Glenn Scrima

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

First Download the Free Game The Incredible Machine:

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 unavailableMr Old Games : Download Game : Download Instructions


Free game download availableThe House of Games : Download Game : Download Instructions


Note: The XTC Abandonware download will load a setup screen before the game begins. When in the "Smart Start" menu scroll to "Change Sounds/Music" and press enter. Then Choose the option "Sound Blaster" before pressing enter again. Finally choose option "5", "Play The Incredible Machine". This setup process isn't needed with the other sites as the game's options are already setup for you.


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

Installing Dosbox
Incredible Machine game folder
Next: Open the Games folder then the IMachine 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 games 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 Incredible Machine config
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 Incredible Machine from Abandonia copy and paste the following text:

mount c c:\games\imachine
c:
tim

XTC Abandonware: For those who downloaded The Incredible Machine from XTC Abandonware copy and paste the following text:

mount c c:\games\imachine
c:
cd tim
runme

The House of Games: For those who downloaded The Incredible Machine from The House of Games copy and paste the following text:

mount c c:\games\imachine
c:
tim

Save and exit the config file when you are finished.


Now Lets Extract the The Incredible Machine Free Game Download:

First: Right click on the The Incredible Machine game file you downloaded to your hard drive and click on "Extract All".

Extracting the PC game zip
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\IMachine" . When you're done click "Next" again and the files will begin to extract.

Zip program

Retro Engineering:

The Incredible Machine PC game screenshot
Double click on the Dosbox program in the "C:\Games\IMachine" folder and The Incredible Machine 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?

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