Starflight Game Free Download & Install Guide

Author: Glenn Scrima

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First Download the Free Game Starflight:

Choose from one of the following sites.



Free game download unavailableAbandonia : 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 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\Starflight. Simply entering this will create these folders for you.

Dosbox
Starflight game folder
Next: Open the Games folder then the Starflight 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 Starflight 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 Starflight games 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 game Starflight from Abandonia copy and paste the following text:

mount c c:\games\starflight
c:
cd starflt
starflt

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

mount c c:\games\starflight
c:
starflt

Save and exit the config file when you are finished.


Now Lets Extract the Starflight Free Game Download:

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


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

Zip program

Your Flight is Now Departing!:

Starflight
Click on the Dosbox program in the Starflight directory and the Starflight game will launch. Before the game begins you will be asked to choose a graphics type. "Select [Your] Display Mode" by pressing "5" for "EGA" then press "Enter".

Starflight screen resolution ega
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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