Alley Cat Game Free Download & Install Guide

Author: Glenn Scrima

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First Download The Free
Game Alley Cat:

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 Instruction


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

Dosbox
Next: Open the Games folder then the AlleyC 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.

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

mount c c:\games\alleyc
c:
cat

Save and exit the config file when you are finished.


Now Lets Extract The Alley Cat Free Game Download:

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


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

Zip program

A Cat Classic!:

Alley Cat
Click on the Dosbox program in the AlleyC directory and the game Alley Cat will begin, 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:

classics said...

Oh my god!!!!
I love this game! This game is probably rembered by almost no one but this game was so much fun! A true classic
I love this game!

P.S. Is there any way you can remind me of another classic game I use to play. It had the word barbarian and I rember to win the game in the end you had to jump of a clif and lose one live. In the middle you had to shot a really huge enmy like a dragon!

Glenn Scrima said...

The game doesn't ring a bell for me but if someone recalls the name of it post in the comments if you can.

Best,
Glenn

Chris said...

I rememeber this great game, very cool