Zaxxon Game Free Download & Install Guide

Author: Glenn Scrima

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First Download the Free Game Zaxxon:

Choose from one of the following sites.

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Next Download & Install the Emulator Dosbox on Windows:

Go To: > 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\Zaxxon. Simply entering this will create these folders for you.

Next: Open the Games folder then the Zaxxon folder within it. Locate and click on the Dosbox Options file.

Dosbox Options

Next: With the Dosbox Options file open scroll to the section labeled [dosbox]. In this section there is a command "machine=svga_s3". Change this command to "machine=cga".

Next: In the Dosbox Options file scroll to the section titled [cpu]. In this section find the command "cycles=auto". Change this line to "cycles=250". This number can be raised or lowered if you find the speed of the game to be too slow or fast (In increments of 25 or so).

Finally: Scroll to the bottom. We are going to place some text below [autoexec]:

mount c c:\games\zaxxon

Save and exit the config file when you are finished.

Now Lets Extract The Zaxxon Free Game Download:

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

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

Zip program

Zaxxon Time!:

Click on the Dosbox program in the Zaxxon directory and the game Zaxxon will begin, enjoy!

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