4x4 Off-Road Racing Game Free Download & Install Guide

Author: Glenn Scrima

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First Download The Free
Game 4x4 Off-Road Racing:
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 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\4x4. Simply entering this will create these folders for you.

Dosbox
Next: Open the Games folder then the 4x4 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 config file scroll to the section titled [cpu]. In this section find the command "cycles=auto". Change this line to "cycles=500". 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]:

Abandonia: For those who downloaded the
game 4x4 Off-Road Racing from Abandonia copy and paste the following text:

mount c c:\games\4x4
c:
4x4

XTC Abandonware: For those who downloaded the game 4x4 Off-Road Racing from XTC Abandonware copy and paste the following text:

mount c c:\games\4x4
c:
cd 4x4
4x4

Save and exit the config file when you are finished.


Now Lets Extract The 4x4 Off-Road Racing Free Game Download:

First: Right click on the 4x4 Off-Road Racing game file you downloaded to your hard drive and click on "Extract All".

Extracting the 4x4 Off-Road Racing game
Then: Click the "Next" button when the extractor launches. You will be asked where you would like to extract the 4x4 Off-Road Racing game files, select "C:\Games\4x4" . When you're done click "Extract" and the game files will begin to extract.

Zip program

Start Racing!:

4x4 Off-Road Racing
Click on the Dosbox program in the 4x4 directory and the game 4x4 Off-Road Racing 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?

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