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Note: Bumpy's Arcade Fantasy is listed simply as "Bumpy" on XTC Abandonware. Make sure if you download the game from XTC Abandonware to only type in "Bumpy" to find the game.
First Download The Free Game Bumpys Arcade Fantasy:
Choose from one of the following sites.
XTC Abandonware : Download Game : Download Instructions
Mr Old Games : Download Game : Download Instructions
The 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)
Next: Run the downloaded installer file and install Dosbox on your hard drive in the directory C:\Games\Bumpys. Simply entering this will create these folders for you.
Next: Open the Games folder then the Bumpys folder within it. Locate and then run Dosbox by double clicking on the Dosbox program icon.
Next: At the the command prompt in Dosbox type "config -writeconf dosbox.conf" and then press the "Enter" key.
Next: Type "exit" to exit Dosbox.
Now: Locate and right click on the Dosbox config file. Click "open with" & select notepad.
Finally: Scroll to the bottom. We are going to place some text below [autoexec]:
mount c c:\games\bumpys
Save and exit the config file when you are finished.
Now Lets Extract the Bumpys Arcade Fantasy Free Game Download:
First: Right click on the Bumpys Arcade Fantasy game file you downloaded to your hard drive and click on "Extract All".
Then: Click the "Next" button when the extractor launches. You will be asked where you would like to extract the Bumpys Arcade Fantasy game files, select "C:\Games\Bumpys" . When you're done click "Extract" and the Bumpys Arcade Fantasy game files will begin to extract.
Ready, Set, Play!:
Click on the Dosbox program in the Bumpys directory and the game Bumpys Arcade Fantasy will start.
First: You will first be asked to choose your graphics type. Choose "VGA" by pressing "F3".
Next: Choose the sound card "Adlib" by pressing "F7".
Bumpy's Arcade Fantasy will now begin, enjoy!
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