Donkey Free Game Download & Install Guide

Author: Glenn Scrima

Donkey is an early 80's reaction based racing game. The color palette and design are simple but good. The game has you cruising down the the highway from a top down perspective and dodging donkeys along the way. Its pretty simple by modern standards but can be surprisingly addictive at the same time.

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First Download The Free
Game Donkey:

Choose from one of the following sites.
Free game download availableAbandonia : Download Game : Download Instructions


Free game download unavailableXTC 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 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\Donkey. Simply entering this will create these folders for you.

Dosbox

Next: Open the Games folder then the Donkey 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 Donkey 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.

Donkey game config

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

mount c c:\games\donkey
c:
cd donkey
donkey

Save and exit the config file when you are finished.


Now Lets Extract the Donkey Free Game Download:

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

Donkey game download

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

Zip file


Dodging Donkeys!:

Donkey DOS game

Click on the Dosbox program in the Donkey directory and the game Donkey will start, 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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