Anvil of Dawn Game Free Download & Install Guide

Author: Glenn Scrima

Anvil of Dawn is a 1995 RPG that sets you on the path of one of five different adventurers. You are fighting to save a kingdom and must navigate your way through dungeons with choices that lead to a variety of different endings unique to each character. It was one of the best games of of its genre when it was released and is still great even today. Lets pick up that sword and bow and get started!

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First Download The Free
Game Anvil of Dawn:

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

Dosbox

Next: Open the Games folder then the ADawn 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 Anvil of Dawn 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.

Anvil of Dawn game config

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

Abandonia: For those who downloaded the game Anvil of Dawn from Abandonia copy and paste the following text:

mount c c:\games\adawn
c:
cd anvil
anvil


XTC Abandonware: For those who downloaded the game Anvil of Dawn from XTC Abandonware copy and paste the following text:

mount c c:\games\adawn
c:
cd anvilod
anvil


Save and exit the config file when you are finished.


Now Lets Extract The Anvil of Dawn Free Game Download:

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

Anvil of Dawn game download

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

Zip program


A New Dawn!:

Anvil of Dawn

Click on the Dosbox program in the ADawn directory and the game Anvil of Dawn will start, have fun!

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?

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Can you please give a working dosbox command to mount the game? the current one which i cut and paste into notepad doesn't work,

cheers.

Anonymous said...

oh im using the abandonware commands and download.