DarkSpyre Game Free Download & Install Guide

Author: Glenn Scrima

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First Download The Free
Game DarkSpyre:

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

Dosbox

Next: Open the Games folder then the DSpyre 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 Darkspyre game config
Next: Type "exit" to exit Dosbox.

Exit DOS

Now: Locate and right click on the Dosbox config file. Click "open with" and select notepad.

Darkspyre game config

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

Abandonia: For those who downloaded the game DarkSpyre from Abandonia copy and paste the following text:

mount c c:\games\dspyre
c:
cd darkspyr
darkspyr


XTC Abandonware: For those who downloaded the game DarkSpyre from XTC Abandonware copy and paste the following text:
 

mount c c:\games\dspyre
c:
darkspyr

Save and exit the config file when you are finished.


Now Lets Extract The DarkSpyre Free Game Download:
 
First: Right click on the DarkSpyre game file you downloaded to your hard drive and click on "Extract All".

Dark Spyre game download

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

Zip program


Ready, Set, Play!:

Dark Spyre

Click on the Dosbox program in the DSpyre directory and the game DarkSpyre 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?

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

I can't get any sound when I play the game. I have windows xp.

Glenn Scrima said...

Hi are you using a copy of the game from Abandonia or XTC Abandonware? I tested the downloads from each site again and the sound was working.

Best,
Glenn