Mario Brothers VGA Game Free Download & Install Guide

Author: Glenn Scrima

Mario Bros VGA features the worlds favorite plumber Mario in this early 2-D platformer. If you are a fan of any early Mario game you will more than likely enjoy this one. The levels are simpler than even Mario Bros for the NES but they remain fun.

(Please do not copy this guide. However anyone is free to link to this page.)

First Download The Free Game Mario Bros VGA

Choose from one of the following sites.

Free game download availableAbandonia : Download Game : Download Instructions

Free game download unavailableFree Game Empire : Download Game : Download Instructions

Free game download availableGamesWin : Download Game : Download Instructions

Free game download unavailableHouse of Games : Download Game : Download Instructions

Free game download availableXTC Abandonware : Download Game : Download Instructions

Next Download & Install the Emulator Dosbox on Windows:

Go To: > 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\MarioVGA. Simply entering this will create these folders for you.


Next: Open the Games folder then the MarioVGA 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 Mario Bros 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.

Mario Bros game config

Abandonia: For those who downloaded the game Mario Brothers VGA from Abandonia copy and paste the following text: 

mount c c:\games\mariovga

GamesWin & XTC AbandonwareFor those who downloaded the game Mario Brothers VGA from GamesWin & XTC Abandonware copy and paste the following text:

mount c c:\games\mariovga
cd mariob~1

Save and exit the config file when you are finished.


Now Lets Extract The Mario Brothers VGA Free Game Download:

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

Mario Bros game download

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

Zip program

Lets A Go!:

Mario Bros VGA

Double click on the Dosbox program in the MarioVGA folder and the game Mario Brothers VGA will launch. It's time to play some classic Mario!

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?