Prophecy 1 - The Viking Child Game Free Download & Install Guide

Author: Glenn Scrima

In the game you assume the role of a young Viking named Brian. After he returns from gathering herbs he soon realizes that his village has been destroyed by the evil god Loki. In order to save his family he must carry out a great adventure that hopefully leads to the evil Loki's demise.

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First Download The Free Game 
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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\Prophecy. Simply entering this will create these folders for you.


Next: Open the Games folder then the Prophecy 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 Prophecy 1 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.

Prophecy 1 game config

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

mount c c:\games\prophecy

Save and exit the config file when you are finished.


Now Lets Extract The Prophecy 1 - The Viking Child Free Game Download:

First: Right click on the 
Prophecy 1 game file you downloaded to your hard drive and click on "Extract All".

Prophecy 1 game download

Then: Click the "Next" button when the extractor launches. You will be asked where you would like to extract the Prophecy 1 files, select "C:\Games\Prophecy". When you're done click "Extract" and the Prophecy 1 files will begin to extract.

Zip program

Let's Play!:


Double click on the Dosbox program in the Prophecy folder and the game Prophecy 1 - The Viking Child will launch. It's time to fight and defeat the evil Loki!

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