The Simpsons - Barts House of Weirdness Game Free Download & Install Guide

Author: Glenn Scrima

The Simpsons - Barts House of Weirdness was a game that released during the early, some might consider golden age, of the Simpsons franchise. As the name suggests, you assume the role of Bart Simpson who must first escape from his bedroom and then face all sorts of crazy situations across town. The graphics and gameplay are pretty good in this game, especially for the time period. It is definitely worth checking out if you are a Simpsons fan.

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


Next: Open the Games folder then the BHOW 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 Simpsons 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.

Simpsons game config

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

mount c c:\games\bhow

Save and exit the config file when you are finished.


Now Lets Extract The Simpsons - Barts House of Weirdness Free Game Download:

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

Simpsons game download

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

Zip program

Play Time!:

Simpsons Barts House of Weirdness

Double click on the Dosbox program in the BHOW folder and the game The Simpsons - Barts House of Weirdness will launch. It's time to help Bart escape from home and begin his adventure!

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