Heirs to the Throne Game Free Download & Install Guide

Author: Glenn Scrima

Heirs to the Throne is a strategy game from the mid 90's. The plot places you in the role of a Baron who is vying for control of the lands. This of course puts you at odd's with others who wish to do the same. This is essentially the classic tale of nations and their rulers prior to modern society. You must conquer land and form armies and at the same time maintain your control over both. The game is not a standout title but it is worth a look for those who enjoying this type of strategy game.

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


Next: Open the Games folder then the HThrone 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 Heirs Throne 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.

Heirs Throne game config

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

mount c c:\games\hthrone
cd heirs

Save and exit the config file when you are finished.


Now Lets Extract The Heirs to the Throne Free Game Download:

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

Heirs Throne game download

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

Zip program

Command & Conquer!:

Heirs to the Throne game

Double click on the Dosbox program in the HThrone folder and the game Heirs to the Throne will launch. Get ready to become the new ruler!

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