Lakers vs Celtics and the NBA Playoffs Game Free Download & Install Guide

Author: Glenn Scrima

Lakers vs Celtics and the NBA Playoffs is an Electronic Arts basketball game from the late 80's. Basketball fans who were alive back then will remember this as the time of the great Lakers vs Celtics team rivalry, making this game a great piece of nostalgia. For those who want to assume the role of Larry Bird or Magic Johnson and relive the 80's sports era it's worth a look.

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First Download The Free Game 
Lakers vs Celtics and the NBA Playoffs:

Choose from one of the following sites.

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Free game download availableXTC Abandonware : 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\LCNBA. Simply entering this will create these folders for you.

Dosbox

Next: Open the Games folder then the LCNBA 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 Lakers vs Celtics 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.

Lakers vs Celtics game config

Abandonia & GamesWin: For those who downloaded the game from Abandonia or GamesWin copy and paste the following text: 

mount c c:\games\lcnba
c:
bball

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

mount c c:\games\lcnba
c:
cd lakers
nba

Save and exit the config file when you are finished.

 

Now Lets Extract The Lakers vs Celtics and the NBA Playoffs Free Game Download:

First: Right click on the 
Lakers vs Celtics and the NBA Playoffs game file you downloaded to your hard drive and click on "Extract All".

Lakers vs Celtics game download

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

Zip program


He Shoots, He Scores!:

Lakers vs Celtics game

Double click on the Dosbox program in the LCNBA folder and the game Lakers vs Celtics and the NBA Playoffs will launch. It's time to shoot some hoops retro style!

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?

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