Crossbow - The Legend of William Tell Game Free Download & Install Guide

Author: Glenn Scrima

Crossbow - The Legend of William Tell is an arcade style game from the late 80's. The story is about wandering adventurers who always have danger in their path. You are their protector using your crossbow to kill anything in their path.

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First Download The Free Game 
Crossbow - The Legend of William Tell:

Choose from one of the following sites.

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

Dosbox

Next: Open the Games folder then the Crossbow 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 Crossbow 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.

Crossbow game config

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

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

mount c c:\games\crossbow
c:
cd crossbow
cbow

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

mount c c:\games\crossbow
c:
cbow

Save and exit the config file when you are finished.

 

Now Lets Extract The Crossbow - The Legend of William Tell Free Game Download:

First: Right click on the 
Crossbow - The Legend of William Tell game file you downloaded to your hard drive and click on "Extract All".

Crossbow game download

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

Zip program


Shoot Em Up!:

Crossbow game

Double click on the Dosbox program in the Crossbow folder and the game Crossbow - The Legend of William Tell will launch, enjoy!

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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