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.
Abandonia : Download Game : Download Instructions
Free Game Empire : Download Game : Download Instructions
GamesWin : Download Game : Download Instructions
House of Games : Download Game : Download Instructions
XTC 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).
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.
Next: Open the Games folder then the Crossbow folder within it. Locate and then run Dosbox by double clicking on the Dosbox program icon.
Next: At the the command prompt in Dosbox type "config -writeconf dosbox.conf" and then press the "Enter" key.
Next: Type "exit" to exit Dosbox.
Now: Locate and right click on the Dosbox config file. Click "open with" and select notepad.
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
XTC Abandonware: For those who downloaded the game from XTC Abandonware copy and paste the following text:
mount c c:\games\crossbow
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".
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.
Shoot Em Up!:
Double click on the Dosbox program in the Crossbow folder and the game Crossbow - The Legend of William Tell will launch, enjoy!
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