Dominus Game Free Download & Install Guide

Author: Glenn Scrima

Dominus is a fantasy based strategy game from the mid 90's. The main objective of the game is to protect the castle you are currently inside. To accomplish this however the games offers you many unconventional methods of defense. You have the option of deploying armies but also the ability to set traps and interrogate the captured enemy forces. This game is an interesting take on the genre and it is worth checking out.

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First Download The Free Game 

Choose from one of the following sites.

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


Next: Open the Games folder then the Dominus 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 Dominus 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.

Dominus game config

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

mount c c:\games\dominus
cd dominus

Save and exit the config file when you are finished.


Now Lets Extract The Dominus Free Game Download:

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

Dominus game download

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

Zip program

Play Time!:


Double click on the Dosbox program in the Dominus folder and the game Dominus will launch. Enjoy some good retro strategy gaming!

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