The Faery Tale Adventure Game Free Download & Install Guide

Author: Glenn Scrima

Faery Tale Adventures came in two installments with this being the first one. It is a simple RPG that is made as an introduction to the genre. Although this game isn't a standout title for the genre it may be of interest to classic RPG game fans.

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First Download The Free Game 
The Faery Tale Adventure:

Choose from one of the following sites.

Free game download availableAbandonia : Download Game : Download Instructions

Free game download availableFree Game Empire : Download Game : Download Instructions

Free game download availableGamesWin : Download Game : Download Instructions

Free game download unavailableHouse of Games : Download Game : Download Instructions

Free game download availableXTC Abandonware : Download Game : Download Instructions

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


Next: Open the Games folder then the FTA 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 Faery Tale 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.

Faery Tale game config

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

Abandonia, Free Game Empire & XTC Abandonware: For those who downloaded the game from one of these sites copy and paste the following text: 

mount c c:\games\fta

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

mount c c:\games\fta
cd faery_~1
cd faeryt~1

Save and exit the config file when you are finished.


Now Lets Extract The Faery Tale Adventure Free Game Download:

First: Right click on 
The Faery Tale Adventure file you downloaded to your hard drive and click on "Extract All".

Faery Tale game download

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

Zip program

The Adventure Begins!:

Faery Tale Adventure

Double click on the Dosbox program in the FTA folder and The Faery Tale Adventure will launch. It's time to start your adventure!

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