The Games - Summer Edition Free Download & Install Guide

Author: Glenn Scrima

The Games - Summer Edition is video game based on the Olympics, more specifically the 1988 Olympic games in Seoul, South Korea. You get to compete in various sporting events such as the pole vault, cycling, diving and so on.

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First Download
The Games - Summer Edition:

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: > 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\GamesSE. Simply entering this will create these folders for you.


Next: Open the Games folder then the GamesSE 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 Games Summer Edition 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.

Games Summer Edition 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\gamesse
cd summered

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

mount c c:\games\gamesse
cd tgsummer

Save and exit the config file when you are finished.


Now Lets Extract The Games - Summer Edition Free Game Download:

First: Right click on 
The Games - Summer Edition file you downloaded to your hard drive and click on "Extract All".

Extracting 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\GamesSE". When you're done click "Extract" and the game files will begin to extract.

Zip program

Let the Games Begin!:

Summer Edition

Double click on the Dosbox program in the GamesSE folder and The Games - Summer Edition will launch. It's time to go for the gold!

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