Shuttle Game Free Download & Install Guide

Author: Glenn Scrima

Who hasn't dreamed of reaching into the vast open frontier beyond earth? This drive for exploration is one of the main reasons the space program reached its height decades ago. While becoming an astronaut is reserved for a select few, this game makes it an experience open to anyone. Shuttle was a game released in 1992 by Virgin Interactive. It is a simulation title and a complicated one at that. If you enjoy these type of games though this title should be a fun experience, and one available to anyone.

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First Download The Free Game 

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


Next: Open the Games folder then the Shuttle folder within it. Locate and click on the Dosbox Options file.

Dosbox options

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

mount c c:\games\shuttle

Save and exit the Dosbox Options file when you are finished.


Now Lets Extract The Shuttle Free Game Download:

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

Shuttle game download

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

Zip program

Rocket Man!:


Double click on the Dosbox program in the Shuttle folder and the game Shuttle will launch. It's time to go where few men have gone before, enjoy!

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