Tetris Classic Game Free Download & Install Guide

Author: Glenn Scrima

Tetris Classic is a world famous puzzle game released in 1992. Although there are many releases of the game of Tetris this one stands out as being the original. It comes from the creative mind of Alexei Pajitnov and its fun factor seems to transcend the passage of time even now.

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First Download
The Game Tetris Classic:

Choose from one of the following sites.

Free game download availableAbandonia : Download Game : Download Instructions


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


Free game download brokenGamesWin : 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:
 http://www.dosbox.com > 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\TetrisC. Simply entering this will create these folders for you.

Dosbox

Next: Open the Games folder then the TetrisC 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]:

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

mount c c:\games\tetrisc
c:
cd tetrisc
tetrisc

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

mount c c:\games\tetrisc
c:
tetrisc

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


Now Lets Extract The Tetris Classic Free Game Download:

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

Tetris Classic 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\TetrisC". When you're done click "Extract" and the game files will begin to extract.

Zip program


Play Time!:

Tetris Classic

Double click on the Dosbox program in the TetrisC folder and the game Tetris Classic will launch, enjoy!

FAQ:
The config file is missing what do I do?
The game won't run on Windows Vista. What should I do?
The game runs sluggish. Is there a way to improve this?
How do I make the game launch in fullscreen mode?
How do I change the amount of RAM available?
How do I mount a hard drive or CD-ROM drive in Dosbox?
How do I change my machine type in Dosbox?
How do I capture a screenshot during gameplay?
I can't download from Abandonia. What should I do?
How do I close or exit Dosbox?

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