Silpheed Game Free Download & Install Guide

Author: Glenn Scrima

Silpheed is an Arcade style space shooter from 1988. It is reminiscent of other popular titles from before and after this time period. However, if you enjoy space shooters it a game that will still offer hours of fun.

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First Download The Free Game 
Silpheed:

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 unavailableGamesWin : 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\Silpheed. Simply entering this will create these folders for you.

Dosbox

Next: Open the Games folder then the Silpheed 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\silpheed
c:
cd silp
sierra

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

mount c c:\games\silpheed
c:
sierra

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

 

Now Lets Extract The Silpheed Free Game Download:

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

Silpheed game download

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

Zip program


Ready, Set, Play!:

Zip program

Double click on the Dosbox program in the Silpheed folder and the game Silpheed will launch. It's time to blast your way through space!

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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