The Guild of Thieves Game Free Download & Install Guide

Author: Glenn Scrima

The Guild of Thieves is a fantasy adventure game from 1987. This is a text based game like the early Zork games. This game goes a step further however and includes still graphics to help establish a sense of setting.

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First Download The Free Game 
The Guild of Thieves:

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

Next: Open the Games folder then the GOT 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\got
cd guild

Save and exit the config file when you are finished.

Now Lets Extract The Guild of Thieves Free Game Download:

First: Right click on The Guild of Thieves file you downloaded to your hard drive and click on "Extract All".

Guild of Thieves game download

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

Zip program

Play Time!:

The Guild of Thieves

Double click on the Dosbox program in the GOT folder and the game The Guild of Thieves will launch, enjoy!

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