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  Topic: Getting Battle Isle 3 to run with Dosbox
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Replies: 12
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PostForum: Get Games to Work   Posted: Tue Jul 29, 2014 1:19 pm   Subject: Getting Battle Isle 3 to run with Dosbox
for the record, Battle Isle 3/2220 is Win 3.1 compatible... barely. It requires the WinG and Win32 libraries.

I've been testing various installs of the program using a Win 3.x install within dosbo ...
  Topic: Microsoft Boa / MS Boa
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Replies: 11
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PostForum: Find Old Games   Posted: Wed Jun 18, 2014 2:08 pm   Subject: Microsoft Boa / MS Boa
Is it possible to get a renewed link again? Thank you.
  Topic: Help me find a game [Nitemare 3d]
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Replies: 4
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PostForum: Find Old Games   Posted: Fri Feb 07, 2014 7:54 am   Subject: Help me find a game [Nitemare 3d]
def. sounds like catacomb abyss. Like wolf3d and doom, the first volume was released as shareware and then 2 more were sold.

A little trivia - there is a whole mess of catacomb games. Originall ...
  Topic: old good game
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Replies: 9
Views: 2890

PostForum: Find Old Games   Posted: Fri Jan 24, 2014 12:26 pm   Subject: old good game
Kings Quest 8 wasn't an FPS however, it was a 3rd person "over the shoulder" style game.

I am also not familiar with a bat queen or any tigers in the game. There are standard bats and sp ...
  Topic: Shooters like Raptor [Galactix]
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Replies: 11
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PostForum: Find Old Games   Posted: Wed Jan 22, 2014 1:46 pm   Subject: Shooters like Raptor [Galactix]
Have you checked out Kiloblaster or Zone 66?
  Topic: Searching for Skunny games, full versions (Copysoft)
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Replies: 4
Views: 2351

PostForum: Find Old Games   Posted: Wed Jan 22, 2014 1:44 pm   Subject: Searching for Skunny games, full versions (Copysoft)
I have copies of these games that I no longer want. I would be glad to send them to you.
  Topic: Orda: Severnyi Veter / Horde: The Northern Wind
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Replies: 61
Views: 37055

PostForum: General Gaming   Posted: Mon Jan 20, 2014 11:28 am   Subject: Orda: Severnyi Veter / Horde: The Northern Wind
thank you for the information.
  Topic: Orda: Severnyi Veter / Horde: The Northern Wind
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Replies: 61
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PostForum: General Gaming   Posted: Mon Jan 20, 2014 10:28 am   Subject: Orda: Severnyi Veter / Horde: The Northern Wind
the non-legal torrents marked as english are presumably the sequel or mislabeled.

*some one I know* tried one and it was in russian, despite being labeled as english Wink

Basically though, the i ...
  Topic: can't remember name of a old game [Kings Quest VII]
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Replies: 4
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PostForum: Find Old Games   Posted: Mon Jan 20, 2014 10:20 am   Subject: can't remember name of a old game [Kings Quest VII]
It is possible that you played it on windows and had a low color driver installed, which would have dithered out the graphics. I don't remember if the game forced a high color mode or not.

Or it ...
  Topic: Rock-Slide [Solved]
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Replies: 10
Views: 3872

PostForum: Find Old Games   Posted: Mon Jan 20, 2014 9:43 am   Subject: Rock-Slide [Solved]
i have found the game, thanks to frenkel.
  Topic: Orda: Severnyi Veter / Horde: The Northern Wind
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Replies: 61
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PostForum: General Gaming   Posted: Mon Jan 20, 2014 9:04 am   Subject: Orda: Severnyi Veter / Horde: The Northern Wind
I have located a copy of the original game, and I have located a disc that claims to be an english copy of the original game. Both had windows installers.

Installing the russian copy within virtua ...
  Topic: can't remember name of a old game [Kings Quest VII]
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Replies: 4
Views: 1673

PostForum: Find Old Games   Posted: Mon Jan 20, 2014 8:54 am   Subject: can't remember name of a old game [Kings Quest VII]
Kings Quest VII.

http://www.mobygames.com/game/roberta-williams-kings-quest-vii-the-princeless-bride

Currently on sale at GoG for $3.99 (includes Kings Quest 8 as well)
http://www.gog.com/game/ ...
  Topic: Orda: Severnyi Veter / Horde: The Northern Wind
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Replies: 61
Views: 37055

PostForum: General Gaming   Posted: Mon Jan 20, 2014 8:07 am   Subject: Orda: Severnyi Veter / Horde: The Northern Wind
Upon running the installer ina sandbox environment, it appears the game may be the sequel. The art on the installer window matches that of the box of the sequel, even though the game files and listi ...
  Topic: Orda: Severnyi Veter / Horde: The Northern Wind
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Replies: 61
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PostForum: General Gaming   Posted: Sat Jan 18, 2014 11:45 pm   Subject: Orda: Severnyi Veter / Horde: The Northern Wind
Mr. Flibble posted this game on mobygames and has the platform listed as DOS. However after searching high and low I finally came across a copy online and it is distinctly windows based (direct X, in ...
  Topic: Rock-Slide [Solved]
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Replies: 10
Views: 3872

PostForum: Find Old Games   Posted: Fri Jan 17, 2014 1:18 pm   Subject: Rock-Slide [Solved]
I have a complete set of SoftDisks Big Blue Disks for IBM, however it is not on there.
  Topic: Public resource for a majority of DOS games...
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Replies: 1
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PostForum: Find Old Games   Posted: Fri Jan 17, 2014 10:58 am   Subject: Public resource for a majority of DOS games...
Just a heads up that >snipped< and as log as you know the genre of the game you are looking for, there is a very good chance you will find it.

All games listed in the frequently requested ...
  Topic: '90s subscription disks with "desktop" tiling imag
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Replies: 4
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PostForum: Find Old Games   Posted: Fri Jan 17, 2014 10:54 am   Subject: '90s subscription disks with "desktop" tiling imag
After the run of 121 BBD issues, they ran a shortlived subscription called SoftWIN that specialized in utilities, apps, wallpapers, and games for Windows 3.x I have managed to track down about 10 of ...
  Topic: Rock-Slide [Solved]
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Replies: 10
Views: 3872

PostForum: Find Old Games   Posted: Fri Jan 17, 2014 10:50 am   Subject: Rock-Slide [Solved]
I am currently seeking a game called Rock-Slide. A user who frequents these forums, Frenkel, posted screen shots of the game to mobygames.

Here is a link to it:
http://www.mobygames.com/game/do ...
 
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