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fac3l3ss 19 okt 2013 om 4:50vm
Dosbox games on Steam
With games like "7th Guest" and "I have no mouth, I must scream" it is possible to buy and play classic pc games through steam on linux. This opens up the possibility of steam offering a catalogue of classic games like gog for linux gamers. What games from DOS era would you like to see on steam for linux?
Laatst bewerkt door fac3l3ss; 19 okt 2013 om 5:09vm
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Sirik 19 okt 2013 om 4:56vm 
All the Original Quake and DOOM games would be a nice boost to my linux library!
aliceif 19 okt 2013 om 5:26vm 
Space Quest, King's Quest and all the other Sierra adventure games series.
Elros 19 okt 2013 om 3:11nm 
Lost Eden
The Drunk Otter 19 okt 2013 om 4:12nm 
eeeh... can't you just download them and use the dosbox version that comes with your system ?
aliceif 19 okt 2013 om 4:19nm 
Of course we can. But it is just unnecessary work the publishers could easily do for us. Which is why we should tell them to do the whole DosBox configuration thing for us.
(Guess why none of my DOS Steam games have no or near-to-no playtime. It is because I use ... a not outdated version of DosBox!)
Laatst bewerkt door aliceif; 19 okt 2013 om 10:51nm
fac3l3ss 21 okt 2013 om 2:32nm 
would love to see Gabriel Knight and the Tex Murphy games available for download for linux. Of course the alternative is to download from gog and use dosbox directly.
Stoney_Fish 19 jan 2014 om 6:01vm 
Star Wars Dark Forces
LOLCAT 19 jan 2014 om 9:44vm 
Origineel geplaatst door aliceif:
Guess why none of my DOS Steam games have no or near-to-no playtime. It is because I use ... a not outdated version of DosBox!
You can always overwrite the Steam version or use symlinks to get the playtime recorded and still keep the more recent version.
phillippi2 19 jan 2014 om 1:36nm 
I would love to see a Dosbox version of Mechwarrior 1, 2, and Mercenaries (mw2 mercenaries, that is). I know there is a windows version of MW2, but it has had too many problems from release. Not to mention it's a heck of a lot easier to get the game running on Dosbox in my experience.
Jamie F 19 jan 2014 om 1:43nm 
The irony is it would take almost 0 effort for them to just include the linux version of Dosbox in the game and just update it to download from linux the config files for dosbox between windows and linux are pretty much identical.
|B4ST4RDS| Sophia - brb 24 jan 2014 om 4:55vm 
I actually just came to this forum to put up a post about this topic; the old MS-DOS games available through Steam are launched in Windows through DosBox anyways, so they should theoretically run in the same manner.
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