DOOM II: Hell on Earth

DOOM II: Hell on Earth

DOSBox DOS Emulator stopped working
how to fix this problem?
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need help
Arcade Goon Aug 6, 2013 @ 1:12am 
Turn box around, restart computer.
Ache CSGOPOKER.COM Aug 11, 2013 @ 10:41pm 
Arcade Goon Aug 11, 2013 @ 10:44pm 
You need to give more infomation or no one can help you.
ifthisthenthat Aug 17, 2013 @ 8:24am 
I'll take a stab at it.

I had a similar problem with Commander Keen. Steam user paulishdog helped me get it running with a short tutorial, shown below. (modifications have been made for Doom 2)

[FIRST- find your Doom 2 folder and rename it to Doom2 (minus the space)]

Okay, try this.
Download the latest version of DosBox (0.74).
Run it.
Type Mount C C:\progra~2\steam\steama~1\common\doom2\base (or wherever doom 2 is)
Press enter.
Now type c:\
Press enter.
Now type doom2
Press enter.

So this worked for me, and now the game runs. Problem is, I can't ALT-TAB for fullscreen without the game/dosbox crashing.

A little extra research in the Keen discussion turned up this, though I haven't tried it yet.

If anybody has anything to add, or corrections to make, feel free.

I did this running on Windows 7 64bit Pro. :dgrasp:
Last edited by ifthisthenthat; Aug 17, 2013 @ 8:29am
rent a mop Aug 20, 2013 @ 8:51am 
What exactly is the advantage of dos box over say...gzdoom?
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Date Posted: Aug 1, 2013 @ 3:21pm
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