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Groovy Mar 26, 2013 @ 1:10pm
How would I run this in DOSbox??
I'm thinking of getting this game. I'm just wondering how to run it in DOSbox.
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Johnny Law Mar 26, 2013 @ 2:21pm 
Well, you wouldn't. :-) The Steam-provided versions of Quake don't include the original DOS program. The Steam versions of Quake, and the other downloadable Quake engines that are being discussed in recent threads here, are all Windows programs.

(Or, for those downloadable Quake engines, also sometimes Linux or OS X.)

If for some reason you reaaaalllly wanted to run the DOS version... it's doable, and we could discuss how to give it a try, but I doubt that 99% of Quake players would ever want to use the DOS version. You'd have to have some super-hardcore historical/nostalgic reason.
Last edited by Johnny Law; Mar 26, 2013 @ 2:23pm
Groovy Mar 26, 2013 @ 2:28pm 
Does it need some special program to get it running or will it just work on its own?
Johnny Law Mar 26, 2013 @ 2:46pm 
This probably covers it: http://steamcommunity.com/app/2310/discussions/0/828934089702907532/

(The first 4 Quake engines mentioned there are the ones that you get from Steam.)
Last edited by Johnny Law; Mar 26, 2013 @ 2:46pm
Toan0605 Mar 29, 2013 @ 9:20pm 
im makeing vid on how to run it
but u can fined some good vids i can get a link for u
negke Mar 30, 2013 @ 3:09am 
In case someone does actually want to play the old DOS version for reasons of nostalgia or whatever, it can be downloaded here[ftp] and then run with Dosbox.
The_Corn_Crib Apr 10, 2013 @ 11:41am 
When I bought this game, it came with the original DOS version of Quake.exe, and I could run it on DOSBOX. I just mounted my Quake folder in steamapps and played it.
MOUNT C C:\Progra~1\Steam\steama~1\common\quake\
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