Running older games

  TN 13:15 25 Jun 09

I have unearthed a few old games I used to enjoy. However when I installed the first one (Blood) when I try to run it I get the message "The video device failed to initialise for full-screen mode" The start up of the game is in a DOS box and everything loads OK but I wonder what else I have to do. I am running a 1 year old desk-top with Windows XP and 1GB RAM and a 500 GB Hard Disk. Any help or advice will be sincerely appreciated.

  PO79 14:12 25 Jun 09

Ger DosBox from click here a great piece of free kit for running DOS games.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 15:19 25 Jun 09

Always struggled with DOSbox found Defend which is a dosbox "front face" much easier to run games from.

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