ROM Sets

Old Games Pack for DOS and Windows

DOS Games Pack

DOS, which stands for Disk Operating System, is an acronym used to describe several closely related operating systems that were widely used in the 1980s and early 1990s.

DOS Games Pack

DOS Games Pack typically refers to a collection of classic video games that were originally developed and played on DOS (Disk Operating System) platforms. These packs are often curated to provide a nostalgic gaming experience, featuring titles from the 1980s and 1990s.

Download the Old DOS games pack below:

PackSizeDownload
DOS Games PackDownload
MS-DOS systemGet

How to use

Here’s a step-by-step guide:

1. Download the Pack:

  • Download the Pack: Click the download link and save the file to your computer. It’s often a compressed file (e.g., ZIP or RAR).

2. Extract the Files:

  • Use a Compression Tool: Programs like WinRAR, 7-Zip, or WinZip can be used to extract the contents of the compressed file.
  • Extract to a Folder: Right-click the downloaded file and choose to extract it to a specific folder on your computer.

3. Install DOSBox:

  • Download DOSBox: Go to the official DOSBox website (dosbox.com) and download the appropriate version for your operating system (Windows, macOS, Linux).
  • Install DOSBox: Follow the installation instructions for DOSBox on your system.

4. Configure DOSBox:

  • Create a Folder for Games: Create a folder on your computer to hold the extracted DOS games, for example, C:\DOSGames.
  • Mount the Folder: You need to mount this folder in DOSBox. Open DOSBox and type the following command:

mount C C:\DOSGames

This command tells DOSBox that C:\DOSGames should be treated as the C: drive within DOSBox.

5. Running Games:

  • Navigate to the Game Folder: After mounting the folder, navigate to the directory where a specific game is located. For example:
  • codeC: cd gamename
  • Replace gamename with the name of the game’s directory.
  • Start the Game: Find the executable file of the game, usually with a .exe or .bat extension, and run it by typing its name. For example:codegame.exe or codegame.bat

6. Configuring and Playing:

  • Configuration Files: Some games may come with configuration files or additional instructions. Make sure to follow any included instructions for optimal performance.
  • Full Screen Mode: You can switch to full-screen mode in DOSBox by pressing Alt + Enter.

Example Setup:

  1. Download and Extract: Download MSDOS_Games_Pack.zip from ROMSPack.com and extract it to C:\DOSGames.
  2. Install DOSBox: Download and install DOSBox from dosbox.com.
  3. Mount the Folder: codemount C C:\DOSGames
  4. Run a Game: codeC: cd gamefolder game.exe

Troubleshooting:

  • Compatibility Issues: If a game doesn’t run properly, you may need to tweak DOSBox’s configuration settings. Refer to the DOSBox documentation for advanced configuration options.
  • Missing Files: Ensure that all necessary game files were extracted and that no files are missing or corrupted.