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OLD PC GAME INSTALL & PLAY

Just purchased a 1995 Release of "The DIG" by LucasArts(No Support), can't get it to Load & Play??
I have tried the Command Prompts provided with the "Readme", Nothing. I Installed DOSBox .65 & .72 Versions (one at a time of course), and tried to Mount to a Drive...Still Nothing??
I keep getting an ERROR: "Unable to Initialize to Full Screen"
I have Run the "Program Compatibility Wizard", checked of the Boxes for: Windows 95, 256 Colors, 640x Resolution, and Turn Off Advanced Services...still Nothing???
I have Checked the Folder for the Game when it is in My CDROM and it shows 631MB so there has to be something there...I even Copied that off the CD to a "dig" Folder in C: and tried to run it through DOSBox and still Nothing...
WHAT CAN I DO???

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  • Rick Wymer
    Rick Wymer Feb 06, 2009


    ScummVM worked GREAT, TY...I Changed Your Rating!! THANKS...
    PS: I "tried" DOSBox BEFORE Scumm, couldn't get it to run right...Completed "The Dig" already, that was a Tough Game, working in Diablo II (Battle.net) right now, waiting for #3 Diablo to come out...
    Still working on the Phone thing....


  • Rick Wymer
    Rick Wymer Feb 06, 2009

    No "problems" with DIABLO 2 just making General conversation, finally got up to a lvl 37 Paladin...
    Appreciate You "looking" into the Phone Thing for me that would be Most Helpful-THANK YOU!!


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Try getting scummvm http://www.scummvm.org/

I see its supported and should work almost perfectly
http://www.scummvm.org/compatibility.php?version=SVN&details=dig

Let me know how that goes.

Posted on Jan 31, 2009

  • Ekse Feb 06, 2009

    Diablo II worked fine on my xp. I might take look into that phone problem again later today.

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