Hurrah! 9/24/2007 8:15:00 PM
Jim got me the Space Quest Collection CD with all 6 episodes of the fantastic Space Quest game. 

The re-released collection claims to be XP compatible, and naturally, it's not, bailing out on boot.  But it wasn't too hard to do an in-place upgrade to the version of the open-source DOSBox that the re-release relies upon for the heavy lifting, and now everything is humming along quite nicely. 

Thank you, open source community, and thank you, Jim!

+ Comment
Dave Cool! I got stuck replaying 5 some years ago because the arcade mini-game where you have to line up your shuttle with a port on a larger craft seems to run as fast as it can. When I had a 386 this was reasonable but now...

< Eric's Blog Home

©1998-2023 Eric Lawrence