DOS game support - just needs a little VGA love?

Peter Dons Tychsen donpedro at
Mon Oct 20 19:11:28 CDT 2008

Don't forget the .com files.... those wonderful real-mode 64K wonders...

I noticed that the distros do not map .com files to wine.
They probably should.


On Mon, 2008-10-20 at 16:18 -0700, Dan Kegel wrote:
> Jochen wrote:
> >> I would love to see support for games like "paratrooper" and
> >> "police quest".
> >
> > don't they work in DOS-Box?
> We would like to get to the point where users
> don't have to wonder which tool to use to run .exe's with.
> i.e. it would be nice if we could just map .exe's to
> Wine in the desktop.
> Anything that gets us closer to that, especially if it's easy, is a good thing.

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