jhuuhtan at niksula.hut.fi
Sun Dec 15 19:47:56 CST 2002
Uh, maybe, but they don't supply any DOS -executables with their game...
That DOS -text is actually pretty confusing, apparently they just mean
that in theory the game could be run in DOS, if they had compiled it for
Anyways, running it in Wine would be more convenient anyways...
On Fri, 13 Dec 2002, phrostie wrote:
> if i read the site correctly you may be able to run it on dosemu.
> it says:
> * MS-DOS 5.00 or higher, Windows 95, 98, ME, 2000 or XP
> On Sunday 15 December 2002 16:35, Mox wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I found these remakes of old Sierra games at
> > http://www.tierraentertainment.com/
> > They run on an windows adventure game
> > engine AGS found at http://www.adventuregamestudio.co.uk
> > Due to the engine author's reclutance for helping linux people, the only
> > solutions seems to be using wine to get these ancient-but-excellent games
> > running.
> > So far they have made King's Quest 1 VGA and King's Quest 2 VGA.
> > Unfortunately I haven't been able to get either of them running with wine.
> > The games install just fine (with GUI installer) and I'm able to get to
> > the launcher menu, but:
> > KQ1:
> > ----
> > running either setup (kqvga.exe --setup) or the game (kqvga.exe) just
> > returns (no any "fixme" errors):
> > wine: can't exec 'KQVGA.exe': error=21
> > KQ2:
> > ----
> > running setup goes fine, but running the game shows couple of directx
> > -related errors and while I am able to (eventually) get to the main menu
> > of the game, I can not use mouse (hence cannot proceed).
> > ...
> > Especially with KQ2 it seems that it would only need a little bit of work
> > to get going. Anyone care to try out and tell me if successful?
> > (oh, I'm using wine-cvs-opengl-121502-1 -rpm)
> > Thanks,
> > Mox
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