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planb198
January 10th, 2008, 04:50
hey i was just wondering how i would go about emulating old pc games like system shock and half life thanks

FatTrucker
January 10th, 2008, 21:47
hey i was just wondering how i would go about emulating old pc games like system shock and half life thanks

For really old games there is DosBox, others will work using windows XP's Win95 compatibility mode, this usually involves right clicking the games.exe and selecting win95 compatibility before install.

I think Half Life works with XP anyway.

If you're using Vista, likelyhood is that old PC games won't work with it at all.

Mainly though there are workarounds or solutions for most older games with XP, although there isn't any standard fix, the method changes from title to title, some have work arounds, some have patches, and some require third party emu's like DosBox. Your best bet is to google per game something like, '[gamename] XP compatibility' to find out what the best fix is.

ulaoulao
January 11th, 2008, 04:57
LOL why did you post in two forums??

http://forums.emulator-zone.com/showthread.php?p=86712#post86712 (http://forums.emulator-zone.com/showthread.php?p=86712#post86712)

Jale
January 11th, 2008, 07:32
Half-Life can be run on XP in both WON and Steam versions.

Mupen64 Man
December 5th, 2012, 16:36
try not to post in topics more than 8 months old, thank you. :)