Play Old DOS Games Duke Nukem in Windows 7 with D-Fend Reloaded

March 14, 2010 | Filed under Games, Windows 7


Do you still remember the good old games that you played 10 to 15 years ago on your 386 computer? Do you remember how was the first Duke Nukem like? Those games are very old and it is impossible to install and play them on your modern computer even if you have compatibility mode enabled.

Thanks to D-Fend Reloaded, a graphical environment for DOSBox which emulates a complete computer including the DOS command line and allows to run nearly all old DOS based games on modern hardware with any of the newer Windows versions. DOSBox configuration is very complex but D-Fend Reloaded made it all easy for us by creating the file for us.

Here is an example on the success of playing Duke Nukem 1 on our modern Windows 7 computer. First we download and install D-Fense Reloaded and install. We selected automatic installation as this is recommended. After finished installation, there are several game packs that we can be downloaded. We downloaded the Platform games package which contains Duke Nukem 1. The installation of the package is dead easy and once finished installation, we run D-Fense Reloaded. A list of games appears in D-Fend’s screen. To launch any of the games, simply double click on it.

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Some of the games will launch full screen. To make the screen into a window, press Alt+Tab simultaneously to get out of the full screen.

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