Boxer 1.1.1 Released – For DOS Games, Based on DOSBox

Boxer has been updated to version 1.1.1. Boxer is a DOS emulator that is focused on games. It is based on DOSBox and as such, is free. It’s a drag and drop solution of sorts, and it creates a wrapper, or “gamebox” as the developers refer to it, for your … Read more

G3 Macs and DOSBox

If you still have and use a G3-based Macintosh and are looking for an optimized version of DOSBox, look no further. Marcus Herbert has put together an “Inofficial DOSBox build for G3 Macs“. Quoting Marcus: Unfortunately the official 0.70 build of DOSBox for OSX has all kind of compiler switches … Read more

Universal Binary of DOSBox, Performance on Intel Macs

Just a quick note about DOSBox (a DOS emulator for Mac OS X). According to a thread at VOGONS (official forums for DOSBox), they are working on making DOSBox perform much better on Intel-based Macs (it’s not too shabby as it is, but there are a few issues still remaining). … Read more

DOSBox Reviewed: macosxhints.com

macosxhints.com has published a review of DOSBox for Mac OS X. DOSBox is a DOS environment that runs under Mac OS X (as well as several other OSes), and is primarily used to play old DOS-based computer games. Macosxhints.com listed it as their Pick of the Week for August 28, … Read more

Cocoon Wrapper for DOSBox – 1.0b004

Cocoon Wrapper for DOSBox version 1.0b004 has been released. It can be downloaded here. Cocoon Wrapper for DOSBox is exactly what it sounds like – a wrapper for DOSBox, which is an emulated DOS environment (most people use it to play old DOS-based games).