Jill of the Jungle from GoG onto DOS

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Jill of the Jungle from GoG onto DOS

Postby Almoststew1990 » 2018-11-12 @ 10:13

Hi

I got Jill of the Jungle when it was free on GoG. I see that it uses DOSBox. I assume it will work on my DOS PC just fine, which already has the Shareware version. Can I just copy over the GoG version of the game and delete any reference to GoG to save some disk space?
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Re: Jill of the Jungle from GoG onto DOS

Postby clueless1 » 2018-11-12 @ 10:42

Yes. It ends up taking about 2.6MB once you clear all the GOG stuff out.
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Re: Jill of the Jungle from GoG onto DOS

Postby 1541 » 2018-11-21 @ 14:20

Almoststew1990 wrote:I got Jill of the Jungle when it was free on GoG.


Thanks for the info, just grabbed it myself!
Accompanied by a neat user manual by the way...
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Re: Jill of the Jungle from GoG onto DOS

Postby gaffa2002 » 2018-11-29 @ 19:51

Thanks for the heads up, didn't know the game was free.
Just got it from GOG
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Re: Jill of the Jungle from GoG onto DOS

Postby bjwil1991 » 2018-11-29 @ 20:51

It should work without issues. I have copied DOS games from my modern system to my 486 without issues that I purchased or obtained for free on either GOG or Steam sites.
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Re: Jill of the Jungle from GoG onto DOS

Postby Baoran » 2018-11-29 @ 23:42

If you have bought a game in gog, would you consider it wrong to simply just download the original dos version of the game so you would not need to remove manually all the crap that gog has added to make the game work in windows since you paid for the game anyway?
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Re: Jill of the Jungle from GoG onto DOS

Postby clueless1 » 2018-11-30 @ 11:08

Baoran wrote:If you have bought a game in gog, would you consider it wrong to simply just download the original dos version of the game so you would not need to remove manually all the crap that gog has added to make the game work in windows since you paid for the game anyway?

How do you know there's not crap in the version from the abandonware site? And honestly, it takes less than a minute to remove the GOG-added files (mainly dosbox, icons, PDFs, and config files).
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Re: Jill of the Jungle from GoG onto DOS

Postby Baoran » 2018-11-30 @ 14:54

clueless1 wrote:
Baoran wrote:If you have bought a game in gog, would you consider it wrong to simply just download the original dos version of the game so you would not need to remove manually all the crap that gog has added to make the game work in windows since you paid for the game anyway?

How do you know there's not crap in the version from the abandonware site? And honestly, it takes less than a minute to remove the GOG-added files (mainly dosbox, icons, PDFs, and config files).


Well, that is up to the person who downloads it if he knows that they are good at site he is downloading from. Basically I am just asking if you think that if you have paid for a game in gog.com, would it be ok for that person to download any version he wants? Perhaps a version that has not been patched to newer version would work better in his computer or whatever reason he thinks that he can find a version of the game that works better for him.
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Re: Jill of the Jungle from GoG onto DOS

Postby DosFreak » 2018-11-30 @ 14:55

Morally sure
Legally yes or no depending on where you are
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Re: Jill of the Jungle from GoG onto DOS

Postby bjwil1991 » 2018-11-30 @ 15:13

Also, in most cases, when you DL the game from another site, most of the games have missing pieces of the puzzle, such as some sound card drivers.
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Re: Jill of the Jungle from GoG onto DOS

Postby cyclone3d » 2018-11-30 @ 17:03

gaffa2002 wrote:Thanks for the heads up, didn't know the game was free.
Just got it from GOG


Same here. Added to my GOG library now.
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