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First post, by Wasp

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Hiya,
I recently managed to get hold of a copy of Time Commando an old fav of mine, anyway I used dosbox and managed to install it to the default directory C:\TIMECO, it then says "Type TIMECO to play" so i type it and It thinks about it then says "Cannot find the Time Commando CD" when it is clearly in my cd drive.
If anyone has and advice it would be much appreciated,
Thanks

Reply 1 of 34, by jurgen

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Hi,

I had the same problem with Little Big adventure ; apparently, LBA checks the cdrom's label.
So try mounting your cdrom drive with
mount e e:\ -t cdrom -label <drivelabel>

,put the label of your Time Commando cdrom here.

greetings

Reply 5 of 34, by Qbix

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Oh boy. This usually means that the game is doing something which isn't supported yet.
You could try to disable dpmi

Look in the configfile for the line
dpmi=true
change it into
dpmi=false

May that helps

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Reply 7 of 34, by Qbix

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that game is definetly using stuff that isn't present in 0.60 yet.
Maybe better luck in the next version.

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Reply 10 of 34, by ChaosFish

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Woooo I managed! LBA is my all time favorite game, along with LBA2.

You must have "dpmi=true" in the config file. Then follow these scerenshots 😀

3 simple steps: [ 1 2 3 ]

And..... Viola!

If you choose a sound card from setup, the game crashes. So you will only play it with CD music on DOSBox for now. But it's, like, running smooth and fast! THANK YOU DOSBOX! 😁

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Reply 14 of 34, by Lazarous

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Originally posted by ChaosFish You must have "dpmi=true" in the config file. Then follow these scerenshots :) […]
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Originally posted by ChaosFish
You must have "dpmi=true" in the config file. Then follow these scerenshots 😀

3 simple steps: [ 1 2 3 ]

And..... Viola!

If you choose a sound card from setup, the game crashes. So you will only play it with CD music on DOSBox for now. But it's, like, running smooth and fast! THANK YOU DOSBOX! 😁

I tried that... But it still won't work T_T No matter what I try I get a "No CD" message right after the Adeline-screen.

I've been trying to get that damn thing working for ages now, but I haven't got a comp old enough to do it - which is why I rejoiced when I found someone mentioning DOS box.

Reply 17 of 34, by ChaosFish

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Dude, a beta IS out. You need to make free registration to the bug tracker, and download it from there.
click here

And btw, if you like LBA you will love our forums at http://magicball.net/forum/
Please come 😀

Reply 18 of 34, by Lazarous

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Beta means that there may still be bugs - in my experience. I'm playing the game now, though... No keeping me away from it if there's a chance it might be working.

I'll check that forum out, too.