windowing old games

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  1. Bobsbarricades

    Bobsbarricades New Member

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    This game is amazing

    http://www.abandonia.com/en/games/339/Chaos+Overlords.html

    you can download it there for free.

    My problem is in making it run in window mode. I want to run it on a tablet but the resolution is HUGE and only runs in fullscreen. I would like to be able to play it while taking notes in class - but I need it to window to do that.

    any advice?
     
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    Failing all other options, make a virtual machine with a basic installation of Windows on it, and install the game in the virtual machine.

    There's probably an easier way, though.
     
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    haha, that's a good idea - hopefully there's another way though :p
     
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    VMs also get around the problem of old games not running on Windows XP, for what it's worth.

    Got a game that can't run on anything newer than Win98? Install it on a Win98 VM and you're good to go.
     

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