Donkey Kong downloads
Additional info about Donkey Kong
The original game Donkey Kong was one of the most iconic arcade games ever made. It's a single-screen platform arcade where you, as a plumber, have to save your lover avoiding barrels thrown at you by a giant ape.
Title: Donkey Kong
First released in: 1981
Designer: Shigeru Miyamoto
Originally developed for: arcades
Also released for: every platform you can think of
Input: keyboard, joystick
Distributed on: 5,25 floppy disk
Abandonware DOS views: 24994
- LoftBits 17/11/2022 18:47I tried to run it on my original IBM 5150 - it won't work.
This is clearly some later remake, as it requires min 386 (runs in DOS protected mode, using dos4gw.EXE (which first came to life in 1986). When the original CGA Donkey Kong was released in 1983 PCs had 256k RAM and nobody dreamed about using Protected Mode / accessing RAM above 640kb...
- Sam 22/09/2022 09:05Maybe because DOSbox was emulating something like a 486 and that was too much for a game that wanted an 8088 processor, emulators like 86box and PCem have nearly flawless emulation of the 8088 so maybe try it on those
- Borys 08/09/2021 17:43when i tried it in dosbox it ran super fast
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