Abandonware DOS title

Populous

Populous is an abandoned strategy game designed by Peter Molyneux, developed by Bullfrog and released by Electronic Arts in 1989. Populous runs on DOS. Download the game here. Populous is part of the Populous game series.

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Do you have trouble running this game? Read the guide

Main executable file (run this to play the game): populous/populous.exe

DOS Games can't run on Windows. You need an emulator such as DOSbox and/or a front-end like D-Fend Reloaded. Follow these instructions to run DOS games on Windows systems.

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An expansion pack called Populous: The Promised Lands was made available, which added five new types of landscape. In addition, another expansion disk called Populous: The Final Frontier added a single new landscape-type and was released as a cover disk for The One.

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Input: keyboard, mouse, joystick

Distributed on: 3,5 floppy disk, 5,25 floppy disk

Abandonware DOS views: 21993

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