DOSBox

Latest version: 0.74

 
First char:   Latest added:   Game-search:
 
 
 
You must login before posting comments/adding games, click here to get to the login page!

Game details
Zone 66 - Epic Megagames (1993)
Tested By: 459

runnable  -  playable  -  supported
100% (supported)
  DOSBox version: 0.71 (supported)

runnable  -  playable  -  supported
81% (supported)
  DOSBox version: 0.70 (supported)

runnable  -  playable  -  supported
80% (supported)
  DOSBox version: 0.65 (supported)

runnable  -  playable  -  supported
63% (playable)
  DOSBox version: 0.61 (playable)

runnable  -  playable  -  supported
0% supported
  DOSBox version: 0.60 (broken)


Works under 0.72 (2008-08-11 12:08) Psieonic
Had the same problem that occured under 0.71/0.70. After disabling EMS and XMS the game runs but no music track were played. cycles=auto will cause this problem as previously stated.

Set EMS and XMS to false and cylces to 10000 or less as stated prior and all is well. :)
0.71 (2007-08-14 17:21) Azure Fang
Only problem I had may have come from using a frontend :P Tried to load "zone66~1.exe" as a bootable. Running from a batch file fixed that.

Otherwise, EMS/XMS disabled, 63MB available, 10000 cycles/dynamic and the game looks beautiful.

Of special note, if you have the Gravis Ultrasound pro patches, they do nothing for the music of this game over standard GUS support.
It works! Thanks (2007-04-08 18:49) Raa
Yep, that's fixed it... Had cpu cycles on max, I guess it threw the timing out, how weird!

Anyway, working fine, happy now :) Cheers!!!
Zonee66 with DB 0.70 (2007-04-07 21:10) DisChaotica
Zone66 does work with DOSBOx 0.70. You just need to make sure that number of cycles is set to 10,000 or less in the config file (as well as ems=false AND xms=false, of course). Then you'll get full sound, in the game and in the intro
0.70 Breaks SB Music (2007-03-18 06:11) Raa
Confirmed, I get NO Music using 0.70, but I DO when I run zone66 /s using Dosbox 0.65, or 0.63.

Something in 0.70 has broken it :(

Sound effects and Ultrasound music still work
No intro music (2007-02-13 18:32) Bubbagump2001
I have the same issue with zone66, in game sound but no intro sound with the /u or other. I also tested with the 3.5 disk of the original demo.

Dosbox 0.65

I look forward to the day I can get the Gravis Ultrasound back on this game and many others.
no music, only sound (2006-11-07 07:40) myuu
0.65: no music at all, with /s /u or otherwise. sfx come out alright.
EMS and XMS aren't working. (2005-10-21 12:26) darc_Dos
I want to play Zone 66, for I have the full version and I used to play the shareware version about 6 years ago, (when I was 6). I have disabled ems and xms support:
xms=false
ems=false

It continues to give me this:

This program can not run with an XMS driver!!!
Please remedy this condition, or run README for help.
no video for zone66 (2004-11-20 15:14) snowman
disabling ems and xms allows the game to run, showing me the "epic megagames presents" screen. At this point the theme music starts up (just as I remember it), but that's it. no video. ever. Any ideas folks?
Works perfectly now with 0.61! (2004-02-16 11:53) Voyageur
Just set ems=false AND xms=false and that's it!

Also, the game seems to start with adlib, this can be changed by:
- zone66 /u to force GUS (great sound!)
- zone66 /s for SB (just like old times)
P.S. (2003-10-15 09:07) 459
Memory adjustment is there, required some tweaking to get it working. When you disable EMS and XMS drivers, the game crasher: DOSBox informs about "No vm86 support".
Note: (2003-10-15 08:39) 459
No memory adjustment in DosBOX -> Whines about presence of XMS driver and won't start.


Game directory (browsing from Z)
Game: Year:   Version:   Status: runnable - playable - supported
Z 1996   0.74   supported 100% (supported)
Z80 Spectrum Emulator v4.0 (reg) 1999   0.73   supported 100% (supported)
Zak McKracken and the Alien Mindb. 1988   0.73   supported 95% (supported)
Zany Golf 1988   0.63   supported 100% (supported)
Zaxxon 1984   0.58   supported 80% (supported)
Zeliard 1993   0.73   supported 100% (supported)
Zephyr 1994   0.74   supported 99% (supported)
Zeppelin: Giants of the Sky 1993   0.74   supported 80% (supported)
Zeroth Zone 1999   0.72   supported 100% (supported)
Zombi 1990   0.73   supported 100% (supported)
Zombie Dinos From Planet Zeltoid 1992   0.74   playable 60% (playable)
Zona 0 1991   0.73   supported 95% (supported)
Zone 66 1993   0.71   supported 100% (supported)
Zone Raiders 1995   0.72   supported 100% (supported)
Zong-RLX 1995   0.74   supported 100% (supported)
Zool 1992   0.71   supported 100% (supported)
Zool 2 1994   0.73   supported 100% (supported)
Zoom ! 1988   0.72   supported 100% (supported)
Zoop 1995   0.73   supported 100% (supported)
Zork 1 - Great Underground Empire 1982   0.72   supported 100% (supported)
Zork 2 - the Wizard of Frobozz 1983   0.65   supported 100% (supported)
Zork 2:the wizard of frobozz 1981   0.74   broken  
Zork 3 - the Dungeon Master 1984   0.65   supported 100% (supported)
Zork 3 - the Dungeon Master - Infoc 1984   0.74   supported 100% (supported)
Zork Nemesis 1996   0.74   supported 80% (supported)
Zork Quest: Assault On EgrethCastle 1988   0.74   supported 100% (supported)
Zork Quest: Crystal Of Doom 1988   0.74   supported 100% (supported)
Zork Zero 1989   0.65   supported 100% (supported)
Zork: Nemesis 1996   0.65   supported 100% (supported)
Zorro 1995   0.74   supported 80% (supported)
ZSNES 2007   0.70   supported 100% (supported)
Zyclunt 1995   0.74   supported 100% (supported)
Zyconix 1992   0.70   supported 90% (supported)
Zyll 1984   0.58   supported 80% (supported)
ZZT 1990   0.72   supported 100% (supported)

Compatibility statistics (3864 games in database)
Version: Games broken: Games runnable: Games playable: Games supported:
DOSBox 0.74 (927) 34 (3.67%) 20 (2.16%) 34 (3.67%) 839 (90.51%)
DOSBox 0.73 (618) 13 (2.10%) 13 (2.10%) 13 (2.10%) 579 (93.69%)
DOSBox 0.72 (709) 40 (5.64%) 20 (2.82%) 28 (3.95%) 621 (87.59%)
DOSBox 0.71 (151) 28 (18.54%) 5 (3.31%) 7 (4.64%) 111 (73.51%)
DOSBox 0.70 (944) 21 (2.22%) 13 (1.38%) 30 (3.18%) 880 (93.22%)
DOSBox 0.65 (714) 35 (4.90%) 26 (3.64%) 39 (5.46%) 614 (85.99%)
DOSBox 0.63 (912) 75 (8.22%) 43 (4.71%) 45 (4.93%) 749 (82.13%)
DOSBox 0.62 (391) 54 (13.81%) 24 (6.14%) 27 (6.91%) 286 (73.15%)
DOSBox 0.61 (998) 87 (8.72%) 58 (5.81%) 68 (6.81%) 785 (78.66%)
DOSBox 0.60 (768) 109 (14.19%) 67 (8.72%) 72 (9.38%) 520 (67.71%)
DOSBox 0.58 (1141) 263 (23.05%) 14 (1.23%) 19 (1.67%) 845 (74.06%)






Looking for classic PC games?

Get them at
GOG.COM
.

Cheap and
DRM-free!

 
 
   Compilations    DRM-free PC classics - GOG.com        SourceForge.net Logo     Support This Project
Copyright © 2017 DOSBox