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Game details
Mad News - Ikarion (1994)
Tested By: Head

runnable  -  playable  -  supported
90% (supported)
  DOSBox version: 0.73 (supported)

runnable  -  playable  -  supported
90% (supported)
  DOSBox version: 0.65 (supported)


Note: (2007-06-28 18:52) Head
Don't start MADNEWS.BAT, otherwise it will say that you misconfigured your stacks variable in config.sys.

Instead, run INTRO\X.EXE if you want to see the intro. Afterwards, run Y.EXE to play the game.

I tested the German version (I think there are no others) for about an hour without any further bugs. You can run SETUP.EXE, but music worked out of the box anyway. MAD2GIF.EXE (to save and print out your own newspaper) also works without any problems.



Compatibility statistics (3877 games in database)
Version: Games broken: Games runnable: Games playable: Games supported:
DOSBox 0.74-2 (956) 41 (4.29%) 20 (2.09%) 36 (3.77%) 859 (89.85%)
DOSBox 0.73 (619) 14 (2.26%) 13 (2.10%) 13 (2.10%) 579 (93.54%)
DOSBox 0.72 (710) 41 (5.77%) 20 (2.82%) 28 (3.94%) 621 (87.46%)
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%)






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