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Seeing that DOSbox now runs on Android is there anyway to use the files that come with gog dosbox games and use them in an android dosbox install?
Sure. Just copy over the required files to run the game where needed on your Android version of DOSBox.
Sure, just as there is a way of using the same files with DOSbox for OS X, GNU/Linux, FreeBSD, Haiku, or any other OS. Or with DOS proper.

Install the game on a Windows machine, copy the installed files over to wherever DOSbox/Android wants them, and that's probably it.

A more detailed instruction probably depends on the game, and how DOSbox is set up on the Android device.
I didn't know it was 'easy'.

Thanks.
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Tormentfan: Seeing that DOSbox now runs on Android is there anyway to use the files that come with gog dosbox games and use them in an android dosbox install?
Don't expect miracles from the gaming experince. But you can always amaze your firends by installing Windows 3.11 on it :D
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Tormentfan: Seeing that DOSbox now runs on Android is there anyway to use the files that come with gog dosbox games and use them in an android dosbox install?
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tomimt: Don't expect miracles from the gaming experince. But you can always amaze your firends by installing Windows 3.11 on it :D
I don't think I'll have tto much trouble, it's a good little tablet.
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Tormentfan: I don't think I'll have tto much trouble, it's a good little tablet.
That may be true, but tap interfacing != DOS interfacing.
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Tormentfan: I don't think I'll have tto much trouble, it's a good little tablet.
It's not the tablet per se, dosBox controls for touch screen are far from optimal and still need a lot of work.
Using a tablet greatly differs from using a PC especially from the DOS days when the keyboard was the most prevalent input device.
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Tormentfan: I don't think I'll have tto much trouble, it's a good little tablet.
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tomimt: It's not the tablet per se, dosBox controls for touch screen are far from optimal and still need a lot of work.
This. DOSBox was the first thing I tried out when I got mine awhile back. The controls just differ too much. Maybe with an external keyboard and/or mouse, but touch screen only is not so much fun.
Post edited April 02, 2012 by adambiser
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tomimt: It's not the tablet per se, dosBox controls for touch screen are far from optimal and still need a lot of work.
Not that I know what tablet the OP is using, but the Eee Transformer alleviates this somewhat with its dockable keyboard and touchpad (and USB port to plug in a mouse). Then again, Android is really horrible to use with a pointer (from my experience with the Transformer and Android x86 on a non-touchscreen netbook).
Post edited April 02, 2012 by Miaghstir
It's an Ainol Novo 7 Elf, as fast and responsive as anything on the market and a lot better than a few big brands I've tried, It was a fantasic buy, I'm having an absolute hoot using it.

TBH I'm not that bothered about touch controls in everything I've tried so far they suffice, not top notch for functionality, but perfectly usable for me.
Post edited April 02, 2012 by Tormentfan
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Tormentfan:
Out of curiosity, which games did you try?
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Tormentfan:
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adambiser: Out of curiosity, which games did you try?
I was just referring to some app games.. touch controls in general seem to repond just fine for me, but I fully accept other might not find them adequate enough for gaming.

I haven't gotten around to trying any DOSbox stuff yet
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adambiser: Out of curiosity, which games did you try?
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Tormentfan: I was just referring to some app games.. touch controls in general seem to repond just fine for me, but I fully accept other might not find them adequate enough for gaming.

I haven't gotten around to trying any DOSbox stuff yet
Ah, no. App games were designed for touch screens and generally work and play fine. It's the step into trying DOS games that causes some issues.
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Tormentfan: I was just referring to some app games.. touch controls in general seem to repond just fine for me, but I fully accept other might not find them adequate enough for gaming.

I haven't gotten around to trying any DOSbox stuff yet
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adambiser: Ah, no. App games were designed for touch screens and generally work and play fine. It's the step into trying DOS games that causes some issues.
Ah, so it's the implementaion that's a bit screwy. Fair enough. Well if I really do want to play that way then I'll just have to muckle through as best I can.

Cheers for the heads up.