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Queen Viva
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2007-02-20 20:05:47 - Commander Keen Help
I have a quick question. Do screenshots work on anyones computer? If so, how? I have a Win98, does XP work? Or 95 or something? Thanks...
By the way, i like the site. If anyone needs help with 4-6, ask away, i have finished all of them in level hard, (not to show off) And i have finished ck 1-3 except the extra games.
-Queen Viva
ZimmySamoyed
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2007-02-21 14:28:41 - Re: Commander Keen Help
If you're using Dosbox, I believe it had something built in for screen capture, I'm not sure about using just Windows though,
Queen Viva
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2007-02-22 13:22:36 - Re: Commander Keen Help
What is Dosbox? Sorry if that sounds pathetic....
I do have an old working DOS computer though, would that help?
I also tried using a camera and it ended up looking kind of weird and blurry. Scratch that idea...
Thanks for the help though.
-QV
Zimmy
Guest
2007-02-25 14:29:14 - Re: Commander Keen Help
DOSBox is a DOS emulation utility for Windows, obviously, it's not necesarry for Keen, but seeing as it can take DOS screenshots, it could be useful
Depending on how old your computer is, it might run slowly... seeing as it's running a whole version of DOS... but if you only need it for taking screenshots...
Alternatively, there are utilities for DOS which take screenshots which you could put on your DOS computer,
(Sorry if I don't get to your replies quickly, I don't stay on this forum much due to the lack of real posts,)

DOSBox download :
http://dosbox.sourceforge.net/news.php?show_news=1

A Google search should get you a Freeware screen capture utility pretty fast,
DarVince
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From:
Posts: 7
2007-04-08 22:08:07 - Re: Commander Keen Help
Press ctrl+F6 to make a screenshot in DOSBox.
Commander Spleen
Member


From: Lakes Entrance, Victoria, AU
Posts: 1
2007-04-09 11:24:16 - Scrreeeeen
You could try downloading Screen Thief for DOS. It allows you to assign a key combination to capture the screenshot to a file while you're running a game.

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