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Člověče, nezlob se! - DOS


Control:

Game is con­trol­led by the same keys that are used to playing un­der MS DOS. For full­screen press 'Right Alt' + 'En­ter'.


Help:

This ga­me is e­mu­la­ted by ja­va­script e­mu­la­tor em-dos­box. If you pre­fer to use a ja­va ap­plet e­mu­la­tor, fol­low this link.


Other platforms:

Unfortunately, this game is cur­rent­ly available only in this ver­si­on. Be patient :-)



Game info:
Člověče, nezlob se! - box cover
box cover
Game title: Člověče, nezlob se!
Platform: MS-DOS
Author (released): Ariel Software (1990)
Genre: Others Mode: Multiplayer
Design:
Music:
Game manual: not available
Download: clovece.zip

Game size:

47 kB
Recommended emulator: DOSBox

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia:

   Mensch ärgere Dich nicht is a German board game (but not a German-style board game), developed by Josef Friedrich Schmidt in 1907/1908. The game was issued in 1914 and sold about 70 million copies, driven by huge popularity among German troops serving in World War I. It is a cross and circle game with the circle collapsed onto the cross, similar to the Indian game Pachisi, the Colombian game Parqués, the American games Parcheesi, Aggravation, and Trouble, and the English game Ludo.
   The name of the game literally translates to 'Man, don't get annoyed', though Mensch is gender neutral. The name derives from the fact that a peg is sent back to the 'out' field when another peg lands on it, similar to the games Sorry! and Trouble.
   The game can be played by 2, 3 or 4 players – one player per board side (the original board has a pattern for 6 players on the reverse). Each player has 4 game pieces, which are in the 'out' area when the game starts, and which must be brought into the player's 'home' row. Early games had painted wooden pieces.
   The rows are arranged in a cross pattern. They are surrounded and connected with a circle of fields, over which the game pieces move in clockwise direction. There are 3 fields nearest to each side of the board; the left one is the player's 'start' field (marked 'S') and the middle one leads to the 'home' row.
   This means that each game piece enters the circle at the 'start' field, moves (clockwise) over the board and finally enters the 'home' row. The first player with all of their pieces in their 'home' row wins the game.
   The players throw a die in turn and can advance any of their pieces in the game by the thrown number of dots on the die.
   Throwing a six means bringing a piece into the game (by placing one from the 'out' area onto the 'start' field) and throwing the die again. In some variants, a player who has no pieces in the game has three tries to throw a six. If a piece is on the 'start' field and there are still pieces in the 'out' area, it must be moved as soon as possible. If a piece cannot be brought into the game then any other piece in the game must be moved by the thrown number, if that is possible.
   Pieces can jump over other pieces, and throw out pieces from other players (into that player's 'out' area) if they land on them. A player cannot throw out his own pieces though, and cannot advance further than the last field in the 'home' row. A player cannot be thrown out if he is on his 'start' field.

More details about this game can be found on Wikipedia.org.

For fans and collectors:
Find this game on video server YouTube.com or Vimeo.com.
Buy original game at Amazon.com, eBay.com or GOG.com.

The newest version of this game can be purchased on Xzone.cz, GameExpres.cz or GameLeader.cz.

 
Platform:

This ver­sion of Člověče, nezlob se! was de­sig­ned for per­so­nal com­pu­ters with o­pe­ra­ting sys­tem MS-DOS (Mi­cro­soft Disk O­pe­ra­ting Sys­tem), which was o­pe­ra­ting sys­tem de­ve­lo­ped by Mi­cro­soft in 1981. It was the most wi­de­ly-used o­pe­ra­ting sys­tem in the first half of the 1990s. MS-DOS was sup­plied with most of the IBM com­pu­ters that pur­cha­sed a li­cen­se from Mi­cro­soft. Af­ter 1995, it was pu­s­hed out by a gra­phi­cal­ly mo­re ad­van­ced sys­tem - Win­dows and its de­ve­lop­ment was ce­a­sed in 2000. At the ti­me of its grea­test fa­me, se­ve­ral thou­sand ga­mes de­sig­ned spe­ci­fi­cal­ly for com­pu­ters with this sys­tem we­re cre­a­ted. To­day, its de­ve­lop­ment is no lon­ger con­ti­nue and for e­mu­la­tion the free DOSBox e­mu­la­tor is most of­ten used. Mo­re in­for­ma­ti­on about MS-DOS operating system can be found here.

 
Available online emulators:

4 different online emulators are available for Člověče, nezlob se!. These emulators differ not only in the technology they use to emulate old games, but also in support of various game controllers, multiplayer mode, mobile phone touchscreen, emulation speed, absence or presence of embedded ads and in many other parameters. For maximum gaming enjoyment, it's important to choose the right emulator, because on each PC and in different Internet browsers, the individual emulators behave differently. The basic features of each emulator available for this game Člověče, nezlob se! are summarized in the following table:
 

Emulator Technology Multiplayer Fullscreen Touchscreen Speed
Archive.org JavaScript YES NO NO fast
js-dos JavaScript YES YES NO fast
jsDosBox JavaScript YES NO NO slow
jDosBox Java applet YES YES NO fast

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