Jones in the Fast Lane
DOS - 1991
Description of Jones in the Fast Lane
A real "sleeper" hit for Sierra, this tongue-in-cheek game is all about catching up with the Jones, as popular saying goes.
Get enrolled in school, pay rent, buy material necessities... and make sure you do it all faster than Jones! Effective boardgame-like interface and good graphics futher enhance great gameplay. The less-than-aggressive Jones even at the most difficult level is the only weak spot in this enjoyable game.
Note: This download is the full CD-ROM version which Sierra released shortly after the floppy version. In addition to Windows 3.1 support, the game now has digitized voices for all the characters you talk to. Great fun!
Review By HOTUD
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Comments and reviews
steve 2018-12-15 -2 points
I don't think this is actually a real download. Every option just brings me to a junk ad screen. too bad - was hoping to play it on the plane
Sierra fan 2018-09-13 1 point
I gave this game to my son when he was little, he did real good with it. Now at 38, he is a millionaire. I'm not.
Rob Dawson 2018-07-16 -1 point
You should try out the new version "The Life's Lane" available on Steam !
juan-veron 2017-10-24 0 point
hi,, i try to download it, but always get failed.
the hostname is not found / Error no file.
Please help to fix it.. thx
El Guapo 2017-01-07 0 point
I found this link a couple of years back, its the online multiplayer version of Jones In the fast lane.
dear boss 2016-09-01 1 point
erm... now Kapersky is blocking MULTIPLE MALICIOUS LINKS within seconds of eachother when trying to download this? THIS NEVER HAPPENED WITH WINDOWS 8/XP!!
Kurts 2015-11-18 0 point
I loved this game in the old days, so happy that i can play it again, after i learned how to Mount on dosbox, i learned a lot about dos in 93-94. Deltree. lol
charlie_82 2014-03-11 -2 points DOS version
Thanks so much for the tip Dr_Lipp! Runs like a dream!
Dr_Lipp 2012-10-25 2 points DOS version
Some people mentioned that Jones won't work easily in DosBox. I had that difficulty until I installed the DosBox front end called DOSShell. First run 'install' from DOSShell to setup the sound etc. After that a file apears 'Sierra.bat', that is what you need to run to play the game. I ran it from the shell as well and it works like a charm!
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