MechWarrior 2: Ghost Bear's Legacy
DOS - 1995
Also available on: Windows
Description of MechWarrior 2: Ghost Bear's Legacy
1995, the year MechWarrior 2: Ghost Bear's Legacy was released on DOS, as well as Windows. Published by Activision, Inc.,.
MechWarrior 2: Ghost Bear's Legacy is an addon for MechWarrior 2: 31st Century Combat, you will need the original game to play.
How to play MechWarrior 2: Ghost Bear's Legacy
Thanks to Damon, you can now download a full ISO preinstalled:
Mechwarrior 2: 31st Century Combat and Mechwarrior 2: Ghost Bear's Legacy are fully installed packages. Simply launch the game executables as normal (MECH2.exe for the base game, GBL.EXE for the expansion), and mount the CUE files in each respective game (MECH2_16B.CUE for MECH2, GBL.CUE for GBL) as an ISO disc image. This can be done using the IMGMOUNT command in DOSBOX.
IMGMOUNT D [Path to .CUE file] -t iso
Do NOT burn these CUE files to disc and run them using the CDROM drive; there is a bug only present when running in DOSBox that prevents the game executables from detecting the disc, even after a successful installation.
You can find more information on these amazing games at the Mechwarrior 2 community forums at http://www.mech2.org/. Just know that they will NOT provide technical support for anything other than legally obtained, physical copies, but feel free to search existing threads to find answers to the more common questions, including mapping the controls, and how to play online.
Thanks for downloading, and enjoy!
The game is now available in its full state, thanks to the Mechwarrior subreddit.
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Comments and reviews
MekBanditR 2019-04-25 -2 points
here is link to copy of ghost bear's legacy TITANIUM edition iso (basically windows 95 version) https://mega.nz/#!fKRQyCTB!yEe-GeuJTp7Ov6K3Qk5L8W_iuQd4XYoiHyemb_8xxtY i give myabandonware permission to make use of this for their site. works best in mechvm. for more help visit battletech retro gaming league discord chat server: https://discord.gg/rxrddpA
Cade 2019-02-02 -3 points
I remember buying this for $2 back in the day, besides a trippy intro it was actually a shitty expansion.
sndwv 2016-03-01 0 point
The audio tracks in the .cue sheet are shifted by 2 seconds. Subtract 2s from each track from TRACK 03 onwards to fix, so 23:32:67 becomes 23:30:67 etc.
Pretty minor, but else every music track (except the first) starts 2 seconds in, which, depending on the track, could be jarring.
TimberWolf 2013-08-03 2 points DOS version
Really great expansion. Merceneries took MW2 to another level but this continues what made MW2 so great with an increased difficulty level and host of new missions. Highly recommended.
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