I loaded Alone in the Dark 1 in my W98 machine just now and it plays fine right from there - I didn't need to go into DOS mode. But if you want to play from DOS go to
Restart in DOS mode
But for the game to work you have to have your drives etc. loaded into DOS.
Dark Side : Risen
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