FastIntelligence is happy to announce that by removing the file sharing feature in its previously-rejected iDOS app Apple has granted version 2.0.1 access in the iTunes App Store.
According to the makers of the app, the biggest change from iDOS 1.0 is iTunes file sharing being turned off.
In other words, gamers will not be able to install Windows or games from their old disc collection. “However, it has quite a lot of new features to compensate for the loss,” litchie blogs
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These include 6 shareware games from 3D Realms, including famous titles like Wolf 3D, Duke Nukem I and II, Major Striker, SuperNova, and Kingdom of Kroz II.
The app also adds a super simple game launcher, allowing gamers to play without any knowledge about dos commands.
“All games are properly configured, so you don’t have to tweak dospad.cfg anymore,” FastIntelligence claims. “For expert users, you can still use command line to launch games and edit dospad.cfg right in app,” the company claims.
Version 2.0.1 also delivers a virtual gamepad/joystick.
“With iDOS 1.0, you may not be able to get to floor 3 in Wolf 3D, but now you can!”, litchie explains.
Other enhancements include a better landscape mode (iPhone has portrait mode interface now), and bluetooth keyboard support, for text based games.
One of the first commenters to litchie’s post claims to have already discovered a solution to install additional games, without having to jailbreak.
Supposedly he was able to install “outside games” in iDOS 2.0.1 by using iPhone Explorer (a program that allows you to access the contents of your iOS device) to browse to the Documents folder inside iDOS and drop the games in there.Download iDOS app (Free)