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King’s Quest

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If Sir Graham can find the three missing treasures of Daventry, the crown will be his.

This is the original version using the AGI engine. The subtitle Quest for the Crown was added in 1987.

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Posted by Lagomorph on Dec 28, 2015

A piece of history


Perhaps King’s Quest’s primitiveness is its major downfall, but it is also the game’s redeeming joy. The simple aesthetics evoke not only a medieval fantasy world but a world where graphic adventure games were born. Admittedly, the gameplay and...

Posted by Marquillin on Apr 11, 2013

The gateway game to graphical adventure's golden age still has something specical


Light spoilers ahead. For the record, this is based the Apple II version of the game (played on the emulator Kegs32). I had no idea until recently that Mac users got the benefits of more advanced audio, and these oldies, that were mostly silent on the PC,...

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Game Information

Platform Mac, PC, Retro
Perspective Third-Person
Control Keyboard, Text parser
Gameplay Quest
Genre Fantasy
Theme Treasure Hunt
Graphic Style Stylized art
Presentation 2D or 2.5D
Action (Compulsory) -
Red Flags Game-over events
Media Proprietary format

King’s Quest by Sierra On-Line - Adventure Game

King’s Quest is an adventure game, released in 1984 by Sierra On-Line. King’s Quest has a Stylized art style and uses a Keyboard, Text parser control scheme. Adventure Gamers have published a review of King’s Quest and rate it as Decent, meanwhile the community rating for King’s Quest is Decent.