King’s Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder

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King Graham must take on a vengeful wizard in order to win back his castle and imprisoned royal family.

Re-released as part of the King’s Quest Collection Series (1999) and the King’s Quest Collection (2006).

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Posted by TimovieMan on Oct 2, 2013

Typical early Sierra brutality


This was typical early Sierra brutality. Hundreds of deaths and dead ends had me restoring previous saves more often than in all the games I've played these last 5 years combined. And I was using a walkthrough to avoid the dead ends! The story is decent,...

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Game Information

Platform Mac, PC, Retro
Perspective Third-Person
Control Point-and-click
Gameplay Quest
Genre Fantasy
Theme -
Graphic Style Stylized art
Presentation -
Action (Compulsory) -
Red Flags -
Media CD, Proprietary format

Product Details


System Requirements
1999 Collection Series:
MS-DOS or Windows 3.1/95
486/25 MHz processor
8 MB RAM
2x CD-ROM drive
SVGA 640x480, 256 color
Sound card with DAC

2006 Collection:
Windows 2000/XP
Pentium III 800 MHz or equivalent Athlon processor
128 MB RAM
Windows compatible video and sound card
CD-ROM drive
1.2 GB hard drive space

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