User review spotlight: Carmageddon (DOS). Released in 1997.

Game Engine: Sierra's Creative Interpreter (SCI)

Group Description

Because Sierra's previous AGI engine had been initially conceived for the PCjr, it found itself under-equipped to take advantage of a hardware revolution several years later, allowing expanded graphics and sound capabilities. Jeff Stephenson was therefore called upon to provide a game-making framework for current and future markets. This resulted in an object-oriented scripting language, initially entitled the LSCI (Large-model Script Code Interpreter), that was soon re-titled as Sierra's Creative Interpreter.

SCI was in continuous development for eight years, with five major versions, from 1988 to 1996.
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Game Titlesorted in descending orderYearPlatformPublisherMobyScore
King's Quest 4+5+62010WindowsActivision Publishing, Inc.5.00
Space Quest 4+5+62010WindowsActivision Publishing, Inc.4.00
Aquarius: An Aquatic Experience2007DOSThe SCI Programming Community...
Police Quest Collection2006WindowsSierra Entertainment, Inc.4.25
King's Quest Collection2006WindowsSierra Entertainment, Inc.3.80
Space Quest Collection2006WindowsSierra Entertainment, Inc.3.67
Leisure Suit Larry Collection2006WindowsSierra Entertainment, Inc.2.83
Phantasmagoria Stagefright1999DOS, Windows, Windows 3.xSierra On-Line, Inc.3.80
Leisure Suit Larry: Ultimate Pleasure Pack1999DOS, Windows, Windows 3.xSierra On-Line, Inc.3.87
Gabriel Knight Mysteries: Limited Edition1998DOS, Windows, Windows 3.xSierra On-Line, Inc.3.98
Leisure Suit Larry: Collection Series1997DOS, WindowsSierra On-Line, Inc.3.74
Space Quest: Collection Series1997DOS, Windows, Windows 3.xSierra On-Line, Inc.3.72
Police Quest: Collection Series1997DOS, Windows, Windows 3.xSierra On-Line, Inc.3.63
King's Quest: Collection Series1997DOS, Windows, Windows 3.xSierra On-Line, Inc.3.77
Shivers Two: Harvest of Souls1997Windows, Windows 3.xSierra On-Line, Inc.3.52
Lighthouse: The Dark Being1996DOS, Macintosh, Windows, Windows 3.xSierra On-Line, Inc.3.66
Rama1996DOS, Macintosh, PlayStation, WindowsSierra On-Line, Inc.3.45
Phantasmagoria: A Puzzle of Flesh1996DOS, WindowsSierra On-Line, Inc.3.61
Leisure Suit Larry: Love for Sail!1996DOS, Macintosh, Windows, Windows 3.xSierra On-Line, Inc.3.82
Torin's Passage1995DOS, Macintosh, Windows, Windows 3.xSierra On-Line, Inc.3.90
Roberta Williams' Phantasmagoria (Deluxe Limited Edition)1995DOS, WindowsSierra On-Line, Inc....
Roberta Williams' Phantasmagoria1995DOS, Macintosh, SEGA Saturn, Windows, Windows 3.xSierra On-Line, Inc.3.50
The Beast Within: A Gabriel Knight Mystery1995DOS, Macintosh, Windows, Windows 3.xSierra On-Line, Inc.4.02
Shivers1995Macintosh, Windows, Windows 3.xSierra On-Line, Inc.3.64
Space Quest 6: Roger Wilco in the Spinal Frontier1995DOS, Macintosh, Windows, Windows 3.xSierra On-Line, Inc.3.81
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Selected Covers

Shivers Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Shivers
Police Quest Collection Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Police Quest Collection

Selected Screenshots

title screen
Screenshot from Shivers
Police Quest Collection Installation
Screenshot from Police Quest Collection