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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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sorted in ascending orderGame TitleYearPlatformPublisherMobyScore
Aquarius: An Aquatic Experience2007DOSThe SCI Programming Community...
The Beast Within: A Gabriel Knight Mystery1995DOS, Macintosh, Windows, Windows 3.xSierra On-Line, Inc.4.02
Castle of Dr. Brain1991Amiga, DOS, Macintosh, PC-98Sierra On-Line, Inc.4.07
Code-Name: Iceman1989Amiga, Atari ST, DOSSierra On-Line, Inc.3.24
The Colonel's Bequest1989Amiga, Atari ST, DOSSierra On-Line, Inc.3.63
Conquests of Camelot: The Search for the Grail1990Amiga, Atari ST, DOSSierra On-Line, Inc.3.72
Conquests of the Longbow: The Legend of Robin Hood1991Amiga, DOSSierra On-Line, Inc.3.86
The Dagger of Amon Ra1992DOS, Windows 3.xSierra On-Line, Inc.3.75
Daryl F. Gates Police Quest: Open Season1993DOS, Macintosh, Windows 3.xSierra On-Line, Inc.3.25
EcoQuest: The Search for Cetus1991DOSSierra On-Line, Inc.3.81
Freddy Pharkas: Frontier Pharmacist1993DOS, Macintosh, Windows 3.xSierra On-Line, Inc.3.95
Gabriel Knight Mysteries: Limited Edition1998DOS, Windows, Windows 3.xSierra On-Line, Inc.3.98
Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers1993DOS, Macintosh, Windows, Windows 3.xSierra On-Line, Inc.4.05
Hero's Quest: So You Want To Be A Hero1989Amiga, Atari ST, DOS, PC-98Sierra On-Line, Inc.3.91
Hoyle Classic Card Games1993DOS, Windows 3.xSierra On-Line, Inc....
Hoyle Official Book of Games: Volume 11989Amiga, Atari ST, DOS, MacintoshSierra On-Line, Inc.3.69
Hoyle Official Book of Games: Volume 21990Amiga, Atari ST, DOS, MacintoshSierra On-Line, Inc.3.81
Hoyle Official Book of Games: Volume 31991Amiga, DOSSierra On-Line, Inc.3.69
The Island of Dr. Brain1992DOSSierra On-Line, Inc.3.93
Jones in the Fast Lane1991DOSSierra On-Line, Inc.3.88
Jones in the Fast Lane: CD-ROM1992DOS, Windows 3.xSierra On-Line, Inc.3.43
King's Quest 4+5+62010WindowsActivision Publishing, Inc.5.00
King's Quest Collection2006WindowsSierra Entertainment, Inc.3.80
King's Quest: Collection Series1997DOS, Windows, Windows 3.xSierra On-Line, Inc.3.77
King's Quest (Collector's Edition)1994DOS, Windows 3.xSierra On-Line, Inc.3.50
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Selected Covers

The Colonel's Bequest DOS Front Cover
Front cover for The Colonel's Bequest

Selected Screenshots

Title screen
Screenshot from The Colonel's Bequest
Stock footage.
Screenshot from Hoyle Classic Card Games