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 orderYearPlatformPublisherUser Score
The Island of Dr. Brain1992DOSSierra On-Line, Inc.3.92
Crazy Nick's Software Picks: King Graham's Board Game Challenge1992DOSSierra On-Line, Inc....
Quest for Glory I: So You Want To Be A Hero1992DOS, MacintoshSierra On-Line, Inc.4.13
Conquests of the Longbow: The Legend of Robin Hood1991Amiga, DOS, WindowsSierra On-Line, Inc.3.90
EcoQuest: The Search for Cetus1991DOSSierra On-Line, Inc.3.84
Jones in the Fast Lane1991DOSSierra On-Line, Inc.3.92
Space Quest I: Roger Wilco in the Sarien Encounter1991Amiga, DOS, MacintoshSierra On-Line, Inc.3.87
Castle of Dr. Brain1991Amiga, DOS, Macintosh, PC-98Sierra On-Line, Inc.4.13
Police Quest 3: The Kindred1991Amiga, DOSSierra On-Line, Inc.3.78
Leisure Suit Larry 1: In the Land of the Lounge Lizards1991Amiga, DOS, MacintoshSierra On-Line, Inc.3.85
Hoyle: Official Book of Games - Volume 31991Amiga, DOSSierra On-Line, Inc.4.02
Mixed Up Fairy Tales1991DOSSierra On-Line, Inc.3.92
Mixed-Up Mother Goose1991Amiga, DOSSierra On-Line, Inc.4.08
Space Quest IV: Roger Wilco and the Time Rippers1991Amiga, DOS, Macintosh, PC-98, Windows 3.xSierra On-Line, Inc.3.91
Leisure Suit Larry 5: Passionate Patti Does a Little Undercover Work1991Amiga, DOS, Macintosh, WindowsSierra On-Line, Inc.3.59
Leisure Suit Larry: Triple Pack1990Amiga, DOSSierra On-Line, Inc....
Quest for Glory II: Trial by Fire1990Amiga, DOSSierra On-Line, Inc.3.86
King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder!1990Amiga, DOS, FM Towns, Macintosh, PC-98, Windows 3.xSierra On-Line, Inc.3.94
Roberta Williams' King's Quest I: Quest for the Crown1990Amiga, DOSSierra On-Line, Inc.3.59
Conquests of Camelot: The Search for the Grail1990Amiga, Atari ST, DOS, WindowsSierra On-Line, Inc.3.77
Hoyle: Official Book of Games - Volume 2: Solitaire1990Amiga, Atari ST, DOS, MacintoshSierra On-Line, Inc.4.31
Hero's Quest: So You Want to Be a Hero1989Amiga, Atari ST, DOS, PC-98Sierra On-Line, Inc.3.96
Space Quest III: The Pirates of Pestulon1989Amiga, Atari ST, DOS, MacintoshSierra On-Line, Inc.4.03
Hoyle: Official Book of Games - Volume 11989Amiga, Atari ST, DOS, MacintoshSierra On-Line, Inc.3.96
The Colonel's Bequest1989Amiga, Atari ST, DOS, WindowsSierra On-Line, Inc.3.68
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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
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