DescriptionRoberta Williams' King's Quest I: Quest for the Crown is a remake of King's Quest. It uses Sierra's 16-color SCI game interpreter, making it visually similar to the series' fourth installment, with more detailed EGA full-screen graphics and optional mouse support, while retaining text-based input and interaction. This version also has a musical score that supports sound cards, as opposed to the speaker-only output of the original release.
Several changes have been made to the game's locations and script. A few new characters appear in the remake, and some of the conversations feature additional lines. A number of puzzles have slightly different solutions, and some objects are found in different places than they were in the original version.
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- Enhanced remakes
- Game Engine: Sierra's Creative Interpreter (SCI)
- Game with Creator's name
- King's Quest series
- Sierra remakes
There are no reviews for the Amiga release of this game. You can use the links below to write your own review or read reviews for the other platforms of this game.
|Amiga Force||Apr, 1994||81 out of 100||81|
|Amiga Computing||Mar, 1994||67 out of 100||67|
|Amiga Format||Apr, 1994||6 out of 10||60|
|The One Amiga||Feb, 1994||57 out of 100||57|
|CU Amiga||Mar, 1994||45 out of 100||45|
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TriviaThere is a severe bug in KQ1 (the remake) that causes your character sprite to "fall" into the river and keep on falling--off the bottom of the screen, looping back to the top, endlessly. You have to reboot to get out of the game when this happens.
Related Web Sites
- Hints for King's Quest 1 (Universal Hint System hints for KQ1: Quest for the Crown)
- King's Quest Den (Fan Site dedicated to the King's Quest Series)
- Royal Quest (Site featuring a new remake of King's Quest 1 (2001))
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