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King's Quest II: Romancing the Throne (Atari ST)

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Description

After having recovered the three treasures, King Graham has been crowned king. Now having needing a queen for companionship, Graham searches the land for a maiden, but to no avail, so he turns to the magic mirror for help. The mirror shows him a beautiful girl locked away in a quartz tower in a faraway land of Kolyma, and must find three keys that are used to unlock the door that will lead to her.

King's Quest II: Romancing the Throne is a graphic adventure game. As is typical for Sierra's AGI games, players move Graham around with arrow keys and perform actions by typing commands in the interface, which are usually a verb/noun sequence. Like the first game, a good knowledge of fairy tales is required to solve some puzzles.


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King's Quest II: Romancing the Throne Atari ST Exploring the coast.
King's Quest II: Romancing the Throne Atari ST Holy cameo appearance!
King's Quest II: Romancing the Throne Atari ST She is not only sick, she also lacks her colors (Monochrome)
King's Quest II: Romancing the Throne Atari ST Starting screen (Monochrome)

Alternate Titles

  • "KQ2" -- Informal abbreviated title

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Tilt Jun, 1987 16 out of 20 80
Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft 1993 61 out of 100 61

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References

  • The game has several easter eggs, including a cameo appearance of the Batmobile outside of the evil witch's cave.
  • In the "Pegasus" section, if you look in a hole in one of the screens, it'll play a quick demo for Space Quest, whose designers also worked on this game.
Information also contributed by -Chris and WizardX

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Belboz (6553) added King's Quest II: Romancing the Throne (Atari ST) on Jan 26, 2003
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