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Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers (DOS)

Critic Score
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
User Score
5 point score based on user ratings.

The game ratings for each category and platform are displayed below. The score for a particular platform is the average of all categories. Games must have 1 votes before they are given a MobyScore.

Breakdown by Rating Category

The quality of the actors' performances in the game (including voice acting).
How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.)
The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines
Personal Slant
How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes
Sound / Music
The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition
Story / Presentation
The main creative ideas in the game and how well they're executed
Overall User Score (259 votes)4.1

Breakdown by Platform

Platform Votes Total
DOS 177 4.1
      Acting 4.3
      Gameplay 3.9
      Graphics 4.0
      Personal Slant 4.3
      Sound / Music 4.0
      Story / Presentation 4.4
Macintosh 12 3.4
      Acting 4.0
      Gameplay 3.4
      Graphics 3.4
      Personal Slant 3.4
      Sound / Music 3.4
      Story / Presentation 3.4
Windows 15 4.1
      Acting 4.4
      Gameplay 3.9
      Graphics 3.9
      Personal Slant 4.1
      Sound / Music 4.0
      Story / Presentation 4.4
Windows 3.x 55 4.1
      Acting 4.8
      Gameplay 3.9
      Graphics 4.0
      Personal Slant 4.2
      Sound / Music 4.0
      Story / Presentation 4.2

User Reviews

Nobody does voodoo like you do Cor 13 (174226) 4.8 Stars4.8 Stars4.8 Stars4.8 Stars4.8 Stars
You got what it takes to become a Schattenjäger? Stijn Daneels (85) 4.67 Stars4.67 Stars4.67 Stars4.67 Stars4.67 Stars
A shadow lurks on New Orleans... Depth Lord (933) 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars
Guybrush Threepwood gone detective! Indra is stressed (20013) 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars
Once in a while, Sierra manages to get everything right. Eurythmic (2581) 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars
Flawless. Simply flawless. _Oracle (21) 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars
Deep into the heart of the mystery. MAT (104335) 3.17 Stars3.17 Stars3.17 Stars3.17 Stars3.17 Stars
Gabriel Knight is proof that computer games can be an artform. Ray Soderlund (3497) 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars
Not only supernatural, but also educational *Katakis* (37914) unrated
One of the best from sierra. Like Angel Heart , only in game form. Shayne Bates (13) 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars