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King's Quest (DOS)

76
MobyRank
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
3.4
MobyScore
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

Gameplay
How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.)
3.6
Graphics
The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines
3.5
Personal Slant
How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes
3.8
Sound / Music
The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition
3.2
Story / Presentation
The main creative ideas in the game and how well they're executed
3.7
Text Parser
How sophisticated the text parser is, how appropriate its responses are, etc.
3.4
Overall MobyScore (149 votes)3.5

Breakdown by Platform

Platform Votes Total
DOS 78 3.4
      Gameplay 3.5
      Graphics 3.5
      Personal Slant 3.8
      Sound / Music 2.9
      Story / Presentation 3.6
      Text Parser 3.2
Amiga 11 3.7
      Gameplay 3.6
      Graphics 3.6
      Personal Slant 3.8
      Sound / Music 3.5
      Story / Presentation 4.0
      Text Parser 3.7
Apple II 10 3.9
      Gameplay 3.9
      Graphics 3.7
      Personal Slant 4.1
      Sound / Music 3.9
      Story / Presentation 4.3
      Text Parser 3.9
Apple IIgs 4 3.2
      Gameplay 3.2
      Graphics 3.2
      Personal Slant 3.0
      Sound / Music 3.2
      Story / Presentation 3.2
      Text Parser 3.2
Atari ST 8 4.0
      Gameplay 4.0
      Graphics 3.8
      Personal Slant 3.9
      Sound / Music 4.1
      Story / Presentation 4.3
      Text Parser 3.8
Macintosh 5 4.0
      Gameplay 4.0
      Graphics 4.0
      Personal Slant 3.8
      Sound / Music 4.0
      Story / Presentation 4.0
      Text Parser 4.0
PC Booter 24 3.6
      Gameplay 3.7
      Graphics 3.6
      Personal Slant 4.0
      Sound / Music 3.3
      Story / Presentation 3.3
      Text Parser 3.5
SEGA Master System 9 3.0
      Gameplay 2.9
      Graphics 2.9
      Personal Slant 3.1
      Sound / Music 2.6
      Story / Presentation 3.4
      Text Parser 3.0


User Reviews

The original King of Computer Games. Vaelor (377) 4.8 Stars4.8 Stars4.8 Stars4.8 Stars4.8 Stars
Grossly overrated. NatsFan (131) 1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars
A proto-type, not a classic jTrippy (63) 2.33 Stars2.33 Stars2.33 Stars2.33 Stars2.33 Stars
Has actually only historical significance אולג 小奥 (168579) 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars
Welcome to the wonderful world of King's Quest. *Katakis* (37691) 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars
The one that started it all... Indra is here (19673) 4.4 Stars4.4 Stars4.4 Stars4.4 Stars4.4 Stars
An oldie, but not a goodie Late (97) 1.8 Stars1.8 Stars1.8 Stars1.8 Stars1.8 Stars
Original classic adventure game that started the best adventure series of all time! OlSkool_Gamer (99) 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars
The daddy of all adventure games. Scott Bergstrom (2) 3.6 Stars3.6 Stars3.6 Stars3.6 Stars3.6 Stars