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 5 votes before they are given a MobyScore.

Breakdown by Rating Category

Gameplay
How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.)
3.7
Graphics
The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines
3.6
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
3.8
Text Parser
How sophisticated the text parser is, how appropriate its responses are, etc.
3.4
Overall User Score (169 votes)3.6

Breakdown by Platform

Platform Votes Total
DOS 85 3.4
      Gameplay 3.6
      Graphics 3.5
      Personal Slant 3.8
      Sound / Music 3.0
      Story / Presentation 3.7
      Text Parser 3.2
Amiga 14 3.7
      Gameplay 3.7
      Graphics 3.6
      Personal Slant 3.6
      Sound / Music 3.5
      Story / Presentation 4.1
      Text Parser 3.6
Apple II 11 4.0
      Gameplay 4.0
      Graphics 3.8
      Personal Slant 4.2
      Sound / Music 4.0
      Story / Presentation 4.4
      Text Parser 4.0
Apple IIgs 5 3.6
      Gameplay 3.6
      Graphics 3.6
      Personal Slant 3.4
      Sound / Music 3.6
      Story / Presentation 3.6
      Text Parser 3.6
Atari ST 9 4.1
      Gameplay 4.1
      Graphics 3.9
      Personal Slant 4.0
      Sound / Music 4.2
      Story / Presentation 4.4
      Text Parser 3.9
Macintosh 6 4.1
      Gameplay 4.2
      Graphics 4.2
      Personal Slant 4.0
      Sound / Music 4.2
      Story / Presentation 4.2
      Text Parser 4.2
PC Booter 26 3.6
      Gameplay 3.8
      Graphics 3.7
      Personal Slant 4.0
      Sound / Music 3.2
      Story / Presentation 3.5
      Text Parser 3.5
SEGA Master System 13 3.2
      Gameplay 3.1
      Graphics 3.2
      Personal Slant 3.2
      Sound / Music 2.7
      Story / Presentation 3.6
      Text Parser 3.5


User Reviews

How a fairy tale expert can become alligator food Unicorn Lynx (181378) 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars
The original King of Computer Games. Vaelor (384) 4.8 Stars4.8 Stars4.8 Stars4.8 Stars4.8 Stars
Welcome to the wonderful world of King's Quest. Katakis | カタキス (39528) 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars
Original classic adventure game that started the best adventure series of all time! OlSkool_Gamer (102) 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars
The one that started it all... Indra is stressed (20754) 4.4 Stars4.4 Stars4.4 Stars4.4 Stars4.4 Stars
Grossly overrated. NatsFan (141) 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
The daddy of all adventure games. Scott Bergstrom (2) 3.6 Stars3.6 Stars3.6 Stars3.6 Stars3.6 Stars
An oldie, but not a goodie Late (97) 1.8 Stars1.8 Stars1.8 Stars1.8 Stars1.8 Stars