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Everyone blamed the jester Malcolm for allegedly turning everyone to stone and killing the King and the Queen of Kyrandia. Their son Brandon eventually turned Malcolm himself into stone. However, a thunderbolt strikes the jester, liberating him from his predicament. Now it's his turn to tell the world his version of the truth, whether in his usual mischievous manner or by becoming a nicer person.

Malcolm's Revenge is the third entry in the Legend of Kyrandia series and, like its predecessors, an adventure game focusing on inventory-based puzzles. The basic gameplay is similar to the previous entries: the "smart cursor" is responsible for all the actions in the game - taking, using, talking, etc. During conversations, it is possible to control Malcolm's level of truthfulness as well as his "good" and "bad" attitude. Many puzzles in the game have multiple solutions, though the main story remains unchanged for the most part.

Screenshots

The Legend of Kyrandia: Book 3 - Malcolm's Revenge DOS When it comes to music, even Frank Klepacki needs Malcolm for help
The Legend of Kyrandia: Book 3 - Malcolm's Revenge DOS A Strike of Destiny
The Legend of Kyrandia: Book 3 - Malcolm's Revenge DOS Exploring mysterious Cat Ruins. And... you just caught a flea off yourself. No, seriously: click on Malcolm and you'll get a flea
The Legend of Kyrandia: Book 3 - Malcolm's Revenge DOS Malcolm meets a helpful ghost in the graveyard. Is he tormented by guilt - or eager to prove his innocence?..

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The Legend of Kyrandia: Book 3 - Malcolm's Revenge Screenshot
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The Legend of Kyrandia: Book 3 - Malcolm's Revenge Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "凯兰迪亚传奇3:玛尔寇的复仇" -- Chinese spelling (Simplified)
  • "Kyrandia 3" -- Informal title
  • "Fables & Fiends - The Legend of Kyrandia: Malcolm's Revenge, book three" -- Post-trilogy title

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User Reviews

Let me tell you my own confusing side of the story... Unicorn Lynx (181362) 3.83 Stars3.83 Stars3.83 Stars3.83 Stars3.83 Stars
A worthy closing of the Kyrandia Saga! Rantanplan (1826) 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars

Critic Reviews

PC Games (Germany) Nov, 1994 90 out of 100 90
Pixel-Heroes.de May 27, 2011 9 out of 10 90
PC Gamer Jan, 1995 88 out of 100 88
Play Time Nov, 1994 86 out of 100 86
PC Format (UK) Dec, 1994 82 out of 100 82
Score Jan, 1995 80 out of 100 80
GameTrip.net Aug 05, 2009 8 out of 10 80
Just Adventure 1996 B- 67
World Village (Gamer's Zone) 1994 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Jan, 1995 Unscored Unscored

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Trivia

References

  • If you use Kyrandia's transporters often enough, when Malcolm emerges at the Bluffs, he'll have a fly's head instead of his own. This is a reference to The Fly, a movie about a scientist whose genes get combined with a fly's in his machine, and he ends up turning into one.
  • Sometimes Faun will appear in the jungle swinging on a rope. This is what he did sometimes in Zanthia's hut in the second game, Hand of Fate, if Zanthia walked back into the hut after leaving the first time.
  • The points system was implemented in order to mock Sierra adventure games. There is no way to acquire all the points in the game.

Awards

  • Power Play
    • Issue 02/1995 – Best Adventure in 1994
Information also contributed by Matan Bareket

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MAT (165046) added The Legend of Kyrandia: Book 3 - Malcolm's Revenge (DOS) on Feb 17, 2000
Other platforms contributed by POMAH (46995) and Sciere (480116)