DescriptionRoberta Williams' King's Quest I: Quest for the Crown is a remake of King's Quest. It uses Sierra's 16-color SCI game interpreter, making it visually similar to the series' fourth installment, with more detailed EGA full-screen graphics and optional mouse support, while retaining text-based input and interaction. This version also has a musical score that supports sound cards, as opposed to the speaker-only output of the original release.
Several changes have been made to the game's locations and script. A few new characters appear in the remake, and some of the conversations feature additional lines. A number of puzzles have slightly different solutions, and some objects are found in different places than they were in the original version.
Part of the Following Groups
- Enhanced remakes
- Game Engine: Sierra's Creative Interpreter (SCI)
- Game with Creator's name
- King's Quest series
- Sierra remakes
The Press Says
|Adventure Classic Gaming||Sep 20, 1999||5 out of 5||100|
|Adventure Gamers||Aug 25, 2005||60|
|GameZebo||Aug 06, 2009||60|
|Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft||1993||55 out of 100||55|
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TriviaThere is a severe bug in KQ1 (the remake) that causes your character sprite to "fall" into the river and keep on falling--off the bottom of the screen, looping back to the top, endlessly. You have to reboot to get out of the game when this happens.
Related Web Sites
- Hints for King's Quest 1 (Universal Hint System hints for KQ1: Quest for the Crown)
- King's Quest Den (Fan Site dedicated to the King's Quest Series)
- Royal Quest (Site featuring a new remake of King's Quest 1 (2001))