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King's Quest II: Romancing the Throne

MobyRank MobyScore
Atari ST
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4.4
Apple II
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4.7
PC Booter
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2.9
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Description

After having recovered the three treasures, King Graham has been crowned king. Now having needing a queen for companionship, Graham searches the land for a maiden, but to no avail, so he turns to the magic mirror for help. The mirror shows him a beautiful girl locked away in a quartz tower in a faraway land of Kolyma, and must find three keys that are used to unlock the door that will lead to her.

King's Quest II: Romancing the Throne is a graphic adventure game. As is typical for Sierra's AGI games, players move Graham around with arrow keys and perform actions by typing commands in the interface, which are usually a verb/noun sequence. Like the first game, a good knowledge of fairy tales is required to solve some puzzles.


Screenshots

King's Quest II: Romancing the Throne Atari ST Examining an object
King's Quest II: Romancing the Throne DOS A beautiful cottage (Hercules graphics)
King's Quest II: Romancing the Throne Atari ST Paying a visit to Neptune
King's Quest II: Romancing the Throne PC Booter The beginning location (CGA with RGB monitor)

Alternate Titles

  • "KQ2" -- Informal abbreviated title

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User Reviews

Whosoever plays this game will have to remember their fairy tales DOS *Katakis* (37494)
great when I played it, but it sure didn't age well DOS Gothicgene (83)

The Press Says

The DOS Spirit DOS Dec 23, 2007 6 out of 6 100
CU Amiga Amiga Apr, 1994 84 out of 100 84
Tilt Atari ST Jun, 1987 16 out of 20 80
Adventure-Treff DOS Sep 13, 2002 79 out of 100 79
Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft Atari ST 1993 61 out of 100 61
Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft Amiga 1993 61 out of 100 61
Adventure Gamers DOS Oct 28, 2005 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Just Games Retro DOS Apr 29, 2007 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft DOS 1993 59 out of 100 59
Just Adventure DOS 1999 C 50

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Trivia

In the "Pegasus" section, if you look in a hole in one of the screens, it'll play a quick demo for Space Quest.

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Contributed to by POMAH (31330), Andy Roark (253), *Katakis* (37494), Garcia (4784) and Belboz (6579)