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King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder!

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! Screenshots

Amiga version

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! Amiga Sierra logo

Sierra logo

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! Amiga Title screen

Title screen

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! Amiga The opening sequence

The opening sequence

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! Amiga Cedric saw the castle disappear

Cedric saw the castle disappear

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! Amiga Starting the game

Starting the game

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! Amiga There is a weeping willow with a harp here

There is a weeping willow with a harp here

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! Amiga Entering a town

Entering a town

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! Amiga Entering the desert, be careful!

Entering the desert, be careful!

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! Amiga A forest path.

A forest path.

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! Amiga In a village.

In a village.

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! Amiga Talking to a man with a broken wagon.

Talking to a man with a broken wagon.

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! Amiga In the tailor's shop.

In the tailor's shop.

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! Amiga The control menu.

The control menu.

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! Amiga In the toy shop.

In the toy shop.

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! Amiga In the shoe shop.

In the shoe shop.

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! Amiga The bakery.

The bakery.

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! Amiga Inside the bakery.

Inside the bakery.

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! Amiga Outside of the inn.

Outside of the inn.

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! Amiga Inside the inn.

Inside the inn.

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! Amiga The bandits at the inn tied me up, and threw me down in the basement!

The bandits at the inn tied me up, and threw me down in the basement!

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! Amiga Near a tree with a bee hive.

Near a tree with a bee hive.

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! Amiga The desert.

The desert.

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! Amiga A cool drink in the desert is just what Graham needs right now.

A cool drink in the desert is just what Graham needs right now.

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! Amiga A desert camp.

A desert camp.

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! Amiga That dog is bothering the ants.

That dog is bothering the ants.

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! Amiga The gypsy wagon.

The gypsy wagon.

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! Amiga That sign means what it says.

That sign means what it says.

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! Amiga A path in the dark forest.

A path in the dark forest.

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! Amiga What's that young man upset about?

What's that young man upset about?

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! Amiga The gnomes house.

The gnomes house.

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! Amiga A help screen.

A help screen.

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! Amiga The evil witch is locked in a safe place, now how do I find the exit?

The evil witch is locked in a safe place, now how do I find the exit?

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! Amiga The underground passage with some interesting paleontological details

The underground passage with some interesting paleontological details

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! Amiga While the 32-color Amiga version usually doesn't look as good as PC's VGA, the mountains really look interesting in this reduced color palette.

While the 32-color Amiga version usually doesn't look as good as PC's VGA, the mountains really look interesting in this reduced color palette.

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! Amiga Graham's private harp concert for Queen Icebella and her wolves...

Graham's private harp concert for Queen Icebella and her wolves...

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! Amiga The harpy island

The harpy island

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! Amiga Graham and Cedric are approaching Mordack's island - as always, Cedric's warning will come when there is little left to do...

Graham and Cedric are approaching Mordack's island - as always, Cedric's warning will come when there is little left to do...

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! Amiga The castle entrance - of course Graham can't just ring and say "Sorry, Mordack, but I believe you have borrowed something without asking"... ;)

The castle entrance - of course Graham can't just ring and say "Sorry, Mordack, but I believe you have borrowed something without asking"... ;)

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! Amiga Graham is learning some useful spells.

Graham is learning some useful spells.


King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! Screenshots

DOS version

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! DOS Sierra Company Logo (MCGA/VGA)

Sierra Company Logo (MCGA/VGA)

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! DOS Title screen (MCGA/VGA)

Title screen (MCGA/VGA)

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! DOS Introduction (MCGA/VGA)

Introduction (MCGA/VGA)

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! DOS Introduction (MCGA/VGA)

Introduction (MCGA/VGA)

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! DOS Introduction continued (MCGA/VGA)

Introduction continued (MCGA/VGA)

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! DOS In-game shot (MCGA/VGA)

In-game shot (MCGA/VGA)

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! DOS The town (MCGA/VGA)

The town (MCGA/VGA)

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! DOS In a store (MCGA/VGA)

In a store (MCGA/VGA)

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! DOS Desert Castle (MCGA/VGA)

Desert Castle (MCGA/VGA)

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! DOS Cedric the old wizard wonders why sitting in "HIS" river... (MCGA/VGA)

Cedric the old wizard wonders why sitting in "HIS" river... (MCGA/VGA)

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! DOS The options menu are more graphical...(overlooking the bakery) (MCGA/VGA)

The options menu are more graphical...(overlooking the bakery) (MCGA/VGA)

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! DOS That termite castle looks better than most buildings I know... (MCGA/VGA)

That termite castle looks better than most buildings I know... (MCGA/VGA)

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! DOS I wonder if these gypsies know the Avatar? (MCGA/VGA)

I wonder if these gypsies know the Avatar? (MCGA/VGA)

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! DOS The weeping willow...formerly beautiful princess, now professional harp player at medieval pubs (MCGA/VGA)

The weeping willow...formerly beautiful princess, now professional harp player at medieval pubs (MCGA/VGA)

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! DOS Sierra somehow doesn't quite comprehend that tooo many ways to die irritates the player...ribit! (MCGA/VGA)

Sierra somehow doesn't quite comprehend that tooo many ways to die irritates the player...ribit! (MCGA/VGA)

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! DOS There goes the "needle in the haystack" theory... (MCGA/VGA)

There goes the "needle in the haystack" theory... (MCGA/VGA)

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! DOS Archaeologists would really love this place! (MCGA/VGA)

Archaeologists would really love this place! (MCGA/VGA)

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! DOS Forest Path (MCGA/VGA)

Forest Path (MCGA/VGA)

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! DOS Title screen (EGA/Tandy)

Title screen (EGA/Tandy)

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! DOS Introduction (EGA/Tandy)

Introduction (EGA/Tandy)

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! DOS Introduction continued (EGA/Tandy)

Introduction continued (EGA/Tandy)

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! DOS In-game shot (EGA/Tandy)

In-game shot (EGA/Tandy)

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! DOS The town (EGA/Tandy)

The town (EGA/Tandy)

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! DOS In a store (EGA/Tandy)

In a store (EGA/Tandy)

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! DOS Desert Castle (EGA/Tandy)

Desert Castle (EGA/Tandy)

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! DOS Forest Path (EGA/Tandy)

Forest Path (EGA/Tandy)

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! DOS Beautiful scenery in the game's intro. (CDROM version) (VGA)

Beautiful scenery in the game's intro. (CDROM version) (VGA)

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! DOS Inside the toy shop. (CDROM version) (VGA)

Inside the toy shop. (CDROM version) (VGA)

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! DOS A village. (CDROM version) (VGA)

A village. (CDROM version) (VGA)

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! DOS Graham takes a drink from a desert oasis. (CDROM version) (VGA)

Graham takes a drink from a desert oasis. (CDROM version) (VGA)

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! DOS Graham finds the camp of the desert bandits. (CDROM version) (VGA)

Graham finds the camp of the desert bandits. (CDROM version) (VGA)

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! DOS Inside the desert bandit's treasure cave. (CDROM version) (VGA)

Inside the desert bandit's treasure cave. (CDROM version) (VGA)

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! DOS Inside a spooky home. (CDROM version) (VGA)

Inside a spooky home. (CDROM version) (VGA)

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! DOS That bear is trying to get some honey from the bees. (CDROM version) (VGA)

That bear is trying to get some honey from the bees. (CDROM version) (VGA)

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! DOS Graham gets some help from some friendly little people. (CDROM version) (VGA)

Graham gets some help from some friendly little people. (CDROM version) (VGA)

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! DOS The princess is now a princess again, thanks to Graham. (CDROM version) (VGA)

The princess is now a princess again, thanks to Graham. (CDROM version) (VGA)

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! DOS Graham's inventory. (CDROM version) (VGA)

Graham's inventory. (CDROM version) (VGA)

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! DOS The inn. (CDROM version) (VGA)

The inn. (CDROM version) (VGA)

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! DOS The inn's kitchen. (CDROM version) (VGA)

The inn's kitchen. (CDROM version) (VGA)

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! DOS In the snowy mountains (CDROM version) (VGA)

In the snowy mountains (CDROM version) (VGA)


King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! Screenshots

FM Towns version

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! FM Towns Title screen

Title screen

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! FM Towns Intro

Intro

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! FM Towns Meeting the owl Cedric

Meeting the owl Cedric

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! FM Towns Starting location

Starting location

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! FM Towns In a forest. Visible interface

In a forest. Visible interface

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! FM Towns Trying to talk to whatever is in that tree

Trying to talk to whatever is in that tree

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! FM Towns Outside of the town

Outside of the town

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! FM Towns Town center

Town center

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! FM Towns Dialogue portraits in indoor locations

Dialogue portraits in indoor locations

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! FM Towns Embarrassing moment

Embarrassing moment

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! FM Towns River bank

River bank

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! FM Towns Note the detailed cat animation

Note the detailed cat animation

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! FM Towns A dwarf is playing with a toy

A dwarf is playing with a toy

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! FM Towns Musical tree

Musical tree

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! FM Towns Fortune teller's wagon

Fortune teller's wagon

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! FM Towns As in many Sierra games, there is an endless desert here

As in many Sierra games, there is an endless desert here

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! FM Towns Ways to Die #43: bitten by a scorpion. And where is my funny message?..

Ways to Die #43: bitten by a scorpion. And where is my funny message?..

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! FM Towns Ways to Die #115: the wizard kills you

Ways to Die #115: the wizard kills you

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! FM Towns Ways to Die #171: the hero can't swim

Ways to Die #171: the hero can't swim


King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! Screenshots

PC-98 version

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! PC-98 In the PC-98 version, all the setup is done when running the main game

In the PC-98 version, all the setup is done when running the main game

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! PC-98 Ahh, the nostalgic logo... :)

Ahh, the nostalgic logo... :)

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! PC-98 Title screen

Title screen

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! PC-98 Intro. Castle Daventry is about to disappear

Intro. Castle Daventry is about to disappear

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! PC-98 As the credits run...

As the credits run...

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! PC-98 Not only the owl can speak; he can speak JAPANESE! :)

Not only the owl can speak; he can speak JAPANESE! :)

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! PC-98 Dig this "absent-minded professor" outfit, dude. A tad overkill with the whole "I'm-too-cool-for-underwear" attitude, though...

Dig this "absent-minded professor" outfit, dude. A tad overkill with the whole "I'm-too-cool-for-underwear" attitude, though...

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! PC-98 Starting location. You impatiently grab the roof

Starting location. You impatiently grab the roof

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! PC-98 Go, brave warrior! Go!...

Go, brave warrior! Go!...

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! PC-98 Unsure whether you should go on that path or not, you open the Sierra icon interaction menu

Unsure whether you should go on that path or not, you open the Sierra icon interaction menu

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! PC-98 Middle of the forest "hub". You open your inventory

Middle of the forest "hub". You open your inventory

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! PC-98 Nice view of the city. Too bad the graphics on PC-98 are so lousy

Nice view of the city. Too bad the graphics on PC-98 are so lousy

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! PC-98 Dialogues have those portraits and block the whole screen...

Dialogues have those portraits and block the whole screen...

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! PC-98 Another wacky fantasy creature. A tree who is playing a harp. Maybe I should get a piano for her. Maybe she could swing, you know. Play Thelonious Monk or something

Another wacky fantasy creature. A tree who is playing a harp. Maybe I should get a piano for her. Maybe she could swing, you know. Play Thelonious Monk or something

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! PC-98 You bravely venture into the Evil Wizard Realm (TM)

You bravely venture into the Evil Wizard Realm (TM)

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! PC-98 You get zapped...

You get zapped...

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! PC-98 ...and turned into a frog. You'd think you could continue the game in a frog form, but no. Game is over

...and turned into a frog. You'd think you could continue the game in a frog form, but no. Game is over

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! PC-98 Nice architecture!

Nice architecture!

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! PC-98 All house interiors are displayed in small windows. Very annoying, uncomfortable, and just plain bad-looking

All house interiors are displayed in small windows. Very annoying, uncomfortable, and just plain bad-looking

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! PC-98 I wonder what those guys are doing there...

I wonder what those guys are doing there...

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! PC-98 The wise owl will offer professional consulting from time to time. It mostly consists of: "Be careful, Graham!!.. There is deep water there!!..", as if you were blind or didn't play the other KQs

The wise owl will offer professional consulting from time to time. It mostly consists of: "Be careful, Graham!!.. There is deep water there!!..", as if you were blind or didn't play the other KQs

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! PC-98 Hey, now I want to play Ultima

Hey, now I want to play Ultima

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! PC-98 The classic Sierra Desert To Be Lost In (TM)

The classic Sierra Desert To Be Lost In (TM)

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! PC-98 Beautiful view here. You try to talk to yourself

Beautiful view here. You try to talk to yourself

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! PC-98 You get bitten by a scorpion... Life was good as long as it lasted

You get bitten by a scorpion... Life was good as long as it lasted

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! PC-98 They really tried, but the inferior graphics of PC-98 made this town look less beautiful than it was supposed to

They really tried, but the inferior graphics of PC-98 made this town look less beautiful than it was supposed to


King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! Screenshots

Windows 3.x version

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! Windows 3.x Title sequence

Title sequence