Solomon's Key for the NES was released in Japan on this day in 1986.

King's Quest

King's Quest Screenshots

Amiga version

King's Quest Amiga The title screen.

The title screen.

King's Quest Amiga The start of the game. Standing outside of the castle.

The start of the game. Standing outside of the castle.

King's Quest Amiga Near the castle doors.

Near the castle doors.

King's Quest Amiga Inside of the castle.

Inside of the castle.

King's Quest Amiga A hall in the castle.

A hall in the castle.

King's Quest Amiga Graham meets with the king.

Graham meets with the king.

King's Quest Amiga The king's quest.

The king's quest.

King's Quest Amiga A fire breathing dragon guards the mirror.

A fire breathing dragon guards the mirror.

King's Quest Amiga Walking along the countryside of Daventry.

Walking along the countryside of Daventry.

King's Quest Amiga Looking at my diamond pouch.

Looking at my diamond pouch.

King's Quest Amiga The old gnome. Can you guess his name?

The old gnome. Can you guess his name?

King's Quest Amiga Inside the candy house.

Inside the candy house.

King's Quest Amiga The candy house.

The candy house.

King's Quest Amiga There are many trees along the countryside.

There are many trees along the countryside.

King's Quest Amiga A walnut tree.

A walnut tree.

King's Quest Amiga Inside the woodcutter's home.

Inside the woodcutter's home.

King's Quest Amiga Outside of the woodcutter's home.

Outside of the woodcutter's home.

King's Quest Amiga Graham can swim as well as walk.

Graham can swim as well as walk.

King's Quest Amiga Checking out my new ring.

Checking out my new ring.

King's Quest Amiga A stairway leads up here.

A stairway leads up here.

King's Quest Amiga Graham is in the Land of Clouds.

Graham is in the Land of Clouds.

King's Quest Amiga Walking along the Land of Clouds.

Walking along the Land of Clouds.

King's Quest Amiga The Land of the Clouds.

The Land of the Clouds.

King's Quest Amiga A giant guards the treasure chest.

A giant guards the treasure chest.

King's Quest Amiga A giant eagle soars above.

A giant eagle soars above.

King's Quest Amiga What is down in that hole?

What is down in that hole?

King's Quest Amiga A mushroom!

A mushroom!

King's Quest Amiga Down in the hole.

Down in the hole.

King's Quest Amiga A tunnel.

A tunnel.

King's Quest Amiga A large rodent guards the door.

A large rodent guards the door.

King's Quest Amiga Graham enters the land of the little people.

Graham enters the land of the little people.

King's Quest Amiga The king of the little people guards the shield.

The king of the little people guards the shield.

King's Quest Amiga How can I fit through that little hole to get out of here?

How can I fit through that little hole to get out of here?

King's Quest Amiga The help screen.

The help screen.

King's Quest Amiga The inventory screen.

The inventory screen.

King's Quest Amiga The goat pen.

The goat pen.

King's Quest Amiga Near a river.

Near a river.

King's Quest Amiga Walking over a bridge.

Walking over a bridge.

King's Quest Amiga A clover patch.

A clover patch.

King's Quest Amiga Near a nice little lake.

Near a nice little lake.


King's Quest Screenshots

Apple II version

King's Quest Apple II Title Screen

Title Screen

King's Quest Apple II Graham must leave the security of his castle behind.

Graham must leave the security of his castle behind.

King's Quest Apple II Don't go near the water -- Graham can't swim!

Don't go near the water -- Graham can't swim!

King's Quest Apple II Hmm... wonder what's in the well...

Hmm... wonder what's in the well...

King's Quest Apple II Fairy casts a spell

Fairy casts a spell

King's Quest Apple II Troll blocks the bridge... how did that fable go again?

Troll blocks the bridge... how did that fable go again?

King's Quest Apple II Exploring.

Exploring.

King's Quest Apple II A bridge.

A bridge.

King's Quest Apple II Swimming.

Swimming.

King's Quest Apple II Goat pen.

Goat pen.

King's Quest Apple II Lake.

Lake.

King's Quest Apple II Country side.

Country side.

King's Quest Apple II More country side.

More country side.

King's Quest Apple II A rotten log.

A rotten log.

King's Quest Apple II A log cabin.

A log cabin.

King's Quest Apple II Talking with the poor folks who live in the cabin.

Talking with the poor folks who live in the cabin.

King's Quest Apple II The king's castle.

The king's castle.

King's Quest Apple II Castle hallway.

Castle hallway.

King's Quest Apple II Hallway continued.

Hallway continued.

King's Quest Apple II Throne room.

Throne room.


King's Quest Screenshots

Apple IIgs version

King's Quest Apple IIgs The title screen.

The title screen.

King's Quest Apple IIgs Starting the game outside of King Edward's castle.

Starting the game outside of King Edward's castle.

King's Quest Apple IIgs Stay away from the water! You want to make sure the alligators in the swamp don't eat you!

Stay away from the water! You want to make sure the alligators in the swamp don't eat you!

King's Quest Apple IIgs Inside the castle.

Inside the castle.

King's Quest Apple IIgs Walking to King Edward's throne room.

Walking to King Edward's throne room.

King's Quest Apple IIgs The aging King Edward.

The aging King Edward.

King's Quest Apple IIgs Goat pen.

Goat pen.

King's Quest Apple IIgs Well.

Well.

King's Quest Apple IIgs Look out! It's a wolf!

Look out! It's a wolf!

King's Quest Apple IIgs Swimming.

Swimming.

King's Quest Apple IIgs Looking at an inventory item.

Looking at an inventory item.

King's Quest Apple IIgs How do I get across the river to get the mushroom?

How do I get across the river to get the mushroom?

King's Quest Apple IIgs Outside the woodcutter's home.

Outside the woodcutter's home.

King's Quest Apple IIgs Inside the woodcutter's home.

Inside the woodcutter's home.

King's Quest Apple IIgs Save menu.

Save menu.

King's Quest Apple IIgs Drop down menu.

Drop down menu.

King's Quest Apple IIgs Looks like they could use a good roof job.

Looks like they could use a good roof job.


King's Quest Screenshots

Atari ST version

King's Quest Atari ST Title screen

Title screen

King's Quest Atari ST Starting location

Starting location

King's Quest Atari ST Visiting the King

Visiting the King

King's Quest Atari ST King Edward gives you a mission

King Edward gives you a mission

King's Quest Atari ST You can examine objects you find up close

You can examine objects you find up close

King's Quest Atari ST Swimming in a lake

Swimming in a lake

King's Quest Atari ST The gingerbread house

The gingerbread house

King's Quest Atari ST Patch of clover

Patch of clover

King's Quest Atari ST Graham finds a helpful friend

Graham finds a helpful friend

King's Quest Atari ST Graham encounters an old gnome (what's his name again?)

Graham encounters an old gnome (what's his name again?)

King's Quest Atari ST The woodcutter's humble house

The woodcutter's humble house

King's Quest Atari ST Taking inventory

Taking inventory

King's Quest Atari ST Climbing the giant beanstalk is harder than it looks!

Climbing the giant beanstalk is harder than it looks!

King's Quest Atari ST Graham meets a big, bad wolf!

Graham meets a big, bad wolf!

King's Quest Atari ST The dragon lies deep beneath the earth

The dragon lies deep beneath the earth

King's Quest Atari ST Countryside.

Countryside.

King's Quest Atari ST Near a large tree.

Near a large tree.

King's Quest Atari ST Climbing up the tree.

Climbing up the tree.

King's Quest Atari ST Near a river.

Near a river.

King's Quest Atari ST A stone bridge is here.

A stone bridge is here.

King's Quest Atari ST A nasty little grump guards this bridge.

A nasty little grump guards this bridge.

King's Quest Atari ST Swimming.

Swimming.

King's Quest Atari ST A door is here.

A door is here.

King's Quest Atari ST I'm trapped!

I'm trapped!

King's Quest Atari ST Walking along.

Walking along.

King's Quest Atari ST Title screen (Monochrome)

Title screen (Monochrome)

King's Quest Atari ST Starting screen (Monochrome)

Starting screen (Monochrome)

King's Quest Atari ST The castle entrance (Monochrome)

The castle entrance (Monochrome)

King's Quest Atari ST The king (Monochrome)

The king (Monochrome)


King's Quest Screenshots

DOS version

King's Quest DOS DOS: Title

DOS: Title

King's Quest DOS The King sends you on your quest. (EGA/Tandy)

The King sends you on your quest. (EGA/Tandy)

King's Quest DOS DOS: Outside the castle

DOS: Outside the castle

King's Quest DOS DOS: Walking

DOS: Walking

King's Quest DOS DOS: The troll bridge

DOS: The troll bridge

King's Quest DOS DOS: An interesting tree

DOS: An interesting tree

King's Quest DOS Very impressive graphics for it's time. (EGA/Tandy)

Very impressive graphics for it's time. (EGA/Tandy)

King's Quest DOS The fierce dragon! (EGA/Tandy)

The fierce dragon! (EGA/Tandy)

King's Quest DOS Captured by the witch! (EGA/Tandy)

Captured by the witch! (EGA/Tandy)

King's Quest DOS title screen - CGA

title screen - CGA

King's Quest DOS outside the castle - CGA

outside the castle - CGA

King's Quest DOS watch out for the ogre - CGA

watch out for the ogre - CGA

King's Quest DOS near a river - CGA

near a river - CGA

King's Quest DOS Title screen (Hercules graphics)

Title screen (Hercules graphics)

King's Quest DOS The game begins. (Hercules graphics)

The game begins. (Hercules graphics)

King's Quest DOS Entering a command. (Hercules graphics)

Entering a command. (Hercules graphics)

King's Quest DOS Bowing to King Edward. (Hercules graphics)

Bowing to King Edward. (Hercules graphics)

King's Quest DOS King Edward's story (Hercules graphics)

King Edward's story (Hercules graphics)

King's Quest DOS Ready for questing! (Hercules graphics)

Ready for questing! (Hercules graphics)

King's Quest DOS Graham finds a well.

Graham finds a well.

King's Quest DOS Looks like the way is blocked!

Looks like the way is blocked!

King's Quest DOS Walking along the countryside. (EGA/Tandy)

Walking along the countryside. (EGA/Tandy)

King's Quest DOS Swimming into the water under the well. What's that Coke can doing down here?! (EGA/Tandy)

Swimming into the water under the well. What's that Coke can doing down here?! (EGA/Tandy)

King's Quest DOS Climbing up the rope in the well. (EGA/Tandy)

Climbing up the rope in the well. (EGA/Tandy)

King's Quest DOS Graham climbs a tree, and sees a giant golden egg! (EGA/Tandy)

Graham climbs a tree, and sees a giant golden egg! (EGA/Tandy)

King's Quest DOS A carrot. (EGA/Tandy)

A carrot. (EGA/Tandy)

King's Quest DOS What's behind that locked door? (EGA/Tandy)

What's behind that locked door? (EGA/Tandy)

King's Quest DOS A clover patch! (EGA/Tandy)

A clover patch! (EGA/Tandy)

King's Quest DOS Nice day for a swim. (EGA/Tandy)

Nice day for a swim. (EGA/Tandy)

King's Quest DOS The house made out of candy. (EGA/Tandy)

The house made out of candy. (EGA/Tandy)

King's Quest DOS Near a raging river. (EGA/Tandy)

Near a raging river. (EGA/Tandy)

King's Quest DOS A giant bird has swooped me up! (EGA/Tandy)

A giant bird has swooped me up! (EGA/Tandy)

King's Quest DOS Ouch... that was some fall into here! (EGA/Tandy)

Ouch... that was some fall into here! (EGA/Tandy)

King's Quest DOS Walking through an underground tunnel. (EGA/Tandy)

Walking through an underground tunnel. (EGA/Tandy)

King's Quest DOS A giant rat blocks the door! (EGA/Tandy)

A giant rat blocks the door! (EGA/Tandy)

King's Quest DOS I got my goat with me!, (EGA/Tandy)

I got my goat with me!, (EGA/Tandy)

King's Quest DOS The gnome, his name is really tricky to figure out... (EGA/Tandy)

The gnome, his name is really tricky to figure out... (EGA/Tandy)

King's Quest DOS Climbing up a giant beanstalk. (EGA/Tandy)

Climbing up a giant beanstalk. (EGA/Tandy)

King's Quest DOS A giant guards the treasure chest. (EGA/Tandy)

A giant guards the treasure chest. (EGA/Tandy)

King's Quest DOS Walking down stairs. (EGA/Tandy)

Walking down stairs. (EGA/Tandy)


King's Quest Screenshots

Macintosh version

King's Quest Macintosh Title screen

Title screen

King's Quest Macintosh About King's Quest

About King's Quest

King's Quest Macintosh Starting the game

Starting the game

King's Quest Macintosh Walking around

Walking around

King's Quest Macintosh Going for a swim

Going for a swim


King's Quest Screenshots

PC Booter version

King's Quest PC Booter Title screen (CGA composite mode)

Title screen (CGA composite mode)

King's Quest PC Booter In front of the castle (CGA composite mode)

In front of the castle (CGA composite mode)

King's Quest PC Booter Exploring (CGA composite mode)

Exploring (CGA composite mode)

King's Quest PC Booter A troll bridge (CGA composite mode)

A troll bridge (CGA composite mode)

King's Quest PC Booter Yet another bridge... (CGA composite mode)

Yet another bridge... (CGA composite mode)

King's Quest PC Booter Title screen (CGA with RGB monitor)

Title screen (CGA with RGB monitor)

King's Quest PC Booter Begin the game outside the castle (CGA with RGB monitor)

Begin the game outside the castle (CGA with RGB monitor)

King's Quest PC Booter It's a troll bridge! (CGA with RGB monitor)

It's a troll bridge! (CGA with RGB monitor)

King's Quest PC Booter Hmm, a house; what are the odds of something dangerous being inside? (CGA with RGB monitor)

Hmm, a house; what are the odds of something dangerous being inside? (CGA with RGB monitor)

King's Quest PC Booter Don't fall into that well... (CGA with RGB monitor)

Don't fall into that well... (CGA with RGB monitor)

King's Quest PC Booter IBM & Sierra logo (original PCjr release)

IBM & Sierra logo (original PCjr release)

King's Quest PC Booter Title screen (original PCjr release)

Title screen (original PCjr release)

King's Quest PC Booter The King's castle. (Original PCjr release)

The King's castle. (Original PCjr release)

King's Quest PC Booter Hallway of the castle. (Original PCjr release)

Hallway of the castle. (Original PCjr release)

King's Quest PC Booter Walking along the red carpet. (Original PCjr release)

Walking along the red carpet. (Original PCjr release)

King's Quest PC Booter King Edward the aging king. (Original PCjr release)

King Edward the aging king. (Original PCjr release)

King's Quest PC Booter The King's Quest hence the name of the game! (Original PCjr release)

The King's Quest hence the name of the game! (Original PCjr release)

King's Quest PC Booter What's under this rock? (Original PCjr release)

What's under this rock? (Original PCjr release)

King's Quest PC Booter Pretty scenery. (Original PCjr release)

Pretty scenery. (Original PCjr release)

King's Quest PC Booter A rotted log. (Original PCjr release)

A rotted log. (Original PCjr release)

King's Quest PC Booter Getting a carrot from the carrot patch. (Original PCjr release)

Getting a carrot from the carrot patch. (Original PCjr release)

King's Quest PC Booter A large tree. (Original PCjr release)

A large tree. (Original PCjr release)

King's Quest PC Booter Graham finds a large golden egg. (Original PCjr release)

Graham finds a large golden egg. (Original PCjr release)

King's Quest PC Booter A pen. (Original PCjr release)

A pen. (Original PCjr release)

King's Quest PC Booter The goat. (Original PCjr release)

The goat. (Original PCjr release)

King's Quest PC Booter Clover patch. (Original PCjr release)

Clover patch. (Original PCjr release)

King's Quest PC Booter A little elf - do you make cookies? (Original PCjr release)

A little elf - do you make cookies? (Original PCjr release)

King's Quest PC Booter A door in the side of the mountain. (Original PCjr release)

A door in the side of the mountain. (Original PCjr release)

King's Quest PC Booter Captured! (Original PCjr release)

Captured! (Original PCjr release)

King's Quest PC Booter Walking along the river. (Original PCjr release)

Walking along the river. (Original PCjr release)

King's Quest PC Booter A bowl. (Original PCjr release)

A bowl. (Original PCjr release)

King's Quest PC Booter Walnuts. (Original PCjr release)

Walnuts. (Original PCjr release)

King's Quest PC Booter Graham vs. Nasty Troll. (Original PCjr release)

Graham vs. Nasty Troll. (Original PCjr release)

King's Quest PC Booter Flowers. (Original PCjr release)

Flowers. (Original PCjr release)

King's Quest PC Booter Going for a swim. (Original PCjr release)

Going for a swim. (Original PCjr release)

King's Quest PC Booter There's a small hole in that rock. (Original PCjr release)

There's a small hole in that rock. (Original PCjr release)

King's Quest PC Booter How can I cross the river and get that mushroom? (Original PCjr release)

How can I cross the river and get that mushroom? (Original PCjr release)

King's Quest PC Booter Cabin. (Original PCjr release)

Cabin. (Original PCjr release)

King's Quest PC Booter The woodcutter's cabin. (Original PCjr release)

The woodcutter's cabin. (Original PCjr release)

King's Quest PC Booter Inside the cabin talking with it's owner. (Original PCjr release)

Inside the cabin talking with it's owner. (Original PCjr release)


King's Quest Screenshots

SEGA Master System version

King's Quest SEGA Master System Title screen

Title screen

King's Quest SEGA Master System The ailing king

The ailing king

King's Quest SEGA Master System Graham, look out!

Graham, look out!

King's Quest SEGA Master System "Nobody stands in Graham's way. Wait till I have my goat with me"

"Nobody stands in Graham's way. Wait till I have my goat with me"

King's Quest SEGA Master System Graham just helped the poor by giving them a bowl of fruit

Graham just helped the poor by giving them a bowl of fruit

King's Quest SEGA Master System Inside the witch's house

Inside the witch's house

King's Quest SEGA Master System Graham goes inside the mountain...

Graham goes inside the mountain...

King's Quest SEGA Master System ...and up into the clouds

...and up into the clouds

King's Quest SEGA Master System The giant is carrying one of the treasures

The giant is carrying one of the treasures

King's Quest SEGA Master System A bird carrying Graham in the air

A bird carrying Graham in the air

King's Quest SEGA Master System A rat blocking access to the doorway

A rat blocking access to the doorway

King's Quest SEGA Master System Puff the Magic Dragon blocks another one of the treasures

Puff the Magic Dragon blocks another one of the treasures