missing cover art
Code decryptionThe infamous sierra name of "Avis Durgan" appears in the code for this game as well. See King's Quest trivia for more information.
InnovationsIt is generally regarded as the first commercial interactive fiction game to incorporate color graphics.
References to the gameIn the game King's Questions (a trivia game played in the world of Daventry, from King's Quest), one of the questions asked is about The Wizard and the Princess:
"The Wizard and the Princess" was made for the Apple computer. What was it called when released for the IBM PC?
a. Hello, Daventry!
b. Adventure in Serenia
c. Hi-Res Adventure #2
d. The Princess and the Wizard
SalesThe game sold over 60,000 copies.
- A lot of adventure game lists incorrectly identify this as Adventures in Serenia (plural). Adventure, singular, is the correct title.
- The game's title in the box is just "Wizard and the Princess". But in the instruction manual and the disk itself one can read the title as "The Wizard and the Princess".