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Space Quest: Chapter I - The Sarien Encounter

Critic Score User Score
Atari ST
...
4.1
Apple II
...
3.6
Macintosh
...
3.8

The game ratings for each category and platform are displayed below. The score for a particular platform is the average of all categories. Games must have 1 votes before they are given a MobyScore.

Breakdown by Rating Category

Gameplay
How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.)
3.9
Graphics
The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines
3.8
Personal Slant
How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes
4.2
Sound / Music
The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition
3.6
Story / Presentation
The main creative ideas in the game and how well they're executed
4.0
Overall User Score (113 votes)3.9

Breakdown by Platform

Platform Votes Total
Amiga 11 3.3
      Gameplay 3.4
      Graphics 3.2
      Personal Slant 3.5
      Sound / Music 2.9
      Story / Presentation 3.4
Apple II 5 3.6
      Gameplay 3.6
      Graphics 3.4
      Personal Slant 3.8
      Sound / Music 3.8
      Story / Presentation 3.6
Apple IIgs 3 3.8
      Gameplay 3.7
      Graphics 3.7
      Personal Slant 4.0
      Sound / Music 4.0
      Story / Presentation 3.7
Atari ST 13 4.1
      Gameplay 4.1
      Graphics 3.9
      Personal Slant 4.3
      Sound / Music 4.0
      Story / Presentation 4.2
DOS 78 3.9
      Gameplay 3.9
      Graphics 3.9
      Personal Slant 4.3
      Sound / Music 3.6
      Story / Presentation 4.2
Macintosh 3 3.8
      Gameplay 3.7
      Graphics 3.7
      Personal Slant 4.0
      Sound / Music 4.0
      Story / Presentation 3.7


User Reviews

How a simple four-room demo turned into an excellent space adventure DOS *Katakis* (37871)
Wildly funny, yet frustrating enough to buy a hint book DOS Olivier Masse (420)
The game that started it all for me! DOS Jonathon Howard (105)
A true Sierra classic, setting a high standard for the series DOS Jayson Firestorm (153)