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Kingdom: The Far Reaches (Windows)

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Description

In this adventure game, step into the shoes of Lathan Kandor, a young boy, to defeat the evil Black Wizard. Lathan will find help from his mentor, the mighty magician Daelon. Explore the fantasy lands of the Far Reaches and retrieve three of the five pieces of the ancient relic called The Hand of Mobus. Talk to a variety of characters, collect objects and solve adventure type problems and puzzles.

Kingdom: The Far Reaches features mouse control, video animations, cartoon-like graphics, an in-game travel map and original music which can be turned off if desired.

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Kingdom: The Far Reaches Windows Kingdom: The Far Reaches
Kingdom: The Far Reaches Windows Start menu. Notice two levels of difficulty!
Kingdom: The Far Reaches Windows Opening movie
Kingdom: The Far Reaches Windows Global Map

Alternate Titles

  • "Thayer's Quest" -- Halcyon/Arcade title
  • "Reaches - A Prequel to Kingdom II: Shadoan" -- Windows release
  • "Kingdom: The Far Reaches - Book One" -- DOS release title

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7Wolf Magazine Feb 14, 2006 3.5 out of 10 35

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Release history

This game was originally released for the Halcyon Interactive Laser Disc System and the arcade as Thayer's Quest by RDI Video Systems. When this game, and Shadoan were released, the character names were redone, perhaps to avoid paying royalties.

RDI Video Systems was founded by Rick Dyer, one of the people that created the Dragon's Lair and Space Ace arcade games. RDI Video Systems went bankrupt soon after releasing Thayer's Quest and the Halcyon Interactive Laser Disc System.

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Trixter (8736) added Kingdom: The Far Reaches (Windows) on Jul 08, 2002
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