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King's Quest: Mask of Eternity (Windows)

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1997 Blizzard/Sierra game catalogue - Windows (Germany):

    NEU - Frühjahr 98

    Das Abenteuer hat ein neues Gesicht

    In dieser jüngsten Episode der King's Quest-Reihe schlüpfen Sie in die Haut eines völlig neuen Helden: Connor Mac Lyrr ist als Einziger einem Fluch entronnen, der alle Einwohner des Königreichs Daventry zu Stein erstarren ließ. Um das Geheimnis der Maske der Ewigkeit zu lüften und Daventry zu retten, müssen Sie die Teile der Maske finden, die in 7 verschiedenen Königreichen verstreut sind. Die Originalität der zu lösenden Rätsel und das von Roberta Williams entwickelte packende Szenario wird jeden Adventure-Fan begeistern.

    "Schöner denn je: King's Quest 8." - PC GAMES

    • Revolutionäre neue 3Space™ 3D-Engine
    • Völlig neues Spiel-Konzept
    • Benutzerfreundliches Interface für schnellen und problemlosen Einstieg ins Spiel
    • Unglaublich realistische 3D-Echtzeit-Umgebung
    • Unterstützt 3D-Beschleunigerkarten


    Action/Adventure in 3D-Echtzeit

    Contributed by MZ per X (2940) on Oct 03, 2010.

Print advertisement - PC Player 02/1999:

    KING'S QUEST 8: MASKE DER EWIGKEIT

    Sieben Welten,
    drei Dimensionen,
    ein unglaubliches Abenteuer.

    Contributed by Patrick Bregger (100850) on Jul 13, 2010.

Back of Box - Windows (US):

    Conquer Those Who Would destroy Forever

    Master storyteller Roberta Williams brings her best-selling King's Quest series into the next millennium with a revolutionary blend of technology, gameplay and storytelling. Long-time King's Quest fans and 3d action gamers alike will revel in a universe teeming with mythical monsters, magic elixirs and hand-to-hand combat. Enter this deep and compelling tale of an Eternal Champion's struggle to restore the Mask of Eternity and save the kingdom of Daventry. Never before has action been so intelligent or exploration so intensely thrilling.
    • Revolutionary 3d action engine gives you complete freedom of movement.

    • Experience all seven worlds through either a 1st- or 3rd-person point of view.

    • Intricate mental challenges require you to use your mind as well as your might.

    • Real-time combat! Heft your broad-sword and mete out punishment in a purely medieval manner!
    Roberta Williams' King's Quest series has sold more than 7 million copies worldwide. Always a trail-blazer and a rule-breaker, Williams' devotion to both technology and storyline has made her the queen of software entertainment.

    "She was pivotal in founding the computer game industry. . .I hope she never stops." - Johnny L. Wilson, Editor-in-Chief, Computer Gaming World

    Contributed by Jeanne (75634) on May 02, 2007.

Inside Covers - Windows (US):

    Seven Worlds, Three dimensions, One Indescribable Adventure

    When the Mask of Eternity, the symbol of order in a chaotic universe, was shattered by a powerful evil, the kingdom of Daventry was beset by a terrible curse. You alone have been chosen by Fate to make an epic journey through seven amazing lands to recover the lost pieces of the Mask of Eternity and restore light to a darkening world. It will take all of your strength and intelligence to navigate this world, interacting with its strange inhabitants, battling monsters and solving puzzles on your way into and out of danger. Succeed, and honor and glory will be yours. Fail, and the forces of evil will reign supreme... For Eternity.

    Beware the ingenious traps and puzzles left behind by master gnomish craftsmen in their underground kingdom.

    Confront the evil that lurks in the realm of the sun, and save your world from eternal darkness.

    Discover mythical creatures in Daventry and beyond who can guide you on your quest.

    Cleanse the poisonous waters as you search for the elusive king of the swamp who can guide you on your quest.

    Unlock the secrets of the dimension of death, once ruled by Azriel, Lord of the dead, but now teeming with malignant creatures.

    Contributed by Jeanne (75634) on May 02, 2007.

Privat Computer PC Magazine (February, 1999):
    Adventure Gaming.
    Born Again.

    Den bedst sælgende adventure serie, nogensinde, er tilbage. Roberta Williams giver dig 3-D magien i King's Quest 8 - Mask of Eternity. Udforsk Daventrys verden som den aldrig er set tidligere, og hvis du er heldig, kan du vende tilbage for at fortælle om dine bedrifter. Syv verdener, tre dimensioner, eet ubeskriveligt eventyr!

    KING'S QUEST - MASK OF ETERNITY

    Contributed by Apogee IV (2336) on Jan 14, 2007.

Sierra Entertainment Official Website:
    Conquer Those Who Would Destroy Forever.

    The bestselling adventure series of all time returns! In Roberta WilliamsÂ’s KingÂ’s Quest: Mask of Eternity, youÂ’ll return to Daventry and explore seven exotic worlds as you search for the scattered pieces of the Mask of Eternity to restore peace and order to the kingdom. This all-new adventure features rich, immersive story, the latest 3-D technology, and camera control that lets you switch between first-person views and cinematic third-person views.

    http://www.sierra.com/product.do?gamePlatformId=284

    Contributed by Indra was here (19188) on May 04, 2003.