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King's Quest series

Group Description

A series of graphical fantasy adventure games featuring the escapades of King Graham and his royal family, rulers of the fairy-tale land of Daventry. It was originally designed by Roberta Williams and developed by Sierra On-Line, Inc.

King's Quest is Sierra's longest-running and largest adventure game series. The first game (1984) is widely regarded as the progenitor of third-person perspective adventures; it combined text input with physical character navigation in a graphically represented world. Like other adventure game series made by the same company, King's Quest switched to icon-based, point-and-click interface in the fifth installment.

Despite its position as the company's flagship adventure series, King's Quest ended the principal phase of its existence with an action/adventure hybrid (1998). Afterwards, the series shared the fate of most adventure game franchises - it was effectively terminated, until interest in it was somewhat renewed, following the appearance of several fan-made remakes of its first installments. An episodic adventure game entitled The Silver Lining (2010) attempted to restore the series, continuing its overarching plot.

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Game Titlesorted in ascending orderYearPlatformPublisherUser Score
King's Quest1984Amiga, Apple II, Apple IIgs, Atari ST, DOS, Macintosh, PC Booter, SEGA Master SystemIBM3.57
King's Quest II: Romancing the Throne1985Amiga, Apple II, Apple IIgs, Atari ST, DOS, Macintosh, PC BooterSierra On-Line, Inc.3.34
King's Quest III: To Heir is Human1986Amiga, Apple II, Apple IIgs, Atari ST, DOS, Macintosh, TRS-80 CoCoSierra On-Line, Inc.3.69
King's Quest IV: The Perils of Rosella1988Amiga, Apple II, Apple IIgs, Atari ST, DOSSierra On-Line, Inc.3.92
Roberta Williams' King's Quest I: Quest for the Crown1990Amiga, DOSSierra On-Line, Inc.3.59
King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder!1990Amiga, DOS, FM Towns, Macintosh, PC-98, Windows 3.xSierra On-Line, Inc.3.93
King's Quest V1992NESKonami, Inc.3.11
King's Quest VI: Heir Today, Gone Tomorrow1992Amiga, DOS, Macintosh, Windows 3.xSierra On-Line, Inc.4.01
Crazy Nick's Software Picks: King Graham's Board Game Challenge1992DOSSierra On-Line, Inc....
Roberta Williams' King's Quest VII: The Princeless Bride1994DOS, Macintosh, Windows, Windows 3.xSierra On-Line, Inc.3.60
King's Quest: Collector's Edition1994DOS, Windows 3.xSierra On-Line, Inc.3.88
The Roberta Williams Anthology1996DOS, Windows, Windows 3.xSierra On-Line, Inc.3.46
King's Quest: Collection Series1997DOS, Windows, Windows 3.xSierra On-Line, Inc.3.77
King's Quest: Mask of Eternity1998WindowsSierra On-Line, Inc.2.84
King's Quest: Quest for the Crown2001DOS, Linux, Macintosh, WindowsTierra Entertainment3.58
King's Quest II: Romancing the Stones2002Linux, Macintosh, WindowsAGD Interactive, LLC3.85
King's Quest III: To Heir Is Human2006WindowsInfamous Adventures3.26
King's Quest Collection2006WindowsSierra Entertainment, Inc.3.83
Owl's Quest: Every Owl Has Its Day2007Windows...
The Silver Lining: Episode One - What is Decreed Must Be2010WindowsPhoenix Online Studios LLC3.46
King's Quest 1+2+32010WindowsActivision Publishing, Inc....
King's Quest 7+82010WindowsActivision Publishing, Inc....
The Silver Lining: Episode Two - Two Households2010WindowsPhoenix Online Studios LLC3.36
King's Quest 4+5+62010WindowsActivision Publishing, Inc....
King's Quest III Redux: To Heir is Human2011Macintosh, WindowsAGD Interactive, LLC4.03
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King's Quest 4+5+6 Windows Front Cover
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Selected Screenshots

Game group created by Anonymous User, additional games added to group by Zeikman (3496), Patrick Bregger (224912), POMAH (55195), Vesko (75), JemyM (4), Sciere (547768), Unicorn Lynx (181697) and MAT (194968)