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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 5 votes before they are given a MobyScore.

Breakdown by Rating Category

Gameplay
How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.)
3.7
Graphics
The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines
3.6
Personal Slant
How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes
3.8
Sound / Music
The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition
3.2
Story / Presentation
The main creative ideas in the game and how well they're executed
3.8
Text / Vocal Parser
How sophisticated the text/vocal parser is, how appropriate its responses are, etc..
3.4
Overall User Score (171 votes)3.6

Breakdown by Platform

Platform Votes Total
Amiga 15 3.7
      Gameplay 3.7
      Graphics 3.6
      Personal Slant 3.6
      Sound / Music 3.5
      Story / Presentation 4.0
      Text / Vocal Parser 3.5
Apple II 11 4.0
      Gameplay 4.0
      Graphics 3.8
      Personal Slant 4.2
      Sound / Music 4.0
      Story / Presentation 4.4
      Text / Vocal Parser 4.0
Apple IIgs 5 3.6
      Gameplay 3.6
      Graphics 3.6
      Personal Slant 3.4
      Sound / Music 3.6
      Story / Presentation 3.6
      Text / Vocal Parser 3.6
Atari ST 10 3.9
      Gameplay 3.9
      Graphics 3.8
      Personal Slant 3.8
      Sound / Music 4.1
      Story / Presentation 4.1
      Text / Vocal Parser 3.8
DOS 85 3.4
      Gameplay 3.6
      Graphics 3.5
      Personal Slant 3.8
      Sound / Music 3.0
      Story / Presentation 3.7
      Text / Vocal Parser 3.2
Macintosh 6 4.1
      Gameplay 4.2
      Graphics 4.2
      Personal Slant 4.0
      Sound / Music 4.2
      Story / Presentation 4.2
      Text / Vocal Parser 4.2
PC Booter 26 3.6
      Gameplay 3.8
      Graphics 3.7
      Personal Slant 4.0
      Sound / Music 3.2
      Story / Presentation 3.5
      Text / Vocal Parser 3.5
SEGA Master System 13 3.2
      Gameplay 3.2
      Graphics 3.1
      Personal Slant 3.2
      Sound / Music 2.7
      Story / Presentation 3.6
      Text / Vocal Parser 3.4


User Reviews

How a fairy tale expert can become alligator food DOS Unicorn Lynx (181695)
The original King of Computer Games. DOS Vaelor (381)
Welcome to the wonderful world of King's Quest. DOS Katakis | カタキス (40582)
Original classic adventure game that started the best adventure series of all time! DOS OlSkool_Gamer (102)
The one that started it all... DOS Indra was here (20919)
Grossly overrated. DOS NatsFan (139)
Truly one of the classics PC Booter Andy Roark (274)
A proto-type, not a classic DOS jTrippy (63)
The daddy of all adventure games. DOS Scott Bergstrom (2)
King's Quest 1: The first of a series that started it all Amiga phil buckley (22)