King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder (1990)

Video Game  -  Adventure | Family | Fantasy  -  9 November 1990 (USA)
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King Graham must travel from his kingdom of Daventry to Serenia and save both his family and castle from an evil wizard bent on revenge!

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Art Lewicki ...
Narrator (voice)
Josh Mandel ...
King Graham (voice)
Leonard 'Ray' Bergeron ...
Crispin / Toymaker / Inkeeper (voice)
Richard Aronson ...
Cedric the Owl (voice)
Andy Hoyos ...
Mordack (voice)
Barry T. Smith ...
Prince Alexander / Eagle / Toymaker's Son (voice)
Dianah Pressley ...
Cassima (voice)
Diana Wilson ...
Rosella / Alicia / Queen Beetrice / Willow (voice)
D.J. Williams ...
Tailor (voice)
Nancy Zdenek ...
Elf / Harpy (voice)
Lori Ann Cole ...
Queen Icebella (voice)
Mark Seibert ...
The Genie / The Snake / Man in Town / Singing Ants (voice)
Roberta Williams ...
The Rat / Amanda / Woman in Town / Harpy (voice)
Kenny Long ...
Gypsy Man (voice)
Dick Roberts ...
Baker / Baker's Brother (voice)
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After his family went through multiple adventures, King Graham has finally settled into enjoying the peace that envelops Daventry. However, one day when he is strolling through the woods, something envelops his own castle and family and whirls it away. A dark wizard named Mordack did this deed for revenge, but Graham doesn't know what he could've done to him to incite such hatred. Luckily, an owl named Cedric saw the whole thing and offers to take Graham to Serenia where he can seek help out from the kind wizard Crispin. Together, Graham and Cedric must travel through burning deserts, icy mountains, and across deep oceans to Mordack's fearsome castle to save his family! Use your brains instead of brawn, and perhaps Graham will succeed. Written by Kaze Taco

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This is the third and last game in the series in which King Graham is the protagonist. See more »

Goofs

Graham can talk to Prince Herbert after talking to his fiancée, Alicia (the princess who was turned into a weeping willow). But Graham will still tell Herbert, regardless of having encountered Alicia and learning of her predicament, that he hasn't seen or heard of anyone like her. See more »

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Cedric the Owl: Graham, watch out - a poisonous snake!
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Follows King's Quest: Quest for the Crown (1984) See more »

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Worst Kings quest ever
4 June 2001 | by See all my reviews

This might be the worst game of all time. It is much easier than any other KG Game and you will finish it in like 2 hours. I liked Kings Quest 6 But this is really bad. the storyline is weak and there is a lack of Gameplay.


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