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King's Quest: Quest for the Crown (1984)

The king of Daventry, King Edward, is dying. He sends his best knight Sir Graham to find 3 treasures to prove himself worthy of the throne

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The king of Daventry, King Edward, is dying. He sends his best knight Sir Graham to find 3 treasures to prove himself worthy of the throne

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In order to get past the troll and the rat, the player can give them any of the valuables collected (golden egg, golden walnut, diamond pouch, scepter), but this costs points. The game awards points for dealing with them in more creative way. See more »

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When typing the command "beg troll" at the eastern bridge, the answer message is "Trools have no sympathy". See more »

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Narrator: When you speak to King Edward, he sighs and says.
King Edward: Sir Graham, I am an old man. I fear my end is near. I have chosen you to prove yourself worthy of the throne. As you know, our kingdom is weak and poor. I have knowledge of the existence of three things that would make our kingdom wealthy and strong. Somewhere within our kingdom, there is a magic mirror that tells the future. There is a magic shield that will protect the bearer from mortal harm. Finally, there is a magic chest that is always ...
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Remade as King's Quest I: Quest for the Crown (1990) See more »

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Green Sleeves
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One of the best computer games ever made.
12 October 2000 | by (Akron, Ohio.) – See all my reviews

This presented many ideas that are still being used today. The idea is to guide the character around, and type in objectives in order to complete your mission. While crude when compared to today's games, it is still great fun to play. The sequels were also pretty good, but this is the original. This also inspired the somewhat superior, not to mention hilarious, "Space Quest" series, starring Roger Wilco.


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