The Colonel's Bequest (1989)

Video Game  |  Adventure, Crime, Mystery
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College student Laura Bow is invited by her friend Lillian to come along to a family gathering. The members of the family begin to mysteriously disappear, what is happening at this mansion in Southern Louisiana?

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College student Laura Bow is invited by her friend Lillian to come along to a family gathering. The members of the family begin to mysteriously disappear, what is happening at this mansion in Southern Louisiana?

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The character "Gloria Swansong"'s name, look, and personality are adapted from actress Gloria Swanson's. See more »

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After Laura pulls the bell down, the metal crank attached to it is visible. If Laura takes it, leaves the screen and returns - the crank is seen still attached to the bell, although Laura has it in possession and cannot take it again. See more »

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Spoofs King's Quest IV: The Perils of Rosella (1988) See more »

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Favorite Game of All Time?
3 April 2008 | by (Memphis) – See all my reviews

This game is definitely one of my favorite games ever to be produced by Sierra. I received the Kings Quest Collection as a gift for Christmas one year, and wound up playing the Laura Bow games more than the King's Quest series. :) First of all, the writing is fantastic. The characters all have their own unique personalities, along with their own motives for wanting the others dead. The plot moves in an arrangement of acts, like a play, and you have to see or do a certain number of things to progress the clock into each Act. It's a fabulous idea, really. I wish they had put more into the series. The sequel, The Dagger of Amon Ra, is just as good, too, but has better graphics. It is missing that old style Sierra feel, though.


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