DOS - 1987
Also released on: Mac - Amiga - Apple II - Apple IIgs - Atari ST - SEGA Master System
Description of King's Quest
Classic is a name used all to often when it comes to older games, but the term is certainly rings true with Kings Quest. This EGA masterpiece is the grandfather of graphic adventure gaming that not only spawned 7 sequels, a remake and later a series reboot but was the beginning of the golden age of the genre and defined it developer, Sierra Online.
For those that are returning to the game for the nostalgia, be ready to relive some great memories as you take Sir Grahame on an adventure through the Kingdom of Daventry in this 2.5D quest. In today's age of point and click there is something satisfying with typing in all your actions, with finding the clue you need without the game giving you a hint and it lighting up for you. For those that are new to the game, this is a must play, a living piece of gaming history Just remember this was originally released in 1984 with this, the DOS version, released in 1987.
A good walkthrough for the game can be found here - http://au.ign.com/faqs/2002/kings-quest-walkthroughfaq-369983
Also, check out the 1990 remake, King's Quest I: Quest for the Crown.
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Comments and reviews
Hanging 2021-01-17 1 point
larry 2020-12-10 2 points
GOG has acquired the license of the game and now offering only the dos version.
how are we supposed to play other versions?
we can't download it as abandonware
we can't buy it on GOG!
so the other versions have been left to die?!?!?!?!?!
Astralinferno 2017-04-22 0 point DOS version
If I run the game in DOSBox it says:
If I press ESC, nothing happens.
theBozWorth 2017-01-09 -8 points DOS version
Does anyone know how I can load the DOS version on Windows 10?
TheOneWhoKnows 2016-06-08 -2 points DOS version
A decent front end will eliminate so many issues so many dosboxers are experiencing.
The dude 2016-02-14 0 point
Well meet my friend played these games when I was a kid. The memories last forever good times coming
admin 2015-07-27 2 points DOS version
Archive was replaced. Cracked version without any issue available.
Anonymous 2014-12-30 0 point DOS version
To save your game, change the directory to a removable media storage, such as a flash drive of a 3 1/2 inch floppy disk (if applicable).
Asker 2014-07-07 2 points DOS version
what do i say when i am about to play kq1old i type mount c C:\dosprogs which is where my games are,but what do i type after that to start it?
running in dosbox is easy... 2014-05-03 -2 points DOS version
If using Dosbox don't install the game it is ready to play. Open the directory kq1old and then run the batch file kq1old. So in dosbox go to the directory where you store your games and then...
zorkie 2013-09-08 1 point DOS version
Worked perfectly after download of Boxer. A blast from my past.
Syntax 2013-08-23 2 points DOS version
Yeah.. I get the missing "agi" file error as well. Please fix!
someone 2013-03-15 1 point DOS version
Kings Quest I worked great except for one thing... I CANT SAVE.Please help, Anonymous
Me 2013-02-27 2 points DOS version
I tried to run this game using Dosbox. Seemed to install okay except it complained it was missing a few files, then gave me the "missing 'agi' file" as well when I tried to actually run it. Are we missing something here??
john lennon 2013-02-16 -1 point DOS version
i downloaded the game and dfend, but still no luck. followed steps to the letter. said something about an 'agi' file thats unable to be found. please help. firstname.lastname@example.org
guest 2012-10-03 1 point DOS version
Review of King's Quest for DOS:
hades 2011-04-10 0 point DOS version
is the 1984 original version, not the remake one, available? thx
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