Space Quest III: The Pirates of Pestulon

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Space Quest III: The Pirates of Pestulon

DOS - 1989

Also released on: Mac - Amiga - Atari ST

Alt names מסע בחלל III שודדי החלל של פסטלון, שודדי החלל של פסטלון :III מסע בחלל, SQ3, Space Quest 3, Space Quest III: Die Piraten von Pestulon
Year 1989
Platform DOS
Released in United States (1989)
France, Germany, Italy, United Kingdom (1994)
Genre Adventure
Theme Comedy, Graphic Adventure, Puzzle elements, Sci-Fi / Futuristic
Publisher Sierra On-Line, Inc., U.S. Gold Ltd.
Developer Sierra On-Line, Inc.
Perspectives Side view, Fixed / Flip-screen
4.39 / 5 - 64 votes

Description of Space Quest III: The Pirates of Pestulon

Space Quest III: The Pirates of Pestulon, a really nice adventure game sold in 1989 for DOS, is available and ready to be played again! Also available on Mac, Amiga and Atari ST, time to play a sci-fi / futuristic, graphic adventure, comedy and puzzle elements video game title.

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Comments and reviews

Robotas 2024-01-31 2 points

For those who don't know yet there is a new Space Quest remake out now. It's called "Space Quest 3D" and its freeware here: This game its Space Quest III reimagined in 3D, full voiced acted, graphic adventure. I wont say it's a better game compared to the original, but its good enough for those who don't liked those old retro pixel graphics without voice acting.

quizhead 2019-12-20 0 point

The parody about Sierra at the end is hilarious,

read_only 2017-06-30 0 point

Why do you bother packing these files as read only? At least go back and repack them properly.

nuclear_afk 2017-02-21 0 point

i use linux so to make the game run just cd to the directory and type "chmod +rwx *" without the quotes and run in dosbox

dsharb 2015-04-26 0 point DOS version

Is there any way to get these games to work on a 64-bit machine?

Bobby 2014-09-17 1 point DOS version

To make this work in DosBOX go to the folder with Windows Explorer and right click on resources.cfg and untick the box for "read only" then apply. Go back to DosBox and mount the directory and run "install.bat" - seclect you options - then run "sciv.exe"

Ian 2014-08-19 1 point DOS version

This works fine in dosbox!! It seems the file wasn't properly named and you need to use the SCIV.exe

Papachabre 2013-11-08 0 point DOS version

I only ever played this SQ game to completion and I loved it. I tried one of the later ones but I didn't like the interface so I gave up.

Sean 2013-09-16 1 point DOS version

Works with ScummVM

Theone 2013-09-11 0 point DOS version

It also won't run with dosbox and Dfend, some error

Theone 2013-09-09 0 point DOS version

This download will not work with DOSBox and shows up in D-Fend reloaded as "larry" which leads me to believe that this is not space ques III but that other game.

liquidator 2013-03-08 1 point DOS version

I loved this game series back in the day. These games had a lot of imagination and soul. Fun as hell too.

paperbrain 2012-07-20 1 point DOS version

I played Space Quest 3 for a few minutes back in high school. 10 years later, I found the first 3 at the local Goodwill and bought them all for a dollar a piece. I have never regretted it, as the first three Space Quest games are my favorite games in the series.

Koala MeatPie 2012-02-07 0 point DOS version

My first Space Quest game, loved it.

bigshizzle79 2009-03-12 1 point DOS version

This game is tons of fun! Whimsical, silly, offbeat. Think of the King's Quest series, but with a bumbling Buck Rogers. I have really great memories of this game as a kid. Can't wait to play it again!

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Atari ST

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