History YMMV / KingsQuestVIHeirTodayGoneTomorrow

20th May '16 9:52:07 AM NateTheGreat
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** "Tickets On--! Next,"

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** "Tickets On--! Next,"Only! Neeeeeeext!"
6th Feb '16 10:47:33 AM Freshmeat
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* FanonDiscontinuity: An odd case. The discontinuity is not with the game itself, which is regarded as the MagnumOpus of the series, but with its MS-DOS versions. The floppy version lacks the voice acting, and the DOS CD-ROM version lacks the high-resolution character portraits. Fans overwhelmingly prefer the Windows CD version. Since the floppy version went out of print in the mid-90s and hasn't appeared on any of the compilations or on GOG, it probably counts as CanonDiscontinuity as well.

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* FanonDiscontinuity: An odd case. The discontinuity is not with the game itself, which is regarded as one of the MagnumOpus best of the series, but with its MS-DOS versions. The floppy version lacks the voice acting, and the DOS CD-ROM version lacks the high-resolution character portraits. Fans overwhelmingly prefer the Windows CD version. Since the floppy version went out of print in the mid-90s and hasn't appeared on any of the compilations or on GOG, it probably counts as CanonDiscontinuity as well.



* MagnumOpus: The sixth game is widely considered to be the highest point in the King's Quest series and for adventure gaming in general.
30th Jan '16 4:44:47 PM DavidDelony
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* PortingDisaster: While the UsefulNotes/{{Amiga}} version is one of the better-regarded ports of Sierra games, it shows how far the PC's graphics and sound capabilities had outpaced the Amiga in the early '90s. It's also missing most of the cool intro due to the Amiga's limited disk space.

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* PortingDisaster: PortingDisaster:
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While the UsefulNotes/{{Amiga}} version is one of the better-regarded ports of Sierra games, it shows how far the PC's graphics and sound capabilities had outpaced the Amiga in the early '90s. It's also missing most of the cool intro due to the Amiga's limited disk space.space.
** Most fans consider the DOS CD-ROM version available from Creator/GOGDotCom to be this due to the use of the standard low-resolution character portraits.
29th Nov '15 2:07:56 PM Luigifan
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* FridgeBrilliance: It's never really explained why Alhazred created disharmony between the islands (aside from ForTheEvulz), but think about it... this seems to be done as insurance that the multiple islands won't band together and rise against him if the denizens discover his true tyrant nature. His guards can take out a rebellion on the main island easily, but an entire gathered army from all the islands? He had no choice but to prevent that from happening.



** It's never really explained why Alhazred created disharmony between the islands (side from ForTheEvulz) but think about it... this seems to be an insurance that the multiple islands won't band together and rise against him if the denizens discover his true tyrant nature. As his guards can take out a rebellion on the main island easy. But a entire gathered army from all the islands? He had no choice but prevent that chance.



* MagnificentBastard: Alhazred is probably the nastiest villain to cross the series. He shows up at the Green Isles and quickly wins the favor of the naive king, who sees him as a wise advisor and potential son in law. Then he arranges for one of this Black Cloak buddies to kidnap Cassima and get the heir to the throne out of the way, murders the King and Queen in their sleep, and he's ''already'' set up as a RegentForLife because he conned his way into Caliphim's trust. Then, he sends his genie to swipe the Islands' treasures, and sends out bogus stories that another island was to blame, carefully playing on each island's prejudices, and grounds the ferry so no one could travel to another island and ''verify'' the story. This kept the islands infighting so they didn't pose a challenge. Cassima gets rescued? He'll imprison her and cover it by invoking a dated tradition, then pull AndNowYouMustMarryMe, planning to kill her ''[[RapeAsDrama after the wedding night]]'' and coronation so he remains completely unchallenged and unchallengeable! It was only by the blind, dumb luck of the ex-slave Daventry prince showing up with a crush on the princess that ''any'' of this was discovered.

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* MagnificentBastard: Alhazred is probably the nastiest villain to cross the series. He shows up at the Green Isles and quickly wins the favor of the naive naïve king, who sees him as a wise advisor and potential son in law. son-in-law. Then he arranges for one of this his Black Cloak buddies to kidnap Cassima and get the heir to the throne out of the way, murders the King and Queen in their sleep, and he's ''already'' set up as a RegentForLife because he conned his way into Caliphim's trust. Then, he sends his genie to swipe the Islands' treasures, and sends out bogus stories that another island was to blame, carefully playing on each island's prejudices, and grounds the ferry so no one could travel to another island and ''verify'' the story. This kept the islands infighting so they didn't pose a challenge. Cassima gets rescued? He'll imprison her and cover it by invoking a dated tradition, then pull AndNowYouMustMarryMe, planning to kill her ''[[RapeAsDrama after the wedding night]]'' and coronation so he remains completely unchallenged and unchallengeable! It was only by the blind, dumb luck of the ex-slave Daventry prince showing up with a crush on the princess that ''any'' of this was discovered.



* PortingDisaster: While the UsefulNotes/{{Amiga}} version is one of the better regarded ports of Sierra games, it shows how far the PC's graphics and sound capabilities had outpaced the Amiga in the early '90s. It's also missing most of the cool intro due to the Amiga's limited disk space.

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* PortingDisaster: While the UsefulNotes/{{Amiga}} version is one of the better regarded better-regarded ports of Sierra games, it shows how far the PC's graphics and sound capabilities had outpaced the Amiga in the early '90s. It's also missing most of the cool intro due to the Amiga's limited disk space.
2nd Oct '15 12:34:28 AM DavidDelony
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* PortingDisaster: While the UsefulNotes/{{Amiga}} version is one of the better regarded ports of Sierra games, it shows how far the PC's graphics and sound capabilities had outpaced the Amiga in the early '90s. It's also missing the cool intro due to the Amiga's limited disk space.

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* PortingDisaster: While the UsefulNotes/{{Amiga}} version is one of the better regarded ports of Sierra games, it shows how far the PC's graphics and sound capabilities had outpaced the Amiga in the early '90s. It's also missing most of the cool intro due to the Amiga's limited disk space.
11th Jul '15 8:11:13 PM DavidDelony
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* FanonDiscontinuity: An odd case. The discontinuity is not with the game itself, which is regarded as the MagnumOpus of the series, but with its MS-DOS versions. The floppy version lacks the voice acting, and the DOS CD-ROM version lacks the high-resolution character portraits. Fans overwhelmingly prefer the Windows CD version.

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* FanonDiscontinuity: An odd case. The discontinuity is not with the game itself, which is regarded as the MagnumOpus of the series, but with its MS-DOS versions. The floppy version lacks the voice acting, and the DOS CD-ROM version lacks the high-resolution character portraits. Fans overwhelmingly prefer the Windows CD version. Since the floppy version went out of print in the mid-90s and hasn't appeared on any of the compilations or on GOG, it probably counts as CanonDiscontinuity as well.
11th Jul '15 12:38:16 PM DavidDelony
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* FanonDiscontinuity: An odd case. The discontinuity is not with the game itself, which is regarded as the MagnumOpus of the series, but with its MS-DOS versions. The floppy version lacks the voice acting, and the DOS CD-ROM version lacks the high-resolution character portraits. Fans overwhelmingly prefer the Windows CD version.
20th May '15 12:38:29 PM DavidDelony
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* MagnumOpus: The sixth game is widely considered to be the highest point in the King's Quest series.

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* MagnumOpus: The sixth game is widely considered to be the highest point in the King's Quest series.series and for adventure gaming in general.
28th Apr '15 10:51:40 PM DavidDelony
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* AccidentalInnuendo: When Alex pulls out the Magic Map: "Alexander feels a strange pulling sensation."
** Old Bill Batter, the Vision Gnome. "By all that's beautious, fair and sightly, four morons do I sleep with nightly!"

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* AccidentalInnuendo: AccidentalInnuendo:
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When Alex pulls out the Magic Map: "Alexander [[ADateWithRosiePalms feels a strange pulling sensation.sensation]]."
** Old Bill Batter, the Vision Gnome. "By all that's beautious, fair and sightly, four morons do I [[HoYay sleep with nightly!"nightly]]!"
28th Apr '15 10:50:30 PM DavidDelony
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* PortingDisaster: While the UsefulNotes/{{Amiga}} version is one of the better regarded ports of Sierra games, it shows how far the PC's graphics and sound capabilities had outpaced the Amiga in the early '90s. It's also missing the cool intro due to the Amiga's limited disk space.
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