The King's Quest Quiz
by Staff
King Graham and his cohorts have been adventuring for decades in this immensely successful video game series. How much do you know about "King's Quest?"

Who is the main character in "King's Quest II: Romancing the Throne?"

  • King Graham
  • Gwydion
  • Valanice

At the beginning of "King's Quest V," what does the evil wizard Mordack steal?

  • A unicorn
  • A magical scepter
  • A castle

What year was the first King's Quest game released?

  • 1988
  • 1984
  • 1980

What interface changes overhauled gameplay in "King's Quest V?"

  • It didn't require a mouse.
  • You no longer had to type during battles.
  • It was a point-and-click interface.

"King's Quest IV" was one of the first computer games to ever feature what?

  • Easter eggs in every scene
  • A female hero
  • A point-and-click interface

Which software company created the "King's Quest" series?

  • Acclaim Entertainment
  • Sierra Entertainment
  • Electronic Arts

A snippet from which pop song appears in "King's Quest II?"

  • Sammy Hagar's "I Can't Drive 55"
  • Madonna's "Like a Virgin"
  • Michael Jackson's "Thriller"

Which edition of the game takes place mostly in the Land of the Green Isles?

  • "King's Quest V"
  • "King's Quest VI"
  • "King's Quest IV"

Which edition of the game benefited from the newly-introduced VGA display standards?

  • "King's Quest IV"
  • "King's Quest III"
  • "King's Quest V"

What did the so-called magic map allow you to do in "King's Quest III?"

  • Locate secret passageways
  • Teleport to place you'd visited previously
  • Find hidden magical objects

Which game is considered a prelude to the "King's Quest" series?

  • "Mystery House"
  • "King's Quest: Mask of Eternity"
  • "Wizard and the Princess"

The first King's Quest title was notable because its graphics accomplished what feat?

  • The colors were realistic.
  • The animation was "3D."
  • It used a 256-color palette.

What creature is Rosella transformed into during "King's Quest VII?"

  • A troll
  • A frog
  • A unicorn

Which Quest was subtitled: "To Heir Is Human?"

  • "King's Quest III"
  • "King's Quest VII"
  • "King's Quest V"

"King's Quest IV" was one pioneering game that made use of what?

  • 3D glasses
  • Sound card
  • Standalone graphics card

With whom did Roberta Williams found Sierra Entertainment?

  • Her brother Mike
  • Her husband Ken
  • Her father David

How many copies did "King's Quest VI" sell in its first week?

  • 400,000
  • 600,000
  • 1 million

On which platforms was "King's Quest III" NOT released?

  • PC DOS
  • Atari 7800
  • Apple II

A reboot of the franchise "reimagined" the King's Quest games as a series of how many episodes?

  • four
  • five
  • six

"The Princeless Bride" is the subtitle for which edition of the series?

  • "King's Quest V"
  • "King's Quest VI"
  • "King's Quest VII"

Who is Connor, the protagonist of "King's Quest: Mask of Eternity?"

  • A peasant
  • King Graham's son
  • A wizard's apprentice

What's the name of the kingdom in which many of the quests take place?

  • Caledonia
  • Daventry
  • Genovia

"King's Quest: Mask of Eternity" allowed players to do what with their gaming perspective?

  • Hover over battle scenes
  • Switch between first- and third-person
  • See the world from another character's point of view

What natural phenomenon lends an air of realism to "King's Quest IV?"

  • Day turns to night.
  • Your character dies of thirst if she doesn't drink enough water.
  • There are deadly thunderstorms.

Which version of the game was the first to NOT feature Graham as the primary character?

  • "King's Quest III"
  • "King's Quest IV"
  • "King's Quest V"

How did the player cast spells in "King's Quest III?"

  • Press the arrow keys rapidly in the correct order
  • Type the spells included in the game's manual
  • Point-and-click to various ingredients

Why were some religious groups upset about the content of "King's Quest III?"

  • It featured "black magic" spells.
  • There were pentagrams on the walls of the castle.
  • A witch character looked suspiciously like the devil.

"King's Quest: Mask of Eternity" introduced which element to the series?

  • Combat
  • Motion-captured animations
  • Professional voice talent for each character

In "King's Quest III," Gwydion is held captive by who?

  • A tyrant king
  • An evil wizard
  • A cruel queen

Which game had cartoonish animations reminiscent of a Disney movie?

  • "King's Quest VII"
  • "King's Quest VI"
  • "King's Quest III"