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#1 Posted on 5.6.05 0107.51
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http://www.agdinteractive.com/

These people remade the first two King's Quest games with VGA graphics. While the remake of the first one is essentially the same game with a different interface, the second one has been mind-blowingly altered. The puzzles all make sense now, there's a much deeper plot, and there are several references to the other games in the series.
Along with the music and voice packs, this borders on being as good as the sort of thing one might normally pay money for.

Edit: Interestingly enough, the voice of King Graham is by the same actor as it is in the CD-ROM versions of King's Quest V and VI.

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#2 Posted on 5.6.05 1852.13
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Oh man, they're doing a QFG2 one too! I hope it doesn't suck!
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#3 Posted on 6.6.05 1216.15
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Any plans for a Roger Wilco return?
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#4 Posted on 6.6.05 1237.51
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    Originally posted by ShotGunShep
    Any plans for a Roger Wilco return?


www.sq7.org is a fan-made unofficial sequel. There's also a Space Quest prequel (SQ 0) on Roger Wilco's Virtual Broomcloset (wiw.org).
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#5 Posted on 7.6.05 0129.40
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Any cool Police Quest stuff along those lines? I've also been waiting like 8 years for a new Tex Murphy game.
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#6 Posted on 9.6.05 0051.20
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    Originally posted by SEADAWG
    Any cool Police Quest stuff along those lines? I've also been waiting like 8 years for a new Tex Murphy game.


There is Blue Force, which was designed by Jim Walls, but as far as I know, you can't obtain it legally anymore.

Other links of interest:

http://freesci.linuxgames.com/ This is an emulator much like ScummVM which allows you to play old Sierra games.

http://dosbox.sourceforge.net/ This is a DOS emulator.

http://www.adventuregamestudio.co.uk/ The utility used to create the King's Quest remakes, the site also has several other quality games.

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#7 Posted on 9.6.05 0317.12
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These guys are following up on AGDI with a remake of King's Quest III. They're hoping it'll be out in the fall.

And over here is fan-made King's Quest IX, which will be released in three parts, each of which will be roughly the size of King's Quest VI. If the story is half as deep as the stuff AGDI added to KQ2, I can't wait.
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#8 Posted on 10.6.05 1258.48
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    Originally posted by Mack Salmon
    There is Blue Force, which was designed by Jim Walls, but as far as I know, you can't obtain it legally anymore.
A quick Googling took me to an abandonware site where you can get it. But maybe that's not legal? I dunno. Thanks, though, I'd never even heard of it.
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