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KQ Series
« on: April 16, 2004, 04:06:14 PM »
Is it true that King's Quest was in it's day (and perhaps today) the greatest selling computer game (or game) series of all time?

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« Reply #1 on: April 16, 2004, 05:47:40 PM »
Yes it was but i dont know if it is anymore
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« Reply #2 on: April 18, 2004, 11:02:28 AM »
I thought Myst was...

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« Reply #3 on: April 18, 2004, 12:31:07 PM »
I thought The Sims were.  :o
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« Reply #4 on: April 18, 2004, 04:38:09 PM »
Many games/series are hyped as the best selling ever...
I wonder what they base those declarations on ???
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« Reply #5 on: April 23, 2004, 07:09:32 PM »
Maybe they use very specific categories. ;)
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« Reply #6 on: April 23, 2004, 07:59:20 PM »
Maybe... except that they always called King's Quest three-dimensional  ;)
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« Reply #7 on: May 08, 2004, 08:30:24 AM »
On all the KQ books and game boxes, they like all say "#1 Best Selling Computer Game"  but then again..those were a while ago  :-\
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« Reply #8 on: May 12, 2004, 02:16:59 AM »
I think they meant exactly what Eric said ;)

they meant 3D as in the landscapes are 3D ;D, i think :S ???
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« Reply #9 on: May 12, 2004, 08:55:18 PM »
Then again I am about to pay out the wazoo so I can play KQI with my NVIDIA® GeForce™ 6800...  ;)
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« Reply #10 on: May 13, 2004, 08:48:30 AM »
The actual title was '3-D Animated Adventure Game', for you folks' info.

And KQ certainly was the best selling game at the time; check the KQ4 Promotional movie for example.

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« Reply #11 on: May 13, 2004, 09:04:15 AM »
thanks for clearing that up!


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« Reply #12 on: May 13, 2004, 10:32:34 AM »
Welcome to the neighborhood Spikey!   I hope you enjoy your stay stick around while.

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« Reply #13 on: May 13, 2004, 11:12:13 AM »
welcome to these forums Spikey!! ...I hope you will like it here!! ; )
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« Reply #14 on: May 13, 2004, 04:59:14 PM »
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« Reply #15 on: May 13, 2004, 05:04:38 PM »
Nice try, Questie, but unlike me, Spikey is sane. A bit... OK, a lot obsessed with Sierra music, perhaps, but possessing a good grip on reality.

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« Reply #16 on: May 13, 2004, 05:21:34 PM »
it is good to know that we have another sane person around here ; )
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« Reply #17 on: May 14, 2004, 02:13:06 AM »
Welcome to the forum Spikey !!!
Nice to know that there are alot of Australians interested in KQ ;D, BTW glad you are from SA cos i am too :o :D
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« Reply #18 on: May 14, 2004, 06:12:20 AM »
Welcome to the forum, Spikey!! ;D

Great! more sane people! The sane are by far the minority here... most of those who enter the forum  don't seem to keep their sanity for long, if they had it to begin with ;P

...KQ certainly was the best selling game at the time; check the KQ4 Promotional movie for example.

Thanks for posting the movie! I've never seen that one before :)
However, it only says KQ is the best selling graphic adventure, not the best selling game of all times :S
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« Reply #19 on: May 14, 2004, 03:37:38 PM »
yeah... I guess we need to found a organisation to protect sanity around here ; )
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