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Re: Is King's Quest 7 a bad game?
« Reply #20 on: March 09, 2013, 03:53:57 PM »
I, too, royally dislike KQ7, so we're back to one up for the negatory.


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Re: Is King's Quest 7 a bad game?
« Reply #21 on: March 09, 2013, 04:23:18 PM »
I however like KQ7 and think it is underrated.

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Re: Is King's Quest 7 a bad game?
« Reply #22 on: March 09, 2013, 05:15:09 PM »
Oh boy, here we go again...

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Re: Is King's Quest 7 a bad game?
« Reply #23 on: March 09, 2013, 05:19:30 PM »
Oh boy, here we go again...

Naw, we are definately not going to debate KQ7

Everything bad said about KQ7 is true.

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Re: Is King's Quest 7 a bad game?
« Reply #24 on: March 09, 2013, 06:15:40 PM »
 ::) If you say so, Neo. If you say so.

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Re: Is King's Quest 7 a bad game?
« Reply #25 on: March 09, 2013, 06:19:22 PM »
My point was mostly "Saying you just like or dislike something without giving reasons contributes nothing to discussion." :P
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Re: Is King's Quest 7 a bad game?
« Reply #26 on: March 09, 2013, 06:45:56 PM »
No, she just faints. And Edgar has the decency to act very uncomfortable and embarrassed by it. :P

Then it is a stupid death.

Really Rosella you are letting one wedding stop you?
I think she loses automatically by virtue of Graham dying. Eating the magic fruit has the same effect. Since it's now impossible to get a good ending, the game ends by "killing" you.
 
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Re: Is King's Quest 7 a bad game?
« Reply #27 on: March 09, 2013, 06:49:45 PM »
You took the words right out of my mouth, Deloria.

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Re: Is King's Quest 7 a bad game?
« Reply #28 on: March 10, 2013, 08:59:27 AM »
Mods, can one of you split off the KQ7 stuff into a new thread? We've gotten off-topic enough for that here. I'd do it myself if I weren't on my phone right now :)

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Re: Is King's Quest 7 a bad game?
« Reply #29 on: March 10, 2013, 09:19:23 AM »
In before split!  KQ7 sucks!!   :suffer:

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Re: Is King's Quest 7 a bad game?
« Reply #30 on: March 10, 2013, 09:53:24 AM »
Darn you Lambonius! How dare you be in the topic before the split?

Also, topic was split

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Re: Is King's Quest 7 a bad game?
« Reply #31 on: March 10, 2013, 10:36:10 AM »
Thanks Gonz!

For my part, I think it was flawed but not awful. And as said before, I'm interested in hearing ideas to make it better without a complete and utter rewrite.

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Re: Is King's Quest 7 a bad game?
« Reply #32 on: March 10, 2013, 12:27:21 PM »
I actually started on KQVII after having played through KQVI a few years back, but turned it off rather quickly. That game certainly didn't appeal much to me, on several levels. A lot of it had to do with the graphics and gameplay mechanisms. Can't really say much about the story, since I didn't get too much into it.

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Re: Is King's Quest 7 a bad game?
« Reply #33 on: March 10, 2013, 12:39:08 PM »
The story is disjointed and ludicrous, with absolutely nothing in the way of a satisfying pay-off at the end.  Truly one of the worst stories in the KQ series, barring maybe the original KQ2.

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« Reply #34 on: March 10, 2013, 01:03:46 PM »
Haha, interestingly, KQ2 I also stopped playing because I found it really rather boring in most aspects. And that stopped my whole Sierra Quest roll I was on at the time.

Had gone through a couple of Police Quest and Space Quest games, in addition to KQ and KQVI - then I tried KQVII, quit that, then tried KQII, and that was the end of my roll.

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Re: Is King's Quest 7 a bad game?
« Reply #35 on: March 10, 2013, 01:29:09 PM »
You should give Hero's Quest (Quest for Glory) a spin.  The EGA original may be the best Sierra game ever made.  They all have pretty solid stories, though, especially number 4.

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« Reply #36 on: March 10, 2013, 02:06:43 PM »
Cool, I'll keep that in mind! :D

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Re: Is King's Quest 7 a bad game?
« Reply #37 on: March 10, 2013, 02:43:16 PM »
After my father and I played KQ7 for the first time, we had a heart-to-heart discussion about the game. It amounted to this:

I have no mouth, and I must scream.

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Re: Is King's Quest 7 a bad game?
« Reply #38 on: March 10, 2013, 02:55:16 PM »
The first time my dad caught me playing KQ7, he took me to the store and bought me a whole carton of KQ7s, and sat there and made me play every last one of them.  Needless to say, I never played KQ7 again.

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Re: Is King's Quest 7 a bad game?
« Reply #39 on: March 10, 2013, 04:05:14 PM »
Your metaphor is problematic because it suggests KQ7 is addictive.
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