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Offline Foamybrew

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Few Questions For KQ Experts
« on: June 27, 2006, 12:18:16 AM »
First of all could someone tell me where to find a good in-depth backstory of Mask of Eternity?  Second,  and much less important, does anyone know why King Graham's skin was red in the previous games?  Finally third, and also not a big deal, about how old is King Graham in this game?  Thanks

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Re: Few Questions For KQ Experts
« Reply #1 on: June 27, 2006, 12:24:23 AM »
Second,  and much less important, does anyone know why King Graham's skin was red in the previous games?

The only one I can think of where Graham's skin looks red is King's Quest V. I can only speculate that since it was Sierra's first game using the 256-color, point-and-click interface, that it was their attempt at flesh tones.
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Re: Few Questions For KQ Experts
« Reply #2 on: June 27, 2006, 01:11:31 AM »
That was actually the game I had in mind when I said that.  Did you notice he sort of looks like Jim Varney?  I thought that was pretty funny.

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Re: Few Questions For KQ Experts
« Reply #3 on: June 27, 2006, 07:47:09 AM »
First of all could someone tell me where to find a good in-depth backstory of Mask of Eternity?
Have a look at this thread. :)

Finally third, and also not a big deal, about how old is King Graham in this game?  Thanks
I don't know his exact age, but based on the screenshots I would estimate somewhere between 50-60. 8)
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Re: Few Questions For KQ Experts
« Reply #4 on: July 20, 2006, 12:11:31 PM »
I think graham's skin is red because he got a sun tan! ;D

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Re: Few Questions For KQ Experts
« Reply #5 on: July 20, 2006, 01:36:36 PM »
I think graham's skin is red because he got a sun tan! ;D
Tan?  More like sunburn! XD
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Re: Few Questions For KQ Experts
« Reply #6 on: July 24, 2006, 10:14:20 AM »
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"First of all could someone tell me where to find a good in-depth backstory of Mask of Eternity?"

Only backstory is in the game, and manual. You can find some details over in King's Quest Omnipedia, but alot of Mask of Eternity material are more stubs than complete.

But here's off the top of my head;

The mask was held by a race of Ancients that lived in an city that was either underground or was covered later, and partly accessable through the underground realm of the gnomes. The mask prophecied that at some point in the future that an enemy would arise, the mask would be shattered, the land put into turmoil, and  that a chosen one, the Champion Eternal, would come to save everyone (this backstory is viewed from a crystal pyramid in the lost city).

At some point the city was lost, either ancients moved on from their underground home, or the city was covered over time. However it was still haunted by one of their kind. But somehow the mask made it into the hands of the Archons who lived in the Realm of the Sun, a land of floating rocks above the mountains of Daventry.

Many millenia passed, and the leader of the Archons, Lucreto desiring more power attempted to steal the Mask of Eternity, he was confronted by another Archon named Uriel (as seen in a second pyramid crystal), along with the other Archons. He ended up turning them all to stone, in order to reach the Mask.  But upon touching the Mask of Eternity, it shattered it into 5 pieces which each fell to various lands. The conflux of magical blast caused every human to be turned to stone, and caused other disasters to befall other lands around Daventry. One mask piece landed at Connor's feet protecting him from the blast of magic. It turns out he was the chosen one of Prophecy fated to save the world, as the True Upholder, the Champion Eternal, The Deliver, and the Enlightened One, as the prophecies fortold.

The full extent of great catastrophe is unknown, TSL assumes it only affected Daventry and its surrounding lands. It may have also affected the entire world.

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"Finally third, and also not a big deal, about how old is King Graham in this game?  Thanks"

Assuming Graham was 19 in his first adventure, going by the The Silver Lining timeline, Graham would be 44-45.
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Well, ya, King's Quest is on Earth. Daventry is very old city from a long time ago. It's in ruins now and people aren't quite sure exactly where it used to be. There are some archaeologists searching through the ruins, they think they know its Daventry. But its somewhere on Earth."-Roberta Williams http://kingsquest.wikia.com/wiki/File:Daventryisearth.ogg

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Re: Few Questions For KQ Experts
« Reply #7 on: July 26, 2006, 03:59:34 PM »
Graham's children are grown up, so I think he would be in his 60's or 70's...... OMG????!!! He's that old! XD
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Re: Few Questions For KQ Experts
« Reply #8 on: July 26, 2006, 04:11:44 PM »
They're 21 in TSL, so there's no reason why he shouldn't be in his forties (people did get married earlier back then).
 
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Re: Few Questions For KQ Experts
« Reply #9 on: July 26, 2006, 10:26:15 PM »
Someone was mentioning that Graham may be 52 in TSL, so that means going by TSL's timelne that Graham was 27 in KQ1, for the sake of their timeline.
Well, ya, King's Quest is on Earth. Daventry is very old city from a long time ago. It's in ruins now and people aren't quite sure exactly where it used to be. There are some archaeologists searching through the ruins, they think they know its Daventry. But its somewhere on Earth."-Roberta Williams http://kingsquest.wikia.com/wiki/File:Daventryisearth.ogg