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Started by Sir Perceval of Daventry, September 30, 2011, 06:03:26 PM
Quote from: Bludshot on October 01, 2011, 04:38:01 PMIf it wasn't for King's Quest VI I wouldn't care about this series at all.
Quote from: Sir Perceval of Daventry on October 01, 2011, 05:12:03 PMQuote from: Bludshot on October 01, 2011, 04:38:01 PMIf it wasn't for King's Quest VI I wouldn't care about this series at all. That just kind of makes you solely a KQ6 fan...Not really a KQ fan, per se. If I only like Die Hard with a Vengeance, I can't really be called a Die Hard fan.
Quote from: Blackthorne on October 02, 2011, 11:17:49 AMEh, I can play other games in the series repeatedly. But I have only ever, from start to completion, played KQVI through two times in my life. Once in 1994 and once again a couple years ago.Just doesn't have the replay value for me.... the game annoys me after a while. Don't care for the story.Bt
Quote from: Blackthorne on October 02, 2011, 01:13:03 PMEh, I from when I was a teen in 1994 and I played it, the game - even though it had a bunch of "whimsy" in some of the islands, it just seemed to lack that spark that peremated the other King's Quest games. I remember at the time, one of the biggest promotions about it was the opening movie - that was made by the same people that did Effects for Batman Returns.... I just played it, and the more I got into, the more cliched I felt it became - but in a different direction than previous games. Alhazred seemed more like a buffoon, and the Genie too.... but Alexander came off like a real wimp to me, even at the age of 15. He just seemed so....whiny.As an adult, I really came to dis-like that. He's the main character - you really have to like your Player Character to enjoy a game.... as such, the game just doesn't hold that fascination and fun-factor for me. Let me put it this way - if I wanted a Soap Opera Adventure, I'd watch Days of our Lives in a Biker Bar while wearing a "Bo and Hope 4-Ever" T-shirt while playing "Wham's Careless Whisper" on the Juke Box. It just wasn't my style of adventure game. What can I say? I'm a dude. I felt like KQ6 was made for chicks. Teenage chicks.The art is beautiful, and the game itself is technologically sound. I just felt it moved King's Quest into a realm it didn't belong in. King's Quest 7 just solidified it to me. Then you had MoE which took it in the complete OPPOSITE direction.... heh. Bt
Quote from: KatieHal on October 02, 2011, 05:21:56 PMI think Alhazred was much more menacing than Mordack, for one example--Mordack was the overdone melodramatic one to me. Alhazred you actually saw taking action, you discovered how deep his treachery truly was, he was a solid villain! I will say, the most menacing villain was still Mannanan. As someone has said before, maybe in KQ3 discussion, when he just shows up on-screen and stands there, glaring at you? I still jump every time!
Quote from: Sir Perceval of Daventry on October 02, 2011, 05:49:43 PMMannanan is for sure menacing. The only thing I feel is that no game--not even KQ5 or any fan game--got his voice right. A voice lends a lot to a character and I always felt he should sound sort of old, wizardly, but wicked. A disturbing sort of tone to his voice. A little bit of a deep rasp to his voice, reflecting his old age. Slow in speech manner.