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Hero's Quest / Quest for Glory - In-depth Written Amiga Review With Pics

   Hero's Quest / Quest for Glory Amiga, 1990 (Original DOS 1989) Sierra $59.95 *My video review for Hero's Quest *Next article *Previous article *Alphabetical list of writings *Game played/shown in its designed NTSC mode with 4:3 aspect ratio From their first games released for the Apple II in 1980, Sierra (then known as On-line Systems) gave the text adventure a twist with graphics. While they would publish all kinds of games throughout their history, the heart of their in-house development would long remain the adventure game. With their beginnings from Mystery House, they were also pioneers in recycling their previous works, each new adventure often based on the game engine technology of the previous ones. Their "Hi-Res Adventure" engine being used in multiple titles through 1984 prior to IBM contracting them to create launch titles for the PC-JR. King's Quest and the resulting AGI (Adventure Game Interpreter) engine would spawn over fifteen of Sierra'