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Hero's Quest: So You Want To Be A Hero / Quest For Glory I: So You Want To Be A Hero

General info

Not Amiga Original

Relationships

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Stats

9,683

Genre

Conversions

Atari ST/E
PC (DOS)
Tandy PC/IBM PCjr

ECS / OCS

Version info

No
Max 1, Sim 1

Features

Releases

Year
Name
Licence
Type
Country
Publisher
Languages
Manual Languages
Disks
Rarity
1990
Hero's Quest: So You Want To Be A Hero
Commercial
Full Price
Worldwide
English
5
One version is common, at least one other version is rare
1990
Quest For Glory I: So You Want To Be A Hero
Commercial
Full Price
Worldwide
English
5
One version is common, at least one other version is rare
1993
Quest For Glory I: So You Want To Be A Hero
Commercial
Budget
Worldwide
English
5
One version is common, at least one other version is rare

Notes

[1] After the original multi-platform release of HERO'S QUEST, the game series was renamed to QUEST FOR GLORY in 1990 due to a conflict in copyright relating to Milton Bradley's adventure boardgame HeroQuest.

[2] Game story & dialogue by Lori Ann Cole.
Game development system by Jeff Stephenson, Robert Heitman, Pablo Ghenis, Stuart Goldstein and Corey Cole; Amiga conversion by Robert W. Lindsley, John Rettig and Dan Foy.
Background gfx & animation by Kenn Nishiuye, Gerald Moore, Jeff Crowe and Cindy Walker.
Music by Mark Seibert and Chris Braymen.

[3] Game autoboots from floppy or can be launched from WB.

[4] Game supports full multitasking (memory permitting) and a quit back to WB option.

[5] HERO'S QUEST is freely available for downloadHERE [Source: BTTR].


Last known release: V1.134 (1990)[[NOTES]][1] After the original multi-platform release of HERO'S QUEST, the game series was renamed to QUEST FOR GLORY in 1990 due to a conflict in copyright relating to Milton Bradley's adventure boardgame HeroQuest.

[2] Game story & dialogue by Lori Ann Cole.
Game development system by Jeff Stephenson, Robert Heitman, Pablo Ghenis, Stuart Goldstein and Corey Cole; Amiga conversion by Robert W. Lindsley, John Rettig and Dan Foy.
Background gfx & animation by Kenn Nishiuye, Gerald Moore, Jeff Crowe and Cindy Walker.
Music by Mark Seibert and Chris Braymen.

[3] Game autoboots from floppy or can be launched from WB.

[4] Game supports full multitasking (memory permitting) and a quit back to WB option.


Last known release: V1.139 (05-Sept-90)

Conversion Notes

Based on 1989 Sierra On-Line PC/Tandy release.
PC versions: Hercules, CGA, EGA, MCGA/VGA, Tandy[[NOTES]]Based on 1990 Sierra On-Line PC/Tandy release.
PC versions: Hercules, CGA, EGA, MCGA/VGA, Tandy

N.B. The Apple Macintosh version was released in both B&W and colour.

Screen info

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Box: ECS / OCS
Box scan ECS no. 1

Original Release (front)

Box scan ECS no. 2

Original Release (back)

Box scan ECS no. 3

Budget Release (front)

Box scan ECS no. 4

Budget Release (back)

Disk: ECS / OCS
Disk scan ECS no. 1

Original Release

Disk scan ECS no. 2

Budget Release

Misc: ECS / OCS
ECS no. 1

UK Advert (Amiga Format, Issue 10, 5/1990, Page 97)

Manual info

ECS / OCS
ECS no. 1

Manual (English) [Source: mocagh.org]

ECS no. 2

Famous Adventurer\'s Correspondence School (English) [Source: mocagh.org]

ECS no. 3

Hint Book (English) [Source: mocagh.org]

ECS no. 4

Famous Adventurer\'s Correspondence School (English) [Source: Retro Commodore]

ECS no. 5

Manual (English/French/German/Italian) [Budget] [Source: mocagh.org]

ECS no. 6

How To Be A Hero (English/French/German/Italian) [Budget] [Source: mocagh.org]

ECS no. 7

Hintbook (English)

ECS / OCS

Type RAZZLE DAZZLE ROOT BEER in the parser. Alt+B will then allow you to add silver to your inventory, Alt+K will allow you to adjust your skills (0 is strength, 1 = intelligence, etc).

Conversion

Conversion

Atari ST/E
No conversion screens found.
PC (DOS)
Conversion PC (DOS)

Conversion PC (DOS)

Conversion PC (DOS)

1992 VGA Remake

Conversion PC (DOS)

Tandy PC/IBM PCjr
No conversion screens found.

Map info

ECS / OCS
ECS no. 1

MAGAZINE REVIEWS

Magazine
Issue
Rating
Reviewer
Release type
Review
Scans
Amiga Action
11 (Aug 1990)
84%
Andy Mitchell
Doug Johns
Alex Simmons
2
Amiga Format
13 (Aug 1990)
92%
Pat McDonald
1
Amiga Joker
Aug - Sep 1990
88%
Max Magenauer
2
Amiga User International
Vol 5 No 2 (Feb 1991)
6/10
Andy Moss
1
Amiga World
Vol 6 No 11 (Nov 1990)
Graham Kinsey
1
CU Amiga
Aug 1990
88%
Keith Campbell
1
Datormagazin
No 12 (Aug 1990)
7/10
Göran Fröjdh
1
Info
32 (Sep 1990)
3.5/5
Tom Malcolm
1
Joystick
7 (Jul - Aug 1990)
92%
Duy Minh
0
Your Amiga
Aug 1990
58%
Duncan Evans
1
Zzap
64 (Aug 1990)
91%
0
Amiga Force
12 (Dec 1993)
83%
Mark Smith
Re-release
2
Amiga Joker
May 1994
Joachim Nettelbeck
Re-release
1

MAGAZINE PREVIEWS

Magazine
Issue
Rating
Reviewer
Release type
Review
Scans
No magazine previews found

ECS / OCS

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