Kings Quest VI Boxes

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Kings Quest VI Boxes

Post by Constantin35 » Sun Feb 03, 2013 6:24 am

Hi there!

As far as I have seen, there are 5 differently colored Kings Quest VI Boxes around (black, white, red, blue, purple). Additionally there seems to be another, slimer, white box in a different Design as some kind of Upgrade Pack.
Does anybody know the reason for these differently colored boxes? Is the content of the boxes any different? Or did they do that just for whatever Marketing purposes?

Any help?

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Re: Kings Quest VI Boxes

Post by Tawmis » Sun Feb 03, 2013 5:30 pm

Constantin35 wrote:Hi there!

As far as I have seen, there are 5 differently colored Kings Quest VI Boxes around (black, white, red, blue, purple). Additionally there seems to be another, slimer, white box in a different Design as some kind of Upgrade Pack.
Does anybody know the reason for these differently colored boxes? Is the content of the boxes any different? Or did they do that just for whatever Marketing purposes?

Any help?

Best wishes,
C.
I have two of the boxes - Red and Black. Both of those had the same contents in them.

I am curious - if there's a specific order that the boxes came out in? (I think the Red box was one of the earlier ones, because I think that's the one I got first...?)

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Re: Kings Quest VI Boxes

Post by Jules » Sun Feb 03, 2013 7:39 pm

Good question! Rudy might know. I have the red box from when it first came out too.

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Re: Kings Quest VI Boxes

Post by Tawmis » Mon Feb 04, 2013 1:15 pm

Dug around and found some interesting stuff here:
http://www.game-nostalgia.com/sierra/ki ... st6_1.html

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Re: Kings Quest VI Boxes

Post by tjk925 » Sat Feb 09, 2013 2:51 pm

My favorite is the black one, though I never owned it. I have the Multimedia/Windows CD white box version with the quote from Spear.

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Re: Kings Quest VI Boxes

Post by tjk925 » Sat Feb 09, 2013 10:40 pm

Tawmis wrote:Dug around and found some interesting stuff here:
http://www.game-nostalgia.com/sierra/ki ... st6_1.html
Interesting...

I knew the plain colored ones were disk versions, but I didn't know you could upgrade. Were the disk versions the only ones to include the larger-format Guidebook? I was surprised the Multimedia CD version didn't have it.

Other ones I've seen... Sierra Originals release, one shrink-wrapped in jewel case with Guidebook packaged on back and one in some kind of cardboard CD-sized booklet with Guidebook and docs inside.
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Re: Kings Quest VI Boxes

Post by Aroenai » Tue Feb 19, 2013 2:53 am

Our copy is the white upgrade box, our dad was the one to purchase it but i suppose you got it cheaper if you could prove you owned the floppy version.

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