King's Quest III - The Pain is all coming back to me.

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King's Quest III - The Pain is all coming back to me.

Postby Tawmis » Tue Apr 07, 2015 8:34 pm

So... here I am, playing King's Quest III capturing the video as I do... and as I have made it abundantly clear, I truly despise Manahahahahahahan...

I remember this game being a nightmare. And it's all coming back to me why. The stress of having to hide everything. Making sure that levers and books and wands are all back in place. Every 30 minutes. Now, this normally would not be too big of a deal. I managed to get most of what I need the first time he left. Then had to go back and hide everything. Then he was hungry, ate, took a nap. I grabbed everything and ran outside. All I really needed at the moment was the eagle feather. As I was on the final cliff screen down, I see him fly by and drop the feather. Naturally, in my excitement, I plunge to my death off the path.

So I restored. And waited. And waited. I went around, saw him fly by a few times, and not drop the feather. So I had to return again, because Manahahahahahan was due back. Hid everything. He came back. A few minutes later, he's leaving on a journey again. So I have roughly 30 minutes again. Gather my stuff, head back down, and now spent 30 minutes waiting for him. Restored. Walked to several screens where I had seen him before.

Nothing.

Restored. Saw him fly by and not drop the feather. (And before you ask, yes, I have repeatedly checked to make sure I hadn't picked it up).

This is painful.

And the medusa thing...

I can't count how many times she turned me to stone, because I didn't turn or I didn't have "show mirror to medusa" ready.

:x

By far, the most annoying King's Quest game. Give me Cedric any day.
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Re: King's Quest III - The Pain is all coming back to me.

Postby Tawmis » Tue Apr 07, 2015 11:48 pm

Good news is... I loaded it up again, and after waiting 22 minutes, the eagle finally dropped the feather (after having flown by 3 times and not dropping it...)
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Re: King's Quest III - The Pain is all coming back to me.

Postby Collector » Wed Apr 08, 2015 12:41 am

He's messing with you.
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Re: King's Quest III - The Pain is all coming back to me.

Postby Rath Darkblade » Wed Apr 08, 2015 2:45 am

Maybe the eagle is Cedric's father. (Yes, I know Cedric is an owl, but stranger things have happened).
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Re: King's Quest III - The Pain is all coming back to me.

Postby adeyke » Wed Apr 08, 2015 6:03 am

KQ3 definitely had some very annoying things, and that eagle was one of them.
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Re: King's Quest III - The Pain is all coming back to me.

Postby DeadPoolX » Wed Apr 08, 2015 6:17 am

Sounds like that eagle was giving you "the bird." ;)
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Re: King's Quest III - The Pain is all coming back to me.

Postby Tawmis » Wed Apr 08, 2015 9:24 am

Collector wrote:He's messing with you.

Rath Darkblade wrote:Maybe the eagle is Cedric's father. (Yes, I know Cedric is an owl, but stranger things have happened).

DeadPoolX wrote:Sounds like that eagle was giving you "the bird." ;)


:lol: What we have here folks, is a cyber room full of comedians!

adeyke wrote:KQ3 definitely had some very annoying things, and that eagle was one of them.


Most definitely! Just like Red Riding Hood in KQ2 - the "random" appearance thing almost made me forget about it.

At least with KQ2, when Red Riding Hood randomly appeared in her designated area - you could interact with her and move on.

With the eagle in KQ3, he has no "specific" designated area - I had spotted him in four different screens. (And there's probably other screens that he appears on). Since he _is_ a random spawn on these specific screens - I lack to see the reason why the heck you wouldn't have him drop the feather when you see him the first time. Why have him fly by (at random times on random screens) and NOT drop his feather? That just seems like an utterly ridiculous idea.
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Re: King's Quest III - The Pain is all coming back to me.

Postby Tawmis » Wed Apr 08, 2015 9:27 am

And a small trivial gripe with the "Magic Map" in KQ3 - why even show Mahanananahahanana's house on the map if you can't just teleport outside of there? It always teleports you to the base of the cliff (at the bottom), so you have to do that ridiculous climb every time!
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Re: King's Quest III - The Pain is all coming back to me.

Postby Tawmis » Sun Apr 12, 2015 12:55 pm

Another issue I take up with King's Quest III is - a lot of the times it's a waiting game. I was out collecting stuff, but knew my half hour was almost up (and I still needed more things to do) - so I quickly returned to the castle, hid my items, and literally waited for six minutes for Manahahahanana to say he was back from his trip.
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Re: King's Quest III - The Pain is all coming back to me.

Postby Tawmis » Wed Apr 15, 2015 1:39 am

There is NO finer moment... no GREATER moment in video game history... than this:
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Re: King's Quest III - The Pain is all coming back to me.

Postby Collector » Wed Apr 15, 2015 3:15 am

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Re: King's Quest III - The Pain is all coming back to me.

Postby Tawmis » Wed Apr 15, 2015 12:50 pm

Collector wrote:phpBB has no like button.


:lol: It needs one for everyone who posts this screen shot when they do this to Manahahahahahanananan.
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Re: King's Quest III - The Pain is all coming back to me.

Postby Collector » Wed Apr 15, 2015 1:06 pm

This thread reminded me of this little gem:
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Re: King's Quest III - The Pain is all coming back to me.

Postby Tawmis » Wed Apr 15, 2015 4:22 pm

Hah! That's from the MSPAINT thread! I loved that thread!
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Postby MusicallyInspired » Wed Apr 15, 2015 5:51 pm

Heh my second work of art. You have the SQ1 one somewhere?
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