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Quest for Glory has finally been released on GOG, all V episodes and both versions of the first QFG.
http://www.gog.com/en/gamecard/quest_for_glory

This finally explains who maintains the ownership for the series. Activision.

Highly recommended for fans of KQ series is Quest for Glory series. It was an RPG/Adventure hybrid series (last game is pure Action-RPG stripped of most adventure aspects). It had a few nods to the KQ series as easter eggs, and like KQ the game took ideas from both fairy tales and myths from around around the world

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  • Excellent! Quest for Glory is my second favorite series, after Space Quest. I was wondering when these games would finally be re-released :).

  • A "Greated Hits and Misses" collection of Leisure Suit Larry has been added to GOG. Can't tell if this is the anniverary collection with 1-6 (only had the floppy non-talky version of 6, and both EGA and VGA remake of Larry 1), or the 2006 Vivendi version that lacked Larry 7, and the EGA Larry 1.

    No idea why they didn't go with the Ulimate Pleasure Pack that had the complete Larry series up to 7 and Larry's Casino.

    Edit:
    Apparently it has both versions of Larry 1, and the CD Talkie version of Larry 6 (but only utilizes the VGA graphics).

  • Maybe the other Larry games will come in the future, hopefully. :)

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    Jennifer Moderator

    The GOG.com version only has the VGA version of Larry 6 (rather than the SVGA version) and no Larry 7 because they use ScummVM and ScummVM doesn't support those games yet.

    Hopefully once ScummVM gets support for SCI 2.1x and SCI 3 these games will get added to GOG.

  • I don't understand why they're using ScummVM. DOSBox is still the better choice for Sierra games. Especially SCI1.1 games. The speed is way off in ScummVM for those games. And they use DOSBox for plenty of other games in their library.

  • Yea I would have also thought they would use DosBox for the Larry games.

  • I thought someone said the package has a weird mix of some using scummvm and some using dosbox.

    The missing SVGA/VESA mode of Larry 6 is inexplicable considering the VESA dos version works as good as KQ7 or SQ6 in dosbox. It looks a whole lot better.

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    Jennifer Moderator

    @BagginsKQ said: I thought someone said the package has a weird mix of some using scummvm and some using dosbox.


    The only game that uses DOSBox is Softporn Adventure.

    But, yeah, that makes it even more strange that they didn't use DOSBox for the SVGA version of Larry 6 since they are using DOSBox in the same collection.

  • I gotta reply back from GOG on the missing LSL6 Vesa/SVGA;

    "Hello, thank you for your concern, but we already have access to this version. We didn't release it due to technical issues. We just weren't able to make it run swiftly on modern systems.

    Regards,
    GOG.com Support"

    This of course doesn't make much sense. In my experience the SVGA version actually runs faster and more efficiently in Dosbox .74 than the VGA version, even at full screen.

    It doesn't work at all in ScummVM.

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    Jennifer Moderator

    @BagginsKQ said: This of course doesn't make much sense. In my experience the SVGA version actually runs faster and more efficiently in Dosbox .74 than the VGA version, even at full screen.

    It doesn't work at all in ScummVM.


    The VGA version does work in ScummVM though (the 1.001.x version at least, which is what's available on GOG.com), which is probably what they mean by technical issues since they don't seem to want to use DOSBox for the LSL series.

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