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King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder!

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kings_quest_5.sit (9.28 MB)
MD5: 591660259bd492d8d9331a1a40051660
For System 6.x - Mac OS 9
This game works with: SheepShaver, Basilisk II, ScummVM

It is recommended that you apply the Sierra Patch in order to fix any timing issues.

Also in this series: I: Quest for the Crown, II: Romancing the Throne, III: To Heir Is Human, VI: Heir Today, Gone Tomorrow, VII: The Princeless Bride

(The fourth game wasn't released for the classic Mac OS.)

Architecture: 68k

System 6.0.7 or later
Superdrive (HD Floppy)
Hard Drive
256 Colors
Roland MT-32 and CM-32L compatible

Verified working on a Mac LC III, Mac OS 7.6.1


Slik's picture
by Slik - 2013, November 3 - 8:29pm

On my Basilisk and SheepShaver installations, the Sierra patch reports success and modifies the application, but I find that I still need to set the date back to 1992 to get past the title screen.

supernova777's picture
by supernova777 - 2013, March 20 - 6:39pm

will this run on a g4 450mhz running os9.2?

MacWise's picture
by MacWise - 2009, September 29 - 4:49am

Sorry to reply to you with another question, but did you changed the color depth in Basilisk II or in Mac OS X?

taramcdaniel's picture
by taramcdaniel - 2009, September 29 - 3:30am

i am using max os x 10.5, but i downloaded basilisk ii emulator to run mac in classic mode. figured out know how to use basilisk to play the game, but when i change the color to 256, it wont let me click anything

IIGS_User's picture
by IIGS_User - 2009, September 28 - 4:36pm

I've added the emulators needed to play this game on an Intel Mac Box.

MacWise's picture
by MacWise - 2009, September 28 - 6:31am

Are you using Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard?

taramcdaniel's picture
by taramcdaniel - 2009, September 28 - 5:42am

file wont open because it says that the classic mode is no longer supported. any ideas?

Dimitris1980's picture
by Dimitris1980 - 2009, July 4 - 3:04pm

With 'sierra' patch King's Quest 5 works fine Smile

Filipe's picture
by Filipe (not verified) - 2009, June 19 - 4:38am

I used to get all SCI games working on my G3 B&W, but suddenly they stopped working just like this. Larry 1 and SQ 1 remakes and KQ5 keep getting stuck on an infinite loop. I have Mac OS 9.2.2 and 8.6 installed on my mac. Is there a way to fix this?

Dimitris1980's picture
by Dimitris1980 - 2009, June 10 - 8:58am

sure! my email is ! thank you

fps-dungeon's picture
by fps-dungeon - 2009, June 10 - 7:25am

It works for me bro. but i'm having major issues with the sound, maybe I could send you a save game from the start of the game?

Dimitris1980's picture
by Dimitris1980 - 2009, May 19 - 6:13am

Has anyone played this game? It doesn't start after the main title. I have run it on imac g3,on power mac 7500 and on sheepshaver but nothing.