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Police Quest: In Pursuit of the Death Angel

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police_quest.sit (454.39 KB)
MD5: 8bc0f67d0ff3b0129b7fd159b190d08d
For System 6.x - System 7.0 - 7.6
This game works with: Mini vMac ScummVM

In a departure from the fantastic and/or comedic tone of contemporary Sierra adventures, this game pits a rookie cop against a ruthless drug lord.

See also: Police Quest: Open Season, Police Quest: SWAT

Architecture: 68k


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by Realitystorm - 2020, August 11 - 2:56pm

There appears to be a fix. Larry 1 with AGI 2.06 works in 16 colours, on Basilisk II with some issues, works without errors on my LC 475 in 24bit mode. So keep an eye out for 2.x releases, only the interpreter seems to have changed (1991 date stamp), the other files and game version appear to be unchanged. More details of my testing and experiments at

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by IIGS_User - 2015, June 11 - 6:14pm

fm2 got it to run with 16 colours, that looks awesome!

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by Bolkonskij - 2010, May 9 - 10:00am

That's exactly it. Seems like a typical error with older Sierra games on Mac OS 7. Any known solutions to this problem?

Edit. Replaced 'xxx 7' with 'Mac OS 7' - IIGS User

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by IIGS_User - 2010, May 9 - 5:36am

I think I know what you mean, see this KQ3 entry for details.

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by Bolkonskij - 2010, May 8 - 8:13pm

Ouch, this one is really picky? Won't start up on my LC III (68030 CPU), 36 MB RAM and Mac OS 7.1. I get a row of graphic glitches and that's it. Changing the colors (from 256 down to b/w) doesn't help either. Any suggestions?

Edit. Replaced 'xxx 7' with 'Mac OS 7' - IIGS User

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by IIGS_User - 2010, April 21 - 5:54pm

In Mini vMac, this game runs fine with SSW 7.
Edit. Replaced 'xxx 7' with 'SSW 7' - IIGS User

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by j_damage•69 - 2009, August 4 - 9:19am

SWAT is the Police Quest I've been looking for.

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by Bolkonskij - 2009, August 4 - 8:38am

I love the Police Quest games, really. Unfortunately, this one here is in b/w only Sad ... MacSierraLover, could you try upping the color version? I think I still have PoliceQuest SWAT from Sierra somewhere here, have to check first, but if it fits in size I'll upload it. (have to work out how to make a proper image from cd though, never done it before Smile )

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by MacSierraLover (not verified) - 2009, June 16 - 1:00am

Is this B&W only? I have the Colour AGI Mac version that I can upload... Well maybe I can. I don't have a floppy drive anymore but I have the game disk...

Anyways, yes! There was only a few Mac releases for PQ1 B&W only AGI, PQ1 Colour/B&W hybrid AGI, PQ4 CD-ROM and PQ SWAT. Sierra was unfortunately cruel to Mac users.

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by IIGS_User - 2009, May 21 - 5:15pm

If you feed a current Scumm interpreter with the early Mac Sierra titles, you can play them in color.

I also want to know whether later PQ titles do exist, the only I know is a 4 CD-ROM game, Police Quest: SWAT 1, created for 68040 and PowerPC based Macintoshes.

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by Dostoevskij (not verified) - 2009, May 21 - 12:06pm

Was there a color version released for Mac? What about the sequels, were they released for the apple machines? Really like the scenario (though Sierra-like it's not easy and has some sudden-gameover situations..)