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Space Quest III: The Pirates of Pestulon

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[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us
SQ3.img_.sit (2.50 MB)
For System 6.x - System 7.0 - 7.6
[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us (9.99 MB)
For System 6.x - System 7.0 - 7.6
[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us
sq3_ppc.sit (91.23 KB)
For System 6.x - System 7.0 - 7.6
This game works with: Basilisk II, Mini vMac ScummVM

"Space Quest 3 is a graphical adventure. The mouse is functional for movement and inventory access, however the game primarily relies on a text parser for specific commands and manipulation of objects on screen. In addition to the regular gameplay, there are also various mini-games, such as a simple non-scrolling arcade game Astro Chicken, as well as a radar screen representation for ship-to-ship space combat."

Also in this series: I: The Sarien Encounter (original and remake), II: Vohaul's Revenge, IV: Roger Wilco and the Time Rippers, 6: The Spinal Frontier

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

Architecture: 68k

System 6.0.X or higher
1MB RAM for B/W
2MB RAM for 16 colors
Hard Drive
Roland MT-32, CM-32L, and CM-64 compatible

Includes a patch to make it compatible with more recent classic Mac OS systems.

3rd download is PPC patch.

"Timing lockups on LC 575 and Duo 2300. Need date to be set before 1993 on IIci to avoid lock up issue. Problem report"


setha8's picture
by setha8 - 2013, May 3 - 12:24am

It could just be me but I think the patch is only "partially" working. I played through up until the game needs resource 004 (disk 5) and then it freezes just like the non-patched game does at the opening animation.