Ah, from the glory days of Radio Shack. King’s Quest, to me, made a Tandy 1000 worth having.
King’s quest was so confusing to me at first, though. After years of the “twitch” games on the Atari and the arcades, KQ was difficult to master for me, because I wanted to swing a sword and kill something, or dodge. But once I got past the “no violence” thing, I realized that I had more freedom to have fun. Typing in the commands took some getting used to, but then it was the only way I could have fun playing.
KQ incited my imagination like nothing else. Daventry was more real to me than any other video game world was, and I could explore it thanks to my Tandy 1000.
Then my dad bought KQ2…