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Thursday, June 07, 2007

Solutions to Kingmaker "Leadership Test"

pirate cat by Essjay NZ from flickr (CC-NC-SA)
The 1994 abandonware strategy game Kingmaker contains a hugely annoying "Leadership Test", which is supposed to test that you really have the paper manual around. There's probably a crack available somewhere, but I made a cheat sheet by screenshoting the game and some Ruby+ImageMagic scripts. Here it is, for all nostalgia gamers:

9 comments:

Stig said...

Awesome, thanks for the help. I was just about to give up on the game, the tests are so annoying.

Anonymous said...

Bless you, this makes everything much better

Al Ebaster said...

You've got some of the most helpful info around on this game, thanks!

Anonymous said...

Thank you, thank you, thank you.

I downloaded the game, and got a uselessly badly scanned manual. However, even if you had the manual, the manual just gives you cute clues to the pictoral content!

Anonymous said...

THank you, thank you, thank you!

ian daglish said...

What a star you are. Many thanks indeed.

Anonymous said...

i love you. a lifesaver you are. just about to quit cuz every time i got a good game going it would throw me a castle i could not get

Anonymous said...

You missed Kenilworth, which is a orange-ish castle on page 35.

taw said...

Anonymous: Dammit, and I thought I had them all. Fortunately there are multiple tries here.