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Game #632
Hall of Belated Fame Inductee  Les Manley in: Search for The King    View all Top Dogs in this genre
Interactive Fiction   Graphical IF

Rating: 8.58 (31 votes)

Les Manley in: Search for The King box cover

Les Manley in: Search for The King screenshot
A milder version of Sierra's Leisure Suit Larry, the lovable nerd Les Manley finds himself in this wacky adventure where he must literally search heaven and earth for the King himself. The text parser is very flexible (you can use pronouns, etc.). You *can* get stuck in unwinnable situations since the game happily lets you proceed without having all the necessary items. It's also disappointingly short, with the second half simply not as well scripted or funny as the first. Still, it's a funny game that deserves a second look – just save often!

Reviewed by: Underdogs
Designer: Steve Cartwright
Developer: Manley Associates
Publisher: Accolade
Year: 1990
Software Copyright: Accolade
Theme: Grand Adventure, Humorous
None that we know of
System Requirements: DOS
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If you like this game, try: Altered Destiny, Flight of The Amazon Queen, Les Manley 2: Lost in L.A.

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