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The puzzles, nostalgia and many death screens of the new King's Quest

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The first chapter in The Odd Gentlemen's episodic reboot of King's Quest has an interesting fusion of classic adventure game mechanics and modern ideas. For example, a lot of the time, puzzles won't have just one solution, subverting the super specific, occasionally infuriating segments from adventure games past. One thing that hasn't changed, though: There are a lot of ways to die in King's Quest, and each is accompanied by a surprisingly charming epitaph.

Check out the Overview video posted above to see Justin and me tackle the first episode in the new series, "A Knight to Remember." For more on the series' first chapter, make sure to read our review.