King's Quest: Mask of Eternity

The eighth and final installment in the epic King's Quest series of games by Sierra, this game was released in December of 1998. The game does not contain the number 8 or VIII in the title.

This game is available on Good Old Games as part of the King's Quest 7-8 pack, and utilizes DOSBox to play on modern systems. In addition to the games, the buyer also gets the game manual and reference card in PDF format, and avatars and wallpapers in JPG format.

This game marks a change from the previous titles, with a full 3D engine with the ability to pan the camera around the player in game.

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Support summary
Screen change: 
None

Widescreen Method: 
  • None
Widescreen HUD: 
  • Proper

Ultra/Super-Wide Method: 
  • None
Ultra/Super-Wide HUD: 
  • Unusable

Multi-monitor Method: 
  • None
Multi-monitor HUD: 

4k UHD Method: 
None
4k UHD HUD: 

Rendered cut-scenes: 
  • Blemishes (other)
FMV cut-scenes: 
  • Broken
Game information
Game status:
Released
Release Date:
Tuesday, 1 December, 1998

Tested Version: 
GOG.com

Setting: 
Play styles: 

Developer: 

Developer feedback: 

Steam ID's: 
Comparison Screenshots
  • 4:3 Screenshot
    King's Quest: Mask of Eternity
  • 16:10 Screenshot
    King's Quest: Mask of Eternity
  • 16:9 Screenshot
    King's Quest: Mask of Eternity
  • Super-Wide (32:9) Screenshot
    King's Quest: Mask of Eternity
  • Eyefinity / Surround Screenshot
    King's Quest: Mask of Eternity
Solutions & Issues
Baseline (Widescreen) Solution & Issues

The game runs in two video modes, 640x480 or 800x600. I was unable to get 800x600 to work. Also, the FMV cutscene was broken for me.




Ultra/Super-Wide (21:9/32:9) Specific Solution & Issues



Eyefinity / Surround Specific Solution & Issues



4k UHD Specific Solution & Issues



Stereoscopic-3D Solution & Issues

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Submitted by AussieTimmeh on 19 February, 2012 - 10:24
Updated by Anonymous on 5 January, 2014 - 03:53