King's Quest VI: Heir Today, Gone Tomorrow

The sixth installment in the epic King's Quest series of games by Sierra, this game was released in 1992.

This game is available on Good Old Games as part of the King's Quest 4-6 pack, and utilizes DOSBox to play on modern systems. In addition to the games, the buyer also gets the game manuals in PDF format, and avatars and wallpapers in JPG format.

This game continues with a point and click interface, just like King's Quest V.

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Support summary
Screen change: 
None

Widescreen Method: 
Hud Stretch: 
  • None

Multi-monitor Method: 
Multi-monitor HUD: 

Ultra-Widescreen Method: 
  • None
Ultra-Widescreen HUD: 
  • Unusable

4k UHD Method: 
None
4k UHD HUD: 

Rendered cut-scenes: 
FMV cut-scenes: 
Game information
Game status:
Release Date:
Wednesday, 30 September, 1992
Tested Version: 
GOG.com (version 1.000.00G)

Setting: 
Play styles: 

Developer: 
Developer feedback: 
Steam ID's: 
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Comparison Screenshots
  • 4:3 Screenshot
    King's Quest VI: Heir Today, Gone Tomorrow
  • 16:10 Screenshot
    King's Quest VI: Heir Today, Gone Tomorrow
  • 16:9 Screenshot
    King's Quest VI: Heir Today, Gone Tomorrow
  • Eyefinity / Surround Screenshot
    King's Quest VI: Heir Today, Gone Tomorrow
Solutions & Issues
Baseline (Widescreen) Solution & Issues

The game runs in a set 4:3 resolution of 640x480. Widescreen is not supported.

The game can be run in a variety of graphics modes. Refer to additional screenshots.
- Surface and Direct3D modes work with even black bars at top and bottom.
- DDraw and Overlay modes have a thick black bar at the bottom.
- OpenGL mode has a thick black bar at the top.




Ultra-Widescreen (21:9) 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 - 10:12
Updated by Anonymous on 5 January, 2014 - 03:52