Abandonware DOS title

Space Quest 3: The pirates of Pestulon

Sierra On-Line released Space Quest 3: The pirates of Pestulon in the year 1989; it's an old science fiction adventure game, part of the Space Quest series. Space Quest 3: The pirates of Pestulon is NOT abandonware, runs on DOS and can be played in single player mode.
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Additional info

Facts, trivia and collector's notes are licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License. These texts use material from this Wikipedia article.

In the fictional storyline of SQ III, the Two Guys from Andromeda were enslaved by ScumSoft. ScumSoft, in the game, is an evil software company, but also the Lucas Arts adventure games (the engine was called SCUMM).

Space Quest III featured music composed by Supertramp drummer Bob Siebenberg, and was one of the first games to support the new SoundBlaster sound card. PC versions of the game now supported mouse movement and a new, heavily improved text parser.

Space Quest III also featured a minigame called Astro Chicken, which was not necessary to complete the game, but getting a high score revealed a hidden distress message that the Two Guys had programmed in.

players: single player

input: joystick, keyboard, mouse

distribution: 3,5 floppy disk, 5,25 floppy disk

graphics: CGA, EGA, Hercules, Tandy, MCGA, VGA

sound: Adlib, Sound Blaster, MIDI, PC speaker, Roland, Tandy

Abandonware DOS popularity: low

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