Police Quest II: The Vengeance

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Police Quest II: The Vengeance
Police Quest II: The Vengeance cover
Developers
Sierra On-Line
Engines
SCI0
Release dates
DOS November 1988
Windows January 18, 2011[1]
Police Quest II: The Vengeance at Wikipedia
Police Quest
Police Quest: In Pursuit of the Death Angel 1987
Police Quest II: The Vengeance 1988
Police Quest III: The Kindred 1991
Police Quest: Open Season 1993
Police Quest: SWAT 1995
Police Quest: SWAT 2 1998
SWAT 3: Close Quarters Battle 1999
SWAT 4 2005

Key points

The game has in-game DRM. The manual is provided by all digital versions.
Can be run under ScummVM.

General information

Sierra Help Pages - Police Quest series
Police Quest Omnipedia - A huge wiki for the Police Quest series
GOG.com Community Discussions for game series
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Prompts for answers from manual, code wheel, etc.
DOS
GOG.com
DRM-free
Police Quest Collection
Windows
Steam
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Police Quest Collection
Windows

Version differences[edit]

Police Quest Collection[edit]

A compilation pack containing Police Quest: In Pursuit of the Death Angel (both the original EGA release and the 1992 VGA remake), Police Quest II: The Vengeance, Police Quest III: The Kindred, and Police Quest: Open Season.

All games in the pack are pre-configured to run with DOSBox.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
DOS
Windows <path-to-game>\PQ2
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/494740/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
DOS
Windows <path-to-game>\PQ2\PQSG.***
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/494740/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Graphics settings (GOG.com version)
Graphics settings (GOG.com version)

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
All speech is text-based.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
DOS video modes CGA, EGA, Hercules, MCGA, Tandy/PCjr, VGA
64-bit executable
Requires a 64-bit build of ScummVM.

System requirements[edit]

DOS
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 1.0
Processor (CPU) Intel 8088 Intel 286
System memory (RAM) 512 KB 640 KB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) CGA, EGA, Hercules, MCGA, Tandy/PCjr, VGA VGA
Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP Vista, 7
Processor (CPU) 1.0 GHz 1.4 GHz
System memory (RAM) 256 MB 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1 GB
Video card (GPU) DirectX 7 compatible DirectX 9 compatible

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/494740/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (494740) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References