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Quest for Glory II: Trial by Fire

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Quest for Glory II: Trial by Fire
Quest for Glory II: Trial by Fire cover
Developers
Sierra On-Line
Engines
SCI1
Release dates
DOS November 1990
Windows May 10, 2012[1]
Quest for Glory II: Trial by Fire guide at StrategyWiki
Quest for Glory II: Trial by Fire at Wikipedia
Quest for Glory
Quest for Glory: So You Want to Be a Hero 1989
Quest for Glory II: Trial by Fire 1990
Quest for Glory III: Wages of War 1992
Quest for Glory: Shadows of Darkness 1994
Quest for Glory V: Dragon Fire 1998

Key points

Can be run under ScummVM
Saves can be imported from Quest for Glory: So You Want to Be a Hero. Also, after completing the game it is possible to export character data to file in order to be imported to the next game in the series, Quest for Glory III: Wages of War. The import/export function is present in both the original version and the fanmade remake

General information

Sierra Help Pages - Quest for Glory II: Trial by Fire
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
Pre-packaged with DOSBox.[2] Bundled with all other Quest for Glory games.
Windows
Steam
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Pre-packaged with DOSBox. Bundled with all other Quest for Glory games.
Windows

Essential improvements[edit]

Quest for Glory II: Trial by Fire Unofficial Remake[edit]

A complete and free remake of the game, it adds new VGA style graphics, an updated Point-and-Click UI, and a complete soundtrack.

It can be found here.

Import patch[edit]

The GOG.com version has problems importing characters from Quest for Glory: So You Want to Be a Hero (the character will always be identified as a fighter, even if he's not actually one). There was an official patch for this issue.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
DOS <path-to-game>\
Windows
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/502750/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
DOS <path-to-game>\TRIALSG.***
Windows
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/502750/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, MCGA, VGA
64-bit executable
Requires a 64-bit build of ScummVM.

System requirements[edit]

DOS
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 5.0 6.2
Processor (CPU) Intel 286
System memory (RAM) 640 KB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 4.5 MB
Video card (GPU) CGA/EGA/MCGA/VGA graphics card

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>/502750/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (502750) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References