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Third episode of The Silver Lining out now

Phoenix Online has announced that the third episode of its Activision-sanctioned King's Quest game, The Silver Lining, has been released. Entitled "My Only Love Sprung from My Only Hate," the episode was delayed from its original January 29 date in order to add more polish to the project. Those...

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King's Quest 3 fan remake announced, The Silver Lining episode 3 delayed

Two separate, but oddly parallel, developments in the world of King's Quest fan games were announced this week, in what must be the biggest week for King's Quest news in years. First, Phoenix Online announced a delay for the third episode of the officially Activision-blessed fan series, The...

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The Silver Lining Episode 2 launching September 18

Phoenix Online Studios has announced that the second episode of The Silver Lining, entitled The Two Households, will be available for download (for free) this Saturday, September 18. The second episode sees King Graham travel the Green Isles in search of ingredients for the spell to save his cursed...

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New Silver Lining chapter out in September, old King's Quest games on GoG now

Phoenix Online Studios announced that the second chapter of its Activision-approved(ish) free King's Quest game, The Silver Lining, will be released next month. In a post on the game's site, Phoenix's Cesar Bittar notes some of the improvements that have been made based on feedback from those who...

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Phoenix Online Studios talks The Silver Lining, next project

You may have heard that The Silver Lining is back on track for a free release. Now read Big Download's interview with Phoenix Online Studios and learn how the project began and what the team has planned for the future, including its first original project, Corridor 9....

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King's Quest fan project revived, coming July 10

After shutting down Phoenix Online Studios' lovingly crafted King's Quest fan project due to a licensing conflict back in February, it seems Activision has reconsidered its position. According to the indie developer's blog, Activision has rescinded its cease and desist, and has granted the studio a...

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Hands-on: The Silver Lining (the game Activison doesn't want you to play)

Here's the real reason Activision doesn't want you to play this fan-made sequel to the legendary King's Quest series: It caught a whiff of money. Rather than working out a deal with with the developer, Activision sent it a cease and desist, even after a deal had been worked out with Vivendi...

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Silver Lining devs want to purchase King's Quest license from Activision

The collective biomass of indie developers who (up until recently) had been working hard on an unofficial sequel to the King's Quest series are organizing with an intent to purchase the intellectual property from Activision. Phoenix Online Studios -- developers of The Silver Lining -- had been hit...

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Activision shuts down fan-made King's Quest sequel

After successfully fighting a cease and desist order by Vivendi Universal five years ago, the unofficial continuation to the King's Quest series has been shut down for good. In 2005, fans successfully convinced Vivendi to allow the indie team behind The Silver Lining to continue development, thanks...

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