The Colonel's Bequest

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The Colonel's Bequest
The Colonel's Bequest cover
Developers
Sierra Entertainment
Engines
SCI
Release dates
DOS 1989
Windows (ScummVM) February 16, 2017[1]
The Colonel's Bequest guide on StrategyWiki
The Colonel's Bequest on MobyGames
The Colonel's Bequest on Wikipedia
Laura Bow
The Colonel's Bequest 1989
The Dagger of Amon Ra 1992
Parlor Games with Laura Bow 1992

Key points

Can be played on ScummVM.

General information

The Sierra Chest entry
GOG.com Community Discussions for game series
GOG.com Support Page

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Prompts for answers from manual, code wheel, etc.
Requires special map and magnifying glass.
DOS
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
DOS <path-to-game>\RESOURCE.CFG
Windows

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
DOS <path-to-game>\CB1SG.***
Windows

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
ScummVM 2.1+ supports cloud saves on third-party cloud storage services. See the ScummVM user manual for details.

Video[edit]

Input[edit]

Audio[edit]

Audio feature State 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

System requirements[edit]

DOS
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 2.11
Processor (CPU) Intel 8088
System memory (RAM) 512 KB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2 MB
Video card (GPU) CGA, EGA

References