Chrono Quest

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Chrono Quest
Chrono Quest cover.jpeg
Publisher(s)16/32 Diffusion
Psygnosis Limited
SeriesChrono Quest Edit this on Wikidata
Platform(s)Amiga, Atari ST
ReleaseSeptember 1988

Chrono Quest (Explora in France)[1] is an adventure game released in September 1988 for the Amiga and Atari ST. It was developed by French developer Infomedia and published by 16/32 Diffusion in France and Psygnosis Limited in the United Kingdom.[1] Chrono Quest is an historical adventure where the player (accused of murdering their father) travels to different time periods on a quest to find their father's true murderer. The box art was designed by Roger Dean.[2]

The game received mixed to positive reviews from video game critics. A sequel to the game, Chrono Quest 2, was released in 1989. Explora III: Sous le signe du serpent was never released in English, but saw a French release in 1990.



Review scores
Commodore User32/40[5]
The Games Machine86%[6]

Chrono Quest received mixed to positive reviews from video game critics.

Chrono Quest 2 had a similar critical reception.[7][8][9]


  1. ^ a b "Tough Guide". The Games Machine. No. 11. Newsfield Publications. October 1988. p. 14.
  2. ^ Plunkett, Luke (September 12, 2011). "Giant Plastic Alien Heads, Badass Fantasy Art & Video Games". Kotaku. Gizmodo Media Group. Retrieved December 5, 2017.
  3. ^ Campbell, Keith (January 1989). "Chrono Quest". Computer & Video Games. No. 87. Future plc. p. 95.
  4. ^ "Chronoquest". ACE. No. 15. Future plc. December 1988. p. 101.
  5. ^ Campbell, Keith (November 1988). "Chrono Quest - Into the Valley". Commodore User. No. 62. EMAP. p. 91.
  6. ^ "Chrono-Quest". The Games Machine. No. 13. Newsfield Publications. December 1988. p. 33.
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  8. ^ " - DIE Kult-Seite über die alten Spiele-Magazine und Retro-Games!". Retrieved 2017-12-30.
  9. ^ ACE Magazine Issue 34. July 1990.

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