Opened 9 years ago

Closed 9 years ago

Last modified 9 years ago

#6789 closed defect (wontfix)

SCI: KQ4 - Engine abort at saved game load

Reported by: SF/jordsco Owned by:
Priority: normal Component: Engine: SCI
Version: Keywords:
Cc: Game: King's Quest 4


Version: 1.6.0 Issue: I open my save file, and the following message comes up:

Console is ready
Debugger started, type 'exit' to return to the game.
Type 'help' to see a little list of commands and variables.
ERROR: Invalid arithmetic operation (params: 0005:0636 and 0000:0000) from method
Game::replay (room 71, script fffffff)!

Language: English Game Version: Floppy. (Downloaded RAR files from the internet) Platform: Windows 7 (Service Pack 1?)

Unfortunately, I'm not sure where my save file is. But I hope this is enough info to fix the problem.

Ticket imported from: bugs/6789.

Change History (5)

comment:1 by digitall, 9 years ago

Component: Engine: ZVisionEngine: SCI
Game: Zork Grand InquisitorKing's Quest 4

comment:2 by digitall, 9 years ago

Summary: KQ4 won't load saved gameSCI: KQ4 - Engine abort at saved game load

comment:3 by digitall, 9 years ago

"(Downloaded RAR files from the internet)"...

We do not provide support for anyone obtaining games in this way. See:

Apart from the legal issues, it is highly likely that this version has modified or corrupted datafiles.

You can buy a copy of KQ4 inexpensively from many sources including GOG:

comment:4 by digitall, 9 years ago

Resolution: wontfix
Status: newclosed

comment:5 by SF/jordsco, 9 years ago

The reason I'm using ones downloaded from the internet is because the one I bought (stored on a disk after I put it there from a floppy) wasn't working with DOSbox. Thinking my files were corrupt, I downloaded some from the web. I just checked though, and they're exactly the same. Is that ok?

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