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Created by Jeff Stephenson, Sierra's Creative Interpreter was designed as a replacement for Sierra and IBM's older technology, AGI (Adventure Game Interpreter).

SCI was developed from 1988 to 1996 and had five major versions.

VersionYearNotable Features
SCI01988
  • 320x200 Graphics
  • 16 colors
  • Soundcard compatible soundtrack
  • Bilingual support
SCI11990
  • 256 Colors
  • Most games are completely mouse-based and have icon-based interfaces, though you can change this with code.
SCI1.1~1992
  • Support for animated movie sequences
  • Scaling sprites
  • EGA - 640x200 graphics with 256 colors via dithering
SCI2 (SCI32)1995
  • First to run in 32-bit mode
  • 640x480 graphics
  • Better movie support
SCI31996
  • Can run natively in Windows 95, as well as 3.1 and DOS.

Games and their Corresponding Versions

VersionGames
SCI0

The following games had bilingual support

SCI1

Games featuring improved foreign language support as well as slightly modified file formats

SCI1.1
SCI2 (SCI32)
SCI3

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