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King's Quest IV: The Perils of Rosella

DOS - 1988

Alt names
KQ4, King's Quest IV: המיסתורין של רוזאלה
Year
1988
Platform
DOS
Released in
United States
Genre
Adventure
Theme
Medieval / Fantasy
Publisher
Sierra On-Line, Inc.
Developer
Sierra On-Line, Inc.
Perspective
3rd-Person
4.23 / 5 - 31 votes

Description of King's Quest IV: The Perils of Rosella

Offering adventure in a world of medieval / fantasy, King's Quest IV: The Perils of Rosella (also known as KQ4, King's Quest IV: המיסתורין של רוזאלה) is an abandonware developed by Sierra On-Line, Inc. and published by Sierra On-Line, Inc.. Released in 1988, you wander around in a 3rd-person perspective.

AGI was the in-house, parser-based EGA game engine that Sierra used for its adventure games in mid-80s (e.g. Police Quest 1, King's Quest 3, Leisure Suit Larry 1). King's Quest 4 was finished with AGI, but then Sierra decided to upgrade the game to the newer SCI engine which allowed for better graphics (SCI engine was later used for Police Quest 2, Colonel's Bequest, and Hero's Quest 1, to name a few).

This AGI version was actually released, but was pulled from the shelves and replace with SCI version very quickly.

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Comments and reviews

#11458

Anonymous added this comment on 2014-04-27 :

To save, Change your directory of Save (i.e. change from C: to A: or to a USB Flashdrive). Try saving to other directorys.

#9353

JG added this comment on 2013-12-12 :

How do you save?

#7971

Jerome added this comment on 2013-07-31 :

Never let a blind man peek.

#7136

Jim added this comment on 2013-05-10 :

This might be the best game ever.

#6016

Nowhere Girl added this comment on 2013-02-10 :

Simple way to bypass copy protection: press alt-D, then type "marble". By the way, if you type "pirate" instead, the game will end, but it's an Easter egg - worth trying.
It's really a treasure - the AGI version is very rare. It sure looks worse, but not that bad - it was one of the last AGI games and by that time the developers had learned to squeeze the most out of this engine. No more Lego-like figures, like in the first two parts of "King's Quest"... And this version contains a pearl: a funny, anachronistic Easter egg which is exclusive to this version. Probably you've read about it: after defeating Lolotte and, if I remember well, before going downstairs, type "beam me" - in the left side of the hall, I guess (the goons aren't a threat anymore at this point because they are grateful too to be rid of Lolotte ;)). Quite a lot of funny information and a room completely out of tune with the rest of the game.

#5378

1 added this comment on 2012-12-23 :

;)

#4565

admin added this comment on 2012-09-13 :

Manual has been added ;)

#4533

Wolverine79936 added this comment on 2012-09-08 :

There's no manual. Copy protection but no manual to get the answers out of. ;)

#3124

Carlos added this comment on 2012-03-06 :

how can i read the text on the game i can't read it

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