King's Quest IV: The Perils of Rosella

Easter eggs

Egg id: 59

You're a pirate! (AGI version only)

In the AGI version, upon starting the game, if you enter debug mode (Alt+D) and press Enter twice you will get a command prompt. At the prompt type "pirate" and press Enter and you will see the following picture on a jolly pirate tune:



TAGSNo tags


Egg id: 60

Larry reference

Type in a swear word (Such as the 'F' word) and the game will mention Leisure Suit Larry.



TAGSLeisure Suit Larry I: In the Land of the Lounge Lizards


Egg id: 3

"BEAM ME" and "RAP KQ" (AGI version only)

After defeating Lolotte, go to the corridor with the door to the prison cell and type "beam me". Rosella will beam to a spaceship where the KQ4 programmers are. You can look at them and talk to them.

Also go back into your prison cell and type "rap kq" near the center of the room. Note: In the SCI version it is not possible to re-enter the prison cell.



TAGSVu Nguyen, Chris Hoyt, John Hamilton, Teresa Baker, Sol Ackerman, Doug Oldfield, Ken Koch, Chane Fullmer, Roberta Williams


Egg id: 61

While in the whale's mouth, take the bottle, get the note and read it to get a reference to various Sierra games such as "SOS! I see a beautiful mermaid in KING'S QUEST II but she won't help me! Tell me what to do!" or the one shown below.




TAGSSpace Quest I: The Sarien Encounter


Easter Eggs referring to King's Quest IV: The Perils of Rosella

King's Quest III: To Heir is Human (Egg id: 2)

Look behind the tapestry on the wall next to Gwydion's room to find a reference to King's Quest IV.



King's Quest VI: Heir Today, Gone Tomorrow (Egg id: 5)

In the pawnshop, look at the items on the shelf next to the bear. You will find:
- "a hull-hole detector for finding those hard-to-spot holes in small sailboats", referring to the sailboat in King's Quest V.
- "cat-cookie mix.", referring to King's Quest III.
- "a golden bridle finder, for those nearly-invisible golden bridles", referring to King's Quest IV.
- "self-adhesive emeralds, what you use when you don't have honey", referring to King's Quest V.
- "tongue climbing gear, testd on over one hundred whale tongues", referring to King's Quest IV.
- "a uvula tickler", again referring to King's Quest IV.
- a Cheese hook, for retrieving cheese out of small holes", referring to King's Quest V.
- "a shovel that's guaranteed not to break for over one-hundred grave diggings", referring to King's Quest IV.
- "a bridge repair kit, for when you've crossed a bridge one too many times", referring to King's Quest II.
- "stair traction pads: stop slipping off those narrow staircases", referring to multiple previous King's Quest games.



Space Quest IV: Roger Wilco and the Time Rippers (Egg id: 102)

The music in the Software store is a compilation of the themes of King's Quest 4, Quest for Glory, Space Quest and Leisure Suit Larry.

Quest for Glory 1 (EGA): So You Want To Be A Hero (a.k.a. Hero's Quest) (Egg id: 120)

Erasmus, collector of Sierra props

Many of the items in Erasmus' entrance hall are props of other Sierra games:
- the airplane refers to Lytton PD from Police Quest
- the coffin could refer to Dracula's coffin in King's Quest 2
- the sarcophagus refers to the mummy's sarcophagus in King's Quest 4 (and pictures Rosella as a hieroglyph, see image below).
- the peacock on the table also refers to King's Quest 4
- the suit of armor refers to Laura Bow: The colonel's Bequest
- the shield refers to Conquests of Camelot
- the onklunk refers to Leisure Suit Larry 2



Police Quest II: The Vengeance (Egg id: 126)

In the death scene where Sonny gets locked up after randomly shooting around, there is also a picture of king Graham of King's Quest IV in the newspaper.



Leisure Suit Larry II: Goes Looking for Love (in Several Wrong Places) (Egg id: 137)

Rosella the hairdresser

Many barbers in Larry 2, 5 all together, but the one at the airport surely has ended up in the wrong game series. Never trust princess Rosella of King's Quest IV to give you a haircut. SHE is supposed to have the nicest long blond hair, not Larry (duh!)



Leisure Suit Larry III: Passionate Patti in Pursuit of Pulsating Pectorals (Egg id: 143)

At the end of the game, Larry and Patti end up in the studio of Sierra Online. After passing the set of Police Quest, a room with gadgets (referring to the Black Cauldron, Manhunter, Larry 1 and other Sierra titles), and the Space Quest set, they meet Roberta Williams who is shooting the whale tongue scene of King's Quest IV.



Colonel's Bequest (the): A Laura Bow Mystery (Egg id: 155)

Go into the stable and type "Bridle horse" to get a reference to King's Quest IV.



Codename: Iceman (Egg id: 50)

While on the dance floor, walk to the man at the table below and LOOK MAN for a reference to Chris Hoyt, King's Quest 4 and Laura Bow 1.