Space Quest III: The Pirates of Pestulon

Easter eggs

Easter Eggs in Space Quest III: The Pirates of Pestulon

Egg id: 93

- The Aluminum Mallard is a spoof on the Millenium Falcon from Star Wars.

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Egg id: 85

There's a TIE fighter (from Star Wars) in the junk freighter. It's been renamed to a bow-tie fighter from the cologne wars (as opposed to the Clone Wars in the Star Wars movie). Also the ship Jupiter 2 from the old "Lost in Space" series is located there.

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Egg id: 91

ScumSoft is a parody on Microsoft, and Elmo Pug seems to bear a resemblance to Microsoft CEO, Bill Gates.

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Egg id: 92

At the end of the game Roger Wilco and the Andromedans land at the Sierra offices in Oakhurst. Ken Williams greets them and hires both Andromedans as programmers.

TAGSKen Williams, Sierra On-Line, Mark Crowe, Scott Murphy

Egg id: 86

Arnoid the Annihilator android is a spoof on Arnold Schwarzenegger as the Terminator.

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Egg id: 87

Fester has a postcard of Roberta Land in his shop, a reference to Roberta Williams. There is also an Arakis postcard - Arrakis is the planet from the game series and movie "Dune".

TAGSRoberta Williams

Egg id: 88

When you first arrive to Monolith Burger, the USS Enterprise (from the original series) is docked and then warps away.

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Egg id: 89

Astro Chicken is a spoof on Police Quest: In Pursuit of the Death Angel, where the cops put a chicken on the sergeant's desk. It uses the same jolly tune too.

TAGSPolice Quest I: In Pursuit of the Death Angel

Egg id: 90

In the programming cubicles at ScumSoft, there are two guys walking up and down, whipping the workers. These are Ken Williams and Rick Cavin, who was head of production at the time.

TAGSKen Williams

Egg id: 9

There's a small signature "Crowe" located in the game intro, referring to Mark Crowe, one of the game designers and the artist of the game.

TAGSMark Crowe

Egg id: 363

Checking finger prints

At the World O' Wonders LOOK COUNTER to observe it's full of fingerprints. LOOK FINGERPRINT for a reference to Police Quest.

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Easter Eggs referring to Space Quest III: The Pirates of Pestulon

Leisure Suit Larry III: Passionate Patti in Pursuit of Pulsating Pectorals (Egg id: 317)

At the Sierra studio, Larry and Patti walk into a prop room with many game references:
- The Black Cauldron
- King's Quest 4
- The taxi of Leisure Suit Larry 1
- The insurance agents of Space Quest 2
- targets of Police Quest 1
- Clothes of Manhunter: New York
- The "M" from Monolith Burger in Space Quest 3.

Quest for Glory II: Trial by Fire (Egg id: 324)

Orat on a stick

One of the items in the magic shop is an Orat-on-a-stick of Space Quest 3.

Police Quest II: The Vengeance (Egg id: 423)

One of the directory's of the computer in homicide office is called Sierra. Access it to see files for King's Quest 1 through 4, Silpheed, Manhunter, Thexder, Gold Rush, Mother Goose, Space Quest 1 through 3, and Leisure Suit Larry 1 and 2. Selecting any of the titles will give a short description of the selected game.

Space Quest I: The Sarien Encounter (VGA) (Egg id: 459)

Use the taste icon on the stalactite at the entrance of the underground cave in Kerona. It will say:
- "You can't reaqch any of them without the ladder."
- "What do you mean, you don't have the ladder?"
- "Oh sorry! We don't let you have one of those until Space Quest II."
- "Did I mention that Space Quest III was the Software Publisher's Association Award-winning best adventure Game for 1989?"