News Magazine Summer 1991
released some time ago, Space Quest 4 (winter 1990) and Space Quest
1 (september 1990) were still "hot" stuff. Space Quest
4 was just re-released in Multimedia CD-ROM format (March 1991),
so the eyes where once again focused upon the Space Quest games.
cover on the right (175
our space hero, along with some other minor celebrities:
what a line-up! Can this much fun be legal? You may recognize the
two suspicious characters on the left, but who's that guy with the
bow? How about the rowdy kid with the skateboard? That sharp-dressed
dragon on the end sure doesn't look worried. In fact, all of these
playful perpetrators will plead "no contest" to First
Degree Fun. To ferret out the facts in the case of Sierra's New
Games, see the Fall Line-up preview on page 30! Meanwhile, take
a look at computer gaming's "Most Wanted" list."
Praise of One
- SQ related part only
Is an article written by John
Williams (Ken Williams' brother) about the new VGA remakes of
Leisure Suit Larry, King's Quest, Police Quest and of course Space
no secret that Sierra game sequels are the industry's hottest sellers.
But as much as we here at Sierra love to get that next exciting
installment out the door, we also love the classics; those first-in-a-series
adventures that started it all, like the original King's Quest,
Space Quest, or good old Leisure Suit Larry." You can click
here for a scan (184 KB) of the
Space Quest section of this article. A funny note: the
Roger Wilco Comic books are also mentioned in this small article.
Space Quest 4 Hint Book Ad -
Click here (202
KB) for a cool ad.
from Game Player's Magazine -
Second is a review of Space Quest 4, reprinted with
permission from Game Player's Magazine. An interesting thing about
this article is a major screw up. They mentioned you can use the
timepod to go to "Space Quest II: Vohaul's Revenge". Well,
they probably mean Space Quest XII: Vohaul's Revenge II... Amateurs....
The following 5 pages are scans of this article:
Page 1 (209
Page 2 (250
Page 3 (226
Page 4 (262
Page 5 (268
The Official Guide to Roger Wilco's
This book is a large hintbook for the first 4 Space Quest games
(review here). An
ad (199 KB) of this book appeared
in this issue of the Sierra News Magazine.
The rear of this magazine features an ad for Space Quest 1, click
here (213 KB) to take a look. It's
special because it seems like they forgot to add the text! Compare
it with the
rear (193 KB) of the Roger
Wilco Comic books issue 1 or 2 to see what I mean.