Space Quest: The Sarien Encounter Sierra On-Line 1985

Space Quest is a series of science fiction computer games that follow the adventures of a hapless janitor named Roger Wilco, as he campaigns through the galaxy for "truth, justice and really clean floors." Initially created for Sierra On-Line by Mark Crowe and Scott Murphy (who called themselves the Two Guys from Andromeda), the games parodied both science fiction properties such as Star Wars and Star Trek, as well as pop-culture phenomena from McDonald's to Microsoft. The series featured a silly sense of humor heavily reliant on puns and wacky storylines. Roger is a member of the cleaning crew onboard the scientific spaceship "Arcada", which holds a powerful experimental device called the "Star Generator" (a thinly-veiled reference to the Genesis Device from Star Trek II). Roger emerges from an on-duty nap in a broom closet to find the ship has been taken over by the sinister Sariens. He must make his escape, survive a crash-landing on the desert planet Kerona, and ultimately sneak aboard the Sarien starship Deltaur to stop the vicious aliens from using the Star Generator against Roger's home planet of Xenon. The game was programmed using Sierra's AGI engine and featured a pseudo-3D environment, allowing the character to move in front of and behind background objects. The original Space Quest game quickly became a hit, selling in excess of 100,000 copies (sales are believed to be around 200,000 to date, not including the many compilations it has been included in). It was remade and re-released in 1991.

Also see: #Space Quest 1 VGA

Screenshots
Full Demo (@ DJ Old Games)
Info
Full Demo 331kb (@ Juego Viejo)
Full Demo (@ XTC Abandonware)
Full Demo 325kb (@ Abandonia)
included in Space Quest Collector's Edition (1994 Version) ISO Demo 180MB (uploaded by Egon68)
Browser-Playable Full Demo (uploaded by Sarien.net)
included in Space Quest 1-3 GOG Digital ISO Demo v2.0.0.15 26.4MB (uploaded by hgdagon)
AGI 720k Floppy Image ISO Demo v2.2 (provided by Kroagnon & upped by Molitor) 638kb
included in Space Quest 15th Anniversary Collector's Edition (1994) - ISO Demo 246MB


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