Space Quest IV: Roger Wilco and the Time Rippers

Year: 1991

Publisher: Sierra Online

Developer: Sierra Online

Country: USA

Genre: Adventure game

Platform: PC/Mac

In the Space Quest series, the player-character is Roger Wilco, a janitor who saves the universe (though usually by accident). In Space Quest IV, Roger travels back and forth through time and the Space Quest games (visiting past and future games). The narrator of this installment is Gary Owens, best knows for his appearances on Laugh In, The Gong Show, and Space Ghost.

LGBTQ references in this game:

Roger cross-dressing


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