King's Quest IV: The Perils of Rosella

Critic Score User Score
Atari ST
Apple II
Apple IIgs

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How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.)
The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines
Personal Slant
How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes
Sound / Music
The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition
Text Parser
How sophisticated the text parser is, how appropriate its responses are, etc.
Overall User Score (87 votes)3.9

Breakdown by Platform

Platform Votes Total
Amiga 6 3.6
      Gameplay 3.7
      Graphics 3.7
      Personal Slant 3.5
      Sound / Music 3.7
      Text Parser 3.7
Apple II 5 4.5
      Gameplay 4.4
      Graphics 4.8
      Personal Slant 4.6
      Sound / Music 4.0
      Text Parser 4.8
Apple IIgs 2 4.5
      Gameplay 4.5
      Graphics 4.5
      Personal Slant 4.5
      Sound / Music 4.5
      Text Parser 4.5
Atari ST 6 4.4
      Gameplay 4.3
      Graphics 4.7
      Personal Slant 4.3
      Sound / Music 4.3
      Text Parser 4.3
DOS 68 3.8
      Gameplay 3.6
      Graphics 3.9
      Personal Slant 3.8
      Sound / Music 3.9
      Text Parser 3.7

User Reviews

Ground breaking in some ways, backwards in others DOS Great Hierophant (225)
The prettiest KQ game I have played so far DOS *Katakis* (37879)
Possibly my personal favourite of the King’s Quest series DOS Jayson Firestorm (153)
A great effort in graphics and sound for its time. DOS woods01 (154)
I played KQ4 when it was NEW ... and I wasn't bored! DOS Jeanne (75500)
Excellent classic adventure game from Sierra - My all time favorite classic PC game DOS OlSkool_Gamer (99)