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King's Quest IV: The Perils of Rosella

MobyRank MobyScore
Apple IIgs
...
4.5
Atari ST
...
4.4
Apple II
...
4.5

The game ratings for each category and platform are displayed below. The score for a particular platform is the average of all categories. Games must have 1 votes before they are given a MobyScore.

Breakdown by Rating Category

Gameplay
How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.)
3.8
Graphics
The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines
4.0
Personal Slant
How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes
3.9
Sound / Music
The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition
4.0
Text Parser
How sophisticated the text parser is, how appropriate its responses are, etc.
3.8
Overall MobyScore (85 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 66 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* (37744)
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 (75624)
Excellent classic adventure game from Sierra - My all time favorite classic PC game DOS OlSkool_Gamer (99)