Regions in which Roger may die

General Messages[edit | edit source]

We're glad you could play SQIV. As usual, you've been a real pantload.

Xenon Streets[edit | edit source]

Walk too close to the cyborg.[edit | edit source]

The Cyborg screams, summoning the Droid-O-Death. The Droid-O-Death zaps Roger, who flops over and dies.


We're glad you could play SQIV. As usual, you've been a real pantload.

Fail to hide quickly enough when the Droid-O-Death arrives. (CD Version Only)[edit | edit source]

The Droid-O-Death zaps Roger, who flops over and dies.

We're glad you could play SQIV. As usual, you've been a real pantload.

Be seen by the Sequel Police after they arrive.[edit | edit source]

The Sequel Policeman zaps Roger, who flops over and dies.

We're glad you could play SQIV. As usual, you've been a real pantload.

Pick up the Unstable ordnance from the tank and enter the sewer grate.[edit | edit source]

An explosion erupts from the Sewer Grate as the ordinance explodes, throwing pieces of Roger everywhere.

CD Version[edit | edit source]

I would think that something identifiable as UNSTABLE ORDNANCE would be low on your list of fun and healthy things to carry.

We hope you'll get yourself together and rejoin us. Isn't this a blast?

Disk Version[edit | edit source]

Given another opportunity in this thing we loosely refer to as life, I think UNSTABLE ORDNANCE would be low on your list of fun things to carry.

Anyway, we hope you'll get yourself together and rejoin us. Isn't this a blast?

Walk into the hole on the sewer grate screen.[edit | edit source]

Roger steps off the edge and plummets to his doom.

CD Version[edit | edit source]

Serious damage to important body parts pretty much screws up any future plans you might have had for living. Bummer!

Oh, well. Just think proudly of your accomplishment... On second thought, just think - it even happens to IMPORTANT people!

Disk Version[edit | edit source]

Serious damage to important body parts, particularly those vital organs normally well-protected by the skeletal structure of the chest, pretty much screws up any future plans you might have had for living. Bummer, eh?

Oh, well. Just think proudly of your accomplishmen... On second thought, just think - it happens to even IMPORTANT people!

Get too close to the slime.[edit | edit source]

You took a little too long. Now it's slime time!

Roger is sucked into the slime, which rapidly dissolves him.

As the green slime dissolves the flesh from your bones, you think, "Hey! This stuff consumes 47 times its weight in acid!"

Use the hand icon on the slime.[edit | edit source]

You bend down and scoop up some slime with both hands cupped.

Roger is sucked into the slime, which rapidly dissolves him.

As the green slime dissolves the flesh from your bones, you think, "Hey! This stuff consumes 47 times its weight in acid!"

Enter the main hatchway of the patrol ship instead of the landing gear.[edit | edit source]

CD Version[edit | edit source]

The young shuttle pilot, his seat suddenly humidified by your surprise entry, fires his pulseray.

The shot just misses you and then bounces off the reflective surfaces of the cabin... eventually managing to fatally perforate you. Just as you fade from the living organism club you think, in amazement, "So that's what my spleen looks like!"

Just as you fade from the living organism club you think, in amazement, "So that's what my spleen looks like!"

Disk Version[edit | edit source]

The young shuttle pilot, his seat suddenly humidified by your surprise entry, fires an errant pulseray shot.

The shot just misses you, (lucky stiff) and then caroms off the reflective surfaces of the cabin interior. During the course of this event it does eventually manage to take you both out (perforated stiff).

Xenon Dome (First Time)[edit | edit source]

Take too long entering the time pod that's left of the starting screen. OR Fail the Copy Protection Check (Disk version only) OR exit the time pod after entering it.[edit | edit source]

The Sequel Policeman blasts Roger, who flops over and dies.

Sequel Policeman: HALT.

Sequel Policeman: Some people just won't follow instructions.

We're glad you could play SQIV. As usual, you've been a real pantload.

Walk off the bottom edge of the dome.[edit | edit source]

Watch out for that first step...

Roger falls out of the dome and plummets a long way to his doom.

That was a LOOoooong first step.

Walk to the right of the starting screen.[edit | edit source]

Roger gets spotted by the Sequel Policeman.

Uh oh...

The Sequel Policeman blasts Roger, who flops over and dies.

We're glad you could play SQIV. As usual, you've been a real pantload.

Note: In the disk version the guard only responds after getting too close or talking to it.

Estros[edit | edit source]

Fall off one of the right-hand ledges on the starting screen.[edit | edit source]

Roger steps off the edge and plummets to his doom.

We're glad you could play SQIV. As usual, you've been a real pantload.

Wait around and get spotted by the Sequel Police when they arrive.[edit | edit source]

Meanwhile, on another part of the planet...

Oh No!! The Sequel Police!!

Sequel Policeman: Let's split up. I'll check out Wilco's time pod.

Sequel Policeman: Yeah, Wilco is around here somewhere. I'll search the vicinity.

The Sequel Policemen search the planet, until one finds Roger.

Sequel Policeman: This is Buford/Delphoid! You there, Buford/Delphiod? I found Wilco... repeat, I found Wilco!

Buford/Delphoid blasts Roger, who flops over and dies.

We're glad you could play SQIV. As usual, you've been a real pantload.

Walk in the wrong direction when the Latex Babes say to enter their sub.[edit | edit source]

The Latex Babes fire a spear into Roger's chest, who flops over and dies.

CD Version[edit | edit source]

Now this is a pain that'll linger! All the Ben Gay in Florida won't relieve this stiffness.

Disk Version[edit | edit source]

OW! Now this is a pain that'll linger! All the Ben Gay in Florida won't relieve this stiffness.

Take too long to escape the sea slug.[edit | edit source]

Roger is pulled into the Sea Slug's mouth and devoured.

We're glad you could play SQIV. As usual, you've been a real pantload.

Take too long to escape the sea slug after picking up the oxygen tank.[edit | edit source]

Roger is pulled into the Sea Slug's mouth, where the oxygen tank explodes.

CD Version[edit | edit source]

I'm sure the Latex Babes appreciate your sacrifice, too bad you can't experience just how appreciative they are.

Disk Version[edit | edit source]

I'm sure the Babes appreciate your sacrifice, too bad you can't experience just now appreciative they are.

Galaxy Galleria[edit | edit source]

Walk through the Galaxy Galleria's main entrance/exit while in regular clothes or in the dress.[edit | edit source]

Roger rides down the escalator... and comes back up the up escalator followed by a Sequel Policeman.

CD Version[edit | edit source]

Boy, isn't it just like a Sequel Police cyborg to guard the main entrances and exits?

Disk Version[edit | edit source]

Boy, is that typical. Isn't it just like a Sequel Police cyborg to guard the main entrances and exits.

Shoplift the hint book from the Software Excess store while in regular clothes or in the dress.[edit | edit source]

The alarm system is trigged, frying Roger, who flops over and dies.

It looks like shoplifting is taken seriously around here!

Click the hand icon twice on the Arcade's change machine.[edit | edit source]

Banging on the change machine will only activate its self-defense mechanisms.

Roger bangs the change machine and is fried.

You were warned not to try to break into the change machine, but did you listen?

Skate-O-Rama Sequence[edit | edit source]

Get caught before leaving the arcade.[edit | edit source]

Sequel Policeman: HALT, WILCO!

Roger is blasted.

Smoking is bad for your health.

Go to the main mall entrance/exit screen.[edit | edit source]

Sequel Policeman: HALT, WILCO!

One of the Sequel Policemen blasts Roger.

Next time, don't dilly-dally, dude!

Leave the arcade and head left to the escalators. Walk up and left, then walk past the Skate-O-Rama steps.[edit | edit source]

One of the Sequel Policemen blasts Roger, who flops over and dies.

Why'd you just STAND there?! I guess you just enjoy a laser buzz once in awhile.

Leave the arcade and head right to the escalators. Walk down and right. Hide inside Radio Shock/Hz. So Good after reaching it. Then leave and walk left to Monolith Burger.[edit | edit source]

A waiting Sequel Policeman zaps Roger, who flops over and dies.

It's not over 'till the fat lady Orat spits... EEE-UCK! Well, I guess it's over. All over. All over everything!

Get caught right after entering the Skate-O-Rama.[edit | edit source]

CD Version[edit | edit source]

Zero-G skating might be perfect for you, since you've got a Zero-IQ.

Disk Version[edit | edit source]

Gee, Zero IQ, Zero-G might be for you.

Get caught right after starting to float in the Skate-O-Rama.[edit | edit source]

Roger gets blasted while beginning to float in the Zero-Gravity Area.

CD Version[edit | edit source]

Zap zap, you're dead.

Disk Version[edit | edit source]

SQ QUIZ QUESTION #1052[edit | edit source]

When being shot at by crazed Sequel Police Cyborgs, a space hero should:

A>Wait patiently until they get lucky.
B>Yell "Hey, I'm over here!"
C>Gently stroke your bunny.
D>Get your sorry self outta here!!!

Stop moving while in the Skate-O-Rama.[edit | edit source]

Roger gets blasted, sending him spinning.

Hint: Hitting a moving target is more difficult than hitting a stationary LUMP!

After reaching the Skate-O-Rama screen with two Sequel Policemen coming from the left, move towards them.[edit | edit source]

Roger gets blasted, sending him spinning.

Were you looking for trouble? Maybe you thought you could beat them senseless with your pink bunny rabbit?

Get caught at the Skate-O-Rama exit.[edit | edit source]

Roger gets blasted, sending him spinning.

CD Version[edit | edit source]

Well... maybe. It's worth a try.

Disk Version[edit | edit source]

SQ QUIZ QUESTION #1052[edit | edit source]

When being shot at by crazed Sequel Police Cyborgs, a space hero should:

A>Wait patiently until they get lucky?
B>Make a list of favorite campfire songs?
C>Play with a pink bunny rabbit?
D>RUN LIKE HECK!!!

Go to the main mall entrance/exit after leaving the Skate-O-Rama.[edit | edit source]

Roger gets blasted by the still-remaining Sequel Policeman.

Boy, these guys pop up in the most inconvenient places! They seem to have this area secured. Your extra crispy parts surely provide no threat.

Play Ms. Astro Chicken after re-entering the arcade, instead of entering the timepod.[edit | edit source]

Sequel Policeman: HALT, WILCO!

Roger gets shot in the butt... which sparks briefly... and starts smoking.

Smoking is bad for your health.

Ortega Easter Egg[edit | edit source]

Input the time code for Ortega, then leave the pod.[edit | edit source]

Roger gets out of the pod and immediately melts into a messy puddle.

This is Roger.
This is Roger on Ortega.
Any questions?

Ulence Flats[edit | edit source]

Walk into the force field 4 times.[edit | edit source]

CD Version[edit | edit source]

1st Time[edit | edit source]

Roger: YOUCH!

2nd Time[edit | edit source]

Roger: AH! CRIPES! I hate it when that happens!

3rd Time[edit | edit source]

Roger: AH! CRIPES!

Too Many Times[edit | edit source]

Roger gets fried, then flops over and dies.

Thousands of volts pass through your cranium, turning your brain into a quivering mass of short-circuited neurons which effectively terminates all interpretation of sensory impulses.

Your musculature spasms for the last time as the force field shock causes you to give up the ghost.

Disk Version[edit | edit source]

"YOUCH!", you mumble to yourself. A Force Field prevents your continued movement in that direction.

"AH! CRIPES!", you mumble to yourself. A Force Field prevents your continued movement in that direction.

Use the tongue icon on the force field.[edit | edit source]

Okay.

As the moist surface of your oral muscle comes in contact with the fully energized force field, you realize your mistake.

Roger gets fried, then flops over and dies.

Thousands of volts pass through your cranium, turning your brain into a quivering mass of short-circuited neurons which effectively terminates all interpretation of sensory impulses.

Your musculature spasms for the last time as the force field shock causes you to give up the ghost.

Fail to dodge the Monochrome Boys.[edit | edit source]

CD Version[edit | edit source]

You hear a high-pitched whine from the east/west.

Roger gets run down by the Monochrome Boy.

Nice reflexes! Life is pounded loose from your body by the impact of the sand bike.

Now this is a pain that'll linger! All the Ben Gay in Florida won't relieve this stiffness.

Disk Version[edit | edit source]

THWUMP! Nice Reactions, Roger! Life is pounded loose from your body by the impact of the sand bike.

Xenon Dome (Second Time)[edit | edit source]

Walk through the lasers before straightening them out.[edit | edit source]

Roger gets fried, then flops over and dies.

We're glad you could play SQIV. As usual, you've been a real pantload.

Get caught by the guard droids.[edit | edit source]

CD Version[edit | edit source]

You hear an electronic hum approaching from (your left/your right/ahead of you/behind you).

The Guard Robot appears and blasts Roger, who flops over and dies.

Now, you KNEW he was coming, didn't you?!

Disk Version[edit | edit source]

For a fleeting moment, you are impressed with the droid's accuracy.

Get caught by the guard droids while looking at the PocketPal.[edit | edit source]

CD Version[edit | edit source]

Maybe if you wait a while, the nice droid will come around to where you are and talk to you.

While you were busy staring blankly at your PocketPal screen, a droid snuck up behind you, tapped you on the shoulder. "Zap. You're it."

Disk Version[edit | edit source]

It seems to have stopped, as if it were... waiting for something.

While you were busy staring blankly at your PocketPal(TM) screen, a droid clumsily snuck up to you and tapped you on the shoulder. "Zap," it said in its droning metallic voice, "you're it."

Walk into the room where Roger Jr. is before setting the format sequence, and wait there.[edit | edit source]

The spheres shoot at Roger, and the seventh blast nails Roger.

The word "laser" came to mind after each of the first six shots, but only after the seventh blast were you convinced.

Return to the laser tunnel and leave after setting the format sequence.[edit | edit source]

As you leave the laser tunnel, you hear a metallic voice announce that the formatting program is beginning, erasing all data in the Super Computer and dashing all hopes of regaining your son!

Type in the wrong number at the control room door.[edit | edit source]

Alert lights flash, and a guard droid enters in response and blasts Roger.

Now, you KNEW he was coming, didn't you?!

At the control room screen, drag the SQ4 icon into the toilet.[edit | edit source]

(Flush sound)

Note: This will boot the actual game itself out to DOS/Windows.

Get thrown over the edge of the beam room platform by Vohaul.[edit | edit source]

Roger and Vohaul-as-Roger Jr. struggle with each other.

CD Version[edit | edit source]

You were nearly thrown off the edge of the platform! Be more careful!

Vohaul flings Roger off the edge.

We're glad you could play SQIV. As usual, you've been a real pantload.

Disk Version[edit | edit source]

Whew! You were nearly thrown off the edge of the platform! Be more careful!

Walk off the edge of the beam room platform.[edit | edit source]

Roger blithely walks out into midair.

Dang!

Roger plummets to his doom.

We're glad you could play SQIV. As usual, you've been a real pantload.

Upload Vohaul into the computer, then beam him back into Roger Jr's body. (BEAM UPLOAD, BEAM DOWNLOAD)[edit | edit source]

Computer message: **WARNING** Program "VOHAUL" uploaded to main computer.

Computer message: **WARNING** Downloading program to beam.

Roger Jr. stand up, still possessed by Vohaul, and escapes.

Well, that's just great! Now Vohaul's on the loose again, disguised as your SON! You lose 3 out of 2.

Let the formatting sequence finish before rescuing Roger Jr.[edit | edit source]

Computer message: **WARNING** T minus 250 - Safety margin: CRITICAL

The timer runs all the way down to 0.

The formatting sequence times out, the computer brain does its thing, and you suddenly realize you've lost the game because you weren't there to see it.


Total number of ways to die: 47

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