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This article attempts to documents the differences between the EGA and VGA versions of Space Quest I.

The InterfaceEdit

The EGA version uses AGI, which is a text based interface. However, the VGA version uses SCI1, which is a point-and-click interface.

Locations Edit

Ulence Flats Edit

  • Due to the new interface, it is now possible to talk to the characters in the bars.
  • Touching the force field multiple times is now lethal.

PuzzlesEdit

Slot MachineEdit

In the EGA version, the player must play the slot machine as a game of luck (except in later versions where typing "HOLY SHIT" at the slot machine screen will enable a cheat). In the VGA version, a magnet can be found on the Arcada, which can then be attached to the slot machine for a guaranteed win.

In both versions, getting three skulls results in the player being vaporized. In the EGA version, the raygun emerges from the machine; in the VGA version, it is externally mounted.

Graphical DifferencesEdit

Practically everything is in a graphically different style. Here are some of the major differences:

Roger WilcoEdit

In EGA, Roger has brown hair, and a white and gray uniform. However, in the VGA remake, they decided to model Roger after the latest version at that time - Space Quest IV - and therefore has blonde hair and a white and purple uniform.

The ArcadaEdit

BuckazoidsEdit

The DeltaurEdit

In the EGA version, the Deltaur appears as a generic sci-fi star cruiser, whereas in the VGA version it looks like a giant insect.

Easter EggsEdit

DO NOT PUSH THIS BUTTONEdit

In EGA, if Roger pushed the DO NOT PUSH button he ends up in The Daventry Zone, however in VGA he ends up at Nottingham Castle.

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