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Offline Deloria

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Secret code in KQ4
« on: March 01, 2006, 01:40:27 PM »
I found an old AGI version of KQ4 and decided to play it through for old times' sake. I got all the points and activated the "Beam me* easter egg, after I'm done with the game, I watch Graham get better and the entire family if grinnning manically and then it says at the bottom of the screen your secret code is: ... then I see a lot of numbers and letters at the bottom of the screen. Frankly I'm puzzled. Was I supposed to call Sierra's hotline number with this code and request a prize of some sort? Now, of course, that's impossible, but what was the code for? 
 
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Re: Secret code in KQ4
« Reply #1 on: March 01, 2006, 01:54:53 PM »
IIRC, it was a code for a jackpot-ish thing. I think you called in the the hotline to see if you won.
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Re: Secret code in KQ4
« Reply #2 on: March 01, 2006, 01:59:33 PM »
Probably was. I just got a different code.  :P ::) Still, I thought Sierra would be above that kind of thing.
 
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Re: Secret code in KQ4
« Reply #3 on: March 01, 2006, 02:09:18 PM »
It does seem a little weird. :-\
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Re: Secret code in KQ4
« Reply #4 on: March 01, 2006, 03:13:57 PM »
Beam Me code? Never heard of it.
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Re: Secret code in KQ4
« Reply #5 on: March 01, 2006, 04:06:55 PM »
In Lolotte's castle, I think after you kill her,  you go into this one hallway, type "beam me," and have a nice chat with the creators. :P
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Re: Secret code in KQ4
« Reply #6 on: March 01, 2006, 04:45:53 PM »
You could have won a trip to the UK! ;P  At least, according to someone at Sierra Gamers:

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That secret code was part of a sweepstakes.  A trip to the UK, if I remember correctly.  When you won the game, you could write the code down on an entry card and send it in to Sierra to be entered in a drawing.  Whether or not anyone won, I don't know.  As far as I know, this was only part of the first SCI version.
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Re: Secret code in KQ4
« Reply #7 on: March 02, 2006, 10:50:16 AM »
I've heard about that contest thing... but if it was only on the SCI version, how come it shows the code on the AGI one? :S
Also, I don't recall seeing any codes on the SCI version :S :S
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Re: Secret code in KQ4
« Reply #8 on: March 02, 2006, 10:56:26 AM »
Maybe the guy meant AGI instead of SCI. ???
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Re: Secret code in KQ4
« Reply #9 on: March 02, 2006, 11:19:09 AM »
I thought that might be the case as well...
But according to this, the SCI version did have the contest thing. However, the AGI version also had the contest sticker, so maybe he was wrong altogether? :S
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Re: Secret code in KQ4
« Reply #10 on: March 02, 2006, 11:29:54 AM »
Probably.  It's not like he's a reliable source or anything. :P It looks like the code was in both versions.
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Re: Secret code in KQ4
« Reply #11 on: March 02, 2006, 01:36:23 PM »
Yeah, the code was in the original versions. Since the AGI and SCI were released at the same time, both had the code. Once it was put in the collections, they took it out.
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Re: Secret code in KQ4
« Reply #12 on: March 02, 2006, 04:04:45 PM »
Thanks for clearing that up :D
That really was the collection release I played 8)
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Re: Secret code in KQ4
« Reply #13 on: March 02, 2006, 05:08:40 PM »
Wow, I feel all intelligent now. XD
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Re: Secret code in KQ4
« Reply #14 on: March 04, 2006, 08:40:12 PM »
I won a KQ4 t-shirt.
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Re: Secret code in KQ4
« Reply #15 on: March 04, 2006, 09:56:44 PM »
Really? :D What was on it?
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Re: Secret code in KQ4
« Reply #16 on: March 05, 2006, 07:54:56 PM »
I honesty can't remember.  I remember my other Sierra t-shirt had a castle on it and was gray.
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Re: Secret code in KQ4
« Reply #17 on: March 09, 2006, 07:28:11 PM »
*tries best Napoleon Dynamite impression* Lucky!
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