Roger Wilco, the buffoonish space janitor, is now a cadet at StarCon Academy, and it's not long before a freak accident sends Roger's test scores through the roof, landing him a position as the captain of a starship! How appropriate-he gets a garbage scow. Before long, Roger and his crew get mixed up in someone else's sketchy dealings that now threaten the entire galaxy, an unpaid debt from Roger's past returns to haunt him, and Roger finally meets the woman who will supposedly become his wife and bear the child who will go back in time to save him in Space Quest IV... except he totally botches his introduction and makes an utter fool of himself.
Did You Know?
Four of the alternative answers for question no. 4 in the StarCon aptitude test ("You're marooned on an alien planet with no weapons and a killer android out for your blood. You should"), in addition to contain hints for later obstacles in the game, also refer to various movies and TV shows: Answer A (Gather basic ingredients to make gun powder and fashion a cannon from vines and sticks) refers to Star Trek: Arena
(1967); Answer B (Stuff a banana in its exhaust pipe) - to Beverly Hills Cop
(1984); Answer C (Drop a big rock on the robot and shout "Hasta la vista, baby!") - to Terminator 2: Judgment Day
(1991); Answer D (Roll in the mud to camouflage yourself) - to Predator
(1987). See more
The female Terminator WD-40 claims that Roger did not pay for the whistle which he had obtained in the second game Space Quest, Chapter Two: Vohaul's Revenge
. However, in the order form which Roger mailed to receive the whistle it was written "Free Labion Terror Beast Mating Whistle". See more
CAPTAIN'S LOG SCS SXCALIBUR, STARDATE 2709.67 FLEET ADMIRAL ROGER WILCO COMMANDING: The Excalibur is on course to investigate the mysterious disappearance of several ships in the uncharted region of space known as the "Menudo Triangle." I no doubt have been selected for this mission due to my great achievements as a military leader and matchless diplomatic skills.
I go forward with total confidence in my ship and my crew, yet I am vaguely uneasy... I cannot put memories of traveling to the ...