The following cheat codes only work in the original EGA version of Quest
for Glory I. They will NOT work in the VGA version, because it is
At any time during the game, you can activate the cheat codes by typing in
"razzle dazzle root beer" (without the quotes). Each time you switch
screens, you must retype the code.
1. ALT controls (hold down ALT and type in the UPPER CASE letter).
ALT-B=changes the amount of silvers you have, up to 9911.
ALT-C=changes the color of the screen to weird colors. (ALT-V turns it off)
ALT-E=displays the ego status.
ALT-I=adds items to your inventory. (see list below for id numbers)
ALT-K=changes one skill/stat of yours. (see list below for id numbers)
ALT-M=displays the memory status.
ALT-P=turns the color weird as in ALT-C. (ALT-V turns it off)
ALT-S=shows the movable items on the screen, like ALT-E.
ALT-T=teleports you to any location in the game (see list below for room
ALT-V=turns off the effects of ALT-C and ALT-P
ALT-X=changes every skill/stat to 80.
2. Skill/Stat numbers. (for ALT-K and all up to 9911)
0 - Strength
1 - Intelligence
2 - Agility
3 - Vitality
4 - Luck
5 - Weapon Use
6 - Parry
7 - Dodge
8 - Stealth
9 - Pick Locks
10 - Throwing
11 - Climbing
12 - Magic
13 - Experience
14 - Health Points
15 - Stamina Points
16 - Mana Points
17 - Open
18 - Detect Magic
19 - Trigger
20 - Dazzle
21 - Zap
22 - Calm
23 - Flame Dart
24 - Fetch
3. Key Locations (for ALT-T)
9 - Beginning Screen
10 - Erana's Garden
13 - Ogre outside Kobold's cave
14 - Cave 1 (Kobold)
15 - Cave 2 (Kobold)
16 - Seed Spitting Spirea
21 - Inside Baba Yaga's hut
22 - Outside Baba Yaga's hut/Skull
28 - At bottom of Zauberberg Mountain
29 - Top of Zauberberg Mountain/Outside House
30 - Inside Erasmus's house
31 - Inside Tower Room in Erasmus's House
32 - Playing Erasmus's Magic Game
37 - At Castle Gates
38 - Left of the castle courtyard
39 - Castle Courtyard
40 - Stable in the castle
50 - Goblins (This usually does not work)
53 - Heinrich Pferdefedern's farm
54 - Outside Healer's hut
55 - Inside Healer's hut
60 - Meeps
64 - Cemetery
67 - Fox caught in trap
70 - Mushroom screen
73 - Dart board
76 - Dryad
82 - Outside Henry the Hermit's house
83 - Inside Henry the Hermit's house
84 - Antwerp/Brigand secret entrance
87 - Mirror Lake
88 - Brigand Cave 2
89 - Brigand Cave 1
91 - Brigand ambush
93 - Minotaur/Outside Brigand fortress
94 - Booby Traps screen/Inside Brigand fortress
95 - Cafeteria/Inside Brigand Fortress
96 - Yorick's room/Brigand fortress
97 - Brigand Leader's room/Brigand fortress
11-86 (that weren't mentioned) bring you into the forest. 11 starts in the
most NE corner, one south and two west of Erana's garden, to the right of
that screen is 12, and so on. When they can't go any farther to the right,
they drop down to the next row.
4. Inventory ID (for ALT-I)
1 - Silver Coin (type 9911 to get the most)
2 - Gold Coin (type 9911 to get the most)
3 - Food Ration
4 - Mandrake Root
5 - Large Brass Key (to Brigand fortress secret entrance)
6 - Broadsword
7 - Dagger
8 - Leather Armor
9 - Shield
10 - Piece of Paper
11 - Small Apple
12 - Vegetable
13 - Glowing Gem
14 - Alabaster Vase
15 - Candelabra
16 - Music Box
17 - Candlestick
18 - String of Pearls
19 - Gold Ring
20 - Spirea Seed
21 - Small Rock
22 - Flower
23 - Lock Pick
24 - Thieves' Tool Kit
25 - Thieves' Guild License
26 - Empty Glass
27 - Green Fur
28 - Flask of Flying Water
29 - Flask of Water
30 - Mushroom
31 - Cheetaur Claw
32 - Troll Beard
33 - Chainmail Armor
34 - Healing Potion
35 - Mana/Magic Potion
36 - Vigor Potion
37 - unknown
38 - Dispel Potion
39 - Undead Unguent
40 - Hand Mirror
41 - Magic Acorn
A cheat that is common to both versions of Quest for Glory I lets you
raise your Pick Locks skill easily.
Be sure to save your game first. (If your pick locks skill is above 40,
this will only tickle. However, if you aren't that skilled, let's just say
you've found one of the more humorous ways to end the game.) In the
text-based version, type "pick nose;" in the icon-driven version, click
your lockpick on yourself. Do this repeatedly and watch your skill
There is a bug in the VGA version of Quest for Glory I that lets you get
as much money as you need. First, go to the fairy ring (mushroom patch) in
the woods. Gather as many handfuls as you can carry). Next, go to the
healer's house and sell her the mushrooms. After you give her four or five
handfuls, she'll say "Thank you, but I have enough mushrooms." Don't
listen to her because she'll continue to take the mushrooms and give you
money in return.
The antwerp in the Adventurer's Guild was slain by the Two Guys from
Andromeda, aka Scott Murphy and Mark Crowe, the creators of the Space
The blackbird that appears in all the QFG games is in the brigand leader's
office (although the hero doesn't know what it's for yet).
The moose head in the adventurer's guild is courtesy of the Sierra Prop
The submarine from Codename: Iceman sometimes appears at Mirror Lake.
At Erasmus' place, there's a plane labelled Lytton PD in the room where
you first enter. Lytton Police Department is the police department in
Police Quests 1-3.
Also at Erasmus' place, there are some hieroglyphics on a stone. Look at
them. The stone is described as a "Rosella stone" (reference to KQ4).
Rosella is also on it.
At the main menu, right-click on the scorpion. Congratulations! You've
discovered the first bug in the game!
Sometimes during the game, you get bitten by a program bug (and die).
Guess this is the Coles' way of saying: Error found.
At Erasmus' place, look at the armor standing close to the stairs. You can
see it's from Colonel Dijon (Dijon is a character from Sierra's Colonel's
If you click on an uninteresting part of the screen and there's no
response, keep clicking. Sometimes you get funny messages.
Look at the lamp in the inn. You'll get a message "Lamp for rent. Inquire
in Quest For Glory 2: Trial by Fire for information.".
Delphineus from Eco Quest 1 sometimes appears at Mirror Lake.
Nessie also sometimes appears at Mirror Lake.
If you look at a tree in the forest long enough, the hero calls it a
Daventree (Daventry is the homeland of the King's Quest characters).
In the town, find the poor beggar. When you give him an alm, talk to him.
He will tell you a story about a man who invented a cider. He calls it
Amblin Entertainment from Spielberg (referring to Steven Spielberg's
company, Amblin Entertainment).
If you're walking around and the earth begins to shake, don't worry! It's
just Earl Sinclair from the famous Dinosaurs TV series going either to
work or back home.
The gargoyle's questions at Erasmus' place contain a lot of cameos:
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
"What is the meaning of life, the universe and everything?" is answered
The comment "So you put some Deep Thought into the question, eh?" refers
to Deep Thought, the computer that found the Ultimate Answer.
The Wizard of Oz
The gargoyle's reply "And who am I, Dorothy?" is answered "I am Oz, the
great and terrible."
Answer "The Wizard of Oz" to the question "Who do you seek here?"
The gargoyle's comment "Somehow, I don't think you're in Kansas anymore."
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
"I seek the Holy Grail" and the gargoyle's reply "Sorry, that Jones guy
found it already."
Secret of Monkey Island
"I want to be a pirate" answer.
"I am King Graham Cracker," and the gargoyle's comment "Right, and I am
Also at Erasmus' place, look at the sarcophagus. You will see it's a
Leyendecker sarcophagus. It is also tied with a Laura Bow (Laura Bow is a
character from Colonel's Bequest and Dagger of Amon Ra, both from Sierra