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Adventure Quest is a Text-Adventure and is the second part of [[The Middle-Earth Trilogy]]. Later, all names from [[J.R.R. Tolkien|Tolkien]]'s work were changed and it was published (together with ''[[Adventure Quest]]'' and ''[[Dungeon Adventure]]'') as ''The Jewels of Darkness'' by [[wikipedia:Telecomsoft#Firebird|Firebird]] and [[wikipedia:Telecomsoft#Rainbird|Rainbird Software]]. One time they forget to change the name [[Amon Sûl]] in ''Mount Lehw''. The authors of this game are [[Pete Austin|Pete]], [[Mike Austin|Mike]] and [[Nick Austin]].
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'''Adventure Quest''' is a Text-Adventure and is the second part of [[The Middle-Earth Trilogy]].<ref name="FAQ">[http://www.faqs.org/faqs/tolkien/games/ FAQS, Tolkien Games] (retrieved 18 August 2010)</ref> Later, all names from [[J.R.R. Tolkien|Tolkien]]'s work were changed and it was published (together with ''[[Adventure Quest]]'' and ''[[Dungeon Adventure]]'') as ''The Jewels of Darkness'' by [[wikipedia:Telecomsoft#Firebird|Firebird]] and [[wikipedia:Telecomsoft#Rainbird|Rainbird Software]].<ref name="El Anillo">[http://www.meristation.com/v3/des_articulo.php?pic=CON&id=2254&idj=&idp=&tipo=art&c=1&pos=3 Meristation, El Anillo interactivo] p. 4 (retrieved 18 August 2010)</ref><ref name="Tolkien Games">[http://www.lysator.liu.se/tolkien-games/entry/adventurequest.html Aventure Quest] at Tolkien Games (retrieved 18 August 2010)</ref> One time they forget to change the name [[Weathertop|Amon Sûl]] in ''Mount Lehw''.<ref name="Tolkien Games"/> The authors of this game are [[Pete Austin|Pete]], [[Mike Austin|Mike]] and [[Nick Austin]].<ref name="FAQ"/><ref name="El Anillo"/>
  
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Adventure Quest
Video game
DeveloperLevel 9 Computing[1]
PublisherLevel 9 Computing[1]
PlatformAmstrad CPC, Atari 400, BBC, Commodore 64, Lynx, Memotech, MSX, Nascom, Oric-1, ZX Spectrum
Release date1983
GenreText-Adventure with Illustrations

Adventure Quest is a Text-Adventure and is the second part of The Middle-Earth Trilogy.[2] Later, all names from Tolkien's work were changed and it was published (together with Adventure Quest and Dungeon Adventure) as The Jewels of Darkness by Firebird and Rainbird Software.[3][4] One time they forget to change the name Amon Sûl in Mount Lehw.[4] The authors of this game are Pete, Mike and Nick Austin.[2][3]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Adventure Quest at Giantbomb (retrieved 18 August 2010)
  2. 2.0 2.1 FAQS, Tolkien Games (retrieved 18 August 2010)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Meristation, El Anillo interactivo p. 4 (retrieved 18 August 2010)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Aventure Quest at Tolkien Games (retrieved 18 August 2010)