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'''''Bulbo and the Lizard King''''' is a Text-Adventure, made as a parody of Tolkien's works. The player is ''"Bulbo"'' who must defeat the evil lizard king "''Stratos''".<ref name="Tolkien Games">[http://www.lysator.liu.se/tolkien-games/entry/bulbo.html Tolkien Games] (retrieved 28 October 2010)</ref> It is part of "[[the Balrogian Trilogy]]"<ref name="Spectrum">[http://www.worldofspectrum.org/infoseek.cgi Bulbo and the Lizard King] at [[wikipedia:World of Spectrum|World of Spectrum]] (retrieved 28 October 2010)</ref> together with ''[[An Everyday Tale of a Seeker of Gold]]'' and ''[[Fuddo and Slam]]''.<ref name="Tolkien Games"/> It is also a prequel of ''[[Retarded Creatures and Caverns]]''.<ref name="Tolkien Games"/> The game was designed by [[John Wilson]].<ref name="Spectrum"/>
'''Bulbo and the Lizard King''' is a Text-Adventure, made as a parody of Tolkien's works. The player is ''"Bulbo"'' who must defeat the evil lizard king "''Stratos''".<ref name="Tolkien Games">[http://www.lysator.liu.se/tolkien-games/entry/bulbo.html Tolkien Games] (retrieved 28 October 2010)</ref> It is part of "[[the Balrogian Trilogy]]"<ref name="Spectrum">[http://www.worldofspectrum.org/infoseek.cgi Bulbo and the Lizard King] at [[wikipedia:World of Spectrum|World of Spectrum]] (retrieved 28 October 2010)</ref> together with ''[[An Everyday Tale of a Seeker of Gold]]'' and ''[[Fuddo and Slam]]''.<ref name="Tolkien Games"/> It is also a prequel of ''[[Retarded Creatures and Caverns]]''.<ref name="Tolkien Games"/> The game was designed by [[John Wilson]].<ref name="Spectrum"/>
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Bulbo and the Lizard King
Video game
DeveloperZenobi Software
PublisherZenobi Software
PlatformZX Spectrum
Release date1987
GenreText-adventure, parody

Bulbo and the Lizard King is a Text-Adventure, made as a parody of Tolkien's works. The player is "Bulbo" who must defeat the evil lizard king "Stratos".[1] It is part of "the Balrogian Trilogy"[2] together with An Everyday Tale of a Seeker of Gold and Fuddo and Slam.[1] It is also a prequel of Retarded Creatures and Caverns.[1] The game was designed by John Wilson.[2]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Tolkien Games (retrieved 28 October 2010)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Bulbo and the Lizard King at World of Spectrum (retrieved 28 October 2010)