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Colossal Adventure

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Colossal Adventure
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

Colossal Adventure is a Text-Adventure, part of The Middle-Earth Trilogy.[2] The game was based on the Colossal Cave Adventure by William Crowther and Don Woods.[3] This game covers the events of The Lord of the Rings. 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.[2][4] The game was writen by Pete, Mike and Nick Austin.[2][3][4]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Giant Bomb (retrieved 17 August 2010)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Colossal Adventure at Tolkien Games (retrieved 17 August 2010)
  3. 3.0 3.1 FAQS, Tolkien Games (retrieved 17 August 2010)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Meristation, El Anillo interactivo p. 4 (retrieved 17 August 2010)