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LORD (video game)

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|}}'''LORD''' is a text-adventure which covers ''[[The Hobbit]]'' and ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]'', as well as utilising information from other sources.<ref>[http://www.faqs.org/faqs/tolkien/games/ FAQs, Tolkien Games] (retrieved 15 August 2010)</ref> It has 500 separate locations, and was the first text-adventure based on a book.<ref>[http://www.brasslantern.org/community/history/timeline-c.html Brass Lantern Timeline of Interactive Fiction, list of events] (retrieved 15 August 2010)</ref>
 
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==External Links==
'''LORD''' is a text-adventure which covers ''[[The Hobbit]]'' and ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]''. It has 550 seperate locations, and also uses information from other sources<ref>[http://www.faqs.org/faqs/tolkien/games/ FAQS, Tolkien Games] (retrieved 15 August 2010)</ref>. It was the first Text-Adventure based on a book<ref>[http://www.brasslantern.org/community/history/timeline-c.html Brass Lantern Timeline of Interactive Fiction, list of events] (retrieved 15 August 2010)</ref>.
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* [http://www.lysator.liu.se/tolkien-games/entry/lord.html LORD at Tolkien Games]
 
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* [http://www.lysator.liu.se/tolkien-games/entry/lord.html Tolkien Games] (retrieved 14 August 2010)
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LORD
Video game
DeveloperOlli J. Paavola
PlatformDEC-20
Release date1981[1]
GenreText Adventure
LORD is a text-adventure which covers The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, as well as utilising information from other sources.[2] It has 500 separate locations, and was the first text-adventure based on a book.[3]

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  1. List of text-based computer games by year (retrieved 15 August 2010)
  2. FAQs, Tolkien Games (retrieved 15 August 2010)
  3. Brass Lantern Timeline of Interactive Fiction, list of events (retrieved 15 August 2010)