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LORD (video game)

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| releasedate=[[1981]]<ref>{{webcite|author=|articleurl=http://en.academic.ru/dic.nsf/enwiki/333185|articlename=List of text-based computer games|dated=|website=[http://http://www.enacademic.com/ enacademic.com]|accessed=15 august 2010}}</ref><ref name="Brasslantern">{{webcite|author=Stephen Granade|articleurl=http://www.brasslantern.org/community/history/timeline-c.html|articlename=A Brief History of Interactive Fiction, Page 3|dated=|website=[http://www.brasslantern.org/ Brass Lantern]|accessed=15 august 2010}}</ref>
 
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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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|}}'''LORD''' is a text-adventure which covers ''[[The Hobbit]]'' and ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]'', as well as utilising information from other sources.<ref name="Tolkien Games">{{webcite|author=Fredrik Ekman|articleurl=http://www.lysator.liu.se/tolkien-games/entry/lord.html|articlename=LORD|dated=|website=Games|accessed=29 december 2014}}</ref> It has 550 separate locations,<ref name="Tolkien Games"/> and was the first text-adventure based on a book.<ref name="Brasslantern"/> The game was written and designed by Olli J. Paavola, at the time a student at the [[wikipedia:Aalto University School of Science and Technology|Helsinki University of Technology]].<ref name="Brasslantern"/><ref name="Tolkien Games"/>
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==External Links==
 
==External Links==
* [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 LORD] at [http://www.lysator.liu.se Tolkien Games]
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Latest revision as of 15:38, 29 December 2014

LORD
Video game
DeveloperOlli J. Paavola
PlatformDEC-20
Release date1981[1][2]
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.[3] It has 550 separate locations,[3] and was the first text-adventure based on a book.[2] The game was written and designed by Olli J. Paavola, at the time a student at the Helsinki University of Technology.[2][3]

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References

  1. "List of text-based computer games", enacademic.com (accessed 15 August 2010)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Stephen Granade, "A Brief History of Interactive Fiction, Page 3", Brass Lantern (accessed 15 August 2010)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Fredrik Ekman, "LORD", Tolkien computer games (accessed 29 December 2014)