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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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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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  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)