Jewels of Darkness (Commodore 64)

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This is a collection of three previously-published Rainbird interactive fiction (with graphics) games. It contains: The J.R.R. Tolkien Middle-earth theme was removed in this compilation. Only the respective original releases of the games have references to Middle-earth.


Jewels of Darkness Commodore 64 Starting screen for Colossal Adventure
Jewels of Darkness Commodore 64 Starting screen for Adventure Quest
Jewels of Darkness Commodore 64 Starting screen for Dungeon Adventure
Jewels of Darkness Commodore 64 Title screen and main menu

Alternate Titles

  • "The Jewels of Darkness" -- In-game title

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Critic Reviews

Zzap! Sep, 1986 92 out of 100 92
Commodore User Oct, 1986 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Oct, 1986 7.5 out of 10 75
Happy Computer 1986 75 out of 100 75
Computer Gamer Sep, 1986 14 out of 20 70


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Sinclair QL port

Level 9 announced the game also for the Sinclair QL, and loading instructions for such a version can be found in manuals of the existing European releases. The port is however absent from later issued price lists, and also seems to be unknown in QL circles, thus suggesting it was cancelled.

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