Hi-Res Adventure #6: The Dark Crystal (PC-98)

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The Dark Crystal is closely based on Jim Henson's film of the same name. The game is set in Thra, a world with three suns, which come together every thousand years in an event known as "The Great Conjunction". The player controls Jen, the last survivor of the Gelfings, a race of mole-like people. He must find a dark crystal and its broken shard, and repair it to end the reign of a tyrannical lord.

Like other installments of the Hi-Res Adventures series, the game is entirely text-based, with non-animated graphics to illustrate the areas. Movement between areas and interaction with the game world is performed by typing commands consisting of either one or two words (a combination of a verb and an object).


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There are 65 other screenshots on file for other versions of this game.

Alternate Titles

  • "Gelfling Adventure" -- Re-Release with simpler interface

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Topic # Posts Last Post
Gelfling adventure, enhanced, reimplemented 1 Pseudo_Intellectual (45150)
Aug 23, 2014


Version differences

This game was also published as Gelfling Adventure with a slightly different interface. Gelfling Adventure allowed you to select actions from a short list instead of typing in commands.

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Terok Nor (21038) added Hi-Res Adventure #6: The Dark Crystal (PC-98) on Jul 11, 2010
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