Arthur: The Quest for Excalibur

Moby ID: 1252
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In this Infocom Graphic Interactive Fiction, you play the role of Arthur in search of the Excalibur sword, stolen by the evil King Lot. To aid you in your quest, you are assisted by Merlin who grants you the power to transform yourself into a variety of animals.

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There are some puns and references in the game that require trying out certain things: * When typing "ask about bird" when speaking to the village idiot, he'll talk about Larry Bird instead. * When visiting the kraken, typing "ask about kraken" will cause him to give a familiar Muhammad Ali quote. * Eating food as an owl or turtle will give a message about "Purina (the animal you've turned in to)-chow". * Typing "look at woman" when in the underground chamber. * After killing the boar, trying to pull the tusk out of the boar's mouth.


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Contributors to this Entry

Game added by Belboz.

Apple II added by ClydeFrog. Amiga, Macintosh added by Terok Nor.

Additional contributors: OceansDaughter, mo , Patrick Bregger, ZeTomes.

Game added April 1, 2000. Last modified May 11, 2024.