The Crack of Doom
The Crack of Doom is the final installment of Beam Software's trilogy of interactive fiction games based on The Lord of the Rings novels. The game follows the character Sam Gamgee as he embarks on a mission to save his master, Frodo, and destroy the Ring of Power in Mount Doom. Set in the fantasy realm of Middle Earth, players navigate through various iconic locations such as Gorgoroth, Cirith Ungol, and Mount Doom. The gameplay combines a text-based adventure with illustrations from the main character's perspective. Players interact with the game using text-based descriptions and a parser system to execute actions.
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Of the four Melbourne House Lord of the Rings games, Crack of Doom was the only one not released in Europe.
- MobyGames ID: 9052
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Game added by Jon de Ojeda.
Game added April 29th, 2003. Last modified November 17th, 2023.