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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.


Arthur: The Quest for Excalibur Amiga Title Screen

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Zzap! Oct, 1989 94 out of 100 94
The Games Machine (UK) Oct, 1989 92 out of 100 92
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Oct, 1989 91 out of 100 91
Amiga Format Oct, 1989 89 out of 100 89
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Sep, 1989 880 out of 1000 88
Amiga Computing Nov, 1989 83 out of 100 83
Commodore User Sep, 1989 83 out of 100 83
Amiga Action Oct, 1989 82 out of 100 82
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Sep, 1989 7.8 out of 12 65
Power Play Sep, 1989 65 out of 100 65


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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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Terok Nor (27399) added Arthur: The Quest for Excalibur (Amiga) on Apr 13, 2006
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