DescriptionThe 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).
There are no promo images for this game
- "Gelfling Adventure" -- Re-Release with simpler interface
Part of the Following Groups
There are no reviews for the FM-7 release of this game. You can use the links below to write your own review or read reviews for the other platforms of this game.
There are no critic reviews for this game.
|Topic||# Posts||Last Post|
|Gelfling adventure, enhanced, reimplemented||1||Pseudo_Intellectual (61625)
Aug 23, 2014
Version differencesThis 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.
Related Web Sites
- The dark crystal (This article appeared in Creative Computing magazine in 1983.)
- Walkthrough (A complete walkthrough of the game.)
There are no game credits on file for this release of the game. Everything in MobyGames is contributable by users.