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This is a collection of three previously-published Rainbird interactive fiction (with graphics) games. It contains: The J.R.R. Tolkien Middle-earth theme was removed in this compilation. Only the respective original releases of the games have references to Middle-earth.


Jewels of Darkness Commodore 64 Title screen and main menu
Jewels of Darkness Amiga Choosing which game to play.
Jewels of Darkness Commodore 64 Starting screen for Colossal Adventure
Jewels of Darkness Amstrad PCW Main menu. Which adventure do you want to play?

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Alternate Titles

  • "The Jewels of Darkness" -- In-game title

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Critic Reviews

Sinclair User ZX Spectrum Oct, 1986 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Amtix! Amstrad CPC Oct, 1986 95 out of 100 95
Your Sinclair ZX Spectrum Jan, 1987 9 out of 10 90
Computer Gamer Atari 8-bit Nov, 1986 18 out of 20 90
Popular Computing Weekly Amstrad CPC Aug 14, 1986 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Popular Computing Weekly ZX Spectrum Aug 14, 1986 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Computer and Video Games (CVG) MSX Jun, 1987 8 out of 10 80
Computer Gamer Commodore 64 Sep, 1986 14 out of 20 70
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Amiga Feb, 1988 Unscored Unscored
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Atari ST Feb, 1988 Unscored Unscored


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Sinclair QL port

Level 9 announced the game also for the Sinclair QL, and loading instructions for such a version can be found in manuals of the existing European releases. The port is however absent from later issued price lists, and also seems to be unknown in QL circles, thus suggesting it was cancelled.

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