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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 ZX Spectrum Game start
Jewels of Darkness ZX Spectrum 128K loading screen
Jewels of Darkness ZX Spectrum Early in Adventure Quest
Jewels of Darkness ZX Spectrum 48K full text Loading screen

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Alternate Titles

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

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Critic Reviews

Your Computer Oct, 1986 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Sinclair User Oct, 1986 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Computer Gamer Nov, 1986 19 out of 20 95
Crash! Dec, 1987 94 out of 100 94
Your Sinclair Jan, 1987 9 out of 10 90
Popular Computing Weekly Aug 14, 1986 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Oct, 1986 7.5 out of 10 75


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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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Kabushi (209748) added Jewels of Darkness (ZX Spectrum) on Sep 10, 2004
Other platforms contributed by Trypticon (11031), B.L. Stryker (21069), Quapil (4825), Kabushi (209748), Terok Nor (26757), Tomas Pettersson (28133) and Will D (941)