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Master Strategy

The Quest for the Rings

In the first (and some say the best) Master Strategy game, players can assume the role of a Warrior, a Wizard, a Phantom, or a Changeling to recover the lost 10 Rings. This Dungeons & Dragons style game was named "Most Innovative Game of 1981" by Electronic Games magazine. The contents of the complete set are as follows:

1 Quest
1
Quest
10 Rings
10
Rings
2 Nightmares
3
Nightmares
3 Dragons
3
Dragons
1 Lid
1 Lid
1 Cartridge
1 Cartridge
Uncut tokens
Uncut sheet of tokens, consisting of:
8 Possessions
8
"Possessions"
1 Hourglass
1
Hourglass
23 Castles
23
Castles:
The Dungeons (7)
The
Dungeons (7)
Infernal Infernoes (4)
Infernal
Infernoes (4)
Crystal Caverns (6)
Crystal
Caverns (6)
Shifting Halls(6)
Shifting
Halls (6)
1 Game Board
1 Game Board
1 Manual
1 Manual
1 Keyboard Overlay
1 Keyboard Overlay

If you don't have the overlay, you will need to know:

START = 0 (Zero)
THE DRAGONS = T
CRYSTAL CAVERNS = C
RESET = Reset
THE NIGHTMARES = I
THE INFERNOES = B
NO RING = W
THE DUNGEONS = Z
SHIFTING HALLS = .
RINGMASTER CONTROL = Space

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European Versions

Speurtocht Naar De Ringen
Speurtocht Naar De Ringen
Quest for the Rings was "localized" for release in the following countries with the indicated title:

United Kingdom: Quest for the Rings
France: La Quête Des Anneaux
Netherlands: Speurtocht Naar De Ringen
Germany: Suche Nach Den Ringen
Denmark: Jagten på Ringene

Die Suche Nach Den Ringen
Die Suche Nach Den Ringen
Euro Quest Cartridge
Euro Cartridge (non-UK)
G7200 Overlay
All of the European versions (except for the UK release) include this special overlay that fits the smaller G7200 keyboard

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Brazil

Shipping Box
Shipping Box
Quest for the Rings was released in Brazil as Em Busca Dos Anéis Perdidos. The contents of the set are the same as in the American version, except that the manual is in Portuguese and the token compartment lid doesn't have a gold emblem. Like all Brazilian Master Strategy games, it originally came in a corrugated shipping box.
Cartridge
Cartridge
Box
Box
Manual
Manual

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