Quest for the Dragon Sword

Quest for the Dragon Sword was a text only adventure originally written on the Spectrum and then transferred across to the QL.

Even the loading screen was initially designed on the ZX Spectrum and then transferred to the QL by beeping them as binary values on the Spectrum and reading them in by PEEKing the QL's network port.

It uses Monty Python-esque humour, and you play the role of Claire in his quest to find the Dragon Sword.

Screenshot of Sinclair QL Quest for the Dragon Sword by Byteback
Title: Quest for the Dragon Sword
Language: The Quill
Author: Ian Foot, Malcolm Johnson and Ian Ward
Publisher: Byteback and RWAP Adventures
Year of Publication: 1987
Price as at November 1987: £14.95
Reviews: QL Adventurers Forum 1 and QL World (November 1987)
Platforms Suitable for: All Sinclair QLs and emulators
Commercial Status: Commercial
Sources Available from: n/a
Latest Version available from: RWAP Adventures website

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