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Questprobe was the name of a trilogy of text adventure computer games featuring Marvel Comics characters. The three games are Questprobe featuring The Hulk, Questprobe featuring Spider-Man and Questprobe featuring The Human Torch and The Thing. There was a fourth game planned for Mr. Fantastic and the Invisible Girl, although it was never released. Zork, an early work of interactive fiction, running on a modern interpreter Interactive fiction, often abbreviated as IF, is a simulated environment in which players use text commands to control characters. ... A computer game is a game composed of a computer-controlled virtual universe that players interact with in order to achieve a defined goal or set of goals. ... Marvel Comics is an American comic book line published by Marvel Publishing, Inc. ... The Incredible Hulk The Hulk, often called The Incredible Hulk, is a Marvel Comics superhero. ... Spider-Man swinging around his hometown, New York City. ... This article is on the current Human Torch. ... The Thing (Benjamin Ben Jacob Grimm) is a fictional character, a founding member of the superhero team The Fantastic Four in the Marvel Comics universe. ... Mister Fantastic is a Marvel Comics superhero who is the leader of the Fantastic Four. ... Alternate meaning: The Invisible Woman, a 1940 film. ...


The games were designed by Scott Adams, developed by Adventure International and the first was originally released in 1978 for the Commodore 16 with the sequels being published each following year. The games were later updated with graphics and ported to Commodore 64/128, Apple II, Amstrad CPC, Atari 8-bit ZX Spectrum, BBC-B Microcomputer, PC in 1984 and 1985. Scott Adams (born July 10, 1952) is the co-founder, with wife Alexis, of Adventure International, an early company producing computer games. ... Adventure International was a video game publishing company started in 1978 by Scott Adams and his wife Alexis. ... See also: 1977 in video gaming, other events of 1978, 1979 in video gaming, history of video games Events Notable releases Cinematronics releases the Space Wars vector graphics arcade game Hudson releases Lode Runner for Nintendo home systems in Japan. ... The Commodore 16 was a home computer made by Commodore with a 6502-compatible 7501 CPU, released in 1984. ... Commodore, the commonly used name for Commodore International, was an American electronics company based in West Chester, Pennsylvania which was a vital player in the home/personal computer field in the 1980s. ... The Apple II was one of the most popular personal computers of the 1980s. ... The Amstrad CPC was a series of 8-bit home computers produced by Amstrad during the 1980s and early 1990s. ... Atari built a series of 8-bit home computers based on the MOS Technology 6502 CPU, starting in 1979. ... The ZX Spectrum is a home computer released in the United Kingdom in 1982 by Sinclair Research Ltd. ... ... 1984 1984 in games 1983 in video gaming 1985 in video gaming Notable events of 1984 in video gaming. ... Year 1985 (MCMLXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link displays 1985 Gregorian calendar). ...


A Questprobe comic book tie-in was also released. The events of the Questprobe comic book were later followed up on in the Marvel Fanfare and Quasar series. Marvel Fanfare are two comic books published by Marvel Comics. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ...


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Questprobe - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (156 words)
Questprobe was the name of a trilogy of text adventure computer games featuring Marvel Comics characters.
A Questprobe comic book tie-in was also released.
The events of Questprobe were later followed up on in the Marvel Fanfare and Quasar series.
Questprobe Featuring the Hulk by Scott Adams (764 words)
I used to be quite jealous of my friends that had a Commodore 64 when I was growing up.
They were able to play what I felt were some absolutely kickass games that I didn't have access to, being on a PC and all.
Questprobe Featuring The Hulk was one of those game I always had wished I had a chance to play.
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