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    Not sure what the word 'quest' here means

    "Your hero can get Quests from any Mausoleum or Shrine in a game by right-clicking on it."
    (It is a computer game)

    What does the word 'quest' refer to - is it something, SOME ACTION, the hero has to perform or something, SOME THING, that he may find

    Thks a lot

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    Re: Not sure what the word 'quest' here means

    quest - Definitions from Dictionary.com

    quest
    vb. to search or seek for; pursuit made in order to find or obtain something
    n. an adventurous expedition undertaken by a knight or knights to secure or achieve something

    Does that help?


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    Re: Not sure what the word 'quest' here means

    Quote Originally Posted by Casiopea View Post
    quest - Definitions from Dictionary.com

    quest
    vb. to search or seek for; pursuit made in order to find or obtain something
    n. an adventurous expedition undertaken by a knight or knights to secure or achieve something

    Does that help?
    So it is rather the action not the prize they refer to.

    I means that the hero can undertake quests but there is no emphasis on the final result?

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    Re: Not sure what the word 'quest' here means

    Quote Originally Posted by black_velvet View Post
    So it is rather the action not the prize they refer to.
    What's the game's name?


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    Re: Not sure what the word 'quest' here means

    Quote Originally Posted by Casiopea View Post
    What's the game's name?
    No idea.
    I guess those who will play the game will have to find out for themselves

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    Re: Not sure what the word 'quest' here means

    Well, if it's like most other games, then the hero/player goes out in search of something or someone, and when s/he finds it, the hero/player goes up to the next level and so on and so forth, until the game is wrapped, done, ended, concluded.

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    Re: Not sure what the word 'quest' here means

    Oh, yes! You are being most helpful.

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    Re: Not sure what the word 'quest' here means

    Really? Well,...glad I could help.

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    #9

    Re: Not sure what the word 'quest' here means

    Quote Originally Posted by black_velvet View Post
    So it is rather the action not the prize they refer to...
    But in this context - this meaning applies to this game and not generally - it means 'instructions to do an action' [that is, when you right-click on a mausoleum or shrine you are told what your quest will be - what your hero must go and find and bring back].

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