Adventure

[1982 video game] Adventure is an 8-bit computer game published in the UK by Micro Power. It was released on the Acorn Atom sometime around 1982 and on the Acorn Electron and BBC Micro in 1983. The game is a text adventure, being an attempted reconstruction of the original Adventure computer game, although it is not very faithful to the ori...
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Adventure

[1850] The Adventure was a wooden schooner built in 1850 at Hong Kong, that was wrecked in 1855 at Richmond River, New South Wales, under the master James Cook. ...
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Adventure

[1834] Online Database`s Australian National Shipwreck Database Australian Shipping - Arrivals and Departures 1788-1968 including shipwrecks Encyclopedia of Australian Shipwrecks - New South Wales Shipwrecks Books ...
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Adventure

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Adventure

HMS Adventure was a British cruiser-minelayer of 6740 tons displacement launched in 1926. HMS Adventure was the first vessel to be designed and built for the British Navy as a dedicated minelayer. HMS Adventure was armed primarily with 340 mines which were for laying, and also with four 4.7-inch anti-aircraft guns; four 3-ponder guns; one multiple ...
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Adventure

[magazine] Adventure magazine was an American pulp magazine that was first published in November 1910 by the Ridgway company, an offshoot of the Butterick Publishing Company. Adventure went on become one of the most profitable and critically acclaimed of all the American pulp magazines. The magazine had 881 issues. The magazine`s first edit...
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adventure

[n] - a wild and exciting undertaking (not necessarily lawful)
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Adventure

Ad·ven'ture noun [ Middle English aventure , aunter , anter , French aventure , from Late Latin adventura , from Latin advenire , adventum , to arrive, which in the Romance languages took the sense of 'to happen, befall.' See Advene .] 1.
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Adventure

Ad·ven'ture transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Adventured ; present participle & verbal noun Adventuring ] [ Middle English aventuren , auntren , French aventurer , from aventure . See Adventu...
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Adventure

Ad·ven'ture intransitive verb To try the chance; to take the risk. « I would adventure for such merchandise. Shak. »
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adventure

1. That which happens without design; chance; hazard; hap; hence, chance of danger or loss. 'Nay, a far less good to man it will be found, if she must, at all adventures, be fastened upon him individually.' (Milton) ... 2. Risk; danger; peril. 'He was in great adventure of his life.' (Berners) ... 3. The encountering of risks; hazardous and strikin...
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adventure

escapade 1 risky venture noun a wild and exciting undertaking (not necessarily lawful)
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Adventure

• (n.) A remarkable occurrence; a striking event; a stirring incident; as, the adventures of one`s life. • (n.) A mercantile or speculative enterprise of hazard; a venture; a shipment by a merchant on his own account. • (v. i.) To try the chance; to take the risk. • (n.) That which happens without design; chance; hazard; hap; he...
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Adventure

(from the article `Furneaux, Tobias`) On Capt. Samuel Wallis` westerly-directed circumnavigation in the Royal Navy ship `Dolphin` (1766–68), Furneaux was among the first Europeans to ...
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Adventure

(from the article `electronic game`) The defining `text adventure` was Adventure, written by Will Crowther, probably in 1975, if not earlier. Crowther combined his experiences exploring ...
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adventure

adventure 1. That which comes to us, or happens without design; chance, fortune, luck. 2. A chance occurrence, an event or issue, an accident. 3. A hazardous or perilous enterprise or performance; a daring feat; hence, a prodigy, a marvel. 4. Any novel or unexpected event in which one shares; an exciting or remarkable incident befalling any one. 5....
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Adventure

[schooner] The 1926 schooner Adventure is one of the last of the famous Grand Banks fishing schooners of Gloucester, Massachusetts. She is one of only two knockabout (schooners having no bowsprit) fishing schooners surviving. Adventure was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1994. ==History== Designed by Thomas F. McManus of Boston and...
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Adventure

[ship] The Adventure was a sloop maritime fur trade ship built by the crew of Captain Robert Gray on his second voyage to the Northwest Coast of North America. The 45-ton sloop was built to allow the trading venture to access smaller inlets the Columbia could not reach. At the end of his second voyage Gray sold the ship to the Spanish Navy....
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Adventure

[Dungeons & Dragons] In the Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game, an adventure or module is a pre-packaged book or box set that helps the Dungeon Master manage the plot or story of a game. The term adventure is currently used by the game`s publisher Wizards of the Coast. In early editions of the game these publications were commonly referre...
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Adventure

[role-playing game] Cover of the Brian Eno album Ambient 1/Music for Airports, 1978. ...
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Adventure

[role-playing games] An adventure is either a published or otherwise written collection of plot, character, and location details used by a gamemaster to manage the plot or story in a role-playing game. Each adventure is based upon a particular gaming genre and is normally designed for use with a specific game or gaming system. However, skil...
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Adventure

[disambiguation] An adventure is an undertaking into the unknown, often having a connotation of danger and excitement. Adventure or The Adventure may also refer to: == Arts and entertainment == === Titled works === ==== Games ==== ==== Music ==== ==== Film and TV ==== ==Aircraft== ==Ships== ==Other uses== ...
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Adventure

[1979 video game] Adventure is a {vgy|1979}{sfn|Wolf|2001|p=96|ps=:`In 1979, the first all-graphics adventure game appeared: the home game Adventure for the Atari 2600...`|ref=medium} video game for the Atari 2600 video game console. In the game, the player controls a square avatar whose quest is to hunt an open world environment for a hidd...
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Adventure

An adventure is an exciting or unusual experience. It may also be a bold, usually risky undertaking, with an uncertain outcome. Adventures may be activities with some potential for physical danger such as exploring, skydiving, mountain climbing, river rafting or participating in extreme sports. The term also broadly refers to any enterprise that i...
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Adventure

A single challenge, often short enough to be completed in one session. Often makes up one smaller piece of larger story with a beginning and an end, but may be stand alone. Contrast with Campaign.
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