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:
Quest for the Rings was localized for release in the following countries with the indicated title:
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.