The journey a hero takes to achieve his goal. Sometimes the quest is literal (take this ring to Mordor; win the cheerleading championship). In other stories, the quest is more abstract (improve the relationship with your brother).
Your quest is the mission that you are on in an Adventure Game. Some games contain several mini-quests that contribute to the successful completion of the main quest. Note that in some countries the word 'Quest' is used to mean the same thing as 'Adventure' game. Back to the Index of Terms
a stand-alone or series of missions that NPCs send you on to accomplish something on them, which can be anything from fetching them food, killing a bunch of hapless monsters, or taking out a massive threat to the world itself
A series of tasks, that must be performed by the player in order to attain a goal or goals. Often on completion, the player will be rewarded in some way - experience points, access to a new game area, etc.
A quest in a gaming context, especially in MMORPGs, is generally a task or series of tasks, which a player or group of players may complete in order to gain a reward. Rewards may include experience points, loot, spells, in-game currency, faction hits, access to new rooms or areas, or any combination of the above.
Quest is a piece of software developed by Alex Warren of Axe Software to play text adventures written in the Adventure Scripting Language. It is freely available for Microsoft Windows operating systems.