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A quest, or mission, is a task in
Quests are typically marked by an
Many types of quests are referred to as "sidequests". These are quests which deviate from the main
In the most general sense, a quest is a "hunt for a specific outcome", in contrast to simply winning a game. Typical quests involve killing a set number of
Questing is a tool used in role-playing games to avoid putting players in a position where they only perform a repetitive action, such as killing creatures. Players may be performing this activity in order to gain new skills and progress to new areas, or to gain in-game money in order to buy new items, such as armor and equipment. This process, commonly known as "
A sidequest is an optional section of a video game, and is commonly found in