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The translation for Quest is "búsqueda" but it just does not work properly. In English we say "I'm on a quest for the holy grail" this is not quite the same as "I'm searching for the holy grail." So how do I get the seance of adventure implied in "quest" in Spanish. Can some one think of a better word.

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A usual translation is "misión" –  Laura Jan 5 '12 at 22:19
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Maybe en busca de can work. It might imply a bit of action. For example the film "Raiders of the lost ark" is known as "En busca del arca perdida" –  Javi Jan 5 '12 at 22:38
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Yes, "misión" is pretty common, here are some example websites in Spanish using it in a game context: http://es.wowhead.com/faction=942/expedicion-cenarion#quests
http://www.eliteguias.com/guias/t/tes5s/the-elder-scrolls-v-skyrim-misiones-de-los-companeros.php

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Grasias la palabra "misión" funsiona mejor. –  Fortunato Jan 6 '12 at 9:15
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There are some movies with the word Quest translated to «Búsqueda». tinyurl.com/89p8orj –  pferor Jan 6 '12 at 22:31
    
"desafío" is another option –  Sergio Apr 12 '12 at 11:18
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