Abandonware DOS title

The best abandonware adventure games

Adventure games focus on cracking enigmas and exploring and contemplating the game world in a narrative-driven scenario. In order to progress within the story arc, the player has to interact with different items, the environment itself, and other non-playing characters (NPC in short).
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Breakers

DOS19864.1/5 interactive fiction
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Magnetic Scrolls Collection

DOS19914.1/5 interactive fiction
Magnetic Scrolls was one of the finest developer companies dedicated to Interactive Fiction. The Magnetic Scrolls Collection is a trilogy of Magnenic Scrolls adventures remade using the Wonderland engine: Fish!, Corruption, The Guild of Thieves. The new window-based interface made text-adventuring easy even for gamers not used to a text-only interf...
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EcoQuest: The Search for Cetus

DOS19914.1/5 point and click adventure
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Space Quest 5: The Next Mutation

DOS1993protected4.1/5 point and click adventure
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Sherlock: The Riddle of the Crown Jewels

DOS19884.1/5 interactive fiction
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Fairy Nights

Windows XP/98/952000NSFW4.1/5 visual novel
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The 11th Hour

Windows XP/98/951995protected4.1/5 puzzle adventure
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The adventures of Willy Beamish

DOS19914.1/5 point and click adventure
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Touché: The Adventures of the Fifth Musketeer

DOS19954.1/5 point and click adventure
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Syberia

Windows XP/98/95Mac2002protected4.1/5 point and click adventure
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Dreamweb

DOS1994freeware4.1/5 point and click adventure
Dreamweb is a top-down point and click adventure set in a dark, cyberpunk city. You play as Ryan who has strange, violent, dreams. A top down perspective and the sheer number of items your character can pick up are just two of the peculiarities of this game. Dreamweb was developed by Creative Reality and published by Empire Interactive for DOS in 1...
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Spellcasting 201: The Sorcerer's Appliance

DOS1991protected4/5 interactive fiction
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3 Skulls of the Toltecs

DOSWindows XP/98/951996protected4/5 point and click adventure
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Shadowgate

DOSWindows 3.xMac19884/5 point and click adventure
Shadowgate is an abandoned fantasy-themed adventure game developed by ICOM Simulations and released by Mindscape in 1988 for Macintosh, DOS, and also for Amiga, Apple IIgs, Atari ST, NES. Shadowgate uses the ICOM MacVenture engine (Deja Vu, Uninvited). Shadowgate was later remade in an enhanced version for Windows 3.1.
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An American Tail: Fievel Goes West

DOS19934/5 point and click adventure
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Star Trek: the Kobayashi alternative

DOS19854/5 interactive fiction
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Eagle Eye Mysteries in London

DOS19944/5 point and click adventure
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Amnesia

DOS19864/5 interactive fiction
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Zork Zero: The Revenge of Megaboz

DOS19894/5 interactive fiction
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Corruption

DOS19884/5 interactive fiction
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Sanitarium

Windows XP/98/951998protected4/5 point and click adventure
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EcoQuest 2: Lost Secret of the Rainforest

DOS19934/5 point and click adventure
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Space Quest 2: Vohaul's Revenge

DOS1987protected4/5 graphic adventure with text parser
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Pepper's Adventures in Time

DOS19934/5 point and click adventure
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Follow the Reader

DOS19924/5 puzzle adventure
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Police Quest 3: The Kindred

DOS1991protected4/5 point and click adventure
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Sex Vixens from Space

DOS1989NSFW4/5 interactive fiction
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Operation Stealth

DOS19904/5 point and click adventure