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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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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Simon the Sorcerer

DOSWindows XP/98/95Mac OS1993protected4/5 point and click adventure
Simon the Sorcerer is adventure game designed by Simon Woodroffe, developed and published by Adventure Soft and released in 1993. Often overlooked, Simon The Sorcerer is one of the finest point & click adventure games ever designed for DOS. In an era dominated by LucasFilm Games (later renamed LucasArts) and Sierra, Adventure Soft (the guys beh...
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Leisure Suit Larry 6: Shape Up or Slip Out!

DOSWindows 3.x1993protectedNSFW4/5 point and click adventure
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Leather Goddesses of Phobos 2

DOS1992NSFW4/5 point and click adventure
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Operation Stealth

DOS19904/5 point and click adventure
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Beavis and Butt-Head in Virtual Stupidity

Windows XP/98/9519954/5 point and click adventure
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A Night with Troi

DOS1991NSFW4/5 interactive fiction
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Arthur: The Quest for Excalibur

DOS19894/5 interactive fiction
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Forbidden Castle

DOS19854/5 interactive fiction
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Gumboots Australia

DOS19904/5
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Inspector Gadget: Global terror!

DOS19924/5 point and click adventure
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Jinxter

DOS19884/5 interactive fiction
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King's Quest 2: Romancing the Throne

DOS1985protected4/5 graphic adventure with text parser
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L.A. Crackdown

DOS19884/5
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Lane Mastodon vs. the Blubbermen

DOS19884/5 visual novel, interactive fiction
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Legend of the Sword

DOS19884/5 interactive fiction
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Manhunter 2: San Francisco

DOSMac OS19894/5 point and click adventure
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Red Dwarf: Infinity Welcomes Careful Drivers

DOS19964/5 interactive fiction
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Riven: The Sequel to Myst

Windows XP/98/95Mac OS1997protecteddemo4/5 puzzle adventure
Riven is the sequel to the highly successful and critically acclaimed adventure game, Myst. Developed by Cyan Worlds, Riven was released in 1997 and continues the narrative established in Myst. Just like its predecessor, Riven is a first-person point-and-click adventure game with a focus on exploration and puzzle-solving.The plot revolves around At...
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Seastalker

DOS19844/5 interactive fiction
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Shannara

DOS1995protected4/5 point and click adventure
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Sherlock Holmes: The Vatican Cameos

DOS19864/5 interactive fiction
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Softporn Adventure

DOS1981freewareNSFW4/5 interactive fiction
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Star Trek: The Promethean Prophecy

DOSMac OS19864/5 interactive fiction
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Tex Murphy: The Pandora Directive

Windows XP/98/95DOSLinuxMac OS1996protected4/5 point and click adventure
Tex Murphy: The Pandora Directive is the sequel to Under a Killing Moon and the 4th game in the Tex Murphy series. The Pandora Directive is a first-person 3D adventure game set in a dark sci-fi version of the U.S.A., more specifically in a futuristic San Francisco. The Pandora Directive was developed by Access Software and released in 1996 for...
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Tex Murphy: Under a Killing Moon

Windows XP/98/95DOSLinuxMac OS1994protected4/5 point and click adventure
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The Fourth Protocol

DOS19874/5 interactive fiction
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The Golden Fleece

DOS19894/5 interactive fiction
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The Journeyman Project 2: Buried in Time

Windows XP/98/95Mac OSWindows 3.x1995protecteddemo4/5 puzzle adventure
The Journeyman Project 2: Buried in Time is a point-and-click adventure game developed by Presto Studios, released in 1995 as a sequel to The Journeyman Project. The Journeyman Project series is set in a future where time travel has been discovered and is regulated by a temporal security agency called the Temporal Security Annex (TSA). Players...