Abandonware DOS title

Abandonware adventure games sorted by release date

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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GrailQuest

DOS19893.4/5 interactive fiction
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Hero's Quest: So you want to be a hero

DOS19894.2/5 point and click adventure
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Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

DOS1989protecteddemo4.2/5 point and click adventure
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade: The Graphic Adventure is a point-and-click adventure game released in 1989 by Lucasfilm Games. The game was designed by Ron Gilbert, David Fox, and Noah Falstein. It is based on the 1989 film "Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade", directed by Steven Spielberg.The game follows the plot of the movie closely and incl...
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James Clavell's Shogun

DOS19894.3/5 interactive fiction
James Clavell's Shogun, a text adventure game developed by Infocom and released in 1989. Infocom was known for its interactive fiction games, and "James Clavell's Shogun" was one of its later releases.This text adventure game is based on James Clavell's novel "Shogun" and follows the story of John Blackthorne, an English navigator who becomes invol...
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Journey: The Quest Begins

DOS19894.2/5 interactive fiction
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Last Half of Darkness

DOS19893.9/5 point and click adventure
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Leisure Suit Larry 3: Passionate Patti in Pursuit of the Pulsating Pectorals

DOS1989NSFW3.9/5 graphic adventure with text parser
Leisure Suit Larry 3: Passionate Patti in Pursuit of the Pulsating Pectorals is a comedic adventure game developed and published by Sierra On-Line. It was released in 1989 as the third installment in the Leisure Suit Larry series, created by Al Lowe.In Larry 3, players once again control the lovable loser Larry Laffer, who is on a quest to find tru...
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Manhunter 2: San Francisco

DOSMac OS19894/5 point and click adventure
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Mean Streets

DOS1989protected4/5 point and click adventure
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Myth

DOS19894.1/5 interactive fiction
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Neuromancer

DOS19894/5 point and click adventure
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Omnicron Conspiracy

DOS19894.1/5
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Ooze: Creepy Nites

DOS19893/5 interactive fiction
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Planet of Lust

DOS1989NSFW4.2/5 graphic adventure with text parser
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Quest for glory 1: So you want to be a hero

DOS1989protected4/5 point and click adventure
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Scapeghost

DOS19893.7/5 interactive fiction
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Sex Vixens from Space

DOS1989NSFW4/5 interactive fiction
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Space Ace

DOS19894.1/5 interactive movie
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Space Quest 3: The Pirates of Pestulon

DOSMac OS1989protected3.9/5 point and click adventure
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Star Trek: The Next Generation - The Transinium Challenge

DOSMac OS19893.9/5
Star Trek: The Next Generation - The Transinium Challenge is an abandoned adventure game set in the Star Trek TNG universe designed by Ron Martinez, developed by TRANS Fiction Systems and released by Simon & Schuster Interactive in 1989. Star Trek: TNG - The Transinium Challenge was developed for DOS and Mac.
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The Colonel's Bequest

DOS1989protecteddemo4.1/5
The Colonel's Bequest is a graphic adventure game developed and published by Sierra On-Line. It was released in 1989 for various platforms, including MS-DOS, Amiga, and Atari ST. The game was created by Roberta Williams, co-founder of Sierra On-Line.The game is part of the "Laura Bow" series, with the full title being "Laura Bow: The Colonel's Bequ...
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The Crack of Doom

DOS19893.7/5 interactive fiction
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The Golden Fleece

DOS19894/5 interactive fiction
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The Hound of Shadow

DOS19893.8/5 interactive fiction
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The Kristal

DOS19893.9/5 point and click adventure
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The Quest for the Time-bird

DOS19893.9/5 point and click adventure
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The Scoop

DOS19893.8/5 graphic adventure with text parser
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The Third Courier

DOS19893.9/5
The Third Courier is an abandoned (atypical) adventure / role playing game set in Berlin during the cold war era and, of course, it's a spy game. The Third Courier was developed by Manley Associates and released by Accolade in 1989 for DOS, but it was also published for Amiga, Apple IIgs, Atari ST platforms.
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The Usurper

DOS19893.8/5 interactive fiction
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Where in Time is Carmen Sandiego?

DOS19894.1/5 trivia / quiz
Where in Time Is Carmen Sandiego? is an educational computer game and television game show franchise created by Broderbund. It focuses on teaching geography and history while players try to track down the infamous thief, Carmen Sandiego, and her gang across different historical periods.The game was first released in 1989, followed by the TV show in...