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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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...
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The Summoning

DOS1992protected4/5 dungeon crawl
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The Witness

DOS19834/5 interactive fiction
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Transylvania

DOS1986freeware4/5 interactive fiction
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Voyeur

Windows XP/98/95Mac OSDOS1993demoNSFW4/5 interactive movie
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Where in Europe is Carmen Sandiego?

DOSMac OS19884/5 trivia / quiz
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Cruise for a Corpse

DOS19914/5 point and click adventure
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Elvira 2: The Jaws of Cerberus

DOS19914/5 dungeon crawl, point and click adventure
Elvira 2: The Jaws of Cerberus is an abandoned horror adventure/RPG hybrid game with elements of dark fantasy, developed by Horror Soft and published by Accolade for DOS in 1991. Elvira 2: The Jaws of Cerberus is also part of the Elvira series of games, each of one based on the popular movie/TV personality Elvira.
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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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Mean Streets

DOS1989protected4/5 point and click adventure
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Sex Olympics

DOS1990NSFW4/5 point and click adventure
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Lure of the Temptress

DOS1992freeware4/5 point and click adventure
Lure of the Temptress is an DOS fantasy adventure game, developed by Revolution Software, designed by Dave Cummins and published by Virgin Interactive in 1992. Lure of the Temptress was the first game to use Virtual Theatre, a game engine also developed by Revolution Software. Lure of the Temptress was later released as freeware in 2003.
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Countdown

DOS19904/5 point and click adventure
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Xtrek

DOS1991freewareNSFW4/5 interactive fiction
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Daughter of Serpents

DOS19924/5 point and click adventure
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Castle of Dr. Brain

DOS19914/5 puzzle adventure
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Indiana Jones: Revenge of the Ancients

DOS19874/5 interactive fiction
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Les Manley in: Search for the King

DOS1990protected4/5 graphic adventure with text parser
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Noctropolis

DOS1994protected4/5 point and click adventure
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Snoopy and Peanuts

DOS19904/5
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Neuromancer

DOS19894/5 point and click adventure
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The Pawn

DOS19864/5 interactive fiction
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Callahan's Crosstime Saloon

DOS19974/5 point and click adventure
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Dragonsphere

DOS1994protecteddemo4/5 point and click adventure
Dragonsphere is a point-and-click adventure game released in 1994 by MicroProse. It's set in a fantasy world where you play as a sorcerer named Callash, tasked with saving the land of Granville from an evil sorceress named Sanwe. The game involves exploring various locations, solving puzzles, and interacting with characters to gather magical sphere...
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Mission Critical

DOS1995protected4/5 point and click adventure
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Police Quest 2: The Vengeance

DOS1988protected4/5 graphic adventure with text parser
Police Quest 2: The Vengeance is a graphical point-and-click adventure game developed and published by Sierra On-Line. It was released in 1988 as the second installment in the Police Quest series, which was created by former police officer Jim Walls.In Police Quest 2, Sonny Bonds is now a sergeant with the Lytton Police Department, and the gam...
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Martian Memorandum

DOS1991protecteddemo4/5 point and click adventure
Martian Memorandum is a point-and-click adventure game developed and published by Access Software. It was released in 1991 and is the sequel to the game Mean Streets. The game is set in a dystopian future on Mars, where players take on the role of Tex Murphy, a private investigator with a sarcastic and humorous demeanor.The story begins with Tex Mu...
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The mist

DOS19854/5 interactive fiction