Abandonware DOS title

The most popular 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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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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Gnome Ranger

DOS19873.7/5 interactive fiction
Gnome Ranger is an abandoned fantasy adventure game, developed and published by Level 9 Computing in 1987 for DOS. Gnome Ranger was designed by Peter Austin who also designed the sequel Gnome Ranger 2: Ingrid's Back.
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Yellow Kid: Giallo al Circo

DOS19943.1/5 point and click adventure
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Discworld 2: Mortality Bytes!

DOS19964.1/5 point and click adventure
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Last Half of Darkness

DOS19893.9/5 point and click adventure
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Laura Bow 2: The Dagger of Amon Ra

DOSWindows 3.x1992protecteddemo3.7/5 point and click adventure
Laura Bow 2: The Dagger of Amon Ra is a point-and-click adventure game developed and published by Sierra On-Line in 1992. The game is a sequel to The Colonel's Bequest and follows the adventures of the protagonist, Laura Bow, a young investigative journalist.In the game, the Dagger of Amon Ra is a valuable Egyptian artifact rumored to have mystical...
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Questprobe featuring Human Torch and The Thing

DOS19853.9/5 interactive fiction
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Troll's Tale

DOS19843.5/5
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Syberia

Windows XP/98/95Mac OS2002protected4/5 point and click adventure
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Red Dwarf: Infinity Welcomes Careful Drivers

DOS19964/5 interactive fiction
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Metropolis

DOS19873.8/5
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Zork Zero: The Revenge of Megaboz

DOS19894/5 interactive fiction
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Supernova

DOS1987freeware3.5/5 interactive fiction
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Nord and Bert Couldn't Make Head or Tail of It

DOS19873.4/5 interactive fiction
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The Hound of Shadow

DOS19893.8/5 interactive fiction
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The Dig

DOSMac OS1995protecteddemo4.1/5 point and click adventure
The Dig is a point-and-click adventure game developed and published by LucasArts. It was originally released in 1995 for MS-DOS and later for other platforms, including Mac OS and Windows. The game is known for its atmospheric storytelling, puzzle-solving gameplay, and collaboration with renowned science fiction author Arthur C. Clarke. The Dig inv...
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Kingdom: The Far Reaches

Windows XP/98/95Mac OS1995protected3.9/5 point and click adventure
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Plan 9 From Outer Space

DOS19923.6/5 point and click adventure
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Voyeur

Windows XP/98/95Mac OSDOS1993demoNSFW4/5 interactive movie
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The Usurper

DOS19893.8/5 interactive fiction
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Earthrise

DOS19903.4/5 graphic adventure with text parser
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Conquests of the Longbow: The Legend of Robin Hood

DOS1991protected4.2/5 point and click adventure
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2112

DOS19943/5 interactive fiction
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The Final Battle

DOS19913.9/5 point and click adventure
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Sam and Max Hit the Road

DOSWindows XP/98/95LinuxMac OS1993protecteddemo3.8/5 point and click adventure
Sam & Max Hit the Road is a point-and-click adventure game developed and published by LucasArts. It was released in 1993 and is based on the characters Sam and Max created by comic artist Steve Purcell. The game follows the titular characters, Sam, a detective canine, and Max, a hyperkinetic rabbity thing, as they embark on a bizarre and humoro...
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Police Quest 3: The Kindred

DOS1991protected4/5 point and click adventure
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Amazon: Guardians of Eden

DOS19924.1/5 point and click adventure
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Star Trek: 25th Anniversary

DOS1992protected4.1/5 point and click adventure
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Guardians of Infinity: to Save Kennedy

DOS1988protected3.5/5 interactive fiction
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Dragon's Lair 2: Time Warp

DOS1990protected4.1/5 interactive movie