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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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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Caverns of Chaos

DOS19923/5 interactive fiction
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Follow the Reader

DOS19924/5 puzzle adventure
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Leather Goddesses of Phobos

DOS19864.2/5 interactive fiction
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Arthur: The Quest for Excalibur

DOS19894/5 interactive fiction
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Omnicron Conspiracy

DOS19894.1/5
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Indiana Jones: Revenge of the Ancients

DOS19874/5 interactive fiction
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Zork Nemesis

DOSWindows XP/98/95Mac OS1996protected4.1/5 puzzle adventure
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Zork Quest: Assault on Egreth Castle

DOS19883.4/5 visual novel, interactive fiction
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The Island of Dr. Brain

DOS19923.7/5 puzzle adventure
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Cutthroats

DOS19843.4/5 interactive fiction
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Starcross

DOS19823.7/5 interactive fiction
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James Bond 007: A View to a Kill

DOS19853.9/5 interactive fiction
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Quest for Glory 2: Trial by Fire

DOS1990protected4.2/5 point and click adventure
Quest for Glory 2: Trial by Fire is a the second chapter in the Sierra beloved Quest for Glory series. Trial by Fire is an adventure game with RPG elements (at the very start the player must choose a class from the three available: fighter, wizard, thief) set in a fantasy setting inspired by Middle East lore. It was developed ad released by Sierra ...
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Zork: Grand Inquisitor

Windows XP/98/95Mac OS1997protected3.8/5 point and click adventure
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Zork II: The Wizard of Frobozz

DOS19834.2/5 interactive fiction
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The Guild of Thieves

DOS19874.1/5 interactive fiction
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Jack the Ripper

DOS19953.8/5 interactive fiction
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Maniac Mansion Deluxe

Windows2004freewareremake3.9/5 point and click adventure
Maniac Mansion Deluxe is the unofficial sequel to the acclaimed point & click adventure game released by LucasFilm in 1987. Maniac Mansion Deluxe it's a fan-made adventure developed by LucasFans Games and released in 2004 and it's a complete remake of Maniac Mansion in every aspect, developed using the Adventure Game Studio engine.
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Enchanter

DOS19833.3/5 interactive fiction
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Where in the USA is Carmen Sandiego?

DOS19863.9/5 trivia / quiz
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LA Law: The Computer Game

DOS19924/5 interactive movie
LA Law: The Computer Game is an abandoned adventure game based on the popular TV series from the 80s and 90s. L.A. Law. LA Law was developed by Synergistic Software and released by Capstone in 1992. LA Law plays like a multiple choice adventure game where you have to build up cases and bring them to court.
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Les Manley in: Search for the King

DOS1990protected4/5 graphic adventure with text parser
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Eagle Eye Mysteries in London

DOS19944/5 point and click adventure
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Star Trek: The Promethean Prophecy

DOSMac OS19864/5 interactive fiction
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Space Ace 2: Borf's Revenge

DOS19913.7/5 interactive movie
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Shadow of the Comet

Windows XP/98/95DOSLinux1993protected3.9/5 graphic adventure with text parser
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Sherlock Holmes: Another bow

DOS19853.5/5 interactive fiction
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Plan 9 From Outer Space

DOS19923.7/5 point and click adventure
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Mortville Manor

DOS19883.8/5 point and click adventure