Abandonware DOS title

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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Questprobe featuring Human Torch and The Thing

DOS19853.8/5 interactive fiction
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Questprobe Featuring Spider-Man

DOS19864.1/5 interactive fiction
Questprobe Featuring Spider-Man is an abandoned text-based adventure game designed by Scott Adams, developed and released by Adventure International in 1986 for DOS but was also published for Acorn Electron, Atari 8-bit, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, Dragon 32, ZX Spectrum, MSX. Questprobe Featuring Spider-Man is part of the Questprobe game series, the ...
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Questprobe featuring The Hulk

DOS19843.8/5 interactive fiction
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Rambo First Blood Part 2

DOS19854.1/5 interactive fiction
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Red Dwarf: Infinity Welcomes Careful Drivers

DOS19964/5 interactive fiction
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Rendezvous with Rama

DOS19853.7/5 interactive fiction
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Return of the Phantom

DOS1993protecteddemo3.7/5 point and click adventure
Return of the Phantom is adventure game set in France, designed by Raymond Benson, developed by MicroProse Software and released in 1993 for DOS only. Return of the Phantom is a third-person adventure game based on the book Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux.
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Return to Doom

DOS19883.8/5 interactive fiction
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Return to Ringworld

DOS19943.8/5 point and click adventure
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Return to Zork

DOS19934.1/5 point and click adventure
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Rex Nebular and the cosmic gender-bender

DOS1992protected3.9/5 point and click adventure
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Ringworld: Revenge of the Patriarch

DOS19923.8/5 point and click adventure
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Rise of the Dragon

DOS19904.1/5 point and click adventure
Rise of the Dragon is a point-and-click adventure game developed and published by Dynamix in 1990. It was originally released for MS-DOS and later ported to other platforms such as the Amiga and Sega CD. The game is set in a cyberpunk-inspired future Los Angeles, where the player assumes the role of William "Blade" Hunter, a private detective taske...
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Riven: The Sequel to Myst

Windows XP/98/95Mac1997protecteddemo4/5 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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Romantic encounters at the dome

DOS19883.9/5 interactive fiction
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Rome: Pathway to Power

DOS19934/5
Rome: Pathway to Power (also known as Rome AD 92) is an abandoned isometric adventure game with strategy elements set in ancient Rome. Rome was developed by Millennium Interactive and released in 1993 for DOS and Amiga platforms.
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Runaway City

DOS1995NSFW4.2/5 visual novel
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Sam and Max Hit the Road

DOSWindows XP/98/95LinuxMac1993protecteddemo3.8/5 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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Sanitarium

Windows XP/98/951998protected4.1/5 point and click adventure
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Scapeghost

DOS19893.7/5 interactive fiction
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Scrooge

DOS19913/5 interactive fiction
Scrooge is an abandoned interactive fiction graphic adventure game developed and released by Leisuresoft in 1991 for DO. Scrooge is based on the popular Christmas tale of the same name.
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Season of the Sakura

DOS1997NSFW4.1/5 visual novel
Season of the Sakura is an abandoned visual novel game developed by JAST USA and released by in 1997 for DOS. Season of the Sakura is one of the many Japanese visual novels published in the 90s with a eroge theme.
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Seastalker

DOS19844/5 interactive fiction
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Sex Olympics

DOS1990NSFW4/5 point and click adventure
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Sex Vixens from Space

DOS1989NSFW4/5 interactive fiction
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Shadow of the Comet

Windows XP/98/95DOSLinux1993protected3.9/5 graphic adventure with text parser
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ShadowForce

DOS19943.3/5
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Shadowgate

DOSWindows 3.xMac19884.1/5 point and click adventure
Shadowgate is an abandoned fantasy-themed adventure game developed by ICOM Simulations and released by Mindscape in 1988 for Macintosh, DOS, and also for Amiga, Apple IIgs, Atari ST, NES. Shadowgate uses the ICOM MacVenture engine (Deja Vu, Uninvited). Shadowgate was later remade in an enhanced version for Windows 3.1.
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Shannara

DOS1995protected4.1/5 point and click adventure
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Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective

Windows XP/98/951991protected4.1/5 interactive movie