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).

Blade Runner

Windows XP/98/95LinuxMac1997protected4.2/5 point and click adventure
Blade Runner is one of those point & click adventure games that somewhat manages to fully capture the spirit of a cult movie without copying the original plot. Fans of the Blade Runner movie will enjoy this game, even without Harrison Ford. Blade Runner was developed by Westwood Studios and released in 1997 by Virgin.

Freddy Pharkas: Frontier Pharmacist

DOSWindows XP/98/95Windows 3.xMac1993protected4.2/5 point and click adventure
Freddy Pharkas: Frontier Pharmacist is a comedy point & click adventure game set in the old American West designed by Al Lowe and Josh Mandel, developed and released by Sierra On-Line in 1993 for DOS, Windows and Macintosh. Initially released on floppy, Freddy Pharkas was later re-released on CD-ROM as a new edition.

Space Quest 4: Roger Wilco and the Time Rippers

DOSWindows 3.x1991protected4.2/5 point and click adventure

Star Trek: Judgment Rites

DOS1993protected4.2/5 point and click adventure

Runaway City

DOS1995NSFW4.2/5 visual novel


DOS19954.2/5 point and click adventure

Dragon World

DOS19844.2/5 interactive fiction

Jewels of Darkness

DOS19864.2/5 graphic adventure with text parser, interactive fiction

The Dame Was Loaded

DOS1996protected4.2/5 point and click adventure, interactive movie

Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?

DOS19854.2/5 puzzle adventure

Conquests of the Longbow: The Legend of Robin Hood

DOS1991protected4.2/5 point and click adventure


DOS19924.2/5 point and click adventure

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

DOSMac1984freeware4.2/5 interactive fiction
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy is a humorous free text adventure game based on the novel of the same name written by Douglas Adams (if you never read it, shame on you!). The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy was designed by Douglas Adams himself and interactive fiction god Steve Eric Meretzky, it was released by Infocom in 1984 for DOS and for...

B.A.T. 2 : The Koshan Conspiracy

DOS19924.2/5 point and click adventure

Amazon: Guardians of Eden

DOS19924.2/5 point and click adventure


DOS19954.2/5 point and click adventure

Deja Vu 2: Lost in Las Vegas

DOS19904.2/5 point and click adventure

Star Trek: 25th Anniversary

DOS1992protected4.2/5 point and click adventure

Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers

DOSWindows 3.xMac1993protecteddemo4.2/5 point and click adventure
Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers is a point-and-click adventure game developed and published by Sierra On-Line. It was released in 1993 and designed by Jane Jensen. The game is the first installment in the Gabriel Knight series.The story revolves around Gabriel Knight, a struggling writer living in New Orleans. He inherits a bookstore from his d...

Leather Goddesses of Phobos

DOS19864.2/5 interactive fiction

Where in the world is Carmen Sandiego? Deluxe

DOS19924.2/5 puzzle adventure


DOS19834.1/5 interactive fiction

Gold Rush!

DOS1988protected4.1/5 graphic adventure with text parser

Dark Seed

DOS19924.1/5 point and click adventure

Mixed-up Fairy Tales

DOS19914.1/5 point and click adventure

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...

Heart of China

DOS19914.1/5 point and click adventure

Legend of Kyrandia 3: Malcolm's Revenge

DOSMac1994protecteddemo4.1/5 point and click adventure
The Legend of Kyrandia: Malcolm's Revenge is the third and final installment in the Legend of Kyrandia series. This point-and-click adventure game was developed and published by Westwood Studios, released in 1994. Unlike the first two games, where players assumed the role of a protagonist fighting against the villain Malcolm, Malcolm's Revenge take...

A Mind Forever Voyaging

DOSMac19854.1/5 interactive fiction

Blue Force

DOS19934.1/5 point and click adventure