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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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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Dark Seed

DOS19924.1/5 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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Myst

Windows XP/98/95Windows 3.xMac1995protecteddemo4.1/5 puzzle adventure
Myst is a classic puzzle-adventure video game that was first released in 1993. It was developed by Cyan, a small independent game development studio. The game was initially released for the Macintosh platform and later ported to other systems, including Windows, PlayStation, and more.Myst is a first-person point-and-click adventure game. Players ex...
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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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Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

DOS1989protecteddemo4.2/5 point and click adventure
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade: The Graphic Adventure is a point-and-click adventure game released in 1989 by Lucasfilm Games. The game was designed by Ron Gilbert, David Fox, and Noah Falstein. It is based on the 1989 film "Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade", directed by Steven Spielberg.The game follows the plot of the movie closely and incl...
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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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Fable

DOS19964.2/5 point and click adventure
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WaxWorks

DOSMac1992protecteddemo4.2/5 dungeon crawl
Waxworks was a horror-themed first-person role-playing game developed by Horror Soft, a subsidiary of Adventure Soft, published in 1992. The game is set in a wax museum where players must travel through different historical periods, each represented by a wax exhibit. Each exhibit serves as a portal to a different time and place, featuring vari...
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Quest for Glory 4: Shadows of Darkness

DOSWindows 3.x1993protecteddemo4.2/5 point and click adventure
Quest for Glory IV: Shadows of Darkness is an adventure role-playing game (RPG) developed and published by Sierra On-Line. It was released in 1993 as the fourth installment in the Quest for Glory series. The game was designed by Lori Ann Cole and Corey Cole, who were also responsible for the previous entries in the series.The game is set in the dar...
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Space Quest 4: Roger Wilco and the Time Rippers

DOSWindows 3.x1991protected4.2/5 point and click adventure
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Deja Vu 2: Lost in Las Vegas

DOS19904.2/5 point and click adventure
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Leisure Suit Larry 2: Goes Looking for Love (in Several Wrong Places)

DOS1988NSFW4.1/5 graphic adventure with text parser
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Teresa: House Guest

DOS1993NSFW3.9/5 visual novel
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Heart of China

DOS19914.2/5 point and click adventure
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Runaway City

DOS1995NSFW4.2/5 visual novel
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Beavis and Butt-Head in Virtual Stupidity

Windows XP/98/9519954/5 point and click adventure
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Return to Zork

DOS19934.1/5 point and click adventure
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Discworld

DOS19954.2/5 point and click adventure
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Police Quest: Open Season

DOSWindows 3.x1993protected4.2/5 point and click adventure
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The adventures of Willy Beamish

DOS19914.1/5 point and click adventure
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A Night with Troi

DOS1991NSFW4/5 interactive fiction
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Monkey Island 2: LeChuck's Revenge

DOS1991protecteddemo4.3/5 point and click adventure
Monkey Island 2 is the second game of the Monkey Island series, a point and click adventure game set in a world of pirates and mysterious treasures. Monkey Island 2 utilizes a command-based SCUMM interface and a branching dialogue system.
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A Personal Nightmare

DOS19893.8/5 graphic adventure with text parser
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Beneath a Steel Sky

DOS1994freeware4/5 point and click adventure
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Leather Goddesses of Phobos 2

DOS1992NSFW4/5 point and click adventure
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Day of the Tentacle

DOSMac1993protected4.1/5 point and click adventure
Day of the Tentacle is a point-and-click graphic adventure game developed and published by LucasArts. It was released in 1993 as a sequel to the game Maniac Mansion. The storyline revolves around three main characters: Bernard Bernoulli, Hoagie, and Laverne. The trio becomes entangled in a time-traveling escapade caused by the Purple Tentacle, an e...
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B.A.T.

DOS19903.9/5 point and click adventure
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Sex Olympics

DOS1990NSFW4/5 point and click adventure