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).
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Kronolog: The Nazi Paradox

DOS19933.6/5 point and click adventure
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Silicon Dreams

DOS19863.6/5 interactive fiction
Silicon Dreams by Level 9 Computing is a trilogy of interactive fiction (text adventure) games released in the mid-1980s. The trilogy includes three separate games: Snowball, Return to Eden, and The Worm in Paradise. Each game combines elements of science fiction with puzzle-solving and exploration. All three games are text-based, relying on d...
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Mission: Impossible

DOS19913.6/5
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Free D.C.!

DOS19913.6/5 point and click adventure
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Mystery of the Mummy

DOS19883.6/5 point and click adventure
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Borrowed Time

DOS19853.6/5 interactive fiction
Borrowed Time is a graphic adventure video game developed and published by Interplay Productions. It was released in 1985 for various platforms, including the Apple Macintosh, Apple II, DOS, and Atari ST. The game is notable for its early use of digitized photos and a noir-style detective narrative.The game's story is set in the 1930s and foll...
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Star Trek: First Contact

DOS19883.6/5 interactive fiction
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Essex

DOS19853.6/5 interactive fiction
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Adventure in Serenia

DOS19823.6/5 interactive fiction
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1893: A World's Fair Mystery

Windows XP/98/95Mac OS20033.6/5 interactive fiction
1893: A World's Fair Mystery is an interactive fiction game developed by the American studio Illuminated Lantern and released in 2002. Set during the Chicago World's Columbian Exposition of 1893, the game combines historical fiction with mystery-solving gameplay.In 1893: A World's Fair Mystery, players take on the role of a detective investigating ...
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African Adventure

DOS1997remake3.6/5 interactive fiction
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Mindshadow

DOSMac OS19853.6/5 graphic adventure with text parser, interactive fiction
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Earthly delights

DOS19843.6/5 interactive fiction
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Ballyhoo

DOS19863.5/5 interactive fiction
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King's Quest III Redux: To Heir is Human

WindowsMac OS2011freewareremake3.5/5 point and click adventure
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Explora 2

DOS19893.5/5 point and click adventure
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Golden Oldies: Volume 1 - Computer Software Classics

DOS19853.5/5 interactive fiction, life simulation
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Guardians of Infinity: to Save Kennedy

DOS1988protected3.5/5 interactive fiction
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Hugo 2: Whodunit?

DOS1991protecteddemo3.5/5 graphic adventure with text parser
Hugo 2: Whodunit? is an old school graphic adventure game designed by David P. Gray, developed by Gray Design Associates and released in 1991 for MS-DOS only. Hugo 2: Whodunit? is the second installment of the Hugo game series.
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Nightlong: Union City Conspiracy

Windows XP/98/9519983.5/5 point and click adventure
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SRAM

DOS19873.5/5 graphic adventure with text parser
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Supernova

DOS1987freeware3.5/5 interactive fiction
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Treasure Island

DOS19853.5/5 interactive fiction
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Troll's Tale

DOS19843.5/5
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Castle Elsinore

DOS19923.5/5 interactive fiction
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Sherlock Holmes: Another bow

DOS19853.5/5 interactive fiction
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Igor Objective Uuklaonia

DOS19953.5/5 point and click adventure
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Earthrise

DOS19903.4/5 graphic adventure with text parser