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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Eric the Unready

DOS1993protected4.1/5 interactive fiction
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The Twilight Zone

DOS19884.2/5 graphic adventure with text parser
The Twilight Zone is an abandoned sci-fi themed adventure game based on the popular TV series of the same name. The Twilight zone released in 1988 by First Row Software Publishing for DOS and Amiga. At it's core, The Twilight Zone is a text adventure, so you have to type in commands, but it's supported by the graphics.
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The Summoning

DOS1992protected4/5 dungeon crawl
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Simon the Sorcerer

DOSWindows XP/98/95Mac OS1993protected4/5 point and click adventure
Simon the Sorcerer is adventure game designed by Simon Woodroffe, developed and published by Adventure Soft and released in 1993. Often overlooked, Simon The Sorcerer is one of the finest point & click adventure games ever designed for DOS. In an era dominated by LucasFilm Games (later renamed LucasArts) and Sierra, Adventure Soft (the guys beh...
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An American Tail: Fievel Goes West

DOS19934/5 point and click adventure
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Return to Ringworld

DOS19943.8/5 point and click adventure
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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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Indiana Jones: Revenge of the Ancients

DOS19874/5 interactive fiction
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Star Trek: The Promethean Prophecy

DOSMac OS19864/5 interactive fiction
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The Quest for the Time-bird

DOS19893.9/5 point and click adventure
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Caverns of Chaos

DOS19923/5 interactive fiction
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The Guild of Thieves

DOS19874.1/5 interactive fiction
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Grim Fandango

Windows XP/98/951998protecteddemo4/5
Grim Fandango is an adventure game developed and published by LucasArts. It was released in 1998 and is known for its unique setting and distinctive art style. The game was directed by Tim Schafer, who also co-wrote the script.The story is set in the Land of the Dead and follows the protagonist, Manny Calavera, a travel agent working for the Depart...
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Border Zone

DOS19873.8/5 interactive fiction
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Spellcasting 301: Spring Break

DOS1992protected4.1/5 interactive fiction
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Lancelot

DOS19884.1/5 interactive fiction
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Les Manley in: Search for the King

DOS1990protected4/5 graphic adventure with text parser
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Follow the Reader

DOS19924/5 puzzle adventure
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Time and Magik: The Trilogy

DOS19884.1/5 interactive fiction
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Sherlock Holmes: Another bow

DOS19853.5/5 interactive fiction
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Dream Zone

DOS19884.2/5 interactive fiction
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Questprobe featuring The Hulk

DOS19843.9/5 interactive fiction
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The Fourth Protocol

DOS19874/5 interactive fiction
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Hollywood Hijinx

DOS19863.3/5 interactive fiction
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The Journeyman Project 2: Buried in Time

Windows XP/98/95Mac OSWindows 3.x1995protecteddemo4/5 puzzle adventure
The Journeyman Project 2: Buried in Time is a point-and-click adventure game developed by Presto Studios, released in 1995 as a sequel to The Journeyman Project. The Journeyman Project series is set in a future where time travel has been discovered and is regulated by a temporal security agency called the Temporal Security Annex (TSA). Players...
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Zork Quest: The Crystal of Doom

DOS19893.8/5 visual novel, interactive fiction
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Suspect

DOS19844.2/5 interactive fiction
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Gnome Ranger 2: Ingrid's Back

DOS19883.8/5 interactive fiction
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Amazon

DOS19843.7/5 interactive fiction
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Chamber of the Sci-Mutant Priestess

DOS1989protected3.8/5