Abandonware DOS title

Abandonware adventure games sorted by release date

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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Phantasmagoria: A Puzzle of Flesh

Windows XP/98/95DOS1996protected3.7/5 point and click adventure, interactive movie
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Red Dwarf: Infinity Welcomes Careful Drivers

DOS19964/5 interactive fiction
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Tex Murphy: The Pandora Directive

Windows XP/98/95DOSLinuxMac1996protected4.1/5 point and click adventure
Tex Murphy: The Pandora Directive is the sequel to Under a Killing Moon and the 4th game in the Tex Murphy series. The Pandora Directive is a first-person 3D adventure game set in a dark sci-fi version of the U.S.A., more specifically in a futuristic San Francisco. The Pandora Directive was developed by Access Software and released in 1996 for...
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The Dame Was Loaded

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

DOS19963.8/5 point and click adventure
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Toonstruck

Windows XP/98/95DOSLinuxMac1996protected4.1/5 point and click adventure
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Zork Nemesis

DOSWindows XP/98/95Mac1996protected4.1/5 puzzle adventure
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African Adventure

DOS1997remake3.6/5 interactive fiction
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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.
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Broken Sword 2: The Smoking Mirror

Windows XP/98/951997protected4.3/5 point and click adventure
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Callahan's Crosstime Saloon

DOS19974/5 point and click adventure
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City of Lost Children

DOS19973.8/5
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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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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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The Feeble Files

Windows XP/98/95Mac1997protected3.9/5 point and click adventure
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The Last Express

DOSWindows XP/98/951997protected4.1/5 point and click adventure
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Zork: Grand Inquisitor

Windows XP/98/95Mac1997protected4/5 point and click adventure
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Fatal Relations

Windows XP/98/951998NSFW4.1/5 visual novel, point and click adventure
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Fuck Quest

DOS1998freewareNSFW3.7/5 graphic adventure with text parser
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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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Nightlong: Union City Conspiracy

Windows XP/98/9519983.3/5 point and click adventure
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Sanitarium

Windows XP/98/951998protected4.1/5 point and click adventure
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The Journeyman Project 3: Legacy of Time

Windows XP/98/95Mac1998protected4.1/5 puzzle adventure
The Journeyman Project 3: Legacy of Time is the third chapter in The Journeyman Project series. It's a science fiction adventure game developed by Presto Studios, designed by Phil Saunders and published by Red Orb Entertainment in 1998 for Windows and Macintosh.
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Udoiana Raunes

DOS19984/5 point and click adventure
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Warcraft Adventures: Lord of the Clans

Windows XP/98/951998canceled3.7/5 point and click adventure
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Amerzone: The Explorer's Legacy

Windows XP/98/95Mac1999protected4/5 puzzle adventure
Amerzone: The Explorer's Legacy is a fantasy/steampunk adventure video game developed by Virtual Studio and released by Microids in 1999 for Windows, Mac and Playstation platforms. Amerzone: The Explorer's Legacy is an adventure video game developed by Microïds and released in 1999. The game was created by Benoît Sokal, a Belgi...
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Three Sisters' Story

DOS1999NSFW4.1/5 visual novel, point and click adventure
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Fairy Nights

Windows XP/98/952000NSFW4/5 visual novel
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Syberia

Windows XP/98/95Mac2002protected4.1/5 point and click adventure