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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The Fellowship of the Ring

DOS19864.1/5 interactive fiction
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True Love

Windows XP/98/951995NSFW4.1/5 visual novel, point and click adventure
True Love is abandoned visual novel and dating simulation developed by Software House Parsley and released by JAST USA in 1995 for Windows. True Love is one of the many erotic anime-style visual novels released in the 1990s.
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Three Sisters' Story

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

DOS19894.1/5 interactive fiction
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Prisoner of Ice

DOS1995protected4.1/5 point and click adventure
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Questprobe Featuring Spider-Man

DOS19864.1/5 interactive fiction
Questprobe Featuring Spider-Man is an abandoned text-based adventure game designed by Scott Adams, developed and released by Adventure International in 1986 for DOS but was also published for Acorn Electron, Atari 8-bit, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, Dragon 32, ZX Spectrum, MSX. Questprobe Featuring Spider-Man is part of the Questprobe game series, the ...
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Zork Nemesis

DOSWindows XP/98/95Mac OS1996protected4.1/5 puzzle adventure
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Star Trek: 25th Anniversary

DOS1992protected4.1/5 point and click adventure
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Gabriel Knight 2: The Beast Within

DOSWindows XP/98/95Mac OSWindows 3.x1995protecteddemo4.1/5 point and click adventure
Gabriel Knight 2: The Beast Within is a point-and-click adventure game developed and published by Sierra On-Line. It was released in 1995 as a sequel to the original Gabriel Knight game, "Sins of the Fathers". The game was designed by Jane Jensen, who also wrote the story and script.In GK2 The Beast Within, players assume the role of Gabriel Knight...
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Omnicron Conspiracy

DOS19894.1/5
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Leisure Suit Larry 7: Love for Sail

DOSWindows XP/98/95Mac OS1996protecteddemoNSFW4.1/5 point and click adventure
Leisure Suit Larry 7: Love for Sail! is a graphic adventure game developed and published by Sierra On-Line. It is the sixth installment in the Leisure Suit Larry series and was released in 1996. The game was designed by Al Lowe, the creator of the series, and it continued the humorous and adult-themed style that the series is known for. In Love for...
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Code-Name: Iceman

DOS19894.1/5 graphic adventure with text parser
Code-Name: Iceman is a graphic adventure game developed and published by Sierra On-Line in 1989. Designed by Jim Walls, known for his work on the "Police Quest" series, "Code-Name: Iceman" blends elements of adventure, puzzle-solving, and espionage in a Cold War-era setting.In the game, players assume the role of John Westland, a United States Navy...
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Dragon's Lair 2: Time Warp

DOS1990protected4.1/5 interactive movie
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Lancelot

DOS19884.1/5 interactive fiction
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Sorcerer

DOS19844.1/5 interactive fiction
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Heart of China

DOS19914.1/5 point and click adventure
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Runaway City

DOS1995NSFW4.1/5 visual novel
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Spellcasting 101: Sorcerers get all the girls

DOS1990protected4.1/5 interactive fiction
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Quest for glory 3: Wages of War

DOS1992protected4.1/5 point and click adventure
Quest for glory 3: Wages of War is the third game in the Quest for Glory series. It's an adventure game at heart but, in the tradition of the Quest for Glory games, involves combat and classes like an RPG. Quest for Glory III was designed by Corey Cole and Lori Ann Cole, developed and released by Sierra On-Line in 1992 only for DOS.
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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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Where in Space is Carmen Sandiego? Deluxe

DOS19934.1/5 trivia / quiz, puzzle adventure
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Quest for Glory 4: Shadows of Darkness

DOSWindows 3.x1993protecteddemo4.1/5 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.x1991protected4.1/5 point and click adventure
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The Guild of Thieves

DOS19874.1/5 interactive fiction
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Myst

Windows XP/98/95Windows 3.xMac OS1995protecteddemo4.1/5 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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Frederik Pohl's Gateway

DOS19924.1/5 interactive fiction
Frederik Pohl's Gateway is one of the best abandoned adventures games from Legend Entertainment. Gateway is an interactive fiction with graphics and an improved interface (unusual for IFs), based on the Frederik Pohl's novel Gateway. Tt was designed by Michael Verdu and Glen R. Dahlgren and published by Legend Entertainment in 1992.
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Mixed-up Mother Goose

DOS19874.1/5 graphic adventure with text parser
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Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective

Windows XP/98/951991protected4.1/5 interactive movie
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Future Wars: Adventures in Time

DOS19904.1/5 point and click adventure
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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.