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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Eagle Eye Mysteries in London

DOS19944/5 point and click adventure
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Space Quest 5: The Next Mutation

DOS1993protected4.1/5 point and click adventure
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The Black Cauldron

DOS1986freeware3.8/5 graphic adventure with text parser
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Crescent

DOS1993NSFW3.8/5 visual novel
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Sanitarium

Windows XP/98/951998protected4/5 point and click adventure
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Gobliiins

DOSMac OS1991protected4.2/5 point and click adventure
Gobliiins is a peculiar adventure game designed by Pierre Gilhodes, developed by French company Coktel Vision and released by Sierra On-Line in 1991 for DOS, Mac, Amiga and Atari ST. In Gobliiins, you control multiple goblins and you must find a way to progress to the next area by solving typical adventure puzzles. The story is almost non-exis...
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Maniac Mansion Deluxe

Windows2004freewareremake3.8/5 point and click adventure
Maniac Mansion Deluxe is the unofficial sequel to the acclaimed point & click adventure game released by LucasFilm in 1987. Maniac Mansion Deluxe it's a fan-made adventure developed by LucasFans Games and released in 2004 and it's a complete remake of Maniac Mansion in every aspect, developed using the Adventure Game Studio engine.
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Guy Spy and the Crystals of Armageddon

DOS19923.1/5 interactive movie
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Phantasmagoria: A Puzzle of Flesh

Windows XP/98/95DOS1996protected3.9/5 point and click adventure, interactive movie
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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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Gold Rush!

DOS1988protected4.1/5 graphic adventure with text parser
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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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WaxWorks

DOSMac OS1992protecteddemo4.2/5 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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The Manhole: CD-ROM Masterpiece Edition

Windows XP/98/95Windows 3.xMac OS1994protectedremake3.1/5 point and click adventure
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Operation Stealth

DOS19904/5 point and click adventure
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Cruise for a Corpse

DOS19914/5 point and click adventure
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Riven: The Sequel to Myst

Windows XP/98/95Mac OS1997protecteddemo4/5 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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James Bond 007: A View to a Kill

DOS19853.9/5 interactive fiction
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I have no Mouth and I Must Scream

DOS1995protected4.1/5 point and click adventure
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Zork Nemesis

DOSWindows XP/98/95Mac OS1996protected4.1/5 puzzle adventure
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Beyond Zork: The Coconut of Quendor

DOS19874/5 interactive fiction
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Sex Olympics

DOS1990NSFW4/5 point and click adventure
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Wishbringer

DOS19853.7/5 interactive fiction
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Black Sect

DOS19933.4/5 point and click adventure
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LA Law: The Computer Game

DOS19924/5 interactive movie
LA Law: The Computer Game is an abandoned adventure game based on the popular TV series from the 80s and 90s. L.A. Law. LA Law was developed by Synergistic Software and released by Capstone in 1992. LA Law plays like a multiple choice adventure game where you have to build up cases and bring them to court.
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Nippon Safes, Inc.

DOS1992freeware3.7/5 point and click adventure
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Star Trek: the Kobayashi alternative

DOS19854/5 interactive fiction
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Mixed-up Mother Goose

DOS19874.1/5 graphic adventure with text parser
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Fatal Relations

Windows XP/98/951998NSFW4.1/5 visual novel, point and click adventure
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Where in the USA is Carmen Sandiego?

DOS19863.9/5 trivia / quiz