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The most popular interactive fiction games

Interactive fiction games (or text adventures) are adventure games in which the player gives textual commands in order to act within the given story. The story itself is told both using text and static pictures or with no graphics of any kind, just text. The genre's stepping stones are Adventure (developed in 1975) and the Zork series. Infocom, Legend Entertainment and Magnetic scrolls were some of the most popular interactive fiction developers of the 80s.
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Magnetic Scrolls Collection

DOS19914.1/5 Magnetic Scrolls
Magnetic Scrolls was one of the finest developer companies dedicated to Interactive Fiction. The Magnetic Scrolls Collection is a trilogy of Magnenic Scrolls adventures remade using the Wonderland engine: Fish!, Corruption, The Guild of Thieves. The new window-based interface made text-adventuring easy even for gamers not used to a text-only interf...
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Perry Mason

DOS19853.9/5 Paisano Productions
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Hollywood Hijinx

DOS19863.3/5 Infocom
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Amazon

DOS19843.7/5 Telarium
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Acheton

DOS19873.7/5
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Jinxter

DOS19884/5 Magnetic Scrolls
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Legend of the Sword

DOS19884/5 Silicon Software
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Guardians of Infinity: to Save Kennedy

DOS1988protected3.5/5 Paragon Software
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Spellbreaker

DOS19853.9/5 Infocom
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Sherlock Holmes: The Vatican Cameos

DOS19864/5 Magicom Multimedia
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The Guild of Thieves

DOS19874.1/5 Magnetic Scrolls
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Gamma Force in Pit of a Thousand Screams

DOS19883.8/5 Tom Snyder Productions
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Jewels of Darkness

DOS19864.2/5 Level 9 Computing
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Spellcasting 201: The Sorcerer's Appliance

DOS1991protected4/5 Legend Entertainment
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Farenheit 451

DOS19843.4/5 Telarium
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Brimstone

DOS19853.4/5 Synapse Software
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A Dudley Dilemma

DOS19883.3/5
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Scapeghost

DOS19893.7/5 Level 9 Computing
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Ballyhoo

DOS19863.5/5 Infocom
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Romantic encounters at the dome

DOS19883.9/5 MicroIllusions
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Transylvania 3: Vanquish the Night

DOS19903/5 Polarware
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African Adventure

DOS1997remake3.6/5
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Zork Quest: The Crystal of Doom

DOS19893.8/5 Tom Snyder Productions
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The Wizard of Oz

DOS19853.9/5 Windham Classics
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Lancelot

DOS19884.1/5 Level 9 Computing
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Suspect

DOS19844.2/5 Infocom
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Lane Mastodon vs. the Blubbermen

DOS19884/5 Tom Snyder Productions
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Seastalker

DOS19844/5 Infocom