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).
lslarry1-1

Leisure Suit Larry 1: In the Land of the Lounge Lizards

DOS1987NSFW4.3/5 graphic adventure with text parser
Leisure Suit Larry: In the Land of the Lounge Lizards is the first adventure of the Leisure Suit Larry series, created by Al Lowe and published by Sierra On-Line. As a virgin male in his forties, your goal is to, well, find the woman of your dreams. In 1991 Sierra released a VGA remake.
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Maniac Mansion

DOSLinuxMac OS1987protected4.2/5 point and click adventure
Maniac Mansion is one of the most famous point-and-click adventure games developed by Lucasfilm Games, designed by Ron Gilbert (who later created Monkey Island) and Gary Winnick. The story is a blend of old sci-fi and horror B-movie elements. Players can choose between several characters, each with unique abilities useful for solving various puzzle...
metropolis-4

Metropolis

DOS19873.8/5
mixedgoose-1

Mixed-up Mother Goose

DOS19874.1/5 graphic adventure with text parser
nord-and-bert-01

Nord and Bert Couldn't Make Head or Tail of It

DOS19873.4/5 interactive fiction
plunderedhearts-1

Plundered Hearts

DOSMac OS19873.9/5 interactive fiction
policequest1-2

Police Quest 1: In Pursuit of the Death Angel

DOS19874.2/5 graphic adventure with text parser
Police Quest: In Pursuit of the Death Angel is an adventure game released in 1987 by Sierra On-Line, designed by former police officer Jim Walls. It's the first installment in the Police Quest series and is known for its realistic portrayal of police procedures.In the game, you play as Sonny Bonds, a police officer in the fictional city of Lytton, ...
spacequest2-4

Space Quest 2: Vohaul's Revenge

DOS1987protected4/5 graphic adventure with text parser
sram-02

SRAM

DOS19873.5/5 graphic adventure with text parser
stationfall-01

Stationfall

DOS19873.9/5 interactive fiction
supernova-1

Supernova

DOS1987freeware3.5/5 interactive fiction
4th-protocol-02

The Fourth Protocol

DOS19874/5 interactive fiction
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The Guild of Thieves

DOS19874.1/5 interactive fiction
lurkinghorror-1

The Lurking Horror

DOS19874.1/5 interactive fiction
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The Three Musketeers

DOS19873/5 graphic adventure with text parser
uninvited-win3x-04

Uninvited

DOSMac OS19873.8/5 point and click adventure
20000leagues-3

20000 Leagues under the sea

DOS19883.8/5 visual novel, interactive fiction
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A Dudley Dilemma

DOS19883.3/5 interactive fiction
corruption-0002

Corruption

DOS19884/5 interactive fiction
dream-zone-02

Dream Zone

DOS19884.2/5 interactive fiction
fish-01

Fish!

DOS19883.8/5 interactive fiction
gammaforce-1

Gamma Force in Pit of a Thousand Screams

DOS19883.8/5 visual novel, interactive fiction
gnome-ranger-2-02

Gnome Ranger 2: Ingrid's Back

DOS19883.8/5 interactive fiction
goldrush-1

Gold Rush!

DOS1988protected4.1/5 graphic adventure with text parser
guardinfinity-1

Guardians of Infinity: to Save Kennedy

DOS1988protected3.5/5 interactive fiction
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Jinxter

DOS19884/5 interactive fiction
kingsquest4-1

King's Quest 4: The Perils of Rosella

DOS1988protecteddemo3.8/5 point and click adventure
King's Quest IV: The Perils of Rosella is an adventure game developed and published by Sierra On-Line in 1988. It is the fourth installment in the popular King's Quest series created by Roberta Williams. The game was originally released for MS-DOS and Apple II computers and later ported to other platforms.The story of King's Quest IV follows Prince...
la-crackdown-06

L.A. Crackdown

DOS19884/5
lancelot-01

Lancelot

DOS19884.1/5 interactive fiction
lane-mastodon-02a

Lane Mastodon vs. the Blubbermen

DOS19884/5 visual novel, interactive fiction