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).
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

DOSMac19873.9/5 interactive fiction
policequest1-2

Police Quest 1: In Pursuit of the Death Angel

DOS19874.3/5 graphic adventure with text parser
Police Quest: In Pursuit of the Death Angel is a classic adventure game designed by Jim Walls, developed and released by Sierra On-Line in 1987 for DOS, Amiga, Atari ST, Apple II. Police Quest: In Pursuit of the Death Angel is the first chapter in the Police Quest series.
silicon-dreams-03

Silicon Dreams

DOS19873.6/5 interactive fiction
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
guild-of-thieves-0001

The Guild of Thieves

DOS19874.1/5 interactive fiction
lurkinghorror-1

The Lurking Horror

DOS19874.1/5 interactive fiction
uninvited-win3x-04

Uninvited

DOSMac19873.8/5 point and click adventure
20000leagues-3

20000 Leagues under the sea

DOS19883.8/5 visual novel, interactive fiction
dudley-dilemma-04

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
jinxter-0004

Jinxter

DOS19884/5 interactive fiction
kingsquest4-1

King's Quest 4: The Perils of Rosella

DOS1988protecteddemo3.9/5 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
legend-of-the-sword-03

Legend of the Sword

DOS19884.1/5 interactive fiction
larry2-1

Leisure Suit Larry 2: Goes Looking for Love (in Several Wrong Places)

DOS1988NSFW4.1/5 graphic adventure with text parser