Games based on a novel sorted by release date
DOS19834/5 Beam Software
DOS19843.7/5 Dale Disharoon, Inc.
Below the root is an atipycal early 2 dimensional adventure game based on the Zilpha Keatley Snyder novels: the Green Sky Trilogy. The player can choose one of many characters, each with different skills and embark in a quest to eliminate the distrust between two races: the Erdling and the Kindar.
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy is a humorous free text adventure game based on the novel of the same name written by Douglas Adams (if you never read it, shame on you!). The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy was designed by Douglas Adams himself and interactive fiction god Steve Eric Meretzky, it was released by Infocom in 1984 for DOS and for...
DOS19853.9/5 Windham Classics
DOS19853.5/5 Byron Preiss Video Productions
DOS19864.1/5 Beam Software
DOS19874.2/5 Opera Soft
La Abadía del Crimen (The Abbey of Crime) is an action-adventure developed in Spain by Paco Menéndez in the mid-1980s. It was initially created for the Amstrad CPC and later ported to other popular home computer systems of the time, such as the ZX Spectrum and MSX. The game was released in 1987.
DOS19874.1/5 Sierra On-Line
DOS19874/5 The Electronic Pencil Co.
DOSMac19874.1/5 Oxford Digital Enterprises
DOS19883.8/5 Coktel Vision
DOS19883.5/5 SDJ Enterprises
DOS19883.7/5 Beam Software
DOS19883.9/5 Synergistic Software
DOS1989NSFW4/5 Coktel Vision
DOS19894/5 Interplay Productions
DOS19894/5 MicroProse Software
DOS19893.7/5 Beam Software
DOS19904.1/5 Westwood Studios
Circuit's Edge is a single-player science fiction blend of adventure game and RPG, developed by Westwood Studios and released by Infocom in 1990. Circuit's Edge is based on George Alec Effinger's cyberpunk novel "When Gravity Fails".