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The best archaeology games

When you think at archaeology in the entertainment world, one name comes to mind: Indiana Jones. The archaeologist with the hat and whip is the protagonist of some very successful movies that spawned quite a few video games. Professor Jones is not the only archaeologist to star in a video game. The pixellated Rick Dangerous and the 3D Lara Croft in Tomb Raider are perhaps equally revered in the gaming community.

Most popular archaeology games

Indiana Jones and his Desktop Adventures
action-adventureWindows 3.x, Mac
Rick Dangerous
actionDOS
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Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis

DOSMac1992protecteddemo4.3/5 LucasArts
Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis is a graphical point and click adventure game created by LucasArts and published in 1992, based on the popular movie character. As the famous archaeologist Indiana Jones, you will travel the world searching for the mythical land of Atlantis. Fate of Atlantis is the sequel to the acclaimed Indiana Jones and the...
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Rick Dangerous

DOS19894.2/5 Core Design
Rick Dangerous is an action-packed platformer game set in the 1940s. As the fearless explorer Rick, you'll navigate treacherous environments, avoid deadly traps, and defeat enemies to uncover ancient treasures. With retro graphics and challenging gameplay, it's a must-play for platforming enthusiasts.
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Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

DOS1989protecteddemo4.2/5 LucasArts
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade: The Graphic Adventure is a point-and-click adventure game released in 1989 by Lucasfilm Games. The game was designed by Ron Gilbert, David Fox, and Noah Falstein. It is based on the 1989 film "Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade", directed by Steven Spielberg.The game follows the plot of the movie closely and incl...
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Rick Dangerous 2

DOS19904.2/5 Core Design
Rick Dangerous 2 is a clear example of a sequel done right. Developed by Core Design and released in 1990 on a plethora of platforms, Rick Dangerous 2 is a classic platform game with a (linear) story. The first levels can be played in any order: an ice cave, Hyde Park in London, a forest and the atomic mud mines. The fifth level will become availab...
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Indiana Jones and his Desktop Adventures

Windows 3.xMac1996demo4.1/5 LucasArts
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Tomb Raider III: Adventures of Lara Croft

Windows XP/98/95Mac1998protected4.1/5 Core Design
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Tomb Raider II

Windows XP/98/95Mac1997protected4.1/5 Core Design
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Pharaoh's Tomb

DOS19904.1/5 Micro F/X Software
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Tomb Raider

DOS1996protected4.1/5 Core Design
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Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade: the Action Game

DOS19893.8/5 Tiertex Design Studios
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Borderworld

DOS19963.8/5 Midlothian Software
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