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The best command line games

A Command Line Interface (CLI) is a type of software that allows users to interact with a computer or software application through a text-based interface, using commands entered via a keyboard. Instead of using a graphical user interface (GUI) with buttons and menus, users interact with the system by typing commands into a terminal or command prompt.

Most popular command line games

DOSBox
applicationWindows XP/98/95, Linux, Mac
Arj
Arj
applicationDOS
PKzip
applicationDOS
arj-1

Arj

DOS19904.3/5
ARJ is a file compression utility and file format created by Robert K. Jung. The name "ARJ" stands for "Archived by Robert Jung." It was popular in the late 1980s and early 1990s as a compression tool for MS-DOS and other systems. ARJ offered high compression ratios and various features, such as archive encryption and error recovery.
dosbox-1

DOSBox

Windows XP/98/95LinuxMac2002freeware4.2/5
DOSBox is an open-source emulator that allows you to run software and games designed for the MS-DOS operating system on modern computers. As you probably already know, MS-DOS was a popular operating system used in the 1980s and early 1990s. DOSBox emulates the necessary hardware components and provides a DOS-like environment, allowing users to...
lha-1

LHA

DOS19884.2/5
moslodeluxe-1

Mo'Slo

DOS1990protected4.1/5 Dr.David's Super Crispy Software
The previous file hosted here was put online by mistake (it was the deluxe version, not the basic one). Copyright holders kindly allowed Abandonware DOS to link directly to their website where you can buy the deluxe version of Mo'Slo.
pkunzip-1

PKzip

DOS1989protected3.9/5 PKware
at-slow-1

At-slow4

DOS19893.2/5
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