Interactive Fiction Classic Games and Abandonware

Zork: The Great Underground Empire

Zork: The Great Underground Empire

Zork is one of the earliest interactive fiction computer games, developed initially in 1977–1979, then released as a trilogy in the 1980s by Infocom for Apple II, Commodore 64, Macintosh, DOS and many...

Year: 1982 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2017-06-25Tags: fantasy interactive fiction freeware text-only

Das Stundenglas

Das Stundenglas

Das Stundenglas (in English, The Hourglass) is text adventure developed by Weltenschmiede and published by Software 2000 for Amiga, Atari ST and DOS in 1990. The game received positive reviews by several...

Year: 1990 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2019-02-08Tags: interactive fiction interactive fiction with graphics text adventure fantasy

Fish!

Fish!

Fish! is a text adventure created by the British game studio Magnetic Scrolls, published in 1988 for the Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS and other platforms by Rainbird. Written by Pete Kemp, John...

Year: 1988 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2018-05-18Tags: interactive fiction text adventure comedy detective/mystery

Another Lifeless Planet and Me With No Beer

Another Lifeless Planet and Me With No Beer

Another Lifeless Planet and Me With No Beer is a rare text-only adventure game released in 1989 and set on a distant planet, with limited ASCII graphics only.

Year: 1989 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2015-05-18Tags: interactive fiction sci-fi/futuristic text-only

McMurphy's Mansion

McMurphy's Mansion

McMurphy's Mansion is a classic text based adventure developed in 1984 by Martin-Art and released as shareware.

Year: 1984 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2015-06-08Tags: interactive fiction puzzle-solving

Transylvania

Transylvania

Transylvania is the first chapter of a series of horror graphic adventure games created by Antonio Antiochia and published by Penguin Software. This first game was released in 1982 for the Apple II, Atari...

Year: 1986 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2015-12-13Tags: horror interactive fiction interactive fiction with graphics

James Bond 007: A View to a Kill

James Bond 007: A View to a Kill

GamesNostalgia pays a small tribute to Sir Roger Moore with James Bond 007: A View to a Kill, an interactive fiction created by Angelsoft for Apple II, DOS and Macintosh and released in 1985. A View to...

Year: 1985 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2017-06-04Tags: interactive fiction detective/mystery movies

A Journey Into Xanth

A Journey Into Xanth

A Journey Into Xanth è una avventura testuale sviluppata con Adventure Game Toolkit nel 1993.

Year: 1993 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2015-04-11Tags: fantasy interactive fiction puzzle-solving text-only

Time Bandit

Time Bandit

Time Bandit is an action/adventure arcade written originally for the TRS-80 the ported in 1985 to Atari ST and Amiga by MichTron. The gameplay is similar to the popular Gauntlet, the arcade developed...

Year: 1988 Genre: Arcade Updated: 2015-11-26Tags: arcade interactive fiction sci-fi/futuristic split-screen