Puzzle-solving Classic Games and Abandonware

Dangerous Dave

Dangerous Dave in the Deserted Pirate's Hideout is a 1988 computer game by John Romero (co-founder of idSoftware and designer of Doom, Quake and many other games). Dangerous Dave was initally developed...

Year: 1988 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2016-11-30 Tags: puzzle-solving

The Secret of Monkey Island

The Secret of Monkey Island is an adventure game that utilizes the command verb-based SCUMM interface first introduced in Maniac Mansion: the player constructs commands for Guybrush by selecting an appropriate...

Year: 1989 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2017-07-18 Tags: graphic adventure puzzle-solving 2d scrolling comedy scumm

Prince of Persia

Prince of Persia is a fantasy cinematic 2D platformer originally developed and published by Brøderbund and designed by Jordan Mechner. It was initially released in 1989 for the Apple II. It was ported...

Year: 1989 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2017-08-14 Tags: puzzle-solving platformer cinematic freeware

Indiana Jones And The Fate Of Atlantis

Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis was released in 1992. It was developed and published by LucasArts. The game is a point and click adventure. It was originally released on MS DOS, Macintosh, and...

Year: 1992 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2016-11-11 Tags: puzzle-solving point-and-click

Lemmings

Lemmings, one of the most successful games of the early 1990s, is a puzzle-platformer created by DMA Design and published by Psygnosis for the Amiga, DOS and Atari ST in 1991. The game was developed by...

Year: 1991 Genre: Puzzler Updated: 2016-12-02 Tags: puzzle-solving real-time amiga 2d scrolling

Monkey Island 2: LeChuck's Revenge

Monkey Island 2: LeChuck’s Revenge is the point-and-click adventure sequel to The Secret of Monkey Island, created by Ron Gilbert, developed and published by LucasArts in 1991. Originally released for...

Year: 1991 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2016-11-20 Tags: puzzle-solving humour point-and-click scumm pirates

Prince of Persia 2: The Shadow & The Flame

Prince of Persia 2: The Shadow and the Flame is the sequel to the original Prince of Persia, developed and published by Broderbund Software it was released in 1993. This sequel expands the size of the...

Year: 1993 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2016-11-19 Tags: puzzle-solving cinematic

Tomb Raider

Tomb Raider is one of the most popular videogames franchise of all time. The original 3D action-adventure, where players control Lara Croft from a third-person perspective, was developed by Core Design...

Year: 1996 Genre: Action Updated: 2017-01-30 Tags: puzzle-solving

King's Quest VII: The Princeless Bride

King’s Quest VII: The Princess Bride is the seventh installment in Roberta Williams’ King’s Quest series, developed and published by Sierra On-Line in 1994. Like the previous episodes in the series...

Year: 1994 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2016-11-21 Tags: fantasy puzzle-solving kings quest

The Incredible Machine

The Incredible Machine is a puzzle game where the player has to assemble a Rube Goldberg-type contraption to solve a simple puzzle. It was developed by Jeff Tunnell Productions and published in 1993 for...

Year: 1993 Genre: Puzzler Updated: 2016-11-16 Tags: puzzle-solving

Sam & Max: Hit the Road

Sam & Max: Hit the Road is a comedic graphic adventure game developed and published by LucasArts for DOS in 1993. It was ported to Windows, Mac, and Linux in the subsequent years following its release....

Year: 1993 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2016-11-11 Tags: comics graphic adventure puzzle-solving point-and-click comedy detective/mystery

Day of the Tentacle

Day of the Tentacle, also known as Maniac Mansion II: Day of the Tentacle, is graphic adventure developed and published by LucasArts in 1993 for PC MS-DOS and Mac. Thanks to its story, humor, voice acting...

Year: 1993 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2016-11-15 Tags: puzzle-solving humour 2d scrolling comedy point-and-click

Discworld

Discworld is a point-and-click adventure game that was developed by Teeny Weeny Games and Perfect 10 Productions; and was published by Psygnosis in 1995. The game is set in Terry Pratchett’s created...

Year: 1995 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2016-11-11 Tags: fantasy puzzle-solving point-and-click books humour

Indiana Jones And The Last Crusade

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade: The Graphic Adventure was released in 1989 at the same time as the film. It was developed and published by Lucasfilm games (now LucasArts). It's a point and click adventure...

Year: 1989 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2016-11-13 Tags: puzzle-solving movies