Puzzle-solving Classic Games and Abandonware

Loom

Loom

Loom is a fantasy point-and-click adventure created by LucasArts and released initially in 1990. It's one of the most popular titles using the SCUMM engine, like the Indiana Jones and Monkey Island series....

Year: 1990 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2019-01-20Tags: fantasy puzzle-solving scumm music point-and-click

Discworld

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: 2016-11-11Tags: fantasy puzzle-solving point-and-click books humour

King's Quest VII: The Princeless Bride

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: 2016-11-21Tags: fantasy puzzle-solving kings quest

Boulder Dash

Boulder Dash

Boulder Dash is a popular strategy/maze game originally created by Peter Liepa and Chris Gray for Atari 8-bit and released by First Star Software in 1984. The game was ported to several platforms including...

Year: 1984 Genre: Arcade Updated: 2017-01-04Tags: arcade puzzle-solving maze

Alone in the Dark

Alone in the Dark

Alone in the Dark is a survival horror game developed by Infogrames Europe and published by I-Motion in 1992. It was initially released for DOS, but was later ported to several other platforms. As the...

Year: 1992 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2015-04-17Tags: puzzle-solving survival horror

Flashback: The Quest for Identity

Flashback: The Quest for Identity

Flashback: The Quest For Identity is a sci-fi platformer/action-adventure published by U.S. Gold, and developed by Delphine Software. The game is the brainchild of Paul Cuisset, creator of Future Wars,...

Year: 1993 Genre: Action Updated: 2017-04-12Tags: cyberpunk puzzle-solving shooter platformer cinematic

System Shock

System Shock

System Shock is a first person action shooter developed by Looking Glass Technologies and published by Origin Systems in 1994 for DOS. There was only one sequel to the game, System Shock 2, but a remake...

Year: 1994 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2015-04-17Tags: cyberpunk horror puzzle-solving shooter

All New World of Lemmings

All New World of Lemmings

All New World of Lemmings (a.k.a. Lemmings Chronicles) is the third entry into the Lemmings franchise and was developed by DMA Design and published by Psygnosis in 1994 for Amiga and DOS. All New World...

Year: 1994 Genre: Puzzler Updated: 2018-12-30Tags: managerial puzzle-solving real-time

Gobliiins

Gobliiins

Gobliiins is the first adventure puzzle game in the franchise of the same name and was developed by Coktel Vision and published by Sierra in 1991-1992 for DOS and Amiga. Of course, it later made its way...

Year: 1992 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2018-06-01Tags: puzzle-solving

Lemmings 2: The Tribes

Lemmings 2: The Tribes

Lemmings II: The Tribes is a puzzle game released in 1993. It is the sequel to Lemmings. It was developed by DMA Design and published by Psygnosis. It was released for Acorn 32 bit, Amiga, Atari ST, MS...

Year: 1993 Genre: Puzzler Updated: 2018-12-30Tags: puzzle-solving real-time amiga original game

The Incredible Machine 2

The Incredible Machine 2

The Incredible Machine 2 was created by Jeff Tunnell and released in 1994 for DOS and the following year for Windows and Macintosh. It's the sequel to The Incredible Machine and it adds new levels, new...

Year: 1994 Genre: Puzzler Updated: 2016-12-05Tags: paddle/pong puzzle-solving

Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers

Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers

Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers is a point-and-click puzzle-solving adventure game written, designed by Jane Jensen and published by Sierra On-Line in 1993. It is the first game of the Gabriel Knight...

Year: 1993 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2016-11-22Tags: detective/mystery horror puzzle-solving

Space Quest III: The Pirates of Pestulon

Space Quest III: The Pirates of Pestulon

Space Quest III: The Pirates of Pestulon is the third game, and one of the most appreciated, in the Space Quest series. It was developed and published by Sierra On-Line in 1989 for Amiga, Atari ST and...

Year: 1989 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2015-04-17Tags: puzzle-solving sci-fi/futuristic

Zak McKracken and the Alien Mindbenders

Zak McKracken and the Alien Mindbenders

Zak McKracken and the Alien Mindbenders is the second graphic adventure by Lucasfilm Games, after Maniac Mansion, created using the SCUMM engine. The game was developed on a Commodore 64 and released...

Year: 1988 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2017-04-28Tags: puzzle-solving sci-fi/futuristic scumm