The best classic and old school Detective games

Rise of the Dragon

Rise of the Dragon

Rise of the Dragon is a cyberpunk first-person graphic adventure developed by Dynamix and released by Sierra in 1990 for PC and Mac, later ported to Amiga and Sega CD. The game, he...

Year: 1990 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2019-07-17Tags: cyberpunk detective dystopia graphic adventure mystery point and click science fiction

The Clue!

The Clue!

The Clue! is a role-playing adventure game with tactical/strategy elements, developed by neo Software Produktions and published in 1994 for Amiga and MS-DOS..

Year: 1994 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2020-03-01Tags: adventure-rpg aga clicker crime & punishment detective freeware

Mean Streets

Mean Streets

Mean Streets is a dystopian cyberpunk graphic adventure developed by Access Software for MS-DOS and Commodore 64 in 1989, then ported to the Atari ST and Amiga in 1990. The game i...

Year: 1989 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2020-05-20Tags: cyberpunk detective dystopia flight graphic adventure mystery puzzle-solving science fiction

Dylan Dog: The Murderers

Dylan Dog: The Murderers

Dylan Dog: The Murderers is a 2D action adventure officially based on the Italian comics character Dylan Dog, created by Tiziano Sclavi. The game was created by Simulmondo, Italian...

Year: 1992 Genre: Action Updated: 2020-03-04Tags: comics detective mystery platform puzzle-solving survival horror

Martian Memorandum

Martian Memorandum

Martian Memorandum is a graphic adventure game developed and published by Access Software in 1991 for MS-DOS. The North American company, founded in Utah, was famous for several s...

Year: 1991 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2020-04-04Tags: detective graphic adventure mystery puzzle-solving science fiction

Deadline

Deadline

Deadline is a text adventure published by Infocom in 1982. It was written by Marc Blank, one of the principal authors of Zork. The game was initially released for the Apple II, Atari 8-bit, and TRS-80.

Year: 1984 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2020-09-13Tags: detective interactive fiction mystery text adventure

Chronomaster

Chronomaster

Chronomaster is a graphic adventure developed by DreamForge and published by Capstone in 1995 for PC. The game was written by famous novelist Roger Zelazny, known for having won s...

Year: 1995 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2020-06-12Tags: detective graphic adventure non-linear novel pre-rendered science fiction space

Murder!

Murder!

Murder! is a game designed by Creative Materials and published by US Gold in 1990 for the Amiga. The isometric adventure title was also ported for the Atari ST and MS-DOS. This is...

Year: 1990 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2020-05-23Tags: amiga original game detective isometric mystery point and click

The Legacy: Realm of Terror

The Legacy: Realm of Terror

The Legacy: Realm of Terror is a role-playing game with adventure elements created by Magnetic Scrolls and published by MicroProse in 1992 in Europe, one year later in North America.

Year: 1992 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: detective horror mystery puzzle-solving real-time

Deja Vu: A Nightmare Comes True!!

Deja Vu: A Nightmare Comes True!!

Deja Vu: A Nightmare Comes True!! is a point and click mystery game developed by ICOM Simulations and published by Mindscape. The title was released initially for the Apple Macinto...

Year: 1986 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2020-11-06Tags: clicker detective graphic adventure macintosh original game mystery north america

Where in Time is Carmen Sandiego?

Where in Time is Carmen Sandiego?

Where in Time is Carmen Sandiego was the fourth game based on the popular character Carmen Sandiego, after World, USA and Europe. It was released in 1989 for several platforms, inc...

Year: 1990 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2020-03-07Tags: clicker detective geography history mystery puzzle-solving

Hugo II: Whodunit?

Hugo II: Whodunit?

Hugo II: Whodunit? is the second game in the Hugo adventure game series, developed by Gray Design Associates and published for DOS in 1991.

Year: 1991 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: detective mystery

Where in Europe is Carmen Sandiego?

Where in Europe is Carmen Sandiego?

Where in Europe is Carmen Sandiego is the third chapter in the Carmen Sandiego series. Published in 1988 for Amiga, DOS, Commodore 64 and other platforms, it focuses on the European history and geography.

Year: 1988 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: clicker detective europe geography mystery puzzle-solving

Sam & Max Episode 4: Abe Lincoln Must Die!

Sam & Max Episode 4: Abe Lincoln Must Die!

Abe Lincoln Must Die! is the fourth episode of the 3D graphics adventure Sam & Max Save the World, developed by Telltale Games. Episode 4 was released for free by the publisher.

Year: 2007 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2015-04-14Tags: comedy comics detective graphic adventure mystery puzzle-solving