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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 other platforms.

Year: 1982 Genre: Adventure

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Softporn Adventure

Softporn Adventure

Softporn Adventure is a text adventure created by Chuck Benton for the Apple II in 1981. The game was programmed in AppleSoft BASIC. Initially released by Benton with his own compa...

Year: 1981 Genre: Adventure

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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy is a text adventure by Infocom, based on the famous novel by Douglas Adams, a masterpiece of the comedy science fiction genre, written in 1979.

Year: 1986 Genre: Adventure

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Drachen von Laas

Drachen von Laas

Die Drachen von Laas is a fantasy interactive fiction with graphics created by attic Entertainment and published in 1991 for Amiga, Atari ST and MS-DOS. The game was designed and ...

Year: 1991 Genre: Adventure

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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. Writ...

Year: 1988 Genre: Adventure

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Frederik Pohl's Gateway

Frederik Pohl's Gateway

Frederik Pohl's Gateway is an interactive fiction with graphics created by Legend Entertainment and published in 1992 for MS-DOS. The game is based on the famous Frederik Pohl's sci-fi novels.

Year: 1992 Genre: Adventure

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Wonderland

Wonderland

Wonderland is a text adventure developed by Magnetic Scrolls and published by Virgin Mastertronic in 1990 for DOS. It was ported to the Amiga, Atari ST, and Acorn 32-Bit the following year.

Year: 1991 Genre: Adventure

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The Pawn

The Pawn

The Pawn is a text adventure created by Magnetic Scrolls initially for the Sinclair QL and published by Sinclair Research in 1985. The game wasn't very successful and one year late...

Year: 1986 Genre: Adventure

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Sherlock: The Riddle of the Crown Jewels

Sherlock: The Riddle of the Crown Jewels

Sherlock: The Riddle of the Crown Jewels is an interactive fiction written by Bob Bates and released by Infocom for MS-DOS, Apple II, Commodore 64, Macintosh and Amiga in 1988. It...

Year: 1988 Genre: Adventure

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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 8-bit and Commodore 64.

Year: 1986 Genre: Adventure

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A Journey Into Xanth

A Journey Into Xanth

A Journey Into Xanth is an Adventure game developed by Neil Sorenson and published by Neil Sorenson in 1993 for DOS.

Year: 1993 Genre: Adventure

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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

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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.

Year: 1985 Genre: Adventure

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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 pos...

Year: 1990 Genre: Adventure

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