The best classic and old school Puzzle-solving games

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 Terr...

Year: 1995 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2019-07-31Tags: fantasy graphic adventure humour novel point and click puzzle-solving

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 s...

Year: 1984 Genre: Arcade Updated: 2019-08-20Tags: arcade maze puzzle-solving

Ultima VIII: Pagan

Ultima VIII: Pagan

Ultima VIII: Pagan is the eighth chapter of the role-playing video game series created by Richard Garriott. It was released in 1994 for DOS only. The story continues from the last ...

Year: 1994 Genre: Action Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: action-rpg fantasy puzzle-solving

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: 2019-08-22Tags: fantasy graphic adventure music point and click puzzle-solving scumm

Discworld II: Missing Presumed...!?

Discworld II: Missing Presumed...!?

Discworld II: Missing Presumed...!?, released as Discworld II: Mortality Bytes! in North America, is the second title in the Discworld series of graphic adventures based on Terry Pratchett's novels.

Year: 1996 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2019-07-29Tags: fantasy graphic adventure point and click puzzle-solving

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,...

Year: 1992 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: fantasy puzzle-solving wizards and witches

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 MS-DOS.

Year: 1989 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: comedy graphic adventure point and click puzzle-solving science fiction

Supaplex

Supaplex

Supaplex is a puzzle game developed by Think!Ware Development and published by Digital Integration in 1991 for the Amiga and DOS. Despite the fact the name sounds like a wrestling...

Year: 1991 Genre: Arcade Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: amiga original game clone puzzle-solving

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, Syste...

Year: 1994 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: cyberpunk horror puzzle-solving rpg elements shoot em up

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.

Year: 1992 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: horror interwar puzzle-solving survival horror

The Incredible Machine

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 the PC by Sierra Entertainment.

Year: 1993 Genre: Puzzler Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: puzzle-solving

Sam & Max: Hit the Road

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: 2019-07-30Tags: comedy comics detective graphic adventure mystery point and click puzzle-solving scumm

Star Trek 25th Anniversary

Star Trek 25th Anniversary

Star Trek 25th Anniversary is an adventure game and space combat sim based on the Star Trek universe, developed and published by Interplay for DOS and Amiga in 1992. Funnily enough...

Year: 1992 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: aga point and click puzzle-solving science fiction space flight tv series

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 Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: fantasy freeware interactive fiction puzzle-solving text adventure text-only