The best classic and old school Puzzle-solving games

Full Throttle

Full Throttle

Full Throttle is a third-person puzzle-solving adventure developed and published by LucasArts, released in 1995 for DOS and Macintosh. The game features a full voiceover soundtrack, performed by popular actors such as Mark Hamill.

Year: 1995 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2019-07-31Tags: graphic adventure puzzle-solving scumm

Another World

Another World

Another World, also known as Out of This World, is a cinematic platformer action-adventure designed by Éric Chahi for Delphine Software and released in 1991 initially for Amiga an...

Year: 1991 Genre: Action Updated: 2021-02-19Tags: amiga original game platform puzzle-solving science fiction shoot em up

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: 2020-12-02Tags: fantasy freeware interactive fiction puzzle-solving text adventure text-only

Loom

Loom

Loom is a point-and-click fantasy adventure created by LucasArts, released initially in 1990. One of the most popular titles using the SCUMM engine, like Indiana Jones And The Last Crusade and The Secret of Monkey Island.

Year: 1990 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: fantasy graphic adventure music point and click puzzle-solving scumm

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: 2020-12-02Tags: horror interwar puzzle-solving survival horror

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 series.

Year: 1993 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2020-12-02Tags: detective graphic adventure horror mystery 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

Lands of Lore: The Throne of Chaos

Lands of Lore: The Throne of Chaos

Lands of Lore: The Throne of Chaos, the first chapter of the Lands of Lore series, is a real-time dungeon-crawling rpg viewed from first-person perspective (like Dungeon Master or Eye of the Beholder).

Year: 1993 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2019-08-22Tags: fantasy puzzle-solving real-time

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder!

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder!

King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder!, the fifth chapter of the famous fantasy adventure series created by Roberta Williams, was released in 1990 for MS-DOS, Amiga, Macintosh and other platforms.

Year: 1990 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2021-05-29Tags: fantasy graphic adventure point and click puzzle-solving

Leisure Suit Larry Enhanced

Leisure Suit Larry Enhanced

Leisure Suit Larry 1: In the Land of the Lounge Lizards, also known as Leisure Suit Larry Enhanced, is a 1991 remake of the first game in the Leisure Suit Larry series. The graphic...

Year: 1991 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: adult agi engine comedy graphic adventure point and click puzzle-solving

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...

Year: 1994 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2020-12-02Tags: fantasy graphic adventure puzzle-solving

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, cr...

Year: 1993 Genre: Action Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: amiga original game cinematic cyberpunk platform puzzle-solving science fiction shoot em up

Maniac Mansion

Maniac Mansion

Maniac Mansion is a memorable point-and-click graphic adventure created by LucasArts initially for the Commodore 64. Written by Ron Gilbert and Gary Winnick, it's the first adventu...

Year: 1989 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: comedy commodore 64 graphic adventure non-linear point and click puzzle-solving scumm

Myst

Myst

Myst is a first-person graphic adventure created by Cyan and published by Brøderbund in 1993 for Macintosh and Windows 3x. The game was incredibly successful, and it was ported la...

Year: 1993 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2020-12-03Tags: 3d rendering clicker fantasy first-person point and click pre-rendered puzzle-solving