The best classic and old school Puzzle-solving games

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 l...

Year: 1993 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2019-11-06Tags: 3d rendering clicker fantasy first-person point and click 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

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: 2020-02-06Tags: amiga original game clone puzzle-solving

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

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: 2020-05-11Tags: fantasy graphic adventure music point and click puzzle-solving scumm

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 previ...

Year: 1994 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: fantasy graphic adventure puzzle-solving

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

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: 2020-02-16Tags: fantasy graphic adventure point and click 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: 2020-07-31Tags: amiga original game cinematic cyberpunk platform puzzle-solving science fiction shoot em up

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...

Year: 1994 Genre: Puzzler Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: paddle pong puzzle-solving

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

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

Ultima VII: The Black Gate

Ultima VII: The Black Gate

Ultima VII: The Black Gate is a role-playing game and seventh in the line of Ultima games designed by Richard Garriott, it was developed and published by Origin systems, and released for DOS in 1992.

Year: 1992 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: fantasy medieval puzzle-solving real-time sword and sorcery

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: 2020-08-31Tags: arcade maze puzzle-solving