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The best classic and old school Text Adventure games

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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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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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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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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Beyond Zork: The Coconut of Quendor

Beyond Zork: The Coconut of Quendor is a text-based adventure game developed and published by Infocom in 1987 for MS-DOS, Amiga, Apple II, Apple IIGS, Atari ST, Commodore 128, and Macintosh.

Year: 1987 Genre: Adventure

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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 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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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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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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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 Great Underground Empire. The game was initially released for the Apple II, Atari 8-bit, and TRS-80.

Year: 1984 Genre: Adventure

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Time Bandit

Time Bandit is an action/adventure arcade written originally for the TRS-80 the ported in 1985 to Atari ST and Amiga by MichTron. The gameplay is similar to the popular Gauntlet,...

Year: 1988 Genre: Arcade

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Drachen von Laas

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

Year: 1991 Genre: Adventure

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Gnome Ranger

Gnome Ranger is a text adventure with graphics created by Level 9 Computing and released in 1987 on several 8-bit and 16-bit platforms, including Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Macintosh, and others.

Year: 1987 Genre: Adventure

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Starcross

Starcross is an interactive fiction/text adventure published by Infocom initially in 1982. The story was written by Dave Lebling, one of the authors of Zork. As many Infocom games...

Year: 1982 Genre: Adventure

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