The best classic and old school Text-based games

The Oregon Trail

The Oregon Trail

The Oregon Trail was developed way back in 1971 on university mainframes then jumped over to early 8-bit home computer systems. Continuing through 4 decades it has reappeared in ma...

Year: 1990 Genre: Simulation Updated: 2020-12-02Tags: educational geography history text-based wild west

Conquests of Camelot: The Search for the Grail

Conquests of Camelot: The Search for the Grail

Conquests of Camelot: The Search for the Grail is a graphic adventure by Sierra On-Line released in 1990 for PC, Amiga and, Atari ST. The game was written and designed by Christy Marx.

Year: 1990 Genre: Action Updated: 2020-06-01Tags: graphic adventure medieval mythology point and click text-based

Super Star Trek

Super Star Trek

Super Star Trek is an old text-only game, an early example of a turn-based space strategy sim/wargame created by Robert Leedom e David Ahl. The game code was published in the 1978 book BASIC Computer Games - Microcomputer Edition.

Year: 1978 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2020-09-26Tags: basic language public domain science fiction space spaceship text-based wargame

Star Command

Star Command

Star Command is a 1988 space role-playing game released by Strategic Simulations Inc initially for MS-DOS, then Amiga and Atari ST. One of the things I learned from the world of ...

Year: 1988 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2020-02-19Tags: aliens science fiction space exploration squad management text-based turn-based