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

Leisure Suit Larry in the Land of the Lounge Lizards

Leisure Suit Larry in the Land of the Lounge Lizards

Leisure Suit Larry in the Land of the Lounge Lizards is the first game in the series of adult-oriented adventures created by Al Lowe. Not many know that this game was a graphical a...

Year: 1987 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2022-03-30Tags: adult agi engine comedy graphic adventure humour text-based

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 v...

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