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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

fantasy freeware interactive fiction puzzle-solving text adventure text-only
Softporn Adventure

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

adult apple 2 original game comedy interactive fiction text adventure text-only
A Journey Into Xanth

A Journey Into Xanth

A Journey Into Xanth is an Adventure game developed by Neil Sorenson and published by Neil Sorenson in 1993 for DOS.

Year: 1993 Genre: Adventure

fantasy interactive fiction puzzle-solving text adventure text-only
Druglord

Druglord

Druglord is a Simulation game developed by Phil Erwin and published by FantasyWare in 1991 for DOS.

Year: 1991 Genre: Simulation

business simulation crime & punishment management text-only
Another Lifeless Planet and Me With No Beer

Another Lifeless Planet and Me With No Beer

Another Lifeless Planet and Me With No Beer is a rare text-only adventure game released in 1989 and set on a distant planet, with limited ASCII graphics only.

Year: 1989 Genre: Adventure

interactive fiction science fiction text adventure text-only
Point of Attack

Point of Attack

Point of Attack is a wargame set in the Middle East, featuring a set of scenarios which depict actual and hypothetical scenarios (e.

Year: 1992 Genre: Simulation

historical battle history text-only turn-based
Virus-Farm

Virus-Farm

Virus-Farm is a brilliant shareware simulation game released in 1992 where players are viruses trying to infect the computer, entering commands in the console of a DOS-like operative system.

Year: 1992 Genre: Simulation

cyberpunk text-only