User review spotlight: Carmageddon (DOS). Released in 1997.

BBS Door games

Group Description

Games intended for remote play through a dial-up bulletin board system -- sometimes multiplayer (though rarely simultaneously) these were primarily textmode and fed only the slimmest streams of data back and forth due to the narrow bandwidth modems provided.

Selected Screenshots

The bigger the fuss they make about the adult content, often the more puerile it is.
Screenshot from Legend of the Purple Tit
When the game starts the player is asked if they want to see the instructions. 
This is what they see if they answer Yes
Screenshot from Mnemonic
Intro screen
Screenshot from BarneySplat
Splash screen
Screenshot from Legend of the Red Dragon
Testing system capabilities, starting a new player
Screenshot from Don't Wake the SysOp