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Games made into books

Group Description

These games have inspired books or are a direct influence to a book. For the distinct but related list of games based on books, please check the Inspiration: Literature game group.

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Game Titlesorted in ascending orderYearPlatformPublisherUser Score
Zork: The Great Underground Empire1980Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Browser, Commodore 128, Commodore 16, Plus/4, Commodore 64, DOS, Macintosh, PC-98, PC Booter, Tatung Einstein, TRS-80, TRS-80 CoCoCommodore Electronics Ltd.3.47
Wizardry: Proving Grounds of the Mad Overlord1981Apple II, Commodore 128, Commodore 64, FM-7, Game Boy Color, Macintosh, MSX, NES, PC-88, PC-98, PC Booter, Sharp X1, WonderSwan ColorNEXOFT Corporation3.59
Ultima1981Apple II, Atari 8-bitCalifornia Pacific Computer Co.3.89
Planetfall1983Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 128, Commodore 16, Plus/4, Commodore 64, DOS, Macintosh, PC Booter, Tatung Einstein, TRS-80, TRS-80 CoCoInfocom, Inc.3.88
Enchanter1983Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, Macintosh, PC Booter, TRS-80, TRS-80 CoCoInfocom, Inc.3.10
Shadowkeep1984Apple IITrillium Corp....
King's Quest1984Amiga, Apple II, Apple IIgs, Atari ST, DOS, Macintosh, PC Booter, SEGA Master SystemIBM3.58
Super Mario Bros.1985Arcade, Game Boy Advance, NES, Nintendo 3DS, Wii, Wii UNintendo of America Inc.4.09
Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?1985Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Commodore 64, DOS, SEGA Master SystemBrøderbund Software, Inc.3.64
Wishbringer1985Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 128, Commodore 64, DOS, Macintosh, Tatung Einstein, TI-99/4A, TRS-80 CoCoAsgard Software3.69
Tales of the Unknown: Volume I - The Bard's Tale1985Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Apple IIgs, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, Macintosh, NES, PC-98, ZX SpectrumElectronic Arts, Inc.3.68
Might and Magic: Book One - Secret of the Inner Sanctum1986Apple II, Commodore 64, DOS, FM-7, Macintosh, MSX, NES, PC-88, PC-98, Sharp X1, Sharp X68000New World Computing, Inc.3.75
Infiltrator1986Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, DOS, iPad, iPhone, ZX SpectrumMindscape, Inc.4.09
Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness1986Apple II, Commodore 64, DOS, MSX, PC-88, PC-98, Sharp X1, WindowsORIGIN Systems, Inc.3.75
Where in the U.S.A. is Carmen Sandiego?1986Amiga, Apple II, Apple IIgs, Commodore 64, DOS, MacintoshBrøderbund Software, Inc.3.53
Portal1986Amiga, Apple II, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Macintosh, PC BooterActivision, Inc.3.12
Castlevania II: Simon's Quest1987NES, Nintendo 3DS, Wii, Wii UKonami, Inc.3.54
Bionic Commando1987Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Arcade, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, ZX SpectrumCapcom U.S.A., Inc.3.47
Metal Gear1987Commodore 64, DOS, J2ME, MSX, NES, WiiUltra Software Corporation3.57
Shadowgate1987Amiga, Apple IIgs, Atari ST, DOS, Macintosh, NES, Nintendo 3DS, Windows 3.xKemco/Seika3.61
Wizards & Warriors1987NESAcclaim Entertainment, Inc.3.70
Stationfall1987Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, MacintoshInfocom, Inc.3.92
Bionic Commando1988NESCapcom U.S.A., Inc.3.74
Bases Loaded II: Second Season1988NESJaleco USA, Inc.3.05
Mega Man 21988DoJa, iPhone, NES, Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation, Wii, Wii UCapcom Entertainment, Inc.4.11
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Selected Covers

Shadowkeep Apple II Front Cover
Front cover for Shadowkeep
Wizards & Warriors NES Front Cover
Front cover for Wizards & Warriors
Bionic Commando NES Front Cover
Front cover for Bionic Commando

Selected Screenshots

Attract Screen
Screenshot from Wizards & Warriors
Title Screen
Screenshot from Bionic Commando
Title screen
Screenshot from Ultima
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