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Inspiration: Literature

Group Description

This group contains games based on previously published works of literature and characters from those works. This can include novels, short stories, or any other form of written fiction, published in books, plays, magazines, in e-books or even online as text.

Limitations
  • If the game directly references content or design from another adaptation of a literary work (such as a movie), it is no longer considered to be based solely on the original work and is instead based on the new derivative work.

  • Works of literature which are based on an already existing game are not eligible for this group. In those cases the literature is inspired by the game, not the other way around.

  • Legendary characters such as Zeus, King Arthur or Robin Hood are based on a loose series of tales and mythology. For that reason, different materials have sprung up with completely different retellings and the characters themselves do not really apply to any particular piece of literature. These can only be included in this group if the game references a specific book, author, or story.

  • Games which merely recreate the atmosphere of a certain author or set of stories are not to be included in this group.
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Game Titlesorted in descending orderYearPlatformPublisherMobyScore
Mixed-Up Mother Goose1991Amiga, DOSSierra On-Line, Inc.3.54
Richard Scarry's Busiest Neighborhood Disc Ever!1991CD-iPhilips Interactive Media International Ltd....
Taiheiki1991TurboGrafx CDIntec Inc....
Tarzan Goes Ape!1991Commodore 64, ZX SpectrumCodemasters2.40
Team Yankee1990Amiga, Atari ST, CDTV, DOSEmpire Software3.83
The Cardinal of the Kremlin1990Amiga, DOSIntraCorp, Inc.2.50
Circuit's Edge1990DOSInfocom, Inc.3.59
Fushigi no Yume no Alice1990TurboGrafx-16FACE3.12
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes1990DOS...
Ivanhoe1990Amiga, Atari STOcean Software Ltd.2.80
Ginga Eiyū Densetsu II1990MSX, PC-98, Sharp X68000Bothtec, Inc.4.00
Wonderland1990Acorn 32-bit, Amiga, Atari ST, DOSVirgin Games, Inc.3.43
Frankenstein: The Monster Returns1990NESBandai America, Inc.2.29
Flight of the Intruder1990Amiga, Atari ST, DOS, NESMindscape, Inc.3.52
J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings, Vol. I1990Amiga, DOS, FM Towns, PC-98Interplay Productions, Inc.4.29
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Trivia Challenge1990DOSPinnacle Software2.33
Romance of the Three Kingdoms II1990Amiga, DOS, FM Towns, Genesis, MSX, NES, PC-98, PlayStation, Sharp X1, Sharp X68000, SNESKOEI Corporation3.93
The Famous Five: Five on a Treasure Island1990Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, SAM Coupé, ZX SpectrumEnigma Variations Ltd.4.40
Belegost1989iPhone, ZX SpectrumCybexlab Software2.80
Ginga Eiyū Densetsu1989MSX, PC-98, Sharp X68000Bothtec, Inc....
Makai Hakkenden Shada1989TurboGrafx-16, WiiData East Corporation3.00
The Land1989DOS3.33
Viaje Al Centro De La Tierra1989Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, DOS, MSX, ZX SpectrumTopo Soft3.00
Alice in Wonderland1989DOS2.60
J.R.R. Tolkien's War in Middle Earth1989Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX SpectrumMelbourne House2.60
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Selected Covers

Wonderland DOS Front Cover
Front cover for Wonderland
Ivanhoe Atari ST Front Cover
Front cover for Ivanhoe

Selected Screenshots

Title Screen
Screenshot from Wonderland
Title screen
Screenshot from Ginga Eiyū Densetsu
Title screen
Screenshot from Ivanhoe