Interactive Fiction with Graphics
DescriptionSame mechanics as Interactive Fiction, with modifications for graphics made to the input and output interface. Output can include graphics, which can either be turned off (Transylvania, Tau Ceti, etc.) or are mandatory (Sierra "Quest" and Lucasarts "SCUMM" games). Input is still text-based requiring verb-noun input, but the method of selection does not have to rely on the keyboard (meaning, you can pick from a visual list of verbs and nouns, like Lucasarts adventures).
To remain in the Interaction Fiction with Graphics subgenre, verb-noun input using text labels must be maintained. If the verbs (actions) and nouns (items) are replaced by icons or pictures, or accepts verb-only or noun-only input, it no longer qualfies as Interactive Fiction.
In 2087, a physicist, inventor of a time travel machine, assembles a group of Guardians to travel back in time...
Using a heavily constrained set (TAKE, GO TO, and SHOW TO) of the standard text adventure buffet of options, this...
DOS (1987), Amiga (1988), Atari ST (1987), Commodore 64 (1987), Apple II (1987), Atari 8-bit (1987), ZX Spectrum (1988), Amstrad CPC (1987), Macintosh (1987), Acorn 32-bit (1989) and Amstrad PCW (1987)
As a beginner and inducted into the "Guild Of Thieves", you must steal your way to the top - the...
Guilty Bastards is a “tongue-in-cheek” murder mystery in which you play the role of a Private Eye with a gambling...
Commodore 64 (1987)
Ancient Greece is no longer a nice place to live with wild beasts roaming the lands with supernatural powers and...
ZX Spectrum (1987)
Hibernatus is a text adventure game. The protagonist of the game is Zen who wakes up early from hibernation in...
Top games by as rated by our users:
- 4.40 The Mask of the Sun (1984)
- 3.90 Myth (1989)
- 4.26 Steve Meretzky's Spellcasting 301: Spring Break (1992)
- 3.67 Hi-Res Adventure #2: The Wizard and the Princess (1980)
- 4.12 Nine Princes in Amber (1985)
- 3.97 Lancelot (1988)
- 3.83 Tass Times in Tonetown (1986)
- 4.05 Timequest (1991)
- 4.32 Prisoner 2 (1982)
Games must have at least 5 votes and a User Score of 4.0 to be considered.
Interactive Fiction with Graphics is part of Gameplay. This group of genres contain:
- Anime / Manga
- Beat 'em up / Brawler
- Board / Party Game
- Cards / Tiles
- Game Show
- Hidden object
- Interactive Fiction
- Interactive Fiction with Graphics
- Interactive Movie
- Martial Arts
- Mental training
- Paddle / Pong
- Rhythm / Music
- Survival Horror
- Video Backdrop
- Visual Novel