Interactive Fiction / Text Adventure
DescriptionInteractive Fiction games (also known as Text Adventures) are Adventure games in which the player navigates through the game which is presented mostly in textual form. Usually the player interacts with the world by typing simple sentences of what he intends to which are interpreted by the game. Interactive Fiction can have a small amount of graphics to illustrate an area, the player must in this case still interact using textual input. Illustrations should not be required to finish the game.
ZX Spectrum (1991)
Arnold the Adventurer II is the second in a series of three fantasy text adventures.In his first appearance Arnold recovered...
ZX Spectrum (1992)
Arnold The Adventurer III is a humorous fantasy text adventure.In his first appearance Arnold recovered The Crystal Of Conrad which...
Commodore 64 (1983), Atari 8-bit (1983), ZX Spectrum (1983), VIC-20 (1982), TRS-80 (1981), Dragon 32/64 (1983), Browser (2001), BBC Micro (1982), Electron (1983), Oric (1983) and Commodore 16, Plus/4 (1985)
Brian Howarth's second Mysterious Adventure follows on from your success in retrieving the Golden Baton. Peace was initially ensured, but...
A minimalistic exercise with low aspirations, this simple text adventure casts the player as a man with a mission: to...
Arthur Yahtzee: The Curse of Hell's Cheesecake is a interaction fiction spin-off from the Arthur Yahtzee trilogy of graphics adventures....
Drawing the game's name from a poster of text adventure title mash-ups on the wall of the Interactive Fiction hospitality...
ZX Spectrum (1993)
A Serpentine Tale is a fantasy text adventure. In this game the player takes the role of the hero from...
The Asian Challenge is an educational game which aims to improve the understanding of the Asian culture and geography. It...
Assault On Vampire Island is an adventure game, and a part of the Adventure Games Live series. Like all games...
Commodore 64 (1986)
This was a free game included in the April 1986 edition of the German Commodore 64 magazine called 64'er. It's...
This early (1967!) appearance of hypertext presents an interactive narrative primarily concerned with the experiences of a small group of...
Commodore 64 (1988)
You are part of a crew on a large ship in the Pacific Ocean and while sailing, an island was...
In Atomia Akorny, the player works for Count Akorny of Transylvania. The ancient crown of the family was stolen and...
At Wit's End is a freeware text adventure / interactive fiction game. It was developed using the T.A.D.S., the Text...
ZX Spectrum (1991)
Aunt Velma Is Coming to Tea is a humorous text adventure.Aunt Velma's is your favourite auntie and it's her birthday....
ZX Spectrum (1991)
Aura Scope is a fantasy text adventure. Old Nub maintains 'The Great Cosmic Wheel' which keeps the forces that control...
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- 4.71 Anchorhead (1998)
- 4.40 The Mask of the Sun (1982)
- 4.32 Prisoner 2 (1982)
- 4.26 Steve Meretzky's Spellcasting 301: Spring Break (1992)
- 4.19 Darkwind: War on Wheels (2007)
- 4.15 Suspect (1984)
- 4.12 Nine Princes in Amber (1985)
- 4.05 Timequest (1991)
- 4.00 The Lurking Horror (1987)
- 3.97 Lancelot (1988)
Games must have at least 5 votes and a User Score of 4.0 to be considered.
Interactive Fiction / Text Adventure is part of Gameplay. This group of genres contain:
- Action RPG
- Beat 'em up / Brawler
- Board Game
- Cards / Tiles
- City Building / Construction Simulation
- Dating Simulation
- DO NOT USE
- Falling Block Puzzle
- Game Show / Trivia / Quiz
- Graphic Adventure
- Hidden object
- Interactive Book
- Interactive Fiction / Text Adventure
- Japanese-style Adventure
- Japanese-style RPG (JRPG)
- Life / Social Simulation
- Managerial / Business Simulation
- Martial Arts
- Mental training
- Music / Rhythm
- Paddle / Pong
- Party Game
- Quick Time Events (QTEs)
- Rail Shooter
- RPG Elements
- Sandbox / Open World
- Survival Horror
- Tactical RPG
- Tactical Shooter
- Tile Matching Puzzle
- Timed Input
- Time Management
- Tower Defense
- Trading / Collectible Card
- Tricks / Stunts
- Vehicle Simulator
- Vehicular Combat Simulator
- Virtual World
- Visual Novel
- Word Construction