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.
In this mid-'80s text adventure, the player finds themselves a passenger on the doomed Titanic and must find some way...
A sequel of sorts to 2001's Vicious Cycles, this game also casts the player as an agent, implanted into the...
Jupiter Ace (1984)
Black Island Adventure is a text adventure over various chapters where you start your adventure in a harbour of a...
Commodore 64 (1988)
The evil Black Knight has ripped through the valley and destroyed buildings and killed and captured the people. You are...
This is a story made with Versu, a choice-based engine presenting play through interaction between player characters and non-player characters...
Bloody Murder is a compilation of two text and graphics adventure games designed for the beginning level player and a...
Bones: The Game of the Haunted Mansion is a member of the pseudo-roguelike Wizard's Castle family. It is one of...
Commodore 64 (1987)
You are a Bounty Hunter and you have beamed down to the planet Karakata with your starting point being Bodholm...
The Overlord has enforced unjust laws throughout the kingdom of Braminar -- raising taxes, enslaving villages, and, worst of all,...
iPod Classic (2004)
Using the iPod's notes system for hypertext, this third (and last) such offering from XO Play presents a Choose-Your-Own-Adventure type...
This game is like a cross between a Kroz game and a text adventure -- the player moves through a...
Commodore 64 (1985)
Your quest is to find and enter Count Dracula's castle, find the Count himself before killing him with a stake....
Commodore 16, Plus/4 (1985)
You are Baron Von Helsing on holiday in Transylvania with your wife, but after one night at an Inn your...
In a free literary adaptation of Shakespeare's Hamlet, this game offers the opportunity to explore the namesake castle from the...
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- 88 Zork: The Great Underground Empire
- 88 Moonmist
- 88 The Lurking Horror
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- 86 Beyond Zork: The Coconut of Quendor
- 85 Zork Zero: The Revenge of Megaboz
- 83 Pilgrim
Games must have at least a Critic Score of 80 to be considered.
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- 4.79 Anchorhead (1998)
- 4.32 Prisoner 2 (1982)
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- 4.15 Suspect (1984)
- 4.00 The Lurking Horror (1987)
- 3.93 The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (1984)
- 3.90 Myth (1989)
- 3.88 Planetfall (1983)
- 3.83 Tass Times in Tonetown (1986)
- 3.74 Deadline (1982)
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
- Falling Block Puzzle
- Game Show / Trivia / Quiz
- Graphic Adventure
- Hidden object
- Interactive Fiction / Text Adventure
- Interactive Fiction with Graphics [DEPRECATED]
- Interactive Movie
- Japanese-style Adventure
- Japanese-style RPG (JRPG)
- Life / Social Simulation
- Managerial / Business Simulation
- Martial Arts
- Mental training
- Music / Rhythm
- Paddle / Pong
- Party Game
- Rail Shooter
- RPG Elements
- Sandbox / Open World
- Survival Horror
- Tactical RPG
- Tactical Shooter
- Tile Matching Puzzle
- Time Management
- Tower Defense
- Trading / Collectible Card
- Tricks / Stunts
- Vehicle Simulator
- Vehicular Combat Simulator
- Video Backdrop
- Virtual World
- Visual Novel
- Word Construction