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.
Sorcery is an adaption of the first part in Steve Jackson's Sorcery! series of Fighting Fantasy game books to WAP...
The player controls the actions of a lone hero championing for the sake of the kingdom of Analand, part of...
It's spring break time for the students of the Sorcerer University! Ernie Eaglebeak and his friends from the Hu Delta...
Stories Untold is an adventure game that consists of four parts. It was started with the first part, The House...
Storms I is a text adventure game, where the plot is that a wealthy eccentric relative in Massachusetts has just...
Another Reality-on-the-Norm text adventure game made with the Computer Novel Construction Set. The player takes a role of Bradford Scotts,...
Commodore 64 (1983), Apple II (1980), Atari 8-bit (1981), TI-99/4A (1981), TRS-80 (1979), TRS-80 CoCo (1983), Dragon 32/64 (1984), Browser (2005), BBC Micro (1984), Electron (1984), PC-88 (1984), PC-98 (1984), Commodore 16, Plus/4 (1984), FM-7 (1984) and Exidy Sorcerer (1979)
Strange Odyssey is the sixth game of the Scott Adams text adventures series, marketed by Scott's company, Adventure International. It...
Commodore 64 (1983)
Streets of London is a single person text adventure.The game starts with the player waking up in a police cell...
Submariner is a graphical text based adventure game played from a first person perspective. The game takes place aboard an...
The SUDS text adventure creator/player package comes with a demo tutorial game, Cave Hunt, and also Roman Adventure II, which...
Supernova is a text based adventure where you must find another life to live, after years of working your life...
Nintendo DS (2010)
Super Scribblenauts is the sequel to Scribblenauts, a puzzle game for the DS consisting of spawning any object from a...
DOS (1984), PC Booter (1984), Amiga (1986), Atari ST (1985), Commodore 64 (1984), Apple II (1984), Atari 8-bit (1984), TI-99/4A (1989), Amstrad CPC (1986), Macintosh (1984), Commodore 16, Plus/4 (1984) and Amstrad PCW (1986)
You are a suspected murderer and time is running out because the police are ready to throw the books at...
Top games by as rated by the press:
- 93 The Pawn
- 93 Leather Goddesses of Phobos
- 91 Jewels of Darkness
- 90 Robin of Sherwood: The Touchstones of Rhiannon
- 90 Hollywood Hijinx
- 90 The Fourth Protocol
- 90 Fish
- 89 Stationfall
- 89 80 Days
- 88 Sorcery!
Games must have at least a Critic Score of 80 to be considered.
Top games as rated by our users:
- 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
- Falling Block Puzzle
- Game Show / Trivia / Quiz
- Graphic Adventure
- Hack and Slash
- 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