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.
Commodore 64 (1993)
Five rings stolen from your guardian have been taken and held in Westbury House but while you are searching the...
Westfront Omega: The Amulet Of Vega is a text adventure for Windows written in QBASIC. The player's task is to...
Whatever We Decide to Call this Game is a text adventure game where you play the role of a freshman...
Windows 3.x (1992)
Crowther and Woods' trailblazing treasure-hunting cave-exploring text adventure game ADVENTURE is here presented in a new form. Compiled from early...
DOS (1985), Amiga (1986), Atari ST (1985), Commodore 64 (1985), Apple II (1985), Atari 8-bit (1985), TI-99/4A (1989), Amstrad CPC (1986), Commodore 128 (1988), TRS-80 CoCo (1985), Macintosh (1985), Amstrad PCW (1986) and Tatung Einstein (1985)
In this game, the player controls a postal clerk in the small fishing village of Festeron. The postmaster, Mr. Crisp,...
DOS (1983), PC Booter (1983), Amiga (1986), Atari ST (1985), Commodore 64 (1983), Apple II (1983), Atari 8-bit (1983), Amstrad CPC (1986), TRS-80 CoCo (1984), Macintosh (1984), Commodore 16, Plus/4 (1984) and Amstrad PCW (1986)
The Witness is a text adventure in which the player takes control of a police detective working near Los Angeles....
ZX Spectrum (1986)
Many years ago, Isluidir the Wizard had great power, before an Evil Wizard came from afar to do battle. When...
Atari ST (1988)
In the first-person interactive text adventure Wizards Tower, the player plays a young magic user that seeks out the wizard...
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