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)
The Violator Of Voodoo is the second game in a series of four text adventures based on the eternal war...
Apple II (1980), Atari 8-bit (1984), VIC-20 (1981), TI-99/4A (1982), TRS-80 (1979), TRS-80 CoCo (1983), Browser (2005), BBC Micro (1986), Electron (1984), PC-88 (1984), FM-7 (1984) and Exidy Sorcerer (1979)
The Count of Monte Cristo was eventually consumed entirely by his drive for revenge. Count Cristo, on the other hand,...
Sinclair QL (1990)
Voyage of the Beano is a humorous and illustrated game of interactive fiction set during the colonization of the Americas....
Weekend Survival is a text adventure set in Newark, Delaware where the player takes on the role of a student...
Welcome to Murderfull Manor! Survive to Live…If You Dare! is a text-based adventure game made for the satire website ClickHole....
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...
Wikipedia: The Text Adventure adapts the online encyclopedia into the form of a classical text adventure. Geographical locations described in...
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)
- 4.20 80 Days (2014)
- 4.19 Steve Meretzky's Spellcasting 301: Spring Break (1992)
- 4.19 Darkwind: War on Wheels (2007)
- 4.13 Suspect (1984)
- 4.12 Nine Princes in Amber (1985)
- 4.05 Timequest (1991)
- 4.00 The Lurking Horror (1987)
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
- Puzzle elements
- 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