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 Boyd File is a text adventure with the occasional picture.This is a detective story set in Hollywood or someplace...
The Overlord has enforced unjust laws throughout the kingdom of Braminar -- raising taxes, enslaving villages, and, worst of all,...
ZX Spectrum (1992)
Brian And The Dishonest Politician is a humorous text adventure. Brian Ramsbottom is pretty sure that Garth Pitchfork, this year's...
ZX Spectrum (1994)
Brian The Novice Barbarian is a humorous text adventure.Brian Woodlouse is a typical fifteen year old lad, he has dreams...
A siren, an enchanting but murderous seductress of folklore and fable, has descended upon Sunnydale High School, stirring primordial callings...
ZX Spectrum (1987)
Bulbo And The Lizard King is a fantasy text adventure from Zenobi Software, it features Bulbo Biggun who also appears...
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...
ZX Spectrum (1983)
Byte is a computer themed text adventure game. The player enters a maze and has to retrieve the ten computer...
TRS-80 CoCo (1981)
In Calixto Island, a valuable treasure has been stolen from the museum. It's up to you to recover it and...
Can You Escape from Hell? is a text-based adventure game made for the satire website ClickHole. The title describes the...
Can You Survive a Night on the Town with the Rat Pack? is a text-based adventure game made for the...
Can You Survive Seeing 'Grease' on Broadway? is a text-based adventure game made for the satire website ClickHole. The title...
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