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.
Atari ST (1991)
Dead or Alive...? is a text adventure created using STAC. It's a rainy day and you are on your way...
The objective of Demon Dungeon is to escape from a dungeon full of monsters. The game is text based and...
Dirty Little Slut is a text adventure game. At the beginning there is choice among six different actions: ill-treatment, help,...
ZX Spectrum (1991)
In this game you play the role of "Doctor Goo", who has been given the task of stopping the evil...
BBC Micro (1985)
This second licensed game based on the Doctor Who sci-fi television series is a text adventure. In the first part,...
Dopplegänger is a single person, interactive fiction, text adventure.Inter-Planetary Human Simulations has finally developed an android, the "IPHS-3939/41-B" called "IP-39"...
ZX Spectrum (1986)
Entries in the Double Play series each contain two adventure games written with the QUILL system. In this case the...
You have been transferred into Dr. Dumont's P.A.R.T.I. (Particle Accelerator and Reality Translation Integrator). Have fun trying to get out.This...
Sinclair QL (1988)
Dreamlands is a text adventure game about escapism in a fantasy world. The game's protagonist leads a boring and tedious...
Commodore 64 (1986)
A nightlife simulator, this game sees the player trying to impress his mates and the ladies while conserving enough money...
Drug Wars is a game where the player takes on the role of a street drug dealer in New York....
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- 90 Hollywood Hijinx
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- 88 Zork: The Great Underground Empire
- 88 Moonmist
- 88 The Lurking Horror
- 87 Sherlock: The Riddle of the Crown Jewels
- 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.
Top games as rated by our users:
- 4.79 Anchorhead (1998)
- 4.32 Prisoner 2 (1982)
- 4.19 Darkwind: War on Wheels (2007)
- 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