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 PET/CBM (1980)
Explore is a simple text-based exploration game. It uses a simple text parser with which the player can move around....
In this Swedish text adventure, you are Indiana Jones, and it is up to you to recover King Arthur's sword,...
Published from 1995-96, the Fabled Lands series of gamebooks offered something previously unknown; an enormous, modular fantasy gamebook system offering...
The beautiful vistas of farmlands, forests, mountains and deserts that greet you upon your arrival on Faland does little to...
Fantasy Quest is an adventure game, and a part of the Adventure Games Live series. Like all games from this...
This is a time-limited "exhibition" or collection of sixteen games made using Twine:Debt, by Tony Perriello,Duck Ted Bundy, by Coleoptera-Kinbote,The...
Final Soul is a text adventure game, where you are stuck in the house, and through puzzles and riddles, must...
A rudimentary Christian text adventure with a multiple-choice navigational interface, the game puts in the player (following an introductory throwaway...
Commodore 64 (1983)
Fool's Gold is a single player text adventure.The game starts with the player lost and alone in the desert. Quite...
Commodore 64 (1983)
You are alone in bed with a bad storm raging outside with no lighting as the power lines are down...
A semi-feral shape-changer, recently enslaved to the warlike Dwarfs of Mirewater, escapes from its imprisonment into the sinister wilds of...
Four Gates to Freedom consists of two parts: an action game and an adventure game. The action game has to...
Top games by as rated by the press:
- 93 Leather Goddesses of Phobos
- 90 Hollywood Hijinx
- 89 80 Days
- 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