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.
Games That Didn't Make It is a compilation of eight previously unreleased Epic Banana games. Several of the games are...
Arguably boasting the most intriguing premise of any Paul Panks game, Ghost of the Fireflies sees the player initially directing...
ZX Spectrum (1983)
Ghost Town is a text adventure with some simple graphics acting as a map. The game is set in an...
Ingrid Bottomlow stands out from her family of gnomes - she's a gifted student, with a degree from the Institute...
Commodore 64 (1983)
Goblin Towers is a text based treasure hunting adventure. A large and ancient castle stands in a large and ancient...
ZX Spectrum (1983)
This is the fifth game in Artic's Adventure Series . The player takes the role of an adventurer who is...
Commodore 64 (1983), Atari 8-bit (1983), ZX Spectrum (1983), VIC-20 (1984), TRS-80 (1981), Dragon 32/64 (1984), Browser (2001), BBC Micro (1982), Electron (1986), Oric (1983), Commodore 16, Plus/4 (1985) and Colour Genie (1983)
Your mission is to retrieve the Golden Baton, a priceless artifact worshipped by your race for eons. It maintains balance...
Enter the unbelievably sexy-sounding namesake place to have highly erotic adventures and to score. Points, I mean.As with the other...
ZX Spectrum (1984)
This is the seventh game in Artic's Adventure Series. You play the role of a regular Joe living in the...
DOS (1987), Amiga (1988), Atari ST (1987), Commodore 64 (1987), Apple II (1987), Atari 8-bit (1987), ZX Spectrum (1988), Amstrad CPC (1987), Macintosh (1987), Acorn 32-bit (1989) and Amstrad PCW (1987)
As a beginner and inducted into the "Guild Of Thieves", you must steal your way to the top - the...
Gun Mute is an interactive fiction game set in a futuristic, post-apocalyptic western environment, mixing traditional gunslingers with mutant cyborgs...
Pierre Artois, the scion of an old and powerful family, has run afoul of one of the family's old and...
Claudius killed your father and he's feeling quite smug about it—maybe you should teach him a thing or two. But...
Top games by as rated by the press:
- 93 Leather Goddesses of Phobos
- 90 Hollywood Hijinx
- 90 Fish
- 89 80 Days
- 88 Moonmist
- 88 The Lurking Horror
- 88 The Guild of Thieves
- 87 Zork: The Great Underground Empire
- 87 Sherlock: The Riddle of the Crown Jewels
- 87 Corruption
Games must have at least a Critic Score of 80 to be considered.
Top games as rated by our users:
- 4.71 Anchorhead (1998)
- 4.32 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 Book
- Interactive Fiction / Text Adventure
- Interactive Fiction with Graphics [DEPRECATED]
- 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