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 64 (1992)
Even against all advice, you as a scientist have decided to carry on with an experiment which seems to have...
The year is 1936, and suddenly the protagonist is abducted by the Leather Goddesses for the final testing in the...
After the happenings of part II, the player reaches the Necromancer's former domain: the Black Lands of Bakarok. The task...
After finishing part I, the player received a map which leads to a palace full of treasure. However, this is...
In Legacy of the Necromancer: Part I - The Adventurers' Museum, the player visits a museum which holds 20 of...
Commodore 64 (1988)
Lifeboat Adventure is a text adventure where the game claims to be based on a true story about the clipper...
In this "enter-your-name toy" from The Surrealist, the player inputs a user name from the blogging service LiveJournal, and a...
As in the LiveJournal Dungeon Adventure before it, this is an RPG engine that dynamically constructs a functional, if somewhat...
The plot of the drama, “Lola huele bien y adora el marisco” (Lola smells good and loves seafood), is simple....
Commodore 16, Plus/4 (1985)
Lone Survivor / Wacky Painter is a double games pack that contains two unreleased games:Lone Survivor: A text adventure where...
Atari 2600 (2002)
This game's plot is a condensed version of the first book of The Lord of the Rings trilogy. This is...
This homebrew typing-optional .NET text adventure, apparently inspired by the graphical interfaces of Legend's adventures and games developed using the...
Lost Dutchman's Gold is a text based adventure game. Your goal in the game is to find the legendary lost...
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