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.
The Hollywood Murders is an interactive text / graphic shareware adventure designed for gamers who are new to this type...
When your eccentric uncle dies he leaves behind his vast fortune to you. The catch? You've gotta spend one chilling...
House of Death is a text adventure game. The player reads the description of what the character sees, and types...
Commodore 64 (1992)
You are Mr Parker, a solicitor and one of your clients Mr Dickens has died and his last will and...
House-Sit for Your Neighbors While They're on Vacation! is a text-based adventure game made for the satire website ClickHole. The...
Adapted from the UK government's internal 1982 war game "Exercise Regenerate", this game presents a series of binary choices, each...
ZX Spectrum (1986)
H. R. H. or Her Royal Highness is a satirical play on the English class system. You are at home...
1st in the Questprobe Marvel Comics series. Play Bruce Banner and the Incredible Hulk through this interactive fiction game with...
You might be mistaken for thinking that the "treasure hunt in a mansion full of secrets" theme had been played...
Revisiting the proto-text adventure Hunt the Wumpus, this game gathers the essential elements -- pursuing a monster through a bat-infested...
Because, like Breakout, no platform is complete until it has its own port, this is the iPad's welcome party to...
Commodore 64 (1992)
You are an avid adventure game player but things are starting to get boring and stale and you really would...
Commodore 64 (1987)
Time Archaeologist is a notable Hungarian text adventure game.In the year 2546, the Time Archeology Association was founded, and you...
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