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.
This updated version of the original MS-DOS game Last Half of Darkness for Windows includes all three chapters.Although the story...
The Last Inca is a traditional text-adventure with a sparse use of graphics. The evil wizard Zulphosi was imprisoned by...
The year is 1936, and suddenly the protagonist is abducted by the Leather Goddesses for the final testing in the...
Apple II (1985)
Le crime du parking (The Crime of the Parking Lot) is a French text adventure where players need to investigate...
Legacy is a text adventure game with graphics where the player is Dagon Bathraal, a young magician who is sent...
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...
Apple II (1983)
Le vampire fou (the crazy/mad vampire) is the first French text adventure sold in France. In this game players guide...
Commodore 64 (1988)
Lifeboat Adventure is a text adventure where the game claims to be based on a true story about the clipper...
Top games by as rated by the press:
- 93 The Pawn
- 91 Jewels of Darkness
- 90 Robin of Sherwood: The Touchstones of Rhiannon
- 90 Hollywood Hijinx
- 90 The Fourth Protocol
- 90 Fish
- 89 Stationfall
- 89 Leather Goddesses of Phobos
- 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:
- 4.72 Anchorhead (1998)
- 4.40 The Mask of the Sun (1982)
- 4.32 Prisoner 2 (1982)
- 4.20 80 Days (2014)
- 4.19 Steve Meretzky's Spellcasting 301: Spring Break (1992)
- 4.19 Darkwind: War on Wheels (2007)
- 4.13 Suspect (1984)
- 4.12 Nine Princes in Amber (1985)
- 4.05 Timequest (1991)
- 4.00 The Lurking Horror (1987)
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
- Puzzle elements
- 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