Category description: Action games focus on fast reflexes and eye-hand coordination. Since the earliest arcade games, video games have required expert timing, memorization, and quick player responses. In contrast to more cerebral text adventures or strategy games, action games get the heart pumping and the pulse racing.
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Set the Hostages Free

Views: 4,2951981FreewareAction TexaSoft
Set the Hostages Free is an interesting game concept, created in 1981 (!) using color ASCII text-mode "graphics". Your … VIEW

Ski King

Views: 3,6261996FreewareAction Axe Productions
Apparently based on an Atari 800 BASIC game, Ski King is a simple downward scrolling action game where your sole … VIEW
Tags: action  sports  skiing


Views: 3051986FreewareAction Rick Dean
Skiing (or "DOWNHILL.EXE") is a very simple text-mode downhill skiing game. You use the F, G, and H keys to steer your … VIEW


Views: 6,7371993FreewareAction BlueMoon Interactive
Neat flying/driving/jumping/3D game. As you can tell, it's hard to describe. Basically it's a 3D 'racing' game, but … VIEW
Tags: action  racing  flying  jumping  3d

SkyRoads: Xmas Special

Views: 4,5201994FreewareAction BlueMoon Interactive
SkyRoads: Xmas Special is a holiday themed release of the original Skyroads game which is an action/arcade 3D "racing" … VIEW
Tags: action  racing  flying  jumping  3d

Smashing Pumpkins into Small Piles of Putrid Debris

Views: 4,3501996FreewareAction Jumal Software
Smashing Pumpkins into Small Piles of Putrid Debris has the distinction of sharing the title for longest/weirdest game … VIEW

Snake Pit

Views: 2571986FreewareAction Robert Kemmetmueller
Snake Pit is a very basic action game where you play as "Indy" and you must use your whip to kill snakes. (Probably … VIEW
Tags: action  snakes  cga


Views: 8391992SharewareAction Necrobones
Snappy is similar to the well-known games Snake (old mobile phones) or Nibbles (QBasic included game). You control a … VIEW
Tags: action  snake  nibbles


Views: 8,3021982FreewareAction SuperSet Software Corp
This simple text mode action game with simple but enjoyable Gauntlet-like gameplay. You're in a maze, and you need to … VIEW

Space Adventure

Views: 3,7331988FreewareAction Fireball Software
Space Adventure is a exploration based shooting game that was originally released for the BBC Micro, and ported … VIEW

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