Category description: Adventure games involve solving puzzles in order to reach a goal and/or progress the storyline. Some of the earliest computer games available (such as Colossal Cave) are text-based adventure games. This category also includes graphical adventure games of the sort popularized by Sierra and Lucasarts.
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Skullduggery: Adventures in Horror

Views: 10,2981989SharewareAdventure David Jewett
Skullduggery is a classic text adventure game which also include some basic ASCII graphics (essentially maps) of the … VIEW

Snarf

Views: 10,6711993SharewareAdventure Everett Kaser Software
I was a bit unsure of which category to put this in, but nevertheless ... it's a neat maze/shooting game where you run … VIEW
Tags: adventure  action  gcs  editor  ega

Spore

Views: 6,2741991FreewareAdventure Flogsoli Productions
Spore is a mash-up of genres: In this case, a text adventure game and a Breakout clone. (There is no relation whatsoever … VIEW

Spy

Views: 11,0092005FreewareAdventure Kaboom Code
Spy is an action / puzzle / adventure game created in QBasic using ASCII characters and simple objects and rules. It … VIEW

Supernova

Views: 9,9561987Full versionAdventure Apogee Software
Supernova is one of the earliest games released under the Apogee Software company name. Programmed by founder Scott … VIEW

Talisman: Challenging the Sands of Time

Views: 4,8181987Full versionAdventure Polarware
Talisman (no relation to the RPG board game) is a text adventure with graphical still pictures. You type in commands … VIEW

Teen Agent

Views: 13,6521995Full versionAdventure Metropolis Software
This Lucasarts-inspired point-and-click adventure game (aka "Teenagent") was originally released in a for-sale "boxed" … VIEW

The Amazing Adventures of ANSI Dude

Views: 9,0371995SharewareAdventure VectorScope Software
If you enjoy old-school ASCII games (that is, games that use default character-set "graphics") you'll probably find … VIEW

The Black Orb

Views: 7,5241989FreewareAdventure Carl Erikson
An obvious takeoff of the classic Gauntlet games, The Black Orb is a little known game from 1989 with basic EGA graphics … VIEW

Transylvania

Views: 15,4731986Full versionAdventure Polarware
In the realm of spooky DOS horror games appropriate for Halloween, there are not many that come to mind that are able to … VIEW

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