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1958: Dancing With Fear, by Victor Ojuel
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"Dancing with Fear" (1958, directed by Víctor Ojuel). In this forgotten classic of Golden Age Hollywood, a vedette fallen on hard times (Salomé Vélez) finds herself enmeshed in a tangle of political...

Adventure, by William Crowther and Donald Woods
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Agatha's Folly, by Linda Wright
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Andromeda Apocalypse — Extended Edition, by Marco Innocenti
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Floating in space on a strange vessel, sole survivor of a world... and maybe of the entire human race, Ektor Mastiff must find a way through the cosmos, on a voyage that can change the history of mankind...

The Axe of Kolt [8-bit versions], by Larry Horsfield
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You are Alaric Blackmoon, a penniless ex-mercenary soldier, reduced to wandering the land and doing odd-jobs in return for food and a place to sleep. You have just left the town of Greenwych and you have...

Babel, by Ian Finley
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In this game, you play as an amnesiac inside Babel, an abandoned Arctic facility devoted to biological research. You soon discover that you have the unusual ability to witness scenes from the past by...

Ballyhoo, by Jeff O'Neill
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Spangleland! Sawdust and glitter, buffoons and cotton candy! It's a place where your wildest dreams come true! At least, that's what you think... until you get behind the scenes at the big top. Then you...

The Balrog and the Cat, by John Wilson and George E. Hoyle
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Behind Closed Doors, by John Wilson
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You are a balrog, locked inside the loo...

Behind Closed Doors 2: The Sequel, by John Wilson
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The balrog needs to go to the loo, but the door is locked... In addition to the standard version, there is a slightly longer "The Cats Choice-Cuts Edition" available.
Behind Closed Doors 3: Revenge of the Ants, by John Wilson
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The Black Sanctum, by Stephen O'Dea & Bob Withers
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"Encounter the forces of black magic as you roam around an old 18th century monastery. See all the evil locations in this spooky adventure in full hi-res detail. If you like suspense, you’ll love searching...

Blackbeard's Island, by Greg Miller
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Blackbeard's Island is the only commercial game released by Greg Miller. Eric Nelson helped design the game, and Greg's sister Pamela Dawn Miller drew the graphics. "Background: The year: 1608, the place:...

Blue Lacuna, by Aaron A. Reed
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You have always been different. One in a trillion have your gift, your curse: to move between worlds, never settling, always alone. To Wayfare. Yet there are others like you, and something stronger than...

The Boggit, by Fergus McNeill and Judith Child
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This interactive fiction with graphics game thus features reluctant adventurer Bimbo Faggins and devious magician Grandalf attempting to gain treasure, ultimately by appearing on a TV game show. VERB NOUN...

Bulbo and the Lizard-King, by John Wilson and Sean Doran
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A Change in the Weather, by Andrew Plotkin
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"Walking away from a picnic, you are suddenly caught in a country storm. You must protect a bridge from being destroyed. An ultra-linear game." [--blurb from The Z-Files Catalogue]

Circus, by Wherner Barnes and Brian Howarth
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"What appears to be a circus in full swing from the distance suddenly becomes as silent as the grave as you open the gate into the field. Nevertheless you must find some petrol for your car, so here goes......

Danger! Adventurer at Work!, by Simon Avery
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The Day I shot ..., by Marius Müller
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You play as Alex, a young gay man attending a New Year's Eve party at your boyfriend Paul's. Paul would just love to host a perfect party, but he keeps running into unexpected problems, like this mouse in...
Double Agent, by Tom Frost
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Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde, by Andrew Dean, Lee Hodgson, Mark Davies
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(Note: This game was originally listed on IFDB as being by Rod Pike... It is not by Rod Pike... it was by the Essential Myth)

The Dragon Diamond [C64 version], by Kenneth Pedersen

PLOT You are Bash the Barbarian. Your evil wife Queen Drana wants you to find the fabled Dragon Diamond or you will finish up stuffed like her other twelve husbands. You are driven to the outskirts of the...

The Dreamhold, by Andrew Plotkin
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The Dreamhold is interactive fiction — a classic text adventure. No graphics! No point-and-click! You type your commands, and read what happens next. The Dreamhold is designed for people who have never...

Eat Me, by Chandler Groover
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In this castle, you'll eat or be eaten. May contain dairy, carnage, puzzles, nuts.

Enchanted Cave, by Joe Peterson and De Crandell
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Published and developed by Peterson Computer Services in 1982, running on the TRS-80. Welcome to the Enchanted Cave! Game in the early Colossal Cave bulletin board style. "You have entered a place of magic...

Enchanter, by Marc Blank, Dave Lebling
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In Enchanter, the first of a spellbinding series in the tradition of Zork, you are a novice magician whom Fate has chosen to do singlehanded combat with a dark and fierce power. But worldly weapons will...

Escape from Pulsar 7, by Brian Howarth and Wherner Barnes
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"As last surviving crew member of this ill-fated space freighter you must somehow manage to make your escape in the frail shuttle craft without being eaten by the mutant monster now roaming free." [--blurb...

An Everyday Tale of a Seeker of Gold, by John Wilson and Sean Doran
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Accompany BULBO on his quest for the fabled treasure of the mighty Dragon SMOG. On this "epic" journey you may encounter such famed travellers as "Grand Alf" & "The Dwarves", not to mention the notorious &...

Fish!, by John Molloy, Pete Kemp, Phil South, Rob Steggles
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One nibble and you're hooked. JUST WHEN YOU THOUGHT IT WAS SAFE TO GET OUT OF THE WATER: The tide is turning in the teeming metropolis of Fishworld. The oceans and seas are boiling off into space. The Seven...

The Five Doctors, by Kevin O'Shea
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A Doctor Who text adventure based on a story by Terrance Dicks. "It is as though great chunks of your past are detaching themselves like melting icebergs. The Time Scoop is being misused to transport you and...

Flight of the Hummingbird, by Michael Martin
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Dr. Sinister is at it again! The Concordance of Powered Response isn't entirely clear on what it is he's planning, but it's big. This is clearly a task for one of the world's mightiest champions!

From Out of a Dark Night Sky, by John Wilson
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Fuddo & Slam, by John Wilson
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Laden down with gold and with GULLEM's ring safely tucked in his pocket, BULB returned to his comfortable little burrow and decided to settle down and enjoy a more peaceful existence. However, after a few...
The Gordello Incident, by Tom Frost

Gremlins, by Brian Howarth and Teoman Irmak
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Kingston Falls is in danger of being over-run with Gremlins, Billy has been tricked by Gizmo's offsprings into feeding them after midnight. The Mogwai have already pupated and turned into the evil Gremlins,...

A Harvesting Moon, by Michael White and Martin Rennie

Heroes of Karn, by Ian Gray and Tony Greer
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Long ago, in the reign of Beren, last of the Mountain Kings of Karn, there came from the distant north a horde of fell creatures, borne on the wings of Darkness. Dragons there were, and Vampires, and weavers...

The High Mountains, by Paul Braithwaite
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Loosely based on John Christopher's Tripods trilogy, this game allows up to four players to take the roles of the human resistance or the alien masters and their tripods. There are relatively few puzzles in...

The Hobbit, by Philip Mitchell and Veronika Megler
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La Aventura Original, by Andrés Roberto Samudio Monro, Andrés Roberto Samudio Monro, Manuel González, Carlos Marqués, Vicente Misas, and Juan Antonio Darder
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Lord of the Rings: Game One, by Philip Mitchell, Michael O'Rourke, Paul Kidd, Lyn C
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The Dark Lord Sauron the Great has come back to life and threatens all that is good in Middle-earth. The dark and notorious Ringwraiths are searching for the "hobbit Baggins" who possesses the One Ring--all...

The Lost Islands of Alabaz, by Michael Gentry
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Once upon a time, our Kingdom was much larger than it is now, reaching across all ten islands of the Alabaz Archipelago. But then a terrible curse fell upon us. A thick, gray mist covered the sea, hiding...

Magnetic Moon [8-bit versions], by Larry Horsfield

You are Mike Erlin, 2nd Lieutenant of the Spaceship Stellar Queen. While on a survey mission, you lose contact with your scoutship, the Pathfinder. When you reach the last known position of the Pathfinder,...

Mars, by Delton T. Horn
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Mordon's Quest, by Peter Moreland, Peter Donne, and John Jones-Steele
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This adventure takes place over many thousands of years, and it is your quest to save the universe from destruction. In the beginning, you find yourself in a curiously familiar house, looking for a way out....

Mountains of Ket, by R. A. McCormack
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Your society is suffering from frequent attacks by forces from the east, lead by Vran Verusbel and princess Delphia. You have been charged with murder, and have only one option to escape death - travel east...

Mrs. Pepper's Nasty Secret, by Jim Aikin and Eric Eve
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Walking home from school is mostly okay, except for one big problem: Every day you have to pass right by Mrs. Pepper's house. She may not actually be a witch, but she sure acts like one. And now she's stolen...
Nielson Papers, by Clive Gifford & Robert Young
"The Nielson Papers - A Full Scale Text Adventure by Interface Software" (A type-in adventure from the book Creating Adventures on Your Commodore 64.) "You are an industrial spy and you have been sent into...

One of Our Wombats is Missing, by Mike Gerrard
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It looked as though you were destined to be just one more of the "faceless millions", plodding through life in some dead-end job. Or at least that was how it appeared until the nice little man in the...

Planetfall, by Steve Meretzky
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"Join the Patrol, and see the Galaxy!" You took the poster's advice, bait and all, and marched right over to the recruitment station near your home on the backwater planet of Gallium. Images of exotic...

The Price of Magik, by Pete Austin, Nick Austin, Mike Austin, and James Horsler
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The dying light of the Red Moon has been captured in a crystal by the magicians of Baskalos to act as the last repository of magik. Its guardian for many years has been Myglar, a wise and respected sorcerer....

Questprobe Featuring The Hulk, by Scott Adams, John Romita Sr., Mark Gruenwald, and Kem NcNair
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Questprobe adventure number 1. Author Note: Originally the last of the 2 word (Verb/Noun) SAGA based games. Spiderman was next written using SAGA+, a mutli-word parser engine. The Hulk gets taken to a...

Questprobe Featuring: The Human Torch and The Thing, by Scott Adams
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Free Alicia Masters from the evil Doctor Doom by playing the Thing and the Human Torch. You can switch between the 2 characters at any time during gameplay.

R (Pron: Arrr...), by therealeasterbunny
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Ye be the Dread (but handsome n' quite nice on occasion) Pirate Goattybeard. Ye quest? Why, it be t'get the treasure and rescue ye wench o'course! There be sharks, grog, caves, bones, an' all manner o'...

Redhawk, by Simon Price, Mike Lewis
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Retarded Creatures and Caverns, by John Wilson
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Life in the SHYRE had its advantages: it was relatively peaceful and for most of the time quite uneventful; but occasionally something would take place that could make you wish that you were a million miles...

Seabase Delta, by Peter Torrance
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A small, slightly surreal romp through an underwater seabase, which could be taken straight out of a James Bond movie. With it's weak old school two word parser, it may seem dated by todays standards, but it...

Seas of Blood, by Mike Woodroffe and Alan Cox
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The city of Tak, at the northern end of the Inland sea, is the greatest den of thieves, pirates and cut-throats that the civilized world has ever seen. In this city of scum, there are many pirates infamous...

The Secret of Little Hodcome, by John Wilson

It was quite a surprise when the letter arrived informing you of your inheritance, especially since you had long forgotten about the distant relative who had left it to you. However the idea of nice little...
Shenanigans, by Bob Withers & Steven O'Dea
"Countless legends tell of a magnificent Pot of Gold and enormous wealth hidden by leprechauns at the end of the rainbow. Many have attempted to find the marvelous treasure but success has eluded them and it...
Spur, by Kent Tessman
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Subsunk Adventure, by Peter Torrance and Colin Liddle
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Temple of Vran, by R. A. McCormack
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The Terrors of Trantoss, by Anonymous

Theatre, by Brendon Wyber
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Your job as a real estate agent brings you into contact with many old buildings, but none are quite like the old theatre that has stood deserted for almost thirty years. After visiting it with some...
Thrallbound, by Torgeir Dingsøyr, Tor-Martin Tveit , and Christian Fiott
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The Time Machine, by Brian Howarth
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Trapped in a thick fog on the moors whilst searching for the house of Dr. Potter, you begin to wonder just what sort of a story will unfold for your newspaper about the strange goings on that have been...

Twin Kingdom Valley, by Trevor Hall and P. M. Skinner
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Twin Kingdom Valley is a complex adventure game using full-screen high resolution graphics for the BBC Micro, ZX Spectrum, and Commodore 64. There are over 179 different locations, each of which (except in...

Violet, by Jeremy Freese
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Calm down. All you have to do is write a thousand words and everything will be fine. And you have all day, except it's already noon. [blurb from IF Comp 2008]

Waxworks, by Brian Howarth and Cliff J. Ogden
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A nightmare comes true, you must find your way out of the wax works factory in which all the exhibits mysteriously come alive. Games converted to Inform using scott2zip by Bjorn Gustavsson, and the Inform...

Will Not Let Me Go, by Stephen Granade
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Dallas, Texas. 1996. Fred Strickland has Alzheimer's.

World, by J. D. McDonald
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On a scientific mission, your starship found that its long-range scanners could not penetrate the atmosphere of an unknown planet due to a shimmering forcefield. A landing party was sent down to investigate,...

The Worm in Paradise, by Mike Austin, Nick Austin, Pete Austin, and James Horsler
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The Worm in Paradise takes place on the planet Eden, 100 years after the time of Snowball and Return to Eden. The robot megalopolis of Enoch may be a paradise for the silent majority, but it's a real...

Zzzz, by Les Hogarth and Clive Wilson
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