Games that are adaptations of conventional (not CYOA) books - an IFDB Poll

by ChrisM
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I'm interested in games that are straightforward adaptations of conventional books (probably novels, but I'd be interested to know if there are any non-fiction book adaptations). The ones that I know of are The Famous Five and The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (the provenance of the latter as a novel is, I know, rather muddy). I'm not thinking spoofs of, or homages to, but direct adaptations. Are there any?

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The Hobbit, by Philip Mitchell and Veronika Megler
4 votes
"One of many Tolkien adaptations." [+]... "Decent game" [+]... "One of the classics!" [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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Sherlock Indomitable, by mathbrush
4 votes
"Adapted from 2 Sherlock Holmes stories, with 90% of the text being Conan Doyle's." [+]... "Great game and true to the stories" [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, by Douglas Adams and Steve Meretzky
3 votes
"H2G2 adapted to IF by Steve Meretzky and the original Hitchhiker himself: Douglas Adams." [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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Wonderland, by David Bishop, Bob Coles, Paul Findley, Ken Gordon, Richard Huddy, Steve Lacey, Doug Rabson, Anita Sinclair, Hugh Steers and Mark Taylor
2 votes
"I suppose there..." [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13¾, by Pete Austin and James Horsler
2 votes
"Fun CYOA(the book wasn't CYOA) " [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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The Tower of the Elephant, by Tor Andersson
2 votes
"A classic Conan the Barbarian story from 1933, adapted to IF." [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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Gateway, by Mike Verdu, Michael Lindner, and Glen Dahlgren
2 votes
"and its sequel..." [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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Manlandia, by Rob Chateau
1 vote
"The book 'Herland' but genderswapped" [+]...

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The Thirty-Nine Steps, by Jack Lockerby
1 vote
(No comment) [+]...

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MANALIVE, A Mystery of Madness - II, by Bill Powell
1 vote
"Part 2 of an adaptation of Manalive, a 1912 novel by G. K. Chesterton" [+]...

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The Wizard of Oz, by Jack Lockerby
1 vote
(No comment) [+]...

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A Martian Odyssey, by Horatiu Romosan
1 vote
"From the classic sci-fi story by Stanley G. Weinbaum" [+]...

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Kidnapped, by Jack Lockerby
1 vote
(No comment) [+]...

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The Journey of the King, by Peter Nepstad
1 vote
"Adapted from the novella by Lord Dunsany" [+]...

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The Heart of Gold, by Frank Kunze
1 vote
"Deviates some from the books but several scenes from the books occur. " [+]...

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MANALIVE, A Mystery of Madness - I, by Bill Powell
1 vote
"Part 1 of an adaptation of Manalive, a 1912 novel by G. K. Chesterton" [+]...

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The Miser, by Jack Lockerby
1 vote
"(A Christmas..." [+]...

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Fahrenheit 451, by Len Neufeld and Ray Bradbury
1 vote
"A sequel to the original." [+]...

ChrisM says: Thanks for the suggestion. If I took too much notice of authors' personal prejudices then I'd probably never read any classical literature or listen to any classical music. I'll give this one a go.

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Frankenstein, by Dave Morris and inkle
1 vote
"Just one of a few" [+]...

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The Tempest, by Graham Nelson and William Shakespeare
1 vote
"Shakespeare's play, made into parser" [+]...

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Nine Princes in Amber, by Byron Preiss and Roger Zelazny
1 vote
"Haven't played..." [+]...

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Lord of the Rings: Game One, by Philip Mitchell, Michael O'Rourke, Paul Kidd, Lyn C
1 vote
(No comment) [+]...

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Rendezvous With Rama, by Ronald Martinez and Arthur C. Clarke
1 vote
"Arthur C. Clarke was involved with the production." [+]...

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Shogun, by James Clavell, Dave Lebling
1 vote
"Never played it, but I heard it's a straightforward adaptation" [+]...

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Amanda, by Francisco J. López
1 vote
"Spanish language..." [+]...

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The Ebb and Flow of the Tide, by Peter Nepstad
1 vote
"Adapted from the novella by Lord Dunsany" [+]...

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