VISITOR VOTED TOP 100 BEST TEXT ADVENTURES

This is the top 100 of best text adventures, as voted for by the visitors of WoS, updated daily.
In brackets after the score is the number of votes received.
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Pos Score Title Year Publisher Type
1. 8.60 (22) Bugsy 1986 CRL Group PLC Adventure: Text
2. 8.54 (207) Hobbit, The 1982 Melbourne House Adventure: Text
3. 8.48 (27) Big Sleaze, The 1987 Piranha Adventure: Text
4. 8.44 (62) Sherlock 1984 Melbourne House Adventure: Text
8.44 (36) Runestone 1986 Games Workshop Adventure: Text
6. 8.42 (38) Kayleth 1986 US Gold Ltd Adventure: Text
7. 8.38 (46) Valkyrie 17 1984 The RamJam Corporation Adventure: Text
8. 8.37 (29) Guild of Thieves, The 1988 Rainbird Software Ltd Adventure: Text
9. 8.35 (17) Witch's Cauldron, The 1985 Mikro-Gen Ltd Adventure: Text
10. 8.34 (34) Red Moon 1985 Level 9 Computing Ltd Adventure: Text
11. 8.33 (29) Snowball 1983 Level 9 Computing Ltd Adventure: Text
8.33 (35) Price of Magik, The 1986 Level 9 Computing Ltd Adventure: Text
8.33 (26) Lancelot 1988 Mandarin Software Adventure: Text
8.33 (26) Bored of the Rings 1985 Delta 4 Software Adventure: Text
15. 8.32 (24) Scapeghost 1989 Level 9 Computing Ltd Adventure: Text
16. 8.29 (30) Dracula 1986 CRL Group PLC Adventure: Text
17. 8.28 (18) Run, Bronwynn, Run! 1992 FSF Adventures Adventure: Text
8.28 (18) Gnome Ranger 1987 Level 9 Computing Ltd Adventure: Text
19. 8.27 (11) Microfair Madness 1991 Delbert the Hamster Software Adventure: Text
20. 8.26 (29) Twin Kingdom Valley 1984 Bug-Byte Software Ltd Adventure: Text
8.26 (41) Gremlins 1985 Adventure International Adventure: Text
22. 8.25 (16) Jinxter 1988 Rainbird Software Ltd Adventure: Text
8.25 (26) House on the Tor, The 1990 Zenobi Software Adventure: Text
24. 8.24 (17) Famous Five 1, The 1990 Enigma Variations Ltd Adventure: Text
8.24 (27) Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde 1988 The Essential Myth Adventure: Text
26. 8.23 (24) Rigel's Revenge 1987 Bulldog Software [1] Adventure: Text
8.23 (37) Knight Orc 1987 Rainbird Software Ltd Adventure: Text
28. 8.22 (38) NeverEnding Story, The 1985 Ocean Software Ltd Adventure: Text
29. 8.21 (21) Dusk over Elfinton 1987 Skyslip Software Adventure: Text
8.21 (21) Colour of Magic, The 1986 Piranha Adventure: Text
31. 8.19 (23) Stranded 1992 Zenobi Software Adventure: Text
8.19 (23) Quest Adventure 1983 Hewson Consultants Ltd Adventure: Text
8.19 (16) Perseus & Andromeda 1983 Digital Fantasia Adventure: Text
8.19 (16) Heroes of Karn 1984 Interceptor Software Adventure: Text
35. 8.17 (50) Worm in Paradise, The 1985 Level 9 Computing Ltd Adventure: Text
8.17 (12) Personal Computer Whirled! 1992 Delbert the Hamster Software Adventure: Text
8.17 (44) Lords of Time 1983 Level 9 Computing Ltd Adventure: Text
8.17 (20) Colditz 1984 Phipps Associates Adventure: Text
8.17 (20) Adventure Quest 1983 Level 9 Computing Ltd Adventure: Text
40. 8.16 (19) Colossal Adventure 1983 Level 9 Computing Ltd Adventure: Text
41. 8.15 (28) Pawn, The 1987 Rainbird Software Ltd Adventure: Text
42. 8.14 (14) Very Big Cave Adventure, The 1986 CRL Group PLC Adventure: Text
43. 8.13 (15) Fish! 1989 Rainbird Software Ltd Adventure: Text
44. 8.12 (16) Wizards Spell 1986 Tynesoft Adventure: Text
8.12 (17) Mordon's Quest 1985 Melbourne House Adventure: Text
8.12 (17) Axe of Kolt, The 1990 FSF Adventures Adventure: Text
8.12 (17) Alien Research Centre 1990 Zenobi Software Adventure: Text
48. 8.10 (10) Dark Tower, The 1992 River Software Adventure: Text
49. 8.09 (60) Urban Upstart 1983 Richard Shepherd Software Ltd Adventure: Text
8.09 (11) Balrog and the Cat, The 1988 Zenobi Software Adventure: Text
51. 8.08 (12) Sorcerer of Claymorgue Castle, The 1985 Adventure International Adventure: Text
8.08 (13) Murder - He Said 1993 Zenobi Software Adventure: Text
8.08 (12) Bulbo and the Lizard-King 1987 Zenobi Software Adventure: Text
54. 8.07 (15) Custerd's Quest 1986 Alpha-Omega Software Adventure: Text
55. 8.06 (16) Temple of Vran 1984 Incentive Software Ltd Adventure: Text
8.06 (16) Shadows of Mordor 1987 Melbourne House Adventure: Text
8.06 (17) Mindshadow 1985 Activision Inc Adventure: Text
8.06 (20) Boggit, The 1986 CRL Group PLC Adventure: Text
59. 8.05 (22) Land Beyond Time, The 2006 Simon Allan Software Adventure: Text
60. 8.04 (28) Return to Eden 1984 Level 9 Computing Ltd Adventure: Text
8.04 (29) Hulk, The 1984 Adventure International Adventure: Text
62. 8.03 (40) Lord of the Rings 1986 Melbourne House Adventure: Text
8.03 (33) Hampstead 1984 Melbourne House Adventure: Text
64. 8.00 (18) Timewise 1986 HoopSnake Design Adventure: Text
8.00 (22) Sorderon's Shadow 1985 Beyond Software Adventure: Text
8.00 (20) Robin of Sherwood: The Touchstones of Rhiannon 1985 Adventure International Adventure: Text
8.00 (19) Rebel Planet 1986 US Gold Ltd Adventure: Text
8.00 (12) One of our Wombats is Missing 1990 Zenobi Software Adventure: Text
8.00 (12) Girl Who Was Death, The 1986 Stephen Preston Adventure: Text
8.00 (9) Giant Killer 1988 Topologika Adventure: Text
8.00 (10) Everyday Tale of a Seeker of Gold, An 1986 Zenobi Software Adventure: Text
8.00 (10) Corruption 1988 Rainbird Software Ltd Adventure: Text
8.00 (8) Blood of Bogmole, The 1991 Compass Software Adventure: Text
8.00 (9) Bardic Rite, The 1994 Zenobi Software Adventure: Text
75. 7.95 (19) Raven, The 1988 8th Day Software Adventure: Text
76. 7.94 (18) Temple of Terror 1987 US Gold Ltd Adventure: Text
7.94 (34) Seabase Delta 1985 Firebird Software Ltd Adventure: Text
7.94 (16) Moonscape - Escape from the Moon 2008 Simon Allan Software Adventure: Text
7.94 (16) Masters of the Universe - The Super Adventure 1987 US Gold Ltd Adventure: Text
7.94 (20) Dungeon Master, The 1983 Crystal Computing Adventure: Dungeon Crawl
7.94 (17) Blizzard Pass 1986 Adventuresoft UK Ltd Adventure: Text
82. 7.93 (15) Wiz-Biz 1987 Alternative Software Ltd Adventure: Text
7.93 (14) Puzzled! 1990 The Guild Adventure: Text
84. 7.92 (12) Twice Shy 1986 Mosaic Publishing Ltd Adventure: Text
7.92 (26) Spider-Man 1984 Adventure International Adventure: Text
7.92 (13) Shadows of the Past 1990 Compass Software Adventure: Text
7.92 (12) Magic Mountain 1983 Phipps Associates Adventure: Text
7.92 (12) Ingrid's Back 1988 Level 9 Computing Ltd Adventure: Text
7.92 (13) Hermitage, The 1989 Pegasus Software Adventure: Text
7.92 (13) Harvesting Moon, A 1985 8th Day Software Adventure: Text
7.92 (12) H.R.H. 1986 8th Day Software Adventure: Text
7.92 (13) Demon from the Darkside 1986 Compass Software Adventure: Text
93. 7.91 (11) Skelvullyn Twine 1986 Peter G. Pointon Adventure: Text
94. 7.90 (10) Fantasia Diamond 1984 Hewson Consultants Ltd Adventure: Text
7.90 (10) Davy Jones Locker 1987 River Software Adventure: Text
96. 7.88 (17) Saga of Erik the Viking, The 1984 Mosaic Publishing Ltd Adventure: Text
7.88 (17) Emerald Isle 1985 Level 9 Computing Ltd Adventure: Text
98. 7.86 (23) Wolfman 1988 CRL Group PLC Adventure: Text
7.86 (46) Subsunk 1985 Firebird Software Ltd Adventure: Text
100. 7.85 (22) Loads of Midnight 1987 CRL Group PLC Adventure: Text

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