50 Best Text Adventure games

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The best 50 Text Adventure games daily generated by our specialised A.I. comparing over 40 000 video games across all platforms for Android, IOS (iPhone / iPad), Win Mobile, PS4 (Playstation 4), PC Windows, Mac OS and Linux. The order in this selection is not absolute, but the best games tends to be up in the list.

The latest addition in this selection are The Hero Project: Open Season released the 5 April 2018 and ranked #46, Fighting Fantasy Classics released the 14 March 2018 and ranked #3, The Great Tournament 2 released the 23 February 2018 and ranked #48.

1# Guns of Infinity - 2016

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As commander of a squadron of cavalry, what will you sacrifice to win the war of gunpowder and magic? Fight for power, riches, love, or glory!

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2# Open Sorcery - 2016

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BEL/S is an Elemental Firewall: a fire elemental bound with C++ code to protect a network of people and places. She can learn things, develop relationships, and even gain sapience. Or she can burn everything with fire. It's up to you.

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3# Fighting Fantasy Classics - 2018

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Ready your sword, pack your provisions and prepare to embark upon quests in which YOU are the hero! Choose what happens at every turn of the page with Fighting Fantasy Classics – text-based roleplaying adventures remastered.

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5# Fatehaven - 2014

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Combat, romance, adventure, and of course—magic! Master four elements and take on fate itself in this epic, interactive fantasy tale! Six possible endings. Four hours for a single playthrough. Three love interests. Countless choices. Male or female? Leader or loner? Good or evil? What kind of mage will you be?

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8# Buried: An Interactive Story - 2016

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Buried is a playable, interactive story told through stunning photos, a haunting soundscape, and gripping text. You play the role of Roger Hastings, a logger working the forests with his crew. When he awakens to find his friends missing and no memory of what's happened, he begins searching, uncovering something that should have stayed...

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9# Lifeline: Silent Night - 2015

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Acclaimed author Dave Justus returns with a suspenseful new story that plays out in real time, delivering notifications throughout your day. Lifeline: Silent Night is a deep, immersive story of survival and perseverance, and its up to you to save the White Star before its too late for its intrepid crew. Ive played many games that I find engrossing, but Lifeline may be one of the first that changed the way I thought about my daily routine, which leapt off the screen and became a part of my lived experience.

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11# Evertree Inn - 2017

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A mysterious tavern with a deadly secret! Check-in to this magical tale of murder and mystery where not everything is as it seems. Explore the tavern in secret or in style, meet and mingle with guests and staff, wield weapons and magic and uncover clues before the killer strikes again!

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12# 80 Days 2015 - 2015

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1872, with a steampunk twist. Phileas Fogg has wagered he can circumnavigate the world in just 80 days. Travel by airship, submarine, mechanical camel, steam-train and more. Race other players and a clock that never stops in TIME Magazine's Game of 2014.

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14# DEVICE 6 - 2013

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Device 6 (stylized as DEViCE6) is a text-based adventure game developed by Swedish game developer Simogo for iOS. The game uses text, images and sounds to guide the player through a set of puzzles, which the in-game protagonist, Anna, needs to solve to escape from an unknown island. Device 6 uses mainly text in its gameplay, and the player swipes the screen to move through or review the story. The text may turn or split into branches in certain points of the game, adapting to the protagonist's movements in the story.

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16# K Station - 2016

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It's New Year's Day, 2319, and the happy denizens of K Station are disappearing, one at a time. You are Maya, a lab assistant, trying to find a way out as she weaves her way through the altered lives of the friends and colleagues that remain.

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18# Saga of the North Wind - 2016

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The gods chose you to lead your tribe on a deadly pilgrimage to the North! When future generations recite your saga, will they sing of glory or downfall?

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19# Sabres of Infinity - 2013

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Wage a war of gunpowder and magic! As a gentleman-officer of the Royal Dragoons, will you sacrifice your fortune? Your honour? Your men? Your own life?

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20# Lifeline: Whiteout - 2016

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Alone in a frozen wasteland with no memory of how he got there, a lost adventurers only hope is his last line of communication to YOU! Play on the go with real-time notifications sent to your device or check in with V. Adams throughout your day waiting for the bus, eating lunch, before bed! Ive played many games that I find engrossing, but Lifeline may be one of the first that changed the way I thought about my daily routine, which leapt off the screen and became a part of my lived experience.

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22# Neighbourhood Necromancer - 2014

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Command the undead to take revenge on the suburbs! Oh, everyone at school laughed at you, but no one will laugh when your minions seize control of critical local infrastructure. Perhaps you’ll start by taking over a convenience store.

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23# It's Killing Time - 2015

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Travel the world, meet new people, and assassinate them for money! In this ultra-violent interactive novel, who can you trust? Who will you betray?

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24# The Sea Eternal - 2016

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In an enchanted undersea society, what will you pay for immortality? Love, memories, freedom? Will you take freedom from others to win your heart's desire?

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25# Fallen London - 2016

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Fallen London, acclaimed literary RPG and winner of The Escapist's Best Browser Game award, has come to iOS! - "A beautifully moody and lusciously written faux-Victorian game" (The Guardian) - "The bestest best words in all of gaming" (Rock, Paper, Shotgun) - "Superlative every bit as vividly drawn as the worlds built by Rockstar in Red Dead Redemption, or Irrational in BioShock, or Supergiant in Bastion" (Tom Chick) - "...a masterpiece in story-telling from the creators of Sunless Sea... a perfectly realized world that puts other fantastic worlds to shame" (TouchArcade) - "Intriguing and addictive... You can cancel any time via your Apple user Account Settings so long as you do so at least 24hrs before your subscription is due to renew - Privacy policy at - Terms of use at

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