Monday, June 16, 2008

The Commodore 64 was a popular computer first released in January 1982.

1988
Alluded to in Abe Lincoln Must Die. A tabloid reporter, an archeologist, and two college students save the world.

1987
Alluded to in Bright Side of the Moon. Break into a spooky mansion to save your cheerleader girlfriend.

1986
You are sucked into a movie theater screen of the movie Labyrinth. Now you must escape the labyrinth yourself.

1984
Join Mickey in a space adventure in this game aimed at children. Typing is not required. Actions are chosen from a list.
Join Winnie the Pooh in this game aimed at children. Typing is not required. Actions are chosen from a list.

1983
15 treasures were stolen by an evil troll in this children's adventure. Typing isn't required. Actions are chosen from a list.

1982
A detective must investigate an apparent suicide which is more than it seems.
In this adventure game aimed at children, you must free 16 animals which have been captured by a dragon.
A black hole mining ship investigates an anomaly that turns out to be a giant ship of unknown origin and composition.
A voice says you have passed all tests but one. Survive the horrors of the dungeon and you earn your reward.

1981
Collect items around Count Dracula's castle so that you can ultimately put an end to the evil vampire.
Retrieve thirteen treasures from an abandoned goldmine-era town by searching Boot Hill and the mine.
Find your way through the mysterious fun house before the park closes and you are thrown out.
Find all of the treasures in a recently discovered Egyptian pyramid and escape alive.
Teleport to distant worlds to collect items, so you can fix your spaceship and return home.
In ancient Greece, Ulysses must retrieve the golden fleece, a treasure which is protected by the gods.
Enter the Great Underground Empire once again on a quest to defeat the wizard of Frobozz.

1980
An astronaut must travel to an asteroid, and blow it up before it collides with the Earth.
Enter a castle and remove the curse that has been placed on Count Cristo by his enemies.
A wanderer in the kingdom of Serenia must rescue the king's daughter from an evil wizard.
Travel through the Great Underground Empire to find the Nineteen Treasures of Zork.


1979
As a secret agent, you must race against time to complete your mission before a nuclear power plant explodes.

1978
The first commercial adventure game. Travel through an enchanted world in a search for 13 treasures.
Travel from your London flat to a tropical island in search of pirates' gold.