Reading from the Freshmeat.net record:
The Adventure-(PHP-)Framework is a Web development framework that helps you design and create object oriented and reusable PHP Web applications. It features a unique DOM model, the generic page controller component, and a set of shipped XML tag libraries to build GUIs based on XML/HTML templates. The framework core contains components like front controller, global benchmark concept, global error handling, and a configuration management class. It includes complete modules like a guestbook, a comment function, and a generic pager.