Text-based game
A text game or text-based game is a video game that uses text characters instead of bitmap or vector graphics. Text-based games were a popular form of interactive fiction in the 1980s
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MUD
A MUD (/ˈmʌd/; originally Multi-User Dungeon, with later variants Multi-User Dimension and Multi-User Domain), is a multiplayer real-time virtual world, usually text-based. MUDs combine elements of r...
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RPG Tsukūru 2
RPG Tsukūru 2 (RPGツクール2, "RPG Maker 2") is a creativity program that allows players to design their own traditional role-playing games on the Super Nintendo Entertainment System and the Satellavie...
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Tower Dream
Tower Dream (タワードリーム, "Tower Dream") is a Super Famicom strategy video game that was released in 1996 to an exclusively Japanese market. The characters were designed by Tamakichi Sakura.A sequel w...
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Penguin Wars
Penguin Wars (ぺんぎんくんWARS, Pengin-kun WARS) is an arcade game released in 1985 by UPL. It was ported to the original Game Boy (1990), MSX and Nintendo Entertainment System by ASCII under the ti...
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Star Voyager
Star Voyager is an outer space shooter for the Nintendo Entertainment System. The gameplay is a first-person shooter from inside the cockpit of a spaceship. The player navigates "sub spaces" of a la...
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Itadaki Street
Fortune Street (いただきストリート, Itadaki Sutorīto, lit. "Top Street") (also known as Boom Street in Europe and Australia) is a computer board game series originally created by Dragon Quest designer ...
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J-League Tactics Soccer
J-League Tactics Soccer (Jリーグ タクティクス・サッカー) is a soccer game for the Nintendo 64. It was released only in Japan in 1999. The game has officially licensed players and teams from Japan's J-League.
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Down the World: Mervil's Ambition
Down the World: Mervil's Ambition (ダウン・ザ・ワールド, "The World Down") is a Final Fantasy IV-like role-playing video game where the player takes the role as Mervil as he tries to become the most success...
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True Love Story
True Love Story (トゥルー・ラブストーリー) is a series of four dating sims (as distinct from the similar but unrelated title True Love). True Love Story and True Love Story 2 were released by ASCII for the P...
Castlequest
Castlequest (known in Japan as Castle Excellent (キャッスルエクセレント, Kyassuru Ekuserento)) is an adventure/puzzle-hybrid video game. It was developed and published by ASCII Corporation in 1986 for t...
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LPMud
LPMud, abbreviated LP, is a family of MUD server software. Its first instance, the original LPMud game driver, was developed in 1989 by Lars Pensjö (hence the LP in LPMud). LPMud was innovative in i...
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Role-playing game
A role-playing game (RPG and sometimes roleplaying game) is a game in which players assume the roles of characters in a fictional setting. Players take responsibility for acting out these roles within...
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AWS Pro Moves Soccer
Pro Moves Soccer is a Sega Genesis soccer video game from 1993 that was based on the fictional Asciiware World Sports league.
The game itself features international level soccer matchups and custo...
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RPG Tsukūru: Super Dante
RPG Tsukūru: Super Dante (RPGツクール スーパーダンテ, "RPG Maker: Super Dante") is a program that allows players to design their own traditional role-playing game on Super Nintendo Entertainment System. It i...
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Solid Runner
Solid Runner (ソリッドランナー) is a 1997 turn-based role-playing video game developed by Sting Entertainment and published by ASCII Corporation for the Super Famicom. The game was released exclusively in...
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Sound Novel Tsukūru
Sound Novel Tsukūru (サウンドノベルツクール, Saundo Noberu Tsukūru, "Sound Novel Maker") is a Super Famicom graphic novel video game where players can either read or create interactive fiction on their o...
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MMORPG
Massively multiplayer online role-playing games (MMORPGs) blend the genres of role-playing video games and massively multiplayer online games, possibly in the form of web browser-based games, in which...
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Melfand Stories
Melfand Stories (メルファンドストーリーズ) is a Japan-exclusive Scrolling beat 'em up video game, developed by Sting Entertainment and published by ASCII, which was released in 1994. The game is sort of a rud...
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Galerians
Galerians (ガレリアンズ, Garerianzu) is a survival horror video game developed by Polygon Magic, published by ASCII Entertainment and distributed by Crave Entertainment. for the Sony PlayStation. Th...
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Pikiinya!
Pikiinya! (ピキーニャ!, "Pikīnya!" or "Piki-nya!") is a Japan-exclusive action-puzzle video game developed by Crea-Tech and published by ASCII, which was released in 1997 for the Super Famicom.
Pik...
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Hack and slash
Hack and slash or hack and slay, abbreviated H&S or HnS, refers to a type of gameplay that emphasizes combat. "Hack and slash" was originally used to describe a play style in tabletop role-playin...
DikuMUD
DikuMUD is a multiplayer text-based role-playing game, which is a type of MUD. It was written in 1990 and 1991 by Sebastian Hammer, Tom Madsen, Katja Nyboe, Michael Seifert, and Hans Henrik Stærfeldt ...
Geimos
Geimos (ゲイモス, Gei Mohss) is a third-person shoot 'em up video game for the Nintendo Family Computer.This game is playing according to the traditional strategies of Buck Rogers: Planet of Zoom ...
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Dark Law: Meaning of Death
Dark Law: Meaning of Death (ダークロウ ミーニング・オブ・デス) is a 32-megabit, 1997 Super Famicom release—one of the last in the system's history. An ASCII Corporation production, it is the sequel to Dark Lord.<...
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Derby Stallion (series)
The Derby Stallion (ダービースタリオン) - also known in Japan by the portmanteau abbreviation DerbyStal (ダビスタ) - video games are a series of genre-merging horse-racing and business simulation games ori...
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Bokosuka Wars
Bokosuka Wars (ボコスカウォーズ) is a 1983 action-strategy role-playing video game developed by Kōji Sumii (住井浩司) and released by ASCII for the Sharp X1 computer, followed by ports to the MSX, FM-7, NEC P...
Sgt. Saunders' Combat!
Sgt. Saunders' Combat! (サージェント・サンダース・コンバット!, "Sergeant Saunders Combat!") is a turn-based strategy video game based on the 1960s television series originally broadcast on the ABC Television Networ...
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