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Gameplay feature: Auto-mapping

Group Description

Games featuring a map that is drawn or updated automatically as the player explores or at least visits the immediate environment. The map should be previously unexplored and will open up as the player approaches unexplored regions or rooms. Maps may come in the form of an item or as a default in-game interface (sometimes located at the top right corner of the screen) or similar feature.

An explored region is usually represented by the identification of geographical terrain (mountains, forests, etc.), an outlined size of the explored room, permanent structures (towns, landmarks, etc.), important characters, or other similar points of interest. Some games may allow random encounters, events, and opponents to be viewed in these explored regions.

Limitations
  • Games where maps exist, however are by default explored should be excluded from this game group.

  • Games where maps exist, however do not provide distinction between explored or unexplored regions should be excluded from this game group.

  • Games where unexplored areas are gradually opened when the player explores them, however later returns to an unexplored state (similar to a fog of war feature) should be excluded from this game group.

  • Radar, sonar, or similar devices are not to be considered as maps by any definition.

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sorted in ascending orderGame TitleYearPlatformPublisherMobyScore
Fallout 21998Macintosh, WindowsInterplay Productions, Inc.4.17
Fallout 32008PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Bethesda Softworks LLC3.66
Fallout 3 (Collector's Edition)2008PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Bethesda Softworks LLC3.53
Fallout 3: Game Add-on Pack - The Pitt and Operation: Anchorage2009Windows, Xbox 3601C-SoftClub4.00
Fallout 3 (Survival Edition)2008PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Bethesda Softworks LLC2.95
Fallout: New Vegas2010PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Bethesda Softworks LLC3.71
Final DOOM1996DOS, Macintosh, WindowsGT Interactive Software Corp.4.06
Grave Shift2008BrowserTangerine Pop, LLC3.67
Guild Wars2005WindowsNCsoft - North America3.87
Guild Wars: Bonus Mission Pack2007WindowsArenaNet, LLC5.00
Guild Wars (Collector's Edition)2005WindowsNCsoft Europe Ltd.3.00
Guild Wars (Edition 2006)2006WindowsNCsoft Europe Ltd.4.71
Guild Wars: Eye of the North2007WindowsNCsoft - North America4.50
Guild Wars: Factions2006WindowsNCsoft - North America3.92
Guild Wars: Factions (Collector's Edition)2006WindowsNCsoft Europe Ltd.5.00
Guild Wars: Factions (Special Edition)2008WindowsNCsoft Europe Ltd....
Guild Wars: Nightfall2006WindowsNCsoft - North America4.30
Guild Wars: Nightfall (Collector's Edition)2006WindowsNCsoft - North America3.75
Guild Wars: Nightfall (Special Edition)2008WindowsNCsoft Europe Ltd....
Guild Wars (Platinum Edition)2007WindowsNCsoft Europe Ltd.5.00
Guild Wars (Special Edition)2005WindowsNCsoft Europe Ltd.4.61
Guild Wars: The Complete Collection2008WindowsNCsoft Europe Ltd....
Guild Wars Trilogy2008WindowsNCsoft - North America5.00
Heretic1994DOSid Software, Inc.3.93
Heretic + Hexen Collection2007Windowsid Software, Inc....
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Selected Covers

Fallout 3 Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Fallout 3
Guild Wars Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Guild Wars

Selected Screenshots

Main menu
Screenshot from Fallout 3
The original character selection screen.
Screenshot from Guild Wars
Title screen
Screenshot from Heretic
Title Screen / Main Menu
Screenshot from Fallout 2