User Review: Wolfenstein 3D by id Software (1992)

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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Game Titlesorted in descending orderYearPlatformPublisherMobyScore
Arx Fatalis2002Windows, XboxDreamCatcher Interactive Inc.3.88
Baldur's Gate II: The Collection2002WindowsInterplay Entertainment Corp.4.36
Peter Pan in Disney's Return to Never Land2002PlayStation, PlayStation 3, PSP, PS Vita, WindowsSony Computer Entertainment America, Inc.3.89
Baldur's Gate II: Throne of Bhaal2001Macintosh, WindowsInterplay Entertainment Corp.4.12
DOOM Collector's Edition2001WindowsActivision Publishing, Inc.4.16
Wizardry 82001Macintosh, WindowsEncore, Inc.4.11
Throne of Darkness2001WindowsSierra On-Line, Inc.3.80
Diablo II: Lord of Destruction2001Macintosh, WindowsBlizzard Entertainment Inc.3.87
Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn (Collector's Edition)2000WindowsInterplay Entertainment Corp.4.13
Baldur's Gate: The Original Saga2000WindowsInterplay Entertainment Corp.3.98
Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn2000Macintosh, WindowsInterplay Entertainment Corp.4.14
Diablo II2000Macintosh, WindowsBlizzard Entertainment Inc.3.90
Darkstone1999Android, iPad, iPhone, PlayStation, WindowsGathering3.51
Baldur's Gate: Tales of the Sword Coast1999Macintosh, WindowsGraphic Simulations Corporation4.00
Baldur's Gate Chapters I & II1999WindowsInterplay Productions, Inc.3.50
Star Wars: Jedi Knight - Mysteries of the Sith1998WindowsLucasArts Entertainment Company LLC3.95
King's Quest: Mask of Eternity1998WindowsSierra On-Line, Inc.2.82
Baldur's Gate1998Macintosh, WindowsBlack Isle Studios4.06
Baldur's Gate (Gold Edition)1998WindowsInterplay Productions, Inc.4.71
Hexplore1998WindowsIā€¢Motion, Inc.3.20
Fallout 21998Macintosh, WindowsInterplay Productions, Inc.4.17
Chasm: The Rift1997DOSGT Interactive Software Corp.3.40
DOOM 641997Nintendo 64Midway Games, Inc.3.90
Star Wars: Jedi Knight - Dark Forces II1997WindowsLucasArts Entertainment Company LLC3.87
Fallout1997DOS, Macintosh, WindowsInterplay Productions, Inc.4.13
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Selected Covers

DOOM 64 Nintendo 64 Front Cover
Front cover for DOOM 64
Baldur's Gate Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Baldur's Gate

Selected Screenshots

From the intro
Screenshot from DOOM 64
Title screen
Screenshot from Baldur's Gate