Gameplay feature: Gambling

Group Description

Games where player may participate in betting, gambling, or equivalent activities as an alternate source of income for in-game purposes. Gambling in this regard is a minor or an optional feature in the game and does not qualify for the Non-Sports: Casino sub-genre.

  • Games where the player may bet or gamble for real money should be excluded from this game group. For the purposes of this game group, gambling only refers to an alternate source of income for the player in-game.

  • Games where betting or gambling is part of the major plot or representation of gameplay, should not be included in this game group.

  • Games that already qualify for Non-Sports: Board/Party Game sub-genre, Non-Sports: Cards sub-genre, Non-Sports: Chess sub-genre, should be excluded from this game group, unless minor gambling elements (in accordance to the aforementioned) are identified.

  • Games where the player may participate in activities similarly used in gambling, however winning or losing does not affect the character either in the form of gaining or losing money or items, should be excluded from this game group.

  • This is not a gambling-themed game group. Players must have access to optionally bet or gamble, may it be in the form of board games, cards, chocobo racing, dwarven roulette, slot machines, or other similar activities, for the purposes to win money or items and may continue to repeat this process without restriction. Games that promote a gambling atmosphere, however provide no available feature of actual player-participation in gambling activities should be excluded from this game group.
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Bets1980Commodore 64, Commodore PET/CBMCode Works, The...
Frog Race1980Commodore PET/CBM...
The Inheritance: Panic in Las Vegas1985Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, MSX, Thomson MO, Thomson TO, ZX SpectrumInfogrames Multimedia SA1.65
Space Quest: Chapter I - The Sarien Encounter1986Amiga, Apple II, Apple IIgs, Atari ST, DOS, MacintoshSierra On-Line, Inc.3.88
Mars Saga1988Apple II, Commodore 64, DOSElectronic Arts, Inc.4.02
Rings of Medusa1989Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOSStarbyte Software3.42
Lost Dutchman Mine1989Amiga, Atari ST, DOSMagnetic Images3.73
Tengai Makyō: Ziria1989TurboGrafx CDHudson Soft Company, Ltd....
Ultima VI: The False Prophet1990Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, FM Towns, PC-98, Sharp X68000, SNES, WindowsFCI3.88
Leisure Suit Larry 1: In the Land of the Lounge Lizards1991Amiga, DOS, MacintoshSierra On-Line, Inc.3.85
Moonstone: A Hard Days Knight1991Amiga, DOSMindscape International Ltd.3.94
Space Quest I: Roger Wilco in the Sarien Encounter1991Amiga, DOS, MacintoshSierra On-Line, Inc.3.87
Rome: Pathway to Power1992Amiga, DOSMaxis Software Inc.3.72
Bandor: The Search for the Storm Giant King1992DOS...
Giełda1992Atari 8-bitArSoft Corporation...
Betrayal at Krondor1993DOS, WindowsDynamix, Inc.3.93
Superfrog1993Amiga, Amiga CD32, BlackBerry, DOS, WindowsAmiga, Inc.3.70
Frog-Race1994Atari ST...
Ancient Domains of Mystery1994Amiga, DOS, Linux, Macintosh, Windows3.90
Dangel1995FM Towns, PC-98Mink Co. Ltd....
Kūsō Kagaku Sekai Gulliver Boy1995SEGA Saturn, TurboGrafx CDHudson Soft Company, Ltd....
WinPolis1995Windows 3.x...
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Selected Covers

Lost Dutchman Mine DOS Front Cover
Front cover for Lost Dutchman Mine
Betrayal at Krondor DOS Front Cover
Front cover for Betrayal at Krondor

Selected Screenshots

The odds
Screenshot from Frog Race
Title screen
Screenshot from Apple Derby
Title Screen
Screenshot from Lost Dutchman Mine
Title Screen
Screenshot from Betrayal at Krondor
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