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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.

Limitations
  • 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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Game Titlesorted in ascending orderYearPlatformPublisherMobyScore
Lost Dutchman Mine1989Amiga, Atari ST, DOSMagnetic Images3.73
Tengai Makyō: Ziria1989TurboGrafx CDHudson Soft Company, Ltd.4.67
Rings of Medusa1989Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOSStarbyte Software3.20
Ultima VI: The False Prophet1990Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, FM Towns, PC-98, Sharp X68000, SNESFCI3.88
Leisure Suit Larry 1: In the Land of the Lounge Lizards1991Amiga, DOS, MacintoshSierra On-Line, Inc.3.85
Rome: Pathway to Power1992Amiga, DOSMaxis Software Inc.3.72
Betrayal at Krondor1993DOS, WindowsDynamix, Inc.3.94
Ancient Domains of Mystery1994Amiga, DOS, Linux, Windows3.88
Kūsō Kagaku Sekai Gulliver Boy1995SEGA Saturn, TurboGrafx CDHudson Soft Company, Ltd.3.74
Dangel1995FM Towns, PC-98Mink Co. Ltd.2.50
Betrayal in Antara1997Windows, Windows 3.xSierra On-Line, Inc.3.38
Final Fantasy VII1997PlayStation, PlayStation 3, PSP, PS Vita, WindowsEidos Interactive, Inc.4.02
Achaea1997BrowserIron Realms Entertainment...
Fallout1997DOS, Macintosh, WindowsInterplay Productions, Inc.4.12
Fallout 21998Macintosh, WindowsInterplay Productions, Inc.4.17
Arcanum: Of Steamworks & Magick Obscura2001WindowsSierra On-Line, Inc.4.01
Zanzarah: The Hidden Portal2002WindowsXicat Interactive, Inc.3.77
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic2003iPad, Macintosh, Windows, XboxAspyr Media, Inc.3.93
Dangel2003WindowsMink Co. Ltd....
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II - The Sith Lords2004Windows, XboxLucasArts3.97
Fable2004Xbox, Xbox 360Microsoft Game Studios3.79
Lost Dutchman Mine 3D2005WindowsAttic Games1.50
The Witcher2007WindowsAtari, Inc.4.11
Mass Effect2007Windows, Xbox 360Electronic Arts, Inc.3.98
Fallout: New Vegas (Collector's Edition)2010PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Bethesda Softworks LLC5.00
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Selected Covers

Betrayal in Antara Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Betrayal in Antara
Lost Dutchman Mine DOS Front Cover
Front cover for Lost Dutchman Mine
Tengai Makyō: Ziria TurboGrafx CD Front Cover
Front cover for Tengai Makyō: Ziria

Selected Screenshots

Screen title
Screenshot from Betrayal in Antara
Title Screen
Screenshot from Lost Dutchman Mine
Title screen
Screenshot from Tengai Makyō: Ziria