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Gameplay feature: Journal

Group Description

Games featuring a journal, which is automatically updated with plot advances and clues. Useful to recall your adventures when you get back to your old saved games. Usually found in role-playing games (RPGs). Often written in first person.

Limitations
  • A mere quest list/tracker doesn't qualify, a journal should be more verbose and chronological by default.
  • Interactive fiction is text flow by definition, so it doesn't count.
  • Watching unlocked cutscenes again in sequence doesn't count as a journal.

Viewing all 21 items
sorted in ascending orderGame TitleYearPlatformPublisherMobyScore
Anvil of Dawn1995DOS, WindowsNew World Computing, Inc.4.03
Baldur's Gate1998Macintosh, WindowsBlack Isle Studios4.06
Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn2000Macintosh, WindowsInterplay Entertainment Corp.4.14
Black Mirror III: Final Fear2011WindowsViva Media, LLC3.87
Black Mirror II: Reigning Evil2009Windowsak tronic Software & Services GmbH4.09
Castlevania: Lords of Shadow2010PlayStation 3, Xbox 360Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc.4.36
Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 22014PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc.4.71
Castlevania: Lords of Shadow (Limited Edition)2010PlayStation 3, Xbox 360Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc.4.48
Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate2013Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc.4.14
The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind2002Windows, XboxBethesda Softworks LLC3.98
The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion2006PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 3602K Games, Inc.3.75
Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers - 20th Anniversary Edition2014Macintosh, WindowsPhoenix Online Studios3.86
Icewind Dale2000Macintosh, WindowsInterplay Entertainment Corp.4.00
Icewind Dale: Enhanced Edition2014Android, iPad, iPhone, Linux, Macintosh, WindowsBeamdog3.86
Icewind Dale II2002WindowsInterplay Entertainment Corp.3.87
The Longest Journey1999iPad, iPhone, WindowsFuncom Oslo A/S4.09
Motor Town: Soul of the Machine2013Android, iPad, iPhone, Macintosh, WindowsAlawar Entertainment, Inc.4.00
Planescape: Torment1999WindowsInterplay Entertainment Corp.4.19
Secret Files 2: Puritas Cordis2008Nintendo DS, Wii, WindowsDeep Silver4.16
Secret Files: Tunguska2006Android, iPad, iPhone, Nintendo DS, Wii, WindowsThe Adventure Company3.97
The Witcher2007WindowsAtari, Inc.4.06

Selected Covers

Anvil of Dawn DOS Front Cover
Front cover for Anvil of Dawn
Icewind Dale II Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Icewind Dale II

Selected Screenshots

Choose from 5 champions of different sex, origin and... height! Even a non-human! Sadly, only 3 voices are used...
Screenshot from Anvil of Dawn
Title (from the intro)
Screenshot from Icewind Dale II
Title Screen
Screenshot from Icewind Dale