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Video game concept, first seen in 1980
For contrary games released in times when, or on systems where, the majority could be played indefinitely without encountering a definitive ending scene/screen or a proper denouement.
Drag the years selector, pick the platforms or anniversaries and then browse the video games
New timeline chart (2020-06-27)
It took a while, but there is a new date-related chart.
You ca see it in groups, like the Marvel Universe in the "by year" section.
Before, I was using an old Google service that created a PNG based on the submitted data, but it is now deprecated and will disappear soon, so I gad to replace it.
So many times I looked at alternatives, tested various libraries, and finally decided that they were not good enough (for being too heavy, slow, not enough options, etc.) , and then procrastinate.
Recently at work I've played a lot with SVG, and one day I decided to try to make a full working chart from scratch.
It is fast, responsive (and fills all the available space while keeping readable) has a tooltip to inspect every data point. ( even more useful with groups comparison ), there are the usual event annotations, that now can go over the A-Z range.
I'd like to make it more interactive, with the ability to hide/show/highlight series. This will be the next step.
A simple search tip (2020-04-11)
When using the global search (the input on the top of most pages) it is possible to limit the search to a specific platform.
For example, to search for "space" only on Playstation games, just type
Or any "miner" game on the ZX Spectrum:
If you are wondering what is the correct code for a specific platform, UVL supports many common variations for each platform, so for the Playstation the following is acceptable:
You know it fails when the result shows more than one platform.