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Character advancement: Point distribution

Video game concept

A method of character advancement in RPGs and other games where arbitrary points are used to "buy" stats, skills and such as soon as gained or through external intermediaries.

361
games
31
platforms

The first video game about Character advancement: Point distribution was released on August 10, 1987.

Square Enix, Atari and Deep Silver has published most of these games

These "points" may be awarded for completing quests, gaining levels, or other deeds but are separate from experience.

The "external intermediaries" bit refers to NPC trainers, hardware/software upgrade machines, and whatever else you only find occasionally or in specific places (e.g. in safe zones).

Parent group

Advancement

Platforms

Windows 160
Linux 70
Mac OS X 29
X360 21
PS3 16
PS2 9
Android 7
Internet Only 6
Mac OS Classic 5
PS4 4
Pandora 4
Flash 3
PS Vita 3
Xbox 2
BSD 2
Wii 2
MS-DOS 2
PSP 2
BeOS 2
Xbox One 1
NES 1
GBA 1
Switch 1
Mega Drive 1
GameCube 1
SNES 1
N64 1
3DS 1
iOS 1
PS 1

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