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Displacement fiction

Fiction genre theme

A fiction genre where the protagonist finds themselves in an utterly unfamiliar location. Especially if this was not on purpose, and even more so if they do not understand the locals, their language and/or customs.

80
games
25
platforms

The first video game about Displacement fiction was released in 1991.

Interplay, Klei Entertainment and Over The Moon has published most of these games

Generally this involves people finding themselves unintentionally abroad, in another world, and so forth. Intentionally going to such places usually, but not always, makes them invalid for this.

Platforms

Windows 24
Linux 12
Mac OS X 9
MS-DOS 5
Mac OS Classic 4
X360 3
GBA 2
SNES 2
PS3 2
Pandora 2
Xbox 1
PS2 1
NEC PC9801 1
GamePark 32 1
Mobile 1
Mega Drive 1
Amiga 1
Atari ST 1
Jaguar 1
Xbox One 1
3DO 1
PS4 1
Apple IIGS 1
BSD 1
32X 1

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