Doors

Other (objects, etc.) entity

A simple piece of a structure that opens and closes, often comes with a locking mechanism.

928
games
73
platforms

Alternate names: Gates
Name variations: Portcullis, Portcullises

Generally speaking any interactive door the player can open and close. Some games may be limited to only opening doors. Others may have automated doors, and so forth.

Gates are not exactly the same thing, but function similarly and serve pretty much the same purpose, which is why they're included in this.

NOT closet doors or such.
NOT for doors that cause level change (this may be ignored in older games, but a note should be added about it).
NOT for unusable doors in background (even if they make a noise when you attempt to open them)
NOT for doors only usable by NPCs (except maybe in strategy games).
NOT for doors that only open but never close (common in older games), these are indistinguishable from walls being blown to bits or fences knocked down.
Related:
* Keys
* Keycodes

The first Doors video game was released in 1981.

Electronic Arts, Nintendo and Activision published most of these games.

Child groups

Breakable doors, Automatic doors, Auto-closing doors, Door peep, Door slamming

compare with these groups

Platforms

Windows 301
Linux 227
Mac OS X 69
MS-DOS 47
X360 41
PS3 33
Mac OS Classic 13
Tandy Coco 12
Apple II E 11
BeOS 10
Pandora 10
Xbox 9
BSD 9
PS2 8
PS4 7
Amiga 6
GameCube 6
Amiga AGA 5
C64 5
NES 5
Atari 2600 4
iOS 4
PS 4
Amstrad CPC 4
Archimedes 4
GBA 3
NEC PC9801 3
Android 3
N64 3
Wii U 3

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