Flip-screens

Software concept

Exiting a screen or area expediently places the character on the opposite side of the screen in an adjacent area in the game world. Common for games predating scrolling movement.

115
games
38
platforms

Alternate names: flick-screen, page-flipping

The first video game about Flip-screens was released in 1980.

The Learning Company, Opera Soft and RGCD.DEV has published most of these games

This is not by default edge scrolling but can be depending how it is implemented (flipping itself implies not).

This is NOT synonym for games where the whole level/map takes a single screen which is changed with level change.

Parent group

Screen-based

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Platforms

Tandy Coco 13
ZX Spectrum 13
Linux 12
C64 10
MS-DOS 7
Amiga 6
Apple II E 6
Amstrad CPC 5
Atari 2600 4
FM Towns 3
QL 2
Mac OS Classic 2
Flash 2
NEC PC9801 2
Atari 400/800 2
Atari ST 2
C16/Plus4 2
Mac OS X 2
SNES 1
BSD 1
NES 1
BBC 1
Colour Genie 1
GB 1
MSX2 1
OS/2 1
Master System 1
ABC 80 1
Amstrad PCW 1
Mega-CD 1

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