From another world

Culture theme

The protagonist of the story is somehow dragged from their home world, dimension or whatever and flung into an unknown world where they were summoned to or just accidentally stepped through a trans-dimensional portal and got stuck there.

210
games
46
platforms

Alternate name: Outsider protagonist

The first video game about From another world was released in 1981.

Origin, Pony Canyon and Interplay has published most of these games

Related:
* From another time
* Stranded
* Outsiders / Extradimensional aliens
* Amnesia - also serves as an "excuse" to explain things natives find obvious.
Generally this does not include space aliens crashing on some planet, but can be added as border cases with appropriate note regarding the matter (E.T. would be a good example that'd apply).

Parent group

Situations

Platforms

Windows 27
MS-DOS 20
Linux 19
Mac OS X 9
NEC PC9801 9
Amiga 8
Mac OS Classic 7
NEC PC8801 7
Apple II E 7
Atari ST 6
FM Towns 6
C64 6
SNES 5
MSX2 5
GBA 5
Xbox 5
Atari 400/800 4
Pandora 4
Nintendo DS 4
BeOS 4
GP2X 3
Apple IIGS 3
MICRO 7 - FM7 3
Sharp X1 3
NES 3
PS2 2
Zaurus 2
X68000 2
X360 2
Mega Drive 2

By year

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