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From another world

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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.

211
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).

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Platforms

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

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