Grid

Other (objects, etc.) concept

Uses a grid of any shape or type.

3219
games
139
platforms

The first video game about Grid was released in 1947.

SSI, Koei and Paradox Interactive has published most of these games

Most non-polygon based games use grid of some sort in the background to align environments, props, etc. these should NOT be included in this tag. Most of these are much better described with the tile-based tag anyway. There are few games that are confusing in this, such as Minecraft and related games, but that is still tile-based and not grid-based (characters are not locked to that "grid").
Related:
* Grid move

Related: (environment rendering)
* Tile-based - can appear grid-based if the tiles are uniform sized/shaped, but notably character movement and other actions are not locked to that grid.
* Pre-rendered backgrounds

Child groups

Irregular grid, Triangular grid, Hexagonal grid, Rectangular grid, Microgrid, Volume grid, Grid of Wang Tiles, Cairo Pentagonal Tiling Grid, Asymmetric non-irregular grid

compare with these groups

Platforms

Linux 786
Windows 344
MS-DOS 208
Mac OS Classic 206
BeOS 117
Mac OS X 87
Amiga 68
C64 59
BSD 55
Apple II E 53
OS/2 48
PS 46
NES 43
Win3.1 41
Atari ST 39
ZX Spectrum 37
Tandy Coco 36
SNES 36
Amstrad CPC 32
Nintendo DS 31
GBA 30
NeXT 29
Android 28
Atari 400/800 27
PS2 26
PSP 25
GB 25
DEC PDP-1 22
TRS-80 21
PS3 21

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