Impersonal

Video game concept

There's no actual protagonist, making it impossible for the player to associate with whatever they're controlling.

57
games
16
platforms

Alternate name: No protagonist

The first video game about Impersonal was released in 1990.

Zachtronics Industries, Sierra On-Line and Screeps has published most of these games

This is applicable to all game genres, but is most common in puzzles. Not all puzzle games are impersonal, however.
Related:
* Animate object protagonist - one may choose to see the inanimate object one controls as the "protagonist".

Platforms

Windows 22
Linux 9
Android 6
Mac OS Classic 4
Mac OS X 3
MS-DOS 2
Mobile 2
BeOS 1
Internet Only 1
Amiga 1
Mega Drive 1
Win3.1 1
Wii 1
PS2 1
PSP 1
Flash 1

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