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Portable light source

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Player can employ a lamp, flashlight, torch, or any other device, magic, or natural phenomena that produces light to better see in darkness.

499
games
42
platforms

Alternate names: Flashlight, Torch, Lamp, Portable light source, Floodlight, Headlight

The first video game about Portable light source was released in 1981.

Sega, Deep Silver and Electronic Arts has published most of these games

Related:
* Vision modes
* Vision enhancer
* Light
* Flares
* Glow sticks

Implied:
* Dark
* Circadian cycle

Contrast:
* Stealth - usually no stealth game has the player carrying a light source no matter how dark it gets.
This does NOT include night vision goggles or others that enhance the user's vision in general in certain capacity.

This is applicable to strategy/management games where you can manage the lighting conditions of your domain (e.g. installing additional lighting).

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Faulty portable light source, Powered portable light source

Platforms

Windows 185
Linux 117
Mac OS X 44
X360 31
PS3 27
PS4 15
PS2 10
Xbox One 9
Wii 6
Tandy Coco 6
Xbox 6
BSD 3
Wii U 2
GameCube 2
Nintendo DS 2
C64 2
Apple II E 2
Internet Only 2
Atari 2600 2
Android 2
Unix 2
iOS 2
BBC 1
BeOS 1
Flash 1
PS Vita 1
Electron 1
SNES 1
NES 1
Mac OS Classic 1

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