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Lighthearted

Video game concept

Not a comedy but has an enjoyably non-serious/grim tone/mood.

245
games
39
platforms

Name variations: light-hearted

The first video game about Lighthearted was released in 1982.

Apogee, Gremlin Graphics and Atari has published most of these games

"Enjoyable lack of seriousness, not grave." --Wiktionary

Generally anything that is not really humorous nor particularly serious.

Commonly these are children's games or casual games, often with cartoon graphics. None of these are required however, it can be mature, for hardcore gamers and have realistic graphics and still fit this tag.

Limitations:
* Blood & gore usually void this tag, though cartoon gore does not.

Parent group

Literary tone

Platforms

Windows 81
Linux 38
MS-DOS 32
Amiga 12
Mac OS X 11
C64 7
Mega Drive 6
PS2 5
NES 4
X360 4
Atari ST 4
Android 3
BeOS 3
Flash 3
Atari 400/800 2
Apple II E 2
Win3.1 2
Wii 2
iOS 2
PS3 2
Mac OS Classic 2
Intellivision 1
Amstrad CPC 1
Tandy Coco 1
Atari 7800 1
Konix 1
3DS 1
SNES 1
Atari 2600 1
GB 1

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