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Map generator

Software theme

Uses (random) map/level generator to create most or all areas where the player can go to instead of shipping with regular human designed static levels or maps.

726
games
51
platforms

Alternate names: Random map generator, Procedural map generator
Name variations: level generator

The first video game about Map generator was released in 1975.

Microprose, Klei Entertainment and 2K Games has published most of these games

See also: randomly selected maps

Related:
* Roguelikes
* Shifting locale

Implied: (not enforceable)
* Tile-based

Related: (map/scenario creation)
* Custom scenarios
* Level editor

May also include:
* Preset Maps

Parent groups

Procedural content generation, Replayability

Child group

Live map generator

Platforms

Linux 243
Windows 197
Mac OS X 79
MS-DOS 32
Mac OS Classic 19
Unix 10
BSD 10
BeOS 7
Amiga 7
PS4 7
PS Vita 7
OS/2 6
PS2 6
Android 6
X360 6
Pandora 5
NeXT 5
Solaris 5
Tandy Coco 5
iOS 5
Win3.1 5
C64 4
Apple II E 4
Atari 400/800 4
PS 4
Internet Only 3
GP2X 3
PS3 2
Amiga AGA 2
Odyssey2 2

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