Moving platforms

Other (objects, etc.) entity

Features inexplicable platforms - that either float or are attached to some background machinery - which move up and down, left and right, and the player is required to jump from one to the other.

275
games
49
platforms

Alternate name: Floating platforms

The first video game about Moving platforms was released on November 1982.

Sega, ASCII and Konami has published most of these games

Timing the jumps is often important factor. Missing a jump often involves death or having to backtrack significant distance of the level before they can attempt it again. Common feature in platformers.

Parent group

Platformer elements

Platforms

Linux 58
NES 45
Windows 31
PCE 13
Mac OS X 11
Famicom Disk System 8
PS3 7
Amiga 7
X360 7
C64 6
GB 6
Mega Drive 5
Atari ST 5
MS-DOS 5
Amstrad CPC 4
ZX Spectrum 3
MSX 3
Master System 3
BSD 2
Tandy Coco 2
Switch 2
PCE CD 2
MICRO 7 - FM7 2
NEC PC6001 2
Sharp X1 2
Arcade 2
3DS 2
NEC PC9801 2
Neo-Geo 2
SNES 2

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