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Narrative-driven

Video game concept

Unusual mode of play where the player's advancement is mainly about plot & story advancement. Rather than solving puzzles, or working within game mechanics

151
games
13
platforms

Alternate name: Story-driven

The first video game about Narrative-driven was released in 1979.

Telltale Games, Tycoon Games and Winter Wolves has published most of these games

While story advancement may be essential to many games, especially RPGs, most games extensively require other game-mechanics-driven action battles, turn-based battles, finding objects, solving puzzles, navigating the game world and so forth. Seldom are games designed around the player advancing the narrative as the primary game mechanic.

Parent group

Narrative

Platforms

Linux 75
Windows 31
Mac OS X 20
PS3 6
PS4 4
PS Vita 3
Android 3
X360 3
Xbox One 2
Unix 1
PS2 1
Xbox 1
ZX Spectrum 1

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