Non-Tolkienian

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Diverges from the ever popular Tolkienian type of fantasy by not having Tolkien Elves, Dwarves, Orcs, and some other features of fantasy that are normally attributed to Tolkien who seems to have established the standard form of fantasy worlds.

71
games
19
platforms

Alternate name: Non-Tolkien Fantasy

The first video game about Non-Tolkienian was released in 1985.

Blizzard Entertainment, Blizzard and Valve has published most of these games

Elves can exist and not be Tolkienian if they follow more traditional elves rather than those presented by Tolkien.

Although Tolkienian fantasy generally is recognized most easily form the presence of dwarves and elves who hate/dislike each other, both are not required to exist in the setting nor the hate between those two peoples.

Presence of Orcs do not necessarily count, even if they were Tolkien's invention. But one can be fairly certain it's Tolkienian when at least two of these three demi-humans exist within the setting.

Platforms

Windows 27
MS-DOS 10
Linux 10
PS3 3
Mac OS X 3
Pandora 3
Mac OS Classic 2
X360 2
Atari ST 1
GP2X 1
Xbox One 1
PS4 1
NEC PC9801 1
Saturn 1
Switch 1
N64 1
Apple II E 1
Amiga 1
PS2 1

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