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No saves

Other (objects, etc.) theme

Player has no permanent game progress saves of any kind.

83
games
19
platforms

The first video game about No saves was released in 1980.

Rainbird, Brace Yourself Games and Takara has published most of these games

Saving: free*, points*, auto, checkpoints, code, quit*, none

* denotes player initiated saves

Possibly alternative
Save RAM (Hardware)
This is the norm for arcade games and therefore should not be used for them.

This includes absence of level passwords or similar, too.
Implied:
* Permanent death

Related:
* Multiple lives