Odd appliances

Tools theme

Includes tools, instruments or apparatus intended for some use not discernible from their appearance.


The first video game about Odd appliances was released in 1991.

Electronic Arts, Square and Blizzard has published most of these games

Not to be mistaken with improvised weapons, where players simply pick up whatever is at hand and use them as such. This is for items specifically intended for some purpose (for which they're used by the player), but their outward appearance does not clearly indicate it or points to some completely different purpose.

Not limited to weapons like many of the related tags are.