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Overworld

Video game concept

Part of the gameplay runs in an "overworld" map which usually has many normal gameplay functions removed and possibly some others added.

141
games
31
platforms

The first video game about Overworld was released on January 27, 1989.

2K Games, Yacht Club Games and SSI has published most of these games

See also: level selection

Not to be confused with combat mode which may exist separately of this. Nor with access to a map which updates player's location but all gameplay otherwise takes outside of that.

Added functionality may include camping, resting/loitering, and some others.

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Linux 38
Windows 36
MS-DOS 19
Mac OS X 9
NES 3
Mac OS Classic 3
X360 3
PS3 3
PS 2
Android 2
3DS 2
SNES 2
OS/2 1
GB 1
Win3.1 1
GBC 1
BeOS 1
Internet Only 1
Amiga AGA 1
iOS 1
Apple II E 1
NEC PC9801 1
C64 1
Amiga 1
Wii U 1
3DO 1
BSD 1
WinCE 1
Switch 1
Mobile 1

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