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Old 13 October 2007, 12:43   #1
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Non-linear retrogaming?

Got to love the freedom to just to muck around as you please in the game world. Any titles that come to mind?
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Old 13 October 2007, 13:32   #2
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Hello there,

Welcome to the EAB, I am sure you will like it here, theres plenty of mischief to get into


for me here are as some games come to mind first
  • Hunter
  • Elite
  • Elite 2: Frontier
  • Mercenary
  • Captive (*arguably*)
  • whales Voyage
  • Uropa
  • k240 (*arguably*)

those are some that come to mind... theres bound to be plenty!
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Old 13 October 2007, 13:54   #3
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Power Monger

There's probably a lot more.
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Old 13 October 2007, 14:01   #4
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Would Sim City count?
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Old 13 October 2007, 14:25   #5
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Midwinter, a variation on Hunter, both are openended.

I think you need to differentiate between openended and nonlinear.

openended = freedom in world exploration, nonlinear = freedom in storyline manipulation.

That said, I'm unable to name a nonlinear Amiga game...

Edit: after a Wiki, I see some use the term "nonlinear" more loosely, merely as "choice". I think perhaps "sandbox" is the more correct term for these type of games, as is shown by this link:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sandbox_%28video_games%29

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Old 13 October 2007, 17:09   #6
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What about the first GTA?
I would drive around for ages
Or is this limited to Amiga games?
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