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    Prequel

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    A follow-up to a game or movie that takes place before the events of the previous installment or installments.

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    Prequel last edited by deactivated-5f0c8fe41e0d2 on 02/27/20 06:34AM View full history

    Overview

    A prequel is a game which takes place before the events of all previously-released games in the same series. The prequel is an easy way to expand a universe or flesh out a character's background. Prequels can be seen as games that are one big flashback. From a marketing standpoint, a prequel is a good excuse for making another game if the first game sold well but didn't end in a way that made a proper sequel possible.

    Prequels should not be confused with interquels, which take place in between previously-released games in a series, and midquels, which take place simultaneously with a previous game.

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