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Some games' graphics are composed of abstract shapes that have no particular meaning outside of their role in the game.
The concept of purchasing media and having it delivered over the internet. No physical representation of this content is given, and although the content resides on the user's hard drive they are typically granted a license to the product, rather than ownership of it.
If a person is made of metal and has circuitry instead of a circulatory system, then their game belongs on this list.
Who needs 2D when we've got 3D? 3D, or 3 dimensions, is what we're used to seeing in almost every game these days, letting us do all sorts of awesome stuff like run in circles!
The concept of moving blocks around to certain areas such as highlighted squares, or switches, or in order to get past a maze.
Games that have an open gameplay structure that allow players to interact with the world as they choose.
When a certain amount of time is given to the player to reach a goal or finish an objective.
Sometimes designers add old-school things on purpose to enhance game design. These games tend to be heavily inspired by hardware limitations of older systems. NES, Atari 2600, and early computer platforms (DOS, Commodore 64, MSX, etc...) are common sources of inspiration.
Puzzles may need to be solved before the player can progress to the next section of the game. Often it may not be clear to players exactly what the puzzle is, or whether the an in-game items needs to be attained before it is even possible to solve it.
In many games there is a ranking system, the players with the highest point value are listed in a "high score" table.
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