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| japan                  = {{Glossary:Japan|uc}}                                                              [[Category:Japan]]
| japan                  = {{Glossary:Japan|uc}}                                                              [[Category:Japan]]
| lgbtq                  = {{Glossary:LGBTQ|uc}}                                                              [[Category:LGBTQ]]
| lgbtq                  = {{Glossary:LGBTQ|uc}}                                                              [[Category:LGBTQ]]
| lovecraftian          = {{Glossary:Lovecraftian|uc}}
| medieval              = {{Glossary:Medieval|uc}}                                                          [[Category:Medieval]]
| medieval              = {{Glossary:Medieval|uc}}                                                          [[Category:Medieval]]
| middle east            = {{Glossary:Middle East|uc}}                                                        [[Category:Middle East]]
| middle east            = {{Glossary:Middle East|uc}}                                                        [[Category:Middle East]]

Latest revision as of 15:59, 3 May 2021

Documentation for the above template (sometimes hidden from view).
Please refer to Taxonomy.
Category Definition Notes Examples
Adult Adult games feature explicit sexual situations. MobyGames
Africa Setting is in the African continent, excepting Egypt but including the island of Madagascar and various archipelagos such as the Seychelles, or in an African-inspired setting. MobyGames
Amusement park Games that primarily take place at an amusement park (including theme parks and water parks) or involve the construction and/or management of one. May or may not involve the ability to ride the attractions themselves. MobyGames
Antarctica Setting is on Antarctica, Earth's southernmost and coldest continent and the only one without permanent inhabitants. May also incorporate the surrounding Southern Ocean and various uninhabited islands within the Antarctic Circle.
Arctic Setting is within the cold northern tundra of the Arctic Circle, including the Arctic Ocean.
Asia MobyGames
China MobyGames
Classical Ancient Greek and Roman, or use significant visual styles or themes from this period. MobyGames
Cold War Setting focuses on the geopolitical tension between the Soviet Union and the United States and their respective allies, the Eastern Bloc and the Western Bloc, after World War II. The period is generally considered to be from the beginning of the Truman Doctrine in 1947 to the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991. If the game is only set during the period of the Cold War but not primarily focused or themed on the Cold War itself, it gets the Contemporary theme instead. MobyGames
Comedy Comedy games present events in the game in comedic fashion. They feature jokes in conversations or one-liners, or rely on satire or absurdity.
Contemporary Taking place in a modern day setting, primarily any time period after World War II up to the present day. However, this does not include games that are focused on or themed after the Cold War from 1947 to 1991. MobyGames
Cyberpunk MobyGames
Detective/mystery Detective/mystery games feature a traditional detective story or mystery that needs to be solved.
Eastern Europe Setting is on the eastern part of the European continent. Wikipedia
Egypt MobyGames
Europe MobyGames
Fantasy MobyGames
Healthcare Games that have as a theme the maintenance or improvement of health via the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease, illness, injury, and other physical and mental impairments in human beings. MobyGames
Historical MobyGames
Horror Featuring elements that attempt to frighten, shock or instill dread in substantial parts of the game.
Industrial Age MobyGames
Interwar Setting in the periods between 1918-1939, excluding games mainly set in World War I or World War II. MobyGames
Japan MobyGames
LGBTQ Games that prominently feature lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer characters, or plots with these themes. MobyGames
Lovecraftian Based on the works of writer H. P. Lovecraft. Wikipedia
Medieval MobyGames
Middle East MobyGames
North America Setting is on the North American continent. This includes the United States (except Hawaii, which is in Oceania), Canada, Mexico, and Central America. Does not include games set in the Pre-Columbian Americas. MobyGames
Oceania Setting is in the geographical region of Oceania. This includes the subregions of Australasia (including the Australian continent), Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia (including the U.S. state of Hawaii). MobyGames
Piracy Sea pirates or air pirates. MobyGames
Post-apocalyptic Taking place in a world set after the fall of modern human civilization or generally after a major world-destroying disaster. MobyGames
Pre-Columbian Americas MobyGames
Prehistoric MobyGames
Renaissance Setting focuses on the European Renaissance of the 15th and 16th centuries. Wikipedia
Romance Games that are about (not just feature) romance. MobyGames
Sci-fi Typically deals with imaginative and futuristic concepts such as advanced science and technology. MobyGames
South America MobyGames
Space Setting is in outer space, either within our universe outside of Earth or in a constructed universe.
Steampunk MobyGames
Supernatural Supernatural games have elements that are based on the real-world but violate natural laws, e.g. superheroes, vampires, werewolves. However, the elements are not so far away from our natural world that they constitute fantasy or sci-fi. Wikipedia
Victorian Setting focuses on the Victorian England, years 1837-1901. Wikipedia
Western MobyGames
World War I MobyGames
World War II MobyGames
Zombies Features zombies in the game. Although arguably similar one way or the other, mummies, vampires, etc. should be excluded, as these belong in the Supernatural category. MobyGames