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Long-Form Games That Don't Require Mapping - an IFDB Poll

by Steven Watson
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Playing Losing Your Grip has reminded me of just how tedious I find manual mapping in lengthy games, no matter how much I enjoy everything else. So, I'm looking for some long, engrossing games that don't require the player to draw maps.

A game qualifies if it has one of the following features:
1) Can be played without the player drawing a map
2) Includes a built-in map
3) Includes a comprehensive feelie map

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The King of Shreds and Patches, by Jimmy Maher
5 votes
"A built-in map is..." [+]... (No comment) [+]... "Even without the..." [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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Counterfeit Monkey, by Emily Short
4 votes
(No comment) [+]... "Has a fabulous..." [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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City of Secrets, by Emily Short
4 votes
"The inclusion of..." [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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Mentula Macanus: Apocolocyntosis, by One of the Bruces and Drunken Bastard
3 votes
"No map required" [+]... "There is a pdf..." [+]... "The game world is..." [+]...

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Superluminal Vagrant Twin, by C.E.J. Pacian
2 votes
(No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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Beyond Zork, by Brian Moriarty
2 votes
"Excellent in-game map" [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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Spider and Web, by Andrew Plotkin
1 vote
"The linearity of..." [+]...

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The Dreamhold, by Andrew Plotkin
1 vote
"If you play the..." [+]...

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Goldilocks is a FOX!, by J. J. Guest
1 vote
"Mark Tilford's..." [+]...

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Cryptozookeeper, by Robb Sherwin
1 vote
(No comment) [+]...

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Bronze, by Emily Short
1 vote
"It's huge, but a..." [+]...

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Blighted Isle, by Eric Eve
1 vote
"You can tell the parser/narrator where you want to go, and she'll take you one step at a time. This allows you to change your mind and detour if you want." [+]...

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The Axe of Kolt, by Larry Horsfield
1 vote
"2015 remaster has built-in map" [+]...

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Blue Lacuna, by Aaron A. Reed
1 vote
"Easy to navigate..." [+]...

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Make It Good, by Jon Ingold
1 vote
(No comment) [+]...

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Scroll Thief, by Daniel M. Stelzer
1 vote
"Being made..." [+]...

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So Far, by Andrew Plotkin
1 vote
"Long, difficult,..." [+]...

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Varicella, by Adam Cadre
1 vote
"The symmetrical..." [+]...

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Die Feuerfaust, by Larry Horsfield
1 vote
"english game despite the title and built-in map" [+]...

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