Procedural generation is an interesting topic to me, as it forgoes traditional level design in favor of a bunch of formulas, rules, and random elements to make varied replayable gameplay.

One of my favorite procgen games is Dwarf Fortress, and how it creates a fully realized world with lore and history, and then places both fortress and adventures as relatively small stories in said world.

Also Deep rock galactic is great in varying its caves, from normal tunnels to massive caverns that you can only traverse using ziplines and platforms

Any other interesting procgen games?

  • @crowlemo@sh.itjust.works
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    511 months ago

    Tough learning curve but yeah, one of the most impressive procedurally generated games out there.

    There’s plenty roguelikes/terminal games with procedurally generated content as well. ADOM or nethack are two of the most popular examples.

    • Owl
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      17 months ago

      Tough learning curve --> Fun™