Tile-based video game - Reading Assignment

Read this article and answer the questions.

1. What is a tile?
2. What is a tileset?
3. Are tile-based games a game genre or a technical method of drawing games used across genres?
4. Name some tile-based games.

A tile is a graphic(usually square in shape) used in 2D video tile based games.
Tile based games are games that uses tiles as one of the fundamental elements of play.

  1. A tileset is a set of graphics that are used as a collection used in a playing area. The graphics used in that area would be a tileset portion of that areas asset collection

  2. Tile based games is a method for displaying the visual representation of the information in a 2D tile method. Usually top down or side view.

  3. Ultima Online, Civilzation, Farmville, Mario brothers

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1. What is a tile?
A tile is a playable zone within a game.
2. What is a tileset?
A tileset is a complete set of all tiles available for use in the environment.
3. Are tile-based games a game genre or a technical method of drawing games used across genres?
It is a technical way of drawing games.
4. Name some tile-based games.
Civilization

1. What is a tile?
An image which can be used as an object like background, chracter etc.

2. What is a tileset?
A group of assets which can be used to build a play environment.

3. Are tile-based games a game genre or a technical method of drawing games used across genres?
Technical method.

4. Name some tile-based games.

Mario, Farmville

1. What is a tile?
A tile is a (usually) square graphic used in a 2D video game. Combining these tiles creates the game world that the user sees

2. What is a tileset?
The entire combination of tiles in a game environment is known as a tileset

3. Are tile-based games a game genre or a technical method of drawing games used across genres?
Technical way of drawing games

4. Name some tile-based games.
Maplestory, original Mario games, Super Smash Bros

1. What is a tile?
A tile is a graphical element representing a part or whole graphical asset in a tile based computer game, typically represented by a square in top-down gaming, but can also be other shapes such as hexagons and parallelograms in isometric designs.

2. What is a tileset?
A tileset is a collection of graphical elements representing different graphical assets used in a tile based computer game. A tileset allows rapid development of level building in game design and reduces processing overhead in repeated asset use.

3. Are tile-based games a game genre or a technical method of drawing games used across genres?
Tile based games are a technical method of drawing games used across many game genres

4. Name some tile-based games.
Stardew Valley, Pac Man and the game I’m writing at the moment :wink:

  1. A tile is a game mapping tool similar to squares on a chess board. Tiles in video games may contain different buildings, scenery, characters.

  2. Tileset is a collection of tiles that can refer to the whole game, a certain part of the game geography, a building, etc. Once a large tileset is formed, it is possible that the player is unaware they are playing a tile-based game. This depends on smoothness of interaction between tiles.

  3. “Tile-based” is a technical method of drawing games that was particularly efficient in the 80s-90s when games had much stricter size requirements.

  4. Runescape, Civilization, Ultima, Sim City

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1. What is a tile?
An graphical object representing objects or background in game.
2. What is a tileset?
It is a complete set of tiles available for use in a playing area.
3. Are tile-based games a game genre or a technical method of drawing games used across genres?
technical method
4. Name some tile-based games.
Utlima III, Civilization, …

1. What is a tile?
a tile is a graphic element used in 2D games.

2. What is a tileset?
a complete set of tiles available for use in the playing area.

3. Are tile-based games a game genre or a technical method of drawing games used across genres?
It is not a different game genre - it’ s a technical method.
4. Name some tile-based games.
Ultima Online, Civilization II

1. What is a tile?

A small square (or, much less often, rectangular, parallelogram, or hexagonal) graphic image

2. What is a tileset?

The complete set of tiles available for use in a playing area

3. Are tile-based games a game genre or a technical
method of drawing games used across genres?

No, the term refers to the technology a game engine uses for its visual representation

4. Name some tile-based games.

Space Invaders, Legend of Zelda, Ultima Online, Civ II

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  1. A tile is typically a square graphic image that can be layered and combined to create environments, characters, and objects within a tile-based game.

  2. A tileset is a collection of tiles usually organized in a category or theme and used for creating assets within a tile-based game

  3. Tile-based games used the same technical methodology.

  4. Some tile based games include Megaman and Zelda: A Link to the Past

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Classic games from my childhood. So many good memories playing with my friends. :wink:

Ivo

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What is a tile? A small square (or, much less often, rectangular, parallelogram, or hexagonal) graphic images referred to as tiles laid out in a grid.
What is a tileset? The complete set of tiles available for use in a playing area
Are tile-based games a game genre or a technical method of drawing games used across genres? a technical distinction e.g. a technical method of drawing games across genres.
Name some tile-based games. Ultima III and Civilization

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What is a tile?
Graphic images referred to as tiles laid out in a grid.

What is a tileset?
The complete set of tiles available for use in a playing area is called a tileset .

Are tile-based games a game genre or a technical method of drawing games used across genres?
Its a technical method

Name some tile-based games.
Ultima and Civilization

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  1. A tile is a is a area on in the game wich is a small square.

  2. A game that consists of multiple tiles is called a tileset.

  3. Tile based games is a tecnical method of dawing games.

  4. Age Of Empires.
    Command And Concure
    Mario Bros
    Civilization
    Ultima III

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  1. In a video game the screen (which the user sees and interacts with) is layouted in a grid. The grid itself consists of different small square graphic images (or some other kind of style of the graphic e. g. parallelogram). These small graphic images are called tile

  2. The whole screen with all of the tiles is called the tileset.

  3. They are not a game genre. Tile-based means in this context the visual representation which the game engines uses as its technology.

4.Space Invaders, Legend of Zelda (I played it :slight_smile: )

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  1. A tile is a small, most often square, graphic element in a game.

  2. A tileset is the complete available playing area in the game.

  3. A technical method.

  4. Mega Man (NES), Space Invaders, Civilization II

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  1. What is a tile?
    A Graphic image to be laid out in a grid.

  2. What is a tileset?
    The complete set of tiles used in a playing area.

  3. Are tile-based games a game genre or a technical method of drawing games used across genres?
    Its a term that refers to the technology a game engine uses for its visual representation.

  4. Name some tile-based games.
    Games i played: Civilization, Age Of Empires, Super Mario Bros and many more.

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  1. What is a tile?
    • a small square of a playing area filled with an graphic image
  2. What is a tileset?
    • The complete set of tiles available for use in a playing area
  3. Are tile-based games a game genre or a technical method of drawing games used across genres?
    • technology a game engine suses for ist visual representation
  4. Name some tile-based games.
    • Ultima 3, Civilization
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