Definitions

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  • noun video games A partial map that is automatically updated with new areas as the player discovers them.

Etymologies

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auto- +‎ map

Examples

  • Torchlight 2's automap system, so they will be easier to read and are rendered in greater detail.

    Ars Technica

  • Torchlight 2's automap system, so they will be easier to read and are rendered in greater detail.

    Ars Technica

  • · Ability to see kills/secrets/items/time statistics in automap mode.

    Softpedia - Windows - All

  • · Added a "map_use_multisamling" config variable to apply multisampling to the automap.

    Softpedia - Windows - All

  • Color variables were misaligned in the automap settings menu with "not adjusted" format.

    MacUpdate - Mac OS X

  • Implementing an automap was pretty straightforward, and it probably added more to the enjoyment of the game than anything else.

    Joystiq

  • Implementing an automap was pretty straightforward, and it probably added more to the enjoyment of the game than anything else.

    Joystiq

  • As for the rest of the game, aside from an added automap and nicer sound, it seems like they've kept most everything the same as it's ever been.

    The Escapist : Latest News

  • One deliberate playability issue that rose from adding the automap feature was that monsters would not be visible, and new mapping doesn†™ t take place while in automapping mode.

    GameSetWatch

  • This limitation came about during playtesting because once the playtesters were in the automap mode, they tended to stay there and not play from the actual three-dimensional game screen. “The game is not a challenge to be efficiently beaten, †said John Carmack. “It†™ s something you†™ re supposed to experience. â€

    GameSetWatch

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