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

1 Like

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 Iā€™m writing at the moment :wink: