Curiosity-driven exploration

Games that drive exploration intrinsically with curiosity and low stakes, not objective markers. You can take your time and set your own pace with low pressure. No hard time limits, no hunger meters. If you want to go somewhere you can go there.
Feel free to suggest more games for this list, this has grown to be one of my favorite characteristics of games.


The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
Eastshade
Eastshade
The Witness
The Witness
The Under Presents
The Under Presents
Assassin's Creed: Odyssey
Assassin's Creed: Odyssey
Outer Wilds
Outer Wilds
A Short Hike
A Short Hike
Paradise Killer
Paradise Killer
Ghost of Tsushima
Ghost of Tsushima
Telling Lies
Telling Lies
Her Story
Her Story
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
Return of the Obra Dinn
Return of the Obra Dinn
Super Mario Odyssey
Super Mario Odyssey
Sable
Sable

2 Comments


7 months ago

Return of the Obra Dinn and Super Mario Odyssey are probably really good for this list. Great list, by the way.

7 months ago

@GodOfCookie good shouts! they both absolutely fit the vibe I was describing. And thank you!



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