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Video Game Settings
aka: Stock Video Game Settings
"The first board would be the jungle board, and maybe the second board is ice world, and then there's probably a desert world in there and a fire world..."

As much a trope in and of itself as it is a category.

Videogames, especially Platform Games, take place in a wide variety of different environments. As time has gone by, some of these environments tend to get used quite regularly. Many are more common to one genre than others, while some are almost universal, taking different forms depending on the genre. These almost always have their own style of music to match the level theme.

See also Law of Cartographical Elegance, Sorting Algorithm Of Threatening Geography and Videogame Geography. Not to be confused with the kind of settings which alter some aspects of the game.

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alternative title(s): Stock Video Game Setting; Stock Videogame Settings; Video Game Setting; Standard Video Game Levels
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