Game level, sometimes used interchangably with map. The data that makes up the playable game world. Note the distinction from a map item that a player can collect within a game world, displaying to them the map of the playable space.


  • Quake BSPs
  • Unreal hollow csg
  • Blizzard Warcraft/Starcraft and C&C - Editable 2D tilemap with scripted areas
  • The incredible machine - "Level" is an arrangement of game objects
  • Procedural - Diablo and clones
  • "Set-Piece" shooters