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Tags are used to classify and organize games in Flashpoint for easier searching. Here, they have been organised into categories. You may use multiple tags per game, as well, you can use the category headers as tags. If there is a tag that you feel would be useful, please ask a Staff Member on the Discord server, and we'll see if it's something that should be added. We don't want tags to be too specific, to the point where a tag exists solely for one game.


Tag Description Example
Artillery Games where you use various weapons, setting the power and angle, to fight your enemy Tank Wars
Brawler Progress through areas, beating up goons as you go. Usually 2D Stick Brawl
Fighter Two characters face off using combos and special techniques Samurai Fighters
Platformer Progress through the stage(s), jumping from object to object Super Mario 63
Shooter Any game where you use guns to shoot enemies Alien Hominid


Tag Description Example
Choose Your Own Adventure Choose a path at specific junctions and see where the story takes you The Henry Stickman Series
Dating Sim Pick options to take boys or girls on dates. SimGirls
Escape the Room A subset of the Adventure genre where you're in a single room / low amount of rooms, a general lack of story, and puzzles to solve to get out of it. Cube Escape: The Cave
Point and Click A specific subset of adventure games where your only controls are the mouse ???
Roguelike You have one life. Don't die, or you'll lose most if not all of your progress ???
RPG Games focused less on combat and more on exploration and puzzle solving. May or may not have detailed character stats Sonny
Visual Novel Story based games where you pick from preset choices Sonic RPG


Tag Description Example
Breakout Bounce a ball from a paddle to break all the bricks in a level bloXplatter
Pinball Webgame versions of pinball tables or pinball-esque games ???
Pong The classic game, now in Flash ???
Rhythm Press the right buttons to the beat of the music F2Jam
Runner Run automatically, and avoid obstacles, and collect shinies Robot Unicorn Attack
Score-Attack Your goal throughout the game is to get a high score Starry Night
Tetris Games based on the classic Tetris 1989
Variety Mini-game collections, or games where the gameplay changes frequently Four Second Fury


Tag Description Example
Flying Plane-based driving Into Space 2
Motocross 2D Racing games with specific physics enabled Dirt Bike
Parking Park in a precise space, using any vehicle Docking Perfection 2
Motocross 2D Racing games with specific physics enabled Dirt Bike
Racing Try to go faster than either the other drivers or the clock as you drive around a track Cyclomaniacs


Tag Description Example
Math Games that are about teaching math skills ???
Reading Games that are about teaching reading skills ???
Tutorial Teaches non-academic things Ultimate Spriting Tutorial
Typing Games that teach you to type efficiently ???


Tag Description Example
Hidden Object/Find Find things that are hidden within the larger picture Pocket Creature ~Hidden Objects~
Jigsaw Classic style of puzzle where you have differently shaped pieces and need to put them in the right spots Ice-Age 4 Jigsaw Puzzle
Match-3 Swap and move objects around to match colours/shapes in lines Bejeweled
Sokoban Games that involve pushing boxes around an area into specific locations Aggressive Sokoban
Word Games based on anagrams, crosswords, or similar Bookworm


Tag Description Example
Card Card games that don't focus on gambling ???
Gambling Bet virtual money, win virtual money ???
Sports Games based on real life sports, from baseball, to curling, to shuffleboard ???
Tabletop Games that replicate boardgames ???


Tag Description Example
Lane-Based You and your opponant have one or more lanes with which to send units down to attack each other Plants vs. Zombies Web Verison
Real Time Create units and buildings, collect resources, and face an opponant who's doing the same things at the same time as you are ???
Tower Defense Build various towers to destroy the units your enemies send against you Bloons TD 5
Turn Based Take turns with an opponant as you create units and buildings, move units, and order attacks ???


Tag Description Example
Dress Up Choose outfits and hairstyles for a given character, or create an Original Character of your own RPG Heroine Creator
Experimental Games that defy classification and don't fit anywhere else ???
Toy Games with no objective, things to pass the time away Interactive Buddy

Content Warnings

Tags that must be included if your game matches the criteria.

Tag Description
Sexual Content Game contains explicit or implied depictions of sexual acts or themes.
Gore Games contains realistic blood or guts.
Seizure Warning Games that contain flashing effects that could trigger photosensitive epilepsy.