When someone has played video games for decades it is inevitable that they will eventually be bitten by the nostalgia bug. Compilations, collections, emulators and DLCs have made playing classic games easier than ever, but sometimes when I go back to play some of these games it becomes clear that video game design is a constantly evolving thing. Even though a game’s core mechanics and story may hold up, it’s hard not to imagine that some modern gamings standards would have improved it greatly. Some of the most common features of games today are absent from some of history’s biggest games. Like all good things, you never realize how much you like something till it’s gone. So here is a short list of some features you young (and old) gamers may be taking for granted these days.