1. Jon Shi (A platformer game where you can only jump.)
Jon Shi is a puzzle-platformer where you play as a Chinese zombie, who is defined by one single trait of its kind: when he walks, he jumps.
Chinese zombies in films:
Chinese zombie wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jiangshi
A micro-survival game that is restricted within a piece of land/island, with bite-size decision making, random level-generation, and rogue-lite elements.
Another design pattern with a larger scale is to bring in new narrative, resources, and characters by generating similar pieces of land that are to be met by the player during the game.