Historical strategy games on the SNES, as we have discovered, can all be described in the same way.
But I cannot identify the exact word, the precise adjective, to define that ephemeral quality.
So let’s just look at all of them!
Surely there are more, but we can agree: the right word probably begins with the suffix in- or un- or similar.
Here’s a thing game designers seemed to have learned, bless their hearts: if you have to compress every single word in every single menu into a meaningless abbreviation by subtracting, seemingly at random, various vowels and occasional consonants, you are probably reaching beyond the reasonable capabilities of your platform!