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Alternate realities are worlds that exists next to, in parallel of, or in place of our own.
Most video game characters, even men, have no hair below their necks. Here are games where prominent characters DO have body hair.
A disorder that makes reading and writing tough, regardless of the sufferer's intelligence level. It can be the source of a wide variety of symptoms related to letter recognition, the sounds and spelling of words, and other factors.
Games that include a simulated economy which the player(s) can affect.
When will those crazy scientists learn? Be it killer robots, invasions from outer space, sentient computers or mutations; they always seem to have the habit of leaving a big mess behind for you to clean up.
FMVs are pre-rendered videos used in place of real-time graphics. Using FMV was an attempt to make videogames look "more like movies", sometimes with CGI animation and others with live-action actors speaking directly to players. The downside is that FMV requires a lot of disk space, and live-action FMV in particular can look terrible by comparison.
A characteristic present in game characters with a superior state of mind reflected in how they solve problems and their way of approaching situations.
Nothing helps set a game in a specific point in time more than having a few famous faces from history drop by to say hi.
Monotheistic religion practiced by the Hebrew, or Jewish, people. Its major scripture is the Tanakh, which is referred to as the Old Testament by Christians.
For games that feature a mission briefing before gameplay.
Nuclear war is a conflict in which nuclear weapons are used.
Poking fun at a specific existing work, whether a game, a movie, or something else, by imitating and exaggerating its characteristics. Some games use parody here and there, while others are entirely parodic.
A character that appears in many games, often unrelated. For an example, Cid from the Final Fantasy series.
A superweapon is a structure or character with amazing powers and amazing costs. This weapon can turn the battle to its owner's side single-handedly, but is usually the most expensive and time consuming to construct.
An alliance of nations who opposed the Axis powers in World War II. They included the USA, the United Kingdom, the USSR, France, and many others.
The concept of a character leaping forwards or backwards in time.
Turning yourself into a tree, because that's how you blend in a forest.
War is a series of organized conflicts carried on by force of arms between two or more nations or groups. Whether it never changes or has already changed is up for debate.
Lasting from 1939 to 1945, The second World War was a conflict between the Allies and the Axis. It was the most devastating conflict in human history.
A devastating future war in many game's narratives. Some games take place in a post-World War III setting where humanity struggles to live with the consequences of WWIII, while other games are centred around preventing global warfare from ever happening.
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