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Weapons with a mind of their own. Sometimes their personalities clash with the people wielding them.
The 2001 Interactive Achievement Awards celebrated the best games of 2000.
A gameplay mechanic allowing players to store their items and freely carry them around.
A parallel projection technique used in 2D sprite-based games to fake the appearance of 3D depth.
Kobolds are anthropomorphic dogs that dwell in forests and caves. In fantasy RPGs, they typically wield primitive weapons and command limited shamanistic magic. The term "kobold" has also been used in reference to other types of creatures including lizardmen, spirits, or simply humanoids with various skin tones.
A lich is a powerful sorcerer who became undead through a magical ritual they cast on themselves. Usually lichdom is achieved to extend their "lives" or give themselves more power. They can control vast hordes of undead.
Sometimes, a key just won't cut it. When you really need to get through a locked door or open a sealed chest, you need a certified master of unlocking, complete with a lock-pick.
Collecting objects in a game such as weapons, armor, items, and currency. Loot is often associated with MMOs and games with RPG elements.
The single most important thing in the world, love is a powerful story telling element that can connect characters or drive a story. There are many video game characters who have fallen in love with someone or something.
A love triangle is when three (or more) people are in some kind of romantic relationship with each other. They can become messy and complicated. It may or may not be competitive.
The concept of affecting the universe through supernatural methods, breaking the fundamental laws of science.
A weapon that has been forged and/or imbued with mystical energy, magic, or some other supernatural force. It is often required to solve a specific puzzle, or vanquish an impossible foe.
A meter measured much like HP that depletes when you use magic, and depending on the game, regenerates over time or can only be regenerated through rest or potions. Mana is usually displayed as a blue bar beneath it's red counterpart, the HP bar.
From Beat-em-ups to fighting games to modern FPS, one dude hitting another has made an enjoyable pastime.
Extra-planar creatures originally seen in Dungeons & Dragons, but have since appeared in many other games.
Micromanagement is the act of increasing the efficiency and longevity of units during a battle, or managing equipment, statistics and abilities on an obsessive level.
The concept of minimizing undesirable qualities of a character so as to maximize desirable qualities in order to achieve the most powerful character possible in an RPG.
A Miniature Giant Space Hamster is a large hyper-intelligent interstellar rodent that, through unknown means, has been reduced to the size of normal hamster.
Mythological creatures with the body of the human and the head of a bull. They are often found in video game dungeons, waiting for foolhardy players to stumble upon their lairs. Sometimes they're mindlessly violent, other times they're oddly peaceful and in tune with the world around them.
Frequently featured as a class in many RPGs, the monk often fights unarmed and unarmored.
A box, chest, or similar reward beckons you to come near, but it is actually an enemy in disguise. Sometimes can be difficult to differentiate from a real treasure chest.
Moral dilemmas presented to the player that often have a significant effect on the story or other characters.
Magic or divination involving the dead and departed. One that practices necromancy is generally referred to as a necromancer.
Characters controlled by the game for players to interact with, as opposed to player characters which are controlled by whomever is playing the game.
Non-linear level design where the player is able to freely traverse the game world and choose where and when to visit certain areas in the game.
An open source 3D graphics API used in computer and console games.
Games that have had an Original Soundtrack album released.
A paladin is a holy warrior, who gains extra abilities through faith and devotion to a deity.
A large wild cat, which typically comes in either black, white and pink varieties.
A system in which the player is allowed to control multiple characters. Most commonly seen in role playing games. Can also be used to describe party systems in the MMORPG genre, which brings a group of players together to accomplish various tasks.
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