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Air moving with a considerable force from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure. Used in games to slow things down, speed them up, or make them hover.
Platforms that are manipulated by weight. Too much weight on one side can drastically alter the equilibrium. *Not to be confused with Unstable Platforms*
Boo is a ghost-enemy in the Mario universe who pursue Mario until he looks in their direction. They earned their reputation for being "shy" this way. Don't turn your back on them!
A point within the game whereby the game saves its current state whether it be for the purpose of a more convenient respawn point or a gameplay design (such as in racing).
Earning an extra life, either by collecting a 1up or by hitting a certain score.
In games, fire can be an obstacle, a tool, a weapon, or a solution. Just don't play with it...unless you really want to.
Enemies that prefer to keep a distance to the ground, and swoop down occasionally to do some damage.
These spooky entities are the spirits of the dead, returned from beyond their graves for generally sinister purposes. There's generally about even odds whether a particular ghost will be helpful or malevolent towards the living, but some ghosts just want to be left alone entirely.
A situation where the player-controlled character loses their life immediately. The quickness of that demise is often a stark departure from the balance of power, and sometimes the rules, established by the developers during the rest of the game.
Basically you're given a flashlight and then sent to a dark place.
Ever since Pac-Man, games have had us navigating mazes.
A place to fall, often bottomless, usually resulting in death.
A segmented platform that, when stepped on, will move erratically in a set pattern.
The clue is to not fall off until the destination is reached.
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