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Extraterrestrials appear in many video games in a variety of styles. Sometimes they're evil, sometimes they're benevolent, and sometimes they're very similar to humans.
Anarchism is the rejection of all government authority.
The physical and mental turmoil that a person may encounter as a result of a traumatic or otherwise extremely stressful situation.
Usually refers to the end of the world.
The End of Days. A concept often used in video games. In most games: the protagonists are working to prevent it, although sometimes the goal is to actually bring about Armageddon yourself.
The absence of belief in the existence of gods.
Neglectful and/or abusive parents and parental figures.
A rogue character who doesn't obey the law, bandits are known to steal from people for their own selfish gain.
Barbarians in games are often known for their brute strength, large size compared to normal humans, appetite for meat and ale, general crudeness, and prowess in melee combat.
A term for a humanoid creature with animalistic features which can comprehend everything from slightly feral humans to savage monsters with trace amounts of anthropomorphism.
Betrayal is when a person breaks the trust and faith that others have placed in them.
A common character class in role-playing games. They are often less chivalric than your average Knight-errant.
One of the nine traitor legions which betrayed the Emperor and embraced Chaos.
In many RPGs, especially those made in Japan, magic is categorized as black or white. Black magic spells deal damage or inflict negative effects.
Necessary to sustain life in organic creatures, the crimson fluid known as blood tends to make appearances when the body's structure is compromised in some way, a very, very common occurrence in videogames.
Cannibalism occurs when a creature eats the flesh of a member of its own species. Cannibalism is frowned upon in organized societies, and has made several appearances in video games as listed below.
The Imperium's great enemy, the Chaos Space Marines, are the Adeptus Astartes that turned their back on the Emperor in exchange for the powers of Chaos.
Communism is an economic and political ideology which seeks to eventually achieve a classless society that promotes equality in racial, social and religious terms.
A person serving time in prison or an escaped criminal on the run from the law.
The act of a noble, just, or otherwise good or heroic figure becoming evil through either external manipulation or an internal shift in beliefs or desires.
The head of a group of devout people who follow their crazy beliefs. Can often be dangerous.
Cults don't necessarily have to be evil or out to destroy the world, but in video games it's usually safe to assume so.
Daemons are Warp entities and servants of the Chaos Gods.
The Dark Eldar are a Kindred of the Eldar, an ancient and advanced race of elf-like humanoids. They were introduced to the Dawn of War franchise with the most recent release (besides the pending Dawn of War 2) with Dawn of War: Soulstorm
Elves who have often been corrupted in some manner, changing their skin tone and leaving them with an evil demeanor.
Darkness is used in games to restrict access, increase tension, or just to set a mood. Often the player has access to a light source that can mitigate its effect.
Demons are generally creatures of evil, usually from Hell, who are often totally untrustworthy even when they're not murdering everyone and destroying everything in their path.
Given that Hell totally sucks, it's not surprising that Demons are semi-constantly trying to get from there to Earth.
Games that fit this category involve characters that can traverse different dimensions.
Diseases are medical conditions that have a negative effect on one's body. Some games revolves around a disease.
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