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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 person whose profession is the slaying and domesticating of wild beasts and other creatures.
A Concept mostly in MMORPGs. A Buff allows the player to increase their stats for a short period of time.
DoT effects are most commonly found in Role Playing Games, and it describes the effects of a gameplay mechanic (often a magic spell) that causes incremental damage over a period of time such as a fire spell leaving someone to continually burn.
A concept common in MMORPGs, a debuff weakens a foes abilities or stats making combat easier.
Diseases are medical conditions that have a negative effect on one's body. Some games revolves around a disease.
"Hand to hand. It is the basis of all combat." -Gray Fox
Haste is a spell or effect from a worn item that increases ones reaction speed.
Health is a value that gauges how much damage players can take in a game before they die or pass out. Also known as life in some games. Health is usually represented by a bar or a percentage instead of an exact amount. Found in most non sport games
An numeral indication of how much damage a character can sustain. The loss of all hit points results in the death of the character or another penalty.
Iksar are a reptilian race in the EverQuest series. They are the most evil of all the races and are hated by even the Dark Elves, Ogres, and Trolls. In the original EverQuest, Iksar are the only race other than Humans who can become monks.
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.
Ogres are large, grotesque, barbaric humanoid creatures. They are generally not very intelligent, but make up for that with their unmatched strength used to crush and maim their foes.
Procs (Processes of Action) are magical effects triggered on contact by particular weapons in combat. The effects can be any type of spell including direct damage, stuns, buffs, or even teleportation.
The act of taking on an in-game task; most often, these are provided to the player by an NPC. MMOs and RPGs are the primary users of this concept.
Slashing weapons are designed to cut and slice rather than causing blunt trauma. Examples include swords, axes, claws, naginatas, or even whips.
Trolls are a mythical race of creatures that have been interpreted many different ways in games.
The Vah Shir are noble race of cat people in the EverQuest series. As a primitive race known as Kerrans, they were blasted on a chunk of Norrath to Luclin during a great war between the Erudites. They have since evolved in order to survive the harsh environs of the dark side of the moon.
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