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The spiritual successor to the Infinity Engine. This 3D engine made its appearance in the Neverwinter Nights series, and provided a toolset along with multiplayer where players could be Dungeon Masters and make their own stories and play them out with friends.
Backstab is a skill utilized most commonly by rogues. By attacking from behind an opponent, backstabs significantly increase the damage dealt. Sometimes a backstab can mean a one hit kill.
A specific number that briefly floats above an enemy after an attack which displays the exact amount of damage the attack has done.
Dealing or receiving twice the damage one normally would.
A status effect that may increase strength and vitality at the expense of drawbacks such as poorer dexterity and reduced stamina.
A gigantic variant of the famous crustacean and the subject of a popular 00s internet meme.
Most modern shooting games add the realistic touch of rendering shots to the cranium instantly fatal. Glorious for the shooter, kind of a bummer to the shootee.
Developed by BioWare for the first Baldur's Gate game, the Infinity Engine features an isometric perspective, pre-rendered 2D backgrounds and sprite-based characters.
Mammals that have pouches and like to hop.
Limb Targeting is the ability to target specific limbs on the body with the object being either to disable the limb or kill the target faster. It may also be referred to as the "Limb System" or "Localized Damage".
A powerful attack in the Final Fantasy series, useable mostly when a character's hp is low or a certain condition has been met.
A real-time battle system used in Namco Bandai's Tales franchise.
Luck plays an integral part in some role-playing games. Good fortune can greatly increase your chance of finding better loot, scoring critical hits, etc.
From Beat-em-ups to fighting games to modern FPS, one dude hitting another has made an enjoyable pastime.
Myrmidons are a sword-wielding unit in the Fire Emblem franchise with skills geared toward a higher critical hit rate.
A game concept derived from implementing pen & paper mechanics into video games such as Neverwinter Nights. A "natural 20" occurs when a player rolls a 20 on a 20-sided dice. A player can experience rolling a natural 20 in video games when dice rolls are implemented into combat or world mechanics.
The successor of the Aurora Engine. Created by Bioware for Knights of the Old Republic.
Parasect is a Bug/Grass type Pokémon that evolves from Paras.
Manifestations of a person's 'mask' that he or she shows the world. They can also be described as a representation of the control over a character's shadow personality. These entities appear as famous and legendary characters in the world of mythology. Tremendous power hidden within each one.
An attack in Fire Emblem where three characters (usually pegasus knights) surround the enemy in a triangle formation and strike all at once, resulting in a guaranteed critical.
This is a place of special vulnerability. Particularly used in boss fights or when simply fighting Giant Enemy Crabs that cannot be defeated by usual means.
Shows how much damage has affected the enemies' bones and internal organs.
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