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When a character is killed, the fallen body's ragdoll physics will fail and the corpse will start to flip about spasmodically. This oOften occurs in open world/sand-box games.
Player can kill Crystal Lizards to receive valuable items. They flee when approached or attacked.
Currency has all forms in video games. It is used to buy characters, vehicles, weapons, and more.
Some games let players customize their character (or characters). Degree of customization may vary, with some games simply allowing to choose between different types of clothes, while others provide more detailed tinkering of features such as the distance between a character's eyes or hair color.
A specific number that briefly floats above an enemy after an attack which displays the exact amount of damage the attack has done.
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.
The main line of distinction between victory or failure in video games, death is the process of a biological being ceasing to be alive.
A fallen champion who has returned to life and is now undead. Not to be confused with Black Knight (though a character can certainly be both).
Some games have merchants. Some games let the player kill merchants.
Any object or illusion used to draw an enemy's attention, in order to lure the enemy or distract from the user's activities elsewhere. Both players and enemies have been able to create decoys in many games.
Cast-away swamp-dwellers of the PS3 game Demon's Souls.
Sometimes you want a challenge, sometimes you wanna coast.
The ability to dodge an attack, making the player untouchable for a brief period.
Dragons were originally messengers from heaven, according to early Buddhist texts. In games, they can be among the most fearsome of adversaries, but there are some exceptions.
Carefully exploring a large, labyrinthine area full of enemies (i.e., a dungeon) in the hopes of finding treasure, leveling up, or completing a specific task. Having their roots in tabletop games, video game dungeon crawls are found almost exclusively in RPGs.
The 2009 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) took place at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, California on June 2-4.
The boss is always on the top floor.
The accent of someone traditionally from England. Not to be confused with Welsh or Scottish, which are totally different despite being sometimes referred to as simply "British" accent.
An environmental hazard that can be exploited to inflict massive areal damage, exploding barrels are one of the most ubiquitous objects to be found in games. The most common methods of ignition include shooting and throwing. Exploding barrels are usually distinguished from the non-exploding kind by a conspicuous red tint.
Receiving damage or dying as a result of falling.
Falling Debris, rocks, or other items that may possibly cause damage to the player character.
Farming is the act of growing plants and raising animals for food.
Fat Minister is an enemy type in the PS3 video game Demon's Souls. He is the only enemy type to appear in two different worlds.
Faux Europe is the concept of a highly stylized setting inspired by a period of European history that often features fantastic elements such as magic or steampunk technology. A prime example of a game featuring a faux European setting is Valkyria Chronicles.
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.
Fire element means using magic or an ability associated with fire the most of the time. If any kind of magician uses fire-related spells this concept applies to it.
Enemies that prefer to keep a distance to the ground, and swoop down occasionally to do some damage.
A foggy door that usually reveals a boss fight. Players are advised to be prepared before stepping through.
Magical creatures made of stone, resembling the grotesque statues commonly part of Gothic architecture such as the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris.
Earrings, greatswords, and rubber suits. Some party members simply don't have the assets needed to wear these items.
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