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Sure, these days have almost every game sporting the newfangled 3D, but way back when, everyone had to live with plain old 2D. 2D, or two dimensions, limit the game to scrolling backgrounds, but some games even now make use of this basic concept.
Games that are heavily based on a developer's actual experiences, usually by way of allegory.
Video game controversy revolves mostly around the psychological effects that games with graphic violence or sexual content in them can have on players. Other sources of controversy can range from racism, sexism, politics, or religion.
A pervasive feeling of sadness, perpetual boredom, or both, which can dramatically affect a person's life.
It's all in the family.
Digital Distribution is the concept of purchasing digital media via the internet and having it sent to the user directly via the internet. No physical representation of this content is given but the content resides on the users hard drive and is legally owned by them.
Down syndrome (DS or DNS) or Down's syndrome, also known as trisomy 21, is a genetic disorder caused by the presence of all or part of a third copy of chromosome 21.
Quotations displayed on the screen; often from world leaders, famous writers, or the Bible.
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.
First-Person is a vantage point that attempts to simulate looking through a game character's eyes. It is most commonly found in first-person shooters, racing games, and visual novels, and to a lesser extent in other genres, such as RPGs, 3D platformers, and adventure games.
The concept of a game referencing another game through mockery, parody or even directly. A game reference to the same franchise does not count.
Interactive fiction is a format that uses text to describe characters and objects within a setting, and the use of a parser to interpret text typed by the player, allowing the player to interact with the characters and objects within the setting.
With the internet in full swing, some games reflect its leak into popular culture by making references to the World Wide Web.
The single most important thing in the world, love is a powerful story telling element that can connect characters or drive a story. There are many video game characters who have fallen in love with someone or something.
Moral dilemmas presented to the player that often have a significant effect on the story or other characters.
Multiple endings is a term used to describe different outcomes or conclusions to a game based on the previous actions of the player.
Everyone that is born has parents. These games feature adults with children of their own.
Story-driven games where the protagonist is diegetically you, the real-world player, manipulating faraway real-world events through the not-actually-a-video game you're playing. Employed in Assassin's Creed: Unity, Dance Central 3, Save The Date!, and several CD-I games.
Referencing a TV show, celebrity, song, trend, historical event, etc. is one of the easiest ways to get a laugh. This can be either a throw-away gag, like the name of an achievement, or the main subject of the game.
Therapy is treatment for people with either psychological or psychiatric problems who seek help.
Romance in video games can either be interactive, in which the player attempts to woo another character, or an unchangeable part of the story of a given game.
In second person point of view, the action is shot from the perspective of a character that is not the protagonist. It can also refer to second-person in the narrative sense, where the protagonist is the person playing the game.
These games are designed to be played by one person, and one person only.
A digital distribution service owned by Valve Corporation. Originally created to distribute Valve's own games, Steam has since become the de facto standard for digital distribution of PC games.
Games that have been accepted by Valve through Steam's Greenlight service.
The act of taking one's own life.
Turkeys are large North American birds known for their wattle and tail feathers. They aren't thought of as intelligent and are often become the guest of honor at Thanksgiving : see Turkey (object)
An open-source tool for telling interactive, nonlinear stories.
A sub-genre of adventure games, visual novels are a form of interactive fiction that usually have very little in terms of gameplay but often focus more on extensive storytelling, character interactions, decision-making and branching narratives.
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