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Action RPG (Action Role-Playing Game), also known as ARPG, refers to RPGs (role-playing games) that use direct, real-time, reflex-oriented, action combat systems, instead of the more abstract turn-based or menu-based battle systems.
The lowest of all the angelic orders, angels are tasked with delivering God's messages to humans in addition to being personal guardians. Angel has also become a generic term for any such kind of heavenly being.
In some games, usually RPGs, they have a boss of the game to be a angel or appearance of an angelic-like being.
Launched by Blizzard in 1997, this service provides a solid online foundation to Blizzard's franchises such as the Diablo, StarCraft and WarCraft series. As a constantly evolving service, a new version, Battle.net 2.0, was released in 2010 with the release of Starcraft 2.
Classes are different archetypes and playstyles that players can choose to play their game with.
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.
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.
Games that include a simulated economy which the player(s) can affect.
The last boss you face in a game, usually representing the final climax of the game.
A staple in both the real-time and turn-based strategy genres, Fog of War simulates the unknowns of the battlefield by covering areas of the map, to be progressively revealed by the player.
Gamescom 2013 was held at the Koelnmesse in Cologne, Germany, on August 21st to 25th, 2013.
In many role-playing games, especially Western action-RPGs and roguelikes, items can be found that are unidentified - the player can see limited info about the type of item it is, but not specific stats. Usually a scroll or spell is needed to identify loot.
Any object that holds health, ammo, equipment, money, etc. The container must be opened or destroyed in order to procure the items within.
A heavily armored soldier in the service of a lord or cause. Typically a champion of good and a defender of the innocent.
The maximum capacity for leveling up something in-game (usually a character).
Games that fill up the player's health upon leveling up.
Short for mana points or magic points, the resource required to use spells or other special skills in many role-playing games.
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.
Mercenaries, Soldiers for Hire, have been found fighting in conflicts since the dawn of human warfare. These hired guns show a desire to turn their talent in the art of death to a more profitable profession.
Never Ending Games is a self-explanatory concept in which a game is unbeatable and never ends, due either to the game having no true ending or because the game is not saved (or truly continued) after the last section of the game.
A mode that allows a game to be replayed after a first completion, carrying over items, experience, weapons, and other elements from the first playthrough.
The fifth annual PAX East took place April 11-13, 2014 at the Boston Exhibition & Convention Center in Boston, Massachusetts.
Video game combat in which combat actions are performed in real-time, rather than through a turn-based structure.
A gathering of people who believe in the same higher power(s), and follow the rules laid out by the mortals chosen to be their prophets. Video games generally try to shy away from negatively portraying real religions to avoid controversy, however they make ample use of fictional in-game religions.
Game mechanics traditionally found in role-playing games that are incorporated into a non-RPG title.
A rune is normally an ancient letter or symbol, often carved into a stone or gem, infused with mystical power. In many games they confer new abilities on a character, or add effects to an item.
Worship of the devil or devil-like deities such as Diablo. Satanism is often associated with the sybol known as the pentagram and arcane rituals.
Many games feature a story which involves saving the world and its inhabitants, often single handedly.
An aesthetic sub-genre of fantasy, focusing on brutal barbarians and arcane wizardly magic.
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