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An innate ability to control the behavior and direction of the air. This ability can also be used to create and control bursts of wind.
Characters either begin with multiple outfits, unlock them through play, or purchase them as in-game items. These costumes are sometimes integral to play.
When a game allows the player to pet animals encountered in the environment. Some games are all about this.
A mechanic used mainly in Japanese RPGs of both the action and turn-based variety.
A boss fight is a culminating challenge that pits the player against one or more enemies representing a greater threat and/or difficulty than those previously faced. These scenarios typically feature unique antagonists.
English language video games are predominantly written in American English--even for non-American English speaking territories--as the US accounts for the biggest demographic of video game players, and it is often viewed as being unnecessary to cover both forms of English.
While modern chemistry defines 118 atomic elements, video games more often deal with classical elements as described in ancient philosophy, mainly fire, water, earth, and air. In many games, each element is stronger against certain elements, but weaker against others.
Crafting allows players to create their own items with the correct ingredients. It is used mainly in MMOs and RPGs.
Currency has all forms in video games. It is used to buy characters, vehicles, weapons, and more.
A non-interactive sequence within a game most often used for plot advancement.
A specific number that briefly floats above an enemy after an attack which displays the exact amount of damage the attack has done.
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.
Environments cycle between day and night, often with effects on other aspects of the game.
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 destructible environment means the player has the ability to destroy his/her surroundings. This allows players to use the environment to their advantage.
A dog is an animal, of which there are estimated to be 400 million of in the world. Said to be man's best friend, they naturally appear in many video games.
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.
A headless horseman of Irish folklore. It is said to carry its own severed head, bearing a mischievous grin that reaches from one side of the face to the other.
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 twenty-fourth Electronic Entertainment Expo was held June 12-14, 2018 at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, California.
The 25th annual Electronic Entertainment Expo, which took place June 11-13, 2019 at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, California.
The ability to generate, move, and shape soil, dirt, and rock with little to no physical contact.
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.
A digital distribution platform operated by Epic Games.
When the main character at some point has to escape from a confined area, be it a dungeon, a prison cell, or a penal colony.
Experience Points are part of a character advancement system commonly found in RPGs. These points are generally gained by defeating an enemy or completing a task.
See? The exploiting, soulless people who run the video game industry DO care about their fans!
A device used in many games with vast open worlds, to travel instantaneously from one place to another. It sometime appears in the form of an item or skill.
An industry game design convention that's appeared in many games over the years. The fetch quest involves sending the player out to collect a certain number of items, and return them to complete the quest. A staple of the RPG and Adventure game genre.
The ability to create, shape, and control fire at will. This is a common and well known power in fiction, its appearance dating back to ancient literature.
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