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An AI companion is a computer-controlled ally who follows and aids you through your adventures or who requires your protection. The AI companion's survival is often essential to game and story progression.
Achievements are extra challenges added into video games that sometimes carry a point value or unlock bonus material, and are sometimes solely for bragging rights.
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 semi-real-time) battle systems of traditional RPGs.
In many games the player is given the power to harm and or kill creatures. Many games have been brought to spotlight by groups like the rather militant PETA.
Animation Priority concerns game animations (attacks, evades, specials moves, etc) that have a high level of priority over player inputs. Instead of being able to see instant reaction from player inputs, the player must wait for the on-screen animation to complete.
Archers are marksman that practice the arts of archery. Archers specialize in picking enemies off from a distance one by one. using bows and arrows to deliver precise shots to unsuspecting opponents. it's a class base or a unit for a strategy game, archers are lightly armored and have less hitponits. but has moderate speed, longer range and highest damage of them all.
Asynchronous multiplayer is a term applied to online interactions in video games where players participate in shared activity, but not concurrently. The oldest form of asynchronous multiplayer is turn-based multiplayer gameplay between two or more players that can check in and play their turn when it's convenient. Similar to play-by-mail games and, more electronically, play-by-email or play-by-post forum games.
A rogue character who doesn't obey the law, bandits are known to steal from people for their own selfish gain.
Bats are small, very social flying mammals. They may frequent caves or haunted houses.
While essentially just a floating head with a bunch of eyes, the beholder is a classic Dungeons & Dragons Monster.
Betrayal is when a person breaks the trust and faith that others have placed in them.
A blacksmith is someone who forges iron and steel to create new items. They are common vendors of weapons and other metallic objects in fantasy RPGs.
The boar were one of the most feared animals in Medieval Europe during the Middle Ages.
Games that let you choose the path you take through the story-line.
Also called a "Boob Slider", this is an interface that allows players to interactively increase or decrease the size of a character's breasts usually as a part of character creation.
Some creatures don't need guns or swords to hurt you. Instead they pack a punch with some kind of deadly breath attack, be it flaming, poisonous, radioactive, or just plain bad!
Some cooperative games let the players pick up and toss each other around. Sometimes this serves a purpose, like killing an enemy or leap over a gap but most of the time it just serves as an aspiration to great assholery.
A large, male cow. Does the bullfighting thing.
Some game characters just cannot swim. This usually means automatic death as soon as they hit the water.
Character Creation refers to characters created by players themselves, rather than developers.
The dreaded Chimera was a terrifying beast that consisted of several animals combined into one.
The distinct animal features were that of a lion, a goat and a serpent, though other variations exist.
A character who is destined to save or destroy the world. Often seen in RPGs.
Classes are different archetypes and playstyles that players can choose to play their game with.
A Boss fight that can only be won by climbing onto the enemy.
Climbing is a common tradition in games, particularly platformers. There is often a particular type of surface that can be climbed, and it has a recognizably different look than other surfaces in the game. Climbing ladders or stairs doesn't count.
A cockatrice is a legendary creature, resembling a large rooster with a lizard-like tail.
These are basically huge boss monsters that you often have to climb to kill.
Plotting and scheming, usually for wealth or power.
Crafting allows players to create their own items with the correct ingredients. It is used mainly in MMOs and RPGs.
Crows are familiar over much of the world: large, intelligent, all-black birds with hoarse, cawing voices.
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