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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.
Dialogue trees are a feature through which the player selects responses from a list of choices, eliciting reactions from NPCs and determining the path of the conversation and story.
An Easter Egg is an intentionally hidden cheat or hidden content in a video game, also known as a "secret".
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.
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.
FMVs are pre-rendered videos used in place of real-time graphics. Using FMV was an attempt to make videogames look "more like movies", sometimes with CGI animation and others with live-action actors speaking directly to players. The downside is that FMV requires a lot of disk space, and live-action FMV in particular can look terrible by comparison.
Game Over originally appeared in pinball machines, and later, arcade machines. When players lose at a game, it is game over.
Equines that go 'neigh' and tend to eat hay. Some are the stars of motion pictures. The truest of companions to many adventurers.
A gameplay mechanic allowing players to store their items and freely carry them around.
These are often a departure from the conventional gameplay of a game. There have also been compilations; games including only minigames. The Mario Party series has a lot of minigames, too!
Multiple endings is a term used to describe different outcomes or conclusions to a game based on the previous actions of the player.
A situation where it is hard to tell which parts of the game world can be interacted with, and which are just for show. Mostly associated with point-and-click adventure games, where players often respond by clicking wildly around the screen until they find something.
Point and click is an interface featured in a specific kind of adventure game, where players click on objects and characters to interact with them.
Police are paid protectors who enforce the law through legal use of force. They help ensure public safety and social order. Their motto is to protect and to serve.
Puzzles may need to be solved before the player can progress to the next section of the game. Often it may not be clear to players exactly what the puzzle is, or whether the an in-game items needs to be attained before it is even possible to solve it.
Reloading is the action of replacing the ammunition magazine inside a gun. It adds a touch of realism to most modern shooters, and a certain amount of tension when a player is forced to reload while under fire.
Quests that aren't necessary for game completion. They typically offer side-stories or specific rewards.
A malevolent character whose goals are evil in nature. While villains are commonly featured as antagonists, not all antagonists are necessarily villains.
Voice Acting is the art of providing voices for characters in games, television shows, films, radio programs, and other forms of media.
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