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A winged beast that has appeared in Final Fantasy games as either a Boss or a very powerful enemy.
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.
Battle system associated with Final Fantasy series. First introduced in Final Fantasy IV.
A character in a game who has acted professionally, in movies, TV, or the stage.
Recurring monsters in the Final Fantasy series. They resemble large turtles with strong physical defense and strength.
A giant flying eye that is a very common enemy in Final Fantasy games. Its attacks usually cause a variety of status effects making this one of the most annoying enemies in the Final Fantasy series.
Instrumental music, often electronic, that does not follow conventional music structures, instead using various sounds to create a mood. Ambient music can evoke many different feelings in the listener, from tranquility to creeping dread.
An often used plot device where the main character wakes up and has lost all their memories. The game usually centers around getting your memory back or uncovering the events that lead to your confusion.
When someone is androgynous, they have a mix of masculine and feminine aspects, or they have the appearance of being in between male and female. A common aesthetic in Japanese media and games.
In some games, usually RPGs, they have a boss of the game to be a angel or appearance of an angelic-like being.
Anthropomorphism is the concept of an object, concept or character that has human qualities or traits, such as speech, a level of intelligence similar or higher than a human's and self consciousness. "Anthro" means "of human" and related to the concept of humanity.
Antlions are predatory larvae that design "sand pit traps" in order to capture prey.
The End of Days. A concept often used in video games. In most games: the protagonists are working to prevent it, although sometimes the goal is to actually bring about Armageddon yourself.
Artificial Intelligence, or AI, commonly refers to the programmed behaviors of NPCs in a game, whether it's the fact that a soldier takes cover behind a wall in Gears of War, or that townspeople cheer upon your arrival to their village in Fable.
Attachments are objects in video games that augment the user's abilities.
Attributes are a numerical representation of a character's abilities who have their roots in RPGs. Today, attributes have spilled over to a wide range of game genres.
An Auction House is a place where people can go to buy or sell items they have found or crafted.
Backtracking is the act of navigating through previously explored areas, usually for the purpose of progressing in an objective-based adventure game. Players who are lost may also backtrack to reorient themselves.
Neglectful and/or abusive parents and parental figures.
An enemy from multiple Final Fantasy games that is usually a fast beast that resembles a canine. Its name comes from the Lewis Carroll poem Jabberwocky.
Basilisks are small serpentine creatures that can kill adventurers with a single glance or turn them into stone. It is classically referred to as the "king of all snakes" and its name literally means "little king".
Bats are small, very social flying mammals. They may frequent caves or haunted houses.
A mechanic used mainly in Japanese RPGs of both the action and turn-based variety.
When the player character (re)visits a certain area or location that was also present in a previous game, or visited later on in the same game, with some alterations.
The Behemoth is a biblical creature that is described as an immensely huge and powerful being. In video games, Behemoths appear as dangerous adversaries, most notably in the Final Fantasy and Heroes of Might & Magic games.
Betrayal is when a person breaks the trust and faith that others have placed in them.
In many RPGs, especially those made in Japan, magic is categorized as black or white. Black magic spells deal damage or inflict negative effects.
Blindness is an affliction that robs a person of their sight. In games it usually causes physical attacks/projectiles to miss, but magical spells aren't as widely affected.
Having made an appearance in almost all of the Final Fantasy games, the Bomb is a fearsome-looking creature, resembling a levitating ball of fire with a twisted grin.
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.
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