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Recurring monsters in the Final Fantasy series. They resemble large turtles with strong physical defense and strength.
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".
The ability to save a cartridge-based game to the cartridge. The battery is usually good for tens of thousands of saves, and made ridiculously long character passwords obsolete.
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.
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.
Video game bosses are usually the main antagonist, and arch nemesis of the main protagonist. In most cases the end of a game is when the main character defeats the final boss.
Brownies are mythological creatures that have been depicted in various ways but are typically miniature elves.
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 cockatrice is a legendary creature, resembling a large rooster with a lizard-like tail.
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.
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.
A powerful release of energy. This energy is usually expelled in all directions very quickly, typically giving off orange or red flames.
A fictional currency is one where the object being exchanged does not exist in the real world, such as Final Fantasy's Gil, or are not used for exchange in the real world, such as Fallout's bottlecaps.
An ability or item than can be used both in and out of battle, such as the Cut move in the Pokémon games. Usually found in RPGs with separate battle screens.
The last boss you face in a game, usually representing the final climax of the game.
A Flan is a gelatinous enemy that has appeared in almost every Main Final Fantasy title and spin-off. They are often affiliated with one of the four that appear in Final Fantasy.
The idea of taking an existing franchise and starting over from scratch, overhauling the gameplay and sometimes going so far as to remove it from any connection to previous games in a series. Such is sometimes done when attempting to revitalize a franchise that is showing its age and has fallen into disfavor.
Game Over originally appeared in pinball machines, and later, arcade machines. When players lose at a game, it is game over.
Magical creatures made of stone, resembling the grotesque statues commonly part of Gothic architecture such as the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris.
Garuda is a recurring enemy in the Final Fantasy series. It's A winged creature usually resembling a bird, but sometimes resembling an insect. Garuda was also a summon in FF XI.
These spooky entities are the spirits of the dead, returned from beyond their graves for generally sinister purposes. There's generally about even odds whether a particular ghost will be helpful or malevolent towards the living, but some ghosts just want to be left alone entirely.
It is believed that Frank Herbert's Dune books were the first to popularize the concept of a giant worm that is capable of devouring a person whole without even noticing it.
Health is a value that gauges how much damage players can take in a game before they die or pass out. Also known as life in some games. Health is usually represented by a bar or a percentage instead of an exact amount. Found in most non sport games
All dogs go to heaven? Nobody told these.
An numeral indication of how much damage a character can sustain. The loss of all hit points results in the death of the character or another penalty.
Enemies in RPGs that are visible on the overworld map and that are engaged in combat when touched. Examples include Earthbound and Paper Mario.
It's arguably the one move that symbolizes the medium to those outside it. The ability to jump, be it onto a building, a platform, or a skull, is one of the all time most important abilities ever put in a video game.
In greek mythology, a vampiric snake woman. Or in many other cases, vampiric snake women.
An overworld system consisting of several locations connected by straight paths.
Mythological creatures with the body of the human and the head of a bull. They are often found in video game dungeons, waiting for foolhardy players to stumble upon their lairs. Sometimes they're mindlessly violent, other times they're oddly peaceful and in tune with the world around them.
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