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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.
Bats, hammers, wrenches, maces, staves, or even brass knuckles. These are weapons intended for blunt trauma rather than cutting or slicing.
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.
On some box art, the main character is facing away.
A boxer is someone who participates in the sport of boxing.
Games that let you choose the path you take through the story-line.
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!
Combining or raising animals, plants, or any variant of living items into a child or new item.
A condition in which two male characters are socially close, but not sexually or romantically, and are often partners.
A Concept mostly in MMORPGs. A Buff allows the player to increase their stats for a short period of time.
Cactuar is a fast-fleeing foe from the Final Fantasy franchise. Killing one usually gets you a lot of gil or exp.
The act of living outdoors, usually in a tent. It is a common method of providing comfort while resting in forested areas or other regions away from established civilization.
Better known as CPR, Cardiopulmonary resuscitation is tactic to help revive an unconscious victim of cardiac or respiratory arrest.
A scuffle typically between two women that involves actions such as nail scratching, pulling hair, and slapping.
Feline animals commonly kept as pets. There are many different breeds and varieties.
The Cetra is a human race from Final Fantasy VII. They have the ability to "speak" with the planet.
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.
Species of large yellow birds used as transportation in the Final Fantasy series. Chocobos have also starred in their own games.
A common character archetype of the Final Fantasy series. Most titles in the main series and some spin-offs feature a character named Cid.
Global Warming is the rising of the Earth's temperature. As temperatures rise, ice caps melt, ocean levels rise, and climates are drastically altered.
The ultimate pressure feature. Players have to complete the task at hand, be it defeating opponents or cutting the right wire, in the allotted time.
Counter-terrorists fight terrorists wherever they are found. These professional soldiers are highly disciplined and skilled in their profession.
Cyberpunk is an aesthetic choice that is employed in many different media, it focuses on technology and how that technology encroaches on our natural, daily lives.
A specific number that briefly floats above an enemy after an attack which displays the exact amount of damage the attack has done.
The main line of distinction between victory or failure in video games, death is the process of a biological being ceasing to be alive.
It's all in the family.
Graphical technique used in older games to simulate additional colors or transparency on low-resolution CRT displays and/or composite connections, with color-bleeding/blooming that blends together the dots/lines. However, the additional colors/transparency effects are lost on modern HD displays that lack the color-bleeding/blooming effect.
One of the smartest mammals on the planet and star of the Ecco the Dolphin games, dolphins live in the ocean and can perform a variety of tricks. Dolphins also have a particular fondness for fish.
Eco-terrorism is terrorism conducted with the aim of saving the environment.
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