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A compulsive need for and use of a habit-forming substance characterized by tolerance and by well-defined physiological symptoms upon withdrawal; persistent compulsive use of a substance known by the user to be harmful.
There are good agents, like Elite Beat Agents and bad agents, like Agent Smith.
Used by protagonists when opening a door that is locked, or just for looking really cool.
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.
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.
The game automatically saves for you when you reach certain points. Implemented in order to reduce frustration for forgetful savers.
An immature childish person. It wears diapers and whines a lot, much like old folks. Babies are considered cute by most people.
Video games stories with a bad ending or endings, in which the primary conflict is unable to be resolved and/or a bad fate befalls the protagonist.
Betrayal is when a person breaks the trust and faith that others have placed in them.
A proprietary video codec (.bik/bk2 extension) developed by RAD Game Tools and used in a very large number of video games.
The phenomenon where a positive G-load on a body causes blood to rush from the brain. This loss of blood causes the vision to black out.
Necessary to sustain life in organic creatures, the crimson fluid known as blood tends to make appearances when the body's structure is compromised in some way, a very, very common occurrence in videogames.
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.
Games that let you choose the path you take through the story-line.
A bribe is the act of offering money or gifts to a person to gain influence or alter a decision.
The most prestigious awards in the British videogame calender, the BAFTA Video Game Award honour the achievements of the best game developers and their games.
When the player's death is addressed and integrated in-game as a part of the player's continuing story. This often involves reincarnation of sorts, or the player continues by moving on to a different character.
Games that feature car accidents as important story points or dramatic events. This concept does not refer to car accidents that can occur as an incidental result of gameplay, such as in racing games.
Better known as CPR, Cardiopulmonary resuscitation is tactic to help revive an unconscious victim of cardiac or respiratory arrest.
Sometimes, rather than building a character model from scratch, a developer will sometimes use a real person as a template and use his or her physical attributes to create a similar character model to be used in their video game. In some cases that real reason will appear as themselves in games.
Games that are little more than extensive cinematic sequences in which the player has little interaction with what is happening onscreen. This notion of a cinematic game is epitomized by laserdisc arcade classics such as Astron Belt, Dragon's Lair and Bega's Battle.
While modern chemistry defines 118 atomic elements, video games more often deal with classical elements as described in ancient philosophy, mainly fire, water, earth, and air. In many games, each element is stronger against certain elements, but weaker against others.
Attitudes towards the Clown vary from person to person. Some find entertainment and humor, others feel really creeped out by their overly flamboyant nature. Ultimately, games tend to take the path of a more horrific presentation to stimulate the atmosphere of a particular setting.
Jumping straight into the story without pressing a "new game" button or even seeing a main menu.
An action that is sensitive to context. Like going up to an object and pushing a button, which would normally perform a different action, to interact with it.
When characters shed tears - often due to extreme sadness.
One or more events from someone's past that negatively affected them. Plenty of video game characters have such pasts.
The main line of distinction between victory or failure in video games, death is the process of a biological being ceasing to be alive.
A pervasive feeling of sadness, perpetual boredom, or both, which can dramatically affect a person's life.
Someone who investigates unsolved crimes and other mysterious happenings, either for a living, as a hobby, or simply by chance.
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