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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.
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.
In games, fire can be an obstacle, a tool, a weapon, or a solution. Just don't play with it...unless you really want to.
Games that feature characters whose hair movement is governed by a physics engine.
These are endings that aren't just good, but they give you everything you could want. The world is saved, the hero gets the girl, friendships are made that will last forever, everyone is safe, the villain is gone for good, and all loose ends are wrapped up forever.... unless a sequel is made.
l'Cie are humans who have been turned into servants by fal'Cie.
The concept of affecting the universe through supernatural methods, breaking the fundamental laws of science.
Simulating the effects of a great variety of poisons, toxins, venoms and nerve agents can lead to many unique and interesting mechanics. A classic trope in games, Poison usually deals small amounts of damage to health over time.
Often appearing in role-playing games, the reluctant hero starts out not wanting to fight, but ends up getting drawn into the conflict nonetheless. If not forced into it against their will, they are often motivated by love, honor, or a sense of righteousness.
A gameplay mechanic in many RPGs and action RPGs today is the idea of silencing a foe or being silenced. Usually shown as a debuff, this causes the subject to be unable to cast spells for a period of time.
Summoning involves bringing a distant ally into battle to either perform a single, devastating attack or to fight on the behalf of the summoner.
Unlockable gamerpics are a form of reward for completing certain tasks in Xbox 360 games.
Weapons can often be upgraded with new attachments, augmentations, or magical enchantments. These upgrades result in the original item being more powerful than originally intended.
Voice Acting is the art of providing voices for characters in games, television shows, films, radio programs, and other forms of media.
Player characters that are infants, children, or adolescents.
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