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Sure, these days have almost every game sporting the newfangled 3D, but way back when, everyone had to live with plain old 2D. 2D, or two dimensions, limit the game to scrolling backgrounds, but some games even now make use of this basic concept.
Winged, usually flying creatures, many of which enjoy perching on branches and defecating on unfortunate victims below.
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.
Games that ask the player whether they are sure about the decision that they have just made.
These games let players see the credits without needing to play the game first.
An optical effect formed by beams of light contrasting against areas of shadow in the atmosphere. They are often simulated in video games through volumetric lighting.
A non-interactive sequence within a game most often used for plot advancement.
Digital Distribution is the concept of purchasing digital media via the internet and having it sent to the user directly via the internet. No physical representation of this content is given but the content resides on the users hard drive and is legally owned by them.
This concept is for games where at least one of the main characters is female.
A digital distribution platform that focuses on providing DRM-free computer games, both old and new.
A list of games that have their own in-game graphical achievement menu. Used for showing current progress towards achievements or trophies.
Map Makers or Editors are built-in tools that allow the average gamer to tweak or fully customize a map of their own, with no mod or programming skills required.
IndieGameStand is a website that features and promotes a new independent game every 96 hours (4 days) for gamers to purchase at a discounted price.
An instantreplay is a gameplay element typically associated with sports games, and widely made popular with the Madden Franchise. Instant replays allow players to go back and view gameplay footage, occasionally from varying points of view.
Games that allow the player to choose which level to play next, rather than a fixed linear order.
An overworld system consisting of several locations connected by straight paths.
Some games feature protagonists that are not humanoid in nature. These are creatures that do not have human characteristics (i.e. stand on 2 legs, have 2 arms, a body and a head).
A place to fall, often bottomless, usually resulting in death.
When you're able to push a block you know it's a videogame. Usually used to solve puzzles.
Arguably the most fearsome of all the reptiles - it has scales and no legs. Snakes use a variety of tactics to harm players such as poison, hypnosis, and constriction. The most deadly snakes have mastered the way of stealth.
A digital distribution service owned by Valve Corporation. Originally created to distribute Valve's own games, Steam has since become the de facto standard for digital distribution of PC games.
Games that conclude with a screen displaying "The End" or a variation thereof, such as "Fin."
Primarily found in mouse-driven computer games, tooltips are an interface element that display information while the cursor is placed over particular on-screen elements.
You don't know how to play our game, so we'll teach you how.
Video games contain a lot of activities for players to do underwater, from exploration to combat. Sometimes games treat water as simple low gravity movement, while other games treat underwater more realistically.
Vignetting is the photographic process of reducing brightness around the edges of the screen. It is added to focus the player's attention to the center of the screen, although it has also been used for cinematic effect.
WASD, or WADS, is the most common and often the default setting to move the player character in computer games with a first or third person perspective.
Air moving with a considerable force. It's important to take wind into consideration when playing golf.
A viewable map that displays the entire game world. The map also usually shows the player's location in the world.
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