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A group of musicians that perform together.
A condition in which two male characters are socially close, but not sexually or romantically, and are often partners.
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.
Concerts are live performances before audiences, and have been culturally relevant for thousands of years. Their uses in games range from mere plot devices to entire design philosophies.
Some of these games were trying to approximate the person's actual features with little success, and others stylized them on purpose. Either way, no one would confuse the resulting characters with the people they represent.
Life altering and potentially dangerous, drugs come in a large variety of forms. In most games, drugs can have significantly different physical and social effects on video game characters.
A disorder that makes reading and writing tough, regardless of the sufferer's intelligence level. It can be the source of a wide variety of symptoms related to letter recognition, the sounds and spelling of words, and other factors.
The accent of someone traditionally from England. Not to be confused with Welsh or Scottish, which are totally different despite being sometimes referred to as simply "British" accent.
A movement that was popularized in the 1960s; it is typically associated with psychedelic colors, heavy drug use, and spreading the message of peace and freedom.
Nothing helps set a game in a specific point in time more than having a few famous faces from history drop by to say hi.
Humans are bipedal, sapient primates capable of abstract reasoning, language, and emotions.
These games are based off of established licenses, such as movies, comics, or TV shows. Examples are the James Bond 007 and Spider-Man franchises.
Meant to make musical games more accessible as well as permit everyone to let loose their inner musician, these peripherals can look very much or not at all like the instruments they emulate.
Music based games may be growing in popularity now, but there have always been musicians in games. Whether they're in a band, play an instrument, or just sing into a hairbrush, these characters live for music.
A widely popular music style, originating from a fusion of blues, R&B, country, and jazz. Includes sub-genres such as punk, heavy metal, synth rock, and pop rock, among others.
A decade of social revolution in which recreational drug use, "free love", and counter-culture in general were the trends.
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