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Many games have ammo. In some, you can design your own. Ammo is put in a weapon and fired as a projectile.
A container that is often used to supply players with a certain amount of ammunition.
An arrow-shaped sign indicating where to go (or not).
A piece of cloth worn on the head, often worn by soldiers to keep sweat out of their eyes. Can also be worn around the neck and used to cover the face to hide one's identity.
A barrel is a hollow cylindrical container, traditionally made of wood staves and bound with iron hoops. In video games, it is used in many ways to fill up a level or even be used in one. They also may explode. Use caution when around barrels.
A bomb is an explosive device.
This term can refer to both a visible shot onscreen in a shooter, or a round that has been fired from or currently loaded into a weapon.
Gloves with outward finger inserts.
A popular weapon that is used in many shooters. The flamethrower is considered one of the most unique ways to defeat a foe.
Cable railways or elevators that move diagonally on an inclined plane. Despite being relatively rare in reality, they appear frequently in video games.
A grenade is an explosive device traditionally thrown by hand, but may also be propelled by a rifle or launcher.
Considered one of the most frequent and controversial implements of destruction in video games and real life, guns are devices that fire projectiles with explosive force.
Helicopters are flying vehicles, typically with a single large main rotor to maintain lift with a tail rotor to counter rotation induced by this main rotor. They are useful in air to ground combat as well as for quickly inserting and recovering infantry close to the front line.
Whether it's worn for protection or style, helmets appear in various game genres.
A homing missile is a missile that locks on to and follows its target. Homing missiles are featured in lots of games, from old school to new school.
A Jet pack is a backpack with rocket boosters built in that usually allows the wearer to hover or fly.
A knife is a commonly seen object in video games. Usually used for close quarters combat, or as a cutting tool.
A laser is a focused beam of light, invisible through the air without some other medium (such as smoke) to illuminate it. Lasers are often used in video games as part of a targeting system, or as an offensive weapon in their own right.
Machine guns, generally, are heavier weapons with a rapid rate of fire. To quote the Quake manual, they "eat ammo like popcorn."
Mechs (or Mecha) are humanoid-like pilot driven vehicles often depicted in media as a combat machine. Early examples of Mech/Mecha in video games are often derived from early manga and anime as well as table-top games.
The vehicle from Metal Slug which gives the series its name. Multi-task hulking tank which inspired lots of different vehicles in coming Metal Slug games.
Mushroom is the familiar term used to describe a gilled fungus which may or may not bear a stem. Mushrooms are the "fruit" of spore bearing fungi.
A pistol is a very basic hand-held side arm, usually used in case of low ammo or tricky situations. They have appeared in many types of games.
A type of weapon that fires a conductive projectile to incredible speeds, using kinetic energy rather than explosive force.
An explosive ordinance propelled by a chemical reaction that causes a controlled explosion resulting in thrust. Rockets are usually "dumb" weapons, meaning that they are not guided. Rockets are the most powerful projectile in many games.
A weapon that launches rockets.
The most powerful weapon at short range. Effective against Zombies, Nazis, Demons, etc. Videogame shotguns tend to have exaggerated inaccuracy at long range- real life shotguns are still fairly accurate over a decent distance, while videogame shotguns rarely go more than fifteen feet before becoming completely ineffective.
A garment worn around the waist which is usually tube or cone shaped and hangs down over the legs. It is traditionally only worn by women.
A space-based habitat, frequently providing living spaces, scientific facilities, or for defensive purposes.
A spaceship is a vehicle capable of traversing the vacuum of space.
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