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A proprietary video codec (.bik/bk2 extension) developed by RAD Game Tools and used in a very large number of video games.
Digital distribution method for PC games. Direct2Drive is maintained and owned by Gamefly Digital Inc.
Xfire is a downloadable instant messenger client and Digital Download Store for Windows. It is targeted at gamers and has many features related to gaming.
The concept of building a single city and its respective houses/institutions (e.g. Sim City) or building cities as part of an extending empire (e.g. Civilization).
Gameplay that involves performing an entrepreneurial service in order to make money.
Capitalism is an economic system that supports private property and financial gain.
Currency has all forms in video games. It is used to buy characters, vehicles, weapons, and more.
Steam is a digital distribution service owned by Valve. Originally created to distribute its own games, Steam has since expanded to become the de facto standard for digital distribution of PC games, and supports community features, downloadable content and achievements. Starting 2010, Steam now offers Mac games; Linux games were added in 2012.
SpeedTree is a software toolkit that generates realistic forests on the fly.
World Building games focus on the ability of the player to created his own little world just as he wants it. Good examples, are The Sims, Black and White, and Spore.
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