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An AI companion is a computer-controlled ally who follows and aids you through your adventures or who requires your protection. The AI companion's survival is often essential to game and story progression.
Aasimar is a half-human, half-celestial race in d&d.
Abjuration is the school of magic that deals with protective spells (buffs) and counter magic.
This is an ability that requires input from the user to be used.
The systems in these games are governed by rules from the pen-and-paper RPG Advanced Dungeons & Dragons. There have been many turn-based and action RPGs that have utilized parts of the AD&D rule set.
In game terms alchemy is typically an item creation system. Centuries ago it was the pursuit of changing normal metals into gold, unsuccessfully.
Gameplay system where choices in actions and dialogue affect the alignment of the protagonist on a spectrum toward opposite poles. Changes in alignment often modify the course of the narrative, player abilities, and gameplay options.
The act of turning one thing into another, be it lead into gold or earth into air.
The absence of belief in the existence of gods.
Attributes are a numerical representation of a character's abilities who have their roots in RPGs. Today, attributes have spilled over to a wide range of game genres.
The spiritual successor to the Infinity Engine. This 3D engine made its appearance in the Neverwinter Nights series, and provided a toolset along with multiplayer where players could be Dungeon Masters and make their own stories and play them out with friends.
Badgers are creatures that have short legs and are part of the Weasel-family. They appear in video games every so often and are part of an old-school internet meme.
A rogue character who doesn't obey the law, bandits are known to steal from people for their own selfish gain.
Barbarians in games are often known for their brute strength, large size compared to normal humans, appetite for meat and ale, general crudeness, and prowess in melee combat.
Poet and scholar, singer and narrator. A lover of wine, women and song, the bard is the iconic minstrel of the medieval world.
Games based on tabletop (AKA pen and paper) role-playing games, such as Dungeons & Dragons or Vampire: The Masquerade. These can have any type of gameplay, as long as they are set in the tabletop game's universe.
While essentially just a floating head with a bunch of eyes, the beholder is a classic Dungeons & Dragons Monster.
A proprietary video codec (.bik/bk2 extension) developed by RAD Game Tools and used in a very large number of video games.
Bats, hammers, wrenches, maces, staves, or even brass knuckles. These are weapons intended for blunt trauma rather than cutting or slicing.
A boss fight is a culminating challenge that pits the player against one or more enemies representing a greater threat and/or difficulty than those previously faced. These scenarios typically feature unique antagonists.
The deliberate animation of breasts, meant to titillate as a means to conform to more realistic physics.
Sometimes when accepting a quest or mission of killing someone a request is made for evidence that the target (or targets) is dead in the form of the objectives head being brought back to the quest giver.
The most prestigious awards in the British videogame calender, the BAFTA Video Game Award honour the achievements of the best game developers and their games.
A bugbear is a large, bear-like humanoid creature that is usually one of many enemy types in fantasy-themed RPG games.
Character Creation refers to characters created by players themselves, rather than developers.
A chicken is a small, domesticated flightless bird that can be white, yellow, brown or black. A female is a hen, a male a rooster, and a baby a chick.
Classes are different archetypes and playstyles that players can choose to play their game with.
The cleric is a combination of priest, healer and holy warrior. The cleric is much akin to the paladin but tend to be more magic-oriented and less focused on melee combat.
Video games that include a physical cloth or paper map in their packaging.
Limited editions of games that include extra "perks" like Making of DVDs and a nice and shiny tin with extra box art
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