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A game that uses a mixture of 2D & 3D techniques. Commonly used to describe the use of either 3D graphics restricted to a 2D perceptive, or 2D graphics used to fake the appearance of a 3D perceptive.
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.
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.
Whether a timed button press or a more complex action, these are inputs performed during attack animations to increase damage. Most often seen in the Mario RPG series.
Air moving with a considerable force from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure. Used in games to slow things down, speed them up, or make them hover.
An innate ability to control the behavior and direction of the air. This ability can also be used to create and control bursts of wind.
A person leading a double life. This character has more than one way in which they present themselves to the world.
Characters either begin with multiple outfits, unlock them through play, or purchase them as in-game items. These costumes are sometimes integral to play.
Anthropomorphism is the concept of an object, concept or character that has human qualities or traits, such as speech, a level of intelligence similar or higher than a human's and self consciousness. "Anthro" means "of human" and related to the concept of humanity.
An applause is the act of a crowd or group of people clapping their hands, usually in response to something awesome that happened.
Backtracking is the act of navigating through previously explored areas, usually for the purpose of progressing in an objective-based adventure game. Players who are lost may also backtrack to reorient themselves.
Bats are small, very social flying mammals. They may frequent caves or haunted houses.
A mechanic used mainly in Japanese RPGs of both the action and turn-based variety.
The Black Market is a concept wherein players may buy or sell items through alternative means. This is often a way to make more money but can often land the player into trouble.
Bloopers are squid-like creatures that are usually white. They are usually seen underwater and attack enemies by chasing them and trying to catch them.
Boo is a ghost-enemy in the Mario universe who pursue Mario until he looks in their direction. They earned their reputation for being "shy" this way. Don't turn your back on them!
An enemy type in the Super Mario franchise.
Not all bosses can handle the player by themselves. Many use waves of lesser enemies to fight for them while they rest, and some even let these minions do all the work.
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.
Video game bosses are usually the main antagonist, and arch nemesis of the main protagonist. In most cases the end of a game is when the main character defeats the final boss.
In video games, breaking the fourth wall occurs when a game becomes aware of its nature as a game, or when a character directly acknowledges the player.
Bullet Bills are enemies in the Mario franchise. They are one of the games' more challenging enemies.
A tough beetle-like creature with a hard outer shell that is immune to fireballs.
Camels are often used as transport in order to easily traverse sandy environments.
Some game characters just cannot swim. This usually means automatic death as soon as they hit the water.
A Chain Chomp (or Chomp) is a common enemy in the Mushroom Kingdom, first appearing in Super Mario Bros. 3. They resemble ball and chains, and behave in a very dog like manner, to the point where they even bark.
Chameleons are lizards noted for their ability to change skin color.
An element of gameplay that allows for changing between 2D and 3D.
A character in the game actually increase in size. This may be a temporary or permanent transformation.
Fish that shoot out of the water with great speed in Super Mario Bros. If not jumping through the sky, they can be found in the oceans of the Mushroom Kingdom.
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