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Action RPG (Action Role-Playing Game), also known as ARPG, refers to RPGs (role-playing games) that use direct, real-time, reflex-oriented, action combat systems, instead of the more abstract turn-based or menu-based battle systems.
A protagonist who lacks some or all of the qualities traditionally seen as heroic.
A proprietary video codec (.bik/bk2 extension) developed by RAD Game Tools and used in a very large number of video games.
A style of animation that gives games a more hand drawn look.
Currency has all forms in video games. It is used to buy characters, vehicles, weapons, and more.
A non-interactive sequence within a game most often used for plot advancement.
Sometimes you want a challenge, sometimes you wanna coast.
The concept of purchasing media and having it delivered over the internet. No physical representation of this content is given, and although the content resides on the user's hard drive they are typically granted a license to the product, rather than ownership of it.
Digital distribution method for PC games. Direct2Drive is maintained and owned by Gamefly Digital Inc.
It may seem like bottom rung, but its your best friend when you just HAVE to find out if the Princess is in the castle and your date is waiting for you. Go ahead and hit those crosshairs until your shame is backlit by neon text outline, just don't expect any achievements!
Experience Points are part of a character advancement system commonly found in RPGs. These points are generally gained by defeating an enemy or completing a task.
In games, fire can be an obstacle, a tool, a weapon, or a solution. Just don't play with it...unless you really want to.
The main character is a goblin.
Goblins are irritable, evil and mischievous creatures in folklore. They can range in size from halfling to average human size.
An numeral indication of how much damage a character can sustain. The loss of all hit points results in the death of the character or another penalty.
NPCs, enemies, loot, and/or quests change according to the level or stats of the player's character.
The process by which characters reach a new level, gain greater attributes, and learn more abilities. It usually involves earning enough experience points by completing a variety of tasks such as quests or by "farming" such as killing other characters for their experience points.
Collecting objects in a game such as weapons, armor, items, and currency. Loot is often associated with RPG games and MMOs with RPG elements.
The concept of affecting the universe through supernatural methods, breaking the fundamental laws of science.
A meter measured much like HP that depletes when you use magic, and depending on the game, regenerates over time or can only be regenerated through rest or potions. Mana is usually displayed as a blue bar beneath it's red counterpart, the HP bar.
PhysX is a realtime physics engine middleware originally developed by Ageia and now maintained by nVidia. It is the only currently available physics engine that supports hardware acceleration.
A distribution of power depending on the accuracy of timed button presses.
Random Loot is a popular concept for dungeon crawler and MMO style games. In essence, monsters or objects drop something that is considered valuable to the player with random qualities.
If a person is made of metal and has circuitry instead of a circulatory system, then their game belongs on this list.
Special locations in game that allow the player to manually save their progress.
Female video game characters are often designed with impossible figures and proportions, outfits that are unrealistic, or end up in completely over-the-top poses designed to show off their bodies. Famous examples include Ivy from Soul Calibur series, and the entire female cast of Dead or Alive.
Games whose titles consist of a single word.
A set of skills and abilities displayed in a branching path. Skills in the tree open up after completing required prerequisites.
SpeedTree is a software toolkit that generates realistic forests on the fly.
A condition which affects a character's effectiveness, either positively or negatively. Common examples include Poison or Haste.
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