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Achievements are extra challenges added into video games that sometimes carry a point value or unlock bonus material, and are sometimes solely for bragging rights.
The Baneling is an explosive unit, excellent at blowing up defences or large groups of enemies. It is evolved from the Zergling.
Launched by Blizzard in 1997, this service provides a solid online foundation to Blizzard's franchises such as the Diablo, StarCraft and WarCraft series. As a constantly evolving service, a new version, Battle.net 2.0, was released in 2010 with the release of Starcraft 2.
Bipedal Digitigrades stand, walk or run with its toes touching the ground and the rest of its foot lifted, creating a the legs to bow backwards and then forwards, while also standing upright like a human being would. This is popularly seen in anthropomorphic animal characters, aliens or monsters, Werewolves being a prime example. Unguligrades are similar but instead of toes, they have hooves.
Often used as a catch-all term for any game's main story-driven mode of play, campaign mode usually refers to a linear sequence of levels with a continuous story and a definite conclusion, playable single-player and sometimes co-operatively.
Changelings are a Zerg spy unit capable of changing its appearance to that of any basic enemy unit. It is produced by the Overseer.
Don't you just love it when a game lets you view all the cutscenes without having to play it all over again? Every game should have this feature.
A commonly used programming API for interactive sound creation and playback in games.
A gynoid, or fembot, is a feminine humanoid robot.
Humans are bipedal, sapient primates capable of abstract reasoning, language, and emotions.
A list of games that have their own in-game graphical achievement menu. Used for showing current progress towards achievements or trophies.
These achievements are not official Xbox or Steam Achievements, nor PlayStation Trophies; however, they are designed to encourage the player in the same manner.
Mercenaries, Soldiers for Hire, have been found fighting in conflicts since the dawn of human warfare. These hired guns show a desire to turn their talent in the art of death to a more profitable profession.
MMM is a StarCraft 2 strategy that involves massing marines, marauders and medivacs together using StimPacks. This strategy was especially common against Protoss players.
A scientific foundation focused on archeology and, more specifically, protoss artifacts.
Never Ending Games is a self-explanatory concept in which a game is unbeatable and never ends, due either to the game having no true ending or because the game is not saved (or truly continued) after the last section of the game.
Player versus Environment, commonly abbreviated as PvE, is a gaming term that originated in MMOs to refer to gameplay in which players fight against computer controlled creatures or characters.
Player versus Player, commonly abbreviated as PvP, is a gaming term that originated in MMOs to refer to gameplay in which players fight against other player controlled characters.
Who needs 2D when we've got 3D? 3D, or 3 dimensions, is what we're used to seeing in almost every game these days, letting us do all sorts of awesome stuff like run in circles!
Protoss is one of three major races in Starcraft. A noble and powerful race.
Video game combat in which combat actions are performed in real-time, rather than through a turn-based structure.
A Terran versatile infantry unit equipped with a jet-pack and twin pistols.
The Roach is the basic ranged unit for the Zerg. It regenerates health very fast while burrowed, and with upgrades, it can move while burrowed as well.
Scaleform is a software development kit used to integrate Flash based user interfaces with game engines.
Quests that aren't necessary for game completion. They typically offer side-stories or specific rewards.
A Terran infiltration unit. They are the result of a Ghost program called "Project Shadow Blade."
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