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Games whose menus feature a book-like motif. Often this is featured in games with a fairy tale—style narrative.
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.
It's all in the family.
A former digital distribution service for PC, Mac, and Linux games.
Digital Distribution is the concept of purchasing digital media via the internet and having it sent to the user directly via the internet. No physical representation of this content is given but the content resides on the users hard drive and is legally owned by them.
Dragons were originally messengers from heaven, according to early Buddhist texts. In games, they can be among the most fearsome of adversaries, but there are some exceptions.
Dwarves are a short, stout race that appear in any number of fantasy games and stories. They are almost always depicted as short with bushy beards similar to vikings. They can also be identified by their love for ale and gold.
Elves are a race found in a lot of games based on a fantasy setting. They are recognizable by their elongated ears and often live much longer than humans. Some are even immortal. There are many variations of Elves.
This concept is for games where at least one of the main characters is female.
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.
GamersGate is a client-free digital distribution service.
Gnomes are a race of mythological creatures, which are usually much smaller versions of humans.
A digital distribution platform that focuses on providing DRM-free computer games, both old and new.
A Half Elf is the offspring of a human and an elf. In many cases, they are discriminated against by both humans and elves, which guides them to a nomadic life as bards, druids, or rangers.
Half-orcs are a race that is half human, half orc.
Halflings, also known as hobbits, average about three and a half feet tall. They have an innate affinity to nature and possess both the agility and dexterity to make great rogues. Halflings are generally good people, but also have a mischievous side that my infuriate others.
Some games, especially modern adventure games, feature hotspot highlighting where all visible interactive items on screen are highlighted by pressing a certain button.
Humans are bipedal, sapient primates capable of abstract reasoning, language, and emotions.
Frozen water. Ice can be slippery and it can be fun for ice skating.
When the title of the game does not appear immediately at the beginning of the game, but rather after the first mission or prologue.
A MacGuffin is a plot device, having little importance itself, which exists purely in order to motivate characters and/or advance the story.
This concept is for games in which at least one of the main characters is male.
A movie reference in a game, is where a game references a film. This can be done in many different ways.
Sometimes one playable character just isn't enough.
Orcs/Orks/Orques are a fictional race of tough humanlike creatures, often with green or black skin, originally coming from the Saxon word for the Normans during the invasion, meaning demon or foreigner.
A subscription service from EA for the PC. Similar to EA Access, users pay a monthly fee to gain access to a range of titles published with additional incentives.
Point and click is an interface featured in a specific kind of adventure game, where players click on objects and characters to interact with them.
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!
Referencing a TV show, celebrity, song, trend, historical event, etc. is one of the easiest ways to get a laugh. This can be either a throw-away gag, like the name of an achievement, or the main subject of the game.
The foil of almost every early RPG lover, these rodents often live in sewers. While most rats are simple targets, games like Ratatouille make them the hero.
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