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The action game is a video game genre that emphasizes physical challenges, including hand–eye coordination and reaction-time.
Action role-playing video games (abbreviated action RPG or ARPG) are a subgenre of role-playing video games.
The action-adventure video game genre includes video games that combine core elements from the action and adventure genres.
Archery is the art, sport, practice or skill of using a bow to shoot arrows.
In computing, an avatar is the graphical representation of the user or the user's alter ego or character.
Basic Role-Playing (BRP) is a role-playing game system which originated in the RuneQuest fantasy role-playing game.
Call of Cthulhu is a horror fiction role-playing game based on H. P. Lovecraft's story of the same name and the associated Cthulhu Mythos.
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare is a first-person shooter developed by Infinity Ward and published by Activision.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is a first-person shooter video game developed by Infinity Ward and published by Activision.
In role-playing games (RPG), a character class is a job or profession commonly used to differentiate the abilities of different game characters.
A character class is a fundamental part of the identity and nature of characters in the Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game.
Computer Gaming World (CGW) was an American computer game magazine published between 1981 and 2006.
The d20 System is a role-playing game system published in 2000 by Wizards of the Coast originally developed for the third edition of Dungeons & Dragons.
Deadly Towers is an action role-playing video game developed by Lenar and exclusively-licensed by Irem as a software title for the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES).
Designing Virtual Worlds is a book about the practice of virtual world development by Richard Bartle.
Dice & Glory is a generic role-playing game system created by Robert A. Neri Jr.
Dungeon Defenders is a multiplayer video game developed by Trendy Entertainment that combines the genres of tower defense and action role-playing game.
Dungeons & Dragons (abbreviated as D&DMead, Malcomson; ''Dungeons & Dragons'' FAQ or DnD) is a fantasy tabletop role-playing game (RPG) originally designed by Gary Gygax and Dave Arneson.
EverQuest is a 3D fantasy-themed massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) developed and published by Sony Online Entertainment, and released on March 16, 1999.
An experience point (often abbreviated to exp or XP) is a unit of measurement used in tabletop role-playing games (RPGs) and role-playing video games to quantify a player character's progression through the game.
Fallout: A Post Nuclear Role Playing Game is an open world turn-based role-playing video game developed and published by Interplay Productions in 1997.
Fantasy tropes are a specific type of literary tropes that occur in fantasy fiction.
Final Fantasy II is a fantasy role-playing video game developed and published by Square (now Square Enix) in 1988 for the Family Computer as the second installment of the Final Fantasy series.
is a tactical role-playing game developed and published by Squaresoft (later changed to Square and now Square Enix) for the Sony PlayStation video game console.
is a science fiction role-playing video game developed and published by Square Enix for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 consoles and later for the Microsoft Windows operating system.
Fine motor skill (or dexterity) is the coordination of small muscles, in movements—usually involving the synchronization of hands and fingers—with the eyes.
Fire Emblem is a tactical role-playing game franchise developed by Intelligent Systems and published by Nintendo.
First-person shooter (FPS) is a video game genre centered around gun and other weapon-based combat in a first-person perspective; that is, the player experiences the action through the eyes of the protagonist.
Gamasutra is a website founded in 1997 that focuses on all aspects of video game development.
Game design is the art of applying design and aesthetics to create a game for entertainment or for educational, exercise, or experimental purposes.
This is a glossary of video game terms which lists the general terms as commonly used in Wikipedia articles related to video games and its industry.
In the 1990s and 2000s, gold farming was the practice of playing a massively multiplayer online game (MMO) to acquire in-game currency later selling it for real-world money.
is a series of role-playing video games that have been developed by Game Arts throughout the whole series and have been published over the years by ESP Software, Sony Computer Entertainment, Ubisoft, Hudson Soft, Enix, Square Enix and GungHo Online Entertainment.
In video gaming, grinding is performing repetitive tasks for gameplay advantage.
The Generic Universal RolePlaying System, or GURPS, is a tabletop role-playing game system designed to allow for play in any game setting.
Health or vitality is an attribute assigned to entities such as characters or objects within role-playing games and video games, that indicates their continued ability to function.
The Hero System is a generic role-playing game system that was developed from the superhero RPG Champions.
An immortal, in MUDs and particularly DikuMUDs, is an administrator and/or developer of the game, often a player who has achieved "immortal" status by achievements within the game world.
The Internet is the global system of interconnected computer networks that use the Internet protocol suite (TCP/IP) to link devices worldwide.
In multiplayer video games, particularly in MOBAs, first-person shooters, MMORPGs and MUDs, kill stealing is the practice of obtaining credit for killing an enemy, when another player has put more effort into the kill.
Killing Floor is a cooperative first-person shooter video game developed and published by Tripwire Interactive.
Magic or mana is an attribute assigned to characters within a role-playing or video game that indicates their power to use special abilities or "spells".
Magic is a category in Western culture into which have been placed various beliefs and practices considered separate from both religion and science.
Massively multiplayer online role-playing games (MMORPGs) are a combination of role-playing video games and massively multiplayer online games in which a very large number of players interact with one another within a virtual world.
Metal Gear Online is a stealth third-person shooter video game for the PlayStation 3.
A MUD (originally Multi-User Dungeon, with later variants Multi-User Dimension and Multi-User Domain) is a multiplayer real-time virtual world, usually text-based.
A New Game Plus (or New Game+, often abbreviated as NG+) is an unlockable video game mode available in some video games that allows the player to start a new game after they finish it at least once, where certain features in NG+ not normally available in a first playthrough are added, and where certain aspects of the finished game affect the newly started game, such as keeping in the new game items or experience gained in the first playthrough.
The Nintendo Entertainment System (commonly abbreviated as NES) is an 8-bit home video game console that was developed and manufactured by Nintendo.
A non-player character (NPC) in a game is any character that is not controlled by a player.
A player character (also known as PC and playable character) is a fictional character in a role-playing game or video game whose actions are directly controlled by a player of the game rather than the rules of the game.
In video games, power-ups are objects that instantly benefit or add extra abilities to the game character as a game mechanic.
Powergaming (or power gaming) is a style of interacting with games or game-like systems, particularly video games, boardgames, and role-playing games, with the aim of maximising progress towards a specific goal, to the exclusion of other considerations such as storytelling, atmosphere and camaraderie.
Pro rata is an adverb or adjective, meaning in proportion.
Ragnarok Online (spelled Ragnarök in the logo; 라그나로크 온라인, alternatively subtitled The Final Destiny of the Gods) is a massive multiplayer online role-playing game created by Gravity based on the manhwa Ragnarok by Lee Myung-jin.
A role-playing game (sometimes spelled roleplaying game and abbreviated to RPG) is a game in which players assume the roles of characters in a fictional setting.
A role-playing video game (commonly referred to as simply a role-playing game or an RPG as well as a computer role-playing game or a CRPG) is a video game genre where the player controls the actions of a character (and/or several party members) immersed in some well-defined world.
RuneScape is a fantasy MMORPG developed and published by Jagex, which released in January 2001.
Rygar is a video game created by Tecmo in 1986 and originally released for arcades in Japan as.
is a series of science fiction open world role-playing video games formerly developed by Square, and is currently owned by Square Enix.
A statistic (or stat) in role-playing games is a piece of data that represents a particular aspect of a fictional character.
The Elder Scrolls is a series of action role-playing open world fantasy video games primarily developed by Bethesda Game Studios and published by Bethesda Softworks.
Traveller is a science fiction role-playing game, first published in 1977 by Game Designers' Workshop.
A video game is an electronic game that involves interaction with a user interface to generate visual feedback on a video device such as a TV screen or computer monitor.
In video games, a bot is a type of AI expert system software that plays a video game in the place of a human.
A virtual economy (or sometimes synthetic economy) is an emergent economy existing in a virtual world, usually exchanging virtual goods in the context of an Internet game.
A virtual world is a computer-based simulated environment which may be populated by many users who can create a personal avatar, and simultaneously and independently explore the virtual world, participate in its activities and communicate with others.
Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay or Warhammer Fantasy Role-Play (abbreviated to 'WFRP' or WHFRP) is a role-playing game set in the Warhammer Fantasy setting, published by Games Workshop or its licensees.
World of Darkness is the name given to three related but distinct fictional universes created as settings for supernatural horror themed role-playing games.
1UP.com was an American entertainment website that focused on video games.
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