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game programming

AI Techniques used in computer and video games to produce the illustration of intelligence in the behavior of non-player characters
Anime An abbreviation of the word "animation" and is used to describe animated movie and video content that originates in Japan
Console Generic term for video game hardware that is plugged into a television, such as Playstation, Wii U, or Xbox
Cutscene Non-interactive narrative scene that is used to break up gameplay, and further the story of the game
ESA US association exclusively dedicated to serving the business and public affairs needs of companies that publish video games
ESRB Rating Unbiased, standardized way to help you determine whether a video game is appropriate for your child
First-person shooter Type of computer game in which the player pretends to shoot a gun sees everything as it would appear to the person doing the shooting
FPS/Frames Per Second The measurement for the number of times an image is updated each second in a game
Game Screens Still images of the game, seen onilne or in magazines
Genre Video game genres are using to categorize video games based on their gameplay interaction
Gone Gold This gaming term means that a new video game si complete, and has been submitted for manufacturing
Grind A term used to describe repetitive gameplay that must be endured to gain access to later stages of a game
Janky A derogatory term used to describe something that is "not quite right." Very often associated with graphics, or animation that is less than perfect.
Level Generic terms used to describe a contained, sequential portion of gameplay
Loot Stuff collected or "won" when successfully completing parts of the game
MMO/Massively Multiplayer Online A type of online game in which a large number of people can participate
Platform Video game genre characterized by jumping to and from suspended stands or over obstacles
Quest A task given to the player with a game, often yielding some form of reward
Realm A description used in online games to describe a game world that only exists for the players within it
RPG/Role Playing Game Broad family of games in which players assume the roles of characters in a fictional setting. Players take responsibility for acting out these roles within a narrative.
Sceren Shot A screenshot or screen capture is an image taken by the computer to record the visible items displayed on the monitor, television, or another visual output device
Top down Description of a game in which the action is viewed from above
YOYO You're on your own
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