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ai Artificial intelligence (AI) is intelligence exhibited by machines. In computer science, an ideal "intelligent" machine is a flexible rational agent that perceives its environment and takes actions that maximize its chance of success at some goal.
anime a style of Japanese film and television animation, typically aimed at adults as well as children
api Application program interface (API) is a set of routines, protocols, and tools for building software applications. An API specifies how software components should interact and APIs are used when programming graphical user interface (GUI) components.
console comfort (someone) at a time of grief or disappointment.
cut scene (in computer games) a scene that develops the story line and is often shown on completion of a certain level, or when the player's character dies.
esa SA. Definitions. abbreviation for1. Environmentally Sensitive Area: an area that contains a natural feature, such as the habitat of a rare species, and which is protected by government regulations2. European Space Agency.
esrb rating The Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) is a self-regulatory body for the interactive entertainment software industry established in 1994 by the Entertainment Software Association (ESA).
first person shooter a type of computer game whose gameplay involves shooting enemies and other targets and in which a player views the action as though through the eyes of the character they are controlling.
fps frames per sec FPS stand for frames per second, a measurement for how many unique consecutive images a camera can handle each second. Low-end digital still cameras typically have a frame rate of 1fps. Low end digital video cameras typically have a frame rate of 30fps.
game screens
gdd GDD are a measure of heat accumulation used by horticulturists, gardeners, and farmers to predict plant and animal development rates such as the date that a flower will bloom, an insect will emerge from dormancy, or a crop will reach maturity.
genre a category of artistic composition, as in music or literature, characterized by similarities in form, style, or subject matter.
gone gold The phrase "goes gold" comes from the term "gold master", which is a version of the game that its publisher has determined is good enough to be shipped to stores. So when a game "goes gold", it means that development on the game is done, and the game is r
grind reduce (something) to small particles or powder by crushing it.
ide An integrated development environment (IDE) is a software application that provides comprehensive facilities to computer programmers for software development. An IDE normally consists of a source code editor, build automation tools and a debugger. Most mo
janky Adjective. (comparative jankier, superlative jankiest) (slang) of poor quality, odd Oh man, that's a janky setup. (jargon, computing, rare) Unresponsive (of a software application's user interface), sluggish.
level a position on a real or imaginary scale of amount, quantity, extent, or quality.
loot goods, especially private property, taken from an enemy in war.
mmo A massively multiplayer online game (MMOG or MMO) is an online game which is capable of supporting large numbers of players simultaneously in the same instance (or world). MMOs usually feature a huge, persistent open world, although some games differ.
platform a raised level surface on which people or things can stand.
quest a long or arduous search for something.
realm a kingdom.
rpg A role-playing game (RPG and sometimes roleplaying game) is a game in which players assume the roles of characters in a fictional setting. Players take responsibility for acting out these roles within a narrative, either through literal acting or through
screen shot `an image of the display on a computer screen.
sdk A software development kit (SDK or "devkit") is typically a set of software development tools that allows the creation of applications for a certain software package, software framework, hardware platform, computer system, video game console, operating sy
stratgey a plan of action or policy designed to achieve a major or overall aim.
top doqn denoting a system of government or management in which actions and policies are initiated at the highest level; hierarchical.
yoyo YoYo Games Ltd. is a software and game publishing company based in Dundee, Scotland. It is best known for developing the proprietary, game development IDE, GameMaker for Windows which can compile cross-platform, originally created by Mark Overmars.
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