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gaming terms

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Action the fact or process of doing something, typically to achieve an aim.
Anime a style of Japanese film and television animation, typically aimed at adults as well as children. Compare with manga
Assets Game assets include everything that can go into a game, including 3D models, sprites, sound effects, music, code snippets and modules, and even complete projects that can be used by a game engine. ... 2D/3D Design: Characters. Objects
Console A video game console is a computer device that outputs a video signal or visual image to display a video game that one or more people can play.
Cut scene (in a video game) 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 Entertainment Software association
ESRB rating ESRB ratings provide information about what's in a video game or app so parents can make informed choices about which are right for their family. ESRB ratings provide information about what's in a video game or app
Events a thing that happens, especially one of importance
First Person Shooter a type of video 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 second) a type of video 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.
Game Screens Genre Genre art is the pictorial representation in any of various media of scenes or events from everyday life
GML The Geography Markup Language (GML) is the XML grammar defined by the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) to express geographical features.
gone gold “Going gold” refers to approval for the Gold Master Copy of the game
grind Grinding refers to the playing time spent doing repetitive tasks within a game to unlock a particular game item or to build the experience needed to progress smoothly through the game. Grinding most commonly involves killing the same set of opponents over
janky of extremely poor or unreliable quality.
loot goods, especially private property, taken from an enemy in war.
MMO an online video game which can be played by a very large number of people simultaneously.
object a material thing that can be seen and touched.
origin point the place where something comes from : the place where something originates The package's point of origin was somewhere in the U.S. the point of origin of the fire that burned the building down.
pixels a minute area of illumination on a display screen, one of many from which an image is composed.
platform a raised floor or stage used by public speakers or performers so that they can be seen by their audience.
quest a long or arduous search for something.
realm a kingdom.
room space that can be occupied or where something can be done, especially viewed in terms of whether there is enough.
RPG report program generator, a high-level commercial computer programming language.
sprites A sprite is a bitmap graphic that is designed to be part of a larger scene. It can either be a static image or an animated graphic.
SDK a set of tools for third-party developers to use in producing applications using a particular framework or platform.
strategy a plan of action or policy designed to achieve a major or overall aim.
top-down denoting a system of government or management in which actions and policies are initiated at the highest level; hierarchical.
YOYO a toy consisting of a pair of joined discs with a deep groove between them in which string is attached and wound, which can be spun alternately downward and upward by its weight and momentum as the string unwinds and rewinds.
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