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Gaming Terms

TermDefinition
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
Assets a useful or valuable thing, person, or quality.
Console comfort (someone) at a time of grief or disappointment.
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 Th e Entertainment Software Association (ESA) is the trade association of the video game industry in the United States. It was formed in April 1994 as the Interactive Digital Software Association.
ESRB Rating ESRB is the abbreviation for Entertainment Software Rating Board, a self-regulatory body for the interactive entertainment software industry established in 1994 by the Entertainment Software Association (ESA)
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) 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 30fp
Game screens Genre A video game genre is a classification assigned to a video game based on its gameplay interaction rather than visual or narrative differences. Moreover, each individual game may belong to several genres at once.
GML The Geography Markup Language (GML) is the XML grammar defined by the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) to express geographical features. GML serves as a modeling language for geographic systems as well as an open interchange format for geographic transact
Gone Gold "Going Gold" is the music industry's parlance for selling 500,000 copies of an album. "Going Platinum" means the album has gone to the next step, doubling the sales to 1 million copies.
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
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 Definition of point of origin. : 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 level surface on which people or things can stand
Quest a long or arduous search for something.
Realm a field or domain of activity or interest
Room space that can be occupied or where something can be done, especially viewed in terms of whether there is enough.
RPG 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.
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 Stands for "Software Development Kit." An SDK is a collection of software used for developing applications for a specific device or operating system. Examples of SDKs include the Windows 7 SDK, the Mac OS X SDK, and the iPhone SDK
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 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 Studio for Windows
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