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* VersionExclusiveContent \\
The practice of making certain content in a Video Game exclusive to particular versions or players, usually as a means to encourage connecting with other players (who have the other content).
14th Oct '17 11:21:39 AM Malady
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+TheHistoryOfVideoGames

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+TheHistoryOfVideoGames+UsefulNotes/TheHistoryOfVideoGames
16th Sep '17 1:44:12 PM Luigifan
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* {{Waggle}} \\
Trying to shoehorn motion controls into a game just because [[UsefulNotes/NintendoWii they're the hip new thing]] is a sure-fire way to make it suck.
6th Sep '17 11:05:37 AM Luigifan
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How close are YOU to 100% completion? Gotta achieve 'em all!

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How close are YOU ''you'' to [[OneHundredPercentCompletion 100% completion? completion]]? Gotta achieve 'em all!



* TheGreatPlayerVersusPlayerDebate \\
Whether it's better to allow players to attack each other anywhere, only in certain areas, or not at all.



** Website/IndieGameMagazine \\
An online publication dedicated to promoting {{Indie Game}}s.



* Website/OldManMurray \\
A vastly influential critical video game website.


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** TheGreatPlayerVersusPlayerDebate \\
Whether it's better to allow players to attack each other anywhere, only in certain areas, or not at all.


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* Website/IndieGameMagazine \\
An online publication dedicated to promoting {{Indie Game}}s.
* Website/OldManMurray \\
A vastly influential critical video game website.
6th Sep '17 9:32:41 AM Luigifan
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* Website/GiantBomb \\
A Review, industry news site with an open-source gaming wiki.



The game is quite addictive. Really, really addictive.

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The game is quite addictive. Really, really ''really'' addictive.



* NoExportForYou \\
When a game is released in one country but not another.



A piece of software receiving regular support that remains full of bugs.

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A piece of software receiving regular support that remains ''remains'' full of bugs.



Developers include blood, guts and sexual content to [[PanderingToTheBase target the hardcore gaming market]].

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Developers include blood, guts guts, and sexual content to [[PanderingToTheBase target the hardcore gaming market]].



Completing the game with only one character (in games with [[PlayerParty Player Parties]].)

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Completing the game with only one character (in games with [[PlayerParty Player Parties]].)Parties]]).



A type of sequel that is not part of the same world or story as its predecessor, but is nonetheless considered to be a successor because of shared creators or themes.

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A type of sequel that is not part of the same world or story as its predecessor, but is nonetheless considered to be a successor because of shared creators creators, themes, or themes.gameplay elements.



The game draws you in so much, you begin see its elements in RealLife.

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The game draws you in so much, you begin to see its elements in RealLife.


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* Website/GiantBomb \\
A Review, industry news site with an open-source gaming wiki.
24th Aug '17 12:14:29 PM Luigifan
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** DigitalPiracyIsEvil \\
The typical mindset behind Copy Protection.



Data, levels, characters etc. that are still in the game code but are normally inaccessible.

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Data, levels, characters characters, etc. that are still in the game code but are normally inaccessible.



When concepts are used which, on paper, make a game appear to be balanced, but in reality, it is not.

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When concepts are used which, on paper, make a game appear to be balanced, balanced ([[CompetitiveBalance competitively]] or [[AnAdventurerIsYou otherwise]]), but in reality, [[CharacterTiers it is not.not]].



** DifficultButAwesome \\
On paper, it's broken as hell. In practice, not so much... Unless you're skilled enough to use it properly, in which case it will wreck your enemies with ease.



A GameBreaker done on purpose, usually done only temporarily.

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A GameBreaker done on purpose, usually done only temporarily.[[ATasteOfPower temporarily]], [[BraggingRightsReward long after it would be relevant]], or [[MyRulesAreNotYourRules exclusive to the AI]].
25th Jul '17 10:41:25 PM ZuTheSkunk
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* AchievementMockery \\
Achievements awarded for doing something stupid or for playing poorly.



* AchievementMockery \\
Achievements awarded for doing something stupid or for playing poorly.
25th Jul '17 10:41:07 PM ZuTheSkunk
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* AchievementMockery \\
Achievements awarded for doing something stupid or for playing poorly.
16th May '17 6:11:22 AM Luigifan
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* KonamiCode \\

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* ** KonamiCode \\



** DamnYouMuscleMemory/VideoGames - For video game examples. %%This was split off due to page size limitations.

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** DamnYouMuscleMemory/VideoGames - -- For video game examples. %%This was split off due to page size limitations.



* EffortlessAchievement\\

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* EffortlessAchievement\\EffortlessAchievement \\



When developers use things like LuckBasedMission and TrialAndErrorGameplay to create the illusion of a challenge. Or, when it IS challenging, but for the wrong reasons.

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When developers use things like LuckBasedMission and TrialAndErrorGameplay to create the illusion of a challenge. Or, when it IS ''is'' challenging, but for the wrong reasons.



* GameGenie\\

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* GameGenie\\GameGenie \\



Guy In Real Life

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[[ThereAreNoGirlsOnTheInternet Guy In Real LifeLife]]



* LadyNotAppearingInThisGame\\
Shoehorning a sexy woman in a commercial to trick players into buying the game ie assuming most gamers are perverts.

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* LadyNotAppearingInThisGame\\
LadyNotAppearingInThisGame \\
Shoehorning a sexy woman in a commercial to trick players into buying the game ie game, i.e. assuming most gamers are perverts.
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