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What is AVG Game?

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I know that RPG is the abbreviation of "Role Play Game", but what is AVG game ? and RTS? also FPS? I''m a newbie, thanks.
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RTS = real-time strategy
FPS = first-person shooter
I''ve never heard of an AVG though.
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Don't quote me, but I'd guess that AVG stands for Adventure Game.

[edited by - Programmer16 on January 12, 2004 1:57:05 AM]
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Some more:
MMORPG: Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game
MMOG: Massively Multiplayer Online Game
Schmup: Shoot''m up. (tiny whiny little ship blowin'' away thousands of enemies coming at you in straight lines)
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"Bahwani"??? Are you sure you didn''t mishear "Bemani"? (This being the trademark for Konami''s set of music games.)
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"Bahwani"??? Are you sure you didn''t mishear "Bemani"? (This being the trademark for Konami''s set of music games.)

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Never heared of AVG (except the AVG virus scanner) but, taking a wild guess - Adventure Game?



Never heard of that one either, anyway according to google it does stand for adventure game
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Never heared of AVG (except the AVG virus scanner) but, taking a wild guess - Adventure Game?



Never heard of that one either, anyway according to google it does stand for adventure game


What a guess! Shows you how much attention the gaming comunity pays to adventure games though - the fact that the AVG abreviation isn''t even known...
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What a guess! Shows you how much attention the gaming comunity pays to adventure games though - the fact that the AVG abreviation isn''t even known...



I thought Sam and Max and the Monkey Island series were pretty good games...although that was a long time ago I don''t pay too much attention to adventure games anymore...oh well
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As far as i know, the term AVG (AdVenture Game) is used for defining "visual novels" games (lots of texts with images), as the bishoujo (non-adult & adult) japanese games or games like Hideo Kojima''s Snatcher.
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I would have thought Adventure Game would be ADV Game or some such. So an "AVG Game" is an AdVenture Game Game?

If someone said "that is one AVG game!" that they meant "Average."
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What a guess! Shows you how much attention the gaming comunity pays to adventure games though - the fact that the AVG abreviation isn''t even known...



I thought Sam and Max and the Monkey Island series were pretty good games...although that was a long time ago I don''t pay too much attention to adventure games anymore...oh well


[quoting Steven Stifler] F****** right doggy![/quoting] The monkey island series is one of the best (and funniest) games I''ve ever played!
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Don''t forget the BL-games!
BL = Boy Love


Is that something only the Jackson family plays?

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Don''t forget the BL-games!
BL = Boy Love


Is that something only the Jackson family plays?


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As best as I can tell, AVG means average, not so much as in it sucks, but as the games playability is based on your average score.

LIke a lot of sports games are "AVG" and the AI and such gets harder as you get better.

I am not sure the exact acronym, but that AFAIK is what it is.
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AV Girls in Japan are like Page 3 girls in the UK (except do sex scenes, I think).

Its possible AVG means AV Games and are sex games or games with loads of nudity. Or AVGirl games. I never found out what AV means, though. It would be a crowning achievment of Engrish if it means AudioVisual Girls.
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NO! the best adventure game ever is willy beamish. it OWNS monkey island. you can still get it from the underdogs.org i think.

and im not sure if he ment to spell it engrish or not :|


BTW how do i do those fancy quote things?
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AcronymFinder.com suggests "Advanced Video Graphics Array", although one would think that this would be AVGA, but apparently AVG and AVGA mean the same thing. I've never heard of AVGA, but I suppose it was something that came after VGA (obviously), but got beaten by SVGA. Who knows... (Hmm... I guess that was the OP's question...)

[Edit - My HTML skills have gone to hell...]

[edited by - Agony on February 3, 2004 1:52:27 PM]
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