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#1 renqilin   Members   

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Posted 11 January 2004 - 02:11 PM

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.

#2 Zahlman   Members   

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Posted 11 January 2004 - 02:23 PM

RTS = real-time strategy
FPS = first-person shooter
I''ve never heard of an AVG though.

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Posted 11 January 2004 - 05:50 PM

Thanks, Zahlman. You''ve been a great help.

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Posted 11 January 2004 - 06:07 PM

Just for the record, fps''s are the best... :-D

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Posted 11 January 2004 - 06:46 PM

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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Posted 11 January 2004 - 10:49 PM

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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Posted 11 January 2004 - 11:15 PM

Bahwani = Rhythmic games where buttons are pressed in time to a beat.

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Posted 12 January 2004 - 08:49 PM

"Bahwani"??? Are you sure you didn''t mishear "Bemani"? (This being the trademark for Konami''s set of music games.)

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Posted 12 January 2004 - 10:53 PM

FPS also refers to Frames Per Second. Never heared of AVG (except the AVG virus scanner) but, taking a wild guess - Adventure Game?

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#10 ButchDean   Members   

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Posted 12 January 2004 - 10:53 PM

quote:
Original post by Zahlman
"Bahwani"??? Are you sure you didn''t mishear "Bemani"? (This being the trademark for Konami''s set of music games.)

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Posted 12 January 2004 - 11:37 PM

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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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Posted 12 January 2004 - 11:50 PM

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Original post by FtMonkey
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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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Posted 13 January 2004 - 12:06 AM

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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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Posted 13 January 2004 - 02:38 AM

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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Posted 13 January 2004 - 03:30 AM

TBS = turn-based strategy

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Posted 20 January 2004 - 05:43 AM

RAAKTBIF-Run around and kill things because it''s fun

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Posted 20 January 2004 - 07:18 AM

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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Posted 02 February 2004 - 06:11 AM

quote:
Original post by FtMonkey
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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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Posted 02 February 2004 - 06:16 AM

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

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Posted 02 February 2004 - 09:51 AM

quote:
Original post by NafdahliX
Don''t forget the BL-games!
BL = Boy Love


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