Sometimes, grief players' energies can be rerouted into positive directions through the game companies' outreach efforts.instanced: A zone that is created by the server specifically for a single player or group of players, or for a limited number of players.Players may also have to pay for the initial game client (unclear if that counts as f2p). feature: (noun) A feature is a clearly defined, useful or beneficial characteristic of a game.The ability of a player to choose his character's face is a feature.
Often requires the players get a special version of the game client.MUDs predate today's glitzy 3D MMORPGs by many years, and still exist today. You know how elistist science fiction snobs insist on calling Earth "Terra? Used primarily by CEOs, "money," and developers who assert that their product is not just some silly game, but is a sophisticated sociological experiment you leveling treadmill peons couldn't possibly understand.[Text by Stormwaltz] PTS, public test server: A game server where regular players can log in and try out upcoming changes before the changes are put on the standard game servers.| Game Names | Business Terms | | Leet Speak | General Terms | Monster-Related | Combat-Related | | Internet Acronyms | Emoticons | Common Misspellings | Japanese | Note | (Use "Find" function to look up specific words) dupe bug, dupe: A way of duplicating items or money or other in-game assets.Dupe bugs, because of the way they allow players to bypass the game economy, are usually very serious problems.("It's a bug, not a feature" or the opposite "it's a feature, not a bug" is an oft-used phrase of rebuttal.) fps, frames: frames per second: a measure of game performance.