Take the 2-minute tour ×
Arqade is a question and answer site for passionate videogamers on all platforms. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I've played Diablo II since release and to me "Go to town" means open town portal, heal, sell items, brag a bit and maybe take a minute to relax. But the other gamers on the net seem to mean something else by that.

What does going to town mean these days?

share|improve this question
    
Somebody added Diablo 2 tag to my question accidentally. Don't be confused by that, I already know what it means in that context, I'm asking about the rest of the possible gaming contexts. –  user1306322 Jun 14 at 9:51

1 Answer 1

It could be slang. To proceed enthusiastically, vigorously, or expertly, similar to "Going all out". As with many things in the English language, the meaning depends on the context in which it is used.

"Drink your potions and go to town on that monster!" This is an example where it would mean go kill an enemy.

"After the enemy is dead, go to town and meet at the weapon shop." This example would mean literally go back to the town.

For these "other gamers on the net", we would need to some examples to tell you exactly what those mean.

share|improve this answer
    
kind of fun that this saying is on both sides of the spectrum.. one being super aggressive and the other being retreating –  Rapitor Jun 13 at 20:28

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.