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"Kobe" is usually said when one is about to make a basket when playing basketball. It can apply to games where you might do something similar like getting a grenade or throwing knife kill, even when throwing away a piece of trash into the garbage. It comes from the legend, Kobe Bryant, who played his career with the LA Lakers. Kobe set the record for most ...


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Aggro means to draw aggressions of others towards yourself; obtaining surrounding enemy attention and weapons fire towards onto oneself. An example would be an army unit in combat, exchanging fire, and you need to get the rest of your unit to safer position. Multiple people are "pinned down" (cant move at all or they will take a hit. Therefore, you (have ...


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Q: Is there a way to force objects and textures to fade in rather than pop in when a new uGrid is loaded, or is that just how the engine works? A: The thing about LOD is that it requires a low detail mesh, and not everything has that. Some objects do, but most don't. That's why you get that pop in (or up or whatever). –LOD fade instead of pop in? ...


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In Osu!, pp stands for performance points. There are two main contexts to consider pp in, at the beatmap level and at the account level. On an individual beatmap, pp is based on the difficulty of the song and one's accuracy score on the song. One can try over and over to improve their performance, but only the best performance on each beatmap will count. ...


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While others used a rather vague explanation of what is the file itself, the modified opengl library would give the player a big advantage over the others such as seeing through walls, computer controlled aim, and so on. In other words he was cheating and got banned for that.


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This is typically referred to as an object being "drawn". The distance at which is occurs is known as Draw distance. Wikipedia has an article on this, specifically relating it to video games and the "popping" phenomenon it produces. Here is an excerpt: Older games had far shorter draw distances, most noticeable in vast, open scenes. Racing arcade games ...


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OpenGL, or Open Graphics Library is a programming interface that games use nowadays. It is essentially a library of code that is used by developers to create software utilizing graphics, which nowadays, is essentially nearly everything. Examples of other Graphics Libraries are .NET's System.Drawing namespace, Qt and DirectX; the one used and made by ...


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Shopping is a colloquial term for a raid/attack in Clash of Clans. Generally if they say it's a "nice shopping trip", then they either got a lot of the type of loot they were looking for, or just a lot of loot in general. So in the replay where his defense won, the attacker probably got a decent amount of loot from the attack, and "going shopping" would be ...


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DirectX is three different things depending on whether you're a gamer or a developer and what version of Windows you using. DirectX used to be add-on that could be upgraded in older versions of Windows, but in current versions of Windows DirectX is a component of the OS that can't be upgraded. It's also an SDK that developers use to create games that use ...


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DirectX is a special library that allows programs (typically games) to access the video card more "directly" (thus, the Direct in DirectX). It sits between the graphics card's drivers and the OS. Back in the pre-DirectX days, Windows programs had one of two options if they needed to talk to the video card: Option one was they could write to the card via ...


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TL;DR: DirectX is a redistributed library that helps the game talk to your hardware. DirectX should support earlier versions, and as PTwr suggests, is often the culprit of "missing DLL d3dx9_[somenumber].dll" messages. The required version should always be included as part of a game's installation process, so you often end up with multiple versions. DirectX ...


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RTC - Real Time Clock served to keep track of date and time when the cartridge is without a power supply. In this Pokemon cartridge example you can see the battery that is powering the clock. You probably find that familiar from PC motherboards ;)


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RTC is indeed short for "Real Time Clock." What this indicates in terms of flash cartridges is a bit more complex. Some games shipped with an internal clock chip that kept track of the time even when the system was powered off. They used this to measure actual, real world time for certain in-game events. Pokemon games in particular made heavy use of ...


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RTC is short for Real Time Clock.


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So I gotta say, since no hero is classified as a lane support - I think that role has no practical meaning. In short, nonesuch exists.


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If you see a Lifesaver footnote in the PoTG screen, this is intended to feature situations where one player is able to save another player (or players) from imminent death. For example: If Reinhardt has an enemy pinned, and that enemy's teammate stuns or kills Reinhardt, the teammate would be awarded a large amount of "Lifesaver" score. If Mercy has 5 of her ...


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Indev, literally meaning "in development", was the pre-beta version of Minecraft between December 2009 and February 2010. It was succeeded by Infdev, and then Alpha. Basically, Minecraft development moved through a number of phases. There was: The "pre-classic" era in mid 2009. The game was strictly single player creative. The multiplayer and survival ...



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