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In the past, there were various derogatory terms for people who would abuse the ability to save the current state and keep retrying until non-deterministic decisions went in their way.

What is that called now?

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Nowadays it is called Save Scumming, according to the trope wiki. This term comes from the Roguelike community, and different people may use different terms for that.

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I believe you are referring to save scumming.

I still do it on a fairly regular basis for the simple reason I don't have the time to redo large parts of a game!

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