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The Origins of Video Game Terminology

As the video game medium expanded, so did the terminologies that surrounded the game-playing experience. Words such as “1-UP” and “boss” which have been around since the early days, have now been joined by terms like “nerf” and “perks” in the gamer vocabulary.

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T3mpr1x1483d ago

Oh man, I used to speak in 1337...Back when I was in Jr. high school. I tended to go overboard.

knifefight1483d ago

I think going overboard -- with most anything -- is just part of being in Jr. high school. ^_^

JonnyBigBoss1483d ago

Ah, so nerf is based on the Nerf soft guns.