Vernacula-X

I've resurrected this old area of the site for two reasons. It's mostly a small glossary of various video game terms. The second reason is that I have a bad habit of using unfamiliar slang including a few that I just made up myself. This area is still under construction and I apologize in advance for spelling errors, mistakes and just out-and-out stupidity. This is meant only as a quick 'oh, THAT'S what that means!' resource. Links to much better sites (many of which are referenced for the more technical bits here) are included at the bottom.


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drone (Full page here.) - Also known as zako (JPN), mooks and a zillion other names. These lowest-level enemies are sent to wear you down by sheer numbers. In a few games (especially beat-em-ups), an enemy can appear as a boss first, then reappear later as a drone enemy. Sometimes, the sprites of a drone enemy are palette-swapped or slightly-altered to create a boss (like Abigail from Final Fight or the mohawked Abobo from Double Dragon).

Doppelgänger (Full page here.) -


External Info sources and references:
CPS-2 Shock
System 16
Vidgame.net

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