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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Quick Timer Event (Full page here.) - These are events in games in which the screen prompts the player to perform some sort of action (usually a button press) in a certain amount of time or face the consequences (usually damage or instant death). The player has no control of their character other than the required command. This is similar to the Full Motion Video games of the mid-1980's like Dragon's Lair and Space Ace.

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

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