MANA

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00:54 Sep 30, 2020
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English term or phrase: MANA
Definition from Cyber Definitions:
MANA means Unit of Magical Power in an online gaming context. Used most often in the context of fantasy RPG (Role Playing Game), MANA (sometimes called MP) is common term for a unit of magical power. As a rule, the higher a player's MANA score, the more potent the player's spells.

Example sentence(s):
  • Much of the game mechanic revolves around managing and using mana wisely: casting spells often enough to achieve your goal, but not so often that you run out of mana early. The Appendix
  • The TCG Magic: The Gathering uses mana as the central game mechanic. Mana is typically produced by tapping card resources such as land, artifacts, or creatures. It’s used for summoning every item on the battlefield and for casting every spell, with a few rare exceptions. Geeky Domain
  • Still, it’s not an easy fix: mana systems are inherently meant to limit power, so how can you make having limited power fun? A good way to tackle this problem is to first take a look at a wider variety of games to see different approaches to this paradox. Omegathorion
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5taikapisteet, mana
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taikapisteet, mana


Definition from own experience or research:
used commonly in RPGs in Finnish, and as an avid RPG player, these words are a staple in my spoken language.

Example sentence(s):
  • Itse taikominen tapahtuu yhdellä taikuuden kahdeksan eri alan taidolla; lisäksi loitsijalle tarpeellinen taito on Taikapisteet tai uskonnollisille loitsijoille Kanavointi. - Praedor RPG rules  
  • Gor, broohaamu ÄLY 14 MHT 11 Taikapisteet: 11 Henkitaikuus (60%): Parannus 2, Hämäännys (2), Tehonuija 1. Ilmestymismuoto: Ilmestyy määkivänä vuohibroona, jolla on kolme kättä. - RuneQuest RPG adventure  
  • Manaa käytetään myös monissa fantasiapeleissä. Peleissä mana edustaa yleensä erilaisiin loitsuihin käytettävää energiaa. - Wikipedia  
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