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00:54 Sep 11, 2020
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Tech/Engineering - Games / Video Games / Gaming / Casino
Additional field(s): Computers: Software, Games / Video Games / Gaming / Casino, Computers (general)
English term or phrase: grinding
Definition from Techopedia:
Grinding refers to the playing time spent doing repetitive tasks within a game to unlock a particular game item or to build the experience needed to progress smoothly through the game. Grinding most commonly involves killing the same set of opponents over and over in order to gain experience points or gold. Although other game genres require some grinding, role-playing games (RPG) – specifically massively multiplayer online role-playing games – are the most notorious for requiring this type of time investment from players.

Example sentence(s):
  • Grinding slowly became a fundamental aspect of single-players RPGs even though its repetitive nature has been said to be a result of poor game design, but the rise of the internet and massively multiplayer online role-playing games (MMORPGs) like World of Warcraft added new competitive and social variables that made grinding even more tantalizing. Inverse
  • There are some gamers that say they do not want grinding in games, but what they really mean is that they hate spending a great deal of time having to grind. Every game has some form of grinding, as every game has repeated actions required to move forward. The key is that players need to feel they are moving forward to the next stage or story chapter, or the grind becomes filler and without purpose. Seasoned Gaming
  • However, one must admit that grinding in video games has a necessity, especially when it is devoid of game developers’ monetary-hunger. BangoGames
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5 +1грінд
Maxim Olshin


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Definition from Wikipedia:
Тж. ґрінд — «в комп'ютерних іграх повторювані і пов'язані з невеликим ризиком дії гравців, спрямовані на отримання внутрішньої вигоди. Для прикладу, гравці можуть неодноразово відвідувати локації зі слабкими супротивниками, знищувати їх і, дякуючи цьому, поступово удосконалювати свого персонажа».

Example sentence(s):
  • Геймерам потрібно часто здійснювати грінд для добування досвіду, вдосконалення героя, а також щоб успішно змагатися з іншими гравцями і монстрами. -  
  • Ігровий цикл складається з полювання і підготовки, яка включає в себе крафт, збиральництво, грінд, прокачування і так далі. -  
Maxim Olshin
Local time: 01:13
Native speaker of: Native in RussianRussian, Native in UkrainianUkrainian
PRO pts in category: 4

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Yes  Olga Zagorodniaia
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