What does filler mean?

Unnecessary content

A term that refers to unnecessary content that appears in video games and websites.

In video games, filler is commonly added by developers to lengthen a game so it can be marketed as having a certain amount of gameplay hours. The content does not lend itself to the game narrative therefore it is unnecessary.


I'm wading through filler right now to get to the boss

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Updated October 14, 2015

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