Outside game preparation and strategies
The metagame has switched so heavily lately. You hardly see any of the same strategies used anymore.
|SLAP||Sounds like a plan|
|ARTS||Action real-time strategy|
|Gamer||A video game player|
A gaming term that refers to the strategies discussed and planned outside of gameplay that affect how players play inside of the game; used to anticipate and adapt to how an opponent will play (the player is said to be "metagaming" his opponent); often includes an evolving set of tactics as gamers become more skilled at gameplay.