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==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
 
*The third rank of the title, Numchuck Skillz, appears to be a reference to [[Wikipedia:Napoleon Dynamite|Napoleon Dynamite]]. [[Wikipedia:Nunchaku|Nunchaku]] or Nunchucks, sometimes mispronounced as Numchucks, are martial arts weapons.
 
*The third rank of the title, Numchuck Skillz, appears to be a reference to [[Wikipedia:Napoleon Dynamite|Napoleon Dynamite]]. [[Wikipedia:Nunchaku|Nunchaku]] or Nunchucks, sometimes mispronounced as Numchucks, are martial arts weapons.
*The fifth rank of the title. [[Wikipedia:Über|Über]] is a German word actually meaning "above/over" well known in the online gaming industry even before [[Wikipedia:Diablo 2|Diablo 2]] came about, commonly translated in the gamer community as "super" when attached to an attribute such as "skillz." Thus, this roughly translates into English as "Super Macro/Micro Skillz." "Macro/Micro," among elite groups of gamers refers to the ability to do many things in a game very quickly, typically a real-time strategy (RTS) or a first-person shooter (FPS) title, in a short period of time using keyboard shortcuts. Jeremy, the main character in the web show Pure Pwnage is said to have "uber micro" referring to his pwnage of Command and Conquer Generals(and Zero Hour).
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*The fifth rank of the title. [[Wikipedia:Über|Über]] is a German word actually meaning "above/over" well known in the online gaming industry even before [[Wikipedia:Diablo 2|Diablo 2]] came about, commonly translated in the gamer community as "super" when attached to an attribute such as "skillz." Thus, this roughly translates into English as "Super Macro/Micro Skillz." "Macro/Micro," among elite groups of gamers refers to the ability to do many things in a game very quickly, typically a real-time strategy (RTS) or a first-person shooter (FPS) title, in a short period of time using keyboard shortcuts. Jeremy, the main character in the web show Pure Pwnage is said to have "uber micro" referring to his mastery of Command and Conquer Generals(and Zero Hour).
 
*In the sixth rank, the word [[Wikipedia:Gosu|Gosu]] is Korean. It is a common word in Asian languages and literally means "a high hand". The term is often used to describe a person with great skill in martial arts or in [[Wikipedia:Go_%28board_game%29|Go]]. It has now been adopted into English because it became highly used in multiplayer games because of Korea's influence in online gaming.
 
*In the sixth rank, the word [[Wikipedia:Gosu|Gosu]] is Korean. It is a common word in Asian languages and literally means "a high hand". The term is often used to describe a person with great skill in martial arts or in [[Wikipedia:Go_%28board_game%29|Go]]. It has now been adopted into English because it became highly used in multiplayer games because of Korea's influence in online gaming.
 
*1337 comes from the word [[Wikipedia:leet|leet]], a writing system. The word itself means "elite" but is commonly used to mock someone in online gaming. "Skillz" and the unconfirmed ninth rank, "T3h Haxz0rz Skillz", likewise originate in leetspeak.
 
*1337 comes from the word [[Wikipedia:leet|leet]], a writing system. The word itself means "elite" but is commonly used to mock someone in online gaming. "Skillz" and the unconfirmed ninth rank, "T3h Haxz0rz Skillz", likewise originate in leetspeak.

Revision as of 15:59, 9 August 2007

Gamer Title Track

Gamer is earned by winning points in Festival Games, like the Snowball Arena. It is tied to your account, not any character in particular.

Rank Title Gamer Points needed
1 Skillz 1,000
2 Pro Skillz 2,000
3 Numchuck Skillz 4,000
4 Mad Skillz 7,000
5 Über Micro Skillz 12,000
6 Gosu Skillz 20,000
7 1337 Skillz 32,500

Gamer Points Awarded for different festival games


Trivia

  • The third rank of the title, Numchuck Skillz, appears to be a reference to Napoleon Dynamite. Nunchaku or Nunchucks, sometimes mispronounced as Numchucks, are martial arts weapons.
  • The fifth rank of the title. Über is a German word actually meaning "above/over" well known in the online gaming industry even before Diablo 2 came about, commonly translated in the gamer community as "super" when attached to an attribute such as "skillz." Thus, this roughly translates into English as "Super Macro/Micro Skillz." "Macro/Micro," among elite groups of gamers refers to the ability to do many things in a game very quickly, typically a real-time strategy (RTS) or a first-person shooter (FPS) title, in a short period of time using keyboard shortcuts. Jeremy, the main character in the web show Pure Pwnage is said to have "uber micro" referring to his mastery of Command and Conquer Generals(and Zero Hour).
  • In the sixth rank, the word Gosu is Korean. It is a common word in Asian languages and literally means "a high hand". The term is often used to describe a person with great skill in martial arts or in Go. It has now been adopted into English because it became highly used in multiplayer games because of Korea's influence in online gaming.
  • 1337 comes from the word leet, a writing system. The word itself means "elite" but is commonly used to mock someone in online gaming. "Skillz" and the unconfirmed ninth rank, "T3h Haxz0rz Skillz", likewise originate in leetspeak.


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