Glossary Entry: Gorn

Quick Definition

A combination of the words "porn" and "gore", gorn is what you get when detailed gore is showcased or otherwise front and center. The basic idea here is to show the gore as being exciting or sensational.

In extreme cases, it's graphic to the point where it can't be taken seriously anymore and just comes off as being graphic for the sake of being graphic. Fortunately, such cases are rare since over reliance on gore also tends to mean that the designers are compensating for something -- such as not making a quality game.


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