In many games there are a lot of stupid filler items that you don’t know what they do and they don’t matter. (i.e. crafting ingredients). They are so ubiquitous across games that there ought to be a word for them. Sort of like a “MacGuffin” (except a MacGuffin moves the plot along, and these filler items don’t).

Is there a name for these filler items? If not, got any ideas?

  • GombeenSysadmin@feddit.uk
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    5 months ago

    One more word to add to the collection: cruft. Stuff that just builds up without you really noticing, mostly because it’s easier to collect everything than to filter it out of the good stuff.