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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of nerf.


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  • It's not just "nerfs" - Improving item/class A causes an implicit devaluation of items/classes B-Z.

    The Point of No Return

  • Corrections to class balance, more commonly called "nerfs", are a deeply emotional thing.


  • Beyond the monster engine package, you also get the same Maxxis/Douglas tire wheel combo, the Wave brake rotors, full nerfs, performance exhaust, and all the other high-end components found on the 450 SX.

    Quad 2009 ATV Buyers Guide

  • If they released them, then people could trade in these goods and the operators would get a share of the revenue so generated; in return, they would be required to ensure that the goods were fit to be traded meaning compensation for nerfs?

    Taking a Gamble

  • Can I sue Blizzard if it nerfs an item in Wow, causing its value to collapse.

    …but we agreed, we have a contract! waaaah

  • References: le mitraillage (m) = machine-gunning; (être) sur les nerfs = to be on edge

    French Word-A-Day:

  • Whether that's via releasing an expansion, or buffs/nerfs, or an unfortunately introduced dupe bug.

    The Point of No Return

  • From what was being said, though, I'd say developers felt they would be unable to operate if players could stop nerfs, or demand the return of property lost in an in-game context, or demand the right to import items from other virtual worlds, or insist that virtual worlds containing their objects were not closed down.

    The Point of No Return

  • The better guilds on the other hand have changed considerably in response to changing rules nerfs, bufs and environment.

    Are Religions Virtual Worlds?

  • Incidentally, this is one often overlooked consequence of allowing clerics to use edged weapons; it nerfs one of the FM's major benefits.



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