ragdoll physics
 n.— «There are a lot of details in games that slightly improve the overall-feel, but that doesn’t change the gameplay. Things like being able to look at your feet in FPS games adds to the impression players get but isn’t a tie-breaker when all comes down to it. A bit further up the ladder lurks details such as ragdoll physics, better lighting effects and to some extent other types of graphical improvements. We all like to watch the one we just killed fall down some stairs and end up in a fun position which we then screenshoot (new word), but it still isn’t up there.» —“What’s going to be the next Bullet Time?” by Adam Sandberg That VideoGame Blog Apr. 22, 2009. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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