Aug 15th 2007 3:55PM Though the primary influence was, in fact, WoW, the list was designed to include most, if not all, video games. I'm sure many will agree that the majority of WoW's problems that require solving are nothing compared to that of, say, the Myst games. Several of the items can also be applied to any MMO.
And a note to Greg (comment #10). Considering I'm currently in college for web design, I hardly think I have to go back to school, particularly to learn vocabulary. If you read my post that this entry derived from then you'd know why I used mitigate as an example.
Here, I'll give you other examples if you'd like:
Hinterlands - a remote area, back country
Eviscerate - to disembowel
Lacerate - to cut or tear irregularly