spawnkill

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See also: spawn-kill and spawn kill

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spawn +‎ kill

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spawnkill (third-person singular simple present spawnkills, present participle spawnkilling, simple past and past participle spawnkilled)

  1. (video games) To kill a player or NPC enemy at a spawn point.
    • 2002 August 26, Flashheart [username], “Re: Why should CTF Flag Camping be wrong”, in alt.games.unreal.tournament, Usenet[1]:
      He was spawnkilled about 30-40 times in 20 minutes by one player.
    • 2004, Dan Irish, Men of Valor: Prima's Official Strategy Guide, Prima (2004), →ISBN, page 110:
      It is ridiculously easy to spawn-kill the VC at their outdoor spawn location, from several relatively safe locations inside the Embassy's ground floor, especially the library windows.
    • 2004 October 23, Grl/Grl_Prn [username], “Re: Thank you... I guess”, in alt.games.battlefield1942, Usenet[2]:
      Nothing lowers your morale faster than some jerk spawn killing you for the fifth time and yelling that your mother worked in a Nevada brothel.
    • For more quotations using this term, see Citations:spawnkill.