Losing your "last life" in a game?

Discussion in 'General Off-Topic Chat' started by DarthVader3257, Nov 16, 2010.

  1. DarthVader3257

    DarthVader3257 Member

    Oct 3, 2009
    United States
    Ok, so I noticed in some video games, even though all your lives disappear, you still have one last "invisible" life left. Why is this? Thanks! [​IMG]
  2. Rydian

    Rydian Resident Furvert™

    Feb 4, 2010
    United States
    Cave Entrance, Watching Cyan Write Letters
    In some games the number displays your total lives, and in some it displays just your spare lives.

    Like how your closet at any given day does not have all your clothes, because you're currently wearing a set.

    I hope.
  3. Blood Fetish

    Blood Fetish Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?

    Nov 3, 2002
    United States
    The counter is how many lives you have stored up. When you are on your last life that means the counter will have 0.
  4. diando

    diando GBATemp™ Creepy Arceus™

    Sep 3, 2009
    Arceus Dimension
    It kinda mean that it shows all the other lives left not in use!
  5. ProtoKun7

    ProtoKun7 GBAtemp Time Lord Regenerations: 4

    Jan 3, 2009
    United Kingdom
    What has already been said, really. It's like the difference between ordinal and cardinal numbers. Also, if you're in a race and you overtake the person in 3rd, which position are you in?

    Since when have you ever hoped that?

    >OP is male
    >Disregard question
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