"Git Gud", an intentional misspelling of the phrase "get good," is an expression used khổng lồ heckle inexperienced players or newbies in online đoạn phim games, similar lớn the use of the phrase "lurk more" on forums.
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According to lớn a GameFAQs forums<1> discussion from September 2009, the term was coined on PlayStation 3"s Metal Gear Online community as a corrupted way of telling a fellow player "get better."
On July 10th, 2008, Urban Dictionary user PaperCupp submitted a definition<2> of the word, explaining it as another way of saying "get better." In February 2012, the phrase started to lớn gain significant momentum on 4chan"s /v/ (Video Games) & other video game-related boards<3>, particularly within the Dark Souls & call of Duty communities. For instance, on September 1st, 2013, a parody image of a film Get Rich or Die Tryin" named Git Gud or Die Tryin" (pictured below) was posted on 4chan"s /vg/ (Video Games – General) Dark Souls General<7>. The image was later posted on Reddit.<8>
"Git Gud" is also used on a variety of other gaming communites, like Team Fortress 2<4>, Dust 514<5>, League of Legends<6>, and many more.
<1> GameFAQs – who invented git gud?
<2> UrbanDictionary – GiT GuD
<3> Foolz! – git gud (page unavailable)
<4> Steam forums (via Waybachồng Machine) – Ways lớn "git gud" at MVM…?
<5> Dust 514 forums (via Way Baông xã Machine) – Git gud
<6> League of Legends forum – Reporting every Fizz…
<7> Archived.Moe – Git Gud or Die Tryin"
<8> reddit – Git Gud or Die Tryin"
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