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  • abbreviation video games, slang Short for imbalanced.


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  • I still hear -it's almost 3 years ago- the WoW-Players flaming that the warlocks are "imba". imba = imbalanced Blizz had to learn, how to balance the game properly, especially when adding content.

    I want to fall in love again 2010

  • When Blizzard completely removes the trash in TOC, people cry about there being no trash when they cried beforehand about trash being present and how "imba" and "uber" it would be if there was a raid with no trash. 2009

  • I'm wearing my "-1 STR/+1 CHA" shirt which is not just funny for roleplay geeks, it's also made of very nice cottotn and fits very snugly (hence the +1 CHA, the -1 STR is just to make it less imba).

    a day at home nathreee 2008

  • Gamertags the name posted with me comment: p anyhoo, keep it up guys, wow is imba

    EXTRALIFE – By Scott Johnson - The Instance #32: Patchy Patch Patch 2006

  • Finally, I've come to the conclusion that the guild chats were too silent or too gear/stats/imba/pwn-oriented. Lisa Poisso 2010

  • Report Abuse imba ka martin! lol, if we're talking about the same FPJ

    Yahoo! Sports - Top News 2009

  • Anime Characters in this game uses their own famous lines when casting their skills and occasionally you'll get annoyed because several characters have imba (imbalance) skills.

    Softpedia - Windows - All 2009

  • It's unofficial work, but thanks to davex, CPS1PSP now has cheat support, and those who love slaughtering the opposition with their imba selves can now do so in the emulator.

    QJ.NET 2009

  • Aegis is about as imba as Level 1 Tauren Chieftain!

    Destructoid 2009

  • RPG + Anime = RPG with no need to level up, just watching the process of fighting monsters and imba bosses.

    Anime Nano! 2008


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  • imba is used by gamers mostly, and it was originated from imbalance. Now it is used for the same purpose and more.

    Example: Ferrari got imba power and handling. means extreme power & handling not imbalance.

    June 9, 2009