Sculpt: This refers to the figure itself, obviously. The actual plastic/rubber/flesh that it's made of, and what shape/condition it's in. Level of detail and accuracy play large roles in this rating.
Paint Job: This obviously refers to, well, how well-painted the figure is. Also sometimes referred to as paint Apps.
Articulation: Articulation refers to the number of movable joints that a figure has. Most action figures have five- arms, legs, and head. Others can have many, many more.
Accessories: This refers to things that the toy comes with. It could be anything, from backdrops to weapons to little sidekicks or extra hands/heads.
Value: This refers to whether or not the figure is worth its cost. Romandohs, for example, cost far more than they're (usually) worth, whereas there are always some figures worth $30 that cost $10. Also referred to as Pricing.
GOtGM: The Gross Out the Girlfriend meter. A good explanation of it is here: http://www.oafe.net/poe/gotgm.html
Playability: This is used only in connection with toys that are game pieces. What it means, basically, is how useful the figure is in the game that it's from (Example: Mage Knight miniatures).
Overall: The basic impression of the figure. is it worth it?
Edited by Ridureyu, 02 October 2003 - 12:05 AM.