Definitions for "Rules Lawyer"
A gamer who insists on arguing rule interpretations to the detriment of the game. Usually recognised by the two hundred white mice carried in their backpack. (See Car Wars Player).
n. A gamer who interprets rules in an overly literal sense or in such a way to significantly reduce the thematic or logical aspects of a game.
( link / ) player who knows the rules extremely well, and prefers to stick to them very closesly. Often, rules lawyers use their extensive knowledge of the rules to exploit loopholes that favor their PC.