Steve: #whining and bitching# I'm tired and hungry!! This sucks! I'm going to be the last survivor...Bitch, bitch, bitch, etc...
#hoard of zombies come running in#
Sam:#about to be attacked by a zombie# Meat shield!
#Group tosses Steve into the masses of zombies. He doesn't last long... And the rest of the group gets away and survives#
A character in a tactics rpg, i.e. Fire Emblem, who is disarmed and used to distract enemies without inflicting damage or gaining significant exp.
To act as a meat shield.
Fire Emblem Noob: Hey, I got a paladin! Sweet!
Fire Emblem Expert: Take his weapons and set him in front of the lord. Otherwise he'll steal your experience.
Noob: I'm ready to fight!
Captain: Go meat shield a sniper, why don't you?!