|Vanilla||Original or unmodified. A randomizer or other mod, though generally not an official remake, might be contrasted with the vanilla version of the same game.|
That boss has way more HP than he does in vanilla.
|Vector||A vector is a quantity with both magnitude and direction, used to represent position, velocity, etc.|
In 3D Mario games, vectoring is a set of techniques for gaining airspeed by traveling at a diagonal relative to the direction in which one left the ground.
Vectoring lets us get through this level a bit faster than usual.