Glossary Of Game Terms
Here is a list of all sorts of glossary of terms taken from experience. These range from common terminology, uncommon based genre and rare community based terms.
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term/other terms – part of speech; meaning. “Example, if need.”
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Glossary (Last Update: 14 Mar 2012)
Noob/nub/n00b – noun,adj; person with skill equal or less than a novice.
Newb/newbie – noun,adj; a novice, new to the game.
gg – good game, to signify end of match or grouping.
gj – good job
ns – nice shot
wb – welcome back, greeting after someone is away, reply to someone who returned from “afk” or “brb” state.
brb – be right back, used to state temporary inactivity or non-responsive behaviour while online
afk – away from keyboard, used to state long duration of inactivity
sq – noun; “squad”, applicable for party and group
party/group/team – noun,verb; party of a small collective for a temporary period for short term goals
lfm/lfg – looking for member/looking for group, used to announce search for particular member or group
wtt/wts/wtb – wanting to trade/wanting to sell/wanting to buy, used to announce consent to conduct transaction for items listed
tank – noun,verb,adj.; ability to withstand damage
dps – damage per second
hot – heals over time, skill which passively heal automatically over a duration
dot – damage over time, skill which passively inflicts damage over a duration
gt – good try
n1 – nice one
woot/woop – celebratory exclamation
fb – “fall back” or “facebook”
fleet/guild – permanent organization of players with similar long term goals
op – verb,adj.; overpower, description of ability or item to be well above expected limitations with very little weaknesses
nerf – verb,adj.; ability or item to be well under the limitations with very few strengths
ss – noun; screenshot, picture of current visual display
aoe – noun; area of effect, damage or heals cast within a given area
coc – noun; chain of command, form of guild organization
UI – noun; user interface, whole visual display to provide accessibility to systems
HUD – noun; heads-up-display, immediate display for priority statistics and information
P2W – noun,verb,adj.; pay to win, subscription/cash shop provides larger benefits than playing alone
QTE – noun; quick time event, action requiring speed and precision to effectively complete sucessfully