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List of Acronyms used in Boardgamecafe.net
« on: November 29, 2007, 06:41:29 am »
A brilliant idea mooted by dave. Pls post whatever acronyms that we used in this forum as a reply to this thread. I'll collate & categorize them and update to the 1st post for easier reference.

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ASL
  • ASL - advance squad leader
  • DRM - dice roll modifier
Euro Games
  • BGC - Boardgamecafe.net (this site)
  • BGG - Boardgamegeek (www.boardgamegeek.com)
  • ShoC - Shadows over Camelot
  • SOC - Settlers of Catan
  • TI3 - Twilight Imperium 3
  • VP - Victory points
Game Group related
  • CC - Comics Corner
  • GC - Games Circle, Damansara Jaya
  • OTK - Old Town Kopitiam, notably their Cheras outlet where BGC holds meetup there every Fri evening
  • R1 - Round 1 of OTK Fri Meetup, usually from 8pm till 1.30am (when OTK closes)
  • R2 - Round 2 of OTK Fri Meetup, usually from 2am till 6am (at BGC centre)
  • WGS - Wolf Gameshop
Wargames
  • AVL - A Victory Lost
  • DBA - De Bellis Antiquitatis, Rules for ancient warfare using miniatures
  • FoW - Flame of War
  • M44 - Memoir '44
  • PoG - Paths of Glory
  • SS - Shifting Sands
  • TMP - The Miniatures Page ([color="#667766"]www.theminiaturespage.com[/color]
    [color="#667766"]www.theminiaturespage.com[/color])
  • W40K - Warhammer 40k
Miscellaneous
  • 2er - 2-player (or 3er for 3-player etc)
  • aka - also known as
  • AP - Analysis Paralysis
  • ASH - Available, single and hot
  • batrep - battle report
  • FAQ - Frequently Asked Question
  • FHM - Fun & Happening Moms
  • IMHO - In My Honest Opinion
  • IRL - In Real Life
  • LIFO - Last In First Out (usu. refers to the Starcraft game)
  • NATO - No Action, Talk Only
  • WTF - World Trade Federation a.k.a. What the F**k
  • XD - wolfx trying to appear smiling but not actually smiling :D
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List of Acronyms used in Boardgamecafe.net
« Reply #1 on: November 29, 2007, 08:28:01 am »

That was fast..... [:O]



My contribution :-



1) AP - Analysis Paralysis



2) DBA - De Bellis Antiquitatis, Rules for ancient warfare using miniatures.



3) Batrep - battle report



4) TMP - The Miniatures Page (www.theminiaturespage.com)



5) SS - Shifting Sands



6) PoG - Paths of Glory


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« Reply #2 on: November 30, 2007, 08:20:24 am »

More wargaming terminology....



1) OOB - Order of Battle



2) TO&E - Tables of Organisation & Equipment



3) IABSM - I Ain't Been Shot, Mum! - WW2 scenario based wargames rules by Too Fat Lardies