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The Battleforge Dictionary

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A collection of some abbreviations and technicisms commonly used by players ingame. If you feel like it you can propose more words or feedback to this thread too:

 

BattleForge specific abbreviations

2x mix = a deck consisting of 2 colors

3x mix = a deck consisting of 3 colors

AA = Anti Air

AH = Auction House (Marketplace)

AIS = Area Ice Shield

AoC = Aura of Corruption or Altar of Chaos

AoE = Area of Effect, also used for spells that target an area instead of a unit.

AoF = avatar of frost

BG = Breeding grounds (can also mean Battlegrounds (Random PvE))

BF = Battleforge (can also refer to Battlefield)

BFR = Battleforge Reborn

BFPs = Battleforge Points, one of the ingame currencies, used to buy Boosters and Elements

Blue = Frost (can also refer to the blessed affinity)

C = Common. The most common rarity in Battleforge.

CC = Crowd Control. Spells or abilities that makes it impossible for units to attack and/or move.

Charge = A copy of a card that is merged with the same, upgraded card, thus increasing the times it can be played out before recharge time activates.

Charging = Increasing the times a card can be played out before recharge time activates by adding a card copy to an upgraded card.

CRD = Crusade

CS = Coldsnap

DA = Darkelf Assassins

DC = Disconnect

DD = Direct Damage

DE = Disenchant

Dis = Usually means Disenchant, rarely disconnect

Dmg = Damage. Often used to tell the damage value stated on the card.

DnD = Do Not Disturb (can also mean Dungeons & Dragons)

DO = Deep One

DoT = Damage Over Time, inflicting damage on a unit/structure that reapplies damage at regular intervals (e.g. Spirit Hunters, Sun Reaver), can also refer to Dragon Of Time

DPS = Damage per second

Dpts = Damage per twenty seconds (the value stated on the card)

Dread = Dreadcharger (as Shadow) or Dreadnought (as Frost)

ELO = The score gained by winning PvP matches.

Enli/Enlight = Enlightenment

EP = Energy Parasite

ES = Earthshaker

EZ = Easy (low difficulty)

F = Fire or Frost

FM = Frost Mage

FoF = Furnace of flesh

FoW = Fog of War 

Fr = Frost

Full = A deck consisting of all 4 colors

G = Gold. The ingame currency won from maps.

Gold Run = Collecting all gold chests in a map and disenchanting all upgrade rewards into gold

Green = Nature (can also refer to the Gifted affinity)

Grinding = Repeating an action for a long time to obtain something, like playing a lot of rpve to gain a lot of tokens.

GS = Gravity Surge

Harvy = Harvester

HP = Hit Points, how much damage a unit can sustain before it dies

HS = Home Soil

IG = Ice Guardian

IPD - Indirect Power Disadvantage, a term used to indicate a player falling behind on power pool level due to them having too much bound power through units or buildings that are not used in combat. Simply destroying/killing those entities would resolve this problem, but it is often not losing a player the game.

IST = Ice Shield Tower

Juggy = Juggernaut

KoC = Knight of Chaos

KOTG = King of the Giants, a PvE map

Lame = Any card, combination of cards or playstyle that is considered very hard or impossible to beat efficiently and generally easy to use.

Lamer = Someone who beats other people in PvP, mostly but not always using 'lame' strategies to do so.

LB = Lightblade

Legacy Reforge = A project inspired in Battleforge currently under development.

LF = Looking For

LFG = Looking For Group / Looking for Game. Means that the player is looking for someone to play with.

LK = Lyrish Knight

LS = Lost Shade or Lost Souls

LSS = Lost Spirit Ship

LTP / L2P = Learn to play

LW = Life Weaving

M8 = mate

MA = Master Archers

Mana = Manawings

Mauly = Mauler

MotK = Mark of the Keeper

Mounty = Mountaineer

Nasty = Nasty Surprise

NC = Nightcrawler

NFS = Not For Sale

NG = Nightguard

Ninja looting = When the host takes all the upgrades in an assign game without the other players' consent.

Ninja'd = When somebody does something right before you

Noob = A player playing as if he was a new player, can also mean a new player. It is also used as an insult.

Nox = Nox Trooper / Carrier

Oink = Curse of Oink

OOP = Out Of Power

PPD - Permanent Power Disadvantage, a term used to indicate a player has lost more wells and monuments in a game than their opponent. The power to construct these is lost forever, and can give the player a serious disadvantage within the game. PPD also happens when a player does not have the same amount of power wells as their opponent for a prolonged period.

Promo = A card that's given away to people by means of promotion. Promos are typically fully upgraded and often fully charged, and have a different layout.

PS = Parasite Swarm

Pure = Having cards in only one color.

Purple = The Shadow faction (can also refer to the Tainted affinity)

RB = Resource Booster

Red = The Fire faction (can also refer to the Infused affinity)

Roots = Ensnaring Roots

rPvE = Random PvE (Battlegrounds)

Shammy = Shaman

SM = Shadow Mage

Snap = Coldsnap

SoG = Shrine of Greed

SoM = Shrine of Memories

Sot = Stone of Torment

SoW = Shrine of War

Spammable = Characteristic of creatures who cost small amounts of power and are rather effective for the moment when they are used.

SS = Soulshatter

T1-4 = Tier 1-4, a way of telling how many orbs you have.

U0-3 = Upgrade level of a card, where U0 stands for no upgrades and U3 to a completely upgraded card

Unholy = Unholy Power / Unholy Hero

UA = Undead Army

UC = Uncommon. One level over the common rarity.

UP = Underpowered / Underpriced / Unholy Power

UR = Ultrarare. The highest rarity of cards.

WoG = Wheel of Gifts

WotN = Ward of the North

WW = Windweavers

 

Regular / forum abbreviations

Admin = Administrator

Afaik = As Far As I Know

AFK = Away From Keyboard (the player is not present)

AKA = Also Known As

ATM = At The Minute / At This Moment

BoT = Back on Topic, often said by mods if the posts in a forum thread are becoming too little related or entirely unrelated to the original topic.

BRB = Be right back. (The player will leave for a short time)

BTW = By the way

Buff = Increase in strength or usefulness caused by an ingame effect or a patch

Bump = Posting on a thread just to keep it in the top of the forum page

Dev = Game developer

F2P = A player that hasn't invested any real world money into the game.

Farming = Repeating an action for a long time to obtain something, like playing a lot of rpve to gain a lot of tokens, similar to Grinding.

FFS = For F***s Sake

Flamer = A player who is consistently rude to others, "flaming" them.

FTW = For The Win

FYI = For Your Information

G2G / GTG = Gotta Go (Got To Go (leave))

GG = Good game. Used when leaving a PvP match.

GL = Good Luck

GW = Good Work

GJ = Good Job

GLHF = Good Luck, Have Fun, friendly way to wish others a game

GTFO = Get The F*** Out!

HF = Have Fun

HRU = How are you?

Hype = Excitement for something about to happen

IDK = I Don't Know

IGN = In Game Name

IIRC = If I Remember Correctly

IKR = I Know Right, agreeing with someone

ILY = I Love You

IRL = In Real Life

IMBA = Imbalanced

IMO = In my Opinion

IMHO = In My Honest Opinion

Infraction = A ticket which can lead to bans

JK = Just Kidding / Joking

K / KK = Okay

LMAO = Laughing My Arse Off

LOL = Laughing Out Loud

Mod = Moderator

MFW = My Face When

MVP = Most Valuable Player / Poster

Necro = Forum term for when an old thread gets bumped to the first page, when continuing it has become irrelevant. 

Nerf = decrease in strength or usefulness with a patch.

Newb / Newbie = Term used to define a new player, also means unexperienced player.

NP = No Problem

NVM = Nevermind

OFC = Of Course

OMG = Oh My God

OP = Overpowered (A card that is too strong), Overpriced or Original Poster (the thread starter)

OT = Off-Topic

Plz / Pls = Please

PM = Private Mail or Private Message

PvE = Player Versus Enviroment

PvP = Player Versus Player

PvR = Player vs Random (Environment)

Pwn = To win or gain advantage against someone with an impressive stunt

QFT = Quoted For Truth

QQ = Crying

Rdy = ready

ROFL = Rolling On the Floor Laughing, same meaning as LOL

Smurf = A player of a higher skill cap leveling up a recently created account

Spam = In PVP, to summon several of the same unit type. In forums, writing a huge amount of small comments or repeating the same comment multiple times.

Splash = To have a deck with more than one color. Often used to refer to the second color.

Sry = Sorry

STFU = Shut The F*** Up!

Thx = Thanks

TBH = To be honest

tl;dr = Too Long; Didn't Read (put after long walls of text followed by a summary of the long text for lazy people)

Troll = Person who posts inappropriate or offensive messages to gain a response or start an argument

TTYL = Talk to you later

Ty = Thank you

Tyvm = Thank you very much

u2 = You too

w8 = Wait

w81m = Wait a minute

Wb = Welcome back / Worldbreaker Gun

WBU = What about you?

WL = Watchlist (thread where the balance of a card is discussed)

WP = Well Played

WTB = Want to buy

WTF= What the f***?

WTH = What the heck / hell?

WTS = Want to sell

WTT = Want to trade

YW = Your Welcome

 

Special thanks to @Ca7 for the additional feedback provided via Discord :)

Edited by Shalade
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 2x mix = a deck consisting of 2 colors

 3x mix = a deck consisting of 3 colors

 AA = Anti Air

 Admin = Administrator

 Afaik = As far as i know

 AFK = Away from keyboard. Means that the player isn't present.

 AH = Auction House(marketplace)

 AIS = Area Ice Shield

 AoC = Aura of Corruption or Altar of Chaos

 AoE = Area of Effect, also used for spells that target an area instead of a unit.

 AoF = avatar of frost

 atm = at the minute/ at this moment 

 BG = Breeding grounds, Can also mean Battlegrounds (Random PvE)

 Bf = In this case Battleforge, can also refer to Battlefield

 Bfp = The ingame currency bought with real world money

 Blue = Frost (can also refer to the blessed affinity)

 BoT = Back on Topic, often said by mods if the posts in a forum thread are becoming too little related or entirely unrelated to the original topic.

 BRB = Be right bck. Means the the player will leave for a short time.

 Btw = By the way. Pretty self explanatory.

 Buff = increase in strength or usefulness caused by an ingame effect or a patch.

 Bump = Posting on a thread just to keep it in the top of the forum page.

 C = Common. The most common rarity in Battleforge.

 cba = Cannot be arsed

 CC = Crowd Control. Spells or abilities that makes it impossible for units to attack and/or move.

 Charge = A copy of a card that is merged with the same, upgraded card, thus increasing the times it can be played out before recharge time activates.

 Charging = Increasing the times a card can be played out before recharge time activates by adding a card copy to an upgraded card.

 CRD = crusade

 CS = Coldsnap

 Cya l8er = See you later

 Dc = Disconnect

 DD = Direct Damage

 DE = Disenchant

 Dis = usually Disenchant, rarely disconnect (rather used "dc" as disconnect)

 Dmg = Damage. Often used to tell the damage value stated on the card.

 DnD = Do not disturb

 DO = Deep One

 DoT = Damage Over Time, inflicting damage on a unit/structure that reapplies damage at regular intervals eg spirit hunters a nd sun reaver, also Dragon Of Time 

 Dps = Damage per second

 Dpts = Damage per twenty seconds (the value stated on the card

 Dread = Dreadcharger (as Shadow) or Dreadnought (as Frost)

 ELO = The score gained by winning PvP matches.

 Enli/Enlight = Enlightenment

 EP = Energy Parasite

 ES = Earthshaker

 F= Fire or Frost

 F2P = A payer that hasn't invested any real world money into the game.

 Farming = Repeating an action for a long time to obtain something, like playing a lot of rpve to gain a lot of tokens, simil ar to Grinding.

 Flamer = A player who is consistently rude to others, "flaming" them.

 FM = Frost Mage

 FoF = Furnace of flesh

 FoW = Fog of War 

 Fr = Frost

 FTW = For the win

 Full = A deck consisting of all 4 colors

 G = Gold. The ingame currency won from maps.

 G2G = Gotta go

 GG = good game. Used when leaving a PvP match.

 GL = Good Luck

 gl hf = 'good luck, have fun' friendly way to start a game ^.^

 Gold Run = Collecting all gold chests in a map and disenchanting all upgrade rewards into gold

 Green = Nature (can also refer to the Gifted affinity)

 Grinding = Repeating an action for a long time to obtain something, like playing a lot of rpve to gain a lot of tokens.

 GS = Gravity Surge

 GTFO = Get the f*** out! 

 Harvy = Harvester

 HP = Hit Points. How much damage a unit can sustain before it dies.

 HS = Home Soil

 Idd = Indeed

 IG = Ice Guardian

 IGN = In Game Name

 ikr = i know right, agreeing wholly with someone

 ily = I love you

 imba = imbalanced

 Imho = In my honest opinion

 Imo = in my opinion

 Infraction = A deadly ticket which can lead to bans. 

 IST = Ice Shield Tower

 Jk = Just kidding or Joking

 Juggy = Juggernaut

 K or KK =Okay

 KoC = Knight of Chaos

 KOTG = King of the giants, a PvE map

 Lame = "Any card, combination of cards or playstyle that is considered very hard or impossible to beat efficiently and gener ally easy to use."

 Lamer: "Someone who beats other people in PvP, mostly but not always using 'lame' strategies to do so." 

 LB = Lightblade

 LF = Lava Field or "Looking For"

 LFG = Looking for group or Looking for Game. Means that the player is looking for someone to play with.

 LK = Lyrish Knight

 lmao = Laghing my arse off

 LOL = Laughing out loud. It's just like "Haha XD"

 LS = Lost Shade or Lost Souls

 ltp = learn to play

 LW = life weaving

 m8 = mate

 MA = Master Archers

 Mana = Mana wings

 Mauly = Mauler

 Mod = Moderator

 Motk = Mark of the keeper

 Mounty = Mountaineer

 MTFBWY = "May the force be with you", a quote from the Star Wars films. It basically means "Good Luck". In BattleForge they  often talk about "May the forge be with you"

 MVP = Most Valuable Player/poster

 nasty = nasty surprise

 NC = Nightcrawler

 Necro = Forum term for when an old thread gets bumped to the first page, when continuing it has become irrelevant. 

 Nerf = decrease in strength or usefulness with a patch.

 nfs = not for sale

 NG = Nightguard

 Ninja looting = When the host takes all the upgrades in an assign game without the other players' consent.

 Ninja'd = when somebody posts something right before you while youre typing the message

 Noob = A player playing like a new player, can also mean a new player. It is also used as an insult.

 Nox = Nox Trooper

 NP = No Problem

 Ofc = Of Course

 Oink = Curse of Oink

 omg=oh my god

 OP = Overpowered (A card that is too strong), Overpriced or Original Poster (the thread starter)

 OT = Off-Topic

 Plz = Please

 PM = Private Mail or Private Message

 Promo = A card that's given away to people by means of promotion. Promos are typically fully upgraded and often fully charge d, and have a different layout.

 PS = Parasite Swarm

 Pure = Having cards in only one color.

 Purple = The shadow faction (can also refer to the tainted affinity)

 PvE = Player versus enviroment

 PvP = Player versus Player

 PvR = Player vs Random (enviroment)

 QFT = Quoted For Truth

 QQ = Crying

 RB = resource booster

 Rdy = ready

 Red = The Fire faction (can also refer to the infused affinity)

 ROFL = Rolling on the floor laughing, same meaning as LOL

 roots = ensnaring roots

 rPvE = Random PvE (Battlegrounds)

 Shammy = Shaman

 SM = Shadow Mage

 Snap = Coldsnap

 SoG = Shrine of Greed. An overnerfed shadow card

 SoM = Shrine of Memories.

 Sot = Stone of torment

 SoW = Shrine of war

 spam = In pvp, the act to summon several of the same unit type.

 spammable = Characteristic of creatures who cost small amounts of power and are rather effective for the moment when they ar e used.

 Splash = To have a deck with more than one color. Oftrn used to refer to the second color eg. "I play nature with a frost sp lash."

 Sry = Sorry

 SS = Soulshatter

 Stfu = A rude way of saying "please be quiet."

 T1-4 = Tier 1-4, a way of telling how many orbs you have.

 Thx = Thanks

 tl;dr = to long; didn't read (put after long walls of text followed by a summary of the long text for lazy people)

 Troll = Person who posts inappropriate or offensive messages to gain a response or start an argument

 Ty = Thank you

 Tyvm = Thank you very much

 U0-3 = Upgrade level of a card, where U0 stands for no upgrades and U3 to a completely upgraded card

 unholy = unholy power or Unholy Hero

 UA = Undead Army

 UBF = UrBestFriend

 UP = Underpowered

 w81m = Wait a minute

 Wb = welcome back /worldbreaker gun

 WL = Watchlist

 WoG = wheel of gifts

 WotN = Ward of the North

 Wp = well played

 WTB = Want to buy

 WTF= what the f***?

 WTH = What the heck/hell?

 WTS = Want to sell

 WTT = Want to trade

 WW = Windweavers

 YW = Your Welcome

-copied from the old BattleForge Forum, Thread "The Battleforge dictionary" from DragonOfTime

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TY for recovering the old thread Perendi, now we can keep DoT's work :D


OMG this list but you forgot GJ = good job xD

Added along with GW :3

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PPD - Permanent Power Disadvantage, a term used to indicate a player has lost more wells and monuments in a game than their opponent. The power to construct these is lost forever, and can give the player a serious disadvantage within the game. PPD also happens when a player does not have the same amount of power wells as their opponent for a prolonged period.

IPD - Indirect Power Disadvantage, a term used to indicate a player falling behind on power pool level due to them having too much bound power through units or buildings that are not used in combat. Simply destroying/killing those entities would resolve this problem, but it is often not losing a player the game.

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cba? nope never heard of it. how did you have access to the old thread from dot?

I have like the whole old battleforge forum on my external hard drive ;)

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[quote='Destoyerfros' pid='857' dateline='1434731596']
Debuff - removing a buff from a unit to reduce it to its original state..at least i think
[/quote]

?? It's a word lol

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[quote='Sykole' pid='858' dateline='1434732190']
[quote='Destoyerfros' pid='857' dateline='1434731596']
Debuff - removing a buff from a unit to reduce it to its original state..at least i think
[/quote]

?? It's a word lol
[/quote]

shh they dont know that

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I know some of these are pretty obvious but pretty much all of the dictionary is straight out of the old forums, and maybe not everyone knows everything about internet jargon ;)

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