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Glossary

1337

1. An abbreviation for elite.

--In a sentence: "That was so 1337.

--Also known as: l33t, leet

--Originated from 31337 (eleet) that was used as a port to hack Windows 95 by the Dead Cow Cult hacker group.

Admin

1. A gameserver administrator.

--In a sentence: "I'm going to ask an admin for help."

AFK

Acronym

1. Away from keyboard.

--In a sentence: "I'm going AFK for two minutes."

ATM

Acronym

1. At the moment.

--In a sentence: "I'm busy atm."

Ban

1.To prohibit certain players by banning the IP address [usually done when rules have been broken].

--In a sentence: "OMG BAN HIM! He's cheating!"

--Also known as: Banhammer

Beta

1. An incomplete version of a game that is released to the public for testing, debugging and exposure.

In a sentence: "I hope I get into the Beta..."

See also: OBT, CBT

BG

Acronym

1. Battleground. [in WoW]

2. Bad game

--In a sentence:  "Want to run a BG?"

--In a sentence: "I am disappointed, BG."

Bio Break

1. Used in reference to needing a break to use the restroom.

--In a sentence: "Brb bio"..."I need a bio break."

--Originated in FFXI (Final Fantasy 11). Players with language barriers linked spells [Bio, Break] to show when they needed a restroom break.

BoP

Acronym

1. Bind on pick up.

--In a sentence: "That item is BoP."

Buff

1. A temporary spell/effect that benefits a player.

2. as a verb: to apply buffs.

--In a sentence: 1. "The ICC buff makes the raid to easy."

--In a sentence: 2. "Buff up guys!"

Camp

1.The act of remaining in one spot waiting for easy targets to attack or snipe (generally considered an unfair tactic).

--In a sentence: "I camped them the entire game."

--Camped, Camping, camper, camp.

Carry

1. To carry is to take an entire team onto your shoulders and carry them to victory.

2. Insinuates that a single player is taking a team to a victory because the team is bad.

--In a sentence: "I just carried you all."

CBT

Acronym

1. Closed Beta Test

--In a sentence: "I got into the CBT."

CoD

Acronym

1. Call of Duty

--In a sentence: "I want to play CoD."

Creep Score

1. In LoL: Amount of minions you kill.

--In a sentence: " Increase your creep score!"

DC

1. Disconnected [when you've been disconnected from the game server].

--In a sentence: "The DPS dc'ed"

Ding!

1. A word you announce when you level up in a game.

--In a sentence: "DING! I leveled!"

DoT

Acronym

1. Damage over time.

--In a sentence: "Put your dots up ASAP."

DPS

Acronym

1. Damage Per Second.

--In a sentence: "Your DPS is low."

F2P

Acronym

1. Free to play

--In a sentence: "LoL is F2P"