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    Acronyms of gaming

    Hey to all you gamers with serious experience out there...

    It has been great fun playing with you guys in this closed beta and I am learning a lot.But some of the acronyms and terms that are being used could use some definitions with them.

    I would like to have a better understanding of what I am reading in the forums. Also, I would like to be able to provide better feedback on the game itself.

    So if someone can point me to a good reference or supply those of us in the mist with a list of common definitions it would be appreciated.

    Looking forward to round two,
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    Last edited by jamesremick; 03-19-2012 at 08:40 PM.
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    I can't think of many acronyms that apply to GRO (Ghost Recon Online).

    CB: closed beta
    OB: open beta
    DPS: damage per second
    AOE: area of effect (like with grenades)
    cap: capture (like with capturing points)
    spec: specialist
    bubble: Aegis shield (the specialist ability)
    xp: experience
    GM: game master (like an admin)
    regen: health regeneration
    UP: underpowered
    OP: overpowered
    FOTM: flavor of the month (temporarily OP builds that lots of people take advantage of at the same time)
    EMP: electromagnetic pulse (the specialist's Blackout ability)

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    Point: head of the group pushing the target.
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    Yea, there arnt many abbreviations that are unique to GRO other than for the abilities.

    Some common ones that Myk missed are
    RoF: Rate of Fire
    LoS: Line of Sight
    OMW: On My Way
    LKP: Last Known Position
    Acc: Accuracy
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    Abbreviations:
    AR: Assault Rifle, a primary weapon for the Assault class.
    LMG: Light Machine Gun, a primary weapon for the Specialist class.
    RP: Requisition Points, the main currency used in Ghost Recon Online.
    SMG: Submachine Gun, a primary weapon for the Recon class.

    Terms:
    Camp: Staying in a single position for an extended period of time. "Sniper camping behind the dumpster."
    Flank: The side or back of an object. If you're being "flanked," that means the enemies are coming at you from the sides or behind you. "Watch your flank."
    Nade: Short for "grenade." "Nice nade."
    Ping: To detect someone with the Recon ability Oracle. Named after the pulse of sound emitted by sonar equipment, since the ability sounds similar. "I just got pinged; I need to move."
    Spawn (verb): A character entering the game, either for the first time, or after death (the latter called "respawning"). "I'll spawn in three seconds."
    Spawn (noun): The area of the map where a character enters the game. "Make sure our spawn is clear."
    Tango: An enemy. Haven't heard this used too much in Ghost Recon Online. "Tangos coming right to you!"

    NOTE: I'll be editing this post with more definitions, instead of adding new posts.
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    Cloak: a recon's ability to go "invisible": "We have a cloak behind B"
    Push: to aggressively move forwards, or to attempt to dislodge a stubborn enemy from his position: "Push C", "I'll push this sniper, you cover me"
    Support: normally fire support, can also mean bodies (players) in the cap point: "Support my push (I need suppressing fire so I can attack this guy safely)", "Need support at D (can mean: 1: I need fire support, or, 2) I need more bodies in the capture area, as more players in the cap zone = faster capture)"
    Block: to delay or stop an opposing team's Push: "I'll block this hallway, you guys flank"

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    Yes, yes, yes. Thanks guys.
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    What is ADS? When talking about sights and such.
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    Aim Down Sights.

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    Don't forget NME
    which is short for 'Enemy.' Though, it isn't used in this game at all xD
    (Something I learned in Project Reality Mod)
    Another I learned from that old mod is 'RTB' which means 'Return to Base'

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