Online Gaming Slang Made in RP (mostly) ! ! !

Because of MMORPG's here in the country, a lot of new words were created and were usually adopted not only in OG's but also in chatrooms, forums, text messages and even when conversing face-to-face!

Here are some of those words added on an online gamer's vocabulary (and possibly passed on to peers) . . .

ADIK!
= a person who is addicted to the game, who usually spends more than five hours playing daily

AFTER TEN YEARS!!!
= an expression that shows the discontent of a person because something is taking too long to finish or happen
= e.g. leveling up, finishing a quest, waiting for someone or something

AMP
= short for "anak ng p***" or "son of a b*t**"
= varieties include : amf, ampness, amfness, amfufufu

ASA!
= "dream on!"
= when a player tries to rip-off another player either by kill-stealing, trying to defeat a stronger character in PvP, stealing someone else's loots, etc . . .
= varieties include : asaness

AYT!
= alright!

AOE
= Area of Effect
= A spell or skill that can do damage on more than one enemy

BUFF
= spells or skills that temporarily increase a character's attack, defense or other abilities

BUTTON-MASH
= continuously pressing the keys on the keyboard to simultaneously execute spells or skills

BH
= Boss Hunt

BTW
= by the way

BOT
= a software (or sometimes a game feature, e.g. Wonderland Online's "Remote Control" item) that allows a character to move and do certain tasks automatically without human intervention

BUG
= anything that goes wrong with the game client or software

BUG-ABUSE
= people who take advantage of bugs for their own sake or the misfortune of others

B>
= used by players to alert others that they're buying a certain item
= e.g. "B>HP potions" — a person is buying Health Point potions

CHIXILOG
= a guy using a female avatar
= female in-game characters with balls in real life LoL!
= song made famous by Kamikazee and became Philippine Ragnarok Online's theme song!

CLOSED BETA
= a trial stage of a newly-released game wherein only a few people are invited to check its features and discover bugs

CREEP
= computer-generated monsters or summons (usually in WoW)

DUPE
= a program or command used to duplicate in-game items

EXP
= experience points

F2P
= Free-to-Play
= games that do not require a person to purchase using real money in exchange of game time

FARM
= killing monsters to raise money

FS
= Full-support
= a character dedicated to buffing other players
= usually refers to priests and clerics

GG
= Good game ; I think they say this when a battle has ended, may they be winners or loser .. not sure~
= "sige" (okay or alright) in Philippine MMO's

GM
= Game Master
= Guild Master

GTG
= Got to go
= varieties include : g2g, gogo

HAX
= hack

HIGHBIE
= a high-level character

IGN
= in-game name

IMBA
= imbalanced features within the game
= I heard this in Rising Force Online, they say that it is "imba" because one race becomes unbeatable even if the others max out their skills and stats or it takes a lot of manpower to destroy them.

IRL
= in-real-life

KESO
= kill-stealing

KK
= "okay"

KILL-STEAL
= if a player tries to damage a monster (without consent) that another player is currently hitting
= acronym is "KS"

LOOT
= items dropped by monsters once they're killed

LOOTER
= a monster or player that steals items of others

LOWBIE
= a newbie or low-level character

LUFET!
= an expression "malupit" meaning "awesome"

MACRO
= an in-game feature or software that allows a character to simultaneously execute multiple skills or spells using just one button, key or mouse-click
= some keyboards and mice are equipped with this feature already, they're kinda expensive though

MOB TRAIN
= when a player gathers around numerous monsters all at once

NOOB
= an insult for newbies or people who are new to the game
= also refers to people with no manners

NP
= no problem

NPC
= non-player character
= an avatar that's already part of the game
= some NPC's give quests, some buy from and sell stuff to players

NUKER
= a character that can do AoE spells or skills

NYC
= nice!

OMG!
= Oh My God! (my fave expression)

OMW

= On my way
= my boyfriend said he invented the acronym during the ßeta days of pRO. hahaha!

OP
= Over-priced ; items that are was more expensive that their selling value

OPEN BETA
= a trial stage of a newly-released game that's open for everyone to test

PARANG KAILAN LANG!!!
= "It seems not so long ago!!!"
= this is a phrase I coined while playing ROSE Online. It's really easy to level up. I reached level 85 in 2 days! Every time I level up, I say "Parang kailan lang~!!!" My boyfriend got hooked too and he says that using the tune of "Ngayon at Kailan Man" (Now and Forever) which is a song by Sharon Cuneta.

P2P
= Pay-to-play
= games that require you to purchase game-time

PC>
= Price Check
= inquiry on how much a certain item costs

PILOT

= a person who controls a character that belongs to another person

PISO
= a monster or player damage that is only equivalent to "1"

PK
= Player-kill
= areas or maps that allows a player to kill others, regardless of level and class

PVP
= Player-versus-player

P>
= a player advertising that he or she is looking for party members

RESU
= resurrection
= to revive a character after it's killed by a monster or another player
= I get this a lot when I use a cleric / priestess / muse "Ate, pa-resu!" (Sister, resu please!)

S>
= an announcement that a player is selling items

TANK
= a player that receives much of the damage to save party members

T>
= a player wanting to trade the items that he has for another item he'd like to have, instead of money
= may also be a combination of in-game currency + some items

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i might add some more in the future
some terms taken from AMP! [link]
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Only here in the Philippines!!! LoL!

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