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*AA: Anti-Aircraft. Usually refers to any unit whose primary purpose is to provide AA.
 
*ACU: Armored Command Unit. The player's main unit.
 
*ACU: Armored Command Unit. The player's main unit.
 
*arty: Artillery. Can refer to either the T1/T3 mobile artillery unit, or less commonly, the T2/T3/T4 stationary structure variety.
 
*arty: Artillery. Can refer to either the T1/T3 mobile artillery unit, or less commonly, the T2/T3/T4 stationary structure variety.
 
*ASF: Any T3 Air Superiority Fighter.
 
*ASF: Any T3 Air Superiority Fighter.
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*bc: The UEF T3 naval Battlecruiser unit.
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*bs: Any faction's T3 naval Battleship unit.
 
*cap: Usually refers to building a mass extractor; "capping", as in covering up the area on the map where you can build the mex.
 
*cap: Usually refers to building a mass extractor; "capping", as in covering up the area on the map where you can build the mex.
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*chicken: Seraphim's T4 experimental assault bot, the Ythotha.
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*engy/engi: Engineer. Can refer to any faction and tech level.
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*eye: The Aeon T3 vision structure, the Eye of Rhianne.
 
*exp: Experimental. Can refer to any T4 unit.
 
*exp: Experimental. Can refer to any T4 unit.
 
*fab: Mass Fabricator; can refer to either the T2 or T3 variant, but usually the latter.
 
*fab: Mass Fabricator; can refer to either the T2 or T3 variant, but usually the latter.
 
*fac: Factory. Can refer to land, naval, or air factories.
 
*fac: Factory. Can refer to land, naval, or air factories.
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*flak: Any T2 mobile or stationary AA unit.
 
*fobo: The Seraphim T1 mobile artillery. Portmanteau of "Floating lOBO".
 
*fobo: The Seraphim T1 mobile artillery. Portmanteau of "Floating lOBO".
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*fb: The T2 Fighter/Bomber aircraft.
 
*GC: Galactic Colossus. Aeon's T4 land experimental.
 
*GC: Galactic Colossus. Aeon's T4 land experimental.
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*harb: The Aeon T3 land unit, Harbinger.
 
*int: Any T1 Interceptor aircraft.
 
*int: Any T1 Interceptor aircraft.
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*ishie: Ilshavoh, the Seraphim T2 assault bot that no one can ever hope to properly spell or pronounce.
 
*lab: T1 Light Assault Bot; can refer to the UEF T1 Mech Marine, the Cybran T1 Hunter, or the Aeon T1 Flare.
 
*lab: T1 Light Assault Bot; can refer to the UEF T1 Mech Marine, the Cybran T1 Hunter, or the Aeon T1 Flare.
 
*lobo: The UEF T1 mobile artillery.
 
*lobo: The UEF T1 mobile artillery.
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*ML: Monkeylord: Spiderbot. Cybran's T4 land experimental.
 
*ML: Monkeylord: Spiderbot. Cybran's T4 land experimental.
 
*OC: Overcharge. The ACU's special weapon, which must be fired manually.
 
*OC: Overcharge. The ACU's special weapon, which must be fired manually.
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*omni: Any faction's T3 radar structure.
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*PD: Any faction's T1 or T2 Point Defense structure. Can also refer to the UEF's T3 PD, the Ravager.
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*RAS: The ACU's Resource Allocation System upgrade.
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*resto: The Aeon T3 AA gunship, Restorer.
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*SAM: Surface to Air Missile launcher. Any faction's T3 SAM structure.
 
*SCU: Support Command Unit. Can only be built by building a T3 quantum gate and building the unit from there.
 
*SCU: Support Command Unit. Can only be built by building a T3 quantum gate and building the unit from there.
 
*SMD: Strategic Missile Defense. T3 structure that automatically builds and launches missiles that shoot down incoming nukes.
 
*SMD: Strategic Missile Defense. T3 structure that automatically builds and launches missiles that shoot down incoming nukes.
 
*SML: Strategic Missile Launcher; a nuke. Opposite of the SMD.
 
*SML: Strategic Missile Launcher; a nuke. Opposite of the SMD.
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*strat: Any faction's T3 Strategic Bomber aircraft.
 
*sub: Submarine. Can refer to any submarine class naval unit.
 
*sub: Submarine. Can refer to any submarine class naval unit.
 
*T1/T2/T3: Tier 1, Tier 2, Tier 3. Refers to a specific tech level of a unit; "tech two tank" is shortened to "t2 tank", for example.
 
*T1/T2/T3: Tier 1, Tier 2, Tier 3. Refers to a specific tech level of a unit; "tech two tank" is shortened to "t2 tank", for example.
 
*tele: Teleport. Refers to the ACU's personal teleporter upgrade.
 
*tele: Teleport. Refers to the ACU's personal teleporter upgrade.
 
*telemaser: Teleport Maser. The Cybran-only tactic of upgrading the ACU with both a personal teleporter and a chest laser.
 
*telemaser: Teleport Maser. The Cybran-only tactic of upgrading the ACU with both a personal teleporter and a chest laser.
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*torp: Usually refers to T2 Torpedo Bomber aircraft. Can also refer to the Aeon's T3 variant, and less commonly, any unit that utilizes torpedoes in some way.
 
*trans: Transport. Any air transport unit.
 
*trans: Transport. Any air transport unit.
 
*TML: Tactical Missile Launcher. Can refer to the T2 TML structure, or less commonly, the ACU's TML upgrade.
 
*TML: Tactical Missile Launcher. Can refer to the T2 TML structure, or less commonly, the ACU's TML upgrade.
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*TMD: The T2 Tactical Missile Defense structure. Used to counter TML.
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*Yolona: Yolona Oss, the Seraphim T4 nuclear missile launcher.

Revision as of 18:31, 8 October 2014

  • AA: Anti-Aircraft. Usually refers to any unit whose primary purpose is to provide AA.
  • ACU: Armored Command Unit. The player's main unit.
  • arty: Artillery. Can refer to either the T1/T3 mobile artillery unit, or less commonly, the T2/T3/T4 stationary structure variety.
  • ASF: Any T3 Air Superiority Fighter.
  • bc: The UEF T3 naval Battlecruiser unit.
  • bs: Any faction's T3 naval Battleship unit.
  • cap: Usually refers to building a mass extractor; "capping", as in covering up the area on the map where you can build the mex.
  • chicken: Seraphim's T4 experimental assault bot, the Ythotha.
  • engy/engi: Engineer. Can refer to any faction and tech level.
  • eye: The Aeon T3 vision structure, the Eye of Rhianne.
  • exp: Experimental. Can refer to any T4 unit.
  • fab: Mass Fabricator; can refer to either the T2 or T3 variant, but usually the latter.
  • fac: Factory. Can refer to land, naval, or air factories.
  • flak: Any T2 mobile or stationary AA unit.
  • fobo: The Seraphim T1 mobile artillery. Portmanteau of "Floating lOBO".
  • fb: The T2 Fighter/Bomber aircraft.
  • GC: Galactic Colossus. Aeon's T4 land experimental.
  • harb: The Aeon T3 land unit, Harbinger.
  • int: Any T1 Interceptor aircraft.
  • ishie: Ilshavoh, the Seraphim T2 assault bot that no one can ever hope to properly spell or pronounce.
  • lab: T1 Light Assault Bot; can refer to the UEF T1 Mech Marine, the Cybran T1 Hunter, or the Aeon T1 Flare.
  • lobo: The UEF T1 mobile artillery.
  • mex: Mass extractor. Can refer to any tier.
  • Maser/mazor: The Cybran ACU's chest laser upgrade.
  • ML: Monkeylord: Spiderbot. Cybran's T4 land experimental.
  • OC: Overcharge. The ACU's special weapon, which must be fired manually.
  • omni: Any faction's T3 radar structure.
  • PD: Any faction's T1 or T2 Point Defense structure. Can also refer to the UEF's T3 PD, the Ravager.
  • RAS: The ACU's Resource Allocation System upgrade.
  • resto: The Aeon T3 AA gunship, Restorer.
  • SAM: Surface to Air Missile launcher. Any faction's T3 SAM structure.
  • SCU: Support Command Unit. Can only be built by building a T3 quantum gate and building the unit from there.
  • SMD: Strategic Missile Defense. T3 structure that automatically builds and launches missiles that shoot down incoming nukes.
  • SML: Strategic Missile Launcher; a nuke. Opposite of the SMD.
  • strat: Any faction's T3 Strategic Bomber aircraft.
  • sub: Submarine. Can refer to any submarine class naval unit.
  • T1/T2/T3: Tier 1, Tier 2, Tier 3. Refers to a specific tech level of a unit; "tech two tank" is shortened to "t2 tank", for example.
  • tele: Teleport. Refers to the ACU's personal teleporter upgrade.
  • telemaser: Teleport Maser. The Cybran-only tactic of upgrading the ACU with both a personal teleporter and a chest laser.
  • torp: Usually refers to T2 Torpedo Bomber aircraft. Can also refer to the Aeon's T3 variant, and less commonly, any unit that utilizes torpedoes in some way.
  • trans: Transport. Any air transport unit.
  • TML: Tactical Missile Launcher. Can refer to the T2 TML structure, or less commonly, the ACU's TML upgrade.
  • TMD: The T2 Tactical Missile Defense structure. Used to counter TML.
  • Yolona: Yolona Oss, the Seraphim T4 nuclear missile launcher.