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*AA: Anti-Aircraft. Usually refers to any unit whose primary purpose is to provide AA.
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== Multiple Techs ==
*ACU: Armored Command Unit. The player's main unit.
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*arty: Artillery. Can refer to either the T1/T3 mobile artillery unit, or less commonly, the T2/T3/T4 stationary structure variety.
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arty = artilery
*ASF: Any T3 Air Superiority Fighter.
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AA = anti air (but most of you know that already)
*bc: The UEF T3 naval Battlecruiser unit.
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PD = point defense
*bs: Any faction's T3 naval Battleship unit.
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MAA = mobile AA (this isn't used often)
*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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engy = engineer
*chicken: Seraphim's T4 experimental assault bot, the Ythotha.
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mex = Mass Extractor
*engy/engi: Engineer. Can refer to any faction and tech level.
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pgen = Power Generator
*eye: The Aeon T3 vision structure, the Eye of Rhianne.
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mass fabs = Mass Fabricators
*exp: Experimental. Can refer to any T4 unit.
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torp = Torpedoes (for example torp defense, torp bomber, etc)
*fab: Mass Fabricator; can refer to either the T2 or T3 variant, but usually the latter.
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com = ACU = Armored Command Unit
*fac: Factory. Can refer to land, naval, or air factories.
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SACU = Support Armored Command Unit
*flak: Any T2 mobile or stationary AA unit.
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sera = phim = Seraphim
*fobo: The Seraphim T1 mobile artillery. Portmanteau of "Floating lOBO".
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OC = Overcharge
*fb: The T2 Fighter/Bomber aircraft.
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TackPack = TML upgrade on ACU or SCU
*GC: Galactic Colossus. Aeon's T4 land experimental.
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Gun = ACU combat upgrade
*harb: The Aeon T3 land unit, Harbinger.
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Double gun = Aeon ACU weapon upgraides, very rare used for Seraphim
*int: Any T1 Interceptor aircraft.
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Slave/Support Factory = Cheaper versions of t2 factories that are added by Engy mod (only for faf)
*ishie: Ilshavoh, the Seraphim T2 assault bot that no one can ever hope to properly spell or pronounce.
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E = in game chat means that player need Energy/Power
*lab: T1 Light Assault Bot; can refer to the UEF T1 Mech Marine, the Cybran T1 Hunter, or the Aeon T1 Flare.
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Nano = health/regen upgrade
*lobo: The UEF T1 mobile artillery.
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RAS = resource allocation system, ACU resource upgrade
*mex: Mass extractor. Can refer to any tier.
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tele = teleport
*Maser/mazor: The Cybran ACU's chest laser upgrade.
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telemaze r= teleport mazer ACU snipe
*ML: Monkeylord: Spiderbot. Cybran's T4 land experimental.
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billy = UEF ACU TML Nuke
*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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== Tech 1 (T1) ==
*RAS: The ACU's Resource Allocation System upgrade.
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*resto: The Aeon T3 AA gunship, Restorer.
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inties = Interceptors
*SAM: Surface to Air Missile launcher. Any faction's T3 SAM structure.
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lobos = UEF T1 Mobile Light Artillery
*SCU: Support Command Unit. Can only be built by building a T3 quantum gate and building the unit from there.
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zooeys = fobos = zthuees (zthuee is the actual name) (Seraphim T1 arty)
*SMD: Strategic Missile Defense. T3 structure that automatically builds and launches missiles that shoot down incoming nukes.
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frigs = Frigates
*SML: Strategic Missile Launcher; a nuke. Opposite of the SMD.
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LAB = Light Assault Bot
*strat: Any faction's T3 Strategic Bomber aircraft.
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MM = Mech Marine (UEF Light Assault Bot. Rarily used)
*sub: Submarine. Can refer to any submarine class naval unit.
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*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.
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== Tech 2 (T2) ==
*tele: Teleport. Refers to the ACU's personal teleporter upgrade.
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*telemaser: Teleport Maser. The Cybran-only tactic of upgrading the ACU with both a personal teleporter and a chest laser.
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chicken bots = Ilshavohs (Seraphim T2 Assault Bot)
*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.
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MML = Mobile Missile Launcher
*trans: Transport. Any air transport unit.
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destro = Destroyer
*TML: Tactical Missile Launcher. Can refer to the T2 TML structure, or less commonly, the ACU's TML upgrade.
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TML = Tactical Missile Launcher
*TMD: The T2 Tactical Missile Defense structure. Used to counter TML.
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TMD = Tactical Missile Defense
*Yolona: Yolona Oss, the Seraphim T4 nuclear missile launcher.
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beetles = Fire-Beetles (cybran T2 mobile bomb)
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== Tech 3 (T3) ==
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ASF = Air Superiority Fighters
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strats = Strategic Bombers
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nuke launcher = SML = Strategic Missile Launcher (nuke launcher used more often than sml)
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nuke defense = anti nuke = SMD = Strategic Missile Defense (anti nuke used most often)
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sam = T3 Stationary AA
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percy = Percival (UEF T3 Armored Assault Bot)
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harb = harby = Harbinger (AEON T3 Assault Bot)
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resto = restorer (AEON T3 AA Gunship)
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strat sub = Strategic Missile Submarine  
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== Experimentals (exp or T4) ==
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crab = Megalith
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bug = Soul Ripper
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ML = monkey = spider = Monkeylord
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fatty = Fatboy
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GC = Galactic Colussus
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donut = CZAR (aeon exp)
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chicken = Ythotha (I know Ilashovohs are called chicken bots. Its confusing)

Revision as of 22:59, 22 January 2015

Multiple Techs

arty = artilery AA = anti air (but most of you know that already) PD = point defense MAA = mobile AA (this isn't used often) engy = engineer mex = Mass Extractor pgen = Power Generator mass fabs = Mass Fabricators torp = Torpedoes (for example torp defense, torp bomber, etc) com = ACU = Armored Command Unit SACU = Support Armored Command Unit sera = phim = Seraphim OC = Overcharge TackPack = TML upgrade on ACU or SCU Gun = ACU combat upgrade Double gun = Aeon ACU weapon upgraides, very rare used for Seraphim Slave/Support Factory = Cheaper versions of t2 factories that are added by Engy mod (only for faf) E = in game chat means that player need Energy/Power Nano = health/regen upgrade RAS = resource allocation system, ACU resource upgrade tele = teleport telemaze r= teleport mazer ACU snipe billy = UEF ACU TML Nuke


Tech 1 (T1)

inties = Interceptors lobos = UEF T1 Mobile Light Artillery zooeys = fobos = zthuees (zthuee is the actual name) (Seraphim T1 arty) frigs = Frigates LAB = Light Assault Bot MM = Mech Marine (UEF Light Assault Bot. Rarily used)

Tech 2 (T2)

chicken bots = Ilshavohs (Seraphim T2 Assault Bot) MML = Mobile Missile Launcher destro = Destroyer TML = Tactical Missile Launcher TMD = Tactical Missile Defense beetles = Fire-Beetles (cybran T2 mobile bomb)

Tech 3 (T3)

ASF = Air Superiority Fighters strats = Strategic Bombers nuke launcher = SML = Strategic Missile Launcher (nuke launcher used more often than sml) nuke defense = anti nuke = SMD = Strategic Missile Defense (anti nuke used most often) sam = T3 Stationary AA percy = Percival (UEF T3 Armored Assault Bot) harb = harby = Harbinger (AEON T3 Assault Bot) resto = restorer (AEON T3 AA Gunship) strat sub = Strategic Missile Submarine


Experimentals (exp or T4)

crab = Megalith bug = Soul Ripper ML = monkey = spider = Monkeylord fatty = Fatboy GC = Galactic Colussus donut = CZAR (aeon exp) chicken = Ythotha (I know Ilashovohs are called chicken bots. Its confusing)