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Offline Hawkeye299

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Acronym Archive
« on: September 23, 2013, 06:07:14 PM »
Here we have an archive for new players to look up the acronyms that many people use in their posts

Dark Eldar -  Coming soon
Space wolves - Coming soon
Blood angels - Assistance needed
Dark angels - Assistance needed
Tau empire - Assistance needed
Sisters of battle - Assistance needed
Chaos demons - Assistance needed
Chaos space marines - DONE  :D
Imperial guard - Coming soon

Please P.M or post if you want to help.  ;D



General terms

IMO - In my opinon
YMMV - your mileage may vary
IIRC - If I recall correctly
Batrep - Battle report, A rundown of a battle, ether post game or during the game, put basically, watching or reading a game of warhammer/40k/etc.
MEQ - Marine Equivalent - Usually anything with a 3+ Save and T4 - Necron Immortals for example
TEQ - Terminator Equivalent - Usually anything with a 2+ Save 5++ Invul. and T4
BEQ - Bolter equivilant, typicaly strength 4 usualy rapid fire. A very common infantry weapon
USR - Universial Special Rule
FnP - Feel No Pain - As in the Feel No Pain USR
AV - Armour Value
AP - Armour pen, Armour pen value E.g Bolter Range 24" strength 4 AP5 Rapid fire.
ATSKNF - And They Shall No Know Fear
LoS - Line of Sight
EW - Eternal Warrior
IC - Independent Character
HoW - Hammer of Wrath USR/Hits
IWND - It Will Not Die USR
ID - Instant Death - Getting punked (I think o.o.. what does that mean??)
MC - Monstrous Creature
FMC - Flying Monstrous Creature
PotMS - Power of the Machine Spirit (Not used much but you see it occasionally)
SnP - Slow and Purposeful (That's probably one only I use.. but it's here :3)
TL - Twin-Linked (at least for me it is o.o)
4++ - Or any other number, usually denotes and Invulnerable Save
BA - Blood Angels
DA - Dark Angels
GK - Grey Knights
DE - Dark Eldar
SoB - Sisters of Battle
CSM - Chaos Space Marines
C:SM - Codex: Space Marines
IG - Imperial Guard
SW - Space Wolves

OKAY Let's get army specific, you guys will have to help me here:

Eldar:


Mantarch - Autarch with Mantle of the Laughing God, Jetbike, Laser Lance, Fusion Gun and Banshee Mask or something similar
Lolseer - Farseer with Mantle of the Laughing God, Jetbike and Singing Spear (maybe) (Lolseer was decided on by some other people)
DA - Dire Avengers
SS - Striking Scorpions (usually)
WW - War Walkers (Again I think this is only me)
EML - Eldar Missile Launcher (One of mine again)
SC - Shuriken Cannon
SL - Scatter Laser
Serpent - Wave Serpent (this one is obvious if you play Eldar, maybe even if you don't!)
Wraithknight - Your Doom (too much xD?)
Scytheguard - Wraithguard with D-Scythes (seeing as I use this, and apparently other people do too o.o)

Grey Knights:


Draigo - The Big Man - One of those Characters that costs more than a Land Raider - Makes Paladins Troops (Okay.. I just had to :3)
Crowe - Lord of Fire - Purest of the Pure - Makes Purifiers Troops (I'm making these up...)
Coteaz - Lord Formosa - Cheese Sandwich - Weird bald guy with an Eagle - Makes Henchman Troops (You don't have to know these)
NFW - Nemesis Force Weapon (Again one of mine..)
GKGM - Grey Knight Grand Master
GKT - Grey Knight Terminators
GKSS - Grey Knight Strike Squad
PAGK - Power Armour Grey Knights
NDK - Nemesis Dread Knight
Inq. - Inquisitor (that should be obvious)
Mortis/Psyfleman Dreadnought - A (venerable) Dreadnought with Two Twin-Linked Autocannons and Psybolt Ammunition (+1S shooting)
OSR - Orbital Strike Relay

Space Marines:


BT - Black Templars
Smurfs - Ultramarines
IF - Imperial Fists
CF - Crimson Fists
ML - Missile Launcher
HB - Heavy Bolter (mightt be one of mine)
MM - Multi-Melta
LC - Lascannon
Libby - Librarian
Tacs - Tactical Squad
Las/Plas Razorback - Razorback with a Lascannon and a Plasma Gun
Pred - Predator (obviousss)
LR - Land Raider
LRC - Land Raider Crusader
PF - Power Fist (dunno if people use this)
TH/SS - Thunder Hammer + Storm Shield Assault Terminators
PW - Power weapon
hammernators- terminators armed with TH/SS
HG- honour guards
Sgt- sergeant
vets- veterans (pretty obvious)
CS-[no it is not Counter Strike :)] Command Squad
LS - Land Speeder
LSS- Land Soeeder Storm
Dread- Dreadnought (obvious)
Devs- Devastators

Orks:


Shootas - Boyz armed with shoota's
Sluggas - Boyz armed with Sluggas and choppas
PK - Powe Klaw
BC - Big choppa
BP - Boss pole
B shoota - Big shoota
BW - Battle wagon
Cybork - Cybork bodies
KFF - Kustom force field
SAG - Shokk attak gun

Necrons


Gof - Gauntlet of fire, special weapon
Gauss - Any gauss weapon, with additional rules
MSS - Mind shackle scarabs
PS -  Phase shifter
QS - Quantum shielding
Res Orb - Resurrection orb
CCB - Catacomb command barge
Scythe either a warscythe piece of wargear or Night/Doom Scythe
Tesla Any tesla weapon, with additional rules
-tek suffix added to indicate a type of Harbinger, examples include Pulsetek (Harginger of destruction with Solar Pulse), Chronotek (Harbinger of Eternity w/Chronometron) or Lancetek (Harbinger of Destruction without additional wargear)
GA Ghost Ark
Death and Despair A unit of Deathmarks with a Harbinger of Despair (Despairtek). Ususally including a Veil for the Harbinger of Despair or a Nightscythe
SW Sempiternal Weave
ES Entropic Strike, additional rules


Tyranids


Flyrant - flying hive tyrant
Devil gant - Termagant with devourer
SitW - Shadow in the warp
IB - Instinctive behavior
TG - Tyrant guard
Tyrant - Hive Tyrant
Gant - Termagant
Gaunt - Hormagaunt
Stealer - Genestealer
Spore - Mycetic spore
DoM - Doom of Malan'tai
Ymgarls - Ymgarl genestealers
PoM - Parasite of Mortrex
LW - Lash whp
BW - Bone sword
Regen - Regeneration
TS - Toxin sacs

Chaos space marines


MoK - Mark of Khorne
MoS - Mark of Slaabesh
MoT - Mark of Tzeech
MoN - Mark of Nurgle
1k sons - Thousand sons unit
CSM - Chaos space marines
AC - Aspiring champion, unit upgrade
Hell turkey - Helldrake
Oblits - Obliterators
CBT - Chaos boon table
VotLW - Veterans of the long war, special rule

Imperial guard

CCS -  Company Command Squad
PCS -  Platoon Command Squad
Vets -  Veterans
Hydra -  Hydra flak tank
MoO - Master of Ordnance
HWT -  Heavy weapon team
LRBT - Leman Russ battle tank
LRD - Leman Russ Demolisher
Vox - Vox caster
GLs - Grenade launchers





Big thanks to xAngelicZ, who I stole some of these off, and stole a little from Michael Petrou too.


Anyone else who feels like going that extra mile either post ones in this topic or mail me and I will add them.  :D

Thanks

 Hawk
« Last Edit: January 29, 2015, 02:27:48 PM by Hawkeye299 »

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Re: Acronym Archive
« Reply #1 on: September 24, 2013, 04:05:53 AM »
Where is the awesome BEQ I invented?

It stands for Bolter Equivalent, refering to the standart weapon of an army.

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Re: Acronym Archive
« Reply #2 on: September 24, 2013, 08:22:19 AM »
Will add it now  :D

Thanks for the input

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Re: Acronym Archive
« Reply #3 on: September 24, 2013, 12:12:17 PM »
Thanks for adding it  ;)

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Re: Acronym Archive
« Reply #4 on: September 24, 2013, 04:18:00 PM »
Ohh just saw this!! Glad to be of service. Happy to do up any others I come across in future :3!
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Re: Acronym Archive
« Reply #5 on: September 25, 2013, 08:31:15 AM »
Seriously, I have been wanting someone to explain all these damn acronyms for the longest time. Thank you for giving the beginners some slack! Woooooo!!!

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Re: Acronym Archive
« Reply #6 on: September 25, 2013, 01:15:02 PM »
Excellent post!

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Re: Acronym Archive
« Reply #7 on: September 25, 2013, 04:25:00 PM »
Dont forget   Batreps means battle reports

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« Reply #8 on: September 25, 2013, 04:29:47 PM »
What does battle reports consists of?

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Re: Acronym Archive
« Reply #9 on: September 25, 2013, 06:06:04 PM »
added batrep and definition

Anyone who plays any of these armies please get in touch about filling out this archive.

Dark Eldar -  Coming soon
Space wolves - Coming soon
Blood angels
Dark angels
Tau empire
Sisters of battle
Chaos demons
Chaos space marines - DONE  :D
Imperial guard - Coming soon

Just post here or shoot me a PM to get stuff added, will help me save some time and help new players out.

Thanks

Hawk  ;D
« Last Edit: September 25, 2013, 06:56:27 PM by Hawkeye299 »

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Re: Acronym Archive
« Reply #10 on: September 25, 2013, 06:23:44 PM »
Thanks :)
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Re: Acronym Archive
« Reply #11 on: September 25, 2013, 06:39:45 PM »
Geez I have a general knowledge of most of the 'dexes.. but filling out all that would be harddddd.. Will pm you some more if I find the time^^.
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Re: Acronym Archive
« Reply #12 on: October 06, 2013, 05:20:45 AM »
Here are my additions to the Necron list... I'm sure I've missed some.
Scythe either a warscythe piece of wargear or Night/Doom Scythe
Tesla Any tesla weapon, with additional rules
-tek suffix added to indicate a type of Harbinger, examples include Pulsetek (Harginger of destruction with Solar Pulse), Chronotek (Harbinger of Eternity w/Chronometron) or Lancetek (Harbinger of Destruction without additional wargear)
GA Ghost Ark
Death and Despair A unit of Deathmarks with a Harbinger of Despair (Despairtek). Ususally including a Veil for the Harbinger of Despair or a Nightscythe
SW Sempiternal Weave
ES Entropic Strike, additional rules

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Re: Acronym Archive
« Reply #13 on: November 04, 2014, 03:25:58 PM »
WYSIWYG = what you see is what you get

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Re: Acronym Archive
« Reply #14 on: December 04, 2014, 04:07:30 PM »
Thank you for posting this Hawkeye299, was able to figure out some, many didn't have a clue lol.
Now as I read post will make more sense.

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