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[rec.games.computer.stars] Introduction and Information (FAQ)
Section - 3. Nomenclature

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Here is a list of terms that you may encounter in newsgroup discussion.
Please contact the current maintainer for changes or additions to this
list. Thanks to Kent Peterson for getting this started. A larger set
of acronyms is available online at:

         <http://www.grigzy.com/mysteryguild/strat/abriv.htm>

  Racial Acronyms
  ---------------

    IT   - Inter-stellar Traveller
    IS   - Inner-Strength (note that one should be careful when using
           IS to mean Inner-Strength and *not* Inter-stellar Traveller)
    SS   - Super-Stealth
    WM   - War Monger
    JOAT - Jack of All Trades
    CA   - Claim Adjuster
    AR   - Alternate Reality
    SD   - Space Demolition
    HE   - Hyper-Expansion
    PP   - Packet Physics
    HP   - Hyper-Producer (a race design for high resource output)
    HG   - Hyper-Growth (a race design for high population growth)

  General Game Terms
  ------------------

    PRT  - Primary Racial Trait (e.g., Super Stealth, Alternate Reality)
    LRT  - Lesser Racial Trait  (e.g., Improved Starbases, Total Terraforming)

  Ship Acronyms
  -------------

    BB  - Battleship
    CA  - Cruiser (CA is also used for Claim Adjuster, perhaps CC is better)
    DD  - Destroyer

  Other Terms
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    PBEM - Play-by-E-Mail
    MM   - Micro-management

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