Entropia Universe Glossary
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Abbreviations, acronyms, Entropia Universe specific terms, ...
- Aaahh, the egg = well-known saying refering to the Unique Green Atrox Queen Egg
- AA = Antipodean Army, a Society in Entropia Universe
- Adj = Adjusted - A better than regular version of an item.
- AG = Next Island Ancient Greece
- AF = arkadiaforum.com
- AFAIK = As Far As I Know
- AFK = Away From Keyboard
- Amethera, after Eudoria the second continent on Calypso, meanwhile both continents are not seperated from each other anymore
- ANF = Adopt A Newbie Foundation - a program to help new players as well as beginner-friendly societies
- AOE = Area Of Effect
- AoW = Art of War; one of the Top 10 Societies in EU (total skill value standing)
- Ark, Arkadia = Planet Arkadia, the fourth planet launched in EU
- Asteroid = The correct in-game name for what is commonly referred to as F.O.M.A. - Fortuna (formerly Club NEVERDIE)
- Asteroid Space Resort = Former in-game name for what is now just called "Asteroid"
- ATH = All Time High - a list displaying the all time 100 highest loots for the different categories (Hunting, Mining, Manufacturing, Killing Spree, New Items, Reached item tiers).
- AU = Astronomical Units, a measurement for distance in Space
- ava = abreviation for avatar, the ingame player character
- BB = Bye Bye
- BRB = Be Right Back
- BRT = Be Right There
- BTW = By The Way
- Beacon; a robot beacon is an item granting access to instances for team operations: Beacon Missions
- Biodome; Biodomes are large facilities that host whole ecosystems seperated from the original environments at the place. Biodomes can be found on the space locations Club NEVERDIE and Crystal Palace Space Station. Another example is the Zomhattan BioDome on ROCKtropia.
- BLP= Binary Liquid Propellant; weapon type, ammunition type and profession type
- B/O, BO = Buyout - Used in auction sales, and allows the buyer to instantly buy the item instead of having to wait for the auction to run it's course.
- BP = Blueprint
- BPC = Blueprint Comprehension, an unlockable skill
- (C) = Customizable, indicates that the item can have custom colors and textures.
- Caly = Calypso, the first planet in Entropia Universe
- CC = Cape Corinth or Credit Card.
- CE2 = CryEngine2, the current game engine of Entropia Universe
- CG = Calypso Gateway, the area for beginners on Planet Calypso
- CH = Celeste Harbor, hub city on Planet Arkadia
- CI = Camp Icarus, the location where new players arrive on Planet Calypso after leaving Calypso Gateway
- CL = Client Loader, the software installed on your computer to start and update Entropia Universe
- CLD = Calypso Land Deed(s), a program that allows Entropia Universe participants to buy a 'share' of Planet Calypso's revenues
- CND = Club NEVERDIE, former given name for the in-game object called "Asteriod" nowadays known as F.O.M.A. Fortuna, further CNDs can be found on ROCKtropia and Next Island
- coords = the coordinates of a location, in the default keybord set you can press P to see the coords of your avatar
- CoS = Chance of Success - the chance of successfully manufacturing an item.
- CP = Crystal Palace Space Station
- CR, CR1, CR2 = Control Room, Control Room 1, Control Room 2, locations on the Asteroid where people revive and meet to trade and chat
- CTD = Crash To Desktop, unexpected crash of a computer program taking the user back to desktop (Wikipedia:Crash to desktop)
- CU = See You
- Death, Deathi, Deathifier = "Zachurm Deathifier Ermergen", the avatar name of David Storey who is the 'owner' of Treasure Island
- DA Manager = "Digital Abduction Manager", the avatar that NEVERDIE Studios hired to be a go between between the studio and various rock groups. He was in charge of various LAs and Booths on ROCKtropia. Unfortunately he tried to trade with these assets, which was against Neverdie protocol, which resulted in NDS repossessing the estate deeds DA Manager. This change caused DA Manager, Neverdie Partner to become an ex-NEVERdie Partner, i.e. DA M(N) lost his N association, and is now just one of the damned.
- depo = Depositing money into Entropia Universe
- depositer = Someone Depositing money into Entropia Universe, in contrast to a "non-depositor"
- EBN = Entropia Breaking News
- Entropia Reality = a former free-speech community website
- EntropiaTimes = EntropiaTimes, a magazine created by EntropiaPlanets.com
- EEP = Entropia Emissary Program
- ELP = Entropia League of Planets, -> Entropia Emissary Program
- EP =
- ESI; Empty Skill Implant
- ESL = Etherial Soul Language; an unlockable Mindfore skill
- EU = Entropia Universe, the platform of the game/virtual world
- EUAB = Entropia Universe AB, the company entity operating Entropia Universe
- EU-time = Entropia Universe Time - the in-game time, equivalent to UTC, (approximate Entropia Universe Time in the moment this page has been rendered: 2014-03-12 14:29:49)
- EULA = End User License Agreement; -> EULA
- EUWBC = Entropia Universe World Boxing Championships
- (F) = Female, items with this label can only be worn by female avatars
- FAP = Fast Aid Pack, an item used to heal yourself or others.
- FL = Friend List
- FN = Force Nexus
- FOMA, F.O.M.A = F.O.M.A. - Fortuna
- FPC = First Planet Company, the company owning and developing Planet Calypso before they have been acquired by SEE VW and renamed to SDS
- GG= Good Going
- G2G, g2g, GTG = used in chat for "Got to go"
- GD = Green Dot, the representation of another player on the Radar
- GL = Good Luck
- global = Loot worth 50 PED TT or more, message transmitted via th global chat channel
- Gratz = used in chat for "Congratulations"
- Guides = players who worked as guides for newbies in the offical guides program, for a how-to-play guide please refer to Entropia Universe Guide
- Gyro = A series of healing tools originating on Planet Arkadia
- Gz = used in chat for "Congratulations"
- HA = Hit Ability
- HB = Health Bar, an HUD element showing the current Heath Points in relation to the maximum Health Points
- HoF = Hall of Fame - a list displaying the 100 highest loot for the last 24 hours for the different categories (Hunting, Mining, Manufacturing, Killing Spree, New Items, Reached item tiers).
- HP = Health Points or Hit Points
- HTH = Hope This Helps
- HTT = Hunt The Thing, a destination on ROCKtropia based on the The Thing (2011 film)
- HUD = HUD (video gaming)
- IMHO = In My Humble Opinoin
- Imp = Improved - A (usually) better than adjusted version of an item.
- IRL = In Real Life
- Jasons, JC = Jason Centre, a teleporter on Eudoria
- JB = Jurai Blood society. Jb is one of the oldest societies in EU 'born' in PE on March 18th 2004 the 14th to be formed with a long history as one of the top 50 socieites in game.
- JK = Just Kidding
- KS = Kill steal, kill stealing, kill stealer; referring to the method of taking more than 50% of a creature's health after it has already been injured by another avatar (most damage gets the loot)
- (L) = Limited - indicating that the item un-repairable and has a limited amount of uses before it breaks.
- LA = Land Area - a piece of land that is avatar owned or controlled.
- lat = Latitude
- Lemmys or Lemmy's; the Motörhead Area on ROCKtropia
- LG = Land Grab - A PvP event where societies battle against eachother in order to claim land areas and have the right to manage these for a set period of time.
- LMAO = Laughing My Ass Off
- LOL = Laughing Out Loud
- long = Longitude
- (m) = male, items with this label can only be worn by male avatars
- MA = Mindark PE AB, swedish company behind Entropia Universe (formerly Project: Entropia).
- MA time = MindArk time, former term for what is now known as Entropia Universe Time
- Marco =
- Mayhem, Merry Mayhem = Merry Mayhem, an annual hunting event on Planet Calypso
- ME =
- MF = Mind Force
- MH =
- Mob = Movable OBject - commonly used term for creatures or other types of enemies one might encounter
- Mod = Modified - A better than improved version of an item.
- Monria = Monria is the moon sold in Entropia Universe for USD 150,000 in April 2013.
- MS = Mothership
- MSM = MindStarMedia
- NAZ = Newbie Arrival Zone
- ND = NEVERDIE
- NDS = NEVERDIE Studios
- Nerf = "change to a game that reduces the desirability or effectiveness of a particular game element" Wikipedia: Nerf_(video_gaming)
- NI = Next Island the third planet launched in EU
- NI Origins = Next Island Origins, an iOS game introducing the Next Island background story
- NP = No Problem; used in chat
- NRF = "No Resources Found"; the message when... well... no resources are found in Mining
- NPC = Non-Player Character
- NPE = New Player Experience, the sum of content/gameplay addressing new players after they joined the game, for example Next Island NPE, Arkadia NPE, etc
- NWOMSP = No Way Out Maximum Security Prison, a location on ROCKtropia with a extensive mission chain
- OJ = Orange Jumpsuit, the clothes new arrivals on Planet Calypso use to wear
- OLA = Outback land area, avatar owned land areas found on Calypso's continent Amethera.
- Omegaton City = Omegaton West Habitat, aka Omegaton City is a town located in Calypso's continent of Amethera. It is located South of Sarah's Allophyl Farm, Northwest of Neas Place, and Northeast of Atrax Beach. There are many participant owned apartments and shops in this location.
- OP =
- OMG = Oh My God
- OMW = On My Way
- PA = Port Atlantis, the starting city on Planet Calypso
- Paysafecard = one of the providers/methods to deposit money to EU, wikipedia: Paysafecard
- PCAB = Planet Calypso AB, the Planet Parter developing Planet Calypso
- PCF = Planet Calypso Forum
- PE = Project Entropia - original name of the Entropia Universe.
- PED = Project Entropia Dollar, the ingame currency. 1PED = $0.10
- PEC = Project Entropia Cent, 1 PEC = 0.01PED
- PK = Player Killer (often PK'er) or Player Kill.
- POI = Point Of Interest
- pos =
- PSC = Paysafecard, one of the providers/methods to deposit money to EU, wikipedia: Paysafecard
- PvE = Player vs. Environment
- PvP = Player vs. Player or Participant vs. Participant. Most commonly used in the sense of players battling against other players, but also for PvP trade where two players use the trade interface to conduct a trade.
- PvP-area = An area where players can wound and kill each other.
- Quad = Quadwing Interceptor, a flying vehicle with space travel capability
- QR = Quality Rating, an attribute of a Blueprint and important variable for the Chance of Success
- RCE = Real Cash Economy; the fact that Entropia Universe' currency PED has a fixed exchange rate of 10:1 with the US Dollar
- RDA = Ranged Damage Asssessment; an unlockable Combat Skill
- Revive = Revival Terminal
- Rig, "the rig" = Oil Rig
- ROTFL = Rolling On The Floor Laughing
- ROFLMAO = Rolling Over From Laughing My Ass Off
- SB = Start Bid
- SC = Shop Container or Swamp Camp
- SDS = SEE Digital Studios (formerly known as First Planet Company), the development studio of SEE Virtual Worlds
- SEE, SEE VW = SEE Virtual Worlds, company who was supposed to created several planets for EU
- SGA = Second Golden Age, a period of time on Planet Calypso with special versions of items in loot
- SI = Structural Integrity, the "Hit Points" of specific vehicle
- SIB = Skill Increase Bonus
- Soc = Society
- Space, well: Space
- stackables, items which be stacked up in inventory, in contrast to unstackable items of which each occupies its space in inventory
- Sweating = Collecting Sweat from creatures
- Swunting = Combination from Sweating and Hunting = killing creatues after sweating them
- TCI = The Calypso Independence, an Entropia Universe Magazine released between September 2005 and August 2006
- TCP = The Calypso Post, an Entropia Universe Magazine released between November 2006 and February 2008
- TEN = Tenth Entropia New year; a period of time celebrating Entropia Universe's tenth "birthday" with special items in loot
- TI = Treasure Island, the first real estate on Calypso that broke the world record for most expensive virtual object.
- TP = Teleporter (can be done either by using the stationary Teleports or by using a teleport chip)
- TT = Trade Terminal is the terminal at which one can sell everything for "TT Value" and also buy basic equipment and commonly used consumables, also used as further abreviaton of "TT Value"
- TT-value = Term used to describe somethings base value (not taking Market Value into account). It is the value an item has when sold to the Trade Terminal.
- TW, T:W = Theryon Wars, an upcoming planet in Entropia Universe
- Twins = Twin Peaks, a town in Eudoria
- TY, ty = "thank you", used in chat
- Ukash = one of the providers/methods to deposit money to EU, wikipedia: Ukash
- Underworld = a sub-area of Planet Arkadia
- unl, unlimited = unlimited items which are repairable in constrast to limited items which are not usable anymore as soon as they reach their condition limit
- UL = unlimited, items which are repairable in constrast to limited items which are not usable anymore as soon as they reach their condition limit
- UU = Universe United, one of the Top 10 societies considering skills value
- Valk = Valkyrie Series, a series of vehicles ("buggy")
- Vivo = a series of healing tools originating on Planet Calypso
- VSE = "Vibrant Sweat Extractor"; a tool used for Sweating
- VT = Virtual Tycoon, an official EU App for mobile devices running the Android OS
- VTOL = Commonly used for referring to any Vertical Take Off & Landing aircraft/spacecraft
- VU = Version Update
- VU10 = Version Update 10 - migration from the old Gamebryo engine to the new CryEngine 2; can be considered the most significant VU of Entropia Universe
- Wave, Wave Event = ???, -> Wave Events
- WB, wb = "Welcome back", used in chat
- WP = Waypoint, a specific position on a map, also can be a objective in a mission
- WTG = Way To Go
- X-Fire = "a proprietary freeware instant messaging service for gamers" -> wikipedia: X-Fire
- YW, yw = "you are welcome"; used in chat
Links, references, contributors, other sources, categories
- The glossary in a forum thread: Entropia Universe Glossary
- The glossary as RSS Feed:Entropia Universe Glossary RSS