Appendix A1: Glossary of Abbreviations

Long list of abbreviations and acronyms. Conventional and sciency fiction.

Glossary of Abbreviations (GAB)
Conventional and EXP related abbreviations.

Abbreviation

Explanation

1d1

One sided die (very rare), generates 1

1d2

Two sided die, generates 1-2

1d3

Three sided die, generates 1-3

1d4

Four sided die, generates 1-4

1d6

Six sided die, generates 1-6

1d8

Eight sided die, generates 1-8

1d10

Ten sided die, generates 1-10

1d12

Twelve sided die, generates 1-12

1d20

Twenty sided die, generates 1-20

1d30

Thirty sided die (rare), generates 1-30

1d50

Fifty sided die (rare), generates 1-50

1d100

Hundred sider, deci-die, percents, percentiles

1d1000

Thousand sider, kilo-die, kill oh die

3d6

a dice description, use 3 six sided dice to generate 3-18

AID

Artifact identification

AKA

Also known as, above knee amputation

AOE

Area of Effect

AR

Armour rating

ATM

Normal atmosphere

ATT

Attacks

AWE

Awareness

BNP

Bonus non-proficient

BP

Bonus proficient

cm

centimeter

CF

Control factor

CHA

Charisma

CON

Constitution

cps

Copper piece

CR

Combat ratio

CT

Combat table

d1

One sided die (very rare), generates 1

d2

Two sided die, generates 1-2

d3

Three sided die, generates 1-3

d4

Four sided die, generates 1-4

d6

Six sided die, generates 1-6

d8

Eight sided die, generates 1-8

d10

Ten sided die, generates 1-10

d12

Twelve sided die, generates 1-12

d20

Twenty sided die, generates 1-20

d30

Thirty sided die (rare), generates 1-30

d50

Fifty sided die (rare), generates 1-50

d100

1d100

d1000

1d1000

DA

Damage adjustment

DB

Damage bonus

DD

Degree of difficulty

DEF

Defences

DEX

Dexterity

DPT

Driving performance table

DSS

Damage system shock

ECM

Electronic countermeasures

eps

electrum pieces

EXATMO

Exterior to atmosphere

EXPS

Experience points

GAB

Glossary of abbreviations

gps

Gold pieces

h

hex, 2 meters distance

HIG

High gravity

HITE

Height in cm

HPM

Hit points max

HPS, hps

Hit points

HPS MAX

Hit points max

HPS Total

Hit points total

HPT

Hit points total

h/u, hu

hexes per unit, speed

INATMO

In atmosphere

INT

Intelligence

kg

kilogram, wate measure

km

kilometer, distance measure

lbs

Outdated wate measure

LOG

Low gravity

m

meter, distance measure

MOVE

Movement

MR

Maximum roll

MSTR

Mental strength

pps

Platinum piece

PSH

Pure strain human

PSTR

Physical strength

PT

Performance table

REC

Recovery roll

Ref

Roleplay excitement facilitator

res

Restrictiveness

RAND

Random peripheral

RP

Referee persona

RPC

RP

sps

Silver piece

SS

System Shock

TLA

Three letter acronym

TOYs

Technological object yield system

VALUE

Value in eps

WA

Wate allowance

WATE

Weight mass in kg

ZOG

Zero gravity

Abbreviation

Explanation