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Glossary

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Contents: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

A

B

  • Batts: Shield batteries; used to regenerate a ship's shield instantaneously.
  • Bots: Nanobots; used to regenerate a ship's hull integrity instantaneously.

C

  • CB: Cannonball; the most damaging non-tracking missile in Freelancer.
  • Client: Refers to what users run while playing the game (Freelancer.exe). It is the game itself.

D

E

  • E-Kill: Engine kill; refers to a specific key which completely cuts off a ship's engine while leaving it drifting in space. In engine kill mode, the ship will continue moving in the same direction even if the ship is turned to face somewhere else; it will slow down over time.

F

  • Fluff: Lore; refers to the background story elements that compose the game's setting.
  • FL: short name for FreeLancer.

G

  • GLS: Global List Server; the server that takes data from all existing and online Freelancer servers and lists them so a player can see them when using the Internet servers list. See GLS.

H

I

J

K

L

  • Lag: Standard computer network term. See Wikipedia's entry on Lag.

M

  • Mod/Modding: Short for "modification"; refers to an alteration of the game's data and logic files which modify its behavior, content and general appearance into something else.
  • MP: Multiplayer; see Multiplayer.

N

  • Nomies: Nomads; the main enemy in the storyline.

O

P

  • PvP : Player versus Player; refers to combat between two or more players.

Q

R

  • Red Lag: See Lag in this glossary for more information. "Red" means the lag is severe and points to the color of the lag notification icon in the game.
  • RP : Roleplay(ing); the act of playing a role, usually including writing fictional stories on forums and/or interacting with other players while in a role on a server.

S

  • SP: Singleplayer or Server Police; see SP.

T

U

V

  • Valk: Valkyrie; one of the Rheinland ships in the game.
  • Vanilla: Refers to the unmodified, out-of-the-box experience, including its lore, gameplay and features.

W

X

  • Xfer: Transfer; refers to two players engaging in an exchange of goods through the appropriate dialog. Often also refers to one player requiring help to transfer goods between two of his/her own characters.

Y

  • Yellow Lag: See Lag in this glossary for more information. "Yellow" means the lag is moderate and points to the color of the lag notification icon in the game.

Z

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