TD Terminology

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A

AAT – SCAR Anti Artillery Team


Air Rockets – SCAR ASP Fireteam


Ally – alliance


Alt – alternative account (illicit multiple accounts banned by game policy)


APC – Viper APC


Arty – artifact


ATM – deserted/dominated sector used for resource raiding


B

BC – Battlecruiser


Black Nemesis – Phantom


Black Hole Maker (BHM) – Disintegrator


Black Hole – large organized defense force (usually on a sector)


Bold – Trevor Tornado Winters (see: greatest military mind in history, avid golfer)


Bolt – ThunderBolt


Borg – Cyborg


Bug – game glitch or problem


Bug – Light Tank


C

C, Cr – Credits


Cap, Capping – invading a farm sector for purposes of claiming


CC – Combat Chassis


CC – credit card (usually in reference to a player being a CC player, player who buys crystals)


Ceptors – Interceptors


Crap Troops – any unit a player hasn’t learned to deploy effectively yet.


D

D, Def – defense


Def player – player who builds defensive troops and prefers a defensive gaming strategy.


Depo – Deposit


Devs – developers


Disi – Disintegrator


Doggie, dog – Cyberdog


Dreadnought – Battlecruiser


E

E.X.T. – Exterminator


Excal – “Excalibur” Platform


F

Fake raid/invade – 1 unit raid or invasion used to confuse and harass an enemy


Farm – deserted/dominated sector that's raided for resources


FBG – Fleet Battle Group Units


Fluffy – Cyberdog


G

Gatling for Armored Corps – SCAR Heavy Gunner


GG, Gauss – Gauss Gun


Glad – Gladiator


Goo – antigen


Goose – Mongoose


Grunt – Trooper


H

Hunter – Fighter


I

Int – Interceptor


L

Lame – fake raid


LASH(Long Arms Short Head) – Nightmare Scout


LRDT(Long Range Death to Troopers) – SCAR Snipers


M

Mole – someone who infiltrates a clan to gather intelligence


N

NAP – Non Aggression Pact


Newbie – player who is new to the game and do not know how to play


Nem – Nemesis


Night hunt – attacking others at night


NodeUp – upgrading the Tech Nodes associated with a military asset


O

O, Off – offense


Off player – player who builds offensive troops and prefers an offensive gaming strategy.


P

Pcan – Plasma Cannon


Pickett lines – group of invaded sectors usually surrounding the one who invaded them


Ping – sacrificial force sent at an emitter to be able to calculate what size force is at the emitter


Plasma – Bioplasma


Plombier – Nemesis


Q

Quantie – Quantum Cannon


R

Raptors – Fighter


Reconnie – Recon Drone


Red dog – Combat Chassis


Red Valk – Nemesis


To ‘release the hounds’ – to send a massive and usually futile cyberdog attack


S

Sandwich Makers – Plasma Gun


Scorpion – Light Tank


Spy – someone who infiltrates a clan to gather intelligence


Spy – Recon Drone


Shield of War, Shield – Gladiator


Show of Force – real and fake raid/invasion sent to one target to show possible fire power


Sieger – Siege Tank


Snake APC – Viper APC


Space Platform Weapon – Excalibur Platform


Spam – a single trooper/cyberdog or gladiator raid


T

T – Trooper


T, Tit – Titanium


TD – Total Domination


TechUp – upgrading the technology associated with a military asset


Trap – troops sent to a sector/deposit to catch unsuspecting player’s offensive troops


Tbomb – Trooper bomb (attack with troopers first before launching real attack)


U

U, Ura – Uranium


V

Vaca – deserted/dominated sector that's raided for resources


Valk – Valkyrie


W

Wallet Warrior – player who buys crystals


Wormie, worm – Sand Worm


X

XP – Experience Points


Xstal – Crystals