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CN slang and terms glossary

Post by Nord Belka on Fri Nov 20, 2009 2:01 am

This is a straight forward list of terms... Take a browse sometime, maybe you'll learn something new Very Happy


General Terms
* Admin : The creator of Cybernations and managers of the boards , His real name is Kevin and he is often referred to as Kevin
* Mod (Mod Team) : Mods keep order in the CN forums, and keep a look out in CN for rule breakers
* Admin bomb : (had to add it) the admin setting everything in your account to zero such as infrastructure, tech, money, soldiers, etc., Is often used if you attack or nuke the administrators nations.
* CN forums : Cybernations forums
* CN : Commonly used acronym for CyberNations
* Offsite : Alliance forum which is not on the CyberNations forums
* In game : Referring to actions and happenings in CN
* Ban Appeal : Appealing a ban is usually the last option a player has if they are banned from CN forums, In game actions that lead to bans can not be appealed.
* RP / RPing : To roll play as your nation ruler
* Cyberverse : One term used by many to describe the RP world of CN
* Planet bob : One term used by many to describe the RP world of CN
* Reroll : To create a new nation, sometimes with a new identity
War Terms
* Eternal ZI (1) / Alliance EZI : A drawn out conflict with one or multiple groups (often more powerful) against another group with the goal of wiping them out.
* Eternal ZI (2) : When a player is sentenced to be destroyed across rerolls
* ZI : To bring a nation to zero infrastructure, often the goal of wars in CN.
* Reparation : A sum of tech, & cash paid out by a loosing party of a war to a victor
* Sub conflict : A conflict that has different goals from a main conflict it is considered to be apart of
* Perma-ZI : When a nation is sentenced to ZI often by an alliance with the objective of keeping them in it until they delete.
* Tech raid : Warring another nation to grab its tech, A controversial type of warfare raged by nations aligned or not.
* Spy (1) : Using the spy options available ingame on another nation, often leads to war if caught.
* Nuke Anarchy : A period of time a nation is in anarchy and suffers the affects of a nuclear attack
* Nuke Rouge : A term often used for a nation that uses its nuclear arsenal to its own discretion whether its allied or not.
* Resistance : When an allaince resists another in a long term conflict
* Propaganda : Images and videos made by players to support a side or idea, often during war
Game-play Terms
* Team Senator : 3 team Senators manage and control teams, they are elected though a voting process and when elected they have the option to sanction.
* AA : Alliance Affiliation
* CM : Cruise Missile, used mainly to destroy infrastructure
* GRL : Global Radiation Level, and in-game indicator of the level of radiation in the cyberverse. Radiation is cause by nations using nuclear weapons. The higher the radiation level, the lower your environment.
* Infra : Short word for Infrastructure
* NS : (when referring to CN) nation strength, strength of your Cyber Nation
* Update/Update Time : When the server hits midnight and you can collect taxes again
* Multi : Someone who creates a another country while already possessing one, an act that is against CN rules.
* Tech : Technology, bought by nations to increase nation power.
* Tech Deal : When a (Often lower strength) nation sells tech though the aid system to to another nation.
* Unaligned (1) : A nation who's AA is set as none
* Sanctioned(1) : When an alliance AA in the top 12 is added to the alliance drop down list.
* Sanctioned (2) : When a team senator blocs the trade/aid though in game options of another nation on that team.
* Alliance Seniority : How long a nation has resided on an AA, may not be the accurate time a nation has been in an alliance
* Delete : Ones a nation reaches the end of its 20th day of inactivity it is deleted, Mods/Admin can delete a nation for rule violations at anytime.
Alliance Terms
* Ghost: someone who is using an alliance's affiliation and has not applied to be part of the alliance.
* Merge in: when an alliance membership base is assimilated into another alliance
* Assimilate : Another more common term for merge in
* Merge with: When two alliance membership bases merge to create a new alliance, often with the systems and culture mixed.
* ZI list : Often a record keep of players alliances seek to ZI, sometimes after the said person rerolled
* Recruit Message : Messages often sent out by alliances to unaligned nations to persuade them to join the their alliance.
* Disband : When a membership base of an alliance decides or is forced to separate
* Unaligned (2) : A nation not residing in an official alliance
* Spy (2) : When a member of one alliance joins another for the sake of info gathering
* Expelled : When a player is kicked from an alliance
* Reform : When an allaince reforms after a past disbandment
* DOE : Deceleration of Existence, done by new alliances to announce their creation
* Charter : A Document outlining an alliances government structure and bylaws
* Doctrine (1) : An alliances charter
* Doctrine (2) : Alliance foreign policy document
Treaty Terms
* MAP : Mutual Aggression Pact or Mutual Agreement Pact, which is just a stronger version of a NAP.
* MDP : Mutual Defense Pact
* MADP : Mutual Defense/Aggression Pact
* NAP : Non Aggression Pact
* Protectorate : When one alliance advises and protects another, often a smaller alliance/defeated alliance.
* Protectorate Bloc: Multiple protected alliances under one protection clause, more impersonal then one on one protection.
* PIAT : Peace, Intelligence and Aid Treaty (also see TOA)
* TOA : Treaty of amity. Works as NAP and as a Weak MAP
* Bloc: An alliance of alliances, military treaty with multiple signatures
* Signatures : Leaders that sign a legal document or treaty
* Dissolve : Term used to describe a bloc that has broken apart


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