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So what's your favourite acronym?

Role Play Games are littered with acronyms from DM (or Dungeon Master) or GM (or Games Master), both of which are used interchangeably.

But you can roll further up to Role Play Games, or is it Roleplay Games, or even Roleplaying Games, or Role Playing Games..... confused, yep. Well the acronym stays the same at least RPG.

Then Tabletop (or is that Table Top) RPG enters from stage left, crying out ha har! You forgot me! then you have TTRPG, as why not elongate an acronym to make it longer.

So with this mess kicking it all off, what other acronyms litter the game(s)?
  • AC – Armor Class
  • d% or d100 – A percentile die roll, either by rolling a round 100-sided die or two 10-sided dice.
  • AoO/OA – Attack of Opportunity or Opportunity Attack
  • AoE – Area of Effect
  • AP – Action Points
  • BTB – By the Book
  • CP – Character Points
  • Crit – Critical Hit
  • DC – Difficulty Class
  • nat 1 – fumble
  • HP – Hit Points
  • IC – In Character
  • LoE – Line of Effect
  • LoS – Line of Sight
  • Metagame – Metagaming is when players discuss the rules or things their characters would not know versus roleplaying and keeping conversation in character and in-game.
  • Min-max – Using the rules of the game to try and squeeze our any and every advantage for your character rather than designer a character to roleplay with strengths and flaws.
  • Natural # – The result of the actual dice roll, before any modifications are made.
  • NPC – Non-Player Character
  • OOC – Out of Character
  • PvP – Player vs Player
  • RAW – Rules as Written
  • SP – Skill Points
  • TPK – Total Party Kill
  • XP – Experience Points

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