Glossary

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Wordsort icon Definition
AC

Asheron's Call.Armor Class. This is how much armor a character has. Armour helps to reduce the amount of damage taken.

AE

Area Effect. Used to refer to area-effect spells or abilities. E.g. fireball, smoke grenade.

AFK

Away from keyboard. Usually followed by a reson; drink, food, bio-break (bathroom), phone.

Aggro

General term used for the way mobs react to players, i.e. aggresive. PLayers getting "aggro" did something to anger the mob that will start attacking them. There are several ways to "draw" aggro: coming into a certain radius of the mob, or initiating combat with them yourself.

AI

Artificial Intelligence. Refers to the "intelligence" programmed into a game that controls the actions and reactions of NPCs, simulating independent intelligence.Alien Invasion - Anarchy Online game expansion.

AO

Anarchy Online

ASL

A word used in the early days of AOl chat rooms standing for Age/Sex/Location.

Avatar

The graphical representation of a player in a game.