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bayonetbrant:
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(F)LGS - (Friendly) Local Game Store

Digits:

NWAC - Naval Warfare Arctic Circle
CoD - Call of Duty
MW - Modern Warfare (w/ or w/o the CoD prefix)
L4D - Left for Dead
GoW - Gears of War
TOAW - The Operational Art of War
CC:MT - Close Combat Modern Tactics
CC:M - Close Combat: Marine (gov't only)
CC:WAR - Close Combat Wacht Am Rhein
CC:___ - Lots of Close Combat options
FoF - Forge of Freedom
CoG - Crown of Glory
SP:___ - Steel Panthers series (with a lot of different acronyms after the SP)
WitP - War in the Pacific
WitPAE - War in the Pacific Admiral's Edition
BotF - Birth of the Federation
CoH - Company of Heros
BftB - Battles from the Bulge
ARMA2 - Armed Assault 2 (note the game refers to itself as ARMA2, not Armed Assault 2)
SMAC - Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri
WOW - World of Warcraft (though occasionally also, Wings of War)
WOFF - Wings Over Flanders Fields
FPG - Flashpoint Germany
FPC / FPCRS:  Flashpoint Campaigns / Flashpoint Campaigns Red Storm

Civ4 - Civilization 4
Civ4___ - One of the Civ4 Expansions
Civ5 - Civilization 5
Civ5 G+K or G&K - Gods & Kings expansion for Civ 5
Civ5 BNW- Brave New World expansion for Civ 5


Tabletop:

WHFB - Warhammer Fantasy Battles
W40K - Warhammer 40,000
WHFRP - Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay

DD4e - Dungeons and Dragons 4th Edition
DD3e - Dungeons and Dragons 3rd Edition
DD3.5 - Dungeons and Dragons 3.5 edition (the one Pathfinder is based on)
AD&D - Advanced Dungeons and Dragons
OD&D - Original Dungeons and Dragons (predates the split between AD&D and the Basic/Expert/Companion series of games)


LNLP - Lock'n'Load Publishing (the company)
LnL - Lock'n'Load (the game)
LnL:DoH - Lock'n'Load: Day of Heroes
LnL:BoH - Lock'n'Load: Band of Heroes
LnL:HoG - Lock'n'Load: Heroes of the Gap
LnL:FH - Lock'n'Load: Forgotten Heroes (also, you'll see FH2, which is the v2 reprint)
LnL:HoB - Lock'n'Load: Heroes of the Blitzkrieg
W@W - World at War (also occasionally WaW), hypothetical WWIII around the globe
W@W:EG - World at War: Eisenbach Gap
W@W:BB - World at War: Blood and Bridges
W@W:OG - World at War: Operation Garbo
W@W:Do1P - World at War: Death of the First Panzer
W@W:TUS - World at War: The Untold Stories
W@W:PIB - World at War: Paris is Burning
N@W - Nations at War, the WWII game based on a similar system
DEL - Dawn's Early Light
CC:T - Corps Command: Totensontag
NW68 = Nuklear Winter '68


GMT - GMT Games (the company)
CC:E - Combat Commander: Europe
CC:M - Combat Commander: Med
CC:P - Combat Commander: Pacific

CoA - Clash of Arms (the company)

GBOH - Great Battles in History

MMP - Multi-Man Publishing
ASL - Advanced Squad Leader
ASLSK - Advanced Squad Leader Starter Kit (frequently w/ a number after it to note which SK)
OCS - Operational Combat Series (from The Gamers / MMP)
SCS - Standard Combat Series (from The Gamers / MMP)
TCS - Tactical Combat Series (from The Gamers / MMP)
CWB - Civil War Brigade series of wargames (from The Gamers / MMP)
RCS - Regimental Combat Series (from The Gamers / MMP)

FFG - Fantasy Flight Games
ToI - Tide of Iron
WOW - Wings of War (though usually World of Warcraft)

LBG - Lost Battalion Games

CoH AtB = Conflict of Heroes Awakening the Bear
CoH SoS = Conflict of Heroes Storms of Steel
CoH PoH = Conflict of Heroes Price of Honour

MTG - Magic: The Gathering
CCG - Collectible Card Game
TCG - Trading Card Game (pretty much the same thing)

Websites/Communities:
GH - GrogHeads <-- all you really need to know, right? ;)
BGG - Boardgamegeek
GS - GameSquad
OO (or sometime O-O or O.O) - Octopus Overlords
WGer - Wargamer.com
ACG - Armchair General
FB - Facebook
G+ - Google Plus

Barthheart:
New one from LnLP

NW68 = Nuklear Winter '68

bob48:
CoH AtB = Conflict of Heroes Awakening the Bear
CoH SoS = Conflict of Heroes Storms of Steel
CoH PoH = Conflict of Heroes Price of Honour

meadbelly:
WitP =                           War in the Pacific
WitPAE =                       War in the Pacific Admiral's Edition
BotF =                            Birth of the Federation
CoH =                            Company of Heros
Bftb =                            Battles from the Bulge
ARMA2 =                        Armed Assault 2 (note the game refers to itself as ARMA2, not Armed Assault 2)
SMAC =                         Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri


bayonetbrant:
WOFF = Wings over Flanders Fields
ROF = Rise of Flight
IL2: BOS = iL2: Battle of Stalingrad

NW1:OC = Next Wars 1: Orange Crush

BoB = Band of Brothers

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