Acronyms

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Several Acronyms are used in to streamline conversation about this project.

Important acronyms are in bold.

FreeOrion Specific Acronyms

  • EP = Environmental Preference, Humans have the EP of Terran Planets.
  • FO = FreeOrion
  • PP = Production Points, the industrial capacity per turn that a planet or system can put towards a project
  • PSR = Planetary Supply Routes, Star Lanes that allow resources and supplies to travel between systems to different planets.
  • RP = Research Points
  • RPS = Rocks, Paper, Scissors.
  • SL = Star Lane
  • SLJ = Star Lane Jumps


  • SR = short range, direct-fire weaponry that is good against ships, but bad against fighters.
  • PD = short range, direct-fire weaponry that is good against fighters and incoming LR, but bad against ships.
  • LR = long range, indirect-fire weaponry that is good against ships, but bad against fighters.

Common Acronyms

  • AFaIK = As Far as I Know (A statement with a disclaimer on truthfulness)
  • BtW = By the Way (A statement with a disclaimer on relevance)
  • IIRC = If I Recall Correctly
  • IMHO = In My Humble Opinion (A statement with a disclaimer on objectiveness)
  • IMO = In My Opinion (A statement with a disclaimer on objectiveness)
  • NP = No Problem
  • FPO = For Position Only (Describes an image used temporarily to fill a role, until something better can be made)
  • FYI = For Your Information
  • FWIW = For What It's Worth (A statement with a disclaimer on importance)
  • TY = Thank You