Gaming Dictionaries for New Players

New to or just starting to play a game? Got into a game and watching streams/YouTube Videos, but confused by some of the language and terms used? You’re not alone!

If you’ve found your way here, chances are that you’ll have spotted a funny abbreviation or word you don’t recognise in the gaming world. For the games we cover and some common genres, here’s a thesaurus/dictionary/guide or to to help 😉

If you disagree with any of the definitions below, great! Let us know how we can refine them by emailing us or posting below..

There are many good gaming dictionaries and terminology guides – so these ones aim to go into a greater level of context to be helpful to new players.


StarCraft 2 Dictionary and Thesaurus – Common Terms and Words