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Land Of NoR

Dictionary And Acronyms


NOR-Specific Terms

Term Definition
CC NOR Community Center
Dagger Capture the Dagger
Natural Revive A 5 minute revive built into the system to signify the end of the "defeated" status, and the slow return to health.
NoR Nation of Remembrance
NoRget A term of endearment coined by the CC staff for a person that has newly arrived in NoR.

Role Playing Game Concepts

Term Definition
AoE Area of Effect
Buff Temporarily Increase the Stats of a Target
Corpse Camping If a player is revived by an enemy just to be defeated again with NO reason to do so, THIS is corpse camping.
cross RPing The act of taking IC knowledge OOC or OOC knowledge IC.
DoT Damage over Time
DPS Damage Per Second
EXP Experience (Also known as XP)
FPS First-Person Shooter
Gank When a much higher level person kills a low level person
godmod Godmod (or godmodding) is when someone emotes in a way that forces the other characters action without giving them an opportunity to prevent the action
HoT Heal over Time
HP Hit Points
IC In Character
KoS Kill on Sight
metagaming Using knowledge your player wouldn't have yet IC to influence their behavior or the Role Play
metapose An emote that does not indicate an action someone can RP without metagaming
MMO Massively Multi-Player Online (Game)
Nerf The act of weakening a stat in a game in order to balance the mechanics
OOC Out Of Character
power gaming competitive player who works to maximize the game mechanics with disregard for the enjoyment of the RP and social interaction.
PvP Player vs Player
Pwn Own - Victory over an opponent
RP Role Play
RPG Role Playing Game
XP Experience Points

Second Life Terms

Term Definition
emote text line for actions where your avatar name is followed by the remainder of the input text
Griefer Someone who intentionally performs actions with the desire to disrupt or deny access to a sim, or disrupt the occupants of the sim
Havoc1 Old Physics Engine
Havoc4 New Physics Engine
HUD Heads Up Display
LL Linden Labs
LSL Linden Scripting Language
Mono New Engine (VM) for Scripts
Mouselook The view where your camera pans and rotates with your mouse (normally this is the view from the perspective of your avatar's eyes)
Sim Simulator - in SL, a Sim is 16 acres of virtual land (256m X 256m). Each sim runs in a separate memory and processing space on a server.
SL Second Life
TP Teleport

Common Internet Terms

Term Definition
AFK Away From the Keyboard
BBIAB (I'll) Be Back In A Bit
BRB Be Right Back
BBL Be Back Later
TTYL Talk To You Later
IMO In My Opinion
IMHO In My Humble Opinion
LOL Laughing Out Loud
OMW On My Way
ROTFL Rolling On The Floor Laughing
TY Thank You
YW You're Welcome
WB Welcome Back


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Game Guide About

The Game Guide is exactly that; your guide to our game in the Land of NoR. With the info you will find here, you make sure you know everything you need to make your stay in the Land of NoR an exciting one. For you, and for your fellow NoRians.

We work hard to keep the information in the Game Guide relevant and up-to-date. If you have a suggestion or if something in the rules is unclear to you, you can either contact a member of Land of NoR staff (a mentor, or an admin) or you can go to our forums and post there.

The Land of NoR uses UCE

The UintyCore Engine is used in The Land of NoR.

UCE is a feature-rich roleplay & combat system like no other. You can use this system in the Lands of NoR to engage in epic battles!

We enjoy our Second Life!

Second Life is a free online virtual world imagined and created by its Residents. From the moment you enter Second Life, you'll discover a fast-growing digital world filled with people, entertainment, experiences and opportunity.

More information

If you need more information, do check these:

  • UCE Support Forums
  • Second Life Marketplace
  • What is Second Life
  • Second Life Community

This site is created by Joann Carver. Artwork kindly provided by Zaria Benoir and Cheryl Hancroft.