57 Terms in Games


12.40 Glitch12.40 Glitch
[twɛlv 'fɔːtiː glɪtʃ]
noun
A known Flash game issue where games opened before 12.40am NST will not send scores after that time. Players must restart their games to continue sending scores and earning Neopoints.
Example Usage:
"I almost had a high score in Gadgadsgame but I forgot about the 12.40 glitch and it didn't send."
Category: Games

5k Game5k Game
[faɪvkɛɪ gɛɪm]
noun
A game of Key Quest where players deliberately try to earn Neopoints, rather than just rushing to pick up the keys and win as fast as possible. The maximum amount that can be earned in a game of KQ is 5,000 Neopoints, hence the name ("k" being a common abbreviation for "thousand NP").
Example Usage:
"Is anyone up for a 5k game with me?"
See Also: Key Quest
Category: Games

ALAL
[ɛɪɛl]
noun
Abbreviation for "Altador", referring specifically to that land's team in the Altador Cup.
Example Usage:
"I'm totally supporting AL this year! I think they're due to surprise everyone."
See Also: The Altador Cup
Category: Games

Altador CupAltador Cup
['ɒltədɔː kʌp ]
noun
An annual gaming tournament that brings together teams from every country in Neopia. It centres on the game of Yooyuball.
Example Usage:
"Which team are you supporting in the Altador Cup this year?"
Category: Games

ASGASG
[ɛɪɛsdʒiː ]
noun
Abbreviation for "All-Star Group". A group of very high-scoring Yooyuball players, who enter the Altador Cup with the specific aim of making whatever team they join win.
Example Usage:
"Looking at what the ASGs have been doing, I think Terror Mountain is a good bet for first place this year."
Category: Games

BVBV
[biːviː]
noun
Abbreviation for "Brightvale", referring specifically to that land's team in the Altador Cup.
Example Usage:
"Prizes are usually themed around winning teams, right? Wonder what we'll get if BV win this year?"
See Also: The Altador Cup
Category: Games

Bye-DayBye-Day
[baɪ dɛɪ ]
noun
A day during Altador Cup season when no official matches are played, although players may still work on their skills by playing against a practice team.
Example Usage:
"The 5th of July will be a bye-day, and then we'll start on the finals."
Category: Games

Featured GameFeatured Game
['fiːtʃəd gɛɪm]
noun
A randomly selected game that awards double the usual amount of Neopoints. The Featured Game is changed every day.
Example Usage:
"Oh, wow, Sutek's Tomb is the Featured Game today! That's one of my favourites."
Category: Games

FLFL
[ɛfɛl]
noun
Abbreviation for "Faerieland", referring specifically to that land's Altador Cup team.
Example Usage:
"A lot of younger players join FL, which might explain why they haven't got close to a win yet."
See Also: The Altador Cup
Category: Games

Flash GameFlash Game
[flæʃ gɛɪm]
noun
A game that uses the Adobe Flash Player browser extension to provide animation and interactive controls. Not every game on Neopets is a Flash game -- some, such as Sakhmet Solitaire, don't use this plug-in at all.
Example Usage:
"The Daily Dare is an annual gaming tournament focused on Flash games."
See Also: Get Adobe Flash Player (link goes to Adobe's official site)
Category: Games

FreeloaderFreeloader
['fɹiːloʊdə]
noun
Someone who proudly displays a trophy from the Altador Cup, without having actually played many games to contribute to that win. Generally an insulting term.
Example Usage:
"You're such a freeloader! Have you even played any Yooyuball this summer, or are you just planning to sit on the sidelines?"
See Also: Play Yooyuball!
Category: Games

HabiHabi
['hæbiː]
noun
Abbreviation for "Habitarium". A miniature petsite within Neopets.com where you can raise small bugs known as Petpetpets. The Habitarium earns Neopoints for players, but otherwise does not affect the rest of the site.
Example Usage:
"I'm at Level 25 in Habi already!"
See Also: Habitarium Guide
Category: Games

HabitariumHabitarium
[hæbɪ'tɛəɹiːʌm]
noun
A Flash-based miniature petsite within Neopets, where players raise Petpetpets in a specially designed enclosure. The Habitarium earns Neopoints for players, but otherwise does not affect the rest of the site.
Example Usage:
"Oh dear, I forgot about my Habitarium and all the Petpetpets died again. Drat!"
See Also: Habitarium Guide
Category: Games

HATPCHATPC
[ɛɪtʃɛɪtiːpiːsiː]
noun
Abbreviation for "Hannah and the Pirate Caves". A Flash game where an adventurous young Usul climbs, jumps and swims to collect treasure.
Example Usage:
"I've got frustrated at HATPC more times than I care to remember."
See Also: Hannah and the Pirate Caves Gem Guide
Category: Games

HWHW
[ɛɪtʃdʌbəljuː]
noun
Abbreviation for "Haunted Woods", referring specifically to that land's Altador Cup team.
Example Usage:
"I'm considering switching teams this year... but I don't know. I'd feel a bit bad deserting HW after all these years."
See Also: The Altador Cup
Category: Games

JJPBJJPB
[dʒɛɪdʒɛɪpiːbiː]
noun
Abbreviation for "JubJub Power Bounce". An activity accessed by buying special tokens at the NC Mall, where players win one of a number of exclusive Neocash items.
Example Usage:
"This dress came from JJPB. I'm so lucky to have got one of the better prizes!"
See Also: JubJub Power Bounce
Category: Games

KadKad
[kæd]
noun
Abbreviation for the petpet "Kadoatie". Frequently used by regular visitors to the Kadoatery, where you can earn a trophy by feeding these little creatures.
Example Usage:
"I just fed my third Kad today! I'm on a roll!"
See Also: The Kadoatery
Category: Games

KDKD
[kɛɪdiː]
noun
Abbreviation for "Kreludor", referring specifically to the Altador Cup team sent down to Neopia annually from the moon of that name.
Example Usage:
"I really thought KD were going to pull it off this year! Oh well, maybe next time around?"
See Also: The Altador Cup
Category: Games

Key QuestKey Quest
[kiː kwɛst]
noun
A multiplayer board game in which players race to collect coloured keys and Neopoints.
Example Usage:
"Hey, do you fancy a quick game of Key Quest?"
See Also: Key Quest Guide
Category: Games

KQKQ
[kɛɪkjuː]
noun
Abbreviation for "Key Quest". A multiplayer Flash game where players collect coloured keys to win.
Example Usage:
"I'm taking time off from studying for my exams -- would anyone like to play a quick game of KQ?"
See Also: Key Quest Guide
Category: Games

LDLD
[ɛldiː]
noun
Abbreviation for "Lost Desert", referring specifically to that land's Altador Cup team.
Example Usage:
"I can't wait to meet up with my LD teammates on the boards again this year!"
See Also: The Altador Cup
Category: Games

LockoutLockout
['lɒkaʊt]
noun
A type of glitch that occurs in the Habitarium game, which leaves players unable to access their Habitariums.
Example Usage:
"I got hit by a lockout this week. Do you think TNT will help me out, or will I have to find a workaround?"
See Also: Professor Milton Clodbottle's Astounding Habitarium
Category: Games

MDMD
[ɛmdiː]
noun
Abbreviation for "Meridell", referring specifically to that land's Altador Cup team.
Example Usage:
"I've made a new MD-themed Neoboard signature to show my support!"
See Also: The Altador Cup
Category: Games

Mirror GameMirror Game
['mɪɹə gɛɪm]
noun
A copy of one of the Neopets games, specially made to be displayed on another site. Some mirror games have the ability to send scores back to the Neopets site, but using this to send six scores per day for the same game is against the rules.
Example Usage:
"My friend thought she'd found a link to a new game. She got all excited, but it was just a mirror game version of Meerca Chase."
Category: Games

MPETMPET
[ɛmpiːiːtiː]
noun
A glitched egg in the Habitarium game that can cause the game to behave oddly. Originally an abbreviation for "Mysterious Phantom Egg-Thing" due to the MPET's habit of appearing where no egg should be.
Sometimes jokingly referred to as a Meepit due to the initials.
Example Usage:
"That's not a real egg you've got there, it's a MPET. Here, I know a guide that tells you how to get rid of it..."
See Also: Professor Milton Clodbottle's Astounding Habitarium
Category: Games

MQMQ
[ɛmkjuː]
noun
Abbreviation for "Maraqua", referring specifically to that land's Altador Cup team.
Example Usage:
"I'm joining MQ this year just to change things up a little."
See Also: The Altador Cup
Category: Games

MSNMSN
[ɛmɛsɛn]
noun
Abbreviation for "Make Some Noise", a Flash game only available during the annual Altador Cup. Players tap keyboard keys following directions on screen. Nothing to do with the popular instant messaging client.
Example Usage:
"I'm no good at Yooyuball, but I can still support my team by playing some MSN!"
See Also: Make Some Noise!
Category: Games

MTMT
[ɛmtiː]
noun
Abbreviation for "Moltara", referring specifically to that land's Altador Cup team.
Example Usage:
"As a relatively new team, MT had some trouble attracting veteran Yooyuballers."
See Also: The Altador Cup
Category: Games

NeoadventureNeoadventure
['niːoʊædvɛntʃə]
noun
A fun game you can make for others to play, where the user must try to continue a story on the right path by making the right choice in a given situation. Neoadventures are text-based, and usually told in the second person ("You see the two-headed giant Scorchio flying over town, scorching buildings with its breath...")
Example Usage:
"I've made a Neoadventure set during the Lost Desert Plot! Want to give it a try? I promise not ALL the paths lead to the Angry Yurble!"
Category: Games

NQNQ
[ɛnkjuː]
noun
Abbreviation of "Neoquest". An elaborate game where the player moves around a fantasy version of Neopia, collecting weapons and fighting increasingly powerful monsters. While not a very high-earning activity, some players find it an attractive pastime.

Not to be confused with Key Quest.
Example Usage:
"I haven't anything to do until the new college term starts, so I figured I'd go through NQ again on the highest difficulty level."
Category: Games
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