Consoleme.ca writes: One of the most interesting aspects of gaming culture is the language that is cultivated by the gaming community. To anybody that doesn't play games or troll forums the lingo can sound like complete gibberish. In my experience, even seasoned gamers are not immune to this phenomenon. Girlfriends get frustrated, co-workers think you are using words from languages found in Star Trek (though you might be) and friends think you've lost your mind when you pull a word out of your gaming thesaurus.
Be confused, scared, stupefied and ignorant no longer. We have put together a list of the most common gaming words, expressions, terms and acronyms to help you understand exactly what that punk just said to you online…or what your boyfriend really means when he keeps saying "pwned" in bed.