Netspeak - Gaming

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Netspeak - Gaming by Mind Map: Netspeak  - Gaming

1. Computer-mediated communication

1.1. What is CMC

1.2. What types of CMC exist?

1.2.1. synchronous

1.2.1.1. What is synchronous CMC

1.2.1.2. in-game voice

1.2.1.3. voice over ip software

1.2.1.3.1. Teamspeak

1.2.1.3.2. Mumble

1.2.1.3.3. others

1.2.2. asynchronous

1.2.2.1. What is asynchronous CMC

1.2.2.2. in-game chat

1.2.2.3. Steam chat

1.2.2.4. instant messaging services (e.g. xfire)

2. Gamer Speak

2.1. Syntax (NOT SURE ABOUT THAT)

2.2. Morphology

2.2.1. Neologism

2.2.2. Blending

2.2.2.1. "PKing" (Player Killing)

2.2.2.2. "Aimbot" (Aiming Bot)

2.2.3. Borrowing

2.2.3.1. Loan words

2.2.3.1.1. "

2.2.3.1.2. "Kindergarten"

2.2.3.1.3. "uber"

2.2.4. Abbreviations

2.2.4.1. Acronyms

2.2.4.1.1. Expressing emotion/opinions stating facts

2.2.4.1.2. gaming-related terms

2.2.4.2. Initialism

2.2.4.2.1. gaming-related terms

2.2.4.2.2. expressing emotion/opinion stating facts

2.2.4.3. WTF is that?

2.2.4.3.1. BRB

2.2.4.3.2. WTF

2.2.4.3.3. HF (Have Fun)

2.2.4.3.4. TBH

2.2.4.3.5. FYI

2.2.5. Clipping

2.3. Internet Jargon

2.3.1. "Leet speak"