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Loose apronyms:
Perfect Apronyms OnlyAll Apronyms
AGES (4)A Game (Ensemble Series) Jeff Anonymous, in reference to the "Age of Empires" series by Ensemble Studios, published by Microsoft (but available for Mac) and also as a response to the thread in the Acronyms forums which produced AGES.
CHEATSCraves Having Easy Answers To Succeed Scott Higton... my kids buy PC games and after 10 minutes of play want me to download whatever cheats there are for it. Thought this an appropriate acronym for what they are doing... or anyone that butts up against a situation that requires some effort.
People & Relationships:Personality Traits
DISC (2)Does It Still Compile? Sean Lamb (DISC really means Digital Interactive Systems Corp., a company marketing a new computer-in-a-box gaming console)
Re-expansions of existing acronyms
GAMERGathers Around Machines - Evading Reality Tony McCoy O'Gameboy
GRAALGame Really Addicts, Albeit Latency Jeff Anonymous, referring to the game found at
MIDWAYMicrosoft Is Developing Widgets Attracting Youth Sean Lamb (Midway was Microsoft's code name for the Xbox)
Names:Code Names:Microsoft
MMORPGMorons Mindlessly Overdoing Redundantly Programmed Game Sporkmaster (MMORPG usually stands for Massively Multiplayer Online Roleplaying Game)
Re-expansions of existing acronyms
MYSTMight You Struggle Through? Tony McCoy O'Grady
NETHACKNeat, Everything's Text! Heroic "At" Creams Kobolds. Sporkmaster
PACMANPositively A Classic Macversion Available Now Tony McCoy O'Grady
Computers:Games:Game Characters
POINT OF VIEWPersonal Opinion Is Not The Only Form... Vectors In Electronic Worlds. Angela Brett (many 3D computer games allow changing your point of view.)
POKE BALLPoint Of Knockout Evaded By A Little Luck Angela Brett (to capture a wild pokemon in a poke ball, you must weaken it but not enough to make it faint.)
POKEMON (2)Pricey, Omnipresent Kiddies Entertainment, Marketing Of Nintendo Tony McCoy O'Grady
POKEMON (3)Parents Of Kiddies Express Misery Over Nintendo Tony McCoy O'Grady
POKEMON (4)Plenty Of Kiddies Expend Money, Often, Needlessly. Tony McCoy O'Grady
POKEMON (5)Picks On Kids, Eventually Makes One Numb/Nervous Jan Morgan
POKEMON (6)Picks On Kids, Eventually Makes One Nostalgic Jan Morgan -- Memories of our own childhood?
POKEMON (7)Pastime Of Kids, Emerges Matches Of Nonsense Jan Morgan
POKEMON (8)Pray Our Kids Expect More Of Nintendo/Networks! original, inspired by existing Pokemon apronyms
POKEMONSPerhaps Our Kids Expend Money On Needless Sh*t Tony McCoy O'Grady
POKENYMSPokemon Original Kreations. Even Nicer, You Might Say. Jeff Anonymous, because some Pokemon acronyms might be more interesting than actual Pokemon.
Words & Wordplay:Made Up Words
SEGASystem Emulating Gaming Arcade Tony McCoy O'Grady
THE SIMS (3)Try Having Every Sim In Motion Simultaneously! In The Sims, time passes only for one household at a time
THE SIMS (2)Ten Houses? Extremely Small If Many Sims! SeaHen
YAHOOYak At Hearts Opponents Online Angela Brett (Hearts is one of the games available at, you can converse or 'yak' with other players while playing.)