~ PC = Player Character.
~ DM = Dungeon Master. The individual that referees the game.
~ GM = Game Master. (See DM.)
~ D&D = Dungeons and Dragons 3rd edition ruleset.
~ PBP = Play By Post. A game you play on internet messageboards.
~ Ftr = Fighter.
~ Rog = Rogue (thief).
~ Homebrew = Someone's homemade gaming world.
~ Gestalt = Alternate rules for D&D wherein you advance in 2 classes simultaneously.
~ TPK = Total Party Kill. When all the PCs in a campaign die, usually a result of the DM miscalculating the danger, or the PCs doing something stupid.