FS Abbrevations

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General Abbreviations

  • FRED - FReespace EDitor. The program created by Volition to make the mission and campaigns for both FreeSpace games. Released to the public along with said games.
  • SEXP - Symbolic EXPressions. Special function strings within FRED that allow for complex mission objectives and other things to be carried out by a mission bulider.
  • FS1 - Descent: FreeSpace, The Great War. Also called Conflict: FreeSpace, The Great War in Europe. The first game of the series.
  • FS2 - FreeSpace 2. The second game of the series.
  • FS3 - FreeSpace 3. Would be the third game of the series, but it won't happen. There is no FS3.
  • FS2_Open - The open source version of FS2.
  • FSO - The open source version of FS2. Used interchangably with FS2_Open.
  • SCP - Source Code Project. The people responsible for creating, maintaining and debugging FS2_Open.
  • V or [V] - Volition Inc., the developer of FreeSpace and FreeSpace 2.
  • VBB - Volition Bulletin Board. The boards Volition maintained as a centre for the FS community. Now defunct.
  • HLP - Hard Light Productions, the hub of the FreeSpace community.
  • VW - Volition Watch, developer fansite covering the FreeSpace, Red Faction and Summoner series. Awaiting demolition.
  • F2S - FreeSpace 2 Sector - Smaller FS2 community.
  • SG - Sectorgame - Network which hosts F2S. Often used interchangably (though inaccurately) with F2S.
  • FS2NetD - FS2 Network Game Monitor - Utility used to monitor FS2 network games being operated on the FS2Net servers.
  • FSPort - FreeSpace 1 ported to run on FreeSpace 2.

Designation Prefixes

Designation Suffixes

  • _A - AWACS
  • _B - Bomber
  • _C - Cruiser
  • _Ca - Carrier (non-canon)
  • _Cv - Corvette
  • _D - Destroyer
  • _Dr - Drone
  • _Dn - Dreadnaught (non-canon)
  • _EP - Escape Pod
  • _F - Fighter
  • _Fg - Frigate (non-canon)
  • _Ff - Frigate (non-canon)
  • _Fr or FR - Freighter
  • _G - Gas Miner
  • _I - Installation
  • _J - Juggernaut
  • _M - Medical Ship
  • _NB - Navigation Buoy
  • _S - Support Ship
  • _SG - Sentry Gun
  • _SJ - Super Juggernaut (non-canon)
  • _T - Transport
  • _W - Weapon (FreeSpace 1)(FreeSpace 2)
  • _H - Hive (non-canon)

Mod Abbreviations

  • TAP - The Apocalypse Project
  • WCS - Wing Commander Saga
  • TBP - The Babylon Project
  • PI - Procyon Insuregency
  • MG - Mind Game
  • TVWP - Terran-Vasudan War Project
  • SA - Scroll of Atankharzim
  • INFSCP - Inferno SCP
  • INFA - Inferno Alliance
  • INFSA - Inferno Standalone
  • INFR1 - Inferno Release One
  • BTRL - Battle Star Galatica: Beyond the Red Line
  • ITDOH - Into the depth of Hell
  • JAD - Just Another Day
  • DEM (Somtimes DXM) - Deux Ex Machina
  • 151th - 151th Banshee Squadron
  • BWO - Black Water Operations
  • SC (Sometimes SWC) - Stars Wars Conversion
  • FSH - FreeSpace Halo