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Re: ★ Feral Heart Dictionary ★
« Reply #20 on: February 09, 2017, 04:28:16 pm »


Hey, you! Yea, you! Have you ever found yourself in-game or on the
forums when you've come across a word or term that you've never seen before?
Or maybe Feral Heart has a different definition for it all together!

Well stop wondering!

I've brought to you this 2017 edition Feral Heart Dictionary written by yours truly!
Take a look here to help you find your way through the game and understand
members ahead of time so you aren't left with ??



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  • Use the Ctrl+F command to easily search words on a page! This cuts down time spent scrolling to find that term you're looking for!
  • This dictionary is always a WIP as new terms and phrases are rolled out each day. Post in the comments below if you think there needs
    to be an addition!



A

Adoption Center
Noun

A player who creates a character, naming it Adoption Center, and sits in a populated area, such as The Grounds. Players who create 'baby' characters, such as pups, kits, cubs, etc. will flock to this person and hope to be adopted by another player's character. The Adoption Center will advertise on behalf of the 'babies'.

Administrator/Admin
Noun

Administrators, or admins, are the highest tier of the staff system in regards to seniority. The admins oversee the forums, the game, and the other staff members. They are in charge of resolving major issues as well as smaller ones, training new staff, and keeping peace within the community while being overall friendly people.

Ascension Island/AI
Noun

A map associated with the 'old' Feral Heart, pre-June update. The map was small though a land ramp led up to a series of floating stones that spiraled upwards into the sky. The goal was to make it all the way to the top without falling off, where you would find a portal to Sky's Rim.

Atlantis
Noun

A map associated with the 'old' Feral Heart, pre-June update. This map fully submerged in water save for an island in the very center and some scattered islands along the edge. Stone ruins and caves dotted the sandy floor while keeping hidden a secret portal to Last Cave.


B

bb/bby/bab
Noun

Either of these three terms is short for baby or bebe, either in terms of endearment or in reference to a good friend.

Bio-Stalk
Verb

Bio-stalking refers to simply viewing other character's in-game biographies.

Bonfire Island/BI
Noun

A map associated with the 'old' Feral Heart, pre-June update. This map was most popular for its bizarre roleplays, its Lion King roleplays, and its Mate/Adoption centers. Many members went to Bonfire Island to goof off and have fun with others, stranger or friend.

Bonfire Islands/BI
Noun

The new and improved Bonfire Island, though the names are similar, Bonfire Islands actually features more than one actual island. This map can be accessed through the following map chain: Lonely Cave>The Grounds>Eastern Pass>Bonfire Islands


C

Couch
Noun

Not an actual couch. This term refers to players sitting or laying on another player's character, therefore dubbing them as a couch.

Char/Charrie
Noun

Slang for character.

Cape of Distant Worlds/Cape
Noun

Cape of Distant Worlds is a map within game where you will find the portals to other maps you have downloaded. This includes portals to maps that you have made yourself. This map can be accessed through the following map chain: Lonely Cave>Cape of Distant Worlds

Cherika Valley
Noun

Cherika Valley is a relatively large map found within Feral Heart 1.15. It is a popular map for roleplaying groups to setup camp. This map can be accessed through the following map chain: Lonely Cave>The Grounds>Ficho Tunnels>Cherika Valley


D

Nothing here yet!


E

Eastern Pass
Noun

This map is medium in size and holds many rocky areas for roleplay groups to hide away. This map can be accessed through the following map chain: Lonely Cave>The Grounds>Eastern Pass


F

Ficho Tunnels
Noun

The new and improved version of the original Ficho Tunnel. This map is much larger than the old one and sports a vast maze of tunnels rather than just one straight tunnel. This map can be accessed through the following map chain: Lonely Cave>The Grounds>Ficho Tunnels

Fluorite Plains/FP
Noun

A map associated with the 'old' Feral Heart, pre-June update. This map was among the most popular as it was extremely large and allowed roleplay groups to be spread out. Significant landmarks often thought of when FP comes up are the Stone Bridge (SB), the Plus, and L Island.

Floof/Fluff
Noun

1. Floof, in terms of the site, is a form of good karma that you may give and receive based on a player's kindness and/or helpfulness towards others. You can give floof by clicking the "Nuzzle" button found on a member's mini-profile.

2. Floof, or fluff, may also be given as a cutsie nickname, or used as a name placeholder. Example) Hey there, floof!

F3
Verb

A player can press their F3 keyboard button while in-game in order to move their camera around freely without their character moving.

Fursona
Noun

A fursona is an animalistic representation of one's self. Most members on Feral Heart have a fursona, on which they base their in-game characters off of, or in which they create their fursona using the character creator.

Feral Heart Official Roleplay Day/FHORD/ORD
Noun

A day designated to roleplaying. this is an official event in which a specific day is chosen where every member is encouraged to roleplay, whether it be with someone they know, or with a complete stranger.

Feral Heart Official Radio
Noun

A staff hosted radio streamed live on Livestream where members can go listen to music chosen by the hosts and requests songs to be played.

Feral Heart Official Movie Night
Noun

A staff hosted event where members can watch a pre-chosen movie via Livestream while chatting with staff and other members. Players can also bring the social conversation in-game to the FH Cinema map.

Feral Heart Official Preset Contest
Noun

The Feral Heart Preset Contest is a seasonal event that challenges members to create their best preset based on a set theme. The winner is chosen by staff judges after the end date.

Feral Heart Official Parties
Noun

These are events held every year, hosted by the staff, each usually coming with their own maps. They are very popular and a large chunk of the community attend.

-Christmas Party
-Halloween Party
-Summer Party


G

The Grounds
Noun

The Grounds is the hub map introduced in the June update. Most roleplay groups advertise here while other members simply socialize. The portals to four other maps can be found within the Grounds. This map can be accessed through the following map chain: Lonely Cave>The Grounds

God-Modder/God-Modding
Noun/Verb

In the sense of a verb, god-modding is the action of roleplaying a character with invincibility that always hits, destroys, or kills their target without the opposing character's consent or ability to react or 'dodge'. It's highly frowned upon in most roleplays.

Global Moderator/GM/Global Mod/Global
Noun

Global moderators are the middle tier of the staff system in regards to seniority. These staff members are in charge of overseeing the forums and in-game relations. They deal with major and minor issues alike while upholding good relations with the community and being overall friendly people.


H

Huh
Noun

A relatively new species of brightly colored wolves often frequenting The Grounds.


I

Illiterate
Adjective

In roleplaying terms, this means that you are incapable of roleplaying with proper grammar, punctuation, capitalization, and overall sentence structure. Most groups advertise as literate, which is the opposite.

In Character/IC
Adjective

This term is used when you are referring to you or your character's words/actions as having been part of the roleplay.


J

Nothing here yet!


K

Kiwimbi Beach
Noun

A medium sized map featuring a serene tropical beach environment, popular to roleplay casually in. This map can be accessed through the following map chain: Lonely Cave>The Grounds>Eastern Pass>Kiwimbi Beach


L

Literate
Adjective

In roleplaying terms, this means you roleplay using proper grammar, punctuation, capitalization, and can form long, descriptive sentences. Most groups advertise as literate.

Lonely Cave
Noun

This new and improved map is the starting place for all new characters. You will instantly appear here if you login with a character you have never placed before.

Last Cave
Noun

A map associated with the 'old' Feral Heart, pre-June update. This map was quite large featuring a center island and some scattered ones around the edge. The rest of the map was filled in with water and donned no decorative meshes; the portal was hidden away in an underwater cave in Atlantis.

Login Page/Login Tab
Noun

The Login Page is a newer feature, showing up just before the June update. It was implemented when hackers overtook Feral Heart staff accounts and carried out inappropriate actions with them. The login page must now be kept open while you play Feral Heart or you will be logged off, this was added as a safety measure.

Legendary Markings/Items
Noun

Mass Marking and Mass Item packs that members can download to expand the markings and items available to them during character creation.

Loin
Noun

A typo for lion, though it has widely become somewhat of a joke to refer to a lion character as a 'loin'.


M

Mapped/Mapless
Adjective

In terms of roleplaying, this means a group either has a map that they require you to download if you are to join them, or are based in one of the default FH maps.

Moderator/Mod/Mode (Typo)
Noun

A moderator, or mod, is the lower tier of the staff system in regards of seniority. These staff are in charge of overseeing the forums and making sure all is well in-game. They edit, move, and lock threads, dish out consequence to rule breakers, and keep up good relations with the community while being overall friendly people.

Mate Beg/Mate Beggar
Verb/Noun

In the sense of a verb, to mate beg is to publicly ask other players to be their character's mate. A mate beggar is a member who actively and consistently does this.

Mate Center
Noun

A player who creates a character, naming it Mate Center, and sits in a populated area such as The Grounds. They advertise their ability to 'match-make' by drawing in single characters. The mate center asks one person to sit in the center of the crowd and anyone who wants to be their mate is supposed to walk into the center and join them.

Mass Markings/MM
Noun

Mass Markings is a common name for the massive markings pack that most members download in order to expand upon the markings available for customization in the character creator.

Marshmallow
Adjective

A player who has not downloaded mass markings will see any players who are wearing them as completely white, often referring to them as a marshmallow.

Member of the Season/MOTS
Noun

The MOTS is an event held every season on the FH website that encourages members to vote for other members whom they believe to have been the most helpful or kind. Members are first nominated and those who qualify by the end date (have at least 3 nominations), are added to a poll where the top 3 voted members are announced the winners.

Mature
Adjective

A roleplay group will advertise as mature if its roleplaying content contains blood, gore, PG-13 to R rated topics, or simply prefer a level of seriousness in character or out of character.



N

Noob/Newbie
Noun

A term for a member who is new and has not yet fully understood their surroundings.

Neon
Adjective

Referring to a character who's character is very brightly colored.

Nugget
Noun

Shallow's special name for special people. Example) Me.


O

Out of Character/OOC
Adjective

Referring to you or your character's words/actions as having not been part of the roleplay.


P

Plotted
Adjective

This is a term used by roleplay groups when they are advertising or explaining their rp goals. A plotted rp means that it has a story line in affect that members will interact with.

Preset
Noun

A custom design that a player will make for their character. Only by downloading the preset can other players see it in-game.


Power Player
Noun

Someone who gives their character unusually god-like abilities and claims to be invincible while imposing upon others their character's powers. Another term for this is God-Modder.


Q

Nothing here yet!


R

Roleplay Sample/RPS/RPSR
Noun

A roleplay sample is usually required by groups who advertise as literate. This simply means that before they allow you to join their group, you will need to send them a small sample of how you roleplay so they may assess it for themselves to determine if you meet their required level of literacy. RPSR=Roleplay Sample Required


S

Staff/Staffer/Staff Member
Noun

The staff are a team of trusted and responsible members who have been trained to respond maturely to issues and situations and enforce the rules. However, the staff team does much more, such as providing the community with fun events, a radio, contests, and of course, kindness and caring.

Seaside Grove
Noun

A medium sized map with a shallow beach environment. This map can be accessed through the following map chain: Lonely Cave>The Grounds>Seaside Grove OR Lonely Cave>Seaside Grove

Sky's Rim
Noun

A map associated with the 'old' Feral Heart, pre-June update. Sky's Rim was a large floating island surrounded by smaller floating islands, most connected by ramps. The only way to access this map was by completing the Ascension Island challenge, where flying was disabled. Flying was re-enabled upon entering Sky's Rim.

South Pole
Noun

A map associated with the 'old' Feral Heart, pre-June update. This map was quite large and consisted only of large, rolling, snow covered hills. Populated mostly by huskies, South Pole was popular, despite it's bareness. The secret portal to Atlantis was found hidden in a corner of this map.

Sparkle Dog
Noun

A player whose character is made up entirely of bright, neon colors.

Sited
Adjective

If a group is advertising as 'sited', this means they have an official website dedicated to their roleplay. You'll most often find group information, downloads, plots, and more.


T

Temple of Dreams
Noun

A map associated with the 'old' Feral Heart, pre-June update. ToD was a very small map, though within was a series of stone ramps, rings, and platforms that structured upwards. This map was never very populated, but was a quiet, serene place to relax and talk with friends. The portal was found in Fluorite Plains.

Troll
Noun

A member who purposely sets out to annoy and irritate other players by any means necessary.


U

User Panel
Noun

The User Panel, located at the top right of the website's homepage, is a portal link that takes you to a number of useful items. These include the character reset grid, preset uploader for preset sync, username change form, email change form, full account reset, and delete account form. Help with the User Panel can be found here: Click Me!


V

Nothing here yet!


W

Wolf-Speak
Noun

Wolf-speak is a term given to a set of vocabulary varying greatly from your average words. Words are usually replaced by scientific alternatives or synonyms. Example) Banner=Tail, Cranium=Skull/Head, Pillars=Legs, Audits=Ears, etc.

Warrior Cat/WC
Noun

A character or group (clan) based on the best-selling book series "Warriors" by Erin Hunter. Warrior cat clans are generally set up like a tribe, where a social system is set up based on seniority and experience, though the cats are wild and will usually claim a territory, vowing to protect it from enemy clans.


X

Nothing here yet!


Y

Nothing here yet!


Z

Zama Grotto
Noun

A map added in the update whose unique feature is that it's an underwater cave. You can find corals and shells along with sea grass and soothing music while swimming with the fishes. This map can be accessed through the following map chain: Lonely Cave>The Grounds>Eastern Pass>Bonfire Islands>Zama Grotto OR Lonely Cave>The Grounds>Eastern Pass>Kiwimbi Beach>Zama Grotto



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Re: ★ Feral Heart Dictionary ★
« Reply #21 on: February 22, 2017, 06:39:36 am »
even though i reply to this so late,,

thank you for making this thread, bloo!
this dictionary is very helpful for feral heart in my thoughts!

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Re: ★ Feral Heart Dictionary ★
« Reply #22 on: February 23, 2017, 10:44:36 am »
What a clever thread! Thank you for taking the
time to make this! It is quite useful as there are many
different terms being used, the whole wolf-speak
thing is still new to me. I needed some information on
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Re: ★ Feral Heart Dictionary ★
« Reply #23 on: February 24, 2017, 08:57:15 pm »
Very welcome, everyone! Thanks so much for appreciating it<3


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Re: ★ Feral Heart Dictionary ★
« Reply #24 on: February 25, 2017, 03:57:18 am »
Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. Uber helpful for newly made noobs like me~

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Re: ★ Feral Heart Dictionary ★
« Reply #25 on: March 01, 2017, 04:08:10 am »
This is awesome! I'm sure new users would greatly appreciate this! *nuzzle
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Re: ★ Feral Heart Dictionary ★
« Reply #26 on: March 01, 2017, 05:54:52 am »
This is awesome! I'm sure new users would greatly appreciate this! *nuzzle

Aww thankie!!<3 I certainly hope they do c:


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Re: ★ Feral Heart Dictionary ★
« Reply #27 on: March 24, 2017, 03:13:11 pm »
This is super cool ^^ I'm sure many players will enjoy this :D

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Re: ★ Feral Heart Dictionary ★
« Reply #28 on: August 05, 2017, 01:30:31 am »
Wow! Thanks a lot!
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