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A glossary of common terms you will find within the game and on the forums Edit

ANFO Edit

Ammonium Nitrate / Fuel Oil. A type of explosive that can be mined and subsequently used for mining.

BLU-82 Edit

Nicknamed the "daisy cutter" in Vietnam and in Afghanistan, the BLU-82 is a 15,000 pound conventional bomb. A type of explosive that can be mined and subsequently used for mining.

Bounty Hunter Edit

Sea profession. See hunter.

Bubble Edit

A convoy of vehicles travelling along the same route. The outer vehicles carry low value items, protecting the higher value items in the centre. E.g.

V1 V2 V3 V4 V5 V6 V7 V8 V9 V10 V11

If V1 to V11 are vehicles, the high value items could be placed in V6. Pirates / highwaymen attacking from either end of the “bubble” would not be able to engage V6. See Bubble for more details.

Burbana Edit

A city within the game. A vehicle must be purchased before this city can be accessed by new players.

C-4 Edit

A type of explosive that can be mined and subsequently used for mining.

Cissna Edit

A city within the game. A vehicle must be purchased before this city can be accessed by new players.

Credits Edit

Used only in the game shop, credits can be bought with real money or earned by providing services to the game. They can, amongst other things, provide a quick route to purchasing new mines. See also Gold.

Daigard Edit

A city within the game. A ship must be purchased and 20 melds achieved before this city can be accessed by new players.

Dynamite Edit

A type of explosive that can be mined and subsequently used for mining.

Exoskeleton Edit

A piece of mining Equipment that has been replaced by the mine cart.

Gadgets Edit

Gadgets can be mined and, for a limited time, provide a boost to players’ stats or give new features not available by other means.

Gold Edit

The main currency within the game. All transactions in the markets are conducted in gold. See also Credits

Guard Edit

Land profession. See Hunter.

Guild Edit

The name given to a separate forum that is only available to the members of that guild. Full details of the guilds available can be found here: http://www.minethings.com/app/webroot/forums/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=1043

Harmond Edit

A city within the game. All new players start in this city.

Highwayman Edit

Land profession. See Pirate.

Hunter Edit

A generic name for two professions you can choose, a Guard on land, a Bounty Hunter at sea. They exclusively hunt thieves for bounties. The Guard profession (land version) was originally named Hunter.

Japhet Edit

Japhet Stephens. The creator and developer of this game.

M-80 Edit

A largely illegal US firework. A type of explosive that can be mined and subsequently used for mining.

Melds Edit

Melds are the "trophies" of Minethings. Full article: Melds

Merchant Edit

Sea profession. See Trader.

Mod Edit

Moderator. Somebody who has been given extra privileges on one or all forums.

MT Edit

Mine Things.

Pirate Edit

A profession you can choose to adopt. They are pillagers of everyone and will steal all they can. This was the original name for Highwayman the land version of this profession and is still used sometimes. It is though the proper name for the sea version of this profession.

Pirate Peak Edit

A city within the game. A vehicle must be purchased before this city can be accessed by new players. There are no mines or market at this city.

TNT Edit

Trinitrotoluene. A type of explosive that can be mined and subsequently used for mining.

Trader Edit

A generic name for the profession you adopt to move items about, whether it be by sea or land. This is also the proper name for the land version of the profession but can be used to refer to the sea version, the Merchant.

Trader Tree Edit

A city within the game. A vehicle must be purchased before this city can be accessed by new players. There are no mines or market at this city.