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[Name requests] What shall I name this family?

Discussion in 'Requests' started by Kabel, Jun 13, 2009.

  1. Kabel

    Kabel

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    Hello!

    I am nearly completed with my custom race map. But since english is not my native language, I have a bit of trouble to find good names to name these units on the picture below.

    From left to right I just call them:
    - Tree. (Elven food building)
    - Protector. (Bulky melee unit)
    - Keeper. (Travels over the map to gold mines far away and returns with gold! An advanced worker.)
    - Faerie. (Summons buildings and harvest lumber. "Faerie" sound so silly)
    - Lore. (Bulky magic unit with powerful spells.)

    Have a look at the picture below.

    Let your mind flow! Do not censur yourself!
    Write down every name you come up with!
     

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  2. Trillium

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    in same order:
    Tree of Spirits (or Spirit Tree)
    Ancinet Guardian
    Golden Oak (the best i could think of. i know it sounds no good)
    Sprite
    Forest-Priest or Oaken Sage
     
  3. Revolve

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    - Tree - Magic Tree
    - Protector - Ironbark Treant
    - Keeper - Wanderer
    - Faerie - Restorer
    - Lore - Ancient Treant

    All I could come up with D:
     
  4. Deolrin

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    - Tree - Forest Haven
    - Protector - Oaken Warrior
    - Keeper - Traveler
    - Faerie - Pixie
    - Lore - Wisdom of The Forest
     
  5. Mechanical Man

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    If english is the problem, why not give it a name in swedish and use a dictionary in to translate in english?
     
  6. Kabel

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    Thanks for all ideas!

    You are right about that, that I can translate swedish words like "Älva" into Faerie and so on. But I am looking for more unusal and creative names like these that came up: "Forest Haven" "Sprite" and "Ironbak treeant"
    Names that gives a little more edge to units then just the rough translation. But my imagination has halted a bit, even thought I sure could come up with own english words or Swedish words and just translate them, it is more fun to get ideas from other people aswell :)


    People! I have one more name request. Have a look at the picture below.


    The first farm is a Goblin Farm. It can be upgraded into an "advanced farm".

    The Advanced Farm can load a few number of goblins into it and has an unload ability called Dig!. That means that the farm can let the loaded goblins "dig" a tunnel to target location on the map and unload the goblins on that spot.

    But I have no idea what that building can be called.

    All ideas are welcome!
     

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  7. Trillium

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    Miner Camp/Goblin Mine/Diggers' Union/Dredge Farm

    will think of more later perhaps
     
  8. Revolve

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    @Mechanical Man - I am also Swedish, and just saying, you can't translate a word like that, because words in Swedish doesn't sound as cool as they do in English. For example, "The Hunter" sounds pretty cool, but in Swedish, it is "Jägaren" - which in swedish is kind of lame ^^
     
  9. Deolrin

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    The first one could be: Goblin Farm, Pig Farm, Pig Yard

    The second one could be: Dig Farm, Diggers Guild, Pig Farm of Teh Ultimate Phail, Dirt-digger's Farm\Union\Guild, Dirt-digger... Meh out of ideas.
     
  10. The World Is Flat

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    First Tier - Goblin Pigsty, Goblin Slaughterhouse, Goblin Bazzar Goblin Marketplace...

    Second - "Addon: Tunnel Entrance, Tunnel, Tunneling Equipment. ( Meannig that in the upgrade tooltip you say that the goblins upgrade the farm with a Tunnel or Tunneling Module and call the bulding a name with tunnel as a suffix or prefix." - or, Goblin Ranch, Goblin Feedlot Ranch, Feedlot,
     
  11. Kabel

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    Thanks for all good names! If you have more, keep em coming!
     
  12. cookies4you

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    - Tree - Spirit Wood Tree
    - Protector - Spirit Wood Guardian
    - Keeper - Spirit Communer
    - Faerie - Faerie Communer
    - Lore - Communer of Spirit Wood