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Re: Funny units names

Post by Dunno » August 12th, 2010, 9:27 am

I made a complete list of F.U.N (anyone else noticed this acronyme?), and I thought we could make a vote for the best unit name. What do you say? Anyway here's the list, I underlined my 5 favourites:
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Lolman the Wose
Borg the Troll
Sodd the Spearman
Tumtum the Wose
Dad the Troll
(captain) Kirk the Ogre
Ssex the Saurian
Reck the Troll Rocklobber
Man the female Dark Adept
Lolmaroom the Wose
Deptia the Dark Adept
Bombadabom the Wose
Bombadil the Wose
Gogarbagdish the Orc
Jizz the Saurian
Rucola the Dark Adept
Gosh the Goblin
Puurbag the Orc
Gah the Troll
Sin the Paladin
Dabum the Wose
Hug the Troll Warrior
Suckus the Troll Rocklober
Brommannumm the Wose
Mwbryangwena the Dark Adept
Electra the Mermaid Priestess
Eowyn the Elvish Shaman
Bumbumtonton the Wose
Sailrise the Saurian
Sekz the Saurian
Dumdabum the Wose
Elvil the Horseman
Klulullulu the Merman
Ssz the Saurian
L the Welking
(some where not included because they are either not funny at all, or they are funny only under certain circumstances)
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Re: Funny units names

Post by hhyloc » August 12th, 2010, 12:35 pm

Dunno wrote: Tumtum the Wose
Dad the Troll
Man the female Dark Adept
Bombadabom the Wose
Gosh the Goblin
Puurbag the Orc
Sin the Paladin
Ssex the Saurian
Suckus the Troll Rocklober
Brommannumm the Wose
Bumbumtonton the Wose
Dumdabum the Wose
Elvil the Horseman
:lol2: :lol2: :lol2: :lol2:

I love it! :Awesome:
Hey I'm a mighty Paladin, I save poor people, I slay evil, I'm a good guy, and my name is Sin :twisted:

Seriously, should some devs go remove the names? No Sin for Paladin, White Mage, Mage of Light... (good guys) and no Man for female units, and no Ssex or similar please... :)
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Re: Funny units names

Post by Captain_Wrathbow » August 12th, 2010, 1:38 pm

I don't know if you can remove specific names, in fact I'm pretty sure you can't. It's not like the random name generator is just a huge collection of complete names someone made up. It randomly combines syllables that make sense together so that you [hopefully] never get the same name twice.

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Re: Funny units names

Post by hhyloc » August 12th, 2010, 2:23 pm

In that case, can we tell the generator not to combines certain syllables together? Like "X" will nerver come after "Se", "Sse", "See",...
Or we can tell the generator if it came up with "Ssex", "Seex", "Ssexx" or similar, it will ignore the name and generate a new one?
I'm no developer, so I could be wrong though... :hmm:
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Re: Funny units names

Post by Dixie » August 12th, 2010, 2:34 pm

not in wml, as far as I know. But I suppose it -could- be possible through C++ engine modification. Not sure it is worth it, though...
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Re: Funny units names

Post by hhyloc » August 12th, 2010, 2:41 pm

Dixie wrote:...Not sure it is worth it, though...
Definitely worth it ! :) Of course this could means tons/little of coding? (As I said before, I'm no developer) Either ways, I support this.
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Re: Funny units names

Post by Hulavuta » August 12th, 2010, 2:43 pm

Well it's agreed that all Wose names are weird.
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Re: Funny units names

Post by hhyloc » August 12th, 2010, 2:53 pm

Hulavuta wrote:Well it's agreed that all Wose names are weird.
I DID have Woses named Dumdumdum, Temtum, Landumbadum... :Awesome:
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Re: Funny units names

Post by sur.nhm » August 13th, 2010, 1:02 pm

Captain_Wrathbow wrote:I don't know if you can remove specific names, in fact I'm pretty sure you can't. It's not like the random name generator is just a huge collection of complete names someone made up. It randomly combines syllables that make sense together so that you [hopefully] never get the same name twice.
Well, I'm translating BfW into Hebrew, and I've noticed that in some cases, the woses' and trolls' for example, it does exactly that: it chooses from a big collection of made up names. And another thing: some of the wose names are from LotR (Bregalad, for example).
Hulavuta wrote:Well it's agreed that all Wose names are weird.
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2. So are troll ones. There's one that's called Hoth.
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Re: Funny units names

Post by Joram » August 13th, 2010, 3:32 pm

hhyloc wrote: :lol2: :lol2: :lol2: :lol2:

I love it! :Awesome:
Hey I'm a mighty Paladin, I save poor people, I slay evil, I'm a good guy, and my name is Sin :twisted:

Seriously, should some devs go remove the names? No Sin for Paladin, White Mage, Mage of Light... (good guys) and no Man for female units, and no Ssex or similar please... :)
I take it you haven't seen the old Disney films about a Vicar named Dr. Syn? (yep, pronounced like sin)

If it's good enough for a vicar, I can't see a White Mage complaining. :P
And another thing: some of the wose names are from LotR (Bregalad, for example).
An unfortunate coincidence that I wouldn't worry about.
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Re: Funny units names

Post by shadowm » August 13th, 2010, 7:31 pm

Joram wrote:I take it you haven't seen the old Disney films about a Vicar named Dr. Syn? (yep, pronounced like sin)
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Re: Funny units names

Post by hhyloc » August 14th, 2010, 3:00 am

Joram wrote: If it's good enough for a vicar, I can't see a White Mage complaining. :P
But the evil guys will complain because a White Mage already taken a cool name :Awesome:

Beside, as shadowmaster pointed out, "Syn" doesn't mean "sin"
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Re: Funny units names

Post by IPS » August 16th, 2010, 8:13 pm

I had saw a mermaid initiate named Paris xD

I will look if I find more funny names units =)
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Re: Funny units names

Post by Dunno » August 16th, 2010, 8:32 pm

well I had a merman named Poseidon. Just like that. :?
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Re: Funny units names

Post by IPS » August 25th, 2010, 2:32 pm

Yeah, I have report:

Poseidon the merman.
Electra the mermaid Mermaid Priestess
Paris the mermaid siren.
L the welknig.

And many weird woses name.
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