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Re: Dunefolk Rework - Unit Naming

Post by ghype » June 8th, 2019, 6:21 pm

i forgot who came up with that name but “Ringcaster” really is a great name.

Alternativly we can consider using it for the pv3 and use something less exciting for the lv2

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Re: Dunefolk Rework - Unit Naming

Post by Celtic_Minstrel » June 8th, 2019, 7:07 pm

Xalzar has a good point - Bladewhirler could be a nice name to replace Executioner. (Or maybe slasher->bladewhirler->dervish, not sure which of the two sounds higher-level.)
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Re: Dunefolk Rework - Unit Naming

Post by josteph » June 9th, 2019, 10:19 am

Or maybe Slasher / Dervish / Vortex ("Anything that involves constant violent or chaotic activity around some centre"). Then "Executioner" would be free to go with a future/UMC Naga Assassin.

For the Ringcaster advancement I'm thinking of something with "wind" in it, to allude to the slight breeze felt when a projectile flies just past one's ear. (as that naga is a ranged unit)

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Re: Dunefolk Rework - Unit Naming

Post by Caladbolg » June 9th, 2019, 1:54 pm

Aye for Paragon.
Dervish might be better on lvl 3. But then Executioner doesn't seem like a lvl2 name. So idk.
Suggestions for chakram naga lvl3 (starting from most preferable): Riptide, Whirlwind, Zephyr, Vortex, Twister. The first three sound cooler than the remaining two, and Zephyr is a gentle wind, so the first two are the best imo. I personally like Riptide more, though Whirlwind would also fit really nicely.

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Re: Dunefolk Rework - Unit Naming

Post by ghype » June 9th, 2019, 6:58 pm

I see majority like Dune Paragon.

Bladewhirler indeed works for the lv3 dual naga. It looks like is if it really would swiftly swing those two blades.

As for the chakram, Ringcaster is such a good name, We might as well use it as a lv3 for the chakram naga, so all we have to find is a lv2 name for it - which might be easier then finding a fitting lv3 name.

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Re: Dunefolk Rework - Unit Naming

Post by Edwylm » June 10th, 2019, 2:49 am

historical names
chakram-wielder
disc-bearer

random names
ring-thrower
ring-twirler

or if you want to use these but historical context is that it does not have a hole in the center. however naga discus might be different than historical ones.
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Re: Dunefolk Rework - Unit Naming

Post by ghype » June 27th, 2019, 10:56 am

So we are getting closer to the end of this project, hence we should finally agree upon some names.
Dune Paragon for the old Lv4 Warmaster and Lv2 Naga Dualblade is named Naga Derwish.
We found better names for Lv3 Naga Executioner so I will display some where as Naga Bladewhirler for lv3 Dual Naga fits the best.
Alternatively we can switch them up.
We also have some more for the Chakram Naga where Dune Ringcaster could fit the lv2 and lv3.



Naga Slasher, Naga Dervish, Naga Bladewhirler
Naga Slasher, Naga Bladewhirler, Naga Dervish

Naga Slasher, Naga Ringcaster, Naga Zephyr / Naga Riptide / Naga Twister / Naga Vortex / etc...
Naga Slasher, Naga Riptide / Naga Zephyr ,Naga Ringcaster



Now that put them into lists I prefer this combination. Anyone agreeing with his one?

Naga Slasher, Naga Bladewhirler, Naga Dervish
Naga Slasher, Naga Ringcaster, Naga Zephyr

The level 2 names are very descriptive with the one unit "whirling blades" - dual blades - and the other "casting rings" - chakrams.
The level 3 names are more interesting / mysterious. Non native-english might not know exactly what Dervish and Zephyr mean which will involve also some imagination (which always is more exciting)


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Re: Dunefolk Rework - Unit Naming

Post by Hejnewar » June 27th, 2019, 11:55 am

I agree with gype's suggestion. Sounds good to me.

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Re: Dunefolk Rework - Unit Naming

Post by Caladbolg » June 27th, 2019, 4:23 pm

I also agree with ghype's suggestion.

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Re: Dunefolk Rework - Unit Naming

Post by Xalzar » June 27th, 2019, 5:27 pm

I agree with the proposed solutions. :)


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Re: Dunefolk Rework - Unit Naming

Post by Celtic_Minstrel » July 6th, 2019, 1:08 am

Sounds good, as long as Dervish is definitely spelled with a V and not a W as in your first sentence. ;)
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