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Re: Funny units names

Post by Stilgar » August 26th, 2010, 3:12 am

I had an orc named "Prudish" once.

I guess he wasn't very popular at the orcish feasts.

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Re: Funny units names

Post by sur.nhm » August 26th, 2010, 8:14 pm

I don't see the point in this thread - the Random Name Generator (For Mainline at least) is just a big list of names. Check the .po file if you want to.
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Re: Funny units names

Post by shadowm » August 26th, 2010, 8:29 pm

A big list of names which is used to randomly generate names using a Markov chain algorithm, right. Most of the time, the generated names are composed of different syllables/portions from different names of the source list.
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Re: Funny units names

Post by sur.nhm » August 27th, 2010, 4:02 pm

shadowmaster wrote:A big list of names which is used to randomly generate names using a Markov chain algorithm, right. Most of the time, the generated names are composed of different syllables/portions from different names of the source list.
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Re: Funny units names

Post by Gambit » August 27th, 2010, 7:11 pm

Basically you're right in that there is a list of names there. But those names are chopped up and recombined to make up the one funny possibility in this thread, and the hundred not funny ones. :)

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Re: Funny units names

Post by zookeeper » October 29th, 2010, 10:44 pm

Well, this was somewhat amusing. I noticed it was already mentioned once, though.
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Re: Funny units names

Post by sur.nhm » October 31st, 2010, 4:04 pm

Now I've had Lent the Royal Guard and Gadd the Lancer (it is funny because "Gad" "גד" means 'luck' in Hebrew, and [so far] he's one very unlucky Lancer).
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Re: Funny units names

Post by Lollipopz » November 7th, 2010, 10:19 am

He he. Elvish Fighter named Mad is always fun.
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Re: Funny units names

Post by Reepurr » November 7th, 2010, 1:03 pm

Martin Ihn the Fire Drake.

Martin?!
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Re: Funny units names

Post by Araja » November 7th, 2010, 2:35 pm

If only he was that other kind of L2 drake... :P

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Re: Funny units names

Post by Feufochmar » November 7th, 2010, 6:46 pm

When I played one of the UMC campaign, in a scenario called 'Escape from Carcyn' (from the city of Carcyn), one ennemi unit was called Carcyn...

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Re: Funny units names

Post by ancestral » November 7th, 2010, 7:02 pm

Reepurr wrote:Martin Ihn the Fire Drake.

Martin?!
No offence intended to people actually called Martin in real life...
It makes perfect sense, actually…
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Re: Funny units names

Post by Dunno » November 7th, 2010, 8:12 pm

nice to see this thread is still around :)
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Re: Funny units names

Post by IPS » November 16th, 2010, 5:49 pm

zookeeper wrote:Well, this was somewhat amusing. I noticed it was already mentioned once, though.
Men is named that female red mage? lol
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Re: Funny units names

Post by Midnight_Carnival » November 17th, 2010, 10:30 am

I had an (Orcish?) archer (or some ranged unit, can't remember which) who went through a whole battle without a single arrow he fired hitting anything. His he died just as I won the battle, his name was "Rong".
...apparenly we can't go with it or something.

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