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Re: Contest! Help name the world of Skyward Collapse.
« Reply #15 on: April 02, 2013, 03:14:57 PM »
How about Sorawa?

Punny and elegant.
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Re: Contest! Help name the world of Skyward Collapse.
« Reply #16 on: April 02, 2013, 03:16:12 PM »
Druidia

That's not half bad, actually.

Planet
Earth
Terra
Firmament

These are a bit more common than I'm looking for.

whatever it is, please let's not have any hyphens or apostrophes in the name. bonus points if it doesn't end in "a."

Holy cow yes on the hyphens and other punctuation.  In terms of not ending in "a," I'm fine either way so long as the name is cool.
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Re: Contest! Help name the world of Skyward Collapse.
« Reply #17 on: April 02, 2013, 03:18:05 PM »
I'm definitely not arguing against Druidia in any sense, but:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KdX5bDFgAM0

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Re: Contest! Help name the world of Skyward Collapse.
« Reply #18 on: April 02, 2013, 03:18:40 PM »
Arcana
Name of an SNES game, fyi.

Did not know.  So scratch that one for sure (though I already didn't like it).

Cascade.

Ooh, that's cool!  I think that I'd prefer a name based off that word rather than just the word itself, but that's an extremely promising root word.

Hmm, I pronounce ! as "not."

I say "bang," but mean the same thing. :)

How about Sorawa?

Punny and elegant.

I don't get the pun, but I think that's a pretty cool word.
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Re: Contest! Help name the world of Skyward Collapse.
« Reply #19 on: April 02, 2013, 03:19:45 PM »
I'm definitely not arguing against Druidia in any sense, but:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KdX5bDFgAM0

Oh god!  I totally forgot about that in that movie.  Yeah, that's out. ;)  Love that movie, but just no for this game.

At last we meet, for the first time, for the last time!

(Okay, got that out of my system).
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Re: Contest! Help name the world of Skyward Collapse.
« Reply #20 on: April 02, 2013, 03:22:39 PM »
Some names from my own generated list of AI War planet names, taken from my most recent game (list: http://www.arcengames.com/forums/index.php/topic,9609.0.html):

Chlora
Decima
Sate
Proserpina (nice seed name for my list)
Consent (honestly, this was a generated name)

edit: it's hard to get away from a "-a" ending for a planet name.

edit2: I really like "Firmament" still.
« Last Edit: April 02, 2013, 03:27:03 PM by doctorfrog »

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Re: Contest! Help name the world of Skyward Collapse.
« Reply #21 on: April 02, 2013, 03:23:54 PM »
Cascadia would be the obvious derivative name. Cascadium, Cascadent, Cascadius, or Cascadanum, could work, but they lose something. I still think just "Cascade" sounds the best out of all of them though.
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Re: Contest! Help name the world of Skyward Collapse.
« Reply #22 on: April 02, 2013, 03:24:39 PM »
The Shelf

Convergence

The Gods' Platter

Neverwhere

The Proving Grounds

Limbo

Lifeforge

Argunsgrad

Pangaea

The Bastion ;)

The Vertigium

Altitudo

The Crust

The Bleeding Sky

What kind of tone do you want anyway?

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Re: Contest! Help name the world of Skyward Collapse.
« Reply #23 on: April 02, 2013, 03:25:45 PM »
If you are fine with something that does not sound english, how about:

Caelumno (Cut down to Calumno?)

It is supposedly (hello bablefish) latin for Sky (caelum) and Float (no).

Playing on the latin further gets:

Cretano
Celoino

I suppose I could go on, but it's me picking words from a latin translation page, not something coming out of my own head.

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Re: Contest! Help name the world of Skyward Collapse.
« Reply #25 on: April 02, 2013, 03:26:46 PM »
Sorawa is a pun on "Sora wa", "the sky" used as the subject of a sentence in Japanese.

Arcana
Name of an SNES game, fyi.

Did not know.  So scratch that one for sure (though I already didn't like it).

To be fair arcana is just the plural of arcanum and used e.g. to refer to Tarot cards.
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Re: Contest! Help name the world of Skyward Collapse.
« Reply #26 on: April 02, 2013, 03:28:17 PM »
Arcana
Name of an SNES game, fyi.

Did not know.  So scratch that one for sure (though I already didn't like it).

To be fair arcana is just the plural of arcanum and used e.g. to refer to Tarot cards.

And as such it already comes sounding horribly cliched.

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Re: Contest! Help name the world of Skyward Collapse.
« Reply #27 on: April 02, 2013, 03:30:33 PM »
Oh boy, I'm terrible at naming things...
Hmm...

Cat Planet?  :D
« Last Edit: April 02, 2013, 04:03:05 PM by TechSY730 »

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Re: Contest! Help name the world of Skyward Collapse.
« Reply #28 on: April 02, 2013, 03:30:55 PM »
Forgot the obvious:

Murdoch!

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Re: Contest! Help name the world of Skyward Collapse.
« Reply #29 on: April 02, 2013, 03:33:57 PM »
Forgot the obvious:

Murdoch!
Winner.
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