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Re: Names for a game you have no idea what it's about?
« Reply #15 on: February 22, 2016, 08:20:41 PM »
Dinos are really a minor part of this, haha.  And in general this game is a lot simpler than the ones in [redacted] genre in terms of getting up to speed with the basics as a new player.  I really hate the learning curve on a lot of those games, and how after the learning curve is done there's not much higher to go in terms of difficulty or interest.  I have some very cool designs for solving those specific problems.
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Re: Names for a game you have no idea what it's about?
« Reply #16 on: February 22, 2016, 08:21:59 PM »
I should mention that, "After Hope" is pretty cliche name, please skip it  ::)

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Re: Names for a game you have no idea what it's about?
« Reply #17 on: February 22, 2016, 08:23:59 PM »
I should mention that, "After Hope" is pretty cliche name, please skip it  ::)

Oh yes, for sure.  We don't have any name candidates that we remotely like.  They all suck for a wide ranging variety of reasons.
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Re: Names for a game you have no idea what it's about?
« Reply #18 on: February 22, 2016, 08:46:29 PM »
Robo-Dino-Dating Simulator 2016

Really though, without more information this is just random shots in the dark.
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Re: Names for a game you have no idea what it's about?
« Reply #19 on: February 22, 2016, 09:19:25 PM »

Oh yes, for sure.  We don't have any name candidates that we remotely like.  They all suck for a wide ranging variety of reasons.

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Re: Names for a game you have no idea what it's about?
« Reply #20 on: February 22, 2016, 09:39:22 PM »
Robo-Dino-Dating Simulator 2016

Really though, without more information this is just random shots in the dark.
+1 spot on I think that sounds right from what Chris has said but itll be realy realy hard for a dating sim though he may want to tone it down a bit.
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Re: Names for a game you have no idea what it's about?
« Reply #21 on: February 23, 2016, 01:25:31 AM »
Oh I wasn't actually asking for suggestions.  It was more a matter of we'll lob things at you blindly from time to time and see what you think without knowing the context.  Blind reactions, as it were.

The Simpson's clip was awesome, thanks for that. :D
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Re: Names for a game you have no idea what it's about?
« Reply #22 on: February 23, 2016, 03:07:04 AM »
I should mention that, "After Hope" is pretty cliche name, please skip it  ::)

Oh yes, for sure.  We don't have any name candidates that we remotely like.  They all suck for a wide ranging variety of reasons.
Oy, Redoubt is an awesome title and I curse the proles who wouldn't see it   :P

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Re: Names for a game you have no idea what it's about?
« Reply #23 on: February 23, 2016, 03:20:44 AM »
It has the word "doubt" right in there! ;)
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Re: Names for a game you have no idea what it's about?
« Reply #24 on: February 24, 2016, 04:58:02 AM »
It has the word "doubt" right in there! ;)
Undoubtedly the word is there, however doubtlessly your misdoubt of redoubts is causing you to doubtingly see doubters when the undoubtable problem is that most people don't know what the word means.

Hmm, choked there at the end.

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Re: Names for a game you have no idea what it's about?
« Reply #25 on: February 24, 2016, 05:14:18 AM »
Lol.

Boy, I've been working on lighting and other color effects for most of today (along with some terrain stuff and so on), and part of me is tempted to call this Nightfall at this point.  Heh.
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Re: Names for a game you have no idea what it's about?
« Reply #26 on: February 24, 2016, 05:19:21 AM »
It has the word "doubt" right in there! ;)
Undoubtedly the word is there, however doubtlessly your misdoubt of redoubts is causing you to doubtingly see doubters when the undoubtable problem is that most people don't know what doubt means.

Hmm, choked there at the end.
Doubting your abilities for wordplay?  The word you danced around so eloquently would have undoubtedly fit within the last few words.  Doubt my judgement?  See for yourself, fixed that for you. 

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Re: Names for a game you have no idea what it's about?
« Reply #27 on: February 24, 2016, 06:12:01 AM »
Lol.

Boy, I've been working on lighting and other color effects for most of today (along with some terrain stuff and so on), and part of me is tempted to call this Nightfall at this point.  Heh.
Guild Wars took all the good names. Nightside? Wait that's a series of urban fantasy novels.

Doubting your abilities for wordplay?  The word you danced around so eloquently would have undoubtedly fit within the last few words.  Doubt my judgement?  See for yourself, fixed that for you. 
Hah! Quite. I was trying to avoid the word itself so I didn't even think of finishing the sentence with it. Props for that.

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Re: Names for a game you have no idea what it's about?
« Reply #28 on: February 24, 2016, 06:25:38 AM »
Hah! Quite. I was trying to avoid the word itself so I didn't even think of finishing the sentence with it. Props for that.

It was fun to read and try to speak without stumbling over the words.  I had to come up with something that sounded as good as it read.  Glad you enjoyed. :D
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Re: Names for a game you have no idea what it's about?
« Reply #29 on: February 24, 2016, 01:37:10 PM »
I'm not sure that I want to emphasize night anyway, I dunno.  The colors and everything are really vibrant at this point, which I think really helps to give a sense of fun and life that a lot of similar games miss by being dreary and bland.
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