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Starward Rogue expansion name
« on: August 04, 2017, 01:49:34 PM »
Hey everybody

We've been struggling to come up with a good name for the upcoming Starward Rogue expansion, so we need help! For the most part, the expansion is mainly just more of everything. More enemies, more items, more bosses, more mechs etc. In terms of a theme, the main one is that all the new stuff is on the gold floors. We also have three main varieties of new enemy, Phantoms, Deathspheres and Crystalline. The Phantoms are ghostlike, the Deathspheres are kind of like those balls from that film Phantasm, and the Crystalline are elemental style enemies. The new expansion has a ton of new items, especially. So, here is a long list of name ideas we came up with -- yes, even the silly ones -- to start some brainstorming here. We're looking for feedback on any names that stand out , or suggestions for new names. If anybody can help with this, that'd be great. Cheers!

Welcome to Die (can't use because it's a meme, but something like this)
Kaleidoscope of Doom
Once More Unto The Incinerator
Now With 100% More Die!
You got nothin
Stellar Crucible
Stellar Eclipse
Solar Eclipse
Starfall
Nova
Perihelion
Helion
Apollo Phase
Jorgumamd
Into the Core
Bwahahaha
Deadly Core
Savage Core
Core Zone
Killing Core
The Forbidden Sector
Core Madness
Seeping madness
Forbidden Sector
Scary Zone
Deathspheres, Crystalline, and Phantoms...oh my!
Balls of Doom
Beware of the Leopard
There is Fire. Stay out of the Fire
The Gold! It Burns!
Burning Gold
Ouch Vol. 2
Gold Authority
Gold Augur or even Augury
Gold Aurora
Elective Agony
Golden Agony
The Rough Part of the Megalith
I'm Going to Geed a Bigger Gun... No That's Too Big!
More Misery vol 1
Unleash the Warhog!
The Other Place
I Need Your Second-Largest Gun
Warhog's Stellar Vacation
Click Here To Explode
Clean-up, Isle 3
Golden Sun
Derelict Passages
Lost Treasure
Die Trying
Gold Tomb
Midas Invitation
Prepare for ...DIE!!!
Click Me
Eraserhead
Echohead.
Head into Hell!!!
sKILLs
Kill with Skill
Skills and Kills
Put the Skill in Kill
Game of Die
Enter the Space Dragon
This is Going to Get Worse Before it Gets Better
Game Over, Man
Loaded With Bears
Impending BOOM!!!
Hail to the Hydral
Return of the Sloth
Golden Opportunity
Will Die For Gold
Headonist
Heads In the Fire
Gilded Carnage
Head Master
Gold Shot
Head Shot
HeadCase
There's Gold in Them Thar KILLS
Deathballs in the Fire
The Golden Floors
It gleamed like … it’s impossible to say what it gleamed like because nothing in the Universe gleams in quite the same way that a planet made of solid gold does
One Golden Triganic Pu
Heavy Metal
Lead to Gold
Wherever I May Roam
Ecstasy of Gold
Hardwired to Self-Destruct
Heavier Metals
Heady Metal
Headzone
Deadsphere
No Country for Old Mechs
Dead Sector
Gold Sector
Goldzone
ZOG (Zone of Gold)
Sunglow
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Re: Starward Rogue expansion name
« Reply #1 on: August 04, 2017, 02:55:08 PM »
Yeah, help is 1000% appreciated at this point, heh. :)
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Re: Starward Rogue expansion name
« Reply #2 on: August 04, 2017, 03:46:00 PM »
Interesting. Looking at the list...

I really like "Core Madness" for some reason. Especially if we start seeing apparitions in the game. Plus, googling the name doesn't point to anything problematic (can't say the same about the base game unfortunately).

"Gold Authority" also caught my eye and doesn't clash with anything major on google.

"Golden Ptarth of Misery: Solo Cinth Protocol" :P

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Re: Starward Rogue expansion name
« Reply #3 on: August 04, 2017, 03:56:43 PM »
Starward Rogue: Conductive Lead

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Re: Starward Rogue expansion name
« Reply #4 on: August 05, 2017, 10:17:27 AM »
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Interesting. Looking at the list...

I really like "Core Madness" for some reason. Especially if we start seeing apparitions in the game. Plus, googling the name doesn't point to anything problematic (can't say the same about the base game unfortunately).

Yeah, the phantom enemies are transparent and a few move through walls and stuff, so they're a bit ghostly.

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Golden Ptarth of Misery: Solo Cinth Protocol"

Hah. Might work...might work.

Another angle could be something based on the three new mechs, the Zephyr, the Warhog, and the Paladin. Perhaps... the magnificent....trio......doh! Naming is tough! :)


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Re: Starward Rogue expansion name
« Reply #5 on: August 05, 2017, 01:13:26 PM »
Bunch of probably mostly silly names:

Enter the Smelter
Goldrush
Dead and Gold
Dreadzone
Suntrap
Deadfall
Goldgrave
Goldrun

OK, so these didn't turn out that silly after all.


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Re: Starward Rogue expansion name
« Reply #6 on: August 05, 2017, 01:51:00 PM »
If you want something based around a trio, what about Triarii?

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Re: Starward Rogue expansion name
« Reply #7 on: August 05, 2017, 02:04:31 PM »
If you want something based around a trio, what about Triarii?

I'm really not sure. I find that I like some names, but then go off them after a few days. Triarii doesn't really grab me at the moment, but maybe it will in a few days. I'm just hoping we can throw out enough names that one will eventually stick! :)

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Re: Starward Rogue expansion name
« Reply #8 on: August 06, 2017, 08:55:08 AM »
How about a trappy approach?

The Serpent's Trap
The Serpent's Bait
The Serpent's Lure
A Serpent Snare
The Dragon's Trap (heh)
The Hydral's Lure

Or something with Hydra in it

Hot Shot Hydra... etc!

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Re: Starward Rogue expansion name
« Reply #9 on: August 07, 2017, 03:35:38 PM »
More!

Behold! Gold!
Heads will Roll
Phantom Death Zone
Cyborg Serpents Must Die
Warhead
Augmented (make the Au a bit more goldy coloured)
Authorized to Die
Mother Lode
Mother Lode of Misery
Lock and Lode
Locked and Loded

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Re: Starward Rogue expansion name
« Reply #10 on: August 07, 2017, 03:46:07 PM »
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Augmented (make the Au a bit more goldy coloured)
That really could work, in my opinion.
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Re: Starward Rogue expansion name
« Reply #11 on: August 07, 2017, 04:44:09 PM »
And for the just-plain-text ones, it could even be AUgmented.
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Re: Starward Rogue expansion name
« Reply #12 on: August 07, 2017, 05:08:17 PM »
And for the just-plain-text ones, it could even be AUgmented.

Yeah, I was a little concerned that the word Augmented might not look interesting enough, but AUgmented has a bit more punch. Seems more interesting. I like it -- for the moment at least! :)

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Re: Starward Rogue expansion name
« Reply #13 on: August 08, 2017, 02:24:09 PM »
+1 for AUgmented.

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Re: Starward Rogue expansion name
« Reply #14 on: August 08, 2017, 03:03:25 PM »
Augmented looks good. I've slightly gone off the AUgmented -- just because the chemical symbol for gold is Au rather than AU, so that's just niggling me, heh. Although AUgmented probably does look more interesting.  :-\