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Civilization Naming, Part 1

Discussion in 'Civ3 - Demo Game V: Citizens' started by Epimethius, Jul 20, 2004.

  1. ravensfire

    ravensfire Member of the Opposition

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    :blush: What missing "t" :blush:

    Thanks for the correction, Cyc. Always were way too good at catching my typos!

    -- Ravensfire
     
  2. Noldodan

    Noldodan 2 years of waiting...

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    Apathetica, definetly! Really evocative of the current Demogame spirit. Japanatica is good too though.
     
  3. Sarevok

    Sarevok Civ3 Scenario Creator

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    :lol: :lol:

    Thats kind of how I feel too. I could care less what were called so long as well can execute out enemies (with me as MD of course ;) )
     
  4. Chieftess

    Chieftess Moderator Retired Moderator

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    -san is a name suffix for people, not countries. Plus, in Japan, it is considered rude to refer to yourself with -san (or -kun, -chan, -sama, etc) after your name.

    Another note on Japanese words.

    1 - There's no l, just r.
    2 - There's no Ti, just chi (although you could represent 'ti' in katakana script).
    3 - If you want to use romaji (English equivalent), use correct notation. (i.e. Toukyou. Not Tokyo, or Tookyoo).
     
  5. Cyc

    Cyc Looking for the door...

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    I still like Japanatica.
     
  6. Epimethius

    Epimethius Wish I Hadn't Been Here

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    In light of Chieftess's grammatical lesson, I've put what should be vague Japanizations of the various names up there.

    I have to admit, I like Japanatica and Apathetica too.

    Anyone else, or shall we advance with the 13 (plus abstain) names?
     
  7. Cyc

    Cyc Looking for the door...

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    Can you please make it a public voting poll. I seriously doubt anyone will lose any friends by voting on the name of the nation. ;)
     
  8. Donovan Zoi

    Donovan Zoi The Return

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    Should it be multi-choice at first? With a runoff for the top vote-getters?

    This way everyone can initially vote for any name they would be happy with in the beginning, rather than having to choose between two favorites.
     
  9. Cyc

    Cyc Looking for the door...

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    Can you run a public voting poll that's also multiple choice? I haven't tried that yet.
     
  10. Donovan Zoi

    Donovan Zoi The Return

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    Yeah, we have done that in the ISDG a few times. It works. :)
     
  11. Rik Meleet

    Rik Meleet Top predator Retired Moderator

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    done
    10-characters ...
     
  12. SniperDevil

    SniperDevil Skipper of Barnegat Bay

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    I like Japanatica
     
  13. Michelangelo

    Michelangelo Prince

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    I'll twenty-second Japanatica

    Edit: Oops, just saw RM post two posts up, and also voted over there.
     

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