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Naming scheme discussion

Discussion in 'Team CivFanatics' started by DaveShack, Jul 3, 2012.

  1. Maga_R

    Maga_R Has quit civ

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    I think Pacal's Folly is much better - I do not think everybody is trying to decipher our city names. But maybe I am underestimating RB :lol:
     
  2. classical_hero

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    [wiki]List_of_English_words_of_Sanskrit_origin[/wiki]

    that has a lot of words.
     
  3. Bowsling

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    Let's not start counting chickens before they've hatched, eh?
     
  4. classical_hero

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    We have two cities that need to be named, so what are we going to call them?
     
  5. YossarianLives

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    This is a nice list of Sanskrit words. The link that Classical Hero posted didn't work for me ( it said Wikipedia doesn't have a page by that title)

    Some of the names I like:

    Ananda - bliss or joy
    Mahamaya - the grand illusion
    Satsang - true communication
    Seva - selfless service
    Shakti - devine energy
    Jaya - victory
     
  6. Maga_R

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    Very nice list, I particularly like Ananda and Jaya, the last one for the meaning :D
     
  7. 2metraninja

    2metraninja Defender of Nabaxica

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    Yes, both very good names. Shakti and Seva too.

    Do we rename the captured cities btw? I personally like to leave the original names to remember to the whole world how many enemies I had fought and how much cities I have taken from them :)
     
  8. YossarianLives

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    My preference is to rename them to have a consistent theme through all our cities. If we can somehow make them sound a little more Spanish or Zulu, all the better. Short of that, choosing names with meanings such as "Victory" or "Triumph" or "Revenge" would work, too.

    Of course, they should retain their Zulu names until they have come out of revolt and have truly entered our fold.
     
  9. classical_hero

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    I fixed it since I accidentally copied the whole link when all you need is the title of the page.
     
  10. Bowsling

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    I'd like to keep the Zulu names, and give Chinook and any other cities we found in that area Zulu names as well.
     
  11. YossarianLives

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    So I was happily going through naming a bunch of stuff, starting with our unnamed cities

    Spoiler :







    Then I went through and started getting all our unnamed units. That was quite a job, needing to alternate between the game and my desktop to check out the list of mods and admins. About 3/4 of the way through, I crashed the game :( Caledorn had to reload to our last autosave, and all that work was lost :cry:

    Oh well, might try again at some point in the future...

    Edit: I'm linking the page I'm using to get the admin / mod names here, since I always struggle to find it when I need it.

    http://forums.civfanatics.com/showgroups.php
     

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