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[GS] So What Are You Naming Your Rock Bands?

Discussion in 'Civ6 - General Discussions' started by Sprenk, Feb 15, 2019.

  1. Sprenk

    Sprenk Chieftain

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    To finish the Germans off for a well-earned cultural victory, I sent a couple of rock band units into Mainz. However, before the game would let me me use them, I had to name them. Perplexed and in a rush to finish, I thought of my favorite non-Civ game, World of Warcraft, and named my first band after my hunter's pet: "Mortalcoil."

    Not a bad name for a rock band, I thought. But what to name the 2nd one? All I could come up with was a slang term for inadvertently pulling mobs due to straying too close to them.

    Yes, I named my 2nd band "Butt Pull." Obviously a Metal band. :)

    What are you naming your rock band units?
     
  2. Disgustipated

    Disgustipated Warlord

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    I've used real names so far. Metallica, Megadeth, Iron Maiden, Slayer, Anthrax, Rammstein, Overkill, Sepultura. I had to name my indie band The Ramones. Indie I just consider punk rock, they should just change that over to punk rock.
     
  3. CivLuvah

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    I haven't played GS yet, but I am planning to use real names: either using real bands/artists from that civilization if they have a strong popular music presence in real life, or any band/artist name in real life but in chronological order as the game goes on and whatever comes up in my mind.
     
  4. Sagax

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    I names my first Swedish “rock” band ABBA. Obviously.

    They flopped. I’m sorry...
     
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  5. blackcatatonic

    blackcatatonic Queen of Meme

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    Not the Tauren Chieftains?

    I haven't got that far in my game yet but when I do I will probably give them all names from medieval French troubadours, troveres and musicians not that I'm still annoyed Eleanor doesn't get a troubadour UU or anything...
     
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  6. Eagle Pursuit

    Eagle Pursuit Scir-Gerefa

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    I like their randomized names. I generally stick with those.
     
  7. Sprenk

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    I hope you didn't name your second band "Blue Swede"? ;)

    But seriously, one can certainly follow the national homage route. Canadians could use "Rush" or "Avril Lavigne" (no Justin Beiber, please :) ) Koreans could use "BTS" or "Black Pink." And on it goes. Are there famous bands in Georgia?
     
  8. Sprenk

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    Forgot about them!
     
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    REM and The B-52's come to mind.
     
  10. Scaramanga

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    The Ed Beach Boys
     
  11. shmily_dana

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    Rush, especially if playing as Canada. The Beatles is an other obvious choice, so I'll probable use The Rutles instead.
     
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  12. Sprenk

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    I suppose I deserve that :) Kinda meant the country Georgia.
     
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  13. DemonMaster

    DemonMaster A.K.A. Fenhorn

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    Asta Kask (Swedish punk band). They where a great success playing wonder gigs :cool:
    edit: ... and I played Sweden. Won a culture victory due. So I have a lot to thank Asta Kask for :D
     
  14. Leucarum

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    The highlight of my Canada game* was giving Celine Dion the promotion which converts cities to your state religion (Poutine) and watching her single handedly dismantle the Russian Patriarchy.

    * actually the 2nd after the first was over way too quickly and I didn't even get to the modern era... I added Kongo and Russia manually to put some cultural speedbumps in
     
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    Browd Dilettante Administrator

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    [Name of Target Civ or Leader] and number. Like Sweden 1, Dido 3, etc.

    Terribly unimaginative, I know, but it helps me remember where I want to send each band and in what order I created them.
     
  16. rastak

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    Haven't gotten one yet but likely Emerson Lake and Palmer and Jethro Tull.
     
  17. Haggbart

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    Random. Call me boring, but for me it's like naming a chess piece so I don't bother.
     
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    I think I'll try that, use bands/artists from whatever civ I'm playing as. Be a lot easier for some than others.
     
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  19. Leucarum

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    Yeah Pheonecia has Dido and... That's it.

    In my current Frelaenor game, Edith Piaf is currently on a roll
     
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  20. AriochIV

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    I must have created 20 or 30 bands in my culture game. I stopped caring what they were named after 4 or 5.
     

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