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What do you like to call your religion?

Discussion in 'Civ5 - General Discussions' started by Commissar_Yari, Jul 15, 2012.

  1. Commissar_Yari

    Commissar_Yari Chieftain

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    I like to rename mine sometimes, usually to Subgenius. In a multiplayer game I called it Scientology once, lol. I saw a friend call his Enkindlers (from Mass Effect).

    Just wanted to know what people like to rename their religions to if at all.
     
  2. DemonMaster

    DemonMaster A.K.A. Fenhorn

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    Demonism (what a surprise) :)

    Edit: I usually (for this) use the Torii as a symbol and I pretend that it is a sacrificial altar.
     
  3. Miravlix

    Miravlix King

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    "CS wants <religion>"

    That text makes it tempting to use a lot of interesting words as your religion name.

    "CS wants war" "CS wants love" "CS wants sex" Moderator Action: attention, please don't go more dirty than this, thanks.

    My choice lately has been "Sacred Dragon".
     
  4. Denkt

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    Why not name your religion: religion
     
  5. TPQ

    TPQ Cogito Ergo Civ

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    I've been calling my religion "Civism" so far. Haven't felt inclined to come up with anything more imaginative.

    I saw that MadDjinn used a mod for Pastafarianism, which included an icon, which I thought was quite amusing, but I care so little for religion outside of the actual game mechanic, I don't really care about the names much.

    I wish there was an option to opt for a non-religious philosophy for your Civ, like humanism, or just plain old atheism, that came with different bonuses than the religions. There could be interesting interactions between the secular and religious Civs throughout the eras too. I think it'd be nice to at least have the option anyway.
     
  6. Naresh

    Naresh Warlord

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    I keep mine as is...
    Christianity if I can get there first, otherwise I'll take whatever I can find.

    Secular civs? Aren't they just the ones who never invested in faith and so don't actually have a pantheon / religion? :p
     
  7. MarauderCH

    MarauderCH Warlord

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    I called my 'Naked Women' once just because I wanted to see the CSs want naked women! I even themed my choices towards it. The Pantheon was Fertility Rites. The Founder belief was Tithe because who doesn't want to pay to see naked women. The Follower beliefs were Religious Center and Religious Community. Center because who doesn't get happy after going to see naked women and Community because even wants to work hard for naked women. The Enhancer was Religious Texts! Yes, we passed out texts of naked women that the Dutch, Songhai, and Aztecs really enjoyed...
     
  8. HardRocker

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    It depends on who I am. I played a game as Ethiopia and called it Rastafarianism. I've called it Capitalism before when playing as America. I usually don't customize the name, but I did recently play a game where I went total war and named it "Submission" just so I could see the game say "CS wants Submission" and "You have spread submission to Madrid".
     
  9. Harv72b

    Harv72b Prince

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    I run the Pastafarianism mod, which really just saved me the trouble of typing "Pastafarianism" in every game plus added a neat little flying spaghetti monster icon.
     
  10. godman85

    godman85 Warlord

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    As Mayans, naming your religion "The Long Count" will give you endless smiles.

    X wants the long count. You know how gangsta that looks in the message board.
     
  11. The_J

    The_J Say No 2 Net Validations Retired Moderator Supporter

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    Moderator Action: 5 spam posts deleted, please stay on topic.
    Edit: And 1 after this post, becaus it was referring to the deleted posts.
     
  12. Adjuvant

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    I call my religion "atheism" so my population can feel intellectually superior.
     
  13. CiVAnthony

    CiVAnthony Chieftain

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    "Catholicism", although one time I had Jewish Polynesians. :p
     
  14. binhthuy71

    binhthuy71 Emperor

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    I name my religion "Kissing" - well not exactly that, but "Kissing" is as close as I can get without being banned for a while. :mischief:
     
  15. Harv72b

    Harv72b Prince

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    Okay, thanks to your inspiration I will found a similar religion in my next game, called "A Good" and then that other word. :lol:
     
  16. MisterSaturnine

    MisterSaturnine Warlord

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    I named one of my religions after myself and called it "The Grapevine." In another game I have the Mayans spreading some weird alternate-universe Christianity simply called "The Gospel."
     
  17. SS-18 ICBM

    SS-18 ICBM Oscillator

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    I usually base on the Civ I'm playing and the situation. My current Dutch Tech game has Polderism (yeah, I hate -isms but "Church of the Polder" was too long). The people of the Netherlands constantly strive for that elusive promised land where they can build one of these (no Marsh tiles or Floodplains in my current city spots).
     
  18. mposyncckh

    mposyncckh Chieftain

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    if I am playing as Russia or Byzantium and can get the cross I call my religion Orthodoxy but other than that I name my religion basd on a cultural person such as adeleology for England or Tolstoyism for Russia.
     
  19. Mylor

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    Mylorism
     
  20. Villager720

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    When Im Egypt, with a river, I often name my faith Nileism. Right?
     

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