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CU will be renamed. Let us throw in some ideas.

boxsndboxsnd Kraxton, ARMember Posts: 438 Uncommon

Should it have Camelot in it to attract more ex-DAoC players or should it be more neutral?

The abbrevation should also sound cool. DAoC and CU are fine. "Crusaders of Camelot" would be disastrous.

 

DAoC - Excalibur & Camlann

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  • GwapoJoshGwapoJosh Auburn, INMember Posts: 1,006 Uncommon
    It already has massive hype.. They should come up with a unique kickass name..

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  • SatariousSatarious Kansas City, MOMember Posts: 1,073 Uncommon
    Originally posted by boxsnd
    Should it have Camelot in it to attract more ex-DAoC players or should it be more neutral? The abbrevation should also sound cool. DAoC and CU are fine. "Crusaders of Camelot" would be disastrous.  

    I can understand why he chose to include the word "Camelot" since it's been so popularized in our culture in movies, etc.  But it just seems so unfair to the other mythologies in the game.  Personally, I'd unchain the word "Camelot" from the title altogether.  I think a title describing what it actually is would be best.  Something like:  

     

    "Lords of Myth & Fantasy"

     

    or

     

     "The Warring Kingdoms of Mythology"

  • RelGnRelGn halalaMember Posts: 494
    Originally posted by GwapoJosh
    It already has massive hype.. They should come up with a unique kickass name..

    agree the camelot unchained reminds me of conan

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  • SatariousSatarious Kansas City, MOMember Posts: 1,073 Uncommon
    OK.  I really like the sound of "Lords of Myth & Fantasy" now.  It's catchy. 

  • TheBigDRCTheBigDRC Everson, WAMember Posts: 162
    Originally posted by Satarious
    Originally posted by boxsnd
    Should it have Camelot in it to attract more ex-DAoC players or should it be more neutral? The abbrevation should also sound cool. DAoC and CU are fine. "Crusaders of Camelot" would be disastrous.  

    I can understand why he chose to include the word "Camelot" since it's been so popularized in our culture in movies, etc.  But it just seems so unfair to the other mythologies in the game.  Personally, I'd unchain the word "Camelot" from the title altogether.  I think a title describing what it actually is would be best.  Something like:  

     

    "Lords of Myth & Fantasy"

     

    or

     

     "The Warring Kingdoms of Mythology"

    I think just "The Warring Kingdoms" has a nice ring to it.

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  • TekkamanTekkaman Sacramento, CAMember Posts: 158 Uncommon
    Originally posted by Satarious
    Originally posted by boxsnd
    Should it have Camelot in it to attract more ex-DAoC players or should it be more neutral? The abbrevation should also sound cool. DAoC and CU are fine. "Crusaders of Camelot" would be disastrous.  

    I can understand why he chose to include the word "Camelot" since it's been so popularized in our culture in movies, etc.  But it just seems so unfair to the other mythologies in the game.  Personally, I'd unchain the word "Camelot" from the title altogether.  I think a title describing what it actually is would be best.  Something like:  

     

    "Lords of Myth & Fantasy"

     

    or

     

     "The Warring Kingdoms of Mythology"

    As was suggested in the first post, it should be catchy and not have the acronym of CoC (Crusaders of Camelot). Neither of these suggestions have any ring to their acronym (LMF or WKM), however I would love to build upon your first suggested name:

     

    Lords of Myth & Fantasy: Arthur & Others

     

    #1 acronym NA

     

    /thread

  • nemesis621nemesis621 Las Vegas, NVMember Posts: 43
    Call it "Unchained Camelot."

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  • boxsndboxsnd Kraxton, ARMember Posts: 438 Uncommon

    I like something that was suggested in an older thread: Camelot Reborn (if they go the Camelot route)

    If they go for something neutral I hope they use the word "realm". For example: Realms at War

    DAoC - Excalibur & Camlann

  • SatariousSatarious Kansas City, MOMember Posts: 1,073 Uncommon
    Originally posted by Tekkaman
    Originally posted by Satarious
    Originally posted by boxsnd
    Should it have Camelot in it to attract more ex-DAoC players or should it be more neutral? The abbrevation should also sound cool. DAoC and CU are fine. "Crusaders of Camelot" would be disastrous.  

    I can understand why he chose to include the word "Camelot" since it's been so popularized in our culture in movies, etc.  But it just seems so unfair to the other mythologies in the game.  Personally, I'd unchain the word "Camelot" from the title altogether.  I think a title describing what it actually is would be best.  Something like:  

     

    "Lords of Myth & Fantasy"

     

    or

     

     "The Warring Kingdoms of Mythology"

    As was suggested in the first post, it should be catchy and not have the acronym of CoC (Crusaders of Camelot). Neither of these suggestions have any ring to their acronym (LMF or WKM), however I would love to build upon your first suggested name:

    Oh, you mean like LoTR (Lord of the Rings)?  Even DaoC doesn't exactly roll off the tongue.  I don't see why it's necessary for the acronym to have a ring to it.  My hat's off to Blizzard for making their acronym the same as a word that you would use when you're impressed, but I don't think it's absolutely necessary.

  • VoiidiinVoiidiin Barrow, AKMember Posts: 817

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    Trials of Atlantis. (Wow totally joking here)

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    More serious ideas. (It's really hard to not use the words Camelot or Rift when i think of the background premise of CU)

    Veil Wars.

    Arthurian Legends Online.

    Chronicles of the Veil.

    Gododdin Wars.

    Veil of Avalon Online.

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    Thats the best i can come up with, even with all my Arthurian knowledge, i doubt mine is more extensive than Mark J's. Camelot Unchained is not bad but i think the name change needs to happen sooner not later, people will not be able to connect if late in the development the name is changed, i feel its improtant that once KS starts the new name should be implemented.

     

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  • QallidexzQallidexz Austin, TXMember Posts: 253

    The Dark Age of Kill-A-Lot...

  • GwapoJoshGwapoJosh Auburn, INMember Posts: 1,006 Uncommon
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  • boxsndboxsnd Kraxton, ARMember Posts: 438 Uncommon
    Originally posted by Voiidiin
      Thats the best i can come up with, even with all my Arthurian knowledge, i doubt mine is more extensive than Mark J's. Camelot Unchained is not bad but i think the name change needs to happen sooner not later, people will not be able to connect if late in the development the name is changed, i feel its improtant that once KS starts the new name should be implemented.  

    The name change should happen after the Kickstarter IMO. Perhaps they could even let the backers vote on the name.

    DAoC - Excalibur & Camlann

  • VrikaVrika FinlandMember Posts: 3,475 Rare

    I think they should keep either Camelot or Unchained so that the new name would be easy to remember for those who remember the old name and the hype would better carry over to new name.

    My suggestion: Players Unchained

    English is not my native tongue so I'm not quite sure how native speakers would interpret that name.

  • StormakovStormakov Brooklin, ONMember Posts: 200 Uncommon

    Dark Age of Smish: Unchained Smishing

     

    Also; http://www.gucomics.com/comics/2004/gu_20040212.jpg

  • azzamasinazzamasin Butler, OHMember Posts: 3,090 Uncommon

    Using Camelot in its title is depriving the other 2 sides of a namesake in the title.  Would be just as bad as naming it Yggdrasil Online or Tuatha De Danann Online.

     

    Try something like Dark Age Mythos or Dark Age of Lore.  I really like that one, it keeps a part of the DAoC flavor without favoring one side.

     

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  • QallidexzQallidexz Austin, TXMember Posts: 253

    World of Camelcraft, that would draw some attention...

    Anyways, on a serious note, CU is a working title, but we don't know necessarily that it's going to be changed, sometimes working titles aren't changed, and persoannly, I'm fine with Camelot Unchained, as it is, it's a cool title imo.

  • replicantreplicant Thomasville, NCMember Posts: 46
    Veil Walkers :-p

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  • SatariousSatarious Kansas City, MOMember Posts: 1,073 Uncommon
    Originally posted by Qallidexz
    World of Camelcraft, that would draw some attention... Anyways, on a serious note, CU is a working title, but we don't know necessarily that it's going to be changed, sometimes working titles aren't changed, and persoannly, I'm fine with Camelot Unchaned, as it is, it's a cool title imo.

    Not a huge fan of the name "Camelot Unchained".  I think it serves its purpose for KS since it lets people know of Mark's intentions for the game, but it shouldn't be the final name.  I think there's a better name out there that can elicit a feeling of immersion into a fantasy world about 3 different mythologies at war with one another.  "Unchained" just gives off MOBA vibes, to me.

  • FromHellFromHell NY, NYMember Posts: 1,311

    Camelot 

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  • QallidexzQallidexz Austin, TXMember Posts: 253

    Forgtotten Legends of Camelot ... Myths of Camelot, or Myths of Camelot Reborn (eh).

     

    Edit: Lost Legends of Camelot... Forgotten Tales of Camelot...
    I like the idea of something like myths, legends, tales, lore, soemthign like that being in this title...

  • TwoThreeFourTwoThreeFour SwedenMember Posts: 2,155 Uncommon
    Originally posted by Satarious
    OK.  I really like the sound of "Lords of Myth & Fantasy" now.  It's catchy. 

    If someone is very young yes, but even then it is an incredibly cheesy name.

  • SatariousSatarious Kansas City, MOMember Posts: 1,073 Uncommon

    Some other ideas:

    Legends of Myth & Magic

    Realms of Myth & Magic

    The Warring Kingdoms of Myth & Magic

     

  • VoiidiinVoiidiin Barrow, AKMember Posts: 817
    Originally posted by Qallidexz
    Forgtotten Legends of Camelot ... Myths of Camelot, or Myths of Camelot Reborn (eh).   Edit: Lost Legends of Camelot... Forgotten Tales of Camelot...
    I like the idea of something like myths, legends, tales, lore, soemthign like that being in this title...

    I personally think we should try for a name that does not have Camelot in it.

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  • QallidexzQallidexz Austin, TXMember Posts: 253
    Originally posted by Voiidiin
    Originally posted by Qallidexz
    Forgtotten Legends of Camelot ... Myths of Camelot, or Myths of Camelot Reborn (eh).   Edit: Lost Legends of Camelot... Forgotten Tales of Camelot...
    I like the idea of something like myths, legends, tales, lore, soemthign like that being in this title...

    I personally think we should try for a name that does not have Camelot in it.

    No way, for practical reasons, it should have Camelot in the name to continue to attract the DAoC crowd.

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