What's in a Name?

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Name Change?

Once a bastard, always a bastard!
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Might be a good idea, if you come up with a better one.
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I was never a fan of it anyway.
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Total votes: 17
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Re: What's in a Name?

Post by nemedeus » 22 Dec 2016, 10:05

Benedict wrote:Bastards - Marras beat me to it again! :lol:
technically, I made that suggestion first!
Benedict wrote:Imho plain simple BASTARDS! would be best. Capitalized with an exclamation mark.

No matter what you guys finally choose, please don't loose the "A Game of Passion, Violence, and General Skullduggery" line. That's simply perfect. :D
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Re: What's in a Name?

Post by Marras » 22 Dec 2016, 10:27

I was just giving up searching for that but true, Nemedeus suggested it first (with further explanation behind). In fact I like this one better than just Bastards.

I see RPG products with all caps and exclamation marks as cheap, not really serious products. Frankly, I tend to skip games with names like this. I don't know why, but that's how it goes.
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Re: What's in a Name?

Post by higgins » 22 Dec 2016, 13:44

Benedict wrote:Bastards+Wenches - Not with a & or and, with a +. Direct reference to Verhoven's FLESH+BLOOD. Also refers to female characters as well. :lol:

What a true classic movie! :)

Benedict wrote:Imho plain simple BASTARDS! would be best. Capitalized with an exclamation mark.

I suggested that a long while back (sans the caps and an exclamation mark), but we ended up dismissing it. It would look like we're going for straight shock value.

Benedict wrote:No matter what you guys finally choose, please don't loose the "A Game of Passion, Violence, and General Skullduggery" line. That's simply perfect. :D

That's definitely not going anywhere. :twisted:
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Re: What's in a Name?

Post by Marras » 23 Dec 2016, 03:14

Bastards with Blades
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Re: What's in a Name?

Post by Agamemnon » 03 Jan 2017, 04:35

The floor is still open on this and probably will be until the moment I actually hit "compile" on this draft.

Marras wrote:Bastards with Blades

Ha. Nice. Rather sadly, between Blades in the Dark and Blade of the Iron Throne (to say nothing of Flashing Blades, Crimson Blades or Bladestorm) we may need to move away from that particular word.
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Re: What's in a Name?

Post by Marras » 03 Jan 2017, 09:11

Bastards' Edge - This could be about edge of the weapon or how SAs give edge to these bastards :)
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Re: What's in a Name?

Post by PsiPhire » 04 Jan 2017, 04:41

A few (probably terrible) suggestions:

The Way of Bastards
A Bastard's Life
A Tale of Bastards
Bastard's Tale
Brotherhood of Bastards

Some of these might have been mentioned before.
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Re: What's in a Name?

Post by myanbar » 05 Jan 2017, 20:56

Division of Degenerates
Union of Unfits
Group of Grouches
Company of Cucks
Sisterhood of Swords
Friends of Firearms
Lightweights of Lichtenauer
Conglomerate of Comrades
League of Longswords
Federation of Flat-Of-My-Strong
Heil of Hitlers
Rolf of Rolfs
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Re: What's in a Name?

Post by Agamemnon » 06 Jan 2017, 04:20

myanbar wrote:Rolf of Rolfs

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You dare speak of the noble and puissant House of Rolf?
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Re: What's in a Name?

Post by nemedeus » 07 Jan 2017, 05:55

A Ballad for Bastards
Segue for a Scoundrel
Band-aid of Bastards
When I said go on without me and live I didn't mean be a cunt

Yeah I have no idea where that last one came from.
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Re: What's in a Name?

Post by KillerRed » 17 Jan 2017, 21:16

How about "A Murder of Bastards" as in a murder of crows
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Re: What's in a Name?

Post by nemedeus » 25 Jan 2017, 13:16

KillerRed wrote:How about "A Murder of Bastards" as in a murder of crows

I love this.
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Re: What's in a Name?

Post by Lawless » 30 Mar 2017, 16:26

"Tales of swordsmen and knavery"
"Swords and knavery"
"Villains andd violence"
"There's just one rule that will save you your life.
Thats a hand on your knife.
And the devil in your soul"
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