The name of the Desert Kingdom

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What will the Desert Kingdom be called?

Aanshir
1
6%
Tulimshar
4
25%
Tou'kai
2
13%
Shimris
6
38%
Mu'do'ha
3
19%
(none of the above / proposition made in thread)
0
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Total votes: 16
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The name of the Desert Kingdom

Post by Aacheron » Thu Mar 31, 2005 3:08 pm

"Amzeroth" is unsuitable, as it's too similiar to Blizzard's "Azeroth", the world from the Warcraft series... There are some suggestions here, but if none of those are good, you are free to propose your own. All of the alternatives here are conjured by me, because I've not heard any alternatives from anyone else. But, feel free to propose your own...

NOTE: if any of the alternatives seem like a rip-off or plagiarisation, please let me now here and now. If something (unbeknowst of me) turns out to be blatantly similiar to something conspicuous, please don't choose it. Also, if it's really far-fetched an could only be linked to something by actively searching, I don't think we need to bother about it.

If a name seems to relate to something very obscure (say, not a land area or other geographical context, nor anything to do with a desert, such as sand, heat, whatever), then I believe it's OK, though.
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Post by Kyokai » Thu Mar 31, 2005 3:23 pm

Good point Aacheron. Someone has been needing to do this for awhile.
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Post by Bjørn » Thu Mar 31, 2005 3:31 pm

I'm really bad at finding hidden references to other familiar names, but I can say I like the sound of Tulimshar and Shimris. I don't like things like Mu'do'ha, because it looks to made-interesting to me with those apostroves.
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Post by ElvenProgrammer » Thu Mar 31, 2005 3:36 pm

I found Ma'heles from a random generator to be the best choice in my opinion :D

(I searched it using Google, no relevant result about it)

[EDIT] Ok now I see Hammerbear hates apostroves :oops: , anyway I like Shimris too[/EDIT]
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Post by Rotonen » Sun Apr 03, 2005 3:16 pm

If it's up to me, it'll be Mu'do'ha. (I have a twisted vision about how it's going to be pronounced.. :twisted:)
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Post by Aacheron » Thu Apr 07, 2005 11:41 am

Hrrmm... If nothing else, I'll have to make a new poll with only the two winning names "Tulimshar" and "Shimris". But, I'll let this hang for a while longer...
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Post by Rotonen » Thu Apr 07, 2005 1:15 pm

The first option to reach ten votes wins..? :roll:
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Post by maci » Thu Apr 07, 2005 2:02 pm

i want Tou'kai it sounds nice , is easy to pronounce and not hard to recognize like other names such as hamreszuschiklatuschidungbums
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Post by Bjørn » Thu Apr 07, 2005 7:02 pm

Aacheron wrote:Hrrmm... If nothing else, I'll have to make a new poll with only the two winning names "Tulimshar" and "Shimris". But, I'll let this hang for a while longer...
I think you should just decide which one it's going to be yourself, there is no need to keep voting on it.
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Post by ElvenProgrammer » Thu Apr 07, 2005 11:01 pm

Well maybe tomorrow there will be 10 more votes for Shimris, who knows? :roll:
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Post by Kyokai » Fri Apr 08, 2005 12:01 am

Yeah, I just inserted all the names on the list into the world development section. http://themanaworld.org/wiki/?Kingdoms. This isn't the sort of thing that takes a long time to decide :roll:. Anyway, it's a somewhat simple thing to change later on if we want to... I think... But since all these names are original, I doubt it will be a problem anymore. Ok! So let's get some real work done then! :shock:
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Post by ElvenProgrammer » Fri Apr 08, 2005 7:38 am

Yeah, Shimris is not that far from the finish line! :wink:
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Post by maci » Fri Apr 08, 2005 7:52 am

shrimps? yumyum
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Post by Nidis » Thu Apr 14, 2005 1:40 pm

What if you called it Achedios? Like 'Ake-dee-ous'. Just a suggestion... :wink:
I've been told that to get what you want, you've just gotta give what you can.
But I know, for what i want, it wont come as easy as that...
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Post by Bjørn » Thu Apr 14, 2005 2:20 pm

Nidis wrote:What if you called it Achedios? Like 'Ake-dee-ous'. Just a suggestion... :wink:
I think it sounds more like a character name. No results on Google, so seems safe. ;)

Btw Shimris has a clear majority now. Yeah.
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