Character-names

11.11.14
Final Fantasy XIV introduces character rename service
11.11.14

Final Fantasy XIV introduces character rename service

You've been enjoying your time playing Final Fantasy XIV, which is good. You hadn't expected to, b...

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10.13.14
Reminder: Character names being freed up tomorrow
10.13.14

Reminder: Character names being freed up tomorrow

Tomorrow with the release of patch 6.0.2, Blizzard will be freeing up unused and abandoned characte...

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09.15.14
Old and unused character names being made available
09.15.14

Old and unused character names being made available

Exciting news for everyone that wants to get their hands on character names that haven't been used...

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08.04.14
RuneScape launches first batch of name cleanup
08.04.14

RuneScape launches first batch of name cleanup

RuneScape is freeing up a lot of names now. The developers announced a while back that old an inac...

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05.22.14
The Think Tank: The best MMORPG character naming systems
05.22.14

The Think Tank: The best MMORPG character naming systems

My first MMO was Ultima Online, where character naming rules were so unrestricted that it wasn't un...

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05.21.14
Leaderboard: Do you make unique character names?
05.21.14

Leaderboard: Do you make unique character names?

WildStar's first real brouhaha centered around character names. More specifically, there was some c...

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10.18.13
RIFT frees up inactive character names
10.18.13

RIFT frees up inactive character names

No one likes changing a character's name because of a server merge, but there are definitely ways t...

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09.12.13
Gamasutra examines character names in World of Warcraft
09.12.13

Gamasutra examines character names in World of Warcraft

What does your character name say about you? Gaming website Gamasutra asked that question while pe...

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09.08.13
The Daily Grind: What's the story behind your character name?
09.08.13

The Daily Grind: What's the story behind your character name?

I love me a good character name. Before I settled into the habit of using the same handful of names...

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