Names

05.25.14
EVE Evolved: Expansion names are important!
05.25.14

EVE Evolved: Expansion names are important!

Since its launch in 2003, EVE Online has adhered to a rough schedule of releasing two free expansio...

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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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05.14.14
Compensation planned for WildStar's name reservation failures
05.14.14

Compensation planned for WildStar's name reservation failures

WildStar players attempting to reserve their name yesterday ran into a bit of a problem -- namely,...

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04.19.14
The Daily Grind: What naming restrictions do you approve of?
04.19.14

The Daily Grind: What naming restrictions do you approve of?

A recent beta patch in WildStar included several changes to its naming rules. Numbers in names are...

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02.26.14
The Daily Grind: What are the funniest names you've seen?
02.26.14

The Daily Grind: What are the funniest names you've seen?

Recently on the podcast we were chatting about hilarious names that cropped up in City of Heroes ba...

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12.12.13
The Tattered Notebook Extra: EQ Next Landmark livestream talks tools, demonstrates mining
12.12.13

The Tattered Notebook Extra: EQ Next Landmark livestream talks tools, demonstrates mining

Any time you mention EverQuest Next Landmark, you get a score of people saying that they just don't...

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11.04.13
The Daily Grind: Do you come up with unique avatar names?
11.04.13

The Daily Grind: Do you come up with unique avatar names?

So Star Wars: The Old Republic is doing a name purge. What's a name purge? Well, it's when an MMO 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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09.08.13
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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