Names

07.07.14
SOE trademarks The Darkened Sea and Altar of Malice
07.07.14

SOE trademarks The Darkened Sea and Altar of Malice

Two names sit on an onyx altar. You tip-toe up to them and gaze upon their majesty. There is no exp...

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07.07.14
RuneScape naming system opens up to more frequent changes
07.07.14

RuneScape naming system opens up to more frequent changes

RuneScape is tweaking the way character names work, and players will now have the opportunity to ch...

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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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