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    Default map naming thread results!

    Thanks to everyone so much for participating. There were tons of great names in there, and lots of ideas that we'll be mining in the future I think.

    There were also some absolutely horrible names... but anyone who browsed the thread knows that.

    Our horribly unscientific process was as follows. A very kind tester pulled out all the names and put them into a spreadsheet. I read through them in a few mind-numbing hours, picking out names that I thought were clever, interesting, or different. I sent those sixty names to a few guys on the team, and we picked our top five:

    CTF-FracturedWorlds
    CTF-Icarus (been used before, but such a good fit)
    CTF-Ionosphere
    CTF-OmicronDawn
    CTF-TaintedDawn

    Gratz to the guys who first suggested those names (in order): thesimo, Chicken Pot Pie, Nathillien, keyrat, and SonicBlade.

    Some other really cool names we liked, but didn't think were a good fit:

    CTF-Akashalypse -- just sounds bad ass!
    CTF-BlackSun -- great nod to Neil Stephenson's Snow Crash
    CTF-EtherealDawn -- Akasha means 'ethereal' so that's cool
    CTF-WorldsEnd -- Mike the english major couldn't handle a missing apostrophe

    Okay, so we narrowed our list of five down to Icarus and OmicronDawn. And after a vote from the whole UT3 development team, the winner is...

    CTF-OmicronDawn!

    It's straightforward, it says what it is, it's memorable... and you can't beat alliteration. (Can I say assonance without getting banned by WarTourist?)

    Thanks to keyrat for being the first to come up with this name. This guy has made exactly one post on our forums, and it was a good one!
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    what about CTF-Rise , that was original

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    I do not agree, but I also do not make the game so...congratulations, keyrat ! (shouldn't this thread be locked ?)

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    yes i think it should be locked...

    fyi... keyrat stole the name from me.......... ok.... maybe not... but still

    Congratz keyrat.
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    YOU LUCKY RAT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!m your as famous as Mickey Mouse !

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    what about ctf-darksideofthemoon :'(


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    wait- alliteration? Sure you're an english major?

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    Quote Originally Posted by [CALIBUR] View Post
    what about ctf-darksideofthemoon :'(
    Low grav with psychedelic colored lighting?
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    Quote Originally Posted by [CALIBUR] View Post
    what about ctf-darksideofthemoon :'(

    :)
    Give me some time with some herb, UnrealEd, and a long night of Pink Floyd. I'll make that map ;)

    CTF-OmicronDawn ftw

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    Congratulations!

    [EDIT] So... is CTF-OmicronDawn going to be in the demo? [/EDIT]
    Last edited by Mort_Q; 09-15-2007 at 04:32 PM.
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    Tbh, the name is meh, but at least you guys got the important stuff out of the way. Now, back to work. I am eagerly waiting for this killer demo you promised me.
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    Wow, what an awful pick.

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    Congratulations keyrat.
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    sorry but i have seen mutch better names then the top 5 (and i dont mean my own i do to but :P)
    still gratzz with your prize
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    If they'd mentioned they would stick with similar generic sounding names over *truely* original names I'd have come up with those 'meh'-type names... *sigh*

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    with some guy transferring 1.44MB diskettes on a rowing boat between usa and australia
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    I don't think they'll be able to please everybody. As some here have said their pick does the job. However, on the basis of originality there are plenty more that I would've prefered.

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    Quote Originally Posted by isp_of_doom View Post
    I'd have come up with those 'meh'-type names... *sigh*
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    From the gazillion names listed in that threat, I'd say that there would be better ones that could've been picked... but still, congrats to Keyrat on winning this contest with his contribution!

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    I'll be making my own maps with teh amazing names, no worries :P
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    Quote Originally Posted by tidu View Post
    wait- alliteration? Sure you're an english major?
    noticed too, lol

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    Enough names listed in that thread to fill in any other map that is being delivered along with the game

    gz keyrat

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    Good choice ! Fits perfectly with the screenshots we saw.

    If the name shoud've appeared in the game without the vote, no one would've complained

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    goodle quote:

    "A triple star that lies 16 light-years away and has the first white dwarf ever discovered."

    I dont think it matches perfectly lol, but it sounds good, now hurry back to making T3H D3M0!
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    So is someone (an admin) going to email this guy?
    Chances are he hasn't checked the forums since.
    And i'm sure it will make his day.

    Also, i don't see the alliteration, could be accent though.
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    The alliteration makes the map name sound silly, but the name does fit the theme. CTF-OmicronRising has more of an evil tone which fit the Necris better imo. Still, grats to the winner. And I can't wait to play this map!

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    i think the kinda runners up should get some free stuff too!

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    congrats to rats. means I can use the names I thought of for some modded up map or original. Or if you guys still ar mapping new stuff, feel free to steal it...
    CTF-Necreon sounds a little more citified. Grunge away, gang.
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    Thank you for the honorable mention

    Congratz to Rats!

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    Well... that's kinda suprising and dissapointing at the same, i do agree the name fits somehow with the map but... erm, ah well...My names were probably not really fitting for that kind of map. Altough Dawnfall, or CTF-Virgo(birth of a star) hoped it would made it, anyway congrats to the ratz guy, and please Epic do more of those brainstorm sessions in the near future, its a real treat for those copywriters among us

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mort_Q View Post
    Congratulations!

    [EDIT] So... is CTF-OmicronDawn going to be in the demo? [/EDIT]
    yeah i would like that too.
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    Quote Originally Posted by [DR]Marine View Post
    Wow, what an awful pick.
    Wow, who cares

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    I thought the pick was pretty good personally. Fits pretty well and is pretty cool. Dont see y ppl are grumbling about it, maybe its cus they lost.

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    So I guess in the next few months when people are complaining about the alliteration of OmicronDawn, we can thank Epic games for choosing a bad-sounding name (even if it describes the map perfectly).

    The name just doesn't go well with the traditional way of naming UT maps. The name Facing Worlds wasn't named CTF-FacingWorlds, it was named CTF-Face. Facing Worlds 2 and 3 were named Face][ and Face3.

    In all the UTs and UCs out so far, the names were rarely two words put together. The name would be fit in with the tradition better if they just called it Omicron Dawn in the map description, but have the filename be CTF-Omicron, just like Epic did for CTF-Face.
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    name's dull, but as long as the map pwns.

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    CTF-Stargate-Atlantis


    it would be sweet to see people go though gate portals

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    Quote Originally Posted by UT4EVER View Post
    CTF-Stargate-Atlantis


    it would be sweet to see people go though gate portals
    And quite expensive to get the license to use it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by UT4EVER View Post
    CTF-Stargate-Atlantis


    it would be sweet to see people go though gate portals
    lol, i saw a SG map somewgere a long time ago. Search teh webs and you might find it. But it may have been a DM map.

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    Congrats keyrat! CTF-TonyOrlando&Dawn would have been good too.
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    Quote Originally Posted by yrhwk View Post
    Congrats keyrat! CTF-TonyOrlando&Dawn would have been good too.
    Now I'm trying to think of how a techno remix of "Tie a Yellow Ribbon" would sound.


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    Check --> This.

    Sorry Epic, you lose...we win :P Gratz to all the others with that same name too, heh. We winz, yay!
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