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What is your players name and what does it mean?

Discussion in 'General Skyrim Discussion' started by Egglet_Mcgee, Aug 4, 2014.

  1. W'rkncacnter

    W'rkncacnter Mister Freeze

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    I made a Breton spell-sword last night. I try to give Bretons Welsh sounding names (generally stemming from my love of the Prydain Chronicles). I accidentally stumbled on a real name. I named him Merwynn, kind of going for something close but not too close to Merlin.

    I just looked it up and found that it was a name of some Welsh king. Means "friend of the sea". Pretty happy with this one.
     
  2. Daelon DuLac

    Daelon DuLac How do you backstab a Dragon?

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    Why do you equate Bretons w/the Welsh? I always thought of them as more along the lines of the French.
     
  3. W'rkncacnter

    W'rkncacnter Mister Freeze

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    Hailing from France perhaps, but with English origins. And I find the Welsh more compelling then the French.

    From this link: http://elderscrolls.wikia.com/wiki/Breton
    Under the "Real-World Connections" section.

     
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  4. Daelon DuLac

    Daelon DuLac How do you backstab a Dragon?

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    Well, yeah. You know those French. :)

    BTW - this is an ethnographic lesson that I found interesting indeed! And that's not being sarcastic. I'm a well educated person, but this is something I never knew.

    Thank you!
     
  5. ecozombie

    ecozombie Loki

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    A little while ago I decided to scrap my warrior Khajiit Do'isa and make a Khajiit thief instead. I named her Gypsy Amaris, which translates to "wanderer child of the moon". It was partly inspired by Khajiits being based off of gypsies - you know with the caravans and all. And also I had read about their connection to the moon - how they look different depending on where the moon(s) are in the sky. So it seemed fitting.


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  6. BlueBull

    BlueBull DovahBull

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    I named my high elf Tonaku, it's Japanese. Another Levix (Just made up) an argonian named connerak and a Breton name Opie.
     
  7. raido KASAI

    raido KASAI Ansei Master Badass

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    That's cool.

    I actually named my cat 'Gypsy' though her name was actually a Mystery Science Theater 3000 reference


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  8. ecozombie

    ecozombie Loki

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    Awesome. Thanks. :)


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  9. raido KASAI

    raido KASAI Ansei Master Badass

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    My main which is my username's namesake is Japanese.

    Kasai = fire (runaway blazing inferno type)
    Raido = rider

    thus "Fire Rider"
     
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  10. Jewels

    Jewels POTATO

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    I can't remember if I posted to this thread... Idk.. I'm locked up sometimes so my mind gets fizzy :3 lol.
    My best character is a lvl 31 Nord named Sméagol. (Lord of the Rings/The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey)
    Now I have a new character (Nord again!) and I named her Sodapop from The Outsiders. I am OBSESSED with that book :eek:
     
  11. Zoblazo

    Zoblazo Ur nan`s h0usecarl

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    Barenziah on my Redguard, Breton, and Imperial (None of them are Dunmer, I know) because I've been obsessed with the Biography and Real Barenziah collection and just Barenziah herself ever since I read the books in TES: Oblivion :D
     
  12. Zera

    Zera New Member

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    My Altmer mage is named Chu'lak which is Vulcan for "one who has command of language". Even gave him the slanty eyebrows. I've also got a Breton assassin named Harley Quinn. She wears the jester outfit of course lol
     
  13. Harkin

    Harkin Necromatic Mastermind

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    My Orc was supposed to be called something like Yorgul, Grog, or something like that, but my game crashed just after I got past the face creation (THANKFULLY it autosaved, after spending like 30 mins on his face)

    But the game started and I was forced to accept him as "Prisoner" LMFAO
     
  14. xsneakyxsimx

    xsneakyxsimx Well-Known Member

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    Are you playing on PS3, Xbox 360 or PC?
     
  15. Wildroses

    Wildroses Well-Known Member

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    I started a High Elf I'm calling Darkling.

    The story behind it is when she was young she got Thralled by a vampire who kept her around for years as a convenient blood source and servant. He called her: "his little Darkling" because of her dark hair and eyes (unusual for an Altmer). Darkling doesn't remember her birth name or very much else about her pre-Thrall life on account of years of having her brains scrambled by vampire seduction, so when he got himself killed and she managed to break her mind free of his hold she just kept using the name Darkling.
     
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    Harkin Necromatic Mastermind

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    I'm on Xbox 360 so I play original Vanilla game, try to avoid as much self overpowering as possible, and only recently did I actually start travelling on foot again (I go through phases where im doing loads of quests, usually dungeon dives) and then I get a bit adventure thirsty, and try to find some new random encounters or interesting places with tough mages. Always on the hunt for a powerful mage thrall!

    I'd love to have it on PC and experiment with the mods, they look cool.

    Some ppl I can see get really deep into roleplay aspect haha, I think I did at one point, but I made a mess of all my cool roleplays, stat wise, that the dullness of going through the start again made me lose my current characters backstory!

    I think I'll go with, My Orc likes thieving, doesn't speak to fellow tribes because he's anti-social, and has fits of rage before thinking which gets him into trouble, or at the start of the game's case - captured because he just "happened" to be caught trying to steal food from an empire carriage.
     
  17. drem yol lok

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    When I make a new character I alway just start making noises with my mouth till it makes a name, sometimes it works pretty well.
    A nord named Dorin and a wood elf named Lokiri just to name a couple.
     
  18. xsneakyxsimx

    xsneakyxsimx Well-Known Member

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    Ahh okay... on PC you can go back into the Race Creation menu and change your characters name with console commands.
     
  19. raido KASAI

    raido KASAI Ansei Master Badass

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    Other than my main character listed above, my secondary ones typically get named following lore conventions of the particular race.

    My Bosmer was named following the conventions used in Arena and Daggerfall and picking a combo I thought sounded cool. I ended up with Karolas Riverwind.

    My Orc was based off Orcish lore names and then mix and matching again until I liked something, Khagra gro-Marzish.

    My evil, murder-loving Nord character's first name was off the Nord lore names list (Drennen) and then I made up a hyphenated last name (Death-Scythe) to be representative of his love of killing in sort of an angel/god of death kind of way
     
  20. GeneralTullius

    GeneralTullius New Member

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    I usually play a Breton named Artherion.

    Spellsword and all, the name reminds me of King Arthur and Sinderion the Elf from Oblivion who was actually pretty kool.
     

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