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Poll: Homebrew Title (37 member(s) have cast votes)

Is "Space Game" a reasonable game title?

  1. Sure; why not? (21 votes [56.76%])

    Percentage of vote: 56.76%

  2. No; it's entirely too silly. (9 votes [24.32%])

    Percentage of vote: 24.32%

  3. I like ice cream. (7 votes [18.92%])

    Percentage of vote: 18.92%

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#26 Swami OFFLINE  



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Posted Fri Sep 8, 2017 12:05 PM

Maybe spell it backwards and add a couple exclamation points:


"Emag Ecaps!!"


Or do it like one of those computer passwords you think you will remember, but can't:


"56@$3 9@M3"


Or just call it "Space Game", so when people try to AA search or Google it, they will get 100's of unrelated posts ahead of it.


I votes for "sure, why not"

#27 kdgarris OFFLINE  


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Posted Fri Sep 8, 2017 1:34 PM

Ha!  I did not think about how hard the name would make searches.   :)

#28 Thomas Jentzsch OFFLINE  

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Posted Fri Sep 8, 2017 1:50 PM

That's what I meant with "generic" name. :)


If you want to stick to the name, maybe you could use a prefix and/or suffix to make the name more unique. 

#29 kdgarris OFFLINE  


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Posted Fri Sep 8, 2017 1:54 PM

Maybe something like Space Game: Humanity is Pwned.   :)

#30 Nathan Strum OFFLINE  

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Posted Fri Sep 8, 2017 6:08 PM



The Space Game

#31 Random Terrain ONLINE  

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Posted Fri Sep 8, 2017 6:55 PM

More possible titles:


Mutant Space Weenies From Outer Space


Space Fight Deluxe Part 1


Shoot or Be Shot . . . in Space


Space Game: Episode IV - A New Space


Nonproprietary Intergalactic Dodge and Shoot

#32 mika OFFLINE  


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Posted Wed Sep 13, 2017 3:12 PM

"Not another space game"

#33 gliptitude OFFLINE  



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Posted Thu Sep 14, 2017 6:51 PM

In and of itself the title is a deterrent for me. For me to accept it it would have to have some sort of idea or concept to justify such a silly title.

I don't think that generic-ness is necessarily the problem. I think you could have an equally generic title that was preferable to me if it was less silly and more formal. .. Starship is a good name in my opinion and perfectly appropriate for what that game is, but pretty generic.

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