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Modders' Forum and other names.
« on: February 23, 2012, 01:13:15 PM »
How does the subtitle "The Build Imperative", or "Imperative: Build" strike you?
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Re: Modders' Forum and other names.
« Reply #1 on: February 23, 2012, 01:46:47 PM »
too imperative!
but you should ask someone who's first language is English..
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Re: Modders' Forum and other names.
« Reply #2 on: February 23, 2012, 01:52:18 PM »
Build is key, as that's a SMAC concept something besides imperative would be fine, though I was recalling the game referring to the  base govenor priorities that way.  Help me out with wording - how does it refer to the tech categories?

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Re: Modders' Forum and other names.
« Reply #3 on: February 23, 2012, 02:53:01 PM »
you mean research priorities in a blind research game?
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Re: Modders' Forum and other names.
« Reply #4 on: February 23, 2012, 03:01:03 PM »
Right.  It doen't have to be imperative, although that means a compulsion as well as an order, but we need the right phrase - [something] Build, or Build [something]

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Re: Modders' Forum and other names.
« Reply #5 on: February 23, 2012, 04:04:14 PM »
I should move this there and get mpre input, shouldn't I?

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Re: Modders' Forum and other names.
« Reply #6 on: February 23, 2012, 04:09:45 PM »
it's called: "Build: wealth and infrastructure"

feel free to moved the thread in Council Room
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Re: Modders' Forum and other names.
« Reply #7 on: February 23, 2012, 04:15:05 PM »
Okydoke; of course we're going to get a lot of "Modders Forum: raf is your King" suggestions, but maybe they'll at least be funny...

Hopefully, everyone will also pay a serious suggestion toll, by making one...

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Re: Modders' Forum and other names.
« Reply #8 on: February 25, 2012, 02:56:21 PM »
Build A Better SMAC/X?

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Re: Modders' Forum and other names.
« Reply #9 on: February 25, 2012, 02:57:53 PM »
or Build your Alpha Centauri II?
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Re: Modders' Forum and other names.
« Reply #10 on: February 25, 2012, 03:02:48 PM »
Could work. :) Let's see what the others think...

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Re: Modders' Forum and other names.
« Reply #11 on: February 25, 2012, 03:05:52 PM »
I was thinking in terms of invoking the game concept...

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Re: Modders' Forum and other names.
« Reply #12 on: February 26, 2012, 04:52:45 PM »
I just noticed that in alphax.txt, they are listed under the line "#MANDATE".

How about "Mandate: Build" as the subtitle?

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Re: Modders' Forum and other names.
« Reply #13 on: February 27, 2012, 03:15:00 PM »
"Mandate to Build" (as in "mandate to kill")
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Re: Modders' Forum and other names.
« Reply #14 on: February 27, 2012, 03:20:34 PM »
Same thing, but pithier as two words.

 

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