Naming : Totally random?

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Excelvior
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Naming : Totally random?

Postby Excelvior » Fri Jul 19, 2013 7:06 am

Hello, just registered to the forum to ask that question
first time (OK, maybe second) I played FTL, I named my crew using names from the "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" show. So an exciting adventure started (and ended before I even jump a sector, lol) for Xander, Buffy and Willow. At the first store I found, I could recruit a new crew member and behold! There was a human named Giles (Buffy's watcher and teacher, for those unfamiliar with the show)!!!

so... huge coincidence or Easter Egg?
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Re: Naming : Totally random?

Postby Krimsun » Fri Jul 19, 2013 2:48 pm

i think it's luck.
FUN FACT: you can save and quit the game at a store. when you come back, the crew names randomized
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Re: Naming : Totally random?

Postby boa13 » Sun Jul 21, 2013 9:40 am

One of the perks of funding the game through Kickstarter was that you could choose one name for the crew. I guess some of the backers were fans of Buffy. :)
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Re: Naming : Totally random?

Postby 5thHorseman » Sun Jul 21, 2013 4:36 pm

...or were named Giles :D
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Re: Naming : Totally random?

Postby UltraMantis » Mon Jul 22, 2013 3:05 am

Giles is allways a great engineer. He is the Scotty of my FTL world. Giles rules.
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Re: Naming : Totally random?

Postby dirtyfool » Thu Aug 01, 2013 6:33 pm

Totally found a crew member the other night named Dolan.

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