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Old April 2nd, 2013, 01:32 PM
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Probably gonna go with Xander; I'm planning on getting Pokemon X. These days I like to choose names that closely relate to the version I'm playing.
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Old April 2nd, 2013, 01:38 PM
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I always name myself something different in every play through of a pokemon game. It'll depend on what the character looks like. This time I'm thinking Trowa after my fav gundam wing character. Just for nostalgia's sake.


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Old April 2nd, 2013, 02:13 PM
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I always name my character KJ. I ended up naming my character that when I played my first pokemon game (Yellow, nearly 14 years ago) and it stuck. KJ has always been sort of my nickname in real life because my real name is Kenny.
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Old April 2nd, 2013, 03:42 PM
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Actually, I think I may break my usual pattern of using my real name for the character and instead call him Quote instead, due to the male protagonist's resemblance to the protagonist of Cave Story.

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Old April 2nd, 2013, 04:26 PM
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I almost always name my protagonist Dave or David, but on game files that I don't save (aka restarts that I end at one point) I name myself whatever the character's name actually is. If the character's name is good enough, I'll name him/her that on my main profile, but it almost never is. (see: hilbert)

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Old April 3rd, 2013, 10:51 PM
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My flavor of choosing names completely depends on the type of hack or original game I am playing . For example if I am playing Emerald version then i would make him name Brandon.
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Old April 4th, 2013, 02:36 AM
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I think the character limit is stupid when other important characters have names longer than 7 characters.

L-t-.- -S-u-r-g-e
G-i-o-v-a-n-n-i
F-l-a-n-n-e-r-y
G-a-r-d-e-n-i-a
C-r-a-s-h-e-r- -W-a-k-e
S-h-a-u-n-t-a-l
G-r-i-m-s-l-e-y

These characters make me angry. Why can't the player's name be longer...

If they allow 10 character Pokemon nicknames, why not 10 character names? (I still hate Crasher Wake for having such a long name... lol)

I'm deciding between one of my internet handles, my real name, or possibly just the default/official name.

Or if they do a voiced trailer like for B2W2 maybe I'll look up the character's seiyuu for the trailer and find other roles, and name the character after that. XD
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Old April 4th, 2013, 02:51 AM
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My flavor of choosing names completely depends on the type of hack or original game I am playing . For example if I am playing Emerald version then i would make him name Brandon.
Sooo you use the male protagonist of the game...?

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I think the character limit is stupid when other important characters have names longer than 7 characters.

L-t-.- -S-u-r-g-e
G-i-o-v-a-n-n-i
F-l-a-n-n-e-r-y
G-a-r-d-e-n-i-a
C-r-a-s-h-e-r- -W-a-k-e
S-h-a-u-n-t-a-l
G-r-i-m-s-l-e-y

These characters make me angry. Why can't the player's name be longer...

If they allow 10 character Pokemon nicknames, why not 10 character names? (I still hate Crasher Wake for having such a long name... lol)

I'm deciding between one of my internet handles, my real name, or possibly just the default/official name.

Or if they do a voiced trailer like for B2W2 maybe I'll look up the character's seiyuu for the trailer and find other roles, and name the character after that. XD
Longer would be awesome, ya. Maybe even 20 characters since these days middle names are more of a thing? XD; Or at least ~creative~ ones are.
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Old April 4th, 2013, 02:57 AM
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Age: 17
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I always call myself Sidd in short for my longer name, and if I feel like being the girl character I call her Sidra for some reason aha

I like the idea of adding a surname for more formal situations like a gym battle. It gives the challenge a more important feeling I guess.
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Old April 4th, 2013, 03:53 AM
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Join Date: Feb 2013
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I always name myself after my favourite pokemon characters, such as Red and N.
Favourite Pokemon: (From each gen) Friend code: 1164 0089 7045 Name: dawg!!
Gen 1. Gen 2. Gen 3. Gen 4. Gen 5.


Gen 6.
  #36    
Old April 4th, 2013, 04:05 AM
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About 90% of the time, I use my nickname that I've had since I was 7 or 8, which is Storm, because I could run pretty damn fast.
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Old April 5th, 2013, 12:16 AM
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I generally name myself after the version but im going to be naming myself Zypher for purposes of youtube and stuff like that. plus I feel like I should be going by my screen name anyway
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my best team is explained by the picture. the 6th member depends on who im challenging.

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Old April 5th, 2013, 01:13 AM
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I'll most likely be using my real name like always. If I do switch up I'll use my middle name Rashad.

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Old April 5th, 2013, 02:39 AM
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Age: 13
Gender: Male
Nature: Jolly
I don't know why but I always call my chractarter my brothers name Rayene just to keep in track with the pokemon games.
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