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Old May 20th, 2013 (11:25 AM).
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At the beginning of every game you're allowed to choose your protagonist's name. What will yours be? Why?

For those who didn't notice, the character limit for Pokémon names and attack moves have also been adjusted up. Do you think we'll finally be able to name our protagonists beyond the original seven character limit? If so, will this affect what your name will be?
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Old May 20th, 2013 (3:46 PM).
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    My name's always 'Will'. Lol So it doesn't effect me much
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    Old May 20th, 2013 (3:50 PM).
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    I'm in the same boat. I generally just name myself Jake or whatever the actual name of the protagonist is, so I don't really run into issues with anything. It's good to see their increasing the cap on names though, as the character limit before was just extremely restrictive since there are definitely a lot of names out there that broke the limit.
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    Old May 20th, 2013 (3:56 PM).
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    I always make my character my name, Kayla. So going beyond the seven character limit doesn't affect me.

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    Old May 20th, 2013 (4:04 PM).
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      Considering the only name I use is Ashley, it doesn't affect me.
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      Old May 20th, 2013 (6:39 PM).
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      Doesn't affect me in the least. I always name the character after my first name: Irene.
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      Old May 20th, 2013 (7:28 PM).
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      Well since my real name (Nichole) is exactly 7 characters long, I'll still be using it for my character.
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      Old May 20th, 2013 (7:42 PM).
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        I started recently trying to play with the pokemons the trainer use normally in the manga or anime mostly the one who come first and I keep the name the game give to them normally. Maybe this time it could change and if the female name is not Yvette or Yvonne I gonna name her like that.

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        Old May 20th, 2013 (8:10 PM).
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          I like to use my real name Don for story gameplay, because I don't like characters calling me Lyca, it sounds stupid... Usually I play through the story as Don and then put on Lyca, or LycaNinja now, so I can play online and have it make sense with my forum name.

          Character limit is at least 12 now... That has been confirmed hasn't it?

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          Old May 20th, 2013 (8:54 PM).
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            No change in my name as well.... It will be Ray.
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            Old May 21st, 2013 (1:15 AM).
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            I usually name him Ale, which is a shorter version of my real name, Alejandro.
            When i play the female i just pick any girl's name i like (:

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            Old May 21st, 2013 (2:21 AM).
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            I always find that naming the protagonist whomever it may be after their name that they have been assigned, suits it much better than naming them after my name.
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            Old May 21st, 2013 (11:43 AM).
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              Well it will be Jay as usual so no.

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              Old May 21st, 2013 (2:03 PM).
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              My real name of course, as usual.
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              Old May 21st, 2013 (2:19 PM).
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                I love this news. Now I can finally have a Tentacruel named Oppenheimer.
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                Old May 21st, 2013 (3:06 PM).
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                  I dunno what name I`ll name myself yet, but I have till sometime in October to think of something I`ll like and not get tired of seeing.
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                  Old May 21st, 2013 (3:09 PM).
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                    I started using my middle name Patrick this gen, I think I'll continue with it
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                    Old May 21st, 2013 (3:23 PM).
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                      Since I was going to name my self either Yuna or Xavier depending on which gender I pick in the end I'll be adding in last names like I've hoped for the past generations. If girl it'll be Yuna Taiyou (11 characters counting the space) or Xavier Tsuki (12 counting the space).
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                      Old May 21st, 2013 (6:44 PM).
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                      In terms of the protagonist name letter increase doesn't really affect me, since I'll be using Barrage as my protagonist name, and Barrage is seven letters long so having the limit increased won't bother me.

                      However, in terms of Pokemon names having an increased letter limit. HO HO HO, my nicknames for my Pokemon are going to be much more elaborate now.
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                      Old May 21st, 2013 (11:43 PM).
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                        Tch, about time we got some extra letters, my Pokemon names can be incredibly awesome now, the way I intended them to be.

                        Doesn't really affect my character's name tho, still gonna be my real name.
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                        Old May 22nd, 2013 (12:31 AM).
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                          Every name from Black onwards have been based on my trainer OCs. I have used Myth in Black, and Jester in Black 2. In X, however, I will use Myth again.
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                          Trainer class: Ranger, Psychic, Deceiver*
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                          *Deceiver (Japanese: 奇術師 Illusionist) is a type of trainer class who specializes in Illusions and deceptive tactics to take advantage of their opponents. They are tricksters and tend to disguise themselves as another trainer class to deceive challenging trainers, but soon break off of it as soon as they are found. They tend to use annoyer and stall tactics such as Embargo and Swagger along with bulky and fast Dark-types like Zoroark and Umbreon to give trainers a hard time during battle.
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                          Old May 22nd, 2013 (1:18 AM).
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                            I've always used my first name (Keith) in every gen I've played in. But for both X and Y I'll use my middle name for One game and My Last Name for the other.

                            For X I'll name my character Robert (middle name) and for Y I'll name my character Austin (last name)
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                            Old May 22nd, 2013 (2:02 AM).
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                              Old May 22nd, 2013 (2:16 AM).
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                              I either put in Brenden or my alias Kyrul. Makes the game more immersive.
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                              Old May 22nd, 2013 (2:39 AM).
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