Advice for Coming Up With Character Names

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Re: Advice for Coming Up With Character Names

#31 Post by MarineScripter » Fri Aug 24, 2012 11:53 am

It's odd, but I use a thesaurus to find equally odd synonyms for elements and such, although naming your characters things like Zephyr and Aether can only fit in certain situations. Having a simple Japanese dictionary could help, like the Kotoba app for iOS, but it's not as if your characters have to have meanings that align. I usually browse around online when I'm stuck, but I've concocted a batch of odd names just by overthinking.
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Re: Advice for Coming Up With Character Names

#32 Post by dramspringfeald » Fri Aug 24, 2012 3:11 pm

Well your given a choice, look up a random name generator or find one Meaningful Name that describes your character in a single word.

"Ryu" will almost always related to a dragon or BE a dragon and have a fire motif.
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