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Names in core book and adventures...

Thu 26 Dec 2019, 11:18

Hm, I would really like to suggest not to use ‘inside jokes/modern references” for NPCs... Tom Kruse at the inn.,. Come on. It only breaks immersion and make the game look like a low comedy farce. 
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Re: Drömmarnas Dans...

Thu 26 Dec 2019, 11:53

This will be changed for the final version!
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Re: Drömmarnas Dans...

Fri 27 Dec 2019, 03:25

Wow, that seemed harsh. That NPC will always be Tom Kruse to me.
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Re: Drömmarnas Dans...

Fri 27 Dec 2019, 15:40

Kruse is very typical German surname and Tom or better Thomas, too.

If pronounced normally it won't sound like Mr. Cruise.
 
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Re: Drömmarnas Dans...

Sat 28 Dec 2019, 02:40

Good riddance mr ’Kruse’.
 
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Re: Drömmarnas Dans...

Sat 28 Dec 2019, 06:06

This will be changed for the final version!
Thank you!

As for not pronouncing the same - it looks close enough to me. English spelling is many contradictory borrows, so the vowel-se = vowel-z pattern renders it kruz. 
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Re: Names in core book and adventures...

Wed 22 Jan 2020, 21:29

I would also suggest a unified take on the names/nomenclature of troll and other vaesen kin in the books. I got the impression the names were’placeholder’ and sometimes felt rather ‘unfitting’, like Neffalim something for instance...

Better to stick with a type of names for trolls, one for fairies etc.

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