History UnfortunateNames / VideoGames

17th Aug '17 1:08:28 PM BossKey
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* ''VideoGame/DefenseOfTheAncientsAllStars'' has Magina the Anti-Mage, whose given name bears an unfortunate resemblance to a crass slang term. Apparently this was picked up on, as in the UpdatedRerelease ''[[VideoGame/Dota2 Dota 2]]'', the name is redacted and [[EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep he's known only as Anti-Mage]].
11th Jun '17 7:54:18 AM Piterpicher
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* NightTrap has this with the group called SCAT. (Sega Control Attack Team) You should look in a dictionary to find out why the name qualifies for this trope. S.C.A.T. (Special Cybernetic Attack Team) on the NES[[note]]Originally released as "Final Mission" in Japan.[[/note]] has the same problem.

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* NightTrap ''VideoGame/NightTrap'' has this with the group called SCAT. (Sega Control Attack Team) You should look in a dictionary to find out why the name qualifies for this trope. S.C.A.T. (Special Cybernetic Attack Team) on the NES[[note]]Originally released as "Final Mission" in Japan.[[/note]] has the same problem.
25th May '17 4:03:59 PM Gravityman
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* ''VideoGame/Kirby64TheCrystalShards'' has an enemy called ''Pedo''. Sure, it's based on a torpedo, but still.
21st May '17 1:55:28 PM BlackSunNocturne
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* ''VideoGame/WorldOfTanks'' has this at times. From the randomly-generated names for crewmen we have Assman[[note]]German crewmen[[/note]], as well as Dickerson and Balls[[note]]American crewmen[[/note]]. As for the tanks, most notable is due to Wargaming being ''historically accurate'' due to how the Germans used Roman Numerals in their tank's acronyms, they unintentionally offended a large portion of the playerbase of Hispanic ancestry with the German tier VII light tank Spähpanzer 1C, which is rendered in-game as... SP I C. Additionally, one of the Russian Tier IX heavy tanks is called the ST-I, and having a ST-I in your nether regions is pretty much exactly as unpleasant as it sounds. Then there's the Japanese tier VIII heavy tank the O-Ho. And finally, one of the German Premium Tank Destroyers, which has a name that when translated from German is pretty innocuous, as it's known as "Fat Max". The unfortunate part is the German name for "fat"/"large" in that context is ''Dicker''. Which lead to fans often referring to someone being killed by one as "Getting dicked".

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* ''VideoGame/WorldOfTanks'' has this at times. From the randomly-generated names for crewmen we have Assman[[note]]German Assmann[[note]]German crewmen[[/note]], as well as Dickerson and Balls[[note]]American crewmen[[/note]]. As for the tanks, most notable is due to Wargaming being ''historically accurate'' due to how the Germans used Roman Numerals in their tank's acronyms, they unintentionally offended a large portion of the playerbase of Hispanic ancestry with the German tier VII light tank Spähpanzer 1C, which is rendered in-game as... SP I C. Additionally, one of the Russian Tier IX heavy tanks is called the ST-I, and having a ST-I in your nether regions is pretty much exactly as unpleasant as it sounds. Then there's the Japanese tier VIII heavy tank the O-Ho. And finally, one of the German Premium Tank Destroyers, which has a name that when translated from German is pretty innocuous, as it's known as "Fat Max". The unfortunate part is the German name for "fat"/"large" in that context is ''Dicker''. Which lead to fans often referring to someone being killed by one as "Getting dicked".
21st May '17 1:41:29 PM BlackSunNocturne
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** Jack, also known as "Subject Zero," one of your companions. She is revealed to be a woman, although in very rare cases it can be used as a female given name, and it's revealed in the third game that her real name is [[spoiler:Jennifer]].

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** Jack, also known as "Subject Zero," one of your companions. She is revealed to be a woman, although in very rare cases it can be used as a female given name, name[[note]]Or shortened as a tomboyish version of Jacqueline[[/note]], and it's revealed in the third game that her real name is [[spoiler:Jennifer]].



* After a WordOfGod confirmation, we now know for sure that the full name of ''VideoGame/LegendOfZelda'' series baddie is... Ganondorf Dragmire. Kind of a dorky name for such a badass character.

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* After a WordOfGod confirmation, we now know for sure that the full name of ''VideoGame/LegendOfZelda'' ''Franchise/LegendOfZelda'' series baddie is... Ganondorf Dragmire. Kind of a dorky name for such a badass character.character.
* ''VideoGame/WorldOfTanks'' has this at times. From the randomly-generated names for crewmen we have Assman[[note]]German crewmen[[/note]], as well as Dickerson and Balls[[note]]American crewmen[[/note]]. As for the tanks, most notable is due to Wargaming being ''historically accurate'' due to how the Germans used Roman Numerals in their tank's acronyms, they unintentionally offended a large portion of the playerbase of Hispanic ancestry with the German tier VII light tank Spähpanzer 1C, which is rendered in-game as... SP I C. Additionally, one of the Russian Tier IX heavy tanks is called the ST-I, and having a ST-I in your nether regions is pretty much exactly as unpleasant as it sounds. Then there's the Japanese tier VIII heavy tank the O-Ho. And finally, one of the German Premium Tank Destroyers, which has a name that when translated from German is pretty innocuous, as it's known as "Fat Max". The unfortunate part is the German name for "fat"/"large" in that context is ''Dicker''. Which lead to fans often referring to someone being killed by one as "Getting dicked".
21st May '17 8:46:51 AM Coolnut
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** ''VideoGame/FireEmblemGaiden'' has Alm's group, the Deliverance. Now you are likely thinking of [[Film/{{Deliverance}} canoeing, dueling banjos, and squealing like a piggy...]]
29th Apr '17 12:16:42 PM sandiskplayer34
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* After a WordOfGod confirmation, we now know for sure that the last name of ''VideoGame/LegendOfZelda'' series baddie is... Ganondorf Dragmire. Kind of a dorky name for such a badass character.

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* After a WordOfGod confirmation, we now know for sure that the last full name of ''VideoGame/LegendOfZelda'' series baddie is... Ganondorf Dragmire. Kind of a dorky name for such a badass character.
29th Apr '17 12:16:20 PM sandiskplayer34
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* After a WordOfGod confirmation, we now know for sure that the last name of ''Characters/LegendOfZelda's'' series baddie is... Ganondorf Dragmire. Kind of a dorky name for such a badass character.

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* After a WordOfGod confirmation, we now know for sure that the last name of ''Characters/LegendOfZelda's'' ''VideoGame/LegendOfZelda'' series baddie is... Ganondorf Dragmire. Kind of a dorky name for such a badass character.
29th Apr '17 12:15:57 PM sandiskplayer34
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* After a WordOfGod confirmation, we now know for sure that the last name of series baddie ''Characters/LegendOfZelda Ganondorf'' is Dragmire. Kind of a dorky name for such a badass character.

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* After a WordOfGod confirmation, we now know for sure that the last name of ''Characters/LegendOfZelda's'' series baddie ''Characters/LegendOfZelda Ganondorf'' is is... Ganondorf Dragmire. Kind of a dorky name for such a badass character.
29th Apr '17 12:14:47 PM sandiskplayer34
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* After a WordOfGod confirmation, we now know for sure that the last name of series baddie ''LegendOfZelda/Characters Ganondorf'' is Dragmire. Kind of a dorky name for such a badass character.

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* After a WordOfGod confirmation, we now know for sure that the last name of series baddie ''LegendOfZelda/Characters ''Characters/LegendOfZelda Ganondorf'' is Dragmire. Kind of a dorky name for such a badass character.
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