Help me name this!

Help me name this!

gajop's in-engine scenario and map editor

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Help me name this!

Post by gajop » 10 Jan 2016, 07:09

The name "Scenario Editor" obviously has to go.
I tried doing some creative thinking on my own and came up with Scened, but that apparently isn't a name according to FLOZi. :mrgreen:

So I'm back at stage one. My new idea is something using the word play with "ascension", e.g. aScent or aScend, but seeing how that's not much of a change, I'd like to hear other ideas too.

PS: I'd like short names and it would be good if it's related to one of it's main functionalities: scenario editing, map making and game editing.
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PicassoCT
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Re: Help me name this!

Post by PicassoCT » 10 Jan 2016, 10:34

WorldEngine
TerraCeatio
Mapmaker
AshesToClay
BattleStage
Enter:Conflict
Shakescape
Ex nihilo

Also as Flozi said:
NotAWord
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Re: Help me name this!

Post by FLOZi » 10 Jan 2016, 10:36

Actually I said it's not a word :P
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Re: Help me name this!

Post by PepeAmpere » 10 Jan 2016, 18:31

PicassoCT wrote:NotAWord
FLOZi wrote:Actually I said it's not a word :P
You are going in good direction, just bad caps => notAword.
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Re: Help me name this!

Post by PauloMorfeo » 10 Jan 2016, 18:41

OMFG :shock: Just saw the video. That looks really!
What the heck is wrong with "Scenario Editor"? Very clean - you know exactly what it does from the name.
Why the heck is "Scened" not a name? It isn't any less a name than "SCSI", "CPU", "RAM", "RTS", "ETC", etc.

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Spring {something} (so it is clear it is related to Spring)
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Architect
Engineer
Engineering
Drama Queen
Choreographer
Choreography
Mission Impossible
Mission Possible

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My favourites are:
- Scenario Editor
- Spring Architect
- Scened
- Spring, Mission: Possible
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Re: Help me name this!

Post by Silentwings » 10 Jan 2016, 18:42

Could just call it Spring Content Creator, one day it might do everything.
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Re: Help me name this!

Post by hokomoko » 10 Jan 2016, 20:06

Spring SDK?
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Re: Help me name this!

Post by Anarchid » 11 Jan 2016, 00:29

After another program that "does everything", i would suggest naming it FoodMixer or K1tchenCombine.
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Re: Help me name this!

Post by Kloot » 11 Jan 2016, 00:40

{tp_}sandboxxy

(or just "springboard", for obvious reasons)
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Re: Help me name this!

Post by FLOZi » 11 Jan 2016, 19:33

Springboard is clever, but I'm not sure if clever or 'totally in your face brutally obvious what this software is for' is the better option.
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Re: Help me name this!

Post by PicassoCT » 11 Jan 2016, 19:36

Sandtable
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Re: Help me name this!

Post by Forboding Angel » 12 Jan 2016, 09:50

I liked ScenEd...
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Re: Help me name this!

Post by gajop » 18 Jan 2016, 08:02

Forboding Angel wrote:I liked ScenEd...
It was never ScenEd though. The original name was Scenario Editor, and I tried to rename it to Scened where my thinking was something in the lines of:
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I really did mean to call it "Scened", not "ScenEd". Along with it being a "Scenario Editor", it's supposed to also suggest Scene/"to scene" -> "scened", or whatever
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I then realized people would still call it ScenEd and that'd just be annoying, hence this thread :P

Of the things people said I like:
1) {Spring} Architect, Content Creator, SDK and similar, e.g. DevTools/DevKit, Editor. The only issue is that these lack originality, sound dull, and are a bit presumptuous.
2) SpringBoard/springboard: sounds good but there's that existing iPhone app it would seem. Not a huge issue but maybe not ideal.

I'm now also considering names such as "{Spring} Mason", which I thought of from Picasso's "AshesToClay", and I like how it still gives an idea what the tool would be used for, doesn't sound extremely generic, and happens to give a shout-out to Spring's TA roots.
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Re: Help me name this!

Post by gajop » 11 Jun 2017, 15:41

I decided on the name SpringBoard, so victory goes to kloot! I also like that it has a neat acronym (SB).

To celebrate, here's a DNTS editing prototype (still uncommitted and WIP) that I wrote today: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3hDYUdQoIAo
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Re: Help me name this!

Post by zwzsg » 12 Jun 2017, 01:39

Scened is fine, but most of all, changing names is bad.
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Re: Help me name this!

Post by gajop » 12 Jun 2017, 02:20

It's only bad if your product has reached any meaningful level of fame. SB has no users outside of me really.
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