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Posted by: JacenHan
« on: May 31, 2024, 11:58:08 AM »

A list of names either pulled from or inspired by the ship naming screen in Helldivers 2, with some of the more universe-specific (ie "Super Earth") and satirical (ie "Elected Representative of Family Values") names removed. All names are in the format "X of Y", with 7150 total combinations from 130 "X" and 55 "Y" phrases. Examples include:
  • Master of Law
  • Blade of the People
  • Titan of Audacity
  • Wings of Redemption
  • Queen of the Stars
Not all the combinations sound as cool (ie "Patriot of Patriotism"), but most are pretty good, and there are plenty to re-roll.
Posted by: DrBladeSTEEL
« on: March 04, 2024, 03:53:09 PM »

Noticed a dearth of Polynesian themes, so here's a list of Hawaiian Ali'i nui (chiefs, kings) from the pre-unification up to Kamehameha I.
Posted by: dystopian_settings
« on: February 27, 2024, 05:51:24 AM »

List of combined adjectives and animals (600)

I wanted something in a slightly different tone, so I combined two lists again: One with descriptive adjectives and feelings, and another with animals.   Randomized and combined they give names like:
  • Horrified Turtle
  • Friendly Whale
  • Furious Mink
  • Average Starling
  • Beaming Wombat
Only a lucky commander gets a ship named as glorious as the 'Brave Hawk' or 'Inspiring Badger'.   He is far more likely to get something like the 'Gloomy Pony' or 'Average Hamster'. 
Posted by: dystopian_settings
« on: February 08, 2024, 01:28:11 AM »

List of combined adjectives and concepts (600)

I got inspired by the British cold war "Rainbow Codes" and Ian Banks "Culture", so I compiled two lists: One with descriptive adjectives and feelings, and another with general and philosophical concepts.   Randomized and combined they give names like:
  • Engaged Bravery
  • Difficult Service
  • Troubling Technology
  • Abnormal Problem
  • Huge Identity
Posted by: IanD
« on: February 03, 2024, 03:00:14 PM »

List of all eagle (90) and a reduced list just picking out the more unique eagles (34)
Posted by: IanD
« on: February 01, 2024, 07:56:04 AM »

74 mostly Greek/Trojan Gods, Heroes, Heroines & Amazons. Includes Leander class Frigates and Dido class cruiser names.
Posted by: JacenHan
« on: January 30, 2024, 07:19:13 PM »

(Fifth name list from above post)
Posted by: JacenHan
« on: January 30, 2024, 07:18:54 PM »

A collection of names from the Alliance Fleet of the Lost Fleet book series. These make great names for any empire consisting of humans from Earth, without being too specific to any one culture or nationality. The lists contain:
  • Lost Fleet Battleships: 37 names, mostly "impressive"-sounding names like "Defiant", "Dreadnought", and "Relentless".
  • Lost Fleet Battlecruisers: 31 names, also following the same general "impressive" name theme, along with some "nimble" names like "Agile" and "Adroit".
  • Lost Fleet Heavy Cruisers: 58 names, with a variety of combat- and mythology-themed names like "Gryphon", "Kraken", "Parapet", and "Vambrace".
  • Lost Fleet Light Cruisers: 59 names, with a similar list of combat- and bird-themed names like "Brigandine", "Hawk", and "Pommel".
  • Lost Fleet Destroyers: 91 names, mostly weapons and "light"-sounding names like "Bolt", "Dart", "Xiphos", and "Flint".
Posted by: AlStar
« on: January 30, 2024, 06:11:53 PM »

A commander name scheme of Stripper names, something which I'm pretty sure that no one was looking for.

Now you too can have commanders like Sparkle Delight, Cobra Divine, and Vixen Peaks!

246 female names
90 male names
131 last names
Posted by: 1tallboi
« on: January 28, 2024, 09:30:15 PM »

Here are the spoiler factions from The Expanse along with the combined list (which includes ships from the spoiler factions)

The names themselves aren't spoilers per se, but looking them up could lead to people discovering spoilers for that amazing series.  Unironically, Aurora scratches that Expanse itch
Posted by: 1tallboi
« on: January 28, 2024, 09:26:24 PM »

I went ahead and drafted a list of names of ships from The Expanse (both the show and the books), sorted by faction, with a combined list for all factions.

Due to attachment limits, I'll put the spoiler ones in another reply along with the combined list (which includes the spoiler factions)
Posted by: Marski
« on: January 05, 2024, 12:35:41 AM »

continued from last post
  • Ognevoy-Class destroyer (14 names)
  • Skory-Class destroyer (70 names)
  • Mikhail Kalinin-Class Passenger Ship/Colonist Transport (19 names)
  • Kotlin-Class destroyer (27 names)
Posted by: Marski
« on: January 01, 2024, 10:21:09 PM »

USSR historical ship classes from commercial to military with historical names of the ships built for them.
  • Gnevny-Class Destroyer (29 ship names)
  • Storozhevoy-Class Destroyer (18 ship names)
  • Kolomna-Class Cargo Ship (17 names)
  • Leninsky Komsomol-Class Cargo Ship (25 names)
Posted by: nuclearslurpee
« on: December 31, 2023, 09:07:46 PM »

I've put together a set of five system name themes for a multiple-player-race campaign. These are a bit unique as they each contain 63k unique names giving one for every system in a Real Stars game. Probably an unnecessary volume of names but you can never be too careful.

File names are shared with the race of my campaign and don't necessarily mean anything out of context. Most of these themes follow a convention based on made-up constellation designations (think "Alpha Centauri" but the "Alpha" is some other kind of designation and "Centauri" is replaced by made-up constellation names) and once these run out, the rest of the names follow some sort of catalog numbering scheme(s).
  • Cenaturi: Catalog and constellation names loosely based on character and VA names from the Alpha Centauri game. Constellation star designations are based on a letter coding of the D'ni numeral system.
  • Roon: All stars are "Star #####", with the intention in-game to replace the "Star" part with a stellar class designation, e.g., renaming a system as "RD 12345" to indicate a red dwarf star. This theme is effectively just a list of random numbers with haphazard sorting applied.
  • Sulamis: Constellation names based on Welsh, Norse, and Indonesian/Javanese astronomy. Designations based on Welsh, Old Norse runic, and Arabic alphabets followed by numeric designations once these run out. No catalog names.
  • Firstborn: Constellation names based on a list of biblical cities. Designations based on the Hebrew alphabet. No catalog names.
  • Sirian: Constellations names based on genuses of caninae, both extant and extinct. Designations based on onomatopoeia for dog sounds. Catalog names follow a Stargate-style mix of letters and numbers.
Posted by: mike2R
« on: December 31, 2023, 08:14:54 PM »

This is a longer list of islands than the one currently in the game.