If Hobby Games Were Named By the People Who Name Mass Market Games...
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I was struck this morning thinking about how so many newer games could just as easily be the titles of popular novels. A Touch of Evil? In the Year of the Dragon? Whatever happened to the good old days where game titles typically just told you what the game was about or how to play? Let's take a look at an alternate reality. Feel free to add your own.

EDIT: Okay, I need to clarify here. As it was so eloquently put in the comments:
What I am "going for here predates the massive cross-marketed tie-ins. I.e. games like "Don't Break The Ice." In that game, the object is to not break the ice. Or "Connect 4" and its ilk -- totally uninspired names that are so literal and descriptive that they are awesome in their blandness."
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