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Ian Schofield
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Struggling with the sequence of play names for my dungeon delving card game, I have named some of them with an Orcish flavour and not others, it would seem people either want it all like that or just plain english, but I shouldn't be mixing them up. The reason for the orcish naming is you play 4 orcs and not the typical humans and elves.



I shall detail out the phase names below, if you can think up any orcish phrases for them or plain english ones please post them, any help would be greatly appreciated ?



1. Explore the Dungeon (draw a dungeon card and place it)
2. Ave a Looksie (Draw an adventure card)

3. Monster, Monster (monsters turn to attack)

4. Letz Smash der Hedz (Your turn to move and attack)
5. Sneaky Gobbo! (Buy items from the sneaky gobbo)
6. Level Up (spend experience to level up skills)

Here is a link to the game http://www.beardybrothers.com/products/ravage-dungeons-of-pl...
 
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Ian Klinck
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Just number them:

One
Two
Many
Lots
Lots & Lots
Horde

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Ian Williams
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Throwing in a couple of ideas for Orcish stuff

1) The act of exploring doesn't seem very orcish to me. Rather I'd use something more aggressive. Smash Da Next Door. Dig Deeper. Look For Plunda. Rummage. Charge on.
3) 'ere it comez. Defendin'. Maybe follow format of 4 with 'Watch Your Hedz'.
4) Maybe Attackin', but I like what you have.
6) Gain Skillz. Grow Bigga.
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Nathaniel Grisham

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Ian Schofield wrote:


1. Explore the Dungeon (draw a dungeon card and place it)
2. Ave a Looksie (Draw an adventure card)

3. Monster, Monster (monsters turn to attack)

4. Letz Smash der Hedz (Your turn to move and attack)
5. Sneaky Gobbo! (Buy items from the sneaky gobbo)
6. Level Up (spend experience to level up skills)


1. I think that "'Ave a Looksie" works better for this one than it does for number 2

2. I'm trying to come up with something here that relates to doing something just for the sake of doing something (Implying boredom). Maybe something like "'Dis Boring" is sufficient?

6. I would only call it level up if you are leveling up each time it's done. If there are other things to do, you'll need something more general. "Me time" maybe?

Keep in mind, I believe that players will probably remember the turn phases by what happens during them, and not by what it's titled. If the names of the phases are too weird, or any seem too similar, then it can confuse players.
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Grishhammer wrote:
Ian Schofield wrote:


1. Explore the Dungeon (draw a dungeon card and place it)
2. Ave a Looksie (Draw an adventure card)

3. Monster, Monster (monsters turn to attack)

4. Letz Smash der Hedz (Your turn to move and attack)
5. Sneaky Gobbo! (Buy items from the sneaky gobbo)
6. Level Up (spend experience to level up skills)


1. I think that "'Ave a Looksie" works better for this one than it does for number 2

2. I'm trying to come up with something here that relates to doing something just for the sake of doing something (Implying boredom). Maybe something like "'Dis Boring" is sufficient?

6. I would only call it level up if you are leveling up each time it's done. If there are other things to do, you'll need something more general. "Me time" maybe?

Keep in mind, I believe that players will probably remember the turn phases by what happens during them, and not by what it's titled. If the names of the phases are too weird, or any seem too similar, then it can confuse players.


2. Me hungry


You could simplify and have all, "Me..."

Examples (not saying best examples)
1. Me Bored
2. Me Hungry
3. Me No Care (hard one to think of atm)
4. Me Bash
5. Me Get/Buy/Gobbo
6. Me Bestest
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Ian Williams
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Lookin'
Rummagin'
Defendin'
Attackin'
Buyin'
Growin'


We's lookin'
We's findin'
They's fightin'
We's fightin'
Gobbo's tradin'
We's growin'
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Ian Schofield
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Huge thanks for the replies, I have had about a 70/30 split response across a few sites I posted this too about 30% liked the Orcish element. So have changed the names to the following, and consolidated the last 2 steps:

1. Dig Deeper
Draw a dungeon card and place it.

2. Look for Plunder
Draw an adventure card.

3. Watch Out!
Newest Monsters attack you first, followed by older monsters

4. Ravage
Perform 2 actions: Move / Attack / Take a Token.

5. Gather Strength
Use experience to level up skills. Buy cards from the sneaky goblin for 2 teef each.
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Ian Schofield wrote:

1. Explore the Dungeon (draw a dungeon card and place it)
2. Ave a Looksie (Draw an adventure card)

3. Monster, Monster (monsters turn to attack)

4. Letz Smash der Hedz (Your turn to move and attack)
5. Sneaky Gobbo! (Buy items from the sneaky gobbo)
6. Level Up (spend experience to level up skills)


1. Explorc
2. Adventorc
3. Monstorc
4. Battlorc
5. General Storc
6. Orc Up
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jbrecken wrote:
6. Orc Up

Trainorc?
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