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Old May 4, 2007, 22:19   #1
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Item names

I think the item names should be lower-cased; I also think the ego prefixes & suffixes need a change, for variety, but that's a secondary issue.

My reasoning is that Title Casing is bad English and it Bothers me When people Talk using variable Casing. This also extends to monster names, too.

If anyone's particularly bothered by the lack of Title Casing [also known as Camel Casing], I figure we could have an option to auto-titlecase to make them happy.

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Old May 4, 2007, 22:29   #2
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I think the titlecase is mainly used to help the player notice important details in messages like the name of the attacking monster. However, Nethack and ADOM use lowercase in the same situations (but they also produce fewer messages per turn).
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Old May 5, 2007, 06:55   #3
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As long as the artifact names are still capitalized, I don't have a problem with it.
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Old May 5, 2007, 23:01   #4
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It is reasonable to caplitalize Nouns in a Game that is supposedly contemporary with Middle English. Middle English still had many of the Capitilation Rules of German. (Certainly Chaucer used more Capital Letters than modern Authors do.)
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