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Offline Izzycat218

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Do you guys or gals name your vehicles?
« on: March 13, 2015, 02:41:58 PM »
I have two landraiders and I was thinking of putting names on them to tell them apart on the table. My be up to four depending on play testing. Just wondering if anyone names their tanks. If you do what names did you use? Looking for some inspiration.

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Re: Do you guys or gals name your vehicles?
« Reply #1 on: March 13, 2015, 03:51:38 PM »
I tend to not do names but tend to paint or build each one with something to tell them apart.  This could be changing a shoulder pad, a headlight color, or the color of a gun etc. It IS a good thing to have a way to differentiate them since it will help in tournaments if you ever get called out by an opponent for them not keeping track of things.

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Re: Do you guys or gals name your vehicles?
« Reply #2 on: March 13, 2015, 04:39:58 PM »
I name my space marine vehicles as well as mark their campaign, company, which number the vehicle is and any squad they are transporting, can be a little hassle though but I like the look.

I think having at least one way of telling vehicles apart is important, and if it can be noticed at a glance, then even better :D

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Re: Do you guys or gals name your vehicles?
« Reply #3 on: March 13, 2015, 05:01:45 PM »
In my Red Templar's marines the razorbacks and my dreadnought are all named...

Seems fitting for their history and deeds on the table.
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Re: Do you guys or gals name your vehicles?
« Reply #4 on: March 13, 2015, 05:44:29 PM »
My walkers get named... as well as my chaos lords and aspiring Champions...  but not my transports... (rhinos get blown up too regularly to name them. Haha.). My transports ARE marked so I can keep track though.
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Re: Do you guys or gals name your vehicles?
« Reply #5 on: March 13, 2015, 07:38:43 PM »
My two monoliths have names.

The first got his nae from my ex-girlfriend, who thought it might be funny and it stuck. His name is Heinz.

The second monolith i named myself, as kind of an homage of the fact, that he has yet to get a deep strike mishap. It is almost like he refuses to mishap. he got named Franz.

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Re: Do you guys or gals name your vehicles?
« Reply #6 on: March 15, 2015, 11:43:14 AM »
Thank you everyone for all of the feedback. I appreciate it.

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Re: Do you guys or gals name your vehicles?
« Reply #7 on: March 15, 2015, 04:10:07 PM »
I have never named a vehicle myself but my Dad did name his cars so maybe he would name a rhino or a land raider if he had one. This has also got me thinking of names for some of my stuff.

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Re: Do you guys or gals name your vehicles?
« Reply #8 on: March 15, 2015, 11:28:22 PM »
No.... Loser.


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Re: Do you guys or gals name your vehicles?
« Reply #9 on: March 17, 2015, 08:41:35 AM »
I trend to name the vehicles from my Imperial and Chaos armies, bu I do not name the Dark Eldar vehicles, although them all are painted differently.
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Re: Do you guys or gals name your vehicles?
« Reply #10 on: April 24, 2015, 11:00:56 AM »
Have named my strike cruiser, marshal, Castilian, emperors champion, company champion, sergeants, dreadnoughts, thinking about tanks. Mostly for the narrative.

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Re: Do you guys or gals name your vehicles?
« Reply #11 on: April 25, 2015, 10:42:58 PM »
My Tervigon is named Sheba, otherwise, no.
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Re: Do you guys or gals name your vehicles?
« Reply #12 on: May 15, 2015, 05:50:45 PM »
I named my dreadnought and tanks in my Raven Guard based on old favorite characters from movies, stories, anime, games, etc. My Dreadnought was named Karius (from Mobile Suit Gundam: Stardust Memory, after a Zeon backup man.) I named by Rhino Uziel based on a mech from Mechwarrior 4, which was quicker than a greased pig.

I've named some characters too but, you asked vehicles.

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