ToV Zone Names

Discussion in 'The Veterans' Lounge' started by Fanra, Dec 18, 2019.

  1. Fanra Augur

    I've mentioned this in the past but it bears repeating.

    Why does Daybreak use the same zone names for different zones? I see no reason at all unless they wish to encourage confusion.


    Just why? Is it too hard to call them "Frozen Shadow Tower", "The Eastern Desolation", "The Great Cleave", "The Mines of Ry'Gorr", "Velketor's Maze", "Tormented Kael Drakkel", "Caverns of Crystal"?

    I was confused when I took the portal to "Froststone" and it said, "You have entered Crystal Caverns".

    On a personal note, how in the world do I name the zones on my wiki? I guess I have to use "The Tower of Frozen Shadow (Torment of Velious)". Which kind of works, although it is quite awkard.

    So, why is it called Froststone in some places and Crystal Caverns in others?
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  2. Riou Augur

    Believe Froststone is the dwarf city while crystal caverns is the zone name
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  3. Prathun Developer

    Perhaps we should have used slightly different zone names to help differentiate them from their original versions.

    Froststone is to Crystal Caverns as Kelethin is to Greater Faydark.
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  4. Absor Augur

    They are the same places, just at different times.
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  5. Fanra Augur

    I get you but New York city used to be New Amsterdam. Same place, different time.
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  6. Fredescu Augur

    You'd imagine that a time traveller who was meticulously documenting their travels would come up with their own naming scheme so their journal wasn't quite so messy.

    "Why they changed it I can't say. People just liked it better that way!"
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  7. Absor Augur

    The Eastern Wastes - 2010
    The Easters Wastes - 2019

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  8. Greymantle Augur

    Wrong thread but bit hard to post bugs if the thread is locked , just saying :)
  9. MasterMagnus Augur

    Now it's Istanbul not Constantinople
    Istanbul not Constantinople
    If you've got a date in Constantinople
    She'll be waiting in Istanbul.

    Even Old New York, was once New Amsterdam
    Why they changed it I can't say.
    People just liked it better that wayyyyy!
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  10. Pip Developer

    Even old Cabilis was once called new Cabilis
    Why they changed it I can't say
    The Iksar just liked it better that waaaay!

    Hey! Take me back to Tower of Frozen Shadow
    No you can't go back to Tower of Frozen Shadow
    Been a long time gone, Tower of Frozen... wait now I'm lost
  11. MasterMagnus Augur


    OW o o o ooooooooo.
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  12. Velisaris_MS Augur

    And yet you managed to give EW a distinctive name in RoF, but not in this expansion? Seems a me.
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  13. FawnTemplar Augur

    Aaaaaaaannnnnnnnddddddd just like that the song is stuck in my head.
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  14. Flatchy Augur

    Thank you, I was wondering if I was the only one having a They Might Be Giants moment.
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  15. Diptera Augur

    "ZoneNameGoesHere" /nod

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