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Postby [EUG]MadMat » Tue 17 Jan 2012 16:24

Hi,

In Wargame, units are persistents throughout each individual solo campaign, meaning that a squad you've managed to keep alive from the beginning to the end of an operation will still be there. And will for sure have gain some precious battle-experience!
To easily identify each squad and sort out your beloved veteran tank from the rookies (aka "cannon fodder") surrounding him, each unit (be it single vehicle or infantry squad) in Wargame is named after its squad leader, as you can see below:
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The squad/vehicle will keep its name throughout the campaign, as long as it survives ... While you can regroup several similar units into a single platoon to ease command, each one nonetheless keeps its individuality for damage, moral, experience, ... status.
Like this:
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Each name is generated from a table depending of its nationality ... and that's how we get to this thread's name ...
Do you think any of you got what it gets to become squad leaders? ;)
If you want your name to be included in a list, just tell me here (or by MP if you really don't want to disclose it on the forum). The lists of names:
UK
US
German (both BRD & DDR)
Polish
Russian
Czechoslovakian
and last but not least ... French
So tell me in which one you should appear. Please just try to remain logical, even if you're fond of the Soviet army but you're called McAdam ... :D On the other side, any Mediterranean name could fit in the US or French list, and the same goes for pretty much any name which should fit in one or the other's list.

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Postby ikalugin » Tue 17 Jan 2012 16:37

what format, i assume just surname?
Then you will have issues with russian names (but then you can assume that all troops are male)
Kalugin (Калугин) - Kub troops (my father surved in czeck group forces in sam brigade in hq)
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Postby ikalugin » Tue 17 Jan 2012 16:38

Also so each sqad/vehicle(crew) will have its own name? what about APC+infantry (as irl they will have the same comander)
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Postby GeneralGonzo » Tue 17 Jan 2012 16:39

simply great idea !! :D

I suggest my last name for the german army (either BRD or DDR):

WIENKOTTE

Background of the name:
I searched in our genealogical tree some time ago and found out, that the first people carrying that name were mentioned in the 17th century around the german ruhr district. That´s where the roots of the name come from and it´s quite seldom in addition. Till today only about 60 people carrying that name live in germany (and the rest of the world i guess since its truly german) and that still in the ruhr district.
If you translate the name in its origin meaning it would be something like "meadow house" since "wien" comes from "wiese" (english: meadow) and "kotte" from "kotton" meaning "house" :D

edit: to serve the military history of the name: my grandfather has been a corporal during WWII but was wounded thankfully in 1941 on the east front without need to go to the front anymore :)
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Postby ikalugin » Tue 17 Jan 2012 16:41

GeneralGonzo wrote:simply great idea !! :D

I suggest my last name for the german army (either BRD or DDR):

WIENKOTTE

Background of the name:
I searched in our genealogical tree some time ago and found out, that the first people carrying that name were mentioned in the 17th century around the german ruhr district. That´s where the roots of the name come from and it´s quite seldom in addition. Till today only about 60 people carrying that name live in germany (and the rest of the world i guess since its truly german) and that still in the ruhr district.
If you translate the name in its origin meaning it would be something like "meadow house" since "wien" comes from "wiese" (english: meadow) and "kotte" from "kotton" meaning "house" :D

My family is (some parts of it) from 16th century (military all the way), although the name was changed (obviosly) due to certain events in early 20th century Russia.
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Postby unkelek » Tue 17 Jan 2012 16:42

Polish: Szajko
It doesn't mean anything in Polish although in Hungarian it means "eurasian jay (bird)"
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Postby [EUG]MadMat » Tue 17 Jan 2012 16:46

ikalugin wrote:what format, i assume just surname?
Then you will have issues with russian names (but then you can assume that all troops are male)

Yes, I should have been more precise about that ...
Alphabet should be latin and, I apologized in advance for the Czech or Slovakian reader of this forum, special Czechoslovakian accents may not be taken into account (I still don't know yet, so keep them for now).
And yes, in Russian, all squad leaders should be male. Besides, I don't think there were much femal tank leaders in combat units, was it?

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Postby [EUG]MadMat » Tue 17 Jan 2012 16:48

ikalugin wrote:Also so each sqad/vehicle(crew) will have its own name? what about APC+infantry (as irl they will have the same comander)

They'll have different leaders. Well, the APC/IFV leader can be subordinated to the infantry one if you want, but ingame it won't make a difference.

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Postby ikalugin » Tue 17 Jan 2012 17:00

also (russian surnames)
- Guiriev
- Vanchurin
- Stolbin (Ru arty general, WW1, awarded with st. Georges weaponry with diamonds)
- Pushinski (yes emigrated from Poland, was com officer in soviet actic expeditions, commanded northern fleet's comunications in WW2)
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Postby KulMaster[CZ] » Tue 17 Jan 2012 17:05

For Czechoslovakia I offer my surname: Pospíšil

It's a pitty that Czech and Slovak names will be without our special "accents" as you said but I understand that it would make things more complicated so I suppose it will be used in this form: Pospisil.

It is relatively common name in our country (Czech Republic).
It literraly means something like "hurry up", it is hard to translate it to English correctly.

To relationship of our family to army, my father served as paratrooper in 70's.

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