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Thought about MBT title

Post by Balsa » Mon Jun 29, 2009 5:41 pm

So, I read over the subtitle for the MBT forum, and the current subtitle says:

A divergent, persistent and interactive Star Wars timeline with a rich history and established characters.

To me, that subtitle doesn't clearly state that the MBT is our own making, that it's branched away from canon.

I believe, if you add in the world "unique" you can easily convey the meaning that the MBT is, well, unique from canon. Actually, I think making the subtitle a little more concise would also help.

A divergent and persistent time-line unique to Star Wars Exodus.

Or something to that nature.

Reasoning:

1) Of course the MBT is interactive. If not interactive, then what would it be?
2) Duh it's Star Wars. It's in the Star Wars forum.
3) Rich history and established characters. "Persistent" implies both of those.


Just my thoughts. Discussion or not, doesn't matter. Just something that hit me a few minutes back.

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Re: Thought about MBT title

Post by Archangel » Tue Jun 30, 2009 5:16 am

I think "divergent" was intended to indicate that it has strayed from canon. But generally, I agree with your assessment from a semantic standpoint.

From a non-semantic standpoint, it seems like much ado about nothing.

But I tend to listen to my semantic standpoint more. So I agree with you.

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Re: Thought about MBT title

Post by Mir » Tue Jun 30, 2009 8:17 am

Yeah, I kinda agree with Balsa on this one.
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Re: Thought about MBT title

Post by Jagtai » Tue Jun 30, 2009 9:57 am

Same here.
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Re: Thought about MBT title

Post by kashus_Draith » Tue Jun 30, 2009 10:09 am

Truthfully, I never read the summery for the MBT, but other people do and I like what you are saying Balsa. We should change it.
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Re: Thought about MBT title

Post by VagueDurin » Tue Jun 30, 2009 10:56 am

The subtitle is a lie.
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Re: Thought about MBT title

Post by Balsa » Tue Jun 30, 2009 1:19 pm

Divergent just doesn't stand out enough.

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Re: Thought about MBT title

Post by Mir » Tue Jun 30, 2009 2:10 pm

No, but if you're a lie, can we believe that what you say is the truth?

It could very well not be a lie and be the truth, but can we trust it as the truth if the origin of said words is a lie?
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Re: Thought about MBT title

Post by Jagtai » Tue Jun 30, 2009 8:22 pm

Semantics.
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