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Chelaxian names


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I can't seem to find a list of suggested names for Chelaxians in the RotRL player's guide. Am I missing them or is ther no such list yet? If there isn't, could I get some input as to what sort of names Chelaxians have.
Thanks.


Elsewhere, James or Erik stated that Chelaxian names are just your standard, run of the mill fantasy character names. Much the same way that "Chelaxian" is "Common."


Sean, Minister of KtSP wrote:
Elsewhere, James or Erik stated that Chelaxian names are just your standard, run of the mill fantasy character names. Much the same way that "Chelaxian" is "Common."

Based on the CoCT player's guide, as well as the odd Chelish npc in RoRL, I'd guess that Chelaxian names are a bit of a mashup between andcient, real world Roman and Greek names.

Examples from CoCT player's guide:

Marcus Thalassinus Endrin
Neolandus Kalepopolis
Cressida Kroft (more the given name is this example.)

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Sean, Minister of KtSP wrote:
Elsewhere, James or Erik stated that Chelaxian names are just your standard, run of the mill fantasy character names. Much the same way that "Chelaxian" is "Common."

Even though Chelaxian is Common, Chelish names should not sound common. The design philosophy we use is to make them sound grand and ostentatious. To my mind, that means Latin, Greek, and Italian, with a little bit of Eastern European and English aristocracy thrown in for good measure.

Thus you get the names that appear in Korvosa and CotCT. As F33b points out. :)

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