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Can't think of a good name for my game.

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I'm working on a game that is a Old-Timey-Fisticuffs Boxing meets Steampunk meets Street Fighter kind of theme where you have fighters and spend XP to buy abilities and then take resources from a shared pool to set up "moves"/attacks and defenses and other special abilities.

Here is my artist's website for an art style reference (http://www.dcantonart.com/gallery.html)

I know this is tiny, but here is the art for one of the fighters https://fbcdn-profile-a.akamaihd.net/hprofile-ak-ash2/1118780_1645909757...

I;m having a hard time coming up with a name for the game.

My preferred name thusfar is Good Olde Fashion Fisticuffs, but pretty much all my playtesters and my artist hated it.

Other Ideas have included:
Good Olde Fisticuffs
Fisticuffs
Ultimate Showdown

Anyone got anything better?

thanks,
Shoe

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Steam-Punch

Steam-Punch

X3M
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Funny art... Reminds me of

Funny art...
Reminds me of this:
http://fc02.deviantart.net/fs71/f/2012/363/e/0/just_overly_manly_man____...

Although, calling it "Overly Manly Men" should not be an option. And I bet you visited the internet a lot about this. A 1 word title is often the best.
So a few more suggestions:

- Knockolds!
- FistFest!
- BOX-BOX.

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Fisticuffs

You could call it Street-Cuffs, Street Fisticuffs, etc.

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X3M wrote:Funny

Thanks, Darrenn has a cool style and it fits the game perfectly. That image you linked to fits the flavor I want to capture precisely.

Keep the name suggestions coming! Thanks guys!

Kroz1776
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Hold the Phones!

That's not a fisticuffs fighter! He's got gloves on!

Shoe
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well, ok, true...but it's a

well, ok, true...but it's a similar feel...does fisticuffs imply something I'm not privy to?

Shoe
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What do you guys think of

What do you guys think of Prizefighter?

X3M
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Indeed, fistycuffs is without

Indeed, fistycuffs is without gloves.

How about?
Knock..Knock..

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How about Steam Fists?

How about Steam Fists?

Kroz1776
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IMO

Personally I like Steam Punch the best so far. Although this does imply that you're using steampunk robots to fight or steampunk tech enhanced street fighters to fight each other (Like a steampunk exoskeleton).

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There is a power characters

There is a power characters can get that is a steampunk version of a cyborg arm, and another power that is a ridiculously over sized cannon that characters can occationally cast magic or blast energy, The steampunk flavor is mostly in the combination of weird hi-tech, magic and old-timeyness

I do like the SteamPunch idea, SteamPunch-out was another version of that I immediately thought of.

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I say go with GOFF. It is the

I say go with GOFF. It is the anagram for your preferred name and sounds like the sound you make when you get punched.

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Pugilism

Needs something with "Pugilists" or "Pugilism"

something LIKE "Steampunk Pugilists" but ... not

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Pugalism was another title I

Pugalism was another title I was just considering actually.

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The first thing that came to

The first thing that came to my mind when I saw the picture is the boxing scene in the sherlock holmes movies (The new movies)

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My vote is...

Shoe wrote:
What do you guys think of Prizefighter?

I would go with "Prize Fighter"... That sounds cool to me.

Note: I don't like "Fisticuffs". It sounds to me like something from a B-Movie. Very amateurish or second class.

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Fisticuffs sounds perfect. It

Fisticuffs sounds perfect. It nails the old-timey feel and it's also one word (and huge plus).

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Another thought if you don't

Another thought if you don't want the title to be too "on the nose", you could work from The Marquis of Queensberry Rules. In fact, "Queensberry" alone might strike just the right balance.

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Uppercut

Uppercut

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Not even two cents

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Not even two cents

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