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I have to admit--I prefer "Auster" over "Arus"

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Unless I'm mistaken, it seems that "Auster" has replaced "Arus" as the hero's canonical name.

I have to admit--I prefer "Auster". It has more...oomph to it, no pun intended. It's more masculine, proper and seems to suit the young seafarer aspect of him.

 

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TastyBob is the one true name.

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I like both, myself. I find myself calling him Arus and Auster interchangably, though for formality's sake the sorter uses Auster.

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Just looked it up: "Auster" is greek for the southern wind, as opposed to Boreas, the North Wind. 

 

As Auster hails from the southern town of an island, in a town of sailors, it makes sense.

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He'll always be Arus to me.

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Honestly, I've come to love all of the new names. I have access to Alltrades Abbey now, where the name changer is, and unlike what I said prior to release, I had no intention of changing any of the names, nor do I for the two future party members.

 

So yes, I like the new names too! :)

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It is also a pun on the word "oyster", which goes along with his parents' names being Pollock and Pearl.

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Honestly, I've come to love all of the new names. I have access to Alltrades Abbey now, where the name changer is, and unlike what I said prior to release, I had no intention of changing any of the names, nor do I for the two future party members.

 

So yes, I like the new names too! :)

Me, too. Polluck and Pear, Auster....even "Ruff" is starting to grow on me. :P 

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I wonder if they wanted it to sound German (like Kiefer). Auster is the German word for "oyster" while Kiefer is the German word for "pine tree" (and for "jaw"... yeah, I don't know why we have one word for 2 completely different things).

 

In the German version Auster is called "Renke" and Kiefer is called "Gismar"... I have no idea why, both names don't make sense to me...

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Speaking of Kiefer. Someone pointed out an interesting reason for the King of Estard being named Donald. Kiefer Sutherland's dad is named Donald Sutherland.

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Speaking of Kiefer. Someone pointed out an interesting reason for the King of Estard being named Donald. Kiefer Sutherland's dad is named Donald Sutherland.

Yep, we have a whole topic on that here. Good stuff, localisation team! Good stuff!

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Hey, I really like the name too. I'm not exactly sure why...it just seems like a REALLY good name. A name I might have even taken for myself, if I'd thought of it.

 

Oh well. Too late now, I guess.

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