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robert piepenbrink Supporting Member of TMP14 Mar 2021 7:56 a.m. PST

(Second of Three) To test-drive SF skirmish rules, I need to identify individual figures--some of whom are part of the Rebel Alliance. I need more than a dozen names. I have so far:

Tremaine, Ketch, Cade, Shays, Dean (the rebel without a cause) and Yuma. What else have we got? And does anyone know the name of the girl who led the Dodge Rebellion? (Only REAL Trekkies will know who I'm talking about.)

Thanks.

Royal Air Force14 Mar 2021 8:18 a.m. PST

Not talking about this one, are you?
link

Arjuna14 Mar 2021 8:31 a.m. PST

Yell.
Rebel Yell.

Arjuna14 Mar 2021 9:14 a.m. PST

Leader
Rebell Leader

Who of course should not be the leader of the terrorist cell.

Arjuna14 Mar 2021 9:20 a.m. PST

They could also use some classic Nome de Guerre.
Mr. Brown, Mr.White, Mr.Blonde, Mr.Blue, Mr.Orange, and Mr.Pink
Of course nobody of them wants to be Mr.Pink.

The name of the terrorist cell is obviously 'The Reservoir Dogs'

Arjuna14 Mar 2021 9:22 a.m. PST

Doc, Grumpy, Happy, Sleepy, Bashful, Sneezy, Dopey and Alice would be fine too.

Stryderg14 Mar 2021 10:14 a.m. PST

You could give them exotic sounding names (I like French for this):
eau de pomme
nomme de guerr
guide de l'auto-stoppeur
Couper le fromage

Frederick Supporting Member of TMP14 Mar 2021 10:55 a.m. PST

Cowboy
Homicide
Animal Mother
Eightball
Doc
Crazy Charlie
Steady Eddie
The Baron
Duke

Vietnam era nicknames

Chimpy Supporting Member of TMP14 Mar 2021 11:42 a.m. PST

How about some old "classics":
"Chalky" White
Red (has got red hair)
Hooky (has a big/prominent nose)
Windows (wears glasses or crashes a lot :-))

Oberlindes Sol LIC Supporting Member of TMP14 Mar 2021 11:50 a.m. PST

You might skim articles in an international news source and see if there are any names that look good -- not just personal names, but company and place names can work.

robert piepenbrink Supporting Member of TMP14 Mar 2021 12:04 p.m. PST

You got it, RAF! Austin is not on my list of rebels.

So, after a little thought, is Brando.

ZULUPAUL Supporting Member of TMP14 Mar 2021 12:43 p.m. PST

Robert E

joedog14 Mar 2021 8:17 p.m. PST

Rebels?

Just name them after US Army installations in southern states…

Lee, Polk, Hood, Jackson, Bragg, etc.

thosmoss15 Mar 2021 6:08 a.m. PST

I always turn to The Resistance from "Top Secret"

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