xbox names!

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  1. James Nguyen

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    hahaha, found this on a thread at an xbox site...
    but apparently, all xboxes ship with a "name"...don't know how unique these names are, but they're named! [​IMG]
    You'll need Halo to see unless others can illustrate other games that do this...
    Open up Halo, go to multiplayer, choose some players, choose your map. Now, on the final screen before the game starts, there's an illustration of an xbox and below that are some icons that represent your multiplayer settings. Above that however will be your xbox's name! [​IMG]
    Mine is "Donut" [​IMG]
    Apparently games are allowed to rename your machine however. Tested and confirmed this.....if you pop in DOA and rank in survivor mode...the name you put here will now be the "name" of your xbox.....test this by doing the above in Halo again.
    Interesting little feature of the xbox... found it rather amusing actually. [​IMG] I wonder if this is the built in surprise/thank you that the xbox team has alluded to before in public.
     
  2. Jason Harbaugh

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    I'm guessing it will be used when linking up multiple x-boxes. Each box will need a unique name like a hostname.
     
  3. James Nguyen

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    jason,

    that's my guess too...I just found some of the given names hillarious...

    people have been posting cartoon characters, dwarves from Snow White fame, cupid, romeo, all sorts of goodness.

    apparently I've accidently received Homer Simpson's xbox though...

    mmmmm....donuuuttt
     
  4. Frank_Lee

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    Mine is called "Noodle." I was wondering why that name kept showing up and I thought my roommate had messed around with the settings or something. Now I know. [​IMG]
     
  5. James St

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    They named mine Hollywood.[​IMG]
     
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    Mine is called "Stumpy".

    Aaron
     
  7. Morgan Jolley

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    I wonder if they just put in a ton of words and named units alphabetically or just had people put in unique names.
     
  8. James D S

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    "Stumpy" [​IMG]
    That's funny.
     
  9. SteveRS

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    Call me "Sleepy"
    The Xbox has amazing AI [​IMG]
     
  10. Lou Sytsma

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    Darn - I have Halo and only 1 controller. Can't access multiplayer fully without another controller.
    Oh well, now I have a reason to pick one up![​IMG]
     
  11. James St

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    Lou, you only need one controller. Select multiplayer then choose 4 way split screen. Press A several times to advance to the next screen. Your name will be on the left above your profile.
     
  12. Yannick Martin

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    Mine's call Noodle.

    One other thing is that Halo give a name for each player (or controller) and it change every time I go to the Enlisted players screen (Ghost, Sleepy, Howard, Whisp, Hollywood, Snake, Crazy, Killer...).

    YM
     
  13. Kelley_B

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    According to DOA3 mine is named Donut also.
     
  14. JeffDemum

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    Mine is Dopey .
     
  15. Lou Sytsma

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    Thanks James.

    Hey my XBox is evil - it's the Penguin!
     
  16. Camp

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    I'm "Pirate". Anyone want to trade?
     
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    Mine is "Goat".
    As a Pittsburgh hockey fan, I would have liked "Penguin"... [​IMG]
     
  18. Dean Cooper

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    You know its funny how such a little thing amuses me so much [​IMG]
    mines called "the bear"
    Dean
     
  19. Dave Falasco

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    I swear my wife had something to do with this...mine is "Grumpy". She almost fell off the couch laughing when I told her... [​IMG]
     
  20. Trevor Harveaux

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    Mine is.... "Trevo" So either I got VERY lucky, or the names arn't random.
     

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