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Arion?

Post by Nuvole! » Thu Aug 08, 2013 11:50 pm

Does "Arion" of Arion Games come from this place: http://fightingfantasy.wikia.com/wiki/Arion ?
Just a curiosity...
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Re: Arion?

Post by MountainPeak11 » Thu Aug 15, 2013 12:19 pm

It could be, but there's also Arion's belt which is a very famous constellation.

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Re: Arion?

Post by Nuvole! » Thu Aug 15, 2013 5:55 pm

Orion??? :?:
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Re: Arion?

Post by Nuvole! » Thu Aug 15, 2013 5:56 pm

I also remember, from Ancient Greek literature, an Arion from Lesbos... however...
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Re: Arion?

Post by Mr Nibbs » Fri Aug 16, 2013 4:47 pm

That doesn't rhyme at all. ;-)

My guess is that Arion Games is named from Arion in Khul. Wiki lists an Arion, Lord of Atlantis who appeared in DC Comics' Warlord in the 1980's.

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Post by Nuvole! » Fri Aug 16, 2013 8:30 pm

Mr Nibbs wrote:My guess is that Arion Games is named from Arion in Khul.
This sounds reasonable, however Arion Games originally wasn't about AFF, but started with paper miniatures, then expanded to Maelstrom and only later picked up AFF...
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Post by Mr Nibbs » Fri Aug 16, 2013 10:20 pm

Hullalla wrote:This sounds reasonable, however Arion Games originally wasn't about AFF, but started with paper miniatures, then expanded to Maelstrom and only later picked up AFF...
Crystal orb :?:
It's not that then. Is there a clue in the first miniatures published?

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Re: Arion?

Post by bottg » Mon Sep 02, 2013 11:38 pm

Interesting speculation...

Arion was actually a character name from a Rolemaster campaign i played in for nearly 15 years and it seemed a fitting name when i started AG. It was only when i was laying out Titan for print that i realised there was a city of the same name in Khul! Must be fate.

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Post by Nuvole! » Tue Sep 03, 2013 9:33 pm

Must be destiny, then.
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Re: Arion?

Post by bottg » Wed Sep 04, 2013 10:35 am

Thats what i thought!

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Re: Arion?

Post by MountainPeak11 » Thu Sep 05, 2013 1:43 pm

Oh yes I remember, next to the Ariona Sea. I see it as a fancy resort nowadays. ;)

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