gormadoc1 wrote:I think they aught to give things proper names, I mean come on the evil wizard, the good king. Why dont you just name them a real name for a wizard like Gandalf or Dumbledore or something like that, I dont mean exactly that because of copywright but you know what I mean, Just give kings names like they did with Mathias and Leo like King Edward or William. To be honest if I worked for the lego company I wouldnt give bad names to things, The Lego Company have started giving realy childish names and to be honest I think there pointing it towards even younger children but thats what Duplo's for. They should take it back to the good old days when the names were acceptable for all ages.
I would argue that "the good old days" were before they started giving names to their minifigs. None of the really old castle sets had named knights or what not. But I'd say my siblings and I had more fun naming our knights than if they had all come pre-named. We gathered names mostly from books/movies/games about such lore as King Aurthur and the Knights of the Round Table, Robin hood, Ivanhoe, Kings Quest, etc. Most kids have great imaginations (at least we did), so I see nothing wrong with "the Good King", "the Evil Wizard", and "the Troll King".