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Does Minsc have a last name?

Discussion in 'BG2: Throne of Bhaal (Classic)' started by krunchyfrogg, Feb 3, 2012.

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    The Brave. Minsc The Brave. Or possibly Derranged.
     
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    "and Boo".
     
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    Gere.

    Richard's brother.

    Explains a lot, don't it?
     
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    Minsc is Minsc. No last name is needed to butt kick evil!
     
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    What a coincidence, I had always thought he was named Minsc krunchyfrogg. Are you a relative, perchance? :p
     
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    [​IMG] Not in canon, no :p

    Half the characters don't, it actually seems to portray more of a class status having a surname in the realms.
     
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    Do ANY of the returning characters in BG1 have last names? I don't think so. Edwin does, but I do not recall that being mentioned in the first game - you don't find out his last name until BG2. Most (all?) of the new NPCs in SoA do.
     
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    If you read their bios, you learn ther last name in BG1. I think so anyway. I don`t think Minsc`s last name is mentioned anywhere though. But doesn`t people from Rashamen have clan names?
     
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    You're right - I forgot about that. The bios of a lot of characters have a last name. Minsc does not, and there are a few others. I don't think Montoron or Tiax have last names listed either, and I don't recall Jaheira or Khalid having a last name in their bios.
     
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    I believe Viccy's background storys state's the name of her House, which would be her last name. Devir?
     
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    Surnames I remember:

    Mazzy Fentan
    Anomen Delrin
    Keldorn Firecam
    Edwin Odisserion
    Valygar Corthala
    Nalia D'Arnise
    Jan Jannsen
    Korgan Bloodaxe
    Viconia DeVir
    Sarevok Ankeg

    Other characters (my best guess):

    Aerie Whinesalot
    Minsc Gere (see above)
    Cernd Wolverton
    Haer'Dalis (possibly his surname...first name, Chad)
    Yoshimo B. Arnold
     
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    [​IMG] It's "Anchev" an Ankeg is a green creature that makes funky armour.

    Otherwise spot on ;)

    Imoen is also an orphan of Candlekeep
     
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    These turned up in the Icewind Gate 2 strrefs, I think they did come from BG1:
    When asked about his past, AJANTIS announces that he is a squire-paladin of the Order of the Most Radiant Heart, and that he enforces the power and discipline of Helm. He belongs to the noble family of Ilvastarr in Waterdeep, and has studied swordplay under such luminaries as Myrmith Splendon.

    When asked about his past, YESLICK quietly states that he was once a member of the dwarven clan Orothiar.

    When asked about her past, SKIE bubbles that she is the daughter of Entar Silvershield, one of the Grand Dukes of Baldur's Gate.

    Most NPCs have pasts that they would prefer not to discuss. No other NPC had any family information.
     
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    I am not sure but if Xan's name is not in his bio you might be able to find it by looking in IWD and finding his brothers diary.
     
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