Meaning of "Lordran"

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    Meaning of "Lordran"

    Post by neon__noodle on Tue Apr 24, 2012 12:01 am

    Maybe this has been posted elsewhere. I know that a lot of people have spent countless hours researching and speculating on the lore of this game. But the other day I was just thinking about what "Lordran" means. I thought Lord was a clear reference to the "Lords" who fight the dragons. "Ran" immediately reminded me of the Kurosawa film of the same name, which is an adaptation of King Lear, and which means, in Japanese, "uprising" or "revolt." It can also mean "disturbed" or "confused." The first meaning is more easily applied to the the world of Lordran - Lord's Uprising. But I do think that we can all agree that Lordran is definitely disturbing and confusing, as are its lords.

    So that's all. Also, see Ran. Great movie. Bow

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    Re: Meaning of "Lordran"

    Post by Imarreteet23 on Tue Apr 24, 2012 12:04 am

    Wow, great find Neon. So, maybe, if you go with ran meaning revlot, Lordran was like a memorial to the lords uprising?


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    Re: Meaning of "Lordran"

    Post by neon__noodle on Tue Apr 24, 2012 12:13 am

    Yeah, something like, "Land of the Lord's Uprising"


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    Re: Meaning of "Lordran"

    Post by Sebastrd on Tue Apr 24, 2012 12:22 am

    Cool.


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    Re: Meaning of "Lordran"

    Post by DoughGuy on Tue Apr 24, 2012 4:34 am

    Well when you think about it Lordran is above the kiln of the first flame, where the lord souls and the rebellion against the dragons was born. Its the heart of the rebellion that the lords used to spread humanity across the world. Good find. And since this will probably be moved soon welcome to the archives!


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    Re: Meaning of "Lordran"

    Post by skarekrow13 on Tue Apr 24, 2012 9:53 am

    Cool idea. I like it


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