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I know the MV standard is to change the party name by displaying the name of the actor in the leader position (Harold's party becoming Therese's party if Therese is the party leader, etc), but is there any way to have a completely unique party name based on who's leading?

For example, Harold being the party leader sets the party name as "Bat Busters", Therese being the party leader changes it to "Therese's Team", Marsha being the leader changes it to "Marsha and Friends", etc.

Any help would be appreciated!
 

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I've moved this thread to Plugin Requests. Thank you.

 

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You'll have to write a little plugin, and I think the easiest way to do it is using a switch statement. So take this:
Code:
Game_Party.prototype.name = function() {
    var numBattleMembers = this.battleMembers().length;
    if (numBattleMembers === 0) {
        return '';
    } else if (numBattleMembers === 1) {
        return this.leader().name();
    }
   var name;
    switch ($gameParty.leader().actorId())
    {
        case 1:
            name="Bat Busters";
            break;
        case 2:
            name="Therese's Team";
            break;
        case 3:
            name="Marsha and Friends";
            break;
        default:
            name=TextManager.partyName.format(this.leader().name());
            break;
    }
    return name;
};
You'll copy and paste that into a text editor, save it as a *.js file in your plugins folder, and add it in the plugin manager.

For each case, you'll put the number of the actor ID, then set the name equal to whatever their party name should be. You can add as many as you like. Anything you don't specify will default to...the default.
 

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Hello welcome!

Try this:
JavaScript:
/*:
 * @plugindesc Custom PartyName (On Battle)
 * @author DevWithCoffee
 *
 * @help To customize the team name according to the leader
 * include the meta tag "partyname" in the note field.
 * If an actor becomes the leader and no team name is
 * defined, the default will be displayed.
 *
 * Example:
 * <partyname: %1' team>
 * <partyname: %1's best friend>
 */

Game_Party.prototype.name = function() {
	var numBattleMembers = this.battleMembers().length;
	if (numBattleMembers === 0) {
		return '';
	} else if (numBattleMembers === 1) {
		return this.leader().name();
	} else {
		var partyname = $gameParty.leader().actor().meta.partyname;
		console.log(typeof(partyname));
		if (partyname && typeof(partyname) == "string") {
			/*Meta Tag*/
			return partyname.format(this.leader().name());
		} else {
			/*Default*/
			return TextManager.partyName.format(this.leader().name());
		}
	}
};

Meta Tag - Reference:
 
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Sure, you could do that, too! :stickytongue:
 

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Both of these work, thank you both!
 

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