A taxonomy of pro player’s in-game names

Creating a taxonomy is the practice of dividing things into groups based on similar characteristics. Here is a beginning taxonomy of player’s IGNs:

Like I'm going to be able to afford a Lounet, but a man can dream

Names that sound like they could be the name of a rapper who happened to be pretty nerdy

HotshotGG
NotoriousBiGG
Fragnat1c
NintendudeX

Names that could be a reference to that one character in that thing you like but you aren’t entirely sure

Roku
Kujaa
Jothy
Cowking

Names that could be the name of a car

Lounet
Xinso
Valkrin
Dyrus

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