Prez wrote on Oct 12, 2012, 13:13: Dan Stapleton of PC Gamer once wrote in an X-COM retrospective that naming your favorite soldier after yourself was a must because it made you care even more about him but it also had the effect of telling the aliens to hunt him down and kill him at all costs. Somehow they * always* knew. So true! I am trying it now in my current game.
I believe there are some game developer names you can give your soldiers that makes them super soldiers also but that will disable the achievements. I've read that somewhere but of course I can not find it anymore.