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  • The Horde, Part One

      Part One: The Hard Way by Thomas K. Martin   Dawn.   Minghis Mango collapsed into existence.  It was literally the most painful, and the only thing, he had ever experienced.  His first breath was a sharp gasp of frigid air.  He opened his eyes to survey his s...

    Tags: Mango, Mangolia, Barbarian, Exploration, Fate

  • The Horde, Part Two

      Part Two: The Firstpopped by Thomas K. Martin   Seated on the Wolf Throne, Minghis anxiously awaited the arrival of the dawn.  Only the original surviving members of his tribe waited in the throne room with him.  That and two stacks of archers behind him as an honor guar...

    Tags: Mango, Mangolia, Barbarian, Exploration, Fate

  • The Horde, Part Three

      Part Three: The Easy Way by Thomas K. Martin   So it was that the next turn, Minghis, Cashcarry and Ornella saw Khan off on his journey of exploration.  The newly promoted knights looked resplendent in the superior armor, riding boots and wolf fur cloaks which had replaced th...

    Tags: Mango, Mangolia, Barbarian, Exploration, Fate

  • The Horde, Part Four

      Part Four: The Long Way by Thomas K. Martin   Ornella waited in the tower of Arboria for the dawn.  Soon the city’s first warlord would pop and she would be on her way back to Mango City.  It was almost a shame.  She would miss her mighty city in the forest.&n...

    Tags: Mango, Mangolia, Barbarian, Exploration, Fate

  • The Horde, Part Five

      Part Five: The High Way by Thomas K. Martin   Chief Warlord Benjamin Gordon rode his quarter horse at the head of the column.  Stacked with him were eight knights on nickel horses.  Behind him marched the rest of the army.  Their destination was a new city, a level ...

    Tags: Mango, Mangolia, Barbarian, Exploration, Fate

  • The Horde, Part Six

    Part Six: The Truce by Thomas K. Martin   The great hall of the newly upgraded level four city of Arboria was filled with the surviving warlords and knights of Mangolia’s first great victory.  At Minghis’ command, the city had popped a new twoll the morning after the...

    Tags: Mango, Mangolia, Barbarian, Exploration, Fate

  • The Horde, Part Seven

    Part Seven: The Very Hard Way by Thomas K. Martin   Gordon rode alongside the column with Prince Murphy.  The siege towers were slowing them to a crawl.  In this mountainous terrain they were only going to be able to make one hex per turn.  They did not have far to go, howe...

    Tags: Mango, Mangolia, Barbarian, Exploration, Fate

  • The Horde, Part Eight

    Part Eight: The Warrior's Way by Thomas K. Martin   “The city has been upgraded to level three,” Kala announced from her trance.  She was using her lookamancy to scout their route and the terrain around their target.   “Show me,” Minghis commanded. ...

    Tags: Mango, Mangolia, Barbarian, Exploration, Fate

  • The Horde, Part Nine

    Part Nine: The Stealthy Way by Thomas K. Martin   It was strange ruling a side again, even if it was only a side of eight units without a capital.  This afternoon he had released Sir Barringer on Dixieland’s turn.  Unlike the Woodsy Elf, King Condon had agreed to a ransom ...

    Tags: Mango, Mangolia, Barbarian, Exploration, Fate

  • The Horde, Part Ten

    Part Ten: Fathers and Sons by Thomas K. Martin   Gordon looked at the markers that indicated the position of the barbarian horde on the map table.  After Dixieland’s two consecutive turns, Mangolia also received two consecutive turns.  Minghis was heading straight for the ...

    Tags: Mango, Mangolia, Barbarian, Exploration, Fate