Goodminton

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=Proposed Canon=
=Proposed Canon=
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Goodminton is described as a winter dominion, ruled by [[Overlord Firebaugh]].  
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Goodminton was described as a winter dominion, ruled by [[Overlord Firebaugh]].  
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The side's [[livery]] is slate blue with brass buttons.
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The [[side]]'s [[livery]] was slate blue with brass buttons.
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Goodminton had an [[alliance]] with [[Quisling]] and [[Frenemy]] against [[Haffaton]].
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Goodminton was the last Side of the once powerful [[Croatan]] [[Tribe]].
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==Inhabitants==
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Goodminton had an [[alliance]] with [[Quisling]] and [[Frenemy]] against [[Haffaton]].
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*[[Overlord Firebaugh]] - The side's [[Ruler]]
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This alliance was broken when Quisling and Frenemy entered Goodminton's airspace in force and demanded the Side's entire [[treasury]]. They were driven off, Frenemy being heavily defeated. However, this left Goodminton with five enemies in the [[Battlespace]], dooming the Side.
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*[[Tommy|Atomic "Tommy" Firebaugh]] - Formerly [[Chief Warlord]], now Uncroaked
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*Lady [[Wanda Firebaugh]] - Chief [[Croakamancer]]
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==Former Inhabitants==
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*[[Delphie Temple]] - [[Predictamancer]] (Formerly [[Chief Caster]] prior to Wanda)
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*[[Clay Dice]] - [[Luckamancer]]
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*[[Overlord Firebaugh]] - The side's [[Ruler]], [[Croaking|Deceased]]  
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*[[Pom Fritz]] - Goodminton's highest level [[warlord]] and current [[Chief Warlord]]
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*[[Tommy|Atomic "Tommy" Firebaugh]] - Formerly [[Chief Warlord]], now Uncroaked, [[Dusted]]
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*[[Lord|Lady]] [[Wanda Firebaugh]] - Chief [[Croakamancer]]
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*Lady [[Delphie Temple]] - [[Predictamancer]] (Formerly [[Chief Caster]] prior to Wanda), [[Level]] Five, Deceased
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*[[Clay Dice]] - [[Luckamancer]], Level Three, Deceased
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*[[Pom Fritz]] - Goodminton's highest level [[warlord]] and last [[Chief Warlord]], Deceased
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*[[Mack Ramay]] - [[Warlord]], Level 4, Deceased
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*[[Rex Cakes]] - [[Warlord]], Level 3, Deceased
==Cities==
==Cities==
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At the [[turn]] when Wanda [[pop]]ped Goodminton held only two cities: the capital city of Goodminton and one other.
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At the [[turn]] when Wanda [[pop]]ped Goodminton held only two [[city|cities]]: the [[capital]] city of Goodminton and one other, [[Coolminton]].
[[Goodfinger]] was probably one of Goodminton's original cities lost in the fight with [[Haffaton]]. It was later recaptured with help from [[unit]]s Wanda [[uncroaked]].
[[Goodfinger]] was probably one of Goodminton's original cities lost in the fight with [[Haffaton]]. It was later recaptured with help from [[unit]]s Wanda [[uncroaked]].
Goodminton's forces later took [[Frankburg]] and [[Hamfurter]] from Haffaton.
Goodminton's forces later took [[Frankburg]] and [[Hamfurter]] from Haffaton.
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All Cities save the Capital were lost to Haffaton or [[sack|razed]] for [[Shmucker]]s following the [[Kiloton]] debacle.
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The City of Goodminton itself was lost while Wanda was in the field.
==Known Units==
==Known Units==
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*[[Nickelhorse]]s
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*[[Mount]]s
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*[[Quarterhorse]]s
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**[[Nickel horse|Nicklehorse]]s
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*[[Sawhorse]]s
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**[[Quarter horse|Quarterhorse]]s
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*[[Brontosword]]s
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**[[Sawhorse]]s
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*[[Siege Tower]]s
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**[[Brontosword]]s
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*[[Battery charger]]s
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*[[Siege Unit|Siege]]
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*[[Larrybird]]s
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**[[Siege Tower]]s
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*[[Flying rod]]s
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**[[Battery charger]]s
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*[[Pokedaemon]]s
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*[[Flying unit]]s
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*[[Fruit brute]]s
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**[[Larrybird]]s
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*[[Pedobear]]s
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**[[Flying rod]]s
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*[[War beast]]s
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**[[Pokedaemon]]s
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**[[Fruit brute]]s
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**[[Pedobear]]s
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*[[Infantry]]
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**[[Knight]]s
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**[[Digger]]s
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**[[Archer]]s
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**[[Scout]]s
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*[[Commander]]s
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**[[Warlord]]s
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**[[Caster]]s
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*[[Animated Units|Animated]]
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**[[Uncroaked]]
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**[[Golem|Snow Golem]]s
=Real World References=
=Real World References=
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In the video game series Advance Wars[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Advance_Wars], most COs of Blue Moon wear uniforms that resemble Goodminton's.[http://media.photobucket.com/image/recent/Asian_Indie_Kid/AWDS_Official_Blue_Moon_800.jpg] The both of them also preside over snowy regions.
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There are also resemblances to the now-traditional French Army uniforms[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_Army#Uniform], and US Union Army uniforms[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uniform_of_the_Union_Army] (which were themselves modeled after the French Army uniforms).
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The name "Goodminton" probably refers to a version of the racquet game [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Badminton Badminton] whereby, instead of trying to force the other team to miss the birdie, the goal is to keep the birdie in play as long as possible. Note that Goodminton's crest depicts badminton shuttlecock (birdie) with a halo above it.
The name "Goodminton" probably refers to a version of the racquet game [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Badminton Badminton] whereby, instead of trying to force the other team to miss the birdie, the goal is to keep the birdie in play as long as possible. Note that Goodminton's crest depicts badminton shuttlecock (birdie) with a halo above it.
This may be a bit of foreshadowing, indicating that the most important thing that this side could accomplish is to keep a particular unit (or birdie) like [[Wanda]] in play, even if it means that it cannot win the standard version of the "game" (i.e. war in Erfworld).
This may be a bit of foreshadowing, indicating that the most important thing that this side could accomplish is to keep a particular unit (or birdie) like [[Wanda]] in play, even if it means that it cannot win the standard version of the "game" (i.e. war in Erfworld).
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The name could also be a play on words with "Good-" and "Bad-" minton, so as to suggest the side is "moral".
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Revision as of 19:27, 10 November 2012

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Proposed Canon

Goodminton was described as a winter dominion, ruled by Overlord Firebaugh.

The side's livery was slate blue with brass buttons.

Goodminton was the last Side of the once powerful Croatan Tribe.

Goodminton had an alliance with Quisling and Frenemy against Haffaton.

This alliance was broken when Quisling and Frenemy entered Goodminton's airspace in force and demanded the Side's entire treasury. They were driven off, Frenemy being heavily defeated. However, this left Goodminton with five enemies in the Battlespace, dooming the Side.

Former Inhabitants

Cities

At the turn when Wanda popped Goodminton held only two cities: the capital city of Goodminton and one other, Coolminton.

Goodfinger was probably one of Goodminton's original cities lost in the fight with Haffaton. It was later recaptured with help from units Wanda uncroaked.

Goodminton's forces later took Frankburg and Hamfurter from Haffaton.

All Cities save the Capital were lost to Haffaton or razed for Shmuckers following the Kiloton debacle.

The City of Goodminton itself was lost while Wanda was in the field.

Known Units

Real World References

In the video game series Advance Wars[1], most COs of Blue Moon wear uniforms that resemble Goodminton's.[2] The both of them also preside over snowy regions.

There are also resemblances to the now-traditional French Army uniforms[3], and US Union Army uniforms[4] (which were themselves modeled after the French Army uniforms).


The name "Goodminton" probably refers to a version of the racquet game Badminton whereby, instead of trying to force the other team to miss the birdie, the goal is to keep the birdie in play as long as possible. Note that Goodminton's crest depicts badminton shuttlecock (birdie) with a halo above it.

This may be a bit of foreshadowing, indicating that the most important thing that this side could accomplish is to keep a particular unit (or birdie) like Wanda in play, even if it means that it cannot win the standard version of the "game" (i.e. war in Erfworld). The name could also be a play on words with "Good-" and "Bad-" minton, so as to suggest the side is "moral".

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