Goodminton

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The [[side]]'s [[livery]] was slate blue with brass buttons.
The [[side]]'s [[livery]] was slate blue with brass buttons.
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Goodminton was the last Side of the once powerful [[Croatan]] [[Tribe]].
Goodminton had an [[alliance]] with [[Quisling]] and [[Frenemy]] against [[Haffaton]].  
Goodminton had an [[alliance]] with [[Quisling]] and [[Frenemy]] against [[Haffaton]].  
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*[[Overlord Firebaugh]] - The side's [[Ruler]], [[Croaking|Deceased]]  
*[[Overlord Firebaugh]] - The side's [[Ruler]], [[Croaking|Deceased]]  
*[[Tommy|Atomic "Tommy" Firebaugh]] - Formerly [[Chief Warlord]], now Uncroaked, [[Dusted]]
*[[Tommy|Atomic "Tommy" Firebaugh]] - Formerly [[Chief Warlord]], now Uncroaked, [[Dusted]]
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*[[Lord|Lady]] [[Wanda Firebaugh]] - Chief [[Croakamancer]]
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*[[Lord|Lady]] [[Wanda Firebaugh]] - Chief [[Croakamancer]], heir, briefly Ruled the Side
*Lady [[Delphie Temple]] - [[Predictamancer]] (Formerly [[Chief Caster]] prior to Wanda), [[Level]] Five, Deceased  
*Lady [[Delphie Temple]] - [[Predictamancer]] (Formerly [[Chief Caster]] prior to Wanda), [[Level]] Five, Deceased  
*[[Clay Dice]] - [[Luckamancer]], Level Three, Deceased  
*[[Clay Dice]] - [[Luckamancer]], Level Three, Deceased  
*[[Pom Fritz]] - Goodminton's highest level [[warlord]] and last [[Chief Warlord]], Deceased  
*[[Pom Fritz]] - Goodminton's highest level [[warlord]] and last [[Chief Warlord]], Deceased  
*[[Mack Ramay]] - [[Warlord]], Level 4, Deceased  
*[[Mack Ramay]] - [[Warlord]], Level 4, Deceased  
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*[[Rex Cakes]] - [[Warlord]], Level 3, Deceased  
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*[[Rex Cakes]] - [[Warlord]], Level 3, Deceased
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==Cities==
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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]].
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==[[Cities]]==
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[[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]].
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The following Cities were held on the [[turn]] Wanda [[pop]]ped.
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*[[City of Goodminton|Goodminton]], [[Capital]], Level 4
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*[[Coolminton]]
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Goodminton's forces later took [[Frankburg]] and [[Hamfurter]] from Haffaton.
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The following Cities were captured from Haffaton with the aid of Wanda and her [[Uncroaked|Fellows]]
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*[[Goodfinger]], a former Goodminton City
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*[[Frankburg]], Outpost, Level 1
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*[[Hamfurter]], Outpost, Level 1
All Cities save the Capital were lost to Haffaton or [[sack|razed]] for [[Shmucker]]s following the [[Kiloton]] debacle.
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.
The City of Goodminton itself was lost while Wanda was in the field.
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==Known [[Unit]]s==
*[[Mount]]s
*[[Mount]]s
**[[Nickel horse|Nicklehorse]]s
**[[Nickel horse|Nicklehorse]]s
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**[[Sawhorse]]s
**[[Sawhorse]]s
**[[Brontosword]]s
**[[Brontosword]]s
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*[[Siege Units|Siege]]
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*[[Siege Unit|Siege]]
**[[Siege Tower]]s
**[[Siege Tower]]s
**[[Battery charger]]s
**[[Battery charger]]s
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**[[Larrybird]]s
**[[Larrybird]]s
**[[Flying rod]]s
**[[Flying rod]]s
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*War beasts
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*[[War beast]]s
**[[Pokedaemon]]s
**[[Pokedaemon]]s
**[[Fruit brute]]s
**[[Fruit brute]]s
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**[[Warlord]]s
**[[Warlord]]s
**[[Caster]]s
**[[Caster]]s
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*Non-living
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*[[Animated Units|Animated]]
**[[Uncroaked]]
**[[Uncroaked]]
**[[Golem|Snow Golem]]s
**[[Golem|Snow Golem]]s

Revision as of 05:51, 9 February 2013

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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

The following Cities were held on the turn Wanda popped.

The following Cities were captured from Haffaton with the aid of Wanda and her Fellows

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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