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                                   The Horde                
                           Platform: Sega Saturn System
                                 Version 2.0
                              By Robert Paulson
                         Email: LevinMage@hotmail.com
    
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    Author’s Note: 
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    Hi, welcome to my guide for the Sega Saturn System game, The Horde!
    
    *** I would like to take this opportunity to thank all of the people 
    who have been sending my emails. Your comments and questions are always 
    appreciated. If you need help, have new information, or see any errors 
    in this walkthrough, PLEASE email me at LevinMage@hotmail.com
    
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                                   Copyright
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    Version 2.0
    06/05/05
    
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    CONTENTS:
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    I. Revisions & Updates
    II. Tutorial and Guide (Basic game information)
       - Storyline
       - Controls
       - Building a village (Building Phase)
       - Battling the Horde (Combat Phase)
       - End of the season/year
    III. Characters 
    IV. Enemies (The Hordlings!)
    V. Items and Weapons
    VI. Area/Terrain Guide
       - Shimto Plains
       - Tree Realms of Alburga
       - Fetid Swamps of Buuzal
       - Kar-Nyar Desert
       - Frozen Wastes of Vesh
       - Conclusion
    VII. Codes
    
    
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    I. Revisions/Updates
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    Please send emails if you have corrections or want to add additional 
    information!!! ***
    
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    Version 2.0 (06/05/05)
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       - Fixed formatting and content errors
    
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    Version 1.0 (08/15/03)
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       - Created the Characters and Weapons sections
       - Reedited the Monsters Section
       - Added a FAQ section
       - Updated the Area/Terrain section
    
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    Version 0.9 (05/25/03)
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       - Created a Tutorial and Guide
       - Created the Area/Terrain section
       - Created a Monsters (The Horde!) section
    
    
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    II. Tutorial and Guide 
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                                   Storyline
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    Chauncey, an orphaned boy, spends his days serving food and drink to 
    nobility in the castle, who more often then not, don’t even recognize 
    his existence... unless they need more food or drink. 
    
    During one of the many festivals that take place in the castle, King 
    Winthrop, hysterically laughing at one of the High Chancellor’s 
    stories, begins to choke on his food. While the entire court stood 
    shocked and confused, Chauncey runs over to the King and performs the 
    Heimlich maneuver, saving the King.
    
    For this act of supreme bravery, King Winthrop ennobles Chauncey and 
    hands over his mighty sword Grimthwacker. Sir Chauncey’s fortune 
    doesn’t stop here, because along with his title, he has received a vast 
    track of land to cultivate and make prosperous. Since Sir Chauncey was 
    raised by a wild herd of cows, he has a special affinity for and desire 
    to raise not only crops, but also cows!
    
    However, Sir Chauncey now has to deal with the High Chancellor, who is 
    looking to take the King’s throne and kingdom. This aspiring usurper 
    will do all in his power to kill Sir Chauncey, even if it means forming 
    an alliance with The Horde! Therefore, Sir Chauncey must defend his 
    realm from the Hordlings, who look not only upon crops and cows as 
    food, but people as well. 
    
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                                   Controls
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    General Game Controls
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    Start; Pause/Resume................Start/Pause button 
    Skip video sequences...............Any action button
    Load a saved game..................Highlight the game, then Button A
    
    Building a Village
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    Move around the map................D-Pad with map active
    Set an item in place...............Button A with Toolbox set
    Activate/deactivate Toolbox........Button B
    Cycle through items................D-Pad right/left with Toolbox active
    Choose Displayed item..............Button A with Toolbox active
    Return to map control without......Button B
    changing Toolbox item 
    Toggle to Zoom or..................D-Pad up/down with Toolbox active
    (Eagle’s Eye map view)
    Load a saved game..................Z button
    
    Battling the Horde
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    Move Chauncey......................D-Pad in any direction c map active
    Use a Weapon.......................Button A when controlling Chauncey
    Activate/Deactivate Weapons Box....Button B
    Cycle through items................D-pad rt/lft with Weapons Box active
    Choose displayed item..............Button A with Weapons Box active
    Return to Zoom map control.........Button B
    without changing weapons
    Toggle to Zoom or..................D-Pad up/down with Weapon Box active
    (Eagle’s Eye map view)
    Load a saved game..................Z button
    
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                       Building a Village (Building Phase)
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    During every season you get a chance to build and improve your village. 
    The total amount of time you allowed to work on your village can vary 
    between 2 and 4 minutes. If you use the Zoom map control exclusively, 
    you are only allowed 2 minutes, if you only use the Eagle Eye View map 
    control you are allowed 4 minutes. Of course, if you switch between 
    these two different modes, the total time will fall between two and 
    four minutes. The hourglass in the lower right corner of the screen 
    will give you a rough estimate of how much time you have remaining. 
    
    Before you even begin to work on your village, familiarize yourself 
    with the village map screen. Above the hourglass is the season marker, 
    which tells you the current season. (Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter) To 
    the right of the hourglass is the Toolbox, which displays the different 
    building options you have available. In the top right corner of this 
    box, there is another number, which represents the cost to place one of 
    these items on the village map. Above the Toolbox is a small box that 
    displays the current amount of gold you’ve accumulated. 
    
    To place an item on the screen, “set your Toolbox” and press the A 
    Button. If the Toolbox is set, you should be able to see the outline of 
    the item you want to place. Every time an item is placed on the screen, 
    the cost of the item will be deducted from your current amount of 
    Crowns. If you pick that item up, by clicking on it again with that 
    same item or another item, the item clicked on will be removed and it’s 
    cost will be added back into your current Crowns. However, there is one 
    item that can’t be picked up, the Pit Trap. To remove a Pit Trap you 
    must use the shovel to dig it out. Also, when using the shovel to 
    remove pit traps or to add/remove water, the cost of the item or action 
    can never be added back to your current Crowns. If you are unable to 
    afford an item, the picture in the Toolbox will be grayed out and you 
    will be unable to set that item on the screen.
    
    While you are working on your village, you should have a few basic 
    goals in mind. Here is a list of the basic goals or objectives you 
    should try to accomplish when improving your village. 
    
    1. Promote the growth of your village 
    2. Enhance the defense around your village
    3. Promote income-producing ventures 
    
    1) To promote the growth of your village, you may want to remove any 
    possible obstructions (trees, walls, streams, Kudzu Fungus or 
    mountains). Although not necessary, the added room for village roads 
    and houses will help to increase the rate of immigration and crop 
    growth. However, in some regions a natural obstruction may actually be 
    helpful, such as streams in the desert or trees in the swamps. 
    
    *** Kudzu Fungus should ALWAYS be removed since it spreads rapidly and 
    destroys crops. The shovel/dig command must be used to remove Kudzu 
    fungus, but Kudzu weeds can be destroyed by placing any item over the 
    weed or by having Chauncey walk over the weed during the Battle Phase.    
    2) Along with promoting the growth of your village, enhancing its 
    defense is also extremely important. The best way to accomplish this is 
    by building fences of wood or walls of stone around the edge of your 
    village. As you can expect, stonewalls are much better at protecting 
    your village than wooden fences, especially when dealing with weaker 
    Hordlings. Another option is to create a ‘wall of water’ or stream 
    along the edge of your village, which increases the chance of killing 
    lesser Hordlings. Yet another option is to build pit traps, which will 
    kill most Hordlings when they are activated. Other methods are to 
    employ Archers or Knights, each of which has special attacks that will 
    kill Hordlings. (For further information on Knights and Archers, please 
    refer to section V, Items and Weapons) An improvement in your village’s 
    defense is useful in eliminating Hordlings and giving you extra time to 
    build your village, each of which will let your earn more money. 
    
    3) Lastly, increasing your flow of Crowns is also very important. 
    Different ways for you to do this include; purchasing cows, raising 
    crops, chopping trees, or finding Crowns. Cows cost 100 Crowns each, 
    but you will earn 25 Crowns per cow at the end of season (if they are 
    grazing) A cow is grazing if you can see its tail swinging, which is 
    what you should see. However, a cow does not make any money if it is 
    unable to graze because it is standing on mountainous terrain. 
    Unfortunately, cows will sometimes convert the terrain they are 
    standing on into mountainous terrain, especially if they are close to 
    other cows. Crops will earn 4 Crowns each if they have not been 
    destroyed at the end of the season. Another way to earn money is to 
    plant saplings and then chop them down when they become trees. For each 
    tree chopped down you will earn 5 Crowns. The least well-known way to 
    earn money is to find gold pieces, which you can do in the Battle Phase 
    or (in the Village Building Phase when you are in the Fetid Swamps of 
    Buuzal) When Chauncey kills a Hordling with his sword, it will 
    occasionally leave behind one or more gold pieces. Each gold piece will 
    earn Chauncey 25 Crowns if it is picked up (stepped on). In the Fetid 
    Swamps of Buuzal, if you “dig” at the spot where a frog jumps into the 
    water, you will also earn 25 Crowns for each gold piece that was found.   
    
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                       Battling the Horde (Combat Phase)
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    Once your time has run out or you have activated the Horde Symbol in 
    your Toolbox, you will enter in the Combat Phase of the game. During 
    this time, you will have to destroy all the Hordlings that are trying 
    to attack your village. This is the only way to successfully advance to 
    the next season. 
    
    Each season Chauncey will be awarded a certain number of hit points, 
    which means that his total life will go up as the seasons and years 
    pass. This number can be found in the narrow rectangular box in the 
    lower right hand corner of the game screen. Every time Chauncey is hit 
    by a Hordling or suffers damage from other weapons, he will lose a 
    portion of his heart points. Below Chauncey’s heart points is a small 
    map that shows the any approaching Hordlings, and in the upper left 
    corner of this box, how many Hordlings are remaining. The small map 
    also functions as the Weapons box, where you are able to toggle between 
    your different weapons. The different weapons and their uses can be 
    found in section V, Items and Weapons. When you want to use a weapon, 
    your ATM card (Automated Transfer of Mana), will convert your Crowns 
    into the power necessary to use the item or weapon you have selected. 
    Another important screen to become familiar with is the Eagle’s Eye 
    View, which shows the world map, along with all the attacking 
    Hordlings. 
    
    Just before the invasion, you will be told the total amount of 
    Hordlings that you will have to face. Once this message has 
    disappeared, the battle will begin. Each Hordling has weak points, so 
    it may be beneficial for you to read about the different Hordlings in 
    section IV, which discusses their weaknesses. Hordlings have a strong 
    tendency to head directly to where the food is, so use this to your 
    advantage by setting up an ambush spot.  
    
    There are two important points that you should almost always try to 
    follow during the Combat Phase. First, kill any Hordlings before they 
    damage your crops, cows, and/or houses. Secondly, don’t swing your 
    sword too many times in a row or you will get dizzy, thereby losing 
    precious time. These rules will not always apply in every circumstance, 
    but work most of the time. (An example where it doesn’t apply is if you 
    are battling the last Hordling on the screen, (a Juggernaut Hordling 
    that only needs three blows of the Grimthwacker to be destroyed) it 
    doesn’t really matter if you get dizzy since it will not be able to 
    attack you) 
    
    Remember, the easiest way to learn how to fight is to play the game. 
    Different strategies and techniques will become apparent as you play 
    the game, and you will soon be able to find your own unique method for 
    battling the Horde. 
    
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                           End of the Season / Year
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    Once you have defeated all of the Hordlings you will receive a seasonal 
    report. This report displays the total number of cows, crops, 
    villagers, and trees that you control. It also displays the total money 
    earned from crops and the profit from the cows that you own. The screen 
    also displays if you have lost any cows, crops, villagers, or trees. 
    Any fees that you owe the Knights or Archers will appear in the bottom 
    right corner of this report along with any of their number have been 
    killed. A tax reminder will also be present in the seasonal report, 
    which signifies the amount you owe to the crown at the end of winter. 
    At the end of fall, FNN networks may broad important messages, so 
    always remember to pay special attention when this happens. It is also 
    important to remember that winter season may also signify the end of 
    your stay in a region, which depends upon the year you just finished. 
    Therefore, before the combat phase of your last winter season, you 
    should pick up anything not nailed to the floor, cows, stone walls, 
    fences, chop down trees, etc. If you don’t, these items will be lost 
    forever. In the walkthrough section I have listed how many years you 
    will stay in each season, so don’t worry about trying to figure it out 
    on your own. 
    
    At the end of winter in any year, you will have to pay a certain amount 
    of taxes, depending on the year and region you are controlling. If you 
    do not have enough money to pay your taxes, you will be thrown into 
    Debtor’s Dungeon and the game will end.
    
    However, the end of winter also signifies a visit to Shoppe, where you 
    can buy powerful weapons and items. Each region you play will have it’s 
    own new and exciting equipment. But remember, it is sometimes better to 
    save your money to buy more cows and enhance your defenses than to 
    purchase items that have no immediate use or value.
    
    
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    III. Characters
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    Sir Chauncey
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    Once a serving boy, Chauncey is eager at the chance to prove his worth. 
    His brains and brawn will be put to the test in the following years as 
    he cultivates the land and does battle with the Horde.
    
    King Winthrop
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    Long ago, this once brave warrior, formerly called Bran the Barbarian, 
    created a kingdom by saving the land from the Horde. However, decades 
    have past for this courageous man, and he now sits sleepy and fat on 
    his throne.
    
    High Chancellor
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    Kronus Maelor, the King’s advisor, is one of the most hated people in 
    the realm. Unfortunately, his smooth talking ways have won him the ear 
    of the King, and partial control of the kingdom.
    
    
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    IV. Enemies (The Hordlings)
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    Name: Adolescent Hordlings               Location: 1,2,3,4,5
    
    Adolescent Hordlings are the weakest members of the Horde that you will 
    encounter. They have huge mouths filled with teeth and are eager to eat 
    anything (or anyone!) that they find. 
    
    Strategy: These enemies are ridiculously easy to defeat. One blow from 
    Grimthwacker or any other weapon is enough to kill them.  
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    Name: Crocodile Hordlings                Location: 3
    
    Crocodile Hordlings swim extremely fast through swampy terrain, but are 
    less mobile on dry land. Their skin lends them an extra layer of 
    protection making them harder to defeat.
    
    Strategy: These Hordlings can be destroyed with two strikes of 
    Grimthwacker. The easiest way for you to attack them is to wait until 
    they are on dry land, and then swing away with your sword.
    
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    Name: Desert Hordlings                   Location: 4
    
    Desert Hordlings are one of the most annoying Hordlings in the ENTIRE 
    game. The horn on their head allows them to tunnel not only 
    underground, but also under stonewalls. However, they are unable to 
    tunnel underwater, which can be turned to your advantage. When 
    underground, they are also unable to be damaged by most weapons. 
    
    Strategy: These Hordlings can be destroyed with three strikes of 
    Grimthwacker. However, they are extremely vulnerable to the Super 
    Scorcher 2000, Morning Star, or Roscoe. When tunneling, they can only 
    be killed with Bombs, which can work to your advantage if you lure them 
    into a trap. You can also create a killing ground by making a maze with 
    a patchwork of streams. This lets the Desert Hordlings in, while making 
    it harder for them to get out. 
    
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    Name: Piranha Hordlings                  Location: 1,2,3,4,5
    
    Piranha Hordlings are the fast members of the Horde. Driven by a fierce 
    hunger, they scramble through town looking to devour as much crops, 
    people, and cows as they can find. (These Hordlings usually prefer to 
    eat crops and destroy houses rather than eating people)
    
    Strategy: Just like Adolescent Hordlings, these enemies are very easy 
    to kill; with one strike of the Grimthwacker being enough to defeat 
    them.
    
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    Name: Forest Hordlings                   Location: 2
    
    Forest Hordlings are one of the more sneaky members of the Horde. Their 
    primary ability is to hide behind trees, thereby preventing you from 
    destroying them with Grimthwacker. They can also shoot plungers at your 
    character, which causes minor damage. 
    
    Strategy: These enemies can be defeated with one strike of the 
    Grimthwacker. You can also sometimes lure them from the trees by 
    dropping a Haunch Secret Recipe (Meat). If you are right next to the 
    tree they are hiding behind, try facing away from the tree, walking a 
    couple of steps, and then swinging Grimthwacker. This will often trick 
    them into coming out from behind the tree so that they can be killed. 
    
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    Name: Ice Hordlings                      Location: 5
    
    Ice Hordlings are by far the toughest members of the Horde that you 
    will encounter in the game. They move fast, can roll huge snowballs, 
    and take many hits to kill. The snowballs they throw can also create 
    snow terrain, which makes them even more of a pain in the butt. The 
    only good thing about Ice Hordlings is that the huge snowballs they 
    roll can sometimes kill the weaker Hordlings that accompany them.
    
    Strategy: Immune to the Super Scorcher 2000, Roscoe, and Bombs, these 
    Hordlings are vulnerable to the Morningstar, Grimthwacker and Knights. 
    I prefer to use the Mystic Morningstar since it also makes you 
    invulnerable from their attacks. Ice Hordlings take 5 hits if you are 
    using the Grimthwacker or Morningstar to be defeated.
    
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    Name: Shaman Hordlings                   Location: 2,3,4,5
    
    Shaman Hordlings are the most intelligent members of the Horde. They 
    have the ability to teleport anywhere on the screen, including into cow 
    pens. They can also shoot fireballs at your character and resurrect 
    dead Hordlings.
    
    Strategy: Watch their movements on the Eagle’s Eye view map and attack 
    them as soon as appear close to your character. I prefer to use 
    Grimthwacker since Shaman Hordlings will be most likely be eating cows 
    or in the town. Shaman Hordlings can be defeated with three strikes of 
    Grimthwacker.
    
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    Name: Juggernaut Hordlings               Location: 1,2,3,4,5
    
    Juggernaut Hordlings are the toughest members of the Horde physically. 
    Besides being massive and strong, they possess low intelligence, which 
    means that they will walk blindly through anything, stonewalls 
    included! Most importantly, Juggernaut Hordlings will deal massive 
    damage when they hit your character. 
    
    Strategy:  Juggernaut Hordlings have great protection against the 
    Grimthwacker and Morningstar, taking about 10 hits total before they 
    are destroyed. However, they are extremely vulnerable to the Super 
    Scorcher 2000 (Flamethrower) and Roscoe. But if you are lacking these 
    flame weapons, there are a few methods you can use to kill these tough 
    Hordlings. 
    
    #1 Creep up behind them, swing Grimthwacker once, and then retreat 
    before they can hit you. 
    
    #2 Drop a Haunch of Meat in their path so that they will stop to eat 
    their favorite food. When they do, hit them as a couple times, pause, 
    and then hit them a couple more times. 
    
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    V. Items and Weapons
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                                     Weapons
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    Weapons can only be used in combat unless specified.   
    
    Note #1: Le Bombe is the only weapon that you can also use in the 
    village building phase. 
    
    Note #2: Although Archer’s and Knight’s are not listed here since they 
    can only be placed in the building phase, they may also be considered 
    weapons since that is their primary use.
    
    Note #3: The following location key can be found listed below. Once a 
    weapon is available, it will remain available until the end of the game 
    or until it has been purchased. There are a few items that can be found 
    in a region prior to when they are available to be purchased. 
    
    1 = Shimto Plains            4 = Kar-Nyar Desert
    2 = Tree Realms of Alburga   5 = Frozen Wastes of Vesh
    3 = Fetid Swamps of Buuzal
    
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    BOOTS OF BOOGIE                         Location: 2(Found), 3
    
    Skill Purchase Price: 300 Crowns
    Cost To Use: 25 Crowns
    
    Description: Doubles your running speed for 30 seconds.
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    DEAL WITH ROSCOE                         Location: 3
    
    Skill Purchase Price: 500 Crowns
    Cost To Use: 40 Crowns
    
    Description: A mighty dragon that will incinerate almost any Hordling 
    near Chauncey for about 20 seconds. However, this dragon also has a 
    tendency to burn up any cow, house, people, trees, etc. that are close 
    to the Hordlings.
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    FLUTE OF SCHMEGU                         Location: 3(Found), 4
    
    Skill Purchase Price: 500 Crowns
    Cost To Use: 30 Crowns
    
    Description: Attracts all Hordlings to Chauncey for 30 seconds.
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    HAUNCH SECRET RECIPE                     Location: 1
    
    Skill Purchase Price: 50 Crowns
    Cost To Use: 5 Crowns
    
    Description: Serves as bait to attract near by Hordlings, and when 
    eaten, will temporarily delay them from further mischief.
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    LE BOMBE                                 Location: 1
    
    Skill Purchase Price: 250 Crowns
    Cost To Use: 20 Crowns
    
    Description: This bomb will blow up any weaker Hordling when activated, 
    and when aimed properly, can be kicked at an enemy with devastating 
    effect.
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    MYSTIC MORNINGSTAR                       Location: 4
    
    Skill Purchase Price: 2000 Crowns
    Cost To Use: 100 Crowns
    
    Description: Lasting for 10 seconds, this item deals damage similar to 
    that of Grimthwacker, but makes you invulnerable for as long as this 
    item is used. However, when you’re done using this weapon, you will be 
    put into a dizzy spin.
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    RING OF TELEPORTATION                    Location: 1
    
    Skill Purchase Price: 300 Crowns
    Cost To Use: 50 Crowns
    
    Description: Use to instantly teleport to any location on the screen.
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    ROCK OF HEALING                          Location: 2
    
    Skill Purchase Price: 1000 Crowns
    Cost To Use: 50 Crowns
    
    Description: Recovers 25 Heart Points per use.
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    SUPER SCORCHER 2000                      Location: 2
    
    Skill Purchase Price: 500 Crowns
    Cost To Use: 20 Crowns
    
    Description: A flamethrower that can fry any creature, except for Ice 
    Hordlings, killing them instantly and lasting for 30 seconds.
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    TRIDENT OF WIMBLI                        Location: 4(Found), 5
    
    Skill Purchase Price: 4000 Crowns
    Cost To Use: 50 Crowns
    
    Description: Summons a meteor down from space striking the target you 
    select, killing any Hordlings in the immediate area and creating around 
    a 5 by 5 square of mountainous terrain. 
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                                      Items
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    Items can only be used when building a village unless specified. This 
    is a list of the possibly options you have when building a village. The 
    only option not listed is the “Horde” symbol, which is used to call the 
    Horde when you are done with this phase. 
    
    Note #1: Le Bombe is the only item that you can also use in the combat 
    phase. 
    
    Note #2: Although Archer’s and Knight’s can only be placed in the 
    building phase; they may also be considered weapons since that is their 
    primary use.
    
    Note #3: If there is no “location” listed, this means that you 
    automatically come with this option and do not have to purchase it. If 
    there is a “location” listed, this means that the first time you can 
    purchase this option is in that specific terrain. 
    
    1 = Shimto Plains            4 = Kar-Nyar Desert
    2 = Tree Realms of Alburga   5 = Frozen Wastes of Vesh
    3 = Fetid Swamps of Buuzal
    
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    ARCHER CONTRACT                          Location: 2
    
    Skill Purchase Price: 750 Crowns
    Cost To Use: 60 Crowns
    Seasonal Upkeep: 60 Crowns
    
    Description: Archers can shoot arrows at enemies from a distance and 
    are capable of destroying weaker Hordlings. Archers can only be placed 
    in the village during your “village building phase.”
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    KNIGHT CONTRACT                          Location: 1
    
    Skill Purchase Price: 250 Crowns
    Cost To Use: 30 Crowns 
    Seasonal Upkeep: 30 Crowns
    
    Description: Knights have a very limited range of attack, but are able 
    to destroy any Hordling that comes within range. Knights can only be 
    placed in the village during your “village building phase.”
    
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    MASONIC SECRETS                          Location: 1
    
    Skill Purchase Price: 150 Crowns
    Cost To Use: 20 Crowns
    
    Description: Allows you to build stonewalls capable of permanently 
    keeping lesser Hordlings out of your village/cow pen.
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    SHOVEL                                   
    
    Cost To Use: 10 Crowns
    
    Description: When used on an adjacent land terrain square next to 
    water, this will transform land terrain into water terrain. When used 
    on an adjacent water terrain square next to land terrain, this will 
    transform the water terrain into land terrain. The shovel can also be 
    used to convert mountain terrain into grass terrain, but may require an 
    average of 4 uses per square. 
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    PIT TRAP                                   
    
    Cost To Use: 10 Crowns
    
    Description: A pit trap can be placed on any land terrain, but once 
    placed, can only be removed by the shovel or by having been activated. 
    These traps are not effective against extremely strong monsters such as 
    Juggernaut Hordlings. 
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    COW                                   
    
    Cost To Use: 100 Crowns
    
    Description: Cows are used to increase your total money. Each season a 
    cow will earn 25 Crowns; making cows the biggest money earners in the 
    game.  
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    SAPLING                                   
    
    Cost To Use: 1 Crown
    
    Description: Saplings can be planted for numerous reasons. 
    
    1) Saplings will grow into trees, which can then be cut down for money.
    2) Saplings can be used to reduce swamp terrain.
    3) Saplings/Trees will attract more villagers
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    LE BOMBE                                 Location: 1
    
    Skill Purchase Price: 250 Crowns
    Cost To Use: 20 Crowns
    
    Description: This bomb can also be used to blow up snow terrain, 
    thereby creating grass terrain. 
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    FENCE                                   
    
    Cost To Use: 5 Crowns
    
    Description: Fences can be used to temporarily keep enemies out of the 
    village or cow pens. Any Hordling has the capability to break through 
    this wooden fence.
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    =======================================================================
    VI. Area/Terrain Guide
    =======================================================================
    
    The following section will guide you through each of the regions that 
    you are awarded. The two headings immediately below the region title 
    describe the total length of your stay and if there are any hidden 
    items in that region. Following this, there will be a general guide on 
    what you should be doing for each of the years you are in the region, 
    along with other important information. After that, there are 
    subsections dealing with the Hordling Attack Schedule, Tax Schedule, 
    Shoppe, and FMV sequences. The Hordling Attack Schedule describes the 
    number and type of Hordlings you will face each season. The Tax 
    Schedule deals with how much Crowns you will owe at the end of each 
    year. The Shoppe subsection describes what new items are available for 
    purchase in each new region. The last subsection discusses what effects 
    the FMV sequences will have on the gameplay. Although I did not include 
    a complete script of the FMV sequences in this guide, I have included a 
    general outline of the scene, along with its consequence. 
    
    
                                  =-=-=-=-=-=-=
                                  Shimto Plains 
                                  =============
    
    Length: 3 Years
    Hidden Items: None
    
    Begin the first year by chopping down full-grown trees for 5 Crowns 
    each, and then planting as many saplings as you can purchase. Once you 
    have enough money, about 100 Crowns, buy a cow and place it in the 
    southern end of the village. The cows you place here should be safe 
    since the Hordlings will only come from the northern part of the map 
    during the first and second years. (During the last two seasons of the 
    third year, there is a possibility that a couple Hordlings may come 
    from the south)
    
    At the end of the second year, I recommend buying the Haunch Secret 
    Recipe at the Shoppe. Other than that, I don’t suggest buying anything 
    else at the Shoppe until the end of your third year. The money you save 
    from only buying one weapon/item can be used more efficiently by 
    purchasing cows, which will then in turn make you more money. The 
    Haunch of Meat will be helpful in battling the Juggernaut Hordlings. 
    (For further information on strategies to defeat Juggernaut Hordlings, 
    refer to section IV, the Enemies Section)
    
    Keep on planting saplings, chopping trees, and buying cows, until the 
    winter of the third year. By now, if you have been following the 
    strategy that I outlined above, you should have about 10-20 cows. Since 
    the winter of the third year is your last season here, you should pick 
    up all Cows, Walls, and anything else you have placed on the field. If 
    you don’t, anything you leave on the map will be lost forever. 
    
    ------------------------
    Hordling Attack Schedule
    ========================
    
    Year     Season    Attackers
    -----------------------------------------------------------------
    Year 1   Spring    5 Adolescent Hordlings 
             Summer    6 Adolescent Hordlings
             Fall      7 Adolescent Hordlings
             Winter    8 Adolescent Hordlings
    -----------------------------------------------------------------
    Year 2   Spring    6 Adolescent Hordlings
             Summer    8 Adolescent Hordlings 
             Fall      6 Adolescent, 2 Piranha Hordlings
             Winter    4 Adolescent, 4 Piranha Hordlings 
    -----------------------------------------------------------------
    Year 3   Spring    7 Adolescent Hordlings
             Summer    3 Adolescent, 1 Juggernaut Hordlings
             Fall      4 Adolescent, 1 Piranha, 2 Juggernaut Hordlings 
             Winter    5 Adolescent, 2 Piranha, 2 Juggernaut Hordlings
    
    ------------
    Tax Schedule
    ============
    Year 1: 20 Crowns
    Year 2: 70 Crowns
    Year 3: 120 Crowns
    
    ------
    Shoppe
    ======
    
    New Items
    ---------
    Haunch Secret Recipe (50C), Ring of Teleportation (300C), 
    Le Bombe (250C), Knight Contract (250C), Masonic Secrets (150C)
    
    ----------------------
    Possible FMV sequences 
    ======================
    
    1) Public Service Announcement (No affect)
    2) Lots of cow manure, good crop (Increases amount of crops cultivated)
    3) Missing Tax Collectors (No taxes for that year) 
    4) Immigration at an all time high (Increase in population)
    5) King touring the kingdom leads to the High Chancellor banning 
    transportation (Decreases immigration to your village)
    6) Hordlings are an Endangered Species (Extra Hordlings for 1 season)
    7) Flood Watch due to overuse of the Rain Spell (Increases the amount 
    of dry land converted into swamp and increases the chance of Kudzu 
    fungus)
    
    *** Unless otherwise noted, the effects of FMV sequences last one year. 
    Also, the FMV sequences listed above are the ones that are most likely 
    to occur. (I have not included the less common FMV sequences)
    
    
                             =-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-
                             Tree Realms of Alburga 
                             ======================
    
    Length: 4 Years
    Hidden Items: Boots of Boogie
    
    Before you begin this area, I recommend buying Masonic Secrets and 
    Knight Contract. Once you have saved your game, exit the Shoppe. 
    
    During your first season here, chop down all of the trees surrounding 
    your village. Once the season ends, Jaia, the Queen of all Tree 
    Spirits, will warn you not to chop down any more trees. If you continue 
    to chop down more trees, you will lose 1 Heart Point for about every 
    two trees you chop down. Also, if you do end up chopping down a lot of 
    trees, the number of Forest Hordlings that attack each season will 
    significantly increase. On the flip side, if you plant lots of saplings 
    and don’t chop down too many trees, Jaia will eventually give you the 
    Boots of Boogie, which double your running speed when used. This item 
    is usually given at the end of your last year in this area, although it 
    may be possible to get it at an earlier date.  
    
    NOTE: When you plant saplings, move them as far away from you village 
    as possible, since Forest Hordlings are able to hide behind trees) 
    
    Towards the end of your first year, begin to build a stonewall cow pen 
    north of your village. If you still have lots of money left over, you 
    may want to consider building stonewalls along the southern boundary of 
    town. Continue to make yourself rich by purchasing cows and placing 
    them in these protected areas. However, be aware that Juggernaut 
    Hordlings will occasionally break through stonewalls if they smell 
    food, and Shaman Hordlings may even teleport into your cow pens! The 
    first two years that you are here, the Hordlings will attack from the 
    southern end of the region.  
    
    At the end of the second year, I recommend buying the Super Scorcher 
    2000, which will help you to fry those Juggernaut Hordlings, and the 
    Ring of Teleportation so you can teleport to trouble spots during an 
    attack. Going into the last two years, continue to build cow pens north 
    of your village and plant saplings as far from your village as 
    possible. During the last two seasons of the third year and last three 
    seasons of the fourth year, the Hordlings may attack your village from 
    directions other than the south. The winter of your fourth year is your 
    last season here, so remember to remove all cows, walls, etc.  
    
    ------------------------
    Hordling Attack Schedule
    ========================
    
    Year     Season    Attackers
    -----------------------------------------------------------------
    Year 1   Spring    6 Adolescent Hordlings 
             Summer    6 Adolescent Hordlings  
             Fall      6 Adolescent, 1 Forest Hordlings
             Winter    10 Adolescent, 2 Forest Hordlings
    -----------------------------------------------------------------
    Year 2   Spring    7 Adolescent Hordlings
             Summer    10 Adolescent, 3 Forest Hordlings
             Fall      4 Piranha, 5 Forest Hordlings
             Winter    8 Adolescent, 4 Forest, 1 Shaman Hordlings 
    -----------------------------------------------------------------
    Year 3   Spring    8 Adolescent Hordlings
             Summer    3 Juggernaut Hordlings
             Fall      10 Forest Hordlings
             Winter    8 Piranha, 1 Juggernaut Hordlings
    -----------------------------------------------------------------
    Year 4   Spring    10 Adolescent Hordlings
             Summer    10 Adolescent, 3 Forest Hordlings
             Fall      3 Piranha, 3 Forest, 1 Shaman Hordlings
             Winter    6 Piranha, 5 Forest, 6 Juggernaut Hordlings
    
    ------------
    Tax Schedule
    ============
    Year 1: 100 Crowns
    Year 2: 150 Crowns
    Year 3: 200 Crowns
    Year 4: 250 Crowns
    
    ------
    Shoppe
    ======
    
    New Items
    ---------
    Rock of Healing (1000C), Archer Contract (750C), Super Scorcher 2000 
    (500C)
    
    ----------------------
    Possible FMV sequences 
    ======================
    
    1) Lots of cow manure, good crop (Increases amount of crops cultivated)
    2) Flood Watch due to overuse of the Rain Spell (Increases the amount 
    of dry land converted into swamp and increases the chance of Kudzu 
    fungus)
    3) Special Human Report (No effect)
    4) Public Service Announcement (No effect)
    5) Missing Tax Collectors (No taxes for that year)
    6) Hordlings are an Endangered Species (Extra Hordlings for 1 season) 
    7) Ring of Teleportation Missing (Lose the ability to use the Ring of 
    Teleportation for 1 season)
    
    *** Unless otherwise noted, the effects of FMV sequences last one year. 
    Also, the FMV sequences listed above are the ones that are most likely 
    to occur. (I have not included the less common FMV sequences)
                            
    
                             =-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-
                             Fetid Swamps of Buuzal
                             ======================
    
    Length: 5 Years
    Hidden Items: Flute of Schmegu
    
    Before beginning your first year, I recommend buying Le Bombe and 
    Archer Contract. Once you’ve saved your game, you can exit the Shoppe 
    and begin draining the swamps!
    
    To get rid of swampland, you need to plant saplings, which will help to 
    change the swampland into nice farm/pasture land. Plant the saplings 
    along the border of dry land and swampland. (Planting trees in the 
    middle of dry land will NOT convert swampland that is too far away) As 
    the saplings grow, they will change into either two different types of 
    trees. The first type of tree is the one have seen in the previous two 
    regions. The second type has long hanging branches and absorbs lots of 
    water, thereby preventing the swampland from returning. This means that 
    if you chop down the second type of tree, areas of land will be 
    converted back into swampland. However, this also means that you can 
    cut down the first type of tree without any negative affects.
    
    This region, just like the previous one, has a hidden item. This 
    special item is the Flute of Schmegu, which when used, will draw all of 
    the Hordlings to your character. This item can be found by “digging” at 
    a certain location (The intersection of where the two stone arrows are 
    pointing) These stone arrows can usually be seen around the end of the 
    second year when using the eagle’s eye view. 
    
    During the first and second years, plant saplings in the swamps and 
    along the outer borders of the dry land. This will help convert the 
    swamplands into nice dry green land for your villagers, crops, and 
    cows! Remember, the more swampland that is converted, the less mobile 
    the Crocodile Hordlings will become. By the end of your second year at 
    the Fetid Swamps of Buuzal, you should have the maximum number of cows 
    allowed to maximize your profit. At the end of the first year, I would 
    purchase the Boots of Boogie, if you haven’t already received them from 
    Jaia in the Tree Realms of Alburga. During the first and second years, 
    the Hordlings will only come from the eastern side of this region.
    
    For the third year, continue to plant saplings so that you can push the 
    swampland back as far as possible. If you haven’t already done so, you 
    may want to consider building a long stonewall along the east side of 
    your village so that you can block or direct some of the Hordlings to a 
    different location. During the last two seasons of the third year, you 
    can expect to find a couple Hordlings attacking from somewhere other 
    than the eastern side of this area. At the end of the third year, you 
    should purchase the remaining items in the Shoppe, the Rock of Healing 
    (1000C) and Deal with Roscoe (500C). 
    
    The fourth and fifth years are when you should really concentrate on 
    increasing your money since you should have all of your defenses in 
    place by now. All that’s left for you to do is to maintain what you’ve 
    already built and defeat the Hordlings. The first season of the last 
    two years here are the only times you should expect the Hordlings to 
    only come from the east. The rest of the time you should expect the 
    Hordlings to come from all different directions, especially during the 
    last two seasons of the last year. 
    
    ------------------------
    Hordling Attack Schedule
    ========================
    
    Year     Season    Attackers
    -----------------------------------------------------------------
    Year 1   Spring    7 Adolescent Hordlings 
             Summer    8 Adolescent Hordlings   
             Fall      2 Crocodile Hordlings 
             Winter    5 Adolescent, 3 Crocodile Hordlings
    -----------------------------------------------------------------
    Year 2   Spring    8 Adolescent Hordlings
             Summer    5 Adolescent, 3 Crocodile, 1 Shaman Hordlings 
             Fall      6 Crocodile, 1 Juggernaut Hordlings 
             Winter    8 Crocodile Hordlings 
    -----------------------------------------------------------------
    Year 3   Spring    10 Adolescent Hordlings
             Summer    2 Adolescent, 3 Piranha, 5 Crocodile Hordlings   
             Fall      2 Adolescent, 7 Crocodile, 1 Juggernaut Hordlings 
             Winter    2 Adolescent, 7 Crocodile, 1 Shaman Hordlings 
    -----------------------------------------------------------------
    Year 4   Spring    12 Adolescent Hordlings
             Summer    4 Piranha, 8 Crocodile, 1 Shaman Hordlings 
             Fall      8 Adolescent, 6 Crocodile, 3 Juggernaut Hordlings
             Winter    8 Crocodile, 4 Juggernaut Hordlings
    -----------------------------------------------------------------
    Year 5   Spring    14 Adolescent Hordlings
             Summer    10 Adolescent, 11 Crocodile, 1 Shaman Hordlings 
             Fall      14 Adolescent, 2 Piranha, 8 Crocodile Hordlings
             Winter    8 Piranha, 12 Crocodile, 4 Juggernaut Hordlings
    
    ------------
    Tax Schedule
    ============
    Year 1: 100 Crowns
    Year 2: 150 Crowns
    Year 3: 200 Crowns 
    Year 4: 250 Crowns 
    Year 5: 300 Crowns
    
    ------
    Shoppe
    ======
    
    New Items
    ---------
    Boots of Boogie (300C), Deal with Roscoe (500C)
    
    ----------------------
    Possible FMV sequences 
    ======================
    
    1) King touring the kingdom leads to the High Chancellor banning 
    transportation (Decreases immigration to your village)
    2) Flood Watch due to overuse of the Rain Spell (Increases the amount 
    of dry land converted into swamp and increases the chance of Kudzu 
    fungus)
    3) Special Human Report (No effect)
    4) Archer and Knights Contract Dispute (50% increase in hiring cost 
    until the beginning of next fall. There is NO increase in upkeep fees)
    5) Archer Strike (No archers for 1 season)
    6) Adopt a Hordling (No effect)
    7) Ring of Teleportation Missing (Lose the ability to use the Ring of 
    Teleportation for 1 season)
    8) Immigration at all time high (Increases immigration to your village) 
    9) Meteor falling from space (Large area of destruction, (about 9 
    squares wide, 5 high) transforming the area hit into mountain terrain)
    
    *** Unless otherwise noted, the effects of FMV sequences last one year. 
    Also, the FMV sequences listed above are the ones that are most likely 
    to occur. (I have not included the less common FMV sequences)
    
                                 =-=-=-=-=-=-=-= 
                                 Kar-Nyar Desert
                                 ===============
    
    Length: 6 Years
    Hidden Items: Trident of Wimbli 
    
    The special item that’s hidden in this area is very hard to find. 
    First, you will need to bring water, via digging, to the unusual tree 
    in the desert. Once this has been accomplished, the tree will grow and 
    it’s flowers blossom. Wimbli, the guardian of this tree, will then ask 
    you to be his friend. However, Wimbli says that friends usually give 
    each other presents, and that he is very hungry. Let’s hope that we can 
    find some food for our new friend! 
    
    Next, you will need to find the three food items that have been 
    scattered across the desert, the blue fruit, purple nuts, and green 
    meat. To pick up these items, select the shovel and dig on the item, 
    which then causes the item to be picked up and placed in your command 
    list. Once you have these items, place them one at a time next to the 
    tree where Wimbli can then eat them. After all three items have been 
    given to Wimbli, he will give you the Trident of Wimbli.  
    
    (Note: It is possible that one of the food items may be visible, but 
    inaccessible because it is either at the extreme top or bottom of the 
    screen where your pointer can’t reach. This has only happened to me 
    once, and if you don’t get the Trident of Wimbli now, you can always 
    purchase it at the end of your first year at the Wastes of Vesh) 
    
    Hopefully when you start this region you will have a water source on 
    the north and west side of your village. If not, you may want to 
    consider starting this region over. 
    
    For the first year and second years, begin digging so that you have a 
    continuous stream that runs from the southwest, to the northwest, and 
    then to the northeast side of your village. If possible, make the 
    stream so that your entire village has been surrounded. This ‘wall of 
    water’ will prevent the Desert Hordlings from destroying your village. 
    Once you have done this, begin branching the stream further out into 
    the desert to reduce the amount of sand terrain. Now try expanding the 
    ‘wall of water’ around the village so that you villagers will have more 
    room to grow crops. If necessary, dig the inner stream out of your 
    village so that more houses can be built and crops grown. Finally, 
    place some stonewalls along the outside of the streams, which will then 
    block the weaker Hordlings. (If your stream surrounds a lot of land, 
    try placing the wall on the inside of the stream so that it increases 
    the chance of drowning the weaker Hordlings) 
    
    With the stream and stonewall in place, you now have a safe area for 
    you to place your cows, so purchase as many as possible to maximize 
    your profit. Purchase the Mystic Morning Star at the end of the first 
    year, and if you didn’t find it earlier in the Fetid Swamps of Buuzal, 
    purchase the Flute of Schmegu. The Hordlings will come from the north 
    and/or west during the entire first year and first season of your 
    second year. During the other seasons of the second year, a few 
    Hordlings may come from the northeast or southwest.
    
    For the rest of your stay here, continue to protect your town and make 
    money. Just like before, your cows are the big money makers, so make 
    sure that you purchase the maximum number allowed. For the third, 
    fourth, and fifth years, the enemies will almost totally come from the 
    north and west. (This includes the northeast, north, northwest, west, 
    and southwest directions) During the sixth year, many of the Hordlings 
    will attack from the east, so prepare accordingly. Remember to remove 
    all of your cows and walls before the winter of your sixth year because 
    this is your last season in this area.
    
    ------------------------
    Hordling Attack Schedule
    ========================
    
    Year     Season    Attackers
    -----------------------------------------------------------------
    Year 1   Spring    8 Adolescent Hordlings 
             Summer    6 Adolescent, 1 Desert Hordlings    
             Fall      4 Adolescent, 5 Desert Hordlings  
             Winter    4 Desert, 1 Shaman, 1 Juggernaut Hordlings 
    -----------------------------------------------------------------
    Year 2   Spring    10 Adolescent Hordlings
             Summer    6 Adolescent, 3 Desert Hordlings
             Fall      6 Adolescent, 1 Piranha, 5 Desert Hordlings
             Winter    5 Desert, 1 Shaman, 2 Juggernaut Hordlings
    -----------------------------------------------------------------
    Year 3   Spring    12 Adolescent Hordlings
             Summer    4 Adolescent, 2 Piranha, 5 Desert Hordlings   
             Fall      3 Piranha, 7 Desert, 2 Juggernaut Hordlings         
             Winter    4 Piranha, 7 Desert, 1 Shaman Hordlings  
    -----------------------------------------------------------------
    Year 4   Spring    14 Adolescent Hordlings
             Summer    12 Adolescent, 4 Desert Hordlings  
             Fall      4 Piranha, 9 Desert, 3 Juggernaut Hordlings 
             Winter    6 Piranha, 7 Desert, 1 Shaman Hordlings
    -----------------------------------------------------------------
    Year 5   Spring    16 Adolescent Hordlings
             Summer    3 Piranha, 5 Desert Hordlings
             Fall      8 Adolescent, 4 Piranha, 6 Desert Hordlings 
             Winter    4 Piranha, 8 Desert, 1 Shaman Hordlings
    -----------------------------------------------------------------
    Year 6   Spring    18 Adolescent Hordlings
             Summer    8 Adolescent, 4 Piranha, 6 Desert Hordlings
             Fall      5 Piranha, 5 Desert, 4 Juggernaut Hordlings
             Winter    8 Piranha, 5 Desert, 1 Shaman Hordlings 
    
    ------------
    Tax Schedule
    ============
    Year 1: 100 Crowns
    Year 2: 150 Crowns 
    Year 3: 200 Crowns  
    Year 4: 250 Crowns  
    Year 5: 300 Crowns
    Year 6: 350 Crowns
    
    ------
    Shoppe
    ======
    
    New Items
    ---------
    Flute of Schmegu (500C), Mystic Morningstar (2000C)
    
    ----------------------
    Possible FMV sequences 
    ======================
    1) King touring the kingdom leads to the High Chancellor banning 
    transportation (Decreases immigration to your village)
    2) Extra Horde slayers (Decreased number of Hordlings for 1 season)
    3) Special Report (No effect)
    4) Archer and Knights Contract Dispute (50% increase in hiring cost 
    until the beginning of next fall. There is NO increase in upkeep fees)
    5) Bonus for advisor (Lose about 250-1000 Crowns)
    6) Meteor falling from space (Large area of destruction, (about 9 
    squares wide, 5 high) transforming the area hit into mountain terrain)
    7) Missing Tax Collectors (No taxes for that year)
    
    *** Unless otherwise noted, the effects of FMV sequences last one year. 
    Also, the FMV sequences listed above are the ones that are most likely 
    to occur. (I have not included the less common FMV sequences)
    
    
                              =-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-= 
                              Frozen Wastes of Vesh
                              =====================
    
    Length: 7 Years
    Hidden Items: None 
    
    This is the most difficult terrain that you will have to manage in the 
    entire game. There are two strategies available to you at this point. 
    One is to NOT cultivate the land, raise crops, etc., and simply survive 
    on the money you have accumulated throughout the rest of the game. The 
    other, which is more challenging, is to try and make a profit. The 
    information below will be most helpful if you are trying to follow 
    strategy number two. 
    
    During the spring and summer of your first year, place about 15 cows 
    around the village. Your goal is to then protect them against the 
    various weak Hordlings that will attack from the north and south during 
    the first two seasons of the first year. At the end of the second 
    season, remove all cows and get ready for a tough battle. 
    
    Come fall, you will have to fight Ice Hordlings, which are the hardest 
    Hordlings in the game. They have fire resistant skin, and have the 
    ability to create more snow terrain, which hampers the growth of the 
    village. Just like Juggernaut Hordlings, they also have the ability to 
    break through stonewalls. To defeat them, I prefer to use the Mystic 
    Morningstar, since fire-based weapons have no affect on them. However, 
    I do use Roscoe when fighting some of the weaker Hordlings, because the 
    Dragon’s fiery breath will sometimes help to remove the snow terrain. 
    For any season where you have to fight Ice Hordlings, don’t worry about 
    making money, it’s hard enough just defeat them. During the seasons 
    where you don’t have to battle Ice Hordlings, you should be making 
    enough money to cover your battle expenses. (Note: The summer season is 
    the only time when the ice on the lakes will actually melt into water. 
    During all other seasons the water will be ice, which makes it easier 
    for the Hordlings to cross. During the third season of the first year 
    the Hordlings will attack from the north and south. For the last 
    season, the Hordlings will all attack from the south.
    
    Follow the same strategy listed above until the third year. By this 
    time, the map should have significantly expanded for you to safely 
    increase your herd of cows. During the village building phase, place 
    bombs on the snow terrain so that they blow up, thereby creating 
    grassland. You can then build a large stonewall pen where you can place 
    the maximum number of cows as allowed. If you are feeling lucky, you 
    can even try to keep the cow pen during the seasons where you will have 
    to fight the Ice Hordlings. For the entire second year and first two 
    seasons of the third year, the Hordlings will come from the north and 
    south. During the fall season of the third year, the Hordlings will 
    only come from the north, and during the winter season, the Hordlings 
    will come from the south. 
    
    For the rest of you stay here, eek out a living as best as you can by 
    following the strategies described above. Listed below are the general 
    attack patterns of the Hordlings for the following years. 
    
    4th Year: For the entire year, the Hordlings will come from the north 
    and south. 
    
    5th Year: During the first season, the Hordlings will once again come 
    from both the north and south. But during the summer, they will come 
    from the north, south, and east. During the fall, the Hordlings will 
    only come from the north, and during the winter, the south.
    
    6th Year: For the first three seasons, the Hordlings will come from the 
    north and south. But during the last season, they will only come from 
    the south. 
    
    7th Year: During the first season, the Hordlings will attack from all 
    four directions, north, east, south, and west. During the summer, they 
    will come from the north, south, and west. For the fall, the Hordlings 
    will only come from the north, and for the winter, both the north and 
    south.
    
    ------------------------
    Hordling Attack Schedule
    ========================
    
    Year     Season    Attackers
    -----------------------------------------------------------------
    Year 1   Spring    8 Adolescent Hordlings  
             Summer    8 Adolescent, 1 Piranha Hordlings 
             Fall      6 Adolescent, 2 Ice Hordlings   
             Winter    4 Adolescent, 3 Ice Hordlings
    -----------------------------------------------------------------
    Year 2   Spring    10 Adolescent Hordlings
             Summer    3 Piranha, 1 Shaman, 2 Juggernaut Hordlings
             Fall      3 Piranha, 3 Ice Hordlings 
             Winter    5 Adolescent, 1 Piranha, 4 Ice Hordlings
    -----------------------------------------------------------------
    Year 3   Spring    12 Adolescent Hordlings  
             Summer    8 Adolescent, 7 Piranha, 2 Juggernaut Hordlings 
             Fall      4 Piranha, 4 Ice Hordlings
             Winter    4 Adolescent, 2 Piranha, 5 Ice Hordlings
    -----------------------------------------------------------------
    Year 4   Spring    14 Adolescent Hordlings 
             Summer    8 Piranha, 1 Shaman, 4 Juggernaut Hordlings
             Fall      4 Piranha, 5 Ice Hordlings 
             Winter    2 Adolescent, 3 Piranha, 6 Ice Hordlings
    -----------------------------------------------------------------
    Year 5   Spring    16 Adolescent Hordlings 
             Summer    8 Adolescent, 10 Piranha, 5 Juggernaut Hordlings
             Fall      5 Piranha, 5 Ice Hordlings
             Winter    4 Piranha, 1 Juggernaut, 7 Ice Hordlings
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    Year 6   Spring    18 Adolescent Hordlings 
             Summer    16 Piranha, 1 Shaman, 7 Juggernaut Hordlings
             Fall      5 Piranha, 6 Ice Hordlings
             Winter    5 Piranha, 2 Juggernaut, 8 Ice Hordlings
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    Year 7   Spring    20 Adolescent Hordlings
             Summer    8 Adolescent, 12 Piranha, 7 Juggernaut Hordlings
             Fall      5 Piranha, 2 Juggernaut, 7 Ice Hordlings
             Winter    7 Piranha, 3 Juggernaut, 8 Ice Hordlings
    
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    Tax Schedule
    ============
    Year 1: 100 Crowns
    Year 2: 150 Crowns
    Year 3: 200 Crowns
    Year 4: 250 Crowns
    Year 5: 300 Crowns
    Year 6: 350 Crowns
    Year 7: 400 Crowns
    
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    Shoppe
    ======
    
    New Items
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    Trident of Wimbli (4000C)
    
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    Possible FMV sequences 
    ======================
    
    1) King touring the kingdom leads to the High Chancellor banning 
    transportation (Decreases immigration to your village)
    2) Flood Watch due to overuse of the Rain Spell (Increases the chance 
    of Kudzu fungus)
    3) Adopt a Hordling (No effect)
    4) Extra Horde slayers (Decreased number of Hordlings for 1 season)
    5) Bonus for advisor (Lose about 250-1000 Crowns)
    6) Meteor falling from space (Large area of destruction, (about 9 
    squares wide, 5 high) transforming the area hit into mountain terrain)
    7) King decides to give you free use of the Ring of Teleportation (No 
    cost to use the Ring of Teleportation for 1 season) 
      
    *** Unless otherwise noted, the effects of FMV sequences last one year. 
    Also, the FMV sequences listed above are the ones that are most likely 
    to occur. (I have not included the less common FMV sequences)
    
                                    =-=-=-=-=- 
                                    Conclusion
                                    ==========
    
    At the end of your seventh season, you will be requested to return to 
    the castle. Sir Chauncey arrives and tells the King that he has at last 
    vanquished the Horde from the entire kingdom. Hearing this news, the 
    King decides to adopt Chauncey and name him the heir to the throne.   
    The chancellor then begins to rant and rave on how the throne should 
    belong to him, Kronus Maelor, the Horde King! After a dreadful 
    transformation, Chauncey throws Grimthwacker at the Horde King, but 
    misses to the side. He then throws a leg of meat at the Horde King, who 
    then jumps up and swallows the meat whole. Amazingly, this causes the 
    Horde King to swell and explode. After calm returns to the court, the 
    King warmly congratulates Chauncey, once again expressing his desire to 
    make him heir to the throne! 
    
    
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    VII. Codes
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    30,000 Crowns
    -------------
    Pause the game and press: Left, A, A, B, Left, A, Right, Down
    
    All Items
    ---------
    Pause the game and press: B, Right, A, Left, Left, Down, Right, A, A, 
    Left
    
    Double Speed
    ------------
    Pause the game and press: B, Right, A, B
    
    Invincibility
    -------------
    Pause the game and press: B, Up, Right, Down, A, Down, A, Right
    
    Reveal the Map
    --------------
    Pause the game and press: Left, A, Up, Down, B, A, A, B 
    
    Continue after village has been destroyed
    -----------------------------------------
    Pause the game and press: A, Down, Down, Right, A, Down
    
    Skip to the next level
    ----------------------
    Pause the game and press: Down, A, Left, Left, Down, A, A, Right
    
    View all Video Sequences (FMV)
    ------------------------------
    Pause the game and press: Right, A, Left, Left, A, Up, B
    
    (Note: After the video sequences have finished, the game will restart 
    and you will have to either begin a new game or load a saved game.