History VideoGame / TheHorde

18th Jun '17 9:24:57 PM billybobfred
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* WhatMeasureIsAMook / MookHorrorShow: A few random cutscenes are shown from the point of the hordelings, who see Chauncey as a monster.
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* WhatMeasureIsAMook / MookHorrorShow: A few random cutscenes are shown from the point of the hordelings, who see Chauncey as a monster.
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29th Dec '16 8:30:49 PM Andyroid
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* AnachronismStew: Despite the game's medieval fantasy setting, several event cut-scenes are news reports from FNN (the Franzpowanki News Network), King Winthrop has an answering machine, and Kronus steals Chauncey's bank card during the "bonus for the chancellor" event.



* HostageSpiritLink: Of a sort. In the Tree Realms of Alburga, cutting down trees reduces your max HP, as well as increasing the number of Hordelings in every season (because they're now homeless). The Chancellor, of course, makes it clear that when the going gets tough, the tough get chopping!

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* TheHorde: [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin The Hordlings]].
* HostageSpiritLink: Of a sort. In the Tree Realms of Alburga, cutting down trees after the first year reduces your max HP, as well as increasing the number of Hordelings in every season (because they're now homeless). The Chancellor, of course, makes it clear tries to convince Chauncey that when the going gets tough, the tough get chopping!



* PaperThinDisguise: Some of the cutscenes show the Hordlings wearing extremely flimsy human disguises, like Groucho glasses or [[DisguisedInDrag a polka-dot dress]].



* Main/TheHorde: [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin The Hordelings]].
29th Dec '16 8:12:29 PM Andyroid
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''The Horde'' provides examples of:

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''The !!''The Horde'' provides examples of:



* [[CelebrityPower "Celebrity" Power]]: [[GrowingPains Kirk Cameron]] plays Chauncey.
* EvilChancellor: Not only is Kronus Maelor evil and aptly named, but he is [[spoiler:the Horde King]].

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* [[CelebrityPower "Celebrity" Power]]: [[GrowingPains CelebrityPower: [[Series/GrowingPains Kirk Cameron]] plays Chauncey.
* EvilChancellor: Kronus Maelor. Not only is Kronus Maelor evil does he let the King nearly choke to death and aptly named, but impede Chauncey at every opportunity, he is [[spoiler:the [[spoiler:turns out to be the Horde King]].



* GreenHillZone: The Shimto Plains are [[IncrediblyLamePun plain]] plains, devoid of any gimmicks, and are fairly easy to earn money in.

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* GreenHillZone: The Shimto Plains are [[IncrediblyLamePun plain]] plain plains, devoid of any gimmicks, and are fairly easy to earn money in.
2nd Apr '16 5:04:18 PM Exxolon
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* TechnologyMarchesOn: When the game was released, FMV was in it's infancy and the full motion MPEG videos in the game couldn't be played without plug in card for your PC with a built in hardware MPEG decoder - PCs of that era lacked sufficiently powerful processors and enough memory to decode MPEGs using software. The game was even bundled with the cards as a demonstration of their abilities.
1st Apr '16 6:24:28 PM Exxolon
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* TechnologyMarchesOn: When the game was released, FMV was in it's infancy and the full motion MPEG videos in the game couldn't be played without plug in card for your PC with a built in hardware MPEG decoder - PCs of that era lacked sufficiently powerful processors and enough memory to decode MPEGs using software. The game was even bundled with the cards as a demonstration of their abilities.
17th Jan '16 5:48:58 PM nombretomado
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The Horde is a 1994 "defense" videogame from the studio that made StarControl. The player is Chauncey, a peasant orphan [[RaisedByWolves Raised By Cows]] (yes) who lives in the kingdom of Franzpowanki. While serving at a royal banquet, he saves King Winthrop the Good from choking and is knighted, awarded with the deed to the [[GreenHillZone Shimto Plains]] and the sword Grimthwacker. Chauncey then builds the plains into thriving village, frequently having to defend them from the titular Horde. After building a prosperous village and wiping out enough of the Horde, he is given the deed to other areas. Each of the additional areas contain gimmicks, for example the desert level requires you to irrigate the land (build a moat) to be able to get the grass needed to build anything.

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The Horde is a 1994 "defense" videogame from the studio that made StarControl.''VideoGame/StarControl''. The player is Chauncey, a peasant orphan [[RaisedByWolves Raised By Cows]] (yes) who lives in the kingdom of Franzpowanki. While serving at a royal banquet, he saves King Winthrop the Good from choking and is knighted, awarded with the deed to the [[GreenHillZone Shimto Plains]] and the sword Grimthwacker. Chauncey then builds the plains into thriving village, frequently having to defend them from the titular Horde. After building a prosperous village and wiping out enough of the Horde, he is given the deed to other areas. Each of the additional areas contain gimmicks, for example the desert level requires you to irrigate the land (build a moat) to be able to get the grass needed to build anything.
8th Jul '15 11:50:40 PM Ramidel
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* HostageSpiritLink: Of a sort. In the Tree Realms of Alburga, cutting down trees reduces your max HP, as well as increasing the number of Hordelings in every season (because they're now homeless). The Chancellor, of course, makes it clear that when the going gets tough, the tough get chopping!
28th Jul '14 11:27:29 AM Aquillion
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* Main/TheHorde: The Hordelings

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* Main/TheHorde: [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin The HordelingsHordelings]].
25th Jul '12 12:55:56 PM Nezumi
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* AcquiredPoisonImmunity: Played with. Kronus Maelor poisons a drink that he gives to Chauncey, but all it does is make Chauncey comment on its unusual flavor. It turns out that the reason the poison didn't work was because [[spoiler: it only works on the Horde. Cue Maleor trying a tiny pinch, then falling to the floor gagging.]]

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* AcquiredPoisonImmunity: Played with. Kronus Maelor poisons a drink that he gives to Chauncey, but all it does is make Chauncey comment on its unusual flavor. It turns out that the reason the poison didn't work was because [[spoiler: it only works on the Horde. Cue Maleor Maelor trying a tiny pinch, then falling to the floor gagging.]]
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