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Old 07-21-2020, 10:37 AM   #41
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Question 21 [SET] - Prestigious Queens
What makes some queens more prestigious than others? Who's the most prestigious queen around?
Answer 21 [SET]- Sizely Queens
The primary metric for prestige among goblin queens is their physical size, with the largest queens reaching 30% greater than average, along with side orders of prodigious food consumption, indirectly reflecting the success and productivity of their village, and their number of offspring. Thus, potions, tinctures, herbs, drugs, talismans and spells that increase a queen's growth rate, birth rate or appetite are in great demand.

Currently, the local queen of queens is Gerumesh of the Worzgorz Clan, who is 15' tall, devours two buffalo a week and has birthed at least a dozen offspring each labour for the past three years, and has thus gathered herself a harem of 5 sires.

Question 24 [VIL]- Queen of Kjanikatu Village
Who is the queen of the Kjanikatu? What is her status like?

Question 25 [SET]- Weapons and Armour
25a) What is the preferred weaponry of these wetland orcs?
25b) What is their preferred armour? (Woven or laminated eel-skin was mentioned as a possibility in the AtE farming thread.)
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Old 07-24-2020, 11:34 AM   #42
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Question 25 [SET]- Weapons and Armour
25a) What is the preferred weaponry of these wetland orcs?
Harpoons for dealing with large aquatic creatures (hippo, crocodile, etc), small bow, throwing stick for bringing down birdlife. Arrows usually coated with poison. Hand to hand weaponry can include (in order of occurrence) spears, clubs, large knives, and broadswords.

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25b) What is their preferred armour? (Woven or laminated eel-skin was mentioned as a possibility in the AtE farming thread.)
For the elite warriors, a breastplate made of crocodile hide, along with greaves made from the same, are common. Supporting fighters might have curboili breastplate and greaves, and/or bucklers made from water buffalo hide.

Wide brimmed hats made from eel skin appear to be a status symbol in most Orcish swamp settlements. The poorer amongst the community wear hats woven from palm fronds.
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Old 07-25-2020, 09:22 AM   #43
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Noice, noice. Good to get another push down the road, but you gotta cough up some questions. All the unanswered ones (below) are ones I posed. I wouldn't mind pursuing the spirit coin idea a bit further, even if we drop the orc village stuff for the time being.

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Question Recap
Question 3 [GEO] - Neighbourhood
3a: How many other villages are there in this region?
3b: What are their names?
3c: What's the name of the region?

Question 12 [SET]- Warder Spirits
12a) What race(s) were the army that sacrificed themselves to become warder spirits?
12b) What were they and their homeland called?

Question 14 [BIO] - Old Orcs
What happens to older orcs for them not to be such a large portion of a village's population?

Question 16 [HIST]- The Ancients' Legacy
16a) What was the fate of the deposed Ancients?
16b) Are the Ruins of Molthe still there?
16c) What other artefacts of astral crafting are abroad in the world?

Question 19 [BIO]- Queens...
19a: How long is a queen usually productive?
19b: Do queens' tenures only end with death, or do they retire or get deposed?
19c: What happens to a queen after her tenure?
19d: Do the queens have any role in governing the village or are they figureheads?

Question 22 [SET]- Spirit Coin
What is spirit coin? Where does it come from? How can shamans obtain it?

Question 23 [SET]- Kishkech
What do we know of the goddess of trade, Kishkech? Is she responsible for any other domains? Does she have a dedicated orcish church and priesthood?

Question 24 [BIO]
What causes the sires to have such a short life expectancy? Exhaustion, violence, execution, suicide, or something else? And how then do some manage to survive?
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Old 07-25-2020, 09:29 AM   #44
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Question 14 [BIO] - Old Orcs
What happens to older orcs for them not to be such a large portion of a village's population?

Question 14 [BIO] - Old Orcs - Answer

They are usually sacrificed to the Queen as a meal, unless they have been cowardly or weak - in which case they are unceremoniously dumped in the swamp or a nearby river.

According to Orcish theology, orcs eaten by the Queen will be reborn while those who are dumped will simply cease to exist.

Sorry, I'm no good at coming up with questions.
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Old 07-25-2020, 09:43 AM   #45
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Question 14 [BIO] - Old Orcs - Answer

When orcs begin to age, they go quickly.
Sorry, we already said this about older orcs, which brought about the question.
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Answer 13 [BIO] - Lifespan
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Their old age starts around 40 (human 60), but after that they age much more slowly, being healthy and active up to 80 or 100.
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