Horde-Like Cultures in other settings

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Horde-Like Cultures in other settings

Postby Havard » Sat Oct 29, 2011 11:20 am

I thought it might be a good idea to compile a list of similar cultures in other D&D settings, in order to track down books to borrow ideas from.

The ones I can think of off-hand are the following:

MYSTARA
Ethengar
Jennites

BLACKMOOR
Peshwa (More Scythians than mongols perhaps)

SOVEREIGN STONE
Dwarves



What else?

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Re: Horde-Like Cultures in other settings

Postby night_druid » Sat Oct 29, 2011 12:09 pm

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Re: Horde-Like Cultures in other settings

Postby Big Mac » Sun Oct 30, 2011 12:35 pm

Havard wrote:What else?


DRAGONLANCE:
Nordmaarian Horselords
Abanasinian Plainsfolk (non-horseriding)
Ice Folk (non-horseriding)
Nomads of Khur (Hachakee are good horseriders)
Sea Nomads/Saifumi (non-horseriding)
Taman Busuk Nomads (non-horseriding mountain folk)
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Re: Horde-Like Cultures in other settings

Postby ripvanwormer » Sun Oct 30, 2011 4:05 pm

night_druid wrote:Greyhawk
Bakluni of the Dry Steppe, country of Ull.


Also the Wolf and Tiger Nomads (who are descended from the Relentless Horde), to some extent.

Big Mac wrote:DRAGONLANCE:
Nordmaarian Horselords
Abanasinian Plainsfolk (non-horseriding)
Ice Folk (non-horseriding)
Nomads of Khur (Hachakee are good horseriders)
Sea Nomads/Saifumi (non-horseriding)
Taman Busuk Nomads (non-horseriding mountain folk)


More literally, the people of Northern Hosk in Taladas. Northern Hosk is a vast steppe filled with nomadic tribes. The various human tribes, especially the Uigan and Kazar, are Mongol-like steppe nomads, while the Elf Clans (the hosk'i imou merkitsa) are more or less Mongols as well. The local goblins, on the other hand, are a settled people.
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Re: Horde-Like Cultures in other settings

Postby Big Mac » Sun Oct 30, 2011 6:14 pm

GHOSTWALK:
Thurkasia (horse nomads that are becoming more civilised). They might be a good model for some of the cities on the outskirts of The Hordelands.

EDIT: How about Jakandor?
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Re: Horde-Like Cultures in other settings

Postby dulsi » Tue Nov 01, 2011 9:03 pm

Do the dinosaur riding halflings from Eberron count? I don't know too much about their culture so it may be very different.
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Re: Horde-Like Cultures in other settings

Postby Big Mac » Fri Nov 04, 2011 2:00 am

dulsi wrote:Do the dinosaur riding halflings from Eberron count? I don't know too much about their culture so it may be very different.


I need to re-read my Eberron Campaign Setting, to find out more about those guys.
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Re: Horde-Like Cultures in other settings

Postby Bouv » Wed Jun 20, 2012 5:09 pm

Besides the actual Horde, does FR offer any others?
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Re: Horde-Like Cultures in other settings

Postby night_druid » Wed Jun 20, 2012 5:28 pm

Bouv wrote:Besides the actual Horde, does FR offer any others?


The barbarians of The Ride/Tortured Lands and Narfell are fairly Horde-like.
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Re: Horde-Like Cultures in other settings

Postby Morfie » Fri Jun 22, 2012 9:56 am

If you want non D&D but still fantasy and in an RPG:

Dothraki, from Game Of Thrones.
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Re: Horde-Like Cultures in other settings

Postby Big Mac » Mon Jun 25, 2012 6:37 am

Morfie wrote:If you want non D&D but still fantasy and in an RPG:


Havard didn't specify D&D, so I'd think he wants any setting. :?

Morfie wrote:Dothraki, from Game Of Thrones.


Are they covered equally well in both the old and new RPG?
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Re: Horde-Like Cultures in other settings

Postby Havard » Mon Jun 25, 2012 7:40 am

Big Mac wrote:Havard didn't specify D&D, so I'd think he wants any setting. :?


Sure. :)
One of the reasons why I asked is that people can find similar products from other lines to borrow ideas/material from.

Keep em coming! :)

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Re: Horde-Like Cultures in other settings

Postby Azaghal » Sun Jul 15, 2012 6:54 pm

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Re: Horde-Like Cultures in other settings

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