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27 June 2014

Cue of the Week: “Advance of the Orcs”


Many fantasy-themed games lovingly pilfer from Tolkien and add orcs to their indigenous species. In Hex: Shards of Fate the orcs are a comparatively benevolent race. (Think new school Klingons rather than old school.) In writing their theme I was careful to balance the sense of martial culture with a heroic undercurrent.

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Advance of the Orcs

2 Responses

  1. Christopher Schlegel

    Very well done! The new school Klingon reference is right on the money. Your orchestration left lots of room for the horns & percussion to interact while still sounding very marital & powerful.

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