for kings and queens, it’s normal to celebrate their official birthdays on another day than the special day itself. For a game called Kingdoms, it feels almost like an obligation to follow this tradition. Even though the first game rounds started in early March 2015, we are going to celebrate our birthday on April 23, 2019.
Hugo’s hands started shaking. “Who attacked us?” “The kingdom of Pravus” replied the messenger. With hesitation, he added: “And their king Nequior has ordered you to come speak to him” “Prepare my horse” said Hugo. Shortly after, Hugo was on his way to the kingdom of Pravus. In the distance, he could make out smoke rising from some of his villages. He kicked his horse […]
Hugo walked up and down the royal hall at rapid pace. He turned on the spot, went straight towards the throne and sat down. His fingers immediately began drumming on the armrest. One minute later, Hugo got up again and started the routine anew. Until finally, he could hear the steps of his trusted messenger approaching the royal hall. A quick knock on the door, […]
Ferdinand grabbed Hugo’s hand and at the same time, reached for his knife. It wasn’t there. Of course. He wasn’t wearing his own clothing. Thoughts went racing through Ferdinand’s head, yet were quickly interrupted by the realisation that he had been squeezing Hugo’s hand harder and harder. He quickly let go. “I’m Ferdinand”, he exclaimed. His voice was, for the first time, filled with uncertainty. […]
If a passer-by had seen Ferdinand trample through the crop field, he would have thought the young duke was under some kind of spell. He marched onwards frantically, mumbling and shouting profanities. “Stupid, weak, old man!” He cursed through closed teeth. „The other kingdoms exceed us while we sit around and eat grapes! “ The king had just denied Ferdinand’s request to increase the size […]
A long long time ago, the tale-teller Danielhart shared this Travian Kingdoms fairy tale in the forum about brave heroes and the mysterious Gold Fairy: Three brave kings saw that their dukes and governors were suffering from shortages in most of their villages. They did not have enough gold to keep the builders working and so many of the common folk were left out in the […]