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Mölln, Schleswig-Holstein

Mölln is a town in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. It is surrounded by several small lakes; the Elbe-Lübeck Canal flows through the town. Mölln belongs to the district of Herzogtum Lauenburg; the town was founded in the 12th century. It became an important town, due to the Old Salt Route, through which the salt produced in the salt mines of Lüneburg was shipped to the Baltic harbour of Lübeck, the Stecknitz Canal, a precursor of today's Elbe-Lübeck Canal. Although situated in the midst of the medieval duchy of Lauenburg, the town was mortgaged to the Hanseatic town of Lübeck, which ruled Mölln from 1359 to 1683. Back from this time dates the Möllner Schützengilde von 1407 e. V., founded over 600 years ago and still exists today with 300 members. Mölln calls itself the Eulenspiegel town, because of Till Eulenspiegel, a legendary trickster known for exposing vices and provoking thought. Eulenspiegel is said to have lived in Braunschweig, but his last year of life he resided in Mölln, he died from the plague in 1350.

Although his existence is not proven, there are several monuments to him in Mölln. In 1992, right-wing extremists set fire to Turkish-inhabited houses. Hagenow, since October 2, 1990 Maszewo, since June 29, 1992

The Horde (video game)

The Horde is a hybrid action-strategy video game, released on the 3DO platform, but was soon after ported to the Sega Saturn and MS-DOS. It was an unusual hybrid of strategy game for the time, it featured full-motion video sequences featuring a number of actors including Kirk Cameron as Chauncey and Michael Gregory as Kronus Maelor. Video sequences were reduced to slide shows in some versions; the game was bundled with the RealMagic MPEG playback card as a demonstration of the card's abilities to play back full-motion MPEG video via the card's hardware decoder, at the time software MPEG decoding was not viable due to the lack of processing power in contemporary processors. The music was composed by Burke Trieschmann and won Computer Gaming World's Premiere Award for Best Musical Score in 1994; the player controls a servant boy, raised by a herd of wild cows. In a fortunate mishap, Chauncey prevents Winthrop the Good, King of Franzpowanki, from choking on his meal and is rewarded with a plot of land upon which he may build a self-sustaining town.

However, the land is under constant attack by "The Horde." The Horde consists of a number of destructive and hungry red monsters referred to individually as Hordlings. The Horde has elements of hack and slash, city building, real-time strategy, it is played in alternating timed phases. Each season begins with a "build" phase in which the player develops a town with the resources at Chauncey's disposal; this includes constructing walls, setting traps, chopping down trees, landscaping. Buildings, roads and residents are all added to the town automatically between seasons; the player is given. Comes the "action" phase, where the player must defend the town from an onslaught of Hordlings with a huge sword and various magical items; these items are powered by Chauncey's ATM card. Hordlings drop money when defeated, which may be retrieved and used. However, the main sources of income are cows and crops, which are sought by the Hordlings. If Chauncey runs out of hit points or all of the town's people are eaten by Hordlings, the game ends.

At the end of the action phase, the season has ended and the player receives a report on how well the town has been managed. The player turns a profit by protecting the town's resources. At the end of Summer seasons, the player may receive a message through a crystal ball from King Winthrop the Good, Kronus Maelor, or the FNN. With the exception of certain comic relief messages, these can have a direct influence on every aspect of the game. At the end of each year, Kronus Maelor requires Chauncey to pay taxes; the player has the opportunity to save the game and buy special items. At the end of a set number of years, the player character is given charge of a new region of the kingdom and must start a new village there; each new location features the challenges of different terrain and new breeds of Hordling, as well as hidden items and new special items at the store. The game is won by completing all five regions. Lead artist Michael Provenza recounted how he designed the hordlings: I got some concept drawings before I started, I was able to model them in a 3D software package.

To give each animation personality, I acted out what the hordlings would look like when they did something. For example, the shaman is an old dude. I decided. I walked around the office as I imagined that character would. To get the motion of the walk right, I tried to imagine what it would be like to walk with long arms, short legs, a big body, a big head. I started animating by hand with the 3D modeling software and claymation, it takes about four days to build a character from scratch, animate it, add texture mapping. Kirk Cameron plays the teenage hero Chauncey, Michael Gregory plays the Chancellor. All the live-action footage for the game was filmed in two days; the initial 3DO version of the game had a "feature" where it deleted all other saved files to make room for The Horde's save file. The publisher recognized this behavior was disliked by players, offered to replace discs with a copy of the game that prompted before deleting other files; the Horde received positive reviews. In April 1994 Computer Gaming World said of the PC version that "Excellent acting and game play combined with twisted humor... should make this a winner".

The magazine in May 1994 said that "The Horde is a hybrid of the most editor-baffling kind, what's more aggravating, it's good. Good!". The reviewer praised its combination of resource management and action in varying settings, wonderful animation, "amazingly good" video clips, stating that Gregory's "show-stealing Evil Chancellor" made the game "a must see", he concluded that "The Horde is remarkably well rounded", "without question" would win awards in "whichever category that might be". GamePro's Game Over Man gave the 3DO version a perfect score in all four categories, citing the large number of stages, good controls, the overhead "satellite view", the outrageous hordling TV propaganda FMV clips, use of audio to alert the player to off-screen situations, he concluded, "This imaginative game tries to do something different, it works". Famicom Tsūshin scored the 3DO version of the game a 30 out of 40. Reviewing the Saturn version in GamePro, Johnny Ballgame called it "a clever and addicting game that should be eaten up by all Saturn owners".

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James Fowler (footballer)

James Fowler is a Scottish professional football coach and former player, the head of football operations at Kilmarnock. As a player, Fowler spent fourteen years of his career with Kilmarnock, making over 400 league appearances, represented Scotland internationally at under-21 and B levels. Towards the end of his playing career, Fowler signed with Queen of the South as a player/coach, he was soon afterwards appointed team manager, held this position until April 2016. He assisted Jack Ross at St Mirren and Sunderland, before returning to Kilmarnock in November 2019. Fowler graduated from the Kilmarnock youth setup, he played in a variety of different positions for Kilmarnock, with the longest continual spell being spent at right back. On 18 March 2012, he played in the 2012 Scottish League Cup Final, which Kilmarnock won 1–0 against Celtic. Fowler was granted a testimonial by Kilmarnock, played against Sheffield Wednesday on 8 August 2012. Fowler holds the record for the most games played in now disbanded Scottish Premier League with 401 appearances.

On 17 January 2014, Fowler moved to Scottish Championship club Cowdenbeath on a one-month loan deal. He was released by Kilmarnock at the end of the 2013–14 season. Fowler was capped twice in 2000 by the Scotland under-21 team. In February 2007, Fowler was rewarded for his development with a late call up to the Scotland B squad against Finland, he played the last 25 minutes in a 2 -- 2 draw at his club's home ground. Fowler signed for Queen of the South as first team player-coach on 27 June 2014, he was appointed caretaker manager of the club in September 2014 after Jim McIntyre moved to Ross County and that month was appointed manager on a permanent basis. On 30 March 2015 he agreed a contract extension until 30 May 2016. Fowler departed Queens on 18 April 2016, two days after a 2-2 draw away to Alloa Athletic and with only two league matches of the 2015-16 season remaining. On 14 July 2016 Fowler joined Scottish League Two side Stirling Albion as a player-coach, having been on trial, he moved to St Mirren in October 2016.

Fowler held this position until May 2018. Fowler was appointed "head of football operations" at Kilmarnock in November 2019, giving him responsibility for recruitment and scouting. KilmarnockScottish League Cup: 2012In October 2016 he was inducted into the Kilmarnock'Hall of Fame' alongside other well-known former players such as Tommy McLean, Ray Montgomerie and Stuart McLean; as of 16 April 2016includes games as a caretaker before permanent appointment. James Fowler at Soccerbase


Tarki also spelled Terki and Terkee and known as Tarku, is an urban locality under the administrative jurisdiction of Sovetsky City District of the City of Makhachkala in the Republic of Dagestan, located on the Tarkitau Mountain. As of the 2010 Census, its population was 15,356. According to some scholars, Tarki sits on the site of Samandar, the capital of Khazaria until the early 8th century. In 1396, Timur passed through Tarki during the Tokhtamysh–Timur war. In the middle ages the Shamkhalate state is formed becoming Shamkhalate of Tarki. Tarki had been the capital of the Kumyk state at least from the 16th century; this state was not abolished until 1867. Tarki is mentioned by Armenian chronicles of the 7-8th century Giovanni Carpini in 13th century, on the Catalan Atlas of 1375, by Timurid historians The shamkhals submitted to Russian authority more than once, first in the early 17th century. In 1668, the town was sacked by cossacks under Stepan Razin; the shamkhals were again obliged to submit to Russian suzerainty during Peter the Great's 1722 Persian Expedition and during Catherine the Great's 1796 Persian Expedition.

Tarki passed to Russia under the terms of the Treaty of Gulistan. Eight years the Russians built Burnaya Fortress there, succeeded by Fort-Petrovsk and original Kumyk name Andzhi-kala, now known as Makhachkala. By the decree of Stalin's government on the 12 of April 1944 Kumyk population of historical Kumyk capital Tarki and adjacent villages was deported to the lands of deported to the Middle Asia Chechens; the reason was stated as "freeing the area for the agricultural needs" of the resettling there mountaineer peoples. The deportation, despite the Russian laws is still not acknowledged by the Russian government; as a result of this event, local population lost for years their ancient capital of Tarki, which led to the permanent destruction of the majority of the cultural inheritance. Urban-type settlement status was granted to Tarki in 1958. Within the framework of administrative divisions, the urban-type settlement of Tarki is in jurisdiction of Sovetsky City District of the City of Makhachkala.

Within the framework of municipal divisions, Tarki is a part of Makhachkala Urban Okrug. Shamkhalate of Tarki Народное Собрание Республики Дагестан. Закон №6 от 13 января 2005 г. «О статусе и границах муниципальных образований Республики Дагестан», в ред. Закона №43 от 30 апреля 2015 г. «О статусе городского округа с внутригородским делением "Город Махачкала", статусе и границах внутригородских районов в составе городского округа с внутригородским делением "Город Махачкала" и о внесении изменений в отдельные законодательные акты Республики Дагестан». Вступил в силу со дня официального опубликования. Опубликован: "Дагестанская правда", №8, 15 февраля 2005 г.. Baddeley, John Frederick, The Russian Conquest of the Caucasus with Maps and Illustrations, London: Longmans, Green, & Co.. Wagner, Mackenzie, Kenneth and Circassia, 2d ed. London: G. Routledge & Co

Humberside Alliance cricket league

The Humberside Alliance cricket league was a club cricket competition, ran in the former county of Humberside. The competition was a secondary league open to 2nd XI sides, friendly teams or teams not able to pass the criteria to join the main cricket competitions in the area, the Yorkshire Cricket League for teams in North Humberside, now East Yorkshire, the Lincolnshire County Cricket League for teams in the South; the competition started in 1980 with only 1 division and a 2nd division was added 1984. The competition was created during the winter of 1979 thanks to a lot of hard work from local journalist Nigel Fisher and well known cricketing administrator Bryan Simpson to create a league that mimicked the county lines of the county of Humberside, formed in 1974; this meant a league could be created outside of the Lincolnshire County Cricket league as the league didn't allow many 2nd XI teams at the time and had a high entry criteria that some teams trying to start were struggling to reach.

The falling standards at grounds in the North Lindsey League and Grimsby and District Cricket League which at the time was home to a number of local second Xi's was the main focus for improvement within the new league. The format was written as a 40 over a side league but anything from 45 to 30 over games could be played so long as the captains on the day agreed, with these rules and others the league considered itself to be a more friendly format to other county leagues; because of this however the league did consider itself secondary and accepted in its own rules that the Lincolnshire league was "superior". By the Mid 90s the league was still active with 2 divisions but some of the more friendly sides were struggling for adequate grounds to play at and other teams were struggling to fulfill their fixtures. In 1996 the 2nd XI sides of teams in the Lincolnshire league decided to join the Lincolnshire league who created their own more relaxed 2nd XI competition; the county of Humberside was abolished in 1996 meaning the league faced more problems in trying to keep running and by this time all but 1 of the teams were sides from South of the River Humber as teams north had all joined the Yorkshire league.

In the year 2000 the ECB had a full restructure of club cricket across the country which resulted in the Lincolnshire County Cricket League Abolishing their 2nd XI division and creating a full top to bottom structure for all teams of all playing style, allowing teams starting up to enter at the bottom. This left the Humberside Alliance league obsolete and the league folded at the end of the 2000 season; as a gesture by the Lincolnshire league they created an extra division, division 5, for all the remaining teams to join and had all of the Humberside Alliance league records stand for that division. Due to low numbers in the area that league was dissolved after 4 seasons and the Humberside Alliance league was over; the Alliance ran 2 other competitions, the Barry Fenton Memorial cup, a cup competition that ran alongside the league and a League representative match where a league XI would play a one off game against a team from another league

Will Hoskin-Elliott

William Hoskin-Elliott is a professional Australian rules footballer playing for the Collingwood Football Club in the Australian Football League. He played for the Greater Western Sydney Giants from 2012 to 2016, he was taken with the fourth overall selection in the 2011 national draft, played in the Greater Western Sydney's first season, in 2012. Hoskin-Elliott made his debut against Sydney. Hoskin-Elliott kicked a career high five goals in the round 20 loss to Gold Coast. At the conclusion of the 2016 season, he was traded to Collingwood, his great-great grandfather Charlie Norris was a three-time premiership player, once for Collingwood in 1910 and twice for Fitzroy in 1913 and 1916. Statistics are correct to the end of the 2018 season Will Hoskin-Elliott's profile on the official website of the Collingwood Football Club Will Hoskin-Elliott's playing statistics from AFL Tables