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So, i was thinking that this forum needs some more threads. It seems like nobody has any ideas what to post about, so i thought i would try making a thread for a change.
The question is simple, how many different gods can we expect to make an apperance in this game. I know that some gods were not worshipped in certain places, Tyr was for an example only worshipped in Denmark and Skåne and Ullr were only worshipped in places were you coul actually ski.
 

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I'm just going to sit here, reading all your posts and thinking about which gods I want to have in the game :p
 

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I'm just going to sit here, reading all your posts and thinking about which gods I want to have in the game :p
Here, I'll help out!

Mímir/Mime/Mimer (After being beheaded, Odin found his head, and the head gives Odin counsel. Is compared to an oracle):
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mímir

Hænir/Høne/Höner (A god that remained indecisive in almost every matter, relying on the counsil of Mímir. Said to have given humans reason. One of the few to have survived Ragnarok):
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hœnir

Kvasir/Kvaser (Created at the end of the war between the Æsir and Vanir, by the two races saliva. This gave him knowledge of everything, and there was no questions he couldn't answer. He traveled around, spreading his knowledge, until he met his demise at the hands of the dwarfs Fjalar and Galar, who mixed his blood with honey to create the 'mead of poetry'. The 'mead of poetry' gives anyone who drinks it great skill in skaldship, in addition a lot of wisdom):
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kvasir

'Mead of poetry' (Please make this an item for the Skald!):
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mead_of_Poetry
 

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Since the Dwarves are industrious and hard-wörking and like things to be all in order - but also can't be trusted - they're clearly Germans. So they should worship Woden and Thunor instead of Odin and Thor.

Perhaps the Alfar can worship Finnish gods, too.
 

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I'm just going to sit here, reading all your posts and thinking about which gods I want to have in the game :p
Do we get to see Odin? If only so he can complain about the young ones making a mess? :p

(Also I vote for Freya which is totally got nothing to do with any sort of biases on my part)
 

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Since the Dwarves are industrious and hard-wörking and like things to be all in order - but also can't be trusted - they're clearly Germans. So they should worship Woden and Thunor instead of Odin and Thor.

Perhaps the Alfar can worship Finnish gods, too.

Why are the Elves Finnish?
 

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I'm just going to sit here, reading all your posts and thinking about which gods I want to have in the game :p

:sarcasm detected: :D

Actually, I was hoping for some gods even older than the Aesir. You know, some kind of gods that are older than time itself. Maybe they come from some kind of mountains where madness is the norm. Perhaps they kind of just lay there, dreaming. Maybe in a house named R'lyeh. I'm just blue skying here, really.

I don't know what you would call them, though. They are old, and kind of great and powerful. The Elderly Awesome Gods? The Aged Really Powerful Gods? The Ones Who Are Great and Old? I don't really have a gift for this sort of thing. Names are so important...
 

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They live in the forests, enjoy drinking and have scary knives?

Hmmm........

This makes me think my origin...

Wenla from Finnish forest.
 

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Actually, I like the idea of elves being Finnish because the language is so utterly different...if we were in an Arthurian mythos, I'd want them to be Celtic but Finnish works for me in this setting.
 

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Actually, I like the idea of elves being Finnish because the language is so utterly different...if we were in an Arthurian mythos, I'd want them to be Celtic but Finnish works for me in this setting.

Quenya had much influences from Finnish grammar and language.
 

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Since the Dwarves are industrious and hard-wörking and like things to be all in order - but also can't be trusted - they're clearly Germans. So they should worship Woden and Thunor instead of Odin and Thor.

Perhaps the Alfar can worship Finnish gods, too.

Let's hope they don't see any beaches...
 

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Why are the Elves Finnish?

Elves were identified as Finns in Volund's saga (the Volundarkvitha). Also, Tolkien used Finnish intensely as an inspiration for developing his Elvish language.
 
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