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  Orc (Dungeons & Dragons) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Orcs are a species of aggressive mammalian carnivores that band together in tribes and survive by hunting and raiding.
Orcs believe that in order to survive they must expand their territory, and so they are constantly involved in wars against many enemies: humans, elves, dwarves, goblins, and other orc tribes.
The orc societies took a massive blow during the daelkyr invasion 9,000 ago, though it was the orcs now known as the Gatekeepers who were able to stop the invasion by sealing the daelkyr beneath Eberron and severing the link between Eberron and the daelkyr home plane of Xoriat.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Orc_(Dungeons_&_Dragons)   (1047 words)

  
 Orc - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Orc is a word used to refer to various tough and warlike humanoid creatures in various fantasy settings, particularly in the stories of Middle-earth written by J.
Orcs are used as soldiers by both the greater and lesser villains of The Lord of the Rings Sauron and Saruman.
Orcs tend to ally with Goblins (called Gretchin in Warhammer 40,000) and Snotlings, but their alliance is more of a matter of the Orcs bullying their smaller Goblinoid (Orkoid in Warhammer 40,000) cousins into being everything from servants, to Human (Goblin) shields, to an emergency food source.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Orc   (4855 words)

  
 Orc - WoWWiki
Born on the now hellish world of Draenor, the orcs were brought into the kingdom of Stormwind through the dimensional gateway known as the Dark Portal and forced to wage war on the humans.
Tragically, the proud orc clans were corrupted by the Burning Legion and used as pawns in the Legion's invasion of Azeroth.
Orcs are the only race capable of using both demons and beasts as pets, possessing both pet-using classes (Hunter and Warlock).
www.wowwiki.com /Orc   (2648 words)

  
 The Orc Race
For another orc to lay claim to her services without permission is considered theft and the offender is likely to be attacked and viciously punished by the other male orcs of the group.
Orcs have a complicated set of beliefs about the "male principle" and the "female principle" which apparently fight for control in the female's body and this determines, among other traits, the gender of the baby.
Orcs feast mainly on fresh, unroasted meat and are the only among the four main races which also allow cannibalism among their rows though mostly driven by the belief to gain the strength of a strong enemy or even family member.
www.santharia.com /races/orcs.htm   (2465 words)

  
 Orc
Orcs are used as soldiers by both the greater and lesser villains of The Lord of the Rings — Sauron and Saruman.
He wrote once that "we were all orcs in the Great War", indicating perhaps that an orc for him was not an inherent build-up of personality, but rather a state of mind bound upon destruction.
William Blake names one of the characters in his complex mythology "Orc"; Blake's Orc, a proper name, seems to be the embodiment of creative passion and energy, and stands opposed to Urizen, the embodiment of reason.
www.fastload.org /or/Orc.html   (726 words)

  
 About the ORC | Optoelectronics Research Centre | University of Southampton
The ORC was formed in 1989 as an Interdisciplinary Research Centre, merging groups from the School of Physics and Astronomy and School of Electronics and Computer Science.
The ORC is a research-only school, with around 20 groups covering a wide range of areas, all to do with the study and manipulation of light (photonics), and photonic devices.
The ORC is a vibrant community of researchers, led by some of the leading figures in the field of photonics.
www.orc.soton.ac.uk /about.html   (275 words)

  
 ORCS - Orc Roleplaying Community Site (Resources - Dungeons & Dragons - Orc Rager)
Orc ragers become restless quickly and when not in battle are usually found breeding, picking fights with other ragers, or drinking the strongest, most vile ale they can find.
Orc ragers are a replacement for the barbarian class for an orc NPC or player character.
Although the magic of the Orc Bangers (Bards) is not understood, the Ragers often enjoy the beats of the banger's war drums and enjoy their rhythmic and magical effects they emanate.
www.orcs.ca /orcsmain/roleplaydndrager.html   (1494 words)

  
 Orc - GvE Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Orcs are the second most common race on the Thistledown, making up about 20% of the total sentient population of the planet.
Orcs, like humans, can live in almost any climate on the Thistledown, though mountainous regions are their most frequent homes.
Orcs are also the most likely race on the Thistledown to build strongholds and fortify areas, even moreso than humans and dwarves.
www.goodvevil.com /wiki/index.php/Orc   (336 words)

  
 Encyclopedia of Arda: Orcs
The word orc could be called the Tom Bombadil of Tolkien's etymology; it occurs in different variants in almost all the languages of Middle-earth, but we have almost no details of how they interconnect.
'Orc is the form of the name that other races had for this foul people as it was in the language of Rohan.
At the time the Elves encountered Men, they had been warring with the Orcs for centuries - it is not plausible that they would have abandoned their own word for their foe and replaced it with one from a coarse alien tongue.
www.glyphweb.com /arda/o/orcs.html   (808 words)

  
 WD # 175 - Orc Team Tactics
Orcs have been playing Blood Bowl since the game was invented, and teams such as the Gouged Eye and Orcland Raiders are amongst the most succesful in the league.
Orcs don't tend to throw the ball much which is a good thing really as they are not very adept at catching it.
Black Orcs (with their Strength 4) are at an immediate advantage when they make Blocks, as the majority of their opponents will require an assist to be on even terms.
www.blood-bowl.net /Tactics/Orc_CarlBrown_WD175.htm   (3712 words)

  
 ORC
ORC, as its members affectionately call it, is a laid-back group of individuals who share a common love for the outdoors.
According to Junior Kris Graff, ORC is "a diverse group": mountain biking, studying bird calls, canoeing, snow-shoeing, winter camping, downhill skiing, and sledding are only some of the activities group members enjoy.
ORC also has other items which can provide an enjoyable day trip such as several pairs of snowshoes for an afternoon of hiking around campus on new fallen snow.
www.lawrence.edu /sorg/lawrentian/orc.htm   (635 words)

  
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The ORC ECA authenticates the subscriber with a proof of possession (POP) test when requesting and retrieving a certificate by requiring the subscriber to perform a private key operation and verifying that the public key presented by the subscriber matches the private key.
The subscriber shall: Accurately represent themselves in all communications with the ORC ECA infrastructure Protect their private keys at all times, in accordance with this policy, as stipulated in their certificate acceptance agreements, and local procedures Notify, in a timely manner, the ORC ECA of suspicion that their private keys are compromised or lost.
Records Archival The ORC ECA archive records are kept with sufficient detailed to establish the validity of a signature and of the proper operation of the ORC ECA, IA and CSA, in accordance with the requirements of the U.S. Government ECA CP.
eca.orc.com /ECAdocs/ORCECA_CPS_Summary2_1.doc   (8611 words)

  
 Lineage 2 Orc Classes
From an early age all orcs are trained in the ways of fighting and their strength is unmatched by any of the races, save perhaps the dwarves.
Orce have a very high constitution that coupled with their incredible strength, make them a dangerous foe to meet in melee combat.
Orc mages are also able to draw upon magics inaccessible to any of the other races and due to their early training in fighting often combine melee and magical warfare when in combat.
www.lineageii.com /database/classes/Orc   (169 words)

  
 ORC@
ORC Version 2.1 is released on July 15, 2003.
ORC Version 2.0 is released on January 24, 2003.
ORC Version 1.0.0 is released on Jan 22, 2002.
ipf-orc.sourceforge.net   (424 words)

  
 ORC - world leader in rating technology: ORC Sportboat   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
It is intended that the ORC Sportboat Class consist of modern sportboats rated under the IMS / ORC Club and that it foster competition at a high level of racing.
The ORC Chief Measurer shall be responsible for the interpretation
ORC Sportboat Class yachts should be modern Sportboats that meet all requirements and standards of the IMS / ORC Club, except that IMS Regulations Parts 3 and 4 shall not be applied.
www.orc.org /index.php?id=137   (776 words)

  
 Orc Society
Orcs are a race of warriors who are at their happiest when in battle.
The word "Orc" is used to refer to all of the green skinned creatures that inhabit the Orc world.
Orcs are an incredibly diverse group, consisting of 6 distinct species: Goblins, Gremlins, Hobgoblins, Gorkens, Ridgelings and Ogres.
www.orcmagazine.com /ORC_MAGAZINE/Orc_Society.html   (1275 words)

  
 ORC Mandate   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The ORC is the strategic manager of the government’s real property, optimizing value of the portfolio, promoting high professional standards and enhancing customer service while ensuring realty and accommodation decisions reflect public policy objectives of the government.
The services provided by the ORC include expert strategic real estate advice and solutions to the government and customer ministries/agencies to optimize the value and utility of the government’s real estate, identify efficiencies/savings and cost-effective solutions for accommodation requirements and identify revenue opportunities.
The ORC, a hybrid company with both private and public sector influences, will be a benchmark in public sector real estate management, acting as the sole provider of realty services, including strategic real estate advice, to the Ontario government.
www.orc.on.ca /Page68.aspx   (170 words)

  
 One Risus to Rule Them All...
The typical Orc (1) or Orc (2) would be most appropriate to represent the common goblin, while an Orc (3) or Orc (4) would be the garden variety Uruk, or common orc.
As orcs are corrupted elves in their origin, their enchantments are as negative images of elven works.
For instance, orcs may be able to make cloaks which serve the wearer best when in barren or bleak surroundings.
mmkurko.home.att.net   (2510 words)

  
 ORC Worldwide UK: Global Presence, Personal Expertise   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
ORC clients benefit from comprehensive expatriate workforce policies and international cost-of-living data and dedicated services for global compensation.
ORC Networks bring together HR professionals in such specialities as compensation, expatriate workforce management, diversity and equality, labor relations, and safety and health.
In the ORC Reading Room you can download London consultant Deirdre Golden's article on "The Challenge of Diversity in a Global Environment" and other articles on global diversity.
www.orcworldwide.co.uk   (221 words)

  
 Warcraft III - Orcs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Orcs, who once cultivated a quiet Shamanistic society upon the world of Draenor, were corrupted by the chaos magics of the Burning Legion and formed into a voracious, unstoppable Horde.
Now, under the visionary leadership of Thrall, the Orcs have stripped themselves of their demonic influences and stand ready to combat the vile Legion with courage and honor.
Certain Orc units can be upgraded to salvage gold and lumber when attacking enemy buildings.
www.battle.net /war3/orc   (311 words)

  
 ORC Worldwide | 2004 SIRS Budgets and Structure Adjustments Survey
All ORC Worldwide survey clients in the United States were invited to participate in the 2004 SIRS® Budgets and Structure Adjustments Survey Results.
This survey was previously administered under the SIRS® Survey or separately through each of the custom surveys that ORC conducts in the United States.
Over the past ten years, ORC has included variable pay as a budget category and this category continues to be most interesting.
www.orcinc.com /surveys/bsas2004.html   (1168 words)

  
 Home | Optoelectronics Research Centre | University of Southampton
A PhD from the ORC is one of the most respected in Photonics, and a great way to start your career more...
The Optoelectronics Research Centre (ORC) is one of the world’s leading institutes for photonics research, based at the University of Southampton.
A joint team from the ORC and Penn State University have made semiconductor devices, including a transistor, inside microstructured optical fibres.
www.orc.soton.ac.uk   (134 words)

  
 Operation Resue the Children Inc.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
ORC's objective is to one day expand this mission throughout Central and South America and then wherever God leads.
We were able to do all of this because we acted on the vision that God gave us, used without hesitation our own resources and started to build a network of child sponsors throughout the United States.
Child sponsorship works and ORC wants to pursue this important program and strategy.
www.orc-info.org   (470 words)

  
 ORC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The registration to the international workshop "Novel Laser Technologies and Their Applications" is open.
ORC is a subsidiary unit operating under the Council of Tampere University
ORC is currently running more than 20 national and international research
www.orc.tut.fi   (161 words)

  
 Orc - An Orchestration Language
Orc is a programming language and system for orchestrating distributed services.
The Orc model assumes that basic services, like sequential computation and data manipulation, are implemented by primitive sites.
Orc provides constructs to orchestrate the concurrent invocation of sites to achieve a goal — while managing time-outs, priorities, and failure of sites or communication.
www.cs.utexas.edu /users/wcook/projects/orc   (214 words)

  
 Orlando Runner's Club
The ORC is considering fielding a team for this event.
January 7, 2007 - Volunteer with the ORC at Mile 24 of the Disney Marathon.
Check out the ORC Footnotes page for interesting information about the Club and its members.
www.orlandorunnersclub.org   (795 words)

  
 Allakhazam.com: Final Fantasy XI
They said it was a new quest in which you traded a Red Rock to the NPC that gives you Signet/Home Point there.
I tried fighting the Orcs but it said "You have not recieved the level cap status yet." then I checked it, Impossible to gauge.
There was a Bard and Red Mage both fighting and they took the orcs down fairly fast.
ffxi.allakhazam.com /db/bestiary.html?ffamily=33   (209 words)

  
 ORCS - Orc Roleplaying Community Site (Resources - Orc Names)
This generates a random tribe name, in english wording, combining one of twenty prefixs' with one of twenty verbs.
This generates a random orc name using one of three different naming rules systems.
On his site 'The Cave', there are only options to select one of two types of orc naming.
www.orcs.ca /orcsmain/resourcename.html   (161 words)

  
 ORC's Information Technology Services Program (ITSP)
Operational Research Consultants (ORC) is a leading provider of technical, analytical, and engineering support services to U.S. government agencies such as the Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and General Services Administration (GSA).
The GSA recognized that individuals wanted easy electronic access to government information (for example, their social security and veterans benefits), but only if their privacy was protected.
The GSA outsourced the task of certificate management to ORC, which has a public key infrastructure (PKI) based on iPlanet Certificate Management System, and had helped the Department of Defense (DoD) implement iPlanet Certificate Management System for its digital certificate program.
www.orc.com /press_releases/orc_iplanet.html   (593 words)

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