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Wednesday, April 04, 2007

Maelstrom

Maelstrom
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A maelstrom is a powerful whirlpool; a large, swirling body of water. The word is a compound of the Dutch words malen (to grind) and stroom (stream). The original Maelstrom is the Moskstraumen, a powerful tidal current in the Lofoten Islands off the Norwegian coast.[1]
Maelström in Popular Culture
Games
Naruto Uzumaki from the anime and manga Naruto's name can mean maelstrom.
Maelstrom is a role playing game by Alexander Scott (Maelstrom) published in 1984 by Puffin Books
Maelstrom is a LARP game organized by Profound Decisions
Maelstrom is an early nineties computer game by Ambrosia Software
Sir Maelstrom is a knight from 1996 "Pray for Death" game. In-game story says that he lived in Walachia between 1200 and 1400 AD, he rejected Christianity and converted to the cult of Necronomicon. Was killed by Turks.
Maelstrom (real-time strategy) is a 2006 Real-Time Strategy computer game by KD Labs and Codemasters
Sectors in space from the MMORPG Earth & Beyond, Mazzaroth Maelstrom and Mondara Maelstrom.
The name of a spell cast by a Dark Archon in the popular strategy game called StarCraft
The name of a spell in the RPG series Tales which Grune (Tales of Legendia) and Anise (Tales of the Abyss) can cast
The name of a spell cast by sorceress Ultimecia in Final Fantasy VIII
The name of a water attribute spell in the CORPG Guild Wars.
a science-fiction tactical-table game
The name of Lu Bu's level 11 weapon in the game
The "Maelstrom Card" is an item in the computer game World Of Warcraft
The presumable name of Ganondorf's dark-skinned horse, from
A location in the ocean between The Eastern Kingdoms and Kalimdor in World Of Warcraft
A Realm (server) in the game World of Warcraft
A quest in the browser-based game AdventureQuest
A battleship class ship of Minmatar design in the MMORPG EVE Online.
A weapon in the MMOFPS Planetside
A spell cast by the Neptune warrior class in Guardian War
A tournament map in the Real-time strategy game Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne
A sector in the space simulation game X3 Reunion
Fiction
Maelstrom is a Marvel Comics fictional supervillain
"A Descent into the Maelstrom" is a short story by Edgar Allan Poe
Maelstrom II is a short story by Arthur C. Clarke featured in his book The Wind from the Sun
In Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, Jules Verne concludes his novel at Poe's maelstrom
An area of space in
In the RTS game , one of the special abilities of the Protoss Dark Archon is named "Maelstrom", which temporarily immobilizes any organic units.
The name of the enemies' ship in the television series "The Pirates of Dark Water"
The MaelStrom 'revolves' around the plot of the fictional novel "The Thirteen and a Half lifes of Captain Blue Bear"
Also a Charybdis in the Odyssey
Toa Mata were transformed into Toa Nuva in a maelstrom of protodermis in Bionicle.
Music
A musical project by former synth pop group Alphaville member Frank Mertens
A 1986 single by blues and rock and roll guitarist and performer Steve Miller
An album from a Scandinavian rock band named JR Ewing
An impressionist piece of music by Julian Cochran
A Black Metal band from Glasgow, Scotland
Maelstrom Chaos is an 2001 album by the Swedish black metal band Mörk Gryning
A hard rock band from Mercer County, New Jersey
In the song 30/30-150 from Stone Sour
In the song Fugue (A Revelation) from Trivium (band)
Maelstrom Mephisto is a song by black metal band Dimmu Borgir
Rides
At Walt Disney World, Maelstrom is a ride in Epcot's Norway Pavilion At Drayton Manor Theme Park, Tamworth, Staffordshire, UK, Maelstrom is one of the more recent rides to be added to the park.
Software
The Malström Graintable Synthesizer in the digital audio workstation application Reason
Film
Maelström is a 2000 film by writer and director Denis Villeneuve
TV
Maelstrom is a BBC TV Drama broadcast in 1985.
The name of episode 17 Season 3 in (TV Series)
The name of a test of manhood in The Red Green Show season 14 episode 265.
References
1. ^ Encyclopedia Brittanica, 1958 edition.
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