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The '''Tuchuks''' are a loose subculture in the [[SCA]]. Primarily a [[North America]]n phenomenon, Tuchuks are [[barbarian]] [[persona]]s who owe considerably more to popular depictions of barbarians in 20th century media than to the reality of so-called "barbarian" cultures.
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The '''Tuchuks''' are one of a number of independent organizations which participate at Pennsic War in the [[SCA]]. In fact, the Tuchux had an event at Cooper's Lake before the SCA, and agreed to share the event early in the history of Pennsic. Primarily a [[North America]]n phenomenon, Tuchuks are [[barbarian]] [[persona]]s based on a series of books about Conan - who owe considerably more to popular depictions of barbarians in 20th century media than to the reality of so-called "barbarian" cultures.
   
 
Bluntly put, Tuchucks dress like Conan and talk like Klingons. [[Leather]], [[fur]]s and [[maille]] are the norm, with lots of bare skin. The entire Tuchuk subculture is very [[medjeeval]], and many [[SCAdian]]s therefore look down on them for their lack of [[authentic]]ity.
 
Bluntly put, Tuchucks dress like Conan and talk like Klingons. [[Leather]], [[fur]]s and [[maille]] are the norm, with lots of bare skin. The entire Tuchuk subculture is very [[medjeeval]], and many [[SCAdian]]s therefore look down on them for their lack of [[authentic]]ity.
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In defense of the Tuchuks, they throw excellent parties (especially at [[Pennsic]]) and they are pure hell on the [[battlefield]]. The chant of "Tooo-CHUCK! Tooo-CHUCK! Tooo-CHUCK!" is warning to get out of the way before they charge, since Tuchuks are content to mow down any allied unit in their line of advance.
 
In defense of the Tuchuks, they throw excellent parties (especially at [[Pennsic]]) and they are pure hell on the [[battlefield]]. The chant of "Tooo-CHUCK! Tooo-CHUCK! Tooo-CHUCK!" is warning to get out of the way before they charge, since Tuchuks are content to mow down any allied unit in their line of advance.
   
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Tuchuks should not be confused with the [[Dark Horde]], although there is some crossover.
 
   
 
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Revision as of 06:05, 17 May 2006

The Tuchuks are one of a number of independent organizations which participate at Pennsic War in the SCA. In fact, the Tuchux had an event at Cooper's Lake before the SCA, and agreed to share the event early in the history of Pennsic. Primarily a North American phenomenon, Tuchuks are barbarian personas based on a series of books about Conan - who owe considerably more to popular depictions of barbarians in 20th century media than to the reality of so-called "barbarian" cultures.

Bluntly put, Tuchucks dress like Conan and talk like Klingons. Leather, furs and maille are the norm, with lots of bare skin. The entire Tuchuk subculture is very medjeeval, and many SCAdians therefore look down on them for their lack of authenticity.

In defense of the Tuchuks, they throw excellent parties (especially at Pennsic) and they are pure hell on the battlefield. The chant of "Tooo-CHUCK! Tooo-CHUCK! Tooo-CHUCK!" is warning to get out of the way before they charge, since Tuchuks are content to mow down any allied unit in their line of advance.