The last game, Death Game, would truly determine the success or failure of the Dark Elemental King and the Lich King. Perhaps it would also determine the final outcome of this Dark Dragon Emperor treasure’s adventure.
“It’s been a long time since I have encountered such an exciting game. Your Highness Hegel, you are a good opponent.” The 2 dim lights in Glorios’ eye sockets flashed. “The first 2 are just additional games. Death Game is the true essence of “Fate Showdown”. This round will determine our survival. Do you need to take a break?”
“For elementals, life and death are nothing more than the transformation of existence. If the soul essence in your life box disappears, even this undead body will also be annihilated. If you want to rest, I don’t mind.”
This kind of dialogue with mind games meant that both sides had begun to exchange moves quietly.
“I think there is no need to continue this kind of meaningless discussion. Let’s speak with victory.” As Glorios said, the scene on the table changed again.
The entire space seemed to be infinitely enlarged. There was a castle in front of Hegel and Glorios, representing Order and Chaos respectively. Except for a certain area around the castle, all other areas were shrouded in mist. At this time, there were only 2 cards in front of both parties. Both were secondary cards of wood and mineral. As soon as they threw their cards, a logging yard and a mine appeared around the castle which began to flicker to indicate work. Soon, several farmhouse-like houses appeared around Glorios’ castle. Hegel had caves in front of him.
After about 2 minutes, there was a card floating on each farmhouse and cave: Farmer (Demon Slave).
The card quickly turned into real people who entered the logging yard and the mine to work under the command. It seemed that as a reward, the 2 had a gem secondary card in their hands and began to build the gem mine.
Chen Rui became familiar the more he watched the next scene. Almost without Prinz’s introduction, he already knew the rules of this kind of Death Game- As a former otaku. It is impossible not to know what this is. In fact, I know it all too well.
If the first 2 games are equivalent to a turn-based game, then now it is RTS (Real Time Strategy). From the Red Alert and Dune that Chen Rui first came into contact with, to the World of Warcraft, Age of Empires, StarCraft, as well as the second and third generations, these classic games are well-known.
The “Death Game” in front of me is obviously a “3D” real-time strategy game battle which is slightly different from the previous life. It is controlled by spirit power instead of a mouse. The rule of the Death Game is just like the name, to completely annihilate the other party.
As the 2 sides explored, the mist was gradually removed. There were many landscapes like rivers and mountains as well as wild mines such as gems and crystals that directly affected the speed of marching and combat effects. While both sides were exploring and building, a considerable number of troops had been generated in the castle. The battle has evolved from small-scale combat to large-scale combat.
A large number of Glorious Captain (Glorious Cavalry’s advanced unit) of Glorios chased down Hegel’s Evil Magician Master (Evil Magician’s advanced unit) all the way. Although the attack was strong, the speed was slow which was very disadvantageous for single-arm combat. Many Evil Magician Masters were killed along the way. The Cavalry Legion had been chasing to an unexplored valley entrance. Just at this time, a strange roar sounded.
Chaos secondary card, “Berserk Totem”- Additional 30 minutes of ‘Berserk’ state, increase all allies’ damage by 5 points and critical hit chance by 10%.
When the cavalries wanted to retreat, the valley entrance had been sealed off by the Berserk Demon Warrior (Demon Warrior’s advanced unit) that jumped from above. A large number of enemies also appeared in front. The Succubus Queen (Phantom Concubine’s advanced unit) was the nemesis of cavalry. Those Demon Magician Masters hiding behind the Beserk Demon Warrior also began to exert their terrifying power.
The characteristics of Glorious Captain were speed and charge. The longer the charge distance, the stronger the attack power. Now it was under a tight siege and could not unleash its power. Although there were several Holy Queens (Silver Queen’s advanced unit) with healing and purification capabilities, there was a huge gap between them and the enemy. Under the unfavorable circumstances, the entire army was eventually killed and no one was spared.
After clearing out the opponent’s main cavalry by luring them into the trap, Hegel roughly judged the distribution of Glorios’ military power through the annihilation of his Demon Slave team who explored the way. He began to quickly gather the main legion and prepared to launch an overall attack in the roughly ascertained direction of the opponent’s castle.
However, at this moment, a sudden change occurred. Hegel suddenly discovered that a large number of enemy troops appeared in his own force. He initially judged these small groups of enemy troops, which were initially scattered, as pathfinders and disturbers. When they gathered together, the number was actually quite terrifying- This is the main force of the enemy!
Seeing the main enemy force marching extremely fast to the castle, Hegel’s red pupils suddenly contracted. The secondary card ‘march horn’- increase the movement speed by 50% within 30 minutes!
In an instant, Hegel understood the opponent’s strategy. Glorios deliberately sacrificed the main force of cavalry to attract his attention, then he used the method of breaking up the main force to sneak into his vital place. This move could be said to be dangerous. If Hegel did not chase the cavalry, but got the main force to stay steadily, then these invading main forces would be defeated by them and the situation would be reversed. Glorios’ main force was now approaching Hegel’s vital land. It was too late to return to provide aid. Once the castle was invaded, the source of production would be cut off while the opponent could continue to create new troops. Those outside troops would be pincered. They would undoubtedly be defeated.
Hegel didn’t expect to encounter such a situation. He made a firm decision not to rescue the castle. While mobilizing a small amount of garrison force to prepare for full defense, he controlled the main force outside to attack the opponent’s castle as quickly as possible.
The tragic offensive and defensive battle had begun, but in contrast, Glorios was prepared to fight. He deliberately created a large number of defensive facilities. He also spent a lot of resources in the facility ‘Mystic Shop’ to purchase the nemesis of the Chaos army, the strongest secondary card ‘Sun’.
“Sun”- Order force’s defense and life increase by 30%. Chaos force’s attack and speed decrease by 20%.
In this kind of well-prepared situation, before Hegel had completely breached the opponent’s castle, his base had been wiped out by Glorios’ army. All the buildings and facilities were destroyed. In the end, Hegel’s army was completely annihilated under the attack from the front and back.
Seeing the last soldier being annihilated, Hegel’s eyes showed strong unwillingness. The scene of the flames of war gradually disappeared, returning to the original smooth table.
“You lost!” The Lich King let out a creepy laugh. With a wave of the Death God’s scythe in the center, Hegel, who had just stood up, trembled. He was unable to move under the power of a certain mysterious Rule. The same was true for all other dark elementals.
The contract signed by the 2 parties appeared in Glorios’ hands, “As long as I tear off this contract, the bodies of the dark elementals will be annihilated, leaving only the soul wandering in pain and hatred forever; they are unable to free themselves. Your elemental heart will also be completely shattered and cannot be repaired. Being able to control the life and death of an Elemental King is really satisfying…”
As he said, Lich King looked at Chen Rui, “Aren’t you going to say something? For example… Bet a game with me and try to win back the lives of these ‘companions’?”
“Since it is the request of Your Highness Glorios, then I can only do it.” Chen Rui spread his hands, “Moreover, it seems like I have no choice.”
“Oh? Are you really going to choose to win back the lives of the dark elementals as a reward for winning? Instead of entering the Tower of Destruction?” Lich King said in a playful tone, “Have you forgotten that they didn’t recognize you as partners? “
“The dark elementals are fierce, cruel, and quite vengeful. Not only are they not my friends, but we are also even enemies not long ago. It’s just that we temporarily let go of our hatred to cooperate for some purpose. In the future, we may continue to be hostile to each other.” Chen Rui looked at Hegel and dark elementals who were unable to move. He shrugged, “It’s just that I would rather face this kind of “enemy” than those “friends” who hide the blade behind their smiles. What’s more, I have one more matter that needs on the power of dark elementals. To me, this matter is much more important than the treasure of the Dark Dragon Emperor.”
——Isabella’s curse has reached the last moment. I need Hegel to resolve it, so Hegel must not die.
“Very well, I like a soul with a story. The things that are more difficult to part with will be more delicious when you divide them.” Glorios held his chin calmly. “I enjoyed the game just now very much. I don’t mind some desserts after a big meal. You know the rule. If you want to participate in the card game, you must prepare the corresponding chips, but… this should not be a problem. These nagas and elementals should have been prepared to entrust their lives to you.”
“My level is too low, I dare not bet on everyone’s lives.” Chen Rui shook his head, “But the chips are definitely needed. Maybe it can be replaced with something that Your Highness Glorios is interested in?”
The Lich King shook his head, “The bet for life can only be life. But I want to hear what you call the bargaining chip that interests me first.”
“Ancient Undead Secret Technique?”
Lich King smiled disdainfully, “You want to show off the so-called undead magic in front of a corpse necromancer? How long is the undead magic created? Where is the ‘ancient’ secret technique coming from?
“The ancients do have the secret technique of the undead. It can not only create a huge number of skeleton magicians, skeleton flying demonic beasts, but it also uses the bones of giant dragons to create undead dragons! Your Highness Glorios is a real master, Your Highness should be able to distinguish the authenticity if I just reveal a few terms. Soul baseline: 163.549, mental division twelfth power, telematu 2-color fusion chain.”
The so-called ancient secret technique was naturally a trick, but those terms were indeed “technical terms” in the process of manufacturing undead giant dragons. This was what Chen Rui remembered when Guradam showed off the results in front of Chen Rui.
Although the strength of Guradam was far from Glorios, his research talent in undead magic was excellent. His inspiration was overflowing after being inspired by Chen Rui. The half-finished spirit dragon had killed the capital’s Demon Overlord, Pegasus.
No doubt, when the Lich King heard these terms, the blue flames in his eyes suddenly became blazing. “ You are able to make the Dragon Power Essence’s soul baseline data accurate to 3 digits after the decimal point! That’s right, then the twelfth power of the next spiritual division is quite reasonable. The telematu’s 2-color fusion chain behind can stabilize the 7-stage soul fluctuations… there is more?”
Of course, Chen Rui would not go on. He smiled slightly, “It seems that Your Highness has already distinguished the authenticity.”
The Lich King’s tone restored his calmness again, “Regardless of whether it is an ancient secret technique or not, what you can provide is indeed of considerable value, but the bargaining chip I want is still life. The secret technique of the undead plus your own life can be used as a bargaining chip for this gambling game.”
Chen Rui thought for a moment and nodded, “Okay, if I lose, the secret technique and my life are yours. If you lose, the Dark Elemental King and dark elementals will get rid of the shackles of the previous life and death contract. It’s just that I have a small request. I have never played this kind of magic card. I wonder if I can practice first?”
“Practice?” Lich King’s gaze was a little more suspicious. His mind turned, “Should I praise a rookie for his courage, or laugh at a rookie for his recklessness? In order to have a little more fun later, I can give you a chance to practice. Your opponent is Prinz in this round. If you can beat him, I will bet with you. If you lose to Prinz, then your life will end early.”
Chen Rui glanced at Prinz, “Okay!”
“Thanks to Your Highness for your trust, I will personally cut off this guy’s head.” Prinz respectfully saluted Lich King. When he looked at Chen Rui, he changed into a contemptuous and arrogant face. “Such a lowly fellow does not require the great Your Highness to make a move, I, Prinz can…”
“Stop talking nonsense, since it’s 1 round, let’s choose the Death Game.” Chen Rui didn’t bother to rattle on with this guy. He directly sat down at the card table. After sitting down, he felt that he had entered an independent space where his spirit power could be extended freely in this space. However, the consumption was several times that of ordinary training or use relatively speaking. No wonder this kind of game required powerful spirit power as a backing.
Prinz gritted his teeth, “Ignorant trash! I won’t finish you too soon. I want you to watch every building of yours being destroyed, every soldier killed! I want to tear your body inch by inch and dedicate your soul to the great His Highness Lich King!”
“You forgot to add ‘Supreme’ and ‘Unique.” In the meaningless war of words, the prelude to Death Game kicked off. The choice of Chaos and Order camp could be directly decided or randomly selected. Chen Rui’s pick was Order. A castle full of holy breath appeared in front of him. There were only 2 basic cards in his hand, wood and mineral. His spirit power could not penetrate the rest of the misty area until it was explored.
Glorios, who was watching coldly from the outside, initially studied Chen Rui’s fighting style and tactical habits, but after watching it for a few minutes, he lost interest in continuing to watch.
Rookie, 100% rookie.
This was Lich King’s evaluation of Chen Rui. From his experience, he could tell that although this guy had fast adaptability and good learning ability, he was a rookie. The performance of that kind of novice means was definitely not pretended. The level of Prinz was also unsightly in the eyes of Royal Highness Lich King, so there was no need for careful observation of this mediocre match.
TL: Maybe it’s another mind game by Chen Rui?
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