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Located in a temperate region of thick wooded areas and rolling mountain ranges, the town of Minco and its closest surrounding communities were heavily dedicated to the coal mining industry prior to the days of the apocalypse. In those days Minco was considered to be a modest, isolated community with little of interest to offer the outsider. Since the apocalypse, however, this closely knit spot of civilization is doing quite well. Unlike many places around it, Minco has electricity, food, clean water, shelter, active trade and production, and a sense of security that is provided by foot soldiers and the local police force. Due to an old mining company lab that specialized in converting coal into synthesized gasoline and diesel, the fuel needs for the community's many vehicles are met through the mining efforts.
Minco not only has the basic needs but many other aspects of a thriving community as well. Although the elementary school mostly provides the needs of housing citizens, a portion of the building is still used to provide daily education. Nestled in the top floor of the building there is a room full of assorted computers and communications technology. Combined with some modified transmitters on the building's roof and/or located near the school, the operations of this location provide the community with one television station and three radio stations.
Outsiders of the community receive mixed greetings and treatment by the citizens of Minco. Though some folks, particularly the merchants, welcome the presence of outsiders, Pastor McClanahan and his closest supporters shun and discourage the presence of those that do not belong to the community itself. Local individuals that dwell outside the immediate community area are generally treated with greater acceptance than individuals that are complete outsiders to the area. If the party members be foreign to the surrounding hills then they are likely to be expected to earn their respect and place of acceptance by many of Minco's citizens.
The survivors that live in the surrounding areas but not within the actual established area of Minco are referred to as "hillbillies" by the community members. This term was adopted as means of describing such reclusive, rural folk that prefer to survive by their own wits and rules rather than relocate into Minco and conform to the standards of the community. While many of these "hillbillies" do share the envisioned appearance, mannerisms, and cultural aspects of the historical mountainfolk associated with the title, others have very little in common with the pre-apocalyptic concept. Some of these groups consist of biker gangs, decadent hedonists, brutal savages, or radical cultists.  Minco citizens attempt to encourage some groups of hillbillies to merge with their society while other groups are viewed upon as violent enemies not to be trusted.

A Deluxe Apocalyptic Setting
Minco is the first in a planned series of deluxe sized, post apocalyptic settings. There are many differences with this product in comparison to the regular post apocalyptic town products from Fishwife Games. One such difference is that the individual locations of each numbered place on the community map have their own descriptions. Another important feature is that the terrain immediately surrounding the community is presented on a hex map with each hex representing approximately 1 square mile. Major roadways are included on this map as well as various numbered locations of interest. These numbered locations also have their own descriptions.

This product begins with the details of the numbered map areas of the primary community of Minco. A numbered and unnumbered version of this map are included in the midst of the text. Following this part, there is a brief write up about the broadcast stations in Minco and then information and maps regarding the surrounding terrain. The product ends with random roll charts for quick encounters and discoveries.

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January 26th, 2021
So I've recently begun getting into post apocalypse games and little products like this have been a life saver surprisingly theres so little post apocalypse support out there. Minco comes with everything it needs but the only thing im dissapoin [...]
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May 15, 2013
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