Tacticular Cancer: We'll have your balls

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[Play-by-Post] Magic World/BRP: "In Search of the Sorcerer"

Discussion in 'Choose Your Own Adventure Land' started by nikolokolus, Oct 19, 2016.

  1. L'ennuigender: ⚧ Augur

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    Navigation: [1d100] = 68 vs 19

    Idea: [1d100] = 3 vs 90!!

    Sense: [1d100] = 99 vs 20...
     
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    "I'm more of an ideas guy" ~Our team.
     
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    The heavy drizzle and mist around the fens befuddles more than a few of you as find the ground becomes increasingly boggy and treacherous, a fair bit of time is lost as some people take wrong turns or make bad guesses.

    It's starting to get dark out on the moors, but a few of the more eagle-eyed amongst you spot the faintest outline of what might be a hut on stilts about a half-mile away (the functional limit of your vision right now). The smells of swamp gas and rotting vegetation hang heavy in the air. Urash gets excited and swears he can smell something cloyingly "sweet"coming from a still pool about 20 yards away from you -- like honeysuckle and sweetmeats (roll a 1d100 L'ennui)
     
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  4. L'ennuigender: ⚧ Augur

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    [1d100] = 2 Oh, my.
     
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  5. nikolokolusgender: ⚧ Magister

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    Urash almost unconsciously guides his horse closer and closer to waters edge, drawn by the sweet scents filling his nose. However, when you are about ten feet away from the turgid pool, your reverie is broken when bubbles begin to rise and *plop*; slowly at first and then more rapidly.
     
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  6. L'ennuigender: ⚧ Augur

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    "Uh, guys..."

    Urash steers the pony backwards, regaining some distance from the pool.

    "There seems to be some movement in there."

    He points at the bubbles breaking the surface.
     
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  7. nikolokolusgender: ⚧ Magister

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    (because of Urash's keen hearing, everybody has one round of free action)
     
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    Serpent in the Staglands Shadorwun: Hong Kong Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire
    Borric readies a torch in his left hand and grips his maul nearest to the business end in his right and jumps off his horse.
     
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    Rhenmyr guides his horse away from the danger, dismounts, and readies for combat.
     
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    Marcán dismounts his horse and readies his falcata.
     
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    Mab readied his spear and dismounts.
     
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  12. L'ennuigender: ⚧ Augur

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    Urash will also dismount after having moved away, provided he has the time.
     
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    Cormac stays on his horse and moves away from the pool.
     
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    Looks like Cormac is the only smart one in the group.
     
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    Griffon, fey goat guy, and disappearing stairs. We've have a lot of fantastical stuff lately. I bet this is just an overly gassy turtle. We'll all have a chuckle at it and our overreaction and move along. It takes days to post about it because it's JUST. THAT. GASSY.
     
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    Shit, and here I am ready to point a torch at a methane expulsion.
     
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    "What about the ROUS'es?"

    "The rodents of unusual size? I don't think they exist ..."
     
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    One by one you dismount or move away from the ominously roiling pool. The stream of bubbles stop for a few seconds and the pool goes fallow. Suddenly a bluish-green monstrosity erupts from the black waters of the marsh, looking something like a colossal frog about over 10' wide and long. A single eyestalk juts from the top of its head, and 4 rubbery, green-black tentacles snap and writhe through the air at least ten feet long reaching out in front of its weird gaping maw full of razor-sharp teeth. Instinctively it surges forward with frightening speed.

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    From top to bottom: Mab, Urash, Cormac (left), Ker (right), Rhenmyr, Borric, Marcán

    Everyone being alerted to "something" is free to act without being surprised.

    ROUND 1: (state intent, Move up to 1/2 your move, but -5 Dex ranks with 2 MV, and -10 Dex ranks with 4 MV. Beast has reach, so you'll have to dodge to get near enough it to attack with anything less than a pike/Long spear)
    Rhenmyr
    Borric
    Monstrosity
    Ker
    Mab
    Cormac
    Urash
    Marcán
     
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    Urash recoils from the monster, then regains his composure and points a crooked finger at the beast. He utters a string of harsh, guttural words.

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    1/2 move away IF that still lets me begin casting the spell (if not, Urash not moving), then casting Agony.

    Agony (resisted POW vs POW): [1d100] = 20
     
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    If the monster doesn't blow up from the aforementioned torch, Marcán meekly tries to get closer to the monster to swipe at it.
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    Dodge check if I get close enough: Dodge Check (87) vs [1d100] = 8
     
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  24. nikolokolusgender: ⚧ Magister

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    Urash must be stationary, or else his casting roll becomes 'difficult' (half skill).

    ERYFKRAD what is Borric's throw skill?

    Marcán easily slips past the lashing tentacles.

    When I'm not restricted to posting from my phone in a few hours, I'll post armour rolls
     
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  25. L'ennuigender: ⚧ Augur

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    Urash will not be moving, then.
     
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