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Post Post #900  (ISO)  » Sat Jun 24, 2017 11:35 pm

I think I'm done playing.
I'm frustrated and its affecting other people and their enjoyment of the game so I might be done.
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Post Post #901  (ISO)  » Sun Jun 25, 2017 9:30 am

I haven't done a thorough analysis, but:

-We NEED to interrogate Ordboard. It's not a coincidence that he had the apples. It's not a coincidence that he somehow figured out how to do the ritual at all. Someone told him how to do this, and while he's obviously a terrible person and a murderer, I get the vibe that he was misled about what he was getting himself into. And what he wanted with Achan is also worth asking. We should compile more things to ask him, and then I'm probably gonna send in Rose with a charm spell. Maybe mid-week, if FakeGod's okay with that?
-While we're in jail, we should probably ask Kamak what happened too.
-We should destroy the sarcophagus before someone else uses it to summon a demon. Raine was already musing about how she wanted to try it out. Let's just head off that possibility as soon as possible.

We still haven't identified that body in the well.
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Post Post #902  (ISO)  » Sun Jun 25, 2017 10:01 am

So Willow has lied to us point-blank, and Seisha tried to send Hellion alone to his death. Neither of them detect as evil. Rereading skypelogs, Dunnstral posited that they're being threatened/blackmailed, and I think he's probably right.

And now I really wish I were level 6. Mindbender telepathy could do a lot to clear that up. Hmm...I could also use a Message cantrip to accomplish the same thing, just ask one or both of them to give me a signal if they're being coerced. That would only allow 1-way communication, but it's something.

EDIT: Wait, no, it's two-way. Excellent.
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Post Post #903  (ISO)  » Sun Jun 25, 2017 1:23 pm

If that was the case wouldn't someone in the Inn be watching them otherwise they'd tell us they were getting blackmailed?
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Post Post #904  (ISO)  » Sun Jun 25, 2017 1:35 pm

There's Seisha and the important merc figure





and Hooshin

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Post Post #905  (ISO)  » Sun Jun 25, 2017 1:36 pm

Yes. The inn is packed with hammer mercenaries, including Regus. The mooks didn't ping as evil, I believe, but Regus is still unknown and a pretty sinister guy. If she's being coerced, the hammers would be the ones behind it.

Using Message to hold a conversation with Willow while we're on opposite sides of the inn and I'm surrounded by party members should allow us to communicate in...relative privacy, or at least the best we can get without telepathy.

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Post Post #906  (ISO)  » Sun Jun 25, 2017 1:36 pm

Along with a bunch of noname mercenaries I guess

Also they don't necessarily need someone watching them

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Post Post #907  (ISO)  » Mon Jun 26, 2017 6:20 pm

The SkypeThread wrote:[5:14:06 AM] Gigglebyte Troubadour: regus is unapproachable though we talked to him night 1
[5:25:23 AM] Ether: Yeah.
[3:20:16 PM] Andrius: Well we can always fight unapproachable with unapproachable and have Sedgar just slam Bonecrusher's skull on his table and walk away.
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Post Post #908  (ISO)  » Mon Jun 26, 2017 6:31 pm

By the way, it turns out that masterwork cold iron is +300gp, not +600! The price only becomes a pain in the ass when you try to enchant it. So anyone who's bought masterwork cold iron has saved some money over that, and everyone should really go ahead and upgrade. I'm gonna add 300gp back to my sheet.

Raia can keep holding onto the non-masterwork longspear. Sundering exists, might as well have a backup.
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Post Post #909  (ISO)  » Mon Jun 26, 2017 7:41 pm

i already calculated it correctly for postie :p
i no longer strictly go by they/them and honestly prefer she/her but they/them's fine if you're used to it i guess

☭ I'm coming for that toothbrush ☭

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Post Post #910  (ISO)  » Thu Jun 29, 2017 9:15 pm

you ever think of liches
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Post Post #911  (ISO)  » Fri Jul 07, 2017 8:03 pm

Reminder that we are playing at our usual time this weekend.
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Post Post #912  (ISO)  » Sat Jul 08, 2017 10:54 pm

Okay, so I seized Achan's means of production last night. Three to go.

Achan had 3450gp, so that's 5766 in total. I'm gonna officially leave Achan and Raia with 200gp each of disposable income, they shouldn't have to go see me every time they need to pay for coffee. So 5366. Unfortunately, we no longer have a magicmart or crafting, and magic weapons are expensive, so, uh...

I'll upgrade Achan's mithril chain shirt to +1, first off. Then I'm gonna buy him two tanglefoot bags. I'll also get him +2 items to Hide, Knowledge Local, Listen, Move Silently, Spot and Tumble and UMD. 1450 down, 3916 left.

Raia can have +2 to Arcana, History aaaaaaaand Profession Attorney, I just want her to be happy. (I'd get her Spot/Listen too, but Hellion's retiring, so.) And I'll take +2 to Bluff and Sleight of Hand for myself. 3666.
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Post Post #913  (ISO)  » Sat Jul 08, 2017 11:03 pm

lol profession attorney

ITLL BE USEFUL ONE DAY




i'm still ashamed of how horribly suboptimal this iteration of raia is but Enlarge Person cheese is great
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Post Post #914  (ISO)  » Sat Jul 08, 2017 11:05 pm

It's not cheese!

Also we still need to go claim those Enlarge Person scrolls and Sigma's RLD wand.
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Post Post #915  (ISO)  » Sat Jul 08, 2017 11:08 pm

it's totally cheese - every use of it has felt like a "win the fight" button even if it's not OP

where would we go to claim them? ordboard's in jail?
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Post Post #916  (ISO)  » Sat Jul 08, 2017 11:32 pm

FakeGod said we can talk to Kalianne about getting the stuff we already commissioned and we have a receipt for it.
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Post Post #917  (ISO)  » Sun Jul 09, 2017 11:20 am

To clarify what I meant at the jail; I wanted to slice open two bars at the bottom so it was big enough for the bag of holding to fit through but not necessarily big enough for a person, and that's also why I borrowed a dagger to make a clean cut vs a large axe

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Post Post #918  (ISO)  » Sun Jul 09, 2017 12:03 pm

Visage has a large axe you can borrow if you promise to cut feys with it, Dunn.
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Post Post #919  (ISO)  » Sun Jul 09, 2017 12:04 pm

I've got a pretty good large axe but it looks like I'll talk to him then

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Post Post #920  (ISO)  » Sun Jul 09, 2017 4:44 pm

Guys, I'm traveling next week so no D&D.
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Post Post #921  (ISO)  » Sun Jul 09, 2017 6:38 pm

[00:25] FakeGod: I was amused in session when I thought you guys were going to let Postie spectate a demon ritual
[00:25] Ether: Uh, is there a way to prove it?
[00:25] Ether: I was flipping out.
[00:25] FakeGod: Ordboard's shop may have receipts or commission slips; you can also convince ordboard to just tell Kalianne
[00:26] Ether: Will he, uh, help us?
[00:26] Postie: I was down to see Ordboard make a pact and get killed
[00:26] FakeGod: not without some persuasion!
[00:26] FakeGod: it would have been entertaining I think
[00:26] Postie: Kinda sad I didn't get to interrogate Dagon for information
[00:27] FakeGod: yeah.... I think the party interrupted a little bit too soon, but there's no way for them to know that soo
[00:27] FakeGod: you missed out on Ordboard selling his soul~~~~
[00:27] Postie: Damn
[00:27] Ether: Yeah, but what if he'd sold Postie's soul?
[00:28] Postie: Can you sell other people's souls? D:
[00:28] Ether: It's...interesting that he needed Achan there, on top of having a sacrifice.
[00:28] Postie: True
[00:28] FakeGod: no way; you can't sell other people's souls
[00:28] FakeGod: also, it was just a matter of term; Dagon is a demon, not a devil; he doesn't take people's souls
[00:29] Ether: Did I learn anything off of reading the sarcophagus?
[00:29] FakeGod: Dagon would probably ask Ordboard to do things that would further Dagon's goals
[00:29] FakeGod: I mean you learned how the ritual is supposed to go in non-specifics without details
[00:30] FakeGod: It does seem that Ordboard definitely had more of an optimistic translation of the ritual, since the ritual is more of a "summon Dagon and make a deal", and less of a "JACKPOT here is free gold and xp"


[18:19] Ether: What's the legal status of charm spells? I'm assuming this isn't, like, something where a wizard caught even having it in his spellbook will get arrested, so what's the line?
[18:33] FakeGod: depends on the city; in Raintree, people might call you a witch and get you arrested/hung, while the guard captain (who is admittedly more calm headed and sensible) would give you a stern talking to?
[18:33] FakeGod: Barrelsford for one was always a small town with very minimal magic users, so they won't even have laws against this sort of thing, mostly because they never come up


[13:00] FakeGod: Well, things are speeding up now!
[13:00] Telephone Cat: I wasted three spells on that CLIMACTIC ENCOUNTER.
[13:00] FakeGod: Keira ran away! What a coward.
[13:01] Telephone Cat: Ugh, I should have glitterdusted through Achan.
[13:01] FakeGod: Yes.
[13:01] FakeGod: 100% that was the right move. I'm sorry.
[13:01] Telephone Cat: Or a mercenary should have closed the door.
[13:01] FakeGod: They weren't expecting something like that, unfortunately.
(Now that I'm thinking about it, I tried Color Spraying her, and she passed the save well enough that she'd have passed a Glitterdust too. But...yeah, I'm throwing this quote in as a "her survival is serious and there will be repercussions" thing.)

[13:08] FakeGod: Things are getting out of control and apparently town is falling apart and shit is hitting the fan.
[13:08] Telephone Cat: Yeah...
[13:08] FakeGod: Mayor's been assasinated!
[13:08] FakeGod: (it's ok, he has yet to survive in any of the iterations of this campaign)
[13:08] Telephone Cat: Interesting.
[13:09] Telephone Cat: Did other iterations smash the sarcophagus?
[13:10] Telephone Cat: I'm still not sure what to actually do with the information from Ordboard, although it might be enough to get him reinstated and have a magicmart again.
[13:11] Postie: How long does drow poison keep people unconscious for?
[13:11] Telephone Cat: Couple hours.
[13:11] Telephone Cat: Ugh, I wish I could have talked to Willow.
[13:12] Postie: Does the effect stack? So like if they eat 10 apples they're unconscious the whole day?
[13:12] Telephone Cat: I don't believe so.
[13:12] Postie: Darn.
[13:14] FakeGod: Elleran didn't bother with the sarcophagus subplot, (and paid dearly????)
[13:14] FakeGod: Veterans smashed it.
[13:14] FakeGod: Postie you can keep feeding them apples throughout the day to keep them unconscious
[13:14] Postie: What if Visage got "ill" and Kalianne appointed one of us to "nurse" him? >=]
[13:15] GuyInFreezer: I'm telling


[13:43] Telephone Cat: Out of curiosity, what was the DC to talk down Raine without a fight?
[13:47] FakeGod: 30
[13:47] Telephone Cat: How did it go with the veterans?
[13:51] Telephone Cat: ...I wonder if we can get Ordboard, who's familiar with her, to scry on the old woman.
[13:51] Telephone Cat: Assuming he's got/can get the scrolls.
[14:00] Telephone Cat: Man. I really want to know where the Crazy Raine plot would have gone.

[...]

[15:45] FakeGod: wooooo
[15:46] FakeGod: Crazy Raine is fun
[15:46] Telephone Cat: Tell me more!
[15:46] FakeGod: she has higher ranks in relevant skills and actually knows Draconic, so she figures out the ritual in 12 hours
[15:47] Telephone Cat: ...Well, fuck.
[15:47] Telephone Cat: Who's the sacrifice?
[15:47] FakeGod: GUESS
[15:47] FakeGod: well it depends
[15:47] Telephone Cat: She has nameless mercenaries on-hand, but that seems too easy.
[15:47] FakeGod: Raine ritual happens on Night 3, which is right after Ordboard's attempt
[15:48] Who: Ordboard?
[15:48] FakeGod: Fitting
[15:48] Telephone Cat: She talked about using Ordboard, but she'd need Kalianne's permission.
[15:48] FakeGod: Not at that point
[15:48] Telephone Cat: Or Kalianne's back turned.
[15:48] Who: She could get it
[15:48] FakeGod: Her alignment is Evil at that point
[15:48] FakeGod: I have her statblock ready so PCs can fight her
[15:48] FakeGod: she's kinda really strong though
[15:49] Telephone Cat: How strong?
[15:50] FakeGod: she deals like 25 damage per turn from ranged while kiting
[15:50] Telephone Cat: ...Hmm.
[15:50] Telephone Cat: Gun mages can do that?
[15:50] GuyInFreezer: gun mage!
[15:51] GuyInFreezer: Our lunagard party had gun mage
[15:51] GuyInFreezer: She ran away from goblins and got speared
[15:52] Telephone Cat: We could still take the Rikadin CRUSH HER WITH BODIES approach.
[15:52] FakeGod: oh my
[15:52] Telephone Cat: Preferably not my body. 25 damage is enough to one-shot my sad con-dumping butt.
[15:52] FakeGod: Elleran played it really weirdly
[15:53] FakeGod: he basically ignored everything he considered nonessential and didn't bother with Ordboard at all; Veteran party played it bit more on-hand
[15:53] FakeGod: they didn't catch him until morning though after ritual
[15:54] FakeGod: wait this could get into spoilers
[15:55] FakeGod: Imma stop
[15:55] Telephone Cat: Fair.
[15:55] Telephone Cat: Someday. Someday I will learn the events of the ritual.


[14:50] Telephone Cat: Wait. What was the DC to track the inn-people?
[15:17] FakeGod: higher than 10
[15:18] Telephone Cat: Hmm.
[15:18] Telephone Cat: I guess things would have gone better if we'd chosen to sleep there instead of shack up at Artkey's?
[15:20] FakeGod: depends


[15:31] Telephone Cat: Is Ian having been kept alive at the Baqpack when everyone else was turned into fey a plot point or just a convenience thing?
[15:32] FakeGod: oh he wouldn't have lasted much longer as a human
[15:34] Telephone Cat: Yeah, but the raid was like a week ago.
[15:34] Telephone Cat: That would imply that everyone else in that region had been dead for much, MUCH longer.
[15:35] FakeGod: yes
[15:36] Telephone Cat: Hmm. Timeline implies that this didn't happen on the mercenary's watch at all, they just never noticed that anyone ever went outside when patrolling. But the damage had already been done.
[15:36] Telephone Cat: But that's still really weird.
[15:36] FakeGod: ??
[15:36] FakeGod: Townspeople don't go out because it's dangerous outside
(Then we argued about whether this was realistic but tl;dr the Baqpack has been a ruin for much longer than we thought.)
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Towards your wagon, town is taking note
It fills my head up and gets louder and LOUDER

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Post Post #922  (ISO)  » Sun Jul 09, 2017 7:59 pm

Everyone adds 400 XP for the last fight (or 600 if you were Raia).
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Post Post #923  (ISO)  » Sun Jul 09, 2017 8:54 pm

So I am sorry everyone that i wasn't able to make it to the session.
The time being due to various things I am retiring Hellion for the time, maybe if this is still going in a few months I may come back, but obviously no guarantee.

I had fun with you all, it was a blast, and real huge thanks to FakeGod for letting me play and hosting these and putting up with my bs.

Also yeah, any and all my gold/items are free for you guys to use if you want it.
Again, had alot of fun when i was in sessions doing role play.
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Post Post #924  (ISO)  » Sun Jul 09, 2017 9:16 pm

If there's still room when I get my computer back I might be able to join up
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