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In Progress Catacombs of Codexia

Discussion in 'Choose Your Own Adventure Land' started by MercantileInterest, Aug 6, 2018.

  1. ItsChon Cipher Patron

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    1A. We ain't scarred of nuthin'.
     
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  2. hello friend Arcane

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    1D We forgot to pick the reeking mushrms
     
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  3. Dayyālu Arcane

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    Getting flashbacks from the Winged Devourers from Beastmaster.

    If we flee or disengage, the pig will die and become a pig skincrawler, so two of them. Striking while engaged seems to be wise.

    1A.
     
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  4. hello friend Arcane

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    Eh we can take two of 'em

    But we need that orange shit
     
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  5. Reinhardt Arcane

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    1A. Twice as much loot.
     
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  6. Usury Arcane

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    With blood trickling from your knee, you step forward to slash at the skincrawler.

    4 - No Effect

    The blade slashes the flapping hide uselessly. The warpig redoubles its struggles.

    4 - No Effect

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    The skincrawler squeezes his victim.

    11 + 4 from entanglement = 15 --- total of +5 to future rolls

    You strike again!

    11 - No Effect

    The warpigs writhes in agony.

    10 - No Effect

    The skincrawler constricts about the swine.

    16 + 5 = 21

    The warpig pops like a grape!

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    Your sword sweeps horizontally.

    16 - add +1 to future rolls

    The sharp edge tears a long gash.

    The skincrawler attacks!

    4 - no effect

    You evade its grasping fleshy tendrils and counterstrike.

    6 + 1 = 7 --- no result

    With a howl, the abomination flows towards you!

    12 - no effect

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    20 - kill

    The shortsword tears through the skincrawler like an Assyrian soldier through a maiden's garment. The flaps of skin and faded cloak fall lifelessly to the floor. You are triumphant!

    The wound to your knee has begun to ache.

    action (open)

    1A Move WEST
    1B Move EAST
    1C Retreat to the Imp's Lair and REST. (Explain any precautions.)
    1D Use something from your inventory.
     
    Usury rolled 20-sided di(c)e: PC's Strikes Total: 57
    Usury rolled 20-sided di(c)e: Warpig's Rolls Total: 16
    Usury rolled 20-sided di(c)e: Skincrawler's Rolls Total: 43
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  7. ItsChon Cipher Patron

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    1A. Heading west should take us back to the Feast Hall where we might be able to find something to help us properly wrap our wound; as well as reorienting ourselves in the catacombs.
     
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  8. hello friend Arcane

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    1A
     
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  9. ERYFKRAD Barbarian Patron

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    Serpent in the Staglands Shadorwun: Hong Kong Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire
    1a
     
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  10. Reinhardt Arcane

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    1A.
     
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  11. Darth Roxor Prestigious Gentleman Wielder of the Huegpenis

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    i dont see how 1a takes us to feast chamber

    imho 1c and set up a clingy clangy trap made of chains at the door to warn of someone's coming

    woundos are much uncool and are better dropped asap
     
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  12. hello friend Arcane

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    See if you can cut away the wound
     
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  13. Usury Arcane

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    [​IMG]
    +3 XP for killing the skincrawler

    Evidently reading the map upside down, you move west, passing into a humid low roofed chamber. Moisture drips from the walls and moss grows upon the floor. An alcove on the SOUTH wall contains a life sized statue of a young woman in cold marble.

    An old man in a spangled robe raises his arms to the statue.

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    Condensation around the statue's eyes makes it appear to cry.

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    action (open)

    1A: Agree to speak with the wizard's master.

    OR decline and continue to explore..

    2A: Farther WEST.
    2B: To the NORTH
    2C: Return EAST.

    OR

    3A: Return to the Imp's Lair and REST. (State precautions.)

    You have reached seven XP. You may now level up one of the following.

    4A: Swordsmanship
    4B: Sneaking
    4C: Speechcraft
    4D: Healing
    4E: Wizardry.
     
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  14. ItsChon Cipher Patron

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    I definitely read the map backwards smh. And I remember reading Roxor's comment thinking, "Fucking retard, how do you not see how 1A won't take us to the feast chamber". Ended up working out though.

    1A, because I want to see how good Mercantile can write, and 4E, because if we're going to deal with Wizards, we might as well have some magical ability.
     
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  15. ERYFKRAD Barbarian Patron

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    Serpent in the Staglands Shadorwun: Hong Kong Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire
    4A
     
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  16. hello friend Arcane

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    1A
    4D (open)


    Edit: lol meant 4D. fixed now.
     
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  17. Reinhardt Arcane

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    1A. He promised coin.
    4A.
     
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  18. Darth Roxor Prestigious Gentleman Wielder of the Huegpenis

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    4A - always level melee on first level

    1A is most certainly a bad idea. Let's do it.
     
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  19. Lithium Flower Magister

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    Codex decided not to send me any alerts for this thread. Nice.

    1A - Let us see if we are going to be turned into a nubile virgin for Crispy to ravage.
    4A - the sword first, then the craft of speeches so that in time our tongue, too, shall cut.
     
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  20. Usury Arcane

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    Level up swordsmanship
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    The old man chants and begins a little dance. His long robe swishes about his ankes and his hips jaunt suggestively. You turn your eyes away and notice the room growing damper. A slick sheen forms on the stone blocks. Some drops shimmer. Others grow opaque. Gradually an image of a lizard in a peaked hat condenses.

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    A spasm of agony clutches your maimed knee. You brace against the wall.

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    You stomach flops like a beached fish and you retch all over the mossy floor.

    +1 to all damage rolls against PC

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    An inivsible hook drags you upright and pulls you before the image of the lizard.

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    action (open)

    1A: Answer the question. (State how.)

    OR flee

    2A: Farther WEST.
    2B: To the NORTH
    2C: Return EAST.

    OR

    3A: Return to the Imp's Lair and REST. (State precautions.)
     
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  21. ERYFKRAD Barbarian Patron

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    Serpent in the Staglands Shadorwun: Hong Kong Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire
    1a Enough.
     
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  22. Crispy Who's really in charge here? Undisputed Queen of Faggotry

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    I don't recall ever having been asked permission to take part in this.
     
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  23. ERYFKRAD Barbarian Patron

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    I don't recall being given permission to take part in this game. But here we are, man.
     
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  24. Darth Roxor Prestigious Gentleman Wielder of the Huegpenis

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    1A - The answer is 42.
     
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  25. ItsChon Cipher Patron

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    1A - Twenty Chickens and two pigs.
     
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