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Completed [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. Grimgravy Augur Patron

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    Rhenmyr and Ker are for butchering. Borric and Marcan for pressing on in the dark. Cormac is at the bottom of the hill. What do Mab and Urash want to do? Wayward Son L'ennui
    Perhaps some of us can butcher the gryphon, the rest can press on and set up a camp at a likely spot and the first group can catch up. Yeah, yeah. Don't split the party.
     
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  2. Llywelyn ap Gruffydd Learned

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    Cormac looks for a place to make camp, and starts gathering burnable material to start a fire.
     
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  3. L'ennui Magister

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    Urash assists Cormac in finding fuel for a fire.

    "I wonder what gryphon stew tastes like..."
     
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  4. ERYFKRAD Barbarian Patron

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    Serpent in the Staglands Shadorwun: Hong Kong Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire
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    Perhaps we should at the very least have an advance line scout ahead, we do have hostages in peril after all. nikolokolus how much ground can one or two of our best riders cover if we press our horses real hard in the night? Siveon Llywelyn ap Gruffydd Grimgravy Wayward Son thoughts?

    The gryphon could wait, and we might as well let the Picts have a go at it.
     
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  5. Wayward Son Fails to keep valuable team members alive

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    I could probably sneak through the woods to our target if you want, and if it's close enough
     
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    Marcán is more than willing to scout ahead with others, but he's shit at stealth.

    Nitpick: Did we actually move? I don't think we're close enough to set the fire with Cormac.
     
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  7. Grimgravy Augur Patron

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    An advance scout would be good. Normally Rhenmyr would volunteer for that but he's set on digging in. Nature already rolled and all.
     
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  8. Helly Translating for brofists Patron

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    Same thing for Ker. He's a p. stealthy druid, you know.
     
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  9. Wayward Son Fails to keep valuable team members alive

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    Same here!
     
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  10. nikolokolus Arcane

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    Borric scans the slope and the valley trying to guage how hard it would be to ride over at night. In your estimation, you'd be risking a horse breaking an ankle on the uneven, hummocky ground with such poor light, but if you walked your horses it would be possible to press on through the night.
     
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  11. L'ennui Magister

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    Alternatively, there's always the old "send the bird" trick, but alas my little friend is not much good at describing what he finds, and power points are an expenditure that need to be kept at a minimum on the road.
     
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  12. Wayward Son Fails to keep valuable team members alive

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    I could always use Bird's Vision if you need to keep your MP up.
     
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  13. Grimgravy Augur Patron

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    Teamwork again! I can say in our live game, I can see through my owl familiar's eye's and it helps with scouting tremendously. Bird sight on his bird friend would be much the same.
     
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  14. nikolokolus Arcane

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    Give to me your hair-brained schemes and plans!


    Currently Cormac is at the base of the mountain attempting to gather fuel for a fire (Make a Nature roll Llywelyn ap Gruffydd)

    The horses have been gathered and brought back under control. People are hunched around the Gryphon pointing hopefully at places to start skinning it, extracting its claws or where a gryphon's liver might even be. Ker sagely instructs as only a person accustomed to authority does and stands over the proceedings with an air of cool detachment. Dusk is gathering around you all.

    Meanwhile, across the valley on the top of Goron Torri ("Broken Crown") a strange sight catches everyone's eye. A heavy mist is gathering around the summit in the gloam. and at the heart of this mist is an eerie green nimbus of light suffusing an area that must be at least 100 feet across or more. From this distance (at least 5 or more miles as the crow flies) it's impossible to tell what the source of this faint glow might be.
     
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  15. Llywelyn ap Gruffydd Learned

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    Nature [1d100] = 16 vs 54

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    I'll have to mark my sheet tomorrow as I'm kn my phone.
     
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  16. nikolokolus Arcane

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    Cormac hunts around on the ground and finds enough reasonably dry willow branches near the stream that bisects the valley to get a small fire going in a shallow depression. You glance up the hill towards your comrades wondering what in the hells could be taking them so long. However, you're a Kelt and you remember that there's a small flask of whisky tucked into your sporran, so all is well.
     
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    Looking at the mist and green glow across the valley: "That can't be good."
     
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  18. L'ennui Magister

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    Let's do that.


    Looking at the green mist and frowning, the Acadian concurs: "No, it can't."

    Urash brings his rook to his face, whispers some instructions and holds it out toward Mab. "I believe our small friend wants to show you something."

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    Could the bird make it to the mist within the duration of the Bird's Vision spell?
     
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  19. Wayward Son Fails to keep valuable team members alive

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    Mab casts the Bird's Vision spell on the bird.
    "What the bloody hell? I can't seem to get the spell to work."
    Edit: Not knowing the rules.
     
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  20. Grimgravy Augur Patron

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    "Can you not try again?"
     
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  21. L'ennui Magister

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    "Well... This is embarrassing."
     
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  22. Helly Translating for brofists Patron

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    "It might be the griffin's blood coating the ground preventing you from casting your spell. That or you are tired, my friend."
     
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  23. nikolokolus Arcane

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    Spell Duration (open)
    The range on your spell is sight, so even though the light is starting to fade, you should be able to spot the black crow against the sky for awhile. Once you cast the spell it lasts for a number of rounds equal to your POW. A round is 12 seconds long.


    Spell Casting (open)
    When you are not under duress, spell casting is assumed to automatically succeed (basically) this is because there is no loss of Magic Points, so no real consequences. Save casting rolls for stressful situations
     
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  24. Wayward Son Fails to keep valuable team members alive

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    Mab tries once again.
    "There we go."
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    Yay automatic successes
     
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  25. Helly Translating for brofists Patron

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    I think we should still roll for magic, if only in hope of an awful critical failure and bodily corruption :smug:
     
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