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Myth: A New Age CYOA

Discussion in 'Choose Your Own Adventure Land' started by Fangshi, Jan 15, 2014.

  1. Zero Credibility Arcane

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    Well that ended badly, we lost almost all dwarves and one of our friends, probably with all of our healing supplies. For fuck sake we are not a negotiator. Voting for B because it seems like the quickest way we can help. Then we can concentrate on others. And oh yeah, let's let the sorcerers in our our head, no way is that going to end with her possessing us permanently. Yeah, right.
     
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  2. Anabanana Augur

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    What is the stat that determines shot accuracy, Fangshi? DEX?
     
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  3. Fangshi Arcane

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    Yes. It is modified by archery skill and eyesight quality as well as other things though and there are also spells that can help with it but at its core it is DEX based.

    The same goes for spells that are projectile based like firebolt or magical zap. The exceptions are spells like create fire which are based on a location and created at that location. In those cases WIS and INT are much more important as are general or specific spell abilities.
     
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  4. Azira Arcane Patron

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    Glad I didn't vote for the foolish "Let's talk to the mysterious mage" diplomacy option in the last choice. :roll:

    Really. Diplomacy with a cha2 character? Tsk.

    Well, for this choice, I really don't give a fuck about the dwarves. B
     
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  5. Anabanana Augur

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    We have 5 Dex. That might not be enough to succeed with the satchel. Oh well, if we miss it's not like we're going to critical failure and hit ourselves in the face or something, right.

    Though I'm tempted to vote E so we can end this and go after Serpent. Sorry Serpent, we failed you. :negative:
     
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  6. Zero Credibility Arcane

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    Well, we will be using create fire, so wisdom and intelligence will be more important than dexterity. And we are kind of ok with those, though not great.
     
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  7. Nevill Arcane

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    I don't see why this is so bad. We picked her up, now would be the time for her to make herself useful. It's all fair.

    Never liked dorfs anyway.

    E. Two heads are better than one. Let's go rescue Serpent after we are done here.
     
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  8. Anabanana Augur

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    All right then. E
     
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  9. Zero Credibility Arcane

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    Oh, so you are trying to mess up Derryth? Carry on then.
     
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  10. Nevill Arcane

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    I am going for a certain character build. Storyfag would approve.

    Also, mind-raping that sorry-ass wizard who stole Serpent sounds like a good start for an aspiring black arts magician. I don't think anyone would object to that.
     
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  11. Fangshi Arcane

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    Current Tally:

    A)
    B) 4 (5) votes
    C) 3 votes
    D) 1 vote
    E) 4 votes
     
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  12. Zero Credibility Arcane

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    Indeed, a dead one. After all, once she possesses us, the mad evil witch will willingly let us back in the driving seat and return to being just a head. And she would not just laugh and run away in our body, no chance of that happening.
     
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  13. Nevill Arcane

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    Sorry, we can't be dead. We are her limbs, so it is in her best interests to take care of our well-being.

    Why so much hate for a poor little sorceress down on her luck? 'Mad evil witch'? You don't even know her! All that unprovoked slander from you just makes me sad. :(

    Besides, she does not like Miosguinn. I do not like Miosguinn. See, we have much in common!
     
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  14. Zero Credibility Arcane

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    You are right of course. Our body won't be dead, it's just that we will no longer be in control of it. Possibly permanently - so, effectively new character time just the same.

    As for the "mad evil witch", well she is a witch (no insult intended, she is a female spellcaster), I don't think there is any doubt about the mad part, and as for evil... well let's just say that the odds are good. But even ignoring the evil part, you wish to give control over to a quite, quite mad person that was stuck as a disembodied head for who knows how long. Why wouldn't she just laugh at us and pull a grand theft body right here and now? Because of her great loyalty and friendship with us that lasted for what, a whole hour?
     
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  15. Kz3r0 Arcane

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    Bizarre and weird options always tempt me, not for the lulz mind you, after all it's why games are interesting.
    In this case I will restrain myself and vote B) tho.
     
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  16. Boxer Dumbfuck! Dumbfuck

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    ohman i just realized what i am reading...
    the superfriends
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    votan D
     
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  17. Jester Arbiter

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    Come on whats worst that could happened? Its not like Nine will take Derryth body, locking her mind inside former severed head of hers.
     
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  18. Anabanana Augur

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    We have a high willpower, we're not going to get taken over that easily. Now, if we had WIS 2, on the other hand...
     
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  19. Azira Arcane Patron

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    The last decision Derryth made didn't look like one made by a character with high wisdom. :roll:

    Really, go speak with the odd-one out instead of aiding your friends in battle? Yep. That was never going to bite us in the arse. :smug:
     
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  20. Nevill Arcane

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    Well, what could happen is that Nine will blame Miosguinn (who is conveniently absent from the group) for selling them out, murder him in cold blood, and with no Serpent around, there will be no witnesses to the strange severed head ever existing. Then she will lead her willing slaves to their doom friends to victory.

    Fine by me, I say.
     
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  21. Smashing Axe Arcane Patron

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    I'm very upset about C. We would have been better off on net hiding from the battle.

    Anyway, Tyvard needs help. We've screwed up enough.

    C
     
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  22. Erebus Arcane

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    Actually, if we could enslave her, I think our growing harem could use a real bitch for diversity's sake.


    Speaking of mind rape, we should keep an eye on Nine. Just because we're (hopefully) not stupid enough to let her inside our head doesn't mean she can't find someone else to possess amongst our companions.
     
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  23. Nevill Arcane

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    Come to think of it, Miosguinn's behavior is rather strange. And the fact that the they were attacked by a bunch of giant spiders back in the library should be brought up again, given the recent development:
    So the spiders attacked while Amena watched him, and she isn't sure what happened, but she thinks he chased them off... or did he? Could it be that Miosguinn is one of the cultists?

    Now let's try and remember how we came to adventuring together:
    If he is one of them, that would explain his interest as well as the hatred of his apprentice, given the attitude the cultists have for the ones who try and get the artefacts of the Smiths for themselves.

    Ah, well. No point in dwelling on that now.

    If you want a real plan on how to proceed from here, how about this one? You finish the battle, either by helping Thais (I don't like the perspective of her being one-shotted) or Tyrvard (killing the leadership might be best, but I am hesitant to lose more people). Then you treat Amena and Ithapi. Then you try and find Miosguinn, Isolde, Garreth and Brigit (now where the hell are they?). Then you get Nine to help you track down the cultists that took Serpent. They have to be somewhere nearby, and if there are mages among them, Nine might be able to feel their presence. If she tries anything, threaten to gag her and to throw her in the deepest hole you can find. If Miosguinn is not actually the one who got you into this mess, have him cover your whole group. Have Nine give him pointers if needed. Tell her that if you are spotted, Tyrvard will take his time to bash her skull first. Then try to locate the mage, give Tyrvard the stones, all five of them (take the one from Miosguinn if needed), and send him after her. If the stones work like they are supposed to, the mage will be powerless. Kill her, grab Serpent, and get the hell out of there on the double.

    I think it is too early to write one of our teammates off.
     
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  24. Sunnmøring Novice

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    Let's go with E! There are worse things than being possessed by a severed head of unspeakable magical power.
     
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  25. Fangshi Arcane

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    Current Tally:
    Jester E>B
    Erebus C>B
    tuluse B
    Baltika9 C
    Zero Credibility B
    Azira B
    Nevill E
    Anabanana E
    Kz3r0 B
    Boxer D
    Smashing Axe C
    Sunnmøring E
    Grimgravy C>B

    A)
    B) 4 (7) votes
    C) 4 votes
    D) 1 vote
    E) 4 votes
     
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