First thread :https://suptg.thisisnotatrueending.com/qstarchive/2022/5310562/Last thread :https://suptg.thisisnotatrueending.com/qstarchive/2022/5343553/You are Sidridijika [The Harbringer of Miracles] the white Magus, a crystal dragon. A young one, hatched in the early spring two months ago. Not a wyrmling anymore.Your defining features are your Arcanic affinity; the legacy of your draconic ancestor, your Presence; inherent to your crystaline blood, and Strategy prowess, developped since you are an hatchling thanks to a cabinet filled with miniatures of soldiers from all the world's armies and a book detailling their forces and weaknesse; gifted reluctantly by your Mother.You started a conflicting relationship with your litter. However, circumstances made you closer as you had to team up to survive the dreaded dragon hunters, which killed Father. Now you only have your prized crystal necklace as a memento: an extraplanar space you can fill with your own things, allies, or even unwilling enemies after an arcanic push.What about Mother? Well, let's not talk about Mother.Now you have bounded as a pack with Little green, the hard headed and tough fighter emerald dragon, Little Purple, the cunning and tinkering Amethyst dragon and Little blue, your favorite, alchemy-gifted, fighting-deficient, mind-reader favorite sister.You luckily found really fast a location suitable for a lair worthy of your Pandraconium : a fallen dwarven hold, invaded with skavens, home of a Griffin and her cubs, which now have left the nest.You are slowly tuning it to your taste and need, with the crafting of the three-moon astrolabus and the first field, effort to stabilize food production and not rely on hunt too much.You drive out most of the skavens, with the help of chaos warrior you tricked to fight for you until their death, then become friend with the monster of the third floor.You recruited nearby humans to serve as canon fodder against the rat tide coming right for your lair. The humans were lead by a young noble, Hector.Your alliance destroyed the invading forces, killing the hundred skavens with only two lancers down. Hector tamed one of the griffin cub, named it Vaillant, and went on his own adventures while your larder was filled to the brim.You then acquired your first inhabitant, an human girl named Agathe you healed from a condition crippling her mental abilities.
Troubling your new calm, an elven squad was swiftly disbanded before a whole army came knocking at your door. The elven prince made diplomatic excuses, giving you elven runes secret and tutelage of a dragon which conduct the name-granting ceremony.Your siblings are named Verthicha (The Mountain), Throdenslemoni (Of Many shapes), and Wanotreyxkaiv (The Princess)In the meantime, Hector put himself in deep trouble and you mounted a rescue operation. Using your draconic knowledge, you gift him a scale, turning him into your Guardian. He is now on a quest for useful things for your hold, such as Cattle. You promised him magical-enhanced gear as a reward.On an attempt to learn how to craft such magical gear, you found an old dwarven runemaster, Borri Ironbrow, that moved in your hold to teach you his ways. Your brother prepared fields; your blue sister created a diplomatic incident with the inhabitents of the nearby village, now pretty sure you are evil, and only want to enslave them and replace their King.That's a complete misconception, as you are good guys that only want to feudalize them and become a longer-lasting King. They'll learn from that mistake soon enough.Your other sister... have been gone for a while. You're unable to scry her location and whereabouts; and you're getting worried.Hector is also gone for a while. Your link allows to keep tabs on him, and the various villages he met can't grant him the glorious quests he wishes so much for; only menial labor to earn his daily bread.You're body have changed. You are mightier. Bigger. But that comes at the cost of learning slower...Under the guidance of your dwarven master, you learned how to harvest the magic made liquid of the second floor's fountain. It is full for now, holding ten doses of fixative that will regenerate over time.As it would be a waste to keep it full, your master allowed you to try striking your first rune under his guidance...>2 anon roll 1d20 enchantment>1 anon roll 1d100 for Hector's whereabouts
Rolled 6 (1d20)>>5379775
Rolled 2 (1d20)>>5379775
Rolled 5 (1d100)>>5379775Rollan...
>>5379802>>5379830bruh runes are hard. The DC was 15 at base, with a +2 DC for each additional enchantment after the first right?So as an idea, just how good is the dwarf teacher?>>5379877Gods fucking dammit Hector, quit getting into trouble.>>5379775Would lifting weights and pumping iron give us any benefits?
Rolled 6 (1d100)>>5379775
>>5379830>>5379877Oh God dang it. Is it two Crit Fails again in the first hour of the new Thread.
>>5380188No, the first is a crit fail. I think the crit fail range is only 1-4.
>>5379775I thought it was kinda wack that the Dwarf runesmith decided to guide us in how to make enchanted stuff, without first making something enchanted himself so we can learn and watch BEFORE he told White to make something.
[Alright. 1d20 Miracle for Hector]
Rolled 11 (1d20)>>5380326
>>5380326Hector you dumb mother fucker.If you die, I'll create a spell to revive you, just so I can personally kick your ass.
>>5380266[Thanks to Hector's critical range extension, that would count as 2 crit fail. Good thing I requested only one roll, right?]
>>5380371Do we have to rescue our dump fuck again? Why won't he sit down and train? You are a grown ass man (probably?)!
Motherfucking Hector be: I'm gonna earn myself that dragons blessing and die trying, so help me god!>>5380383Because he's read way to many knightly stories and heard way to many tales of his glorious ancestors doing great and fantastic things I'd think.
>>5380384>Hector: I'm gonna earn myself that dragons blessing and die trying, so help me god!>Sidridijika: *screeching in draconic* STOP TRY TO KILL YOURSELF! GO TRAIN YA LITTLE SHIT!
>>5380386My Grandad always said what kills you makes you stronger, I'll be the biggest damn hero the world as ever seen!
>>5380390>YOU'RE GRANDFATHER IS DEAD, BUT I DON'T SEEM HIM WALKING AROUND AS A LICH NOW DO I?
>>5380394Then who is the skeleton in our basement who keeps giving me peptalks and dating advice?!
>>5379877Hector is just a trouble magnet isn't he? While that *is* a protagonist trait, he has to get way better at the miracle thingy (not that we didn't fail in our attempts as well, but still) to able to consider himself one.>>5380390>what kills you makes you strongerKek.Although that was true for me, I don't think I would suggest it to anyone else.----Now let me address a couple things from the previous thread:>>5379232>Could the light absorbtion spell be used to restore our mana?>Like, we could try to cultivate some of our crystals to absorb some Sunny-D, then we'd carry those wherever we go until we need to absorb some sun juice>>5379279>Regarding the crystal use as battery...>You will have to try it :)Hehehe, if we succeed, I can already feel "Magical Photosynthesis" in our future.>>5379250>Or better yet if we could create healing grenades to heal multiple people at once>weaponizing healing, although with good intentionsI'm just gonna throw this idea in the air, and sorry in advance for it'll be a bit horrifying:Using healing to kill - Basically "healing overdose", overhealing the target to cause rapid cell division, essentially inflicting the target with cancer, do it strong/fast enough and they will become just a blob of tumors with probably just a few seconds left to live.t. The Anon who came up with the Miracle idea.PS: Here's a horrifying dragon to go with the horrifying idea.
>>5380401That is old Grand Grand Grandpa. He worshiped Cthulu or some such nonesense. Now eat your veggies and go out there and get that Shoggoth off our farm
>>5380412>Using healing to killSo giving your enemies super Cancer. I think the healer Hero explored that concept.
>>5380412That depends on how the healing magic works, because its magic it might simply be a case of "return the body to an undefined "not injured" state" rather then being science'y over it. And I'd ever kind of prefer it like that, weaknesses and restrictions make things interesting, much more so then being able to use healing magic to kill them. You want offence we'l have to figure that out, and Sidri will probably be less proficient with it then the healing. Which is a good thing.
>>5380425I think I remember a Isekai where the protagonist is a healer being released at some point, is that what you're talking about?>>5380429Personally, I really enjoy OP characters, hence why I like animes like One Punch -Man, Overlord, Hellsing, Bofuri, among others, but don't worry, I'm not endorsing the idea, just throwing it. Besides, considering how the healing in this quest is represented by "mending glass", I didn't think it would be possible anyways.
>>5380453Nah Dude. I was talking about one where the Main Character was reincarnated after being abused... i think it was Redo of Healerhttps://kaiyari.fandom.com/wiki/Kaifuku_Jutsushi_no_Yarinaoshi_WikiThe Beginning was alright but then it just devolved in my opinion into more and more stupid stuff for what felt like padding and i then just dropped it.
>>5380453Overpowered is one thing, and practically a given since we are god damn dragon being the first-among-equals with three more dragons!The difference is being a one-trick pony: If one spell/kind of magic solves everything it becomes dull. Every answer will be "We can use healing here" instead of "Well we are a dragon with a fairly wide range of magical abilities, any good ideas?"I'd also point out that from a character perspective Sidri has, so far, preferred going in for melee or using his breath weapon. Not saying we have to keep doing that but it would be a pretty hefty change out of nowhere. Like I said: Restrictions and weaknesses makes it interesting, and defines characters. Because then you have to apply the skillset they have creatively rather then using the one thing that always solves the problem.
>>5380458Ohhh, that one. I'm surprised you had the guts to even start it.>>5380462I got your point, but I appreciate the further elaboration.
>>5380468I would be lying if i said I liked it.... I just thought it held promise for a while. But it just continued devolving with Pointless Violence and sexualized Characters. At some point i had just reached the point where i wanted to strangle the sorry Excuse for a little Bitch that is supposed to be the Main Character but the Beginning held some interesting Problem Solving Solutions. Or maybe that is just my brain trying to justify why i read that trash.
>>5380473I understand the feeling.Thankfully, I dodged that bullet.
"Alright, lad. You should have enough theory. The only missing thing is practice. You von't learn much by vatching; go an' I'll guide you"First, you need the fixative. You got a bucket of it, two doses of a metallic-light liquid magic.You pour a bit of material on the gauntlets you looted long ago, ready to shape it as you need. And you feel a tingle on the link you share with Hector. Hunger and overall weakness.That disturb you, pouring all the content of the bucket. Metal warps and crumble on itself, before exploding in a dark power sparkling of blue mana. What's up with Hector? Nothing much. Looking for a village to help, he only walked on ruins. Nobody to help, no food to find.It's been a month, Guillot and him were assisted by Vaillant to hunt small game. But they've been less and less lucky and are currently in a week without getting anything. They have been sitting under a tree since several hours, and don't have the strength to resume their journey...Divination flash. Rat scouts are incoming. Why? And why now? With the poor luck you've got currently they'll stumble right onto a ghoul patrol, lead by one of the undead knight you fought last time you had to bail Hector...They've been looking for your human since a couple week. Looks like you didn't killed anybody that day...A glimpse on the future shows it's indeed a possibility."You alright, lizardling?- Visions, masterrrr. Trrroubles...">Priority is the Vampire, or more likely staying hidden to them. Kill the rats in the wild before any chance of setting an undead crusade.>Priority is stopping the skavens from coming back. Preparing an ambush in the hold, and maybe incept them some ideas with the psy powers of your sister?>Priority is Hector. You won't let that guy starve to death.
>>5380575Awww shit..... We cant leave Green alone to watch over this place if the Rats are coming back....... And we cant continue bailing Hector out shit... The Vampires are also a Problem. >Priority is the Vampire, or more likely staying hidden to them. Kill the rats in the wild before any chance of setting an undead crusade.>Send Hector a Windmessage that if he has not found food within the Next week you will bail him out by getting him some stuff but he will need to take some time to recover afterwards for so little food can not be good for them or Vaillant especially Vaillant.
>>5380582To be completely clear... You saw his future of last week. 90% of the time he got out of the situation alone. But beast herd changed course for a really improbable reason (Blue yawning one second more, changing so-lightly atmospheric pressure. A cloud formed differently, and used as a different path omen from the herds shaman, destroying another village where Hector could have found a meal against cutting wood). Delaying him anymore would risk his death, alongside Guillot.They prioritized feeding Vaillant, Noblesse Oblige.
>>5380626argh shit..... Can Blue go out and bring him some Rations?I take it Purple is still busy. So we would have to go out alone to murder the rats.... which i think we can do if it is just scouts.
>>5380575Do the psy powers with the sister, try and see if she can pit the skaven against the vampires.White will go retrieve Hector so he can resupply on rations and maybe recover from his journey. Dumb fuck should had at least stayed to learn heal, or kept some of our healing salve on him. We can't concentrate with him being near dead, b-baka!>>5380632Why not regroup with Hector and make a plan to kill both the vampires and the skaven?
>>5380632She can try. Missing your divination and link, she might miss him or get lost. Think of that stupid Grey's anatomy plotline where they fail to find a crashed plane on US territory for 3 weeks
>>5380646that could work as well if we can make it fast enough to him and back. I like your Psi Idea and would like to know our exact situation on the thing. >>5380649ah okay.... then Blue could stay and draw up plans together with Green while we grab Hector to make sure he survives. Never watched Greys Anatomy.
>>5380650Depending on if we can reach Hector before the vampires find him, or the skaven reach the fortress, having him, his friend, and even Valliant around could be useful for dealing with either the vampires or rat scouts. If we're fast enough, we might be able to kill/capture the skaven scouts, then deal with the vampires. Question is if Hector would be so prideful to ask that he 1v1 the vampire again without help. The longer he puts his pride on the line, the more people the vampire will kill with it's continued existence.>>5380649aforementioned point on the vampire i'd like to bring up with Hector if the vote is to go get him, in addition to the speech check a while back in thread #2. "Pride commeth before the fall" and trying to get Hector to be a bit smarter.
>>5380575changing my vote from >>5380582to >Priority is Hector. You won't let that guy starve to death.>Ask blue to start drawing up plans to either capture the Skaven or have them collide with the Vampire and plans for useful tools to defend the hold from those possible attackers.
>>5380575>>Priority is Hector. You won't let that guy starve to death.On the bright side its going to be real easy to convince him to give up everything for us after all this. Now lets see. >Skaven are back>Undead are bumbling aroundRight, beastmen. We need to get that going but Lemoni is still busy. Hm. Hm. Can we send out Kaiv to try and find a tribe of them? She's a mindbugger, right, so might be able to more easily find the more or less intelligent thoughts of them compared to trying to see through the forest.
>>5380737>Can we send out Kaiv to try and find a tribe of them?I think we should help her improve her diplomacy and presence before she tries anything. I think so far White might have the strongest social skills. Once she has at least 4 or 3 ranks, she should be good to go, but we should probably go with her since our DC for first time diplomacy is a 10 thank's to the Friendly trait.
>>5380748We don't need diplomacy right now. We need the means to fight off invaders, which are massing. Once there is a need for it we can start employing her in that capacity, but right now we are closing in on a full on crisis since the damned village abandoned us, so we need to deal with that rather then doing what is optimal for the very long term. Speaking of; what do you all also think of the idea I had for the village in the last thread? Should we try to convince Vertch to help us curse their crops?
>>5380752We dont actually need magic to curse the villages fields though. Enough Salt should do the trick. But we should try out if Ver can extract the Slat from the ground before we literally salt their Earth. Getting salt should be not too difficult. We are in the Mountains with a bit of luck we can find rocksalt
>>5380752Maybe? I think after we kill the vampires and skaven, we should help Blue practice her diplomacy and unfuck our rapport with the village, and also get them to aplologize with throwing a rock at her. That was very mean.We also need to unfuck the problem of her actually using her NAME in conversation. If word gets out that she spoke her name, or if any of the villagers say her name, that could have some bad implications. Know a dragon's name is like, really bad or something, right?
>>5380762That is one way to do it, yes, perhaps a little less supernatural if they suddenly find salt or notice dragons spreading them... But yea, that would definitely be one way to do it. Good thinking>>5380765Yes, yes we should. We should make their crops wither, send in Lemoni undercover to blame the healer and mother who shouted at Kaiv and work them until they give up/sacrifice these traitors who fucked everything up for them. Then Kaiv can go in and turn into *our* people.Becasue we are not getting the village back by being nice to them, or hoping everything works out. We will need to work for it, and do it in some rather shady ways.
>>5380575>Priority is Hector. You won't let that guy starve to death.can we go one day without Hector and co almost dying? Also where the fuck is purple?
>>5380788Still out on her mythical quest to get us a fucking Shitton of high Quality Magical Fixatives. Maybe some Dragonbones, Vampire Ashes. The Skull of a Demon Lord or something similar with her Critical from last time.
>>5380795ah, good, for a second I thought something bad would have happened to her
[Alright.Give me : >1d100 for Vampire scout (you want high)>3d20 Earth Magic (DC 13)>2d20 Psyonic (DC 12)>3d20 long-range flight (DC 15)
Rolled 68 (1d100)>>5380822watch this!
Rolled 9, 16, 6 = 31 (3d20)>>5380822Earth!
Rolled 5, 6 = 11 (2d20)>>5380822
Rolled 19, 4, 15 = 38 (3d20)
>>5380822Can we include the griff momma and the dwarf runesmith in on the plan? I hope the old man has some insight on how to kick shaven butts!What's the dwarf's name, and what's his opinion on our avian neighbor?
>>5380822So I just checked, and the main instigators that we don't like are the "sacred" village healer, and the old woman of the son that died on the ballista. So just two people mainly. We could easily debunk their claims of us being chaos spawn and renew our rapport.>existing rapport with people we've saved and healed>rapport with the guards that helped us fight off the skaven vouching for us>good word from Sir Hector has more weight than some dumb elderly crone of a woman>ask them why their oh so great king didn't send healers to them when some of their people were dying>reverse uno the old lady for not using her healing power on the others. She might have been sick, but that doesn't excuse her for trying to help the town>old lady can't say shit to us because no one explained that she knew out to heal people>if we were really chaos affiliated, we wouldn't had healed her at all, and excused that her condition was too terminal to do anything about it>Hector's words are worth more than the old ladies>they can't call him a heretic or chaos worshipper without risking angering nobility and getting themselves hangedI like to think these are good points.
>>5380950or we could just say we won't help them again if they wanna be little dickheadsAlso, can't we like ask the elves for help and shit? They have been proven to be bitches and I am sure having a stronghold filled with 4 dragons who are clearly against the forces of Chaos may be a good ally for them. Also also, since Green is a neet now can't we just make him defacto master of arms and give him a couple dozen books on defensive strategy and just let him pimp this place out?
>>5380955I'd rather have friends than enemies, and the issue isn't something impossible for us to recover from, it's pretty easy to fix really.We could ask the elves for help, but they would want something in return. Kinda a mixed bag.>green>strategy>stubborn traituuuuuuhhhhhhhhhhh
>>5380960If we can get back on our terms before than I guess its no problem, as for the elves I think befriending them more would be good for the future. As for Green... yeah just let him build more shit for us
>>5380966Green comes off as a guy that would enjoy games like Harvest Moon or animal crossing more than RTS games. Good point on the elves. Perhaps once we learn to be sufficiently proficient with enchanting, we could give them a paultry gift, like a White gem trenchgun.
>>5380972Since Green is going to be staying in the hold I rather he spends his time making sure that the lair won't get shit on in the future.
>>5380978Of course of course. He could probably spend his time playing IRL farming sim, building fortifications, or make world wonders by making giant statues. The latter to keep his brain stimulated so it doesn't get smoother.>>5380822another reason to hopefully reduce diplomacy DC>if we were chaos spawn, then their village would had been ruined already. clearly we're not.If we were chaos, the guards that helped us would had probably started doing cultist stuff like summoning monsters or blood rituals. If they try to blame us, they have to blame their friends and family as well>clearly its the old lady what's a chaos worshipper since she's trying to sow discontent>the other old lady is just really sad that her son died from an unfortunate a ballista accident. She shouldn't vent on our sister by throwing rocks. She gets a pass though. Just this once. Maybe a hug.
>>5380822do lesser dragonoids like wyverns exist? Like, dumber, weaker versions of dragons?
>>5380990Let me understand you correctly:>Villagers are convinced you are a sinister monstrum out to conquer them and murdered someone to hide this>Kaiv confirms as much, saying that it would be "mutually beneficial" >They throw stones and in so doing assault our sisterBut its alright guys, we can still talk this out!Yes we do need to blame them, both of them, but first there must be something to be blamed for. If they do this, nothing happens, and nothing goes wrong then why would anyone turn on the women who "defeated" and "bravely fought off" a dragon`?But if things start going wrong, crops begin to wilt, people get sick, a red moon in the middle of the day. Pick your favorite of omens and impending catastrophes then people will start thinking to themselves "Yea, ok, maybe we fucked up..." And that's when you offer the scapegoat to return to our good graces and their newfound problems are solved.
>>5381360Actually it was the 1 rock, by 1 old lady, who's son died during the siege. just the one.All this plotting seems overly complicated. Why not just one and done a Presence check and be done with it?
>>5381366"Hey guys, this bossfight seems overly complicated, why not just a one and done fight check and be done with it""Hey guys, this healing Agathe seems overly complicated, why not just a one and done healing check and be done with it?""Hey guys, This battle with the skaven seems overly complicated, why not just a one and done strategy check and be done with it"Because it doesn't work like that and thank *undefined dragon gods* that it doesn't.
Gathering all winds, you shoot to all the fort's dwelvers..."FAMILY COUNCIL"Two minutes later, you're all around the council table."Hectorrr is in trouble an--- Again? Weakling. My champion, not trouble Outside.- Because they won't get outside?- Irrelevant? Only results.-Anyway. I need to get him. Agathe, please prepare some food. The idiots are starving. Verthicha, I need you to handle a rat pack coming knocking. Master, any improvements on your side project?"Almost there; not ready yet."Agathe packed you several litters of soup in a barrel, and jerky strips. That girl is a godsend; little help here and there have made your life so much easier. You even take out this morning's deer liver, a fresh treat for Vaillant. >Flight Critical, 3 success.It takes you less than half a day to reach their position. You're bigger, you soar higher, and you found a nice stream just in the right direction."Hector... I think I'm starting to see things...- I'm seeing it too...- Is he the real deal?- ... Not sure..."Damn, this was really a close call. His consciousness is dwindling across your link."Food deliverrrry. On a side note, you'rrrrre coming back with me. Not going out until you'rrrre prrroperrrly trrrrrained."They feasted in your necklace on the trip back. You're pretty concerned about the undead.A quick divination shows they didn't found anything for now. One thing less to worry about in the short range. You're concerned enough about your sister missing for so long. And there is the whole village matter...Green created a pit linked to swift sands. You now have ten-ish skavens in a hole.Blue tried to get in their mind. Skavens are not the most resilient species, so this should have been easy. It was not, and your skaven in a hole are panicked. In less than a day, they'll start eating each other.>What to do about the skaven?>What kind of training for Hector? (Healing, Divination, Survival, Crafting...)>What's the plan for the village? (Ignore, Diplomatic, Calamity)
>>5381406>What to do about the skaven?Don't really know, but we can't have them eating each other as that's waste of food, so I guess kill all the others for stock and try to fuck with the remaining one's mind again, as the fear may leave it more susceptible?>HectorSurvival is a must, but as the first emissary of the "Divine Dragon of Miracles", healing should probably be something he should have.So I'm voting healing for now.>VillageI vote for >>5381360's idea.Mercy and diplomacy is all good, but attacking our sister and accusing us of being chaos spawns, that deserves a little "divine retribution".
>>5381406>What to do about the skaven?>"The first one to talk useful intel will be the only one to survive. The Rest will be boiled alive for Skaven Soup while i use their Souls to Polish my Astrolabes."This is just a Threat. We will likely still eat them but not boiled alive. Just let them simmer on that one a bit.>Hector will be trained in Divination to hopefully avoid situations like this in the future. As for the Village >>5381360Plan sounds sound. Lets slowly crank up the pressure until they squirm and apologize to us (their rightful gods.)
>>5381406>What to do about the skaven? I say let blue do whatever she likes, but >>5381428 is solid.>HectorHealing, always useful and always applicable.>VillageJust as these >>5381428 >>5381419 fine Anons I too support my idea, tho I'd remind everyone that a big part is to send in Lemoni, as the shapeshifter she is, to steer the general mood of the people in the right direction rather then just hoping they come to the conclusions we'd like.
>>5381419>>5381428>>5381441Alright,>1 anon roll 2d20 intimidation (Malus as you never quite intimidated anything or anyone)>1 anon roll 2d20 for Psychics (DC 17 due to previous failure)>3 anons roll 1d100 for magical Aptitude of Agathe, Hector (+10), Guillot.
Rolled 5, 2 = 7 (2d20)>>5381467
Rolled 4, 10 = 14 (2d20)>>5381467Hopefully I won't be the first but:>magical Aptitude of AgatheYes! Finally! Thank you for remembering I wanted that.
>>5381471I wasn't the fist, and still failed... Sorry kaiv, I could lift the curse you currently have.Also should have posted this image in the previous post, but oh well.
>>5381469FUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU..........>>5381471This Thread is cursed is it not? Or is it just my presence
Rolled 86, 7, 59 = 152 (3d100)>>5381471I'll try to make you proud then
>>5381419Amazing images... What's the media?>>5381475Welcolm into Sidridijika story, where test are only resolved by crit fail or crit success>>5381477As usual, will only take the first one for Agathe as I specifically requested 3 anons to roll for this one.You guys can double-roll after 15 minutes.
>>5381479i have been here and participating since the first Thread.... I really should have learned this long ago.
>>5381479Right, sorry. mea culpa. Still, Agathe represent!
Rolled 51 (1d100)>>5381467Rolling for Guillot.
>>5380765got some time to answer things right now...Name is not that big of a deal actually. Really powerful people will have ways to mess up with you with or without your name. The big danger at the time was having someone name you (think a malevolent Hector naming Green as his Faithful Hound...)>>5380028Runes DC is 15. Copy paste from last thread : >DC is 2 point lower while crafting an item. The biggest difficulty is getting a magic fixative. The elves left three doses. Suppose you roll for enchantment. On a failure, you lost a dose. On a success, you can expend one dose for one rune. On a double success, two dose for an higher level rune or two dose for two basic level rune or one dose for a basic level rune.However, this does not answer the mixing rune system case...>>5380886The dwarf is named Borri Ironbrow. He's not that surprised of your cohabitation. After all, you're already 3 dragons leaving together.
>>5381480[I don't know if I have many player not from thread 1... I don't think my corn memeing in QTG attracted many people]
Rolled 61 + 10 (1d100 + 10)>>5381467Hector
>>5381487The big danger at the time was having someone name yoOr a certain bunch of prissy bastards naming you "Friend of elves" Yes I noticed that. Yes I don't trust them and don't think we should.
>>5381475>Or is it just my presenceOhh~ Are you a fellow "luck-let"? Then maybe our combined presence here really is affecting the overall luck of the quest.>>5381477Since the QM will use the first number, 86 is great, thank you. I hope whatever magic she will be able to learn synergizes well with us.>>5381479>Amazing images... What's the media?My default source of images is Danbooru, an anime fanart website, right now I just have it open on the side with the tags "dragon" and "original".>>5381477>>5381486>>5381492>Agathe got the best rollWoohoo! Thank you again anon.
>>5381499>Or is it just my presenceWell...... it comes and goes in phases.... i havent had a Game of Warhammer or DND in a while so my Dice luck or better unluck has probably continued piling up and now comes through after critting several times during the last thread..
[As a free XP opportunity, I'll need...>2d20 for Agathe>1d20 for Hector>2d20 for Guillot]
Rolled 5, 4 = 9 (2d20)>>5381531Watch me waste the opportunity Anon gave her...
Rolled 12 (1d20)>>5381532You did.
>>5381533I did... I intended to do some reverse psychology with the universe, but alas, I failed...Note to self: Never roll for Agathe again.
Rolled 12, 6 = 18 (2d20)>>5381531So The Minstrel it is then
>>5381419>>5381469>white crit failed intimidationyou dumb fuck are the cause of this.
>>5381469>"The first one to talk useful intel will be the only one to survive. The Rest will be boiled alive for Skaven Soup while i use their Souls to Polish my Astrolabes.">Intimidation Critical failure"The winged-snake thing just talk-talk.- Winged-snake thing no-no danger.- Me wait. Time has come-come, me ride-ride winged-snake thing" that one get punched in the back of the head. Looks like they don't fear not respect you. Like the villagers. That cut deeper than expected.Let's teach them a dragon is true to his word. You blast one light breath to teach them respect. And all hell broke loose in the pit."Winged-snake thing danger-danger!- Winged-snake thing kill-kill us all!"- ... Wanotreyxkaiv, try your thing please. >>5381471>Brain-grope failure- No way. They were already scrambled before, now they can't align two thoughts."Why does NOTHING FRICKIN WORKS NOWADAYS? You rain deathly rays in the pit. First, Hector is the most useless knight of knight history. Then, the village assaulted your precious sister. Your other siser is missing in action for way too long, you makes almost no progress in learning enchantment.A deep thought, from your legacy, whisper an idea..."Hoard. The hoard is not growing. A dragon needs precious things to thrive..."Perfect. The goldlust is creeping up. As if you need that. Quick, a distraction. Teaching Hector. That will do. You grab Agathe along the way. That sweet thing deserves it. Guillot follows, you don't care.
>Innate skill of Magic : >>5381477>>5381486>>5381492You take one of the barely alive skavens remaining after your little stress relief session."Allrrrright, humans... Watch. You need to tap in your innate mana rrrreserves and channel it to the tarrrrget's consciousnessssss..."Today is not a complete waste. Both Hector and Agathe are displaying some skill toward the healing spell. They failed to do it properly, but nothing practice won't solve. Guillot is showing no skill toward healing whatsoever. After thirty minutes of focusing over nothing, you nicely tell him his magical gift is inexistant and to stop wasting both of your time. He gets up, and starts tuning his instrument.Free practice time, after the skaven died from exhaustion of an attempt to mend a deep burn. Healing can do that? Looks expensive in mana amount. And time consuming. You advise your students to focus on what feel natural to them...Agathe seems to have a natural inclination towards water. She raised an orb from a bucket, lost her focus. Before getting soaked, she instinctively raise a hand and project mana, in form of a barrier>FailureBut it is too frail, and she ends up manaless and wet.Meanwhile, you think you hear something from Guillot's strumming...>Trait : Nascent Bard (Once per day, can roll Performance, with 15 minutes of "warming up". Success will provide Bardic Inspiration, decreasing DC by 1. Failure provides background music. Crit fails becomes distracting)>Failure He's onto something, but not definitive yet. Hector draw his blade, and focus his light in it. That seems to work, for a couple seconds where his blade looks mighty enough to cut anything. And then power failure. They'll need more training, but still all displaying any kind of aptitude is way better than expected.In the next day, you decide to...>Keep the magic tutoring.>Prepare your revenge versus the village>Looks for riches>Write-in
>>5381628>Look for riches for yourself. You NEED to distract yourself before you do something that would be regrettable.>Ask the Humans you have to continue their practice a bit more. Maybe set aside an hour a day. >>5381624The Dice are the Dice. Its the risk we took when Miracle was voted for the Name.
>>5381628>Prepare your revenge versus the villageWe can get money when we have beastmen to go steal it for us. I do like the inclusion of why a dragon would think that's why things are going down hill. Do you all think we're gonna start getting penalties for being poor soon?
>>5379770I don't like people who are into dragons as a thing.Though I am more so neutral when it comes to lizards. I'm just my own person when it comes to these things..
>>5380383Yes. I think. There for. I am.
>>5381628>Prepare your revenge versus the villageJust use presence my guy. we got like 4 dice to roll for that.>>5381633>>5381628Are riches for us in the form of valuables, people, or both?
>>5381633>Maybe set aside an hour a day.That sounds pretty reasonable. +1 this sentiment, or maybe 1 extra hour if that would be more productive. Eh, Guillot and Hector still need to train with our brother Green, to which he would probably love to wail on people.Would Borri consider setting aside some time to teach us the dwarven language, or would that be a waste of his time here as it would be more productive to learn enchanting, where as we could just hire/recruit a different dwarf for the task?>>5381634having converted beastfolk as followers sound interesting, if we can bully the chaos worshipping out of their heads. I'm wondering if any beastfolk would have any domestic uses (farming, civilian, normal people stuff). I also want to know if they're all only carnivores, or are they omnivores but just choose to go after meat. If we can get them to get over their aversion to technology, we could have a powerful army if we ca equip them with decent shields and spears.
>>5381700No idea about their diet, but I'm sure Lemoni could easily figure that out, we have to send her in to find a suitable puppet we can guardian and use to sieze power, but Mon Baguette (OP) has mentioned that they are not *necessarily* chaos-only as they would be in warhammer
>>5381640>>5381641>>5381643[Welcolm to the game. Unless you are not. Anyway, a shooting star, everyone make a wish!]
>>5381628>Prepare your revenge versus the villageI want them for my hoooorrrddee
>>5381628>Looks for richesWe need more shekels for the treasure
>>5381876>looking for riches>not building an economic empire so people bring riches to youfor shaaame
>>5381825Infernal engine expert please
>>5381644[People definitely count for you. But you're a dragon so you also need some dough. The village betrayal, removing your 3 guards, was an heavy blow to your hoard.]
>>5382319Idea then: next time we use miracle, we search for survivors of raids that have been devastated by war. They would be easier to recruit.
Riches :>>5381633>>5381876>>5381997Revenge :>>5381634>>5381644>>5381858Looks like we have a tie.In the meantime I'll accept the idea to take one hour to tutor the humans with magic... At the cost of an higher DC for XP>2d20 for Agathe>1d20 for Hector>2d20 for Guillot
Rolled 19, 11 = 30 (2d20)>>5382357Ehm Mon Baguette I think >>5381997This gentleanon and >>5381858 is the same person and that his "vote" for riches was instead mocking the notion that we go out and do it ourselves and put forth the motion that his first vote is the one that counts.Also Agathe!
>>5381628>AgatheSo my failure just caused her>Status: DrenchedI can live with that. Just needs to dry herself, get a new change of clothes, and grab a blanket for good measure to not get a cold.Speaking of cold:>Water magicHuh, while not as versatile as fire, "Wind + Water = Freeze", which can surely be useful.>BarrierNice, if anything, she'll be able to protect herself if necessary.>>5381634>Do you all think we're gonna start getting penalties for being poor soon?Isn't our lack of luck penalty enough?>>5381640>I don't like people who are into dragons as a thing.What do you mean?>>5382337You mean "Divination"? Because so far we have yet to succeed on a Miracle.>>5382360>19Thanks.
Rolled 17 (1d20)>>5382357Also, I guess I'll ruin Hector's day.
>>5382368Or maybe not.
Rolled 10, 19 = 29 (2d20)>>5382357The minstrel again
>>5382360>>5382368>>5382381so did all three make it and gain some XP?
>>5382360>>5382368>>5382381You start the day with your students. You don't have much time, so it's quite an express session...>19, 17, 19And your humans proved quite capable. They are all as ready as they can from theoretical training... Real magic is done in pain, stress and overwhelming pressure; no amount of training can replace the real difficulty of spellweaving in the middle of the chaos you call your daily life.>Agathe learned Heal, Barrier and Shape Water>Hector learned Heal and Light BladeBut the real surprise comes from the minstrel. You found your whole attention attracted to him. Not only his music was pleasant, their was also... Something else. It took you almost ten minutes to break the trance and open your third eye to gaze on a subtle wave weaved in the sounds...>Bardic spell : Eye-catching. Interlacing magic to the music, become a magnetic center of attraction. Depending the context, it can last a few seconds (battlefield) or a full evening (Show with people willing to get attracted)Once all of them have emptied their battery, time for your scheming and revenge. First, a bad omen... You can definitely cause a pseudo-eclipse, with your light-absorption spell. The hard part will be causing it without them noticing you. And sneak have never been your strong point.>Screw it, go and sneak. If you miss, you can always throw the omen openly>Train your sneaking. Revenge waited one month, it can wait one more day.>Write-in
>>5382431>Train your Stealth and try to weave the same magic you used to absorb the radiation to hopefully support your attempts at stealth.Otherwise you will have to use the Cover of Clouds to get into position.
>>5382431>Train your sneaking.It's a beneficial skill to have, anyway. There's no reason we shouldn't-- and besides, if we get caught with what we're trying to do, it'll only make us look worse.
>>5382431Time to change Bard-kun's name to "Hamelin".Also, if he becomes powerful enough, maybe he can cause "Dancing Plagues".And yeah, let's train stealth.
>>5382431>Train your Stealth and try to weave the same magic you used to absorb the radiation to hopefully support your attempts at stealth.
>1d20 stealth>1d20 Guillot Cqc>3d20 Hector CQC>4d20 Verthicha CQC
Rolled 2 (1d20)>>5382523Time to engage Steiner Stealth
Rolled 3 (1d20)>>5382523
Rolled 10, 13, 3 = 26 (3d20)>>5382523
Rolled 5, 20, 14, 17 = 56 (4d20)>>5382523
>>5382526As always, we keep being a flying disco ball.>>5382545>>5382536>>5382528And Vert beating the guys like they are ragdolls.
>>5382547yeah... When can we unlock our Atlas Assault Mech?
>>5382528>>5382536>>5382545Soaring high in the sky, you are in a perfect position for today's show. Guillot and Hector are the challenger to the hold's fightin machine, Verthicha. It starts with your brother raising walls, trapping the knight and his sidekick. Vaillant, recognising an hopeless cause, roosted on the wall and chirps compassionately for each tail slam battering the unlucky souls more and more to a pulp.>>5382526>FailureThey are a welcolmed distraction to your own shortcoming. As, once again, your attempt to switch your own scales optical properties to turn invisible by switching your color to the exact shade of the skies'. That doesn't work, and you feel it. Maybe you can dim the light going out if you with the light absorption spell?>Critical FailureThat doesn't work as expected, instead turning you in the source of at least a thousand of rainbows. Your feel something in your link with Hector. A shared sense of shame, aggravated by the complete lack of accomplishment of your bonded one. Which one is the most miserable? The one getting beat up under more rainbow that any goblin shaman saw in his shroom-induced dreams or the source of such rainbow in yet another failure to be unseen."- I witnessed a miracle today. The dream of all princesses. A castle among clouds, butterflies and rainbows!"What's your plan for tomorrow?
>>5382698>"- I witnessed a miracle today. The dream of all princesses. A castle among clouds, butterflies and rainbows!"Was that Blue, or a goblin high off of shrooms?>Plan for the dayWHITEThe eclipse idea is a no do due to our crit range not playing nice with anything with 2 dice or lower. Scrap the eclipse idea and go for scolding (not intimidation). Use diplomacy/presence (whichever is higher) to restore current rapport with the villagers, get our guards back, and see if we can get the two mistrusting old ladies to understand us, AND to get at least an apology. Take Hector with you if that helps I guess.GREENEither continue beating up White's silly humans or try using your earth magic to go find shiny rocks underground. Maybe you can make wind chimes out of them? You know, to make your lair extra cozy. That or possibly find ores. Maybe if you ask that dwarf he can make you some gold and silver bars! BLUEYou are a PRINCESS, which means melee combat is BENEATH you. When Hector and Gulliot aren't busy getting beaten up, have them throw pinecones at you so you can practice DOGDING. The only thing wore than having to fight with your claws, is getting hurt like some plebian. Also pinecones hurt your feelings less.PURPLEContinue doing what you're doing, be a cool smooth criminal, but don't forget to bring back souvenirs. Maybe some fancy elven food? Like....MEAT IN BREAD! How crazy is that!?HECTORPractice your swordsmanship against THE GREEN MOUNTAIN, learn how to heal when you can (it's like working a muscle), and try to gain a greater affinity with your light magic so you can slay YOU'RE ARCH NEMESIS!GUILLOTYou need an active audience. Try playing songs for the big griffin and her cubs. Make sure to bring them one of the skaven so they don't eat you. Hey, maybe if you're lucky you might get a little griffin buddy of your own.AGATHEMake some steamed skaven meat dumplings with a bucket of mint infused water. Wanotreyxkaiv seemed pretty sad about having a rock thrown at her.VALLIANTSit on Hectors headGRIFFON MOMMASit on babies.
>>5382743The goblin w o uld be more this
Oh and btw, the cubs have left the nest, only mommy remains
>>5382759I depend hand holding, head Pat's, and cuddle piles
>>5382759Now that's a lot of opening and closing of tags.
>>5383301Indeed. If you end up meeting that guy, I'll create a python script to automatically write his dialogue.Could you vote provide input, or support, so I can update?
>>5383324>>5382743's idea is fine, let's go with it.I'm honestly a bit disappointed about abandoning the "divine retribution" path, but I suppose the crit fail is a sign that we should be neutral to benevolent, you know, as the future "Divine Dragon of Miracles/Healing".
>>5383337That said, no kingdom is comprised only of light, so maybe we'll find someone else to carry out the "Divine Punishments" for us down the line.
>>5382743>>5383340>1d100 luck for Verthicha search for Minerals.>1d20 for Wanotreyxkaiv's attempts to dodge>1d20 For Hector And Guillot, which both decide to finally learn using the looted skaven sling to yeet pinecones on your sister
Rolled 31 (1d100)>>5383343Don't know if I'm the only one here right now, but I guess I'll doom everything in the meanwhile.
Rolled 13 (1d20)>>5383343Blue>>5383344Not quite alone but i stuff to di
Rolled 16 (1d20)>>5383343Watch this one being a success.I'm sorry.>>5383356I see. Welp, the result was pretty much the same tho.
>>5383360Yep. This is a bullying section alright.
[Still missing 1d20...]
Rolled 3 (1d20)>>5383365
>>5383365My bad, thought the 3rd d20 was for both Hector and Bard-kun, even though that doesn't make sense.
>>5383344>>5383356>>5383360>>5383373Your sister requisitioned your humans while your brother went into the depth of the fort.Hector displayed a complete inaptitude with his sling, while Guillot performed surprisingly well>Guillot unlocked skill : ranged fightingYour wind dome grant you a direct knowledge of anything flying, such as each aimed properly pinecone hitting your sister, too slow to dodge effectively.All of this is distracting, but you have a revenge to enact. The blood moon is a no-go... Maybe straight diplomacy will do?You feel a tingle in the outmost reach of the fort. Coming from the north; two elves.Rising from your temple to confront the intruders head-on, the prettyest one turns into an amethyst dragon."Greetings, Sidridijika. Why do you seems so surprised? Wasn't yesterday's light show some display of happiness after being blessed by my return? Your puzzled looks says no... Anyway, meet my boyfriend Edwyrd That's a lot to process.>YOU'RE NOT MATURE ENOUGH TO DATE, YOUNG LADY!>Mating outside of dragon kin is degeneracy. Now, I'm afraid I'll have to put that... thing... to death >Ignore the sin. Headbutt [draconic hug] your sister.>Despite everything your legacy taught you, greet the mortal>Write-in [feel free to combine suggestions]
>>5383515>>"ARE YOU FUCKING SHITTING ME?!?!">>Do a Facepalm then Headbutt (Draconic Hug) your sister.>>"Well at least you had some good times..... And no.... no i was trying to hide. Maybe i should try more to get away from "That picture of yours QM is close to Nigtmare Fuel.
>>5383515>boyfriendDafuk. Reminds me of my days on /vp/ seeing people constantly saying "bro, she's like, 10", but going even further, what's she now? About 2 months?Anyways, dragons work different obviously. I just wanted to react, but I'll withdraw myself from this decision.
>>5383548Aaaannd that's exactly the reaction of little white, and the reaction I wanted from my players. Feel free to get back in the decision.
>>5383515hmm i have a better Idea from before. Ammending my vote from >>5383520to >>"ARE YOU FUCKING SHITTING ME?!?!">>Do a Facepalm then Headbutt (Draconic Hug) your sister.>>Try to feel out if she has been charmed using magic before looking towards the Elf. >>"If you try to do ANYTHING untoward my sister until she is an Adult I will have my Brother find a nice bucket for your remains and a nice Portal to dump you straight into Chaos itself."
>>5383590Congrats, you did it, you madlad.But after my post and initial shock was over, I thought about it a little bit and now I think that maybe (probably?) she's actually just using him to more easily get elven cooperation (but who knows, it's also possible that I'm just reaching).
>>5383515>YOU'RE NOT MATURE ENOUGH TO DATE, YOUNG LADY!>Ignore the sin. Headbutt [draconic hug] your sister.>"If you try to do ANYTHING untoward my sister until she is an Adult I will have my Brother find a nice bucket for your remains and a nice Portal to dump you straight into Chaos itself."leave it to the elves to commit the most degenerate act possibleAlso looks like we need to start vetting who our siblings date
>>5383548+1 this reaction image, we don't approve of you Mr. Pedo Elf. Don't do anything weird.>>5383603+1 protective 'technically older' brother>>5383515do the "eye got my eyes on you" claw gesture
>>5384379This is exactly what I image, but with a dragons paw/claw/hand/thing. Mr/Ms elf man lady thing better keep his weird reproductive organs in 'his' pants when in this fortress, than you very much. I know our sister said the elf is a guy, but you can never be too sure. All elves look the same after all, with the exception of female elves having larger penises.
"ARE YOU FUCKING SHITTING ME?!?!"Your scream is muffled by your claws grasping your eyes. First thing first. You coil your neck around Throdenslemoni's before slamming your forehead, from nose to horns, together. Above all, you're relieved she's back in one piece. Physically at least. You hope. Damn, could the guy use some mentalism magic to charm her? On way to find out... Confront your sister. If she insults you, she's herself. Else, it might mean trouble."YOU'RE NOT MATURE ENOUGH TO DATE, YOUNG LADY!-I'm not dating, Sidridipshit. He's a boy, he's my friend. I was just precising his gender. Because it's less than obvious at first sight."That's a relief... But why does Edwyrd looks as dumbfounded as you feel?"Well, let's discuss something else. Care to tell us about your quest? Good news, we have some fresh skaven Jerky."You let her lead the way. Mainly so you can keep your eyes on the guy sending you predator vibes. Mustering all your psychic power, you hammer a thought to the elf : "If you try to do ANYTHING untoward my sister until she is an Adult I will have my Brother find a nice bucket for your remains and a nice Portal to dump you straight into Chaos itself.""So, first things : their are three kind of elves. The one we already know, and I visited, are called the Highborn. Some renegades are named the Dread Elves. Both of them are a schism from the same peoples, sharing common ancestor with the Woodland Elves. Highborn and Dread are the sea master; their cities are built on Island for the first ones, floating towns on permanent clear weather zones for the second.">Ask about more elven lore>Ask about her journey>Ask about the elf latent in the room
>>5384626>Ask about her journey
>>5384626>Ask about her journey (if we can only choose one option)>Ask about the elf latent in the roomI'd rather get elflore from a more neutral source.
>>5380458If that's the case, then Isekai Meikyuu (Harem Labyrinth) is even more boring, since barely anything happens in that anime.
>>5384626>Ask about her journey>If she insults you, she's herself.>-I'm not dating, Sidridip-shit.lel Purple you lil shid
>>5384626>Ask about her journey>Ask about the elf latent in the roomWe are a good brother
>>5384720>>5384722>>5385094>>5385136"Nice to know. So... How did you reached their island?- I flight North, direction the elfs went. Then, I saw their ships sailing. It was simple : I anticipated their docking, then morphed into an elven form.I invented an improbable sob story those suckers bought and I got a direct ticket to their island town.- Carrre to elaborrrrate?- Yeah, details!- I don't really remember. It involved long-lost parents, me being obviously superior as an elf integrated in other societies, jumping from allegiance to allegiance to retrieve my long-lost people.I was almost immediately accepted. As an outsider. So, elves are pompous pricks. They hate and despise everything that is not white with a tendency to blond hair, unless this is a mythical creature that is able to hold a conversation and eat them whole.Anyway, they have a whole social ladder with me as someone not knowing her lineage is bottom of the barrel. Thus, I had to gang up with similar defects of society. Introducing my boy, Edwyrd.- 'Sup.'">Edwyrd is a cunning and dexterous highborn elf.>3 wounds>3d20 Presence, for lying and getting out of trouble>3d20 Stealth... To sneak into your sister's life>3d20 Sleight-of-Hand To pick the lock of her heart>Trait : Good with his hands (-1 to all dex check)Anyway, with that guy, we planned an heist for some fixative. The teacher was quite schemy about the origin of that powder. Turns out, it's some kind of silver tree's pollen.These flowers are ripe with mana. And you know how elves are dwindling in numbers? Well, they need this pollen.- To get in the mood? How peculiar...Not quite, although the ones that experienced childbirth told me so... More like, it triggers their reproductive capabilities. Pregnancy is not impossible without it, but way more difficult and riskier.This is, not surprisingly, the biggest secret of the whole species. And their declines comes from a diminution and loss of such trees.We mounted an heist for this year's harvest. A successful one.Edwyrd slams a pouch on the table. Judging on the weight, you have easily fifty doses. With that and the fountain, you are set for a good time. Right now, what you're lacking is stuff to enchant...You're a bit relieved about the elf. Looks like he's been a circumstantial, and mostly reliable, ally. Their gang was made of six persons. Four of them died, your sister had to to show her hand to save the last one and the loot."And that's the story. Anyway, brought the guy back cause I thought about making him my guardian. What do you think?"The man is reliable and skilled. Still, you really don't like how he is literally drooling while leering at her the whole time.>Accept Edwyrd as a guardian>Reject Edwyrd as a guardian
>>5385503>Reject Edwyrd as a guardianNo sister, you can’t get together with the first guy you meet. We can keep him around however to be like our smuggler or something
>>5385503>Ask that Edwyrd prove himself to your family as well. Hector fought together with you against the Skaven and before you will think about accepting this Elf he needs to prove himself. >Reject Edwyrd for now.
>>5385503>Accept Edwyrd as a guardianOn some conditions....he's gotta teach Blue some Presence ettiequte as she's gonna be royal as fuck, and he's gotta tech us how to sneak better.Wait where's their other member? Was Edward the last one, or was there one more? Care to bring him here too or are they too far?>>5385568>>5385570Give the guy a break. Our sister is far from stupid and wouldn't suggest making him a guardian if she didn't think him worthy, and he's shown to be highly competent. Give him a chance, please? For Purple?
>>5385645I think the other gang member is our sister since it also said she had to save Edwyrd which was the last one. Also, we are an older brother we have to be overprotective and I see nothing wrong with giving him a trial like >>5385570 said.
>>5385660And I agree with your sentiment, but the problem is hes already proven his competency with his heist of 50 fixitives. Hes already proven himself to Purple, and for him to be HER guardian, he had to prove himself to HER. Which he did. With the heist. So why does he have to prove himself to White when Purple wants him to be her guardian? Do we doubt that Purple is smart enough to choose for herself?
Adding on to >>5385570 (and to some extent,>>5385669), we have an easy solution: Blue is psychic. If he has any sort of hidden agendas or allegiances, we can just have Blue poke around in his mind to ferret them out. If he's against it, we'll just have to take the long way around and let him stay on a more provisional basis, until we trust him enough for him to earn guardian status.
>>5385645>>5385503Support. We could use the help of a sneaky boy.
>>5385645thisbut also also Blue to mind read him anyways. just to be extra extra safe. Gosh I hope their heist doesn't put our high elf neighbors on the flat foot after they've already helped us. We should get them something nice.>>5385503I honestly like this pic of Edwyrd better than the previous one. Final Fantasy character almost always look cool in my book. Can we ask Edwyrd if we can possibly grow our own tree then so we can harvest our own pollen? If we could do that, we could trade some to the high elves dudes, and have an additional supply fixitives we can fuck around with.
>>5385503>And their declines comes from a diminution and loss of such trees.Instant boon get, with Verthicha's green claw we could possibly have a whole orchard of this stuff. Now if only if we can get our claws on some saplings or seeds.Hmmmm. I wonder. Would it be at all possible for Sidridijika to combine his light and healing magic to create a Plant Growth spell? Something that could accelerate the rate of growth of plants? That'd be cool, specifically for things like fruit trees since those takes a few years to fully mature I think.
>>5386151>>5383515[Last pic was supposed to be Purple's dragon form. But I'm sharing this nightmare with everybody. Did you noticed the cursed half-visage on the right of the picture?]
First, you don't trust your guts on that guy... Is he hiding something? But isn't veto-ing the guy overprotecting your sister? After all, she choosed him. Do you really have a word to say? But she's asking, so your opinion matter... Just accepting outright won't be ok...There is an easy way out."Edwyrd; stay put. We'll test for the purrrrrity of yourrrr intentionssss... Wanotreyxkaiv if you could kindly...">2d20 psychic
Rolled 16 (1d20)>>5386272HMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM
Rolled 11 (1d20)>>5386267Dude that Picture is very close to Nightmare Fuel. >>5386272Now then Edwyrd. lets hope you are not as Creepy as Edward
>>5386267I did notice, and I fucking hate it. It's honestly very unsettling. I'm glad she's the second one. least that one is passable.>>5386275>>5386277EEYYYY at least Wanotreyxkaiv got 1 success. That mean's she's making progress towards improving her brain power!
Let's take advance for the update as I can't write for 4 hours, but I can think...>What's the plan for tomorrow?>Training stealth with Edward>Try to enchant Hector's sword>Go on a quest for loot>Write in
>>5386389>White Go on a quest for lootAll work no play just ruins the Work Life Balance>Green continue pursuing your passion to improve your Lair with additional Defenses>Blue. Learn some Ettiquette from Edwyrd>Purple. Maybe build some mechanical Traps you could deploy for combat in defense of your home.
>>5386389Wait but like White didnt get to roll for anything here yet for yesturday >>5382743>>5386390You, gotta be a little more specific about looting. Are we burning down a village? Who are we killing? Oh maybe we should burn down that goblin village?
>>5386389>WhiteRemember that lair idea where you mentioned putting mirrors in Whites Lair to snipe anyone who enters from around corners? Can we do something like that, but eith solar panels? Like having all the sunlight outside focus on 1 single spot within White's lair so we can experiment on the Energy Absorbtion spell to test its limits?>>5386390Green could try adding spikes and stuff to prevent people for using ladders like last time. Got any ideas, or should we leave the thinking to the QM?I agree with Blue and Purple more or less, but what about training Hector and getting him enchantments? Now that Purple is here, White Blue, and Purple can focus on trying to learn how to enchant things.
>>5386604[Yeah, I know. Catching up with Purple took most of your time today.>>5386609>MirrorsDefinitely something you can spend a day on.>Leaving the thinking to the QMPlease give me ideas
>>5386604Yeah i think that Goblin Village. We can first try to cow them into submission to give us treasure but if that does not work then we can just come back later and burn a part of their village and make them fear us that way. I just think that White needs to let off some steam.>>5386609Well.... Hector is kinda.... improving. Well once White feels a bit better we can get back to enchanting. Right now i think he needs to relax a bit with some wanton destruction or cowing of Goblins/ a small Herd of Beastmen.
>>5386275>>5386277>16 : 1 success"Stand still.">DC : 10, 20 : two basic success"I see... A miserable life. One lived as a paria, as the son of a coward. A life where adulthood could only be reached with illegal means. Meeting similar people, delving in each illegal opportunity, getting a family. Then, their is the heist itself. Meeting our sister and planning the biggest heist of elven scourge history. It gets blurry, because of the trauma...Things went wrong, a misstep from a crew member. Then a second. Guards alerted, gang members getting killed. Throdenslemoni had to change back, out of sight of the elves, to breath out a wall of force while Edwyrd packed the prize... Without anyone nor anything holding him back, he decided to surrend his dose to the other living member, and follow her around... Was she always this hot? And we're back here, with a band of dragon asking to vet him...">Accept him as a guardian>Decline for now.[almost locking the go for adventure.>Specify kind of Adventure : Roll for fun, goblins, something else>Do you take some humanoids with you? Who?]
>>5386756>Accept him as a guardian>"No more drugs"So he is high on the Supply huh. Well that should go down soon again. Just in Case stash the Pollen somewhere safe.>Roll for FUN! Adventure>Take Hector with you in case you need a human face.
>>5386756>Accept him as a guardianWing pats for loss of family. What does he want out of becoming Purple's Guardian?He can go say high to Agatha. She could use some more friends.>>5386798+1 this, but take some of the Crystal's growing in our Lair with us in case we need to recharge our mana through energy drain. Actually while we're at it let's take Vallant and Gulliout so they can get some training too.>>5386756We'll try to bring back some souvenirs.
>>5386798>high on the supplyI dont see anywhere that stated he was high on anything? Where'd you get that impression from? Seems to be the guy is just on outcast from society, and hes probably sad because his gang/family is mostly dead, leaving purplse his remaining family member.
>>5386908i am thinking that he might have breathed in some of the Pollen and gone into a rut while Purple looked like a pretty Elf.
Should we just eat this guy? I dunno. Elves did give us runes and make nice. Maybe return their pollen?
>>5387256Still not seeing anything that says he snorted any of the stuff. Perhaps Purple's disguise were too good.>>5387262We're not eating the elf....and returning the pollen would raise too many questions. We should just, use it all up on enchanting things first.
>>5386756>1d100 !!!FUN!!! Time with Hector, Vaillant and Guillot
Rolled 36 (1d100)>>5387343
>>5387343We are sleeping on Guillot, I will be the one man who believes in him
>>5387366I don't follow the quest on weekends, but I was the one to say anything about his potential (although I tend to always get dangerous ideas): >>5382452>>5386756>Accept him as a guardianI trust lemoni 's judgement, but stay on guard for a while. . . Or rather, what are his thoughts about becoming a guardian anyways? I assume she told him what it entails.>>5386904>He can go say high to AgathaAnd then you trigger my overprotective nature again. Also, while not really friends, she trained magic with Hector and Bard-kun, so they should be on somewhat friendly terms (like, more than merely acquaintances but less than friends).>>5387354Oh shit, did Hector poke some sleeping monster with his sword?
Loading your team in your necklace, you soar.What you need more right now is metal ingots. There is iron and copper in the underground. However, the base minerals are not metal-rich and the amount of work needed to transform it is numbing just by anticipation. >36 : difficulty setting - dangerous.Your third eye locked on a nearby settlement, human you think. Abandoned, with a full cart of steel ingots. Not the best metal of the world, still better than anything you can cast before setting a full industry. Your vision also display dangers... As if that's scaring you and Hector.Together, you're unstoppable.What's your plan?>Barge in, kick the ass of whatever dare oppose you, get the loot>Write-in more elaborated plan
>>5387664>Use Magic to divine where possible Dangers could lurk.>Do at least one Airborn Scouting Run with your enhanced vision.>Barg in where Resistance would be lowest to start sowing confusion and Terror before demanding the complete and utter surrender of anything they have of Value.>Be ready to start Blasting.
>>5387676+1 but only the first part.If the humans here are lawful and sort of the kingdom, Hector will have words.But if they are bandits or chaos worshippers, they're free game.
>>5387664That's an obvious trap. Do a few flybys, divination. Then send our boys in on foot with us providing cover from on high. If there's a trap let's spring it from a position of strength.
>>5387676>>5387808>>5387872>4 anon roll me 1d20 divination
>>5388218Obviously, I am me
Rolled 3 (1d20)>>5388218
Rolled 20 (1d20)>>5388218
>>5388231>>5388243[Feel free to double-roll]
Rolled 16 (1d20)>>5388218
Rolled 20 (1d20)>>5388218You got it.
>>5388243>>5388252Hoho, would you look at that.
>>5388231>>5388243>>5388251>>5388252>5 success, two critsYou rise, for an airborn recon helped with your third eye.The two biggest building are occupied by... things. Radiating chaos. Most of them are crude deformation of former humans, twisted by chaos in a grotesque representation of one of the nature's most cute and amusing creation. It's really difficult to make out their exact numbers, as their aura seems to mix. Nothing to do in the west building, your prize is in the one north. The one with something else. Something way more dangerous. Amidst the abominations, there is a colossal being, almost 3 meter tall, delving in the hall just before the forge, and its load of ingots. Its purple skin is donned with menacing spikes oozing with black ichor, and you can feel its attunement with one elemental path : the path of earth.This chaotic being seems otherwordly to you. And the right word strike : a Demon. Unatural being, affiliated to one of the seven dark gods, or even Father Chaos himself. Immune to most damages, only magic, the gift of Mother Cosmos, can harm its essence in the material world of mortals.There is no real way to scam your way out of a fight... Destroying the building, under a rain of stones or wildfire, will definitely result in the loss of the treasure. In one path, you see them corrupted by chaos, in one other, they are eaten by the demon before he's sent to his realm to avoid being trapped for centuries under the stone bed, in a last one the beast dig out for its survival, losing the treasure in the bowel of earth. Your best course of action is storming the building, and either take out methodically abominations before defeating the demon, or rush directly to the monster, swiftly defeat it, load the cart in the necklace and run out before the abomination notice.>Purge time>Robbery time
>>5388267>Purge timeTime to Kill maim and burn the Mutant and abhor the Demon.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fOsB5AoKDJc&ab_channel=K1ZGODTAIL
>>5388267>Purge timeAre there any windows or openings we can blast lasers through? It'd be preferred to fight an earth demon from the sky, not cramped in a building.
>>5388273>>5388356Alright.>One anon roll me 3d20 breath. Specify mode (sniper for bigger damage on one target, trail effect for a chance of AOE damages, Flashbang to debuff enemies)>One anon roll me 3d20 CQC for Hector>One anon roll me 1d20 CQC for Vaillant>One anon roll me 1d20 for Guillot. Specify if it is CQC or slingshot.Double roll allowed after 15 minutes.
Rolled 2, 17, 9 = 28 (3d20)>>5388365Trail Effect to herd Targets and potentially kill more of the Mutants.
Rolled 8, 11, 6 = 25 (3d20)>>5388365
Rolled 1 (1d20)>>5388365Little Griffon. GO use Gust!
>>5388386shit... he actually did it... and hurt itself in the Confusion.
Rolled 20 (1d20)>>5388365Bard-kun, slingshot.
>>5388395My ID changed again but:>Three 20s in a rollI'll die today.
>>5388371>>5388376>>5388386>>5388395You get in the building. And you're ready for what's waiting. In the shadow, lurks four abominations. One resembled an outsizedhumanoid, with limbs bulging andvomit oozing from its jaws. The otherswere even stranger, Flesh warped intoimpossible shapes, too many limbs ortoo few.You launch a premptive breath, preventing the monsters to advance and hitting two of them. Hector, in the front lines, holds in respect the closest monster. Vaillant rushes at one already wounded by your breath...>Crit failAnd get slammed by a monstrous tentacle, unseen, coming from behind the humpbacked monster. The monster stride toward your wounded companion...>Crit success from GuillotBut gets killed by a clear shot to the head from your bard, charging another stone in his sling.>Guillot progressed to level 2 in ranged fight New round! 3 Wretched beast remains. What's your plan?>Use your turn to fight (breath or CQC?)>Use your turn to heal Vaillant (Higher DC because of battle- stress)>Use your turn to put Vaillant in the necklace (Remove it from the current fight and fights to come. With your crystal casing, his state won't get worse nor better in the next few minutes of fighting)
>>5388406>Use your turn to put Vaillant in the necklace (Remove it from the current fight and fights to come. With your crystal casing, his state won't get worse nor better in the next few minutes of fighting)You can continue living later and get better little Griffon.
>>5388406>Use your turn to put Vaillant in the necklace (Remove it from the current fight and fights to come. With your crystal casing, his state won't get worse nor better in the next few minutes of fighting)
>3d20 Hector CQC>2d20 Guillot
Rolled 4, 1, 6 = 11 (3d20)>>5388491Rolling for HECKERWORK BITCH!Use your glowing sword.
Rolled 4, 16 = 20 (2d20)>>5388491Lets see what happens to the Bard
Hector, who's the hero here, you or the bard?
>>5388504Hector. The sword. THE. SWORD! Stop trying to punch them!
>>5388504>>5388509"Vaillant, no!"The scream pierce space at the same time the bullet goes through the abomination head."I'll take carrre of it, Hectorrrr", You say as you rush toward the injured little one. Alas, your guardian, distracted, got pinched by two of the flailing monsters. The disordonated association of limbs and warped flesh claw, bite, pinch and punch your poor incompetent fighter.>Hector suffered two woundsOn the back, Guillot keeps hurling round stones to the second beast maimed by your breath.You decide to...>Stockpile Hector>Heal Hector>You paid for a guardian with 3 wound, you are going to use your guardian's three wound. Start blasting>Write-in
>>5388681>Heal HectorCall the monsters faggots to agro them so Hector and Guillot can dog pile them. Note to self: make sling throwable mini-wildfire bombs for Guillot later. If we're lucky, we might crit on the heal check and bank an extra use of heal if we need it. We roll what, 5 dice to heal? That's wild.also USE YOUR DAMN LIGHT SWORD!
>>5388681>Heal HectorYeah... he will be useful... eventually.
>4d20 Heal (with battle heal mod)>3d20 Hector CQC>2d20 Guillot
Rolled 6, 5, 4, 3 = 18 (4d20)>>5389234
Welp I killed Hector. Sorry.
Rolled 17, 4, 5 = 26 (3d20)>>5389234Hector you little>>5389239RAGE!
>>5389239>>5389247[if one of you double-roll quickly, I can fit an update]
Rolled 9, 9 = 18 (2d20)>>5389257Ree>>5389257So we need to increase Arcane to roll more dice? We out of heals for today?
>>5389260Oh for fucks sake.>>5389257Wait does Hector know how to heal yet, or did he job that?
>>5389260[You're currently at level 4 Arcana. You need to XP healing for getting +1 dice. Then, once enough skills have been XP'd, Arcana grows to rank 5. As it is your preferred skill, you will be able to continue XPing it until you reach 5+1 heal before getting capped by your growth. Your "Miracle" name grants you 1 free success every time you succeed healing. The amount of "heal dice" remaining is the number of success over wounds you are healing : let's say you rolled 3 successes right now : you would had 4 of them, for two wounds, so 2 heal dice would remain for the day. Critical counts either as double success, or as a use that doesn't deplete ressources.>>5389262Hector have the heal spell, at DC 15 with 2 dice]
>>5389239>>5389247>>5389260Hector will need support."Stay put, Hectorrrr... I'll heal you"You focus your energy to fix him. But his shape is untangible, despite your link."Stop moving!- I'm trying to stay alive; is this really the time to do that?"Your pride gravely hurted by this question, you double down...>Double-crit failNothing comes. That won't stop you. Not enough mana? You still have inner energy, the light fueling your breath and the blood fueling your body. After all, all the energy projected will come back to you once the link is established.>Link failure>Breathless : -1d for breath attacks>Vital energy expended : White suffered 1 wound (4 HP)"Sidridijika! you're alright? Hector ask, while slaying the already hurt monster. Two remains.- Yeah... Why aren't you using your Light Blade spell?- Put your blinder off! I'm keeping the energy for the fight against the demon. You told me that mere steel can't hurt the beast!" Hector jumps out of the monster's range, lunges, dashes back again amidst Guillot shots, hitting the flesh without the creatures caring nor noticing."You're getting distracted, dragon! back at it!"Well, you don't know how to feel about the human calling you out...>He's right. You have plans, and you shouldn't let failures distract you.>The situation is completely his fault. He should have trained his future mount better, and practice his blade more so you could focus more on the fight without dealing with liabilities.Also,>Go melee (3d20, risks to get hurt...)>Keep blasting (2d20, more risks for Hector)
>>5389280>He's right. You have plans, and you shouldn't let failures distract you.>Go melee (3d20, risks to get hurt...)We are a DRAGON. also some Self Reflection cant hurt. Overconfidence is a slow and insideous Killer
[Nobody else votin? I'm waiting for at least one confirmation before dice rollin'...]
>>5389383Let's roll with >>5389328Although the future isn't looking too good.
>>5389280>>5389328>>5389395>3d20 White>3d20 Hector>2d20 Guillot
Rolled 12, 9, 2 = 23 (3d20)>>5389399Come on Sidrishit.
Rolled 10, 6, 5 = 21 (3d20)>>5389399Let's see if I can make Hector be useful, or if my luck was all spent yesterday.
>>5389402>>5389424As they say, "like dragon, like guardian", at least he didn't crit fail. . . this time.Bard-kun is our only hope now.
>>5389428[Hey; I just did a bit of digging... Miracle is out of cooldown for White!]
>>5389435Oh look, another chance for us to crit fail, but who knows, if others are up for it, it may also be our first success.
>>5389435So your suggesting using it to try and dig ourselves out of this Hole?WHAT CAN GO WRONG! LETS ROCK THIS BITCH!
Rolled 13, 16 = 29 (2d20)>>5389399In the meanwhile I guess I'll roll for Bard-kun, since sufficient time has passed.
>>5389438okay. Suddenly Guillot pulls more than just his own weight.
>>5389402>>5389424>>5389438Jumping into the melee, you try to bite and claw like the divine retribution you hope to become.Hope is a fickle mistress, as your target are way too uncanny for you to even touch. They, however, touch you plenty in ways you really don't like with absolutely no gentleness.>White suffered 2 wounds. Remaining HP : 1>10 : Hector hold his ground, although with difficulties, against badly coordinated monsters.>16 : one strike of Guillot connects.>3anons roll 1d20 for Miracle!
Rolled 15 (1d20)>>5389447
Rolled 8 (1d20)>>5389447He heee
Rolled 13 (1d20)>>5389447Oh shit
>>5389457>>5389466>>5389499It's really living up to its name (a.k.a. never happening).
>>5389502At least it is not a Crit Fail. So Progress?Anyway. We should probably leave. This is not going our way at all.
>>5389457>>5389466>>5389499>3d20 CQC for white>3d20 CQC for Hector>2d20 for Guillot>>5389505[You are engaged in the fight. Fleeing would be... Challenging. Option to gtfo instead of fighting demon-man though]
Rolled 2, 7, 12 = 21 (3d20)>>5389509Okay. White. I know i insulted you. But please start showing you competence again.... Please.
>>5389513okay thats it... White your fired. Officaly your Demon Chow apperantly.
Rolled 15, 5, 16 = 36 (3d20)>>5389509That's it boys, we doomed.
Rolled 15, 11 = 26 (2d20)>>5389509Now the Bard
>>5389518>>5389533Success, barely, but seems we can survive the next turn. Unless...
Rolled 10, 13 = 23 (2d20)[don't mind me.]
>>5389540Then roll in front of your computer QM and surprise us.
>>5389553No, no, I like those numbers, it didn't outfail Sidri, but a failure nonetheless.
>>5389513and now you guys see why the crit range was a bad idea?
>>5389540Good. It looks like even the enemies are jobbing their rolls.What's the party's HP looking like? Can we expend the use of our breath attack or other avenues of magic to use heal one more time? Can we use absorb energy on the crystal we took from our lair?
>>5389513>>5389518>>5389533"Hectorrr... This is not going as planned. We need to retrrrreat!- No way to get out of this without killing this wretched things. Turning our back will prove more dangerous than anything else">Crit FailThe last thing that cross your head when you're battered by flesh tentacles as you didn't listened to Hector is you should had listened to Hector.You wake up under star's gaze, i front of a camp fire. Everything hurts.>1 wound recovered.>Still suffering from the consequences of your crit failure : -1d breath, mana not back.Hector is on guard duty, Guillot is asleep."What... Happened?>>5389518>Hector Success>>5389533>Guillot Success- We slayed the beasts. I tried to heal you back, but I performed around as well as you earlier. Except Guillot, which is unscathed, we were all out of fighting shape. So I put you on my back and ran for two hours. Now, can you get Vaillant and balm out of the necklace?"You oblige, and Hector starts rubbing Vaillant, you and himself. The oinment penetrates deeply in the bruised flesh, giving a soothing feel. Time to think. >What do you want to do? Go back to assault quickly or regroup at the hold? >Write-in; feel free to include discussion and characterization.
>>5389604>"Shit. My Luck really did run out a lot. But i am impressed with your marksmanship Guillot.... and I owe you my Life Hector. You guys did good.">release the Griffon and the Balms.>"It is a shame though that the Demon stlll exists. It will likely be either gone now and on its way to corrupt more mortals. Which is not good."
>>5389604>Write-in; feel free to include discussion and characterization.Hector is technically older than us, thus more knowledgeable and holds more....."relatively" some wisdom. I will give him that much. Seems he is growing stronger if he is able to carry our weigh. The bond is doing him well. (are we still bonded to him)?try to use a little bit of energy drain on the fire to see if that can restore some of our reserves of magic, or use energy drain on the crystal from our lair. Can we eat the crystal?Ask Guillot if he's proficient in bows or guns. We see where his strength lie and can possibly get him something like that.>>5389607>and I owe you my Life Hector.Don't say that please. Nothing sucks more then owing your life to a mortal. Instead, "I owe you a deal of gratitude" would be more apt. Especially since we plan on making him some enchanted goods soon.>release the Griffon and the Balms.QM already done so
>>5389604yeah the other Anon is right. ammending my vote from >>5389607to >"Shit. My Luck really did run out a lot. But i am impressed with your marksmanship Guillot.... and I owe you some Gratitude. You guys did good.">release the Griffon and the Balms.>"It is a shame though that the Demon stlll exists. It will likely be either gone now and on its way to corrupt more mortals. Which is not good."
>>5389620>>5389611[That's great. For now, I'm taking the "try to use crystal as a battery" as the chosen option? Would love to give one or two more updates tonight]
>>5389633Yes, it about damn time we did that thing we were all discussing in the last thread.
>>5389648QM does not forget, nor forgive past crit fails... Just in case QM would not be the perfectest lifeform, any other leads lacking?
>>5389620Support Don’t wanna owe the guy too much
>>5389620>release the Griffon and the Balms.again already done, but yeah this is pretty good. +1
"Shit. My Luck rrrreally did run out a lot. But i am imprrrressed with yourrrr marrrrksmanship Guillot.... and I owe you some Grrratitude. You guys did good."Guillot, who just woke up, rubs his eyes."I am dreaming?" He's pinching himself; turns out he's not."It's normal. That's two on you, one on me." Your guardian is keeping tabs, it seems."It is a shame though that the Demon stlll exists. It will likely be eitherrrr gone now and on its way to corrrrrupt morrre morrrtals. Which is not good.- That only depends on how long before we're striking back."He's got a point. But no way to strike back right now.You take out the crystal that have grown in your lair. This could be transformed into a mighty weapon, similar to the skaven's Jezzai; maybe smaller and handheld for Guillot? But this would have to wait. You crush the crystal brimming with energy in your claws...>4d20 Arcana
Rolled 20 (1d20)>>5390129> crush the crystal brimming with energy in your claws...https://youtu.be/AuP59TtUGOE
Rolled 18 (1d20)>>5390129>>5390141Nice dude
Rolled 17 (1d20)>>5390141>>5390150C-c-c-crut dubs! Our luck is making a comeback, and we've just made 4 EXP towards arcana. Can this get any better?
Rolled 18 (1d20)>>5390129I wonder how much exp we need to rank up arcana.
>>5390152I think it can.... isnt that another one!>>5390155Is this it? Is this what happiness feels like?
>>5390141>>5390150>>5390152>>5390155>3 crits>7 successes.This crystal is grown from all your excess mana. As a magical being, you act as a sink of natural energy from both material and immaterial world. Adding to the fact the dwarven hold is built on a major nodes of leylines interception, according to Master, there is quite an excess to crystalize, even accounting for the presence of the whole zoo occupying the place. Turns out you're quite a natural at getting the energy back. Granted, it destroyed the crystal. Maybe you will be able to craft an enchantment later, a draconic one similar to your necklace, and create a Mana accumulator, let's call it a Manaccumulator?>White restored to Full Health (3 success)>Cured 'Breathless (1 success)>Cured 'Manaless' (1 success)With your mastery over the mana tide, you send some energy to your savior and the valiant Vaillant.>Hector back at 2/3 wounds (1 success)>Vaillant back at 1/1 wound (1 success)>Unlocked trait : Supercharged - DC to get energy back from power sources such as crystals is 10. Now you're better, you feel something wrong with you : you're starving. Humans packed rations, but time to hunt.>Roll 3d20 Breath>What's your next move? Round 2 with abominations and demon or back home?
>nat twenty for two exp>un-nat eighteen for two exp>seventeen for one expanother un-nat eighteen for two expseven. E. X. P.We did it boys. We've made the come back. Time to heal. Time to kill. Time to banish demons.>>539015618-20 is crit success. 1-4 is crit failure, but I too feel happy.Quickly lads. Lets theoretically assume this restores our magic reserves, enough to at least heal. What do we do, self heal first? If yes, what do we do with the extra healing, heal Hector? Then Guillot, then Vaillant?
Rolled 19 (1d20)>>5390164Breath>>5390165No need to assume dude. We ate back in business. Time to murder that Demon. Or at least track him down and then turn him into a nice purified statue that we can dmash to our hearts content
>>5390165Nah, only 4XP for you. Splitted it among all your Arcane-based skills.
>>5390164I'm assuming the 3d20 breath roll is for hunting before we decide on on next course of action?>What's your next move?After the hunt, Guillot will try to make use of his Nascent Bard trait to decrease our next DC check by 1, which we will use towards killing abominations and the demon. Note to self pack extra food in case we crush more gems in the future.
>>5390172Noice noice. What's our Arcane-based skills looking like now?
>>5390177 Divination 3XP Healing 1XP Light 2XP Wind 1XP
>>5390175Yeah; the breath is for hunting. White is happy to get it back.
Rolled 12 (1d20)>>5390180fuck I forgot to rollHealing 1XP? I thought we couldn't put anymore EXP into healing, unless this is to upgrade the existing trait to further reduce the DC for healing.
Rolled 2 (1d20)>>5390164Minty fresh purifying breath.
>>5390185You 'levelled up' to young dragon thus XP is now going back to previously capped skills.
>>5390186If you write your plan real quick, I can churn an update before going back to actual work
>>5390189For hunting? Find a deer or something to slow roast and cook to medium and share with the humans. Disguising, but at least it would be free of parasite. More for their benefit than ours.Plan? Divinition in the place to see if anything changed, if they set up any traps, rituals. Stuff along those lines.If things are still just about the same, kill the remaining Wretches with CQC with Hector and Valiant while Gillout uses the sling, then go gank the demon with our purifying breath and Hector using his light blade. If he manages to slay it with his sword, we will reward him accordingly. He'll also be known as a demon slayer. Assuming we don't kill it first.
>>5390189This >>5390193Sounds good
[Free XP Opportunity : >4d20 strategy for battle plan]
Rolled 2 (1d20)>>5390202Am I nervous? Why yes I am.
Rolled 1 (1d20)>>5390202Okay. Lets do this
>>5390203>>5390211The Gods laugh at our Hubris
Rolled 19 (1d20)
>>5390211>>5390203someone save us>>5390215oh thank us a crit
Feel free to double-roll. Writing
Rolled 13 (1d20)>>5390223We safe right?
>>5389598As the one who came up with the Miracle idea (and had a hand on the "Heavengazer"), the moment the QM mentioned the increased Crit Fail range, I knew it would spell doom for us, but democracy took action and here we are.Do I regret it? Not at all, but I do understand the frustration.Well, if we survive longe enough so see the Miracle actually activating, it might be a pretty nice moment.---Which btw, QM-san, will it be possible for us to further increase our crit range in the future (without also increasing the crit fail of course)?---Otherwise, we may have to consider changing our name to "Absol".>>5390141>>5390150>>5390155Oh look, those crits would have been great during cOooMbAT.Is the universe trying to tell us to do a pacifist run?>>5390165I have seen that goddamn face before, where was it?>>5390202>Strategy>2>1"If we don't know what we're doing, the enemy can't possibly predict our movements.">>5390215Thank you.
>>5390227>Which btw, QM-san, will it be possible for us to further increase our crit range in the future (without also increasing the crit fail of course)?Everything's possible my dear.
>>5390234>1~4 crit fail and 5~20 crit confirmed
>>5390170>>5390185>>5390186>CritNo problem eating in the wild for a day or two, after you got an Auroch with a clean head shot. A quick message to Hector later, an adequately sized bonfire and spit-roast wooden frame waits for you.The four of you end the night taking turns on watching the meat. You took for yourself liver, heart and kidneys after lightly light-frying them.You all share breakfast in a strategical meeting on the ideal way to conduct the assault. First, you need scouting...>Divination if they set up any traps, rituals. Stuff along those lines.>>5390203>>5390211>1,2And failed. A black sphere shade the place in the realm of past, presents, and possibles.Panic start raising as you share the information with your humans."Do you think they have reinforcements?">>5390215>19You think really hard at your book's contents."No... I'm prrrretty surrre they haven't. Neitherrrr the rrrritual-making capacities. Pretty surrre the demon is affiliated to one, or severrrral, Darrrk gods and act as a smith. He's also corrrrraling the wrrrretches. They have no sentience. You can only dirrrrect them at the enemy and hope this failurrrres pull a bit of weight...Plussss, he won't exssspect a sssecond attack ssso sssoon. Afterrr all, we werrrre all badly hurt yesssterrrday.Herrre'ssss the idea. Get back therrrre, deal with the wretches he probably putted back from the other building without spending any rrrressources. Then, stockpile Vaillant, get Guillot singing. His sling can't hurrrrt the demon, so supporrrrting us is the best he can do in this fight.- Will I have time for that?- Wrretchesss won't move alone. So eitherrr the demon come out and loses any advantagesss prrrovided by its lairrrr, orrr we get strrrongerrr. All path leads to a win. - Hectorrrr, you must ssssucceed the light spell to be of any use. Else, I'll be on my own. Also, is yourrrr... Trrrrump card... RRRReady?"- It came back at dawn. What does it exactly does by the way?- Neverrr pulled it out forrr now..."It's the middle of the morning when you are back to the abandonned house. Lightning assault - or as Sonnstahlian which invented this doctrine say, BlitzKrieg - mode engaged, >3d20 CQC>3d20 Hector>2d20 Guillot>1d20 Vaillant
>>5390245[Forgot pic.And I really love the enthusiasm this morning]
Rolled 13, 20, 15 = 48 (3d20)>>5390245WHITE BOI THROWING SUM HANDS!
Rolled 12 (1d20)>>5390245Vaillant
Rolled 14, 13 = 27 (2d20)>>5390245Since I had some luck rolling for Bard-kun, let's see if that continues.
Rolled 18, 11, 5 = 34 (3d20)>>5390245Hector don't fuck this up. Don't do it bro!
>>5390256>>5390266>>5390272>>5390275Only two wretches are in the first room. You all rush in position>White Crit + 1 successThis time, you're not getting maimed by the monster. Dodging the flailing movements, you claw, bite and tail whip the thing.>First wretch downMeanwhile, Hector slashes at one of the three legs of his own target, with support from both Vaillant and Guillot>>5390275>18 : 1 success.However, stones barely miss the head or sink in the atrocious flesh. Vaillant scratches are mere flesh wounds.New round!>3d20 CQC>3d20 Hector>2d20 Guillot>1d20 Vaillant
Rolled 7, 18, 14 = 39 (3d20)>>5390282Hector.
Rolled 8, 1, 1 = 10 (3d20)>>5390282CQC time. become stronger!
>>5390293.....fuck this I'm going to bed.
Rolled 13, 14 = 27 (2d20)>>5390282Bard>>5390293Holy Shit. Good we healed to full
Rolled 8 (1d20)Baby bird, I choose you!
>>5390272>>5390308Bard-kun:>14, 13>13, 14Hmm.
4 against one... This should be easy>>5390291Hector almost split in two the monster with that blow. There, victory.Until the thing keeps moving, jumps on you and stabs you repeatedly with shards of bones and a weirdly placed maw.>Double Crit fail. White suffered 3 wounds.Well, at least your allies got it down.Second part of the plan.>3d20 for Guillot's performance >4d20 for Heal>2d20 for Hector's Arcana>Vaillant chirps enthusiasly, no roll needed
Rolled 8, 9, 8, 6 = 31 (4d20)>>5390325Give Vaillant head Pat's and heal.
Rolled 20, 8, 20 = 48 (3d20)>>5390325You know what? I feel being a cock before I go. Suffer with me!Rolling for bard! Muhahahaha!
Rolled 11, 14 = 25 (2d20)>>5390325Hector>>5390343So Guillot performs best under Pressure huh.
>>5390343Oops. I voted too fast. I was supposed to wait 20 minutes, but I did it in 15 and now I wasted a double crit. This is awkward.
>>5390343Nevermind Hamelin, maybe I should start calling him "Hellshake Yano".Also, Sidri is fucking dead.
>>539034515 minutes should be acceptable, no?Please?
>>5390352Sidri has 4 hp now, he took 3 wounds, he has 1 hp left. This just means he can't heal. He's heavily wounded but not out of the fight yet. We'll just need to have him fight from cover with a breath attack.
>>5390354[See picrel. Writing]
>>5390359Oh, I see, didn't realize.>>5390360Thank.
Rolled 5, 11, 7, 12, 19 = 54 (5d20)>>5390328>>5390343>>5390344Guillot focus, and starts playing. For the first minutes, nothing happens. Then, the magic settles and a completely soothing atmosphere sets.>>5390343Double-crit!>Trait upgrade : Bard (Once per day, can roll Performance, with 15 minutes of "warming up". Crit will give one free success. Success will provide Bardic Inspiration, decreasing DC by 2. Failure provides background music. Crit fails becomes distracting)Perfect opportunity to heal...>>5390328>0 successAt first, nothing comes. Another waste of hard earned mana.>Expanding 1 of Guillot's free success>Miracle trait : 1 free succesBut then, the music takes shapes, pulling strings of your light magic as threads following a 5-paralels lines pattern, diving in your flesh and mending the wounds>Restored 2 wounds (3/4)Meanwhile, Hector cast his own enchantment.>>5390344>1 success thanks to Guillot's bardic trait>1 success gifted by GuillotHis blade is shining with a blinding white.>CQC DC -2You are ready to face the monster in the forge.Vaillant safe in the necklace, Hector kicks the door, with you just behind and Guillot keeping playing...>3d20 breath (DC -2)>3d20 CQC (DC - 4)Rolling for demon-Kun
Rolled 4, 12, 20 = 36 (3d20)>>5390368I mean, unless our claw attacks can deal purification damage, we're sticking with breath attacks.wait are those breath and CQC White and Hector fighting, or are we choosing between the two? Just in case I'm gonna go a head and roll for CQC assuming that's Hector.
Rolled 10, 8, 12, 5 = 35 (4d20)>>5390368STAAAB IT!
>>5390372Unvalid roll. Try again with only 3.>>5390371First roll is your breath, second is Hector's
>>5390372.....wrong, number of dice anon. And sorry but a little late to roll.Good news. I think Hector has 1 crit and 1 success. Now to see what White can do.
>>5390373Ah. Is my roll for White or Hector then? I wouldn't be against White getting the rolls cuz RNG is a bitch right now.
>>5390373>>5390374ah shit... I must be growing blind or just tired.
>>5390375>Just in case I'm gonna go a head and roll for CQC assuming that's Hector.I won't cuck you with that line clearly written. It allows you taking 0 damages on first round.
Rolled 10, 12, 14 = 36 (3d20)>>5390368I just want it dead and gone so we can loot this abandoned settlement. I hope there are weapons, scrap metal, and coins we can add to our horde.
Rolled 9, 20, 7, 2, 3 = 41 (5d20)>>5390371The monster stares at your guardian. A deep voice enter his mind. Without your link, no way you would have ever known about it."Welcolm, human. I can offer you might, glory, and eternal life. Reject being a mere servant of that winged snake, turn it into a mount worthy of a chaos Herald!- Not interested, monster. Better turn your head into a trophy.- So you've chosen... Death"The thing launches a flurry of poisoned tips, aimed at the three of you. >20, 16 vs 19Hector performed a perfect double-moulinet, the tip of his sword plunging next to his left foot, rising on an arc protecting his whole left side, falling again perfectly in his median axis and toward his right feet in a motion symmetrical to his first parry. The afterglow of his glowing sword stays in the air, creating a light bubble intercepting all the projectiles. Then, Hector thrust. The bubble burst, and an horizontal light shard rain goes along the tip of the blade, biting the demon's hide. >Demon suffered 2 woundsYou're not idle. With a perfect precision, you blast in his softer throat>>5390379>16 : demon suffered one woundThe beast definitely suffered from the trade of blow, but is far from defeated.>New turn!>3d20 breath (DC -2)>3d20 CQC (DC - 4)>2d20 mystery for Guillot
Rolled 14, 18, 7 = 39 (3d20)>>5390389Okay so now for another Round of Breath Attacks.
Rolled 18, 15, 19 = 52 (3d20)>>5390389
>>5390390>>5390393Now that's what I call a come back, crits from both Sidri and Hector.
[I still need Guillot's roll before writing ]
Rolled 18, 19 = 37 (2d20)>>5390389BARD!
Rolled 3, 1 = 4 (2d20)>>5390389>>5390406There you go.
>>5390407Holy shit, good thing I "mistyped the captcha".
>>5390409looks like it.So yeah. Our Bard is super Lucky. We should get him a Gun with a better Crit Rating.Maybe even unlimited Ammo Minigun. Just gotta craft a couple stacks of Ammo and combine them at a Crystal Ball.
>>5390414>Just gotta craft a couple stacks of Ammo and combine them at a Crystal Ball.>at a Crystal Ball.To shoot into the future?
>>5390421https://terraria.fandom.com/wiki/Endless_Musket_PouchIt was a Terraria Reference.... but if we can shoot into the Future, Past and any Place we can scry..... That would be nice as well.https://terraria.fandom.com/wiki/MegasharkBut i want to get Gulliot this Gun. Pic Related
>>5390422>Terraria ReferenceGotta play Terraria at some point, don't even remember if I have it or if it's just on my wishlist.>Gun that shoots into the past>Use it to kill the dragon slayers before they kill father>Essentially restart the quest in a new timelineThat would be something.
>>5390435>Builds empire. >Becomes Dragon God. >Invents Time Machine>Travels to the Past with Army of Dragons to rescue Dad>Conceal Army and take disguised Place of Dragon Chicks>Dragonslayers Pick related moments before disaster
>>5390443Wasn't for the fact that I haven't drawn anything for almost two decades now, I would totally draw the "approaching pic" but with Sidri and the 4 slayers, it would be strange as fuck, but would be pretty funny.
>>5390390Crit!>>5390393Crit!>>5390407Dubs!We on a roooooooll!
>>5390443>>5390450[Would it motivates you to know... This is possible, if you work really really hard for it?Speaking of drawing, I know I'm far from good but still this quest motivates me to try. So I might doodle again. You have been warned ]
>>5390562I need no more extra motivation. I am already somewhat invested Dude. Just dont make that an excuse to slack off.
>>5390393The demon launch a weak series of blows, that Hector navigates around, his sword drawing ichor again and again. At the same time, you see a sucker punch incoming, and an opening. >>5390390>18+2 (crit), 14+2 : three successesTrusting your guardian, you deliver a second throat-aimed ray. This ones even crystalize in the air, for more destructive power. The beast flinch, but still launches a spell, stone stalagmite erupting below the fighter's feet>20 (crit), 9 vs 19 (Crit), 18+4(not crit), 15+4(not crit) : 2 success for HectorHector jumps and dodges the attack by hanging at a wood beam.The demon glares at Guillot...>>5390407>18, 19, two successes for unbreakableGuillot missed a note, but resumed immediately, still granting his prized inspiration.>Anon precised to let the kill to HectorHector falls back down, and one precise throat-aimed strike later, the beast is no more.You feel the chaotic energy weakening at once, almost completely dissipating. However, the demon's corpse remains.Strange. Maybe it was an ordinary beast, maybe a rabbit, that got possessed and mutated? That could made the hide and the bones suitable crafting ressources...>Congrats for beating my demon no-hit.>One anon roll 1d100 loot
Rolled 14 (1d100)>>5390579LOOOOOOT!!!!!
>>5390589What is it with our luck and finding Treasure that just doesnt work
>>5390589>14. With extended Crit range, this looks like a Crit fail.Nothing much in the building. Even the steel cart is half-empty...Shit.Three or four warrior armors have been smithed since you saw the vision? Talk about bad luck. You take the cart anyway, leaving rocks instead.>Looted 57 1-kg steel ingots >Do you take the demon corpse?
>>5390579>Your third eye locked on a nearby settlement, human you think. Abandoned, with a full cart of steel ingots. Not the best metal of the world, still better than anything you can cast before setting a full industry.Second verse same as the first, purify the corpse into ash. Gather up everything metals its tried to forge and work on and purify that too. Purify everything we want to loot.Hell, grap all the black smithing tools and purify them. We could melt then down into armor and weapons, especially the anvil.>>5390620>Three or four warrior armors have been smithed since you saw the vision?I mean is that armor still here? We can still purify it. It'll be melted slag of metal we'd need to wait to scrap off the floor but purified all the same.>Do you take the demon corpse?NO! Burn it! Purify it! We're not fucking with that bullshit! We all remember the image if that two headed melted flesh chaos dragons!
>>5390624>Do you take the demon corpse?Purify. Hell no we are NOT taking a manifastion of CHAOS back to our hold. Shit is Corrosive as fuck. A billion scratches will still fell even the greates warrior.And yeah purify the rest of the Village as much as you can. Take anythig else not nailed down. Then remove the Nails. They are made of metal and therefore of some worth for us.
>>5390620argh Damn it. Wrong Reply. THis is my Vote QM>>5390642
>>5390642you sure we can't take the already forged sets of armor back with us if we melt it all down with the purifying power of our breath attack?>Take anythig else not nailed down. Then remove the Nails. They are made of metal and therefore of some worth for us.I like your thinking! +1>>5390620if the armor can't be purified in purified scrap, scuttle the armor with our breath and leave it. Are the tool and anvil at least salvageable?
>>5390624>>5390648The armors in question are on the back of newly made chaos warriors, not here
>>5390653SHIT! Can we hun down those chaos warriors with Divinization?
>>5390624>>5390642>Locking stealing everything not nailed down, and the nailsLooks like you want to purify the hell forge tools. Smart move.>4d20 light for purification
Rolled 2 (1d20)>>5390769Anything touched by Chaos should be pruified before anyone even thinks about picking them up. Chaos is a corrosive self perpetuating poison and it will be give opposition to our goals as well as trying to enslave us/ our servants to its wims.
Rolled 8 (1d20)>>5390579>>5390769Let there be light
Rolled 9 (1d20)>>5390769>[channeling my inner mag pie]>>5390776+1 literally anything we want to pick up and take with us has to be purified.
Rolled 17 (1d20)>>5390769Purify
>>5390776>>5390790>>5390793>>5390804>1 successGathering the last of your mana, you try to cleanse the dark forge.And that's almost impossible. The thing is radiating chaos energy, even denser than the warrior you used to take your fort.You try to do the same on what is not a nail, but a failed decorative spike. The purified metal turns to metallic dust, as if chaos what was gluing it together.You launch a glimpse at the demon's body.Surprisingly, it is far more easier to purify. All its soft tissues seems to leak across the wounds and... orifices, letting beind the hide, spikes and bones. Chaos taint of that seems gone.After another look, nothing looks valuable and the tools seems way too dangerous - infinitely more than the demon's remains.Still, the fear of chaos contamination is too strong for you to take anything else than the ingots... >Time to fly home? Unless you want to do something else here...>There are other aberrations. You have wildfire and nothing valuable remains.>Write-in>
>>5390836> Head straight home. We are in too rough of shape to be taking anymore chances.We survived and got ingots. Mission accomplished.
>>5390836>There are other aberrations. You have wildfire and nothing valuable remains.Burn away all the taint, crystal breath everywhere, and for good measure use wild fire. After we're done with all the aberration we can take our untainted steel and head back home.>>5390866Not before we purify and destroy everything here. It would do us no good if some animals became tainted if they wandered inside, or some stupid human tried to loot the place only to become a chaos spawn.
>>5390836Idea: if we cant purify it or destroy it, what we can do is collapse the building on top of it, and come back later to purify it when we're a little stronger.
>>5390836>There are other aberrations. You have wildfire and nothing valuable remains.We are not leaving before making sure little to no Taint Remains. Everything else would be extremely irresponsible.
>>5390836>There are other aberrations. You have wildfire and nothing valuable remains.
>>5390866>>5390872>>5390880>>5391280>>5391293Other aberrations, mainly wretches, remains. It is quite simple, really. Hail a rain of stones and wildfire on the fort, burry the demon and his anvil, and let time confined in the material world deal with the taint, as it is done since immemorial times. It will only cost you your rock stockpile, that you can redo in a few hours, and half of your wildfire. Six could have been enough, but regarding chaos, better safe than sorry.As you watch the flames burn and collapse on the damned soul, and think this is mercy, Hector interrupts your thoughts."It's a shame demon material are so dangerous... The thighbone, augmented with steel and adonned with the poisonous spikes would have made a greatmaul worthy of legends...- By the way... Before dying, the demon stared right in my soul and offered me musical skills beyond any mortal's capacities. For the record, I told him to fuck off"One last flight for dropping more rocks, and you're on your way, the uncorrupted steel secured. It's a few hours flight to get back to the hold, and the sun is already quite low>>5382698>Crit fails consequencesYou're still two hours away from the hold. And three winged beast rises from the ground. Giant bats. Mounted with way too pale for being humans warriors.One is fleeing the encounter, going west. The other two starts casting... >Go to the ground, to let humans fight at your side>Try to outfly them> Aerial dogfighting time! [focus on caster or coward?]>Write-in
>>5391310>Try to outfly themWe are way to damaged by the Wretches before killing the Demon and i Dont think we can take out Vampires and their Giant Bats. Not even with the Humans at our side considering how Hectors Last Fight with one of them went.
[Exact status :White 3/4, no manaHector 2/3, enough mana for one more cast of light bladeGuillot 2/2, no mana]
>>5391320okay this changes things...... then we can probably take two of them on the ground with Hector holding them off and us and Gulliot blasting them from the Backlines.....Ammending vote from>>5391315to > Aerial dogfighting time while going to ground to take out at least one mount
>>5391321This but>>5391310>Write-inWe might not have magic, but still have Wildfire. Lets fucking use it! We still got weapons bitches!
>>5391332Good Idea. Gulliot throws it at them with his sling and we ignite that shut with LLLAAAZZOORRR Breath
>>5391310I would totally give some crazy idea like:Try to outfly them, send a telepathic message to Hector (if possible) telling him to ready his light sword and prepare to do an air strike, then fly over the "coward" and take Hector out, so he could just dropstab the vampire and land safely on the bat (and who knows, maybe even "drive" it, otherwise just go right back into the necklace until we get to the ground). But with our luck, he would just fall to his death.That said, the "coward" is the most concerning one, because the chances of him bringing reinforcements or something are pretty high. It *could* also be a trap, but the little ambush right now is already kind of a trap, and a trap within a trap is unlikely. Maybe I'm just thinking too hard about it, but it being consequence of our light show makes me feel that they were just waiting to confirm that this really is our territory (although, if we are 2 hours away still, that decreases the chances of this being the case I guess) and then bring their main forces...Anyways, I vote for >>5391332's plan.
Sorry to rain on your parade, but that is not possible : wildfire is stored in quite big and heavy clay pots, is really unstable and burn on air contact. You don't even know how Blue pulled out to store them in the pots. That is to say, each pot is cannonballed-sized. Way out of the possibilities of a slingshot to propel, even Hector would have trouble to throw them more than 10 meters away.You can still weaponize them in aerial fight by living your dream of becoming a reptilian Bombardier
>>5391342okay then lets try that. We don't even need to throw it really.All we need to do is fly at the bats, hold a clay pot, then let go as we make a sharp turn away so the pot keeps it momentum and travels towards our intended targets.
>>5391343Ok. Before making you roll...You want to focus coward or casters?
>>5391345Coward. He will try to alert his friends of our fort! But that's only my vote.We'll head west, presumably the casters would have to try and catch up to us if they wsnt to land some accurate hits. If we can kill the messanger then we can focus on the other two.If they manage to catch up to us, we can try tossing clay pots behind us and hope it hits one of them.
>>5391345I forgot that cqc isnt the only weapon we have. We have Presence, which we could to roar and maybe get the giant bat mounts to panic, or possibly give them penalties because I'm fairly sure these giant bats rely more on sonar than sight to travel, ergo roaring might hurt their poor ears. Do we have 3 or 4 ranks in presence?
>>53913484; but intimation got a -2 dice malus as something you are far from trained and picked up later.I'll lock assaulting the coward.>3 anon Roll 1d20 flight (acrobatics). DC : 17 as you're ambushed and he starts flighing away earlier
Rolled 17 (1d20)>>5391352Fly you fool
Rolled 18 (1d20)>>5391352
Rolled 14 (1d20)>>5391352>>5391353Nice. I'm afraid to roll.
>>5391354CRIT! YOU BEAUTIFUL BASTARD!
>>5391356Are we getting our Mojo back? Kinda feels like it. Though the Doce are rather swingy these last days.
>>5391356I'm glad you appreciate it. I'm risking my life (or at the very least, my gacha luck) to get these crits after all.>>5391357Is this a flag?
>>5391357>Implying it wasn't since day1
>>5391353>>5391354>>5391355>17 : SuccessUsing your innate wind mastery, you rush towards the fleeing bat, overtake it and dump several little presents.>6 wildfire jugs remainsSucker.While he's plumetting from undead to unlife, the two other finished their cast.>CriticalA net with dark chains, made of smoke and shadows, materialize all over you and slams to the ground. But it looks distorted... Maybe they had to project it so it follows you? Taking the chance, you rise, collapse your wings, go through. The vampires look pissed.What do?>Hit'n'run with your breath>Flee>You still have wildfire; Can you pull that out a second time?>You still have an Hector. What about drop him to behead a vampire, improving his kill count, personal glory, and healing is ego?
>>5391482>Hit'n'run with your breathSo that last option, it sounds VERY high risk high reward. If Hector failed to kill a vampire, would we get a chance to fly down to catch him?
>>5391482Is the breath attack not reliant on mana? Wasn't us without mana?
>>5391482>Hit'n'run with your breath
>>5391507>>5391515>>5391520>Mana and breath Same fuel, different storage. In case of Crit fail, or dire need, you can pump one instead of an other for a high risk high reward attempt>Hit n run3d20, DC 14 thanks to light attribute
Rolled 6 (1d20)>>5391532Nice
Rolled 2 (1d20)>>5391532
Rolled 2 (1d20)>>5391532here goes>>5391558ffffffffffffffffffff-dammit RNG WHY!?
Rolled 20, 16, 1, 18, 17, 18, 13, 17, 5, 2, 8, 8, 17, 10, 5, 12, 4, 4, 4, 20, 11, 17, 17, 14, 18 = 296 (25d20)>>5391547>>5391558>>5391560I've fucking had it with these mothafucking cursed dice, in this mothafucking cursed thread! Time to clear the dice! We REALLY should had done this after the first few cursed rolls.
Rolled 20, 4, 1, 3 = 28 (4d20)Looks like we'll have some entertainment tonight
>>5391571these fucking dice man
Rolled 15, 8, 17, 5, 6, 8, 19, 11, 2, 18 = 109 (10d20)[2 Hector light blade, 3 Hector CQC, 2 Guillot sling, 3 vampire CQC]
>>53915771 successes from Hector, 1 success for CQC, 1 success for Guillot, 1 success for the vampireAre we unconscious or some shit?
Rolled 20, 19, 19, 17, 17, 15, 2, 14 = 123 (8d20)>>5391583[Reminder than opposition CQC doesn't works like that...]3d Hector, 2d Guillot, 3d Vampire
>>5391482>Hit'n'run with your breathSHOOP DA WHOOP!
>>53915933 crits from Hector, 2 successes from Guillot, and Vampires get fuck all 1.>[Reminder than opposition CQC doesn't works like that...]What do you mean? I was asking because of our double crit fail.>>5391597refresh your page. you're a little late.
>>5391593[Alright, that full-crit from Hector enable bullshit mode! A bit like that time you weaponized chaos warrior.Will detail in the actual post, but the gist of it : white is unconscious on the floor, Hector and Guillot jumped out of the necklace and wrecked the Vampires. What do you want from that? Here are a few suggestions >Trait : Un-undeadifier (feel free to find a not retarded trait name)>Trait : Fight Synergy (allows to addition CQC dies instead of +1 when fighting with Hector; this is the thing that makes dragon slayers OP)>Big Tiddy Goth GF for Hector>Magic item loot (what? Make it not boring)>Write-in
>>5391547>>5391558>>5391560. . .So that (>>5391357) was a flag after all.
>>5391605Also,>Big Tiddy Goth GF for HectorWhat?(not a vote, just to be clear, just confused)
>>5391605>Trait : Fight Synergy (allows [two] addition CQC dies instead of +1 when fighting with Hector; this is the thing that makes dragon slayers OP)This one. Gimme the OP bullshit so we stop crit failing so frequently.
>>5391617>so we stop crit failing so frequently.Or get an additional Crit Fail.
>>5391620success and crit success overrule crit fails, no worries.
>>5391622I don't know bro, I think I have reason to worry.
>>5391625You do realize, with successes overruling crit fails, more dice is something we would want?
>>5391610It would go like that :The last opponent, female, seems impressed by the display of might. Your half-unconscious self feel difficulties for your guardian to strike. Some kind of unidentified confusion?"[b]Surrend, or perish, children of the night.[/b]- I Surrend. What now?", The vampire answer with a cheeky smile.Hector is stucked. On one hand, he must slay all evil. On an other hand, striking a surrendered ennemy, furthermore woman, and on a inconscious level, a voice add "a really pretty one", is antonymic with chivalry...
>>5391627No no, I'm aware of that, and actually support the decision (now this is a vote). I was just mentioning what should be a very small possibility, but may not be, cursed dice and all.
>>5391617Only for CQC, and with Hector fighting the same stuffAlso, extending Hector Crit range is of the realm of possibles
>>5391632Naruhodo.Yeah, I still vote for the "Fight Synergy".
>>5391634>Also, extending Hector Crit range is of the realm of possiblesbullshit like you fucking are, not without extending ours. Hector has an even spread of 1-2 and 19-20, where as we have 1-4 and 18-20.>>5391634Are you voting to the goth or the fighting trait? Because you do know that vampires are evil right?
>>5391635thank fucking christ
[Will let the vote opened for longer, I want every regular to have a word on this vote]
>>5391636I'm sure you noticed, but I think you missquoted that second part.Either way, by context, my (don't mind the ID change) vote was already "Fight Synergy".Now, as someone who would see a thread on /v/ reading "Stop liking evil women" and think to myself "no", I normally wouldn't be against the idea just because of that, however, aside from getting another die being obviously better (hopefully), there would be 2 problems:1- Hector already gets himself in enough trouble because of his pursue of glory, add in a woman for him to try to impress and who knows how long it would take for him to get himself killed;2- While evil beings can always turn a new leaf (so to speak), with my (ours?) objetive of being eventually revered as a Divine Dragon that shines good into the world, having a vampire ally would be less than optimal for that end, plus, being a vampire, feeding her would present some problems as well.That's it, sorry for the wall of text and until tomorrow everyone.
>>5391605>Trait : Fight Synergy (allows to addition CQC dies instead of +1 when fighting with Hector; this is the thing that makes dragon slayers OP)Gimme
>>5391654Don't think you can slip one by us.Magic items or none, those vampires would still have loot on them, not to mention giant bat corpses would provide a lot of meat. We could probably carry one, off, and try to compress and shove as much meat as we can in our necklace. We probably don't need the wings so those can go.What do they have on them? weapons? armor? coins? gems!?
>>5391654If nothing happened when we return home, we should immediately get started on that solar powered crystal farm idea. It would be nice to get battery gems. We could even share some with our siblings. Actually is White the only one who has these Crystal, or does his siblings grow their own as well?
>>5391605>Trait : Fight Synergy
>>5391654compared to dragons, humans, and elves, how does the rate of level progression work? does Hector level up faster or slower? How much EXP do we need to force feed him to level him up?
>>5391758Milestone progression for NPC; XP for White.Basically, NPC got "tiers". John Mc Random would be tier1, and get at most 1 dice.Upon meeting them, the named humans were tier 2 (Guillot when met, Roland, Marie, Hugues, Agathe for now...). This was your level as a Hatchling.Some outstanding humans reached tier 3 (Hector, Edwyrd, Guillot). This is the equivalent of a Wyrmling.The dwarven master is tier 4 (Faction-renowned). So are you as a young dragon.Hector's king, Henry, is tier 5. World-renowned, power level of an Adult Dragon.
>>5391781Would it be possible to make horn accessories s that make our breath attacks more powerful and devastating?
Rolled 18, 17, 11, 19, 8, 15, 3, 11, 5, 4, 20, 7, 19, 13, 8, 9, 20, 7, 8, 18 = 240 (20d20)>>5391781Would expending more uses of fixatives help lower the DC for learning how to enchant via more trial and errors?>ex: DC 15 for basic enchanting. Spending additional fixatives reduce DC by 1>1 fixative is -1 DC>2 fix is -2 DC>3 is -3 DC>so on
>>5391605>Trait: Fight Synergy> Bat Meat> x Beads, x Copper, Hourglass, Pair of Manacles with Keys, Crude Map on a Leather Scroll with charcoal marks on it, 3 Thick Black Wool Cloaks, 6 Musty Worn Sets of Clothes, 3 Stone Daggers, and 3 Belts with Leather Pouches filled with spell components?
>>5391915WHO ARE YOU!?
>>5392032They call me Anon.
>>5391915Hmmmm. These are some puss poor vampires. It's a miracle these hobos were allowed to ride giant bats.
>>5392076The real treasure was the thralls they made along the way.
>>5391828[Nope. A kid dipping his cool stick in industrial quantities of magical not-uranium should not be rewarded. Think of the children!]
>>5391547>>5391558>>5391560Mustering your internal might, you hurl death to the enemies>6,2,2 : double critical fail>Acquire status : BreathlessNothing comes. And you need it. >Dig into vital force : White suffered one woundThere. The little push allows you to shoot one more time. And miss the enemies. That is quite problematic...>>5391571>20 : CritBecaue said enemies are circling you. Using their rapiers, they inflict thousands of light cut with their aerial supremacy. What stings even more : you feel their strikes are really superficials, always in the bulk of your bigger muscles, what will draw a little bit of blood but mainly exhaust you, without long term repercussions. One more wound, and you crash. Your last thought is to release Hector and Guillot...You wake up at the next sunrise.>White recovered one wound.Laying near you, an unconscious Guillot with numerous slashes on his body, and an Hector on his last legs. Maybe they're in this state because of the hill of zombie bodies surrounding your position, the last of which seems to decorate the tip of your guardian blade? There's also a stressed Vaillant, still trapped in the necklace."What happened?- I slayed both of the nightwalkers. >>5391577>15I lit of my blade, and jumped on the first one.>17; +2 from light blade (1 from spell, 1 from elemental weakness), +1 from surprise vs 18The element of surprise gave me the split second preventing him to parry the blow. And then, the flesh made the same noise than a slice of meat on a grill. Guillot knocked the second one from his mount with a well-adjusted shot of the slings. >>5391593Guillot finished my opponent, and I rushed to the second one, the lady vampire, that was closing up on you. Half-conscious, you were flailing with your paws. I took the opportunity to use it as a distraction. one strike was enough to dispose of her.>>5391670-What about the bats themselves? Tons to eat on that...- Both bats flew away, and the third one is burnt to a crisp.- Anything interrrrresting carrrrried by the vampirrres?- I was a bit concerned with their thrall army. At one point, I though we were done for.>1d100 loot
Rolled 35 (1d100)>>5392315...
>>5392318What's that "..." for?
>>5392321Just not trying to Jinx it by Screaming anything.Though it was better this time. Not as great as it could have been though. At least not a CRIT Fail
Rolled 9, 14 = 23 (2d20)>>5392318> Several necklace of black Beads, one Hourglass, a crude map on a Leather Scroll with charcoal marks on it, 2 Thick Black Wool Cloaks, 6 Worn, with some presenting tears and red stains, sets of fancy clothes, 2 Obsidian Daggers, 1 flitstone, 1 decently-smithed rapier, and two poaches with [rolled] Golden Henries (Gold, silver, copper, the amount is written in gold value.) in them.Nothing amazing, could have been way worse.Time to go back home...>1d100 !!!FUN!!! to check if anything interesting happened. You hope for high.
Rolled 3 (1d100)>>5392323Okay, my turn to doom us.
>>5392323>>5392325Home! Finally.Something smells wrong. Awfully like rat.Are skavens back to assault the hold? Looks and smell awfully like this.>Army is similar to last time's. However, no jezzai nor siege weapons, and a few Juggernaut rats.>What's your plan?
>>5392332>Green uses his Earth magic to shatter the Rats formations and progress towards the wallsif he can>White tries to get inside and look for more crystals to recharge with if we have any. Otherwise load up on Rocks or whatever else we have that we can use for Bombing Runs>Purple and Blue use Breath to kill anything that gets too close.>Can we let out Hector and Guillot to support the defenses with Sling and Sword?
>>5392336Put the elf boy to work too.
>>5392336right adding in. >Have Purples Guardian support the Ranged atttacks. Lets hope he can actually make use of those Slight of Hand skills.
[You can't really order around Bori, Agathe, Edwyrd and your siblings. The plan is more related on your attempt to make it back, or find reinforcements, or whatever.For the record, each one of you have 1 wound. You are "short-winded" (-1d to breath attacks) but have mana. Hector and Guillot have nothing]
>>5392355hmm.... okay... Then how about this.>Stay back a bit and Heal yourself and possibly the two Humans as well>Fly up high and go for a fast dive towards the Fortress while using your Wind Whispering to warn your siblings you are coming. >If we think we might be targeted warn our siblings and go full Lightshow to hopefully throw off any aimed ranged fire in our directionI dont think we have the time to call for any allies. The humans are too far away and would need a lot of convincing.
>>5392355>Use Wind Whispering to warn your siblings. Supply thorough intel.>Heal up but keep 1 heal in reserve.>Gather rocks for a bombing run.Importance in that order
>>5392355Immediately self medicate. If we have any mana left, heal the two humans. Use wind whisper to inform our siblings of the army, and gauge how much time we have before they reach the fortress. DINNER IS COMING!If we can make it to our lair before the army makes it here, head directly into our lair and see if there is any lifegems- I mean mana crystal we can crush and absorb. Top of our energies, then let's plan something out with our sibling.Also dump all the loot somewhere to make more room for our necklace.>>5392357That might paint a big target on us and egg the rat army to try and hit us.>>5392412>It will only cost you your rock stockpile, that you can redo in a few hoursNo time to waste gather boulders. Besides we still have wildfire which is just as good.
>>5392357>If we think we might be targeted warn our siblings and go full Lightshow to hopefully throw off any aimed ranged fire in our directionI think out of all our siblings, White is still the one with the greatest range with his breath attack. I dont know about Purple's range, but Blue and Green and short ranged breath attacks.>>5392355>>5392355>find reinforcementsWhat do you mean? Do we even have the time?>>5392412Oh and the "keep 1 in reserved" part? Isnt that always a thing with White? He ONLY has 1 heal spell in reserves, but if he gets exploding dice (rolls a crit) the heal is recycled and he can use it again. Excect that bullshit last time where we weren't able to roll to heal.
>CrystalsYou had only the one you crushed in the hold. It was part of your hoard, would be great taboo to ask your siblings to give some (that won't even be of the right kind of energy for you), and took one month to grow.>Battle planLet's start with the healing. 4d20
>>5392412Revising toUse Wind Whispering to warn your siblings. Supply thorough intel.>Heal ourselves, Hector, Guilliot in that order>Prepare for a wildfire bombing run.
Rolled 19 (1d20)>>5392495Only the 1? We should consider making a Crystal farm.
>>5392510Anon no. Remember the last time we tried? We got shot out of the air. Better to wait until all our siblings are prepared and with us. Plus we have only like 1 or 2 dice to roll to sneak, so it's less than idea.
Rolled 13 (1d20)>>5392495
>>5392510Ok Revising to...>Use Wind Whispering to warn your siblings. Supply thorough intel.>Heal ourselves, Hector, Guilliot in that order> Regroup with family
Rolled 11 (1d20)>>5392495
Rolled 12 (1d20)>>5392587Why didnt you roll?
>>5392530>>5392557>>5392592>19, 13, 12 : 4 successes thanks to healer heartHow do you split it?>2 White, 1 Hector, 1 Guillot>3 White, 1 Hector>Whatever other combination
>>5392595>2 White, 1 Hector, 1 GuillotI want Hector and Guillot on the ballistasWhite can finally get around using the Sniper sub-skill for Dragons Breath.
>>5392631[What if i tell you... Sniper is your default mode; and you got enough XP to get it at 4 dice?]
>>5392641I think I love you
>>5392645[Thanks. However, except providing free entertainment on internet, I think my... services... are out of your budget]
>>5392595>snipe the leaders
>>5392682Not voting for the right thing...
>>5392712>2 White, 1 Hector, 1 Guillot
>>5392648Can the energy drain spell be used offensively in CQC for the purpose of draining an enemy's life energy? could it work on plants? trees? Could it be used less aggressively and more passively for the purpose of soaking in some Sunny D and sun bathing on a large smooth boulder? like a giant lizard?
>>5392723[Do you want to try in the middle of an huge battle were your ressources are already half-depleted?]You split your energy among yourself and your humans>I forgot the free success coming from your nameYou're brimming with life energy (4/4). So is Guillot (2/2) and Hector looks way better (2/3).You also encapsulate a few words in an air bubble.>Auto success as a lair privilege"White herrre. Skavensss arrrre arrrround one hundrrred, a bit lessss. They'rrrre led by difformed rats...">"I'll fly over them to regroup">"I'll attack them by the rear. They won't see that coming>"I'll sneakily attack their backlines, picking up stealthily as much as I can"
>>5392745>[Do you want to try in the middle of an huge battle were your ressources are already half-depleted?]No, no I suppose not now.>"I'll fly over them to regroup">"I'll attack them by the rear. They won't see that coming>"I'll sneakily attack their backlines, picking up stealthily as much as I can">three different commentsOne of these can't be green, the sentence is too complete. Was one of the Edwayd?
>>5392757sorry I had a retarded. I've had too little sleep today and I've yet to receive much needed caffeine.>>5392745>"I'll attack them by the rear. They won't see that coming>I'll harass them to buy you all more time to prepare by targeting their snipers and attack from as far away as possible, because I cannot sneak to save my own life
>>5392745Do we still have the shaven siege weapon? can we suggest they bust that out, study it a bit, and see if they can use it against the army?
>>5392776[Yes you have. As you studied it with Purple, she's got a bit of proficiency with it]
>>53932384chan ate my post. I'm disappointed in myself and chan.>"I'll attack them by the rear. They won't see that coming>"Prepare the siege weapons"
>>5392745Haven’t posted here for awhile and I come back to another Skaven siege and Gulliot proving he is deserving of a blessing. Which reminds me, can we give multiple people our powers like Hector? Either way>"I'll sneakily attack their backlines, picking up stealthily as much as I can"Take out their support and causing trouble in the back will make the whole group slow>>5392759Happens to the best of us>>5392776Support bringing out siege weapons
>>5393604right now we can only have ONE Guardian. Maybe more if we are older and more powerful
>>5393604Glad to have you back.>>5393607There's that on one hand. On a second hand, and from a really meta point of view, I'd prefer your several guardians to be on several different crews. Their path can cross, but they're supposed to be your pawns on the external world with separate missions...Basically, a Guardian will have a Team and the mere presence of the Guardian will allow their teammate to step up and improve despite not being chosen ones.And how cool will that be to plan a multi-team heist while leading your own army to a siege?
Here's the situation. The rats have breached the wall enclosing the valley Green built. Undefendable with so few people in the open, your side never even bothered to man the walls.Skaven have the same strategy than last time. Rat weaklings lead the assault, followed by a pack of blackfurs, with two packs of slingshoters on the side.From the back, you can...>Engage west slings>Engage East slings>Engage the army generals
>>5393614>Engage the army generalsWith our Sniper breath we can hopefully stay out of sight to not get peppered to death by the small Slings while our siblings hold the Wall.
>>5393614Can we find our fathers various guardians? Would they want to work with/for us? Did they like him? Perhaps revenge is in order for a later date?
>>5393614>Engage the army generalsDue to our relatively close proximity to the fortress, we can run numbers to our siblings as the fight goes on on our side.Have our siblings been preparing and attacking? Doing their own attack actions?
Rolled 1, 6, 11, 13, 8 = 39 (5d20)>>5393622>>5393660Alright.>4d20 Breath [DC - 2]>2d20 Sling [DC-2]>3d20 Hector's CQC[Thanks to surprise, I'll keep only the 3 lowest dies of this round]
Rolled 16, 20, 16, 18 = 70 (4d20)>>5393665Feel the power of Mint fresh breath!DC is 13 for White?Jesus the bard has one hell of a throwing arm to aim that far.
>>5393667>2 successes>2 critsG-g-guys!
Rolled 6 (1d20)>>5393665Rolling for Vaillant
Rolled 6, 19 = 25 (2d20)>>5393665Sling>>5393667>>5393668You did great Kiddo
Rolled 17, 5, 16 = 38 (3d20)>>5393665Hecker, use swish swish stab!>>5393681Damn, sling bro is hecka reliable.
Alright.>1d100 for how the rest of the army progress>1d100 moralYou hope for high on both cases(. I'm going to bed, will write tomorrow
Rolled 43 (1d100)>>5393719I hope when White is older, he can pull off some giga lasers.https://img.game8.co/3365815/f101bab6b1c0d949ae39c04553798ec7.gif/showor do a crazy comet stunt.https://youtu.be/1rvDHZdeUsUcrimson glow valstrax is a pretty cool boss monster imo.https://youtu.be/CDr5i03uC74
Rolled 18 (1d100)>>5393719Cmon lets fuck them up
>>5393725>>5393752RIP>>5393719>>5393614So it looks like this time around there are more blackfurs than slaves. Good news is that with White nearly fucking crippled like last time, he can act as both the sniper and supressing fire to target leaders among the Blackfurs, Slingers, and possibly slaves.<more questions>-With White's affinity for wind, would it be possible to do the complete opposite of Wind Whisper? Instead of casting Wind Whisper, by not a Wind Shout for the purpose of amplifying his own voice, over a large area, or generally intimidate people with his theoretically enhanced roar?
>>5393752LAZOR BREATH!It just comes out like a flashlight.
Rolled 20 (1d100)>>5393719If the Skaven attacked our hold, what are the chance that they tried to attack other settlements?Because if they attacked anyone before reaching us, this would be a great opportunity for us to acquire new settlers to move into our hold.
>>5393667You guardian rushes to close combat."Hectorrrr... Take the one you're engaging a bit to the left...- [b] Duly noted. Shoot, Guillot![/b]"A stone flies, hitting the head of one of the monsters.>Crit fail for the ratTurning around quite fast, his tail whips one of the blackfurs, taking that as extra motivation to run a bit faster without looking back in case his superior decides to demote him to food.>Consequences: the army haven't noticed you yetHector runs in a curve trajectory, aligning the two monsters. Perfect.>Double Crit, two successes : Unlocked breath trait "Piercing" (propagates overkilling wounds to the units behind the first one)The first skaven is something of the past now. The second one is quite severely wounded. Hector ends his life by a sword fling. >Vaillant Failure : The griffin's main issue is that the opponents are already dead once he makes it to close contact. He pecks and ate an eye out of spite.Some of your siblings and the griffin mom are trying to take off. However, they seems dissipated by the rain of stones.>43 : no wounds suffered by your side thanks to the fortifications.Purple is not among them. She probably is setting up the light canon...New turn. Do you...>Engage the blackfurs (melee? Breath?)>Engage one pack of slings (melee? Breath? Launch a windshield around them to fuck up with their slings?)Your humans...>Stick with you>Retreat>Engage a different pack
>>5394055>Engage one pack of slings (Launch a windshield around them to fuck up with their slings)Humans and baby birb go fuck up that pack of slingers we're wing shielding.
>>5394057East or west?
>>5394055>Engage one pack of slings (Launch a windshield around them to fuck up with their slings) East>Humans stick with usJust to take off some ranged pressure
Rolled 9, 19, 12, 19, 17, 11 = 87 (6d20)>4d20 Arcana>4d20 CqC for Hector +Vaillant (told you that trait was OP, didn't I?), DC 11>2d20 for Guillot
Rolled 1, 10, 12, 15 = 38 (4d20)>>5394074oh shit
Rolled 14, 8, 6, 1 = 29 (4d20)>>5394074Hector +Vaillant
>>5394074>>5394078Thank you for the reduced DC otherwise the 4 dice wouldn't have saved them from the crit fail.
Rolled 3, 18 = 21 (2d20)>>5394074Barb
>>5394077Uhm. So I think it's just one success despite the 1, which still makes me nervous.>>5394078Hector also only got 1>>5394084and Guillot only got 1?Talk about a singles club.
>>5394091I prefer to call it a. . . Gintlemen’s Club.https://youtu.be/FC6Fo6KbN2U(yes, I'm shamelessly taking the opportunity to post a music I like)
Gathering your arcanum, you try something absurdly difficult if this wasn't your home turf : a windshield around slingers preventing them to shoot at the flying occupants of the fort>White success : windshield up for one turn after this oneThe task is colossal, but you got it. At least for now, the stones won't get anywhere. Meanwhile, Hector's crew bravely charges the slingers>2 success, 2 casualties.Unaware, unprepared, humans strike true by stone and by sword. Two skavens fall, alerting the pack something is wrong. However, the true danger comes from the other side.>Green : 19 in AOE mode. 2 casualties (AOE mode ignore covers, every 2 points above threshold touches one more person)>Blue : 17, 19 in AOE mode : casualties (every points above threshold touches one more person)The east pack of slingers lost 11/25 members in a fraction of seconds.>1d100 slinger moral>1d100 army progress
Rolled 23 (1d100)>>5394097
>>5394098The moral roll is the less the better, right?
>>5394099Nice try, but no. You always hope to roll high
>>5394109Shit, and here I thought was my time to shine. (as the one who caused the invasion with that 3)
>>5394116[Come on, you created an amazing meat-gathering opportunity and lots of personal satisfaction for a quest master that was allowed to solved two hook payout in only one trip]
Also, it's been a while. Double roll allowed. If a lurker wants to shine, it's the moment.
Rolled 63 (1d100)Rollan...
>>5394133You have the privilege to roll me 2d6
>>5394129Ok, I feel better about it.
Rolled 3, 5 = 8 (2d6)>>5394134I will make an attempt.
>>5394142Alright... One last d100 and I'll update
Rolled 52 (1d100)>>5394147Once more into the breach, dear friends...
The slinger leader rally his pack."Stupid man-things. No pack to fight-fight with. Rat kills-kills, rats eat cat-chicken tonight!"The perspective of such a delicate seems to motivate the slingers, their short attention span occulting the three dragons in the equation.The slaves made it to the hall. Their number is far from enough to tear the wooden logs apart and rush inside. The traps start doing their work, as the distinctive shoot of someone stabbed by an unseen spear echoes in the mountain top. And then a green lightning rips. A handful ratmen, way more fragile than you were when the roles were switched, are vaporized. Looks like the slaves are not so eager to get back in...>Slaves disbandedThe blackfurs and other slingers noticed you. They prefer easy targets than cracking the hold tough nut. A wing shaped is rising from the fortress.You have a couple more breath uses. At best, three. The windshield is holding for now, but won't last. Squeezing all your mana could let you reuse the spell.>Take the humans and retreat to the hold.>Stand your ground and shoot (slingers? Blackfurs)>Stand your ground and fight>Write-in
>>5394170>Stand your ground and shoot BlackfursLet them be Ground to dust between the Might of our OP Skills and the Defences of the Fort.
If you shoot, please specify if you snipe leadership or go for max aoe
>>5394170adding into my vote >>5394182Snipe Leadership
>>5394182Support shooting leaderIf the leader dies the rest of the Skaven will be easier to kill
Rolled 9, 10, 10, 17, 4, 8, 13, 4, 18, 7, 10, 19, 10, 11, 6, 7, 17, 6, 1, 20, 2, 14, 18, 11, 7 = 259 (25d20)>>5394182>>5394185>>5394188>>5394220>4d20 Snipe>3d20 Green For earth magic>3d20 Blue>2d20 GuillotRolling for the shooting skavens. Dice are assignated as follow : 5 Green, 5 Blue, 5 White, 5 Hector, 5 Guillot. They need 15+ for Green, 17+ for blue, 18+ for you, and a Crit for Hector and Guillot based on range and amount of disturbance from the windshield. Next turn, it's 15+ for everybody
Rolled 2, 18, 6, 17 = 43 (4d20)>>5394232I am feeling lucky
Rolled 14, 9, 4 = 27 (3d20)>>5394232Ver
Rolled 9, 17, 2 = 28 (3d20)>>5394232Blue!
Rolled 1, 16 = 17 (2d20)>>5394232BARD against RATMANITY!
>d100 Leadership of Blackfurs>d100 Leadership of Slinger
Rolled 95 (1d100)>>5394283Blackfurs gotta go now.
Rolled 54 (1d100)>>5394283
>>5394283ah this is great. You said rolling high is good for us? looks like they got fucked by our siblings and morale is breaking.
>>5394292The Blackfurs are probably in a panic now.Not so sure about the other slingers. though it cant be good for them. i do wonder how horrifying their overseers are that they usually roll so good for morale.
>>5394170>The perspective of such a delicate seems to motivate the slingers, their short attention span occulting the three dragons in the equation.I think it is "Delicacy" you were thinking of. Or "delicate meal" could also serve though i dont see the Griffon as having very delicate flesh.also i did not know that occulting was actually a word in the English language. I guess one never stops learning. > And then a green lightning rips.And then a Green Lightning Bolt rips through the air.
>>5394293With any hope we might actualy get some decent loot from them this time around. At the very least it's garanteed that we should get a little over 100 units of skaven corpses. No idea how many dragon sized rations each corpse is worth, but I think it should all last us at least a month minimum.Do you think it's possible to use presence and healing to mind break them, and remold the skaven into nicer people? At the very least we should keep some of the leaders alive for the purpose of interogations:-where are you from, and where are all of you skaven coming from?-how many of you are there?-what machines, weapons, technology do you have?-why do you want the fortress so bad?
>>5394296Oh yeah we should interrogate them. And maybe some more torture might be in Order this time. Maybe we can reduce the DC a bit. The Meat should last us for about half a month if we can prepare the meat before it spoils considering that one Corpse might be enough for one day. Given that the Griffon Mother likely will want a Share as well we would have to divide by 5 instead. This is just my personal opinion but i despise rats and fantasy Ratpeople to be honest. I dont want them in our empire. If other people vote for it i will bow to the majority but i personally want nothing more than to exterminate them.
>>5394298Not only for interrogations, we could use the skaven for practice in regards to healing, intimidation, mind breaking and fixing. We just need to make sure they're tied up and muzzled so they don't try to eat each other or themselves. Feeding them shouldn't be much of an issue since they're opportunistic cannibals.OP mentioned that not everything will be 100% evil like in Warhammer Fantasy, but so far the skaven have shown little to no redeeming qualities, at least this clan of skaven that keeps trying (and failing) to attack us.Perhaps when the fighting is over, we should upgrade our defenses a little more. On the second floor we can install cauldrons filled with razor sharp rocks connected to some pressure plates connected to the side walls. When ladder are risen the cauldrons will poor over the edges and rain down rocks on whoever tries to climb up.
>>5394302The defense Expansion sounds like a good Idea. Though maybe we should not make it sharp rocks but Marbles or relatively roudn rocks to make walking up to the walls a goddamn Nightmare if the ground is so trecherous and the marbles would roll as well. If we make the Path an Incline and a low wall at the end we could maybe burry the enemy in a small Avalanche.Its not even a Warhammer thing. I just hate Rats and fantasy Rat people.
>>5394304We should develop a flame thrower using wildfire, or instead little wild fire dispensers in the walls of the fortress that eject outwards if someone tried to climb, scale, or use a ladder. That would cause more collateral damage, and make the area unviable for ladders.
>>5394382Maybe we should learn how to actually make wildfire
>>5394475Who did you think make it? Blue did.
>>5394483Ah shit I forgotWell we should make either way
Rolled 20, 4, 13, 2, 3 = 42 (5d20)>>5394232A storm of pebble falls upon you.>Green suffered 1 wound (3/4)>Blue suffered 1 wound (3/4)>White suffered 1 wound (3/4)>Hector suffered 1 wound (1/3)But your side is also using ranged weapons...>18 (Critical), 17 : White got the whole Command Group of blackfursWhile you're shooting focused ray of energy, that behead in a clean sweep the three biggest baddest meanest warriors, your brother turns out more dense than ever...>>5394243He does his dive attack, you saw him doing that move countless time. What you didn't expect was his skin turning gray and rougher>Green use Meteor! [1 success thanks to Mountain trait]He collides with the floor, and an unlucky rat. Earth shakes a bit, and the warriors looks disoriented, as a shockwave run through them. You hear some shattering noise, and a lot of mouthes looks smoother.>>5394284>95Their confidence completely gone with their leader and teeth, they each look nervously towards the wall they breached. But for now, are too shaken to move.Meanwhile, your sister's breath and Guillot's stone are thinning out the slinger pack. But you're not sure how much more she can use that part of her arsenal.>Melee part of the round>4d for Hector and Vaillant (DC -2 for quality, quantity counters pinch manoeuver advantage)>3d20 for Mommy Griffin
Rolled 5, 12, 19 = 36 (3d20)>>5394516Rolling for Milf Griff. I totally would if I could.
Rolled 3, 15, 4, 18 = 40 (4d20)>>5394516H&V
>>5394596probably still tinkering with the Siege Cannon. And i do wonder why they brought no weapons like that again. Did they learn what we did last time and just stole their shit?
>>5394882Remember the winged thing we heard?That's what they brought.
>>5394576>>5394578>19 : one successWhile slingers are focused on hitting the other side of the field, one got abducted. Strangely, the other ones didn't noticed.>>5394578>20, 4, 13, 2, 3 vs 3, 15, 4, 18 : Rats got one successHector is still fighting, two against ten. Hopefully for him, only five can fight at a time. Less hopeful, one of them strike true while Hector is slashing at an other one.>Hector suffered one wound (0/3)>Hector downThe silver lining : Vaillant, really mad at this outrageous affront, maimed to death the throat of the offending skaven, tearing out one of his eye. Looks like Vaillant really have a things for eyes.>1d100 battle progression>1d100 general moral
[I have an available time surge this morning, so exceptionnally double rolls are allowed in a 10 minute frame]
Rolled 3 (1d100)>>5394980Aight lets go pocket our pocket guardian and get to fighting.>battle progressionIs it possible for to find a willing dwarf willing to teach us how to fight gooder, or how to find the mortals bester?
Rolled 26 (1d100)>>5394991Watch me roll a 1
>>5394991Can I have 1d6?>>5394994
Rolled 3 (1d6)>>5394995......have your fucking dice. god damn rng gods are taunting me.
Rolled 6, 3, 3, 6, 3, 6 = 27 (6d6)>>5394995
>>5394991>>5394994Looking at the current outcome of the battle, the rats figured a couple things. First, the mighty dragons choosed the open field. They'll get at disadvantage inside, with waves upon waves of disposable rats. Second, fleeing from where they're from means staying in the open and going through the broken wall, a bottleneck. Their best hope for survival is storm the fort and whatever is still in, as most of your forces are outside. Slaves regrouped and rushes inside, followed by the almost-full pack of slingers. The pack closest to you is next, in shoot-and-run mode. Last, the concussed blackfurs.A second green lightning rips, and you hear thoughts of Throdenslemoni"They disabled the traps. The only things between them and the gun is the stone guardians, me and Edwyrd." Your master pet project (>>5381406) is finally online. The knowledge of golems have been long lost by the bearded stonediggers, so even broken ones are unvaluable. Lucky for you, one of the most adept runecraft of the dwarven history has taken an interest in understanding, repairing and replicating such marvels. >Battle condition changed : lost moral tests will result in trampled units, and no more disbanding.New turn : >Cast windshield again (one cast remaining)>Load humans in necklace and fly back>Blast (one breath remaining)>Fight>Write-In
>>5395000>Load humans in necklace and fly backAnd the baby chick. Agathe knows the heal spell, so if she gets lucky she might be able to heal Hector into wakefulness.>Cast windshield again (one cast remaining)Self cast to not deal with their slinging bullshit again, maybe yeet some wildfire if we can do so safely.
>>5395000If Hector is a noble, does that mean he knows some inbred deformed incestuous relatives we can fix in exchange for money?
>>5395014You'll have to ask him. However, he's a noble in exil, cutted all ties with family and went far away from people that knows him for feats of arms.Can you vote so I can update?
>>5395000Supporting >>5395003I hate spotty internet
>>5395000>Load humans in necklace and fly back
>>5395000>4d20 Arcana>4d20 Green's bowling game
>>5395030Oh and I forgot...>3d20 Mommy
Rolled 2, 4, 12, 3 = 21 (4d20)>>5395032Oh no.
>>5395038Oh no indeed. Nothing good comes from me rolling first, how could you guys let me do it?
Rolled 3, 2, 10, 20 = 35 (4d20)>>5395032Oh no (x2).
>>5395032Mother Griff>>5395040Well some of us are busy with work ;)
Rolled 20, 19, 1 = 40 (3d20)>>5395033Mother griff. Forgot the Dice.Maybe i need my lunch more than i realized
>>5395054I'm at work as well, but I indeed have the leeway to read and post.t. The guy who's only here during work hours.Also, seems like only Sidri failed, and very hard, isn't that a triple crit fail? Will he even survive that?
>>5395062yeah that was a REAL hard fail.Sadly i drive around a lot for work so yeah. Handling a phone while handling a car would be pretty stupid for me. So i only get to check up on the Quest irregularly.
Rolled 8, 1, 3, 13, 10, 5, 4, 7, 8, 6, 8, 1, 19, 6, 6, 7, 8 = 120 (17d20)>>5395038>2,3,4 : cataclysmic failure...>If it wasn't for the fact this had évolutive DC : 10 (because this spell is usually an auto success on yourself and it's hard to fuck that bad)/15/18One more time. Gathering winds, raising the shield... Done.Expending more energy, expanding the shield... You overestimated your mana reserves. The barely-succesful barrier of a few minutes ago should have been a warning call. You decide to take the small win and cut your losses as early as you can. At least, you can fly around the east slingers to prevent all their current shots before going back to base>Short-winded : -1 dice to next breath attackMeanwhile, both Green and the momma are having the time of their life juggling rats>Status : ratshielded. Both of them have DC 19 to get hit by slings. 1-5 : friendly fireCurrent roll : 6 griffin, 5 green, 6 blue, 5 automiss on you
>>5395074wow... those Rats fucked up big time. >évolutiveevolvedfinally time that they fuck up a lot as well. They are slaughtering themselves now more than us. XD
>>5395074>2 slings and one blackfurs casualties>Blue suffered one wound (2/4)Rushing to the hold, you mentally scream :"Agathe! Second floorrrr! Heal Hectorrrr!">2d20 Agathe>1d100 battle progress>1d100 Blackfurs moral as LARAPing quills>1d100 west sling moral as fighting With an untouchable angel of death
>>5395077It was evolving before autocorrect expressed his unwelcomed opinion
Rolled 9, 9 = 18 (2d20)>>5395079Agathe. Show us what you learned
Rolled 25 (1d100)>>5395079We may need to think about somehow getting more defenders soon
>>5395091Yeah, the critfail with the village is setting you back a fair bit.>>5395087>>5395091Feel free to double roll. I'll also need 4d20 for Purple's breath, I forgot this turn.
Rolled 65 (1d100)>>5395079One of these days, I'll have to get a high number on this.>>5395087She doesn't feel like it it seems.
Rolled 17, 8, 8, 10 = 43 (4d20)>>5395079Alright Purple. Your Breath might safe this.>>5395103seems like it.
Rolled 89 (1d100)>>5395079West sling morale we goPlease let me roll above a 30 this thread>>5395099White has not gone to the village yet right?
Battle status :3 slaves/2019 blackfurs/30Slings : 19/25 and 4/25Blue : 2/4Purple: 4/4Hector : downGuillot : 2/2Mommy griffin : 3/3 (more progress from rat will make her useless)Green : 3/4White : 3/4Agathe : no mana, 1/1Master : 2/2 (tier nerf as not a warrior)Edwyrd : 2/2"[red]Rats got one of the golems! One remain, then they will spill all over the fort![/red]"New turn. What's your plan?
>>5395121>Green tries to pen in the Rats using Earth Magic if he still has some left to trap them on the lower level so that they have to fight us there>Pack up Agathe as she is no warrior together with Hector and have Guillot use his sling more.>White, Purple and Blue combine their Breaths to keep the Rats occupied and unable to advance much.>Can we fire the Cannon into the Blackfurs without risking hitting our own people?Otherwise we will have to evacuate the Master and Edwyrd as well.
>>5395122SupportThe battle is almost won boys, we can do this
>>5395122>CannonPurple stopped using it because of the guardians.>Combined breath6d20. 5th d20 crits at 18, Crit fails at 4>Earth magic3d20
>>5395122>>5395146>SlingUse denied for both Guillot and the rats as it is not a suited weapon for tuberculosis-inducing promiscuity fight
Rolled 14, 9, 10, 10, 11, 7 = 61 (6d20)>>5395146Behold my comeback
Rolled 5, 16, 5 = 26 (3d20)>>5395149i think i will have an Aneurysm about how little luck wer are having with such large Dice Numbers. >>5395146Earth magic lets hope the rats will crush themselves to death.
>>5395149>>5395152I fucking suck
>>5395177Its not you DUDE. Its the Dice Gods.They are playing Pingpon with the Dice Results i think
>>5395149You search for the last drop of light fuel in your throat, and join the shriek and force tempest of your siblings. And the unthinkable happens.Despite a literal horde of rats in the field of effects, not even one suffered a hit.Missing shot didn't hit anything on their way out of the fort. What a sight to behold.>Green Earth magic : successWith the walls of the throne room lowered, traps disabled, your brother push and mold the stone into an ovoid shape. Looks like once the last golem fell, situation will degenerate in an all-out mob fight>d100 progress>d100 casualites
Rolled 12 (1d100)>>5395203Battle Progress
>>5395205"Face.... meet Palm"
Rolled 75 (1d100)>d100 casualites
>>5395205>12 : the last hold guardian is no more...>>5395217>75 But at what cost? From the half-hundred rats in you home, almost twenty fell between blows of the mighty golem, trample from their fellows and earth movements.You pick up the elf in your necklace, as he is more a dead weight than a warrior. Your master insists on fighting as long as he's standing...Bad news : your necklace don't have enough room for a young dragon. The dwarf will fit uncomfortably, but you're reaching the limits. Worst news : you have a sister unable to fight...>6d20 green>5d20 Purple>5d20 yourself>4d20 master>3d20 dodge BlueThe sheer number overrides any quality advantage. Everybody have to roll two more dice, which represent Cqc to beat to take no damage, included in the prompt
Rolled 20, 1, 5, 5, 16, 7 = 54 (6d20)>>5395329Ver be the MOUNTAIN
>>5395335Holy Shit these Dice are Swingy. Two Crits and luckily one is a Success instead of a Fail.
Rolled 8, 20, 20, 19, 13 = 80 (5d20)>>5395329I recall that Agathe has the shield spell, on top of heal and water shaping. Can she use shield on us while within our Necklace? Can she use water shaping on a living creature to pull blood for oout their body?Rolling White. KILL THEM!
>>5395338WHOOOOOO TRIPPLE CRIT!!!!
>>5395338>two nat 20's> a 19 crit>I forgot if the DC was lowered due to sheer number of RAT and making it hard to NOT hit somethingI'm just gonna assume the 13 is a soft success and GED DAYM! 7 SUCCESSES!
Rolled 13, 9, 3, 6, 15 = 46 (5d20)>>5395329Purple go!
Rolled 20, 6, 20, 14 = 60 (4d20)>>5395329Become un killable, master.
Rolled 9, 19, 7 = 35 (3d20)>>5395329"DODGE!!!"Picollo probably.>>5395372NOICE
>>5395347Not to shit on your parade, but reminder that 8,20,20 are for white while 19,13 are for rats
>>5395391how dare you