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    Default DrK's Age of Worms OOC pt7


    A handful of would-be adventurers gathers to explore an ancient tomb, eager to trade their discoveries for a ticket to a better life. What they find within presages the advent of the Age of Worms, an era of darkness, decay, and writhing doom.

    So... As the last of the games I'm starting up this year the famous Age of Worms!

    A brief 16
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    1. Its D&D 3.5 obviously

    Character creation
    2. Stats are 28 pb
    3. Starting at level 1
    4. Average wealth for class
    5. 1 flaw/ 1 trait. If the flaw is not relevant I reserve the right to say "no"
    6. NO Homebrew. No fixes.
    7. Max hps at level 1. Rolled for the others
    8. Alignment: Not evil
    9. Multiclassing: Rules are in effect
    10. Available sources
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    Players Handbook I + II
    Complete Warrior/Arcane/Divine/Scoundrel/Mage
    Frostburn/Sandstorm/Stormwrack
    Tome Magic (Pact magic / Binder only)
    Races Stone/Wild/Destiny
    Magic Item Compendium / Spell Compendium
    Magic Incarnum

    Anything from other sources you may request but may be "no". Small things like a feat or a spell are more likely then say a class.



    Player Expectations
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    Be polite
    4-5 Posts per week reliably
    In it for the long haul (ideally you'll have been in a game for > 1 year already)
    If you're going to be absent e.g work/ holiday let me/OOC know and we'll be fine


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    Two options for style of game...
    1/ My normal: Mid-op with relaxed "rule of cool" style and an effort by me to limit player death

    2/ A higher op more challenging style with player death a distinct possibility (Age of Worms is pretty tough).

    Could people please vote




    The town of Diamond Lake has never been a place to dream of, but it's home. At least for now.

    Diamond lake is a muddy smudge on the map of the hills east of the fabulous Free City. The area's inhabitants are predominately miners and laborers, serious folk who spend most of their lives toiling below ground. When not working, the miners celebrate along the Vein, a seedy road lined with ale houses and brothels. Overall, the village is a sooty, sullen place prone to unpleasant bursts of violence and passion. But Diamond Lake holds plenty of opportunities for adventure, for the uplands surrounding the town are rife with the ancient tombs and burial cairns of long-dead cultures.

    Idle chatter around the village speaks of a trio of richly dressed adventurers who frequent the taproom of the Feral Dog, Diamond Lake's most notorious tavern. The confident heroes of the Free City spoke of hard-won battles on their journey to Diamond Lake, and of their intention to explore the long-abandoned Stirgenest Cairn on the lake's distant southeastern shore. You, the PCs, being natives of Diamond Lake, know that cairn is oft explored by the community's youth, who always find it completely empty of marvels and perfectly harmless.

    Not so another cairn within a day's ride of the village. This cairn lies near an iron mine that went dry about 50 years ago. The mine's charter lapsed when its manager died a few years after the ore did. Situated in sort of a no-man's land, the cairn was all but forgotten, its yawning entrance overgrown with weeds and choked with debris. Rediscovered by a group of curious children a decade ago, the cairn was at first a community secret held by Diamond Lake's youth, who dare each other to disappear into its cyclopean entrance to prove their bravery. But one such time, when the wind was just right and a haunting, almost magical tone emerged from the depths of the forlorn tomb, one of the group of children stepped foot inside at the encouragement of their peers and never was seen again.

    The adventurers, now boasting in the Feral Dog, bring back bad memories for you all of that night. Dire oaths were sworn, and promises that the children you once were intended to take to your graves. Some of you may have grown apart in the years since, but the talk of the cairns brings you all back to the Feral Dog, sitting around a table and talking of everything except what is on your minds most...


    Chapter 1. The Whispering Cairn

    THe whispering Cairn was a maze of tunels where the band of would be heroes encountered terrifying swarms of acid spitting beetles, ancient traps made by the wind warriors, the ancient Vaati, outsiders dedicated to Law. Insie a fake tomb with rainbow lanterns they discovered a passage up to a locked door that would only open if they recovered the bones of a small boy - Alistair Land who had died many years before. The party - and especially the young and idealistic Constablle Conlon travelled to the Land farm nearby where they found suggestions that a necromancer had dug up the bones and encountered an owlbear that was killed and a baby Dukethat Talsien adopted and still lies in the old mining cottage that the party had been using as a base. Back in the village the sheriff suggested Smenk and his gang of criminals may be involved and they met Allustan the wizard approached them curious about the cairn and pointed them towards the old observatory where a necromancer named Filge had taken up residence. Battling undead and weird macabre statues and zombie dinner parties they reached the top of the observatory and met Filge. They defeated the necromancer who confirmed it was Smenk and his gang who stole the bodies, although Smenk was concerned of an evil cult, "The Ebon Triad" in one of the mines. Then they let Filge go and restored the Land Family bones. The ghost boy was true to his word and opened the door for them. The returned to the tomb and found the true tomb, an amazing structure depicting the battle between the Wind Dukes and the forces of Chaos led by the wolf spider. They also discovered the tomb of Zosiel the architect who had constructed the cairn. Mirriana still wears his jeweled diadem and they carry a potent artifact they found a talisman of the sphere!. Returning to Diamond Lake she meted out justice to Smenk's thugs. Executing the savage half orc Kullen and seeing the rest of the gang sent to the salt mines of Iuz.


    Chapter 2. The three faces of Evil

    After speaking with Allustan the party headed towards the dourstone mines to investigate the rumours of the evil cult of the Ebon Triad. They were joined by Allustan's student Claire (a good necromancer) as Leila the anima mage and Bernard the rogue left. In the caves underneath the mine they found a nightmarish dark cathedral to evil gods and 3 nests of evil ruled over by an vile cult magus known only as the Faceless one. The first set of caves was a Temple of Hextor ruled by a priest named Theldrik. The fighting was fierce and the heroes almost died but they persevered and eventually killed all the Hextorian cultists and captured their leader Theldrik. The second set of tunnels was a maze of dank rocks where Talsien trampled through like a bull. Here the foe was grimlocks and a cult dedicated to the savage Erthnul. THey were soon defeated and they found mad writings about an upcoming apocalypse, a rise of darkness and an Age of Worms that would wipe out the light. This it seemed was the goal of the Ebon triad cult. Venturing into the third temple is the dark temple of Vecna, built it as a maze the heroes slew kenku cultists and rescued the halfling ranger Lan who still travels with them. They found the strange and truly evil Temple of Vecna and there confronted the evil Faceless One, a dark and powerful mage and defeated him. Although the alchemical fumes and the like gave Hal strange new powers. Also an insight into the Age of Worms to come should the Cult of the Ebon triad have its way. Even in victory there came a dark shriek as Thedlrik's soul was consumed and fro the dark pool in the underground cathedral arose a vile creature. An avatar of the Ebon God with the worst bits of Erythnul's savagery, Vecna's magic and Hextor's military might. I could not however match the might of Kavaki and was killed! Ending the threat of the Ebon triad to Diamond Lake

    Chapter 3. Encounter at Blackwall Keep

    After the victory in the mine there are some changes in Diamond Lake as Smenk and Dourstone are hung for the dark God involvement. They met Allustan who was concerned about the green worm they had found with Filge, the Ebon Triad and rumours of undead in the hills. He asks the party to go to nearby Blackwall Keep to speak with Marzena - a battle mage friend of his.

    They walk to Blackwall to find it under siege by lizard folk, although not enough to stop the party cutting their way in. Sadly Marzena has been taken by the lizards deeper into the marsh. The hero's cut their way back out and head to the lizard lair. In the lizard lair a disgusting poo monster almost killed them. They then encountered the lizards but in a positive turn of events befriended the lizards after one of them turned out to be infected by a dread worm of Kyuss. The shaman - Hiska - brokered a peace with Mirriana and Hal to agree to leave the "pink skins" in peace if the party would kill the chief who was in thrall to a black dragon.

    Happy to agree the party surge onwards where they find the purple scaled chief and his minions barbecuing a captured shoulder with a battered and bloodied Mazrena and more soldiers tied up in the corner. THe battle commences as club meets trident and Talsien rampages around trampling all and sundry as Claire's necomrancy cripples as many as possible. A terrifying battle cry of "THE AVALANCHE HAS DROWNED YOUR CHIEF! NOW THE SNOWY TSUNAMI IS RACING FOR YOU!" from Goat as he kills the chief. It doesn't take long before the battle is over. The lizards are defeated and the prisoners freed and healed where possible. Marzena the Mage grateful to Allustan's "heroes" that have come and saved her. While she is glad to be saved she points down the corridor deeper into the nest, "Lizards are taken down there by the King. There is screaming and when they come back they are changed. A great evil is happening here..." Here words bolstered by Hiska the shaman once more begging you to save the eggs. A truth that is sorely needed as they find the egg cave with a massive black dragon egg in the middle that in the light they can see worms swimming within it! A battle breaks out with 3 black dragonspawn as the party defeats them with Hal's lightning blade, Lan's new lizardman trident and Goat's club whilst Claire burns the dragon egg, fire consuming the worms before they can infect all the lizard's eggs. Marzena saved and the lizard's now free of the influence of Kyuss Worms and the Black dragon their work is done and the agree to help Marzena back to the keep before heading to the great Free City of GreyHawk to meet Marzena and Allustan's mentor - Eligos the Sage for advice on the sudden uprising of evil.


    Chapter 4. Hall of Harsh Reflections

    With the rumors of an Age of Worms, an apocalyspe spawned by a minor undead godling named Kyuss abounding the party headed to the Free City of Greyhawk with the writings of the Faceless One from the mines and the dead worm from Filge (and Hal looking forward to catching up with Filge once they reach the city). The city when they reached it was packed with all that is civilization surprising Tal and Goat. As they walked through the streets the others were surprised as well when a chimera escaped from a caged being transported to the arena. In the face of the magical and melee power it didn't last long and the crowd cheered you on suggesting you fight in the Champion's Belt games in a few weeks. Finding Eligos proved easy as you met doomsayers en route and explained how you had come to be there. Eligos seemed interested and concerned and suggested lodgings in the "Crooked House Inn" while he consulted his books. The party explored, some heading to the impressive pyramid of mages, Goat seeing the huge arena and meeting the imposing Lord Loris Raknian who invited him to fight in the arena. After shopping the party reconvened in the Crooked House inn when a pair of look-alike Mirrana and Hal's walked in and stabbed poor Tarquin the owner - neither lasts long in the combat backed by Claire's power and the the faces of Mirriana (who killed herself!) and Hal fade to weird blank faced grey dopplegangers, one carrying a key with an octopus design. Saving Tarquin he points them towards the "Sodden Hold" a long abandoned warehouse near the river docks. The warehouse is easy to find but inside the boxes are alive as mimics attack - in the aftermath a frsutrated Claire leaves the party to continue making sure to hand over the Talisman of the Sphere to Mirriana for safe keeping. Further in the warehouse they find some prisoners in cells, but two are tricksy dopplegangers who fight hard until Goat's impressive battlecries and club kill them. Then in the cells they find help and maidens in distress. The wizard is called Merrick who seeks too help you fight the cult of shapechangers that have caged him whilst the woman is a Snow Elf noble. Sadly Brave Halsephaeus also takes his leave mere minutes after Claire. Continuing to explore they headed through a destroyed and broken flooded storeroom fighting invisible stalkers before finding an elevator down to a water filled underground maze. In the maze they discovered the doppleganger lair! Although first they had to get past the pet giant octopus. With Elithas's acidic song helping they defeat it and move into the strange maze. Spiked pit traps, dopplegangers posing as orphaned children, and a roomfull of mirrors bar their way but with swords and music they chop their way through. Mirriana smashing all of the mirrors guaranteeing a century of bad luck but revealing the heart of the doppleganger lair and a strange symbol on the iron door.
    In heart of the lair the greater doppleganger lord disguised as Allustan stood but the mirror beyond revealed its true alien nature before Lan's trident smashed the priceless magical artifact. Other lesser cult followers joined the battle and the battle was fierce but eventually the heroes prevail and the cult is destroyed. However in the looting, clues lead to a power beyond the cult hidden in the sewers of the city. The clues lead to a series of fungus filled purple glowing grottoes and mind thrall drow and a naga that the party handily chop through and reach the heart of the cult - an alien lair of ogranic rock and stone carved by none other than an illithid. The first room contains a strange and hostile stone brain but as Mirriana shields herself from psionic influence she uses her power of the sword to shatter it into stone chunks. More strange alien rooms have a lab with a tank filled a weird clawed octopoid creature and the Mindflayer master's treasure trove of arcane curios guarded by a vrock demon. The mindlfayer speaks to them all then, introducing himself as Zyrxog and his wish to kill them all!
    The battle in its temple is fierce as the beast is both a mind flayer and powerful sorcerer and guarded strange organic/metallic constructs - one a squidllike beast, the other a 4 armed mantic like beast. THe battle costs much and at the end with the flaming magics fading sadly both Julienne and her archer friend Ellithas lie dead, bodies burnt beyond recognition and Talsien's mind forever effected by the cloynig alien touch of the Mindflayer. As they loot the mind flayer's secret lab, a note is discivered suggesting that the plot againt them may run deeper than they thought! And in a secret diary clues about the plots of Kyuss once mre and a vile artifact know as the apostolic scrolls.

    "Zyrxog,
    I have a problem. You with your particular skills could handle it. There are some adventurers new in town that have disrupted some of my "business partner's" interests further East. They are a goliath named "Goat", a human woman named Mirriana Conlon, a halfling vagabond name Lan, a savage looking creature called Talsien and an elven noble called Halsephalus. Please kill them for me. If you can do so I'll give you an extra 5% on our transaction.

    - Lord "R"



    Chapter 5. The Champion's Belt

    In the aftermath of their victory against the mindflayer the party are hollow after the death of the bard and leaving of both Claire and Halsephus. Although Goat is inspired by news of the upcoming CHampion's Games at the Grand Arena where a Lord Raknian invites him to compete. Fate judges that a good idea as Eligos the Sage invites the party to see him. The days exporing Greyhawk are good for most even as Mirriana struggles with her loss. Goat focuses on the excitment of the games even seeing the trio of adventurers - Auric, Khellek and Tianna that they first saw weeks before in Diamond Lake epxloring Cairns, but legendary as The Leatherworks" and the previous arena champions. In a quiet Temple Mirriana also meets a mysterious women named Celeste that piques her interest. Later taht evening at Eligos's house they meet the mysterious Celeste again and the sage explains his fears about the artifacts they had brought to the city. THe worm a "kyuss" worm and his worries that if the Ebon Triad is on the move and allied with the minor cult of Kyuss that something dark could be afoot. Particularly with "Lord R" acquiring a copy of the diabolical Apsotolic Scrolls! The sage has discovered much and explains that Raknian was once a champion now fallen from favour but runs the game. Aquantances such as Theldrik and Garras (the Priests of Hextor under the DIamond Lake mines) suggests a dark hear and the scrolls could allow one to summon a creature of evil and drown the Free City in undead and death. At this point Eligos asks the party if they could enter the games to try and find the scroll and stop Raknian plans.


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    Player Character Race Class XP Init HPs AC (base) FF, Touch Saves (base) Perception
    RCGothic Mirrianna Human Cleric/ Crusader/Ruby Knight Mystara TBD +5 ~78 26 FF 25 T 16 +9/4/11 +4
    Redzimmer Merrick Human wizard/binder/anima mage TBD +1 ~33 19 FF 18 T 12 +7/9/11 +2
    Starbin Landhal Tundra Halving Scout/shooting star ranger TBD +5 78 20 FF 20 T 15 +10/13/7 +16
    DrK Zarina Human melee/wizard/gish TBD +2 94 19 FF 17 T 12 +10/9/7 -2
    Ghoostfot Elkist Talphrin Half Drow Paladin / Spirit shaman TBD +2 22 22 FF 22 T 10 +15/11/14 +9

    The fallen/Lost
    Bernard the changeling rogue
    Leila the mage

    Claire
    Halsaphus v.2
    Julienne and Elithas
    Kavuloia the Mighty Cleric of Kavaki
    Talsien "mind talker" and warshaper
    Navarra

    Diamond Lake

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    @ Players
    - Please post your background and a link to your PC in your first post and choose a colour. I need a linke to Talsiern's sheet the one I have doesn't work.
    - Please let all players post before the chatting starts (so all the payers are on the 1st page! )


    The tale so far....
    IC thread 1
    IC thread 2
    IC thread 3


    The ramblings....
    OOC thread 1
    OOC thread 2
    OOC thread 3
    OOC Thread 4
    OOC Thread 5
    OOC Thread 6

    Old Recruitment... (we keep losing arcane casters!)
    Level 8 (possibly no selection)
    Level 6 re-recruitment (Julienne/Elithas)
    Skill monkey wanted (Lan)
    Arcanist wanted (Claire)

    Birthdays
    Goat: Sunday the 23rd of Goodmonth
    Hal: Starday the 15th of Coldeven
    Tal: Godsday the 11th of Harvester
    Mir: Earthday the 20th of Patchwall
    Lan: Freeday the 7th of Growfest
    Zarina: Starday the 3rd Coldeven

    Equivalent:
    Goat: August 29th
    Hal: March 20th
    Tal: September 14th
    Mir: October 28th
    Lan: April 8th
    Zarina: March 3rd

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    The Grand Citadel

    GC1 The Grand Citadelís Wall and Towers
    GC2 Battle Gate and Gate House
    GC3 The Great Blockhouse
    GC4 Half Circle Wall
    GC5 Prison Blockhouse
    GC6 The Redoubt
    GC7 Stables
    GC8 Courtyard

    City Gates

    CG1 Highway Gate
    CG2 Marsh Gate
    CG3 Cargo Gate
    CG4 St.Cuthbert's Gate
    CG5 Wharfgate
    CG6 Duke's Gate
    CG7 Druid's Gate
    CG8 Black Gate
    CG9 Garden Gate

    Artisansí Quarter

    A1 Guildhall of Architects &Stonemasons
    A2 Metalsmiths' Hall
    A3 Artisans' Quarter City Watch Station
    A4 Carpenters' Guildhall
    A5 Performing Artistes' Guildhall
    A6 Guildhall of Leatherworkers, Weavers &Tailors
    A7 Fruit of the Mill
    A8 New City Fountains
    A9 Guildstation of the Nightwatchmen
    A10 Grand Tent
    A11 Halmaster's Hall
    A12 The Fat of the Hog
    A13 Laborers' Union Hall
    A14 Eridok's Expedition Provisions
    A15 Maldin and Elenderi's Shop
    A16 Residence - Dorshak Krane
    A17 Darred Hebbren's tower
    A18 The Wild Goose
    A19 The Broken Staff
    A20 The Nine of Swords
    A23 Able Carters Coaching House

    Clerkburg

    C1a Grey College - Hall of the Dean
    C1b Grey College - College Hall
    C1c Grey College - Timber Hall
    C1d Grey College - Iolavai House
    C2 The Great Library of Greyhawk
    C3 The Old Mill
    C4 The Black Dragon Inn
    C5 Jewelers' &Gemcutters' Guildhall
    C6 University of Magical Arts
    C7 The City Mint
    C8 New Mill College
    C9 The Bardschool
    C10 Bridge of Entwined Hearts
    C11 The Savant Tavern
    C12 Free City Arena
    C13 Clerkburg City Watch Station
    C14 The Roc &Oliphant Tavern
    C15 University of the Flanaess
    C16 Guild Station of the Nightwatchmen
    C17 The School of Clerkship
    C18 Gnarleyhouse
    C19a Students' Quarter residences
    C19b Students' Quarter residences
    C19c Students' Quarter residences
    C19d Students' Quarter residences
    C19e Students' Quarter residences
    C20 Guildhall of Lawyers and Scribes
    C21 Temple of Celestian
    C22 Boardinghouse - room of Talasek Thraydin
    C23 Residence - Derider Fanshen
    C24 Residence - Elraniel Tasmarien
    C25 Temple of Boccob
    C26 Residence - sage

    Foreign Quarter

    F1 Mercenaries' Guildhall
    F2 Silver Dragon Inn
    F3 Sages' Guildhall
    F4 Blue Dragon Inn
    F5 Ahlissan Merchants' Headquarters
    F6 Moneychangers' and Pawnbrokers' Guildhall
    F7 City Workhouse
    F8 The Pit
    F9 Cartographers' Guildhall
    F10 Foreign Quarter City Watch Station
    F11 Translators' Guildhall
    F12 Red Serpent Restaurant
    F13 Guildstation of the Nightwatchmen
    F14 Burrow Heights
    F15 Nyrondese Traders' Hall
    F16 Little Ket
    F17 Temple of Rao
    F18 The Silver Garter
    F19 Temple of Trithereon
    F20 Fallen Mage Townhouse
    F21 The Whistling Fish
    F22 Residence - Gruenab
    F23 Abandoned Bathhouse
    F24 Residence - Kardis the Sage
    F25 Residence - Sir Lemajen Sterrich
    F26 Porbell's Pawnshop
    F27 Residence - Kelas Arnad
    F28 The Grey Tower of Loz Toron
    F29 Residence - Harm Bumastus
    F30 Warehouse of Morton Hammel

    Garden Quarter

    G1 City Botanical Gardens &Well
    G2 Otto's Residence
    G3 The Nymph and Satyr Inn
    G4 Sacred Temple of St.Cuthbert
    G5 High Tower Tavern &Hostelry
    G6 Star of Celene Inn
    G7 Garden Quarter City Watch Station
    G8 Gold Dragon Inn
    G9 The Grand Theatre
    G10 Temple of Pelor
    G11 The Golden Phoenix
    G12 Temple of Zilchus
    G13 Chapel of Fharlanghn
    G14 Sanctum of Heironeous
    G15 Residence - Adarian Herbifrage, Sage
    G16 Temple of Istus
    G17 Residence - Judge Porthos
    G18 Residence - Kiri &Marie
    G19 Residence - Barlo Millrose
    G20 Residence - Aestrella Shanfarel
    G21 Residence - Phillidor
    G22 Embassy of Furyondy
    G23 Patrician's Club
    G24 Lord Silverfox's Manor
    G25 Royal Opera House

    High Quarter

    H1 Embassy of the Duchy of Urnst
    H2 Lord Henway's Menagerie
    H2a Henway Family Manor
    H2b Grey Manor
    H2c The Aviary
    H3 Wheel of Gold Gambling House
    H4a Embassy Circle Manor
    H4b Embassy Circle manor
    H4c Embassy Circle manor
    H4d Embassy Circle manor
    H4e Embassy Circle manor
    H4f Embassy Circle manor
    H5 The Lord's Tomb
    H6 Residence of Fioranna Aielestriel
    H7 City Guard Barracks
    H8 Nightwatchmen's Guildstation
    H9 Courts of Justice
    H10 City Gaol
    H11 Diplomatic Residence
    H12 Residence - Stivak Dorbreddin
    H13 Wizards' Guildhall
    H14 Lord Mayor's Palace
    H15 Residence - Org Nenshen
    H16 Residence - Jallarzi Sallavarian
    H17 Residence - Glodreddi Bakkanin
    H18 The Tomb
    H19 Bluto House

    Outskirts

    O1 City Cemetary
    O2 Lord Wheatsmill's Manor
    O3 City Slaughterhouse
    O4a Caravan Park
    O4b Caravan Park
    O5 Merchants' and Traders' Guild Livery
    O6 Millstream Effluent
    O7 Stone Ring
    O8 Lord Wainwright's Manor
    O9 Grey College Observatory
    O10a Caravan Warehouse
    O10b Caravan Warehouse
    O10c Caravan Warehouse

    River Quarter

    R1 River Quarter City Watch Station
    R2 The Green Dragon Inn
    R3 Low Seas Tavern
    R4 The Wizard's Hat Inn
    R5 Guildstation of the Nightwatchmen
    R6 Tarnek McGloogan's Warehouse
    R7 The River Rat
    R8 Temple of Pholtus
    R9 Gobayuik's Undertakers
    R10 West City Warehouse
    R11 Barge Inn
    R12 The Dogtail Inn
    R13 The Maned Lady
    R14 The Sea Willow
    R15 Abandoned house

    Slum Quarter

    S1 World's End Tavern
    S2 False Duke's Stables
    S3 Beggars' Union Guildhall
    S4 Temple of Ralishaz
    S5 Assassins' Guildhall
    S6 Garraldson's Locksmithy
    S7 Dragon Turtle Tavern
    S8 Left Hand Inn
    S9 Fedroot's Daggerarium
    S10 Old City Well
    S11 Chapel of Ulaa
    S12 Flophouse

    Shacktown

    ST1 Shrine of StCuthbert
    ST2 Sawmill

    Thievesí Quarter

    T1 Turin's Servant Agency
    T2 Whitehorse Inn
    T3 Old City Watch Station
    T4 Merchants' and Traders' Union
    T5 Madame Serena's Fortunetelling
    T6 White Dragon Inn
    T7 Guildstation of the Nightwatchmen
    T8 Gold Digger Tavern
    T9 Brass Dragon Inn
    T10 Chapel of Olidammara
    T11 Shrine of Beory
    T12 City Orphanage
    T13 Public Bathhouse
    T14 Fischer's Locksmithy
    T15 Common Crypt
    T16 Millrose Brewery
    T17 Madame Zaccaruso's Rooms for Rent
    T18 The Cindered Augur
    T19 Nyrondal House
    T20 Halfhock's Pawnshop
    T21 Old City Great Hall (Thieves' Guild)
    T22 Phoenix Boarding House
    T23 City Depot
    T24 Hariad's Jewelry
    T25 The Hanged Man Inn
    T26 Esteemed Chapel of Norebo
    T27 Vesper's Pawnshop
    T28 Mama Esther's
    T29 Odd House
    T30 Fish Processing Warehouse
    T31 Mill/Grain Warehouse
    T32 Produce Warehouse
    T33 abandoned warehouse
    T34 abandoned residence
    T35 Great Burn Court

    Wharves

    W1 Temple of Xerbo and Osprem
    W2a Office of the Cargo Inspectorate &Warehouse
    W2b Office of the Cargo Inspectorate &Warehouse
    W2c Office of the Cargo Inspectorate &Warehouse
    W2d Office of the Cargo Inspectorate &Warehouse
    W3 Dockers' and Wharfmen's Union Hall
    W4 Pilots' &Seamen's Guildhall
    W5 Wharves City Watch Station
    W6 City Warehouse
    W7 The Free Traders office &warehouse
    W8 Temple of Procan
    W9 Eridok's Warehouse (see A14)
    W10 Snagtooth Shipbuilding
    W11 Residence - Fionor Clawhand
    W12 Alliance of Tenha Workers'
    W13 Abandoned smuggler's warehouse

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    Quote Originally Posted by redzimmer View Post
    But surely GoatT is back on the active roster?
    Yes, I just cut and pasted it from OOC6. My opening needs expanding.

    I still need to add the book 5/6 summaries.

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    Ooh, action - exciting! Let me clear some space in my diary to get back to the fun

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    Not to bad
    CL check (1d20+12)[32] vs Haste
    CL check (1d20+12)[32] vs Mage armour (greater)
    CL check (1d20+12)[29] vs Superior resistance
    CL check (1d20+12)[30] vs Heart of water
    CL check (1d20+12)[31] vs Heart of Fire

    She managed to steal its haste, mage armour, drop its saves and pick up the two other hearts of elements
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    On my crib sheet I forgot two of his protections,
    (1d20+12)[13] vs DC 28 vs Arcane spell surge
    (1d20+12)[13] vs DC 28 vs Fly

    EDIT: Well clearly Zarina's spell theft had started running out around then
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    Sorry, keep meaning to post but I'm shattered today. I tried to concentrate and watch bake-off at the same time but it's just not happening! I'll try and get a post up tomorrow.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RCgothic View Post
    Sorry, keep meaning to post but I'm shattered today. I tried to concentrate and watch bake-off at the same time but it's just not happening! I'll try and get a post up tomorrow.
    No worries. I can understand the lore of tasty cakes. Who doesn't like celebrity cakes
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    Sorry just trying to get my bearings:

    So it's 3x normal move actions to close with them (ie ~80ft)?

    Is it only Zarina who is hasted?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ghostfoot View Post
    Sorry just trying to get my bearings:

    So it's 3x normal move actions to close with them (ie ~80ft)?

    Is it only Zarina who is hasted?
    Zarina stole it's haste with spell theft. But yes, it's 80ft to reach them.

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    WILL (1d20+26)[37]

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    oops

    (1d4)[2] rounds

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    A savage attack from the PCS there!

    Vs the Holy explosion from Mirriana
    (3d20)[14][2][12](28)

    And vs the Moonbolts
    (2d20)[16][18](34)
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    You need both fortitude and reflex saves Vs the storm of shards 😉
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    Ah, I'd best roll some Reflex saves as well then!
    (3d20)[4][12][20](36)
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    Just awaiting Merrick, Goat and Lan

    - Also, you'le have all seen Mirriana smash into a shimmering wall of magic before pushing throuhg as she made her save and smashed through the repulsion spell warding the entrance to the chamber
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    Felhammer hasn't been active since 1st July, so I think we've lost him again.

    Probably best to just bot Goattracker till the end of this module or pretend he never came back in the first place.

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    Oh hell. Wrong Channel.
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    Spellcraft (1d20+21)[36]

    Knowledge: Arcana (1d20+21)[37]

    Whatís old weavy got on the burner?
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    A targeted greater dispel affects every spell on a target. You need to roll against each.

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    Not sure how many waiting in the spellcraft

    But letís do some up I guess. Take as many as you need!

    (1d20+33)[45]
    (1d20+33)[53]
    (1d20+33)[46]
    (1d20+33)[38]
    (1d20+33)[44]
    (1d20+33)[50]
    (1d20+33)[53]
    (1d20+33)[36]
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    Can you just talk me through the +33 you've got there? Looks like it might be CL+20 instead of CL(to a maximum of 20).

    One of the reasons Mirriana doesn't (yet) use greater dispel magic is because she's only +3CL over Dispel Magic's cap of CL10 and a +3 bonus isn't really worth a spell slot 3 levels higher. (And she gets some good mileage out of her +4 bonus to dispel checks).

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    I had the same query of where the +33 comes from?
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    Looks like I gone and misread the description. It should be +13. Still nice to see one of use is awake.

    And Iím out of better ideas so let us reroll:
    (1d20+13)[26]
    (1d20+13)[23]
    (1d20+13)[32]
    (1d20+13)[19]
    (1d20+13)[26]
    (1d20+13)[21]
    (1d20+13)[26]
    (1d20+13)[27]
    (1d20+13)[26]

    Take as many as you need.
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    Um Ö two potential crits, I think.


    Crit 1 - (1d20+21)[30], Dam - (1d4+8)[10]
    Crit 2 - (1d20+21)[23], Dam - (1d4+8)[10]
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    Some good rolling there, I'll go through the numbers tomorrow as I need my notebook to actually follow where things are! Its that complicated nowadays then it'll be the irate hordes of evil!
    Though will be fun. After this the finale of the Chapter it'll be the end of Chapter 6 and we can return Talsien as well
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    Bring on tha trampling
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    Elkist (1d20+22)[30]
    Zarina (1d20+16)[19]

    Will saves vs Repulsion
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