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    Good times.

    Good times.
  2. Not entirely surprised, Quagmire quickly slips to...

    Not entirely surprised, Quagmire quickly slips to the right and feints, diverting the skeleton's attention away from Hrav for a crucial moment.

    Is Quagmire the one in K16? Having a hard time...
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    Surprise Round Hacker grabs for the old man,...

    Surprise Round

    Hacker grabs for the old man, who jerks his arm away nimbly. "What is this? A robbery? I'm just a poor old man. There's no meat left to pick off these bones."

    "Not a robbery,...
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    ooc: Waiting on me again. As usual. Tomorrow...

    ooc: Waiting on me again. As usual. Tomorrow...
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    Ikni is also available (swordmage 4), though she...

    Ikni is also available (swordmage 4), though she hasn't managed to make her way into the tavern yet. Due mostly to procrastination on my part.
  6. Quagmire saunters over to one of the opening...

    Quagmire saunters over to one of the opening sarcophagi, his rolling sailor's gait looking like unintentionally like a cocky swagger in this dusty tomb. "Wonder why Redblade's got a crypt in 'is...
  7. ooc: I award 4 DM credits to Mal Malenkirk for...

    ooc: I award 4 DM credits to Mal Malenkirk for completing this adventure.
  8. Approved!

    Approved!
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    Your efforts to calm tempers go unheeded. Under...

    Your efforts to calm tempers go unheeded. Under the circumstances, this is not surprising; these men have clearly been under a great deal of stress for some time. Shouted insults are exchanged,...
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    The priest yanks his hand away from Hacker's...

    The priest yanks his hand away from Hacker's grasp, showing reflexes that, while not inhumanly fast, would be a credit to a man half his age. "What is this? A robbery? I'm just a poor old man. ...
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    The elderly man looks up from his washing. "My...

    The elderly man looks up from his washing. "My dear boy! What is the matter? Come inside, come and rest yourself. Sit down, I think we have some food left from supper, eh?" He comes outside and...
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    That's all fine as part of your one-time rebuild....

    That's all fine as part of your one-time rebuild. No need for a proposal, just mention when you submit your character that this is his overhaul, and include the information I've quoted here.
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    The street, several blocks removed from the main...

    The street, several blocks removed from the main thoroughfare of the district, is fairly quiet. The sun is sinking westward, and the shadows are getting longer. The occasional urchin wanders by,...
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    Woe's disguise is complicated by the fact that he...

    Woe's disguise is complicated by the fact that he refuses to be parted from his spear and armor. Hacker's efforts suffice to hide the armor beneath filthy rags, and loose twigs bound with twine turn...
  15. Quagmire peers owlishly into the gloom. His eyes...

    Quagmire peers owlishly into the gloom. His eyes work better than a human's would in the darkness, but... "Hrav, I think this is your gig, mate. Knock 'em dead. We'll be right behind ye." He...
  16. "Does the colorful name and the little umbrella...

    "Does the colorful name and the little umbrella affect the flavor or intoxicant levels in some way? I was unable to detect any magical influences on the beverages last time I attended the Hanged...
  17. In the morning, those of you who elected to stay...

    In the morning, those of you who elected to stay the night are treated to a lavish breakfast of eggs, bacon, roast meat, fresh fruit, light wines, and fine imported tea. The servants treat you with...
  18. Lord Donnervale issues some quiet orders, and the...

    Lord Donnervale issues some quiet orders, and the nightshirted guardsmen set aside their swords and start the gristly task of clearing the room's corpses. Donnervale himself approaches you, still...
  19. I just want to point out that Ikni already has a...

    I just want to point out that Ikni already has a neck slot item, a Brooch of Shielding +1. Did you give out a second neck item (lucky charm +1) on purpose? If so, that's cool; you're the boss and...
  20. Up close, the girl proves to be a very attractive...

    Up close, the girl proves to be a very attractive human woman, not long into adulthood. Somehow, she manages to appear relatively clean and composed, despite being covered in filth from the pit and...
  21. "You would... use your sword as a crowbar?" Ikni...

    "You would... use your sword as a crowbar?" Ikni asks, incredulous. "Have you no respect for your weapons? They guard and preserve your life; would it not be worth the time to simply go to the...
  22. Quagmire's alignment is possibly a little...

    Quagmire's alignment is possibly a little confused, reflecting 1) his confusion, 2) my own confusion, and 3) the usual complaints about alignment being overly broad and not flexible enough and so...
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    ooc: diplomacy checks would be appropriate now,...

    ooc: diplomacy checks would be appropriate now, I think.
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    Hi, guys. I'm belatedly catching up on judging...

    Hi, guys. I'm belatedly catching up on judging this. I'd intended to judge it, but then it fell off my browser tabs without getting subscribed to. Anyway, here now.



    Since we seem to have...
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    After you both speak, Corvin's face flushes...

    After you both speak, Corvin's face flushes darker still. "A trial, is that what they told you? Human sacrifice, more likely. What can these savages know of justice? They'll kill us all,...
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    I've got family coming to town this weekend for...

    I've got family coming to town this weekend for the holiday, and likely won't be able to get on much. I might be able to find time to update this weekend, but it might have to wait until Monday or...
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    I've got family coming to town this weekend for...

    I've got family coming to town this weekend for the holiday, and likely won't be able to get on much. So don't panic if I don't post before Monday Tuesday.
  28. I understand, P8; indeed, your description hits...

    I understand, P8; indeed, your description hits uncomfortably close to home, sometimes. I certainly can't fault you for wanting to move on, and I hope you'll be back in whatever capacity you see...
  29. Round 10 Slardazial responds to the taunts...

    Round 10

    Slardazial responds to the taunts with mindless groans, equal parts rage and anguish. Truly, putting him down quickly seems as much mercy as justice, and you set about it with a will. ...
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    Well, there's an update. I handwaved furiously...

    Well, there's an update. I handwaved furiously on the flavor text, because it took me a full three hours to do this update before I even started the fluff. So... much... going... on!

    I'm...
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    Round 3 The battle swirls heavily around two...

    Round 3

    The battle swirls heavily around two points. Ba-Ka-Thet takes many wounds from the foes surrounding him, and looks to be in trouble despite the intervention of the Raven Queen at her...
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    Just FYI, I am planning on continuing this game. ...

    Just FYI, I am planning on continuing this game. I had hoped to have it up and moving by now, but the time just hasn't fallen into place for me this week. It could be any day now, though.
    ...
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    ooc: Hmm. I think if Woe's going to walk around...

    ooc: Hmm. I think if Woe's going to walk around disguised, it's Woe who will have to make the bluff check. Aiding him is fine, and I might give more than a +2 bonus if your aid check is high...
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    Corvin's face hardens with anger. "Noble and...

    Corvin's face hardens with anger. "Noble and helpful? The only noble lizardfolk is one whose head is stuffed and mounted on my wall of trophies, and if this Gildrim of yours has told you otherwise,...
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    Apikotoa laughs, and responds in draconic, "Your...

    Apikotoa laughs, and responds in draconic, "Your command of the true tongue has improved, my friend! As has your equipment, from what I can see. And perhaps your luck as well; I would hardly...
  36. Round 9 Grakk and Vixo pound the undead...

    Round 9

    Grakk and Vixo pound the undead cleric, tearing great hunks of charred and rotting flesh away with their weapons, while moving to encircle him again.

    Magnus concentrates on blocking...
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    ooc: There's no particular time restrictions in...

    ooc: There's no particular time restrictions in place here. You're in Daunton and it's daytime, so you can do pretty much what you like. However, there may be certain other reasons you might not...
  38.   It's been over for a few years. The forum has...

    It's been over for a few years. The forum has gotten lost, but I found links to the individual battle threads once, and could probably find them again if pressed.
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    As far as Hacker can tell, the potions should be...

    As far as Hacker can tell, the potions should be healing potions. At least, they should have at least a healing effect. There is an erratic fluctuation in the magical patterns fixed into the...
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    The rest of the trip passes quietly, and a few...

    The rest of the trip passes quietly, and a few hours after dark you find yourself walking into a makeshift lizardfolk village. Even for the nomadic lizardfolk, the encampment is crude and haphazard,...
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    Weel wastes no more time, and moves to the aid of...

    Weel wastes no more time, and moves to the aid of the wounded men. Both are unconscious and, in Weel's professional opinion, may not last the night without help, though are unlikely to drop dead...
  42. "Nice work, lads. Let's drop this other...

    "Nice work, lads. Let's drop this other clockwork job, eh?" Quagmire's booming voice rolls out. He ducks over next to Beyrk and slices at the scout, knocking it towards Hrav's ready blade.
    ...
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    ooc: I understand entirely too well, nt. Much...

    ooc: I understand entirely too well, nt. Much better to maintain a reduced presence here and avoid burnout than to push yourself too hard and disappear completely. Thanks for the fun here.
  44. Round 8 "Grakk!" shouts Morvannon as the...

    Round 8

    "Grakk!" shouts Morvannon as the goliath falls twitching. "You'd better be right, girl!" he calls as he makes for the shelves at a run, sending a bolt of energy to glance weakly off...
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    Skivean nods enthusiastically, beaming. He ducks...

    Skivean nods enthusiastically, beaming. He ducks inside and quickly comes up with half a dozen assorted unlabeled flasks and vials, which he presses into Woe's hands. "I'm pretty sure those are all...
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    The muscular man's eyes narrow, and he turns to a...

    The muscular man's eyes narrow, and he turns to a smaller man next to him with a bad squint. "Gildrim. I know that name, Banners. What from?"

    The squinty man, who must be Banners, responds "Er,...
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    Tatupu blinks, and his crest lowers noticeably. ...

    Tatupu blinks, and his crest lowers noticeably. Where it had been stiff and upright, it now looks flexible, if not completely relaxed, then at least not quite so tense. "Yes, that is him. He has...
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    I'm in Michigan now, right smack in the middle of...

    I'm in Michigan now, right smack in the middle of North America.

    Right, well, I'm back as close as I'm going to get to normal status, so it's time to get this thing running again. KenHood has...
  49. ooc: Waiting on Vixo. You still with us, mate?

    ooc: Waiting on Vixo. You still with us, mate?
  50. Ikni laughs, a barking sound more like a sick...

    Ikni laughs, a barking sound more like a sick person's cough than a sound of mirth. "That all you got?" she quips, weaving a defensive thicket of steel around herself. This time, she can't make her...
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    Apikotoa waves a polite farewell, and the hostile...

    Apikotoa waves a polite farewell, and the hostile lizardman leads you to an area on an island at the back of the encampment. On the island, strung around five trees arrayed roughly in a circle, is a...
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    The lizardfolk look at you with respect and...

    The lizardfolk look at you with respect and perhaps a little awe as you describe your battle with the hydra, despite the outcome. They hold your weapons a little more carefully.

    Tatupu shrugs...
  53. ooc: What he said. I guess I should have had...

    ooc: What he said. I guess I should have had Kamotz take a healing word back instead of healing strike; sorry about that.
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    I've still got a 3rd PC slot that I've been...

    I've still got a 3rd PC slot that I've been holding off on, but I think I might be able to move on that within the week.
  55. Round 7 Morvannon fires a curse, but the spell...

    Round 7

    Morvannon fires a curse, but the spell fails to take hold. He circles, moving deeper into the shadows that follow him.

    Grakk sprints around the pit with a yell, bringing his sword...
  56. ooc: Sorry again for the delays. I'll try to...

    ooc: Sorry again for the delays. I'll try to make it up to you, when rewards time rolls around. I blame newegg.com, who introduced all kinds of silly delays in delivering my new computer. But...
  57. Ikni pulls forth a healing potion and quickly...

    Ikni pulls forth a healing potion and quickly drinks it, before sketching her symbol of protection in the air in front of the remaining ghoul. She sets herself grimly, intent on surviving the...
  58. ooc: I wouldn't mind seeing this game move a bit...

    ooc: I wouldn't mind seeing this game move a bit faster, too, though I'm uncomfortably aware that I don't have much ground to stand on, game-speed-wise. I have a vague memory of reading somewhere...
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    From an encounter design perspective, I'm glad to...

    From an encounter design perspective, I'm glad to see Astral Seal get a nerf. It's already hard enough to challenge a well-built 4e party who knows their tactics. Throw in at-will healing, and it...
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    The lizardman gives a long, drawn-out hiss at the...

    The lizardman gives a long, drawn-out hiss at the news, and his shoulders slump slightly in a very human-like gesture. "Then he ees gone. I am sorry for thees. I am Apikotoa; I was his guide when...
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    I once found an offline BBCode text editor with a...

    I once found an offline BBCode text editor with a half hour of googling. I think I used it maybe twice, then lost interest. I think I found that it just didn't speed me up that much. YMMV.
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    With regards to what's actually being...

    With regards to what's actually being proposed.... what *is* actually being proposed? I see a bunch of arguments, but the only place where anything resembling a proposal is spelled out is in the...
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    The lizardfolk are clearly quite surprised to see...

    The lizardfolk are clearly quite surprised to see that you speak their language. However, their wariness does not slacken as they share out your weapons among themselves. They do take good care of...
  64. Approved, though I do note that you are still...

    Approved, though I do note that you are still owed time gold. I assume Mal has plans to roll that in with the other treasure that is still forthcoming, though.
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    ooc: Thanks for your patience, guys. The move...

    ooc: Thanks for your patience, guys. The move has gone well so far, and while there is still more to be done, I think things have calmed down enough that I can declare myself back to normal posting...
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    Karis curses in frustration as her target...

    Karis curses in frustration as her target disappears, after she spent so much effort flying across the battlefield after it. But she resolutely turns and darts back into the fray, slashing at the...
  67. ooc: Fair enough. I'd forgotten that you took...

    ooc: Fair enough. I'd forgotten that you took actions between the time the cobra fell off and when it attacked.
  68. ooc: Speaking of Divine Sanction, was the cobra...

    ooc: Speaking of Divine Sanction, was the cobra subject to it when it attacked Quagmire? I can't remember, but it might have been.
  69. Even Quagmire's hobgoblin constitution can't save...

    Even Quagmire's hobgoblin constitution can't save him from the cobra's venom this time. Staggered and dizzy, he charges the cobra, but his legs won't move quite right, and he stumbles to a halt just...
  70. I'm successfully across the pond, and everything...

    I'm successfully across the pond, and everything seems to be going smoothly for the moment. I've even got a bit of free time, but the computer I'm posting on is a tiny, tiny netbook that lacks the...
  71. I'm pretty sure we (meaning I) always intended...

    I'm pretty sure we (meaning I) always intended for work on the character sheets to continue, especially if it involves simplifying the process of working with them.

    I vaguely recall the...
  72. Late to the party as usual... What do we get...

    Late to the party as usual...

    What do we get from a custom namespace? I mean, what's the difference between creating a custom namespace called ADV for adventures and just having a convention...
  73. Ikni's shield flares again when Harold strikes...

    Ikni's shield flares again when Harold strikes Charina, stealing force from the blow.

    Ikni moves closer to the ghoul standing over Bell, whirling her sword in a great arc that sails harmlessly...
  74. Belingras pauses on his way back to the floating...

    Belingras pauses on his way back to the floating palanquin. "Ah, yes, thank you. I'd nearly forgotten them. If you don't mind, the temple will deal with them. Our Lord has a special interest in...
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    Purely thinking out loud here; these aren't...

    Purely thinking out loud here; these aren't firmly-held opinions based on long contemplation or anything...

    Perhaps die rolls could work like attachments. When you're editing a post, you'd have a...
  76. ooc: I'm going to be offline for a couple of...

    ooc: I'm going to be offline for a couple of days, If my turn comes up, feel free to NPC me.
  77. ooc: Ok, guys, I think that about wraps this one...

    ooc: Ok, guys, I think that about wraps this one up. I really do appreciate all your patience, and I hope you managed to have some fun during the good bits. If you have any questions or feel the...
  78. Inside the cabin after the high priest's...

    Inside the cabin after the high priest's procession has left, the cabin's single room has a cheery, peaceful glow in the flickering firelight. The corner in which the guardian lurked is now...
  79. The creature within the shadows listens seriously...

    The creature within the shadows listens seriously to Cyr's plea for faith. It seems affected, but still indecisive. When Ibram reveals the captured shadar-kai, bruised and wounded and clearly held...
  80. ooc: The earth opened up and swallowed me. It...

    ooc: The earth opened up and swallowed me. It sucked. Anyway, I've got a free hour now, so I'll finish this now.
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    ooc: As you may have read elsewhere, I'm less...

    ooc: As you may have read elsewhere, I'm less than a week away from an intercontinental move. Stress levels are rising fast, so I'm going to put this game on hold (officially, as opposed to the...
  82. ooc: As you may have read elsewhere, I'm less...

    ooc: As you may have read elsewhere, I'm less than a week away from an intercontinental move. Stress levels are rising fast, so I'm going to put this game on hold for the next two weeks. Feel free...
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    ooc: As you may have read elsewhere, I'm less...

    ooc: As you may have read elsewhere, I'm less than a week away from an intercontinental move. Stress levels are rising fast, so I'm going to put this game on hold (officially, as opposed to the...
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    Apologies for my recent silence. I do want to...

    Apologies for my recent silence. I do want to carry on with this, and have ideas how to proceed, but... I'm less than a week from moving across the Atlantic, and every time I sit down to type a...
  85. ooc: Ok, we'll continue with the skill challenge...

    ooc: Ok, we'll continue with the skill challenge with just you three. Let's do it quickly, though; I'd like to finish this this week.

    The creature's darkness swirls and eddies as you speak to...
  86. ooc: Ikni saves...

    ooc: Ikni saves vs. dominated.
  87. I think I'd be more open to this if you could...

    I think I'd be more open to this if you could make up a sample sheet showing how you envisage it, evilbob. I'm sympathetic to the complaint that the current wiki sheet is far from optimal; I always...
  88. ooc: Yes, please. How about C3, charging to...

    ooc: Yes, please. How about C3, charging to AA35?
  89. How many squares can a wizard push an enemy he...

    How many squares can a wizard push an enemy he hits with Thunderwave? Exactly which enemies are targeted by the secondary attack from Force Orb? Does the secondary attack apply on a miss? Which...
  90. ooc: welcome back, Oni. :) Round 6 Grakk,...

    ooc: welcome back, Oni. :)

    Round 6

    Grakk, Vrrsk't, and Magnus combine to break two more chains, while Morvannon finishes off the hapless doppelganger. Kamotz breaks another chain, the fifth,...
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    Approved, and my thanks for finishing this off.

    Approved, and my thanks for finishing this off.
  92. Quagmire's armor flares with a soft white glow as...

    Quagmire's armor flares with a soft white glow as he reaches out and touches Kauldron's shoulder. A sickly green miasma seems to flow away from Kauldron and into Quagmire, causing the hobgoblin to...
  93. ooc: Just sent PMs. I note that of the other...

    ooc: Just sent PMs. I note that of the other players in this adventure, CMoss has opted out by PM, and thaco and THushman haven't logged in for nearly a month. modest is active, but at best we're...
  94. ooc: It's silly to continue this with just two...

    ooc: It's silly to continue this with just two players, I agree, and awkward at best to re-recruit right now. If I can't get ahold of more current players by, say, Monday, I'll bring this to a...
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    Noted, thanks.

    Noted, thanks.
  96. ooc: Anyone else there? No one but Neurotic and...

    ooc: Anyone else there? No one but Neurotic and Metavoid has posted here since the 6th. Are you guys still here?
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    Tommy hesitates, looking around hoping someone...

    Tommy hesitates, looking around hoping someone else will speak up. When no one does, he tries to explain. "Well, uh, I'm not sure what we've found, to tell the truth. It all started when we went...
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    The lizardfolk lead you quickly through the...

    The lizardfolk lead you quickly through the swamps, seeming to effortlessly find the easiest and least obstructed paths. In places they even swim briefly, and there they have to pause to let you...
  99. Morvannon's blast kills the doppelganger. Magnus...

    Morvannon's blast kills the doppelganger. Magnus succeeds in parting a fourth chain. The other chains are creaking, and the platform is wobbling ominously now. Breaking one more chain should bring...
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    ooc: Should it make a difference, Batin would...

    ooc: Should it make a difference, Batin would know that the wyvern can, indeed, hover. Lucifa can, and it seems largely similar to her, except for being slightly larger and shadow-tainted.
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