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Topic: The Trilogy War
Subject: Talca draws his bow in the new/old millenium


Talca saw the thing that had killed him appear in the hall. However long had he had been frozen to the wall, this thing had laid in wait in these halls. And it looked as bizarre and terrible as ever.

He felt the blast of the beast's cold hit him, just as it had so many years before. But this time he was not stuck to a wall and he did not succumb. This time he was not alone. Those who had found him, his new companions and hopefully friends, had a magic that foiled the beast's cold. Still, he felt it in his bones. And his bones remembered that cold.

He would not let the creature defeat him again! This time he would have a chance to return fire. Even as he saw Sirene next to him raise her hand and speak words of power, he grabbed an arrow from his quiver and in one smooth, practiced motion, drew his bow, aimed and fired at the evil beast's central eye. Let it feel his sting this time!


Posted on 2017-09-21 at 20:27:18.
Edited on 2017-09-21 at 20:28:30 by Nomad D2

Topic: The Trilogy War
Subject: A bit more traditional


Lothor moved to the right side of the hall - to spread out the party a bit. He gripped his hand axe of hurling and flung it with all of his might at the beasts central eye. Even such creatures as this were vulnerable to good old steel. Let it feel the bite of his axe. And then the axe would return to him to be thrown again.

If the beast advanced, perhaps he would use his blade, but for now, he wanted to give the casters their space.

Posted on 2017-09-21 at 20:12:30.

Topic: Trilogy War Q/A
Subject: Manuevering in a hallway


It seems the best shot is simply to attack the thing. Then maybe afterwards do the wall of force thing. Maybe? It would be great to move around it a bit, but I don't think we can in a hallway that is only 15' wide. Any other great plans?

It seems to like cold - it might just be the one clown head, but the whole place is super cold, so clearly it doesn't mind these temperatures. Might fire be an option? I don't think Lothor can do much besides throw a couple of hand axes. Anything else would require a charge and make him vulnerable to the parties spells. Talca will use his bow, I suspect.

* a 15' wide hallway and it is 35' away - will that fireball hit us as well?

Tann - how high is the hallway?

Posted on 2017-09-21 at 20:06:27.
Edited on 2017-09-21 at 20:13:49 by Nomad D2

Topic: Tann's NFL U-pick E'm game 2017-2018
Subject: Week 3 - the picks to move back into first place!


Thursday, Sep 21, 2017

L.A. Rams

Sunday, Sep 24, 2017

Baltimore
Detroit
Indianapolis
Denver
New England
Miami Cutler vs. the Jets. Uhm, Nobody?
Philadelphia
Pittsburgh
Minnesota
Tennessee
Green Bay
Kansas City
Oakland

Monday, Sep 25, 2017

Dallas

Posted on 2017-09-20 at 18:50:35.

Topic: Alacrity to have surgery
Subject: That hurts


Having gone arse over teakettle on a bike myself, I can say it can hurt quite a bit, even when you don't break your arm.

Wishing you the best Alacrity!

Posted on 2017-09-20 at 18:48:06.

Topic: Bring Me That Horizon Q&A
Subject: Here!


I guess I didn't put a response here since I had been posting in the game thread. Wiley is still hoping to be Wiley!

Posted on 2017-09-18 at 17:35:50.

Topic: The Lost Mine of Phandelver
Subject: Now that felt good!


Dane ducked as the big beast swung its club around. Just the breeze that thing created could knock a guy over! He did not want to let that thing swing again!

Sigh.
He thought he had done so well.
But no.
At last fate came in and swatted his blade aside.
It was unfair. He'd never been told the bugbear had armor in that exact spot.
But so it was.
Instead of his shish kabobbing the beast, instead it had clobbered the ranger.
He leaped back to the attack.



(OOC: Dane rolled a 13, with +2 proficiency it is a 15. Damage - 1d6 = 6. Much better rolls than last time!)


Posted on 2017-09-18 at 17:33:33.
Edited on 2017-09-23 at 17:38:16 by Nomad D2

Topic: Trilogy War Q/A
Subject: Anti-magic


Well, assuming this is a real beholder at least in the sense of its main eye, which isn't certain . . .

The usual description, and the one Ody posted, says spells will in its area of effect or passing through it will "cease to function." In my mind this wording implies old spells would also be affected, not just new ones. Also, I don't think it mentions saving throws as if it 'just happens.' So I'm not sure if the wall of whatever would get a save or not.

I do think that we want to time the wall so that it is the last thing up, if possible.


Posted on 2017-09-18 at 17:25:21.

Topic: Trilogy War Q/A
Subject: Warriors


I agree with Ody - I think we need to make sure that the wall of force is not in place when we attack - maybe afterwards.

Lothor will almost certainly throw his handaxes. He wouldn't want to charge and be too close for area effect spells or the wall.

Talca - presumably would use his bow. Also, if a wall of force were applied, could it be done as a cylinder and not a sphere? This would mean it is open at the top - although the ceiling of the tunnel would prevent movement there. I ask because Talca does have Call Lightning which I think could flash down from straight overhead. A nice start to things, but it only does 3d6 so unless someone else has a top down strike possible it might not do us much good.

Posted on 2017-09-17 at 22:33:57.

Topic: Trilogy War Q/A
Subject: The joker as a beholder?


Well, that looks like fun.

Ok, so two questions basedon the post already up.

1. What does wall of force do and does it prevent Lothor from hitting the thing?
2. Normal beholders have a central eye that simply dispels all magic? If this thing does as well, wouldn't that disrupt the wall of force?

Tann - maybe I missed it, but how far away is this thing?


Posted on 2017-09-14 at 17:30:06.

Topic: The Lost Mine of Phandelver Q&A
Subject: Calling all DMs


Are we waiting on something? I don't think we need to wait for Mr. Unconscious.

Posted on 2017-09-13 at 19:06:23.

Topic: Tann's NFL U-pick E'm game 2017-2018
Subject: In defense of first place!


Thursday
Cincinnati

Sunday
Cleveland Yes! I'm picking Cleveland! On the road!
Carolina
Indianapolis
Tennessee
Kansas City
New England
Minnesota
Tampa Bay
Los Angeles
Oakland
Denver
Los Angeles
Seattle
Atlanta

Monday
NY Giants

Posted on 2017-09-13 at 19:01:58.

Topic: Tann’s NFL U Pick em Game 2017-18
Subject: Losing by only 3 is better than 20, right?


Hey, it was a close game Ody. I thought Browns fans counted moral victories?

Posted on 2017-09-10 at 16:33:02.

Topic: Tann’s NFL U Pick em Game 2017-18
Subject: I knew it all along!


just like I planned it! Take the Chiefs opening day as this will be my one chance to be in first place!

Posted on 2017-09-07 at 23:28:13.

Topic: Bring Me That Horizon Q&A
Subject: My, but you are a bit big these days


Yeah, that image is a tad big. You might want to try and do something about that.

Posted on 2017-09-07 at 20:06:39.

Topic: The Trilogy War
Subject: Talca's wants to keep moving


Talca was happy to get the rest. As much as his nerves were pushing him to move onward, for he remembered what had happened to the Twins in their supposed safe room while resting, he wanted a chance to regain his spells. And the spells came to him, after so many years apparently, he was still blessed to receive them. This, at least, was a good sign.

As the others spoke of moving out, he could only nod his head to his new companions. Yes, it was time to go. the corpse on the floor was a constant reminder of the dangers of this place. Skandrik had not been weak. Foolish, perhaps, and arrogant, but not weak. And yet here he was frozen to the floor. Talca did not wish to return to such a condition himself. They needed to move - he was ready to move out. He just hoped his new companions were as competent as they seemed to be, especially the big warrior, who seemed particularly wise.



Posted on 2017-09-07 at 17:58:30.
Edited on 2017-09-07 at 18:00:26 by Nomad D2

Topic: Trilogy War Q/A
Subject: Spells for Talca


1st level spells:
Cure Light Wounds
Protection from evil
Light

2nd level spells
Find traps
Silence 15’ Radius

3rd level
Call Lightning

For those who are curious - I just used the 2.0 Player's handbook, so nothing fancy. I tried to get spells that might offer some abilities more powerful spell casters might not have already covered. (silence, traps, a protection spell) and then just added a touch of healing and an offensive spell in case his machetes and arrows don't seem to be doing the trick. I am very open to whatever others suggest. I will be posting for him shortly - a simple, "get a move on" sort of post.


Posted on 2017-09-07 at 17:48:09.

Topic: Tann’s NFL U Pick em Game 2017-18
Subject: Full Week 1 Picks


At least I won't get the Miami game wrong!

Thursday 7th
Kansas City Chiefs

Sunday 10th
Pittsburgh Steelers
Atlanta Falcons 
New York Giants
Los Angeles Rams
Buffalo Bills
Carolina Panthers 
Philadelphia Eagles
Cincinnati Bengals
Houston Texans
Green Bay Packers
Tennessee Titans
Tampa Bay Buccaneers @ Miami Dolphins The weather
Detroit Lions

Monday 11th
Minnesota Vikings
Denver Broncos

I just gotta say, "Los Angeles Chargers" is just wrong. Oh, Dan Fouts, where are you?

Posted on 2017-09-07 at 17:06:47.

Topic: The Lost Mine of Phandelver
Subject: take that! And that! And . . . almost that!


Dane jumped back as his rapier slid from the gash it had put in the bugbears side. Two more hits on the big beast - it had to be close to falling!

He quickly stepped forward and slashed again . . . only to have his blade skitter off the beast armor! So close!

(Dane rolled a 10 + 2 proficiency = 12. If I recall correctly, he needs a 14 to hit. I think. But then, that was a goblin, not buggy, so correct me if I'm wrong.)

Posted on 2017-09-06 at 23:16:07.

Topic: Trilogy War Q/A
Subject: Not sure people saw this when I just added it to my last post



***Ok, I know this is going to sound silly, but honestly it just hasn't mattered. As I started to look at spells for Talca I realized that I wasn't even sure what system Trilogy uses. So, uhm, this game I've been playing for a couple of years . . . what system is it?

Posted on 2017-09-06 at 20:30:28.

Topic: Trilogy War Q/A
Subject: Suggestions anyone?


I'll try to get spells picked by tonight. I'm about 4 hours or so away from any of my books.


***Ok, I know this is going to sound silly, but honestly it just hasn't mattered. As I started to look at spells for Talca I realized that I wasn't even sure what system Trilogy uses. So, uhm, this game I've been playing for a couple of years . . . what system is it?

Posted on 2017-09-04 at 14:47:39.
Edited on 2017-09-05 at 18:11:06 by Nomad D2

Topic: Trilogy War Q/A
Subject: Characters


I can take on one of the characters. If Eol can't get some spells picked, could one of us do it? Or just run him as a basic fighter for now?

Posted on 2017-09-04 at 14:16:15.

Topic: Trilogy War Q/A
Subject: Beholder


So, as odd as it seems, would attacking a beholder directly from the front make sense, at least for a warrior? It's own eye stalks would be no threat, but the warrior's blade would still hit hard. This, of course, would assume that the thing here is actually like a normal beholder.

Posted on 2017-09-03 at 19:30:24.

Topic: The Lost Mine of Phandelver Q&A
Subject: Dane is up and posted


Our wily rogue managed to hit the bugbear, but not for a ton of damage. Here's hoping things go well.

Posted on 2017-09-03 at 00:39:22.

Topic: The Lost Mine of Phandelver
Subject: It was going so well . . .


Dane was glad to see that his second arrow did not have the same bad luck as the first. This one struck true, and combined with the arrow from their new ranger companion, took down the second goblin. Two down!

But his joy was very shortlived as the bugbear, already sporting two of Pavel's bolts in his hide, swung his club at the warrior and brought him to the ground. Damn! That thing was big! Dane was worried about his new companion, but couldn't even take the time to glance at his form as it slid to the floor. If they didn't take out that big thing fast they would all go down, and then there would be no saving Pavel if it was still possible.

So ignoring his injured companion, he opted for a blade over his bow and grabbed the handle of his rapier and moved as quickly as he could, ducking to the side of the big creature and attempting to bury his blade into its side!

(OOC: A role of 17! Hits! Damage roll: 3)

As the blade found it's mark Dane drove it home and then quickly sprang away again. He did not want to meet the business end of that club.



Posted on 2017-09-03 at 00:35:47.
Edited on 2017-09-03 at 00:37:44 by Nomad D2

 


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