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Topic: Looking for players.
Subject: Welcome..........


Who's that skinny guy and what did he do with Alacrity?

Well either would be ok, but neither is really what I know to make up story.
But I've not let that stop me before.

Seems that they both have fighter types and maybe the Scifi would fit better.

But I watched The Man From UNCLE when it was the TV series so maybe I could create a Napoleon Ody.

Posted on 2016-08-18 at 11:36:49.
Edited on 2016-08-18 at 11:37:50 by Odyson

Topic: Trilogy War Q/A
Subject: Action Lothor............


I think Lothor bounding up the dais, grabbing the round thing and plopping down on throne is a great idea! "Look at me..I'm the King!!!"

But hey if he wants to toss his axe... well have at that.

Ulthok has died twice already..time for someone.

I happen to like solving problem without dyeing.

But..yeah we've had some cool battles too.

So does anyone think that round thing is an egg?

Posted on 2016-08-17 at 18:50:37.

Topic: Trilogy War Q/A
Subject: Still Looking............


Found nothing like a Salamander but will keep looking. Anyone else find anything.

Posted on 2016-08-16 at 21:06:25.

Topic: Star Trek: the Edge of Duty Q&A
Subject: So There You Are..........


For instant Ensign just add..... well anyway we now have a full section again.

Posted on 2016-08-15 at 19:30:31.

Topic: Star Trek: the Edge of Duty
Subject: The More The Merrier.........


Stardate 2365.02.08
USS Peregrine - CTO's Office - 1250



Mathias folded his hands on his desk, showing a somewhat tired smile, "I can hardly blame you for not catching something that I missed as well, besides I'm not in the business of throwing subordinates under the bus for personal gain. I'll have a word with our new transfers and any on duty staff that may have seen something if you can compile any relevant security and transfer logs for me. I'll complete the report and present our findings to the captain. Other than that you needn't worry about anything, who ever did this was counting on the somewhat chaotic environment aboard the ship as cover and it worked, we just need to pick up the pieces now."


"I appreciate that sir." John nodded back to Berk. Then as they watched the screen another transfer name appeared.

"Well it looks like the hits just keep on coming." As they watched the transfer record of a replacement for Ensign Agris scrolled in.

"Looks like we now have an Ensign William Mathews reporting for duty.... I'll get you his bio report. Shall I call him to report here now so you interview him?"

John's finger danced over the screen as he set Ensign Mathews files to Lt. Berks PADD.


Posted on 2016-08-15 at 18:58:22.
Edited on 2016-08-15 at 19:00:32 by Odyson

Topic: Trilogy War Q/A
Subject: Look Brfore We Toss......


Well Tann will also do hybrids of monsters just for this game, sort of home rules stuff. I say we do the search thing first. Tossing the axe at the tap is a bit rash, but hey we never know. Before careful about touching things, look but don't touch.

The throne is an obvious trigger but just stepping on the dais might trigger something.

did anyone look up Salamander?

Posted on 2016-08-15 at 18:44:41.

Topic: Trilogy War Q/A
Subject: Well Brenn....


Depending how far back you want to go. The episode of the floating castle started on page 194. Roan entered the game on page 209.

Posted on 2016-08-14 at 18:02:50.

Topic: Trilogy War Q/A
Subject: Oh Geeze..........


Well it's not like things go as planned in this game. So we now know that the magic of tower has some other strange effects.

Earlier we detected that the magic strength was beneath the main room and so far we hadn't found a way to travel lower in the tower. My guess is we need to fight out each room to reveal new rooms that may lead us to the next level.

We sensed a change so we can use that feeling to let us know there may be a new room.

My guess for this room is that the round thing on the throne is the trigger like the cages seemed to be the trigger in the statue room.

Welcome Brenn, we need the healer powers and Roan has some cool abilities and stuff. Playing an existing character isn't too bad, I took over Ulthok and made him my own. Just back read some to where we all meet in the last chapter to get a feel of what he has done so far but then play him as you see fit.

We use the Q&A a bit more here than in some games to coordinate our ideas and plan party actions. New eyes and ideas are welcome. Tann throws high level stuff at us because we have high level characters so expect unusual situations that require creative solutions. Read your character sheet to find all the goodies Roan has, they may be needed. Know that Tann uses all the 2.0 books, not just the DMG, PH and MM.

So ask question, give insight and have fun.

Posted on 2016-08-14 at 11:31:33.

Topic: Trilogy War Q/A
Subject: Next...........


We agree on going to the fountain room but no so what to do and how to do it.

So I recommend that we let Lothor set the the play in action. Since he was most apprehensive of magic but always believed in luck he could feel a wishing well could help the party and takes his action first.

We then follow his lead or Tann's action on his lead.

Posted on 2016-08-13 at 11:07:13.

Topic: Star Trek: the Edge of Duty
Subject: Close The barn Door.........


Stardate 2365.02.08
USS Peregrine - CTO's Office - 1250



"Good afternoon Mister Reid" Berk gestured toward his now open office door.


"Sir." John took Berk's gesture and stepped into the CTO's office.

Mathias followed the Lieutenant into the office, the doors swishing faintly behind him as they closed and made for his desk, as he walked he motioned to the other seat, opposite his, on the other side of the desk, "Have a seat, Lieutenant."


John could sense the tension in Lt. Berk's voice and manner. John understood the subtleties of body language and took the seat directly in front Berk's desk. He knew this would put Lt. Berk in the superior position and perhaps more at ease.

"Mister Reid we have a problem, someone has gone behind the Captain's back and mine in the arrest of Lt. Tesenblen, and now the Captain, understandably, wants answers, and so do I. I want to know who authorized Starbase security's spiriting away of the Peregrine's CSO? I need a list of all of our new transfers, for all departments, but more specifically, anyone with security authorizations. Lastly I need a list of all on duty security personnel at the time of Tesenblen's arrest, I would like to interview them all."


"Sir, I am guessing that you hadn't had time to see the transfer summery I posted to your bridge report. I had summarized the transfer and added the my comments on possible security risks but there was very little there on the Senior Officers and only few crew, mostly nurses."


"I would hope that one of our own isn't willing to throw our captain under the bus, I hope that someone had their arm twisted, or that Commander Jennings' men came aboard through some other sort of subterfuge."


"If this was orchestrated to undermine Captain Drake then they wouldn't do anything that alert us, but would cover themselves by just staying in regulation. We'd better check that transfer list again."

"Well then, I'd like to have a report for the Captain put together by the time we're underway, we should both get to work." Mathias finished standing up as he spoke.


"Let's check the transfer list again." Reid stepped the Comm and punched in his security code then accessed the transfer list. As the screen scrolled to names of personnel transferred on and off the Peregrine John let a low whistle. "Well there are a few new names here that weren't there fifteen minutes ago when I filed my report to you. It appears three of our security crew had last minute transfers off the boat. Crewman Sinatra and Waddle were assigned the Starbase 118 and were replaced by Rotet and Domms. But look at this, Ensign Thorn Agris was assigned to the Coronado. ,.. I'll bet you dimes to donuts there's where the security team got their access and clearance to the Science section. You and I were preparing for the Ambassadors and Ensign Blackmon was preparing to man the security station on the bridge. Agris was the only security officer not otherwise assigned. He was ambitious but seemed a bit impatient to work his way through the line. I had just chalked it up to immaturity."

John stepped aside to let Lt. Berk view the screen. "Sir, I'm sorry,,.. when Lt. Rockatansky was transferred out he warned me to watch the transfer onto Peregrine but I didn't consider that there may be trouble brewing within. I'd say we need to interview Rotet and Domms but my guess is they were pawns just to make to make these transfers look less suspicious. If you agree I'll start the report for Captain and have these finding ready for you to present in just few minutes,.Sir, being I failed to catch this I'm prepared to face Captain Drake as you see fit."


Posted on 2016-08-12 at 21:11:03.
Edited on 2016-08-13 at 10:55:52 by Odyson

Topic: Star Trek: the Edge of Duty
Subject: Changes..........


Stardate 2365.02.08
USS Peregrine; Lt. Reid's Quarters - 1245



John had barely gotten his report sent when Lt Berk's voice came across the comm.

=/= "Berk to Reid, meet me in my office immediately, we need to talk."=/=

"Aye sir, I'm on my way." John replied to his CO.

John could tell by Berk's tone that something was up. Having spent time with the Senior Staff Berk would know what was going on with all these changes and could shed some light on the arrest of LT. Tesenblen. John could only suspect that because of their short time together that Berk had not built the trust to inform him of arrest in case he feared John might warn the Science officer. Having both himself and Berk at Ambassador's arrival allowed the Starbase security team to board without his involvement.

Making his way to the level five security section John waited outside the CTO's office for Lt. Berk to arrive.


Posted on 2016-08-11 at 20:51:50.
Edited on 2016-08-11 at 20:52:22 by Odyson

Topic: Star Trek: the Edge of Duty Q&A
Subject: Aye..........


When I am asked what I wear under my kilt I tell them my boots.



Posted on 2016-08-11 at 19:17:13.

Topic: Tann’s NFL U Pick em Game 2016-17
Subject: Plan Early...........


So if you are in here is Week One.

Who all wants to play?


2016 NFL Schedule
Week 1
Carolina Panthers at Denver Broncos Thursday, September 8th, 2016 at 8:30pm ET

Cincinnati Bengals at New York Jets Sunday, September 11th, 2016 at 1:00pm ET
Cleveland Browns at Philadelphia Eagles Sunday, September 11th, 2016 at 1:00pm ET
San Diego Chargers at Kansas City Chiefs Sunday, September 11th, 2016 at 1:00pm ET
Buffalo Bills at Baltimore Ravens Sunday, September 11th, 2016 at 1:00pm ET
Oakland Raiders at New Orleans Saints Sunday, September 11th, 2016 at 1:00pm ET
Green Bay Packers at Jacksonville Jaguars Sunday, September 11th, 2016 at 1:00pm ET
Minnesota Vikings at Tennessee Titans Sunday, September 11th, 2016 at 1:00pm ET
Chicago Bears at Houston Texans Sunday, September 11th, 2016 at 1:00pm ET
Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Atlanta Falcons Sunday, September 11th, 2016 at 1:00pm ET
Miami Dolphins at Seattle Seahawks Sunday, September 11th, 2016 at 4:05pm ET
Detroit Lions at Indianapolis Colts Sunday, September 11th, 2016 at 4:25pm ET
New York Giants at Dallas Cowboys Sunday, September 11th, 2016 at 4:25pm ET
New England Patriots at Arizona Cardinals Sunday, September 11th, 2016 at 8:30pm ET

Pittsburgh Steelers at Washington Redskins Monday, September 12th, 2016 at 7:10pm ET
Los Angeles Rams at San Francisco 49ers Monday, September 12th, 2016 at 10:20pm ET

Posted on 2016-08-09 at 19:40:35.
Edited on 2016-08-09 at 19:41:46 by Odyson

Topic: Trilogy War Q/A
Subject: Good Thoughts.......


This is what we need to do, talk about options and ideas.

I think tossing any coin in and asking to be shown the way to next level.

Posted on 2016-08-09 at 19:05:27.

Topic: Star Trek: the Edge of Duty Q&A
Subject: Cobra Head Type II Phaser


Sooooo Cool!


 photo Star-Trek-The-Next-Generation-TNG-Cobra-Head-Type-II-Phaser-Season-3-and-Season-4-1_zps6nrtcm7c.jpg

Posted on 2016-08-09 at 18:52:24.
Edited on 2016-08-09 at 18:53:06 by Odyson

Topic: Tann’s NFL U Pick em Game 2016-17
Subject: Good Question........


Haven't heard a word!

Posted on 2016-08-09 at 18:32:03.

Topic: Trilogy War Q/A
Subject: Me Too..........


We rest, replenish spells and revisit the fountain.

Ulthok's spells:

1st Lvl: Burning Hands x2 / Magic Missile x2/ Detect Magic / Feather Fall / Shocking Grasp /Shield
2nd Lvl: Levitate x2 / Invisibility / Flaming Sphere / Ray of Enfeeblement / Web / Fog Cloud / ESP
3rd Lvl: Fireball x2 / Hold Person / Lighting Bolt x2 / Fly / Dispel Magic / Vampiric Touch
4th Lvl: Improved Invisibility / Charm Monster / Phantasmal Killer / Polymorph Self
5th Lvl: Hold Monster / Summon Shadow /Teleport / Pass Wall
6th Lvl: Disintegrate
------------------------------------------------------------
Peri's Spells:

1st Lvl: Grease / Feather Fall / Enlarge / Protection from Evil
2nd Lvl: Blindness / Levitate / Web / Tasha's Uncontrollable Hidious Laughter
3rd Lvl: Suggestion / Fly / Hold Person / Wind Wall
4th Lvl: Confusion / Fumble / Solid Fog / Polymorph Other
5th Lvl: Transmute Rock to Mud/ Chaos / Feeblemind / Wall of Force
6th Lvl: Mass Suggestion


Posted on 2016-08-07 at 14:45:40.
Edited on 2016-08-07 at 15:18:14 by Odyson

Topic: Star Trek: the Edge of Duty Q&A
Subject: In Game.........


I worked the transfers into my post in hopes to help readers see the magnitude of the transfers. Didn't put too much into the transfers as plot stuff. Also gave Brennus a little to work with while on the bridge to review the briefing.

Slow start but still a start.

Posted on 2016-08-07 at 11:44:17.

Topic: Star Trek: the Edge of Duty
Subject: Who's That..............


Stardate 2365.02.08
USS Peregrine; Lt. Reid's Quarters - 1235


John had made his way to his quarters to rest and prepare for his rotation on the bridge. As was his usual routine before starting a mission he reviews the personnel log for changes. The Peregrine's crew was small compared to a Galaxy class ship but still he felt it was wise to know the new faces on board. His new CO would not have time and it was the job of the second to support and fill the gaps.
As the boarding log came up on the comm John let out a low whistle.

Transfers
________________________________________
Officers:
Lt Chell (Ops) - Promoted and given an XO post aboard another ship. Was supposed to have been replaced by a Lt Tetsuko but, instead, we got Lt Lasad.

Lt Rockatansky (Tac/Sec) - Transferred . Replaced by Lt Berk.

Lt Synklar (Medical) - Transferred . Replaced by Lt Moore.

Lt Cmdr Thorson (Eng) - Relieved of duty due to medical emergency. Replaced by Lt McTavish.

Lt (jg) Tesenblen (Sci) - arrested for illegal acquisition and cultivation of potentially dangerous substances aboard SF installations/ships. Replaced by Lt Sh'iraolnas.

Crewman:

Ens Thomason - Flight Control Dept,
2nd class PO Nurse Peter Adama.
3rd class PO Nurse Miraan.
Crewman Nurse Sandra Reynolds
---------------------------------------------

John was used to the changeovers in crewman as a usual routine of Starfleet to give personnel experience but never had he heard of this many changes in Senior Staff at one time.

Coincidence had just made it seem more unusual. Transfers for promotion were standard and emergencies would require changes. Misfortune of stepping over the Starfleet regulations also would require discipline. It wasn't John's place to question the moves of Starfleet so changing a Security Officer and Medical Officer were not outside any grand plan. But when looking at it as a whole the Peregrine was handed a challenge.

John entered his security clearance and opened the files of each transfer. Reviewing each file he entered a briefing report on each new crew member with risk analysis. Although his current clearance did not give him access to all files it was enough to send on the Lt. Berk.


Posted on 2016-08-07 at 11:31:58.

Topic: Star Trek: the Edge of Duty Q&A
Subject: Cheat Sheet........


How about a quick cheat sheet on who was just added to the and who the replaced. Could save time from back reading.

Yeah, I'm a lazy old fart.

Posted on 2016-08-06 at 16:00:05.

Topic: Star Trek: the Edge of Duty Q&A
Subject: Geezes..........


Gosh do you guys write a lot. But keep it up so we have stuff to build on.

Still catching up and refreshing, may be tomorrow for my post but seeing that Reid is minor character and support it is mostly fill until direct action starts.

Reid will be reviewing the security files on the crew so if there should be something he should notice please let me know.
Like sections classified "Need To Know" or "clearance level not sufficient".


Posted on 2016-08-06 at 15:55:45.

Topic: Star Trek: the Edge of Duty Q&A
Subject: Catching Up....


Ok here's my outline so that Brennas might have a little more. I plan to have Reid doing a quick security review on the new crew member as a brief for the Lt. This will allow him to catch high level facts without have to complete each bio in a rush. He can do that later. I would guess he would want a bit more warm fuzzy on the new bridge SO and others.

Reid will then retire for his rest to take the Command Chair on Beta shift. (Insert ZZZZZZZZZZ......)

Should have that up tonight.

Posted on 2016-08-06 at 11:04:03.

Topic: Star Trek: the Edge of Duty Q&A
Subject: RL Does What Does.....


Well the down time came at a time when I needed to be away too.

June 2 my mother (92)was in car accident and now just this Thursday I brought home from nursing care. So I was either at the hospital or nursing care almost every night with her. Would have been late on posts.

Now it looks like much smoother times. I have Reid sleeping during departure because he is next up on Gamma shift for the bridge. So he just slept through two month of Ody down time.

I will need to get back into the date time thing and read some back to get started again.

Welcome back Olan and the rest. Hope we keep this bird flying.
--------------------------
Oops, had Reid on the wrong duty shift. He's on the bridge for Gamma not Beta.



Posted on 2016-08-06 at 10:15:28.
Edited on 2016-08-06 at 15:49:33 by Odyson

Topic: Star Trek: the Edge of Duty Q&A
Subject: Good stuff...........


There's life and breathe in the game. I'm away from my laptop but will try to get a bit in too this weekend .

Posted on 2016-08-04 at 18:45:21.
Edited on 2016-08-04 at 18:46:31 by Odyson

Topic: Star Trek: the Edge of Duty Q&A
Subject: Boldly Suggest.............


What if....... Brom takes and NPCs the Captain?
He could contact Olan and get the story basics and we can move forward. Brom has GM'd a Star Trek game before.

Just a thought.

Posted on 2016-08-04 at 09:56:46.
Edited on 2016-08-04 at 09:57:44 by Odyson

 
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