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t_catt11
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Loaded Dice: Strip #5

Strip #5 is now up. As always, comments, discussion, and criticism are all welcome.


Posted on 2009-08-13 at 13:01:01.

Alacrity
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idle banter

The tavern -the traditional place to start all adventures, which is why my tavern was always called "The Adventurer's Inn".

I have had some good campaigns that started differently. You wake up in prison with nothing but a loin cloth. You rouse yourself from your hangover to see a woman beside you saying "I do". There is much to be gained from the whole people meeting people part of the campaign. But not when you want a basic dungeon romp. Door, weapons, monsters, traps, more monsters, toss with adventurers and serve with noodles.


Posted on 2009-08-13 at 14:22:16.

t_catt11
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...

I like the "wake up at your own wedding" one.

What other cool starts have you seen/participated in?


Posted on 2009-08-13 at 17:36:49.

Bezmir
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hmmm

Me and my friends tried one. I don't know if this would qualify as cool, but we woke up on a battlefield. While the battle was going on around us. We were all level 1 characters. And each army had Dragons patrolling and one army had lots of displacer beasts. I'd say the whole campaing lasted about...4 rounds.


Posted on 2009-08-13 at 17:44:12.

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heh

@ four rounds. Not great planning, there!


Posted on 2009-08-13 at 17:45:40.

Alacrity
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weather

I did a module a few times called "Out of the Rain" - tried it unsuccessful in the forums. The party starts out travelling from a completed adventure and they have been caught in bad rain storms for three days. They are cold, wet, hungry and when they find an abandoned mansion off their path - they go for it without asking too many questions.


Posted on 2009-08-13 at 17:51:27.

Skari-dono
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hmm

In a game where the characters are able, I sometimes like to start a game at the very end of their last adventure. Sort of like doing it backwards: Instead of going from the tavern to an adventure they go from the adventure to the tavern. They've never actually gotten to the tavern though.

I also like the "wake up in your wedding" scenario. I'll definitely use that someday


Posted on 2009-08-13 at 17:59:59.

Drizzt740
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Good.

Very good as always! These comics always have me begging
for more. The jokes were good and I liked the references. Great work guys!


Posted on 2009-08-14 at 00:44:11.

t_catt11
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cool

Glad you liked it!

Keep your eyes open: Monday's strip will give you your first opportunity to see the "in game" characters.


Posted on 2009-08-14 at 13:22:35.

   
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