Archive for August, 2015

It's Got a Vorpal Blade

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015

Evading capture by the paranoid king's guards, we are accompanied north to a friendly lord's lands. After welcoming us, the lord makes a request of us in these unsettled times. 'I need some adventurers to ride hard and fast in to the mountains and along the pass, calling on each guard post to check for […]

Are We What?

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015

'Are we initiativing?'

Mission: Quite Easy

Thursday, August 20th, 2015

We need to sneak in to a guarded house in the middle of town. It makes sense to wait until night to do so, which means we have to be quiet. We sneak closer to the house, but how do we avoid the guards? Which way are we approaching from? 'Do you want to put […]

Can I Roll For That Too?

Thursday, August 20th, 2015

'Can I gather some information with an investigation check?' 'Sure.' 'Right. What do I want to find out?'

6th Edition Concept

Thursday, August 20th, 2015

As often happens when an encounter is imminent, a map is drawn on our battlemat. As often happens when a map is drawn on our battlemat, the drawing skills of the GM are criticised. 'Why isn't the path straight?' 'Artistic licence.' 'Maybe we should adapt our plan. We could go up and say that we […]

Evading our Pursuers

Thursday, August 13th, 2015

Our audience with the king didn't go quite according to plan. Our general lack of charisma, and the presence of Thrak, leads us to have a warrant issued for our arrest. That doesn't sound like a good situation, particularly as 'arrest' is something of a euphemism at this moment, so we flee the city. Heading […]

Gather Information: Local, Very

Thursday, August 13th, 2015

There are rumours that Ragesian diplomats are in Bresk influencing the king in his decision to sign the non-aggression pact with Ragesia. Perhaps it is in our interest to learn what we can about them. Salvador asks around the city for information on the Ragesians. He learns that some people believe there may possibly be […]

Sometimes a Decision Makes Itself

Thursday, August 6th, 2015

We make it to Bresk, where our diplomat prepares for his audience with the king, hoping to change his mind about making a non-aggression pact with the enemy. To help our diplomat, we go to court to speak with the proxies of the lords and ladies of the land, those who are in a position […]

As Reward Tends to Zero, Goodness Tends to Zero

Thursday, August 6th, 2015

The soldiers have been prevented from slaughtering some travellers, with only one soldier being dropped in the brou-ha-ha. We may have to explain that to the authorities at some point, but, then, these soldiers are the authorities. We leave the implications of our situation to one side for the moment, as we need to decide […]