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by Veracity
Fri Mar 13, 2020 8:11 am
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: Strategy and Tactics vs. Strahd
Replies: 10
Views: 187

Re: Strategy and Tactics vs. Strahd

Strahd seems to enjoy toying with us. I don't think he plans to kill us off yet. Don't know that we can move the unconscious people... Can we carry that much?

Protection spells sound good.

How effect was the Light spell?
by Veracity
Thu Mar 12, 2020 1:33 pm
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: Notes from 03/09/2020 - Butt Kicking Time
Replies: 8
Views: 150

Re: Notes from 03/09/2020 - Butt Kicking Time

I plan to move my char sheet into the D&D and Beyond App - which will automatically prompt me to choose the character traits I'm missing, will automatically calculate my skill bonus points and saves, and will automatically track number of spell levels available and used.
by Veracity
Thu Mar 12, 2020 1:31 pm
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: Strategy and Tactics vs. Strahd
Replies: 10
Views: 187

Re: Strategy and Tactics vs. Strahd

How did he separate people from their Shadows? That's creepy. And what are the implications of people's Shadows fighting for Strahd? Which abilities of the person does the Shadow retain?
by Veracity
Fri Feb 28, 2020 2:32 pm
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: Notes from 2/27/2020 Chapels and Thrones
Replies: 3
Views: 173

Re: Notes from 2/27/2020 Chapels and Thrones

Please fill in the [?] portions.
by Veracity
Fri Feb 28, 2020 2:30 pm
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: Notes from 2/27/2020 Chapels and Thrones
Replies: 3
Views: 173

Re: Notes from 2/27/2020 Chapels and Thrones

Those us who were damaged, in the Battle with the Bat, were healed. Then we continued to explore the main level of Strahd's castle. We found an auditorium/large chapel with a balcony. We saw - but were not able to reach - two dark immobile figures in the balcony (could not reach from this level). Th...
by Veracity
Mon Feb 24, 2020 11:35 am
Forum: Forgotten Realms
Topic: Notes from 2/12 - Poison is as poison does
Replies: 3
Views: 312

Re: Notes from 2/12 - Poison is as poison does

We need a story line for where Chip went and what he is doing now... Can DM and/or player provide that?
by Veracity
Fri Feb 21, 2020 10:32 am
Forum: Forgotten Realms
Topic: Game Logs?
Replies: 0
Views: 228

Game Logs?

Would the Honorable Fuma consent to post his adventure notes in this honorable forum? :?:
by Veracity
Thu Feb 13, 2020 9:57 am
Forum: Forgotten Realms
Topic: Notes from 2/12 - Poison is as poison does
Replies: 3
Views: 312

Re: Notes from 2/12 - Poison is as poison does

How did you finally wake up Mercy? Or, does the Sleep have a duration that wears off?

Is Eclipse stable or bleeding out? And is Eclipse still asleep?

BTW, Go Sedon! and Go Fuma! Get 'em. Get' em all!
by Veracity
Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:37 pm
Forum: Forgotten Realms
Topic: Who Does What in Melee?
Replies: 3
Views: 173

Who Does What in Melee?

Since we are looking at "who can best use an item in melee" when we find loot.... Could we have a general working discussion of how each of us would like to operate prior to, during, and after melee? Here is my (probably much less than full understanding): Fuma = Honorable Front Line Fight...
by Veracity
Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:06 pm
Forum: Forgotten Realms
Topic: Notes from 1/8/20 - Dredging the ichor pond
Replies: 5
Views: 187

Re: Notes from 1/8/20 - Dredging the ichor pond

Fuma: Tentacle rod - 3 rubbery tentacles makes 3 attacks at +9: doing 1d6 bludging dmg; if all 3 hit make a DC 15 CON sv if fail: speed half, disadvatage on DEX saves, and can only take an action or bonus action and can't take a reaction for a minute I think the save and reduced speed threw me off,...
by Veracity
Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:02 pm
Forum: Forgotten Realms
Topic: Notes from 1/8/20 - Dredging the ichor pond
Replies: 5
Views: 187

Re: Notes from 1/8/20 - Dredging the ichor pond

What is a Tentacle Rod? What does it do? Do you flail your enemies with it? :shock:
by Veracity
Sun Jan 12, 2020 11:46 am
Forum: Forgotten Realms
Topic: Notes from 1/8/20 - Dredging the ichor pond
Replies: 5
Views: 187

Re: Notes from 1/8/20 - Dredging the ichor pond

Hi, Im totally confused about the magic items/loot. If you look at the game log, you can see my confusion during the session. I thought there were two ioun stones, one + chain mail, one rod or wand of paralysis, and the rings found earlier. But since than I have heard from Chip that there was a rod ...
by Veracity
Wed Jan 01, 2020 4:59 pm
Forum: Forgotten Realms
Topic: Treasure and GP
Replies: 11
Views: 1230

Re: Treasure and GP

I'm thankful to have it, of course. But what are the stats?
by Veracity
Wed Jan 01, 2020 4:59 pm
Forum: Forgotten Realms
Topic: Treasure and GP
Replies: 11
Views: 1230

Re: Treasure and GP

I'm thankful to have it, of course. But what are the stats?
by Veracity
Sun Dec 22, 2019 11:39 am
Forum: Forgotten Realms
Topic: Treasure and GP
Replies: 11
Views: 1230

Re: Treasure and GP

DM, do you have a record of the cloak and its stats? I suspect I got this right before I was cursed and so it fell under the radar while I was doing my dwarven rebuild.
by Veracity
Thu Dec 19, 2019 7:50 pm
Forum: Forgotten Realms
Topic: Treasure and GP
Replies: 11
Views: 1230

Re: Treasure and GP

Eclipse +2 scimitar +2 dwarven axe (not used, did this shatter?) ring of opening #1 drow sorcerer’s cloak/abjuration-->do we know anything about this item? I don't have it recorded in ny PC stats nor on my sheet The Dwarven Axe is party loot. It was borrowed when Eclipse was cursed. It does not &quo...
by Veracity
Wed Nov 13, 2019 10:12 am
Forum: Forgotten Realms
Topic: Notes from 10/24/19 - Offer declined
Replies: 1
Views: 879

Re: Notes from 10/24/19 - Offer declined

After we rest us, what are our immediate objectives?
by Veracity
Tue Oct 22, 2019 1:21 pm
Forum: Forgotten Realms
Topic: Discussion on the offer from the wyvern riders
Replies: 5
Views: 528

Re: Discussion on the offer from the wyvern riders

Um... I think our most pressing need is to find the Green Lady before our window of opportunity closes... :mrgreen:
by Veracity
Tue Oct 22, 2019 1:19 pm
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: Notes from 10/17/19 - Eye trouble
Replies: 3
Views: 679

Re: Notes from 10/17/19 - Eye trouble

What are these creatures? Do we think we can trust them?

-Cat
by Veracity
Mon Oct 14, 2019 7:24 am
Forum: Forgotten Realms
Topic: Discussion on the offer from the wyvern riders
Replies: 5
Views: 528

Re: Discussion on the offer from the wyvern riders

I think we could start with "get us to the green lady." We don't have to ask anything else or reveal any other intentions. I don't feel the least bit guilty "withholding the sum of our plans" from an entity that controls and disposes of innocents.
by Veracity
Wed Sep 18, 2019 4:39 pm
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: Notes from 9/9/19 - Sarcophaguys and gals
Replies: 2
Views: 534

Re: Notes from 9/9/19 - Sarcophaguys and gals

After Cat accept his "gift" he was looking a lot more charming and persuasive!
by Veracity
Mon Sep 09, 2019 12:25 pm
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: Notes from 8/29/19 - Khazan is gone
Replies: 4
Views: 701

Re: Notes from 8/29/19 - Khazan is gone

Cat is very persuasive. He is also very, very stealthy. Not that you would know with all your loud clanking and bantering and bright lights. Though you appear to be a good capable-in-battle party to join up with, you are also very likely to attract more battles than necessary. So Cat had to observe ...
by Veracity
Sat Aug 31, 2019 11:19 am
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: Notes from 8/29/19 - Khazan is gone
Replies: 4
Views: 701

Re: Notes from 8/29/19 - Khazan is gone

The party set up watches for the evening and began their resting. During the night, a tall, golden-haired, male, elf opened the door and looked in. He asked the party members on watch if he could come in. The party was suspicious, but let him stand just inside the door and explain himself. He said h...
by Veracity
Fri Aug 23, 2019 10:34 am
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Invisible Sun?
Replies: 3
Views: 1237

Re: Invisible Sun?

We talked before the game and agreed that November/December is the likely time frame for starting Invisible Sun. We may meet earlier to discuss characters, though, and get the set up. Of course, if Ravenloft folks would accept the Count's invitation and go have dinner with him now, then we could sta...
by Veracity
Fri Aug 23, 2019 10:31 am
Forum: Forgotten Realms
Topic: Notes from 8/22/19 - And behind door #7 ..
Replies: 2
Views: 648

Re: Notes from 8/22/19 - And behind door #7 ..

I can cast another Healing Spirt before we go back to the Dwarves.

I wonder if Chip should pretend to be a dead body, being carried out by Sedon? Put lots of blood on Chip to disguise his features, etc.
by Veracity
Tue Aug 20, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Invisible Sun?
Replies: 3
Views: 1237

Re: Invisible Sun?

Where does the Ravenloft group stand? Are they nearing The Big Bad? :twisted:
by Veracity
Tue Aug 20, 2019 2:54 pm
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Invisible Sun?
Replies: 3
Views: 1237

Re: Invisible Sun?

Has anyone gotten their kit yet?

I was thinking if we get them this month, perhaps we could start in Sept or Oct?

My schedule should be changing by then.
by Veracity
Tue Aug 13, 2019 7:49 am
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Invisible Sun?
Replies: 3
Views: 1237

Invisible Sun?

When do you think we will start Invisible Sun?
by Veracity
Fri May 03, 2019 9:22 am
Forum: Forgotten Realms
Topic: Notes from 5/2/19 - Looted
Replies: 1
Views: 526

Re: Notes from 5/2/19 - Looted

So, after resting, what is our plan? :D -Eclipse
by Veracity
Thu May 02, 2019 7:17 am
Forum: Forgotten Realms
Topic: Treasure and GP
Replies: 11
Views: 1230

Re: Treasure and GP

If Eclipse could sell or trade the + greataxe for a + scimitar that would be ideal. But I suspect trading posts are few and far between. At least the greataxe is a + weapon for situations where only + weapons will do damage. Otherwise, we seem pretty even on magic items now.
by Veracity
Fri Apr 12, 2019 9:20 am
Forum: Forgotten Realms
Topic: Notes from 4/11/19 - Skirting conflict
Replies: 3
Views: 763

Re: Notes from 4/11/19 - Skirting conflict

Did we pop? lol
by Veracity
Tue Mar 12, 2019 3:22 pm
Forum: Forgotten Realms
Topic: Notes from 2/26/19 - Save everyone, take 2 ..
Replies: 6
Views: 1091

Re: Notes from 2/26/19 - Save everyone, take 2 ..

Is the goal to find Sedon's daughter first? Or protect the god first?
by Veracity
Wed Feb 27, 2019 4:35 pm
Forum: Forgotten Realms
Topic: Notes from 2/26/19 - Save everyone, take 2 ..
Replies: 6
Views: 1091

Re: Notes from 2/26/19 - Save everyone, take 2 ..

Could we plan here before the next session?
by Veracity
Fri Feb 15, 2019 11:49 am
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: Belle is Called Away
Replies: 5
Views: 1081

Re: Belle is Called Away

Or, fish nibbled away at the rope tied to the rocks at the bottom of the lake - and Deelo's bloated body bobbed to the surface - where it was found and animated by a Necromancer... Since then, "Deelo the Deviously-Controlled Deceased" has been havocking local hamlets. Agents of the underwo...
by Veracity
Wed Feb 13, 2019 10:03 am
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: Belle is Called Away
Replies: 5
Views: 1081

Belle is Called Away

A messenger delivers a coded message to Belle. She reads it, pales, crumples the paper and throws it in the fire. "I must leave immediately," she tells her companions. "My apologies. Let us wish each other luck. I have found our time together pleasantly challenging. I hope we may meet...
by Veracity
Sat Feb 02, 2019 7:39 pm
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: Belle or another as Part Time Party Member
Replies: 6
Views: 1272

Re: Belle or another as Part Time Party Member

Belle and Blue, her panther, are called away on another mission. I am taking a hiatus from Ravenloft. I realized that thurs are dinner nights, with later starts, so I would have to log off after only 30 to 40 mins most nights (considering setup time moves us to 8:30 or 8:45 but the time we are under...
by Veracity
Sat Feb 02, 2019 7:35 pm
Forum: Forgotten Realms
Topic: Eclipse
Replies: 0
Views: 899

Eclipse

Forgottne Realms tends to start earlier. So it seems to me to be more okay for Eclipse to poof out early from that. Perhaps she finds her own special dagger of something-slaying and it transports her away and back as Mercy did that time...
by Veracity
Thu Jan 31, 2019 4:21 pm
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: Belle or another as Part Time Party Member
Replies: 6
Views: 1272

Re: Belle or another as Part Time Party Member

How about a ghost (could be ghost of Belle) who appears and gives warnings and communicates visions... ?? :?:
by Veracity
Thu Jan 31, 2019 4:16 pm
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: Belle or another as Part Time Party Member
Replies: 6
Views: 1272

Re: Belle or another as Part Time Party Member

I don't mind introducing a new PC who is not a fighter. Alternatively or Additionally, I might ask Kili to take over my PC for later part of the evenings. Alternatively, I might role play an NPC monster or such part of the time and be a DM lackie. Alternatively, I could skip the Thur games for a whi...
by Veracity
Tue Jan 29, 2019 12:27 pm
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: Belle or another as Part Time Party Member
Replies: 6
Views: 1272

Belle or another as Part Time Party Member

I am looking to either modify Belle or introduce another PC who can hang out with the party part-time. She would need to leave the party between 9 and 9:30pm. (Explanation in group email.) I am thinking a healer Cleric, for instance, who comes in and heals and casts boons/spells. role-plays, and may...
by Veracity
Tue Jan 15, 2019 2:34 pm
Forum: Forgotten Realms
Topic: Time Travel - Meta
Replies: 1
Views: 515

Time Travel - Meta

Meta discussion: First, I was hoping Shar was just on the other side of the portal and you all would go and talk to her while I did my new character sheet, which I didn't understand I was supposed to be doing while we debated. :? Next, I hoped you would all come back and we would all go through the ...
by Veracity
Thu Sep 20, 2018 3:41 pm
Forum: Friendly Discussion
Topic: PartII Treasure Division
Replies: 1
Views: 708

Valuing Items

-We could rate items we find on a scale of 1 to 10. -10 is an epic item or an item necessary to complete a quest. -1 is a non-magical (mundane) item, such as: a starting weapon, musical instrument, or fine pair of boots. -We rate items as best we can in the first couple days we have them. -We vote o...
by Veracity
Thu Sep 20, 2018 3:34 pm
Forum: Friendly Discussion
Topic: PartII Treasure Division
Replies: 1
Views: 708

PartII Treasure Division

If owner of site could delete the Logistics thread? I will start over here in a less complicated manner... Treasure Division Suggestion: 1.) DM enters day's loot list in game table to be posted on Vita. 2.) Veracity picks up lists from post and creates tables (as Brianna used to do) tracking who ha...
by Veracity
Thu Sep 20, 2018 10:42 am
Forum: Friendly Discussion
Topic: Treasure - Logistics
Replies: 8
Views: 1846

Re: Treasure - Logistics

Yes, we issued IOUs and we used "cash out values" of spare loot. I'm just concerned that we don't get "enough" gp anymore and don't have any place to "cash out" spare loot anymore. It's possible that in Ravenloft, where we are paying in coin for food and lodging, we cou...
by Veracity
Thu Sep 20, 2018 9:20 am
Forum: Friendly Discussion
Topic: Treasure Division - all worlds
Replies: 41
Views: 5580

Re: Treasure Division - all worlds

Veracity wrote: --The method should have ways of "appraising" an item even when we can't immediately discern everything about an item. It's not at all clear how this can be done, but I'll reserve judgement until I hear the proposed details. In other words, I do not "agree to the foll...
by Veracity
Thu Sep 20, 2018 8:51 am
Forum: Forgotten Realms
Topic: Treasure and GP
Replies: 11
Views: 1230

Treasure and GP

Please post here = your "new" treasure and gp you have aquired since we started adventuring together. (Skip things you got in starting package at L1) DM = I know this is asking a lot and not really your responsibility, but could you post the party gp loot awards to date, as a one-time favo...
by Veracity
Thu Sep 20, 2018 8:46 am
Forum: Forgotten Realms
Topic: Prophecies/Rumors/Clues
Replies: 1
Views: 537

Prophecies/Rumors/Clues

Could Fuma enter the prophecies/rumors/clues he has noted here?

For example:
--Sedon's related visions and communications from his book and his daughter, etc.
--The blind wagon driver's information.
--The prophecy from the underground halfling town.
--The original "chosen ones" legend.
by Veracity
Thu Sep 20, 2018 8:41 am
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: List your new stuff
Replies: 0
Views: 1137

List your new stuff

Could the PCs list their "new" stuff here? Meaning anything aquired after coming through the mists.

Also, if anyone is holding anything "for the party," list that here too.
by Veracity
Thu Sep 20, 2018 8:38 am
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: Prophesies
Replies: 1
Views: 608

Prophesies

Could Calder enter the proshesies here?

I will list out the key items and places, etc and add that to the information I'm creating to track treasure and gp.
by Veracity
Thu Sep 20, 2018 8:04 am
Forum: Friendly Discussion
Topic: Treasure - Logistics
Replies: 8
Views: 1846

Re: Treasure - Logistics

Please no point system. We have gp - let's use gp. Even if items can't be sold at the moment, they have a gp value. Let's use that. If we do adopt this system, then just assign each hoard a value, and divide by the number of characters - as in the past. Assigning a "hoard value" and divid...

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