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by Icosa
Mon Jun 01, 2020 2:03 pm
Forum: Into the Unknown
Topic: Chapter Three: Welcome to OClaire
Replies: 38
Views: 602

Re: Chapter Three: Welcome to OClaire

Icosa listens intently to everyone, then says, "Clearly neither they nor we can militarily oppose that army. It seems to me the only acceptable course of action is to evacuate everyone. It doesn't seem as if the Coalition's interest is in killing everyone. They could have done that easily long ago. ...
by Icosa
Sat May 30, 2020 5:18 pm
Forum: Item Creation
Topic: Siloin - The Daughterbow (signature item)
Replies: 3
Views: 27

Re: Siloin - The Daughterbow (signature item)

Hmm! I thought the spirit bow as a sig item couldn't be modified!

If it can be, that could neatly solve the issues. I did want the option of using normal arrows, and I agree that they shouldn't be 'upgradable' to MD, regardless of the bow's other properties.
by Icosa
Fri May 29, 2020 7:06 pm
Forum: Item Creation
Topic: Siloin - The Daughterbow (signature item)
Replies: 3
Views: 27

Siloin - The Daughterbow (signature item)

Because I love controversy, I am looking for input on either an enchanted item or a TW item using the 'high tech bow' item from Empires of Humanity. As one of seven Daughterbows, Siloin (SIL-oh-ween) is a slightly lesser copy of one of the great ancestral longbows of the elven people, crafted by Ali...
by Icosa
Fri May 29, 2020 2:26 pm
Forum: Recruitment Forums
Topic: Rifts Mercenaries (Speed Tribes Game)
Replies: 11
Views: 126

Re: Rifts Mercenaries (Speed Tribes Game) 0/6

Interested. Will consider characters.

Elf wilderness scout is first idea, but I might change my mind. :)
by Icosa
Sat May 23, 2020 9:37 am
Forum: Into the Unknown
Topic: Chapter Three: Welcome to OClaire
Replies: 38
Views: 602

Re: Chapter Three: Welcome to OClaire

Noting their lack of technology and relatively rustic lifestyle, Icosa selects items of survival gear to barter with. Ordinary tools made from high tech materials that will be stronger and lighter-weight than the equivalents these people possess, but do not require any new skills or technological ba...
by Icosa
Fri May 22, 2020 10:03 pm
Forum: Recruitment Forums
Topic: <FULL> 21 SET: Hot Shots. The Legions rising stars in an adventure out east.
Replies: 31
Views: 684

Re: <FULL> 21 SET: Hot Shots. The Legions rising stars in an adventure out east.

Ah man, I almost wish I'd submitted Icosa to this one, lol.

Looks like it's filled up as well! I'll be following it for sure though. ARCHIE was always one of my favorite things. :)
by Icosa
Sat May 16, 2020 9:47 am
Forum: Into the Unknown
Topic: Chapter Three: Welcome to OClaire
Replies: 38
Views: 602

Re: Chapter Three: Welcome to OClaire

"Food and drink sound great," Icosa agrees, "But I'm curious about what sort of things you and your people are interested in. It seems as if you have everything you need...but what do you want?" It was a rare thing to find a community of magicians that were friendly and willing to communicate. Gain...
by Icosa
Wed May 06, 2020 7:25 pm
Forum: Into the Unknown
Topic: Chapter Three: Welcome to OClaire
Replies: 38
Views: 602

Re: Chapter Three: Welcome to OClaire

"We're not here to rob you," Icosa assures the tiny man with a smile. "We were passing through on the way to our destination when we noticed your village nearby. It wasn't on any maps, so we came to investigate." She looks around, taking in the bucolic charms. It was a pleasant looking, but ultimat...
by Icosa
Mon May 04, 2020 10:53 pm
Forum: Into the Unknown
Topic: Chapter Two: Go West!
Replies: 144
Views: 1162

Re: Chapter Two: Go West!

"Are we all going, or is someone standing guard with our vehicle?" Icosa wants to know as she disembarks.

She's barely had a chance to ask though before everyone's haring off into town...which implies that setting a guard isn't a priority.

So she follows along to the town as well!
by Icosa
Sat Apr 25, 2020 6:22 pm
Forum: Into the Unknown
Topic: Chapter Two: Go West!
Replies: 144
Views: 1162

Re: Chapter Two: Go West!

"You have my condolences for your son," Icosa told Phoenix. "I've never had children, but there are people in my life I would be very sad to see removed. So far, I have not been impressed with the descriptions I've gotten of the Coalition. They seem very bloodthirsty." She paused, then admitted, "T...
by Icosa
Sun Apr 19, 2020 8:11 am
Forum: Into the Unknown
Topic: Chapter Two: Go West!
Replies: 144
Views: 1162

Re: Chapter Two: Go West!

"We found a very unusual, highly radioactive rock !" Icosa said happily. "And a great deal of opposition. It seems that the local aliens are very susceptible to the type of radiation this rock emits. We have not, yet, had time to fully analyze it though. I would definitely suggest, if any of you ar...
by Icosa
Fri Apr 17, 2020 5:26 pm
Forum: Adventure Inc. - Beyond the Rockies
Topic: Messaging Tool
Replies: 5
Views: 163

Re: Messaging Tool

I just wanted to make the graph look cool.

It's all good to me.
by Icosa
Fri Apr 17, 2020 2:41 pm
Forum: Into the Unknown
Topic: Chapter Two: Go West!
Replies: 144
Views: 1162

Re: Chapter Two: Go West!

Still slashing and stabbing, Icosa stays near Tex, holding the swarm at bay and waiting for the extraction! She moves like a Crazy or a juicer, fluidly moving from target to target, delivering precise strikes to vulnerable spots as if she'd been fighting xiticix for years. Several times she's struck...
by Icosa
Thu Apr 16, 2020 7:05 am
Forum: Into the Unknown
Topic: Chapter Two: Go West!
Replies: 144
Views: 1162

Re: Chapter Two: Go West!

Icosa attacked the xiticix that had come in close to her, trying to clear a path for withdrawal...both herself, and Mars. Her blades did not have the sheer ferocity that Mars brought to bear, but the silvery metal still pierced exoskeletons and brought gouts of strange, alien ichor and innards spill...
by Icosa
Sun Apr 12, 2020 1:04 am
Forum: Supporting Cast
Topic: Salmon Max's Character Emporium! A Vast Warehouse of Characters!
Replies: 4
Views: 309

Re: Salmon Max's Character Emporium! A Vast Warehouse of Characters!

Character Name: Juno Reyes Rank: Seasoned; Advances: 5 Race: Human Iconic Framework: MARS Commando Attributes: Agility d10, Smarts d8, Spirit d8, Strength d10 (1d12+1), Vigor d10 Pace: 6 (8); Parry: 7; Toughness: 18 (6) Skills: (14/15 + IF + core) Athletics 1d8 (1) Persuasion 1d6 (1) Stealth 1d8 (2)...
by Icosa
Sat Apr 11, 2020 8:46 pm
Forum: Washed Out Recruits
Topic: Recruitment for IZ 3.0: Chicago Woes
Replies: 16
Views: 708

Re: Recruitment for IZ 3.0: Chicago Woes

Rough draft for my character, a mysterious bioroid of sinister origins who's escaped captivity and experimentation to try to find some kind of a future for herself on the streets of Chicago... Player Name: SalmonMax Google Handle: samminmax@gmail.com Character Name: Emi Rank: Novice Race: Bioroid Or...
by Icosa
Sat Apr 11, 2020 2:20 pm
Forum: Washed Out Recruits
Topic: Recruitment for IZ 3.0: Chicago Woes
Replies: 16
Views: 708

Re: Recruitment for IZ 3.0: Chicago Woes

Ah yeah, of course. That's fair. :)
by Icosa
Sat Apr 11, 2020 2:13 pm
Forum: Washed Out Recruits
Topic: Recruitment for IZ 3.0: Chicago Woes
Replies: 16
Views: 708

Re: Recruitment for IZ 3.0: Chicago Woes

CYBERPUNK YOU SAY WELL OK

...

Seriously though, this is super duper my jam.

Genefreak maybe? Experiment that escaped?

Or an AI of some kind?

I'll read up on Interface Zero.
by Icosa
Tue Apr 07, 2020 5:57 pm
Forum: Into the Unknown
Topic: Chapter Two: Go West!
Replies: 144
Views: 1162

Re: Chapter Two: Go West!

Sharp slivers of alien resin spattered against Icosa's armor hard enough to rock her back. It looked like the kind of impact that would have hurt, but she gave no sign of being in pain as a result. Icosa grabbed the smaller insectoid in front of her, and plunged her arm-blades into its head, then mo...
by Icosa
Mon Mar 30, 2020 6:50 am
Forum: Archives
Topic: Tomorrow Legion: Far From Home
Replies: 19
Views: 699

Re: Tomorrow Legion: Far From Home

Egad, I'm interested!

Ley Line Walker or maybe a werecat?!

Will also happily cede a spot for a new player, of course. :)
by Icosa
Wed Mar 25, 2020 7:28 am
Forum: Into the Unknown
Topic: Chapter Two: Go West!
Replies: 144
Views: 1162

Re: Chapter Two: Go West!

Icosa moves to intercept the xiticix, interposing herself between them and Tex. "I'll cover your retreat...or if you wish to take samples of the meteor, I will cover that," she says to Tex. Metal blades sluice out from the ports in the forearms of her armor; a standard feature to accommodate those w...
by Icosa
Mon Mar 23, 2020 2:18 am
Forum: Into the Unknown
Topic: Chapter Two: Go West!
Replies: 144
Views: 1162

Re: Chapter Two: Go West!

She reached the bottom of the rope quickly, and with the sort of effortless grace and athleticism normally confined to juicers or 'crazies.' Icosa immediately set about examining the meteorite, sparing a goodly amount of peering for the dead and dying Xiticix as well. She wasn't equipped for radiolo...
by Icosa
Sat Mar 21, 2020 8:28 am
Forum: Into the Unknown
Topic: Chapter Two: Go West!
Replies: 144
Views: 1162

Re: Chapter Two: Go West!

“Moving into overwatch. Keep your eyes peeled. Keep an eye on the bug mound, too.” "Okay!" Icosa agreed cheerfully. Then she added, "I don't think I'll be able to see the bug mound from inside the crater, but I'll be sure to keep you informed. Also, there's a very good chance we'll be out of commun...
by Icosa
Wed Mar 18, 2020 10:22 am
Forum: Into the Unknown
Topic: Chapter Two: Go West!
Replies: 144
Views: 1162

Re: Chapter Two: Go West!

Icosa ventured closer to the crater's edge, pausing when her own cooling systems began to overload. Fortunately the armor she'd obtained to attach the jetpack to also had its own cooling system as well. In concert, they were able to keep her working properly. Peering over the side, she experienced a...
by Icosa
Mon Mar 16, 2020 7:04 am
Forum: Into the Unknown
Topic: Chapter Two: Go West!
Replies: 144
Views: 1162

Re: Chapter Two: Go West!

"Neither have I," agreed Icosa brightly. "And I do want to give it a try, very much."
by Icosa
Sun Mar 15, 2020 2:01 am
Forum: Into the Unknown
Topic: Chapter Two: Go West!
Replies: 144
Views: 1162

Re: Chapter Two: Go West!

Icosa runs the numbers silently, maintaining her vigil atop the APC. Something falling from orbit? She knew more than anyone in the team about how unlikely that was. The Republic maintained a tight grip on orbital space, and had for over a hundred years. If something had penetrated the killsat secur...
by Icosa
Thu Mar 12, 2020 1:12 pm
Forum: Supporting Cast
Topic: Salmon Max's Character Emporium! A Vast Warehouse of Characters!
Replies: 4
Views: 309

Re: Salmon Max's Character Emporium! A Vast Warehouse of Characters!

Character Name: Sulannus Phaedran Rank: Novice; Advances: 5/5 Race: Elf Iconic Framework: MARS Attributes: Agility d8, Smarts d8, Spirit d6, Strength d6, Vigor d6 Pace: 6; Parry: 6; Toughness: 14 (6); PPE: 10 Skills: (15+3 + core) Athletics 1d8 (2) Persuasion 1d6 (1) Stealth 1d8 (2) Common Knowledge...
by Icosa
Thu Mar 12, 2020 10:26 am
Forum: Supporting Cast
Topic: Salmon Max's Character Emporium! A Vast Warehouse of Characters!
Replies: 4
Views: 309

Re: Salmon Max's Character Emporium! A Vast Warehouse of Characters!

Character Name: Vela Rank: Novice; Advances: 1 Race: Human (mutant) Iconic Framework: Werejaguar Attributes: Agility d6/d10, Smarts d6, Spirit d6, Strength d8/d12, Vigor d8 Pace: 6; Parry: 6; Toughness: 7 (0); PPE: 10; ISP: 10 Skills: (15 + core) Athletics 1d6 (1) Persuasion 1d4 Stealth 1d6 (1) Comm...
by Icosa
Thu Mar 12, 2020 10:06 am
Forum: Supporting Cast
Topic: Salmon Max's Character Emporium! A Vast Warehouse of Characters!
Replies: 4
Views: 309

Re: Salmon Max's Character Emporium! A Vast Warehouse of Characters!

Character Name: Mei Ying Rank: Novice; Advances: 3/3 Race: Human Iconic Framework: Ley Line Walker Attributes: Agility d6, Smarts d10, Spirit d6, Strength d8 (d4 out of armor), Vigor d6 Pace: 6; Parry: 6; Toughness: 16 (8); PPE: 30 Skills: (16 + core) Athletics 1d4 Persuasion 1d4 Stealth 1d4 Common ...
by Icosa
Thu Mar 12, 2020 10:06 am
Forum: Supporting Cast
Topic: Salmon Max's Character Emporium! A Vast Warehouse of Characters!
Replies: 4
Views: 309

Salmon Max's Character Emporium! A Vast Warehouse of Characters!

All the characters I have not currently in a game; either because the game ended or I withdrew, or because I made them and they've not been submitted yet.
by Icosa
Mon Mar 09, 2020 9:06 pm
Forum: Into the Unknown
Topic: Chapter Two: Go West!
Replies: 144
Views: 1162

Re: Chapter Two: Go West!

"I do NOT know," Icosa replies cheerfully, "But I'd really like to! Maybe we can dissect a few on our way through. That would REALLY help catalogue their threat level!" She gave a big thumbs up at the idea of that. Later, with Oin Ironside... She brightened on seeing the jetpack, then winced a littl...
by Icosa
Sat Mar 07, 2020 12:50 pm
Forum: Into the Unknown
Topic: Chapter Two: Go West!
Replies: 144
Views: 1162

Re: Chapter Two: Go West!

"If we're going to be moving through hostile territory, we'll need good recon capacity," Icosa suggests to the Lady. "I would suggest either a smaller, faster transport capable of low-profile operations...or perhaps some kind of drone or other means of collecting data at range unobtrusively and ret...
by Icosa
Tue Mar 03, 2020 12:25 am
Forum: Into the Unknown
Topic: Chapter Two: Go West!
Replies: 144
Views: 1162

Re: Chapter Two: Go West!

Icosa came over, smiling excitedly. "I'm really looking forward to the chance for a firsthand encounter with them. When I was talking to people in Escabana, quite a few had stories to tell. But it's very hard to corroborate those stories! They seem like a perfect example of an invasive species, whic...
by Icosa
Sat Feb 29, 2020 2:29 pm
Forum: Into the Unknown
Topic: Supplies!
Replies: 11
Views: 657

Re: Supplies!

A little tricky, since I don't really associate any items as 'iconic' for Icosa at the moment, but I'll try. 1 . Some kind of cool sensor or 'intel gathering' type deal. She already has loads of sensors though, so I'm not sure what it would be offhand. :) 2 . A personal transport of some kind. Jetpa...
by Icosa
Sat Feb 29, 2020 12:41 pm
Forum: Into the Unknown
Topic: Chapter Two: Go West!
Replies: 144
Views: 1162

Re: Chapter Two: Go West!

Icosa considers the options, then says, "Though the top priority would be to establish contact with the Barony, I also wish to explore the intervening ground. Thus far the mission is not time-sensitive. The speed of air transport would sacrifice too much in terms of mapping, threat analysis, and the...
by Icosa
Sat Feb 22, 2020 1:32 pm
Forum: Into the Unknown
Topic: Shore Leave: Escabana (Merc Bay)
Replies: 17
Views: 807

Re: Shore Leave: Escabana (Merc Bay)

'Merc Bay,' as it was known, was one of the larger communities Icosa had encountered since her arrival on Earth. As such, it was a source of endless information. Stage 1 of her objective was to assess conditions on Earth, catalogue threats and opportunities in preparation for Stage 2. The stories of...
by Icosa
Thu Feb 20, 2020 9:58 pm
Forum: Into the Unknown
Topic: Shore Leave: Escabana (Merc Bay)
Replies: 17
Views: 807

Re: Shore Leave: Escabana (Merc Bay)

In her debriefing, Icosa is bright and cheerful, presenting a smile and her most melodious vocal tone. This operation had been a success! "The Fortuna was contacted shortly after departure by civilian vessels that were under attack by large aquatic creatures of uncertain taxonomy. My partnership wit...
by Icosa
Fri Feb 14, 2020 9:15 pm
Forum: Into the Unknown
Topic: Chapter One: Slow Boat to Escabana
Replies: 79
Views: 4180

Re: Chapter One: Slow Boat to Escabana

It took some doing, but Icosa managed to puzzle out the blocky, oddly primitive energy cell technology and swap the old power pack out for a new one. In two shakes of a snake's tail she was vaulting back up onto the Fortuna's cabin roof, going prone and going back to picking her shots, as much to in...
by Icosa
Tue Feb 11, 2020 10:28 am
Forum: Into the Unknown
Topic: Chapter One: Slow Boat to Escabana
Replies: 79
Views: 4180

Re: Chapter One: Slow Boat to Escabana

Icosa had settled into her perch, and took aim down the old laser rifle's sights at the driver of one of the pirate's boats as it made a turn for another pass. The firing catch yielded only a pained whirring from the rifle though, no blast of coherent light. On checking the weapon, she discovered th...
by Icosa
Sat Feb 08, 2020 2:22 pm
Forum: Into the Unknown
Topic: Chapter One: Slow Boat to Escabana
Replies: 79
Views: 4180

Re: Chapter One: Slow Boat to Escabana

Icosa spent the first moments of the conflict simply observing and recording. These pirates seemed to be confirmation of warnings she'd received before making the trip to Earth. Chaos reigned, though it was clear that tough 'knots' of civilization were struggling to take root. This fight served as a...
by Icosa
Wed Feb 05, 2020 4:38 pm
Forum: Into the Unknown
Topic: Chapter One: Slow Boat to Escabana
Replies: 79
Views: 4180

Re: Chapter One: Slow Boat to Escabana

Icosa watches the proceedings at first, but quickly decides that this is an opportunity to build rapport. Spotting Caine and Tim at work on the bodies of the slain water creatures, she elects to assist them. That assistance comes in the form of a hurled harpoon that buries itself deeply into dinosau...
by Icosa
Wed Jan 29, 2020 7:56 pm
Forum: Into the Unknown
Topic: Chapter One: Slow Boat to Escabana
Replies: 79
Views: 4180

Re: Chapter One: Slow Boat to Escabana

"Take the rope!" Icosa shouts to the sailors in the water in the path of her throw. "I'll pull you in!" She does her best to flip it towards where more of them are, but in general has to wait as a few more paddle over to it and take hold. Then she braces her feet against the railing for leverage an...
by Icosa
Thu Jan 23, 2020 5:18 pm
Forum: Into the Unknown
Topic: Chapter One: Slow Boat to Escabana
Replies: 79
Views: 4180

Re: Chapter One: Slow Boat to Escabana

Icosa chooses one of the monsters threatening men in the water, hoping to give them an opening to escape. She charges down the deck of the Fortuna, holding the oversized harpoon like a javelin, and hurling it with all her strength as she reached the front railing. It hurtled through the air, trailin...
by Icosa
Tue Jan 21, 2020 7:47 pm
Forum: Into the Unknown
Topic: Chapter One: Slow Boat to Escabana
Replies: 79
Views: 4180

Re: Chapter One: Slow Boat to Escabana

Icosa came out and around to see what the source of the commotion was, and shaded her eyes as she looked out at the beasts threatening the other boats. "Are we rescuing them?" she asked brightly. "That's very admirable! Has anyone got a gun I can borrow?" Crewmen scurried past, manning their own pos...
by Icosa
Wed Jan 15, 2020 8:39 pm
Forum: Into the Unknown
Topic: Frenchies in The port of Collingwood (RP)
Replies: 18
Views: 925

Re: Frenchies in The port of Collingwood (RP)

The door to the delicatessen dinged faintly as a young woman entered, clad in clingy red jumpsuit with the Fortune insignia on the shoulders and over the heart. She had short, dark hair and inquisitive eyes set over a pert nose and defined cheeks. She went up to Frenchie, completely oblivious to the...
by Icosa
Wed Jan 15, 2020 6:57 pm
Forum: Into the Unknown
Topic: Chapter One: Slow Boat to Escabana
Replies: 79
Views: 4180

Re: Chapter One: Slow Boat to Escabana

Icosa begins the trip on a shaky foot, pestering the crew with questions about what they're doing and what its significance is. When she's politely, but firmly, told to stay out of their way she makes her way to the bridge. After a little conversation with the captain, he confides that the vessel ha...
by Icosa
Sun Jan 12, 2020 12:58 pm
Forum: Journals
Topic: Transmission 0001 - 37-2208
Replies: 0
Views: 204

Transmission 0001 - 37-2208

systemCheck - 00000x1001932-00100111019xxhcf11034 - 4 of 5 modules responding runDiagnostic... ---module 1 - 0193ns ---module 2 - 1401ns ---module 3 - 0923ns ---module 4 - 7101ns ---module 5 - ...0...0...0... Repairing unresponsive module bootICOSA ... ... ICOSA online attach- img001 attach- vid001 ...
by Icosa
Wed Jan 08, 2020 1:39 pm
Forum: Adventure Inc. - Beyond the Rockies
Topic: Icosa (Intelligent Construct)
Replies: 3
Views: 710

Re: Icosa (Intelligent Construct)

Signature Item CAN Republic 'Heimdall' Holocom (with DRUID upgrade) Base Item- Holocom from Rifts Player's Guide The Heimdall looks like a monocular headset, fitting snugly over the left or right (user adjustable!) side of the head, with an eye piece and a boom microphone that follows the jawline. ...
by Icosa
Mon Jan 06, 2020 9:51 pm
Forum: 1st SET Adventures
Topic: Mission 9: Ravenous Fury
Replies: 104
Views: 7694

Re: Mission 9: Ravenous Fury

When Alecto attended the debriefing for the operation at the headquarters of the Tomorrow Legion, she rather uncharacteristically came still clad in her sleek black body armor, helmet tucked under her arm. She took a seat before the three officers who were attending with all her customary reserve. "...
by Icosa
Thu Jan 02, 2020 11:42 pm
Forum: 1st SET Adventures
Topic: Mission 9: Ravenous Fury
Replies: 104
Views: 7694

Re: Mission 9: Ravenous Fury

Alecto rushes into the fray, readying her blades...crafted of super-science and ancient magic. There is no quarter in this fight, on either side, and despite the Ravagers being almost organic skyscrapers, Alecto has seen enough fall to begin mapping their vulnerabilities. First in the Black Company,...
by Icosa
Tue Dec 31, 2019 11:23 am
Forum: 1st SET Adventures
Topic: Mission 9: Ravenous Fury
Replies: 104
Views: 7694

Re: Mission 9: Ravenous Fury

At Anon's warning, Alecto...who had already been preparing to exit the Mountaineer to lend aerial fire support...immediately yanks the top hatch open and jumps out; triggering her jetpack in midair to fly clear of the foundering vehicle. She was concerned about it, and its occupants, but there was m...
by Icosa
Thu Dec 05, 2019 12:21 am
Forum: 1st SET Adventures
Topic: Mission 9: Ravenous Fury
Replies: 104
Views: 7694

Re: Mission 9: Ravenous Fury

"I'm capable of optical camouflage that approaches invisibility for limited durations," Alecto says. "No need to use magical power on me. As for my location, I believe I would be equally suited to bombarding enemy forces on the ground, or accompanying Merlaggon to fight in the tunnels."
by Icosa
Fri Nov 22, 2019 8:18 pm
Forum: 1st SET Adventures
Topic: Mission 9: Ravenous Fury
Replies: 104
Views: 7694

Re: Mission 9: Ravenous Fury

Alecto engages enemy forces at range, keeping the team covered from encroaching interference, as well as serving to expose some of the illusions as false images before they can prove too much of a distraction. Shooting [dice:1rshyuwz]60808:0[/dice:1rshyuwz] or [dice:1rshyuwz]60808:1[/dice:1rshyuwz]
by Icosa
Thu Nov 07, 2019 4:57 pm
Forum: 1st SET Adventures
Topic: Mission 9: Ravenous Fury
Replies: 104
Views: 7694

Re: Mission 9: Ravenous Fury

Wreathed in flame, a black-armored human figure descended upon the corrupt monsters that sought to control the ravagers. Fury had come to them, with arms like swords. Spells rose to meet it, a few glancing off the armor...and then it was on them. Four perished immediately, and then those Corrupted w...
by Icosa
Sat Oct 26, 2019 7:02 pm
Forum: 1st SET Adventures
Topic: Mission 9: Ravenous Fury
Replies: 104
Views: 7694

Re: Mission 9: Ravenous Fury

Alecto took it on herself to help 'encourage' the immense ravagers to stay on the course the team wanted. Her jetpack gave her the mobility to rapidly support the Simvan wherever they needed help, and also...somewhat crucially...gave her the option of doing quick hit and run style raids to goad the ...
by Icosa
Sat Oct 26, 2019 6:55 pm
Forum: Adventure Inc (SWADE Reboot)
Topic: Starting Point
Replies: 9
Views: 906

Re: Starting Point

I voted for the road, cuz ROAD TRIP!

But the boat's fine too. I just had to be the odd one out. :)
by Icosa
Mon Oct 21, 2019 11:30 am
Forum: 1st SET Adventures
Topic: Mission 9: Ravenous Fury
Replies: 104
Views: 7694

Re: Mission 9: Ravenous Fury

On seeing the ley line storm ahead, Alecto radioed the others. "I'll scout ahead and clear the route." She didn't need to add that ley line storms weren't much more dangerous to her than ordinary thunderstorms, as she had no psychic energy of her own at all to draw its fury. And indeed, with the exc...
by Icosa
Sun Oct 13, 2019 10:06 am
Forum: Adventure Inc. - Beyond the Rockies
Topic: Icosa (Intelligent Construct)
Replies: 3
Views: 710

Re: Icosa (Empires of Humanity Version)

Background Sprawling over the surface of the moon is the CAN Republic; a large lunar colony that has its origins before the Cataclysm of the Rifts. This city of over 100,000 people has been instrumental in maintaining the many orbital mechanisms that prevent inhabitants of Earth from reaching orbit...
by Icosa
Sun Oct 13, 2019 9:41 am
Forum: Adventure Inc. - Beyond the Rockies
Topic: Icosa (Intelligent Construct)
Replies: 3
Views: 710

Re: Icosa (Empires of Humanity Version)

Inventory Cash: 0 Weapons : Vibro Vambraces - Str+2d4 MD, AP 8, +1 Parry; count as Claws NG-LG6 Laser Rifle and Launcher - 24/48/96, 4d6 laser, ROF1, AP 2, 20 shots - Multi-Optics Scope (+2 Notice and offset range penalty by 2 when taking Aim, +1 Shooting) - Grenade Launcher - 18/36/72, 5 shots, Re...
by Icosa
Sat Oct 12, 2019 1:56 pm
Forum: 1st SET Adventures
Topic: Mission 9: Ravenous Fury
Replies: 104
Views: 7694

Re: Mission 9: Ravenous Fury

Alecto then says, "With regards to Coalition support, it would be wise not to depend on it. They are extremely reluctant to lend material aid of any kind. Even getting basic recon assessments was difficult. The impression I got was that they expect us to be shock troops. First in, first to engage, t...
by Icosa
Tue Oct 08, 2019 11:28 am
Forum: Welcome
Topic: Who's Who
Replies: 30
Views: 2709

Re: Who's Who

Player Name: Salmon Max IM Contact(s): samminmax@gmail.com Accounts Player Account: Deezy Klatta Player Account: Alecto Player Account: Mei Ying Player Account: Ashley Logan Player Account: Death Otter Player Account: Seelia Nishnocket Player Account: Renata Hodges Player Account: Juno Reyes Player...
by Icosa
Sun Oct 06, 2019 1:30 am
Forum: Adventure Inc. - Beyond the Rockies
Topic: Icosa (Intelligent Construct)
Replies: 3
Views: 710

Icosa (Intelligent Construct)

Character Name : Icosa Rank : Novice Advances : 3 (4/01/20) Race : Android Iconic Framework : Intelligent Construct Attributes : Agility d12, Smarts d8, Spirit d8, Strength d12+4, Vigor d12 Pace : 8 (Running 1d8); Parry : 9; Toughness : 20 (12) MDC - Construct trait: +2 to recover from Shaken, igno...
by Icosa
Mon Sep 30, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: 1st SET Adventures
Topic: Mission 9: Ravenous Fury
Replies: 104
Views: 7694

Re: Mission 9: Ravenous Fury

Alecto pressed the Sergeant and his psi-stalker cohort, trying one more time to persuade them. She flexed her brows and curved her mouth in an imitation of human frustration and anger, reasoning that showing them emotion would bolster their empathy. "Damnit, think about it! Your general went to all ...
by Icosa
Sat Sep 28, 2019 10:09 am
Forum: 1st SET Adventures
Topic: Mission 9: Ravenous Fury
Replies: 104
Views: 7694

Re: Mission 9: Ravenous Fury

Alecto reached out a hand, grabbed Gryphus by the front of his armor, and threw him down onto the ground in front of her. "Enough!" she declaimed. "Know your place! Magic is for defeating enemies! It's a dangerous weapon, not a child's plaything!" She looked back at the Coalition officers and her to...
by Icosa
Sat Sep 14, 2019 1:07 pm
Forum: 1st SET Characters
Topic: Alecto - [Android Tech Warrior]
Replies: 30
Views: 4846

Re: Alecto - [Android Tech Warrior]

ROBOT REMAKE - Using rules from Empires of Humanity Character Name : Alecto Rank : Novice Advances : 1 Race : Android Iconic Framework : Intelligent Construct Attributes : Agility d12, Smarts d8, Spirit d6, Strength d12+2, Vigor d12 Pace : 8 (Running 1d8); Parry : 9; Toughness : 26 (12) MDC - Const...
by Icosa
Fri Sep 13, 2019 8:31 am
Forum: 1st SET Adventures
Topic: Mission 9: Ravenous Fury
Replies: 104
Views: 7694

Re: Mission 9: Ravenous Fury

Alecto removes her helmet so she can make eye contact with the Coalition soldiers. "Sergeant," she began, "We are working for the Coalition. You say you have orders to support us, but it seems as if you may be forgetting that by supporting us, you are supporting your own people. You engaged the Rava...
by Icosa
Wed Sep 04, 2019 6:16 pm
Forum: 1st SET Adventures
Topic: Mission 8: Saving Hauptmann Schmidt
Replies: 101
Views: 8456

Re: Mission 8: Saving Hauptmann Schmidt

"I am substantially slower than the Dragonfly in my jetpack," Alecto says mildly. "It would likely be best if I rode with you until we were close to the target. There is also the possibility that the General's threat is a bluff. The Coalition has had many opportunities to attack Castle Refuge in fo...
by Icosa
Wed Sep 04, 2019 5:59 pm
Forum: Adventure Inc (SWADE Reboot)
Topic: Adventure Inc.
Replies: 34
Views: 2042

Re: Adventure Inc.

The shapechange gambit doesn't work though, yeah? That is, taking Shapechange with Born a Hero to get Legendary forms immediately? That's confirmed to be a misinterpretation of the rule now?

Speaking of rules...VV what do you think about playtesting Jon's variant of the Elemental Fusionist?
by Icosa
Fri Aug 30, 2019 9:27 pm
Forum: Adventure Inc (SWADE Reboot)
Topic: Adventure Inc.
Replies: 34
Views: 2042

Re: Adventure Inc.

I'm thinking of an elemental fusionist named Talashia, who seeks to transcend her humanity and become a true elemental.
by Icosa
Mon Aug 19, 2019 6:23 pm
Forum: 1st SET Adventures
Topic: Mission 8: Saving Hauptmann Schmidt
Replies: 101
Views: 8456

Re: Mission 8: Saving Hauptmann Schmidt

(OOC - Note - if the +2 for security applies to Aleco, she actually got a 13, which would give 4 to Anon, giving him 12 :) )
by Icosa
Mon Aug 19, 2019 5:51 pm
Forum: 1st SET Adventures
Topic: Mission 8: Saving Hauptmann Schmidt
Replies: 101
Views: 8456

Re: Mission 8: Saving Hauptmann Schmidt

Alecto, swathed from head to foot in the sleek black lines of her armor, stepped forward towards what she believed would be the center of the General's display. "Lets hear what you want, General," she said to the screen. As she said this, she maintained her connection to the Death's Head that she'd ...
by Icosa
Tue Aug 06, 2019 10:13 pm
Forum: 1st SET Adventures
Topic: Mission 8: Saving Hauptmann Schmidt
Replies: 101
Views: 8456

Re: Mission 8: Saving Hauptmann Schmidt

Alecto runs through the transport to the cockpit in response to Anon's call. "I'll attempt to disable their surveillance, but we should jam any and all non-team signals as well. They are making very certain we don't want to leave this craft. Anything we can do to buy time could save all our lives." ...
by Icosa
Sat Aug 03, 2019 9:34 pm
Forum: 1st SET Adventures
Topic: Mission 8: Saving Hauptmann Schmidt
Replies: 101
Views: 8456

Re: Mission 8: Saving Hauptmann Schmidt

Still invisible, Alecto took a moment as the team sprang into action to scan Hauptman in detail. Her tactical analysis subroutines were flashing all kinds of red flags. "Warning," she transmitted over the team's comms, "There is no living opposition, and our target is being held in direct view inste...
by Icosa
Sat Jul 27, 2019 4:56 pm
Forum: 1st SET Adventures
Topic: Mission 8: Saving Hauptmann Schmidt
Replies: 101
Views: 8456

Re: Mission 8: Saving Hauptmann Schmidt

Alecto dropped through the hatch the moment she opened it, and immediately backed off to give other space to follow. A good thing she did, since suddenly that entire bulkhead sheared away leaving it open to the air outside! As chaos began to unspool, she engaged her armor's cloaking device and faded...
by Icosa
Mon Jul 15, 2019 4:42 pm
Forum: 1st SET Adventures
Topic: Mission 8: Saving Hauptmann Schmidt
Replies: 101
Views: 8456

Re: Mission 8: Saving Hauptmann Schmidt

Holding onto the hull of the Death Head, Alecto goes hand over hand to the hatch, and finds the electronic access control console. Tucked down on one side is an access port. She extends the jack from her armor's wrist out, and holds it up to the port so the smart material can adapt itself to the Coa...
by Icosa
Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:13 am
Forum: Washed Out Recruits
Topic: X-SET Mind Melter Character
Replies: 3
Views: 702

Re: X-SET Mind Melter Character

Ah shoot, yeah...I was doing the build on Notepad, so I didn't use the roller here. It was on Orokos. Here's the link:

Hero's Journey: 4d20 26

You can view my rolls on it to confirm I wasn't fishing. :)

Or if you'd prefer I can reroll with the site roller. No biggy either way.
by Icosa
Thu Jul 11, 2019 10:09 pm
Forum: Washed Out Recruits
Topic: X-SET Mind Melter Character
Replies: 3
Views: 702

X-SET Mind Melter Character

Player Name: SalmonMax Google Handle: samminmax@gmail.com Character Name: Squidge Rank: Novice Race: Human Iconic Framework: Mind Melter Attributes: Agility d6, Smarts d8, Spirit d8, Strength d4, Vigor d6 Pace: 6; Parry: 4; Toughness: 5 Skills: 15/15 Athletics 1d6 (1) Common Knowledge 1d6 (1) Notice...
by Icosa
Thu Jul 04, 2019 11:41 am
Forum: 1st SET Adventures
Topic: Mission 8: Saving Hauptmann Schmidt
Replies: 101
Views: 8456

Re: Mission 8: Saving Hauptmann Schmidt

Part of any quiet op was the need to police for enemy activity. Before Anon ever got to the computer to hack it, a patrolling guard found his route interrupted by a blade that emerged from thin air, piercing his helmet and skull alike before vanishing again. Instantly and soundlessly killed, he didn...
by Icosa
Sun Jun 23, 2019 9:47 pm
Forum: 1st SET Adventures
Topic: Mission 8: Saving Hauptmann Schmidt
Replies: 101
Views: 8456

Re: Mission 8: Saving Hauptmann Schmidt

Narration ensues once I know what the heck is going on. Gonna go with Computers on this one, in honor of Alecto's newfound hackerness. [dice:1j2t8xr5]54876:0[/dice:1j2t8xr5] or [dice:1j2t8xr5]54876:1[/dice:1j2t8xr5] including the -4 penalty Yeah, bennying that [dice:1j2t8xr5]54876:2[/dice:1j2t8xr5] ...
by Icosa
Sun Jun 23, 2019 9:42 pm
Forum: 1st SET Characters
Topic: Alecto - [Android Tech Warrior]
Replies: 30
Views: 4846

Re: Alecto - [Android Tech Warrior]

Lets get that 'legendary' Hero's Journey roll taken care of first:

[dice:ycbo6a8y]54875:0[/dice:ycbo6a8y] - Black Ops: Knowledge (Computers) at 1d8 and +2 vs electronic security
by Icosa
Thu Jun 20, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: 1st SET Adventures
Topic: Mission 8: Rescue Me!
Replies: 112
Views: 10050

Re: Mission 8: Rescue Me!

"If I can get into the transport, the Coalition would be at a significant disadvantage fighting me," Alecto opines. "I could attempt to infiltrate and sabotage the transport's propulsion or weapons as well. Getting onboard will be a challenge...but if we can anticipate its course and arrival time, ...
by Icosa
Sat Jun 15, 2019 2:13 pm
Forum: 1st SET Adventures
Topic: Mission 8: Rescue Me!
Replies: 112
Views: 10050

Re: Mission 8: Rescue Me!

"They will have access to reinforcement while in transit," Alecto says. "Jamming their communications will be necessary." "That said, I think we should intercept them before they arrive at the prison. Extracting out of the prison will be the fallback position if the interception fails. What do we k...
by Icosa
Sat Jun 15, 2019 11:38 am
Forum: Washed Out Recruits
Topic: New Game? What to run? (( Chaos Earth it is))
Replies: 37
Views: 3470

Re: New Game? What to run?

I did a writeup for my character as a MARS Techno-Warrior using normal Rifts SWADE rules (as of latest update on May 3rd), with the adjustments you mentioned in the first Chaos Earth post there. Seemed to work out pretty well, though I imagine the gear might be different for pre-Rifts, and for a cha...
by Icosa
Thu Jun 13, 2019 4:38 pm
Forum: Washed Out Recruits
Topic: New Game? What to run? (( Chaos Earth it is))
Replies: 37
Views: 3470

Re: New Game? What to run?

Off the cuff I have an idea for an ex-military type who lost an arm...perhaps a cybernetic replacement?

But I could totally do other things too if we need more down to earth concepts. :)
by Icosa
Wed Jun 12, 2019 8:45 am
Forum: Washed Out Recruits
Topic: New Game? What to run? (( Chaos Earth it is))
Replies: 37
Views: 3470

Re: New Game? What to run?

Chaos Earth sounds pretty cool to me...and there's something thematically symmetrical about running a game using the new SWADE Rifts rules to depict the 'beginning' of Rifts.

New rules, new characters, new world. Etc.

Arzno's cool too though! Not far from where I grew up, that area. :)
by Icosa
Sat Jun 08, 2019 4:47 pm
Forum: 1st SET Adventures
Topic: Mission 8: Rescue Me!
Replies: 112
Views: 10050

Re: Mission 8: Rescue Me!

"We'll also need copies of any area recon you've done," Alecto adds. "Anything that will let us move quickly and quietly through this region. If you have intel on Coalition structures or vehicles, that would be useful in trying to determine where they'd be keeping a captive."
by Icosa
Sat Jun 01, 2019 2:56 pm
Forum: 1st SET Adventures
Topic: Mission 8: Rescue Me!
Replies: 112
Views: 10050

Re: Mission 8: Rescue Me!

Alecto watches the evacuation process for a moment, then goes to where the mages are working diligently on cloaking the skybunker with magic to protect it from the bombers circling overhead. She knew little to nothing of magic, but she did have something that might be of help. With a swift movement ...
by Icosa
Fri May 24, 2019 9:54 pm
Forum: Out of Character Topics
Topic: Delay in posting
Replies: 1
Views: 435

Re: Delay in posting

Okay, all fixed, hehe.
by Icosa
Fri May 24, 2019 9:11 pm
Forum: Out of Character Topics
Topic: Delay in posting
Replies: 1
Views: 435

Delay in posting

So...I've been coasting on linked accounts for months now, and now all the links are gone.

I literally have no concept of ANY of my passwords except Alecto's, lol...

There will be a brief delay as I try to hack my own brain and figure out what the hell all my passwords are. :)
by Icosa
Thu May 23, 2019 7:50 am
Forum: 1st SET Adventures
Topic: Mission 8: Rescue Me!
Replies: 112
Views: 10050

Re: Mission 8: Rescue Me!

Alecto turns the door gun on the skelebots, focusing more on keeping them from returning fire than on wanton carnage. Bursts of railgun fire stab out each time the withdrawing robots start presenting any kind of massed resistance, forcing them to scatter or be destroyed! (Dealing with skelebots!) Sh...
by Icosa
Sun May 19, 2019 3:22 pm
Forum: 1st SET Adventures
Topic: Mission 8: Rescue Me!
Replies: 112
Views: 10050

Re: Mission 8: Rescue Me!

As the skelebots were engulfed in flames and laser fire, Alecto looked to the sky. Radar was one of the few senses she lacked...or at least the longer-ranged radar useful in this scenario...but even visual tracking was sufficient to spot the distant wedge shapes of the impatiently circling Coalition...
by Icosa
Thu May 16, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: Washed Out Recruits
Topic: Frozen Skies (Checking Interest)
Replies: 8
Views: 1261

Re: Frozen Skies (Checking Interest)

Sky pirates, eh?

Sounds neat. I'd love to see whatchu got!
by Icosa
Wed May 15, 2019 5:59 pm
Forum: 1st SET Adventures
Topic: Mission 8: Rescue Me!
Replies: 112
Views: 10050

Re: Mission 8: Rescue Me!

Alecto engages her armor's chameleon system and advances towards the skelebots on the bridge. On finding a good firing position she stops and takes advantage of the magic flowing around her that seems to slow time down to swap her swords out for the multibarreled rail-minigun hooked on the side of h...
by Icosa
Sun May 05, 2019 8:21 am
Forum: 1st SET Adventures
Topic: Mission 8: Rescue Me!
Replies: 112
Views: 10050

Re: Mission 8: Rescue Me!

From the open door of the Skybunker Alecto can see the first wave of attacks land on the Coalition troops to devastating effect. The wounded dragon unleashes his wrath on giant robots, while whole squads of infantry are engulfed in flame burning hotter than stellar plasma. She spots an immediate pro...
by Icosa
Wed May 01, 2019 4:48 pm
Forum: 1st SET Adventures
Topic: Mission 8: Rescue Me!
Replies: 112
Views: 10050

Re: Mission 8: Rescue Me!

Alecto muscles her way over to the port side door gun as the transport ship dips under cloud cover and the ground comes into view. Optics tuned to near-IR, she watches for the thermal blooms of weapon fire in the underbrush and under tree canopies. Wherever she spots those telltales, she swivels the...
by Icosa
Mon Apr 22, 2019 10:11 pm
Forum: 1st SET Adventures
Topic: The Workshop
Replies: 32
Views: 3768

Re: The Workshop

Anon leans forward. "So, there are others like you? Of your race, at least? That's amazing! How did your supposed creator communicate with you? There is the chance we could track that communication somehow or otherwise communicate back!" "There appear to be, though I do not believe I am a 'race' by...
by Icosa
Thu Apr 18, 2019 11:16 am
Forum: 1st SET Adventures
Topic: Mission 8: Rescue Me!
Replies: 112
Views: 10050

Re: Mission 8: Rescue Me!

Alecto steps onto the transport fully armored and repaired, and bristling with weapons, though she's left the plasma cannon she often totes around behind this time. As she picks a seat and straps the harness around her shoulders and midsection, she asks, "What intel do we have on the Coalition force...
by Icosa
Tue Apr 16, 2019 11:48 am
Forum: Out of Character Topics
Topic: Is it weird part of me just wants to wait to play games until June now?
Replies: 4
Views: 807

Is it weird part of me just wants to wait to play games until June now?

These new Rifts books being made, along with the update to SWADE, have me pretty psyched.

Werecats? Rules for making robot characters? Psyscape?

It's like literally all of my character builds are being specifically addressed by these things. :)

Just wanted to gush.
by Icosa
Sun Apr 14, 2019 11:41 am
Forum: 1st SET Adventures
Topic: The Workshop
Replies: 32
Views: 3768

Re: The Workshop

Alecto paused to consider her answers. Anon was excited, and asking several things at once. Any one of those questions could have been a conversation by itself. Perhaps simply offer synopses of the fuller answers to each, and allow him to choose which he would like to focus on. "I rebooted several y...
by Icosa
Sun Apr 14, 2019 12:37 am
Forum: 1st SET Adventures
Topic: The Workshop
Replies: 32
Views: 3768

Re: The Workshop

Alecto glanced at Anon as her arm sealed shut again and the skin closed over the seam, making it invisible. "The 'arm thing' is to facilitate maintenance. It does not cause pain. When I'm damaged, there is a staged response system. I receive feedback data from any affected systems giving a summary o...

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