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by Icosa
Sat Oct 24, 2020 11:30 am
Forum: Recruitment Forums
Topic: Rifts: Lost Jungles
Replies: 2
Views: 28

Re: Rifts: Lost Jungles

Argh, this'd be perfect for a werecat! But I don't have a new player to mentor... Zounds!
by Icosa
Sat Oct 24, 2020 11:25 am
Forum: Into the Unknown
Topic: Chapter Five: Running Man
Replies: 23
Views: 471

Re: Chapter Five: Running Man

Icosa regarded the hovering worm and said, "This clearly requires investigation. In fact, I'd like to try something under controlled conditions." She glanced around, then added with a wry smile, "Well, relatively controlled. I'd like to see how this process works. Please be prepared to remove it." W...
by Icosa
Sun Oct 18, 2020 12:22 am
Forum: Chi-Town Rising Stars
Topic: Annika Aire - Chi-Town Rising Stars
Replies: 2
Views: 95

Re: Annika Aire - Chi-Town Rising Stars

Interlude 2 Repair 1d8!!+2 Wild 1d6!!+2 Annika showed up at the site with one of the stolen identity chips and felt a stab of anxiety that she struggled not to show on her face as she presented it to the reader plate at the gate. There was a pause, then a klaxxon, then the gate opened. Annika walke...
by Icosa
Fri Oct 09, 2020 8:27 pm
Forum: Into the Unknown
Topic: Chapter Five: Running Man
Replies: 23
Views: 471

Re: Chapter Five: Running Man

Icosa looks back into the vehicle, surprised.

"We're not going to help him?"
by Icosa
Fri Oct 09, 2020 5:57 pm
Forum: Into the Unknown
Topic: Chapter Five: Running Man
Replies: 23
Views: 471

Re: Chapter Five: Running Man

"I have grenades," Icosa reports as she sights down her rifle's scope at the incoming sluggy/leechy things, "but using one without hurting him would be...very difficult. Even so..." She snaps off a shot, blasting one of the weird little critters with a flash of laser light. "...taking them out one ...
by Icosa
Sun Oct 04, 2020 9:01 pm
Forum: Chi-Town Rising Stars
Topic: Annika Aire - Chi-Town Rising Stars
Replies: 2
Views: 95

Re: Annika Aire - Chi-Town Rising Stars

Interlude 1 By the time Annika got back home, her brain was buzzing. Literally and figuratively. Massive adrenaline spikes were still fizzing in her blood and just starting to ebb away. She still couldn't believe what she'd done. To just stand there, perfectly straight-faced, speaking to total stra...
by Icosa
Sun Oct 04, 2020 3:37 pm
Forum: Chi-Town Rising Stars
Topic: Annika Aire - Chi-Town Rising Stars
Replies: 2
Views: 95

Annika Aire - Chi-Town Rising Stars

Chi-Town Rising Stars Annika Aire Novice Female Human Attributes : Agility d8, Smarts d10, Spirit d6, Strength d4, Vigor d6 Skills : Athletics d6, Common Knowledge d4, Electronics d10, Fighting d4, Hacking d10, Language (Native) d8, Notice d6, Persuasion d4, Psionics d10, Repair d8+2, Shooting d4, ...
by Icosa
Sun Oct 04, 2020 8:08 am
Forum: Into the Unknown
Topic: Chapter Four: Minnesota Wilds
Replies: 187
Views: 7438

Re: Chapter Four: Minnesota Wilds

Icosa found herself surprised by Erebus' reaction. At a moment when the appropriate reaction seemed to be celebration, he seemed distraught. She looked at the other individuals in Fortuna that still lingered in the shadow portal chamber. "Does Mr Caine need help? Normally I would just go after him, ...
by Icosa
Tue Sep 29, 2020 10:35 am
Forum: Into the Unknown
Topic: Chapter Four: Minnesota Wilds
Replies: 187
Views: 7438

Re: Chapter Four: Minnesota Wilds

Shadowy tendrils undulated out and twined around Icosa, who watched with interest. Immediately anomalous data began to appear in the android's programming. In far less than a second she isolated the affected areas of her memory and designed software firewalls to prevent the data from spreading beyon...
by Icosa
Thu Sep 17, 2020 1:11 am
Forum: Into the Unknown
Topic: Chapter Four: Minnesota Wilds
Replies: 187
Views: 7438

Re: Chapter Four: Minnesota Wilds

Amidst the chaos, Icosa sighted down her rifle carefully, waiting for the bulk of the creature to clear friendlies before opening fire. Lines of coherent light tore the air apart in ruler-straight hashes through the doorway, carving huge chunks of shadowstuff from the monsters coming forth. "Mars, d...
by Icosa
Sun Sep 13, 2020 4:49 pm
Forum: Supporting Cast
Topic: Salmon Max's Character Emporium! A Vast Warehouse of Characters!
Replies: 9
Views: 1387

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

Chi-Town Rising Stars Annika Aire Novice Female Human Attributes : Agility d6, Smarts d8, Spirit d6, Strength d4, Vigor d6 Skills : Athletics d6, Common Knowledge d4, Electronics d6, Fighting d4, Hacking d6, Language (Native) d8, Notice d6, Persuasion d4, Psionics d6, Repair d8+2, Shooting d4, Stea...
by Icosa
Fri Sep 11, 2020 5:34 pm
Forum: Supporting Cast
Topic: Salmon Max's Character Emporium! A Vast Warehouse of Characters!
Replies: 9
Views: 1387

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

Player Name: Salmon Max Character Name: Keiko "Kitsune" Ichimura Rank: Seasoned Background: Criminal (+1 common knowledge regarding criminal activities) Race: Human Attributes: Agility d8, Smarts d6, Spirit d8, Strength d6, Vigor d6 Pace: 6; Parry: 5; Toughness: 7 (5) / 9 (4) vs ballistic Skills: (1...
by Icosa
Wed Sep 09, 2020 5:08 pm
Forum: Into the Unknown
Topic: Chapter Four: Minnesota Wilds
Replies: 187
Views: 7438

Re: Chapter Four: Minnesota Wilds

Icosa follows Tex's instructions meticulously, and while she has many questions she also intuits that this is probably not the best time. Instead she focuses on simply observing every element of the ritual, from his drawing the circle, to her own actions distributing the objects, and to the performa...
by Icosa
Sat Sep 05, 2020 12:12 pm
Forum: Into the Unknown
Topic: Chapter Four: Minnesota Wilds
Replies: 187
Views: 7438

Re: Chapter Four: Minnesota Wilds

Icosa gave Tex not one but TWO thumbs up.

"That is so perfect," she said brightly, "because I am super good at organizing things. You just say the word and I will help you out."
by Icosa
Tue Sep 01, 2020 10:37 pm
Forum: Into the Unknown
Topic: Chapter Four: Minnesota Wilds
Replies: 187
Views: 7438

Re: Chapter Four: Minnesota Wilds

"Oh! I've never seen a rift closed before!" Icosa enthuses brightly.

"Yes, please do that! Is there anything I can do to help? Or...is this a too many cooks thing that I should just stand to one side and watch?"
by Icosa
Sun Aug 30, 2020 8:19 pm
Forum: Into the Unknown
Topic: Chapter Four: Minnesota Wilds
Replies: 187
Views: 7438

Re: Chapter Four: Minnesota Wilds

Mars' hand is caught in Icosa's and held firmly. "I don't know exactly what it is?" she said, "but I do recognize the general class of the phenomenon. It's an instability in the Direchlet boundary condition of the brane that represents this universe." Icosa paused, then said, "It's a rift. Moving th...
by Icosa
Sat Aug 22, 2020 12:50 pm
Forum: Into the Unknown
Topic: Chapter Four: Minnesota Wilds
Replies: 187
Views: 7438

Re: Chapter Four: Minnesota Wilds

The human female in Plastic-Man armor, with a jetpack attached, moved up to Woolzy and extended a hand. "Hello! I'm Icosa. I'm relatively new to the community of Lazlo, but they were very open to including me in the expedition. I extend the same welcome to you. I'm glad you were able to find us. At ...
by Icosa
Thu Aug 20, 2020 12:02 am
Forum: Into the Unknown
Topic: Chapter Four: Minnesota Wilds
Replies: 187
Views: 7438

Re: Chapter Four: Minnesota Wilds

"Is it a breach of protocol if I mention we're from Lazlo?" Icosa asked, half turning to look back at Tex and Caine. "It seems like, under the circumstances, it might be reassuring for Doctor Woolsy to know we're weren't sent by the Coalition to investigate this place." She looked back at the giant...
by Icosa
Sat Aug 15, 2020 6:44 pm
Forum: Into the Unknown
Topic: Chapter Four: Minnesota Wilds
Replies: 187
Views: 7438

Re: Chapter Four: Minnesota Wilds

On spotting the big hairy entity, Icosa hesitates. She's not sure of the rules of engagement here. This place had confirmed hostiles, but this might not be one of them. However, it had been in here for at least some time without having been engaged by them. Did that make it an ally of the enemy? Bes...
by Icosa
Thu Aug 13, 2020 10:41 am
Forum: Into the Unknown
Topic: Chapter Four: Minnesota Wilds
Replies: 187
Views: 7438

Re: Chapter Four: Minnesota Wilds

Icosa, silently absorbed the discussion as she moved through the grisly relics of a bygone war, recording each image and word. She offered no opinion or reaction to the spectacle, reasoning that the situation required decor that her inexperience with such things couldn't respect. Icosa had access to...
by Icosa
Fri Aug 07, 2020 12:29 am
Forum: Into the Unknown
Topic: Chapter Four: Minnesota Wilds
Replies: 187
Views: 7438

Re: Chapter Four: Minnesota Wilds

Icosa briefly examines a cloak, but it goes muted and unresponsive in her hand, seeking an energy source that she can't provide it. She nods and puts it back on the pile. "It's very impressive, but I don't think it will be useful for me," she said. "I'm going with Ajax." She followed the centaur and...
by Icosa
Wed Jul 29, 2020 12:32 am
Forum: Into the Unknown
Topic: Chapter Four: Minnesota Wilds
Replies: 187
Views: 7438

Re: Chapter Four: Minnesota Wilds

Icosa scoops up one of the laser rifle, briefly examines it, and decides it is likely a more appropriate weapon than her current one for the present situation. The Northern Gun weapon goes back over her shoulder on its sling. She goes to the door everyone's readying up at. "Without power, we'll have...
by Icosa
Tue Jul 14, 2020 6:07 pm
Forum: Into the Unknown
Topic: Chapter Four: Minnesota Wilds
Replies: 187
Views: 7438

Re: Chapter Four: Minnesota Wilds

Icosa noticed several things. The strange, shadowy nature of the creatures. The way they seemed to 'draw' on areas of darkness to recover from injury. How coherent light appeared to prevent that. She did what she'd been designed to do, combining that data to arrive at a conclusion. And from that con...
by Icosa
Fri Jul 10, 2020 9:00 am
Forum: Into the Unknown
Topic: Chapter Four: Minnesota Wilds
Replies: 187
Views: 7438

Re: Chapter Four: Minnesota Wilds

Icosa stops in place as she adjusts her responses to the sudden ambush. New creatures encountered, capabilities unknown, vulnerabilities unknown, high threat level. In the midst of that uncertainty, and the fact she wasn't yet under direct attack, her primary function came to the forefront. Observe....
by Icosa
Tue Jul 07, 2020 9:52 am
Forum: Into the Unknown
Topic: Chapter Four: Minnesota Wilds
Replies: 187
Views: 7438

Re: Chapter Four: Minnesota Wilds

"Those are Coalition uniforms," muses Icosa aloud on seeing the bodies within. "But there aren't Coalition insignia in here, and the use of occult forces seems to rule out this facility belonging to them. So...they were attacking it, perhaps." "This happened some time ago, but we can't rule out tha...
by Icosa
Mon Jul 06, 2020 6:50 pm
Forum: Into the Unknown
Topic: Chapter Four: Minnesota Wilds
Replies: 187
Views: 7438

Re: Chapter Four: Minnesota Wilds

Icosa comes up alongside the others and peers closely at the 'control panel' of this new door. "These symbols look like the sort of thing I'd expect from occult lore. It seems very unusual to have that paired with a high-tech facility though. I've seen tools and weapons that combine the occult and s...
by Icosa
Sun Jul 05, 2020 6:33 pm
Forum: Into the Unknown
Topic: Chapter Four: Minnesota Wilds
Replies: 187
Views: 7438

Re: Chapter Four: Minnesota Wilds

Icosa, watching intently from a little further back, digs out her holocom and does a quick scan for radio or wireless signals in the area. She had no idea if the strange technology this door used was accessible by her tech, but even a null result was important information to gather. Checking to see ...
by Icosa
Wed Jul 01, 2020 3:19 pm
Forum: Into the Unknown
Topic: Chapter Four: Minnesota Wilds
Replies: 187
Views: 7438

Re: Chapter Four: Minnesota Wilds

"Considering that the Coalition may well have circulated descriptions of us, avoiding them seems wise. I would suggest north." Having weighed in on the route question, Icosa clambered out to ride atop the team's vehicle and keep watch. This was ostensibly because she enjoyed a larger field of view ...
by Icosa
Sun Jun 28, 2020 12:48 am
Forum: Into the Unknown
Topic: Chapter Three: Welcome to OClaire
Replies: 75
Views: 5184

Re: Chapter Three: Welcome to OClaire

"Wow," said Icosa as she rejoined the others after running tailguard to ensure their retreat wasn't being further pursued. "That was really bad, you guys! I mean, the odds were against us to start with, and most of us did their jobs decently well, but it all kind of fell apart there, didn't it?" De...
by Icosa
Sat Jun 13, 2020 6:28 pm
Forum: Into the Unknown
Topic: Chapter Three: Welcome to OClaire
Replies: 75
Views: 5184

Re: Chapter Three: Welcome to OClaire

Icosa went in solo for what she had in mind, flanking around the incoming troops and taking out a couple of scouts...then altering the configuration of her nanotech outer layer to resemble their armor. Thus concealed she made her way back behind their ranks, pretending to have a damaged helmet comm ...
by Icosa
Fri Jun 12, 2020 9:22 pm
Forum: Into the Unknown
Topic: Chapter Three: Welcome to OClaire
Replies: 75
Views: 5184

Re: Chapter Three: Welcome to OClaire

Icosa finds herself circulating among the refugees. There are telltale traces that some of them are more heavily armed than one would expect from civilians. Thermal blooms from small power plants. Electromagnetic signatures consistent with accelerator barrels. The outlines of armor under clothes. On...
by Icosa
Fri Jun 12, 2020 7:14 pm
Forum: Supporting Cast
Topic: Salmon Max's Character Emporium! A Vast Warehouse of Characters!
Replies: 9
Views: 1387

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

SIDEKICK ROBOT???!! It's more likely than you think!! Character Name : ROBOT Rank : Novice; Advances : 0 Iconic Framework : Intelligent Construct Attributes : Agility d12, Smarts d6, Spirit d6, Strength d12+6, Vigor d12 Pace : 6 / Fly 12; Parry : 7; Toughness : 35 (20) MD - Construct trait: +2 to re...
by Icosa
Fri Jun 12, 2020 5:08 pm
Forum: Supporting Cast
Topic: Salmon Max's Character Emporium! A Vast Warehouse of Characters!
Replies: 9
Views: 1387

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

Legendary Deezy! Character Name : Dorothy Zane “DZ” Klatta Rank :Legendary Advances : 16 Race : Human Iconic Framework : Techno-Wizard Attributes : Agility d8, Smarts d12, Spirit d6, Strength d6, Vigor d6 Pace : 6; Parry : 8; Toughness : 17 (8); PPE : 30 Skills : Athletics 1d4 Persuasion 1d4 Stealth...
by Icosa
Tue Jun 09, 2020 11:18 pm
Forum: Item Creation
Topic: Siloin - The Daughterbow (signature item)
Replies: 11
Views: 1341

Re: Siloin - The Daughterbow (signature item)

The Speed Tribes game, to go with my elf combat mage/biker/scouty character
by Icosa
Mon Jun 08, 2020 9:32 pm
Forum: Item Creation
Topic: Siloin - The Daughterbow (signature item)
Replies: 11
Views: 1341

Re: Siloin - The Daughterbow (signature item)

https://i.imgur.com/8zjfe9nl.png https://i.imgur.com/t7B3GuFm.jpg Her name is Siloin . In the elven language, this means 'Relentless.' She is a hunter, and when her target is pointed out to her she wishes to stay on it until the kill is made. Only then will she be satisfied. As one of seven Daughte...
by Icosa
Mon Jun 08, 2020 10:35 am
Forum: Item Creation
Topic: Siloin - The Daughterbow (signature item)
Replies: 11
Views: 1341

Re: Siloin - The Daughterbow (signature item)

I seeeee! Interesting. What do you think, instead of it turning into a staff, the extra bonus that usually applies to supernatural evil is instead invoked by designating a specific target with a verbal oath to slay them? Once sworn, the oath endures until the target is slain, or until the wielder de...
by Icosa
Sat Jun 06, 2020 12:52 pm
Forum: Supporting Cast
Topic: Salmon Max's Character Emporium! A Vast Warehouse of Characters!
Replies: 9
Views: 1387

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

Character Name: Whisper Rank: Legendary; Advances: 16/16 Race: Silhouette Iconic Framework: Ley Line Walker Attributes: Agility d6, Smarts d12, Spirit d8, Strength d4, Vigor d8 Pace: 6; Parry: 5; Toughness: 9 (4) MDC; PPE: 30 Skills: (15 + core) Athletics 1d6 (1) Persuasion 1d6 (1) Stealth 1d6 (1) C...
by Icosa
Tue Jun 02, 2020 4:11 pm
Forum: Item Creation
Topic: Siloin - The Daughterbow (signature item)
Replies: 11
Views: 1341

Re: Siloin - The Daughterbow (signature item)

Hm, I interpreted that as that you could gain a 'normal' Spirit bow as a signature weapon, in lieu of an upgraded version. Are you saying I could get a Spirit Bow and still add features to it?
by Icosa
Tue Jun 02, 2020 4:08 pm
Forum: Into the Unknown
Topic: Chapter Three: Welcome to OClaire
Replies: 75
Views: 5184

Re: Chapter Three: Welcome to OClaire

"I don't see how confronting the Coalition in their base would lead to a different outcome," Icosa points out. "The sheer scale of power imbalance makes open resistance self-defeating." She looks at Mars and shakes her head. "I'm sorry, I'm not familiar with that film...but I do know that films and...
by Icosa
Mon Jun 01, 2020 2:03 pm
Forum: Into the Unknown
Topic: Chapter Three: Welcome to OClaire
Replies: 75
Views: 5184

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: 11
Views: 1341

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: 11
Views: 1341

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
Sat May 23, 2020 9:37 am
Forum: Into the Unknown
Topic: Chapter Three: Welcome to OClaire
Replies: 75
Views: 5184

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: Washed Out Recruits
Topic: <FULL> 21 SET: Hot Shots. The Legions rising stars in an adventure out east.
Replies: 31
Views: 3291

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: 75
Views: 5184

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: 75
Views: 5184

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: 9471

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: 9471

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: 9471

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 2:41 pm
Forum: Into the Unknown
Topic: Chapter Two: Go West!
Replies: 144
Views: 9471

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: 9471

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: 9
Views: 1387

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: 2120

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: 2120

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: 2120

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: 9471

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: 2349

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: 9471

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: 9471

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: 9471

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: 9471

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: 9471

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: 9471

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: 9
Views: 1387

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 d8, Strength d6, Vigor d6 Pace: 6; Parry: 6; Toughness: 14 (6); PPE: 20 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: 9
Views: 1387

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

Character Name: Vela Rank: Novice; Advances: 16 Race: Human (mutant) Iconic Framework: Werejaguar Attributes: Agility d8/d12, Smarts d8, Spirit d8, Strength d8/d12, Vigor d8 Pace: 6; Parry: 8; Toughness: 8 (0); PPE: 15; ISP: 10 Skills: (15 + core) Athletics 1d8 (2) Persuasion 1d4 Stealth 1d8 (2) Com...
by Icosa
Thu Mar 12, 2020 10:06 am
Forum: Supporting Cast
Topic: Salmon Max's Character Emporium! A Vast Warehouse of Characters!
Replies: 9
Views: 1387

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: 9
Views: 1387

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: 9471

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: 9471

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: 9471

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: 12
Views: 1810

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: 9471

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: 2236

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: 2236

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: 7613

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: 7613

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: 7613

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: 7613

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: 7613

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: 7613

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: 7613

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: 2238

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: 7613

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: 467

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: 1292

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: 14247

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: 14247

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: 14247

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: 14247

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: 14247

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: 14247

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: 14247

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: 1917

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: 14247

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: 1292

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: 1292

Re: Icosa (Empires of Humanity Version)

Inventory Cash: 0 Weapons : Vibro Vambraces - Str+2d6 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: 14247

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: 32
Views: 5582

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: 1292

Icosa (Intelligent Construct)

Character Name : Icosa Rank : Novice Advances : 5 (10/01/20) 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 : 21 (12) MDC - Construct trait: +2 to recover from Shaken, ign...
by Icosa
Mon Sep 30, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: 1st SET Adventures
Topic: Mission 9: Ravenous Fury
Replies: 104
Views: 14247

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 ...

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