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by stormwell
Wed Oct 21, 2020 4:20 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation HARE
Replies: 67
Views: 1919

Re: Operation HARE

Disembarking from the Ravener, Crowley finds someone that looks official. " Any chance you know of a delivery truck nearby that we could borrow. There was not one for us to secure before we left? " The first 'official' person that Crowley finds is a man supervising some of the dock workers in unloa...
by stormwell
Wed Oct 14, 2020 1:58 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Change o' Plans
Replies: 53
Views: 2369

Re: Change o' Plans

A rider come galloping over to John Baxter , calling out as he draws near. "Ya wanted back at the herd! Some bugs started bursting out of some of the Longhorns!" Sutter comes over to see what the fuss is all about, frowning as he lays eyes upon the scene. "Shoulda known my luck woulda run out." "Tic...
by stormwell
Wed Oct 14, 2020 1:38 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation HARE
Replies: 67
Views: 1919

Re: Operation HARE

The crew busies themselves with the preparations for the next stage of the mission as the Ravener drifts like some great levitation through the air as the pilot manoeuvrers the airship down to it's docking berth. Mooring lines are thrown out as the airship is eased down towards the aero-wharf, the g...
by stormwell
Mon Oct 05, 2020 3:37 am
Forum: Out of Character Topics
Topic: Utherwald News Thread
Replies: 59
Views: 9244

Re: Utherwald News Thread

State of the Press October 2020 Tis been a while since I've posted an update on what's happening with Utherwald Press, especially with the year that 2020 has turned out to be. There is some Frozen Skies news that goes hand-in-hand with some personal, behind the scenes development that'll be of inte...
by stormwell
Fri Oct 02, 2020 6:23 pm
Forum: Frozen Skies: Griffin Squadron
Topic: 2020 Q3 GM Poll
Replies: 2
Views: 73

2020 Q3 GM Poll

Tis that time again folks! FUN: Player Survey The goal of gaming is fun. If players are enjoying themselves and having cool adventures then we are truly doing something right. Feedback from players also helps drive engagement as they have an influence on how things are going. Poor = +0 EP (Please, p...
by stormwell
Fri Oct 02, 2020 6:22 pm
Forum: Deadlands
Topic: 2020 Q3 GM Poll
Replies: 2
Views: 70

2020 Q3 GM Poll

Tis that time again folks! FUN: Player Survey The goal of gaming is fun. If players are enjoying themselves and having cool adventures then we are truly doing something right. Feedback from players also helps drive engagement as they have an influence on how things are going. Poor = +0 EP (Please, p...
by stormwell
Wed Sep 30, 2020 6:45 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation HARE
Replies: 67
Views: 1919

Re: Operation HARE

The customs craft is a small aero-vessel, much smaller than the Ravener and crewed by less than a dozen souls. It's armament is comparably light, being a sole deck gun and a heavy machine gun. Whilst a far cry from a craft of war, it had it's smaller size going for it and was clearly built for speed...
by stormwell
Wed Sep 30, 2020 5:11 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Change o' Plans
Replies: 53
Views: 2369

Re: Change o' Plans

Before Penelope could get her answers.... something started bursting it's way out of the afflicted cattle. A gruesome scene unfolds as creatures looking like oversized ticks emerged covered in gore, having chewed their way out of the deed steers and cows bringing bits and pieces of the animals' entr...
by stormwell
Thu Sep 24, 2020 4:37 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation HARE
Replies: 67
Views: 1919

Re: Operation HARE

After some time and effort, the Ravener was made ready. She rose into the sky without any pomp or ceremony, the only real onlookers to observe her departure were some of the ground crew who'd paused to watch the ramshackle airship drift up into the wild blue yonder. The trip over to the Confederatio...
by stormwell
Thu Sep 17, 2020 4:23 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Change o' Plans
Replies: 53
Views: 2369

Re: Change o' Plans

The bovine, despite the peculiar movement of it's abdomen, appears to be most likely dead. Its eyes have rolled back in its head. Its lips are pulled back from teeth and its tongue protrudes slightly from its mouth. Finally, its nostrils show no movement to indicate the steer is still breathing. Arc...
by stormwell
Wed Sep 16, 2020 4:40 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation HARE
Replies: 67
Views: 1919

Re: Operation HARE

The next hour or so round the Ravener was spent as a hive of frantic activity as the crew sought to get the airship restocked and ready once more to take to the skies. Fitting the replacement engine wasn't without teeming problems as the mechanics tried to connect the right pipes and wiring in addit...
by stormwell
Wed Sep 09, 2020 4:39 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation HARE
Replies: 67
Views: 1919

Re: Operation HARE

It is a short jeep ride back to the Ravener , the airship was still being attended to by the ground crew who were busy making repairs. The fire damaged engine had been removed and it's replacement was in the process of being hoisted into place. Hawthorne was supervising some of the airship's crew as...
by stormwell
Wed Sep 09, 2020 4:28 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Change o' Plans
Replies: 53
Views: 2369

Re: Change o' Plans

As you ride along you notice one of the Longhorns stagger and then fall over, though there had been untoward about the herd. Given how easy going things had been, it's a little out of the ordinary. Approaching the fallen steer, you find the animal laying on it's side. Its abdomen is moving spastical...
by stormwell
Mon Sep 07, 2020 1:30 am
Forum: Out of Character Topics
Topic: Utherwald News Thread
Replies: 59
Views: 9244

Re: Utherwald News Thread

September 2020: Banshee Down So in last month's post I promised that the follow-on post would be an adventure. And so here we are, an adventure involving the pirate gang known as the Banshees. It is a standalone adventure that can easily be fitted into an ongoing campaign or serve equally well as a...
by stormwell
Tue Sep 01, 2020 5:09 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Change o' Plans
Replies: 53
Views: 2369

Re: Change o' Plans

"Occupational hazard." Shrugs Goodman. "But I appreciate the tip friend." "Though this is where I take my dues and depart." Goodman says, mouthing his horse and tipping the brim of his hat. "I wish you luck and easy trails friend." Over the next week as the herd travels northwards from Denver, Good...
by stormwell
Tue Sep 01, 2020 4:22 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation HARE
Replies: 67
Views: 1919

Re: Operation HARE

The officers conferred amongst themselves for a moment with the occasional sideway glance at Crowley, though they kept their voices low. At last one of the officers addressed the team once more. "It may be tricky, but a suitable vehicle could be sourced locally." "As for trade goods, some barrels of...
by stormwell
Wed Aug 26, 2020 3:24 am
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Change o' Plans
Replies: 53
Views: 2369

Re: Change o' Plans

Spirit 1d8!! Wild 1d6!! "Alright, alright." Goodman says, stepping back and putting his hands up defensively. "Ya got me." "I work for the stockyards in town, it's my job to check out the herds that arrive to ensure that it's not rustlers looking to make a quick buck." Explains Goodman. "Sorry for ...
by stormwell
Wed Aug 26, 2020 3:20 am
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation HARE
Replies: 67
Views: 1919

Re: Operation HARE

"We suspect the Artian authorities are aware of him, perhaps even keeping a watch on him." The officer replies. "Though it's not believed that they are aware of the information that he possesses, so it wouldn't hurt to exercise caution." "The Sodkans are an unknown element." Admitted the officer. "...
by stormwell
Mon Aug 24, 2020 2:14 am
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation HARE
Replies: 67
Views: 1919

Re: Operation HARE

The Air Admiral looks to one of the lower ranking officers, who stands up and answers questions. "The target is located in the town of Felsenburg, which relies in the south-eastern part of the Confederation." The officer answers. "It lies close to the eastern run of the Stomm Peaks and is a trade ne...
by stormwell
Tue Aug 18, 2020 10:15 am
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation HARE
Replies: 67
Views: 1919

Re: Operation HARE

The senior officer, a Rear Air Admiral going by his shoulder and sleeve insignia, takes Crowley's notes before quickly reading it and simply nodding. Looking first at the Ravener and then at the members of Griffon Squadron, the officer says out loud. "Looks like you've had a bit of excitement during...
by stormwell
Tue Aug 18, 2020 9:48 am
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Change o' Plans
Replies: 53
Views: 2369

Re: Change o' Plans

Notice 1d10!! Wild 1d6!! Goodman heads over to his horse and starts making sure the saddle and accompanying bags are fastened and secure, though he spies that John Baxter had followed him. Turning round, Goodman looks at Baxter and asks in a slightly irritated tone. "Can I help you friend ?" "Half-...
by stormwell
Mon Aug 10, 2020 7:22 am
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation HARE
Replies: 67
Views: 1919

Operation HARE

RAF Station Dunfalk Home Isles Commonwealth of Calbernia It has been some days since you received a signal from Lindun to proceed with all due haste, aside from a brief stopover in Alyeska at Morrdun to pick up new members for the team, back to the Home Isles. Thanks to the near permanent stormy we...
by stormwell
Fri Aug 07, 2020 4:19 am
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation FOXCHASE
Replies: 237
Views: 23382

Re: Operation FOXCHASE

The Ravener is one of the RAF airships that arrive and dock in the pirate base, already a company of Aero-Marines was securing the base and rounding up prisoners. Hawthorne is waiting by the gangplank as you board, he nods to Aleister Crowley and pulls out a written note. "Communique from the Righ G...
by stormwell
Fri Aug 07, 2020 3:45 am
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Change o' Plans
Replies: 53
Views: 2369

Re: Change o' Plans

"Yep, sure sounds like 'em boys down at Roswell." Goodman chuckles. "Might as well be bandits the way they act." “You be joinin’ us then, Mr. Goodman?” "'Fraid not mam, looks like you've got quite the crew already and I'd end up feeling like a yokel at some high society shindig." Answers Goodman. "...
by stormwell
Mon Aug 03, 2020 7:41 am
Forum: Out of Character Topics
Topic: Utherwald News Thread
Replies: 59
Views: 9244

Re: Utherwald News Thread

August 2020: Banshee's Wail OK, something a little different this month. This is going to be a two-parter, this post in particular features updated stats for the all-female Banshees sky pirate gang. The follow-on post will hopefully be an adventure centered round them, perhaps a one sheet style adv...
by stormwell
Thu Jul 30, 2020 5:35 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Change o' Plans
Replies: 53
Views: 2369

Re: Change o' Plans

"This our latest arrival Sergio?" he asks before introducing himself, "John Baxter at your service. So tell me, what sort of role do you normally do on a drive?" "Goodman, Jay Goodman." Goodman replies. "Oh, swing or flank rider depending on what's needed. Still hard work either way keeping the her...
by stormwell
Thu Jul 30, 2020 5:16 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation FOXCHASE
Replies: 237
Views: 23382

Re: Operation FOXCHASE

Chaos ensues as panic and confusion sets in amongst the sky pirates, it is clear they weren't expecting an attack even from such an unexpected quarter. Cries and shouts go up as an alarm bell starts ringing, though the pirates' confusion works against them as they fail to co-ordinate their efforts a...
by stormwell
Wed Jul 29, 2020 7:05 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Change o' Plans
Replies: 53
Views: 2369

Re: Change o' Plans

“Which terminus you figure had better whores Mr. Goodman? Been a while since I been to either. What was that whiskey they served down south? Was a good batch I reckon.” "Oh up near Kansas City by far, particularly when we could get over to Dodge City." Answered Goodman. "After weeks on the trail it...
by stormwell
Mon Jul 27, 2020 3:49 am
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Change o' Plans
Replies: 53
Views: 2369

Re: Change o' Plans

"Alright then." Sutter nods in satisfaction before outlining his plan to follow the Overland Trail north out of Denver, cut the western corner of the Sioux Nations, and forge north through Winding River Canyon. He offers $45 a month to the cowboys to stay on with the Lazy S, though some take him up...
by stormwell
Wed Jul 22, 2020 3:09 am
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation FOXCHASE
Replies: 237
Views: 23382

Re: Operation FOXCHASE

Like spectres, you move unseen through the pirate's base passing half-faded signs in Tylandish and moth chewed flags. The base had a skeleton staff who, for the most part, you're able to avoid save for the odd one or two who are easily dealt with. At last you are in position and ready to initiate th...
by stormwell
Wed Jul 15, 2020 6:40 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation FOXCHASE
Replies: 237
Views: 23382

Re: Operation FOXCHASE

Note to Players OK, this next bit I'm gonna run like a Dramatic Task. You have three rounds to achieve nine tokens (effectively three each), you also have free reign over choice of what skill(s) to use if you think something is suitable (though drop me a message if there is something you want to ru...
by stormwell
Wed Jul 15, 2020 5:24 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Change o' Plans
Replies: 53
Views: 2369

Change o' Plans

You've been camped outside of Denver for a few days now, waiting for Sutter to return after he gets a feel for the local cattle market. Now Sutter finally returns to the encampment and gathers everyone who isn't busy with other chores. "Turns out we got here a little late." Sutter states with a sigh...
by stormwell
Thu Jul 09, 2020 5:21 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation FOXCHASE
Replies: 237
Views: 23382

Re: Operation FOXCHASE

The majority of aircraft present were older Tylandish models dating from the Great Darmonican War, newer models tended to be Coalition ones or the odd one or two captured from other nations. Their size seemed to be consistent, all were small enough to fit through the tunnel from where you entered. T...
by stormwell
Wed Jul 08, 2020 6:55 pm
Forum: Recruitment Forums
Topic: Strangelight: A Savage Iron Kingdoms Game
Replies: 9
Views: 1263

Re: Strangelight: A Savage Iron Kingdoms Game

Just listing possible characters so far.

Bouncer - Matt

Investigator/Gun Mage - Rob

Mechanik - Skwyd42
by stormwell
Wed Jul 08, 2020 3:22 pm
Forum: Recruitment Forums
Topic: Strangelight: A Savage Iron Kingdoms Game
Replies: 9
Views: 1263

Re: Strangelight: A Savage Iron Kingdoms Game

@Ndreare You'll be encountering spirits/ghosts, grymkin and possibly infernals.

The Strangelight Workshop's main role is to investigate and deal with hauntings, particularly helping and document spirits crossing over to the other side.
by stormwell
Wed Jul 08, 2020 12:52 pm
Forum: Recruitment Forums
Topic: Strangelight: A Savage Iron Kingdoms Game
Replies: 9
Views: 1263

Re: Strangelight: A Savage Iron Kingdoms Game

Ndreare wrote:
Wed Jul 08, 2020 11:42 am
Okay, count me in for a Gunmage assuming there will be a spot.
Cool.

Were you looking to go Investigator route as well?
by stormwell
Mon Jul 06, 2020 2:29 am
Forum: Out of Character Topics
Topic: Utherwald News Thread
Replies: 59
Views: 9244

Re: Utherwald News Thread

The Coalition Revised Another instalment in the Revisited/Revised series where I look again at the background fluff as part of the update process for SWADE. This month it is the turn of the Coalition, a state that I wish to alter to allow greater potential for plot lines. This will hopefully make i...
by stormwell
Fri Jul 03, 2020 8:48 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Downtown Denver Downtime
Replies: 4
Views: 554

Downtown Denver Downtime

Sutter has halted the herd half a day's ride from Denver and has spent a few days in town getting a feel for the local cattle market. You and the other hands have been given leave to whoop it up a little in town whilst Sutter plans his move and sets up potential deals. Compared from the long journey...
by stormwell
Thu Jul 02, 2020 8:38 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation FOXCHASE
Replies: 237
Views: 23382

Re: Operation FOXCHASE

The 'cavern' led through to a hanger/workshop area where there were a handful of aircraft; some fighters and a couple of gyro-carriers. Tools were left laying around and some fuel barrels lined one wall. At the far end of this area was a balcony that overlooked a gigantic chamber carved out of the m...
by stormwell
Wed Jul 01, 2020 7:54 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: No Man’s Land
Replies: 158
Views: 19043

Re: No Man’s Land

Archibald's efforts round the bandit camp reveals Gault's stash of ill-gotten gains; $1,500 in dollar bills and $400 in gold dust. Sutter suggests dividing half the money amongst the hands who'd helped with the rescue, though the call is yours but beware your choice could end up hurting your rapport...
by stormwell
Wed Jul 01, 2020 4:29 pm
Forum: Frozen Skies: Griffin Squadron
Topic: 2020 Q2 GM Poll
Replies: 1
Views: 290

2020 Q2 GM Poll

Tis that time again folks! FUN: Player Survey The goal of gaming is fun. If players are enjoying themselves and having cool adventures then we are truly doing something right. Feedback from players also helps drive engagement as they have an influence on how things are going. Poor = +0 EP (Please, p...
by stormwell
Wed Jul 01, 2020 4:28 pm
Forum: Deadlands
Topic: 2020 Q2 GM Poll
Replies: 2
Views: 360

2020 Q2 GM Poll

Tis that time again folks! FUN: Player Survey The goal of gaming is fun. If players are enjoying themselves and having cool adventures then we are truly doing something right. Feedback from players also helps drive engagement as they have an influence on how things are going. Poor = +0 EP (Please, p...
by stormwell
Wed Jun 24, 2020 5:27 pm
Forum: Recruitment Forums
Topic: Strangelight: A Savage Iron Kingdoms Game
Replies: 9
Views: 1263

Re: Strangelight: A Savage Iron Kingdoms Game

I'm interested for sure. It has been a while since I played/read any IK stuff. But I think I can manage. Looking at the list of roles, I'd be interested mostly in filling that Mechanik roll. I'm initially thinking of a Gobber. I recall playing a Bodger years ago and enjoying that. So maybe somethin...
by stormwell
Wed Jun 24, 2020 9:07 am
Forum: Recruitment Forums
Topic: Strangelight: A Savage Iron Kingdoms Game
Replies: 9
Views: 1263

Strangelight: A Savage Iron Kingdoms Game

The Strangelight Workshop is a private institute that investigates and resolves incidents of occult phenomena. Most often the services of the Strangelight Workshop are contracted for a price, but the organization sometimes conducts its own investigations and may do pro bono work if there is a high c...
by stormwell
Tue Jun 16, 2020 4:00 am
Forum: Recruitment Forums
Topic: Frozen Skies: Reboot
Replies: 1
Views: 357

Frozen Skies: Reboot

Looking to revitalize the Frozen Skies game and seriously considering a reboot. Thinking of moving away from the military based campaign I'd been running to have the characters act as agents for one of the clans within the Commonwealth. Should mean a mix of combat and social as the characters furthe...
by stormwell
Mon Jun 15, 2020 2:09 am
Forum: Out of Character Topics
Topic: Utherwald News Thread
Replies: 59
Views: 9244

Re: Utherwald News Thread

June 2020 Extra: Air Combat Playtest Couple of days before the writing of this post (and around a couple of weeks before it goes live), I did a playtest via Roll20 of Frozen Skies' air combat rules against the backdrop of the launch of SpaceX. It was nice getting back to playing Savage Worlds prope...
by stormwell
Wed Jun 10, 2020 8:06 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation FOXCHASE
Replies: 237
Views: 23382

Re: Operation FOXCHASE

" Malloy. Prepare to copy and relay. " " Message to Hawthorne and Collins. " " Flotilla en route to Coalition. Prepare accordingly. " " Landing Team Status: Casualties sustained. One Dead. Wounded Stable. " " Back door located. Surveillance Yes. Sabotage Likely. " " Requests. MedEvac Immediately. R...
by stormwell
Wed Jun 10, 2020 5:18 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: No Man’s Land
Replies: 158
Views: 19043

Re: No Man’s Land

RE 1 Shooting 1d8!!-1 Damage 2d8!! RE 2 Shooting 1d8!!-1 RE 3 Shooting 1d8!!-1 RE 4 Shooting 1d8!!-1 2d8!!+1d6!! RE 5 Shooting 1d8!!-1 Damage 2d8!! Your efforts have managed to whittle down the bandits with the last few last standing cut down in a concentrated volley from the Black River enforcers....
by stormwell
Sun Jun 07, 2020 6:57 am
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: No Man’s Land
Replies: 158
Views: 19043

Re: No Man’s Land

RG 1 Agility 1d8!!-2 RG 6 Agility 1d8!!-2 Another five raiders make it clear of the herd. Allied NPC Actions RE 1 Shooting 1d8!!-1 RE 2 Shooting 1d8!!-1 Damage 2d8!! RE 3 Shooting 1d8!!-1 RE 4 Shooting 1d8!!-1 Damage 2d8!! RE\u00205\u0020\u0028\/w\u0020Archie\u0029\u0020Shooting\u00201d8\u0021\u002...
by stormwell
Thu Jun 04, 2020 5:12 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation FOXCHASE
Replies: 237
Views: 23382

Re: Operation FOXCHASE

Your best guess on the flotilla's course is that it's heading due east. Whilst admittedly the flotilla could turn and attack either along the Alyeskan coastline or the air route from the Home Isles, keeping the heading would take them straight to Coalition territory.
by stormwell
Wed Jun 03, 2020 1:50 pm
Forum: Washed Out Recruits
Topic: What to Run...
Replies: 13
Views: 1615

Re: What to Run...

Technospawn wrote:
Tue Jun 02, 2020 4:07 pm
How am I going to be an undead Paladin if you do not run Ravenloft?
I'll see about doing Ravenloft at some point in the future.
by stormwell
Mon Jun 01, 2020 2:09 am
Forum: Out of Character Topics
Topic: Utherwald News Thread
Replies: 59
Views: 9244

Re: Utherwald News Thread

June 2020: CWS: The Bratty Man Cometh Recently came across something rather interesting and being a while since I last did a Cold War Skirmishes post, it is something too good not to post. If things go to plan, this is likely to be the first of two posts this month, the second post will be a write-...
by stormwell
Fri May 29, 2020 6:41 am
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation FOXCHASE
Replies: 237
Views: 23382

Re: Operation FOXCHASE

“I would guess that was the opening and closing of bay doors to let the ships out,” Penelope said, watching the aero-flotilla drift away. “It must be in the cliff face.” "Aye, that would be me guess." Malloy concurred, then jerked a thumb at the 'cave'. "Reckon that must be an auxiliary entrance, u...
by stormwell
Fri May 29, 2020 5:41 am
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: No Man’s Land
Replies: 158
Views: 19043

Re: No Man’s Land

Gault Agility 1d6!!-2 Gault Wild 1d6!!-2 Damage 2d6!!+2 3 Wounds, now Incapped RG 1 Agility 1d8!!-2 Damage 2d6!!+2 RG 3 Agility 1d8!!-2 Damage 2d6!!+2 Dead RG 4 Agility 1d8!!-2 Damage 2d6!!+2 Dead RG 6 Agility 1d8!!-2 RG 8 Agility 1d8!!-2 Damage 2d6!!+2 Dead 5 Raiders now left in herd. 4 Raiders cl...
by stormwell
Wed May 27, 2020 8:07 am
Forum: Washed Out Recruits
Topic: What to Run...
Replies: 13
Views: 1615

Re: What to Run...

Technospawn wrote:
Sun May 24, 2020 12:55 pm
Ravenloft if I can play a paladin.
Long as you're fine with the fun times that Paladins can have in Ravenloft, sure.

Does seem to be the popular option atm.
by stormwell
Fri May 22, 2020 5:31 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: No Man’s Land
Replies: 158
Views: 19043

Re: No Man’s Land

Gault Agility 1d6!!-2 Wild 1d6!!-2 Damage 2d6!!+2 Soak 1d10!!-3 1 Wound Soaked, 2 Wounds left. Wild 1d6!!-3 Henchman 1 Spirit 1d8!! Agility 1d8!!-2 Henchman 3 1d8!!-2 Damage 4d6!!+4 Dead Henchman 5 1d8!!-2 Damage 4d6!!+4 Dead Raiders 1 1d8!!-2 Damage 2d6!!+2 Raiders 2 1d8!!-2 Out Raiders 3 1d8!!-2 ...
by stormwell
Thu May 21, 2020 8:21 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: No Man’s Land
Replies: 158
Views: 19043

Re: No Man’s Land

Rolls for Stampede Gault Agility 1d6!!-2 Wild 1d6!!-2 Damage 2d6!!+2 - 2 Wounds! Soak 1d10!! (-2 penalty, no Wounds Soaked) Wild 1d6!! Henchman 1 1d8!!-2 Damage 2d6!!+2 - Shaken Henchman 2 1d8!!-2 Damage 4d6!!+4 - Dead Henchman 3 1d8!!-2 Henchman 4 1d8!!-2 Damage 2d6!!+2 - Dead Henchman 5 1d8!!-2 R...
by stormwell
Wed May 20, 2020 4:55 am
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation FOXCHASE
Replies: 237
Views: 23382

Re: Operation FOXCHASE

" Malloy. How quickly could we evac? Hawthorne needs to arrive at dusk or dawn. There is a sufficient landing zone nearby. " "Sir." Malloy nodded and went to operate the radio set, then hesitated. "Wait, is that an... earthquake ?" There is noticeable tremor in the ground beneath your feet and a di...
by stormwell
Fri May 15, 2020 8:19 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation FOXCHASE
Replies: 237
Views: 23382

Re: Operation FOXCHASE

As the 'cave' and surrounding clearing are explored further, there is a nagging feeling that you might be missing something. From the briefing in Lindun a few days past, there is a vaguely recalled key piece of information that has been overlooked and forgotten about. Whatever this piece of info is,...
by stormwell
Wed May 13, 2020 9:17 am
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation FOXCHASE
Replies: 237
Views: 23382

Re: Operation FOXCHASE

The light of day means you get a good view of the valley that you landed in, more details are visible despite the snowfall. By the entrance to the 'cave' you noticed that a sizeable area had been cleared and levelled, clearing a feet or two of snow reveals concrete. It looks like the whole area coul...
by stormwell
Wed May 13, 2020 4:33 am
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: No Man’s Land
Replies: 158
Views: 19043

Re: No Man’s Land

Both sentries are taken care of in short order by John and Archibald whilst Hope manages to sneak unnoticed and cut the rope for the cattle. Your allies from Exposition, what townsfolk you've managed to rope into a posse and the Black River Enforcers, move into position ready to launch the attack ag...
by stormwell
Fri May 08, 2020 9:34 am
Forum: Deadlands
Topic: The Saloon - OOC Tread
Replies: 0
Views: 326

The Saloon - OOC Tread

Howdy folks!

This here be the place to kick back, down 'em shots of whiskey and do some hollerin'.

All the OOC, plans, banter and chatter are at home here.
by stormwell
Wed May 06, 2020 5:03 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation FOXCHASE
Replies: 237
Views: 23382

Re: Operation FOXCHASE

Like it's compatriot before it, the second beast disappears in a burst of fire as the flames consume it. Save for the moans of the wounded Lappin, silence falls once more upon the small valley. It seems that fate itself is conspiring against you as your team is now down to effectively half it's orig...
by stormwell
Mon May 04, 2020 7:04 am
Forum: Washed Out Recruits
Topic: What to Run...
Replies: 13
Views: 1615

Re: What to Run...

KahlessNestor wrote:
Mon May 04, 2020 4:58 am
Iron Kingdoms sounds cool, but I don't know a thing about the setting, etc.
This should help spread a little light.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iron_Kingdoms
by stormwell
Mon May 04, 2020 2:47 am
Forum: Out of Character Topics
Topic: Utherwald News Thread
Replies: 59
Views: 9244

Re: Utherwald News Thread

May 2020: Call Ye The Faithful Kinda befitting that I'm writing this on Beltane (the Gaelic May Day festival), particularly since this month I'm writing about the Celtic inspirations for the Commonwealth's culture and society in Frozen Skies. Been thinking about religion with regards to the Commonw...
by stormwell
Sun May 03, 2020 6:54 am
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Dice Test Rolls
Replies: 3
Views: 510

Re: Dice Test Rolls

pL1d8!Ld1d6!
by stormwell
Sun May 03, 2020 6:52 am
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Dice Test Rolls
Replies: 3
Views: 510

Re: Dice Test Rolls

pL1d8!1d6!
by stormwell
Sun May 03, 2020 6:49 am
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Dice Test Rolls
Replies: 3
Views: 510

Re: Dice Test Rolls

pL1d8!+1d6!-L
by stormwell
Sun May 03, 2020 6:47 am
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Dice Test Rolls
Replies: 3
Views: 510

Dice Test Rolls

1d10!+1d8!+6
by stormwell
Sat May 02, 2020 6:59 pm
Forum: Washed Out Recruits
Topic: What to Run...
Replies: 13
Views: 1615

What to Run...

Hi all, got an itch to do another game in addition to my Frozen Skies one. Trouble is I've got so many of ideas of what I'd like to run, so decided to throw this out as a public vote to see what gets the most interest. Iron Kingdoms: Steampunk Fantasy, complete with steam powered robots and magic in...
by stormwell
Thu Apr 30, 2020 9:10 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation FOXCHASE
Replies: 237
Views: 23382

Re: Operation FOXCHASE

Fighting [dice:ltal7v1e]66422:0[/dice:ltal7v1e] The beast assaulting Peter lunges for this leg, though it's normally sure-footed in the snow failed it as it slips on a patch of ice. It misses Peter, instead resorting to growling and snarling as it circled round to strike again. Despite the loss of ...
by stormwell
Thu Apr 23, 2020 3:21 pm
Forum: Washed Out Recruits
Topic: To Arms - SW Fantasy Recruitment (2 spots)
Replies: 42
Views: 3857

Re: To Arms - SW Fantasy Recruitment

Background Hook Rolls [dice:3c2evpfu]66107:0[/dice:3c2evpfu] - I am the greatest swordsman / tracker / wizard / other skill to ever live. I had to leave home because challengers were disrupting our town. [dice:3c2evpfu]66107:1[/dice:3c2evpfu] - My sibling lost our family fortune in a game of cards....
by stormwell
Wed Apr 15, 2020 4:39 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation FOXCHASE
Replies: 237
Views: 23382

Re: Operation FOXCHASE

Crowley [dice:2rz4p3zx]65699:0[/dice:2rz4p3zx] GM [dice:2rz4p3zx]65699:1[/dice:2rz4p3zx] Penelope [dice:2rz4p3zx]65699:2[/dice:2rz4p3zx] Tie-breaker [dice:2rz4p3zx]65699:4[/dice:2rz4p3zx] Peter [dice:2rz4p3zx]65699:3[/dice:2rz4p3zx] Tie-breaker [dice:2rz4p3zx]65699:5[/dice:2rz4p3zx] Order Crowley -...
by stormwell
Fri Apr 10, 2020 7:53 pm
Forum: Setting Rules
Topic: Weird Science Update
Replies: 2
Views: 578

Re: Weird Science Update

Also, the extra PP spent increase the activation TN by the same amount. I would probably express this as a negative to the activation roll and not an increased target number. Seems more Savage to do it that way. While mathematically not much different it will allow edges that offset penalties to ma...
by stormwell
Fri Apr 10, 2020 7:02 pm
Forum: Setting Rules
Topic: Weird Science Update
Replies: 2
Views: 578

Weird Science Update

Glim-Tech devices work the same way as Arcane Devices in SWADE. Ancient Artefacts are Arcane Devices, though the effects increase a step for their respective Power. This means an Ancient Artefact with bolt starts of at 3d6 damage rather than 2d6 as in SWADE, Power Modifiers are adjusted accordingly....
by stormwell
Wed Apr 08, 2020 8:38 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation FOXCHASE
Replies: 237
Views: 23382

Re: Operation FOXCHASE

Malloy Shooting [dice:1vofhq13]65313:0[/dice:1vofhq13] Free Fighting Attack on Ghost Hound 1 [dice:1vofhq13]65313:1[/dice:1vofhq13] Ghost Hound 1 Fighting [dice:1vofhq13]65313:2[/dice:1vofhq13] Malloy tries shooting one of the beasts, though his half-aimed shot misses the creature. Luckily the Aero...
by stormwell
Wed Apr 08, 2020 5:28 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation FOXCHASE
Replies: 237
Views: 23382

Re: Operation FOXCHASE

Aero-Marine Notice [dice:44bv3tbx]65308:0[/dice:44bv3tbx] Stealth [dice:44bv3tbx]65308:1[/dice:44bv3tbx] Check Roll [dice:44bv3tbx]65308:2[/dice:44bv3tbx] Attack on Crowley [dice:44bv3tbx]65308:3[/dice:44bv3tbx] Damage on Crowley [dice:44bv3tbx]65308:5[/dice:44bv3tbx] Explodes [dice:44bv3tbx]65308:...
by stormwell
Mon Apr 06, 2020 1:59 am
Forum: Out of Character Topics
Topic: Utherwald News Thread
Replies: 59
Views: 9244

Re: Utherwald News Thread

April 2020: Airships Ahoy! With the release of the new Vehicle Guide from Pinnacle I was able to go through and adjust vehicle stats in Frozen Skies where needed. More interestingly, the Vehicle Guide had stats for airships which has enabled me to update airship and skyship stats for Frozen Skies. ...
by stormwell
Thu Apr 02, 2020 5:09 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation FOXCHASE
Replies: 237
Views: 23382

Re: Operation FOXCHASE

Being experienced hands, Malloy and Lappin got to work on improving the team's improvised camp site to make it a bit more bearable. Extra wood for the fire was collected, the warm was a welcomed comfort especially after the night sky cleared and a crescent moon shone down over the valley. Though in ...
by stormwell
Thu Apr 02, 2020 12:04 pm
Forum: Frozen Skies: Griffin Squadron
Topic: 2020 Q1 GM Poll
Replies: 3
Views: 637

Re: 2020 Q1 GM Poll

Stormwell/Stephen I can't speak for anyone else, but I like the setting and the story so far. Thanks for hanging in there with the three of us Crusor_Peter45 and Penelope Lane. With this few players, any other missions may need to have a ready contigent of NPCs available. Likely a squad of 3 to 5 N...
by stormwell
Thu Apr 02, 2020 10:03 am
Forum: Frozen Skies: Griffin Squadron
Topic: 2020 Q1 GM Poll
Replies: 3
Views: 637

2020 Q1 GM Poll

So the Poll is being done a little differently. FUN : Player Survey The goal of gaming is fun. If players are enjoying themselves and having cool adventures then we are truly doing something right. Feedback from players also helps drive engagement as they have an influence on how things are going. P...
by stormwell
Wed Apr 01, 2020 4:30 pm
Forum: Frozen Skies: Griffin Squadron
Topic: 2020 Q1 Post Rates & EP
Replies: 0
Views: 343

2020 Q1 Post Rates & EP

Frozen Skies - Griffin Squadron Lady Penelope Lane (KahlessNestor) - 1 Advance(s) | 1.60 PPW | 2 EP Aleister Crowley (Sgt 86Delta) - 1 Advance(s) | 1.60 PPW | 2 EP Private Peter Crusor (Padawan_GM1) - 1 Advance(s) | 1.50 PPW | 2 EP Group Post Rate (Weekly): 1.57 GM Post Rate (Weekly): 1.60
by stormwell
Mon Mar 30, 2020 2:55 pm
Forum: (10 EP) Third Character Account
Topic: 3rd Character Account For Stormwell
Replies: 0
Views: 436

3rd Character Account For Stormwell

Need a third character slot, this time for Kaelin in the Star Wars game.

Will have 25 EP for this, then taken down to 15.
by stormwell
Mon Mar 30, 2020 2:53 pm
Forum: (5 EP) Second Character Account
Topic: 2nd Character Account For Stormwell
Replies: 0
Views: 418

2nd Character Account For Stormwell

Need a second character slot for Morri in the Nightbane game.

Current EP is 30, will have 25 remaining.
by stormwell
Fri Mar 27, 2020 10:00 pm
Forum: Community Projects
Topic: Howls in the Night
Replies: 16
Views: 2372

Re: Howls in the Night

Bog Hound Bog hounds are large dogs, about the size of war dogs, created from the cursed bog by magic or the exceptionally strong will of a creature that can shape life. Sculpted of straw and mud, the hounds are granted life by wicked magic or a curse. Their color is a muddy brown, with splotches o...
by stormwell
Fri Mar 27, 2020 8:56 pm
Forum: Community Projects
Topic: Howls in the Night
Replies: 16
Views: 2372

Re: Howls in the Night

The Moor Hound *Wild Card* The Moor Hound, the main manifestation of the curse, is an enormous coal-black mastiff. Its eyes glow fiery red as though lit by a furnace, and its breath steams even in warm air. Its role in the adventure changes based on the history chosen, Once Campbell and Wescote mee...
by stormwell
Thu Mar 26, 2020 5:20 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation FOXCHASE
Replies: 237
Views: 23382

Re: Operation FOXCHASE

For all concerned there was an unnerving feeling of being stalked by some unseen predator, though for the time being it seemed content with simply observing from wherever it was lurking. Whatever it was, it's presence never truly went away and Malloy warily kept a finger resting on the trigger of hi...
by stormwell
Fri Mar 20, 2020 6:13 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation FOXCHASE
Replies: 237
Views: 23382

Re: Operation FOXCHASE

Notice 6/5 Successes Stealth [dice:2ya67wl4]64453:0[/dice:2ya67wl4] Malloy's Notice [dice:2ya67wl4]64453:1[/dice:2ya67wl4] "Probably some wild beastie." Stated Malloy as he patted his rifle. "Reckon it would make good eating if ye know wot I mean." As Crowley busied himself with making some shelter...
by stormwell
Wed Mar 18, 2020 9:16 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation FOXCHASE
Replies: 237
Views: 23382

Re: Operation FOXCHASE

Aero-Marines' Parachuting Roll Marine 1 [dice:1hwibfuy]64431:0[/dice:1hwibfuy] Marine 2 [dice:1hwibfuy]64431:1[/dice:1hwibfuy] Vigor [dice:1hwibfuy]64431:5[/dice:1hwibfuy] KIA Marine 3 [dice:1hwibfuy]64431:2[/dice:1hwibfuy] Marine 4 [dice:1hwibfuy]64431:3[/dice:1hwibfuy] Vigor [dice:1hwibfuy]64431:...
by stormwell
Fri Mar 13, 2020 9:36 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation FOXCHASE
Replies: 237
Views: 23382

Re: Operation FOXCHASE

"Nightfall." Hawthorne smiled. "It would decrease our chances of being spotted." As Hawthorne stated, the Ravener made it's sojourn over the Shambles under the cover of night. A crescent moon hung high in the sky, it's feeble glow going little against the oppressive darkness of the valleys nestled ...
by stormwell
Thu Mar 12, 2020 9:01 pm
Forum: Community Projects
Topic: Howls in the Night
Replies: 16
Views: 2372

Re: Howls in the Night

Appendix: Nonplayer Characters Burton Wescote *Wild Card* Attributes: Agility d8, Smarts d8, Spirit d8, Strength d8, Vigor d8 Skills: Athletics d6, Common Knowledge d6, Fighting d10, Notice d6, Persuasion d8, Riding d6, Stealth d6, Shooting d6, Survival d6, Taunt d8 Pace : 6, Parry: 9, Toughness: 8...
by stormwell
Thu Mar 12, 2020 7:29 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation FOXCHASE
Replies: 237
Views: 23382

Re: Operation FOXCHASE

"It'll have to be parachute." Hawthorne stated. "Crosswinds in the Shambles will make it nigh impossible to keep the Ravener on station long enough for you lot to repel out." "You can use the gondola on the underside of the airship to jump from, though you'll need to pull your chord soon as you go....
by stormwell
Wed Mar 11, 2020 6:20 pm
Forum: Community Projects
Topic: Howls in the Night
Replies: 16
Views: 2372

Re: Howls in the Night

Live Long And Suffer There are four different endings based on the History the GM has chosen. The heroes should have discovered whether Burton is a murderer or a victim through earlier clues, though they may remain uncertain until the very end. Whatever the history, and regardless of Ann’s and Burt...
by stormwell
Sat Mar 07, 2020 6:22 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation FOXCHASE
Replies: 237
Views: 23382

Re: Operation FOXCHASE

The necessary arrangements were made; one of the airship's escort planes was made ready for a quick launch as lookouts were posted with orders to keep watch on the aerodrome. Some time later the lookouts reported a gryo-craft arriving, it's top-mounted propellers settling it down beside the stricken...
by stormwell
Wed Mar 04, 2020 10:08 pm
Forum: Community Projects
Topic: Howls in the Night
Replies: 16
Views: 2372

Re: Howls in the Night

Part IV: They Lie Beneath My Hand The bog is not exceptionally large, but it houses a variety of creatures. Most of them can escape the danger the bog hounds pose, though some are simply able to defend themselves from the evil dogs. These encounters can take place any time the characters are explor...
by stormwell
Mon Mar 02, 2020 8:59 am
Forum: Out of Character Topics
Topic: Utherwald News Thread
Replies: 59
Views: 9244

Re: Utherwald News Thread

March 2020: Airborne Musings New month, new post. Stated last month that I was looking at the air combat system for Frozen Skies, part of the overall process of updating it for SWADE. This month is my thoughts I've had regarding this over the previous month. Also, stay tuned for news of the next ev...
by stormwell
Thu Feb 27, 2020 6:12 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation FOXCHASE
Replies: 237
Views: 23382

Re: Operation FOXCHASE

As he passes by the Major, he just nods to him. Turning to engage the guard, " Are things always this rough and unfriendly? " " I appreciate your willingness to assist but I believe we may have overstayed our welcome. " At that he leaves the Guard standing in the aerodome and is last to board their...
by stormwell
Fri Feb 21, 2020 7:14 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation FOXCHASE
Replies: 237
Views: 23382

Re: Operation FOXCHASE

Turning on his heal, Crowley begins running out to the flight line. Lifting his voice above the crowds and the chaos. " Hey stop right there. Why are you all kidnapping my crewman? " Turning to anyone official looking, " You just allow anyone to take people from this outpost. " Shouting and running...
by stormwell
Thu Feb 20, 2020 2:46 pm
Forum: Community Projects
Topic: Custom Edge: Twin Soul
Replies: 10
Views: 1730

Re: Custom Edge: Twin Soul

Just want to clarify, mind link is a requirement yes? Yes, but only for the one with the edge. The other person does not need to meet the requirements unless they also want to take the edge in reciprocation. Cheers. Sorry, it was more of a grammar thing...as in whether you needed one or the other.
by stormwell
Thu Feb 20, 2020 12:44 pm
Forum: Community Projects
Topic: Custom Edge: Twin Soul
Replies: 10
Views: 1730

Re: Custom Edge: Twin Soul

Just want to clarify, mind link is a requirement yes?

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