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by stormwell
Fri Jan 15, 2021 7:54 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Change o' Plans
Replies: 93
Views: 5651

Re: Change o' Plans

Archibald: King of Hearts Baxter: Jack of Clubs GM: Ten of Spades Tashunka: Eight of Spades Punchy: Six of Clubs Hope: Four of Clubs The three mechanical arachnids engaged by John Baxter , Punchy and Tashunka respectively explode in bursts of acid. What's left of the remains is dissolved by the cor...
by stormwell
Thu Jan 14, 2021 5:36 pm
Forum: Community Projects
Topic: Savage 40K
Replies: 10
Views: 543

Re: Savage 40K

Starships Think the best way to do starships is treat them like the Lodges in Rippers, various modifications providing various benefits for the party to help with their various adventures. Though will probably still use the ship creation rules in Rogue Trader, just do Savage Worlds rules for the co...
by stormwell
Wed Jan 13, 2021 6:10 pm
Forum: Community Projects
Topic: Savage 40K
Replies: 10
Views: 543

Re: Savage 40K

The Masses of Humanity Adept Agility: d6; Smarts: d6; Vigor: d6; Strength: d6; Spirit: d4 Skills: Athletics d4, Common Knowledge d8, Fighting d4, Notice d4, Persuasion d4, Shooting d4, Stealth d4, Trade d4 Pace: 6; Parry: 4; Toughness: 5 Edges: - Gear: Quills, ink bottles, parchment, data-slate. Co...
by stormwell
Wed Jan 13, 2021 5:22 pm
Forum: Community Projects
Topic: Savage 40K
Replies: 10
Views: 543

Re: Savage 40K

Necrons Necron Warrior Agility: d4; Smarts: d4; Vigor: d12; Strength: d12; Spirit: d8 Skills: Athletics d4, Fighting d6, Intimidate d8, Notice d4, Shooting d8, Pace: 6; Parry: 5; Toughness: 15 (6) Edges: Marksman, Nerves of Steel Gear: Gauss Flayer (30/60/120, 2d10+2, AP 4, ROF 1, Shots: -, Gauss) ...
by stormwell
Sat Jan 09, 2021 10:17 pm
Forum: Community Projects
Topic: Savage 40K
Replies: 10
Views: 543

Re: Savage 40K

Servitors Battle Servitor Agility: d4; Smarts: d4; Vigor: d12+2; Strength: d+2; Spirit: d8 Skills: Fighting d6, Notice d6, Shooting d6 Pace: 4; Parry: 5; Toughness: 15 (6) Edges: Ambidextrous, Nerves of Steel, Rock and Roll!, Two-Fisted, Two-Gun Kid Gear: Servo-Fist, either chain axe or shock glove...
by stormwell
Sat Jan 09, 2021 9:11 pm
Forum: Community Projects
Topic: Savage 40K
Replies: 10
Views: 543

Re: Savage 40K

Using this to convert NPCs/Critters from the 40K d100 RPGs: https://rodneyorpheus.medium.com/converting-other-rpgs-to-savage-worlds-9ab60228f71d Da Orkz Ork Boy Agility: d6; Smarts: d4; Vigor: d12+2; Strength: d12+2; Spirit: d4 Skills: Athletics d4, Common Knowledge d4, Fighting d6, Intimidation d8,...
by stormwell
Sat Jan 09, 2021 6:00 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation HARE
Replies: 143
Views: 6377

Re: Operation HARE

The Artian policeman stops by the canvas for a Notice 1d6!! , then strolls back over to the roadblock. Once the barrier is moved, the truck is then waved through and the barrier replaced once the truck has driven past. The policeman resumed their posts, though some had clustered round a lit brazier ...
by stormwell
Sat Jan 09, 2021 1:20 am
Forum: Community Projects
Topic: Savage 40K
Replies: 10
Views: 543

Re: Savage 40K

Body Armor Each suit of Body Armor has a Strength Minimum listed, and the Encumbrance penalty to rolls also applies to Arcane skill rolls (including psionics). Embedded Toughness: The advanced Body Armor of the Imperium of Man are constructed of multiple layers of protective high-tech materials lay...
by stormwell
Fri Jan 08, 2021 9:05 pm
Forum: Community Projects
Topic: Savage 40K
Replies: 10
Views: 543

Re: Savage 40K

Digital Weapons Digital weapons, or digi-weapons as they are commonly known, are miniaturised guns which are so advanced that they can be worn on the fin er like a ring, but pack the punch of a full-sized pistol. The most compact are those manufactured by the brightly-haired, ape-like aliens known ...
by stormwell
Fri Jan 08, 2021 8:08 pm
Forum: Community Projects
Topic: Savage 40K
Replies: 10
Views: 543

Re: Savage 40K

Imperial Armory Las Weapons : Laser or “las” weapons are the most numerous weapons found in the Imperium. Based on reliable technology, they are cheap to manufacture and easy to maintain. Las weapons work by emitting short, sharp pulses of laser energy from high-storage fast-discharge capacitors wi...
by stormwell
Fri Jan 08, 2021 7:31 pm
Forum: Community Projects
Topic: Savage 40K
Replies: 10
Views: 543

Re: Savage 40K

Setting Rules

Arcane Backgrounds: Psionics and Weird Science are the suggested Arcane Backgrounds for Savage 40K.

Conviction

Dynamic Backlash

Gritty Damage

More Skill Points
by stormwell
Thu Jan 07, 2021 5:28 pm
Forum: Recruitment Forums
Topic: Strangelight: A Savage Iron Kingdoms Game
Replies: 27
Views: 2350

Re: Strangelight: A Savage Iron Kingdoms Game

OK, recap on the roles currently taken/claimed.

Caller
Mechanik

Bouncer/Jammer, couple of people have expressed interest in those roles.

Leaves Investigator currently free.
by stormwell
Mon Jan 04, 2021 3:02 pm
Forum: Recruitment Forums
Topic: Strangelight: A Savage Iron Kingdoms Game
Replies: 27
Views: 2350

Re: Strangelight: A Savage Iron Kingdoms Game

Yes, could be used in lieu of Spellcasting or as a Knowledge skill.
by stormwell
Mon Jan 04, 2021 1:41 pm
Forum: Recruitment Forums
Topic: Strangelight: A Savage Iron Kingdoms Game
Replies: 27
Views: 2350

Re: Strangelight: A Savage Iron Kingdoms Game

So, looks like the following so far.

Bouncer - open

Caller - claimed

Investigator - open?

Jammer - open

Mechanik claimed
by stormwell
Mon Jan 04, 2021 1:39 pm
Forum: Recruitment Forums
Topic: Strangelight: A Savage Iron Kingdoms Game
Replies: 27
Views: 2350

Re: Strangelight: A Savage Iron Kingdoms Game

Algon Waelan wrote: Mon Jan 04, 2021 9:05 am Since the interest seems to be for the other roles, I'm throwing my hat in as the group's Caller. (This is GingerGiant)

On that note, have you decided what the final abilities of Iossan Elves are?

d6 Agility

Arcana and Mechanika as Core Skills

Arrogance Hindrance
by stormwell
Mon Jan 04, 2021 7:06 am
Forum: Recruitment Forums
Topic: Strangelight: A Savage Iron Kingdoms Game
Replies: 27
Views: 2350

Re: Strangelight: A Savage Iron Kingdoms Game

I prefer magic, or a mix of magic and smack in’ but I can play anything happily. Jammer, Bouncer and Mechanic all sound fun, but not if someone else would prefer them. Possibly Bouncer, I know people expressed interest in the other roles. Anyway, advertised via both Facebook and the SW Discord for ...
by stormwell
Mon Jan 04, 2021 3:20 am
Forum: Out of Character Topics
Topic: Utherwald News Thread
Replies: 63
Views: 11900

Re: Utherwald News Thread

January 2021: Through The Looking Glass New Year, new post. Hopefully bit of an interesting read to start off 2021, namely some alternative takes on the setting of Frozen Skies. Some of these stem from ideas I've had over the years as I developed the setting, others were suggestions offered by folk...
by stormwell
Sat Jan 02, 2021 9:19 pm
Forum: Recruitment Forums
Topic: Strangelight: A Savage Iron Kingdoms Game
Replies: 27
Views: 2350

Re: Strangelight: A Savage Iron Kingdoms Game

Taken little bit of a backseat over the past month, but focusing extra energy to get this up and running.
by stormwell
Sat Jan 02, 2021 9:06 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation HARE
Replies: 143
Views: 6377

Re: Operation HARE

For Crusor, it is mostly patrolling Notice 1d6!! who seem oblivious to his presence as they eyed up the crowds. There are a handful of street vendors hawking their wares, ranging from food through to trinkets and matches with varying degrees of success. At the roadblock, one of the policemen approac...
by stormwell
Sat Jan 02, 2021 5:57 pm
Forum: Frozen Skies: Griffin Squadron
Topic: 2020 Q4 GM Poll
Replies: 3
Views: 59

2020 Q4 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
Sat Jan 02, 2021 5:56 pm
Forum: Deadlands
Topic: 2020 Q4 GM Poll
Replies: 1
Views: 35

2020 Q4 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
Sat Jan 02, 2021 1:27 pm
Forum: Out of Character Topics
Topic: I Survived 2020 Contest
Replies: 14
Views: 291

Re: I Survived 2020 Contest

I am glad 2020 is over because simply because a new year means new challenges to face and overcome, new people to meet, new games to play and new goals to set.

As for prize, the Foundry stuff please. :)
by stormwell
Fri Jan 01, 2021 9:17 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Change o' Plans
Replies: 93
Views: 5651

Re: Change o' Plans

There is suddenly the sound of another group of beehives causing a ruckus, seemingly not far from your location. As you rush to the sounds you find the animals being attacked by three-foot-tall, eight-legged, mechanical horrors. The clockwork tarantulas don’t seem to take notice of your arrival, ins...
by stormwell
Fri Jan 01, 2021 1:52 pm
Forum: Deadlands
Topic: 2020 Q4 Post Rates
Replies: 0
Views: 29

2020 Q4 Post Rates

Deadlands - Q4 (Oct-Dec 2020) Archibald Ellsworth - Stormwell - 1 Advancement(s) | 0.70 PPW | EP John Baxter - Corrigan - 1 Advancement(s) | 0.80 PPW | EP Hope Monaghan - KahlessNestor - 1 Advancement(s) | 0.70 PPW | EP Tashunka - Pursuit - 1 Advancement(s) | 0.50 PPW | EP Punchy - Punchy - 1 Advan...
by stormwell
Fri Jan 01, 2021 1:47 pm
Forum: Frozen Skies: Griffin Squadron
Topic: 2020 Q4 Post Rates
Replies: 0
Views: 38

2020 Q4 Post Rates

Frozen Skies - Q4 (Oct-Dec 2020) Aleister Crowley - Sgt 86Delta - 1 Advancement(s) | 1.20 PPW | 1 EP Penelope Lane - KahlessNestor - 1 Advancement(s) | 1.30 PPW | 1 EP Peter Crusher - Crusor_Peter45 - 1 Advancement(s) | 0.70 PPW | EP Manny Costa - Manny Costa - 1 Advancement(s) | 1.30 PPW | 1 EP Ja...
by stormwell
Wed Dec 23, 2020 6:02 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation HARE
Replies: 143
Views: 6377

Re: Operation HARE

As Crusor_Peter45 hits the streets, it becomes increasingly clear that there are regular patrols of the local Artian police. The uniformed officers appear to stop and question people, seemingly demanding to see papers which people meekly hand over. Please make a Stealth roll. For the rest of the tea...
by stormwell
Wed Dec 23, 2020 5:40 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Change o' Plans
Replies: 93
Views: 5651

Re: Change o' Plans

Arriving at the site of the commotion you find a number of Longhorns dead with large holes in their sides, not unlike the ticks encounter you have previously. However, something doesn't quite match up as you study the remains.... Roll either Healing or Notice at -2, success reveals that the wounds w...
by stormwell
Wed Dec 16, 2020 5:57 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation HARE
Replies: 143
Views: 6377

Re: Operation HARE

"The Adler?" Replied Corbec. "Used to be a real fancy joint long ago, before the recent war....so a good forty years ago." "Tis a hotel on Weit Strasse , though worse the wear after being used as billets during the war." Corbec explained. "Lowered it's standards t...
by stormwell
Sat Dec 12, 2020 7:23 pm
Forum: Recruitment Forums
Topic: Strangelight: A Savage Iron Kingdoms Game
Replies: 27
Views: 2350

Re: Strangelight: A Savage Iron Kingdoms Game

Looking to hopefully run this in the New Year, any interest?
by stormwell
Fri Dec 11, 2020 7:26 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Change o' Plans
Replies: 93
Views: 5651

Re: Change o' Plans

Emmerich's jaw clenched as he listened, a furious anger growing inside of him until it seemed he was about to explode in a fit of rage. Abruptly, without a word, he turned and climbed back into the waiting steam wagon. With a hiss of steam, the machine started moving and rumbled away. Though the gat...
by stormwell
Wed Dec 09, 2020 6:18 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation HARE
Replies: 143
Views: 6377

Re: Operation HARE

" Corbec, are there any pubs in proximity to HARE? " " Are you prepared for any other deliveries tomorrow morning? " "Aye, theres a couple." Corbec answered. "Owner of one of 'em I'm on good terms with." "Admittedly I've got a pretty empty slate...for ob...
by stormwell
Mon Dec 07, 2020 2:15 am
Forum: Out of Character Topics
Topic: Utherwald News Thread
Replies: 63
Views: 11900

Re: Utherwald News Thread

December 2020: Flight of Mercy We're coming to the end of an unprecedented year and entering what is a traditionally a time to share with loved ones and of gift giving in addition to spreading cheer and hope. This is going to be my last blog post of the year and the next one isn't likely to appear ...
by stormwell
Wed Dec 02, 2020 6:16 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Change o' Plans
Replies: 93
Views: 5651

Re: Change o' Plans

Emmerich seems exasperated at the responses he's received, though with a frustrated sigh he explains a little more. "The exact nature of said property is not something I am at liberty to discuss. However, a…courier in our employ was en route to deliver this property when he ran afoul of US Army...
by stormwell
Wed Nov 25, 2020 8:56 pm
Forum: Community Projects
Topic: Savage 40K
Replies: 10
Views: 543

Savage 40K

Currently running the 40K Rogue Trader RPG, though really hating the system and relish every chance I get to do Savage Worlds. I've done a 40K based Savage Worlds one-shot and it seemed to work reasonably well, though got the itch for a longer game. So I'm thinking at some point running a Savage 40K...
by stormwell
Wed Nov 25, 2020 5:39 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation HARE
Replies: 143
Views: 6377

Re: Operation HARE

For Gerald Blissett and Manny Costa the matter seemed to be answered for them as the two Sodkan men reached a nearby tram stop and boarded the waiting tram along with the rest of the crowd. When Jackson tried the ignition the engine made an alarming choking noise but thankfully caught and ran, thoug...
by stormwell
Thu Nov 19, 2020 5:26 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Change o' Plans
Replies: 93
Views: 5651

Re: Change o' Plans

As the steam wagon draws closer you can see the reason for the contraption’s strange silhouette. The vehicle is heavily armored, with even the driver’s bench surrounded by steel plating. A Gatling gun is mounted behind the driver’s compartment—and manned. The gunner doesn’t exactly track you with th...
by stormwell
Wed Nov 18, 2020 5:34 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation HARE
Replies: 143
Views: 6377

Re: Operation HARE

From what Gerald Blissett could make out, the two man discussed returning to somewhere called the Adler . Though from the tone it was possible they were talking about a hotel presumably within the city. As for the cigarette packet itself, both Gerald and Manny Costa were able to spy that it appeared...
by stormwell
Wed Nov 11, 2020 7:50 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation HARE
Replies: 143
Views: 6377

Re: Operation HARE

Failing to spot any obvious signs of being followed, the two men shrug and continue on their way. One of the two men pulls a cigarette packet out from his pocket, removes the last cigarette before casually dropping the now empty package on the ground. The two men seem to indulge in some idle chatter...
by stormwell
Wed Nov 04, 2020 5:45 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation HARE
Replies: 143
Views: 6377

Re: Operation HARE

"Lurcher's body is in the town morgue." Answered Corbec. "Least that's what the papers say, I haven't been to see for myself in case it was being watched." "I've taken precautions, alternated my routines and kept a wary eye out for anyone trying to tail me." Corbec exp...
by stormwell
Wed Nov 04, 2020 5:28 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Change o' Plans
Replies: 93
Views: 5651

Re: Change o' Plans

The source of the noise soon becomes apparent as a Steam Wagon comes into view, churning across the rolling terrain towards the herd. The vehicle seems bulky and oddly-shaped and somehow ominously slow-moving. Clearly, it’s not a standard Smith & Robards catalog model. Though you don't get much ...
by stormwell
Tue Nov 03, 2020 8:05 am
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation HARE
Replies: 143
Views: 6377

Re: Operation HARE

Corbec thought for a moment, then sighed before speaking in a more refined accent. "Lurcher is dead." "He was killed in some alley, he'd said about being followed in the days leading up to his demise." Corbec explained, though a solemn look was on his face. "He siad it was c...
by stormwell
Mon Nov 02, 2020 6:37 am
Forum: Out of Character Topics
Topic: Utherwald News Thread
Replies: 63
Views: 11900

Re: Utherwald News Thread

November 2020: Skywright's Guild Revamp This month's post was prompted in part by a rethink of the relationship between skyships and airships in Frozen Skies and in part by a suggestion by user MicaMoo on the Unofficial Savage Worlds Discord. Hopefully this will ultimately expand couple of aspects ...
by stormwell
Fri Oct 30, 2020 2:02 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation HARE
Replies: 143
Views: 6377

Re: Operation HARE

"I've got a truck parked outside, tis the flatbed with an emerald green cab." Corbec answered. "Oh, cheers for the smokes." "Sure I'll pop in fer a natter if theres a cuppa going lass." Corber grinned at Penelope. Crowbar is fine, so is the extra details....I'd allow a...
by stormwell
Tue Oct 27, 2020 3:32 am
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Change o' Plans
Replies: 93
Views: 5651

Re: Change o' Plans

Sutter reluctantly agrees to Archibald's suggestion of separating the latest additions to the herd from the rest of the herd, a time consuming task that require the cattle being checked for what branding they bore. Thankfully, the branding is easier to spot than the minute signs of the ticks. After ...
by stormwell
Mon Oct 26, 2020 10:34 am
Forum: Out of Character Topics
Topic: Utherwald News Thread
Replies: 63
Views: 11900

Re: Utherwald News Thread

Halloween 2020 Special: Last Town Before The White Welcome to Utherwald's Halloween 2020 Special. This week's blog post is an adventure for Frozen Skies with bit of a horror theme, the basic aim is for a Halloween one shot though could still be inserted into a campaign. If this is received well I'l...
by stormwell
Sat Oct 24, 2020 10:22 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation HARE
Replies: 143
Views: 6377

Re: Operation HARE

“Royals Blue, you say?” Penelope confirmed. “It’s unfortunate to hear that Mr. Lurcher is no longer in business. I was told he had a rare pet HARE I was looking forward to seeing. I’m a bit of a naturalist, you might say.” "Aye, Royals Blue." The man nodded. "The Arties don't appreci...
by stormwell
Thu Oct 22, 2020 4:12 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation HARE
Replies: 143
Views: 6377

Re: Operation HARE

" Dankeschön! " Replies the dock official, eyes lighting up as he reaches for the offered canteen. "Nectar o' the gods I'm sure." Answered the newcomer. "I'm more of a smokes man meself. Partial to Royals Blue, though tis hard ta come by here and the local stuff is rough as...
by stormwell
Wed Oct 21, 2020 4:20 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation HARE
Replies: 143
Views: 6377

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 worker...
by stormwell
Wed Oct 14, 2020 1:58 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Change o' Plans
Replies: 93
Views: 5651

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...
by stormwell
Wed Oct 14, 2020 1:38 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation HARE
Replies: 143
Views: 6377

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: 63
Views: 11900

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: 310

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: 317

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: 143
Views: 6377

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: 93
Views: 5651

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: 143
Views: 6377

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: 93
Views: 5651

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: 143
Views: 6377

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: 143
Views: 6377

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: 93
Views: 5651

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: 63
Views: 11900

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: 93
Views: 5651

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 h...
by stormwell
Tue Sep 01, 2020 4:22 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation HARE
Replies: 143
Views: 6377

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, ...
by stormwell
Wed Aug 26, 2020 3:24 am
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Change o' Plans
Replies: 93
Views: 5651

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."...
by stormwell
Wed Aug 26, 2020 3:20 am
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation HARE
Replies: 143
Views: 6377

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....
by stormwell
Mon Aug 24, 2020 2:14 am
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation HARE
Replies: 143
Views: 6377

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 an...
by stormwell
Tue Aug 18, 2020 10:15 am
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation HARE
Replies: 143
Views: 6377

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 d...
by stormwell
Tue Aug 18, 2020 9:48 am
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Change o' Plans
Replies: 93
Views: 5651

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 ?&qu...
by stormwell
Mon Aug 10, 2020 7:22 am
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation HARE
Replies: 143
Views: 6377

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: 31513

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 R...
by stormwell
Fri Aug 07, 2020 3:45 am
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Change o' Plans
Replies: 93
Views: 5651

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 shi...
by stormwell
Mon Aug 03, 2020 7:41 am
Forum: Out of Character Topics
Topic: Utherwald News Thread
Replies: 63
Views: 11900

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: 93
Views: 5651

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 h...
by stormwell
Thu Jul 30, 2020 5:16 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation FOXCHASE
Replies: 237
Views: 31513

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: 93
Views: 5651

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 ...
by stormwell
Mon Jul 27, 2020 3:49 am
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Change o' Plans
Replies: 93
Views: 5651

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 t...
by stormwell
Wed Jul 22, 2020 3:09 am
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation FOXCHASE
Replies: 237
Views: 31513

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: 31513

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: 93
Views: 5651

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 w...
by stormwell
Thu Jul 09, 2020 5:21 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation FOXCHASE
Replies: 237
Views: 31513

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: 27
Views: 2350

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: 27
Views: 2350

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: 27
Views: 2350

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: 63
Views: 11900

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: 900

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: 31513

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: 24981

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: 497

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: 625

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: 27
Views: 2350

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: 27
Views: 2350

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: 553

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: 63
Views: 11900

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: 31513

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...
by stormwell
Wed Jun 10, 2020 5:18 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: No Man’s Land
Replies: 158
Views: 24981

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: 24981

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: 31513

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: 2436

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: 63
Views: 11900

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: 31513

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 auxili...

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