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by stormwell
Thu Apr 02, 2020 5:09 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation FOXCHASE
Replies: 176
Views: 8495

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: 2
Views: 22

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: 2
Views: 22

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: 18

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: 25

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: 15

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: 424

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: 424

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: 176
Views: 8495

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: 176
Views: 8495

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: 176
Views: 8495

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: 176
Views: 8495

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: 424

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: 176
Views: 8495

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: 424

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: 176
Views: 8495

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: 424

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: 51
Views: 4392

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: 176
Views: 8495

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: 176
Views: 8495

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: 362

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: 362

Re: Custom Edge: Twin Soul

Just want to clarify, mind link is a requirement yes?
by stormwell
Tue Feb 18, 2020 6:13 am
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation FOXCHASE
Replies: 176
Views: 8495

Re: Operation FOXCHASE

Peter's burst of automatic gunfire hit the aircraft's tail, though other than a handful of holes petered in the sheet metal there didn't appear to be any actual damage done. Though the gunfire did spark a commotion at the aerodrome, some people started fleeing the area whilst there were cries of ala...
by stormwell
Fri Feb 14, 2020 6:10 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation FOXCHASE
Replies: 176
Views: 8495

Re: Operation FOXCHASE

Fighting[dice:22fdu63n]63219:0[/dice:22fdu63n] Shooting [dice:22fdu63n]63219:1[/dice:22fdu63n] There were cries in alarm as Peter sprayed away with his machine pistol, the unexpected move taking the ruffians off-guard. The one with the club tried taking another swing as Peter dashed past, but prove...
by stormwell
Wed Feb 12, 2020 5:38 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation FOXCHASE
Replies: 176
Views: 8495

Re: Operation FOXCHASE

Fighting [dice:31bqmmfj]63163:0[/dice:31bqmmfj] Though Peter's blow was not damaging, the shock of the impact was enough to throw the thug's aim off as he swung with a heavy club. The chunk of wood sailed through the air, missing Peter by inches and continuing in an arc round until it connected wit...
by stormwell
Tue Feb 11, 2020 4:13 am
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation FOXCHASE
Replies: 176
Views: 8495

Re: Operation FOXCHASE

Notice [dice:2pm0fp3d]63102:0[/dice:2pm0fp3d] Explodes [dice:2pm0fp3d]63102:1[/dice:2pm0fp3d] Explodes Again! [dice:2pm0fp3d]63102:2[/dice:2pm0fp3d] Whether it was a sound that he made or something he'd dislodged Peter wouldn't know, it might've been the piloting noticing the plane was carrying ext...
by stormwell
Sat Feb 08, 2020 4:13 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation FOXCHASE
Replies: 176
Views: 8495

Re: Operation FOXCHASE

Notice [dice:23zxv0fl]63025:0[/dice:23zxv0fl] Whether some higher power was smiling down on him or he was born under a lucky star, Peter managed to sneak through the hanger and onboard the plane. No shouts came and no alarms sounded, not once did any of those round the hanger and aircraft noticed t...
by stormwell
Mon Feb 03, 2020 2:39 am
Forum: Out of Character Topics
Topic: Utherwald News Thread
Replies: 51
Views: 4392

Re: Utherwald News Thread

State of the Press: February 2020 So here we are, now getting into February as the year marches onwards to spring. This also means a new post from Utherwald Press as part of the monthly schedule it's now operating on. This month I have a couple of things to talk about, so stay tuned. Like this new ...
by stormwell
Sun Feb 02, 2020 8:08 am
Forum: Frozen Skies: Griffin Squadron
Topic: The Crew Mess [OOC & Hub Tread]
Replies: 9
Views: 1231

Re: The Crew Mess [OOC & Hub Tread]

@stormwell - Correct me if I am wrong, but I believe that the Major and his men are close by - either at the outpost or in the salvage yards. Close enough that we could call for assistance in tailing the Black Fox. Correct, some crewmen from the airship came with you to the outpost. Heavier support...
by stormwell
Sat Feb 01, 2020 9:55 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation FOXCHASE
Replies: 176
Views: 8495

Re: Operation FOXCHASE

Notice [dice:3a0y2yae]62845:0[/dice:3a0y2yae] Oblivious to Peter tailing them through the streets of the town, the thugs make for the aerodrome. Though it seems that the men have a reputation as the locals part to allow the thugs a clear passage, it is clear that nobody is willing to even risk caus...
by stormwell
Thu Jan 23, 2020 7:43 am
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation FOXCHASE
Replies: 176
Views: 8495

Re: Operation FOXCHASE

Avroville/Tavern Round 0 Penelope smiled. “No showgirl here. You see any frilly dress? Just a pilot, looking for the low down after coming new in town,” she said. “But we’re both being rude. Neither one of us introduced ourselves. Penelope Lane.” She offered him her hand. *** Penelope Lane Characte...
by stormwell
Thu Jan 16, 2020 5:45 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation FOXCHASE
Replies: 176
Views: 8495

Re: Operation FOXCHASE

Avroville/Tavern Round 0 “Excuse you, boys,” Penelope said, as the men pushed through her little crowd of admirers. She shook her head at the rudeness. “Someone should teach you some manners.” The crowd round Penelope parted even further, leaving the lass standing like a lone sentinel in a barren p...
by stormwell
Mon Jan 06, 2020 3:23 am
Forum: Out of Character Topics
Topic: Utherwald News Thread
Replies: 51
Views: 4392

Re: Utherwald News Thread

State of the Press 2020 Its the beginning of a new year, and decade, so time to reveal how things currently stand with Utherwald Press. There are some changes ahead, though I'm going to have to be a little personal here in order to give context and explain my decisions behind the changes. Though I ...
by stormwell
Wed Jan 01, 2020 5:30 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation FOXCHASE
Replies: 176
Views: 8495

Re: Operation FOXCHASE

Administrative Offices " Well I am no pilot and have not seen the ground from the sky, like they do. But there are rumors and legends that say there is a Wulver camp nearby. " When the looks come in, Crowley continues. " I am also a scientist and a researcher. The past has many secrets for us. " Th...
by stormwell
Mon Dec 23, 2019 9:05 am
Forum: Out of Character Topics
Topic: Utherwald News Thread
Replies: 51
Views: 4392

Re: Utherwald News Thread

Frozen Skies: The Duskfall Run So 2019 is drawing to a close and we head into the festive season, typically a time of giving. As this is going to be the final post of the year, heres a gift in the form of a new adventure that is also themed for this time of year. This adventure is set at the start ...
by stormwell
Thu Dec 19, 2019 2:25 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation FOXCHASE
Replies: 176
Views: 8495

Re: Operation FOXCHASE

Avroville/Tavern As they piled Penelop with drinks, alot of the younger lads boasted of their skill as a pilot and of being an ace three times over. Some older men stayed seated and watched with amusement as they waited to see how many of the boastful 'aces' got shot down by the newly arrived lass....
by stormwell
Mon Dec 16, 2019 8:23 am
Forum: Out of Character Topics
Topic: Utherwald News Thread
Replies: 51
Views: 4392

Re: Utherwald News Thread

Operation Thule: After Action Report Recently got to run my Operation Thule adventure that I released for SWAG, a Weird Wars style adventure set in the early '80s. It was also my first proper adventure that I've run under SWADE, which despite the changes from SWD felt like coming back to an old fri...
by stormwell
Mon Dec 09, 2019 9:03 am
Forum: Out of Character Topics
Topic: Utherwald News Thread
Replies: 51
Views: 4392

Re: Utherwald News Thread

The Iron Collective Revisited This week it is the turn of the Iron Collective to receive the 'Revisited' treatment. Again this is another nation that I'm largely happy with how it currently stands, save perhaps for tweaks and refinements here and there. Though I do have an idea for a possibly big a...
by stormwell
Mon Dec 02, 2019 1:39 am
Forum: Out of Character Topics
Topic: Utherwald News Thread
Replies: 51
Views: 4392

Re: Utherwald News Thread

New Aircraft: Iolar Light Bomber Another new aircraft, though this week I set myself bit of a challenge to recreate the de Havilland Mosquito or get as close as possible. Though its ended up being a slightly faster version of the Argentine I.Ae.24 Calquin Light Bomber, apparently an aircraft patter...
by stormwell
Sat Nov 30, 2019 9:31 pm
Forum: Community Projects
Topic: A setting inspired by Werewolf: The Apocalypse
Replies: 12
Views: 1261

Re: A setting inspired by Werewolf: The Apocalypse

Was looking through the Savage Nightbane stuff on the forum, the Setting Rules in particular.

Realised that the Nightbane Template is basically the Garou with some minor differences.
by stormwell
Mon Nov 25, 2019 1:56 am
Forum: Out of Character Topics
Topic: Utherwald News Thread
Replies: 51
Views: 4392

Re: Utherwald News Tread

Keep The Home Fires Burning: Mortuary Troubles This week we dip back into Keep The Home Fires Burning, a setting that we've only infrequently looked at. Trying my hand at an adventure in the KTHFB setting, something thats been kicking around in my head for a while. The basis overview is that the ch...
by stormwell
Sat Nov 23, 2019 7:35 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation FOXCHASE
Replies: 176
Views: 8495

Re: Operation FOXCHASE

The Coalition outpost, dubbed 'Port Avro' according to the various signs round the place, is a sprawl of prefab buildings that barely stand taller than a couple of stories. There is a heavy presence of corporate mercs clad in the uniform of Avroville Industries, the main corporation financing the ou...
by stormwell
Mon Nov 18, 2019 10:06 am
Forum: Out of Character Topics
Topic: Utherwald News Thread
Replies: 51
Views: 4392

Re: Utherwald News Tread

The Airman's Gazetteer: Colony of Orduesh Little bit of a chance of pace, a return to the Airman's Gazetteer series to expand the world of Darmonica. This week is a look at something that has been mentioned previously; the Commonwealth Colony of Orduesh. This desert outpost is surrounded by hostile...
by stormwell
Mon Nov 11, 2019 7:49 am
Forum: Out of Character Topics
Topic: Utherwald News Thread
Replies: 51
Views: 4392

Re: Utherwald News Tread

New Aircraft: The Raven Fighter Another week where I've found myself short on time to do a longer post, so instead its another new aircraft. This is suppose to be on the other end of the scale to the Trodaí Fighter that got featured last week, a new design in the setting that hasn't even reached th...
by stormwell
Mon Nov 04, 2019 8:12 am
Forum: Out of Character Topics
Topic: Utherwald News Thread
Replies: 51
Views: 4392

Re: Utherwald News Tread

New Aircraft: The Trodaí Fighter Bit of a short post and a minor treat this week, though little bit of a challenge for myself. So this week's post features a new aircraft, one that sits between the Hornet and Kestrel in terms of capability. This is deliberately intended to be an 'inferior' aircraft...
by stormwell
Sun Nov 03, 2019 9:06 am
Forum: Frozen Skies: Griffin Squadron
Topic: Frozen Skies Aircraft
Replies: 0
Views: 190

Frozen Skies Aircraft

Fighters Hornet Top Speed: 340 MPH; Toughness: 10 (2); Crew: 1; Climb: 20; Handling: +1; Size: 5 (Large) Weapons: 2x Linked 20mm Cannons (Fixed Front) Warrior Top Speed: 320 MPH; Toughness: 11 (2); Crew: 1; Climb: 15; Handling: +1; Size: 6 (Large) Weapons: 4x Linked Medium MGs (Fixed Front) Notes: ...
by stormwell
Fri Nov 01, 2019 5:47 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation FOXCHASE
Replies: 176
Views: 8495

Re: Operation FOXCHASE

"Understood." Hawthorne nods. "The navigator has already picked out one or two locations on the chart, defence on the ground is our biggest concern here and so we've found a hill you might like. Should let you see anything coming long before it becomes a problem, also theres a river and a ghost tow...
by stormwell
Mon Oct 28, 2019 3:08 am
Forum: Out of Character Topics
Topic: Utherwald News Thread
Replies: 51
Views: 4392

Re: Utherwald News Tread

Frozen Skies Update This week is an update on the current status of Frozen Skies and its update to SWADE. Been posting ideas about some changes to the setting, haven't haven't covered the mechanics side of things all that much. So taking the opportunity to bring everyone up to speed on how things c...
by stormwell
Wed Oct 23, 2019 1:30 am
Forum: Community Projects
Topic: A setting inspired by Werewolf: The Apocalypse
Replies: 12
Views: 1261

Re: A setting inspired by Werewolf: The Apocalypse

Been thinking about this recently.

Gifts are going to be tricky, we either do them all as Edges or split them into Edges and Powers depending on whether Gnosis is required.

Maybe some sort of racial template as well, least to do the Werewolf AB.
by stormwell
Mon Oct 21, 2019 9:02 am
Forum: Out of Character Topics
Topic: Utherwald News Thread
Replies: 51
Views: 4392

Re: Utherwald News Tread

Tyland Revisited By now most folk should be aware that part of my efforts to get Frozen Skies updated to SWADE is going through and revisiting some of the lore of the world. This has included tightening things up a little or completely overhauling and revising others. This week is the turn of the T...
by stormwell
Fri Oct 18, 2019 4:50 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation FOXCHASE
Replies: 176
Views: 8495

Re: Operation FOXCHASE

"Well..." Hawthorne muttered. "Sounds like the chef has gained a fan club." "As I said, there is no obligation to make contact with the outpost but as it has been pointed out it could be a useful hub of information." Stated the Aero-Fleet officer. "And I imagine you'll have dealings with it sooner ...
by stormwell
Mon Oct 14, 2019 6:43 am
Forum: Out of Character Topics
Topic: Utherwald News Thread
Replies: 51
Views: 4392

Re: Utherwald News Tread

Darkwatch: Savage Threats In which we returnth to the war-ruined city of Ravenscroft and brave its darkened streets with the men and women of the Darkwatch. This week we take a look at some of the threats and foes that the Darkwatch faces and the ways and means that the Darkwatch has come up with t...
by stormwell
Fri Oct 11, 2019 1:06 pm
Forum: Beyond the Wall
Topic: Character Creation OOC
Replies: 6
Views: 555

Re: Character Creation OOC

Fit my character, Kaya, in wherever please.
by stormwell
Wed Oct 09, 2019 6:37 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation FOXCHASE
Replies: 176
Views: 8495

Re: Operation FOXCHASE

@stormwell " Hawthorne, what is our distance between the salvage sites we listed and the Coalition outpost? " " How are we for supplies? Are we able to setup the salvage site and then head into the outpost? " Crowley checks his notes and a few charts and confirms the details with his coded passages...
by stormwell
Wed Oct 09, 2019 3:38 pm
Forum: Beyond the Wall
Topic: Beyond the Wall, the Wild Waits - Grimm Fantasy in Savage Worlds
Replies: 8
Views: 711

Re: Beyond the Wall, the Wild Waits - Grimm Fantasy in Savage Worlds

Potentially interested, calling dibs on the Young Woodsman.
by stormwell
Wed Oct 09, 2019 1:54 pm
Forum: Frozen Skies: Griffin Squadron
Topic: EP Awards
Replies: 0
Views: 204

EP Awards

Frozen Skies Aleister Crowley - 2.00 PPW | 3 EP enigma42091 - 1.50 PPW | 2 EP MazH347 - 0.50 PPW | 0 EP Penelope Lane - 1.30 PPW | 1 EP Crusor_Peter45 - 2.20 PPW | 3 EP Thorain Antonin - 0.50 PPW | 0 EP Walter Humperdink - 1.00 PPW | 0 EP Group Post Rate (Weekly): 1.25 GM Post Rate (Weekly): 1.90
by stormwell
Tue Oct 08, 2019 12:02 pm
Forum: Welcome
Topic: Who's Who
Replies: 21
Views: 1854

Re: Who's Who

Player Name: Stephen 'Stormwell' Hughes
IM Contact(s): stormwell55@gmail.com

Accounts
  • GM/AGM/Mod Account(s): Stormwell
  • Player Account: Archibald Ellsworth
  • Player Account: Kaelin
by stormwell
Mon Oct 07, 2019 8:17 am
Forum: Out of Character Topics
Topic: Utherwald News Thread
Replies: 51
Views: 4392

Re: Utherwald News Tread

Landships! Little bit of a short post this week, working overtime at the day-job and thus I have less free time. This is an idea that I've had brewing for a while and a question on the Unofficial Savage Worlds Discord prompted me to finally post it. Hopefully this will give people more options and ...
by stormwell
Mon Sep 30, 2019 7:42 am
Forum: Out of Character Topics
Topic: Utherwald News Thread
Replies: 51
Views: 4392

Re: Utherwald News Tread

Rogue's Gallery: The Kenworth Street Runners Oh hey, something else that hasn't been done in a while. This week's post showcases potential allies or foes for the player characters when they've attracted the attention of the authorities. It is also a powerful group that's not to be trifled with, sim...
by stormwell
Wed Sep 25, 2019 9:45 am
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation FOXCHASE
Replies: 176
Views: 8495

Re: Operation FOXCHASE

Lucy catches a glimpse of herself reflected in the frame of the brute, but reflexively glances away. Concealing her discomfort with mirrors, she turns to the mechanic, “So she’s pretty much perfect then ha! Talk about a real lady. Thanks, Mr. uh I didn’t catch your name?” "Tis O'Brien mam." The mec...
by stormwell
Sun Sep 22, 2019 11:51 pm
Forum: Out of Character Topics
Topic: Utherwald News Thread
Replies: 51
Views: 4392

Re: Utherwald News Tread

Alyeskan Gazetteer: The Wulf Coast Been a while since I've done a Gazetteer post, but wished to return to this series and further explore the untamed wilds of Alyeska. Hopefully this end will provide plenty of fodder for people's games and perhaps even spawn an interesting campaign or two. Either w...
by stormwell
Sat Sep 21, 2019 4:55 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation FOXCHASE
Replies: 176
Views: 8495

Re: Operation FOXCHASE

"Tis a Blackforge Marauder miss." Answered the mechanic. "One of 'em 'pirate fighters' on account of Blackforge not being an upstanding company if ye catch me drift." "She looks like a brute, flies like a brute and packs a punch like a brute." The mechanic continued. "Don't normally see 'em in the ...
by stormwell
Wed Sep 18, 2019 8:31 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation FOXCHASE
Replies: 176
Views: 8495

Re: Operation FOXCHASE

There was an Aero-Fleet mechanic busy working on the launch mechanisms for the planes, ensuring that the gears were well oiled and in good condition. The two planes been tied with securing straps so that the launch mechanisms could be tested without fear of sending the aircraft crashing into the gro...
by stormwell
Mon Sep 16, 2019 7:33 am
Forum: Out of Character Topics
Topic: Utherwald News Thread
Replies: 51
Views: 4392

Re: Utherwald News Tread

Frozen Skies: A Proposal In what seems to now be part of an ongoing series, I now present the latest instalment in the Phantom Skyskip Saga. This week's entry is a communique from the commander of the Aero-Fleet's Alyeska Command to the High Lord of Alyeska, whom we covered last week. Here the Roya...
by stormwell
Thu Sep 12, 2019 5:27 am
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation FOXCHASE
Replies: 176
Views: 8495

Re: Operation FOXCHASE

The crew busied themselves with getting settled in, unpacking gear or finding make work to avoid the attention of the NCOs. Soon the corridors and passageways of the airship were filled with shouts, curses and the whine of power tools as crewmen set about preparing the Ravener for departure. Eventua...
by stormwell
Mon Sep 09, 2019 9:23 am
Forum: Out of Character Topics
Topic: Utherwald News Thread
Replies: 51
Views: 4392

Re: Utherwald News Tread

The Man Who Would Be King Already mentioned that part of the process of updating Frozen Skies to SWADE is making some changes and revisions to the setting, the intent to tighten up and make clearer the background lore. This has included giving the Commonwealth more of an Irish/Celtic feel by making...
by stormwell
Thu Sep 05, 2019 5:22 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation FOXCHASE
Replies: 176
Views: 8495

Re: Operation FOXCHASE

"I must stress time is off the essence, you're expected to depart within the day." Stated Collins. "You'll have time to familiarize yourselves with the Ravener and her crew on the crossing over to Alyeska." "Now is the time for final preparations and the acquisition of the last few pieces of equipm...
by stormwell
Mon Sep 02, 2019 2:10 am
Forum: Out of Character Topics
Topic: Utherwald News Thread
Replies: 51
Views: 4392

Re: Utherwald News Tread

Frozen Skies: A Classified Report Last week's post of some in-setting fluff proved to be a big hit, so here is a sequel of a sorts. If this proves to be as popular I'll certainly see about doing some more along similar lines. There is potential to do newspaper articles, letters, extracts from books...
by stormwell
Thu Aug 29, 2019 1:18 pm
Forum: Frozen Skies: Griffin Squadron
Topic: "The Ravener" - Zephyr-class Armed Merchant Airship
Replies: 1
Views: 369

Re: "The Ravener" - Zephyr-class Armed Merchant Airship

Blackforge Marauder https://i.imgur.com/RRkR1gy.jpg The Blackforge Consortium has its hands in a great many pies, not all are exactly legal. Aircraft is one of its more legitimate ventures, even if its customers tend to lean towards being a tad fuzzy with how they regard the law. The Marauder is an...
by stormwell
Mon Aug 26, 2019 7:41 am
Forum: Out of Character Topics
Topic: Utherwald News Thread
Replies: 51
Views: 4392

Re: Utherwald News Tread

Frozen Skies: The Phantom Skyship OK, something a little different this week. This is a piece of in-setting fluff, usable as an adventure hook or a red herring in a campaign. It may or may not be used to fuel the plot of the Frozen Skies setting. Depending on how well it is received, I may do more ...
by stormwell
Thu Aug 22, 2019 6:41 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation FOXCHASE
Replies: 176
Views: 8495

Re: Operation FOXCHASE

" What would constitute a wing for this mission. I say we avoid standard military parameters. Double the numbers of aircraft but make them all single pilot vehicles. Plain clothes of course. " " Is Hawthorne piloting the Ravener? " "The Ravener can carry up to three aircraft, though only one- or tw...
by stormwell
Mon Aug 19, 2019 6:45 am
Forum: Out of Character Topics
Topic: Utherwald News Thread
Replies: 51
Views: 4392

Re: Utherwald News Tread

Frozen Skies: The Gardaí Aeir (Air Guard) I've mentioned a few times already, part of the process of updating Frozen Skies to SWADE is making some revisions to the setting's lore. I've already revisited the Commonwealth with the intention of giving it a more Irish/Celtic flair, including having a n...
by stormwell
Wed Aug 14, 2019 4:39 pm
Forum: Community Projects
Topic: A setting inspired by Werewolf: The Apocalypse
Replies: 12
Views: 1261

Re: A setting inspired by Werewolf: The Apocalypse

@stormwell What about an AB:Garou that uses Primal Urge as the skill? It should be similar to AB:Miracles in the way that you can be penalized by not performing your duties. Also what about condensing the forms to just three? Homid, Crinos and Lupus? Maybe Glabro and Hispo could be edges. I think g...
by stormwell
Mon Aug 12, 2019 6:23 am
Forum: Out of Character Topics
Topic: Utherwald News Thread
Replies: 51
Views: 4392

Re: Utherwald News Tread

Frozen Skies: Mariners of the Air Aaand we're back to Frozen Skies. This is an idea that I've been considering for some time, mainly as an alternative way to managing NPC crewmen in the Frozen Skies campaign that I ran but struggle to come up with something at the time. Currently preparing to run a...
by stormwell
Sun Aug 11, 2019 1:17 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation FOXCHASE
Replies: 176
Views: 8495

Re: Operation FOXCHASE

Turning towards Collins, " Anything else we should be aware of? Any contacts or people in the field we should be aware of? " "Everything of note was covered in the briefing." Answered Collins. "Though you'll receive a copy of the relevant notes." "Understandably, a mere handful of you will not be a...
by stormwell
Sun Aug 11, 2019 1:02 pm
Forum: Frozen Skies: Griffin Squadron
Topic: "The Ravener" - Zephyr-class Armed Merchant Airship
Replies: 1
Views: 369

"The Ravener" - Zephyr-class Armed Merchant Airship

https://i.imgur.com/2KmUEK6.jpg Zephyr-class Armed Merchant Cruiser Size: 17 (Gargantuan/6 Wounds) Handling: -3 Top Speed: 30 MPH Toughness: 21 (1) Weapons: 3x 6-inch cannons (Fixed Left), 3x 6-inch cannons (Fixed Right) Crew: ~50 Notes: 6x engines (3 either side), capacity for 3 light or medium si...
by stormwell
Sun Aug 04, 2019 7:32 am
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation FOXCHASE
Replies: 176
Views: 8495

Re: Operation FOXCHASE

"Ah, there you are." Collins called out as he approached with a gaggle of enlistedmen in tow. "Got here a bit quicker than I'd expected." "No matter, we can't get everything unlocked as we wait for the others....Flight Sergeant Ferris if you'll please." Added Collins, addressing the enlistedmen wit...
by stormwell
Mon Jul 29, 2019 7:10 am
Forum: Out of Character Topics
Topic: Utherwald News Thread
Replies: 51
Views: 4392

Re: Utherwald News Tread

The Gwentshire Chronicles: The Rolfe Sisters Back after spending a week in the West Riding of Yorkshire, more accurately in Brontë Country. There was certainly plenty to see and do in the area, also plenty of inspiration for various settings that I am working on. In particular the Brontë Sisters pr...
by stormwell
Wed Jul 24, 2019 6:51 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation FOXCHASE
Replies: 176
Views: 8495

Re: Operation FOXCHASE

" How much runway will the civilian aircraft need for take off and landings? " "The Ravener is an aero-vessel, so not much." Answered Collins. "Even a mooring mast would do." "Though it appears that you have a plan of action, so unless there is any further questions it'll be time for you to meet th...
by stormwell
Mon Jul 15, 2019 12:51 am
Forum: Community Projects
Topic: A setting inspired by Werewolf: The Apocalypse
Replies: 12
Views: 1261

Re: A setting inspired by Werewolf: The Apocalypse

I'll have to get a copy of the SPC and read through to give a better answer on this.

Either way, I say use the document I linked as a rough guideline. It's one person's interpretation, so something we can build upon and improve by making changes.
by stormwell
Mon Jul 15, 2019 12:42 am
Forum: Out of Character Topics
Topic: Utherwald News Thread
Replies: 51
Views: 4392

Re: Utherwald News Tread

The Gwentshire Chronicles: Setting Rules As mentioned previously, the forthcoming new edition of Savage Worlds gives me an excuse to revisit some of my other setting ideas. This week is the turn of The Gwentshire Chronicles, a supernatural horror set in a fictional county in the West Country of Eng...
by stormwell
Sun Jul 14, 2019 2:51 pm
Forum: Community Projects
Topic: A setting inspired by Werewolf: The Apocalypse
Replies: 12
Views: 1261

Re: A setting inspired by Werewolf: The Apocalypse

Just on Strength, bonuses for the different Forms.

Homid- no stat change
Glabro- +2 Strength
Crinos- +4 Strength
Hisbo- +3 Strength
Lupus- +1 Strength
by stormwell
Sun Jul 14, 2019 1:20 pm
Forum: Community Projects
Topic: A setting inspired by Werewolf: The Apocalypse
Replies: 12
Views: 1261

Re: A setting inspired by Werewolf: The Apocalypse

We going to use this as a rough guide and produce a SWADE version? https://thesavagepedia.com/werewolf_the_apocalypse_conversion Either way, with the Forms perhaps do straight up bonuses and penalties rather than changing die type? So rather than the Strength die for Crinos increasing by four steps,...
by stormwell
Fri Jul 12, 2019 8:04 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation FOXCHASE
Replies: 176
Views: 8495

Re: Operation FOXCHASE

"The area in question is part of the Wulflands." Collins pointed out. "There are a handful of ghost towns that can be scavenged, this being in addition to wrecks along the coastline." "The Coalition has been running salvage operations through their outpost, typically hiring freelancers to do the wo...
by stormwell
Wed Jul 10, 2019 7:43 am
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation FOXCHASE
Replies: 176
Views: 8495

Re: Operation FOXCHASE

"Unfortunately recce flights have not been able to turn up much." Answered Collins. "The only thing of note in the area is a small colonial outpost, a private venture by the Coalition. We've contacted them whether they've suffered any pirate attacks, though they've been rather.... uncommunicative o...
by stormwell
Wed Jul 10, 2019 7:25 am
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Mock battle (a session -1 to allow Zkia to learn combat through play)
Replies: 25
Views: 3103

Re: Mock battle (a session -1 to allow Zkia to learn combat through play)

The soldiers seem content with staying put, especially as two of them have good angles on one or two squadron members. Shots ring out... M1 shooting Aleister [dice:3urtfrn9]55587:0[/dice:3urtfrn9] M2 shooting Macie [dice:3urtfrn9]55587:1[/dice:3urtfrn9] M3 shooting Walter [dice:3urtfrn9]55587:2[/dic...
by stormwell
Mon Jul 08, 2019 7:32 am
Forum: Out of Character Topics
Topic: Utherwald News Thread
Replies: 51
Views: 4392

Re: Utherwald News Tread

The Wulftouched Overhauled So mentioned last week that I was taking another look at the Wulftouched, mainly because I wanted to change how they work in the rules. Had some feedback on my initial ideas and some time to think over it, certainly looking like basing the Wulftouched's mechanics on the H...
by stormwell
Thu Jul 04, 2019 12:47 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation FOXCHASE
Replies: 176
Views: 8495

Re: Operation FOXCHASE

"No, not fully unarmed." Replied Collins. "The Ravener is an armed merchantman, most civilian aero-vessels are due to air piracy." "But Crowley is right in one respect, you'll have an easier time finding Gaspar with a civilian vessel and than any military one. Though you will have a RAF crew mannin...
by stormwell
Wed Jul 03, 2019 5:21 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation FOXCHASE
Replies: 176
Views: 8495

Re: Operation FOXCHASE

"Clearly a resourceful chap..." One of the senior officers replied dryly. "But to the question at hand." "Experience has shown that a successful unit requires the right commander, a person able to foster the strength of each member and get them to work smoothly as a team without fuss." The officer ...
by stormwell
Sun Jun 30, 2019 11:51 pm
Forum: Out of Character Topics
Topic: Utherwald News Thread
Replies: 51
Views: 4392

Re: Utherwald News Tread

The Wulftouched Revisited Updating Frozen Skies to a new version of Savage Worlds has made me consider various things in the setting that need revising or expanded upon. One of those things that have recently crossed my mind was the Wulftouched; aside from a Hindrance they haven’t really been touch...
by stormwell
Sun Jun 30, 2019 12:02 am
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Operation FOXCHASE
Replies: 176
Views: 8495

Operation FOXCHASE

Central Lindun Home Isles Commonwealth of Gwentia It’s been ten years since the Great Darmonican War ended in an armistice, leading to a decade of uneasy peace and simmering tensions. The great capital of the Commonwealth still bears the scars of the War; whole streets and districts were razed by b...
by stormwell
Fri Jun 28, 2019 9:13 am
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Mock battle (a session -1 to allow Zkia to learn combat through play)
Replies: 25
Views: 3103

Re: Mock battle (a session -1 to allow Zkia to learn combat through play)

"Hit! Good hit!" Cried the umpire. Killed! Two of the soldiers, rather unhappily as you notice, pull out red flags and wave them high over their heads as they walk out of the exercise area. Soldiers M4 and M5 are both out, well done. The order for this round as as follows; Thor Antonin KS Lucille "...
by stormwell
Mon Jun 24, 2019 8:46 am
Forum: Out of Character Topics
Topic: Utherwald News Thread
Replies: 51
Views: 4392

Re: Utherwald News Tread

Rogue's Gallery: Andrei Dunlyfe The world of Darmonica has a wide cast of characters who call it home, some are mere specks by the wayside whilst others exert influence far beyond the reckoning of most folk. Of the latter most are diplomats or heads of states, others work from the shadows to subtly...
by stormwell
Tue Jun 18, 2019 4:44 am
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Mock battle (a session -1 to allow Zkia to learn combat through play)
Replies: 25
Views: 3103

Re: Mock battle (a session -1 to allow Zkia to learn combat through play)

There is some movement from the soldiers you're up against, plus a handful of blank shots fired in your direction. The umpires observing the action call out hits based upon their judgement. M1 Shooting Walter [dice:3kdu7mmg]54669:0[/dice:3kdu7mmg] M3 Shooting Walter [dice:3kdu7mmg]54669:1[/dice:3kdu...
by stormwell
Sun Jun 16, 2019 11:59 pm
Forum: Out of Character Topics
Topic: Utherwald News Thread
Replies: 51
Views: 4392

Re: Utherwald News Tread

More Aircraft For SWADE Getting a blog post done this week has proven to be a struggle, though still wanted to produce something. Ended up opting to update some other aircraft to SWADE, the aircraft in question were extra cargo planes written over a couple of years ago. Hoping next week to have som...
by stormwell
Mon Jun 10, 2019 12:15 am
Forum: Out of Character Topics
Topic: Utherwald News Thread
Replies: 51
Views: 4392

Re: Utherwald News Tread

Keep The Home Fires Burning: Setting Rules Its been a while since I've posted anything for Keep The Home Fires Burning, though I've had a few ideas on how I want various Setting Rules to work. The Adventure Edition of Savage Worlds also provides a good excuse to look again at this setting idea. Onc...
by stormwell
Mon Jun 03, 2019 7:16 am
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Mock battle (a session -1 to allow Zkia to learn combat through play)
Replies: 25
Views: 3103

Re: Mock battle (a session -1 to allow Zkia to learn combat through play)

As you move into your starting positions, somewhere a whistle blows and a voice calls out. "Begin exercise!" The buildings look about climbable, though whether the roofs will take any weight is another matter. 1 Square equals 1 Pace. Initiative order below, but people can post in any order and a rou...
by stormwell
Sun Jun 02, 2019 11:39 pm
Forum: Out of Character Topics
Topic: Utherwald News Thread
Replies: 51
Views: 4392

Re: Utherwald News Tread

Aerial HEXfight! Organising a Play-By-Post game of Frozen Skies has prompted thought over how to handle aerial combat in this medium. Theatre of the mind's eye I feel wouldn't work as well as I feel things would get too confusing with positioning. So some sort of map seems the best option, but agai...
by stormwell
Wed May 29, 2019 4:57 am
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Mock battle (a session -1 to allow Zkia to learn combat through play)
Replies: 25
Views: 3103

Re: Mock battle (a session -1 to allow Zkia to learn combat through play)

" Atten-SHUN!! The drill sergeant all but screams, his voice echoing across the surrounding fields. "C'mon, I wanna see straight backs and chins out!" "Listen up ye 'orrible little lot, tis me job ta turn ye inta actual fighting soldiers fit ta serve Crown an' Country!" Continues the drill sergeant...

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