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by Archibald Ellsworth
Sat Jan 09, 2021 5:55 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Change o' Plans
Replies: 91
Views: 5473

Re: Change o' Plans

"I believe it's academic where these mechanical monstrosities came forth from." Replied Archibald as he drew his sword. "We ought to stop them before they destroy the entire herd!" "Aim for the leg joints, should be the weakest part of the whole contraption!" He added ...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Wed Dec 30, 2020 7:47 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Change o' Plans
Replies: 91
Views: 5473

Re: Change o' Plans

Notice 1d6!! Wild 1d6!! "I say...." Began Archibald, sword to to hand as he examined the dead steers and kept a wary eye on the surrounding darkness. "...This is rather disconcerting." "That is..." He added, this time speaking to Punchy . "A questionable amount of...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Wed Dec 16, 2020 5:32 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Change o' Plans
Replies: 91
Views: 5473

Re: Change o' Plans

Notice 1d6!! Wild 1d6!! Archibald, who had bedded down beside Abigail, was on his feet with sword in hand before he was fully awake. As the camp roused in response to the startled cries of cattle, Archibald took stock of the situation and helped impose some sort of order amongst the ranch hands rea...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Wed Nov 25, 2020 5:29 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Change o' Plans
Replies: 91
Views: 5473

Re: Change o' Plans

"I say dear fellow, the lady's right." Said Archibald. "I'm afraid we're at a loss as to what you're referring to." "Captain Ellsworth, late of Her Majesty's Royal Engineers." Archibald announced. "You have my word as an officer and a gentleman that we do not, nor...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Wed Nov 11, 2020 6:11 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Change o' Plans
Replies: 91
Views: 5473

Re: Change o' Plans

"It appears to be some sort of steam wagon." Archibald comments as the contraption draws closer. "Though not a design I've encountered before."

"I don't fancy our chances if whoever is controlling it proves to be the most disagreeable sort."
by Archibald Ellsworth
Tue Nov 03, 2020 7:54 am
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Change o' Plans
Replies: 91
Views: 5473

Re: Change o' Plans

Notice 1d6!!+2 Wild 1d6!!+2 Archibald spent the days dividing his time between being in Abby's company and regaling Tashunka with his experiences of Africa, though he left out the darker thing's he'd encountered. Encouraged, he even said about life in England and in particular the area where he gre...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Thu Oct 22, 2020 4:18 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Change o' Plans
Replies: 91
Views: 5473

Re: Change o' Plans

"The afflicted cattle appear to be part of the new additions from Denver." Archibald states. "I'd take a wild guess that they were already carrying the ticks before Mr Sutter acquired them." "I say we go partially with Miss Hope's suggestion and quarantine the latest additi...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Wed Oct 07, 2020 8:06 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Change o' Plans
Replies: 91
Views: 5473

Re: Change o' Plans

Spirit 1d8!! Wild 1d6!! "Gosh almighty!" Exclaimed Archibald, jumping back and keeping his sword pointed at the crimson cast critter. "What the devil is that thing?!" "Yes, that sounds the most prudent course of action." He nods after hearing Hope's suggestion. "I...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Wed Sep 23, 2020 7:03 am
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Change o' Plans
Replies: 91
Views: 5473

Re: Change o' Plans

"No, I haven't noticed anything untoward since we set out from Denver." Archibald answers. "Though if all the cattle afflicted are from the new herd, then they were afflicted before Sutter brought them." "Either way, this doesn't bode well." He added, drawing his sword.
by Archibald Ellsworth
Wed Sep 16, 2020 4:13 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Change o' Plans
Replies: 91
Views: 5473

Re: Change o' Plans

Notice 1d6!!+2 Wild 1d6!!+2 Archibald would be the first to admit that he was no expert on cattle with his experience largely being limited to watching cattle droves go past in England and dealing with ox handlers in Africa. Even the long weeks spent on the drive had done little to real broaden his...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Thu Sep 03, 2020 4:32 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Change o' Plans
Replies: 91
Views: 5473

Re: Change o' Plans

Notice 1d6!!+2 Wild 1d6!!+2 Archibald had found the past few days pleasant enough despite the work involved in keeping a herd of cattle together. The terrain was easy going and his horse has amendable enough, plus he fancied himself becoming bit of a seasoned hand. The evenings were even more pleas...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Mon Aug 10, 2020 7:54 am
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Change o' Plans
Replies: 91
Views: 5473

Re: Change o' Plans

"Yes." Nodded Archibald. "I do indeed hail from dear old England." "Though before I came to these shores I served for a time in Africa, against the Zulus if you're familiar with them though I was... waylaid and perhaps fortunate enough to avoid Isandlwana." Archibald c...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Mon Aug 10, 2020 7:29 am
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Change o' Plans
Replies: 91
Views: 5473

Re: Change o' Plans

"Greetings my good man." Archibald greets Tashunka and offers his hand. "How do you do?" "Captain Archibald Ellsworth, late of Her Majesty's Royal Engineers." Said Archibald, introducing himself. "Usual for a person like myself to be travelling with a cattle drive...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Fri Aug 07, 2020 3:25 am
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Change o' Plans
Replies: 91
Views: 5473

Re: Change o' Plans

"Ruffians, the whole lot of them." Archibald bristles at the mention of the army fort at Roswell. "No respect for an officer."

"Alas Mr Sutter smoothed things over and we were able to continue on without further incident."
by Archibald Ellsworth
Wed Jul 22, 2020 3:27 am
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Change o' Plans
Replies: 91
Views: 5473

Re: Change o' Plans

"I must admit that I'd intended to part ways at this juncture to strike west to visit the Maze before heading north to my posting in Canada." Stated Archibald, who paused and glanced in Abby's direction. "Though I'll also admit that plans change." "On reflection, Wyoming is...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Thu Jul 09, 2020 6:48 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Downtown Denver Downtime
Replies: 4
Views: 886

Re: Downtown Denver Downtime

Denver proved to be an up and coming city, boasting as it did substantial number of brick buildings and an almost civilised air about it in contrast to the rough and tumble little towns they'd encountered thus far. To Archibald, Denver seemed like a smaller version of the East Coast cities he'd visi...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Thu Jun 18, 2020 4:21 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: No Man’s Land
Replies: 158
Views: 24738

Re: No Man’s Land

Notice 1d6!! Wild 1d6!! Archibald spied John talking to one of the townsfolk who'd opted to stay, the man had the look of somebody who lived on the move than than settled down in one place. He seemed to have committed himself well during the battle, so he might be somebody worthwhile to have with t...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Wed Jun 10, 2020 5:05 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: No Man’s Land
Replies: 158
Views: 24738

Re: No Man’s Land

Fighting 10, Damage 11
FH1d10!!-1
Ld1d6!!-1

Benny...

FH1d10!!-1
Ld1d6!!-1

d3d6!!
"We have them!" Cried Archibald as he saw some of the bandits go down and cut down another with his sword. "By jove we have them!"
by Archibald Ellsworth
Thu Jun 04, 2020 4:37 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: No Man’s Land
Replies: 158
Views: 24738

Re: No Man’s Land

Fighting 6, Damage 5
FH1d10!!-1
Ld1d6!!-1

d2d6!!
"Into them! Into them!" Archibald cries as he leads a charge of a sort into the bandits. "Do not let them rally!"
by Archibald Ellsworth
Fri May 22, 2020 5:14 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: No Man’s Land
Replies: 158
Views: 24738

Re: No Man’s Land

Full round action to climb down cliff. Agility 1d6!!-2 Wild 1d6!!-2 Benny to re-roll Agility 1d6!!-2 Wild 1d6!!-2 Archibald would be the first to admit that his marksmanship was somewhat lacking, granted it wasn't a required trait of a Royal Engineers officer. His swordsmanship, however, had become...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Thu Apr 02, 2020 4:39 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: No Man’s Land
Replies: 158
Views: 24738

Re: No Man’s Land

Stealth [dice:1mo5fuvd]65019:0[/dice:1mo5fuvd] Wild [dice:1mo5fuvd]65019:1[/dice:1mo5fuvd] Stealth Explodes [dice:1mo5fuvd]65019:2[/dice:1mo5fuvd] Wild Explodes [dice:1mo5fuvd]65019:3[/dice:1mo5fuvd] Fighting [dice:1mo5fuvd]65019:4[/dice:1mo5fuvd] Wild [dice:1mo5fuvd]65019:5[/dice:1mo5fuvd] Fightin...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Thu Apr 02, 2020 10:07 am
Forum: Deadlands
Topic: 2020 Q2 Bennie = Chips Tread
Replies: 2
Views: 812

2020 Q2 Bennie = Chips Tread

01-60 = White: Normal Benny 61- 90 = Red: +1d6 to a roll; can negate a crit fail; or use as a normal benny. Marshal gets a free Benny draw if you use it, unless you use it as a normal benny. 91 - 100 = Blue: Like a red, but Marshal doesn't get a free draw. [dice:7m70d4yt]64989:0[/dice:7m70d4yt] - RE...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Wed Mar 04, 2020 4:38 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: No Man’s Land
Replies: 158
Views: 24738

Re: No Man’s Land

One of the enforcer's steps up to Archibald, "Sir I reckon we might be able to use them cattle as at minimum a distraction. Stampedes aint no joke!" Archibald thinks over the suggestion for a moment before replying. "I'll admit that it could allow us to get closer without being notic...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Fri Feb 21, 2020 5:38 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: No Man’s Land
Replies: 158
Views: 24738

Re: No Man’s Land

"I'd agree eliminating the two guards keeping watch." Stated Archibald. "Though it wouldn't hurt evening the odds somewhat." "I suggest waiting until nightfall, the cover of darkness would aid us and perhaps even their guard would be down. Probably best sticking to blade wo...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Wed Jan 08, 2020 6:24 am
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: No Man’s Land
Replies: 158
Views: 24738

Re: No Man’s Land

"Captain Archibald Ellsworth, late of Her Majesty's Royal Engineers." Archibald replied, doffing his pith helmet. "At your service." "Any help you can spare would be most appreciated in this matter, I'm shall we can come to an agreement on price." He continued. "T...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Tue Dec 17, 2019 3:34 am
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: No Man’s Land
Replies: 158
Views: 24738

Re: No Man’s Land

"I say, steady on chaps....and ladies." Archibald calls out, making no move to dismount from his horse or raise his hands. "Some of our fellows have been captured by brigands and we've come seeking aid." "There is no need for violence, we're all civilised people here aren't...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Thu Nov 14, 2019 7:56 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: No Man’s Land
Replies: 158
Views: 24738

Re: No Man’s Land

"I concur." Agreed Archibald. "From my experience with the Zulus in Africa, its always better to be able to at least match your foe in numbers." "I suggest we all head for Expedition then with some of us riding on ahead, if anything to check whether its a safe refuge and to...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Wed Nov 06, 2019 3:45 am
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: No Man’s Land
Replies: 158
Views: 24738

Re: No Man’s Land

"I'm inclined to agree with Mr Milton." Agreed Archibald. "Send our best rider and fastest horse, though perchance a town larger and better than Dog Leg." "Do not fret Abigail, we'll do everything in our power to save your uncle and the others." Archibald said, turning...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Tue Oct 15, 2019 12:00 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: No Man’s Land
Replies: 158
Views: 24738

Re: No Man’s Land

The 'Marshal' appeared to have been the man in charge, the other ruffians content to follow his lead. Archibald concluded they needed to make sure the so-called lawman was subdued, so Archibald carefully moved over to where Wilcot was sleeping with sword already drawn. He held the blade a few inches...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Mon Sep 30, 2019 4:49 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: No Man’s Land
Replies: 158
Views: 24738

Re: No Man’s Land

Getting the supplies is a fairly simple task. The shop keep still had them prepared for your comrades. While loading your packs and horse up with supplies he leans in towards Archie asking him if you guys were going to help your friends. "Its a matter of the letter of the law my good man."...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Thu Sep 19, 2019 9:20 am
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: No Man’s Land
Replies: 158
Views: 24738

Re: No Man’s Land

"I'm in agreement with Mr Baxter here, better to subdue them and lock them in their own cell." Declared Archibald. "Just killing them I fear would bring reprisals against the town." "Besides, if we sneak back in under the cover of darkness it would mean no involvement from ...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Tue Sep 10, 2019 11:48 am
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: No Man’s Land
Replies: 158
Views: 24738

Re: No Man’s Land

"Perhaps a dab of misdirection would be in order?" Suggests Archibald. "We depart, ride a short distance so we're out of sight of the town and then creep back in under the cover of darkness."

"Strike when they least expect it."
by Archibald Ellsworth
Mon Sep 09, 2019 3:24 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: No Man’s Land
Replies: 158
Views: 24738

Re: No Man’s Land

"We could scrape together the money I suppose, but I'd rather not hand over a single coin to a scoundrel who's clearly trying to extort us." Answered Archibald. "Though Mr Baxter is right that we can't protect them, especially since this seems to be bandit country and I do not wish t...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Fri Aug 30, 2019 7:34 am
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: No Man’s Land
Replies: 158
Views: 24738

Re: No Man’s Land

"The shopkeeper I spoke to might be willing to provide answers if given some friendly encouragement." Archibald replied. "Though I would not have any hope there, the locals seem reluctant to discuss the marshal."
by Archibald Ellsworth
Wed Aug 21, 2019 5:55 am
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: No Man’s Land
Replies: 158
Views: 24738

Re: No Man’s Land

"My apologies for that old boy." Archibald says once he and John were back in the street outside. "Though something does not sit right with that Marshal." "Mr Milton mentioned that the locals appear to be afraid of the Marshal, though he also said there was mentioned of a m...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Fri Aug 16, 2019 8:07 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: No Man’s Land
Replies: 158
Views: 24738

Re: No Man’s Land

"Just so that you know," Archibald says coldly, his own hand resting on the hilt of his sword. "I've faced down Zulu warriors in Africa, traded blows with Indian braves and bested the nameless horrors that stalk these cursed lands." "I advise that you, sir, think very caref...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Fri Aug 16, 2019 5:17 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: No Man’s Land
Replies: 158
Views: 24738

Re: No Man’s Land

"I see," Archibald replied, a frown spreading across this face. "Well chaps, you can no doubt see that I am a ranking military officer and a gentleman. I also believe in doing things by the book, after all my good man where would we be without the rules of civilisation?" "N...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Fri Aug 09, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: No Man’s Land
Replies: 158
Views: 24738

Re: No Man’s Land

After bidding farewell to Jeff, Archibald heads for the Marshal's office and frowned when he found the building. Whilst it wasn't going to be a stout brick building commonly used by the venerable English bobby, the building appeared to be little more than a shack that somebody had hastily put up a s...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Wed Aug 07, 2019 3:35 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: No Man’s Land
Replies: 158
Views: 24738

Re: No Man’s Land

As they head into the saloon, Jeff comments, "Ah heard some locals talking about some fella named Gault, and Black River. But they got downright untalkative when Ah tried to have a palaver with 'em" "Curiouser and curiouser old boy." Archibald mutters. "The shopkeeper was l...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Thu Aug 01, 2019 8:17 am
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: No Man’s Land
Replies: 158
Views: 24738

Re: No Man’s Land

"Ah, Mr Milton." Archibald nods as he greets Jeff. "Some my dear chap, some." "It would appears that our fellows did indeed arrive in this charming little town, though it would also appear that they got into trouble with the long arm of the law. To be honest I do not see th...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Wed Jul 31, 2019 9:19 am
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: No Man’s Land
Replies: 158
Views: 24738

Re: No Man’s Land

General Store (Archie) Entering the general store Archie is greeted by a stout gentleman. “ Hello sir, how can I help you this fine afternoon?” Inquiring about your cohorts the man explains that he was set to load up their wagon this morning, but they never showed as the Marshall arrested them yest...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Sun Jul 28, 2019 7:15 am
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: No Man’s Land
Replies: 158
Views: 24738

Re: No Man’s Land

Notice [dice:2x8sxvf4]56315:0[/dice:2x8sxvf4] Wild [dice:2x8sxvf4]56315:1[/dice:2x8sxvf4] After the party arrived in the so-called town of Dog Leg, Archibald glances round and frowns. It was what he'd been expecting and he was more disappointed that he'd been proven right, the town wasn't dismal lo...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Tue Jul 16, 2019 2:15 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: No Man’s Land
Replies: 158
Views: 24738

Re: No Man’s Land

"Sounds like a charming place."Archibald comments, a little dryly. "Though, it is known whether either man is fond of the drink?"

"Not looking to mark anyone's character, just trying to articulate a possible explanation for the men's late return."
by Archibald Ellsworth
Wed Jul 03, 2019 1:57 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: No Man’s Land
Replies: 158
Views: 24738

Re: No Man’s Land

"Well my good man," Archibald says. "If it helps sweeten the deal perhaps we can lend some assistance and help improve things here, perhaps dig an irrigation ditch?"

"We're not afraid of a little hard work and I do have a background in military engineering."
by Archibald Ellsworth
Wed Jul 03, 2019 1:51 pm
Forum: Archive
Topic: Q3 Adventure Cards
Replies: 3
Views: 1497

Re: Q3 Adventure Cards

[dice:fxph78e6]55365:0[/dice:fxph78e6] That's Crazy Talk Mister - Play this card to cause all non-wild card enemies suffer a -2 MAP as they stop to listen to your jabbering for one round. [dice:fxph78e6]55365:1[/dice:fxph78e6] Karma Thief - Take a benny from any other Wild Card (this may include oth...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Wed Jul 03, 2019 1:50 pm
Forum: Archive
Topic: Q3 2019 Bennies = Chips thread
Replies: 3
Views: 1486

Re: Q3 2019 Bennies = Chips thread

[dice:1lujnn7q]55364:0[/dice:1lujnn7q] WHITE [dice:1lujnn7q]55364:1[/dice:1lujnn7q] WHITE [dice:1lujnn7q]55364:2[/dice:1lujnn7q] RED 01-60 = White: Normal Benny 61- 90 = Red: +1d6 to a roll; can negate a crit fail; or use as a normal benny. Marshal gets a free Benny draw if you use it, unless you us...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Thu Jun 20, 2019 5:08 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: No Man’s Land
Replies: 158
Views: 24738

Re: No Man’s Land

"Ah come now chaps," Archibald says. "We're trying to be reasonable here." "I can understand you're need to defend your livelihood, it is most assuredly a tough land full of dangers natural and otherwise." He continues, hitting on an idea. "We ourselves have had t...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Fri Jun 14, 2019 8:32 am
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: No Man’s Land
Replies: 158
Views: 24738

Re: No Man’s Land

"I say chaps, what is the matter here?" Archibald asks as he approached the heated debate. "Though where are my manners? Proper introductions are in order here, Captain Archibald Ellsworth at your service gentlemen." "I'm sure this affair can be resolved peacefully and we c...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Mon Jun 03, 2019 8:02 am
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: No Man’s Land
Replies: 158
Views: 24738

Re: No Man’s Land

Despite Archibald's fretting over his artistic skills, Abigail seemed impressed with his efforts to draw a sketch of her. It proved to be an enjoyable evening as the two of them ended up sat huddled together glazing up at the night sky. The remnants of the homestead proved to be a grim contrast and ...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Thu May 30, 2019 8:52 am
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: No Man’s Land
Replies: 158
Views: 24738

Re: No Man’s Land

"It was part of what I did in the army." Answered Archibald. "Map making and the like, so it tended to be more landscapes."

"Though if Abigail has no fears of an amateur's attempt, then I could certainly try."
by Archibald Ellsworth
Thu May 23, 2019 6:59 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: No Man’s Land
Replies: 158
Views: 24738

Re: No Man’s Land

"Abigail." Archibald smiles back. "Pleasant swim I trust?"

"Don't let me keep you if you've tasks to be getting on with, though ask if you need a hand."

Whilst he'd been acting as a sentinel, Archibald had making sketches of the local landscape.
by Archibald Ellsworth
Wed May 22, 2019 1:50 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: No Man’s Land
Replies: 158
Views: 24738

Re: No Man’s Land

Notice [dice:10rzy6wn]53820:0[/dice:10rzy6wn] Wild [dice:10rzy6wn]53820:1[/dice:10rzy6wn] Wild Explodes [dice:10rzy6wn]53820:2[/dice:10rzy6wn] Again [dice:10rzy6wn]53820:3[/dice:10rzy6wn] After the battle with Black Dog, Archibald was out cold after his adrenaline wore off and he finally woke up on...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Wed May 22, 2019 1:33 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Shooting Stars…and Bars
Replies: 101
Views: 13666

Re: Shooting Stars…and Bars

As the bats were driven off and the last Indian brave weighed up his choices and then beat a hasty retreat, Archibald finally was able to think clearly as the red mist of battle drained away. With clothes bloodied and torn, he turned to the others and muttered. "Good show eh chaps?" He the...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Fri May 03, 2019 9:30 am
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Shooting Stars…and Bars
Replies: 101
Views: 13666

Re: Shooting Stars…and Bars

Archibald felt his strength returning as his wounds seemed to heal by themselves, though they still felt sore and his clothes were still ripped and torn. He still had two Indian warriors facing him and the swarm of bats around him, thankfully the bats were more of a nuisance and so he focused his at...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Sat Apr 27, 2019 8:00 am
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Shooting Stars…and Bars
Replies: 101
Views: 13666

Re: Shooting Stars…and Bars

Soak Roll for second attack [dice:2h36jnjp]52749:0[/dice:2h36jnjp] Wild [dice:2h36jnjp]52749:1[/dice:2h36jnjp] Wild Explodes [dice:2h36jnjp]52749:2[/dice:2h36jnjp] Red Benny to boost [dice:2h36jnjp]52749:3[/dice:2h36jnjp] Total: 13 - 3 Wounds soaked. Benny to remove Shaken 2 WHITE & 1 RED benni...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Mon Apr 22, 2019 12:08 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Shooting Stars…and Bars
Replies: 101
Views: 13666

Re: Shooting Stars…and Bars

Shaken
I am absolutely, most assuredly going to spend a bennie to remove Shaken.
by Archibald Ellsworth
Tue Apr 16, 2019 1:44 am
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Shooting Stars…and Bars
Replies: 101
Views: 13666

Re: Shooting Stars…and Bars

Plays We Have the Talent to increase Fighting and Parry. Roll to remove Shaken. Spirit [dice:jksxlj14]52175:0[/dice:jksxlj14] Wild [dice:jksxlj14]52175:1[/dice:jksxlj14] Pass, Shaken removed. Archibald's triumph of taking out one of the Indian warriors was short-lived as he suddenly found himself b...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Tue Apr 16, 2019 1:37 am
Forum: Deadlands
Topic: Archibald Ellsworth (Soldier, Deadlands)
Replies: 1
Views: 2281

Re: Archibald Ellsworth (Soldier, Deadlands)

We Have The Talent played to increase Fighting to d10, must be taken as my next Advance.

Parry also increases to 8.
by Archibald Ellsworth
Thu Apr 04, 2019 5:08 am
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Shooting Stars…and Bars
Replies: 101
Views: 13666

Re: Shooting Stars…and Bars

Archibald glances at the approaching Indians, much to his surprise he found himself thinking of his grandfather and wondered if he felt the same feeling of anticipation and anxiety at Waterloo as Archibald was feeling. Granted this was a mere skirmish in the dirt compared to that grand battle that c...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Wed Apr 03, 2019 1:38 am
Forum: Archive
Topic: Q2 2019 Adventure Cards
Replies: 3
Views: 1365

Re: Q2 2019 Adventure Cards

[dice:2omuvv5r]51297:0[/dice:2omuvv5r] - Peace Your hero is able to improve the attitude of a group in an encounter, perhaps by recognizing someone in the crowd, showing respect, or offering a bribe. It doesn’t work on true enemies—only “neutrals” who happen to cross paths with your party. [dice:2om...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Tue Apr 02, 2019 1:10 am
Forum: Archive
Topic: Q2 2019 Bennies = Chips thread
Replies: 3
Views: 1422

Re: Q2 2019 Bennies = Chips thread

[dice:1yqpgx8j]51186:0[/dice:1yqpgx8j] - WHITE Spent [dice:1yqpgx8j]51186:1[/dice:1yqpgx8j] - RED Spent [dice:1yqpgx8j]51186:2[/dice:1yqpgx8j] - RED [dice:1yqpgx8j]51186:3[/dice:1yqpgx8j] - WHITE Spent 01-60 = White: Normal Benny 61- 90 = Red: +1d6 to a roll; can negate a crit fail; or use as a norm...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Tue Apr 02, 2019 1:08 am
Forum: Archive
Topic: Rate the new PbP GM!
Replies: 2
Views: 1219

Re: Rate the new PbP GM!

Think you've done a great job
by Archibald Ellsworth
Fri Mar 29, 2019 1:52 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Shooting Stars…and Bars
Replies: 101
Views: 13666

Re: Shooting Stars…and Bars

Archibald nods and simply says. "Happy hunting Mr Baxter." As John headed off to deal with the ravens, Archibald returned to where he'd left his kit. "Right you are Mr Baxter." Agreed Archibald as the details of the watches were discussed. "I'll pick a couple of the more tru...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Wed Mar 27, 2019 6:09 am
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Shooting Stars…and Bars
Replies: 101
Views: 13666

Re: Shooting Stars…and Bars

John looked tired, but otherwise unfazed by what was going on. Something was trying to make him think that creature was out there, but he knew its sign. Even so, he had his hand cannon in his holster. At close range, it was more lethal than his rifle. Even so, he was grumpier than normal. However, ...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Sun Mar 17, 2019 10:07 am
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Shooting Stars…and Bars
Replies: 101
Views: 13666

Re: Shooting Stars…and Bars

"Yes, the very same." Archibald answered. "I assure you that I've been having nightmares just like everyone else, though as a soldier I'm able to cope with disturbed sleep better. That and I've seen... things if you catch my drift." "Now that I think about it, I do agree th...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Sat Mar 16, 2019 2:12 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Shooting Stars…and Bars
Replies: 101
Views: 13666

Re: Shooting Stars…and Bars

Notice [dice:se02vz6s]50362:0[/dice:se02vz6s] Wild [dice:se02vz6s]50362:1[/dice:se02vz6s] When Archibald went to offer some of the scraps from his dinner to the ravens again, he noticed that he was being followed. Turning round it was the young girl who'd joined them, supposedly the cousin of one o...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Sun Mar 10, 2019 7:53 am
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Shooting Stars…and Bars
Replies: 101
Views: 13666

Re: Shooting Stars…and Bars

Notice N1 [dice:2jk2qpfu]50037:0[/dice:2jk2qpfu] Wild [dice:2jk2qpfu]50037:1[/dice:2jk2qpfu] Guts N1 [dice:2jk2qpfu]50037:2[/dice:2jk2qpfu] Wild [dice:2jk2qpfu]50037:3[/dice:2jk2qpfu] Explodes [dice:2jk2qpfu]50037:8[/dice:2jk2qpfu] Notice N2 [dice:2jk2qpfu]50037:4[/dice:2jk2qpfu] Wild [dice:2jk2qpf...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Fri Mar 01, 2019 2:19 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Shooting Stars…and Bars
Replies: 101
Views: 13666

Re: Shooting Stars…and Bars

Notice [dice:14lgcmmp]49761:0[/dice:14lgcmmp] Wild [dice:14lgcmmp]49761:1[/dice:14lgcmmp] Archibald noticed the birds and is curious by their presence, being heavily reminded by the famous ravens of the Tower of London. He throws them some scraps from his dinner before settling down for the night. ...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Thu Feb 21, 2019 2:53 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Shooting Stars…and Bars
Replies: 101
Views: 13666

Re: Shooting Stars…and Bars

Notice [dice:22mkf57r]49501:0[/dice:22mkf57r] Wild [dice:22mkf57r]49501:1[/dice:22mkf57r] Notice Explodes [dice:22mkf57r]49501:4[/dice:22mkf57r] Once more into the breech... Archibald thought grimly as they faced the prospect of driving the cattle across the swelling river, he'd seen the struggles ...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Fri Feb 15, 2019 5:39 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Shooting Stars…and Bars
Replies: 101
Views: 13666

Re: Shooting Stars…and Bars

Notice [dice:1awnm3el]49390:0[/dice:1awnm3el] Wild [dice:1awnm3el]49390:1[/dice:1awnm3el] Notice Explodes [dice:1awnm3el]49390:2[/dice:1awnm3el] Explodes Again [dice:1awnm3el]49390:3[/dice:1awnm3el] To say that Archibald found the Confederates',,, hospitality somewhat wanting would be the understat...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Wed Feb 06, 2019 4:37 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Shooting Stars…and Bars
Replies: 101
Views: 13666

Re: Shooting Stars…and Bars

Notice [dice:1oz1jcph]49105:0[/dice:1oz1jcph] Wild [dice:1oz1jcph]49105:1[/dice:1oz1jcph] Notice Explodes [dice:1oz1jcph]49105:2[/dice:1oz1jcph] "Mr Wagner..." Archibald says solemnly. "I'd hardly expected you to be touting for business in this instance. Another time, and place, perh...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Fri Feb 01, 2019 7:56 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Shooting Stars…and Bars
Replies: 101
Views: 13666

Re: Shooting Stars…and Bars

Notice [dice:20dnmi3d]48978:0[/dice:20dnmi3d] Wild [dice:20dnmi3d]48978:1[/dice:20dnmi3d] " Captain Ellsworth, Her Majesty's Royal Engineers." Archibald calls out as he addresses the soldiers, stressing two particular words as he spoke. "Saw a commotion and came to investigate."...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Fri Jan 18, 2019 9:16 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Shooting Stars…and Bars
Replies: 101
Views: 13666

Re: Shooting Stars…and Bars

Notice [dice:1s3md1jo]48555:0[/dice:1s3md1jo] Wild [dice:1s3md1jo]48555:1[/dice:1s3md1jo] d4 Roll: [dice:1s3md1jo]48555:2[/dice:1s3md1jo] "Curious..." Archibald muttered as he examined both the man and the contraption strapped to his back. "I'd say this man was a Confederate soldier,...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Thu Jan 10, 2019 8:36 am
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Shooting Stars…and Bars
Replies: 101
Views: 13666

Re: Shooting Stars…and Bars

Notice [dice:2zeegcz3]48200:0[/dice:2zeegcz3] Wild [dice:2zeegcz3]48200:1[/dice:2zeegcz3] " Curiouser and curiouser... " Archibald muttered to himself, nothing that it sounded like some sort of contraption. It would make a change from the threats they'd encountered thus far on the cattle ...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Fri Jan 04, 2019 5:20 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Shooting Stars…and Bars
Replies: 101
Views: 13666

Re: Shooting Stars…and Bars

Notice [dice:3djn2pwz]47997:0[/dice:3djn2pwz] Wild [dice:3djn2pwz]47997:1[/dice:3djn2pwz] Archibald took the opportunity of going into town when his turn came around, he had a small collection of letters that he wished to post destined for Canada to the north and across the Atlantic to dear old Eng...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Wed Jan 02, 2019 3:23 am
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Once More Into The Dust
Replies: 73
Views: 9608

Re: Once More Into The Dust

Notice [dice:2gezbbuc]47840:0[/dice:2gezbbuc] Wild [dice:2gezbbuc]47840:1[/dice:2gezbbuc] Wild Explodes [dice:2gezbbuc]47840:2[/dice:2gezbbuc] "I say." Said Archibald. "If that was the work of our Indian friend, it was a rather... mediocre attempt." "From what we've encount...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Wed Jan 02, 2019 3:12 am
Forum: Archive
Topic: Q1 2019 Bennies = Chips thread
Replies: 7
Views: 2560

Re: Q1 2019 Bennies = Chips thread

[dice:5i8uk993]47839:0[/dice:5i8uk993] - WHITE - Spent [dice:5i8uk993]47839:1[/dice:5i8uk993] - RED - Spent [dice:5i8uk993]47839:2[/dice:5i8uk993] - WHITE - Spent [dice:5i8uk993]47839:3[/dice:5i8uk993] - WHITE [dice:5i8uk993]47839:4[/dice:5i8uk993] - BLUE 01-60 = White: Normal Benny 61- 90 = Red: +...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Wed Jan 02, 2019 3:06 am
Forum: Archive
Topic: Q1 2019 Adventure Cards
Replies: 5
Views: 1879

Re: Q1 2019 Adventure Cards

[dice:1l1e2jeq]47838:0[/dice:1l1e2jeq] - Flesh Wound - Play to cause a wounded Extra to rise immediately, un-Shaken and unharmed. The Extra must have been wounded in the current “scene” (typically a combat or immediately thereafter). [dice:1l1e2jeq]47838:1[/dice:1l1e2jeq] - Lucky Break - Play this c...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Sat Dec 22, 2018 1:33 pm
Forum: Archive
Topic: Switch to SWADE
Replies: 5
Views: 2393

Re: Switch to SWADE

There's suppose to be a new version of Deadlands coming out, I say wait until then.
by Archibald Ellsworth
Mon Nov 26, 2018 3:41 am
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Once More Into The Dust
Replies: 73
Views: 9608

Re: Once More Into The Dust

Notice [dice:3ebj91lm]46376:0[/dice:3ebj91lm] Wild [dice:3ebj91lm]46376:1[/dice:3ebj91lm] Archibald had reached the other side of the stream when he heard a cry from behind him. Turning round, he saw the water surrounding Jeff being trashed about. A glimpse told him all he needed to know: Snakes. &...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Sun Nov 18, 2018 10:14 am
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Once More Into The Dust
Replies: 73
Views: 9608

Re: Once More Into The Dust

Notice [dice:1iy0c1bb]46137:0[/dice:1iy0c1bb] Wild [dice:1iy0c1bb]46137:1[/dice:1iy0c1bb] Survival [dice:1iy0c1bb]46137:2[/dice:1iy0c1bb] Wild [dice:1iy0c1bb]46137:3[/dice:1iy0c1bb] Wild Explodes [dice:1iy0c1bb]46137:4[/dice:1iy0c1bb] Survival Total: 10 Vigor [dice:1iy0c1bb]46137:5[/dice:1iy0c1bb] ...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Mon Nov 12, 2018 12:37 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Once More Into The Dust
Replies: 73
Views: 9608

Re: Once More Into The Dust

Notice [dice:3mk5nwq7]45896:0[/dice:3mk5nwq7] Wild [dice:3mk5nwq7]45896:1[/dice:3mk5nwq7] Archibald agreed with the idea of keeping a close eye on the newest addition to the party, even commented. "Even I can't deny the manner of the fellow's arrival was highly unusual...almost like something ...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Fri Nov 02, 2018 3:53 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Once More Into The Dust
Replies: 73
Views: 9608

Re: Once More Into The Dust

"Captain Archibald Ellsworth." Replied Archibald. "Of Her Majesty's Royal Engineers."

"Along with these fellows, and ladies, I have been travelling with a cattle drive with the intent of reaching Canada after touring the Confederacy."
by Archibald Ellsworth
Fri Nov 02, 2018 3:04 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Once More Into The Dust
Replies: 73
Views: 9608

Re: Once More Into The Dust

"I say my dear fellow." Archibald addresses Jeff. "I do not know whence you came, but where I hail from it is considered polite to properly introduce oneself."

"So my good man, could you please explain who you are?"
by Archibald Ellsworth
Thu Nov 01, 2018 2:17 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Once More Into The Dust
Replies: 73
Views: 9608

Re: Once More Into The Dust

Notice [dice:g81k2x9u]45470:0[/dice:g81k2x9u] Wild [dice:g81k2x9u]45470:1[/dice:g81k2x9u] How...odd Archibald mused to himself as he noticed the smell, but couldn't find any source for it. When the man suddenly appeared at the table, Archibald let out a curse least expected from the normally well-m...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Thu Nov 01, 2018 4:43 am
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Once More Into The Dust
Replies: 73
Views: 9608

Re: Once More Into The Dust

Rolls carried "It was a ship found deserted with no clues as to what happened to its crew." Archibald answered. "It was widely reported on in the newsheets back in dear old England....though the penny dreadfuls also picked up the story." "If I recall there were many theorie...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Wed Oct 31, 2018 3:01 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Once More Into The Dust
Replies: 73
Views: 9608

Re: Once More Into The Dust

Notice [dice:3e6gxsra]45395:0[/dice:3e6gxsra] Wild [dice:3e6gxsra]45395:1[/dice:3e6gxsra] "By jove!" Cried Archibald once the penny dropped and he realised what was bothering him about the homestead; the fact that it might have not been as abandoned as what was first thought. After gainin...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Thu Oct 25, 2018 3:39 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Once More Into The Dust
Replies: 73
Views: 9608

Re: Once More Into The Dust

Notice [dice:18llal7s]45014:0[/dice:18llal7s] Wild [dice:18llal7s]45014:1[/dice:18llal7s] It was a moment or two before Archibald replied. "Ah...no, nothing like that. Something seems most decisively odd about this place and I wish to ascertain what it is." "Though given the forces t...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Wed Oct 24, 2018 3:59 am
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Once More Into The Dust
Replies: 73
Views: 9608

Re: Once More Into The Dust

Notice [dice:277kn1co]44895:0[/dice:277kn1co] Wild [dice:277kn1co]44895:1[/dice:277kn1co] "Thank you Miss Hope." Replied Archibald, then agreed with Hope's sentiment. "I believe most of use are out of their element here." "Though if you'll excuse me, something seems damn od...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Mon Oct 22, 2018 12:18 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Once More Into The Dust
Replies: 73
Views: 9608

Re: Once More Into The Dust

Notice [dice:22gcn3q1]44747:0[/dice:22gcn3q1] Wild [dice:22gcn3q1]44747:1[/dice:22gcn3q1] Wild Explodes [dice:22gcn3q1]44747:2[/dice:22gcn3q1] "Thank you Miss Hope." Archibald smiled before sitting down the ground, though keeping a respectable distance. "There is a matter that I am h...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Wed Oct 17, 2018 4:27 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Once More Into The Dust
Replies: 73
Views: 9608

Re: Once More Into The Dust

Notice [dice:2m7wc63f]44414:0[/dice:2m7wc63f] Wild [dice:2m7wc63f]44414:1[/dice:2m7wc63f] Vigor [dice:2m7wc63f]44414:2[/dice:2m7wc63f] Wild [dice:2m7wc63f]44414:3[/dice:2m7wc63f] As the terrain increasingly gave way to desert, Archibald was reminded of the harsh African summer and yearned more for ...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Thu Oct 11, 2018 8:57 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Long, Dry Spell - Interlude
Replies: 4
Views: 1805

Re: Long, Dry Spell - Interlude

Archibald kept up with his journal, recording the progress of the cattle drive. It was difficult to know for sure how far they'd traveled, but rough estimates and even rougher calculations gave a decent approximation. He also noted down and drew sketches of notable landmarks, if anything it would he...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Wed Oct 10, 2018 8:22 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Head 'Em Up
Replies: 152
Views: 19221

Re: Head 'Em Up

Notice [dice:btcg0k1z]43869:0[/dice:btcg0k1z] Wild [dice:btcg0k1z]43869:1[/dice:btcg0k1z] "Mr Ortega, much appreciated." Archibald says when he learns that Javier had whipped up a cup of tea, though it turned out to be too weak for the Englishman's liking. However, Archibald suspected tha...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Fri Oct 05, 2018 8:24 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Head 'Em Up
Replies: 152
Views: 19221

Re: Head 'Em Up

Notice [dice:2jp0b82z]43514:0[/dice:2jp0b82z] Wild [dice:2jp0b82z]43514:1[/dice:2jp0b82z] Archibald gets to Abby and helps her up. Everyone going for horses helps in making sure neither of them get kicked or stomped. Abby is a little battered but appears no worse for wear. “Thank you, sir. We gotta...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Sun Sep 30, 2018 7:57 am
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Head 'Em Up
Replies: 152
Views: 19221

Re: Head 'Em Up

Notice [dice:28lgudnz]42858:0[/dice:28lgudnz] Wild [dice:28lgudnz]42858:1[/dice:28lgudnz] Notice Explodes [dice:28lgudnz]42858:2[/dice:28lgudnz] Wild Explodes [dice:28lgudnz]42858:3[/dice:28lgudnz] Notice Explodes Again [dice:28lgudnz]42858:4[/dice:28lgudnz] "Mr Wagner!" Archibald calls o...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Mon Sep 24, 2018 8:59 am
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Head 'Em Up
Replies: 152
Views: 19221

Re: Head 'Em Up

"Taste British steel fiend!" Archibald cries after drawing his sword and taking a swing with it, hoping that it connects and strikes down the abomination. Doing Fighting attack with Sabre. Fighting [dice:295x5rwu]42426:0[/dice:295x5rwu] Wild [dice:295x5rwu]42426:1[/dice:295x5rwu] Spending...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Wed Sep 12, 2018 8:27 am
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Head 'Em Up
Replies: 152
Views: 19221

Re: Head 'Em Up

Notice [dice]0[/dice] Wild [dice]1[/dice] " Blast! " Archibald curses as the animate deceased close on him, thankfully only one of the corpses land a hit on him and even then it more winded the British officer than hurt. He blames the flash from his rifle half-blinding him and thus result...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Sat Sep 01, 2018 1:38 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Head 'Em Up
Replies: 152
Views: 19221

Re: Head 'Em Up

Playing Adventure Card, +2 to all trait rolls. Notice [dice]0[/dice] Wild [dice]1[/dice] "By George, we have them checked!" Archibald cries, seeing the devastation wrought by Bishop's attack. "We shall have them routed before the night is through! Tally ho! " Archibald then line...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Mon Aug 27, 2018 8:55 am
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Head 'Em Up
Replies: 152
Views: 19221

Re: Head 'Em Up

Notice [dice]0[/dice] Wild [dice]1[/dice] Wild Explodes [dice]2[/dice] Guts [dice]3[/dice] Wild [dice]4[/dice] Archibald was crouched down rifle ready by the large boulder, using it as cover, he was comforted by Jack covering the other side of the boulder. He'd made a shallow channel across the mou...
by Archibald Ellsworth
Sat Aug 25, 2018 4:30 pm
Forum: Adventure Forum
Topic: Head 'Em Up
Replies: 152
Views: 19221

Re: Head 'Em Up

Rolls carried "Sorry to sound a little brash, but if we've got a plan then it needs to be put into action post haste!" Archibald said to the group. "I for one, do not like how long those shadows are getting." "Regardless, from the sound of things the plan is to engage the r...

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