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by Death Otter
Wed Oct 28, 2020 11:01 pm
Forum: Phase World On the Job
Topic: 11 - Returning to Phase World
Replies: 24
Views: 1310

Re: 11 - Returning to Phase World

"Tell you of Phase World," Death Otter muses. "Okay, normally I'd just shoot you the brochure, but you guys aren't really online yet huh? Well, we'll only be seeing Center, the main city there. Which is fine, because it's literally the biggest city in the three Galaxies, other than a couple of frea...
by Death Otter
Wed Oct 28, 2020 12:33 pm
Forum: Phase World On the Job
Topic: 11 - Returning to Phase World
Replies: 24
Views: 1310

Re: 11 - Returning to Phase World

Death Otter looked around at the others at the table. When no one else said anything she clapped her hands once and nodded. "Great! Get in touch with this guy and set up a meeting, asap. Everyone else, duty shift is repairs and cleanup on the ship...see if we can bump the asking price up. We'll do a...
by Death Otter
Fri Oct 09, 2020 7:38 pm
Forum: Phase World On the Job
Topic: 11 - Returning to Phase World
Replies: 24
Views: 1310

Re: 11 - Returning to Phase World

Death Otter yawned and flapped a hand at the question. "That'll wash out in the negotiations. Basically we'll start talking trade, then get some cash on top of it. Trading a ship like this for raw cash and then buying a fresh ship sounds like a TERRIBLE idea, Sam. Demerit for you!" She grinned and s...
by Death Otter
Wed Sep 02, 2020 11:12 am
Forum: Phase World On the Job
Topic: 11 - Returning to Phase World
Replies: 24
Views: 1310

Re: 11 - Returning to Phase World

Death Otter, struggling to keep up with the system response on the defense, went on the offense. With the AI unit fully loaded now, she let it hold off the 'attacks' of Peacekeeper's main computer as it attempted to fend off the intrusion, and instead focused on seizing memory and processing time to...
by Death Otter
Tue Aug 04, 2020 2:35 pm
Forum: Phase World On the Job
Topic: 11 - Returning to Phase World
Replies: 24
Views: 1310

Re: 11 - Returning to Phase World

Installing an artificial intelligence into a starship central computer always seemed like it should be easy. If you were a NOOOOOB. No no. Starships were worth millions of credits, minimum. Failsafes and securities were built into every last particle of them to protect the interests of the owning en...
by Death Otter
Fri Jul 17, 2020 11:17 am
Forum: Phase World On the Job
Topic: 10 Grandma! It's been a while.
Replies: 30
Views: 2148

Re: 10 Grandma! It's been a while.

Death Otter perused the weapons and bombs right up until Monza closed the case again. When the Altaran offered a hand to shake, Otter gave it a wiggle, then said, "Death Otter is the closest translation for my name in this language." "In my native language? It also means Death Otter. So the translat...
by Death Otter
Fri Jul 17, 2020 10:49 am
Forum: Phase World On the Job
Topic: 10 Grandma! It's been a while.
Replies: 30
Views: 2148

Re: 10 Grandma! It's been a while.

Death Otter rocks back on her heels a little and affects a 'thinking' pose with her fist under her chin. "So. Straight worm. Crooked girl. Violent and sassy, calm and possibly a cannibal." She paused, then added to Slur, "Not gonna lie, also kinda hot albeit in a very different way." "...so yeah. Le...
by Death Otter
Fri Jul 17, 2020 10:34 am
Forum: Phase World On the Job
Topic: 10 Grandma! It's been a while.
Replies: 30
Views: 2148

Re: 10 Grandma! It's been a while.

"Politeness is for suckers," Death Otter replies. "And we're all killers here." With a gesture at the shuttle she added, "Taking THIS ship wouldn't get you far even if you COULD. It's just an orbital shuttle, you know? You lift off, then flurt around in space for a few hours until life support's ex...
by Death Otter
Fri Jul 17, 2020 9:44 am
Forum: Phase World On the Job
Topic: 10 Grandma! It's been a while.
Replies: 30
Views: 2148

Re: 10 Grandma! It's been a while.

"Oh so you're desperate," Otter chortled. "That is absolutely the best way to start negotiating." She did a twirl on her heel, ending with her hands extended towards the shuttle in a sort of 'presenting' gesture. "Lets say, for the sake of argument, that our pirate cargo hauling pleasure-fishing sh...
by Death Otter
Fri Jul 17, 2020 12:17 am
Forum: Phase World On the Job
Topic: 10 Grandma! It's been a while.
Replies: 30
Views: 2148

Re: 10 Grandma! It's been a while.

As Death Otter disembarks from the shuttle she can't help but notice the weird welcoming committee. She surreptitiously checks the charge on her rifle, then walks a few steps out towards them before waving in greeting. "Hey!" she called out. "It's COOL you wanted to witness the GLORIOUS SPECTACLE of...
by Death Otter
Fri Jul 17, 2020 12:06 am
Forum: Phase World On the Job
Topic: 10.1 Grandma! It's been a while.
Replies: 7
Views: 753

Re: 10.1 Grandma! It's been a while.

Death Otter snagged a catalog and made a show of paging through it as she launched herself back onto a couch and put her feet up on the table near it. "I KNOW, right?!" she exclaimed to Grandma's passive-aggressive question about the dragons. "It's crazy times out there on the fringe. We had to pull...
by Death Otter
Wed Jul 01, 2020 9:43 pm
Forum: Phase World On the Job
Topic: 10 Grandma! It's been a while.
Replies: 30
Views: 2148

Re: 10 Grandma! It's been a while.

"Yeah, I'm pretty sure she won't be impressed by a baby dragon," Death Otter points out. "No offense. Or...offense, I don't know. Whatever." She stretched her arms out and stood up to stretch her legs as well. "RUMOR has it she's a dragon herself, you know. Not of the infant persuasion. Or some oth...
by Death Otter
Wed Jun 17, 2020 8:37 pm
Forum: Phase World On the Job
Topic: 9.0 Strange New World
Replies: 41
Views: 4097

Re: 9.0 Strange New World

Death Otter was sitting back in the chair at the end of the conference table in what was probably a briefing room or something, where the crew...or the 'bridge crew' at least...had gathered. She had swiveled it around and leaned back enough to get her feet up on the table, and was rocking slowly, ey...
by Death Otter
Mon Jun 01, 2020 3:41 pm
Forum: Phase World On the Job
Topic: 9.0 Strange New World
Replies: 41
Views: 4097

Re: 9.0 Strange New World

Death Otter considers, then nods. "Two pods. Don't bring too many up. Sa'Maku's got his claws full with the crew right now and I don't want to pull the new guy off the drive if we don't have to." Then she went to the console and entered the program to the two escape pods, plotting a descent to Fiona...
by Death Otter
Sun May 17, 2020 11:30 am
Forum: Phase World On the Job
Topic: 9.0 Strange New World
Replies: 41
Views: 4097

Re: 9.0 Strange New World

"Remorseless 2, this is Fiona. Hope your trip was boring. We've met the locals, an odd bunch, not sure what they are but they are willing to offer the use of a factory for fabrication in return for passage for several of them off world. I'm no tech expert but it seems like they'll be able to deal w...
by Death Otter
Mon May 11, 2020 1:30 am
Forum: Phase World On the Job
Topic: 9.0 Strange New World
Replies: 41
Views: 4097

Re: 9.0 Strange New World

"I’ve noticed you are lacking a, Spellcaster shall we say. What do you think?” Death Otter watched the rock star go on for a bit, then yawned and pulled the earphones out of her ears. "I did catch the end of that," she said. "And what I THINK, citing all that jaw flapping as exhibit A, is that you ...
by Death Otter
Sat Apr 18, 2020 10:14 am
Forum: Phase World On the Job
Topic: 9.0 Strange New World
Replies: 41
Views: 4097

Re: 9.0 Strange New World

Death Otter is not a mechanic...she leaves that distinction to other members of the old Otter family tree, and they're welcome to it. But she does know her way around computers and other electronic gear...and as fate would have it, a lot of the damaged systems on the Peacekeeper are that. As such, D...
by Death Otter
Sun Mar 29, 2020 10:40 am
Forum: Phase World: The Remorseless
Topic: The Crew Has a Choice to make
Replies: 7
Views: 1154

Re: The Crew Has a Choice to make

Freemage, with the caveat that we can get parts for repair while we recharge the drive. With our dragon friends!
by Death Otter
Sun Mar 29, 2020 10:25 am
Forum: Phase World On the Job
Topic: Re: 8.1 Moving through the crew!
Replies: 124
Views: 14332

Re: Re: 8.1 Moving through the crew!

Otter 'pshes.' "It's nothing."

"Fi, you feel like riding a dragon to glory? We'll get you a real suit so you don't, you know, die and stuff."

She nods. "Annnnnd...I'm phrasing it as a question, but really it's more of an ORDER so...suit up. We need repair parts."
by Death Otter
Sun Mar 29, 2020 9:27 am
Forum: Phase World On the Job
Topic: Re: 8.1 Moving through the crew!
Replies: 124
Views: 14332

Re: Re: 8.1 Moving through the crew!

Death Otter glanced at Sa'Maku even as she pumped the OniMal's hand, clicking her tongue on the roof of her mouth. "Fi's a good choice, but I'm thinking three dragons is enough deterrent. This crew isn't a hundred percent yet. We need you here, big guy." She grinned. "Don't worry, you'll get your ch...
by Death Otter
Sun Mar 29, 2020 8:29 am
Forum: Phase World On the Job
Topic: Re: 8.1 Moving through the crew!
Replies: 124
Views: 14332

Re: Re: 8.1 Moving through the crew!

Death Otter laughed at that. "Yeah, marooning guys who can fly in space doesn't sound like a PLAN to me. And more than that...look...I know damn well we can't keep you guys here, so if you want to fly off, nothing I can do about it. All I can say is...this crew gets serious DOSH, and we get RESULTS....
by Death Otter
Thu Mar 26, 2020 11:05 pm
Forum: Phase World On the Job
Topic: Re: 8.1 Moving through the crew!
Replies: 124
Views: 14332

Re: Re: 8.1 Moving through the crew!

Death Otter listened to Thissok from the improvised 'bridge' that had been set up in Engineering until the real bridge was repaired to the point that it could function. "Alright buddy, take care of yourself," she said in parting. "Thanks." For a few minutes she tinkered with the weird, alien tech ar...
by Death Otter
Fri Mar 13, 2020 8:22 pm
Forum: Crew of The Remorseless
Topic: Zilaetheryan - Celestial Dragon
Replies: 7
Views: 1374

Re: Zilaetheryan - Celestial Dragon

Looks good! Dragon martial artist. Very cool build. Looking forward to seeing him in action!
by Death Otter
Fri Mar 13, 2020 8:17 pm
Forum: Crew of The Remorseless
Topic: Malaetheryan - Celestial Dragon
Replies: 5
Views: 1329

Re: Malaetheryan - Celestial Dragon

Given that the extra HJ rolls and equipment are likely representing the advanced start, this all looks good.

Interesting variation from the others. More emphasis on magic, though power selections are fairly similar. Be interested to see how they play!
by Death Otter
Fri Mar 13, 2020 7:35 pm
Forum: Phase World On the Job
Topic: Re: 8.1 Moving through the crew!
Replies: 124
Views: 14332

Re: Re: 8.1 Moving through the crew!

Death Otter blew an annoyed breath into her helmet and started heading down to engineering. As she went she patched herself into the shipwide intercom. "Ladies and gentlemen. In case you missed the memo...and the gunfire from the bridge...you're under new management. So anyone who knows how to maint...
by Death Otter
Wed Mar 04, 2020 9:47 pm
Forum: Phase World On the Job
Topic: Re: 8.1 Moving through the crew!
Replies: 124
Views: 14332

Re: Re: 8.1 Moving through the crew!

Death Otter found herself in the corridor, alone with Sa'Maku as the battle abruptly moved to the engine room. She hadn't been teleported, but that didn't mean she was out of the fight! Over the team comms she said, "Everyone close your eyes for a second in three...two...one...NOW!" Then, using her ...
by Death Otter
Tue Feb 25, 2020 11:38 am
Forum: Phase World On the Job
Topic: Re: 8.1 Moving through the crew!
Replies: 124
Views: 14332

Re: Re: 8.1 Moving through the crew!

"Gah!" Otter took a tumble, but strugged back to her feet. At least she wasn't the only one! As she got back up, Death Otter frowned and looked away from the fracas in the corridor as the ship's computer sent urgent, frantic little pings into her brain through the connection she'd forged. It took a ...
by Death Otter
Thu Feb 20, 2020 10:31 pm
Forum: Phase World On the Job
Topic: Re: 8.1 Moving through the crew!
Replies: 124
Views: 14332

Re: Re: 8.1 Moving through the crew!

"How the HELL do you hiss telepathically?" Death Otter demanded irritably of Thissok. "Why? Is it like, a branding thing with you? You're talking...WITH YOUR BRAIN. You aren't using your tongue! You don't have to hiss!" She blinked to the feeds she was getting from the compliant ship's computer for...
by Death Otter
Mon Feb 03, 2020 6:34 pm
Forum: Phase World On the Job
Topic: Re: 8.1 Moving through the crew!
Replies: 124
Views: 14332

Re: Re: 8.1 Moving through the crew!

Otter, her attention split, realized in the nick of time what the others were fixing to do, and was immediately beset by a dilemma. In the back of her head, the ship's computer was flashing a series of alerts; most of them relatively trivial about weapons discharge within the habitable space, disrup...
by Death Otter
Mon Jan 27, 2020 1:26 pm
Forum: Phase World On the Job
Topic: Re: 8.1 Moving through the crew!
Replies: 124
Views: 14332

Re: 8.1 Moving through the crew!

Death Otter groans to herself as she realizes how the rest of this is going to go down. Hit and run. She can't blame them...with the heavies down and out, it's what makes sense to do. Still damn annoying. And where to hit? Back ranks, of course. Which meant...her. Greeeeeeeeat... She turned and put ...
by Death Otter
Thu Jan 23, 2020 10:18 pm
Forum: Phase World On the Job
Topic: Re: 8.1 Moving through the crew!
Replies: 124
Views: 14332

Re: 8.1 Moving through the crew!

The Fearful Otter

Rolls
Fear (Spirit): [dice:ai2no1nw]62653:0[/dice:ai2no1nw] or [dice:ai2no1nw]62653:1[/dice:ai2no1nw]
by Death Otter
Tue Jan 21, 2020 7:18 pm
Forum: Phase World On the Job
Topic: Re: 8.1 Moving through the crew!
Replies: 124
Views: 14332

Re: 8.1 Moving through the crew!

Death Otter hunkered down, taking aim with her laser rifle at the Machine Person near Durrack, hoping it was a softer target. Direct damage dealing wasn't her specialty, but this gun had gotten tricked out pretty nice. She takes the shot, painting a bright line of light through the bridge between he...
by Death Otter
Fri Jan 03, 2020 4:33 pm
Forum: Phase World On the Job
Topic: Re: 8.1 Moving through the crew!
Replies: 124
Views: 14332

Re: 8.1 Moving through the crew!

It had been awhile since Otter had been on a really GOOD computer system. Remorseless wasn't bad, but those refurbed freighters skimped on electronics. Peacemaker had military specification systems, and while that meant it had some formidable defenses, it ALSO meant it had room for Death Otter to re...
by Death Otter
Mon Dec 09, 2019 12:07 am
Forum: Phase World On the Job
Topic: 8.0 Aboard the Peacemaker
Replies: 16
Views: 2828

Re: 8.0 Aboard the Peacemaker

Death Otter looked around skeptically, spotted the shuttles and other craft. Couldn't be sure this was the Peacemaker...but it was a ship. And that first bit was a lie. She COULD be sure this was the Peacemaker. It had been awhile since she cut loose with her SEED implant. As she focused on the feed...
by Death Otter
Sat Nov 23, 2019 4:18 pm
Forum: Phase World On the Job
Topic: Aboard The Ship (Open Roleplay)
Replies: 51
Views: 7500

Re: Aboard The Ship (Open Roleplay)

"Dragon," scoffs Death Otter dismissively. "Not technically impossible, but it'd be pretty hard for a real dragon to hide her identity this long. Big critters have big enemies, you know? UWW loves to hunt dragons. There's literally like no part of them that can't be used by crazy mages." "Anyway, i...
by Death Otter
Sat Nov 23, 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: Phase World On the Job
Topic: 7.0 Peral 5, Meeting Grandma
Replies: 36
Views: 5389

Re: 7.0 Peral 5, Meeting Grandma

"What a tweest," Death Otter mutters. "I mean, Peacekeeper IS an upgrade from Remorseless, but if we go with this we absolutely have to win or we're trapped here." She shakes her head, eyeroll concealed behind the visor of her helmet. "I'm all for balls-out crazy moves, but it's a little hard to th...
by Death Otter
Tue Oct 29, 2019 11:23 pm
Forum: Phase World On the Job
Topic: Aboard The Ship (Open Roleplay)
Replies: 51
Views: 7500

Re: Aboard The Ship (Open Roleplay)

"Yeah," Death Otter grudgingly agrees. "I really really hate to say it, but she's right. We weren't trying to be subtle, you know? We wanted to show we meant business, could back our BS up, and that we wanted her know we were coming. Kinda like sending a polite x-mail, except with punching and thre...
by Death Otter
Tue Oct 29, 2019 11:13 pm
Forum: Phase World On the Job
Topic: 7.0 Peral 5, Meeting Grandma
Replies: 36
Views: 5389

Re: 7.0 Peral 5, Meeting Grandma

From wherever the plan puts her, Death Otter keeps watch through her armor's advanced sensor arrays...

Rolls: Notice 7
Notice [dice:1wt3llui]60079:0[/dice:1wt3llui] or [dice:1wt3llui]60079:1[/dice:1wt3llui]
by Death Otter
Mon Oct 21, 2019 11:55 am
Forum: Phase World On the Job
Topic: 7.0 Peral 5, Meeting Grandma
Replies: 36
Views: 5389

Re: 7.0 Peral 5, Meeting Grandma

Death Otter poked at the inside of her cheek with her tongue, making it bulge out for a second. "So. Looks pretty heavy duty in there. I'm thinking we probably shouldn't ALL go in, but I definitely think I should be one of the ones who go in. Partly because I don't need a weapon to be dangerous, and...
by Death Otter
Sun Oct 13, 2019 11:14 am
Forum: Phase World On the Job
Topic: 7.0 Peral 5, Meeting Grandma
Replies: 36
Views: 5389

Re: 7.0 Peral 5, Meeting Grandma

"Hey," Death Otter said to the bartender-bot of a perfectly sleazy bar in what looked like the worst neighborhood. It was so bad that the bot was programmed to ignore people for the first two times they tried to get its attention. You couldn't put a price on that attention to detail. "Hey!" The bot...
by Death Otter
Fri Sep 13, 2019 10:10 am
Forum: Phase World On the Job
Topic: 5.0 - It is Always Nice to Go Shopping
Replies: 12
Views: 2638

Re: 5.0 - It is Always Nice to Go Shopping

Deep in the lower levels of Center the rat's maze of corridors eventually...if one knew where to look...blossomed out into a large plaza, or chamber of some kind. No one knew what it was once used for; the place was as old as the city itself. What it was used for NOW was much more interesting. There...
by Death Otter
Fri Sep 13, 2019 9:48 am
Forum: Crew of The Remorseless
Topic: Death Otter (SWADE Mind Melter)
Replies: 3
Views: 1100

Re: Death Otter (SWADE Mind Melter)

Worksheet All costs pre-markup Omniscience Sensor Array - (Note: Paid for pre-500k payout, no markup included) Total Cost : 75,00 credits Multi-Optics Helmet (integrated with existing armor suit) Prep for Minor mods - 5,000 Minor - +1 Notice - 5,000 Minor - +1 Notice - 5,000 Prep for major mods - 1...
by Death Otter
Fri Sep 13, 2019 9:26 am
Forum: Phase World On the Job
Topic: 6.0 Filling The Emptiness
Replies: 17
Views: 3387

Re: 6.0 Filling The Emptiness

Death Otter swam in oceans of data, with a dexterity and ease that called her namesake readily to mind. The Galaxies were networked, glistening strands of pulsed microwaves, tachyons, and quantum-entangled information transfer hubs. This was her playground. Of course, as much as she loved digging up...
by Death Otter
Sat Aug 24, 2019 12:29 am
Forum: Phase World: The Remorseless
Topic: PW Out of Character
Replies: 84
Views: 9900

Re: PW Out of Character

Otter's purchases are now available for review:

viewtopic.php?f=179&t=3530&p=57261#p57261
by Death Otter
Tue Aug 20, 2019 10:28 pm
Forum: Phase World: The Remorseless
Topic: PW Out of Character
Replies: 84
Views: 9900

Re: PW Out of Character

This rule works for me.
by Death Otter
Tue Aug 20, 2019 10:27 pm
Forum: Phase World: The Remorseless
Topic: A Remorseless Change
Replies: 16
Views: 2753

Re: A Remorseless Change

I'm having to rebuild most of Otter's gear from scratch regardless :)

But it's all good, I can roll with it. And given that we just got a big cash dump, I think it is fair not to let us use that to re-buy our old gear, and save the edges we originally used to do it with, hehe.
by Death Otter
Mon Aug 19, 2019 8:33 pm
Forum: Phase World: The Remorseless
Topic: A Remorseless Change
Replies: 16
Views: 2753

Re: A Remorseless Change

Question! You said that HJ rolls used for gear will still be used for gear.

Does that include HJ rolls from the Rich and Filthy Rich edges that are taken as normal edges?

Also, while I'm at it, are the Hacking and Electronics skills eligible for the Scholar Edge?
by Death Otter
Sat Aug 17, 2019 11:06 pm
Forum: Phase World: The Remorseless
Topic: PW Out of Character
Replies: 84
Views: 9900

Re: PW Out of Character

Worksheet All costs pre-markup Omniscience Sensor Array - (Note: Paid for pre-500k payout, no markup included) Total Cost : 75,00 credits Multi-Optics Helmet (integrated with existing armor suit) Prep for Minor mods - 5,000 Minor - +1 Notice - 5,000 Minor - +1 Notice - 5,000 Prep for major mods - 1...
by Death Otter
Mon Aug 12, 2019 10:09 pm
Forum: Crew of The Remorseless
Topic: Death Otter (SWADE Mind Melter)
Replies: 3
Views: 1100

Re: Death Otter (SWADE Mind Melter)

Background Death Otter appeared in Center several years back through an unscheduled rift event. She wasn't alone, but she was able to elude the team sent to contain and orient them, escaping into the slum district of the massive city. She took the skills she had previously and learned voraciously o...
by Death Otter
Mon Aug 12, 2019 9:22 pm
Forum: Crew of The Remorseless
Topic: Death Otter (SWADE Mind Melter)
Replies: 3
Views: 1100

Re: Death Otter (SWADE Mind Melter)

Cash : 1,600 Equipment : Camo Poncho, 2500 Wall Walker System, 3000 IR Distancing Binocs, 1200 Translator, 9,600 Noro Neural Overload Bracer Base Item: Class IV computer (+4 to affected skill rolls) - Special: The character may use the area effect modifiers applied to both Entangle and Stun for 4 a...
by Death Otter
Mon Aug 12, 2019 9:22 pm
Forum: Crew of The Remorseless
Topic: Death Otter (SWADE Mind Melter)
Replies: 3
Views: 1100

Death Otter (SWADE Mind Melter)

D3@tH 0tT3R (Death Otter for sanity's sake) Rank : Veteran Advances : 8 Race : Human Iconic Framework : Mind Melter Attributes : Agility d8, Smarts d12, Spirit d6, Strength d4, Vigor d6 Pace : 6; Parry : 5 (½ Fighting +2); Toughness : 17 (7) (½ Vigor+2 plus armor) ISP 40 Skills (15) Athletics 1d4 Co...
by Death Otter
Mon Aug 12, 2019 9:09 pm
Forum: Phase World: The Remorseless
Topic: A Remorseless Change
Replies: 16
Views: 2753

Re: A Remorseless Change

Oh crap, I just realized Death Otter loses 20 xp if she's not MARS anymore, LOL...

Okay! Uh. Okay. Wow.

That changes things. Must make some painful decisions.
by Death Otter
Mon Aug 05, 2019 12:01 pm
Forum: Phase World On the Job
Topic: Aboard The Ship (Open Roleplay)
Replies: 51
Views: 7500

Re: Aboard The Ship (Open Roleplay)

Death Otter yawned at that and tugged at the hem of her tank top. "Yeah yeah, once we're at Center I'll get right on that or something. Right after I do the 'wah wah' outtakes reel of Durrack's greatest hits. It's too bad we had to skip out so fast. Their ship's EW defenses were pretty paper. I coul...
by Death Otter
Mon Aug 05, 2019 11:56 am
Forum: Phase World: The Remorseless
Topic: A Remorseless Change
Replies: 16
Views: 2753

Re: A Remorseless Change

HAI, RFT TAICHO.
by Death Otter
Thu Aug 01, 2019 1:33 pm
Forum: Cryo-Freeze
Topic: Death Otter - Phase World Human Superhacker
Replies: 10
Views: 3236

Re: Death Otter - Phase World Human Superhacker

SWADE Test 1 - Mind Melter Otter D3@tH 0tT3R (Death Otter for sanity's sake) Rank: Seasoned Advances: 7 Race: Human Iconic Framework: MARS Super Soldier (super powers) Attributes: Agility d6, Smarts d12, Spirit d6, Strength d4, Vigor d6 Pace: 6; Parry: 4 (½ Fighting +2); Toughness: 17 (10) (½ Vigor+...
by Death Otter
Sat Jul 27, 2019 3:09 pm
Forum: Phase World On the Job
Topic: 04 - A Timely Departure
Replies: 30
Views: 4486

Re: 04 - A Timely Departure

"Boarding them," Death Otter said...and then grinned. "What a great idea." She accessed the ship's communications system and tracked back over the log. Less than a second to find the frequency they were transmitting on. Another two to request and download the specifications for the stock communicat...
by Death Otter
Fri Jul 19, 2019 8:07 pm
Forum: Phase World On the Job
Topic: 04 - A Timely Departure
Replies: 30
Views: 4486

Re: 04 - A Timely Departure

Death Otter crouched down in the cargo bay, way off to the side, away from anywhere an enemy gunner might think was a vital crew location. The ship's network hummed in her mind, and she was at the heart of it. Data streamed in, the thin interstellar medium almost as invisible as the attacking cruise...
by Death Otter
Mon Jul 15, 2019 12:18 pm
Forum: Phase World On the Job
Topic: 04 - A Timely Departure
Replies: 30
Views: 4486

Re: 04 - A Timely Departure

When the enemy ship fades from the sensors, Death Otter curses and expands her awareness into the ship's systems, linking sensors into larger arrays and finding novel things to scan for that might reveal the ship that the cloak wouldn't conceal... In the end, it was the dust that did it. Tuning the ...
by Death Otter
Sat Jul 13, 2019 11:58 am
Forum: Phase World On the Job
Topic: 04.0 A Royal Wreck
Replies: 42
Views: 6348

Re: 04.0 A Royal Wreck

Death Otter lifted her eyebrows at Rin's confession. "That is somehow both adorable and horrifying. I'm gonna call you...adorifying. You're adorifying, Rin. Anyway, as much as I am ITCHING to mine that deep vein of trauma we just uncovered, we should probably focus on getting a crap-ton of money and...
by Death Otter
Sat Jul 13, 2019 11:26 am
Forum: Phase World On the Job
Topic: 04 - A Timely Departure
Replies: 30
Views: 4486

Re: 04 - A Timely Departure

Otter swore under her breath and said, "On it." She slipped out of the Ops crew station and activated her personal forcefield. "I've got a phase skipper too," she said. "I dunno if we can maybe hook it up to the ship's forcefields and make it...a phase shield? Not my expertise. ANYWAY." Her consciou...
by Death Otter
Thu Jul 04, 2019 2:11 pm
Forum: Phase World On the Job
Topic: 04.0 A Royal Wreck
Replies: 42
Views: 6348

Re: 04.0 A Royal Wreck

Otter glanced at Rin, honestly confused by the question. "Because PORN, obviously. You can't sell porn to people if you don't know how they DO IT, right? I gots ta know if 'igneous kink' is a thing, or if I'm wasting bandwidth on that. Is the 'assembler' a third gender, or just an assistant? Do they...
by Death Otter
Thu Jun 20, 2019 7:22 pm
Forum: Phase World On the Job
Topic: 04.0 A Royal Wreck
Replies: 42
Views: 6348

Re: 04.0 A Royal Wreck

Death Otter kicked back in the Remorseless, hovering bands of instrument readings scrolling around her head, at least in augmented-reality. Images from various cameras and sensors popped up in little windows. And of course, data streamed into her mind from a battalion of sentinel computer programs, ...
by Death Otter
Sat Jun 08, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: Phase World On the Job
Topic: 04.0 A Royal Wreck
Replies: 42
Views: 6348

Re: 04.0 A Royal Wreck

Inuiting that her unique social skills probably aren't called for here, Death Otter manages to stay quiet by distracting herself with other things. However she catches that moment when the Mekakur seems like its 'communing' with the ship somehow and frowns to herself. Mentally accessing electronic s...
by Death Otter
Fri May 31, 2019 8:42 pm
Forum: Phase World On the Job
Topic: 04.0 A Royal Wreck
Replies: 42
Views: 6348

Re: 04.0 A Royal Wreck

Space travel isn't for everyone. The ones that can't handle it aren't usually the ones who are afraid of the dangers though. The risks are too well known. Those who'd be afraid just stay away. No, it's the ones who come looking for danger, and finding that it mostly consists of just sitting around ...
by Death Otter
Sat May 25, 2019 11:10 pm
Forum: Phase World: The Remorseless
Topic: PW Out of Character
Replies: 84
Views: 9900

Re: PW Out of Character

Blurgle, sorry for my ridiculously long silence here.

Been having trouble juggling, yadda yadda...excuses are poisonous. Climbed back on top of the posts, and I think I understand where we are now. Thanks for bearing with me.
by Death Otter
Sat May 25, 2019 11:09 pm
Forum: Phase World On the Job
Topic: 03.1 A Stop in Paradise
Replies: 119
Views: 13233

Re: 03.1 A Stop in Paradise

"Hey, Fiona," Death Otter said as she strolled along, hands laced behind her head. "You said he thought he 'snowed' you...gave you a false lead. You figure out where he was trying to send us? I'll file that as our departure destination...might help us out if they think we bought it." She smirked. "...
by Death Otter
Sat May 25, 2019 10:57 pm
Forum: Phase World On the Job
Topic: 03.1 A Sovereign in Paradise
Replies: 35
Views: 5268

Re: 03.1 A Sovereign in Paradise

"You can do it right here," Death Otter chortled. "We're all girls here." She looked at Fiona. "Well, two of us are girls, and one of us is...whatever. Close enough." "BUUUUUUT if you're shy, that door over there's where the lockers and 'suit-up' station are." Otter waved a hand negligently at a sm...
by Death Otter
Wed May 01, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: Phase World On the Job
Topic: 03.1 A Stop in Paradise
Replies: 119
Views: 13233

Re: 03.1 A Stop in Paradise

Death Otter sighs and drops her laser pistol and rifle in...thanking herself for not bringing her tricked out pulse rifle back down. After a moment she realizes the tray is still poking meaningfully out at her, and she adds her vibroblades to the mix. If they want the body armor she has on under her...
by Death Otter
Wed May 01, 2019 5:39 pm
Forum: Phase World On the Job
Topic: 03.1 A Sovereign in Paradise
Replies: 35
Views: 5268

Re: 03.1 A Sovereign in Paradise

"You mean the missing Kittani fighter?" asks Death Otter as she strolls into the hangar and starts looking the craft over. "You're not one of them so...guessing you stole it. Which is looking PRETTY GOOD on your resume, gotta admit. 'Course...does mean the naughty TENTACLES are after you, but at th...
by Death Otter
Wed Apr 24, 2019 1:49 pm
Forum: Training Grounds
Topic: 03.X A Remorseless Sovereign Communication
Replies: 23
Views: 4611

Re: 03.X A Remorseless Sovereign Communication

"Yeah, maybe just follow Ramson's lead on this, big guy," Otter replied. "Going in guns blazing will tip him off that we're after him. Take it slow and easy, and be ready to do your thing when the TIME...is RIGHT."
by Death Otter
Wed Apr 24, 2019 1:32 pm
Forum: Training Grounds
Topic: 03.X A Remorseless Sovereign Communication
Replies: 23
Views: 4611

Re: 03.X A Remorseless Sovereign Communication

"DeathOtter, what's this about the Mirage? Yeah, we're just a little bit away, but the Sovereign folks already left." Quietly Power Dump growls happy to hear his friends voice, ” I am about to make it rain inside the club... I was thinking red with a hint of screaming... What is up Miss Otter?” For...
by Death Otter
Mon Apr 22, 2019 9:55 pm
Forum: Phase World: The Remorseless
Topic: PW Out of Character
Replies: 84
Views: 9900

Re: PW Out of Character

Trade 6 for Otter, I expect...and now I know what to save up for. Translator!
by Death Otter
Mon Apr 22, 2019 9:53 pm
Forum: Phase World On the Job
Topic: 03.1 A Sovereign in Paradise
Replies: 35
Views: 5268

Re: 03.1 A Sovereign in Paradise

Death Otter scowled, but only for a moment. That actually simplified things. "Hey, Captain," she called to the surface team. "When are you going to get us some real money so we can get one of those fancy teleporter things, so you can get back up here so we can let them lead us to the thing that will...
by Death Otter
Mon Apr 15, 2019 8:23 am
Forum: Phase World On the Job
Topic: 03.1 A Sovereign in Paradise
Replies: 35
Views: 5268

Re: 03.1 A Sovereign in Paradise

"No." Otter came back to rejoin the others after harrowing the ship's computer of every bit of data she could find. "It was never on the ship. It's either still on Phase World, or he sent it offworld on some other transportation. No records of what they did on the ship..." She inhaled deeply. "Sooo...
by Death Otter
Wed Apr 10, 2019 4:35 pm
Forum: Phase World On the Job
Topic: 03.1 A Sovereign in Paradise
Replies: 35
Views: 5268

Re: 03.1 A Sovereign in Paradise

"Someone check the cargo bay. They'd have this thing either secured, or hidden...pretty hard to do both without affecting the deckplan," Otter says with a yawn. "Imma check the bridge, look at their sensor records. It's possssssssible they stashed it off-ship somewhere." Otter strolled through the ...
by Death Otter
Wed Apr 10, 2019 4:28 pm
Forum: Cryo-Freeze
Topic: Rinoa Crescent (SWD)
Replies: 25
Views: 5372

Re: Newtype Robot Armor Pilot

Hm. Remorseless DOES have a big old hangar bay, and I think all it has in it is a shuttle or something? Should be plenty of room for a fighter too.

Thumbs up.
by Death Otter
Fri Apr 05, 2019 8:11 pm
Forum: Phase World On the Job
Topic: 03.1 A Sovereign in Paradise
Replies: 35
Views: 5268

Re: 03.1 A Sovereign in Paradise

"Oh they did," Death Otter says, wiping her forehead as her overclocked nervous system cycled down to a more sedate cruising speed. "Left a couple of them, in fact. Little bugs in the ship network. Which means they breached, big surprise...but if the ship has any automatic defenses, they could be s...
by Death Otter
Thu Apr 04, 2019 12:17 pm
Forum: Phase World On the Job
Topic: 03.1 A Sovereign in Paradise
Replies: 35
Views: 5268

Re: 03.1 A Sovereign in Paradise

Death Otter, her face squinching slightly, in rapid microexpressions that made it look a little like she was getting electric shocks, assembled the data from Fiona into a rapid barrage of access breaches that fanned out over a wide range of subsystems, forcing the AI to divide its attention to accou...
by Death Otter
Tue Apr 02, 2019 3:31 pm
Forum: Phase World On the Job
Topic: 03.1 A Sovereign in Paradise
Replies: 35
Views: 5268

Re: 03.1 A Sovereign in Paradise

"Gah, Fiona, take the garble," Otter said, frowning. "there's an active process rewriting the indexes I have to get ahead of." She sat back and her head sort of slumped to one side, no longer bothering to use her eyes to try to interface with the data anymore. Everything was going straight to, and ...
by Death Otter
Sat Mar 30, 2019 10:10 am
Forum: Phase World On the Job
Topic: 03.1 A Sovereign in Paradise
Replies: 35
Views: 5268

Re: 03.1 A Sovereign in Paradise

Death Otter actually cracked open her battered old co-processor for this one, interfacing with it and handing off mundane tasks like routing and simple decryption so her own clock cycles were free for the heavier lifting. Holographic displays lit up in the air around her, the text and images flashin...
by Death Otter
Wed Mar 27, 2019 11:25 pm
Forum: Phase World On the Job
Topic: 03 Welcome to Paradise
Replies: 18
Views: 2816

Re: 03 Welcome to Paradise

"Well I dunno who's on the shuttle," Death Otter says as she spins in her seat. "But if they want to throw down with the Sovereign's crew, they'll want as many of those meatbags as they can fit." "As for revealing ourselves, nope. All we have to do is wait a second or two for their shuttle to start...
by Death Otter
Tue Mar 26, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: Phase World On the Job
Topic: 03 Welcome to Paradise
Replies: 18
Views: 2816

Re: 03 Welcome to Paradise

Death Otter, having some idea what the comm traffic would be like when they hit Paradise, was sitting up front in time to see the transition back to normal space. Immediately the board went flashing yellow and red as the ship was besieged by signals. She splayed her hands over the controls, interfac...
by Death Otter
Sat Mar 23, 2019 10:45 am
Forum: Phase World On the Job
Topic: 02.2 - Enacting the Plan
Replies: 13
Views: 2489

Re: 02.2 - Enacting the Plan

Death Otter went from the small common room they used for conferences up to the cockpit at the bow of the Remorseless, running her hand along the bulkheads as she went. Once there she socked herself into one of the rear seats and brought up the NAVCOM display. Immediately a projection of the galaxy ...
by Death Otter
Sat Mar 23, 2019 10:43 am
Forum: Phase World On the Job
Topic: 02.1 - The Planning Phase
Replies: 15
Views: 2691

Re: 02.1 - The Planning Phase

Death Otter erupts into laughter at that. "If by 'sad' you mean 'hilarious,' " she blurted. "I mean, what did you guys THINK was going to happen? You lost CONTROL of the NARRATIVE. But anyway, THAT spermatozoa's long ejaculated by now." She observes the shapeshift with narrow eyed, then smirks a lit...
by Death Otter
Fri Mar 22, 2019 1:29 pm
Forum: Phase World On the Job
Topic: 02.2 - Enacting the Plan
Replies: 13
Views: 2489

Re: 02.2 - Enacting the Plan

"Thanks, big P," Otter said, snatching the instrument from him. To Nimbus she just scoffed and went to find a quiet place to work. A few seconds later, malware in computers scattered around Phase World came to life after receiving a coded command via various networks, wired and wireless. Each one s...
by Death Otter
Mon Mar 18, 2019 2:21 pm
Forum: Phase World On the Job
Topic: 02.1 - The Planning Phase
Replies: 15
Views: 2691

Re: 02.1 - The Planning Phase

"I already bought the fab," Otter informs PD with the someone distracted look she gets when accessing the local network. " Working on finding the ship. Got the box specifications from our employer, but we need to have access to the package before we can fab it...hence the fab." Her eyes focused on ...
by Death Otter
Mon Mar 18, 2019 2:05 pm
Forum: Phase World: The Remorseless
Topic: When you are ready
Replies: 6
Views: 1537

Re: When you are ready

I feel like we're getting close to knowing how to proceed, but there's still some kinks to iron out.
by Death Otter
Thu Mar 14, 2019 3:52 pm
Forum: Phase World On the Job
Topic: 02.1 - The Planning Phase
Replies: 15
Views: 2691

Re: 02.1 - The Planning Phase

"Akeeyera P-120 commercial microfabricator," Death Otter said abruptly as she roused herself from communion with the planetnet. "Five thousand credits on standard exchange. I need someone to go pick it up. I'm thinking PD, but whatever." "While that's going on, the rest of us will find the Sovereig...
by Death Otter
Mon Mar 04, 2019 1:11 pm
Forum: Phase World On the Job
Topic: 01.3 Some Time for Shopping
Replies: 5
Views: 1571

Re: 01.3 Some Time for Shopping

Otter snorted at the question. "Obviously we have to spend it. Gotta stay SOTA, or we stumble...and fall...and are gone." She blew over her twiggling fingers, signifying dust in the wind. "But it won't take long. I know a guy. So yeah, like he said, what's the job?" -- When there was a chance, Death...
by Death Otter
Mon Feb 25, 2019 11:21 pm
Forum: Cryo-Freeze
Topic: Death Otter - Phase World Human Superhacker
Replies: 10
Views: 3236

Re: Death Otter - Phase World Human Superhacker

Nice, I'll buy that! What about a phase jump teleport device? I'm picturing it as a sort of armband. Call it Teleport with one level of Range, costing 5pp, and able to teleport the wearer up to 24" at a time. Base item, um...not sure off the top of my head, hehe. Not super important offhand...I'll t...
by Death Otter
Thu Feb 14, 2019 4:52 pm
Forum: Phase World On the Job
Topic: 01.2 An Easy Trip Back to The Office
Replies: 7
Views: 1903

Re: 01.2 An Easy Trip Back to The Office

Death Otter held her reserve of robots back as they pushed through the crowd, confident that the delay, even if only momentary, would give competitors an opportunity to close in. She was not disappointed. Oh yes, she knew these guys... A flurry of commands rewrote the behaviors of her tagalong bots,...
by Death Otter
Tue Jan 29, 2019 7:48 pm
Forum: Phase World On the Job
Topic: 01.1 - A Hunt Through Center
Replies: 83
Views: 10309

Re: 01.1 - A Hunt Through Center

"She's a cyborg," Otter replies to Sa'Maku. "The armor's neurally interfaced to her. Hacking that's a long con, if it works at all. No operating system or anything to exploit. Just hold her down for a second." She then looked over at Power Dump, and spotted the flickering ad-screen on the building'...
by Death Otter
Fri Jan 25, 2019 11:44 pm
Forum: Phase World On the Job
Topic: 01.1 - A Hunt Through Center
Replies: 83
Views: 10309

Re: 01.1 - A Hunt Through Center

Death Otter sent the four robots she controlled that were arrayed in front of her on the ground pounding forward in unison, towards the bounty. She wanted to do more, but she had to stay within range of the security bot or she'd lose the hack on it. Probably not a great idea at this point. That said...
by Death Otter
Mon Jan 14, 2019 7:07 pm
Forum: Phase World On the Job
Topic: 01.1 - A Hunt Through Center
Replies: 83
Views: 10309

Re: 01.1 - A Hunt Through Center

Death Otter cursed and looked around, seeking another drone to try to subvert. Meanwhile she sent orders to the two robots who had made it onto the roof, commanding them to proceed directly south-west, side by side, and grab anything they might bump into along the way. Before she could get too comfy...
by Death Otter
Tue Jan 01, 2019 12:45 pm
Forum: Phase World On the Job
Topic: Aboard The Ship (Open Roleplay)
Replies: 51
Views: 7500

Re: Aboard The Ship (Open Roleplay)

"Rep building is for suckers," Otter says with a dismissive wave of her hand. "If you do jobs well enough, the rep comes. You don't have to do crap missions for 'rep.' The Rep will come." "That said, all other factors being EQUAL, high risk missions are more FUN, and also show everyone that we are ...
by Death Otter
Sun Dec 30, 2018 7:32 pm
Forum: Phase World On the Job
Topic: 01.1 - A Hunt Through Center
Replies: 83
Views: 10309

Re: 01.1 - A Hunt Through Center

Ugh. What a mess. Power Dump was going to have fairies bugging him for years over that. Death Otter backed the hell away from that, but had her Futbol Team close in on Dumpy so he could get them into the action. From street level she monitored their sensor feeds so she could keep tabs on what was go...
by Death Otter
Thu Dec 27, 2018 9:58 am
Forum: Phase World On the Job
Topic: Aboard The Ship (Open Roleplay)
Replies: 51
Views: 7500

Re: Aboard The Ship (Open Roleplay)

"Time MANAGEMENT," proclaims Death Otter from where she's lounging. "This isn't warp space astrography. Maximize return per unit TIME. Short, high profit mission GOOD. Long, pro bono ," she let the word drip contempt, "mission BAD. Long high profit is OKAY. Short low profit, also OKAY. Risk assessm...
by Death Otter
Tue Dec 18, 2018 2:26 pm
Forum: Phase World: The Remorseless
Topic: 4th Q 2018 GM poll
Replies: 4
Views: 1344

Re: 4th Q 2018 GM poll

Good fun so far!
by Death Otter
Mon Dec 17, 2018 6:10 pm
Forum: Phase World On the Job
Topic: 01.1 - A Hunt Through Center
Replies: 83
Views: 10309

Re: 01.1 - A Hunt Through Center

Meanwhile, back on the ground... "ARE YOU READY FOR SOME FUTBOL?!" Death Otter cried as she sent her eight minion-bots galloping in...only to stop short when the important folks were missing. "Well, shit." She looked at the remaining rival mercs as her robots encircled them. "Hell of a day, huh?" Ot...
by Death Otter
Sat Dec 01, 2018 12:15 am
Forum: Phase World On the Job
Topic: 01.1 - A Hunt Through Center
Replies: 83
Views: 10309

Re: 01.1 - A Hunt Through Center

When the marks emerge from the building, Death Otter is engaged in rounding up her robot posse...

Rounds required to round 'em up: 4
Rounds [dice:271u82m7]46537:0[/dice:271u82m7]

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