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Huzza!

Or as Blackadder put it:



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Krieg! What a hole...

*Satisfied gasmask noises*

That was smooth!

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Snookie gives birth to Heavy Gun drone squad. Someone says they are overpowered. World ends.

 
   
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Glad everyone got through that with all their limbs

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Time to put an awkwardly belated

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Krieg! What a hole...

I am adding Lasgun Volley to Poncho, using 200 out of that 300 XP we earned. Right now, not a particularly useful talent for now, as it works off an order, but the trait tree that it opens up, Las Weapon Expertise (every degrees of success lowers the enemy agility by 5, up to -30 or -35) and Las Weapon Mastery (every 2 degrees of success adds 1 damage) are killers, later on, especially once he gets more BS and possible gun attachments to increase accuracy.

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Savageconvoy wrote:
Snookie gives birth to Heavy Gun drone squad. Someone says they are overpowered. World ends.

 
   
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MN (Currently in WY)

Oh man, I forgot to look at spending my XP.

Thanks Bob!

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@ Easy: no problem, take your time

Bob: My intention was that the Microbeads are also on the list, not physically there. But OK, lets put it that way: let us all just assume that those parts of equipment you want to look at are physically present (as the stack of weapons Teodore was looking at) and the rest is on just mentioned on the list.

@ XP: I guess Tambo will use his for "Ears to the ground", as that would pretty much round up the character he was intended to be

@ current scene: the aim of this scene would be:
1. figure out how you will work as a unit (leader, roles, etc.)
2. getting to know each other (a bit of background etc.) and what each of you can and can't do
3. explore the garrison, meet the regiments (some opportunity to describe what wild ideas you come up with for regimental traditions etc.)
4. if you like, feel free to come up with some adventure, practical joke or heist you think your dudes would pull of while garrisoned. Like go gambling, try to get into the city to go partying in a club, break into the laundry room and dye all parade uniforms pink or steal some equipment you are not at all supposed to have! Whatever you need to have some fun before deployment



@ further equipment: I thought about how to handle it with requisitioning stuff. On the one hand I don't see anything explicitly forbidding you from just trying to get as many items as you want. Meanwhile I don't want to let it get out of hand. Also the mechanism for trading is really really wonky Therefore here is what I would propose mechanically regarding requisitioning stuff:

Taking everything into account you can automatically get anything that is ubiquitous or abundant. For everything else the Commerce test has a bonus/malus of:
+20 (plentiful)/+10 (common)/0 (average)/-10 (scarce)/-20 (rare)/-30 (very rare)/-40 (extremely rare)/-50 (near unique)/-60 (unique)
This can be modified by Craftmanship (poor +20, good (-30), best (-50)) => when you are willing to take a poor weapon, it gets much easier
Furthermore if the item is a favorite weapon of a present regiment it gets another +20
If you are willing to trade it for an item you get another +5 for each level above abundant of your traded item (so +5 for plentiful, +10 for common etc.).
Lastly: you or the guy trying to requisition stuff (I assume Tambo would be best as he has commerce) can make an opposed Commerce test and get another +10 for every degree of success. Tambo gets +20 on this commerce test if something is traded.

That sounds rather complicated, so I'll just give some examples:
A meltagun (scarce, but favorite weapon of one present regiment) is +10. a Chameleoline cloak (rare) -20 etc. Trading in some LHO-sticks (common) would give a +10 bonus.
=> just so that you have a rough idea what difficulties we are talking about.



Now, to not let it get out of hand I would say within the week you are there, each one of you can have 5 tries on requisitioning something (as I said, Tambo can do it for you, if you want). Which includes trying a second time for the same item. So as example: Tambo could try first to get a Camelioline Cloak and fail. He tries a second time, still fails, tries a third because it's important to him, succeeds. He would still have two tries to get something else
=> this should guarantee that you have a good chance to either get one seldom item you REAAALY want or 4-5 less seldom things. Your choice.
Weapons with upgrades would be two separate items, even though that might not always make sense (like a compact gun. Of course you don't just get a full sized gun and than magically make it smaller... some suspension of disbelief is necessary).


You might also be able to build some low tech weapons from scratch. Maybe not a sword or flint-pistol, but a sling, bola, blowpipe or maybe a bow should be possible.

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@ Dekskull: just if you want to mention something for Teodore: the people of Skrynne have a centuries long history with Orks. So even from civilian life he should have pretty good knowledge about them, their abilities and even (to a degree) culture.

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I think I want the following:

1. Good quality "Brontian Long Knives" knife (Which I think is available from the list)
2. A smoke grenade or two (To create cover if needed)
3. Dozer Blade for the Chimera



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Krieg! What a hole...

Brontians, in the rule book, start with with a Best quality Mono Knife. You could get a ''Warknife'' as well, which has better stats than a basic knife, and could be ''Best'' and ''Mono''.

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Savageconvoy wrote:
Snookie gives birth to Heavy Gun drone squad. Someone says they are overpowered. World ends.

 
   
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@ Brontian knife: if they have best Quality Mono-Knifes those would be definitly on the list. Also a best quality mono-warnknife, why not.

@ Smoke grenade: those are pretty common. Tambo has two, so if you need those they would be present. But you can of course later get some through requisitions.
Just like the dozer blade.

@ topic: of course you can also discuss in time what equipment you should/would get later on.
From Tambos perspective the most urgent points would be:
1. something that is able to kill an Ork or help you other kill it (therefore he takes the grenade cache now)
2. something to complement his stealth skill (so he'll try and get a Chameleoline cloak over the next days
3. something to kill an ork without getting to close (a long-las likely, as he at least can use those and ammo is interchangeable with his rifle)

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Krieg! What a hole...

Longlas would freaking rule, to kill Orks, they have just a bit of AP, enough to ignore the Ork's scrap armor, and a property to ignore Unnatural Toughness and roll extra D10's of damage.

Edit: Triplex Pattern Lasguns are also pretty great

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I think a long las would be a great addition to the party, it would definetly add to the long range punch, which, well that's probably the best place to try and keep the orks.

Ironically the armour reduction that razor sharpness confers (a trait that the poisoned lance tip has, which potentially can double the penetration chance) would be pretty good, its a -2 to armour; so keep your weapons properly sharpened folks it'll make a difference. The effect of the poison which seems potentially pretty brutal.

The regular exploding tipped hunting lance casually does twice the damage of my cavalry spear and that is before the blast modifier.

I vote that if Bobthehero ever needs to use his shovel for whatever reason in combat, despite also having the fang, that it should definitely automatically have the 'razor sharp' trait added.

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Krieg! What a hole...

Well the Korps does start with an entrenching tool

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Cork, Ireland

Happy to bring a Brontian to the table just wondering how the rules and character creation works?

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 Bobthehero wrote:
Well the Korps does start with an entrenching tool

Gotta fortify the gang's abode somehow.

I mean you'd not feel comfortable otherwise.

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@ Irish: I think you can find the corerules online. You might also check out this site that gives quite a good overview:

http://gagetowngaming.wikidot.com/only-war

If you need any help, feel free to ask.

@ everybody else: I would propose Irishpeacockz creates his character and then our characters decide in game that they would like to requisition that character.

@ Irish: currently we have
A melee focussed cavalryman
A lasman
A stormtrooper
A medic
An Operator.
And the role of sergeant is already kind of taken fluff-wise

Of course we can always have a second of the same soecialization, but if you want to have something unique, we still lack a heavy weapons dude or a Sergeant ruleswise, who would have to live with being second in command (so corporal) fluff wise.

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Cork, Ireland

I will do my best to get back to you guys with a concept today. If he is a Brontian I would imagine a CQC character you shall check the rules. Not concerned about the Sergeant being taken that's fine

Actually caught up with the squad right now and I'm digging it.

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@ Irish: you could also go for a Brontian Commissar. Those are also pretty good in CC

@ all: As it seems none of our characters has first hand experience with Orks, integrating Irishs Char seems pretty easy: we can just get to the conclusion, that we should ask for a Brontian that has fought them.

@ Tambo: now that I understand a bit better how everything works, I regret a bit that I took "Scavengers" as regiment trait as it seems to be more disadvantage than advantage. Would you mind if I switch this for "Chameleoline" as equipment doctrine?

@ Easy E: I love how you modify Njals language with Ice related words. It works excellent. As does Oldmate giving Simond a really conservative touch, Ponchos switching between being just a number and an individual and Teodores "I just want to get out of here" mentality. I'll try to give Tambo and the NPCs some more fitting quirks too.

@ Oldmate: stables for your horses should be on the ground floor by the way and some grazing grounds outside.

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If I need to know where the horses are kept should we be worried
I guess Simond could try the jumping out of window gambit in case of an ork attak, it'd be cinematic and in character.

Or in the case that the Sarge might get a bit fed up with Simond's gak.

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@ Dekskull: should I leave Wyona up to you or do you want to concentrate on Teodore and I should describe her actions?

@ all: feel free to add to the scenery as you see fit. You can always invent NPCs, buildings or things happening. Only limit would be that this scene should focus more in interaction and non-combat talents.

@ Irish: your guy is currently in that recreational tent. He and his battle buddy are the last two of his squad (so he would be free to join us). Introduce him as you like. Maybe he is just playing the good old "the knife goes chop chop chop" game...

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Forgot I had a buddy.. I'll edit my post accordingly.


Edit: Welcome to the world Adamo!

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Sgt. Vanden I bet Irish can do that by flashing his bear chest.
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Welcome to the party.

   
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@ Dekskull: I remember giving your character perfect memory as trait and logic as skill. So if you want to mention some incredible feat of recollection feel free to do so. He might also be able to be really good at playing (and counting) cards or for example notice how some of the dice at the gambling table roll suspiciously high over the last 100 rolls...


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Apologies upfront if people find Malakai irritating. Just wanna portray him as jaded.

Sgt. Vanden I bet Irish can do that by flashing his bear chest.
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Its all cool. Pretty understandable for the character. Especially in the circumstances, especially when meeting our group that has been in combat for like 5 minutes and have been treated like they single handedly fought all your guy's battles for them.

I could say the same for my 'party like there's no tommorrow' cocky little bantam of a feudal worlder, but I'm quite enjoying writing him.

   
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Just a question on currency, what does the imperium/the planet have and how would it weigh against hard currency?

   
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Cork, Ireland

I believe the Ciaphus Cain or Eisenhorn books mention Thrones as currency which is where pyro got it from I imagine. Since he used it first I just followed suit.

Sgt. Vanden I bet Irish can do that by flashing his bear chest.
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If you come up with an idea just write it and we others go with the flow. I guess a good coin buys a round in every bar...

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