I think classified would be good name
How about “Eyes Only”, or “The South will Rise Again”? We could be S-Cell, so my code name could be Stonewall, and my nemesis could be Sherman!
Does our unit have a name? we could call it that, just like we did with Rapacious Basterds
We’re doing Cthulhu this week. But feel free to bring your character sheet if that makes you feel better. As far as I know the Rogue Trader game is done.
Still trying to name the damn Delta Green game. Feel free to make non-terrible suggestions.
As will I….
1. Are we meeting this week?
2. Did we finish this campaign last time? Or should I bring my character sheet?
3. Do we not have a Cthulhu page yet or did I just miss the invite?
Sup’ peeps! I’ll be back this week!
I forgot to mention that Enock is wearing that Inquisitor’s skull on a chain from his waist. Right in front of his robot crotch.
is 5:30 ok?
Mike said he could pick you up at McCorry’s. Let us know when you will be there.
shoot, i forgot to post that i could actually make it to game this week till just now… hope this gets to someone before its too late for me to be able to bum a ride today. :I
I said nothing about money. I said I wanted a raise to my paycheck. I don’t want to be paid in money considering that the imperium is about to not exist. I will take payment in food, guns, starships and ammo please. Also if your collection agent is the seneschal then just ask me nicely and I will shoot him for you. I am a little pissed with what he has dragged me into.
You see Roland, most people who expect to get paid read the fine print of the contract before they sign it, and again post signing when the Benefactor finishes his amendments, Also, you get to fight for the holy glory of his imperial light. Why would you need monetary wealth?
Unfortunately, sub-clause 34.12 states that bonus pay can be withheld proportional to financial damages to the Unrelenting Fury subsequent to your command. Seeing as the Fury is now a complete loss, your bonus should amount to negative 6.2 trillion Thrones.
I would get my collection agent on it, but I may have to shoot him to get that artifact back.
At least you finally acknowledged that I am worth my non-existant pay. Speaking of which I demand a raise. My favor clearly stated that navy intaglements with necron forces voided said favor.
“his face is being broadcast over every vidscreen in the system as a symbol of loyalty to the Imperium.”
Great, so after all this I have to buy a new faceplate too? DAMMIT.
My iSkull says your life signs went flatline. That probably means you’re dead unless you show up to the next game, in which case it’s merely a malfunction due to giant spaceship crash.
Knew we should have paid for OnSkull Assistance.
The oven will not be available tonight, bring food that does not require cooking. In addition, I must ask that none of you park in the cul-de-sac, and instead park on the hill. There will be another party upstairs, so mind yourselves! Call ahead or post a comment if you are not going to be here.
As far as you know!
Also Eve Online ships seriously? This is 40k Sam. There are no Amarr or the Gallente Federation.
What headache? I think the only person who has regrets is Jace and thats only becuase he learned just how powerfull guns are vs. cthulhu horrors.
Robert won’t be here tomorrow. All that delay, all that headache was for nothing.
Ok you need to change the front picture. This is a priest we are talking about. Where are the half naked choir boys?
Liet has been updated so there’ll be no more nonsense about failing pilot checks
Perhaps you should look for a way to work this in:
Ok now all you have to do is take the adventure logs and the meme drawings and create a comic strip. Then get rich off it.
Much win!! -v
Presenting the “draw your party” meme pictures:
So we are going to have a Delta Green game today then?
i hate to say this last minute but i dont think im going to make it this week. freaking workload :< should be caught up next week though.
I’m not opposed to waiting another week for Morgan. I’m sure we can find something else to do; I have some Delta Green material that I can finish polishing up and bring.
So it looks like Morgan will not be able to make it tomorrow. Should we postpone the game one more week (a good finale should have all hands on deck)? Or do we want to soldier on with one man missing?
I will know if I can make it by the end of friday’s work day.
I want to kill something with my new sword.
Voidmaster Decanus will be present
I might not make it. Work is insane.
All right, if you’re coming this week you need to let me know now, and you need to be absolutely certain. This is probably going to be the last game of Rogue Trader, so don’t miss it!
I’m coming, natch. We’re still meeting at Sam’s place, right?
Prvt. Wiggles reporting in SIR!
I’ll be there!
Everyone come around back this time, you tracked dirt down the stairs last week.
I can make it this week.
Well hold onto that thought. Robert will be here tomorrow, and I assume that he’ll want to play rogue trader. We can play Delta Green next week so that Robert can be here for the Finale too.
Game will be at my house, bring food.
Make mine a tentative hand as I am still trying to assess my weekend workload
I will be there. Of course. What else would I possibly do?
If we don’t have enough people to make it worthwhile saving the universe for the grinding and pointless misery of the Imperium, we can always run a one-shot or somesuch. I’ve an idea for a Delta Green prequel sort of thing that might be fun.
Raise your hand if you plan on coming to the game this week. I’m not going to roll out the red carpet for two people.
Actually at that point he will come out of the bushes shoot sully and go home.
At this rate, you may just miss out on the entire shebang. We’ll have saved the universe, partying in the woods with a bunch of Ewoks, and then Roland is gonna come running out of the bushes yelling DID I MISS IT?
Just an FYI I will NOT be there for the game on the 18th and I may miss the game on the 25th. Try to keep some of the galaxy intact.
1…..6…..36…..216….1296….7776..46656..279936, 1679616, 10077696, 60466176, 362797056*TRANSMISSIONENDS*
I will provide drinks, but you guys have to bring your own food. Pizza may or may not translate into XP.
CLASSIFIED OBSCURUS ALPHA, EYES ONLY
EXCERPT FROM COMMUNICATIONS ARCHIVES OF NAVAL VESSEL, “PARAGON OF VIGILANCE” AND LISTENING POST CALIXIS-VK8214 (Watchdog)
WATCHDOG: Code-grey, this is Watchdog. We are in need of technical assistance. Request Enginseer team dispatch by nearest Naval vessel.
VIGILANCE: Watchdog, this is “Paragon of Vigilance”. We are responding to your code-grey. What is the nature of your technical difficulty?
WATCHDOG: Our long range sensors are acting up, we’ve been detecting a massive force of contacts moving through The Maw at several times the speed of light. We have not observed any natural phenomenon that could be the source of this signal, and we have ruled out the possibility of sabotage. We have been without regular maintenance for several years, thus we can only assume that this is technical failure.
VIGILANCE: Copy that, we are en-route. We will be in range within four days.
EXCERPT ENDS, NO FURTHER CONTACT WITH WATCHDOG OR VIGILANCE IS RECORDED.
If nearly waking up ANOTHER Necron tomb world at the behest of an inquisitor is “nothing to report” I wonder what it takes to get on the report.
I’m hosting this week, PM me if you don’t know my address.
Ok just a reminder I will be unavailable this week so you guys are going to need to figure out who is hosting and coordinate everything. Also try to not get eaten by Necrons.
Still crazy busy this week
Ok so far I don’t have work this week so game is at my house.
Because no one expects the spanish inquisition.
God damn iPad and it’s stupid atuo correct
A crew of 100,000 pile of shit nailling the fan with so much shit that it will dry and be gone for years. This is what the inc. does to use.
Crap, this will lead to more shit hiding the fan.
Because that worked out SO WELL the last time we helped them out…. I mean its not like we were an integral part in the catalyst to a galactic war or anything………
Good news everybody! We’re now working for the Inquisition!
Sadly won’t be present, have fun!
Something came up, so I will not be there. Though plans may change, right now it’s 50/50.
I must let it be known that Canada Dry is not permitted in my home! I will purchase several large sodas and perhaps some snack foods, but dinner is on you guys. Show up at around 6 if you can. Call me at (425) 482-2394 if you need directions.
I’m bringing pizza tomorrow. Anyone wanting to bring other stuff is welcome—soda, a keg of ginger ale, whatever.
holy crap i found my password! D8
ok. I hate to say this but works been piling up lately so I don’t think I’m going to be making it to game again this week… shit… I’m sorry about this guys. If all goes well and all my projects are back on schedule (or close enough to) I should be back next week.
so hope to see you guys then.
My house is open to host this saturday, bring your own food.
Michael’s mother is not on a killing spree, don’t worry about it.
First, this is friggin awesome
Second Micheal what was the end result of the Plate incident?
Third, Micheal said he could not host this week so do we have game or no?
First Micheal, what was the end result of the plate incident?
Second is there game this week? I know Micheal said he could not host this week
Three things First: this is freaking awesome:
Second Micheal, what was the end result of the plate incident?
Third, is there game this week? I know Micheal said he could not host this week
So I will be training 100 men as assassins for the ship. I will let Morgan give them a name.
Interestingly enough you have yet to use a single combat drug in the middle of battle. For a junkie you have great self control.
My perception of part of Liet’s character:
A man forever in the pursuit of the proverbial edge
I AM. Shit went crazy plans got cancelled. Show up at my house ready to plunder some richs and murder another navigator.
BELAY THAT ORDER!!!
Power is back on and I am ready to get out of this cave! Who’s hosting?!
How about this, Matt just give me your cell number. If I can reach Sam by showing up at his house tomorrow or reaching him by phone I will call everyone and let them know the game is on. If I can’t I will still call and let everyone know the game is not on.
If someone can reach Sam then sure we can do the game at my house but I can’t seem to get him.
NO GAME. I can’t get a hold of Sam at all.
I’m in. By the looks of things the roads should be fine by tomorrow night. More 40+ and rainy tomorrow.
I can make it, snow is my bi$&h, micheal should I come a little early to correct any mistakes with my character
Well all my plans got cancelled so I could host but have you looked outside? Main streets are fine but the side streets are still ugly.
So no game? On a small chance I might be able host.
Ok man. But if you want a 40k gun that looks like a non 40k gun sam is more than alright with that as long as they are the same class (Pistol, Rifle, etc.). With any luck the snow will melt and we can have a game next week.
That’s ok, just joking around.
Don’t you already have that in the form of Zhukov? Also no game Saturday as the DM is without power and snowed in. Also Jace, Sam said that if you want a bolt pistol that looks like a 1911 then thats ok but you can’t have a full sized bolter that is also a pistol.
Can I have a Desert Eagle that shoots Angry Marines?
Roland’s full stat block and story are up. Also reminder I am out of town so you guys need to figure out where or if your going to meet. I am putting odds that you guys are not doing anything because of the snow.
How bout a colt .45 1911 bolter?
Actually I was going to ask about that. Can my ripper pistols be 6 shooters? If so then yes sandlewood and all.
What I’m mad about is that your family heirloom isn’t a matched pair of heavy revolvers with worn sandalwood grips.
Nah, just the duster.
At least there’s no katana.
Wait thats all you where going to rage about? The duster? Not the gloves and boot? Not the obvious Gunslinger reference? Not the fact that he is both nobility and not at the same time?
For a second I was going to rage that Mike specifically gave his new character a “black leather duster,” but then I remembered that it might as well be standard equipment for 40k characters.
It’s spelled jace.
Just an FYI I will be out of town this weekend so somebody else will need to host. Try not to kill Jac off in the first round.
gray main back story up.
Getting the Von Steins involved would be cake the trick is the van Owens. To get this to work would require either the van Owens to like us enough to defend us if we got into a scrap with the Von Steins or to basically lead the Von Steins into attacking the van Owens to hurt us. Again I am currently not seeing a way to pull this off without requiring the van Owens to like us enough to willing go to war with another Rogue Trader family. Not saying it can’t be done.
So, the von Steins would totally like to get their hands on Enock, due to him being kind of sort of responsible for beheading one of their kin, and forcing another to resign in disgrace. The von Steins also are ticked at the van Owens, because they’ve usurped Ouroboros from the von Steins. Enock kind of sort of works for the van Owens.
There has GOT to be a way to play these two off of each other, Yojimbo-style, for fat profits.
Won’t make it this week either… My attendance this quarter will probably be sporadic at best.
won’t be able to make it this week, sorry
Lol if there is a problem with the rate the adventure log comes out then maybe you should be writing them.
Which is why some people I could mention should hurry up with their adventure logs.
Once again there is a game this week. Morgan is most likely able to make it this week.
I recognize this guy.
Ok no problem.
It turns out I wont need to push it back to 7:30 this week, there was some miscommunication, it is NEXT week that I would benefit from a 7:30 start.
Pilot sadly won’t attend as I will be in Oregon. Have fun, though.
Umm I can see about pushing the game back. No promises. Just show up at 7:30 at worst we will have been going for an hour which really isn’t a problem.
Yeah, can we push the game back an hour? to 7:30 this week?
I hate you, and that is a terrible book.
Touche. I would have also accepted. Who is John Galt?
What’s a Nubian?
Yes there is a game this week. Yes it will be at my house. Yes it will most likely be Rogue Trader. Yes we will most likely die horribly. Yes it will be awesome to die horribly. Any more silly questions?
Is their a game?
I’ll be present, so hopefully there will at least be enough people for We are goblins
Also, game this week at my house again. Anyone not able to show up say so.
And your logic is invalid. Midshipmen are officers because this is 40k and the book says they are officers. They are in training but in the 40k midshipmen are placed aboard ships. In 40k if your at the acdemy you are a cadet.
A Midshipman is just an officer in training, but they are still in the line of command. Midshipmen technically hold a commission when they are deployed (and midshipmen are deployed in some cases) thus making them a commissioned officer, even if that commission is probationary.
Yes, but if you read the thing it says quite plainly ( about 10 times) pre-fleet meaning not on a ship, it is the rank given to the people at the naval academies. I don’t care about the technicalities IMO you are not an officer until you have actually begun service.
Oh Ian, by the way…
MIDSHIPMEN ARE TOTALLY OFFICERS!
Once again game at my house. Robert will be making it this week. Anyone unable to make it this week?
I can’t make it as I am stuck in the infinite abyss that is dead week. Next week doesn’t look good either as it precedes finals week.
I’m still coming, of course.
Morgan isn’t going to make it. If I can get Charlottes number then I can go pick her up myself. Also would be nice to know if anyone else is coming or not this week.
Hey so I will NOT be attending this coming week. I have an annual Christmas party that I have been attending for the last 17 years and I plan on making it 18. So if someone else is in a position to give Charlotte a ride I’m sure she would appreciate it, Morgan lives closest to her so geographically that would be most convenient. Have fun guys….KILL THE XENOS!!!!
Game at my place this weekend. Robert might make it this week depend on how bad his work wants to screw him over.
No game then, I guess.
ya, just remebered i am going to AFK this saturday!
Ok, well if need be i can host at my new place, Tomorrow i will put up an adress.
Allright, Mike’s house is not available this week, and it looks like we will not have enough people to play rogue trader. However; I am sick of only gaming every other week, so I am asking for people to volunteer their home for “We be Goblins”.
Well, if you aren’t able to check the website, just give me a call. You know my number.
so their was a game last saturday. Hmm, Well that what happens when you have no internet or anyone calls you to let you know. so game this next sat!
Not going to make it this week. Don’t all die while I’m away.
Ok so game this week. At my house again. You all know the rules see you there.
Or, we could give the Osprey as a tithe. Ships are rare and valuable, frigates are double that in value during a time of war. For setting up your lasgun factory I see a very simple set up. We set up on one of the other planets in the system we already own. We can use the gold, people and food to all help off set the cost of starting up a new planet. Then we can make the guns and tools to help out our agri world. Also planets can help defend one another and transit will be in hours not weeks to move supplies around. Finally I say we go kick Rak’gol in the nuts and start mining operations on the giant fuel ball. We can use the fuel to again help set up our two planets and sell the rest as profit.
We were already in the process of ramping up agricultural production; I wonder if we could output enough in the way of Skub™ Tinned Meat Product as wartime rations, for that to be a partial or full measure of our wartime tithe.
Though I suppose we have enough of the old “PDF” forces running around to create the cadre for a new Imperial Guard regiment. So we wouldn’t truly be building a regiment from nothing.
As a side note, I wonder how hard it is to get into the lasgun-manufacturing business? Cause clearly there is a profit to be made there.
ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND DWARVES
ARMED WITH LASGUNS
Shit just got real.
Meanwhile, on Ourobouros III…
URGENT MESSAGE: CALIXIS SECTOR COMMAND: UNCODED
Several weeks ago, a scouting vessel was dispatched to the Valos system to investigate several emergency distress beacons that had been activated in the area. When our scout arrived in system, they detected a massive energy signature consistent with a fleet of ships. We traced the source to the uninhabited world of Valos V, observing a massive fleet of presumably xenos ships in orbit. Our scout just managed to escape through the warp before being fired upon. The ships matched no known classification, indicating that these xenos are not indigenous to the expanse.
In accordance with the laws of the realm, and our duty to our Emperor, all worlds of the Koronus expanse and the Calixis sector are hereby required to raise a regiment numbering no less than one hundred thousand guardsmen in a time span not exceeding six months. Standard planetary tithes will be set aside during this time. Worlds with alternative means of supporting the war effort must contact Sector Command immediately. Failure to comply will result in severe punishment.
Pursuant to the above order, all Rogue Traders operating in the Calixis Sector and the Koronus Expanse, and in possession of vessels deemed worthy of battle, are hereby ordered to report to Port Wander for muster. Rogue Traders that do not comply with this order will face the suspension of their Warrants of Trade.
May the Emperor guide your blade.
Lord Admiral of Battle fleet Calixis, Marcus Cornelius Scipio
Calixis Sector Command.
I sent him one a while ago, but he forgot his password. Just call him Captain Strasser.
We should probably shoot a campaign invite to Robert. I kind of need to know the name of the current Captain for the maintenance logs.
I think most of us are in favor of assisting the “Faceless Lord” with his attack on the xenos, in return for a share of whatever heretic xenostech spoils we come up with. That will probably occupy the next session or two.
I suggest we propose some sort of ongoing trafficking arrangement with the Faceless Lord also. He has an entire fleet at his disposal; but with our Warrant of Trade we may be able to offer him a legitimate (and more direct) pipeline of certain goods in and out of Imperial markets for him. He may have such assets at his disposal already, but it’s worth offering.
After this? I suggest pursuing one of our earlier ideas. We could go after the “Space Vegas” resort planet idea. That presumably involves looking for a suitably habitable world. (Though in proper Vegas tradition, it needn’t actually be a hospitable paradise-world in the training. It can be some sort of pestilent crapsack of a planet as long as we can set up proper facilities.
Another idea that would appeal to Enock would be to set up some sort of manufacturing colony. We have one valuable autogun model we can start making. And once we’ve found a suitable planet/colony/station, we can go around looking for other lost bits of technology to make our own. (We wouldn’t necessarily need to start up an entirely new colony to do this; there may be an existing location with suitable facilities that only needs ‘acquiring.’)
As far as I know the game is on.
Ok so game this week? If so I will host. Same time and everything.
Oh. Okay then. I’ll make some new characters quick just in case.
Why couldn’t they play? to my knowledge we have Jace Matt and Myself as players plus you Sam thats 3 players and one gm there are two open spots…
I meant I’m cool lol
I’ cool with both starting at 7pm and Matt and Pat showing up….. especially since my folks won’t be leaving until 7:30 anyway.
You’ll have to clear it with Ian, it’s his house. They can come, but they can’t really play, I only made five characters.
hay, i got two things to ask? One is it alright if i bring matthew and patrick for the deathwatch game, and if so two is it alright to start it at 7:00pm.
INCOMING TRANSMISSION: CODED OCCULTUS ALPHA
Recent events have revealed the possible location of a xenos artifact I have been attempting to acquire for some time. The Mechanicus Explorator team that originally found it tried to keep it secret from the Inquisition, fearing that it would be taken from them. It turned out that their fear was justified, but the none of our agents were responsible for the theft. One of their own number, Magos Paladius, became enamored with the artifact, and managed to smuggle both it and himself off world before any effort could be organized to stop him. The ship that he had purchased transit on was making its way to Footfall, but the Mechanicus agents there were not able to intercept him.
Recently one of our listening posts picked up a signal that is known to correspond with the xenos race from which this artifact originates. It seems that our little techpriest found some way to activate it. The signal was faint, but we managed to trace it to Valos V, an uninhabited world in the Calixis sector, just south and west of Port Wander.
In the time since we last saw him, Paladius has gathered a devoted group of followers, joined together in worship of “The Icon”. Pictures taken at long range have revealed that Paladius and his cult have established bio domes on the surface to allow them to live on Valos. Unfortunately, the pictures are not clear enough to tell us if they have any defenses.
Valos is completely barren, almost no liquid water, microbial life only. Radiation and electrical storms constantly raging in the upper atmosphere made this already unappealing world prohibitively expensive to colonize. We’re not certain why Paladius would want to go to Valos, or why he would activate the artifact there, but it doesn’t matter. We must intercept him and the artifact before he can disappear again.
The electrical storms will inhibit the use of a teleportarium to get your team to the surface, so you will need to deploy by thunderhawk. The planet surface is relatively smooth and devoid of major geological features, so a razorback will be provided for you.
The Artifact is the primary objective in this mission, it must be recovered at all costs. Paladius is secondary, we would like to find out what he knows about the artifact and how he activated it, but if his extraction proves untenable, execute him. His followers are heretics and traitors, burn them.
You must deploy immediately, as it seems likely that the Mechanicus are dispatching their own teams to bring in Paladius and the artifact. If you encounter any Mechanicus personnel who attempt to threaten your mission, execute them.
The Emperor’s Gaze is upon you,
Looks like I won’t be in attendance this week, have fun! “Blood for the blood god” and all that!
Yeah, healing isn’t that necessary when most of the party stay on the ship and don’t participate in direct combat.
Well seeing as my missionary (healer) doesn’t ever actually get a chance to HEAL….. I am gonna take the spot of the medic……. FEAR MY HYPOSPRAY OF DOOOOOO wait for it OOOOOOOOM
Also I want to make a change with the Freefall. If we can get good quality guns (which are not all that rare) I can change the broadsides into lance batteries which will seriously up our damage. Though this requires me to change out the dorsal guns to Mars Macrocannons. Stat wise this means that we will seriously upgun the ship for only a slight loss in range. Let me know if anyone has a problem with this.
As always your adventure log write up are fantastic, thank you for doing that every week Matt. So far I like Harbinger of Dawn but I also have a few ideas for names.
I want to play the big angry guy who shoots guns and kills stuff.
Also, if you have suggested names for our new Grand Cruiser, throw them out. Our GM keeps mixing up “Freefall” and “Footfall,” so we need something different.
Pound of Flesh
Harbinger of Dawn
dibs on the devistator!
All right. Since several people won’t be able to make it, I am planning to run a one-off game.
This week, There will be much death and explosions and cries of “FOR THE EMPEROR!”, because you will be playing……..SPACE MARINES. That’s right boys and girls, this is a game of Deathwatch. You will be a part of the glorious division of Inquisitorial alien hunters who are tasked with missions that no human could possibly complete, let alone survive.
This game requires me to actually run the combat properly and keep balance in mind, so I need to know exactly how many people are going to show up and what roles they want to play.
We have the Apothecary(medic), Assault Marine (close combat), The Devastator (blistering firepower), Techmarine (mechanical expertise), and the Tactical Marine ( balanced warrior, and leader). Librarians are banned for this game, as they require a lot more set-up than the other classes.
If you plan to show up, then sound off!
So, I’m hosting this coming week, so I guess it might be helpful if you all had my address. Here it is: 11745 NE 149th ST Kirkland WA 98034
If you get lost give me a call… 206-707-1271
to make it easier it is exit 22 off of 405
Don’t worry about it.
My apologies Sam, he found out about it as I was heading off so there was essentially no time to give warning in.
FINALLY! This is the best random item generator ever devised.
I say we move everything over to the Grand Cruiser (to be renamed). The Ospery is a good ship but at the moment we don’t have the cash, manpower or the experince to run two ships. Later on once we get more profit and make more contacts we can begin the process of crewing and mantaining the fleet. Though I am loath to just sell the ship or lose it in some way. I say we just Vacuum seal the ship and store it untill later use.
All right People, prepare for soapbox rant.
Firstly, bringing a guest to the game is perfectly fine, however it is preferable if you alert me ahead of time so that I can think of a role for them to play. Also, it’s nice to let the host know that they will be entertaining one more person than was expected.
Secondly, I have re-read the section of the rules regarding psychic powers. Delude does not equal mind control. It does however, put the target into a highly suggestible state in which they are more likely to agree with the suggestions of the casting psyker. You still have to role play trying to convince them. Don’t worry about it, nobody is in trouble, we’ll just have to keep that in mind in the future.
Thirdly, If we are going to transfer our assets to the Grand Cruiser, we need to think about what we are going to do with the Osprey. It is difficult and expensive enough to maintain one ship, let alone two. Also, it never makes for a good game when the party gets split up, so I suggest that you pick just one ship and stick with it.
Sure if you show up first. Also Robert will be joining us so lock up your booze and daughters
Can I park on the lawn?
Just a reminder game is at my place this week, you all know where I live and the rules and remember DON’T park on my street park on the street above it. Thanks
if so on halloween, my place is finally open for use. even this week would work, if anyone wants to know.
odds are i will be unavailable for halloween weekend. Will update if plan changes.
I can make it this week, also I checked with my folks and if we need a place NEXT week I can host. KEEP IN MIND we are talking about HALLOWEEN weekend, so I know last year a number of us had other engagements so if thats the case sound off.
“Being a dungeon master is all about trying to murder your friends… repeatedly”
Ok so we can have the game at my house again. Also I have been in contact with Robert and he no longer has Sundays off but he will be getting ever other Saturday off and if he has this Saturday then Robert will be joining us.
Everything’s fine on my end.
Ok so are we having a game this week or is everyone indisposed again?
Yea, crew need a place to live and sleep, the other one saves you a little space but your crew takes a morale hit.
Ok so the Grand Cruiser we acquired is up under the characters tab with current stats, components and a list of my first draft of building the thing so go take a look. You think something is missing from the design or wonder why I added one thing instead of another let me know and I would be happy to update, modify and change it untill you guys think its perfect.
Fear? Fear? Feaaaaaarrrr?
Uh huh. Uh huh. Uh huh. Uh huh. Feeeaaaarrr.
Gaze upon the face of your next enemy!
AND KNOW FEAR!!!
All right, take the time to think about your next move before the plot catches up with you.
’Kay. As for posting 3 times, my internet is wacking out currently so I apologize if this posts three times as well.
Looks like we’re off this weekend.
First, did you mean to post that three times in the span of 10 minutes? Second at this point I am not going to be there this weekend either. And since nobody else really posts on here I wish you luck on getting anything orginized.
What’s the plan? Do we want to aim for a Goblins get together on Saturday? Or try for something on Sunday? If the plan is for Saturday, I may be able to host at my parents’ house in Redmond. If you guys want to try for Sunday evening, my place in Seattle is an option… However it would be nice to know asap so as to iron out any potential issues before-hand.
on the smallest chance, I might be able to host saturday. and onther thing is that the new PC that i will make is a navigator.
My place is a last resort if people really want to play on sunday.
If we want to play Sunday, do we have a location? Chris’ place?
Thanksgiving? In October?
What are you, some kind of gosh-darn, pinko, beaver-hugging Canuckistani?
So you guys can just sit for a week and think about what you’ve done.
Well, unless we are going to game on Sunday, I cannot go. We are having thanksgiving this Saturday.
Enock turned the Cap’tn into a servo-skull, didn’t he…
So where is the game going to be this week cause I can’t host. Also talked to Robert, he has to work this sunday. Once he gets it figured out he will let me know.
Agreed with the not needing to talk about cattle and farming, I think our next move is to check nearby areas for any sort of pirate activity and begin clearing them out.
Regarding our current “business plan”:
Our newly-conquered planet lies in a system with three other planets and numerous large asteroids, none of them seemingly habitable. Current plans are to start the process of converting Steinwelt to an agri-world—ramping up their cattle and farm production, establishing packing plants and the like for exporting food. As well as a secondary gold-prospecting industry.
There’s all manner of work that goes into that, but little of which I’m sure will be interesting to most of us from a gameplay standpoint. So until shit hits the fan, we probably won’t—shouldn’t—spend much game time talking about cattle futures and orbital shipping facilities.
The other planets and ’roids in the system will deserve a more thorough survey. Could be mining potential, ancient artifacts, pirate hideouts, or giant unstoppable armies of xenos.
Beyond that, if people have suggestions for further projects and shenanigans, toss them out. There’s always “pick another unexplored system and go there,” but we’ve hardly finished with this one yet.
Also the basic ship stats for Freefall are now up on the characters page. And we can’t have Rogue Trader at my house this week so we need a new place to play this week.
Ok about the new ship. We need to start trying to aquire the parts needed to bring the ship up to 100%. Even if we got every part now it would still take them around 20 weeks to install the parts which is 4 months.
Yes we are meeting today, at my house. If you scroll down the comments page a little you would see this, then reading the date you would realize that i posted it october 6th. Since this is october 8 that means it was ment for this week.
that is a good question, i might be able to meet up to day if i get back intime from my grandmother bday. and i guess i have to make a new person for rouge trader, maybe a gun nut.
So are we meeting today or no?
Ya, it sounds like morgan will have saturdays off soon and sundays, maybe.
yea i have talked to him a little. trying to get in better contact.
Has anybody contacted Robert? I thought everyone was in on getting him into the game. I have an awesome plot idea that I think that he would love to be a part of.
Ok we can have the game at my place again this week, but next week we will need to find somewhere else to play.
ok, cool so i am dead now.
ya so it seems like i might be getting a jobs soon and will be more able to show up more.
three thousand soldiers is 10% of our crew thats a serious drop in crew. We take one good hit and our crew will easily fall below the 80% mark and then we will have some serious trouble. Remember we havn’t been in a serious space battle yet. So far we havn’t lost void sheilds let alone start taking hull damage. Also thinking about it I know where we can salvage a light cruiser. Umm you might not like the answer and Sam is most likely going to kill me for proposing it but still.
Well, we presumably already have a certain amount of security “red-shirts” on board, that we would be replacing or training into actual soldiers. That said, we don’t take mechanical losses until we have a population rating of 80, so if the equivalent of, say, 5 population were soldiers instead of deck-swabbers it presumably would not hurt performance any.
For basic soldiers, the stat-block for Hired Gun in the book seems like it would work. Flak armor instead of the flak coat, lasgun/autogun, etc. Stormtroopers would have better armor—add a carapace helmet/chestpiece, maybe?—and possibly better weapons (hellguns, grenades, flamers). Don’t know that we’d need to bump their stats; the Hired Gun already has pretty good BS and Wounds.
Starting goal might be a company or two of regular troopers, and a squad or two of “personal guard” stormtroopers.
You can simply increase the amount of work that will be required by all to compensate, but crew morale will take a hit.
The real question is. Do we have the room? Soldiers don’t just cost thrones, they also take up room. You may be thinking that training up the guys keeps their same places. But, if we train 1-3 thousand crew into soldiers then we need to replace them in equal measure. So what we need to do is get a new ship to throw off pursuit and we can outfit the new ship with a barracks to house our troops.
Well, come up with stats and a loadout, and how many men you want, and I’ll give you the cost.
Whomever does the training, having the troops will just plain cost more. More money to equip them, to pay them better, to have barracks and all that other stuff. It just comes down to math: having X troops ends up costing us Y profit factor.
You gotta spend money to take other peoples’ money.
Also on the household troops issue I was planning on training the stormtrooper group. It should be rather simple. I just train 10 guys and have those 10 each train 10 guys and so on till we hit the numbers we want. I want to take 5 of them though and make them the elite guard and equip them as good as I am.
Ok I actully can host the game at my house this week. You all have my address my phone number and know the rules and the time so see you suckers saturday.
Another side-business sort of thing: We need to straighten out what sort of troops we want on the ship, and how many. At this point, the only good fighters on board are the player-characters and combat servitors; everyone else is basically warm bodies who have been handed a laspistol.
I’m thinking we go with a two-tier sort of system. First, a bunch of troops that are trained and equipped at about Imperial Guardsman levels. Lasrifle, flak armor, knows how to shoot and throw a grenade. Good for guarding/garrisoning, shooting would-be mutineers, that kind of thing. Then, a much smaller but much better trained/equipped group for stuff like boarding actions, heavy combat, etc. Stormtroopers, basically. (But not the Star Wars kind.)
Some numbers, pulled straight from my ass:
I’m thinking something like a battalion of “guardsmen.” Several companies, maybe 1000-2000 troops. Some heavy-weapons teams scattered around—grenade launchers, heavy stubbers/flamers, etc. Then about a company of stormtroopers—about 150-300 men. (Remember that there’s like 25,000-30,000 people on our ship to begin with, these are actually quite modest troop numbers.)
From a gameplay standpoint, I assume that the number and quantity of soldiers we maintain will impact our profit factor accordingly, just as if we were paying a mercenary company to stick around full-time. Red-shirts with laspistols are basically free, but also completely worthless. So I expect the DM will have to decide what various troops will cost us.
In addition, The inquisitor did already compensate you for the use of your ship, so your profit factor has not been affected by the downtime.
Ok I can’t host the Rogue Trader game at my house this week. Is there anyone who can?
For those that missed it,the inquisitor that assumed control of your ship used some super secret artifact to gain access to an unknown but incredibly advanced Xeno structure beneath the surface of the planet. After descending into the heart of the structure, the inquisitor used this artifact to “activate” the facilities, allowing himself and the rest to access the bowels of the place.
The party came down a lift into the center of a room so large that they could not see the walls or the ceiling. Apart from some dim illumination, the room appeared to have no features except for some stone circles apparently carved into the stone floor, arranged in a geometric pattern. The inquisitor stepped forward to one of the circles, and looked down onto it. At his touch it became transparent, causing him to recoil at something the party could not see. The inquisitor bid one of the crew members to use a plasma cutter to get through the floor, to no effect. Moments after they had given up, the circle began to glow dimly. The circle vanished as if it had never been as grooves in the floor began to glow as well. A grey-steel skull rose up from it’s tomb, swiftly followed by a grim parody of a human skeleton. The space marine quickly gunned the beast down before it could activate, it’s remains melting into the floor. Around the pit, six more circles began to glow and disappear. As the next six Necron Warriors rose from their tombs, the space marines took defensive positions around the inquisitor, opening fire on the horrors. As the next 36 Necron Warriors rise from their tombs, the party can do nought but stand by in silence and shock. As the next 216 Necron Warriors rise from their tombs, a terrible buzzing fills the air as if some vast and ancient generator is cycling up. As the next 1,296 Necron Warriors rise from their tombs, a green tube of what seems like lighting rises from the floor into the hands of each. The party swiftly activates the lift, leaving the inquisitor and his space marines to their fate. As the next 7,776 Necron Warriors rise from their tombs they open fire, not even leaving a scorch mark on the floor for the inquisitor to be remembered by. By the time the lift has risen to the ceiling and carried the party away, 1,679,616 Necron warriors are rising from their tombs, weapons in hand.
Stopping only to retrieve the artifact, our heroes beat a hasty retreat into orbit, giving them a nice view of a world once covered in life and warmth, now a barren wasteland of steel. Vast doors open on one side of the planet to admit a steady stream of necron ships into the void, which number in the hundreds by the time The Osprey goes to warp.
We might want to consider what we’re doing next, with this last shindig having basically concluded—and having been entirely unprofitable to boot.
I think our main set of plans is to find some sort of planet capable of supporting some kind of colonial enterprise. Uranium mining, cocoa plantations, coca plantations, whatever. We can either try to research specific worlds that have already been discovered, or just find a few basically un-surveyed systems and cross our fingers.
The fact that there’s a giant military operation massing to fight the GODDAMN FUCKING NECRONS also could provide business opportunities. Arms or munitions trafficking, that kind of thing. Or maybe some sort of scam or skulduggery is to be had with all those ships about. Of course, we probably want to avoid direct contact with the Navy/Inquisition for the time being…
Anyway, put some thought into it, maybe toss ideas out in comments.
Also, PRAISE THE OMNISSIAH!!!
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The camping trip has been postponed indefinitely, I will be showing up this week.
game will be at standard time of 6:30pm
Alright well if are still having the Goblins game at my place then you guys will need this. I live at 19432 79th CT NE, Kenmore. My home phone is 425-408-1101
i will not be there this weeken, i will be a my grandfather’s 99 birthday. so have fun.
Alright well if there are no arguements and Matt the DM shows up we can do the Goblin game at my house this weekend.
Goblin game. Last camping trip of the summer, big deal because I haven’t seen these people in two years and this is unlikely to ever happen again. I’m really sorry about missing so many sessions, but it should all calm down once summer is over and I stop having a social life.
So, is there going to be a game this week?
ok since we are missing the DM and the guy with the pathfinder adventure we will have no sessions at all this week. see you all next week.
Apologies, gentlemen, but I will be unavailable this weekend also. See you all next week, hopefully.
Alright since we will be missing the DM I say we meet up and play the Pathfinders Goblin adventure at my house. Anyone got an issue with that?
Going to a party this weekend, have fun as goblins!
As requested the stat block of the ship is up in the character section of the boards. Anyone who questions the fact about a ship being a character clearly hasn’t been paying enough attention. If you want information or story to be added to the ship bio page just send me a private message of what you want to add and i will as i get time.
Standard 6:30 start time, show up around 6, that way I can make sure everyone is leveled up properly and we have time to catch everyone up on what has happened. If we don’t have enough we can just run that We Be Goblins adventure for Pathfinder. If we do that I will DM the adventure because I played it a PAX so I know all the secrets and stuff.
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2 does anyone know did Morgan change his phone # cuz I just texted him and he had no idea who I was, and I know I used to be on his contacts list.
Sounds fine by me. Do you want the 6:30 starting time, or do you need it earlier/later?
Ok since location is kinda in flux i say Rogue Trader is at my house. Already cleared it with my parents and i have a huge dinning table, plenty of room and actual places to park. Same rules as always bring snacks don’t trash the place. Any objects let me know otherwise if people actually read this i will post my address around Wendsday or Thursday.
I’ll bring Pathfinder stuff. If we’re all cool with doing Rogue Trader, then that’s great; either way we’re covered.
Rogue Trader plans:
I’m thinking that before we go after the next big plan, we should organize a salvage fleet for the Magoros system (where the big shipwreck was). We have two ships in that system that we disabled, plus the vaults of the Righteous Path. I say we come back to the system with a couple salvage ships, and at least one hired freighter for the Righteous Path stuff. We have the wrecks hauled back for salvage/refitting, load up the freighter, all in one fell swoop. (And take measures to keep the freighter crew from deciding to just warp off to some random other location with our loot.
There are the two known wrecks outside the Magoros system—the pilgrim ship and the pirate ship we destroyed there—but with their position known and likely overrun with pirates, it’s probably best just to abandon them for the time being.
If we don’t want to do a freighter run then we’ll be spending the next several months shuttling loot back and forth from the Righteous Path’s location. Unless we consider its current position to be as secure as anything else, and just leave it there as a floating vault of sorts.
I don’t know what in the way of assets the Capt’s family has at their disposal. If we can basically say, “here’s a big pile of treasure, if you guys could come get it and put it in your giant fricken vaults that would be great,” that’s one thing. They might not be up for that operation though.
What we do with the two salvaged ships is up for debate. Basically, we either sell them off as-is for the salvage value (which would be extremely lucrative in and of itself, these things are priceless); or we pay to have them repaired/refitted/re-crewed for our own purposes. If we opt for the latter, I suspect they’d be unavailable for at least a year or so, so as far as gameplay goes it’s just an either/or decision that won’t affect our next couple endeavors.
well you can say that i drank the wrong stuff, thinking it was the GOOD stuff but turned into the BAD stuff. so i will be resting in my room on the ship. I will let my second in command take the lead for this next mission.
sam you chose second in command.
Well it seems to me that you guys don’t even have a plan yet (though I do), so I have no objections to the backup game. Show up at my house at around 5:00, we’ll pack up at around 9. The address is:
15822 75th AVE NE, Kenmore WA. The land line is (425)482-2394, just ask for Sam.
Sounds good to me. We playing captainless, or the backup game?
My house is open for this weekend, but we will have to wrap up earlier than normal. I propose that we meet at my house one hour earlier than we normally would to compensate. I’ll post my address and phone number if this is agreeable.
I may be of such an inclination
hay, i am back but sad to say that i will not be there for saturday the 10th, for i will be on another trip, but this time on a harly. so good luck guys and girl.
That sounds like it’d be fun
I happen to have this Pathfinder module called “We Be Goblins!” Which is a one-shot where you play level 1 goblins. If we have a future weekend where the game can’t be run do to certain people having important outdoors things to do, we could run this game. If people are so inclined.
I still like the Vegas World idea we had last week
Not gonna be in town this weekend btw.
Looking for caches of lost tech is something you should be doing all the time by default. Besides, you just did that. Keep in mind that you have access to the wrecks of several starships, though it will take considerable work to bring them back into working order.
There are always planets with valuable minerals to exploit, with the most destructive and pollutant mining techniques known to man. There are savage worlds that have not known the light of civilization for thousands of years, full of native humans to exploit and put to work for the God Emperor.
Is this a plantation-sort of thing, where we make “real” chocolate? Or a corpse-starch reclamation facility? Both? Is there any actual cocoa in corpse-starch chocolate, or is it all petroleum-based, synthetic colors and flavors (praise the Omnissiah)?
Maybe we could go the extra mile and create a drug-laced corpse-starch product. Cocaine-chocolate bars!
Haven’t thought of very many ideas of my own, yet. There’s the idea of finding some big huge cache of lost tech and recovering it. Like unearthing a forgotten Titan, something ridiculous like that. Could always start manufacturing Kalashnikovs, but I’m not sure that’s any better than just building generic 40k autoguns.
so one idea that i have is that we find a nice world and turn it into an coco factory.
Yeah, I’d appreciate a lift.
Allright, that’s not too off the beaten path. You want a ride Matt?
that sounds like a plane, now what to do for the rest of the day. nothing to do and can’t be in the house at all. Ya
Well if things keep going the way they are, it looks like it’ll be my place.
Address: 17519 NE 137th St, Redmond
My Phone #: 425-533-7162
The game store is always a backup, I suppose. Just name the place and time.
If nothing else ends up working out, I can volunteer the use of my parents’ house. There is a caveat that comes along with that, as that I will be in Seattle most of the day moving and will only head over to the Eastside at the last minute.
Ideas for a place to host?
ya, anything would be good. though might not be able to host this time, my house is on show right now and needs to be mostly empty and the weeken is going to be busy.
ill be there
Allright everybody, sound off if you want to game on Saturday.
I’m in then; what’re the plans for the evening? I will be moving out/in in Seattle for most of the day so it would be nice to know the plans in advance.
Unless you bought your tickets months ago, you can’t go. They are totally sold out.
I might be doing pax this weeken or not, it is what ever i feel like.
I’m definitely in. Anyone other than Mikey not going to make it?
As far as I know it’s just mike that’s going to PAX. I’ll still be hosting a game if people want to play.
Am I to assume most party members will be otherwise occupied this weekend?
Hey uglies. Done with the painting gig so I am back in town but I will not be there this weekend because of PAX and all! Enjoy the game and rack up those insanity points!
ok, so no game. have fun at the whatever, I think i will go to the shooting range if no game.
Sorry ladies, I will be going to a nineties nostalgia party this Saturday at which epic nachos will be served. You can use your imagination this week.
So basically it’d be Chris and I ( possibly Charlotte) if she doesn’t back out again, against the armies of the warp… I think we are gonna have to cancel the game tomorrow… as much as I would like to have it.
Actully it would only be Sam, Ian and Chris so I would say it wouldn’t be worth it. Plus the adventure is set up for a full team, missing one is ok but with a smaller group like this missing 2 or more members starts seriously affecting everyone else. Oh and I will be gone for like 2 weeks so have fun. Also I am offically handing off my gunner position to a npc crew mate. Only one of the monkies that can gun (besides me) is the crazy pilot and he will be unable to gun and fly at the same time. Ohh and if I find my gun console covered in the captain’s beer their will be a reckoning, employer or not.
Let’s see, that would mean that we would only have Jace, Chris, Ian, and myself. Would it really even be worth meeting up? Weigh in on this. I have everything all planned out (as much as you can plan this stuff) so don’t worry about that.
I won’t be able to attend either… perhaps we should give Sam extra time to plan for the next session
I won’t be able to make it to the game this weekend (the 13th). Sorry guys.
that sounds good, and on the 13th of this month which i think is a saturday i will not be able to host or be part of the game, i have something else to do on that day.
Any food requests or volunteering? I planned on bringing something for the group this week—chips and nacho dip, probably, unless that offends someone’s sensibilities. Someone else should probably bring some soda—couple of 1-liter bottles should do it?
No longer required, I have acquired transit.
Well since we established last week that I was gonna give Sam a ride why don’t you just meet up with he and I at 5 at Inglemoor
I’ll give you a ride.
alright well since its late in the week and nobody else has checked in I will need a ride.
i am good for anything, just let me know!
Alright guys I will not have a car this week so I need a ride, or we could just host the game at my house this week. My house would only be a drive for Jace but at worst it is only 20 minutes. Let me know what you guys think.
hay hay hay, that was not mine. Morgan brought that over to demonstrate how to catch little girls and store them in his closit.
ya, it might me a sad thing but i am going to be a bit of a cheap-O for a little bit.
I’m good with it……though I will miss the level 4 table nuisance… especially for this game.
I’m cool with it. As long as he cleans up this time. You really shouldn’t leave inflatable sheep lying around like that.
Certainly easier for me. I have no problem with this.
Well, what do people think about this?
That fine, a couple of Caesar pizzas should be good, and yes i will host at my place if everyone agrees to this other then that the address to my place is (17610 NE 131st PL, Redmond, WA 98052)
Well, if you plan to host us, then I hope you plan to feed us as well. I expect that you don’t live next to a subway.
Hay guys, with such a small group for this i am really thinking about not doing that long drive to lake stevens. So i will try to host the game at my place, so i will let you know by thrusday by the latest.
Noted. Have fun!
We will not be convening this Saturday, as I will be heading out to the backwoods of Chehalis for the weekend with some friends.
Question: Are we going to jump right into this now that the Basterds are done or will we take a brief hiatus?
i will have mark help me with my person. it sound like he knows what is doing.
Alright to keep from having a total FUBAR moment like we had on the first day of D&D I will be helping one person a week in creating their character. This week it will be Charlotte, next week you can fight over it.
Like I said Sam knows much more then me.
False, this site is much better.
Oh if anyone wants or needs to know more about the 40k universe check out http://warhammer40k.wikia.com/wiki/Warhammer_40k_Wiki one of the best I have seen so far that doesn’t need you to buy expensive books to learn about the universe. Got questions about the universe? Ask Mark at Games Plus or Sam they have the most knowledge on it.
Ok the beginnings of Lucas are up and loaded, stats are done with the standard 100 point buy system in the book. Will be adding story and fluff as I think about. Sam let me know if you have any questions about the character.