Dungeon Diving PB style

Hey Blitz! Watch Out For That --
March 25, 110PA (05/19/17)

After stripping the battered BULLDOG for salvageable items, WILL installed the Rail Gun on the LYNX. Then rested in the Lynx (player not present)

At 1530 Captain Crunch arrived at their position about 200miles west of Lazlo, in response to Sir Gwyn’s request for evacuation of the rescued slaves and resupply.

After Gwyn gave his accounting of the group’s actions, Crunch informed them of several matters:

  • Will has a 20k credit bounty on his head and is on multiple posters. There are bounty hunters known to have picked up the job.
  • Sorceress was warned about sharing that she knows about Tattoo Magic and Rune Magic.
  • Sir Gwyn was warned that there is an impostor posing as him: A female (Lady) Sir Gwyn.

While Crunch had his people install the requested SIX Short Range Missiles onto the Lynx, Blitz & Sorceress went to the nearby Ley Lines to recover spent PPE & have protections.
At Midnight, the group decided to move through the woods for about 2 hours to make camp.

After an uneventful evening, the PCs arrived at the Ferry between lower Michigan and Manistique Imperium. Sir Gwyn paid 120 credits for the group to cross.
Pirates had been shot upon & destroyed by the Ferryman prior to their passage, and the wreckage was visible in the water.

Shortly after making landfall, the group came across a vehicle that had been under fire prior to their arrival. They met Beth and her charge, Shaz’rhaya Dela’qeen, who was a healer.
Sir Gwyn leapt out of the Lynx to assist the women, and Felix attempted to follow…
…and fell on his face, hard enough to black out. (Nat 1)…
…to which Sir Roland brought his horse over to render assistance to his knocked out companion, bent down to pick up Felix…
…and stepped on the poor guy instead (99% rolled for horsemanship)…

While the group was assisting Beth and Shaz’rhaya, Blitz went off on his own in the forest.

He found a juvenile Fury Beetle and proceeded to open fire on it. It squealed in pain, and a loud roar was heard from the woods.
One of its PARENTS broke from the tree line, and charged Blitz, who told her “Wait your turn, I’ll get to you next”. Before Blitz could trigger his Force Field, the Momma Beetle charged him at full speed, getting a CRITICAL HIT!! *_AAAAGGGGGHHH_*Flinging Blitz several feet away into a motionless heap at the base of a tree.

While knowing that Blitz had started a stampede, the remainder of the group tried to handle the THREE other juveniles and the POPPA BEETLE. Roland successfully kills one of the juveniles.
Dancer fired at one of the retreating juveniles instead of firing on the incoming Poppa. Roland and Geyn attack the Poppa, focusing on its eyes.
Shaz, Will and Sorceress stayed behind the cover of the Lynx and Beth’s vehicle.

After the battle, when doing a headcount, Sir Gwyn realizes that Blitz is no where in sight. He goes looking for Blitz in the vicinity of the last sound heard from him. he performs PSYCHIC DIAGNOSIS and PSYCHIC SURGERY while waiting for Shaz’rhaya.

The group was healing Blitz and trying to figure out what to do with the Beetle Bodies.

XP was handed out after game, along with pay-to-date

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Is that a Slaver I See?
March 24, 110PA (04/21/17 & 05/05/17)

Just before the party left Lazlo, they added Dimitri to their group.

The party sees a boat in distress off in the distance. Felix heads off to help thanks to his Jet Pack.
Instead, it’s a

SEA SERPENT!

The group managed to fend off the monster, after Felix was nearly eaten!

While continuing their journey, they came across signs of a lot of people being moved, along with RADAR readings that indicate a large transport.

It is a Splugorth Slaver Barge with its full complement of Blind Warrior Women and Floating Eyes of Eylor, about 220 miles from Lazlo.

With some spectcular teamwork, with Will shooting half of the payload of his Bulldog NEMA armor, and great rolls by Sir Gwyn as well as Sir Roland closing in, they managed to lower the Slaver’s Armor of Ithan barrier.

The Slaver was killed, and one of the 2 Warrior Women who had been blown off the barge (radius damage from missiles), failed to save against Mental Shock spell cast by Blitz. Another Warrior Woman surrendered to the PCs, and turned out to be part of the resistance against the Splugorth. The captured BWW has been placed into Blitz’ pocket dimension
The other women & Eyes escaped.

The PCs went to the corral about 2 miles away, where 80 slaves were being held, and kept docile by 8 “sleep” casting machines. The PCs were able to discard the machines, and hurry the captives into the surrounding woods while a small transport was incoming.

The transport parleyed with Dimitri, Gwyn & Roland while Dancer stayed alert; Will went into a nearby set of trees.
The transport offered 1/2 of the 120 slaves on board for 6,000 in gems/gold/jewelry, due to the honor of Slayers. Dimitri had those funds.

While Dimitri and the Cyber-Knights debated if they would let the remaining slaves go to Atlantis, Will disparaged the parentage of Voice on the transport.
To which the Voice declared that if they wanted the slaves, Will would have to fight his champion. A champion in Kittani Serpent Power Armor.

During the ensuring fight, the Bulldog took tremendous damage, while destroying the hands of the Kittani pilot. At the last minute, despite the pleas of his comrades, Will saved against a Plasma Axe being planted into his compromised Pilot Compartment (MDC of his EBA was being hit).

The Voice called an end to the fight, and came out in his own Serpent Armor. He told the party that for an additional 12,000 credits of gems & gold.

The party ended with

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Fort Muca & Lazlo
March 19-20, 110PA (02/10/1/7 thru 04/21/17)

Once they arrived in Fort Muca, they realized the town had been attacked & taken over by Brodkil sub-demons, and their Shifter ally who had Shadow Beasts minions.

After hearing the cries of several townspeople, and at least two deaths, they PCs charged through the front gate.

From one of the southern shacks came Sir Gwyn who had been injured previously & was laying low while he healed. He helped the party attack Brodkil, with little more than his Psi-Swords.

One Brodkill surrendered, and was forced to rebuild the wrecked front gate (which the Brodkil themselves had wrecked some weeks before when they invaded the town).

The Shifter got away, along with one other Brodkil.

The item which the PCs had been ordered to retrieve & that Sir Gwyn had been escorting, was an enchanted box. Sadly, several PCs failed their Magic Saves, and the box spoke to them, enticing them to put on the mask within.

?? nearly did, until the party was able to levitate the mask back into its box, and place the box within a bag to prevent touching it – and thus requiring Saving Throws.

Upon making sure the Townspeople of Fort Muca were ok, and allowing the Brodkil prisoner to go, the party headed to Lazlo to drop off the BOX and see what other missions Wolfgang Foundation had available.

After checking into Base, they were greeted by Sir Roland who was glad to see his older friend Gwyn, and Sorceress, who had been directed to the party ??

Blitz was given a shipment to deliver to Silvereno in the Colorado Baronies.
Will purchased a book discussing NORAD. A party stated that they wanted the group to investigate the NORAD ruins. The party met the backers of the venture: Thoth, 2 dragon, and ? and ?

The party was informed of several ways to head west:
*Air travel via Dirigible from Lazlo to Merctown
*Pyramid travel from Lazlo to Merctown
*Overground via:

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And so it began...

After meeting for the first time in the Tennessee Headhunter’s Mercenary Boot Camp, Blitz, Dame Garwin, Riley, Alex and Will all went through Remedial Camp courtesy of Captain Crunch due to the spectacular failure of the final test – rescuing hostages including the town mayor.

Upon redeeming themselves, the three were interviewed by Wolfgang Foundation CEO Antonio Marsetti VII. He decided to give them a chance, along with Riley,Alex , and Pathfinder.

When the PCs went to Merctown to get their first mission & gear. They were to find Sir Gwyn in a town (Fort Muca) between New Lazlo and Lazlo.

After an encounter in the ruins of Indianapolis, where they picked up Fingers and Raven while Pathfinder went MIA, the group was ambushed by Coalition Troops. After killing the CO, the remaining 4 soldiers surrendered. Alex killed 2 of the prisoners before being stopped, due to one of his other personalities taking over. The other PCs kicked him out. The prisoners were taken to New Lazlo, where Fingers & Raven bid them farewell.

The party received a Magic Pigeon directing Will more specifically where to go – Fort Muca. They also met up with Dancer who had been sent as reinforcements.

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