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Offline almundis

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Re: Dark Heresy VOIP Campaign - discussion starts on Page 5!
« Reply #255 on: July 02, 2012, 05:56:06 PM »
hey just a lil update, due to some silly flight bookings i wont make it home until weds evening now, so if it's ok ill start next week as i wont really have time to get ahold of relevent texts and bone up on your story so far. hope thats ok n all. Though i might still join in on the skype an watch you guys play a round if thats ok?

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« Reply #256 on: July 02, 2012, 06:42:47 PM »
There shouldn't be any problem with having you sit in. This week's session will be the Rogue Trader game, though. Dark Heresy is next week.

As for the story, I shouldn't imagine that getting as up to speed as your character would be is going to be difficult - they're unlikely to have heard more than rumours of the weird murders and perhaps of our unsubtle exit from Fire Valley.

Certainly you wouldn't have heard anything of our previous adventures (despite our frequently unsubtle approach, our Inquisitor specialises in cover-up operations).
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« Reply #257 on: July 02, 2012, 07:27:52 PM »
our Inquisitor specialises in cover-up operations
Much to the dismay of no fewer than three of mine :P

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« Reply #258 on: July 03, 2012, 04:39:11 PM »
Hello Hello hello, god im slow not having my own laptop has really dented my conclave time.

Anyway your more than welcome to join in for rogue trader if you can think of a character concept and get the basics to me via email ( lamb.stormgrad@gmail.com ) before thursdays session we can do some pre game fleshing out of your character.

The RT group already has 2 Arch militants (1 more intellectual the other is just a huge brute, Void Master, 2 Tech Priests (both Npc's run by me) and a Navigator. so really another Void Master would be ok (hey need lots of people to push all the buttons) or any of the other careers also if you have a copy of into the storm you can take alternate origin paths from there at no xp cost the group generally consists of miscreants and those on the fringes of imperial society.

Taphos - Former Imperial Navy Pilot that has since gone AWOL, Ships Pilot/Master of Ordanance
Ampharao - Arch Militant huge brute of a death worlder that was part of a mutiny and now serves as Bron Allesundr's Personal Bodyguard also Master at arms
Clepsydra - the other Arch Militant more of a thinker, Currently the defacto XO and tends to deal with the day to day operation of the ship
Allerod - The ships Navigator on a desperate quest to secure the future of his house via procreation by any means (Yes his a Evil Rapist) in spite of his houses's failing fortunes (yeah his also horribly mutated)
Forenz - Doesn't really perform a function on the ship due to the entire crews distrust of him, His absolutely mad  Rescued during the groups first real adventure after 2 months where he resorted to eating human flesh that had been tainted by the jaws of demonic creatures
Nikoli - Recent addition to the group Another tech priest (forenz is the other) Emissary from a Forge world that seceded from the Imperium after the whole Velgorth Sector was sealed off due to intense warp storms, Also has close links to the Astra Viperia and still very much Mechanicus

So that gives u an idea of the other personalities feel free to pm me here or preferably email me using the address above and ill get back to you as soon as i can

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« Reply #259 on: July 05, 2012, 05:51:10 PM »
hey guys! managed to get both the dark heresey and rougue trader books an suppliments.

@stormgrad: would love to get involved in the RT game as well, will get on generating a character after sitting in on tonights game.

otherwise I was just wondering about any bonus xp or thrones (im currently using the 400 base ad randomly generated incom from the core book)or if i should just start the games a couple levels behind everyone else (no skin off my back as i like a challenge) also my housemate saw me looking over the books an was also interested in getting involved if there's some extra space?

otherwise i just need to know the skype addresses we'll be using (mine is christian-smith) and the gm for DH's (marco skoll?) email address so I can send over my character sheet for review.

hopefully speak to you guys tonight :)

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« Reply #260 on: July 05, 2012, 06:07:56 PM »
It's only Dark Heresy where you start off pathetically weak with no money. Rogue Trader practically gives you 4500 pre-spent EXP and tells you to spend another 500 to get onto Rank 1.

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« Reply #261 on: July 05, 2012, 06:08:38 PM »
If you can get on skype now we could work something out before tonight's session

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« Reply #262 on: July 05, 2012, 06:34:54 PM »
also my housemate saw me looking over the books an was also interested in getting involved if there's some extra space?
Unfortunately, I think that might be too much. VoIP RPing isn't as able to handle as many players as around a table, so while five players and a GM is manageable, I think six would start to drag.

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the gm for DH's (marco skoll?) email address
It's Van Helser, at present. PM him for it, I'm not sure which is his main address right now.

@Stormgrad: While I'm all for getting him into the group, let's not rush him before he's had a chance to give the rulebook a good read.
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« Reply #263 on: July 05, 2012, 06:40:01 PM »
VoIP RPing isn't as able to handle as many players as around a table, so while five players and a GM is manageable, I think six would start to drag.
I recall being the sole VoIP player during a Dark Heresy campaign run by a mate at uni. Multiple people trying to speak into one mic was pretty horrendous, although that might have just been my mate's crap laptop trying to handle a crap uni wireless connection.

I think we numbered seven plus GM.

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« Reply #264 on: July 05, 2012, 11:24:13 PM »
I would like to point out that Clepsydra is not as racist, self-centred or possessed of a superiority complex as she was blathering at Forenz.
To the contrary of her lies, she's taken steps to fit in (Clepsydra is only an affectation*, she's really "Zeta-8") and is far more self-sacrificing and empathic than her makers ever wanted her to be.

Her character sheet actually has "Act heroic, preferably thrillingly so**" written on it.

Also, I think I may need to try and buy her a decent power sword. We appear to be at a shortage of them. Plus, she's the frakking captain of one of the ships in a Rogue Trader's fleet now*** - she should have a suitably awesome weapon or two.

* From an OOC perspective, chosen to sound it could be someone's name, but be something that also recognisably wasn't.

** Thrilling heroics are the best kind of heroics.

*** This makes me wonder. While we'd agreed that her voidborn background (and our then lack of a PC voidmaster) meant she could branch out into some of the Voidmaster advances if it was justifiable, perhaps (given our now lack of a PC Rogue Trader) we should change that to letting her branch into the Rogue Trader advance tree. If she's somehow become the captain, she rather needs access to some of the skill set now.


EDIT: That said about her vanity, I've long wanted to have her try to fit into the classier side of Rogue Trader life. What's not funny about shoehorning a born and bred (literally so) soldier into Edwardian-style dress and having her try to fit in at a nobleman's ball?

Seems it's not even that unlikely, given we'll need to get nobility interested in our next endeavour.
« Last Edit: July 06, 2012, 04:02:36 AM by MarcoSkoll »
S.Sgt Silva Birgen: "Good evening, we're here from the Adeptus Defenestratus."
Captain L. Rollin: "Nonsense. Never heard of it."
Birgen: "Pick a window. I'll demonstrate".

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« Reply #265 on: July 06, 2012, 06:50:49 AM »
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blathering at Forenz
So that's how you spell his name? I'd assumed Firenze, but there we go.

Taphos is quite correct, by the way, in that he doesn't have the faintest clue what Forenz is banging on about. However, I don't think Taphos has come to like him at all over the, err, month or so that they've known each other, so he'll still want to vent Forenz's head -- preferably after getting him angry through personal insults and publicly dismissing him as a gas bag (yes, I know Taphos was swearing a fair bit at first, and making threats, but he'll probably do that before making a reasonable judgment anyway)

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« Reply #266 on: July 06, 2012, 03:00:56 PM »
So that's how you spell his name?
That's how I spell his name, I'm probably wrong.
My book of notes just contains vaguely phonetically written names. For example, the (former) lawman of Fire Valley is variously referred to as Mc/MacDonner, Mc/MacDonag(h) and I think McDoaner is in there somewhere. One of them may even be right.
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« Reply #267 on: July 10, 2012, 09:11:12 AM »
Forenz Talor for those of you interested in the spelling

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« Reply #268 on: July 10, 2012, 08:37:29 PM »
MacDonagh, though I'm picturing him now as particularly low grade kebab from McDonald's.  McDonner indeed...

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« Reply #269 on: July 10, 2012, 09:38:42 PM »
Considering Novus did his teleporting psyker assassin thingywhatsit on him, I'd say "low-grade kebab" is probably being kind to him.

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Medical notice; my jaw muscles have been unusually and uncomfortably stiff/sore/uncooperative for quite a while now, and it's highly likely I'll end up slurring a few words during the session through no fault of my own. Talking is really hard at the moment, which makes my job a tad difficult as I have to do a lot over the phone. I'll be watching how it goes, and if it doesn't improve I'll probably have to type rather a lot. Or maybe go see a doctor.