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  1. Artificer 0 posts = 0pp The Kids are Alright (0) Party Crashing (0) Survival Class: Prussian Blue (0) Horrorshow 0 post = 0pp Blue Monday (0) Dakar Rally (0) Eurotrip: The Rhythm of the Rails (0) Is Potato (Pancakes) (0) Patriot Games (0) Tyger Tyger, Burning Bright (0) --Titanium Characters-- Dead Head 0 posts, to ??? Bedlam in Bedlam: Let Him In (0) Doktor Archeville 0 posts, to ??? ??? Protectron 0 posts, to ??? ??? --Other-- Mod point, to ???
  2. In order to make sure the Refs accurately count all your IC posts and award you the due amount of power points, please post with a list of all the threads in which your player character, NPC or sidekick posted IC this month (including the News forum). Also list any threads which you are GMing. GM posts count as double and can be assigned to whichever of your characters needs a 'push'. This topic will automatically close on the seventh day of the following month (i.e., October 7th, 2022 at Midnight EST). When you make your list, post a link to your first post for the month for each IC thread so we can jump right to it. When you start a thread, make sure IC is the first tag and topic prefix of the In Character thread, and OOC is in the first tag and topic prefix of the Out Of Character thread. It's not required, but additional tags including the major players and locations are viewed as a courtesy. Please list your threads in alphabetical order. Please clearly note any threads in which you are both player and GM/running an NPC. In threads where you are both player and GM/an NPC, please be sure to mark each post so we can tell who it should be allocated to. Please list your threads in a timely manner. Extending the deadline one week into the following month is already a grace period. If you've done any "extracurriculars" -- artwork, HellQ, 20 Questions, NPC, vignettes, guidebook pages, etc. -- please be sure to list them along with your active threads. For more information on ways to earn power points, see Character Advancement and Awards in the House Rules section of the Guide. Post counts should be formatted similar to the following: To make clear how many posts from rollover and GM posts are assigned to each character. Failure to comply with these guidelines may result in being sent back to middle school your post counts being postponed or skipped completely. If you missed the deadline, see this thread.
  3. Artificer The Atlantean teen unconsciously took a step back, momentarily overcome by the man-shark's braggadocio. Okay, coral's not holding him, need another tactic.... He took a quick look around to see how his classmates were faring, and saw TKO -- their field commander? -- land a solid blow on Paper! Ah, I may be able to solve multiple issues in one go... if I can time it right. Artificer brought up his gauntleted hand again, the small tuning forks on it spinning rapidly. "What one wants and what one deserves are often two very different things," he said, hoping he sounded suitably confident. The shattered bits of office debris-turned-coral melted and flowed back together, forming another cage around his legs, but as the crook began to surge forward to smash through them, they suddenly shot up behind him, forming a many-fingered hand that snatched him up and flung him towards TKO!
  4. Artificer Bruised, Feinted by Snap-Maw; 1 HP He is going to try using his Move Object effect to grab Snap-Maw and then throw him at TKO. Roll to hit Snap-Maw with MO: 1d20+11: 30 [1d20=19] Pretty sure that hits! Now for the Grapple check: 1d20+18: 34 [1d20=16] Not bad, not bad. Assuming that beats Snap-Maw's opposed grapple check, here's the range attack for yeeting Snap-Maw at TKO: 1d20+11: 30 [1d20=19] Wowza! I believe that Snap-Maw would face a Damage equal to TKO's Toughness, and TKO would have to make a Damage save against an effect equal to Snap-Maw's Toughness, but I may be misremembering.
  5. Done by Mike So Horrorshow has 9pp unspent. Let's get him some Feats. Benefit 1 (Access: Danger News Network) Connected Move-By Action Set-Up Teamwork 3 That will leave 2pp unspent. Thanks!
  6. Artificer 1 posts = 1pp The Kids are Alright (0) Party Crashing (1) Survival Class: Prussian Blue (0) Horrorshow 0 post = 0pp, +1 [Mod] = +1pp Blue Monday (0) Dakar Rally (0) Eurotrip: The Rhythm of the Rails (0) Is Potato (Pancakes) (0) Patriot Games (0) Tyger Tyger, Burning Bright (0) --Titanium Characters-- Dead Head 0 posts, to ??? Bedlam in Bedlam: Let Him In (0) Doktor Archeville 0 posts, to ??? ??? Protectron 0 posts, to ??? ??? --Other-- Mod point, to Horrorshow
  7. In order to make sure the Refs accurately count all your IC posts and award you the due amount of power points, please post with a list of all the threads in which your player character, NPC or sidekick posted IC this month (including the News forum). Also list any threads which you are GMing. GM posts count as double and can be assigned to whichever of your characters needs a 'push'. This topic will automatically close on the seventh day of the following month (i.e., September 7th, 2022 at Midnight EST). When you make your list, post a link to your first post for the month for each IC thread so we can jump right to it. When you start a thread, make sure IC is the first tag and topic prefix of the In Character thread, and OOC is in the first tag and topic prefix of the Out Of Character thread. It's not required, but additional tags including the major players and locations are viewed as a courtesy. Please list your threads in alphabetical order. Please clearly note any threads in which you are both player and GM/running an NPC. In threads where you are both player and GM/an NPC, please be sure to mark each post so we can tell who it should be allocated to. Please list your threads in a timely manner. Extending the deadline one week into the following month is already a grace period. If you've done any "extracurriculars" -- artwork, HellQ, 20 Questions, NPC, vignettes, guidebook pages, etc. -- please be sure to list them along with your active threads. For more information on ways to earn power points, see Character Advancement and Awards in the House Rules section of the Guide. Post counts should be formatted similar to the following: To make clear how many posts from rollover and GM posts are assigned to each character. Failure to comply with these guidelines may result in being sued by Jennifer Walters your post counts being postponed or skipped completely. If you missed the deadline, see this thread.
  8. Horrorshow Davyd laughed, but there was a self-conscious tinge to it. "It's been great, yeah, though I may have limited myself a bit. With my first interview being with someone I knew, who knew me, I couldn't go in as Davyd, so I had to come up with an identity on the fly." He paused, took a sip of water, "but now that's the face of DNN's new interviewer, so I have to keep that up when doing interviews. Which isn't difficult, and there are some... qualities she has which makes certain interviews go more easily than they would if a college-aged boy was doing them. So," he shrugged, "it's just another role to keep up." He smiled, but it didn't take a telepath to realize that, on some level, Davyd would have liked to be himself on camera. "Oh, I'm sure Veronica would be delighted to help you, yeah!," he exclaimed. He began to reach into his pocket, "I can give her a call right now, if you'd like."
  9. You'd think that.... 1d20+3: 9 [1d20=6] ... but you'd be wrong!
  10. A slow month, but many of us have had A Lot going on. Congrats to Tiffany Korta for making it to TITANIUM with another character! As always, questions may be done at your peril sent to me (or any other Ref) via Board PM, or on our Discord. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Gotta do this by hand... like a serf! Ari Rainshadow: +1pp [Guide] Avenger Assembled Angelic: +1pp [Admin] Brown Dynamite Glamazon: 4 posts = +1pp, +2 [Vignette] = +3pp Dr Archeville I cannot self-count Done to MikeFCPbP Artificer 0 posts = 0pp, +1 [Mod] = 1pp Horrorshow 1 post = 1pp Ecalsneerg Arrowhawk II: +2pp [Vignette] Eternal Phoenix Queenie: +1pp [Ref] Fox Eclipse: 1 post = +1pp Masque: 1 post = +1pp Nocturne: 1 post = +1pp, +1 [Ref] +2 [Vignette] = +4pp Gizmo Chitin: +1pp [Ref] Heritage Crystal-Gazer: 2 posts = +1pp KnightDisciple Thunderbird: +1pp [Guide] MoonSimply La Puma Negra: 10 posts = +2pp Nerdzul Nightscale: 7 posts = +1pp Nick Arcana: +1 [Admin] RocketLord Ghost: +1pp [Guide] secondling Legatus: 8 posts = +1pp Spacefurry Blackstaff: 1 GM post = +1pp Chimera: 1 post = +1pp Paper: 7 posts = +1pp Predator: 3 posts = +1pp TheAbsurdist Rebound: +1pp [Ref] Thevshi Multi-Girl: +1pp [Ref] Tiffany Korta Emerald Spider: 1 post = +1pp Madame Raven: 1 post = +1pp Merge Trois: 1 post = +1pp The Immutable Betsy Brooks: 1 post = +1pp The Scarab III : 1 post = +1pp, and is now TITANIUM!!! Valkyrja: 1 post = +1pp Zhenschina-voin : 1 post = +1pp, +1 [Ref] = +2pp trollthumper Cavalier: +1pp [Ref]
  11. Artificer 0 posts = 0pp, +1 [Mod] = +1pp The Kids are Alright (0) Party Crashing (0) Survival Class: Prussian Blue (0) Horrorshow 1 post = 1pp Blue Monday (0) Dakar Rally (0) Eurotrip: The Rhythm of the Rails (0) Is Potato (Pancakes) (1) Patriot Games (0) Tyger Tyger, Burning Bright (0) --Titanium Characters-- Dead Head 0 posts, to ??? Bedlam in Bedlam: Let Him In (0) Doktor Archeville 0 posts, to ??? ??? Protectron 0 posts, to ??? ??? --Other-- Mod point, to Artificer
  12. In order to make sure the Refs accurately count all your IC posts and award you the due amount of power points, please post with a list of all the threads in which your player character, NPC or sidekick posted IC this month (including the News forum). Also list any threads which you are GMing. GM posts count as double and can be assigned to whichever of your characters needs a 'push'. This topic will automatically close on the seventh day of the following month (i.e., August 7th, 2022 at Midnight EST). When you make your list, post a link to your first post for the month for each IC thread so we can jump right to it. When you start a thread, make sure IC is the first tag and topic prefix of the In Character thread, and OOC is in the first tag and topic prefix of the Out Of Character thread. It's not required, but additional tags including the major players and locations are viewed as a courtesy. Please list your threads in alphabetical order. Please clearly note any threads in which you are both player and GM/running an NPC. In threads where you are both player and GM/an NPC, please be sure to mark each post so we can tell who it should be allocated to. Please list your threads in a timely manner. Extending the deadline one week into the following month is already a grace period. If you've done any "extracurriculars" -- artwork, HellQ, 20 Questions, NPC, vignettes, guidebook pages, etc. -- please be sure to list them along with your active threads. For more information on ways to earn power points, see Character Advancement and Awards in the House Rules section of the Guide. Post counts should be formatted similar to the following: To make clear how many posts from rollover and GM posts are assigned to each character. Failure to comply with these guidelines may result in being fed to Tanngnjóstr and Tanngrisnir your post counts being postponed or skipped completely. If you missed the deadline, see this thread.
  13. Horrorshow Davyd reached out with one hand and placed it gently on hers, smiling warmly at her. "Hey. Hey. Like I said, I am sorry things didn't work out between you and Adam. But I'm also glad you reached out to me to tell me about this big milestone in your life." "Now," he pulled his hand back and sat up a bit straighter, "while you gather yourself, this might be a good time for me to do a bit of talking." And.... 'talking'. "You remember our talks about what we'd do after Claremont, yeah? Well, most of those didn't pan out. Especially not that one really dubious idea," flashes of his chat with Bombshell and with Ace Danger bubbled up to the surface of his mind. "But, thanks to some help from Veronica and her Uncle Ace, I've found some very rewarding work, both behind and in front of the camera!" He brought out his phone and pulled up the Danger News Network app, and showed a few pieces of his reporting -- including clips from his first interview, with the new Patriot -- though in all of them, he wasn't Davyd, he was in an oddly familiar form. "Funny where life takes you, yeah?"
  14. Artificer 0 posts = 0pp, +1 [Mod] = 1pp The Kids are Alright (0) Party Crashing (0) Survival Class: Prussian Blue (0) Horrorshow 1 post = 1pp Blue Monday (0) Dakar Rally (0) Eurotrip: The Rhythm of the Rails (0) Is Potato (Pancakes) (1) Patriot Games (0) Tyger Tyger, Burning Bright (0) --Titanium Characters-- Dead Head 0 posts, to ??? Bedlam in Bedlam: Let Him In (0) Doktor Archeville 0 posts, to ??? ??? Protectron 0 posts, to ??? ??? --Other-- Mod point, to Artificer
  15. In order to make sure the Refs accurately count all your IC posts and award you the due amount of power points, please post with a list of all the threads in which your player character, NPC or sidekick posted IC this month (including the News forum). Also list any threads which you are GMing. GM posts count as double and can be assigned to whichever of your characters needs a 'push'. This topic will automatically close on the seventh day of the following month (i.e., July 7th, 2022 at Midnight EST). When you make your list, post a link to your first post for the month for each IC thread so we can jump right to it. When you start a thread, make sure IC is the first tag and topic prefix of the In Character thread, and OOC is in the first tag and topic prefix of the Out Of Character thread. It's not required, but additional tags including the major players and locations are viewed as a courtesy. Please list your threads in alphabetical order. Please clearly note any threads in which you are both player and GM/running an NPC. In threads where you are both player and GM/an NPC, please be sure to mark each post so we can tell who it should be allocated to. Please list your threads in a timely manner. Extending the deadline one week into the following month is already a grace period. If you've done any "extracurriculars" -- artwork, HellQ, 20 Questions, NPC, vignettes, guidebook pages, etc. -- please be sure to list them along with your active threads. For more information on ways to earn power points, see Character Advancement and Awards in the House Rules section of the Guide. Post counts should be formatted similar to the following: To make clear how many posts from rollover and GM posts are assigned to each character. Failure to comply with these guidelines may result in being hunted by velociraptors your post counts being postponed or skipped completely. If you missed the deadline, see this thread.
  16. Horrorshow Lulu sensed his reaction first, but soon almost everyone in the restaurant heard the full-throated belly-laugh coming from Dayd! Hold on, hold on, he thought, trying to compose himself. "Phew... okay, so," he ran his hands over his hair, trying to smooth it out, "I am, of course," he made his tone as somber as he could muster, "sad for you that you & Adam split. I won't press for details, I'll let you decide how much of that you want to share. As for my... outburst," he stifled another giggle, "well, ah, the way you'd reacted to what I'd said made me think that you thought that I'd never had anyone. Which is definitely not the case!" He clasped his free hand over hers, "I've never had anything as deep as what you and Adam had, yeah, as serious, but I have had plenty of relationships." He took his hand off hers and leaned back a bit, but kept his other hand under hers, "one-night stands, friends with benefits... I think the longest one lasted just under a month. So, yeah, I do know have some idea of what it's like to have loved and lost."
  17. Horrorshow Yeah, probably so - fear of a telepath taking the answers from the proctor's mind is hard to shake. Then again, there may be some parts where they do test your abilities, to see if you really are psychic and not just trying to run some co- Davyd winced as soon as he thoughtcast that, as he knew that cons & scams were the sort of "family business" that Lulu wanted to be very far from. Sorry. The sudden shift -- whether Lulu did it for her sake or for his, he could not say -- offered a welcome change. "Oh, yeah, yeah. Well, uh, no, not really," he added, suddenly very interested in the contents of his plate. A moment later, he looked back up at her, "I've, uh, never really had anyone that... well, anything like what you and Adam had. But, uh, I can imagine, sure."
  18. Horrorshow I'm still a theatre kid at heart, he thought back, grinning, I'll always be a bit dramatic. He had ordered a similar sampler platter, blinis with a variety of fillings and toppings. He offered to share a few with his companion, in exchange for a few nibbles from her plate. He kept up a light verbal conversation, so the other patrons wouldn't see them just eating and staring at each other, while continuing a mind-to-mind convo. Telepaths do get a bad rap, there's still a lot of fear and mistrust. There's Psyche, and The Scarab, but the fact that so many of the most well=known psychics -- like Professor Psion and his kids, and the Cosmic Mind, and Lady Lunar -- are supervillains hasn't helped. But if you're open with your patients about your abilities, show that you'll only use your abilities in a way they consent to... well... yeah, this idea of yours could work!
  19. Second verse, same as the first! Artificer: Bruised, 1 HP Move Action: Move back away from Snap-Maw, trying to keep at least 30 feet between them. Standard Action: User Create Object to re-create that coral cage around the villain. He'll need to make a DC 19 Reflex save. Succeed, he's fine. Fail, and he's trapped in a Toughness 9 cage.
  20. Artificer That went down quicker than I'd hoped, Heroditus thought as he danced back from the Man-Shark, but it did slow him some. And that might just be enough.... He slapped his gauntleted hand upon the ground again, and another pulse of transformative arcane energies spread out. The shattered bits of coral on the ground melted and slithered towards Snap-Maw, reaching out like rocky tentacles for his wrists and ankles. "Which of the Seven Seas did you swim out from? And how did you come to be working with these Surfacers?" He wasn't really expecting an answer from the near-frenzied foe, but pondering such things helped keep his fear at bay.
  21. Horrorshow Davyd's head turned sharply towards Eira, and he opened his moth as if to speak, but quickly snapped it shut. So she does have some misgivings! Good to see she's not totally caught up in the glittering promises of Talos and Rurland. Good to know. But there's still a lot more to uncover... He cleared his throat, and pivoted to face Kay. "I believe this particular avenue of investigation has reached an end. Were there other institutes or exemplars of Rurland's culture you wished to share with us? Or would now be a good time to meet with other members of Rurland's leading body?" He glanced at Eira, then back to Kay, "I'd like to speak with as many Ministers and other Cabinet members as possible - I feel my reports at this time would best be served by going for breadth rather than depth."
  22. Horrorshow Davyd studied his menu with some care, being sure to note what was offered, and what he was sur his mother and babusya would think should be offered. Their brunch menu had a decent number of selections, and he ordered a sampler platter to try as many things as possible. Options look good, but how will it taste? He smiled warmly at her first statement, "well, you know I'm happy to help however I can! So what's gnawing on you, hunh?" Her final statement came faster than he expected, and his jaw, already open to respond, fell another inch or so -- far more than any human's should. He quickly composed himself, closing his mouth and steepling his fingers before him. "FCU's a good school," he began after a deep breath, "not as strict as some, not as lax as others. And I can definitely see you as a psychologist," he nodded, "you've always been a good listener, and your abilities could give you an edge in dealing with some patients. That having been said...." He lowered his hands and leaned forward a bit, then laid one hand on the table, palm up. He locked eyes with her, then looked upward; if she followed his gaze, she would see lines of tiny bumps rippling across his forehead, like Braille text. Psychics being open with their abilities is nothing new, he thought, making his forehead go smooth again, we've all seen the video of Alexandra Albright 'coming out'. And we know the issues she faced, though she had a lot as she was both a psychic and a Terminus Baby, so she faced double the stigma. Do you think you'll be ready for that?
  23. Horrorshow Inside, they could see a beautiful mural running along the wall behind the tables, showing children running through fields of golden wheat, under a clear blue sky. The rest of the walls were light wood paneling, matching the hardwood floors, and behind the bar was a long mirror. The furniture was simple, dark wood, with green tablecloths and matching napkins. Soft chatter from the customers and staff filled the air, as did the scents of baked goods, fresh fruit, and the subtle hint of alcohol. "Welcome to Smachna," a man not much older then them said, "just two today? Table, or booth?" He lead them to their seat, and pulled out Lulu's for her. "Your server, Denys, should be along soon," he said before making his way back to the entrance, where a trio of new customers were waiting. "So," Dayd began as he sat opposite her, "how have you been? What have you been up to? Did you do any more traveling?"
  24. Horrorshow "Thanks," he answered, a touch more bashfully than he'd expected, holding their embrace a few beats longer. "And you look great, too! What a difference a year can make, yeah?" He turned his head towards the doorway, then to the patio, "want to go in, or dine outside?" The restaurant, Smachna (Ukrainian for "delicious," he revealed), had six small tables under a vibrant yellow and blue awning, and another dozen out fully exposed to the elements. A trellis fence, with willow branches woven along the top and draping down, surrounded the patio. Peering through the entranceway and large front windows, they could see a cozy interior, with a bar along one side, and numerous small tables and booths along the other, illuminated by numerous (electric) candles. About half the tables had people at them, and the waitstaff all wore what Lulu presumed were Ukrainian-inspired outfits, floral skirts and vests, black trousers and white head kerchiefs.
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