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Neil Van Ess
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Re: Stranglers table
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Neil (relation with Peter)
1. Relationship: Warfare
2. Need/object/location

Peter (relation with Joe)
1. Relationship:
2. Need/object/location

Joe (relation with Alex)
1. Relationship:
2. Need/object/location

Alex (relation with Neil)
1. Relationship:
2. Need/object/location

dice left:
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1233245


Alrighty... There are some really nice options in this playset. I'm loving it already. But I gotta take a Warfare relationship with Peter so that removes one black 3 die.
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That template is awesome man! Nice
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Re: Stranglers table
Neil (relation with Peter)
1. Relationship: 3 Warfare
2. Need/object/location

Peter (relation with Joe)
1. Relationship:
2. Need/object/location

Joe (relation with Alex)
1. Relationship:
2. Need/object/location

Alex (relation with Neil)
1. Relationship: 4 Vile Sorcery
2. Need/object/location

dice left:
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1233245

Awww yiar! We need some vile sorcery. This is going to be sooo much fun

Joe, you're up!
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Sooooo glad you picked that one because I was eyeing it hardcore. War and magic? Sell my soul to Lord Zemox!
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Re: Stranglers table
Neil (relation with Peter)
1. Relationship: 3 Warfare
2. Need/object/location

Peter (relation with Joe)
1. Relationship:
2. Need/object/location

Joe (relation with Alex)
1. Relationship:
2. Need/object/location

Alex (relation with Neil)
1. Relationship: 4 Vile Sorcery - 4 Necromancer and toady
2. Need/object/location

dice left:
234555
1233245

Vile sorcery for you, my friend?
There, have a Toady thrown in the mix (with the obligatory Necromancer as a bonus) ninja

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Re: Stranglers table
Ah excellent, that was going to my choice for the Vile Sorcery also. Now I have to come up with something else

Neil (relation with Peter)
1. Relationship: 3 Warfare -
2. Need/object/location

Peter (relation with Joe)
1. Relationship: 5 Survival -
2. Need/object/location

Joe (relation with Alex)
1. Relationship:
2. Need/object/location

Alex (relation with Neil)
1. Relationship: 4 Vile Sorcery - 4 Necromancer and toady
2. Need/object/location

dice left:
234555
123324

back to Neil

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Re: Stranglers table
I think I really like this option here. Creates a bit of intrigue.


Neil (relation with Peter)
1. Relationship: 3 Warfare -
2. Need/object/location

Peter (relation with Joe)
1. Relationship: 5 Survival - 5 Deserters from the big battle
2. Need/object/location

Joe (relation with Alex)
1. Relationship:
2. Need/object/location

Alex (relation with Neil)
1. Relationship: 4 Vile Sorcery - 4 Necromancer and toady
2. Need/object/location

dice left:
23455
123324

Whatcha got Pete?
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Re: Stranglers table
We need some romance in this here place.

Neil (relation with Peter)
1. Relationship: 3 Warfare -
2. Need/object/location

Peter (relation with Joe)
1. Relationship: 5 Survival - 5 Deserters from the big battle
2. Need/object/location

Joe (relation with Alex)
1. Relationship: 1 Romance -
2. Need/object/location

Alex (relation with Neil)
1. Relationship: 4 Vile Sorcery - 4 Necromancer and toady
2. Need/object/location

dice left:
23455
23324


There we go, Joe.

EDIT: Chose wrong die. Fixed! sorry
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All's fair in love and war...

Yeah, I know you're all groaning but it had to be done.
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Re: Stragglers table
Neil (relation with Peter)
1. Relationship: 3 Warfare -
2. Need/object/location

Peter (relation with Joe)
1. Relationship: 5 Survival - 5 Deserters from the big battle
2. Need/object/location

Joe (relation with Alex)
1. Relationship: 1 Romance -
2. Need/object/location

Alex (relation with Neil)
1. Relationship: 4 Vile Sorcery - 4 Necromancer and toady
2. Need: 4 To get out

dice left:
23455
2332

Hehe, I will have someone else decide on the Romance thing, you basterds! sauron

Meanwhile, to make a need for that Necromancer and his pet...

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Re: Stragglers table
I think that would tie nicely into me being a necromancer! devil

Neil (relation with Peter)
1. Relationship: 3 Warfare -
2. Need/object/location

Peter (relation with Joe)
1. Relationship: 5 Survival - 5 Deserters from the big battle
2. Need/object/location

Joe (relation with Alex)
1. Relationship: 1 Romance - 5 You killed my lover!
2. Need/object/location

Alex (relation with Neil)
1. Relationship: 4 Vile Sorcery - 4 Necromancer and toady
2. Need: 4 To get out

dice left:
2345
2233

Go get em Neil.

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Any of you guys have any ideas on solidifying the Warfare relationship. I want to make sure it fits with the scenario given I'm either a Necromancer or the lackey. Any ideas?
Otherwise, I'm thinking of going for an object.
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Re: Stragglers table
If its a struggle we can always leave it till the end, the final die is wild (it becomes whatever number you like)

And I say you shouldn't worry about making it fit, half the fun is making it fit afterwards. Remember 'fiasco' in all things!

 
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Oh yea! I forgot about the wild thing.

And I should have specified: making it fit meant making the most mayhem...

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Having things set in a creepy cult temple= classic
Neil (relation with Peter)
1. Relationship: 3 Warfare -
2. Location: 4 The Church of Zemox the Bloody

Peter (relation with Joe)
1. Relationship: 5 Survival - 5 Deserters from the big battle
2. Need/object/location

Joe (relation with Alex)
1. Relationship: 1 Romance - 5 You killed my lover!
2. Need/object/location

Alex (relation with Neil)
1. Relationship: 4 Vile Sorcery - 4 Necromancer and toady
2. Need: 4 To get out

dice left:
235
2233

All yours Peter
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Re: Stragglers table
I don't know about the warfare relationship either... Hmmm. Let's go for a need instead.

Neil (relation with Peter)
1. Relationship: 3 Warfare -
2. Location: 4 The Church of Zemox the Bloody

Peter (relation with Joe)
1. Relationship: 5 Survival - 5 Deserters from the big battle
2. Need: 2 To get glory -

Joe (relation with Alex)
1. Relationship: 1 Romance - 5 You killed my lover!
2. Need/object/location

Alex (relation with Neil)
1. Relationship: 4 Vile Sorcery - 4 Necromancer and toady
2. Need: 4 To get out

dice left:
235
233

Now, we need to get some glory. I like where this is headed. I really do.
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Re: Stragglers table
I DO know about the warfare relationship goo
Fight over it!

Neil (relation with Peter)
1. Relationship: 3 Warfare - 2 "You killed my brother!"
2. Location: 4 The Church of Zemox the Bloody

Peter (relation with Joe)
1. Relationship: 5 Survival - 5 Deserters from the big battle
2. Need: 2 To get glory -

Joe (relation with Alex)
1. Relationship: 1 Romance - 5 You killed my lover!
2. Need/object/location

Alex (relation with Neil)
1. Relationship: 4 Vile Sorcery - 4 Necromancer and toady
2. Need: 4 To get out

dice left:
35
233


Now that we know what treacherous and malign creatures we are, the other traits need more specification and also one even needs to be added between me and Alex yet...

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And not saying Joe's lover was a chicken but...

Neil (relation with Peter)
1. Relationship: 3 Warfare - 2 "You killed my brother!"
2. Location: 4 The Church of Zemox the Bloody

Peter (relation with Joe)
1. Relationship: 5 Survival - 5 Deserters from the big battle
2. Need: 2 To get glory -

Joe (relation with Alex)
1. Relationship: 1 Romance - 5 You killed my lover!
2. Object: 3 Animal -

Alex (relation with Neil)
1. Relationship: 4 Vile Sorcery - 4 Necromancer and toady
2. Need: 4 To get out

dice left:
5
233

back to Neil

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My apologies for the delay. I should have given you guys a heads up. Got swamped with work... if you thought online summer classes would be easy, like me, you are very wrong my friends.

Lemme tell you, the temptation to explore poultry porno was intense but I went with this instead...


Neil (relation with Peter)
1. Relationship: 3 Warfare - 2 "You killed my brother!"
2. Location: 4 The Church of Zemox the Bloody

Peter (relation with Joe)
1. Relationship: 5 Survival - 5 Deserters from the big battle
2. Need: 2 To get glory -

Joe (relation with Alex)
1. Relationship: 1 Romance - 5 You killed my lover!
2. Object: 3 Animal -

Alex (relation with Neil)
1. Relationship: 4 Vile Sorcery - 4 Necromancer and toady
2. Need: 4 To get out 5 before they uncover your lies

dice left:

233

Whites are gone!
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Quick question though. I know the needs are tied to relationships. Are the objects and locations as well? Or do they appeal to everyone playing?

Like the animal, whatever it may be, can it come into play for any of us? Same with the temple.
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Steveoknox24 wrote:

Lemme tell you, the temptation to explore poultry porno was intense


We've all been there.

Steveoknox24 wrote:
Quick question though. I know the needs are tied to relationships. Are the objects and locations as well? Or do they appeal to everyone playing?

Like the animal, whatever it may be, can it come into play for any of us? Same with the temple.


The object and locations would be a bit more tied to those characters, but they can easily become part of other player's stories.
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I just wanted to make sure. I was first introduced to the game through the youtube show tabletop. So even after I have read the manual, I still think of things as they went down in their playthrough. They took a few liberties there. But at the same time, that shows the versatility of the game.
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I think as long as the game is fun and everyone is got a interesting plot, anything goes.

Have you read the section where they talk about how you can do different kinds of scenes, Montages, 2 parallel scenes at once, quick cuts to somewhere or sometime else during your scene, etc.

lots of interesting ways you can do the story. I read someone did the first scene with the characters stuck at the bottom of a dungeon then the rest of the game was how they ended up there.
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No I didn't! Is that the second book they did? I know about the montages.
That sounds pretty damn awesome.
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That may have been from the fiasco companion, it's a good read.
 
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