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Sunday, September 8th, 2019
4:16 pm
Lust and Gluttony
So... I forgot a session again, damn it. So -- here's a brief recap of the last two session of the Pathfinder campaign.

TLDR; We raided Lust and GluttonyCollapse )


Phoof: "Why isn't anyone else sad that Elyssie is dead?"
Kaito: "I'm sure we'll find a way to bring her back. Just maybe not in here."
Zeddicus: "Sorry for not being a real cleric, but I wanted to play a *fun* character."
Altei: "Does this mean she'll have to play one of the succubi now?"
Monday, July 29th, 2019
7:42 am
Champion of Wrath
Saturday we played more Pathfinder, continuing on through the Runeforge.

And just barely getting through one wing out of seven.Collapse )

Afterwards, we looked at our options and apparently there's no way to cure insanity without a high-level cleric or an even higher level wizard -- bards, paladins, and magi don't count. We did find a scroll of Limited Wish that should work, but it sucks to have to use it up on something like this.

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Current Mood: okay
Sunday, July 14th, 2019
9:56 am
No Rest for the Wicked
Apparently I forgot to log the last session again, so this is two sessions' worth, although honestly nothing much happened between the two of them since they were both spent entirely in combat rounds.

Even the parts that as far as the party knew weren't in combat.Collapse )

The takeaway from this session was:
(a) being woken up in the middle of the night sucks, although in a dungeon you sort of have to expect it
(b) trying to coordinate a party of eight invisible people as they sneak past a patrol four times faster than them is both tedious and frustrating
(c) Enemies getting infinite duration round/level spells is also kind of frustrating -- I'm pretty sure their haste and displacement spells lasted at least five minutes.

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Current Mood: aggravated
Tuesday, June 4th, 2019
11:01 am
Ritual Dragon (pt 2)
Saturday we played more Pathfinder, continuing our quest to enter the Runeforge.

But first...Collapse )

We stopped about an hour into the fight, having not managed to even burn through a single enemy's mirror images, although they hadn't really managed to hurt us either. Ugh. x.x

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Sunday, May 26th, 2019
4:51 pm
Ritual Dragon
Last weekend we played some Pathfinder, and I forgot to write down what happened again. Let me fix that.

The exciting part involved a ritual...Collapse )

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Current Mood: awake
Sunday, May 5th, 2019
7:17 am
Paladins will be Paladins
We played some more Pathfinder yesterday, finishing up with the misty temple of Llamashtu.

Also, what happened at the end of the previous sessionCollapse )

Kaito also had to go track down his missing girlfriend but we didn't actually figure that out -- he isn't a tracker and Shalalu was still hunting down the harpies.

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Current Mood: sleepy
Saturday, April 27th, 2019
7:03 pm
Guards and Wards
Last week we played some more Pathfinder and I forgot to write a summary again. This time I remembered before the next session at least?

TLDR we got shop-blockedCollapse )

Anyway, I don't remember what happened at the very end of the session but I suspect there was going to be a fight or something.

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Thursday, April 11th, 2019
6:49 pm
Apparently it's been a while since I remembered to write a summary for the Pathfinder game. We've had... I think... three sessions since the last one?

Let's see if I can remember what happenedCollapse )

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Current Mood: embarrassed
Sunday, January 13th, 2019
8:30 am
Not as sneaky with a Paladin
Yesterday we played some Pathfinder, sneaking deeper into the giants' lair.

'Sneaking'Collapse )

It's not like the exits vanished, though, so they might be able to defeat the room by leaving it.

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Current Mood: okay
Sunday, December 30th, 2018
9:44 am
Sneaking Around
Yesterday we played some Pathfinder, continuing to sneak around underneath the giants' fortress.

Surprisingly effectively...Collapse )

After the game Tom suddenly remembered that the Lamia were supposed to be draining wisdom 'with all their attacks' which would have been *kind of a big deal* since Kaito's wisdom is really low and Elyssie's monk powers rely on hers. Looking it up, though, they only drain wisdom with one of their five attacks so it wouldn't have made much of a difference -- the only key will save (against the petrify) was a sort that Kaito could make using charisma.

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Current Mood: sleepy
Sunday, December 16th, 2018
9:50 am
Oops and also Spelunking
So it turns out I forgot to do a writeup for the game two weeks ago. Well, we had another one yesterday, so I'll try to sum up both.

basically, we ran away and then turned around and snuck into the enemy's castleCollapse )

It's been a long time since the party was able to go shopping for anything better than healing potions, and it's really starting to show -- their armor class is so low compared to the enemies that it might as well not even exist, and the only one who can 'tank' is Kaito, using temp hp and damage resistance.

At least Phoof's buffs keep their offense relevant!

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Current Mood: mischievous
Monday, November 19th, 2018
8:50 am
Grand Theft Prisoner
Saturday we played some Pathfinder, continuing the rescue attempt for the people kidnapped by giants during the attack on Sandpoint.

Tracking people faster than you is hard.Collapse )

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Current Mood: amused
Sunday, November 4th, 2018
12:07 pm
Cleanup on Aisle Giant
Yesterday we played some more Pathfinder, finishing up the invasion of Sandpoint.

It was mostly cleanup, unless you count getting dragon blood everywhere...Collapse )

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Monday, October 22nd, 2018
8:52 am
Dragon Chasers
Saturday we (finally) played some more Pathfinder, continuing the fight to defend Sandpoint.

We defended part of it, at least?Collapse )

We stopped there, with some mop up left to do. The dragon was an obvious distraction but a *really good one* since he was distracting us from the giants taking prisoners by *burning down entire buildings* with people inside them. Hard to say that focusing on him was the wrong choice.

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Tuesday, September 25th, 2018
8:38 am
Short Session
Saturday we had a short session of Pathfinder. We started late because of Community Day and later because of traffic, then had to quit early. We almost got something done at least?

Almost.Collapse )

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Current Mood: sleepy
Monday, September 17th, 2018
9:00 am
Video Game Woes
Don't shop at Fry's.

"I only have 9.5 inches of space inside my case, so I need a video card that will fit."

They pretended to look up the sizes of cards on the internet and then swore that THIS card was only 8.5 inches long. But... it was actually 10.5 inches long like all the others and its only distinguishing feature was 'cost slightly more'.

So I came back the next day to return it, but apparently their return policy is 'lol no'.

So fuck those assholes. I mean, it's a given that I'm never, ever shopping there again? But if they're willing to go to those lengths to cheat their customers no one should shop there ever. How else are they ripping people off?

Anyway, since I'm stuck with the card I ordered some extension cables off Amazon and I'll see if I can mount it outside the case. I suspect that this doesn't work and the cables are only relevant for bitcoin miners, but it might?

I was getting a new video card because I think my current one is fried. So far I'm only crashing in one game (Warframe) but it's been steadly increasing how often it crashes in that game to the point where it's now literally unplayable because it crashes at the login screen. Also, it's an old card and other games are kind of klunky in it so an upgrade would be nice anyway...

The crashes are the 'screen goes blank, computer freezes and may or may not spontaneously reboot' which in the past was always a video driver problem, but I've updated the *drivers* a lot and the card got accidentally 'overclocked' a few months back when I started playing Battletech (it had a bug that would lock the card at 100% usage for an indefinite period of time during boot, and other people were complaining it fried their cards outright).

Watch it be something entirely unrelated, though.

Anyway, the other woe is that while waiting for various crap I started playing Pokémon Moon again, and it quickly reminded me why I stopped earlier. Wild pokemon call for help. EVERY. SINGLE. TURN. And they get it about 90% of the time. So if you can't sweep them, good luck ever winning the battle. And even if you can, good luck capturing anything because you can't throw a pokeball unless there's only one of them on the field. Which makes the procedure:

(a) Find wild pokemon you want to catch
(b) Carefully lower their health without killing them
(c) OHKO the friend that they summoned while doing this.
(d) OHKO the replacement friend they summoned immediately after you killed the first one.
(e) OHKO the replacement replacement friend they summoned immediately after you killed the second one.
(f-k) keep doing that
(j) Throw a pokeball and hope it captures them on the first try. If not, go back to (c).

So annoying. x.x

Current Mood: annoyed
Sunday, September 9th, 2018
6:37 pm
A Study on Running Away
Yesterday we played some Pathfinder (after skipping a session because too many people were gone that week) and demonstrated our very best retreat tactics.

Note that this did not actually result in a retreat.Collapse )

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Sunday, August 12th, 2018
4:17 pm
Just Like Old Times
Yesterday we played some Pathfinder, continuing our assault on the ogre cave.

Even though we got a message from god saying not to.Collapse )

So yeah. We basically ran off in all directions at once and aggro'd everything in sight, just like old times when we had nine people in the party.

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Current Mood: sleepy
Sunday, July 29th, 2018
11:26 pm
Ogres... eventually
This week we finally played some more Pathfinder, trying to clean up the second-to-last loose end (retrieving the body of the Dryad's lover).

We... got to the cave?Collapse )

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Sunday, July 1st, 2018
8:22 pm
Dam Trolls
Yesterday we played some Pathfinder, finally dealing with the troll tribe occupying the distressingly skull-themed dam.

And for some reason making nice with the ogres we hate.Collapse )

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