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Quick and the dead Having been reading Psyga315 stories on RPGSOLO with his rankings etc got me thinking about a game I used to play as a kid and I thought it may work well as a similar interactive set of stories around the changes in rankings and the fights causing them.Essentially it is a yearly knock out tournament of fighters with the winner of each match up advancing to the next round and so forth until a winner is crowned, bonus points are awarded for kills but there is no requirement to kill or cripple an opponent.For those of you familiar with Western films I quite like the premise in...
Something different.. After a couple of thought provoking posts earlier about doing a more wargamey story I couldn't resist trying something, not sure how it works but was fairly fun and I see some potential for this sort of alternative usage of the tools here.Major Lee and the189 = 189[d200]189th Rifles spread out over the entrance to the valley. "First take the left flank, Second your with me and Third investigate that small woods on the right"Newly-restored arena.Iron rooftop.Opulent school."Captain Hasset take the First and investigate setting up a position in that iron roofed area on the...
Random adventure Random Scfy adventureSetting is infested destroyer involving above average med-pack and hyperion matrix.Uncouth scrapper who is as strong as you and whose motivation is to discourage intelligence, drive military, and hinder the church; who speaks of knowing examinations and is focused on your friends.Insane female shocktrooper.So we are Olly Lane an uncouth scrapper who is trying to save his friends on-board an infested destroyer called State Nestus, we are suspicious of of both intellectuals and religious zealots, especially the insane religious fanatical shock troopers...
Continuing mission of Interrogator Jolin Interrogator Jolin Gawrys looked at the view screen,Atmosphere: Breathable mixTemperature: ColdBiosphere: No native biospherePopulation: Failed colonyTech Level: Tech Level 3. Twentieth-century technology.World Tags: Oceanic World, Sealed MenaceEngage the enemy at the renegade colony ship."A miserable looking place ain't it Sir" the ever repressible Tarqin joined Jolin at the view finder, "so what's the old man got lined up for us this time?"Giving Tarq a pointed look "the Inquisitor needs us to investigate that abandoned colony ship for suspected...
40k esq missions of an Interrogator This is my first attempt at doing more than the short play/examination of this tool and I have to say it was great fun using it to develop/aid my story/imagination.I hope you get some enjoyment reading this:(I would usually spend some time proof reading and tidying it up but I want to get it posted and not sure when I'll have time otherwise so apologies for that!)Atmosphere: Breathable mixTemperature: TemperateBiosphere: Human-miscible biospherePopulation: Tens of thousands of inhabitantsTech Level: Tech Level 3. Twentieth-century technology.World Tags:...
Pirate adventure of sorts fantasy circ18th C I have been fancying doing a pirate adventure using this tool set and I have developed some excel tools to help me generate some random ships, names and cargos but will otherwise be using the buttons here. Hopefully this will work but do let me know if not! EnjoyI come too with a dull throbbing behind my eyes, "where am I?", Am I on board a ship?(Sure Thing) Yes, and...I know the face in front of me.. "you I remember you we were drinking last night in the Ugly Parrot, why..where am I?" "Ye be on board the Alice Clair a fine War Galleon currently...
Session 4 RE: The adventures of Leo in Tales of blades and heroes The swords woman wakes up and still clutching her sword attempts to stand, Leo wakes from his dozing on the porch of the brothel and makes his way towards her, mindful of the way she was swinging that sword about a few hours ago he approaches with some caution, clearing his throat he tries to attract her attention.Yes.Looking up she focuses on Leo whilst trying to maintain her balance, "who are you and what do you want?" as she stands she stretches taking some deep breaths and appears to visibly recover from her drunken state...
Session 3 RE: The adventures of Leo in Tales of blades and heroes We return to our would be adventurer on a nice sunny morningStrong distillery.Waking with a thick head Leo turns and see's the Tavern within which he took his rest last night, "How'd I end up outside.." he muses.Crown.Scroll case.The Crown and Scroll Tavern doesn't provide the most welcoming exterior, a small single story wooden building with a faded sign swinging in the wind above a stout wooden door, a water trough sits out front, does Leo start by taking a drink of water from said trough?(Sure Thing) Yes, and...He also has a...
SESSION 2 Continuing adventures of Leo in Tales of blades and heroes Leo awakes and stretches, picking up his belongings he heads out.Leo whistles as he walks the morning sunshine warming him and improving his spirits,(Does any one hear him whistling?)Yes.Confident female prison guard."You there!" startled Leo almost trips over, looking up he sees a fit looking woman wearing light armour and armed with a billy club and a whip, seeing no one else around Leo approaches her, recalling the last pretty lass to cross his path he loses some of his jaunty swagger and takes another look around. As he...
Not strictly war-gaming but some of my time over the past year has been spent on a useful site called http://www.rpgsolo.com/ this is a site designed to allow you to undertake a satisfying roll playing game by yourself through the use of some random generators.Play can be as simple or complex as you like and you can use a base rule set in link with your play or just a selection of the buttons on offer.Whether you are into solo RPG play or are looking for some help in creative writing this tool could be of value to you.Whilst all of my...