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by eibon
Fri Sep 08, 2006 7:08 am
Forum: Castles & Crusades Online
Topic: In the service of the sorcerer-pbp-OOC thread
Replies: 94
Views: 30297

<t>The skunk isn't moving, and I became super busy, but am not abandoning, all will be caught up tomorrow, and THEN I should be back to regular schedule.<br/> _________________<br/> "All that we are destined to behold will reveal itself at the proper time," said Eibon.<br/> <br/> --Clark Ashton Smit...
by eibon
Fri Sep 08, 2006 7:06 am
Forum: Castles & Crusades Online
Topic: A Meeting of Friends PbP (OOC)
Replies: 115
Views: 42741

Sorry, I was ultra-busy there for a week, rather unexpectedly. Back in business here now.
_________________
"All that we are destined to behold will reveal itself at the proper time," said Eibon.

--Clark Ashton Smith
by eibon
Sat Sep 02, 2006 5:05 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Online
Topic: In the service of the sorcerer-pbp-OOC thread
Replies: 94
Views: 30297

BeZurKur wrote:
Is Au'rune behind the wizard yet?

Yes, it is your turn.
_________________
"All that we are destined to behold will reveal itself at the proper time," said Eibon.

--Clark Ashton Smith
by eibon
Sat Sep 02, 2006 5:02 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Online
Topic: A Meeting of Friends PbP (OOC)
Replies: 115
Views: 42741

<t>I sort of felt that splitting up might be effective, but we can keep an eye on Errol and scout out the surrounding territory/ look for a possible place to set up surveillance. Whatever we decide, I feel that rushing the thug is a bad idea.<br/> _________________<br/> "All that we are destined to ...
by eibon
Fri Sep 01, 2006 9:30 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Online
Topic: In the service of the sorcerer-pbp-OOC thread
Replies: 94
Views: 30297

BeZurKur wrote: Eibon, I'm a little confused. Your post with the wizard casting the sleep is the narration of the round up to the wizard, correct? I'm assuming then after everyone left in the round gives their actions, you will narrate an update and call for initiative. I just want to make sure I d...
by eibon
Fri Sep 01, 2006 6:32 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Using mind powers in the campaign
Replies: 29
Views: 6073

<t>Talislanta/Alantis does have a good system via mysticism, I agree there and I use the old Mystic school for psionics.<br/> <br/> Being interested in the weirder sword & sorcery authors, there are occurences when psionics are evident, particulary with Clark Ashton Smith and A. Merritt. Instead...
by eibon
Fri Sep 01, 2006 5:07 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Online
Topic: A Meeting of Friends PbP (IC - Game Thread)
Replies: 78
Views: 26240

<t>Gnybaro will also wait for Errol, while doing so he will also look around to see if there are any nearby shacks, lean-tos or any sort of shelter that looks abandoned and suitable for utilizing to keep an eye on this building.<br/> _________________<br/> "All that we are destined to behold will re...
by eibon
Fri Sep 01, 2006 9:18 am
Forum: Castles & Crusades Online
Topic: A Meeting of Friends PbP (IC - Game Thread)
Replies: 78
Views: 26240

<t>"There is a lot at stake here, my friends," Gnybaro says quite seriously," what do you think, she we try to take a shortcut through the graveyard to keep track of this thug? Should we split up just in case something one route proves wiser than another?"<br/> _________________<br/> "All that we ar...
by eibon
Fri Sep 01, 2006 9:12 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: The Good & Bad
Replies: 8
Views: 2949

<t>Best of luck there with the new job, Danger Dwarf! Most jobs carry a sense of anxiety, and that is obviously an understatement in this case. Good luck finding another C&C group, too. There is always here to get an online C&C fix!<br/> _________________<br/> "All that we are destined to be...
by eibon
Fri Sep 01, 2006 9:06 am
Forum: Castles & Crusades Online
Topic: [IC] In the service of the sorcerer
Replies: 90
Views: 36136

<t>[The critters received a 4 on their iniative roll, the mage a 7]<br/> <br/> With no particular organization the flying monstrosities move in, driven more by bloodlust than intellect. As Au'rune fades into the background the wizard steps forward, and a spell is cast. Motes of sparkling dust flow f...
by eibon
Fri Sep 01, 2006 7:52 am
Forum: Castles & Crusades Online
Topic: In the service of the sorcerer-pbp-OOC thread
Replies: 94
Views: 30297

<t>Thank you for your understanding. The refrigerator/freezer has been fixed, the skunk, however, is holding its ground for a while. Looks as if tomato juice might be added to the grocery list (beyond the bit used to enhance beer).<br/> _________________<br/> "All that we are destined to behold will...
by eibon
Thu Aug 31, 2006 7:05 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Online
Topic: A Meeting of Friends PbP (IC - Game Thread)
Replies: 78
Views: 26240

<t>"While not as swift as a rogue, I had best try to tail this cur as well. Hopefully we can find the slaver's hideout and make a plan to thwart their enslaving endeavors."<br/> _________________<br/> "All that we are destined to behold will reveal itself at the proper time," said Eibon.<br/> <br/> ...
by eibon
Thu Aug 31, 2006 7:03 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Online
Topic: In the service of the sorcerer-pbp-OOC thread
Replies: 94
Views: 30297

<t>Tomorrow, after I catch up and check up on a couple of things I will get the encounter rolling along. Sorry, I have had a busy week with a skunk under the house then a refrigerator dying on me. Hopefully I have my tragedies under control for a while.<br/> _________________<br/> "All that we are d...
by eibon
Thu Aug 31, 2006 5:39 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Online
Topic: A Meeting of Friends PbP (IC - Game Thread)
Replies: 78
Views: 26240

<t>After the messenger scurries from the bar Nib will turn to the others, securing his sword.<br/> <br/> "You know, of course, that we need to follow him as discreetly as possible. This matter cannot rest so easily, not only for Neena's sake, but to try to usurp these slavers."<br/> ________________...
by eibon
Thu Aug 31, 2006 12:10 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Online
Topic: A Meeting of Friends PbP (OOC)
Replies: 115
Views: 42741

angelius wrote: Eibon, I hope you dont mind me moving the action on without you posting for a bit. I'm assuming Nib's having a good laugh at this. Not at all, I will get all caught up after about five hours of sleep, sorry for the delay. _________________ "All that we are destined to behold will re...
by eibon
Tue Aug 29, 2006 9:52 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Online
Topic: A Meeting of Friends PbP (IC - Game Thread)
Replies: 78
Views: 26240

Nib unclasps the buckle of the scabbard for his short sword and also makes sure his daggers are easy to grab on short notice.
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"All that we are destined to behold will reveal itself at the proper time," said Eibon.

--Clark Ashton Smith
by eibon
Tue Aug 29, 2006 9:49 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Online
Topic: In the service of the sorcerer-pbp-OOC thread
Replies: 94
Views: 30297

Sorry for not specifying. I feel that the IC thread will work with your action. This will keep everything in one place.
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"All that we are destined to behold will reveal itself at the proper time," said Eibon.

--Clark Ashton Smith
by eibon
Tue Aug 29, 2006 9:48 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Mega Media Depot
Replies: 12
Views: 2002

<t>I haven't had a problem with ebay thanks to the feedback system, had I seen the link that Meepo pointed out, I would have avoided MMD and bought the book elsewhere. Instead of looking on ebay I bought it through AbeBooks while I was looking for a few hard to find books.<br/> <br/> And ebay isn't ...
by eibon
Tue Aug 29, 2006 7:07 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Mega Media Depot
Replies: 12
Views: 2002

serleran wrote: They're the company that offered to sell products before they're even released, yes? Sorry, but that is a major red flag to me, making me wary and distrustful automatically. Sucks they did what they did. I had bought the book from them from them via another avenue besides ebay befor...
by eibon
Tue Aug 29, 2006 7:03 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Online
Topic: A Meeting of Friends PbP (IC - Game Thread)
Replies: 78
Views: 26240

<t>Nib hastily drains his tankard.<br/> <br/> "We must be off to the tomb as soon as possible. I cannot imagine Neena in the hands of slavers. What do you hear, friend, Errol?"<br/> _________________<br/> "All that we are destined to behold will reveal itself at the proper time," said Eibon.<br/> <b...
by eibon
Tue Aug 29, 2006 6:58 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Online
Topic: [IC] In the service of the sorcerer
Replies: 90
Views: 36136

<t>As the disturbing bat-insect creatures fly in closer it is apparent that they are planning to attack. These hideous monstrosities are not very organized, but they are attacking in numbers, flying in an ugly swarm towards the party.<br/> <br/> Above the sounds of these beasts, the group preparing ...
by eibon
Tue Aug 29, 2006 6:50 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Online
Topic: In the service of the sorcerer-pbp-OOC thread
Replies: 94
Views: 30297

<t>I will say that the game is shaping up to be a fun one. Too bad it isn't face to face.<br/> <br/> As for the stirges; you should be fine, there are less than a hundred. Just don't let them latch onto you. <br/> I never found much realism in monsters waiting for characters to raise in level to fig...
by eibon
Mon Aug 28, 2006 7:38 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Mega Media Depot
Replies: 12
Views: 2002

Mega Media Depot

<t>On a thread that has been closed in another section someone mentioned how this company, Mega Media Depot, was offering Troll Lord products for sale that hadn't even been released yet on ebay.<br/> <br/> Back in July I purchased a book from them for my twin nephews and as of today I have not recei...
by eibon
Mon Aug 28, 2006 7:27 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Online
Topic: A Meeting of Friends PbP (IC - Game Thread)
Replies: 78
Views: 26240

Nib joins the friendly gnome for a tankard of ale while watching the others in the room and worrying about Neena.
_________________
"All that we are destined to behold will reveal itself at the proper time," said Eibon.

--Clark Ashton Smith
by eibon
Mon Aug 28, 2006 7:24 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Online
Topic: [IC] In the service of the sorcerer
Replies: 90
Views: 36136

<t>As the wizard begins making gestures with his hands and chanting softly at least a couple dozen wing*ed shapes buzz into view, looking like a mottled amalgamation of bat and mosquito. Each creature has a hungrily twitching probiscis and unfeeling insect eyes that gleam with a cold light. The bat-...
by eibon
Mon Aug 28, 2006 9:07 am
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: Schools of Magic
Replies: 20
Views: 3540

<t>While I do know how the new Atlantean magic system works, I think it is similar to the new Talislanta with a few differences. The system is a bit convoluted for the new Atlantean system as there are few spells yet and you have to make them, therefore porting in the old material, which is not far ...
by eibon
Mon Aug 28, 2006 6:30 am
Forum: Castles & Crusades Online
Topic: [IC] In the service of the sorcerer
Replies: 90
Views: 36136

<t>As everyone takes note of the rogue's words and listens, a soft droning can be heard, as of a swarm of angry giant bumblebees. Somewhere, when you are all quiet and you listen harder you can all briefly catch a horrific cackling on the gentle wind.<br/> <br/> Gerald finds a most curious thing abo...
by eibon
Mon Aug 28, 2006 2:47 am
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: Schools of Magic
Replies: 20
Views: 3540

<t>This is how I work a school of magic in C&C: Having a slightly higher than normal level of magic, I give a spellcaster 2 extra spells and one class ability ala the old Bard Games Atlantean system as found in the Arcanum. As the wizard in my pbp here comes from a class that does not cast magic...
by eibon
Mon Aug 28, 2006 2:34 am
Forum: Castles & Crusades Online
Topic: A Meeting of Friends PbP (IC - Game Thread)
Replies: 78
Views: 26240

<t>Alas, a gnome! How did he come across a letter by Neena? Maybe this little blighter is on the up and up. Maybe...<br/> <br/> "Hello there, my new partner. I am Gnybaro, but you may call me Nib. It is from a far away land that I have come, seeking the odd tale or the wild adventure. It seems as if...
by eibon
Mon Aug 28, 2006 2:24 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: How do you get your spouse to play C&C?
Replies: 28
Views: 3908

Re: How do you get your spouse to play C&C?

angelius wrote: I think if I can't get her to play...I'm in for a LONG hard marriage! Welcome to the club, chum! My girlfriend/fiancee of ten years now has at least learned to accept gaming. She was dead set against it, sort of liked the idea of Deadlands and might fall for A Faery's Tale, but as i...