Sunday, June 25, 2017

Chaining for Shinies pt 7: The Larvesta Entry

Shiny Statistics so far:
Bruxish (Josh) - 71 [Chain]
Cutiefly (ZK)* - 60 [Chain]
Rockruff (ZK)* - 35 [Chain]
Salandit (ZK)* - 70 [Chain]
Cutiefly (Me) - 315 [Chain]
Spinarak (Me) - 42 [Chain]
Dewpider (Me) - 373 [Chain]
Grubbin (Me) - 78* (but actually I killed like 2500+ of these total to get it) [Chain]
Larvesta (Me) - 877* [Eggs]
*With the Shiny Charm

Okay so I haven't posted anything in a bit on the pokemon front, and let's be honest I do these particular entries just for me anyway because there isn't a whole lot to say about the repetitive action of a pokemon chain. Also there's another reason.

The pokemon I'm working on getting a shiny of right now is Larvesta and it isn't a naturally occurring species in Alola. So I'm hatching. And hatching. And hatching. So this is not a chain, this is me breeding pokemon using the Masuda Method and it's suuuper slow.

But I finally hit the point where I had to start releasing some of them for Box Space and I don't trust myself not to lose a notepad document on my hard drive so I'm just going to make this journal entry and then keep coming back to update it as I hatch more Larvesta.

Then once I get it, I'll update the above list and make a new journal entry for Heracross.

So, Number of Larvestas Hatched So Far:

877

Fortune Favors,
Megan

DM's Log: Our Heroes Join the Assassin's Guild

Salutations, nerds, we've got Noah here in the house with us tonight and Richie's getting ready to go on Vacation so he won't be here this session.

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Stalkurn XVII - Patrick - Back in the underdark after so many generations out, and wanted by Lolth, this is going to be an extra interesting adventure for him.

Maris - Josh - A trident wielding triton with mad net skills, he was taken as a slave by the drow while looking for a subterrenean kraken. He still hasn't found it yet.

Pipilouise [ABSENT] - Richie - A gnome in heavy armor with an attitude as bad as the bite of her weapon, she is arguably the most responsible member of the party.

Neko & Lunch - Cody - As far as the party knows, an incredibly intelligent mouse with a halfling familiar.

Nodaco - Noah - Human bard, college of valor.

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Popping right back up where we left off, we are now currently preparing to go assassinate a daughter of the drow house Freaffin'vir to attempt to catalyst a skirmish between them and Arken'sek so that the party can use it for cover to go in and rescue some slaves! Everybody's all set to go, half the party's leveling and Noah's rolling his character and I'm going to try to update this during breaks so it's all fresh in my mind as we get it down.

So today, we begin with our intrepid heroes attempting to follow a drow raiding party into the bowels of the underdark hoping to ambush them on their way back from hunting a purple worm to take the poison they've extracted.

So I'm about to put them through a dungeon! You know, to see if they end up finding the drow party or the purple worm first. They are level three. Let's see how much common sense they have tonight.

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So the party went after the purple worm and the drow they were following lost the battle to said purple worm and they all died. Nodaco dug through a pile of poo and found a coin pouch in it from where one of the worms in the area had eaten an adventurer and put on a ring that he found in the pouch that is now slowly turning him into a tiefling and making him feel the need to do something ornery.

The party did not run from the purple worm. It killed Maris but everybody else lived. They got Maris rezzed using the gold from his own bag to do it and now they are back at the Assassin's guild preparing to go find Shi'nreena Freaffin'vir and assassinate her for the sake of staring a house war between Freaffin'vir and Arken'sek.

They did succeed at doing this after cornering Shi'nreena in an alleyway. They fabricated evidence that Arken'sek was responsible and fled the scene after Stalkurn took her ring as proof.

They had a little talk with the ladies that run the assassin's guild and the guildmaster's daughter presented them with a plan to slowly take out all the nobles in the city and just like that this has become an assassination game.

The last thing they did before the game ended for the night was go and take out a daughter of House Freaffin'vir out and in the process freed her body guard / slave, Nhile.

I probably gave them way too much gold this time around, but for a session I had to BS the vast majority of, I think it went pretty well. And my players are enjoying the assassination game so there is that!

Fortune Favors,
Megan

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

DM's Log: Things We Do in the Underdark

Alright, it's been a little bit since I've written a blog entry and I just wanted you all to know I'm not dead I've just been really busy this month! I've taken the DM's seat back for my Saturday group and our summer campaign is currently being held underground between a dwarven city, Mithrilhaven, and a drow one, Falythvraen.

June's gone home for the summer so our current cast of characters is as follows:

Stalkurn XVII - Patrick - Back in the underdark after so many generations out, and wanted by Lolth, this is going to be an extra interesting adventure for him.

Maris - Josh - A trident wielding triton with mad net skills, he was taken as a slave by the drow while looking for a subterrenean kraken. He still hasn't found it yet.

Pipilouise - Richie - A gnome in heavy armor with an attitude as bad as the bite of her weapon, she is arguably the most responsible member of the party.

Lunch - Cody - As far as the party knows, an incredibly intelligent mouse with a halfling familiar.

Right now, the party is in Falythvraen looking for an old friend of Pip's family who had been dragged down as a slave by the drow. They hope, at least, because the alternative is a pretty messy sacrifice to Lolth and nobody has time for that.

Last time, Stalkurn made the mistake of loudly announcing who he was to a bunch of drow guards and now the whole city is looking for him, which is pretty unfortunate because he is the only drow down here who also happens to be over six feet tall.

Through some pretty crafty dealings, though, they've managed to get themselves into a pretty decent position to get one drow house to seige another and use the cover of the attack to slip in and get their dwarf friend out of there. Also, they've made some contacts with the local assassin's guild, and half-drow Caliel Shaiith is definitely somebody you want on your side in a place like this.

I'll try to hit up more details next time, for now I just wanted to get some of these thoughts down and I'll give it another pass after this week's game, hopefully with a lot more detail.

Fortune Favors,
Megan R. Miller