171216 Caverns Overcome
12-20-34 Mourning for a lost puppy

Waking in the debris pile the weight of Verren’s near death weighs heavily on Thalchi. The weight of the dreams lays heavy over the party and infighting begins as tensions rise. While fighting Denethor, Thalchi is blinded. Spurred by her love of Verren, he fights on ,seeming ly energized. An unstoppable force, he kills a gibbering mouther while fully blind. Encountering the frogmen entry pond, the party luckily arrive at a time when it was empty. Much consternation is realized over the room containing the icon. Caution is exhibited, but here is a lot of pro and con discussion about being in the presence of the icon. Ultimately the icon is circumvented and the group moves on to the next challenge.

171215 Alt Game
WLD S27 D36 Scrot Promoted, Rememberer

09/07/34: Scrot brings the blacksmith and Petro to Argliss. The blacksmith sees the bloody head of Guk and immediately switches sides. Argliss rewards Scrot with a promotion and send him back to the party with Petro. Mut is given a heroes funeral and his body is burned to prevent desecration. They meet the remember and make unsteady friends with him. He invites them to stay the night and he enjoys trading knowledge with Fansey. Instead of fighting, the remember-er and the Chiregeon share lunch with the party and wish them well. Fansey does not leave unscathed as Lamashtu visits him in the night and reveals herself. Fighting off a hoard of goblins the group rests in B96 for the night.

171202 Madness Begins
How is this possible?

12/19/34-12/19/34: The group reaches the cliff. Moonbeam wildshapes to an eagle to scout and finds the Main Hall (E). River climbs the cliff easily, but the animals (Archer and Verren) pose a climbing issue. Moonbeam switches to giant ape to carry them over the top. they come upon the Bachannal and are sickened by the display of lust and gluttony. Wading in, the entire group takes out their disgust on the naked frogmen. Ailise and Zitonal are rescued but are halfway to madness. Finding the slaves in the pit, they use the magic plate and pitcher to get them all a meal. They leave the 14 slaves as they have no way of protecting them from here. Finding the birthing room, the group charges in, now immune to the horrors of male pregnancy. 3 sickeningly pregnant humans (2 female and 1 male) beg for death. The two mutants and rat thing are a handful, but an initial rush by River, Loren, and Thalchi kills one before it can move. The second targets Verren and with three successive rounds of attack and the brave little pup perishes. Moonbeam and Lauduin come in from a flank and the group overpowers the horrid scene. Aliya is taken prisoner in the fray, and questioned.

171117 Alt Game
S26D36 A near TPK vs goblin hoards.

Wake up in room B108. Adonis Beautifica realizes the group needs to spend loot and whisks them to Barnacus for 3 days in the real world. 09-03-34 to 09-06-34 in Barnacus. Fansy and Pomery fall into a 40’ pit. Pomery breaks his ribs and is ported out bu Adonis and will not return until 01-06-35. Party pushes forward to Room 100 and 101 where they are assaulted by goblins with Wargs. Petro retreat to the blacksmith in B100 to find him combat enabled. Fighting his best he falls and the blacksmith drags him to the forge. meanwhile Igit and Mut try to take the 10 goblins alone as the rest of the group is bogged down with 4 wargs. Igit and Mut fall and Mut is killed. Fanzy inspires the party propping them as best as he can as Boudica cleaves through the wargs. Sygyn launches her full arsenal of spells and Fidjit sneaks around using her sickles to great advantage. It is a near thing as only Boudica, Fijit, and Sygyn are standing t the end and they are all nicked up. Petro it taken by the blacksmith and an apparently turncoat Scrot to Arglis.

171007 Shipwrecked
The shaft

12/17/34-12/19/34 Pressing on the group suffers the loss of a crewman and their 6 Rho evacuees to a rockslide at a seaside cliff. Archer nearly dies as well, as he is buried under rocks. River escapes unscathed using his nimbleness, and Laiduin is spared any damage as well when Galeran uses his body to shield her. Everyone else takes some degree of damage and realized how close they came to being swept into the sea. Moonbeam uses her wild shapes to great advantage over the unfavorable terrain. Moving deeper into the island Laiduin wakes on the 19th as the group finds the entrance to the frogman lair. A 2000’ deep shaft faces them and they prepare for decent into the disgusting depths. Combined with the dreams, the dreary weather, and the incessant “teliki-li teliki-li” coming from the cave, their hold on their sanity becomes tenuous. Verran and a crewman lose their footing and tumble 600 feet to a level spot. Quick action by Laiduin and a feather fall protects them from too much harm. Reaching their mates, the entire group feels the chant grow to fever pitch as the very walls seem to pulse as a Shaggoth attacks. The group flails away at its tendrils as they watch its eyes and mouths shift and writhe. Madness can only be around the corner for these brave souls. Through it all Loren has a crisis of faith. Her birthmark and brand literally war across her belly as she searches for Sarenrae’s guidance and light. Getting no response, Loren determinedly sets her jaw and looks for something to take her anger out on. Thalchi begins a descent into madness as the shaggoth is too much to bear. River, Lauiduin and Moonbeam, for the time being hold their sanity.

170826 Shipwrecked

The Sea Darter remaining crew plus the party face 2 Hraakknar. They kill one, but the other escapes with two crewmen webbed on its back. The groups tracks the giant spider and soon find its tracks commingled with the stinking frogmen. Arriving at a body of water, they notice the spider has backtracked. They track it down and discover its wagons and 6 Ro slaves. Dispatching the spider they are left with the 6 Ro slaves, who show no willingness to come to their senses. Moving on they encounter Goat Dude and his Winged Horror mount. His mount attacks the group with chlorine breath. Lauduin investigates the apparent dead Ro and unleashes an unsoeakable horror knocking her catatonic. Loren looks closely at the goat dude and he disappears. Loren tries to deal with the conflicting information she sees and her intuition tells her.

WLD Alt Game
170826 S25D35 War of the Goblins

They face Guk and quickly find out he is actually Gargalank, a Large goblin. Sygyn ends him with a persistent Water sphere, while Fansy and Igit lay waste to his goblin minions. With their mission complete, the group explores a bit a chamber, spending the night there. Returning the next day to Argliss, Fansy enters wearing Guks head as a hat. He becomes a minor celebrity and Smad teaches him the goblin high sign for safe passage among their allies. Back to the Guk held area the next day, the group encounters remnants of Guk’s forces. During the fight, Boudica manages a 51-point blow on a 6 HP goblin rendering him into 3 pieces. Igit boldly attacks all goblins in sight having great success, but becoming poisoned in the process. Argliss also sends his best rogue, scrot, with the party to help with “the Maze”

On the Sea darter

On board the Sea Darter, the group sets sail for Barnacus. Trouble begins 5 days into the journey as the group is set upon by a raiding party of Froglike creatures. Aliya begins to act strangely. At first only River suspects her but as the trip goes on, eventually everyone comes to the same conclusion. The froggies are driven off and one crewman is killed. During the combat River swings about the ship on ropes overcoming the rolling decks, and Moonbeam wild shapes into a giant octopus to great effect. Loren administers aid and the crew and PC are stabilized. The Sea Darter soon finds itself in strange waters and even the never lost Marra Greenhill does not know their location. Ominous dream begin to plague everyone’s sleep and fatigue becomes a factor. The crew is pushed to the breaking point when Finathil gouges out his eye with a boat hook. This is soon followed by Aliya murdering her mother and brother switching back on forth between a sweet little girl and a demonic hell spawn. As a mysterious island draws near, a kraken attacks the ship. Heroic efforts by the crew and all PC drive the kraken off, but not before the boat is critically wounded. Adrift, the boat crashes on the shores of the strange island. River and Thalchi are to the point of exhaustion and Loren and Laiduin and affected to a lesser extent. Only Moonbeam seems unaffected by the nightmares and strange visions.

11/24/34 In Game 2017/06/24 real world

11/19/34-11/24/34 -Continuing on, the final rooms are cleared including an encounter with an Id Gray ooze, that caused much confusion in the group, but was luckily taken down. Traveling back to Restenford, the group sees a herd of brachiosaurus, and are caught in the middle of a velociraptor raid. While fighting off the raptors a T-Rex makes and appearance and he rips through the party, getting hits on everyone. The encountered featured everyone as Laiduin provided fireworks including lightning, River out acrobatted the raptors jumping and rolling for backstabs, Moonbeam wild shaped into a Dire tiger and showed the big T what a fight really was, and both Thalchi and Loren actually charged the T-Rex!!! With a full team effort, the big lizard is surrounded and finally killed. Stripping him of his teeth and skin, they make their way back to Restenford. They book passage on the Sea Darter and prepare to head back to Barnacus.

170519 WLD S24D35 War of the Goblins

Igit, Sygyn, Pomery, Fansy, and Boudica make their way through “The Maze” and explore into the area of Guk and enter the hall of rebels. Session ends with the massive fight queuing up.


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