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Post by spiderwrangler » Mon Dec 10, 2018 6:11 am

Basically wondering, if there are side tunnels to either side, do they go both up and down the central, windy tunnel, and would we have line of sight from one to the next across the hallway?
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Post by Dusk9 » Thu Dec 13, 2018 11:04 am

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Here's a (shitty) map for you.

- The wind is coming from tunnel 1.
- You guys came out of tunnel 2.
- Veska is stuck at tunnel 4.
- The purple blob is the pit.
- You can't see too far into any of the tunnels, because of the fog wall.

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Post by Dusk9 » Sat Dec 22, 2018 6:00 pm

Apologies for the posting drought, I've been super busy and burnt out with work. Hopefully it'll be a bit more stable in the New Year, but no guarantees... :roll:

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Post by Dusk9 » Fri Jan 25, 2019 12:47 pm

thinkslogically wrote:
Fri Jan 25, 2019 12:05 pm
((is he conscious?))
Yeah, just as tipsy/drunk as he always is :lol:

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Post by thinkslogically » Fri Jan 25, 2019 2:28 pm

Fair enough :lol:

Jax will start removing his disguise as he talks. "Seems you had a productive afternoon, I just caught the aftermath. Find anything good other than old books?"

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Re: The Heist - OOC

Post by Dusk9 » Sun Jan 27, 2019 5:30 am

Kytiel, make a perception check with disadvantage.

Veska, make a survival check.

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Post by spiderwrangler » Sun Jan 27, 2019 8:26 am

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Post by SuperVaderMan » Sun Jan 27, 2019 8:32 am

Survival to make bedroll rope: 1d20+3 = [17] = 20

(CoyoteCode isn't working right now, so I'm using Mort's roller)

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Post by M0rtimer » Sun Jan 27, 2019 8:42 am

And I promise I wouldn't cheat and edit my own rolls in the database. :shifty:

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Post by SuperVaderMan » Sun Jan 27, 2019 10:38 am

Btw Spider
Dusk9 wrote:
Thu Dec 13, 2018 11:04 am
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Dusk9 wrote:On the left, about 10ft away, is a vertical pit which drops straight down. The wind is blowing towards it. On the right, there are two fog-covered exits opposite him - one 5ft up the tunnel, and another 10ft past that. Finally, the far end of the tunnel appears to be a dead end. At least from this angle.
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We're at tunnel 4.

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Post by spiderwrangler » Sun Jan 27, 2019 10:57 am

That's if we got turned around, any way to know that? Had Veska checked for track directionality?
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Post by SuperVaderMan » Sun Jan 27, 2019 11:07 am

I think this area still counts as Veska being in her Favored Terrain, in which she can't get lost except through magical means. Considering we had to make a Wisdom save while traversing the fog, though, that would probably do it.

Maybe she can check the tracks here again, to see if they look the same as before?

Here's a list of bonuses Rangers get in their favored terrain, for reference:
PHB page 91 wrote:• Difficult terrain doesn’t slow your group’s travel.
• Your group can’t become lost except by magical
means.
• Even when you are engaged in another activity while
traveling (such as foraging, navigating, or tracking),
you remain alert to danger.
• If you are traveling alone, you can move stealthily at
a normal pace.
• When you forage, you find twice as much food as you
normally would.
• While tracking other creatures, you also learn their
exact number, their sizes, and how long ago they
passed through the area.

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Post by M0rtimer » Mon Jan 28, 2019 7:19 am

Don't judge Uragh Thinks, he's no fancy wizard like everyone else seems to be :P

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Re: The Heist - OOC

Post by Dusk9 » Sun Feb 03, 2019 9:21 am

spiderwrangler wrote:
Sun Feb 03, 2019 7:57 am
((I don't recall if I tried it before, but if light cast on a bearing would improve visibility, he'd do that. If it makes it harder to see, he'll slip that bearing into a pocket for now.))
It's about a net-zero outcome, not really positive or negative. The light breaks through the faint mist nearby, but reflects off the thicker fog. So there's no real improvement. That said, it would also make the ball bearing a lot easier to spot.

Though keep in mind that you can only have Light cast on 3 things at the same time.

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Post by spiderwrangler » Sun Feb 03, 2019 9:41 am

Only one thing at a time, it ends if I cast it again. But since it won't help at seeing our way, it may still help at seeing where we've been.

Light one, drop it behind and move forward, keeping light at our back. Before it's no longer visible, light another, drop it behind and move forward, rinse and repeat. As long as we aren't walking towards the light of one, we are moving in the right direction...
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Post by Dusk9 » Sun Feb 03, 2019 10:03 am

Oh right, thought it was like the other cantrips which cap at 3.

And yep, that tactic should help a lot.

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Post by Dusk9 » Sun Feb 03, 2019 1:26 pm

Wow guys, this is starting to get sad :lol:

Let's just do 3 saves at once this time, since it doesn't seem like you want to give up anytime soon :roll:

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Post by SuperVaderMan » Sun Feb 03, 2019 1:40 pm

Sometimes this kind-of thing happens in D&D, where there's some kind of skill challenge but there's not really anything stopping the PCs from banging their heads against it until they roll high enough. At that point it's worth considering whether it's worth forcing the roll, or if you want to introduce some kind of penalty for failure.

In this case the penalty for failure was getting turned around back to the wind tunnel and the PCs maybe not realizing it. Once we figured that out and now we have a good system for not getting lost, there doesn't seem to be much (apparent) reason to roll.

Here's more rolls though
Wisdom Save in foggy tunnel 4 5 6:
1d20 = [7] = 7
1d20 = [18] = 18
1d20 = [16] = 16

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Post by Dusk9 » Sun Feb 03, 2019 1:48 pm

To be fair, it's not actually a straight path between the wind tunnel and the mystery turn-a-round area. There are few other passages and crossroads between them. But since you're following the tracks (in both directions), I've just been skipping that bit to save time. No point asking you "left or right" for multiple update in a row if one direction has clear tracks to follow.

I was just expecting at least one of you to roll high enough after three attempts :lol:

(And who says I'm not planning a failure penalty >:D )

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Post by spiderwrangler » Sun Feb 03, 2019 1:55 pm

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Re: The Heist - OOC

Post by Dusk9 » Thu Feb 07, 2019 2:18 pm

Make an Investigation check, Veska.

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Post by SuperVaderMan » Fri Feb 08, 2019 9:26 am

Veska would like to check the door for traps :shifty:

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Post by Dusk9 » Fri Feb 08, 2019 9:27 am

:lol: Investigation check please

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Post by SuperVaderMan » Fri Feb 08, 2019 9:28 am

Investigation or Perception?

Investigation (or Perception) to check illusion door for traps: 1d20-1 = [3] = 2
(That's a 9 if she uses Perception, but I don't think it matters :lol: )

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Re: The Heist - OOC

Post by Dusk9 » Fri Feb 08, 2019 9:51 am

Sorry, I'm gonna go with Investigation for trap searching. You'll just have to rely on your allies a little more :P

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