Nerd Force Star Wars Campaign

Play By Post
New People, New System

OOC: I’d figured someone ought to post the die chart somewhere, so here it is:

Die chart

Also, for those of you who don’t know, OOC means Out Of Character, and is used to indicate that you yourself are talking (Parker). There is also IC, which is In Character, which means your character (Mortip) is talking/doing something.

IC: While his comrades are busy interrogating their prisoner, Mortip rummages around the soldering remains of the second group. “How unsymmetrical,” he thinks, and starts lining the bodies up in a line, and starts sorting their possessions from most damaged to least. (He loots the bodies of the burnt group while the interrogation was happening.)

OOC: So I guess this would be a perception check. I got Cunning 3, and a perception of zero. Originally, searching for an item was surveillance, but since they got rid of surveillance and said perception and computers would compensate for it, it’s now perception (because Computers would be just stupid.

If you look in the top right-hand corner of the website, there’s a pair of dice. If you click on it, a dice roller app will pop up, which, when combined with the conversion chart, will allow us to do Play by Post games pretty well, even if we do not have any sort of dice at home.

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Group Herdor Episode XIII
Korriban, Arrival...and...Departure

Outline of session events:

1. Hyperspace to Korriban,land there.
2. Traverse the ‘dry lake bed’ canyons.
3. Encounter packs of Sith Hounds.
4. Attacked by Terentatek (creature was defeated)
5. Encountered Ou-Jave whose eyes glowed red. He said, “I told you to leave! The Telechron is mine!”
6. Found stairs up mountain side. Walked up. Ou-Jave ambush. Herdor knocked him off the stair, then he was knocked unconscious by Si.
7. Arrived at mountain top temple. Discovered the Telechron was there.
8. Emperor Palpatine and his apprentice, Darth Yoda appeared.
9. Herdor performed Sever Force on the Telechron. It began to pulse with light.
10. The party attacked Palpatine and Yoda.
11. The ship showed up (it was following a shuttle it spotted). The characters boarded and the ship sped away.
12. The Telechron exploded. The blast wave overtook the ship.
13. The session ended with the characters in complete darkness.

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Group Quantar Episode XIII
On to Nar Shaddaa

Here’s an outline of the session:

1. On their way to Corusant, Quantar completed building his lightsaber (with the help of Jedi Artisan Belton).
2. The characters arrived at Coruscant to a heroes’ welcome at the Jedi Temple. They were each awarded a medal of valor for their contribution to the battle of Tanaab.
3. The characters met with the Jedi Council who agreed to support them in their quest for the Telechron.
4. The players went on a shopping/selling spree.
5. The party traveled to Nar Shaddaa.
6. The heroes attempted to locate where the time temple was (in the future). However, the planet looks very different than it did in the future. They failed miserably.
7. The heroes landed on Nar Shaddaa. While planning their next moves, they were ordered out of their ship by a group of Rodians and Gamoreans. Combat ensued.

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Group Herdor Episode XIV
Things are getting a little strange around here!

1. Started out all black, extreme cold, vacuum. Ship without power.
2. Three heroes moved to power core in attempt to restart the ship.
3. With help of Vangar and Si, Herdor discovered that the power core was strained. Cold continued to attack – affected Si more than the others.
4. Herdor succeeded in repairing power core (with assistance from others).
5. Vangar treated injury on Si.
6. Fov fell unconscious – close to death.
7. Vangar restarted life support and saved Fov.
8. Ou-Jave appeared in the ship.
9. Battle with Ou-Jave. Party (again) took him out easily by knocking him unconscious.
10. Put Jawa in escape pod and jettisoned him.
11. Observed a light in space (otherwise there weren’t even any visible stars) – appeared to be a star system. Flew the ship to the (apparent) system.
12. Landed on the planet away from a settlement they observed (primitive looking pyramids).
13. Met a Rancor who spoke basic to them. Welcomed the visitors from ‘beyond the void’. Said his name is Bantor and wants to bring the characters to meet “the great Phaliaunt” the ruler of the lands.
14. the rancors invited the party to a banquet. While eating Herdor used his light saber to cut fruit – rancors were amazed.
15. Met with witch doctor, then Phaliaunnt – who turned out to be Palpatine, but younger. Palpatine explained how happy he is that they are there. And he is looking forward to their fulfilling the prophecy.
16. Characters realize that there has not been day or night since they’ve been there.
17. Characters were told that they would go to “the battle”. Escorted by six rancors, walked through the jungle. As they travelled, the rancors were attacked by ‘monkey lizards’ from the jungle. One by one being taken (and presumably eaten) by packs of the monkey lizards.
18. The characters were captured and taken before the king (Kit Fisto), and the queen (a human female the players didn’t recognize). The queen welcomed the heroes as their champions, but required a test.
19. Heroes led into an arena where three large stormtrooper droids initiated combat with the party.

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Group Quantar Episode XIV
Hive of Scum and Villany, prequel...er...sequel...er...whatever!

1. Battle on the Nar Shaddaa landing pad continued.
2. Heroes defeated attackers, taking one of them prisoner (the rest were killed).
3. Heroes couldn’t get ship working.
4. Skill challenge to get security video from bank across the street. (succeeded)
5. Found the Ion Limpet stuck to the ship. Removed the limpet – ship powered up.
6. Gathered info re location of Gamorillian sector (with 3 aid another for Gandahar). Rolled a 29 – success. Now know where Gamorillian Sector is located. Now recognize where in the Gamorilian sector the palace is located (under which the temple of time is located).
7. Flew the ship to a different landing pad in order to rest and heal.

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Group Herdor Episode XV

1. Level Ups
2. Arena Battle
3. Reception in the Queen’s Chambers – large party in a ballroom.
4. Hailed as the ‘Champions’, entered a large capital ship.
5. Ship took off into orbit of planet (near an asteroid field)
6. Crew were hailed by a large red triangle-shaped capital ship. Individual hailing them identified himself as Emperor Fel of the Imperial Remnant. He required the surrendur of the characters’ ship.
7. Herdor and Vangar, as representatives, took a shuttle to the red capital ship.
8. Herdor and Vangar convince Fel that they are there from the Clone Wars. Furthermore, Fel indicates that he is there from his own time.
9. The other characters of the party (as well as their ship) is transported to the Imperial ship.
10. At this point, automated systems on the original ship caused the planet ship to attack the Imperial ship.
11. Skill challenge of space battle. Succeed, however the Imperial ship is severely damaged.
12. Attempt to Fold Space on the Imperial Star Destroyer. Fail since the Force is limited in this realm.
13. Fel informs characters that they need to return to the planet surface to retrieve necessary parts for repairs to the ISD. He provides them with a datacard including a list of the necessary parts.

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Group Quantar Episode XV

1. On landing pad: Gandahar and Solu maintain the ship and download current astrogation data.
2. Fly ship to just outside of Gamorillian Sector. See a bustling sector. No large wall surrounding the sector.
3. Take a taxi to travel to the sector. Pay the taxi driver an extra 25 cr to get a tour of the Gamorillian sector. Solu and Gandahar become acquainted with the sector.
4. Solu and Gandahar were dropped off at the entrance of the palace.
5. Gandahar took a look for security. Saw some guards and holocams.
6. The two were approached by an ‘authorized vendor’ (authorized by the Gamorillians) wanting to sell spice, death sticks, or women.
7. Entered palace, attempted to get info from a computer info kiosk.
8. Requested a tour of the palace. Toured locatons of the archeological museum, the playground, the government offices, the residential portion, and the luxury market. Solu and Gandahar decided to go back to the archeology museum, but found that it was closed.
9. Gandahar and Solu went back to ship at nightfall.
10. At this point, four members of the party, Quantar, Mozenrath, Solu, and Gandahar decided to attempt to penetrate the palace at night. So they flew the ship to a landing platform that was within sight of the entrance. The four of them went to street level, while Tekton stayed on call with the ship. The plan was to use Quantar’s abilities to phase into the palace, in order to find information about the time temple.
11. Quantar and Mozenrath used Cloak to get across the courtyard region (about 500 m across), while Solu and Gandahar stayed in sight to support.
12. Quantar entered the palace by phasing through the transparisteel main door. However, he alerted some guards (all Rodians) from shaking the door during his phase.
13. Mozenrath then Mind-tricked one guard to distract him, while knocking out another guard; however, the guard managed to fire his blaster as he was struck.
14. Mozenrath then changed shape into the guard he had just knocked out.
15. Other guards arrived and became suspicious.
16. Quantar attempted to slice the computer inside the palace. He failed miserably, setting off an alarm, and alerting the security forces to his location. Quantar then attempted to run, being noticed by the guard in the palace.
17. Gandahar and Solu began running accross the courtyard to support their allies.
18. More guard reinforcements arrived in the main chamber of the palace entrance.
19. The session was then concluded.

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Group Herdor, Episode XVI

1. Skill challenge to find the needed parts in the debris field and to recover the parts.
2. Attacked in vacuum/0-G by stormtrooper droids, and later by Clone War-era spider droids. Finally, the party was attacked by a Rancor, and the Queen (neither of which were wearing any protective/breathing equipment.
3. Party members were victorious in combat, discovering that the Rancor and the Queen were actually droids. The insides of the Queen began to glow, and then exploded.
4. The explosion began to accellerate while the party attempeted to out run it tthrough the debris field and asteroid field, while being set upon by Clone War-era Vulture droids.
5. The party then took a shot at the the Imperial Star Destroyer, hitting it. The ISD fired back, completely destroying the party’s ship. At that moment, the blast wave from the Queen overtook the party.
6. The party regained their senses, finding themselves on the reactor platform of the beta-Death Star with a battle raging around them and a warning blaring of iminent reactor core overload.

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Group Quantar, Episode XVI

1. Completed combat at palace entrance
2. Skill challenge to descend into crevace
3. Found (as yet) undiscovered time temple.
4. Defeated evil Ou-Jave.
5. Discovered the Telechron was in the time temple.
6. Attempted to retrieve the Telechron – was unsuccessful (Quantar took damage and gained a Darkside Point).
7. Solu performed Sever Force on the Telechron. It began to glow, and ultimately exploded inducing a searing white light to all present.
8. All party members regained there senses on the reactor control platform of the beta-Death Star. This is where they were when the Telechron was first used.

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Combined Group, Episode I
Return to the Clone Wars

December 10th Recap Outline

1. Reactor room fight (droids, extendable bridge).
2. Coolant tower hazard (coolant leak, radiation, droids).
3. Find way to hangar skill challenge.
4. Security checkpoint (assassin probe droids, randomized gravity due to station break-up).
5. Hangar (Garue, Mar Zena, entourage).

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