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     jack_spade updated 1 week, 1 day ago 5 Members · 196 Posts
  • Tecumseh

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    February 2, 2020 at 5:08 pm

    Perception:

    https://orokos.com/roll/784336 Intuition 6 + Perception 5: 11d6t5 7 hits

    Wow. Not even going to bother rolling extra dice for vision enhancement, hearing enhancement, olfactory boosters, etc.

    Mato’s base Mental Limit is 6. His glasses and earbuds will let him keep all 7 hits. 6 hits on anything else, like scent or touch.

  • Tecumseh

    Member
    February 4, 2020 at 3:02 pm

    Judge Intentions for what Rick is saying:

    orokos.com/roll/784954 Intuition 6 + Charisma 3 (7): 13d6t5 3 hits

  • jack_spade

    Administrator
    February 4, 2020 at 4:08 pm

    The barkeeper seems to be honest in what he says

  • jack_spade

    Administrator
    February 5, 2020 at 3:21 am

    About the case: it’s pretty bulky, so you can’t really transport it on a bike.
    Liam doesn’t have a car, so he can’t take it with him.

    As much as I love players developing paranoia, that one is not an elaborate trap 😉
    (Or is it?)

  • beta

    Member
    February 6, 2020 at 9:28 am

    rest: 3 body, 4 willpower, -2 for bad conditions = 5 dice
    //orokos.com/roll/785468]rest healing: 5d6t5 1

    Edge 3/4, 2 stun

  • Tecumseh

    Member
    February 6, 2020 at 3:51 pm

    @gilga
    Not sure if I’m missing something, but is there a reason that AM is texting? I imagine that we’re all sitting in the Hyundai together. Probably not important, but I figured I’d ask to see if our understanding differed somwhere.

    Working on an IC response.

  • gilga

    Member
    February 7, 2020 at 2:07 am

    I imagine her scanning the place in the matrix while speaking hoping to find something to hack in the apartment.

  • beta

    Member
    February 7, 2020 at 10:08 pm

    spirit:
    //orokos.com/roll/785832]summon spirit of man, F3+1=4: 7d6t5 2
    //orokos.com/roll/785833]spirit resist: 3d6t5 1
    //orokos.com/roll/785834]drain resist vs 3: 12d6t5 4
    Better! 1 service, no drain

    Asensing, with team-work help from the spirit
    //orokos.com/roll/785835]spirit asense: 9d6t5 3
    //orokos.com/roll/785836]asense: 16d6t5 8
    Jawsey’s astral limit (=social limit) is 9, so keeps all successes.

  • beta

    Member
    February 9, 2020 at 11:34 am

    in hindsight, person and room should have been two roles, with two less dice on the room (not aura reading). Sorry about that, didn’t think it through carefully the other evening.

  • jack_spade

    Administrator
    February 10, 2020 at 8:16 am

    No Problem since the room doesn’t have anything to assense.

  • Tecumseh

    Member
    February 10, 2020 at 1:45 pm

    I wanted to talk through AM’s spellcasting, just so I have a good sense of it both from a mechanical standpoint but also so that it can get roleplayed correctly.

    The spell is Sense Cryptesthesia from Street Grimoire, and it sounds like it acts like Clairvoyance just with the additional benefit of having Tetrachromatic Vision (and more Drain).

    You can move Clairvoyance around with a Complex Action. I’m going to presume that the target of the spell can do this (Mato in this case) rather than depending on the magician (AM) to move it. I’m also going to presume that Mato can basically position the spell so that it basically takes the same perspective as his normal vision, e.g. where Mato’s head/eyes are. (This also presumes that the Cryptesthesia replaces Mato’s normal vision, like Clairvoyance does.) If any of these assumptions are incorrect, let’s call that out.

    What I’m thinking about is that Mato doesn’t know how to get into the apartment building yet. I don’t know if he’s going to pick a lock or tailgate behind someone else entering (or exiting) or climb up a fire escape or ____ or ____, etc. I’m trying to get a sense of what this would be like if he doesn’t have his normal vision but instead is trying to do things via remote control (of sorts) via Cryptesthesia. Now he can pause and reorient the Cryptesthesia with a Complex Action, but that puts him on a slight delay where he moves, recenters, moves, recenters, etc. Again, this is as much about RP as anything else.

    Mato’s in a unique position where he can somewhat ignore his vision and rely on his radar sensors for things like walking down a hallway without bumping into things or crossing the street without getting hit by a bus, but his radar sensors aren’t going to work on actions requiring fine motor skills, like lock picking. That’s where I’m hoping that the Cryptesthesia can basically position itself to replicate his normal vision, only better since it’s tetrochromatic now.

  • jack_spade

    Administrator
    February 10, 2020 at 2:17 pm

    Looks correct as far as I am concerned. Theoretically, you could walk in Third person perspective like a video game.

    The building is not hard to get into – a very basic lock and apathetic people, letting in anyone who buzzes at the entrance.

  • Tecumseh

    Member
    February 10, 2020 at 2:48 pm

    Wiz, I’ll write my IC post with that as our understanding then.

    Separately, tetrachromatic vision is on Mato’s To Do list. It might be much, much later because he’ll need to upgrade his ‘ware (from Used to New) in order to free up the Essence to make tetrachromatic vision possible, but this experience will likely sell him on the value of it.

  • Tecumseh

    Member
    February 10, 2020 at 3:18 pm

    I’m also going to assume that level of apathy extends to security inside the building (elevators not needing key cards, etc.).

    @gilga
    Is AM still sustaining Mato’s Charisma boost too or did she drop that in favor of Cryptesthesia? I’m going to assume that both are sustained until told otherwise.

  • Tecumseh

    Member
    February 10, 2020 at 9:06 pm

    Looks like we can now write responses.

    It might be Tuesday before I can write my IC post.

  • gilga

    Member
    February 10, 2020 at 10:53 pm

    She sustain both spells (which is why she grants the sense to Mato rather than scan the apartment herself).

  • Tecumseh

    Member
    February 11, 2020 at 12:24 am

    IC post is up.

    Code seems to work a bit differently, like for colors and URLs (as below). The old codes won’t work on the initial post, but if you edit your post and leave the code exactly the same, the color and/or URL will post with the edit (even though you haven’t changed anything).

    Base Perception: [url=https://orokos.com/roll/786598]Intuition 6 + Perception 5[/url]: 11d6t5 3 hits

    Extra dice for vision: [url=https://orokos.com/roll/786599]Vision spec 2 + Tetrachromatic 3[/url]: 5d6t5 3 hits

    Extra dice for hearing: [url=https://orokos.com/roll/786600]Hearing spec 2 + Audio Enhancement 2[/url]: 4d6t5 1 hit

    Extra dice for smelling: [url=https://orokos.com/roll/786601]Smelling spec 2 + Olfactory Boosters 4[/url]: 6d6t5 3 hits

    Final tally: 6 hits for vision, 4 hits for hearing, 6 hits for scent

  • beta

    Member
    February 11, 2020 at 4:45 pm

    Wow, I can get through to the rooms finally! Will try to catch up now.

    optional power to be confirmed IC, but doing the rolling while it is convenient: summon force 4 spirit of man

    [url=https://orokos.com/roll/786727]summon spirit of man, F3+1=4[/url]: 7d6t5 3

    [url=https://orokos.com/roll/786729]spirit resist[/url]: 3d6t5 0

    [url=https://orokos.com/roll/786730]drain resist vs 3[/url]: 12d6t5 5

    3 services, no drain

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  • Tecumseh

    Member
    February 13, 2020 at 1:01 pm

    I’m actually not quite sure where we are in relation to sunrise, and whether’s Jawsey’s spirit was summoned right before it (and is about to depart) or right after it. At this time of year (Nov 6) sunrise is almost exactly at 7am in Seattle.

  • jack_spade

    Administrator
    February 13, 2020 at 1:24 pm

    It’s about 5 in the morning now – quick work all things considered

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