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     adamu updated 1 year, 5 months ago 5 Members · 405 Posts
  • aria

    Member
    July 5, 2017 at 4:49 am

    Ok, SG is too flaky so we’ll move the thread here and hopefully get some continuity back! I will start us off with She HAL’s response to a vid link request with Monarch

  • jack_spade

    Administrator
    July 5, 2017 at 4:56 am

    Cool.
    No telling how much we lost this time…

  • aria

    Member
    July 5, 2017 at 5:14 am

    Has SG been hacked again? Why would anyone bother? I’ve updated the IC now…

  • jack_spade

    Administrator
    July 5, 2017 at 5:31 am

    According to reddit, yes.

  • obidancer

    Administrator
    July 5, 2017 at 8:20 am

    Guys, with SG access so heradic, and your posting spree equal to your reputation, I haven’t been able to follow since I gave Deckard to @Jack_Spade to control.

    Could any one give me a little summary/run down of the story line and what we did since we entered the Aqualogy? What’s our situation? What do we have to do now?

    Much appreciated!

  • jack_spade

    Administrator
    July 5, 2017 at 9:01 am

    Actually, not all that much: You got Improved Invisibility for free after I glitched on my reading test.
    But from the start: Robyn decided to take the first Bathysphere instead of waiting for the drones to give us some info on what’s going on down there. This lead Silk and Al to join her, leaving Rick and Isaint waiting for the second sphere.
    Down there they quickly noticed apathetic guards trying to collect people and forwarding them to processing. Once the team was together again (Robyn, Silk, Al hit in a storeroom, Isaint and Rick came invisible and concealed), the whole team turned invisible and went towards the objective.
    One lucky assensing test by Isaint revealed that the guards are infected with nanites – CFD has found the Aquacology and we are in it for the whole ride.

    Our stealth approach was revealed by nasty combat drones with Screech Rifles, but we managed to take them and their human guards out.
    Following that we went through emergency tunnels that had manual controls.
    We got contacted by She-HAL (Al coined that one for the creepy female AI voice) and learned that she has taken over the whole Aquacology and seems to be also after Monarch. We managed to keep a truce by not entering territory she declared off limits. Right now we are prepared for war with the AI – after we managed to convince her to let us try to speak to Monarch. Once we have secured that objective, we’ll try to save as many of the occupants from being turned into Monads/Head Cases.

    For that we aim to find the main servers and sabotage them through the cooling system, taking out the local matrix infrastructure and weakening the AIs.

    Rick has currently channeled an Air Elemental that gives him an Electricity Aura and therefore should prevent any nanites from entering his system.

    @all
    should I have forgotten a detail, please feel free to add it. 😉

  • aria

    Member
    July 10, 2017 at 1:47 pm

    Want to run an OoC questions answers thing or just plough on?

  • jack_spade

    Administrator
    July 10, 2017 at 2:02 pm

    Questions Isaint has for Monarch:
    1) What happened really with Silk’s Mother? (Mission important question)
    2) Who is She-HAL and why does she want his head?
    3) What does he know about the CFD infection in the city
    4) When did this all start
    5) Is Winter behind this all (again)?

  • aria

    Member
    July 11, 2017 at 3:33 am

    Think I will need to wait for your opening gambit before deciding how to respond… so someone chuck up an IC 😁

  • aria

    Member
    July 19, 2017 at 7:28 am

    If you can make your opening approach to Monarch before Friday I might get an ooc response done which one of you can write up…?

  • adamu

    Member
    August 9, 2017 at 12:28 pm

    I am a very bad person.

    After first berating people (way way back when in RL time) for not sticking to the subvocal, non-wireless system Al set up, I find that after the recent slow spell in posting I forgot about it and have been (per my punctuation anyway) having Al say things out loud.

    Soooo….and another baddie by me who is always whining about edits…..I’ve gone back a few posts and switched the punctuation on some (not all) posts to indicate sticking with the subvocalizing (which I notice everyone but me has been adhering to).

    Aria – if I’m too late and you were already planning on She-HAL exploiting my oversight – fair enough – I can put everything back or we can just say his subvocalizing is just not very subvocal through those tobacco-ravaged vocal cords.

  • obidancer

    Administrator
    August 15, 2017 at 1:03 am

    Can any one enlight me on those Screech weapons. Did they shoot that at us before? Also what is Deckard still sustaining?

  • jack_spade

    Administrator
    August 15, 2017 at 2:41 am

    The drones we encountered in the reception area were sporting those. We didn’t give them a chance to fire ^^
    And no, Deckard dropped them after we holed up in the infirmary.

  • aria

    Member
    September 15, 2017 at 6:56 am

    Quick pause in the monologue in case someone wants to chip in…

    You can all hear the conversation so no need for anyone to relay it…

  • mercy

    Member
    September 15, 2017 at 10:42 am

    Thank you for the update. Robyn will remain quiet.

  • aria

    Member
    September 18, 2017 at 7:59 am

    A bit forced on the IC but it’s better than having a conversation with myself 😁

  • adamu

    Member
    September 29, 2017 at 7:22 pm

    Okay – I know all diceless and stuff, but hate to just say “Hey, I succeeded” about major tasks.

    So Aria can read the dice and decide if the door really does slide open when Al cuts the last wire (personally, there is not a doubt in his mind, of course).
    [url=http://orokos.com/roll/554312]Juryrigging roll on door to submarine bay[/url]: 17d6t5 1
    Holy frijoles!
    Obvious Edge re-roll moment:
    [url=http://orokos.com/roll/554313]Edge reroll[/url]: 16d6t5 4
    So total five successes.

  • mercy

    Member
    October 1, 2017 at 12:12 am

    17 dice and only 1 hit? Some bad luck there. Perhaps you are standing too close to Robyn, who just seems to bring you bad luck.

  • aria

    Member
    October 3, 2017 at 5:47 am

    Errr anyone recall if I said how many guards Monarch had? I usually make it vague but it would be nice to be consistent as you will be encountering them in person now…

  • aria

    Member
    October 3, 2017 at 6:55 am

    Never mind, I confirmed it for myself as 5 guards… need to update my offline notes 😏

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