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Pathfinder Society Member. 13,553 posts (19,854 including aliases). No reviews. No lists. No wishlists. 2 Pathfinder Society characters. 25 aliases.


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male Human 8th level seeker/6th level gamer /4th level bad speller

Hey guys, I just got home from the hospital and my grandmother seems to have suffered a stroke. I'll try to update in the morning but I may be busy the next couple of days.


male Human 8th level seeker/6th level gamer /4th level bad speller

Ok, here is how the posting is gonna work out. I am gonna be able to post Monday- Friday, but Monday and Wednesday will likely always be late EST, Like 10-12 pm late. The weekends at this time are gonna be hit or miss, do not count on them but I may have time to update now and then on a weekend.


male Human 8th level seeker/6th level gamer /4th level bad speller

Thanks for understanding.


male Human 8th level seeker/6th level gamer /4th level bad speller

Ok, some heads up and explanation. My updates have been unreliable of late. That is because some things have changed IRL over the last few weeks and I have had my free time ripped away. So, my updating may be a bit hit and miss for a few weeks more as I adjust, weekend updates may not happen. I am aiming for at lest four a week and hopefully more than that, but I just wanted to let ya guys know the oddness was me "adapting" to a massive switch in my Schedule.


male Human 8th level seeker/6th level gamer /4th level bad speller

See, I was trying just to swap out with something of the same CR, that encounter by the book called for two critters and I just used one. I am now reworking my fast swaps as it looks like a total rebuild is the way to go.

I'll move us along sometime sat night. I got in late and have to be up early and rushing posts has not always worked out for me :)


male Human 8th level seeker/6th level gamer /4th level bad speller

So it seems. I am having to replace and make due and I am finding I need to really look over the stats as the CR system IMO is way, way off.


male Human 8th level seeker/6th level gamer /4th level bad speller

Oh, you guys killed it all right. But you guys look pretty hurt from the encounter.


male Human 8th level seeker/6th level gamer /4th level bad speller

Yes, you can attack before the attack is resolved. Sorry if I was not clear there.


male Human 8th level seeker/6th level gamer /4th level bad speller

You are correct. I simply read the first half and could have sworn the "20" roll was just the opposite of the "1" roll.


male Human 8th level seeker/6th level gamer /4th level bad speller

I am gonna say this now. 5e CR's are more busted than 3.x CR's. This point forward I will not be using or trusting that CR system. There is no way this thing counts as 1/2 CR.


male Human 8th level seeker/6th level gamer /4th level bad speller

OK, if folks are fine with this, we are moving along.


male Human 8th level seeker/6th level gamer /4th level bad speller

Ok, this will slow us down a bit, But I want to clear this up.

1: You can be roped together, however, this will limit mobility and impact things like the ability to make dex checks, and one fall could drop everyone.

2: You can only dodge if you can see the attacker. You can not see at all due to the fog. So dodging is a wasted action.


male Human 8th level seeker/6th level gamer /4th level bad speller

Excellent we have just lost one. Sorry for the late update, I did not think I would be gone all day, but sometimes( ok often) my plans do not always give me a heads up before they get shot to hell :)

I'll have an update up in a little bit.


male Human 8th level seeker/6th level gamer /4th level bad speller

OK, I just got in, super late day. I am dead tried so I must crash. I'll try and have the update up in about 12 hours, somewhere between 3 and 5 PM. I do wish to get a roll call before we move forward as it seems at lest one player has dropped.


male Human 8th level seeker/6th level gamer /4th level bad speller

Jack, How I did it was you take half, unless there was a save. If there is a save you auto pass it. So it more or less often works out to half anyhow.

On the "Fey" they did not deal "Cold" damage, just pure up real damage. But any attack they made carried a cold attack with it, but no damage. Helen always made her saves so did not take the cold attack, which would have slowly frozen her to death.


male Human 8th level seeker/6th level gamer /4th level bad speller

I will update tonight around 12 to 1 AM, if anyone wishes to use HD or anything do so before then.

I do agree with vic, I do not see a reason not to use it. You gays may rest once more or you may not. But using it now may be the last time you get to use it.


male Human 8th level seeker/6th level gamer /4th level bad speller

@ Jiggy, I am glad your dad is doing better and is back home

@ Jam, basically if a spell or cold effect has a save you auto pass that save. If cold damage does not have a save, you will take 1/2 that damage in place of the save. With most spells this workouts to you not taking the secondary effect or auto making the save and taking only 1/2 damage.

Ok so short 1 hour break it is. You may roll hit dice as Barl did if you wish to recover HP's.


male Human 8th level seeker/6th level gamer /4th level bad speller

Tursk has called for a short break, what is your vote on this?


male Human 8th level seeker/6th level gamer /4th level bad speller

I am now up and running once more. If anyone has never changed a laptop keyboard, it be a b*+*~. To fill you guys in on what went down, this weekend I got called away in a hurry and forgot my hone at home(this is why you got no heads up or update) and in my hurry left a drink on the printer, near my open computer. Ya see, I own a cat, who thinks she owns the desk and everything else. So when I got back, the computer had a bath, luckily only the keyboard was fried.

Anyhow, as the keyboard was already dying, I had already ordered one. I just had to move up the replacing part. All in all, I got off easy for being so very careless.

Now, onto extreme weather resistance.

Page 197 of the PHB gives us this statement
"If a creature or an object has resistance to a damage type, damage of that type is halved against it."

Page 110 of the DMG gives us this statement
"Creatures with resistance or immunity to cold damage automatically
succeed on the saving throw, as do creatures wearing cold weather gear (thick coats, gloves, and the like) and creatures naturally adapted to cold climates.

And the cold based sells are


  • Cantrips: frostbite(EE) , ray of frost(PHB)
  • 1st-Level: chromatic orb (PHB) , ice knife (EE)
  • 2nd-Level: Snilloc's snowball swarm (EE)
  • 3rd-Level: sleet storm (PHB)
  • 4th-Level: ice storm (PHB)
  • 5th-Level: cone of cold(PHB)

Now clothing will not come into effect here, but resistance and immunity will. As such any cold based attack that requires a save,I am gonna rule you auto pass it. For attack spells this almost always means half damage, which is what the PHB says resistance will grant you( and the DMG allows with rings. It will not half spell damage, unless there is no save.

In the case here, both Kat and Bark will auto save the freezing attacks. They will still take damage, but as the effect is a cold based save, they will pass it. They can be picked to death 1 HP at a time but will not be frozen to death.

I'll update our game in a few. It seem we have two players Away right now, so I will NPC them as needed.


male Human 8th level seeker/6th level gamer /4th level bad speller

A few things. That should have been Thursday (today) not Tuesday(Damned autocorrect ). I had to replace a keyboard on my laptop. It came in today so I should have it replaced tonight sometime. Sorry for the confusion, unless this up I should be back to posting tonight.


male Human 8th level seeker/6th level gamer /4th level bad speller

Having some pc issues,should have them solved by Tuesday evening.
Also, on your dad. Take all the time you need.


male Human 8th level seeker/6th level gamer /4th level bad speller

I am gonna bring something up here I am on the fence about and its not setting right with me. We have two people who are immune to the cold. Helen and Barl, Helen has been hit with an attack that is super natural in origin, which more or less freezes you to death s if in a deep cold.

Now, I have went ahead and uses it on here, because its not natural. But, she is supernaturally immune to cold so I am torn here. Anyone have any thoughts on this here? Should such resistance/immunity bypass or at lest lessen supernatural cold based attacks?


male Human 8th level seeker/6th level gamer /4th level bad speller
Helen Gardamum wrote:
seekerofshadowlight wrote:
You cast one spell in the first fight. That makes you having used both of them.
That magic missile in the first fight is the only 1st-level spell I've cast.

That is my mistake, I keep wanting to count Firebolt as a level 1 spell.


male Human 8th level seeker/6th level gamer /4th level bad speller

I think the dice gods always want you people to go first. I do not think I have even rolled above a 5 on monster init yet.


male Human 8th level seeker/6th level gamer /4th level bad speller

You cast one spell in the first fight. That makes you having used both of them.


male Human 8th level seeker/6th level gamer /4th level bad speller

we will move on then. Tursk is down to one level 1 slot, Helen has no level one slots left and Jack is at 6 out of 9 HP


male Human 8th level seeker/6th level gamer /4th level bad speller

Vote for a short rest, or to keep going?


male Human 8th level seeker/6th level gamer /4th level bad speller

One major difference is dying in 5e. 6d6 sounds very nasty, but its not an auto-death as it would be in past editions. At best it drops you to 0 HP and you start a round of saves.

Edit: I totally forgot about massive damage. But the be fair this is not a low CR


male Human 8th level seeker/6th level gamer /4th level bad speller

No one messing with the frozen mutilated body, gotcha.


male Human 8th level seeker/6th level gamer /4th level bad speller

Fast update from my phone.I'll be home late tonight so I will update at that time.


male Human 8th level seeker/6th level gamer /4th level bad speller

Round is up.


male Human 8th level seeker/6th level gamer /4th level bad speller

Sorry for your lose and the troubles you are having. Take your time, we totally understand.


male Human 8th level seeker/6th level gamer /4th level bad speller

Helen, sounds great, you should do that. And yes a tent sleeps two


male Human 8th level seeker/6th level gamer /4th level bad speller

No need for this to go in char so I will place it here.

The ambush site was at best guess 10 miles outside of town. And yes, I totally overlooked no cold weather cloths in the 5e PHB, just kinda assumed they would be there.

Based off the PHB, I would place it as the same cost as travelers clothing.


male Human 8th level seeker/6th level gamer /4th level bad speller

Aneirin, Do not worry about such things, the game will be here when you feel like returning.Family always comes first. You have my condolences for your lose.

@ Jack. Cold iron is not in 5e, but it is something that will pop up with this AP. As such, while uncommon in places, cold iron weapons can be bought at 2 times to normal cost.


male Human 8th level seeker/6th level gamer /4th level bad speller

Understand crazy weekends. I have updated the game.


1 person marked this as a favorite.

Congrats to anyone here who planned to get married. Today was a good day for all.


male Human 8th level seeker/6th level gamer /4th level bad speller

One other thing we did not cover. Where are folks staying? Do you have friends or family nearby? Do some of you own homes in or near Heldren?


male Human 8th level seeker/6th level gamer /4th level bad speller

Sorry I did not give you guys enough direction. For the next few days ( until about Monday) I can only post late night and likely once a day. I'll get a postup in an hour or so and give you guys a bit more direction.


male Human 8th level seeker/6th level gamer /4th level bad speller

I have added a map of Heldren and a key of locations to the Campaign information page. It seems most of you know basic posting style. But I am gonna clarify it

When your charter speaks please use bold text "As so'
When thinking to yourself please use Italics "Also like so"
If you need to use some time of telepathy or the like, use brackets around your inner speech <<< Like this here>>>
And as also used the blue OOC text for OCC Like this here

Anything else ya need to know just ask here

The game thread is now up.


male Human 8th level seeker/6th level gamer /4th level bad speller

A bit of a heads up, I will not be home to very, very late tonight. I'll get the first post up, but most you of will not be able to post until the morning s it will likely be around 2 or 3 AM my time.


male Human 8th level seeker/6th level gamer /4th level bad speller

I do not open a thread until I am ready to start, rushing to get them open lets me make mistakes as I did with this one. I have a few thinks I wish to cover this evening and I'll get the play thread up sometimes on Wednesday.


male Human 8th level seeker/6th level gamer /4th level bad speller

Lets see if I have everyone connections here.

Helen Olybrus and Kat
Jack Kat and Olybrius
TurskBarl and Olybrius
Olybris Jack and Barl( I think?)
Vic Helen and Barl
Kat Tursk and ? ( I am not sure, you never say a name)
Barl Vic and ?

Also yes, you DO Not need to choose someone because they choose you. I think I would like to get use rolling on Wednesday.


We only had seven complete PCs submitted And they were.


  • Victor "Vic" Lofliss-- Half-Elf, Rogue (Filios)
  • Barl “the Boulder” Skein--Golarith(Ulfen), Fighter (Jam412)
  • Tursk Krune--Human,cleric (wicked_rayman)
  • Katarina "Kat"--Half elf,warlock (Jenrah)
  • Jack Speed-Runner--wood elf, Rogue (DoubleGold)
  • Olybrius Naercroft--Human, paladin (Aneirin Rhodri)
  • Helen Gardamum--Human,wizard (Jiggy)

As such I am taking you all The OOC thread can be found here. Welcome aboard all.


male Human 8th level seeker/6th level gamer /4th level bad speller

First off welcome to the game. Converting to e will be trial and error so always feel free to ask me something or PM me. Now I would like to connect the characters in a way that make them a real group. None of this "Random folks we meet two days back in a bar and now have an unbreakable bond" non-sense.

How I am gonna correct this is by taking a page from fate, which is my favorite RPG. In Fate, characters are connected to one another during character generation by stories and aspects. We are not playing fate, so aspects are out. The stories however are in and this is how we shall do it.

Each Character will be connected to two pother characters in some way. You will tell a story,a few paragraphs about your character and another character, how they meet, something they did together, anything at all. YOU have full narrative control of that story, but feel free to PM the player of that character if you wish to have help making a connecting story.

And important note for non-fate players. Just because someone used one of their connections to put you in a story, does not mean you have to do the same. As you are already connected at that point. You may choose to do so, but need not do so.

Our cast is


  • Victor "Vic" Lofliss-- Half-Elf, Rogue (Filios)
  • Barl “the Boulder” Skein--Golarith(Ulfen), Fighter (Jam412)
  • Tursk Krune--Human,cleric (wicked_rayman)
  • Katarina "Kat"--Half elf,warlock (Jenrah)
  • Jack Speed-Runner--wood elf, Rogue (DoubleGold)
  • Olybrius Naercroft--Human, paladin (Aneirin Rhodri)
  • Helen Gardamum--Human,wizard (Jiggy)

This is how we shall do this. Your very first post in this thread should be as your avatar. Each person will have to use one connection on the person above their name on the above list. Filios will connect Vic to the last person, Helen. After that, you may choose anyone to be your second connection, but remember you need to chose someone just because they used you. People are often connection though a vast web of life events. I would like to get out connections established and put down first so they will always be easy to find.

And I think that it is folks. If you have a question before the stories are posted, just PM me.


At this time I am gonna close recruitment. I have plans for Saturday but I will let you guys know who is in By Monday at the very latest.


Yeah it will close Friday as we seem to have reached our limit of interest. I will be out Friday night so I likely will not post up the group selected until Saturday.


Updated list


    Completed
  • Victor "Vic" Lofliss-- Half-Elf, Rogue (Filios)
  • Barl “the Boulder” Skein--Golarith(Ulfen), Fighter (Jam412)
  • Tursk Krune--Human,cleric (wicked_rayman)
  • Maeri--Half elf,warlock (Jenrah)
  • Jack Speed-Runner--wood elf, Rogue (DoubleGold)
  • Olybrius Naercroft--Human, paladin (Aneirin Rhodri.)
    WIP
  • Unnamed--?? Ranger (Torillan)

So far we have, 2 rogues,a fighter, warlock, paladin and a ranger(WIP)

On backgrounds, a few of you lack them. I would like at lest a paragraph of background. I will not be choosing characters based off stats alone.


Feel free to roll trinkets if ya like.


@ Jiggy, I'll think about it, I really do not see an issue off hand. How I'll do human languages is simple. You speak common ( Taldan that is) and what ever ethnic lang you have for free. If you do not have such a thing, as if you are churlish or taldan, I'll let ya pick another human centric one for free.

@ doublegold, I discourage one level dips. I'll look over the rules and get back to you on it, but I dislike the whole one level dip thought process.

@ wicked, yeah I knew you were close. I have you in the WIP section as you ere nearly complete.

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