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MohawkSatan
Dec 20, 2008

Hail SS-18 Satan, May His Passing Cleanse The Earth


Things that Go Bump in the Night, eh?

Itís been a long drive drive from ACAD to Professor Jacksonís cabin. Four hours, about half of that on particularly rough dirt roads, from the ACAD campus to an the cabin, right around Limestone Mountain, Alberta. A long, probably painfully boring drive, through fields, more fields, some trees, a bit of muskeg, up part of a small mountain, through some more trees, right up to the cabin.

And itís a damned old cabin, if in fairly good condition for itís age. Which, as far as anyone can tell, could very well be counted in centuries.


The light is fading by the time you get to the cabin, and itís already getting difficult to see through the shadows that permeate the woods. Professor Jackson gave your group has 7 days to get your final project in, a horror film. Scripting, filming, acting, everything.


Character Roster
Mark Morcott-The Camper From Quebec, Armed With A Camera-FireSight
Nicholas Currier- Skeptical Nature Documentarian -Beardless
Stanley Zubizaretta-The Rich Kid-chitoryu12
Rowdower Goldstien- Wealthy Jewish Veteran-gfanikf- Eaten by a Wendigo
Thomas Brandt- ĎSpirit Documentarianí-Roland T. Dapperman

Game info
Post format:

Name - Location

In game text.

Actions, OOC and rules stuff. If it's an action I need to know about, throw it in italics at the bottom of your post.

Out of character posts can either be regular text without a name tag or in italics. If I need stat blocks, then use either ['pre'] or ['super'] tags(without the '). As long as things are easy to understand, I'm good.

When stats are needed, please post them. Failure to post them could result in problems.

Edit: to make the stats posting easier, here's a convenient statblock flormat(hijacked from beardless)


pre:
ST 10 [0] DX 11 [20] IQ 11 [20] HT 11 [10] HP: 10 Will: 11 Per: 12 [5] FP: 11
Damage: 1d-2 Thrust, 1d swing Basic Speed: 5.5 Basic Move: 5 Basic Lift: 20
Luck, Common Sense, Night Vision 1
Brawling 11, First Aid 11, Guns (Rifle) 13, Stealth 12, Wrestling 10
Weapons:
Lee Enfield No 4 Mk. 1 (6d+2 pi; Acc 5, Range 800/3,300; RoF 1; Shots 10+1 (5); Bulk -5; Rcl 3) 9.6/0.6 lbs, $700
Rem. 870 18Ē Brl (1d+1 pi or 5d pi++, Acc 3/4, Range 40/800 or 100/1200, RoF 2x9 or 2, shots 5+1(2i), ST 10t, 
Bulk -5, Rcl 1/5. Sling) $340, 7.6 lbs
DR2* on feet




For the first post describe the trip, and what youíre doing on arrival. Several of you donít have vehicles, so mention who youíre riding with. After that, itís all up to you.

Also, here's a link to the recruitment thread: http://forums.somethingawful.com/sh...hreadid=3638981

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Beardless
Aug 12, 2011

I am Centurion Titus Polonius. And the only trouble I've had is that nobody seem to realize that I'm their superior officer.


Nick Currier

Nick peers through the woods at the cabin as he pulls in, and chuckles. "Looks like this is the place. It'll be good for a horror set, but not so much for living in. Good thing we brought camping gear, eh?" He steps out of the car, and immediately lights up a cigarette. He had been dying for a smoke for the entire drive, but neither Mark nor Thomas smoked, so he had decided to wait until they got there. He shivers slightly in the brisk air, and looks around at the woods, looking for a level spot to put up his tent.

Survival 12 to find a good spot.

pre:
Nicholas Currier [100][3 unspent]

Attributes: [55]
ST 10 [0]         HP: 10
DX 11 [20]      Will: 11
IQ 11 [20]        Per: 12 [5]
HT 11 [10]      FP: 11

Damage: 1d-2 Thrust, 1d swing
Basic Speed: 5.5
Basic Move: 5
Basic Lift: 20

English, Native/Native [0]

Advantages: [25]
Luck [0]
Absolute Direction [5]
Common Sense [10]
Contact (Cousin in the RCMP, Stationed in Alberta, Area Knowledge (Alberta) 15, 9 or less, Usually Reliable) [4]
Fit [5]
Night Vision [1]


Disadvantages: [-25]
Addiction (Tobacco) [-5]
Easy to Read [-10]
Stubbornness [-5]
Sleeps outdoors or in a tent whenever possible [-1]
Skeptical of the Supernatural, etc. [-1]
Likes to swear in French [-1]
Cautious [-1]
Responsive [-1]


Skills: [44] 
Area Knowledge (Alberta) IQ/E 11 IQ [1]
Bicycling DX/E 11 DX [1]
Brawling DX/E 11 DX [1]
Carousing HT/E 11 HT [1]
Computer Op/TL8 IQ/E 11 IQ [1]
Driving (Automobile)/TL8 DX/A 11 DX [2]
Driving (Heavy Wheeled)/TL8 DX/A 10 DX-1 [1]
Electronics Op (Media)/TL8 IQ/A 12 IQ+1 [4]
Electronics Repair (Media)/TL8 IQ/A 11 IQ [2]
First-Aid/TL8 IQ/E 11 IQ [1]
Guns (Rifle)/TL8 DX/E 13 DX+2 [4]
Hiking HT/A 11 HT [2]
Naturalist IQ/H 11 IQ [4]
Observation Per/A 13 Per+1 [4]
Photography IQ/A 11 IQ [2]
Research IQ/A 11 IQ [2]
Stealth DX/A 12 DX+1 [4]
Survival (Woodlands) Per/A 12 Per [2]
Survival (Arctic) Per/A 12 Per [2]
Swimming HT/E HT 11 [1] 
Tracking Per/A 12 Per [2]
Wrestling DX/A 10 DX-1 [1]
 

Equipment: 

$3,531

Weapons:
Lee Enfield No 4 Mk. 1 (6d+2 pi; Acc 5, Range 800/3,300; RoF 1; Shots 10+1 (5); Bulk -5; Rcl 3) 9.6/0.6 lbs, $700
Rem. 870 18Ē Brl (1d+1 pi or 5d pi++, Acc 3/4, Range 40/800 or 100/1200, RoF 2x9 or 2, shots 5+1(2i), ST 10t, 
Bulk -5, Rcl 1/5. Sling) $340, 7.6 lbs

Used Pickup truck (TL7 Pickup truck stats, but 10K and may fail at the GM's discretion) 

On his person:
Boots (DR 2* on feet), $80, 3 lbs  
Multitool, $50, 0.5 lbs
Wristwatch, $50, neg.
Cell Phone, $100, 0.25 lbs
Waist Pack, $10, 0.5 lbs
Waterproof lighter, $30, neg
Pack of Cigarettes, $5, neg
	Micro-Camcorder, $200, 0.25 lbs
	Mini-Flashlight (headlamp), 2xXS/10 hr, $10, 0.25 lbs
	Water Bottle, $10, 2.5lbs
	Medium Computer/ Portable terminal (Complexity 3), $1050, 4.5 lbs

Camping gear: 
Small Backpack, $120, 1.5 lbs
Trail food, 9 meals. $18, 4.5 lbs
Water Bottle, $10, 2.5 lbs
Sleeping Bag, $100, 2 lbs
Personal Tent, $100, 1 lb
Alcohol pocket stove, $20, neg
Personal Mess kit, $15, 1 lb
Winter Clothes, $180, 4 lbs
Small First Aid Kit, $10, 1 lb

Duffel bag:
Travel Bag, $60, 5 lbs
Personal Basics, $5, 1 lb
Regular Clothes 3 outfits, 360, 6 lbs
Electronic Earmuffs (Protected Hearing, 1xXS/100 hours), $100, 1 lb
Ballistic Sunglasses (DR4 on Eyes), $35, neg
100 rounds .303 Brit (in 5 round clips), $80, 5.5 lbs
50 rounds 12 Gauge Buckshot, $25, 5.5 lbs
10 rounds 12 Gauge Slugs, $7, 1.3 lbs
Gun Cleaning Kit, $20, 0.5 lbs
DSLR Camera (2xXS/10 hours), $400, 3 lbs
20xXS Batteries (AA), $10, 2 lbs
Military-grade Binoculars (TL7), $800, 3.5 lbs
Carton of Cigarettes, $20, 1 lb

In car:
Hard hat (DR 4/2 on Skull), $25, 1 lb
First Aid Kit, $50, 2 lbs
Small Fire Extinguisher, $50, 8 lbs
Shovel, $15, 6 lbs
Portable Tool Kit (Elec. Repair Media), $1,200, 10 lbs
1 case Cariboo Island Genuine Draft (20 cans), $26
2 6 packs of Granville Island English Bay Pale Ale, $24
2 bottles La Fin Du Monde (3 drinks each), $14

Beardless fucked around with this message at Jul 16, 2014 around 00:07

MazelTovCocktail
Jun 23, 2012

Gritty's gonna cut you.


Rowsdower Goldenstein

Rowsdower pulls up after an extremely bouncy trip on the back roads....it was like Afganistan...just without having to worry about IEDs...just moose in the middle of the road. The SUV and all the gear had faired pretty well so far...nothing short of a miracle considering all the crap he packed in. Most of it was logical, well perhaps not the radiation badge. As he got out of the car he noticed that Nick had arrived earlier along with Mark and Thomas. He had no issues with Nick or Thomas. They seemed nice enough, but he never really talked to them in class. He really did not like Mark, partially due to Mark being from Quebec. Mark was probably going to want to include some of the gutter French that they speak in Caillou land in the movie. Mark never shut the gently caress up about Goddard and other really boring French directors in class, never good directors like Lucio Fulci or Ishiro Honda just boring post war French stuff. "Oh well" Rowsdower thought he wanted the A so he was going to try and work with everyone. Thoughts of Mark drifted as Rowsdower saw the cabin..."gently caress me" he thought...it's like Canadian Kandhar...just no Taliban and a slightlyless overall smell with the lack poo poo and rotting corpses that highlighted Khandhar. "Oh well" he thought as he put on a somewhat disengous smile and waved to his class mates and started to unload his SUV.

Survival 12 to find a good spot and setup camp.





MohawkSatan
Dec 20, 2008

Hail SS-18 Satan, May His Passing Cleanse The Earth


Outside The Cabin

Nick and Rowsdower's search for a good camping spot points them to the area around the cabin. Within a short distance of the cabin, the normal ever present undergrowth is thin enough so that one could possibly set a tent down. A few game trails run through the same area, along with a path from the end of the road to the cabin.

MazelTovCocktail
Jun 23, 2012

Gritty's gonna cut you.


Rowsdower Goldenstein
Outside the Cabin

Rowsdower starts to setup his tent and kit. He tries to get the overall lay of the land to figure out if nearby location shooting might be good or if any potential wildlife dangers might be around. He's also really goddamn hungry and figures if he makes dinner maybe the others will do more of the actual work.

Cartographer 12 and tracking 13 to find a good spot and setup camp. He starts cooking a meal for the group cooking 12

MazelTovCocktail fucked around with this message at Jun 10, 2014 around 03:11

paper bag with a face
Jun 2, 2007
Fighting poverty...one bum at a time.

Thomas Brandt

Thomas stumbles out of Nick's old pickup truck, happy to finally be able to stretch his legs after hours of driving. On the plus side, Nick was alright company. Didn't seem like the right person to bring up the 'g word' with, but not many people are. On the whole, Thomas was feeling pretty good about the project; on one hand, Thomas was never a big nature guy. On the other, spooky old cabin, complete with old stuff to paw through! Thomas looks at everyone with their fancy tents and says, "I don't know what you guys are doing, but I'm sleeping in the cabin!" Thomas grabs his stuff, making sure to be careful with the bag that has his camera in it, and goes towards the cabin to set up.

Just goin' in that cabin to dump my duffle bag, but mostly to check it out!

pre:
NAME: Thomas Brandt     Points unspent / spent / total : 0 / 117 / 117 (100+17)
HT/WT: 6'1", 133 lbs		SM: 0	Age: 20
MONEY: $14037

STATS							[45]
	ST	11	[10]	HP	11	[0]
	DX	10	[0]	Per	12	[5]
	IQ	11	[20]	Will	11	[0]
	HT	11	[10]	FP	11	[0]
	
	Basic Lift:	24
	Speed:		5.0	[0]
	Move:		5	[0]
	Dodge:		8
	Thr:		1d-1		Sw:	1d+1

LANGUAGES AND CULTURE					[0]
	TL:		8		[*]
		LANGUAGES
	English (Native)		[*]
		CULTURAL UNDERSTANDINGS
	Western				[*]

REACTION MODIFIERS					[0]
	Appearance: Average (+0)	[0]
	Status:		0		[0]
	Rank:	0			[0]
	
ADVANTAGES AND PERKS					[12]
	Luck (Basic pg. 66)				[*]
	Night Vision 2 (Basic pg. 71)			[2]
	Fit (Basic pg. 55)				[5]
	Single-Minded (Basic pg. 85)			[5]

	
DISADVANTAGES AND QUIRKS	LIMIT: -50		[-17]
	Quirk: Perfectionist Streak			[-1]
	Quirk: Trespassing Misdemeanor			[-1]
	Curious	(Basic pg. 129)				[-5]
	Insomniac (Mild; Basic pg. 140)			[-10]

SKILLS AND TECHNIQUES					[60]
	Area Knowledge(Alberta)		11	IQ+0/E	[1]
	Carousing			11	HT+0/E  [1]
	Climbing			11	DX+1/A  [4]	
	Computer Operation/TL8		11	IQ+0/E  [1]
	Driving/TL8 (Automobile)	11	DX+1/A	[4]
	Electronics Op/TL8 (Media)	13	IQ+2/A	[8]
	Electronics Repair/TL8 (Media)	10	IQ-1/A	[1]
	First Aid/TL8			11	IQ+0/E	[1]
	Forced Entry`			10	DX+0/E	[1]
	Hidden Lore(Spirit Lore)	10	IQ-1/A	[1]
	Lockpicking/TL8			10	IQ-1/A	[1]
	Observation			12	PER+0/A	[2]
	Occultism			13	IQ+2/A	[8]
	Performance			11	IQ+0/A	[2]
	Photography TL8			13	IQ+2/A	[8]
	Research/TL8			13	IQ+2/A	[8]
	Running				12	HT+1/A	[4]
	Stealth				10	DX+0/A	[2]
	Swimming			11	HT+0/E	[1]
	Urban Survival			11	PER-1/A	[1]

EQUIPMENT (on person) (WEIGHT: ~6lb on person, ~12.2 in backpack, 45lb in duffle = 63.2lbs)

	Clothes				2.0	neg.	A full set of clothes! Generic shirt,jeans, and sneakers unless it's winter.
	-Multitool			0.5	$50	HIGH TECH PG. 26
	-Smartphone			0.54	$150	Contains a tiny computer. Service is $50/month. Kind of a POS.
							The tiny computer is 1 complexity and holds 1 GB. Runs
							on rechargable S batteries for ~5-6hrs.
	-Small Notebook			neg.	$1
	-Ballpoint Pen			neg.	$0.50
	Belt				neg.	$50
	Wristwatch			neg.	$25	A cheap digital watch.


	Small Backpack			1.5	$120	Has padded spot for laptop. (12.2/50 lbs;HIGH TECH PG.54)
	-Compact Medium Computer	3.0	$2075	Complexity 3. Stores 100 GB. Includes a rechargable medium 		
							battery which lasts ~2.5 hours. Cost of portable terminal included
							in total cost. (HIGH TECH: PG. 20)
	-Laptop Power Adapter		2.0	$5	Charges the laptop battery.
	-2 XS Batteries			0.2	$1	For the digital camera.
	-Smartphone Charger		0.33	$1
	-Digital Camera			0.5	$75
	-Rugged Mini DV Camera		1.2	$1000 	Has night vision 3 and telescopic vision 2. Rechargable 
							battery lasts about an hour. +2HT and double DR compared
							to normal. (HIGH TECH PG. 43)
	-Duct Tape			2.0	$1
	-Electric Lantern, small	2.0	$5	3-yard radius. Runs on 3 small batteries for 4 hours.
	-3 S batteries			1.0	$3

	Duffle Bag			1.5	$120	(45/50 lbs capacity)
	-4 Energy bars		  	1.0	$8
	-2 Water bottles		5.0	$20	Contains 2 quarts of water.
	-9 MREs				13.5	$45
	-Bottle of rum			2.5	$20
	-Bottle of vodka(regular)	2.5	$20
	-Bottle of whiskey		2.5	$35	Hooray for Maker's Mark!
	-Bottle of mixer soda		2.5	$5	Generic orange soda.
	-Package of red Solo cups	1.0	$5
	-4 toilet paper rolls		2.0	$4	The most important item of all.
	-2 changes of clothes		4.0	neg.	Still generic for now!
	-Sleeping bag			2.0	$100	Gives a +1 to survival in TL8.
	-Grooming Kit			0.5	$25
	-First Aid Kit			2.0	$50
	

COMPUTER SOFTWARE
	Basic Electronic Op/TL8 (Media) Software: Complexity 3, $1000 (For video editing and such. HIGH TECH PG. 22)
	
EQUIPMENT (IN APARTMENT)
	Full Wardrobe			-	neg. 	Includes one formal and one winter outfit.
	Flashlight			1.0	$20
	EM Field Meter			1.0	$500	For ghost hunting. Runs on small batteries.
	Temperature Gun			0.5	$400	For detecting 'cold spots' while ghost hunting. 
							Runs on small batteries.						
OTHER
	Apartment	(COST OF LIVING: $600)


Equipment comes to $5963

Beardless
Aug 12, 2011

I am Centurion Titus Polonius. And the only trouble I've had is that nobody seem to realize that I'm their superior officer.


Nick Currier

Nick looks up from his half-constructed and scoffs at Tom. "In that thing? The roof looks like it's about to fall in. It'll be good for a set, maybe do an Evil dead kind of thing, but I prefer to sleep under the stars." He walks backto his car and pulls a small camcorder from his duffel, and begins to film the surroundings.

paper bag with a face
Jun 2, 2007
Fighting poverty...one bum at a time.

Thomas Brandt

Thomas continues on his way to the cabin. "Looks fine to me. Hell, I've been in worse."

chin up everything sucks
Jan 29, 2012



Mark Morcott

Muted cussing comes from the bed of the beat-up truck, where Mark had gone as soon as the vehicle had stopped.

Quebecoise: "God damnit, I thought I re-tied this poo poo at the last stop! The beer is leaking on... oh, no, that's just the ice. Did I not plug up the cooler? Damnit, there goes half our ice, we will need to pick up more..."

The slender looking man comes around the side of the car with a large blue and white cooler in his hands, a stream of water trailing out the side as he strains to bring the weighty object up to the cabin steps, speaking in a strained, and slightly accented voice.

"Is the cabin intact enough that we can store the foodstuffs inside, or do I need to improvise a bear locker of some kind? I don't think I remembered to pack rope..."



quote:

Name: Mark Morcott
Race: Human

Attributes [60]
ST 11 [10]
DX 10
IQ 12 [40]
HT 11 [10]

HP 11
Will 12
Per 12
FP 11

Basic Lift 24
Damage 1d-1/1d+1

Basic Speed 5.25
Basic Move 5

Ground Move 5
Water Move 1

Social Background
TL: 8 [0]
Cultural Familiarities:
Languages: English (Accented/Literate) [4]; Quebecois French (Native/Native) [0].

Advantages [9]
Fit [5]
Luck [0]

Disadvantages [-5]
Selfless (12 or less) [-5]

Quirks [-2]
Dreamer [-1]
Imaginative [-1]

Skills [38]
Architecture/TL8 IQ/A - IQ-1 11 [1]
Artist (Scene Design) IQ/H - IQ+0 12 [4]
Boating/TL8 (Unpowered) DX/A - DX+0 10 [2]
Bow DX/A - DX+1 11 [4]
Carousing HT/E - HT+2 13 [4]
Computer Operation/TL8 IQ/E - IQ+1 13 [2]
Diplomacy IQ/H - IQ-2 10 [1]
Electronics Operation/TL8 (Media) IQ/A - IQ+0 12 [2]
Fast-Talk IQ/A - IQ-1 11 [1]
First Aid/TL8 (Human) IQ/E - IQ+0 12 [1]
Fishing Per/E - Per+0 12 [1]
Hidden Lore (Spirits) IQ/A - IQ-1 11 [1]
Housekeeping IQ/E - IQ+0 12 [1]
Mathematics/TL8 (Pure) IQ/H - IQ-2 10 [1]
Photography/TL8 IQ/A - IQ+1 13 [4]
Research/TL8 IQ/A - IQ-1 11 [1]
Running HT/A - HT+0 11 [2]
Survival (Arctic) Per/A - Per-1 11 [1]
Survival (Mountain) Per/A - Per-1 11 [1]
Survival (Plains) Per/A - Per-1 11 [1]
Survival (Woodlands) Per/A - Per-1 11 [1]
Swimming HT/E - HT+0 11 [1]

Stats [60] Ads [9] Disads [-5] Quirks [-2] Skills [38] = Total [100]

Hand Weapons

Ranged Weapons

Armor & Possessions
1 Batteries $1 Wgt:0 Location:
1 Binoculars $400 Wgt:2 Location:
1 Camera, 35mm $50 Wgt:3 Location:
1 Camp Stove, Small $50 Wgt:2 Location:
1 Cell Phone $250 Wgt:.25 Location:
1 Compass $50 Wgt:0 Location:
1 Computer, Laptop $1500 Wgt:3 Location:
1 Film, 35mm $10 Wgt:0 Location:
1 First Aid Kit $50 Wgt:2 Location:
1 Fishhooks & Line $50 Wgt:0 Location:
1 Flashlight, Heavy $20 Wgt:1 Location:
1 Mini-Recorder, Digital $30 Wgt:.5 Location:
1 Ordinary Clothes $120 Wgt:2 Location:
1 Reinforced Boots $75 Wgt:3 Location:feet
1 Saw $150 Wgt:3 Location:
1 Sleeping Bag, Insulated $100 Wgt:15 Location:
1 Tent, 2-Man $80 Wgt:12 Location:
1 Thermos Bottle $10 Wgt:2 Location:
1 Winter Clothes $180 Wgt:4 Location:
1 Wristwatch $20 Wgt:0 Location:

Additional Stuff

booze - $100
An ounce of BC Bud - $100
Acid (10 tabs of good stuff) - $100
Cooler full of bacon, eggs, cheese and other edibles - $300


chin up everything sucks fucked around with this message at Jun 10, 2014 around 03:42

MohawkSatan
Dec 20, 2008

Hail SS-18 Satan, May His Passing Cleanse The Earth


Outside the Cabin

Rowsdower gets his tent and kit set up without a problem. A quick look around reveals no real tracks but a few worn paths around the cabin. There's not much around, aside from deep woods, and an outhouse about fifteen yards north of the cabin, mostly obscured by trees.

A quick look at the outside of the cabin shows Mark that the cabin, despite it's age, is fairly solid.

The Cabin
Thomas opens up the cabin and sees... Not a whole lot. It's pretty dark. A few seconds of letting his eyes adjust reveals a small front room, with a stack of wood, a wood cookstove, a wooden table, and a small selection of canned goods on the shelves. Two doors on the back side of the room lead further into the small wooden building.

The table is mostly bare, except for an old lantern, covered in rust, and a rusty metal tin of some sort.

paper bag with a face
Jun 2, 2007
Fighting poverty...one bum at a time.

Thomas Brandt

Thomas sets his heavy duffle bag near the door and shouts, "Hey guys, if you want to start a fire there's already chopped wood in here!" Nothing too neat in here, but Thomas takes a somewhat closer look at the rusty tin to see if it'd be a good prop before checking out one of the doors leading further in.

chitoryu12
Apr 23, 2014



Stanley Zubizaretta

Unlike the SUV and pickup truck, Stanley Zubizaretta's vehicle was noisy as all hell. The black 2005 Honda Shadow rumbled down the dirt paths and open fields, Stanley barely keeping the bike steady on terrain it was never meant for.

Pulling his vibrating noise machine up next to the pickup, anyone would notice an immediate clash of colors on the rider. Stanley's black, full visor helmet matched his motorcycle. His orange hunting vest and olive drab cargo pants....not so much. The engine grumbles to a stop, letting Stanley semi-awkwardly stretch off and hang his helmet on the handlebars; riding for hours, followed by a bumpy off-road trip, is not fun on a motorcycle.

At least it didn't mess his looks up any. Stanley Zubizaretta was not a bad looking young man.

He walks into the cabin, a large canvas duffle bag over an orange drawstring backpack to blend in with his hunting vest. He drops the duffle slightly gingerly on the floor, careful not to damage his disassembled rifle or the collapsible boom inside.

"Well, it's.....homey."

He heads further in, opening up the door closest to him. Is there a bedroom around here?

pre:
Stanley Zubizaretta
22 years old
5'11
175 lbs
Light brown hair
Blue eyes

1 point remaining

ST 10
DX 11 [20]
IQ 10
HT 12 [20]

HP 10
Will 10
Per 10
FP 12

Basic Speed: 5.75
Basic Move: 5
Basic Move (Water): 1
Dodge: 8
Basic Lift: 20
Thrust: 1d-2
Swing: 1d
No Encumbrance: 20 
Light Encumbrance: 40 
Medium Encumbrance: 60 
Heavy Encumbrance: 120 
Extra-Heavy Encumbrance: 200

English (Native)
French (Broken) [2]

Independent Income (Wealthy Parents) 4 [4]

Handsome [12]

Advantages
-------
Common Sense [10]
Luck 1 [0]
Fit [5]
Night Vision 1 [1]

Disadvantages
-------
Curious [-5]
Lecherousness [-15]
Pacifism (Cannot Harm Innocents) [-10]
Post-Combat Shakes [-5]
Careful [-1]

Skills
-------
Guns (Rifle) 13 [4]
Guns (Pistol) 12 [2]
Photography 12 [8]
Area Knowledge (Guelph) 11 [2]
Armory (Small Arms) 10 [2]
Brawling 12 [2]
Carousing 14 [4]
Driving (Motorcycle) 12 [4]
Fishing 11 [2]
Gardening 10 [1]
Hiking 13 [4]
Navigation (Land) 11 [4]
Electronics Operation (Media) 10 [2]
Electronics Repair (Media) 10 [2]
Research 12 [8]
Computer Operation 12 [2]
Acting 12 [8]
Search 10 [2]

Weapons
-------
Melee
Name                       Damage  Reach   Parry     Wgt   ST    Cost
Survival Knife (stainless)  sw-2    C,1      -1       1    6      $45              
                            thr     C                           

Ranged
Name                           Damage    Acc   Range       Wgt     Rof   Shots   ST   Bulk   Rcl    Cost
Marlin Guide Gun .45-70        5d-1 pi+   3    470/3000    7/0.3    2   4+1(2i)  10    -5     4     $600
Glock 20 10mm (home)           3d-1 pi+   2    160/1800    2.4/0.7  3   10+1(3)  10    -2     4     $600/$32

Vehicles
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Vehicle                   ST/HP   Hnd/SR   HT   Move  LWt.   Load   SM   Occ. DR Range Cost Locations
2005 Honda Shadow          33      +1/2   11f   8/55  0.5    0.2    0    1+1  4   200  $5k     E2W

Equipment
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ON PERSON
Firearm Accessories
Synthetic two-point sling ($10) (0.3 lbs)
Buttstock 6-round shell carrier ($25) (0.2 lbs)

Blaze orange hunting vest ($16) (2.75 lbs)
MTM Case-Gard polymer 10-round ammo wallet ($9) (0.1 lbs)
21 rounds of .45-70 Remington Express 300 Grain Core-Lokt JHP ($41) (1.8 lbs)
Gun cleaning kit ($20) (0.5 lbs)
Earplugs ($1)

Winter clothing ($180) (4 lbs)
TL8 survival flashlight ($20) (0.5 lbs)
Smartphone - Complexity 2. Stores 10 GB. M/5 hours. ($100) (0.4 lbs)
Survival knife - stainless ($45) (1 lb)

Orange daypack ($21) (2 lbs)
Water bottle ($10) (2.5 lbs)
2 meals of beef jerky ($4) (0.5 lbs)

Canvas duffle bag ($60) (10 lbs)
Collapsible boom microphone ($60) (3 lbs)
Marlin Guide Gun ($600) (7 lbs)


AT HOME
2 10-round magazines for Glock 20 ($64) (0.5 lbs)
50 rounds of 10mm 200 Grain XTP JHP ($40) (2.1 lbs)
Ordinary clothing ($120) (2 lbs)

Total weight: 26.55 lbs
Total weight (at house): 7 lbs
Total cost of gear: $7092

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MazelTovCocktail
Jun 23, 2012

Gritty's gonna cut you.


Rowsdower Goldenstein
Outside the Cabin

Rowsdower is really goddamn hungry and figures if he makes dinner maybe the others will do more of the actual work. Rowsdower. Rowsdower also realizes that he forgot to bring a shovel and any outdoor toilet system. So he decides to investigate the outhouse and see if it's in anyway functional or better then taking a poo poo the woods the old Teddy Roosevelt way. After an interesting experience in the crapper. He takes out both his rifles a Chinese M14S. which Rowsdower has been replacing the parts (except the receiver, so no illegal F/A mods or length) with an old USGI parts kit he liberated from an American Armour in Afghanistan. He checks it and the magazines he has for any issues (pinned surplus USGI mags). He also checks over his IWI Tavor and .50 Beowolf "Handgun" magazines for any issues. He then loads the magazines and places the guns inside his tent.

He starts cooking a meal for the group Cooking 12. Shitter Inspection Survival 12. Rifle Inspection and Loading 12

Beardless
Aug 12, 2011

I am Centurion Titus Polonius. And the only trouble I've had is that nobody seem to realize that I'm their superior officer.


Nick Currier, outside the cabin

Nick slings his backpack over his shoulder, and then pulls his shotgun from behind the seat of his truck. He nods a greeting to Stanley as he roars up on his motorcycle. Nick glances over at Rowsdowser, and his eyebrows go up as the man brings several assault rifles into his tent. "You know we're not making an action movie, right? What the hell do you need all those for?"

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paper bag with a face
Jun 2, 2007
Fighting poverty...one bum at a time.

Thomas Brandt

Thomas sees Stanley come in. "I know, right? I don't know what everybody else is thinking sleeping outside."

MazelTovCocktail
Jun 23, 2012

Gritty's gonna cut you.


Rowsdower outside the cabin
Rowsdower looks up to Nick and says, "Hey they're non-restricted, no different then you're shotgun." "Besides I might run into Sasqutch" Rowsdower said with a chuckle and smile.

MohawkSatan
Dec 20, 2008

Hail SS-18 Satan, May His Passing Cleanse The Earth


Outside the Cabin
Rowsdower begins working on a simple meal with his assorted cooking gear. It's largely a success, as much as canned franks and beans can be. A brief inspection of the outhouse reveals that it's an outhouse. The floor is solid, and it's made from sawn planks.

The Cabin

Thomas's look at the rather rusty tin show it's full of a fluid. Kerosene maybe, judging by the smell, but the label is long since worn away. Opening the door on the left reveals another mostly dark room. The small room, (barely 8 feet long and only about 5 feet wide) was obviously once a bedroom. Thereís still a rather short bunkbed built into the wall. The far wall has a small locked desk, made of what appears to be solid iron, with two separate locks holding the lid down. The surface of the desk of covered with deep scratches, cuts, painted patterns, bits of wax, and a rather large knife with an antler hilt.

Stanley, on the other hand, find himself standing in the largest room of the three, with a good sized wooden bed frame thatís left bare. A bedside cabinet has an unlit candle in a very, very dusty metal candle holder sitting on top of it. Shelves line the walls, with a few more rough cabinets around the room, probably for storing clothes. Thereís also a rather large iron-shod wooden box with a hefty padlock on in.

Thereís a Ďrelativelyí new bearskin rug on the floor. Itís probably dusty as all hell, but even the most untrained eyes can tell you itís a lot younger than the cabin.

MazelTovCocktail
Jun 23, 2012

Gritty's gonna cut you.


Rowsdower inside the cabin
Rowsdower enters the cabin to let everyone know that dinner is ready and that the outhouse is safe to use. When he goes in to tell Stanley he notices the hefty padlock and says with a smile on his face, "Lets open it." "Trust me its kind of a hobby for me, so it won't break or damage the lock.

Lockpicking Skill 13 +2 for a search endoscope so Lockpicking 15 and also a full set of locking picking tools as needed).
Fast Talk 12 used on Stanley

MohawkSatan
Dec 20, 2008

Hail SS-18 Satan, May His Passing Cleanse The Earth


gfanikf posted:

Rowsdower inside the cabin

Just so you know, and I know this is your first time with tabletop, you can't really use social skills on party members

chitoryu12
Apr 23, 2014



I edited my inventory a little in the last post. Nothing has been changed, but I subdivided it to better explain where everything is being carried. Just some housekeeping.

Stanley Zubizaretta - Main Bedroom
"Hey, out of sight, out of mind," Stanley says to Rowsdower.

He walks out of the room, slightly nudging his duffle flush against the wall. "Whatcha got in there, Thomas?" he asks as he walks into the adjoining room.

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chin up everything sucks
Jan 29, 2012



Mark Morcott
Inside the Cabin

After shuttling the edible (and possibly bear attracting) supplies into the cabin, Mark takes a few minutes to tour the cabin, poking his head into every room, before finally making his way back to the entrance with a scowl.

"Aargh. I knew the professor said he had not been out here in some time, but this is ridiculous. It is as if it has not been cleaned in years! Dust everywhere! I can almost smell the mildew! I am sleeping in my tent until we can spend some time cleaning this place out, otherwise who knows what kind of insect bites and allergies I will wake up with."

MazelTovCocktail
Jun 23, 2012

Gritty's gonna cut you.


MohawkSatan posted:

Just so you know, and I know this is your first time with tabletop, you can't really use social skills on party members

Duly noted...I blame Bioware for that. I

Rowsdower Inside the Cabin
After hearing Mark complain about the cabin and sleeping out side as a result. Rowsdower was tempted to set up with his sleeping back so he could sleep inside...but he decided against it.

MazelTovCocktail fucked around with this message at Jun 10, 2014 around 20:11

paper bag with a face
Jun 2, 2007
Fighting poverty...one bum at a time.

Thomas Brandt - Cabin child bedroom

"Looks like a kid's room, man. If we do any filming in here, we definitely need to get a shot of the desk. That knife looks like it would make a cool prop too." Thomas moves to examine the desk and the knife a little bit more closely.

chitoryu12
Apr 23, 2014



Stanley Zubizaretta - Cabin Child Bedroom

"Knife? The hell left a knife here?"

He walks in and takes a look at the scenery, and looks at the bunk bed; still got any bedding, and would it fit an adult?

He glances down at the iron desk with the knife. "Dude, who makes a desk like that? That can't have been fun to lug in here. Must weigh a hundred pounds." He walks up behind Thomas to likewise look at the knife. "Is this thing handmade?"

MohawkSatan
Dec 20, 2008

Hail SS-18 Satan, May His Passing Cleanse The Earth


Inside the Cabin: Bedroom

Rowsdower manages to open the lock after nearly six minutes of work. Even with good skills and tools, the darkness and the complicated lock takes time. Cracking open the wooden box reveals a pile of assorted clothing, mostly flannel and jeans, a bandoleer with 10 shotgun shells, and a very, very old looking double barrel shotgun. There's also eight unlabeled jars inside. Four with red liquids of various shades(one of which looks like blood), three packed full of various kinds of dried plants, and one that appears to be empty.

Inside the Cabin: Children's Room

Thomas' examination of the knife only shows a few things: it has a hilt made of some sort of antler, it's sharp, and it looks like it's been through a wood chipper in the past. It's a large, bowie-style knife, with a blade about 8 inches long. It obviously isn't made of steel, judging by the silvery colour and the fact that it weighs nearly six pounds.

Stanely's estimate of the desk is also a little off: It's probably closer to three hundred pounds. The lid alone may very well be a hundred pounds. The bunkbeds are bare, and could fit an adult, given they didn't mind their feet hanging over the edge.

Roland T. Dapperman: The wax and paint are both coarse, almost like they're full of salt. Most of the deep scratches and cuts form some kind of lettering, or geometric symbols. One pattern you recognize as something that's used in seances, though everyone says it's for a different purpose. The most common explanation is that it's a ward of some sort.

Just for convenience, could you all use italics to do OOC stuff? Also, feel free to read the spoilered bit, but don't metagame this poo poo. Unless Roland tells you about what's in the spoilered section, you don't know about it.

Also, for those who asked, a basic MSPaint map:

paper bag with a face
Jun 2, 2007
Fighting poverty...one bum at a time.

Thomas Brandt - Cabin child(?) bedroom

"Oh, huh. That's interesting...", Thomas mumbles under his breath. Thomas takes out his notebook and begins furiously jotting down notes.

Thomas's Notebook posted:

[current date + time]
[a rough (and probably very lovely) sketch of the ward/symbols and of the knife]
knife: silver?
paint: rough(salt?)

Thomas was thrilled; while he entertained the notion of the cabin having something this cool in it, he didn't actually think there actually WOULD be. No telling the others though. They would think he's some kind of weirdo. Thomas moved to check the desk's locks. If someone went through the trouble of doing this, there HAS to be something neat inside!

I'm gonna turn on my lantern for light and examine the desk's two locks. I've got 10 lockpicking if that matters.

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chitoryu12
Apr 23, 2014



Stanley Zubizaretta - Cabin Child Bedroom

Stanley lets his curiosity get the better of him and picks up the knife. He's shocked at the unusual weight.

"Dude, this thing is heavy as poo poo. Either someone filled this with lead, or that blade ain't made from what it looks like."

He handles it gingerly. While it would be the badass thing to twirl it and wave it around, it weighs as much as a full on sword. He'd probably break something if he dropped it.

"No way silver is this dense."

paper bag with a face
Jun 2, 2007
Fighting poverty...one bum at a time.

Thomas Brandt - Cabin child(?) bedroom

"If you think that's weird, check out these crazy rear end carvings on the lid. We've GOT to shoot this thing." Thomas resumed examining the locks.

chitoryu12
Apr 23, 2014



Stanley Zubizaretta - Cabin Child Bedroom

"It's fuckin' creepy is what it is," Stanley replies. "Who did Jackson buy this place from? If there's bodies in the outhouse, I'm leaving."

He turns slightly to face the door.

"Hey Rowsdower, you have any luck with your thing?" he shouts to the next room.

Beardless
Aug 12, 2011

I am Centurion Titus Polonius. And the only trouble I've had is that nobody seem to realize that I'm their superior officer.


Nick Currier

After arranging his sleeping bag and unpacking some of his gear, Nick wanders into the cabin with the others, camcorder in hand.. Hearing Tom and Stan's voices, he pokes his head into the room. "Find any good spots to use as a set? And at some point we should figure out some kind of plot. I'm kind of thinking we could go meta, have it be about a group of film students working on a project, film it from a behind the scenes kind of perspective, and then have people start disapearing or something. A found footage kind of thing, y'know?"

MazelTovCocktail
Jun 23, 2012

Gritty's gonna cut you.


Rowsdower - Inside the Cabin: Bedroom


"Goddamn was that lock a pain in the rear end...but man was it worth it, cause I got a free gun and ammo..well it's not mine, I'm only looking at it." "Still I should mostly likely make sure that the gun is actually safe to use or if it's just a wallhanger (is it a legal length, was it cutdown) and if the ammo even works with this gun" Rowsdower thought to himself.

Somewhat more...disturbing is the jars. Generally finding a gun lay around isn't that odd, I mean it is Canada, finding jars containing unknown plants and what appears to be human blood...is odd and potentially terrifying. "I better let everyone else come and see this."

Rowsdower calls to Thomas and Stan in the Childs bedroom to come in and take a look at the jars, his new shotgun, and the clothes and to bring the knife for him to look at and see what it's made of.

Rowsdower examines the Shotgun and Shotgun ammo Shotgun 11
Rowsdower examines the clothing, just checking the pockets for anything and if the clothes look messed up.
Rowsdower examines the liquid, plant and, empty jars Hidden Lore (Earth (12), Conspiracy (12), Spirit Lore (13) or just takes a further look at them and sees if they have any symbols or other identifiable marks/material
Rowsdower examines the knife. Metallurgy 11

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chitoryu12
Apr 23, 2014



Stanley Zubizaretta - Main Bedroom

Stanley walks quickly into the room. "Wait, you found what?" He eyes the shotgun. "Uhh, are we supposed to even touch that? Don't you normally call the cops when you find a gun in an abandoned building?"

Default from another Guns skill to Shotgun 11 for noticing anything from a glance at it

He peers further past Rowsdower into the chest. "All right, you've gotta be fuckin' with me. This cabin can't be real."

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MazelTovCocktail
Jun 23, 2012

Gritty's gonna cut you.


Rowsdower - Main Bedroom

Rowsdower said to Stanley, "If it's non-restricted, then nope, not since Harper became PM." "Besides doesn't the Prof own this Building?" "I mean that's why I can't just take it and claim it as my own." "But yeah, this place is starting to get a tad weird...at least nothing Lovecraftian has popped up yet." Rowsdower says with a hearty laugh.

paper bag with a face
Jun 2, 2007
Fighting poverty...one bum at a time.

Thomas Brandt - Cabin child(?) bedroom

Thomas looks up from the lock for a moment. "Found footage might be fun to do, Nick. Just please none of 'The Thin Person', because he's dumb and my buddy Dan, who's taking this class but in a different section, says that like two other groups are doing something with him. Ooh, did you see the movie Troll Hun--uh... " Thomas eyes the (new) shotgun nervously when Rowsdower enters.

chitoryu12
Apr 23, 2014



Stanley Zubizaretta - Main Bedroom

Stanley thinks for a moment after Rowsdower mentions the professor.

"When did he buy this cabin, anyway? Are we sure that this stuff is his?"

Requisite Knowledge or IQ roll to remember this information if Stanley knows it?

chin up everything sucks
Jan 29, 2012



Mark Morcott
In the entrance

"Look, either he owns all of this, or someone is storing stuff illegally. Either way, stop playing with his stuff. Is anyone else camping outside, or are you all sleeping in here with the dust? Because I really do not want to spend time cleaning this place. We only have a week, so we need to get a plan and scout out locations to shoot footage while we have light."

chitoryu12
Apr 23, 2014



Stanley Zubizaretta - Main Bedroom

Stanley sighs and heads over to his duffle bag. "I guess I'll sleep out in a tent with you guys. Let me just get my.......aw, poo poo." He rapidly rummages through the duffle, but nothing but the clinking of metal on plastic can be heard.

"poo poo, I left my sleeping bag at home!"

He looks around, his eyes traveling over the bare bed frame. Then they drift downward. "Ugh.....I guess this ex-bear is good enough for a week. I'll just unpack and use my bag as a pillow."

MazelTovCocktail
Jun 23, 2012

Gritty's gonna cut you.


Rowsdower[ Main Bedrom
"Stan"' says Rowsdower, "I have an extra one, feel free to use it."

MohawkSatan
Dec 20, 2008

Hail SS-18 Satan, May His Passing Cleanse The Earth


Inside the Cabin: Children's Room

Thomas's inspection of the locks reveals them to be fairly simple. They may have been high-quality when they were made, but that was obviously a long time ago.

Rowsdower discovers the clothes are normal clothing, if with an abundance of flannel and jeans. The shotgun is an unlabeled old double barrel, with full stock and 20 inch barrels, and the shells are unremarkable; 000 buckshot 12 gauge shells. In red plastic hulls. The metal the knife is made of isn't anything common or readily recognizable.

Stanley's attempt at recalling where the Professor bought the cabin works out; he bought the cabin a few months ago, with all of the former owner's possessions. He's only been to the cabin once to check it out.

It's June 11th, about 8pm. You've still got about an hour of workable light before it gets dark in a hurry.

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chitoryu12
Apr 23, 2014



Stanley Zubizaretta - Main Bedroom

"Whew, thanks man," Stanley says to Rowsdower. "Anyone got spare tent room?"

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