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Ralith
Jan 12, 2011

I see a ship in the harbor
I can and shall obey
But if it wasn't for your misfortune
I'd be a heavenly person today


Hell Yeah!

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Ralith
Jan 12, 2011

I see a ship in the harbor
I can and shall obey
But if it wasn't for your misfortune
I'd be a heavenly person today


B and don't poke the mind worm until we're somewhere safe.

Ralith
Jan 12, 2011

I see a ship in the harbor
I can and shall obey
But if it wasn't for your misfortune
I'd be a heavenly person today


dont be mean to me posted:

Which 'the mind worm'?
The one that just made us lock up in somewhere very not-safe.

Ralith
Jan 12, 2011

I see a ship in the harbor
I can and shall obey
But if it wasn't for your misfortune
I'd be a heavenly person today


Ask our question, of course!

Have Blue posted:

OOC: Nice to see some more people piling in! Any questions, comments or suggestions?

I'm loving the atmosphere and imagery so far, and this type of setting is always fun. Will be fun to see the story develop!

Ralith
Jan 12, 2011

I see a ship in the harbor
I can and shall obey
But if it wasn't for your misfortune
I'd be a heavenly person today


Sanity check time. May I ask how long you've had this item? Where did you obtain it? Were you expecting to sell it?

Ralith
Jan 12, 2011

I see a ship in the harbor
I can and shall obey
But if it wasn't for your misfortune
I'd be a heavenly person today


Have Blue posted:

"Everything has a ᴘʀɪᴄᴇ."
But not everything has a buyer. How much for you to actually answer those questions?

Ralith
Jan 12, 2011

I see a ship in the harbor
I can and shall obey
But if it wasn't for your misfortune
I'd be a heavenly person today


Fear. I'm not safe out there, and I thought this was where I needed to be.
Duty. There's work to be done for all our sakes, and if I don't do it, who will?
Identity. I've lost mine, and I don't know how to find it again.

Ralith
Jan 12, 2011

I see a ship in the harbor
I can and shall obey
But if it wasn't for your misfortune
I'd be a heavenly person today


Outrail posted:

Uh nope, it wants to turn us into a mindless automon.

If I agree will I retain my freedom of mind, body and cybernetics?
Ask this, and also about the benefits package

Ralith
Jan 12, 2011

I see a ship in the harbor
I can and shall obey
But if it wasn't for your misfortune
I'd be a heavenly person today


Looks like we got a sweet new chassis! It's not even crashing every time we look at it funny! Now we just need to root it. But for now, let's BE THERE. Hopefully we didn't accidentally sign with for our enemies or something, I'm still not totally clear on whether we made contact as planned or not.

Ralith
Jan 12, 2011

I see a ship in the harbor
I can and shall obey
But if it wasn't for your misfortune
I'd be a heavenly person today


What's our ETA according to the mapping software?

Ralith
Jan 12, 2011

I see a ship in the harbor
I can and shall obey
But if it wasn't for your misfortune
I'd be a heavenly person today


CourValant posted:

1:00:00:000 +/- 0:10:00:000
Ah, right. Cutting it a bit close to dally, then. Be there.

Ralith
Jan 12, 2011

I see a ship in the harbor
I can and shall obey
But if it wasn't for your misfortune
I'd be a heavenly person today


Outrail posted:

"Next time Bill! Next tiiiimmmeeeeee." As we run off.
+1 never not be wacky at inappropriate times

Ralith
Jan 12, 2011

I see a ship in the harbor
I can and shall obey
But if it wasn't for your misfortune
I'd be a heavenly person today


Crazycryodude posted:

Hold on, do we have any kind of directional transmitter? Tightbeam laser, radio, whatever? Ping Gates with it and ask what the hell he's doing on our roof. If that even is Gates and not some generic security bot or whatever.
Ping the figure, but be prepared to reposition at maximum stealth if that turns out to have been a bad idea

Ralith
Jan 12, 2011

I see a ship in the harbor
I can and shall obey
But if it wasn't for your misfortune
I'd be a heavenly person today


I don't suppose we have a similar level of active stealth gear, that could let us just sneak in the front?

Look for a side/back entrance, maybe a fire escape we can disable the alarm on?

Ralith
Jan 12, 2011

I see a ship in the harbor
I can and shall obey
But if it wasn't for your misfortune
I'd be a heavenly person today


Try flying, but only a short distance and not off the roof until we have a handle on it; then fly to a building at a different angle to look for an alternative entrance that is on neither the roof nor the front

Ralith
Jan 12, 2011

I see a ship in the harbor
I can and shall obey
But if it wasn't for your misfortune
I'd be a heavenly person today


Don't destroy any art, for all we know we're here to steal it
Try to EMP surveillance and/or power distribution nodes near the target location at the time. Try to look up their locations in any databases we have access to before we go in.
Enter via skylight, beeline to the target location at maximum speed with CQC and ranged combat enabled, aerial disabled, sensors on in case of surprises. On arrival, start waving our gun around and shouting nonsense.

Ralith
Jan 12, 2011

I see a ship in the harbor
I can and shall obey
But if it wasn't for your misfortune
I'd be a heavenly person today


B + A: Recite the Dada Manifesto of 1918 while dancing in a manner which coincidentally keeps placing the crowd between us and security (put that mobility to work!); keep this up as long as possible, popping the emp at minimum safe range and fleeing in the hole that opens only once we start to run low on options

Ralith
Jan 12, 2011

I see a ship in the harbor
I can and shall obey
But if it wasn't for your misfortune
I'd be a heavenly person today


Have Blue posted:

All the people voting to use the EMP: you are aware that that would put you squarely in the middle of the effective radius? If you wanna toss it away from you you're gonna get ventilated as soon as security sees you pull the pin.
I was figuring we'd be able to mask the action if we can get the crowd between them and us. I guess that's not going to work since we've let ourselves get surrounded at point blank, though? +1 to disengaging ranged to free up resources, then focus on dancing our way into the crowd while taking no overt violent action and ranting about the meaning of art

Ralith
Jan 12, 2011

I see a ship in the harbor
I can and shall obey
But if it wasn't for your misfortune
I'd be a heavenly person today


A out the nearest window

Ralith
Jan 12, 2011

I see a ship in the harbor
I can and shall obey
But if it wasn't for your misfortune
I'd be a heavenly person today


If we want control we're going to have to find a professional to give it to us. It could be that the status quo is in our interest, though...

Find somewhere private to examine/load the Windows package

Ralith
Jan 12, 2011

I see a ship in the harbor
I can and shall obey
But if it wasn't for your misfortune
I'd be a heavenly person today


C but wave back at the people
B
guess we'll do without a bed tonight

Ralith
Jan 12, 2011

I see a ship in the harbor
I can and shall obey
But if it wasn't for your misfortune
I'd be a heavenly person today


Explore the area until we've seen seen the entire outer border or a few hours have passed, then have a look at the Windows package.

Ralith
Jan 12, 2011

I see a ship in the harbor
I can and shall obey
But if it wasn't for your misfortune
I'd be a heavenly person today


The failsafes probably aren't capable of negotiation, guys.

Ralith
Jan 12, 2011

I see a ship in the harbor
I can and shall obey
But if it wasn't for your misfortune
I'd be a heavenly person today


Stop screwing around and check out the Windows box already geez

Ralith
Jan 12, 2011

I see a ship in the harbor
I can and shall obey
But if it wasn't for your misfortune
I'd be a heavenly person today


Have Blue posted:

OOC: recheck the previous transitions
Looks like matrix 1 is our deniable(?) on-the-job personality, matrix 2 is our routine personality, and matrix 3 is unknown, probably not under our control.

C

Ralith
Jan 12, 2011

I see a ship in the harbor
I can and shall obey
But if it wasn't for your misfortune
I'd be a heavenly person today


Super happy to see this updating again, BTW. Don't feel like you need to hide your face if there's a lapse; we all understand that life happens and giving people free entertainment certainly shouldn't be your priority, and we'll still be eager for the next update whenever time allows.

Ralith
Jan 12, 2011

I see a ship in the harbor
I can and shall obey
But if it wasn't for your misfortune
I'd be a heavenly person today


C Why not gather some info first?

Ralith
Jan 12, 2011

I see a ship in the harbor
I can and shall obey
But if it wasn't for your misfortune
I'd be a heavenly person today


Have Blue posted:

"I- I've got enough problems of my own. I don't need to wind up in someone else's mess too."
"Then let me take that mess off your hands, and it'll be the last you hear of it."

Do NOT identify ourselves as the previous tenant at this stage. There is nothing to be gained and probably much to be lost by sharing that information for no reason.

Ralith
Jan 12, 2011

I see a ship in the harbor
I can and shall obey
But if it wasn't for your misfortune
I'd be a heavenly person today


Have Blue posted:

"Who told you about it?"
I thought you said you didn't want to get involved? Knowledge can be dangerous.

Ralith
Jan 12, 2011

I see a ship in the harbor
I can and shall obey
But if it wasn't for your misfortune
I'd be a heavenly person today


D. Play it cool. "Lady, I'm doing you a favor. Do you want to stay out of this or not?"

Ralith
Jan 12, 2011

I see a ship in the harbor
I can and shall obey
But if it wasn't for your misfortune
I'd be a heavenly person today


CourValant posted:

Find a place that might be able to figure out what we are right now.
This seems like a good idea, although maybe C is a good place to start on that, unless we have better ideas? We don't need upgrades, our gear is already pretty sweet; some insight into what we are would be pretty neat, though. Maybe root our firmware if we can find someone trustworthy enough, though I'm a bit hesitant because things might be they way they are for good reason.

I'm not actually sure I remember why we came here.

Ralith
Jan 12, 2011

I see a ship in the harbor
I can and shall obey
But if it wasn't for your misfortune
I'd be a heavenly person today


The gifs are indeed flashy.

Outrail posted:

Might be better option to see what general theme the thread wants if we go the upgrade route. I think our set up is great, but we need more boom. Personally I want an arm that fires emp grenades or a leg mounted rocket launcher or a dick gun. Something classy.
I don't think that's what we're here for. In general, why compromise structural integrity and flexibility by installing something permanently (replacing our already very fancy looking hardware) when we can just carry stuff?

Ralith
Jan 12, 2011

I see a ship in the harbor
I can and shall obey
But if it wasn't for your misfortune
I'd be a heavenly person today


Outrail posted:

Hexenritter posted:

Dick. Gun.
So long as we apply it directly to our forehead, I guess.

Ralith
Jan 12, 2011

I see a ship in the harbor
I can and shall obey
But if it wasn't for your misfortune
I'd be a heavenly person today


CourValant posted:

Sex Machine!

You know, I've always wondered how that gun works; I guess the answer is, it doesn't, as the cylinders don't align to the barrel?
I always assumed there were three cylinders total. Probably not, looking closely, but it still makes more sense that way.

Ralith
Jan 12, 2011

I see a ship in the harbor
I can and shall obey
But if it wasn't for your misfortune
I'd be a heavenly person today


"How much for you to destroy your copies of the information afterwards instead?"

Outrail posted:

First off, you can call me Bojangles, Mr Bojangles.

Secondly, A, you can scan and examine my augs, give me a readout, adjustment options and keep a copy for your records. But all under the assumption that you understand my employer has the wherewithal to outfit me with all of this, and so you realise they have a very focused interest in hanging onto their intelectual property and it would be inadvisable to take advantage of either myself or that information.

Thirdly, I need an integrated dick gun, neuro linked and independent of my current system.
Don't do these things.

Ralith
Jan 12, 2011

I see a ship in the harbor
I can and shall obey
But if it wasn't for your misfortune
I'd be a heavenly person today


Nooo if he spills the details then he won't be able to come back to it

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Ralith
Jan 12, 2011

I see a ship in the harbor
I can and shall obey
But if it wasn't for your misfortune
I'd be a heavenly person today


Have Blue posted:

I've been working up what I thought was a novel and interesting setting only to get beat to the punch by a game on Steam!
It's okay not to be the only person exploring a setting. Just look at all the 40k stuff around here!

Have Blue posted:

With that said I've got a lull atm and seeing as I didn't do a tell all setting/exposition dump this character is still viable. I'll be back to my regularly irregular updates in about a week or so (though you know how that goes ).
Hype!

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