Valley of the Sun - 50 Fathoms

Victory in the Flotsam Sea
Trifecta sauce - the sweet taste of success!

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Quote of the game:
KJ/Risa: what if you wind up hating your kilt McCloud, it’s made of material.
Evee/May: then you’d never wear it
Foy/McCloud: no, I’d never wear any clothes
Evee/May: you’d be a Scottish nudist
(Whole crew shivers)

They did it! With great bravery and determination, our fearless crew defeated the Sea Hags and saved Caribdus!

Congratulations to our heroes and players to completing an epic and fun campaign!

What happens next? Meet us out West and ride on to find out!
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Quotes 6-12-16

Dan/Sarratos: we’ve got whatever that awful Kraken thing is (in reference to the whistle)
KJ/Risa: hey!
Dan/Sarratos: no, not you!

Dan/Sarratos: he swims faster than he runs (talking about Gronk)
Burke/Anne: well that’s not hard! He runs like a toddler!

KJ/Risa: Just don’t serve any squid like products (in response to Duckworth’s attempt at hospitality)

Burke/Anne: Duckworth isn’t exactly smart… He’s English
Evee/May: says the French woman

Dan/Sarratos: want to field test the Gronkapult?

KJ/Rosa: what if you wind up hating your kilt McCloud, it’s made of material.
Evee/May: then you’d never wear it
Foy/McCloud: no, I’d never wear any clothes
Evee/May: you’d be a Scottish nudist
(Whole crew shivers)

(Upon Kraken Jack suggestion of using his shell horn, an onslaught of taunts come from Anne)
Burke/Anne: yes, you’re an expert at blowing your horn.
Burke/Anne: he’s Kraken Jack, shell blower.
Burke/Anne: no! Kraken Jack conch blower!
(Crew roars in laughter)
KJ/Risa: stop making jokes at my expense!

Foy/McCloud: McCloud knows how to repair junk
Burke/Anne: yeah, he’s repaired his own several times (she says while lifting his kilt teasingly)

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Quotes 6-5-16

Burke/Anne – (to May) roll for wood
Evee/May – because that’s my specialty?

Evee/May – so Jack’s turning into a parasite?

Burke/Anne – (to Bentley and slightly mumbled) I can do fencing
Evee/May – (looking concerned) you can do frenching?
Burke/Anne – fencing, clean out your ears

Bentley – (npc in regards to Kraken Jack’s sex) Sir… Madam? (Looking confused) I’m not really sure which..

Kraken Jack – I hope it doesn’t start too early, I’m not a morning person (talking about the tournament)
Bentley – you’re not a person at all..

Evee/May – (upon showing her knives to prove her innocence) see all here and no blood… Er… No fresh blood.

Burke/Anne – (referring to a French man) I can talk to him
Evee/May – oh… That’s what you meant by frenching
Kraken Jack – and can get any information with that

Quotes are up, sorry about late posting again guys!

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Murder in Jomba Town

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Quote of the week:
Foy/McCloud – “You always have to ruin a cool moment.”
Burke/Anne – … “That wasn’t a cool moment”

After a brief ride on a sea turtle, our crew solved the murder mystery of Ian O’Connel in Jomba Town, laying the town’s namesake spirit to eternal rest. They even had a festival named to honor their ship the Poseidon. Are Captain Anne and crew ready to now take on the Sea Hags? Sail on to find out!

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Quotes 5-29-16

Barry – (due to confusion) this is what’s wrong with my memories.
Bentley – All two of them?

While discussing different possibilities of infiltrating the Dragon Lady’s party
Dan/Sarratos – put a basket on the front door with a sign saying “free puppies”
Burke/Anne – and put you in it?

Bentley – You have a complex that way.
Foy – No, I’m just complex that way…

After several encounters with the ‘wu’ family name, an onslaught of word play ensues. Ones of note:
All players: woo-hoo!
Evee/May – wait was it wu-hoo or wu-who?
Burke/Anne – it’s both

Evee/May – (after a short discussion of Mr wu’s whereabouts) wu’s on first?

After a particularly spectacular movement, May lands perfectly having just killed two men in a single movement.
Evee/May – (upon landing) Tah dah!
Burke/Anne – (looking highly annoyed) What are you doing? Get to work!

Once again, the subject of butt plugs makes itself known thanks to McCloud’s noisy Dragon tattoo.
Burke/Anne – All Scotts must have a butt plug

Dan/Saratos – puff the magic Dragon… (talking about McCloud’s new tattoo)
Foy/McCloud – you always have to ruin a cool moment.
Burke/Anne – … That wasn’t a cool moment

Bentley – (seconds from death) this is your last warning, leave here now
Evee/May and Dan/saratos: we were leaving when you attacked us!
And then he was killed

Barry/Gronk – (to McCloud) you’d get a lot more confident in your repairing if you weren’t so ugly

(Sorry it’s late guys, enjoy!)

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Good Fortune in Dieking

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Quote of the game:

When trying to find a weakness of the Dragon Lady, the group gets a clue:
Bentley – “If you can find a way to bind her to her honor, she can not break that”
The group look at each other in deep silent thought, when:
Foy/McCloud – “… Welp! I’m gonna have to seduce her”

The crew had good fortune in Dieking, leaving town with some fresh ink and lots of Almond Cookies. Who will take the fall for Mr. Lu’s encounter with Silas? What will transpire between The Whale and the Dragon Lady?

Sail on to find out!

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Quotes from 5-15-16

Burke tells a story about fishing
Barry – “That’s not fishing, that’s holding someone else’s rod”
Risa – “Which is never a good thing…”

In regards to the previous winning quote
Barry – “I think we should call GPS
Burke – “GPS?”
Barry – “Grael Protective Services”

Burke/Anne – Looking at Barry “I think you’re confused”
Risa/KJ – I’m not confused at all!" (She has a D10 in smarts after all)
Burke/Anne – “Not everything’s about you”

While attempting to haggle for a “fair” price with a shop owner
Risa/KJ – “You insult me Sir!”
Bentley/Shop Owner – (offended) “I am a woman!”
Evee/May – (muttered to KJ) “must not be a very attractive woman…”

When stopping for food, the chef announces today’s specials:
Bentley/Chef – “we have crab and squid”
Risa/KJ – (with a look of disgust) “Eww!”
Bentley/Chef – (glancing around in confusion) “what’s it’s problem?”

The crew speaks up with several ideas of how to infiltrate a particularly heavily guarded house…
Burke/Anne – “We could… But Jack really wants to blow his shell” in regards to Kraken Jack’s plan.

When trying to find a weakness of the Dragon Lady, the group gets a clue:
Bentley – “If you can find a way to bind her to her honor, she can not break that”
The group look at each other in deep silent thought, when:
Foy/McCloud – “… Welp! I’m gonna have to seduce her”

Risa/KJ – (to the group) “focus or we’ll never get this done”
Foy/McCloud – (with a look of determination on his face) “Oh, I’m gonna get this done”

Burke/Anne – Having exploded on his stealth roll “I am ze French Neenja!”

Burke/Anne – “All lady Kraken’s say ‘what’”
Risa/KJ – “What?”

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Quotes from 5/8/16

Burke/Anne: “We are adults” -met with several chuckles of disbelief

Barry/Gronk: “Floats like a butterfly, stings like a bee” in reference to Kracken Jack’s heroism
Burke/Anne: “No, it’s more like stings like a butterfly, floats like a bee”

Risa/KJ: “Gronk, stay out of there, I have no food hidden there” in response to Gronk’s sudden realization that Kracken Jack was a gasp male!

Burke/Anne: “McCloud, why don’t you oil Gronk so he can fit” when worried about Gronk fitting in a tight squeeze.
Foy/McCloud: “Again?!”

Foy/McCloud: At the realization that the scribe was noting his questionable past with oiling the Grael “Don’t write that down!”

Bentley: “You see a bright red glowing” (coming from a questionable red gem)
Barry/Gronk: “It sounds like an irritation”

Burke/Anne: “But it could be magic!” to Kracken Jack in an attempt to have him ‘heroically’ lead the party into a possibly deadly circumstance.
Risa/KJ: “I don’t want to die” in response, and keeping her firm position… in the back

Risa/KJ: “Love affair gone bad, Anne?” in reference to finding a dead Long John Silver

Barry/Gronk: “What happens at sea, stays at sea”

Burke/Anne: “Take Red Beard’s Coat, I’m not dressing like the bloody English!” as she tosses the red coat aside in distaste (only to take it back when learning of McCloud’s possible intentions)

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Benny stuff from 5-1-16
The first hit from the Vampire Sword is free!

Burke/Anne, “We have just as many rights (to extort, pilfer and racketeer) on Caribdus as the English!”
Evee/May, “Says the Frenchwoman…”

Risa/KJ, “Hey, I have a d10 in Smarts!”

Dan spends a copious amount of Bennies on rerolls for Seratos to attack, (In Seratos’ words) “Riggin’ Suggin’ Buggin’ crabs!”

Risa/KJ gets entagled by webs that giant spiders shoot, but not for long, “The Kracken released himself!”

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Quotes 4-24. Quality versus quantity?
Or maybe not...

Barry and Risa were both unable to attend so they couldn’t contribute. Anyway, on we go!
If our ship got a new female Kehana cook who had been named by the Masaquani, what would her name be? Rachel Ray! Heyooooh!
Somehow, the subject of butt-plugs got into the adventure. Evee/May, “I don’t wanna die like a butt-plug!” Burke/Anne, “Nobody does…”
Seratos stealthily approached the Necromancer (sideways, crabwise of course!) and was questioned as to why he was there, “We are here to recover Eridium to cure me!” To which the Necromancer replied, “You are beyond help.” Anne laughed at the meanness! As a side note, Anne has probably said that a LOT to Seratos, even before his unstable mutation!

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