Chris Palmer

Frostgrave Campaign 2017

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Thanks for the kind comments.  The Bailey/Again story was fun to write up.  I had the benefit of reading Quails report and then editing mine to link up.  And the damage to Agarn's hat was a grievous blow....He likes that hat.

 

Bemis was fighting at an advantage, he was receiving +2 support for all his fights in addition to his own +8 fight giving him +10.  And I rolled well for a change.  One game I swear I was rolling Chris' die.

 

And I echo Chris' comments about level of experience reducing casualties, although there have been games that had lots of losses, they didn't belong to the two of us who write reports.  I'll try and get summaries from the other warbands next game for comparison.

 

Again, thanks for reading and commenting.

Knabe

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Finally, after over a month, we played the Lich Lord "Dark Cauldron" scenario on Saturday!   I will be posting a full report in a couple days, so watch this thread! 

 

A highlight for me was actually having to use the Bones 1 Mr Bones figure in the role of a Death Cultist (He certainly looked the part!)  I had always figured there would never be a reason to use the odd little figure in a game, so I was glad I got to see him get his moment of glory on the tabletop, being a Dark Cauldron crew chief, before being killed by Bemis' troops. ::D:

 

 

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I finally got Quail's report written and posted:  The Dark Cauldrons

 

     "Innis cursed again, as there was suddenly another loud groan from within the cauldron, and the liquid on top began to froth as a ragged arm rose up out of the muck and, reaching over, grabbed the rim of the vessel. The rest of the Zombie emerged, and turning it's head,  it's yellowed eyes fell upon the Treasure Hunter..."

 

 

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Another nice write-up!

I've been enjoying the adventures of the librarians, but I can't help but be excited to see if next year's adventures will feature a different type of warband or if there will be some Ghost Archipelago in the future.

Kind of stinks that the game got cut short on you.  Still, sounds like a lot of fun was had  :=)

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3 hours ago, Pippin said:

Another nice write-up!

I've been enjoying the adventures of the librarians, but I can't help but be excited to see if next year's adventures will feature a different type of warband or if there will be some Ghost Archipelago in the future.

Kind of stinks that the game got cut short on you.  Still, sounds like a lot of fun was had  :=)

 

     Thanks, Pippin!  It was a really fun game even with it just being 4.5 turns long.  I'm glad you've been enjoying Quail and Bailey's adventures! There aren't many left, just three more sessions before they head back to the University. ::(:

 

     Next year we will be taking a break from Frostgrave as some of us, after two years of campaigning (and a side campaign at the FLGS), want to take a break from it.  While we've enjoyed that every scenario offers new challenges the games overall do have a sameness to them.  

 

    So in 2018 we will be heading to the mysterious Ghost Archipelago.  We hope those rules offers enough new twists  to differentiate it from Frostgrave for us.    I've already started tossing some ideas around in my head for my new Heritor and his or her Warden...  :lol:

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