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Author:  Nocturno [ Sun Sep 06, 2020 7:19 am ]
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Once he knows everyone else is down. Van will motion for Sorril to go, and he will be last.

"We got enough room for everyone to land?"

Author:  TristenC [ Sun Sep 13, 2020 5:18 pm ]
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Bryce and Tabbi stand at floor level in the new hall, while the others wait in the passage above. The ladder is soon put in place, and Bryce's visual examination of the walls, floor and ceiling nearby reveal nothing unusual. The depictions on the wall are all frescoes, so the plaster covers any stone that might lie beneath. The floor and ceiling are of stone, just as the first grand hall back at the entrance to the tomb.

Author:  Nocturno [ Tue Sep 15, 2020 6:53 pm ]
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Van will usher the rest of the group down the ladder, with one last suspicious look at the Gargoyle, and a small shudder runs down his back.

Author:  TristenC [ Wed Sep 16, 2020 4:29 pm ]
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Those entering the hall get a good look at the frescoes of various painted figures holding the colored circles (see earlier post from Aug 30). The hall continues out of sight into the darkness in one direction (beyond the edge of infravision) and ends in a wall just a few feet from where the party emerged.

Author:  BishGada [ Thu Sep 17, 2020 8:58 am ]
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"So... pressing colors again? Just remember to avoid green and embrace darkness..." Galan says cheerfully and gestures to the scouts to take lead.

Author:  counterkid [ Thu Sep 17, 2020 6:47 pm ]
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"Let's get some light in here so we can see better. Who has a lantern or some torches?"

Author:  Nocturno [ Thu Sep 17, 2020 6:52 pm ]
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"We can light my hooded lantern once I get down there Brother."

Author:  TristenC [ Fri Sep 18, 2020 3:51 am ]
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At the mention of light, Faldair emerges from the illusory circle with his lit hooded lantern. Someone need a guiding light? the cleric quips.

Author:  Nocturno [ Fri Sep 18, 2020 6:54 pm ]
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Once down Van will slide his ladder back into the bag of holding, then light his lantern, and remove the hood.

"Oh boy...."

Author:  counterkid [ Sun Sep 20, 2020 12:13 pm ]
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Here is the map. What do the circles represent?

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Author:  TristenC [ Sun Sep 20, 2020 12:59 pm ]
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[the circles represent the different colored circles in the wall frescoes. They are flat, 2-dimensional areas on the wall. ]

Author:  counterkid [ Tue Sep 22, 2020 5:41 pm ]
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When the party is all in the room. Tabbi will start to poke around with the 10 foot pole. "Bryce, will you help me poke around hear?"
Tabbi will move to the middle of the hallway and start moving forward with Bryce tapping the floor with the pole.

"Does anyone have a lantern?"

OCC: Tristen how does infravision work? Is it as good as normal light for investigating and noticing things?

Author:  TristenC [ Tue Sep 22, 2020 9:42 pm ]
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[for this game i treat it basically like black-and-white, but with the same definition as normal vision. Infravision won't function while within a light area, and looking at a light source spoils it until the light is gone. It is automatic in the dark, and cannot be 'turned on' or off.]

Faldair raises his lit lantern to aid Tabbi when she asks for light. Tabbi begins tapping but finds nothing in the first 10 feet on her side of the hall.

Author:  Squirrellord [ Thu Sep 24, 2020 6:13 am ]
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OOC - Posting from the break room at work so it'll be brief.
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Bryce will accompany Tabbi in checking the hall, taking the remaining side of the hall. If a pole is available to him, he will use it.

Author:  TristenC [ Sun Sep 27, 2020 6:39 pm ]
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Bryce and Tabbi begin their familiar method of checking the hall, tapping the floors and walls and examining them as well. The hall proves long indeed and new frescoes of animal-men and monsters come into view as they proceed, many bearing colored spheres at different heights. Two plain-looking doors stand to the left side of the hall as well. Eventually they come to where they can see the end of the hall, which terminates in a large archway, similar to the one in the first grand hall..

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[map incoming]

Left side of hall:
GOLD held high above head'
ORANGE held waist high
Door
PURPLE at feet
Door
BRONZE held waist high
GRAY at shoulder
BRIGHT BLUE at feet
WHITE held high above head
TURQUOISE at shoulder
SCARLET held waist high
PALE GREEN at feet


Right side of the Hall:
PALE BLUE at shoulder
SILVER at feet
blank section of wall
GREEN held high above head
YELLOW at shoulder
PINK held high above head
BLACK at feet
PALE VIOLET at shoulder
RED held waist high
BUFF at feet
INDIGO held high above head

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