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You're on an Island (Pick-up Risus Game) - GRAMMAR RULES
« on: December 21, 2009, 02:56:22 PM »
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You open your eyes and see blue sky. You are on your back.

There is sand to your left and right. You feel water around your feet.

What do you do?
« Last Edit: December 23, 2009, 04:16:15 PM by clockworkjoe »

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Re: Your on an Island (Pick-up Risus Game)
« Reply #1 on: December 21, 2009, 09:00:51 PM »
SMOKE MONSTER

Smoke monster wakes up. He has had a very bad night after huffing paint fumes. This is not LOST island. It is a different island.

He looks around the beach for signs of where this island might be.

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Re: Your on an Island (Pick-up Risus Game)
« Reply #2 on: December 21, 2009, 09:25:06 PM »
RAPHAEL HYTHLODAY

"Ah, hell, I was just on my way back from Utopia. Where am I now?"

Raphael uses "Exploring Unexplored Places" skill to scan the area.
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Re: Your on an Island (Pick-up Risus Game)
« Reply #3 on: December 21, 2009, 10:00:50 PM »
Erik the Viking

Erik the Viking wakes up naked in the surf after falling off his ship coming back from pillaging.  He is hungy, so he looks for a tree to headbutt to get food to drop down.

Using "Head butting" to get food.

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Re: Your on an Island (Pick-up Risus Game)
« Reply #4 on: December 21, 2009, 10:43:19 PM »
SMOKE MONSTER

Smoke monster wakes up. He has had a very bad night after huffing paint fumes. This is not LOST island. It is a different island.

He looks around the beach for signs of where this island might be.

The island is clearly devoid of crashed planes. There are trees with large leaves behind the Smoke Monster and clear blue water in front of his. White sand is to his left and his right, unless he turns around in which case he would have white sand to his right and left. The beach curves around the trees in a shallow bend. The water curves around the sand in a sharp bend. Yet the width of the beach appears to remain constant.

Smoke Monster can use Plot Device to force things to advance by force. His surroundings currently do not Make Sense so his skill in that area may also be useful.

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Re: Your on an Island (Pick-up Risus Game)
« Reply #5 on: December 21, 2009, 10:46:33 PM »
RAPHAEL HYTHLODAY

"Ah, hell, I was just on my way back from Utopia. Where am I now?"

Raphael uses "Exploring Unexplored Places" skill to scan the area.

Rolling 4d6:
(3+1+6+4): Total = 14

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Re: Your on an Island (Pick-up Risus Game)
« Reply #6 on: December 21, 2009, 10:54:14 PM »
Raphael is able to easily identify this as an Unexplored Place. This is right up his alley!

Cold dark blue water and white capped waves crash against the rock beach on which Raphael stands. Trees with long green needles stand behind him and the rock beach extends to his left and right. A line of larger than normal rocks is visible some distance down the beach to the left.

Raphael recognises that his beach is similar to those of the Pacific Northwest, a region of the world which stopped being unexplored sometime ago (in other words a waste of time for a master like Hythloday).

Ten meters across the water is another island which appears to have white sand on it. There is clearly not a Smoke Monster on the section of the island that Raphael can see.

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Re: Your on an Island (Pick-up Risus Game)
« Reply #7 on: December 21, 2009, 10:55:13 PM »
Erik the Viking

Erik the Viking wakes up naked in the surf after falling off his ship coming back from pillaging.  He is hungy, so he looks for a tree to headbutt to get food to drop down.

Using "Head butting" to get food.

Rolling 3d6:
(1+5+6): Total = 12

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Re: Your on an Island (Pick-up Risus Game)
« Reply #8 on: December 21, 2009, 11:00:08 PM »
Erik brushes black volcanic ash from his meaty flank, taking no time to survey his surroundings, and quickly spies a tree worth butting.

Erik now has tree bark on his forehead. He also successfully knocks 3d6 roasted chestnuts from the tree, which drop into the ash around him.

Rolling 3d6:
(4+5+3): Total = 12

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Re: Your on an Island (Pick-up Risus Game)
« Reply #9 on: December 21, 2009, 11:08:03 PM »
Erik the Viking

Erik roots around for the falling nuts.  He is happy about his new hat, and has decided to feast upon the fallen nuts in order to celebrate his new hat, and to get his strength up for the trials ahead.

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Re: Your on an Island (Pick-up Risus Game)
« Reply #10 on: December 21, 2009, 11:18:45 PM »
Feasting.
Rolling 3d6:
(5+2+5): Total = 12

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Re: Your on an Island (Pick-up Risus Game)
« Reply #11 on: December 21, 2009, 11:25:53 PM »
Erik gains great sustenance from the richly roasted meat of the nuts. He is not at all surprised that roasted chestnuts fell out of a tree when he headbutted it. The feast is so through and the nuts so plentiful that Erik will not need to eat again for several hours. The bits of shell he swallows with the meat only helps to fill his gut.

Erick is now well prepared for the trials which surely await him.

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Re: Your on an Island (Pick-up Risus Game)
« Reply #12 on: December 21, 2009, 11:28:30 PM »
RAPHAEL HYTHLODAY

"Excellent, an unexplored place, but first must make a shelter."

Raphael uses his survival skills to make a shelter and procure some food.
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Re: Your on an Island (Pick-up Risus Game)
« Reply #13 on: December 21, 2009, 11:38:53 PM »
Survival Skills
Rolling 3d6:
(3+4+3): Total = 10

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Re: Your on an Island (Pick-up Risus Game)
« Reply #14 on: December 21, 2009, 11:52:37 PM »
The pine trees are a wealth of curvy branches and pine needles, which are excellent for constructing shealter and providing bedding. Unfortuntally, Raphael knows that curvy branches are vitually useless without some straight branches and pine trees don't have many of those. Of course, trees on volcanic islands are known to be exceptional for growing straight branches.

For the time being, Raphael can huddle quite well in the hallow of a tree. But it's just not as nice as it could be.

Oh, and there's a pile of canned goods in the hallow too. Kind of weird that.
« Last Edit: December 21, 2009, 11:57:51 PM by Tadanori Oyama »