Sorry for the delay anons, construction work is a bitch but in good news we don't work during weekends!Now back to the story>Somewhere in NevadaYou're Rich, a new face in Nevada who has been skyrocketing in fame and infamy within the past week and you're being tailed by someoneIt took you a moment to notice it but after taking 3 random turns in the market you confirmed you're being followed by someone in an obvious agent getup who isn't really good at their job since you nearly lost him in the crowd several times if it were not for the fact you had G02LM with youSo what do you do?Do something so stupid it might as well work!After finding some small burger place that has a worrying slogan about how they get their mayo and ketchup and order G02LM to wait for you outside you are quick to order a small cheap meal, the agent was oblivious to your intent as they enter and order something for themselves and sitting right behind you… PERFECT was the only word to fit your plans execution, one unnoticable lob of a bullet on the floor under a waiters foot and all his drinks come spilling over the agent who has now been distractedYou take the moment and leave with utmost speed, take off your mask and upon exit motion G02LM to follow you and to hunch over a bit to lower its profileIt was near flawless except the part some people could easily recognize you but you probably won't be returning in a hopefully long timeYou take as much of a B-line for the eastern exit as possible and arrive just in time to see trucks that bore a similar logo to the building you cleared and after some slight questioning confirm its the delivery convoy for the settlement, the trucks are surprisingly well armed and upon a slight question on why they didn't fight back the only response wasDelivery Man: "And what? Damage the goods, the guns are here to scare off and or kill some bandits, they were never meant to be used in other situations."Well that was that, but you still got to pick a ride to go with and there were a surprisingly big amount of trucks in the convoy, 3 marked under construction materials, one with the equipment, one with the stabilizer drive and… an unmarked truck in the center of the convoyWhich ride do you choose >Go with one of the material trucks though they may lack space as the main seats are occupied>Equipment truck, "watch it, that's expensive!">S̶t̶a̶b̶i̶l̶i̶t̶y̶ ̶d̶r̶i̶v̶e̶, "Off limits, that's even more expensive">Unmarked truck "boss says you can go in that one, might show some nice surprises for the settlement as he said"
>>4919911Also here are the other thingsArchive: http://suptg.thisisnotatrueending.com/qstarchive.html?tags=Madness%20Project%20NevadaFagscord: https://discord.gg/JGnY5Bw8CPDiscord is also where i keep the character info!
I fucked the thread name... just fucking put a bullet in my skull...
>>4919911>Unmarked truckbecause who doesn't like a good ol mistery box?>>4919916don't worry about that, mistakes happen, really like this quest, it has made me rewatch the Madness Combat series and some of the new tributes, good animations aren't as common nowdays not to say there aren't very good new ones but it kinda feels less accesible
>>4919911>Unmarked truck "boss says you can go in that one, might show some nice surprises for the settlement as he said"
>>4919911>>Unmarked truck "boss says you can go in that one, might show some nice surprises for the settlement as he said"
>>4920019>>4920046let us see what we can find.
>>4919911>Unmarked truck "boss says you can go in that one, might show some nice surprises for the settlement as he said">>4919916Don't worry about it! That typo is what got me to check this thread out, actually.
>>4919933>>4919959>>4920019>>4920046>>4920085>>4920086>>4920274Mystery box it isWriting
The mystery behind the unmarked truck and Oswells permission to enter it peaked your interest so you decided to take a ride in itWhat you found did peak your interest a lot, mainly that there were a bunch of crates around in the back and a peace if paper that lists the things inside----------------------------------------------------------Smiths co waresPurchase by Brian "Rook" OswellWares listed below:-1 Class one Magnified human grade colt 1911 pistol-3 Class one magnified human grade pistol magazines pre filled with ammo-4 Remington shotguns-4 G36 bullpup rifles-8 M3 Grease guns-1 M2 .50 caliber machine gun-a crate of 30 Frag grenadesTotal costs: 4560 Bullets worth----------------------------------------------------------Damn thats a lot of firearms for this, also a gun for Bigs, if anything he will be holding a god damn cannon by the size of the crate with the same listed nameOutside of that there are some crates of more building materials and some fuel cansIt didn't take long for the convoy to arrive back at Cretin town, it was a boring but safe rideOswell was waiting for you at the arrival point with quite a neutral expressionOswell: "Heard the sods had a kill team as backup, didn't think someone that high on the shitlist would know about this, i did a lot to cover my dealings with smiths co…" he takes a deep sigh "Anyways without further ado the delivery team will carry off most of the regular equipment to the planned construction zone, not to worry i'll have some militiamen guard them for the time being, as for you your payment for the job should be waiting at the scav base, you're free to go until some proper defenses are constructed at the settlement"And with that he leaves off to talk with the Delivery teams BossYou don't skip a beat and go to scav base to pick up your payment [+100 smg ammo, +50 Rifle ammo]After that's all done you begin planning what to do for todayWhat do?>Go check if the scavs are back to scouting out for anomalies and loot or not>Go explore the market and see what's up for sale>Go explore the slums (small encounters)>Do some personal crafting (craft what?)>Write-in
>>4920929>Do some personal crafting (craft what?)GOLEM ARMOR GOLEM ARMOR GOLEM ARMOR! As per tradition, he gets a skeleton skull. And. Maybe turn that one club thing he grabbed into a maul. Something big and scary. I dont care how many bullets we gotta throw in for materials. Do it!
>>4920929>Do some personal crafting (craft what?)>armor for our G02LM buddyHe may have high END but that's no reason to not wear armor bullets be letal
>>4920935>>4920940>>4920944Crafting some armor for our G02LM armor it isRoll me 1d100+10 (will) Bo3Dc to actualy craft armor is 50, higher rolls increase quality
Rolled 94 + 10 (1d100 + 10)>>4920986ARMOR
Rolled 48 + 10 (1d100 + 10)>>4920986More dice for the dice god.
Rolled 76 + 10 (1d100 + 10)>>4920999Dice roll didn't go off
>>4920990>>4920998>>4921001one off from crafting softcrit but still very good rollanyways writing
You decided some proper armor for your big buddy would be very useful so you found a nice old ruined building somewhere close to the slums and began doing measurementsYou decided to make some proper armor and spent several hours planning it out and then making itYou used up all your leather and metal sheets on this but it was worth itIt's a fully covering heavy armor set covering him entirely, the helmet having a shape resembling your own skull mask[-2 leather,-7 metal sheets]Gained custom G02LM armor:-Heavy metal armor set [20 armor HP, automatically ignore damage from low caliber weaponry and smaller hollow points unless it's a crit]-Heavy metal skull helmet [10 armor hp, automatically ignore damage from low caliber weaponry and smaller hollow points unless it's a crit]The G02LM doesn't really anything about the armor outside random grunts as it tests out the weightReally you should probably give it a name>Name your G02LM: "name"Outside of that you still feel up for doing more things for the cycle>same choices as before!(Note you can combo choices for this)
>>4921035>>Name your G02LM: "name"What about Mike?
>>4921035>Name your G02LMwhat about Clayton>same choices as before!>Go explore the market and see what's up for saleMARKET
>>4921035BrutusLeta go visit the blooming mutant community. We're supposed to be an intermediate or something for them now.
>>4921035changing my action vote to this>>4921171 it's been some cicles since we visited bigs group
>>4921171support with the name and the option
>>4921144Clay, Clayton, same dif.
>>4921171Gonna also support this lets bring the video games as well.
>>4921035>>4921144Support for both name and action.
>>4921144Supporting this to make things more uniform.
Rolled 24 (1d100)>>4921046>>4921060>>4921144>>4921171>>4921265>>4921288>>4921306>>4921483>>4921519>>4921537Clay/Clayton wins the name voteVisiting the market wins the action voteNo updates for tonight since its late and im going to sleep but i will leave off with a market roll
>>4921604might want to recount your votesanon >>4921144 changed his vote to this >>4921171
>>4921725Yeah im kinda retardedBigs group it is, after i finish doing my whole morning routine so dont expect updates soon
Here >>4921265>>4922027>>4922034Clatyon and Brutus are tied for the name of the golem, but RsC4HEU1 changed his action vote for visiting the mutants.
>>4922035i counted clay under the clayton vote making it 4 votes for itBrutus got 3 votesthat one anon just changed his action so his name vote stayed the sameI misscounted votes for visiting bigs group
Sorry for not making an update today, had to do housekeeping while family went to have a beach dayMaybe tomorow i might be able to make an update upon returning from work
>>4922437Would Clayton be able and proficient enough to throw spear or utilize a giant crossbow? I'm trying to think up of a money saving method for rangee weapons for our big guy. If the spears or crossbow bolts are thick enough, I think they might be reusable. Could we use cheaper materials than scrap metal sheets, or does it have to be the metal sheets?
>>4922536He can use spears and crossbows just fine but shooting at anything longer than close range is gonna be a problem, he has 5 dex and i don't remember if he has 0 or 5 awareness...
>>4922536Grenades, but Rocks if you want for free.
>>4922536Yes he should be able to use that form of weaponry both spears and crossbows thrown by him would be flying death but nothing comparable to bigs chucking a rebarNote that throwables count your strenght check based on distance combined with dex>>4922554He has 10 awe actualy
>>4922602>He has 10 awe actuallyThe perks of being a security golem. I bet having him on overwatch to help scan rooms can be fruitful going into future ops where he's with us.
>>4922602Fuck yeah then can we just straight up just buy some rebar, or find some next time we go scavenging? That would save us the trouble of having to buy actual spears when throwing rebar would be just as good. If we want to continue down the ghetto route, we could try making a rebar club, like in Fallout New Vegas.
>>4922864What if we just got him a quiver full of sharpened rebar? Let him throw metal javelins.That sounds terrifying actually.
>>4922918You can two them, and stab people with them. The idea weapon for our friend.
>>4922941*you can throw them, and stab people with them. The ideal weapon for our friend.Clearly I'm too tired.
Update its a rainy day so works canceled for todayGonna make an update right now
You decide the most fitting name would be Clayton, something just feel right about itOn the other hand you have to check out Bigs and the others, it's been a while since you paid them a visit and you're meant to be their intermediate or whateverYou decided to bring the gaming console this time, always could use some fun activitiesYou pinged Bigs a message asking them where they are currently spending their time, surprisingly enough they are in some spare warehouse no one was using that had some furniture added, you noted down the location and went to pay them a visitThe warehouse wasn't a big one but it was enough for bigs and his group of other mutants to reside in, on another note one of the furniture bigs didnt list was a fully functional tv playing mucked up news from around nevada, mostly NMR reports about scar aggression on their borders, some news about political tension rising between Khanis and the Wiz Biz council over a rouge improbable using undead hordes to try and destroy Cretin town, Khanis commanded the militia men and scav forces at cretin town for their brave defense of the town, there were also some NMR reports of NERD activity at north corner of the I field border, not much else after thatBigs talked about how the residents of the town were way nicer than he had expected, but it was fairly nice, he had nothing much to say outside thanking you for helping with the delivery issue and being their intermediateHe was interested at the info that he is getting a gun of his ownOutside of that he mentions that hands has been training how to use guns more properly with some militia men and scavs and had been waiting for you to come by in case you brought the consoleTrue to his words Hands was there when you were checking the news feed on the tv, you brought the console over and hooked it up to the tv, it worked and you spent quite a while playing the Deathzone co op campaignThough after that was finished in quite a record time with how hands practically somehow speedran the slow paced grit of the game-Bigs group reputation amongst cretin town factions has risen a lot-Hands is scary when he plays gamesYou had to go anyways so you left after saying your goodbyes to the othersYou did get a ping from Bill that scouts should be returning to work tomorrowWhat do?>Go scouting for lootables yourself>Time to visit the market>Slums sound like a nice place to whack an idiot (Small encounter)>Craft (you lack materials)>Scavenge some rubble>Write-inYou can make a combo of choices instead of doing them one by one, helps me churn out bigger updates for when i can't do longer sessions, and you can thank a background dice roll near softcritting on Bigs group situation
>>4923361>>Go scouting for lootables yourselfGo further into the I-zone, we haven't had a real challenge yet
>>4923361>Go scouting for lootables yourselfAsk if any of the mutants want to come with.I gotta know, what's is Guts's game plan? Dude has a tumorous amount of guts. Is he going to keep living like that? Get surgery?
>>4923361>>Go scouting for lootables yourselfLets also mess around Necromancer Amulet, to try and get a hang of it, maybe find a skeleton bro and remove its dangerous appendages to have a "willing" test subject.
>>4923361>Go scouting for lootables yourselfwe have Clayton to back us up so i think we will be fine as long we don't go into a building and after that>Time to visit the marketMARKETalso would an idiot even aproach us at this point?even if we don't don our signature mask, we still have a military vest and a G02LM with us, unless the idiot in question is delirius or blackout drunk i doubt he would try to mug us
>>4923361>>Go scouting for lootables yourself
>>4923361>Go scouting for lootables yourselflet's see if we can get lucky again and find another strain.
>>4923634>>Go scouting for lootables yourself>>Time to visit the marketSupporting if the QM does not feel like making an entire encounter. Just finding some loot(maybe insta killing some skellies) and immediately getting a market update seems to be an efficient use of IRL time.
>>4924946Break at workTo awnser eh the only time you would get something worth an intire encounter is if dice gods are being drunk during background rollsOn another note, sunburn i got at work a couple days ago seems to be blistering Yeay
>>4925066Aww. Let me kiss it to make it ALL better now. *SMOOOCH
>>4925066Will we be able to find rebar, or break down buildings to find rebar for Clayton?
I am going to pour bleach in my toothpaste to brush my eyes.
Just here to notify you that im well and alive, we should be finishing construction work tommorowAlso >>4925532, imediate restraining order
>>4923376>>4923426>>4923550>>4923634>>4923666>>4924431>>4924946Seems to be universaly exploring and visiting the marketBut ive seen some anons asking about I zone explorationAre you sure you want to explore it?>Y/NThis post is just so there is some clearups for when i start session tomorow
>>4929743God posting at midnight after doing construction work is not good for my stupid brain
>>4929743>Yc'mon, we are pretty strong as we are but we always take people with us and end up sharing the loot.
>>4929743>Ywe have our buddy as backup now and some good rifles and like >>4929776 said we are decently strong on our own atleast compared to small squads of enemies so we should be fine as long as we don't enter any buildings
>>4929743>YLets ask Bigs if we wants to go scavving.
>>4930010+1.always want support whenever we're exploring unknown areas. dont want to die just yet
>>4929743Ytime for acid trip I zone
>>4930010>>4930118>>4929864>>4929849>>4929776>>4930223>>4930365Time for writing it seems
You decide to check what's being sold at the market and find quite a good few merchants that pique your interestMaterial salesman:-1 leather piece-10 pistol bullets [9 in stock]-1 metal sheet-15 pistol bullets [16 in stock]-1 spare circuitry-20 pistol bullets [1 in stock]Gun salesman [buying and selling]Buying:-M4A1- will pay 80 bullets worth per rifle-Swens DB- will pay 60 bullets for it-MP5- will pay 70 bullets for it-beretta 92- He is not interested in pistolsSelling:-AK-47- 60 bullets per rifle [3 in stock]-KSG- 70 bullets for it-Alar 91 smg- 40 bullets-MP40- 60 bullets per smg [2 in stock]There was also some strange figure offering to sell quite important Shady person:-map that leads to a specific part of the city- 200 bullets worth-A N.E.R.D. access card which has the number 2 written on it- 500 bullets worthYour current total bullet worth: 873 Total worth shotgun sabots are 3 bullets worth due to specialized ammo >write a shopping listAfter that's all done and finished you decided to go scouting in the I-zone itselfA couple hours later you find yourself cursing the past you for not asking advice because this place is nothing but a loopty land of physics not working correctly and jumping from rock to rock though you did end up noting down some things of interest-Some floating warehouse fused to multiple giant rocks, you have no idea what's inside but the screeching didn't sound friendly-some form of cave that had horrid mutant nonsensical flying creatures living in it-A temple, an actual temple siphoning some form of blood red mist river from midair, there seems to be activity around the place but couldn't get close enough to see what it was this rolled a 1 on danger :) Choices?>Do a run at one of the discovered locations>You've had enough jumping from floating rock to floating rock, return to Cretin town (optionally write what you want to do there)>Write-in votes open for 2 hours
>>4930661>5 Leather>5 Metalfor use laterSell SwensBuy KSGBuy Map>Do a run at one of the discovered locationsWarehouse
>>4930661>Sell Swens>Buy KSG>2 Leather>3 Metalwe don't need so much but having some is always good-map that leads to a specific part of the city- 200 bullets worth>MYSTERY BOX!what can we even use the spare circuity for currently upgrade our PDA?also i just noticed the [+Mid Ranking Research official ID acquired] we accquired on the facility from the previous thread doesn't appear on the char sheet
>>4930718+1I'm fine with buying the circuits if it can upgrade the PDA.
>>4930661Lets sell both M4A1 since we bought that bolt rifle pistol thing. Took me a while to understand what I was looking at.
>>4930707>>4930718Noted>>4930800>>4930809>>4930816Getting distracted with house work at the moment to im extending the vote openWill update when finished
>>4930830>-Some floating warehouse fused to multiple giant rocks, you have no idea what's inside but the screeching didn't sound friendlyforgot about selecting location, warehouse location sounds neat and not too dangerous but the temple is giving me boss-battle vibes, no way we go there without backup>>4930816i was thinking about modifing one so Clayton could use it and keeping the other for personal use also>we bought that bolt rifle pistol thingidk what do you mean by that, the KSG is a Tactical shotgun, a straight upgrade from our current shotgun, if you mean the makeshift rifle from the gun merchant from last thread that also offeered the autocannon then no, i don't remember buying any gun from him
>>4930816>>4930857as anon said and also checking the previous thread, no you did not buy the makeshift cannon or any of the guns the smith made
>>4930860Thank God. I didnt want to buy the cannon, and I'm glad we didnt buy the makeshift gun.>>4930857Rifle ammo is expensive. Just get him a shotgun that fires slugs.
Quickly checking the KSG you bought at the market before you decide to go loot the not so abandoned warehouseUpon mostly climbing up to the place with a couple helpful tosses from G02LM you find upon closer inspection that its literally just the warehouse itself with no other buildings and one of the smaller side doors is open… and it has a group of armed charred looking skeletons with redder eyes guarding it, making this much more dangerous but still doesn't answer what's making the screeching insideUpon further scouting you find there is a ladder that leads to the windows of the warehouse on one of the sides which is unguarded, there are several holes in the wall that can barely fit a person and the screeching noises come from the deeper part of the warehouse and it only happens when flashing lights happen insideWhat's your plan of entry?>Write-in While my update schedule is fucked i am not giving up on this quest, i want to gain some proper Questfag experience and the curse wont stop me
>>4931144try to send the skeletons away from the ladder using the amulet, have clayton outside to guard our exit,once we are up there look through the windows to see what's causing the noise
>>4931191The ladder is unguardedOn another note ill be knocking myself out because i have to sleep
>>4931144Try controlling the skeletons, we should have a will bonus from playing vidya earlier
>>4931144>armed charred looking skeletonswhat are they armed with guns or meele weapons?
maybe we can try to stealth our way through this? if not we can do our usual attack. maybe control the skeletons into attacking while we slip behind them and go for some backstabs?
>>4931200>>4931288>armed charred looking skeletons with redder eyesthese don't look like normal skelies so i dunno if it will work, we have used the amulet just once and we haven't really experimented with it, also it's been a while since we played Vidya so we don't have the bonus>>4931144Send Clayton up the ladder and have him lead the way, he's the most armored of us both
>>4931316>also it's been a while since we played Vidya so we don't have the bonuswe literally did right before going to the market
>>4931144Attempt control over skeletons, maybe see if we can get some as body guards.
>>4931316then let's use the skellies then. we shall assert dominance as Skelly-Chad.
>>4931191>>4931196>>4931200>>4931273>>4931288>>4931316>>4931320>>4931323>>4931341Seems trying to control the skeletons has the most votes of allRoll me some 1d100-19 Bo3would have been -30 since youre trying to take control of someone elses higher inteligence undead but you have your current will bonus counting the temp boost from the bigs visit
Rolled 17 (1d100)>>4931967Forgot my own die like an idiot
Rolled 43 - 19 (1d100 - 19)>>4931967i knew this was a bad idea...>>4931969>Fug.jpg
Rolled 46 - 19 (1d100 - 19)>>4931967
Rolled 8 - 19 (1d100 - 19)>>4931967Let's goo
>>4931969>>4931988>>4932131>>4932172Plan A is fucked and the skeletons are alert that someone is herePlan B?> >>4931316>write-in
>>4932191yeah lets go with plan B>Send Clayton up the ladder and have him lead the way, he's the most armored of us bothalso i am glad that the skelies didn't attack us with such awful rolls, tough it's interesting to note that they are another necromancer's minions, i tought that they were just a tougher variant of skelies but in retrospective the fact that they were guarding an entrace should have clued me in
>>4932204>>4932230it seems stealthing it with Clayton as your lead winsroll me 1d100 (awe+charisma-alert enemies (-20)) Bo3
Rolled 47 - 20 (1d100 - 20)>>4932320
Rolled 77 - 20 (1d100 - 20)>>4932320let's STEALth this!
>>4932320and uh... what's the DC?
Rolled 21 (1d100)>>4932320
Rolled 58 (1d100)>>4932374>>4932320fuck, yeah late night posting isnt good for me so ill be heading to bed after this, also the negative modifiers dont count, i just showed in brackets that its kinda negated rollsTommorow im gonna need a lot of coffie
>>4932603wait so it would be a total mod of +4 due to 14 awe + 10 char - 20 alert enemies?
>>4932676As i said, im pushing my tired brain to its dumb limit buy yes its +4s and >>4932371 this anon passesIll be writing up an update tommorow because good news ive been given a break as im not needed at the site tommorow!
How big is Clay by the way? Compared to us, that is.
>>4933053he's a G0L2M so i would say between 1.2 and 1.3 dudes, basically a whole head taller and somewhat more buff, atleast as buff as a Madness Combat character can be
All right its a pass, great!Writing
You tried to do the skeleton control trick while using the strange amulet… It didn't go so well since now the skeletons (which you realized are revenants) instead of standing around are looking around as if looking for you which is probably the caseYou instead of standing just there opt to go behind to the ladder from before with Clayton leading the way, surprisingly he made very little noise while sneaking even while climbing an old rusted ladderUpon reaching the top you managed to get a look through the windowFirst there are catwalks immediately inside through the window that overlook the entire inside of the warehouse but offer no coverSecond there seems to be some dark floaty shadowy skeleton waving its hands around commanding a whole lot of the revenants to guard entry ways of the warehouseThird there are multiple skeletons climbing up the inside stairway up to the catwalkFourth the Dark floaty skeleton is just equipped with welding equipment and floating next to a undead mag that has metal welded to its very flesh, you found the source of the screamsHow do you proceed?>start shooting at them from your position>keep trying to stealth, maybe kill some skeletons without getting spotted>Write-in
>>4933405>keep trying to stealth, maybe kill some skeletons without getting spottedSTEALTHMAN!>a undead mag that has metal welded to its very fleshplz tell me we still have our shotgun sabots...
>>4933414All 20 of the french made things (which in i a vid dug a 20mm hole in 30mm lead block, actualy function like sabots!)
>>4933405>keep trying to stealth, maybe kill some skeletons without getting spottedLets kill this one first >some dark floaty shadowy skeleton
>>4933454i think it depends, if it looks too shadowy/incorporeal then don't, it could be made of shadow flesh or sumthing and we woulds waste our shot even if it could hurt it, if it's just black with shadowy wisps then we should shoot it, not only magic skeletons tend to be more inteligent but it also can fucking fly
>>4933405>>keep trying to stealth, maybe kill some skeletons without getting spotted
>>4933405>keep trying to stealth, maybe kill some skeletons without getting spotted>Write-inUse PDA to inform everyone of this weird fucking thing we're seeing.
>>4933617Also supporting this
>>4933414>>4933445>>4933454>>4933475>>4933615>>4933617>>4933618Stelf it isRoll me 1d100+4 (same as before but i correctly check the bonuses) Bo3
Rolled 75 + 4 (1d100 + 4)>>4933629
Rolled 84 + 4 (1d100 + 4)>>4933629
Rolled 72 + 4 (1d100 + 4)>>4933629Snorking
>>4933637>>4933642>>4933665Rich, remember the basics of CQCWriting
Imediately ducking low and moving to the window closest to the stairway with Clayton following suit you wait for the skeletonsIt didn't take long for three of to them arrive and lucky enough none of them saw you or clayton, right after the passed the window you were behind you jump behind them machete in hand, one swift stab to the back of the skull to the one in the back and quickly on the move to attack the other two, one was already in the middle of a turn when you plunged the machete right between its sockets, the last one was about to aim and fire its gun at you, unfortunately for it as it was standing right next to a window and never noticed Clayton grab its head and crush itThough this did somehow alert five other skeletons to start climbing up, thinking fast you notice another entry point at the end of the catwalk right behind the stairs, quickly entering you find yourself in a small hallway lined with windows looking at the dark gray pits below and the blood red sky above, though this was no time for sightseeing you immediately head down the hallway while keeping an eye behind you, at the end there was another door which just led to the catwalk on the other side of the warehouseLooking over to the other side you can see the skeletons splitting up, three to explore the catwalk and two heading towards the hallway, you didn't waste a second and went down the stairs, there was a single skeleton there which you snuck up on and stabbed through the head, sneaking among the crates you finally get close enough to see the shadowy skeleton properIt wasn't really shadowy but rather it had a black smoke flowing out of its pitch black sockets that floated around its bodyYou have a perfect shot lined on it, but do you shoot?>Yes kill it as fast as possible>No continue stealth killing, whittle down the numbers>No continue just sneaking with the occasional obstacle removal>write-in
>>4935030>Yes kill it as fast as possible
>>4935030>>No continue stealth killing, whittle down the numbersthis seems perfect... too perfect... where's the undead MAG? or the other skeletons for that matter, i doubt whoever controls these skelies would let one of his elite units guarded by just a single skeleton, this smells like a trap
>>4935137Oh you know, its just lying there on the floor while the smokey boi works on adding plating
Rolled 9 (1d100)>>4935101>>4935137>>4935140>>4935230Taking the shot winsRoll me 1d100-26 (Dex+awe-just as planed!)
Rolled 31 - 26 (1d100 - 26)>>4935238goddamnit, the just as planned is a -50 malus!?>>4935101>>4935140>>4935230>picrelated
Rolled 99 (1d100)>>4935238
>>4935260FUCK, I almost had it
>>4935238>>4935257>>4935260On ride home so dont expect update soon BUT that 99 passed and is also a softcritI personaly called it that dice good shittery is gonna happen
Rolled 45 - 26 (1d100 - 26)>>4935238
Pulling the KSG's trigger you let a slug fly through the air towards the skeletonHowever you weren't expecting it to move so fast out of the way???: "Fool, you fell righ-" it didn't even get a chance as a second slug flew right through its throat decapitating it and as its torso and decapitaed skull fell to the ground some of the skeletons on the catwalk just frozeFor a second you thought it was over but then the monstrosity that was laying on the ground starts slowly proping itself upYou can hear loud cursing and yelling over where the smokey skeletons skull went[-2 Slugs]Time is of the essence>Fire at it!>NOPE, im out! (Try escaping)>Write-in
>>4936313>Fire at it!>rapidly send out PDA alerts
>>4936313>>Fire at it while retreating, kite him>>4936349i dunno man the PDA alerts sounds like it would take a while for them to come, maybe we could call them when we finish the enemiesso we have witness to our MAG-slaying
>>4936358>take a whileyeah but we might not get another chance, and if we call em now they will have time to contribute to the fight.
>>4936313>Fire at it!>>4936349>>4936363Dude they're far away. They're not gonna just so happen to be few minutes walking distance from us, or teleport.
>>4936313>Fire at it!
Rolled 45 (1d100)>>4936349>>4936358>>4936363>>4936482>>4936550Shooting and kiting it seemsSadly you cant call for help as theres no signal in the I-zoneRoll 1d100+34 (dex+awe+shotgun sabots) bo3Roll bigs 1d100+35 (dex+str+surprise attack) bo2
Rolled 2 + 34 (1d100 + 34)>>4936826
Rolled 43 + 35 (1d100 + 35)>>4936826should I let other anons roll?
Rolled 97 + 34 (1d100 + 34)>>4936826wonder how much hp the MAG has, zombies had more hp than regular agents iirc, normally that isn't a problem due to bullets being so letal but well.. this is a MAG>>4936852ye, if no anon rolled after an hour then it's fine to roll if another type of roll is required imo otherwise you should wait
Rolled 16 + 35 (1d100 + 35)>>4936826I'll roll for clayton (bigs?) since we got a softcrit
Rolled 71 + 34 (1d100 + 34)>>4936826
>>4936849>>4936852>>4936872>>4936927All right writing update, clayton is the G02LM you aquired on a run, bigs is still at Cretin town with his group
Your immediate response is to backpedal and start firing shots at the monstrosity tearing holes in the armor with the sabots mostly angering the bloody thingAnd now that its standing fully upright it's about the same size as bigs and has begun rushing towards you at alarming speedsQuickly thinking you fire several shots into its feet as you turn tail and run as fast as you can while keeping track of how fast it chased youYou were going to call out for help from Clayton but he wasn't anywhere near youFor a second you thought you were abandoned until clayton suddenly dropped from the catwalk on top of the zombie mags head and plunged a pipe into a loose sheet of metal and pulled with all his strength ripping open a huge hole both in the armor and the things skull, he immediately jumped off pipe in hand when the mag tried to grab himThat bought you enough time to load in some more shells which you immediately let loose into the back of the thing head which only angered it more, though it worked as it completely forgot clayton and turned its attention to you, then it picked up a crate and threw it at youYou jump to the side, the crate barely missing youIt was about to go charging again until claying started climbing onto it again this time grabbing by whatever was left of the plating on its head and pulling it while pushing against its body with his feet, tore it right offWith the new massive opening made in its head you unload a hail of buckshot into the holeFinally it fell over dead, lucky it didn't fall on Clayton[-9 sabots,-5 buckshot]After taking a breather to enjoy the bit of silence as the undead giant lays deader on the floor, but you didn't get to enjoy it much as you start hearing a loud amount of cursing and yelling from the center of the warehouseUpon investigating you find a smokey skull jittering on the floor cursing and screaming until you pick it up and look it in the face???: "You mortal barbaric outsider asshole! Do you know how much effort I put into killing it the first time? DO YOU KNOW HOW MUCH IT WILL TAKE ME TO GET A NEW BODY NOW THAT I'M JUST A SKULL! You have put months worth of work into the dumpster by coming here like the curious outsider you are! GAH!'' It continues berading and insulting you about all the wrongs you committed against itHonestly you have no idea how to deal with this>Smash it!>Stash it, talking souvenir!>Question it? (Write-in your questions)>Write-in
>>4937716>>Smash it!stomp time
>>4937716>Stash it, talking souvenir!i want to bring it to town, this thing was making a zombie MAG and a bunch of revenants and it could fly, seems even more dangereous than the necomancer that assaulted the town
>>4937716>Question it? (Write-in your questions>what are you, how are you still alive
hmm, could we make a smokey skull mask out of this thing?
>>4937716>Question it? (Write-in your questions)>Write-inStart looting everything, including the giant mag mask off the skeleton. Maybe we could give it to Bigs if it'll fit him, or sell it for scrap.Search the wizard skeleton's body for loot.Maybe consider killing the other armed skeletons. What were they armed with anyways?>>4937795Dude no it's a bit too dangerous to bring to town without fully understanding exactly what this thing is.>>4937854+1
>>4937855That sounds like a fast way to getting possessed.
Rolled 50 + 20 (1d100 + 20)>>4937794>>4937795>>4937854>>4937890Well most votes are for questionsRoll 1d100+10 (cha) Bo3Ill list the loot next update if i have the time to make itAnd since its an interogation/questioning give me some questionsAlready have:>what are you, how are you still alive
Rolled 67 (1d100)>>4937905>poke fingers through eye holes
Rolled 44 + 10 (1d100 + 10)>>4937905>You have a name?
Rolled 18 + 10 (1d100 + 10)>>4937905>what kind of food do you like?
>>4937905>What's your name nerd?>Why were you doing the ritual?>What were you in the warehouse doing all that blackmagic?>Where the good loot at?>Which group are you affiliated with?>What if I make Clayton take a fat shit in your skull?>Do you still control all those skeletons downstairs?
>>4937905>What were you planing to do with all those Revenants and that Zombie Mag?>Are you a Wiz Boy?>What did you mean when you said I fell in your trap? Did you known from the beggining that I was in here or did you planned on capturing me?
Sorry about the lack of updates, got cought up in some irl beurocracy bullshit, will make the loot + QnA update soon
After finding a peace of paper to somehow muffle the skeleton for a short bit you go looting around the very dilapidated warehouse. Most of the great loot came from the dead revenants.Loot:-137 rifle ammo-130 smg ammo-70 pistol ammo-7 slugs-8 buckshot-2 AK-47s-3 grease guns-2 single barrel shotguns-3 PPK pistols-2 M1911s-2 HP brownings-4 metal sheets-8 spare circuitry-3 High grade circuitry-A book labeled 'Madness and other nevadan resources!'What a great haul but currently you have another thing to worry aboutRemoving the paper from the skulls jaw you are immediately being berated by the skeletons annoying voice"Shut up!"???:"Why should i you stupid outsider!""Maybe the fact i can fill your skull full of holes or let Clayton over there give you a squeeze" you turn him towards clayton who is currently cracking his knucklesAfter a couple of seconds of silence the skull speaks but with a now way meaker voice??:"Uhhhhhhh, sure… What do you want to know exactly…""First of all why are you alive"???: "Bweh, of course an outsider doesn't know things here in the Land of improbability is, I am a lich, I am very hard to kill… well supposedly very hard to kill…""What's your name"???:"Bleh, why would i tell an outsider my name" you shove your thumbs into its sockets "GAH! ITS TERRY! ITS TERRY!" you dislodge your thumbs from its socket"Well Terry time for the main part of the questioning! What were you doing with the revenants and the zombie mag?"Terry:"What every denizen of this shithole wants, to establish some of their own power and get some reputation, obviously i wouldn't dare try messing with the shades or any of the other big heads of the improbable but i'd have enough to get some better equipment and get a proper lair… Well would have if you didn't just come in here and ruin everything!" You flick it in the forehead to make it shut up while not understanding half of what it said"Next question, are you affiliated with the Wiz Biz gang?"Terry:"What now gang, is that supposed to be some silly outsider faction?""And what was that all about a trap before?"Terry:"Well, i didn't expect someone to try and forcefully take control off my revenants so i was on alert, i noticed some of my revenants disappeared on the catwalk, i noticed you and tried to bait you into an ambush… but as you can see i didnt forsee you firing a second shot so fast"After finishing the questioning you shove a piece of paper into its mouth and ponder what to do with him>Smash his skull>Keep him>leave him here on the floor?>Write-inYou also ponder what to do after this>Head back to cretin town>explore another scouted out place(which)>Write-in
>>4940681>Keep him>explore another scouted out place-some form of cave that had horrid mutant nonsensical flying creatures living in it
>>4940681>Keep him>explore another scouted out place(the temple)
>>4940681>>Keep him>failing to secure his own power base or followersLmao I've been here for a few days and I already get some fans. How is this so hard for you?>explore another scouted out place>Write-inGather skeletons to for a mob. Shove them all down the temple as meat shields.
>>4940681>Keep him>explore another scouted out place-some form of cave that had horrid mutant nonsensical flying creatures living in it>i didnt forsee you firing a second shot so fastthis seems interesting imo, is he just dumb or did he actually never fought someone with a pump-action shotgun, also he constantly called us outsider, does he live inside the I zone? and there are other factions there like these 'shades'?
>>4940769He didn't expect someone to have the brains to shoot him during a monologue, yes he lives inside the I-zone, there are many factions in the I zoneShades as a species... are best avoided Also head hurts a bit due to the fucking heat here
>>4940838>Keep him>Head back to cretin townWe need to distribute the loot to our gang so we can build influence.Also ask clayton if he wants anything to eat.>>4940838RIP
>>4940935it's not so much a gang as they are our groupies, i was thinking about having them be our security when we start doing our job as a liason between Bigs group and CT, overally Terry seems like an interesting lich/person
>>4940935I like how Clayton's been showing initiative, he understood our social cues when we mentioned him and acted appropriately. We keep this up and he might even start talking!
>>4941051He did really well against the mag too. Fast learner he is, much like his owner.
>>4941092>owner>not his older brodisgusting
>>4941340I was under the impression that Clayton is older than us. Also, do people in Madness have families? I thought they just popped into existence when krinkels wills it.
>>4941350Chronologically, probably not. He's part of the second edition of the GOL#M series, which means he's relatively recent.He might be bigger, and shit, he might be older biologically, but he's younger chronologically and that's what matters.
>>4941051the virgin MAG vs the chad GOLEM
>>4940681I'm going to assume rifle ammo uses bigger bullets compared to pistols and can travel further. Could one of the AK's be retooled to fit in Clayton's hands? Removal of trigger guard, slightly longer trigger, longer barrel, longer hand guard, bigger stock, readjusted iron sights?I know how to make a single action shotgun mag friendly for Claytonhttps://youtu.be/hNIkca8k1UQBecause he's bigger, the extra barrel mod could be extended as well i.e. more capacity. It's like a really ghetto equivalent of a leaver action shotgun. However....we do have two single a room shotguns. Could we do this too?https://youtu.be/0ZDa75MAcsYBTW I'm voting to head back into to town to start modding all this shit to hell.
>>4940935Do the mutant technically count as a gang? Should we donate some of our weapons to them?
>>4940681Can we take the mags metal mask with us? Could it fit on Bigs?
lets keep him for now. use him as a bait or meat shield for the exploration of another scouted out places. might as well see what we can do with Terry.worst case scenario we can just kill him before he tries something. or let clayton smash him into pieces. either or
>>4942485Y not keep it simple and give him like some flintlock or single shot pistols or blunderblusses.
>>4942572It's not a flintlock. Those things take significantly longer to load. Blunderblusses included. We could just modify it to be a one shot mag sized pistol, but would you personally want to carry around a pistol that shot one bullet before needing to reload, or eight?Plus giving him an adjusted AK gives him some extra options in regards to ranged combat, I think rifles boolet are more accurate than slugs too.
>>4942485honestly i would rather pay the gun artisan in town to make the modifications, we have the money to pay him but we don't have the perks to not botch it>>4942488they count as a gang but check the fifth QM post, the smith co wares are their weapons supplies for the new settlements, i think they are okay in the weapons department>>4942496>ripping open a huge hole both in the armor and the things skullmaybe after we repaired it
>>4942576One shout should be all you need.
>>4942576Give him upsized AK and Knuckle Dusters
>>4942622I'm just trying to think up of cheap alternatives to giving Clayton mid-level tier weapons.>>4942728Not all the time. Some time you need half a dozen more to get the job done. Considering how Clayton has a Bo2 roll system going for him, I figure requiring less time to reload would be to his own benefit.>>4942733>upsized AKInstead of just modify an AK we already have? But that would cost more money, plus the bullets are expensive.
>>4942838Its gonna be unwieldy for Clay unless we heavily modify it. By then we would be better off upsizing it.
>>4942851Not really. All you'd need to do is build a frame over the AK to make it Mag friendly. I dont see why you think it would be unwieldy when you could just modify it so its not.
Sorry for no updates anons, irl hit like a brick recently im blaming the qm curse Ill see if i can run a session tommorow
>>4942940Plus i love all the clayton equipment talkNote modified trigger guards would work, he is a G02LM so he is only slightly larger than average, like a head taller compared to bigs who is grunt squared with claw nails, ill take this bit of time i have to make a shitty edit of sizes
>>4942851>>4942860modifying mid sized weapons like rifles, shotguns and machineguns shouldn't be very troublesome but i have doubts about doing it ourselves, but maybe i am just being a cheapstake or rather i am confused about the prices, we don't know how much it costs for a gun crafter to modify one of our rifles or shotguns but we also have some surplus weapons so even if we mess it and lose a gun it wouldn't be much problem, also Clayton isn't technically a MAG, MAGs are x2 x3 and so on persons worth of size, Clayton is comparable to slightly big mutant in terms of size(what we could have choosen when we got to pick mutations on thread #1) but the size of his hands still means he needs to get slightly modified equipment because his fingers are too big for small triggers
>>4942947See here >>4942945 we can make the mods no problems.It should be a problem to pay someone to mod the weapons for him. We have the capital and bullets to afford it.
>>4942945BEHOLD A GAJILION YEARS OF MS PAINT!
>>4942959Might have fucked Bigs/mag size, probably should be a tiny bit smaller but this is my mostly accurate depiction
>>4942945>>4942960>>4942860Its fine, now that I have a picture to refer to, I can see the modification as fine.
>>4942959ALOFS DOUBLE BARREL SHOTGUN MOD AND REFITTED AK! Yehaw!
>>494297412 gauge up sized with HE?
i imagine this will be rick and clayton
>>4943107If you ever played Arma 2, or havent, just look up AA-12 HE