43 – Let’s Play Deep Carbon Observatory (Part 4) – Does It Have Bones?

We talk about our experience playing LotFP at DragonCon 2016 in more detail before getting to the actual play. Oh, and also before the actual play, we chat about video games (Doom, Grim Dawn, Dark Souls 3) and other media. Our lovely tour through the ruins of the valley continues, and we wind up at the foot of the broken dam. AP starts at 17:07.

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DragonCon 2015: Tower of the Stargazer (Part 1)

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DragonCon 2015 — we are bad at cons — post-hoc dining — LotFP character creation takes 2 seconds — blasted moonscape — always caution.
Pretty short episode here; we were just in to DragonCon, and couldn’t even be bothered to arrange a proper table.

In a break from our usual fare (well, not a huge break, as Lamentations of the Flame Princess is still basically just D&D), we booted up an early +James Raggi LotFP module: Tower of the Stargazer. Jim & Tim created a cleric and a specialist (rogue/thief) with +Ramanan S‘s generator, and we were off.

There’s not any combat in this episode—so, in another sense, its very different from our usual fare. This was all careful problem solving and navigation of imagined physical space. Plus some fun character interaction between “Spec” (awful old man specialist 1) and his Anglican deaconness daughter, Sam (level 1 cleric).

And the caution is well-advised: there were at least a couple times in this episode where it could have been save vs death time. But, because of clever play, the dice never had to come out.

DragonCon: http://dragoncon.org/
+James Raggi‘s +Lamentations of the Flame Princess (NSFW): http://www.lotfp.com/RPG/
Tower of the Stargazer: http://www.lotfp.com/store/ToweroftheStargazer
+Ramanan S‘s LotFP character generator: http://character.totalpartykill.ca/lotfp/
Reel Art (I think): http://www.reelart.biz/