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1047117 No. 1047117 ID: 08229c hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Last 50 posts] [Last 100 posts]

Previous Threads: https://questden.org/wiki/Audit_Quest

My name is Mary.

I own a dungeon.

Not by choice, mind you. I was forced into this when the previous owner placed a curse on me after I tried to audit him. Now I'm the ruler of this place until.... Well, for the foreseeable future.

But I'm trying to make the most of it while I'm here.
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No. 1050868 ID: 7397c3

>>1050864
>-Upgrade Ashley with a Poison rune.
Remember the thing about how using opposites runes in the same monster is a bad idea? Ashley already has the Heal rune.
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No. 1050870 ID: 63a1ed

>>1050856
Okay, well we have a lot we can do right now so lets start with what others have suggested first, as I tend to agree. First and fore-most, we should look at using some runes to gussy up some of the key areas. We can add runes over time to other places, but to start, lets go with the main event show pieces.

First, we should add a fancy rune (or two) to Curi's throne room. We can then add things like pillars, banners, drapes and more to add some dynamic areas for players to fight around and give our queen the grace she deserves.

Second, we should spend a little money to upgrade the divide between the Citadel and the Hamlet to make a mini-boss room for Colt. He's available to be a potential boss that players can fight or pass depending on what they do(or skip) in the Hamlet. For speed-runners and those that just want to fight their way into the citadel, we can give him room to breathe. In addition, I would propose using a wood+wind rune setup. Wood for the drawbridge that people would fight on, and wind to add atmosphere and some environmental hazards.

Third, we should upgrade the ruins in the same way. Mini-Boss room for an eventual Cult leader boss. Gazer works for now as an underling, but I think a true cult witch will be better in the future (More on that later). Since Gazer functions as a boss of sorts for now, best to give them room to fly. I propose Holy and Chaos. Holy to represent the ruins as what they once were (which explains the murals) and Chaos to explain the creeping influence and corruption of the cult and to add a spooky atmosphere.

Finally, for rooms, I propose that we use the empty room now as a royal library that can be used to discover some lore both public and secret about Slimecrown, its denizens and the monster down below. E
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No. 1050871 ID: a7a180

>>1050868
Ashley has enough runes that it should be fine.
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No. 1050873 ID: 63a1ed

>>1050864
I am inclined to agree with the others saying that a poison rune on Ashley (or Aspen) don't really need to be used.

Any of our central Alarunes are really there as helpful NPCs that generate money for us. Turning them into fighters doesn't really feel necessary as they have a role and fulfil it well.
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No. 1050874 ID: 7e0c15

String Slime + Tame - Beast Keeper; works at the farm watching over the animals there. Maybe have the strings be more like a lasso for a cowgirl aesthetic? Strings sap the strength of anything caught in them.

Cloth Slime + Levitate - Ghost Slime; haunts the graveyard, trying to scare anyone who gets too close. Levitate to float and do poltergeist-y stuff, Cloth to look like a bed sheet ghost.

Forest Fairy + Space - Add teleportation shenanigans to her bag of tricks for making people lost in the woods.

And any other buffs should probably go to the Citadel proper since it should be on a higher level curve than the Hamlet, although I don't really have any strong opinions on what those buffs should be. Princesses would probably get the most use since they're both challenges and recruitable help, but I'd also like to see some of the weaker ones who haven't really had much time to shine grow stronger too.


For upgrades to locations, the main one to me is adding dark to the ruins so you're not using Dark Slime as a glorified dimmer switch. Maybe also chaos at / spreading out from the ruins, with the more visibly corrupted parts dealing damage or inflicting debuffs if touched.


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1043923 No. 1043923 ID: a7b16c hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Last 50 posts]

Crossposting with https://getyeflask.net/quest/res/827.html for the time being. I'll probably be more attentive to posts there

Kicker, a herreras and a claw captain of the 557th squadron of the great Mountain's grand army, deadpanned. Lowtail, herreras and claw on-field medic, grinned at Kicker.
“A group photo.” She said, crossing her arms. “You know we'll have to burn it, right?”
“It'll stay here.” Lowtail poked his head. “This is the furthest we've ever been from the mountains, and it's not like we're doing anything else.”
As he said that Snapper, a feather, landed near them and picked up a bag. They were about to cross a very rickety bridge over a very deep creek, and nobody trusted the bridge to bear the weight of their equipment so Snapper was flying it across beforehand.
They'd been marching counterrootways for ten days and then ten more now, tailed by a tooth unit, under strict orders to avoid being sighted (Or, failing that, deal with anyone who saw them) and to signal the tooth of anyone who might see him. Kicker hugged herself a little tighter. “Fine. But we burn it.”
“And you have to be in it.” Added Lowtail.
Kicker grunted under her breath.
“Boss.”
“What… Scraptooth.” She said, sliding a claw to the shotgun on her waist.
Scraptooth laid, bored, on the ground, oblivious to the… thing silently coming out of the sand behind him. “Captain.” He saluted. “What's with the look?”
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No. 1050684 ID: a7b16c
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1050684

tgc >>1050581 >>1050599 >>1050655 >>1050667
“Alright, there's time.” Kicker took back her claw.

The next while was spent stashing as much food and water as she could in the turtle shell, as well as ammunition for the pistol- the magazines were neon green, made of something semihard that felt organic.

---

On the way out, she checked on the rifle. It was where she'd left it, it's breath labored after being spending so long under the rimlights.
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No. 1050730 ID: 15c72a

>>1050684
Offer some food.
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No. 1050830 ID: 2422f9

>>1050684
Offer it some food on the way out, but I don't expect it to change its mind. It wouldn't still be there if it wasn't sure. Seems it's been crying.
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No. 1050847 ID: 1224af

Maybe you have some experience with losing somebody close to you? Try to give some kind words, if so.

Offer it some food, too.
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No. 1050872 ID: 398700
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>>1050830
>>1050730
>>1050847
Kicker crouched and gave it a small morsel. It didn't move to eat, but the pistol bug ran up to it and tore the meat into small bits it fed to the rifle slowly.

“She must've been something for you to do this.” Kicker said softly. “I have to go. I can't stay here to take care of you.”

The rifle seemed to nod, slowly. Or maybe it was just chewing what the pistol fed it. She couldn't tell.

"I know what it's like. You just need to give yourself time to get better."

it kicked sand at her again, much more weakly than before.

The pistol bug nuzzled the rifle before they departed, and that was that.

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1050017 No. 1050017 ID: 681cb5 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Last 50 posts]

Two lone mercenaries, lost in an unknown galaxy far from home, slowly drifts towards a smaller mining colony on the edge of the sector, a long way from anything of note. They were part of colony fleet that would do the impossible, FTL jumping to completely different galaxy, but something went very wrong… and now they are stranded all on their own. Their ship is barely holding together, as the wounds they received fleeing from the last planet as outlaws takes their toll, forcing them to land on the planet before them, for better or for worse…

[NSFW]

Discussion thread: https://tezakia.net/kusaba/questdis/res/134609.html#134609
Technically a side story to Starlight Afterglow, but should be a self-contained story: https://questden.org/wiki/Starlight_Afterglow
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No. 1050770 ID: 2a82d3

What you need to do is find a way to spin this bet as a way to send a message to Outlaw Queen in secret. It'll go to voicemail, but at least it'll help her find you once she wins her competition. Big Sis is a lot of things, but a loser is not one of them.

You could access a computer by suggesting a prank video call to the leader of the Riverlords. Since she's radiating "step on me" enery, both of you could do an S&M routine on display. It'll humiliate you, by having to do whatever she says on record, and her, by watching her rival get some action she can't have. Don't worry about blowing up your lie: the Captain will having such a wild time she'd think the Riverlord is denying out of sexual frustration. If you can't message her directly, the Riverlords will by leveraging for her help.
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No. 1050771 ID: 2a82d3

>>1050770
Actually, forget your sister. If you can make the Riverlord leader want your sweet booty enough, you'll spark a turf war, they'llraid rhe place, and you'll get a chance to escape in the chaos.
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No. 1050775 ID: 15c72a

>>1050760
Well, what are you good at? Drinking contest? Eating contest? Dancing contest? Something like that.
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No. 1050845 ID: 681cb5
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>What you need to do is find a way to spin this bet as a way to send a message to Outlaw Queen in secret. It'll go to voicemail, but at least it'll help her find you once she wins her competition.
Hey, you can’t go running to your little sister every time you get in trouble! She’ll never let you live it down if you do! No, you’ll solve this on your own… you just need an opening, that’s all...
>Little Sis is a lot of things, but a loser is not one of them.
While she has determination and bravado, you’re not sure she’s the best combatant out there. After all, she’s more used to bully weaker adversaries than going tail-to-tail with someone on her own level. So sure, she might win… but you wouldn’t bet on it.

>OPEN FIRE AND SKEDADDLE.
You look around, eyeing your options. The door is guarded by two pirate thugs... while the only window out of here leads directly into the area of this ‘Unbelievable Tournament’ crap. It doesn’t help that they took your lazgun when you entered, so the only weapon you have is your cybernetic arms. Hmm, maybe if you somehow- ”You aren’t considering trying to swim away are you, you scurvy crab?” the Captain interrupts your thought but poking the tip of her cutlass into your throat, ”Because if you are… well, let just say that I know where your sister is… and your ship. So don’t even think about it, landlubber.”

>Drinking contest?
”You honestly think you can drink more rum than a pirate captain? I wouldn’t suggest it, as our drinks generally melt the insides of most other species. Of course, you’re free to try, KEKEKE!”
>Eating contest?
”Eating? And what do you suggest we eat?” You look straight into her eyes and wiggle
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No. 1050869 ID: f348c9

Striptease and then streaking around the building, if you pull it off that's like a double win! Or something, you might get arrested. But what if you didn't though


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1049788 No. 1049788 ID: 9ea24b hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Last 50 posts] [Last 100 posts]

Gen 1 thru 3 mainline Pokemon and mystery dungeon red rescue team nostalgia quest. Potentially NSFW.

Discussion: https://questden.org/kusaba/questdis/res/135483.html
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No. 1050854 ID: c29e6e

A. May as well finally humor her. See if you can get a favor out of zig and use one of his potions to not be at 50% for the trip.
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No. 1050855 ID: c29e6e

>>1050851
I'm assuming that Gengar just used dream eater to do that.
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No. 1050859 ID: f02852

50% life. I think this is our final warning that these guys won't take no for an answer.

Let's try learning Dig again with Eevee. Then tell our friends about this dream and ask for help going to visit these guys because they are dangerous and clearly won't leave us alone.
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No. 1050865 ID: 7c0da2

B. Try to learn dig with Eevee again, it could be useful if we have to escape from team friendlies' base. But let's wait until tomorrow, we should not go there with only 50% HP.
And we should bring everyone we can when/if we go there, all our friends are immune to ghost trickery.
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No. 1050867 ID: 36784c

>>1050833
B. Learn Dig


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1050419 No. 1050419 ID: f57349 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]

Dimensional portal winks out. Thunderclap of unraveling tidal force shatters the surrounding stone wall. You're stranded in a cavernous space full of ancient, semi-functional machinery. Can you find another way home?

Core of character creation is an adjective, a noun, and a verb.

Noun options:
Arkus (leader)
Delve (explorer)
Jack (rogue)
Glaive (fighter)
Nano (mage)
Wright (builder)

For adjective and verb, describe what you want to be and do, I'll compile a short list of the relevant options.
Once chargen is done, any consequential IC action should include dice 20d20 in the e-mail field.
Discussion: https://discord.gg/ZuGRZKD Tip jar: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=4587981
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No. 1050743 ID: e5709d

rolled 2, 8, 19, 16, 18, 9, 9, 3, 1, 11, 17, 10, 19, 1, 9, 12, 18, 7, 5, 6 = 200

>>1050733
Ivori takes an interest in that chanted error log. Silently, she wonders if she can hack the android so that she spews a combination of sexual moans and punk rock every time someone asks her about the meaning of her existence.
[New Personal Goal: Prank the Android]

>>1050736
While the others aren't looking, Ivori nabs a box of sludge and seals it shut, intending to use it as poison material later.
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No. 1050819 ID: 04697a

rolled 16, 16, 4, 18, 14, 7, 13, 15, 15, 9, 7, 12, 1, 5, 1, 18, 5, 9, 7, 8 = 200

>>1050733
The spoken error log elicits a snort from the wright, a ghost of a smile making itself visible.
"I can only aspire to such dedication in my own works."

>Metal frame, waist high, rows of free-rotating synth wheels, mysterious how the boxes are moving at a consistent speed since the rollers aren't actively propelling them.

Idle fascination and not a little bit of greed overtaking her, Misha approaches the conveyor belt and examines the rows of wheels themself before peering along the line's exit, gaze following the movement of the boxes to see if she can garner anything useful about where they and their sludgy contents are going.

Whilst doing so she addresses the AI over her shoulder.
"I don't suppose y'can recall the details of this place in it's hayday can you? Everything it produced and the like. Totally just to see if it gives any clues on alternate ways out."
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No. 1050841 ID: f57349

>>1050742
>rolled 6,
In such dim light, waist-high metal frame supporting the path those boxes traverse blended too well with the background.
>2, 2, 9,
Melaina attempts to climb over the top, but the pebbled-looking texture turns out to be almost frictionless. Slips and falls, taking 2 Might damage and briefly (perhaps with Ivori's clandestine assistance) wearing a sludge-filled box as a hat.
If all those little interlocking wheels rotate freely, what's keeping the boxes moving at such a consistent speed? Unclear.
Crawling underneath, between the conveyor belt's widely-spaced supports, turns out to be easier albeit a bit less dignified.
>9, 20
Door seems to be sealed airtight. There's an indentation in the wall next to it, containing a glossy black surface about 20cm square with two round pegs protruding. Lower-left peg is a little under 2cm diameter, upper-right about half a cm, distance between maybe 6cm, angle about 30 degrees from parallel with the lower edge of the panel.
Minor esotery cleans mud off of Melaina's face and hands, leaving a brief halo of heat. Steam condensing on the black panel, from Melaina's hand hovering nearby (larger peg between thumb and forefinger, smaller between pinky and ring), causes it to flash and beep a few times.
The door opens, and DANI is struck with a sudden overpowering urge to shout "Greetings And Salutations, Director Lee!"
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No. 1050842 ID: f57349

>>1050738
Room beyond is almost as large, semicircular, with the just-opened door being in the center of the flat side. DANI recognizes it as the Inspector's Lounge. It's brightly lit and there are two other exits.
Of more immediate relevance, inside are eight creatures, each resembling a slightly different asymmetric mix of goat and human. Biggest one dives for a pile of junk where the vending machines used to be, digs through it, finds and brandishes something roughly the size and shape of a soup can, staring at you wild-eyed while making a big show of hooking a finger through the pull-pin in that mechanism on top. Two in the back continue having sex. Five others set down a card game and ready spears.
Gambling and overt sexual activity are considered higher-priority violations of the Employee And Visitor Code Of Conduct than brandishing unpowered melee weapons. Use of a fire extinguisher is not considered a violation at all, under the current conditions.
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No. 1050866 ID: 287555

rolled 8, 18, 3, 10, 17, 12, 12, 20, 12, 18, 19, 10, 10, 16, 9, 19, 9, 20, 16, 5 = 263

>Melaina attempts to climb over the top, but the pebbled-looking texture turns out to be almost frictionless. Slips and falls, taking 2 Might damage and briefly (perhaps with Ivori's clandestine assistance) wearing a sludge-filled box as a hat.
Well, at least we learned nothing bad happens if you disturb the boxes!

>>1050842
After a beat of awkwardness with the noise of sex in the background, a wide eyed and blushing Melaina calls out "We come in peace!" and if that doesn't do anything about the weapons pointed her way, she's going to move away from the door, letting someone better armed and armored take point against the angry-to-be-interrupted abhumans.

Attempt at diplomacy to avert conflict, benefiting from training in positive social interaction. (And probably an understanding numenera roll to see if she recognizes the fire extinguisher for what it is, most likely training in understanding numenera cancelled out by her inability with confidence games).


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1030186 No. 1030186 ID: 9b127b hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Last 50 posts] [Last 100 posts]

This is a NSFW clothing damage adventure!
the quest will contain nudity and violence and possibly some sexual content
Lewd suggestions are encouraged but not required.

A single choice can shape the future, a single person can change the face of the world

This quest is funded by Patreon,
if you'd like to see more consider sending a few coins!
https://www.patreon.com/KingOfPentacles

Previous Threads
https://questden.org/kusaba/questarch/res/780786.html
https://questden.org/kusaba/questarch/res/858442.html
https://questden.org/kusaba/questarch/res/918309.html
https://questden.org/kusaba/quest/res/966089.html

Discussion
https://tgchan.org/kusaba/questdis/res/111417.html
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No. 1050627 ID: 322af8

I agree with Himitsu. We should try and get Ahtas to stick around and join our dear princess in talk.
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No. 1050808 ID: 9b127b
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Garrin shakes his head'I'm afraid that's not possible, I need you here Ahtas'

'you do?' The mare smiles with exitement.

Garrin gives a nod'Indeed the Princess has lost most of her guards, and needs replacement companionship'

Tirzaea's smile fades replaced with confusion '...w-what?'

'as you are of fighting age your family's oath to the crown requires you to serve in the role of guardian.' Garrin explains.

Realization finally reaches the woman her voice cracks into a childish whine 'But I haven't been trained for such things, you couldn't expect me to bear arms could you?! My father said-'

Yiddle interrupts with a scowl'Be quite child! you are beholden to the knight captain, you better do has he says or it's the dungeons for you. forget anything your foolish father told you.' the old kobold then hobbles off.

'Y-Yes master Yiddler...' Tirzaea Ahtas seems on the verge of tears. but otherwise seems obediently awaiting instruction.
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No. 1050812 ID: 629f2e

"Please calm yourself. My choice of words was intentional, in that the princess requires companionship. She's been separated from her friend, and might benefit from another female acquaintance. Certainly try to protect her if she's attacked, but your main purpose is to help her feel comfortable. Just... Be sociable."
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No. 1050829 ID: 4cce43

I'm not asking you to bear arms, I'm asking yout to provide protection and companionship for your princess. Do your best within your capabilities, and you will be rewarded appropriately.
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No. 1050861 ID: 322af8

Hopefully the only arms you will require are the two that are attached to your body. We just need to you be friends with the Princess and help keep a look out for trouble.


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978305 No. 978305 ID: 2bd15b hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Last 50 posts] [Last 100 posts]

chapter 1 https://tgchan.org/kusaba/quest/res/757996.html
chapter 2 https://tgchan.org/kusaba/quest/res/777113.html
Discussion thread https://tgchan.org/kusaba/questdis/res/107070.htm
Chapter 4 https://tgchan.org/kusaba/quest/res/929115.html
Draw thread, where you can ask me to draw certain things
https://tgchan.org/kusaba/draw/res/32929.html

wiki https://tgchan.org/wiki/Root_and_Branches
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No. 1049911 ID: d87c35

>>1049678
*Moves closer to the desk*

The way I see it, there are a couple different possibilities with power. Me however? I've always prefered the chameleon approach, unseen except when I want to be, eyes able to see almost anywhere I need to, and a surprising amount of reach. I can move anywhere undetected, as needed, and I can plan and plot in the shadows. It may not be as active. But it works for me.
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No. 1050127 ID: fce62b

>>1049689
Yes,
This idea is precious,
And will be graciously accepted.


Remove the mask.
Use your reaction,
As the gauge,
On whether you open a window,
Or not.
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No. 1050228 ID: dc13c4
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1050228

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oZktSPrGSck&ab_channel=FredFredburger
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No. 1050249 ID: 5f4030

>>1050228
Word to your mother, brother-fucker
*leaps up and roundhouse kicks Delilah to knock her out*

… Road house.
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No. 1050849 ID: e51896

*now that there is confirmation that chameleon was chosen, Fortune can start the next part of the plan and cause a distraction so people nearby can focus on Rosemary's condition and so scarred can escape with Delilah*

You're going to need to take Rosemary to somebody to look at, with her being in this state, it might mean trouble, even if she tried to hurt you. she is highly respected around here apparently.

I'd say, bring her to security, Black Licorice. and Maya,


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1039664 No. 1039664 ID: d63ea8 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Last 50 posts] [Last 100 posts]

:unknowntalk: “You had one job! ONE JOB ASSHOLE!”
:unknowntalk: “Get off my back Gwen! I said sorry- shit!
:unknowntalk: “No! Don’t give me that! I told you to check the counter and you fucking didn’t!
:alextalk: “Hey guys, can you keep it down? There might still be some zeds around.
:unknowntalk: “Yeah Gwen.”
:unknowntalk: “Fuck you Brett. Do you need help up the stairs Alex?”
:alextalk: “I’m okay, I just need to sit down.”

:unknowntalk: “Pass me the keys Lisa…”
:unknowntalk: “Here.”

*Click.*
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No. 1050724 ID: f2320a

>>1050691
((Oh i know we can change the body its not surgery i am okay with it so long as its functional its a question of the surgery not actually even near the stated endgoal its just sterilization with the added bonus of getting the worse version of being diabetic along with also real risk of also actually becoming diabetic so two for one deal of permanently being hooked on expensivemedication being price gouged without thinking of other medication like antibiotics))
Just "magically" changing shape is fine if its functional just run with it no point in panicking if it happens it happens,i wonder would i want to be something else would i walk would i crawl would i swim or Fly? Or would i just want better hair or big muscles or be tall being more physically able is nice.
(( honestly having a womb would be interesting its being the mothership in homeworld able to experiment and create
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No. 1050725 ID: f2320a

>>1050724
))
>>1050691
((Most viable is basically pulling a caterpillar or shifting slowly over a 2 year period.
Been wondering what if we infect Alex on purpose with other strains if we are strong enough could we assimilate there traits a Horizontal "gene" transfer))
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No. 1050729 ID: 15c72a

>>1050720
((It's not like I can even tell Alex that we can change their body, not without triggering a memory blank. This is information gathering, so that I can tell Contagion about Alex's long term goals. The plague would have to expand its territory quite a bit before we had access to the relevant body parts anyway.))

>>1050724
((what? There's no way surgery makes people diabetic... Anyway, all that stuff you're being barely intelligible about is not relevant considering we are dealing with science fiction tier nanotech here.
Good call on checking if Alex had any nonspecific body alteration desires though.))
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No. 1050790 ID: 87e33c

>>1050668
>>1050724
> As Alex
Wow, I can't believe I still have thoughts like that, let's move on and not think like that, thanks.

((Let's just politely not get into irl discourse on this I think? It's okay to have a contrary opinion but the QM has remained in character for pretty much all of this and if Alex responds very poorly to something supposedly that are their thoughts, I would rather it not become the focus of the quest.))

Let's eat some catfood and listen to the voice logs while we do so, we can even turn off the light and zone out. You're secure, it's *relatively* safe up here, errant stressful thoughts aside you can get some food in, some rest, and some chill.

((QM you can skip this if there's no plot relevancy to it, I just think it would be funny if there was))

Also, out of curiosity, when's the last time you used the bathroom?

>>*continues moving towards/attempting to parse the data stream using 15c72a's assistance > You're doing well Secretary{53cr3t} thank you for the assistance in calculating the proper measured responses to our input > Is there any preperation work that needs to be done for us on off-hours? > I look forward to meeting the Head of Archives > And second b4ab25's motion to get the
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No. 1050848 ID: 90c451

Eat the cat food, but leave one tin for befriending the house cat.
Seriously, it would be great to have some animal companionship even if only for a little bit before we have to head for the safe zone.

Then we can fall asleep imagining what kind of piercings we'd like. Maybe some nice pearl earrings?

>>1050668
I think it's more of a hypothetical, obviously we can't do it during the apocalypse but more on whether it wasn't the apocalypse.
>Allegory with Dusk novels
I don't think we're gonna turn into a big wolf or start sparkling in the sun anytime soon. Besides, there's real world equivalents they just only on stuff like bugs.
I swear if we start growing cat ears...
Actually, what's our opinion on catgirls?


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1040516 No. 1040516 ID: 899c9f hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Last 50 posts] [Last 100 posts]

https://tgchan.org/wiki/A_Small_Quest

One small step for Sam, one giant leap for Formican-kind.
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No. 1050740 ID: 4169f6

>>1050509
Support.
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No. 1050762 ID: a7a180
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1050762

>Knock them off the touchscreen
It’s not really that windy up here, but it could still work!
“I have an idea. Let’s clothesline them off the cart.”
“Huh?
“We pull a rope across the top, sweep down and run them all over the edge. They won't see it coming.”
“...Sounds crazy enough to work. Alright, go and get ready to pull.”
Anet and I sneak around while Jaina creeps up to the corner of the screen. As we get to the other end, we notice a fifth Beformican looking over the side of the cart. They could be a problem if they notice us too soon...
Anet stands on my shoulders to lift the rope up and signal Jaina. She pulls it taut, and we’re off! The trick takes them completely by surprise, but as they’re falling one of the Beformicans manages to drag their arms down the touchscreen, pressing a bunch of buttons. The cart abruptly stops and reverses course, sending everyone flying!
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No. 1050763 ID: a7a180
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1050763

One of the hose heads spins around from momentum, spraying the cart top with water. I land in a puddle next to Pent and one of Them. It's impossible to tell where anyone else landed between the ringing in my ears and the water in my eyes. Groggily, I try to scramble away from the confused, angry ant. Not only is the puddle slippery, but stepping free of the puddle is like pulling my feet out of mud. Pent’s quicker to recover and manages to shock the soaked Beformican before he gets up.
I finally have a chance to look around. It looks like three out of the five Beformicans were thrown clear, but Jaina is fighting off the last two on her own while holding onto the rope. I don’t see Anet anywhere - she must be on the other end of the rope still!

>Help Jaina pull!
>Help Jaina fight off the Beformicans!
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No. 1050776 ID: 15c72a

>>1050763
Well you're not exactly a fighter. Help pull!
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No. 1050846 ID: a2d88b

Look if there's a way to secure the rope nearby instead of simply pulling it. If there's one, you can take over pulling entirely, leaving her free to fight them off.


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1043457 No. 1043457 ID: 5499f4 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Last 50 posts] [Last 100 posts]

Tension: a balance maintained between opposing forces or elements

Written by EDMANGO and illustrated by TIPPLER


DISCUSSION: https://questden.org/kusaba/questdis/res/135736.html
EDMANGO'S PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/Edmango
TIPPLER'S PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/tippler

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EDMANGO NOTE: This quest will likely contain 18+ like violence, and light sexual content.

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No. 1050786 ID: 15c72a

>>1050780
A!
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No. 1050789 ID: a7a180

:redb: ehold, the Nanobot Researchinator!
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No. 1050795 ID: f7f1cf

A, medical room so Alberta can calm her tits about our health, lol

Joking aside, we're going to need it, especially since we are bruised now. And it can help heal multiple kin too.

And yeah, see about making it sex dungeon theme because lol!

B is cool and all, but we can pay our own money to upgrade our nanobots with lower chance of injury later without the lair upgrade when we attempt to power up the nanobots, and if we fail our roll for injury, thats what the medical supply room is for

Plus, that costs 4 funds, we'd be broke if we bought the evil experimental machinery. Best to have 1 fund for the random enounter event before the mission just in case
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No. 1050840 ID: a9af05

>>1050780
A makes the most sense to get.
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No. 1050843 ID: 55d157

>>1050782

Seconding this.


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1049624 No. 1049624 ID: 481e64 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Last 50 posts]

Or 'Yooper Quest'

A short quest about living in Northern Michigan where anything can happen.

(anything)
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No. 1050013 ID: 4286b4

Jump in Koara's lap to evade the danger.
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No. 1050022 ID: c28082

>>1049915
>>1049981

>the suit

Oh no. Oh NO. Don't tell me she's secretly one of those MEGA-NERDS who got that costume from the CometQuest promo that's horribly skin-tight and slinky and looks like it was picked up at that "adult novelty" store just off the highway ...

... anyway, probably time to dodge or something? I dunno, what's coming toward you and your friend unfortunate acquaintance?
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No. 1050243 ID: 663c95

Is it a voice you recognize? This COULD be Mire (or even somebody else with quick reactions) trying to provide you with an out. And even if not, it may yet still be spun into an out, so I guess act fast and think faster.
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No. 1050262 ID: e5709d

Ask what she's using to stuff her trenchcoat.
Glaze your vision with imaginary office plant plushies as she streaks.
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No. 1050828 ID: 15a025

You broke the breaks?!


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1034710 No. 1034710 ID: 73aaab hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Last 50 posts] [Last 100 posts]

Prelude:>>/questarch/970260
Chapter 1:>>/questarch/985116
Chapter 2:>>/questarch/1007458
Discussion:>>/questdis/133296
Wiki:https://tgchan.org/wiki/Last_Trace

Discord: https://discord.com/invite/x9QHPvzhdD
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Things were different before. But now, I'm going to have fun caving her head in.
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No. 1050307 ID: a2d88b

I think you should go with Diagram to show it to Nanoweaver.
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No. 1050431 ID: 9a2966

>Amp Rings
Sweet! Absolutely an item we should bring for the next match. This Syke approves.

>Press Diagram or not - Not
Since she still hasn't volunteered and we've made clear you were curious, let's leave Diagram's past alone until she's willing to share of her own initiative or the need becomes pressing to know more about her dad. You can tell her you're interested and you'll try to make time for her if she ever wants to talk about it, but it's up to her how 'tough' she wanna try to be around you. You're not here to make her final days in this place unpleasant. She's been a supportive friend and that matters, yeah?

If you wish, you can give her a reassuring pat on the shoulder or a light hug. That might not do much for you, but it probably will for her.

>Choose Nanoweaver or Amica - Nanoweaver, with caveat
What makes Diagram think Amica isn's a bad person? Good people can still justify doing bad things - though same goes for Nana, really - but it would be interesting to figure out a bit more about what motivates Amica here since we still know relatively little about her. People can put up a false front to get others to do what they want - Patz sure did, to lesser or greater extent - though, maybe, not as easily with someone like Diagram. Hm...

I'd be inclined to take these splinters to Nanoweaver just to force the dang veil of secrecy open from her end - or at least expose it for what it is: secrets kept deliberately from you, answers witheld for whatever reason, with no intent to explain until whatever all of this is... is over, or progressed further than it currently has.

That said, if Diagram can put into better words what she thinks makes Amica a not-bad person, perhaps it's worth considering givi
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No. 1050825 ID: b708ea
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>That would explain the bullet, wouldn't it? it's meant for if you go berserk.
Not entirely. I can see the idea behind that, but if they wanted to get rid of me, there's a lot more effective ways to do it than a magic bullet, right? From what I remember of the note, Judi got it from someone else who told her to use it just in case, but... if it were me they were dealing with, then normal bullets would probably work if you used enough. We can regenerate but I don't think even I could survive having my head turned into sauce.

>If your berserk trigger goes off, then we can record it and have it cured!
...That's assuming I have one of those in the first place. Also, I have a feeling that 'killing someone else in a berserk rage' isn't something you can just easily come back from.

>Let's leave Diagram's past alone.
Yeah. I would've been fine asking her a little more, but...
Holding back now's probably a better choice.

"What're you thinking about, Argine?"
Diagram chimes in and I quickly respond.

"I'm running through a few options with the SAI right now."

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No. 1050826 ID: b708ea
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"Alright, last question, Diagram. Do you have a Parasignia?"

She jumps. Hah.
"A-ah! Did the SAI tell you to ask me that?!"
She suddenly looks... flustered? Cmon, it's not like I'm asking about something embarrassing, am I?
"So you do have one. What's its name?"

She mutters something under her breath before speaking up again.
"W-well, it's... it's something embarrassing, so you'll have to forgive me for not telling you its name."

It's probably for the best she has her suppressor on. I don't need to feel second-hand first-hand embarrassment.

With a quick sweep of her hand - something blips into existence.
There's a little humming sound. The heck's that thing floating around her? It looks... uh, like something.

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No. 1050827 ID: b708ea
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Stepping out from Diagram's room, I can feel the chilly air sweeping by. It's a good thing that Judicium's gotten me this new coat - I feel much warmer than I was before.

...There's just so much on my mind, though. What with Diagram, her dad, her Parasignia, the upcoming fight, whether or not I've formed a Psuedosignia with anyone... it's all up in the air. It's hard keeping track of everything when I still have to fight one of this facility's strongest soldiers tomorrow.

I reach into my pocket, pulling out the thing that's the root of my worries.

The vial of Splinters...
This thing had been hidden away for a reason. Hidden under a table in an old office.
Why was it removed at all? Did it belong to you in the first place?

I turn the vial over in my fingers, the thing catching the dim light.
This thing... this thing's gonna be the deciding factor for what's going to happen next, isn't it?

...But it won't determine how my upcoming fight will go. Only I can, with your help.
There's nothing more I can do right now. I've got a fight ahead of me and I need to ready up for that.
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1050471 No. 1050471 ID: de253f hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]

There's a little black spot on the sun today
It's the same old thing as yesterday
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No. 1050773 ID: 15c72a

>>1050755
Okay first thing is to wash those pants. Can't go out without clean clothes. Ask if you have any other clothes? They'll all need to be washed.
Second thing is to get details on what errands you can run, to earn your keep. ...hopefully ones that don't require a friendly face.

Lastly, ask if the shit you've been taking will have withdrawl symptoms. Due to your total amnesia, you won't have to worry about psychological addiction, but physical addiction could be a problem.
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No. 1050803 ID: bbb04b

"So... I assume that colorfully fatalist descriptor was meant to convey that I was - and may still be, biology willing - a drug addict? Fun."

"But yeah, got any advice on the fronts of clothing and medical attention, in that order? Everything else can come after that."

"Oh, and while I'm assuming I'm unemployed at this present time, I guess it'd be dumb of me not to ask for a confirmation on that, huh?"
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No. 1050815 ID: b01382

>>1050772
Wow. WOOOOOW. Judging by what she said, and considering the state of where we found ourself today, that should speak volumes about our lack there of money and health insurance. No need to rub in her face about how she doesnt have an actual docterates degree.

>>1050773
This, withdrawl could kill us if we didnt go through detox already.

>>1050755
Would she by chance have a spare set of shades? Something tells me our eyes might....unsettle people. If she doesnt have a pair then here's hoping no one picks a fight with us on the street for looking at them funny.
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No. 1050816 ID: b01382

Wait. I feel dumb for asking this, but are we a rabbit or something else? Arent rabbit ears supposed to point upwards?
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No. 1050823 ID: b01382

>>1050755
I forgot to ask this, but are we suffering memory loss as a part of partial or actual brain damage due to a lack of oxygen circulating through our body during the transplant, or is the memory loss from the drugs? It cant be from mental trama, probably. Did we do a heart transplant on us? Could that be why? Not that i care. Can't care about something you can't remember.


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1002454 No. 1002454 ID: 4c9664 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Last 50 posts] [Last 100 posts]

2.0
updates weekly
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No. 1050767 ID: 53560f

We shall hold the King to trial, his actions and intentions will be judged, but first we must learn all we can of what he’s done so that every crime and good deed can be measured.
Chances are we probably wont end up killing him on account of what that would do to all the poor void dudes who follow him but we’ll figure it all out when we get there.
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No. 1050774 ID: 885f1a

Do you have your own corner of the headspace? Mirrow and Hamphery seem to have made little corners but you're never "here"
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No. 1050817 ID: b01382

>>1050716
Oh my god i love tricky so much theyre such a treat! Can we pick en up and have them ride our shoulders?
Slime powers combined!
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No. 1050820 ID: cd48aa

Remember, the Void King didn't kill the Goddess, that was the Trickster. And the world broke because the Goddess was killed. The Void King only showed up after that and (mostly) killed the Titans and Grand Slimes. And apparently he considers trying to kill the Queen a mistake caused by some sort of misunderstanding, so it's entirely possible his demigod slaying was justified and reasonable given his understanding of the situation at the time.
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No. 1050822 ID: b01382

>>1050820
red pill me here, but who is the trickster?


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Chinzebeth VII is a NSFW clothing damage quest featuring YCH cameos check Discussion for more info
https://questden.org/kusaba/questdis/res/134350.html

This is the story of Queen Chinzebeth the seventh
The year is x3146 the most dramatic point of her long reign.
it is summer on the Continental platform Ilax hovering over the planet Beta-Earatone
Durring a routine ceremony peace was shattered (Part 1)
https://questden.org/kusaba/quest/res/982815.html

Invasion has begun. The Royal guard have failed to contain the situation and the Queen is in danger.
Corporal Grimothy and his hardened commando team have been called into action has been called into action to end this conflict but are they enough?
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No. 1050665 ID: 8483cf

B
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No. 1050666 ID: 629f2e

B, if you can get a count of how many enemies they are, the number of ranged to melee, and where they're positioned, you'll be in a much better position to deploy your team effectively.
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No. 1050671 ID: cd80c1

We should review and rally our team, then pick up defense info from security.
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No. 1050682 ID: a7a180

C
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No. 1050814 ID: 334c12

B


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Attention, duelists! It’s time for a massively multiversal Questden card tournament!

The quest will follow the duelists of Group A in their quest to win the grand prize: their heart’s deepest desire, to be granted by the host of the tournament.

Group A’s Duelists
Name, Author, Quest Title, Wiki Link)
- Lady Serah Kensington, Donut, Lazy Fairy, https://questden.org/wiki/Lazy_Fairy
- Enid Anderson and Franklin, Himitsu, Perpetuity, https://questden.org/wiki/Perpetuity
- The Mystery Duelist, Clockwork Seal, ???, https://questden.org/wiki/ClockworkSeal
- Carl Marks, tippler, Good Impression/Girl Talk/STAY INSIDE https://questden.org/wiki/Good_Impression

Host
- Companionship (and Attendants), Donut, Mosaic, https://questden.org/wiki/Mosaic

Many thanks in advance to all the guest artists providing card art and depictions of duelists!
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1050390

“Onnnnneeeee more thing.”

“I’m scared to ask, but what is it?” Enid asks.

Double Summon.” Bonnie says, holding a spell of that name. “Wanna guess what it does?”

“...” Enid deadpans.

“...Let’s you summon twice?” Franklin earnestly guesses.

“Correct! And I think my second normal summon should be another big tribute monster. This one’s even stronger, come on out Strong Fire Bird!

The tributes vanish, leaving a torrent of flame, from out of which steps a bird wearing a postman’s hat and jacket.

[ Strong Fire Bird, Beast-Warrior-Type, Level 8, ATK: 3300, DEF:2400 ]
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No. 1050391 ID: 8483cf

C. I want to see this card in action, it's 100% a Franklin card.
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No. 1050392 ID: 45ebeb

B.
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No. 1050398 ID: e5709d

C, and one of you brats drew a rat with big boobies on it so now Rathoney can't resist.
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No. 1050804 ID: f02852

I'm going to go with A. Sounds powerful.


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A mystery/horror quest about children uncovering the horrifying mysteries surrounding their small town.

THREAD 1: https://questden.org/kusaba/quest/res/1010078.html
THREAD 2: https://questden.org/kusaba/questarch/res/1019132.html
THREAD 3A: https://questden.org/kusaba/quest/res/1038059.html
WIKI: https://questden.org/wiki/Perpetuity

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[Monday, Two and a Half Years Ago]
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No. 1050208 ID: 15c72a

>>1050202
So you died, then were brought back to life via experimental science? And due to having been dead for a while, your memories were damaged? Or maybe... ask if they operated on your brain.

Do you remember Judy ever calling you by name?
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No. 1050218 ID: 22eda9

I'm... hmm. It feels nice to see my hunches being right, but the other spirit's right, we should backpedal a bit.
Dad had seemingly no reaction whatsoever, which is... odd.

>Maybe we're genuinely confused?
With a situation as complex as Franklin's, it would be weirder if we weren't wrong or confused about something, what's important is trying to work through it.

So... in my opinion, I'm not sure I think Franklin's Dad was lying in this situation, because I'd rather not believe that he's so heartless as to forget his own daughter's name.
At the same time, I don't want to disregard Franklin's memories.

Normally, this would present a pretty serious contradiction, and I believe that contradiction is the key, rather than a "It's one or the other" situation.

Seeing as I've had a few good hunches, I'd like to the idea out there that maybe "Franklin is actually from another world" - or so to speak that "Franklin has memories from two different worlds."
This is obviously a really out there idea, but it doesn't feel that unconvincing. I'm not sure how that would really work though...
Not sure Lillian or Lemmy would buy it though.

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No. 1050219 ID: 15c72a

>>1050218
(I think it's more likely that Franklin has brain parts from a different kid. Just like he's clearly got other foreign parts on his body. I don't want to give Franklin an obvious way to walk back his newfound realization that his Dad is a liar, though. He's definitely lying about Franklin's mother. Mostly because the room his mother is supposed to be inside... is a closet.)
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No. 1050319 ID: 22eda9

>>1050219
(Right, I was trying to clarify, but maybe it wasn't clear enough.)

Even if he's not lying about Judy, who definitely exists/existed somewhere - just maybe not this world ((sequel foreshadowing?)) he's for sure still lying about something.
It's hard to find someone in this Cattenom who isn't lying or hiding some kind of secret, so surely your Dad is no exception, Franklin.
...Yes, even you, even Enid. Everyone has their reasons.

Also, idle thought, but maybe the memory Dad is a different Dad...
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No. 1050747 ID: 22eda9

This is kind of random, but does the word Perpetuity hold any meaning to you, Franklin?
It's the title of a story still being told.

It might be a bit of an archaic word, but in essence the dictionary meaning of the word is along the lines of "The state of remaining the same."
I'm curious what the others in Cattenom think of it, and it might be a key to understanding the mysteries of the town.


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A mystery/horror quest about children uncovering the horrifying mysteries surrounding their small town.

THREAD 1: https://questden.org/kusaba/quest/res/1010078.html
THREAD 2: https://questden.org/kusaba/questarch/res/1019132.html
THREAD 3B: https://questden.org/kusaba/quest/res/1038066.html
WIKI: https://questden.org/wiki/Perpetuity

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And again, you see it all play out, reliving the mistakes exactly as you’d made them on that day. The performance of a tragedy...
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No. 1049168 ID: 5499f4

I disagree with the prior suggestors in saying that he wouldn't. He's already on a road to at least *attempting* to socialize and he misses his brother, maybe he wouldn't under normal circumstances, but I think this kind of thing would be calming to him in the moment. Also, having someone higher up means they can also spot for you in case there's anything weird coming up that you all (Being short kids) could miss.

I wanted to say A3, but Instead I'll go with A2, piggyback and the middle, the extra height from Enid means you'll be hard to see anyway, which means having someone up high in a hard to see place can catch something you all otherwise might miss.
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No. 1049531 ID: 629f2e

rolled 1 = 1

You want this to not be 1.
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No. 1049532 ID: 629f2e

rolled 2 = 2

You want this to be 2 or 3.

This roll will determine Clive's awareness of the previous result.
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No. 1049533 ID: b12f17

Per p petuity
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No. 1050690 ID: 22eda9

>>1049533
What did he mean by this...?

it is a mystery


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"Rise and shine, miss Haarlock! Or was it 'shine and... rise'? Not that I... wish to imply you have been sleeping on... the job. No one is more deserving of a rest..."

Clang of docking clamps wakes you with a jolt, tumbling out of bed.

https://questden.org/wiki/JamesLeng https://www.patreon.com/user?u=4587981[/spoiler]
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No. 1048961 ID: e5709d

>Waiting it out like a Chartist seemed safer than trusting the helm of a Tempest-class strike frigate to an illiterate nine-year-old.
Further-Lord can't help himself. He lets loose a bellowing chortle.
"*Ahem* S-sorry, inside joke about expiration date of bio-organic warhound liver spouts. Don't ask-tell.
Wait, you said illiterate? T-that's no-no joke! The girl must travel-sight a marvel of Inter-Chaotic ship technology, and she doesn't even know how to tell the stop / self-destruct buttons apart, let alone a space-flight manual?! Who do I need to report for kill-kill- I mean execution?"

Further-Lord realizes the whole room is now staring at him.

"Yes-yes, all of you praise the All-Saviour-All-Destroyer, He who shall obliterate all Chaos in all things for all the Imperium (once we man-things get our God-Emperor-be-Damned act together). Apologies for the verbal tics, can't stop them, install-grafted sacred biotechnology to save-preserve it from decay out of broken tube. Manual said it was tested on rats. Manual never said it harvested brains of rats and grafted them to user.
...A demonstration is in order. Yes-yes."

Further-Lord finds the nearest piece of technology or aching crewmember and 'repairs' them.
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>>1048961
Everyone in the meeting room whips out a pistol and aims at the babbling rat-monster, who promptly vanishes into thin air.

>Pozzo Ekasdottir equips archaeotech laspistol (unloaded)

Acting Captain Flinders taps a button on the table, engaging an in-ship vox link.
"Gellar field status?"
"All green, sir. Nothing to report." The assembled senior officers relax, slightly.
"Acknowledged. Over and out." Taps again, disconnecting. "Goddamn hallucinations."
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No. 1050233 ID: f57349

Any exorcist worth her salt could tell you that "neither within the law nor outside it" and "entire star system" do not belong in the same sentence.

Quaddis is essentially a planet-sized vacation getaway for the upper crust of the Calixis Sector's nobility, kept in perpetual extraterritorial limbo by a legal loophole. As heir to the Haarlock line, May is the closest thing it has to a planetary governor. There were no fixed orbital facilities or other industrial infrastructure to speak of, even before some more recent catastrophe. Interplanetary-range vox chatter is mostly a mix of eerie silence and variations on the Voidfarer's Prayer for Aid.

Initial skim by the astropathic choir estimates only a few hundred thousand people left alive across the entire system. When the Sigilite's Word last passed through here, just a few months ago, that was roughly four million, expected to swell to over five million as offworld visitors arrived to view the Grand Conjunction and attend the concomitant Festival of Tattered Fate. That event was last week - around the same time as the incident at Ice Station Mara, and far too recently for conventional transport to have departed via any safe jump point unless they broke orbit before the festival started.

Your party has effectively been reunited. Novator Benhamin "Old Ben" Nostromo, alpha-level psyker Lottie "The Burning Princess," Anguish, and Magos Biologis Sarcos "Bubbles" Vathek, aren't in the same room with Acting Captain Flinders, the rest of the navy officers, Ekasdottir, Further-Lord, and May (who hasn't been formally recognized as being in charge of much of anything yet), but from their respective duty stations they can all speak to each other easily through the in-ship vox, and everyone else seems to be assuming Maioigo Haarlock knows more than them about what the hell is going on.

Ships in orb
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No. 1050343 ID: 3f01d5

>>1050233
Let's start by asserting control, rounding up surviors- locals can likely tell us the rough shape of the thing, then we can get detailed examinations later. Standard quarantines protocols, let's make sure we're not losing anyone from our crew to whatever happened here.
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First distinction in ship types is warp capability. Non-warp-capable ships include orbital habitats, semi-static planetary defenses, and everything from tiny passenger shuttles (such as the ever-popular aquila lander) to multi-million-ton in-system vessels which could in principle be fitted with a warp drive but simply haven't been.

Among warp-capable ships, the major distinction is size.
Smaller category is escorts, subdivided into transports, raiders, and frigates.
Largest common category is capital ships: heavy transports, light cruisers, cruisers, battlecruisers (also sometimes known as heavy cruisers), and grand cruisers.
Finally, battleships. They're equivalent to at least two cruisers each, ranging on up into huge, absurd superweapons. Rarely seen outside major fleet engagements.

Raiders are fast but fragile. Frigates are more well-rounded. Usually takes five or six of either to be a fair fight against a cruiser, and you could expect to lose at least one in the process, but they're not really meant for fleet battles - any given ship of the line can only be in one place at a time (not counting arrive-before-you-left warp shenanigans), so if you've got five escorts and your enemy has one cruiser, ideal strategy is to spread out. One encounters the enemy capital ship and retreats, while the other four get to play "I brought a space warship to this meeting and you didn't."

Not quite up to that level yet, though. So, what do you want for your family's new flagship? Your father, and several generations of Haarlocks before him, operated out of a frigate known as the Spear of Destiny. It's not here, but there are about a dozen escort-sized vessels to choose from, could probably find something similar.

Could even combine the best of two or more of them, thanks to the Viat Lux, a Goliath-class heavy transport outfitted as a mobile shipyard
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This is a test game. A test for a very simplified system that I want to see if it works or not. It may be subject to change mid-game if it’s not working as intended. Expect violence.
Discussion - https://questden.org/kusaba/questdis/res/129715.html
Wiki - https://questden.org/wiki/The_Family_Business
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The world’s in a period of great upheaval. Centuries old rule is being challenged. Old magic and primal forces rage across the land. Old and terrible gods set their eyes upon creation. It is a time of great story and great heroes.

But this isn’t one of them.
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No. 1046875 ID: e5709d

>Spend Scrip?
Why do you even need to ask? Hopefully they have a health potion or something...
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No. 1046876 ID: a7a180

Hold on now, the rest of your payment better not be this useless paper stuff. You’d rather have useful supplies as an advance. Time to put those merchant skills to work.
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No. 1046947 ID: f2320a

>>1046854
Scrip as payment..... money you can only use with one person who decides the price......its just money back into the merchants pocket scummy or very cheap of them if it does not act as exactly the same amount of coin but even then.... scrip that can just be churned out by one unbacked source
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1050649

You approach the caravan store, facing a Queydan merchant. At least this way you know there will be no price gouging. Greedy as they are, they take a vow of propriety

>Trinket of the Swordsaint: A metal sliver said to have chipped off the blade of a Martyr(Name unknown). The wearer gets to add +1 to their combat rolls once per battle.
(2 scrip)
>Trinket of the Trueshot: An arrowhead said to have been taken from the heart of a Jotna. The wearer gets to add +1 to their tactical roll once per battle.
(2 scrip)
>Trinket of the Proselytizer: a small vial of ink said to have been used to write the First Tome. The wearer gets to add +1 to their esoteric roll once per battle.
(2 scrip)
>Wasterweed: a wrapping of aromatic leaves and grass that can dull pain...or suffer mild hallucinogens. The first damage blow is ignored once per battle
(6 scrip)
>Statuette of Saint Beyart: A model of the Saint renowned for their victory at Gavrona Pass using strength and skill. Once per battle, the user swaps their combat and tactical scores are swapped.
(4 scrip)
>Scroll of Brevity: A small scroll carrying a blessing to retain wit in a situation that drains the mind. Once per battle, the user swaps their tactical and esoteric scores are swapped.
(4 scrip)
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No. 1050650 ID: e5709d

War Vial
Trinket of the Trueshot
2 Combat Potions


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