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Let's Play Pool of Radiance with one character!
« on: May 01, 2016, 07:42:15 PM »
So this is a bit of an experiment. Each file appears to be only 3 KB so it should be no problem, but let me know if we start having issues.

I've named my boy Smith, after the character in The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Runner. He's heavily modified using the Modify tool, because that's the only way to get maximum STR (for fighter levels), WIS (for bonus cleric spells), DEX (to have a shot at hitting Tyranthraxus), and CON (for hitpoints), and evil, because this is Pool of Radiance and that's what I did when I first ran the game at the age of 13.

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Re: Let's Play Pool of Radiance with one character!
« Reply #1 on: May 01, 2016, 07:44:34 PM »
"Courageous ones? What, are you seeing ghosts? No wonder this town needs rescuing, never mind, I'm your man. Well, half-elf. Let's get on with it."

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Re: Let's Play Pool of Radiance with one character!
« Reply #2 on: May 01, 2016, 07:48:19 PM »
Sune, Tempus, and Tyr? Man, this is one slow burg. Where's the temple of Shar...never mind, let's keep going.

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Re: Let's Play Pool of Radiance with one character!
« Reply #3 on: May 01, 2016, 07:49:37 PM »
"Plan to dare the passage? Well, no, actually, I've been through the maps and you can slip out through Podol Plaza."

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Re: Let's Play Pool of Radiance with one character!
« Reply #4 on: May 01, 2016, 07:50:39 PM »
The tavern?

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Re: Let's Play Pool of Radiance with one character!
« Reply #5 on: May 01, 2016, 07:52:37 PM »
All right, let's get some then!

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Re: Let's Play Pool of Radiance with one character!
« Reply #6 on: May 01, 2016, 07:54:22 PM »
Sune's temple? All right, I know where I'm going once I've got some cash. You know, in the Realms, you get the money first. Then after you get the money, then you get the power. After the power...

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Re: Let's Play Pool of Radiance with one character!
« Reply #7 on: May 01, 2016, 07:55:04 PM »
Generous reward! Say no more!

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Re: Let's Play Pool of Radiance with one character!
« Reply #8 on: May 01, 2016, 07:56:06 PM »
Apply to the city clerk? Sure, why not. What else is there to do in here when you're fresh off the boat?

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Re: Let's Play Pool of Radiance with one character!
« Reply #9 on: May 01, 2016, 08:00:17 PM »
Proclamations, let's see...

PROCLAMATION LXIV
   Be it known that the council is interested in acquiring information as
to the disposition of various formerly-living entities rumored to be
harassing honest citizens in the vicinity of Valhigen Graveyard. A reward
is offered to any person who shall travel to said graveyard and return an
eye-witness account.

PROCLAMATION LXXVII
   Be it known that the council is offering a reward to any person or
persons who can provide information as to the disposition of several
council agents who have been sent to investigate the unseemly happenings in
the vicinity of Valhigen Graveyard.

PROCLAMATION CIX
   Be it known that the council is offering an inducement to any individual
who shall serve in the rescue force for the mercenary band of
Taimalg-the-Invincible which has disappeared inside Valhigen Graveyard.

PROCLAMATION LIX
   Be it known that the council is interested in reclaiming the remaining
blocks of the city of New Phlan. To reclaim said blocks they must be first
cleared of monsters, vermin, and other uncivilized inhabitants. To this end
the council is offering a reward to any person or group who is responsible
for clearing any block of the old city.
 
Shar's lips, they are really eager to clean out this graveyard!  Hard to get there without a boat though. Let's wait on this one.

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Re: Let's Play Pool of Radiance with one character!
« Reply #10 on: May 01, 2016, 08:02:23 PM »
Slum clearance? Sure, why not. I'll put off the keep, I think I'll wait until I walk a little further in the ways of Shar.

What is with that armor? You'd think a lich from the graveyard was going to run off with you or something.
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Re: Let's Play Pool of Radiance with one character!
« Reply #11 on: May 01, 2016, 08:11:57 PM »
OK, dude, you really ought to visit the Temple of Sune, they might be able to help you.

Be nice if I had enough to afford the banded mail, but the scale'll do for now. And the flail's a lot cheaper than the long sword and should do for humanoids. Hopefully there aren't any trolls in there or anything.

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Re: Let's Play Pool of Radiance with one character!
« Reply #12 on: May 01, 2016, 08:12:58 PM »
All right, naptime.

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Re: Let's Play Pool of Radiance with one character!
« Reply #13 on: May 01, 2016, 08:14:03 PM »
Whoo! Smells in here! All right, let's clear this for the good people of Phlan.

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Re: Let's Play Pool of Radiance with one character!
« Reply #14 on: May 01, 2016, 08:15:27 PM »
Hey, look! A welcoming committee!

 

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