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Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Masks of Nyarlathotep Campaign Journal: Chapter 20 - Gang Aft Agley

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Sometimes it doesn't matter what the investigators do. They can spend hours planning their move, as they did last session. They can hone their plan. They can execute perfectly, carefully, aware for any impending disaster. In Call of Cthulhu, sometimes, none of that matters. As Robert Burns said, "the best laid schemes o' Mice an' Men, gang aft agley..."

And so it was. This session can be summarised in the following manner:
  1. Quietly Approach
  2. Carefully Locate the Enemy
  3. Problem: Guards!
  4. Effectively and Carefully Dispatch Guards
  5. Stealthily Discover the Enemy Base
  6. OHMYGODOHSHITWHATTHEFUCKISTHATRUNYOUIDIOTPH'NGLUIMGLW'NAFHCTHULHUR'LYEHWGAH-NAGLFTAGHN!!!
But, let's not ahead of ourselves. It was a cold and stormy night when the time for the attack on Grey Dragon Island finally arrived...

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Sunday, December 08, 2013

Egg on Face

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A short while ago I wrote about my frustrations with current and forthcoming MMOs. As part of the discussion I mentioned that "some friends have started playing EQ2 again recently, but I just don't feel any urge to play". Well now don't I feel stupid.

I caved in and reinstalled Everquest 2, fully expecting that I would be uninstalling it again shortly afterwards. Yet somehow the damn game has got it's hooks into me once more.

Back once again, with the ill behavior
This is now my third time playing the game. I first played at launch, some ten years ago, quitting after a couple of years. My return to the game came three-and-a-half years later, and I wrote extensively about my experiences at the time. I lasted just over a year that time, and now, two years to the day since I last quit, I found myself back once again.
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