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Keep on the Borderlands, Play Session #9: Finishing the Orcs, and on to the Hobgoblins


Clockwise round the table, starting with the Labyrinth Lord:

  • T.K.B., the Labyrinth Lord.

  • T.A., playing Glen the Strategist (a wizard) and Dooley the sly (a thief).

  • M.A., playing James the Cleric and Jeffrey the Monk.

  • E.A., playing Curufin the Elf and Drusilla the Ranger.

  • L.B., playing Taffy the Halfling and Alice the Cleric

Finishing the Orcs

C. 6 orcs from 14: 5sp 12sp 3sp 7sp 6 scale armor, 2 light crossbows, 6 morning stars.

Curufin found the secret door to 13, then kissed Taffy's hand.

Bow, quiver w/20 arrors, 2 swords, 2 daggers, 2 shields, 2 gems, 20 gp, 40sp.

Guard from 16: 8 sp 1 gp, Chaimail, short sword. Girl: ivory bracelet (100 gp). Orc leader: longsword, plate mail (to Alice), shield, magic +1 hand axe (to Taffy), silver belt w/gold buckle, sword w/100 gp gem in pommel, purse with 9 gp, 17 ep, 5 sp. Storage Room: wine barrel 55 gp, sack with 50 gp, rope of climbing, copper bowl 50 gp.

Dru & Curufin took shields, Dooley took 2 swords, Glen took the daggers, Taffy took bow & quiver. (Alice gave her chain to Drusilla.)

They went back to town and healed up.

On to the Hobgoblins

They headed out towards the Caves of Chaos again, and this time they approached H. Taffy found the lever to move the bar. They went in and straight to 25, where they killed 4 male hobgoblins and 4 females. The males had 4 gp, 4 gp, 2gp and 4 gp, while the females had 5 sp 10 sp 9 sp 6 sp and 9 sp. They also had 4 scale armor, 5 leather armor. Pewter diskes, 25 gp. 4 heavy picks (8 gp) and 5 maces (5 gp).

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