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    237 KB RSFQ Episode 5! Retro Sci-Fi Quest !kPsBfsHSpM 04/12/10(Mon)17:57 No.9151637  
    Greeting, spacemen of /tg/! It's time for another thrilling installment of Retro Sci-Fi quest!

    When last we left the brave and manly Captain Arthur Dent, you were standing in the center of the reactor room of the CUH Unshakable, which has fallen under attack by the evil jelly-like aliens known as the Jellitar.

    Your trusted navigator (and part-time lover) Valerie Jennings told you that the reactor fell to the Jellitar, and that they planned to detonate the ship's core. Yet here you and your twenty-some odd men stand, alone in the core of the ship. Something is amiss, and you need to find out what the deal is before the jellymen annihilate this space station!

    What is your move, Captain?

    RSFQ 1-4:
    >> Lonely Samefag 04/12/10(Mon)18:01 No.9151715
    Ahoy, Captain!
    >> Lonely Samefag 04/12/10(Mon)18:04 No.9151770
    How good are we at technical science, especially that which is related to our ships system? Is there some way to do a quick system check to see if all parts are where they should be?
    >> Anonymous 04/12/10(Mon)18:04 No.9151772
    damn space-dickery!

    call Jennings on the space-telephone and ask her what the hell is up with these shenanigans
    >> Retro Sci-Fi Quest !kPsBfsHSpM 04/12/10(Mon)18:07 No.9151837
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    Lonely! I don't know why but your presence in my threads pleases me.

    A quick recap for those not present for RSFQ 1-4:

    Captain Arthur Dent, the ruggedly handsome hero of the Coalition of United Humans, had been sent on a mission of peace to the backwater of Galabarr V. On the way, he encountered an unknown vessel and fired upon it, driving it away. The vessel had been hovering over a glad on the jungle-planet, and upon touchdown, some of Dent's men, including the loyal private (now corporal) Carter, encountered vicious beasts.

    Carter was eventually used as your body double when the locals, a fearsome race known as the Zeldessi, came to you demanding compensation for your violation of their holy grounds. Being the badass you are, you went on a daring rescue mission to the heart of the Zeldessi capital city, slew the Chieftain, looted some strange crystals, got out after butchering more aliens, and eventually got laid by navigator Jennings.

    Before leaving, you told the beasts to revere you as a god, which they were all too happy to do. Now aboard the CUH Unshakable for refueling, you equipped your ship, the Ironhearte, with Tesla Torpedoes and an enormous railgun. As you were recruiting some people from a seedy bar, you encountered Margot Sanders, a grizzled and skillful spacefarer, and Vincent Dallas, a rough and tumble space cowboy.

    Now the station is under attack by the Jellitar, and they are looking for you and the crystals!
    >> Retro Sci-Fi Quest !kPsBfsHSpM 04/12/10(Mon)18:09 No.9151867
    Your skill is as good as whatever you roll on the trusty old d20, my friend.

    "Sorry Captain, that's what the radar system on the ship said. Are you sure nothing is down there?" Jennings sounds genuinely confused.

    "Cap, this is really weird." Carter chimes in. He clutches a blaster in his left hand, his cybernetic hook hand twitches spasmodically.
    >> Lonely Samefag 04/12/10(Mon)18:09 No.9151870

    I'm like some kind of retardly loyal pet who comes back every day no matter how much I get beaten.
    >> Lonely Samefag 04/12/10(Mon)18:11 No.9151896
    rolled 5 = 5


    "Carter, run a check for AISS. That's Alien Invisibly Science Stuff for you less educated people."
    >> Retro Sci-Fi Quest !kPsBfsHSpM 04/12/10(Mon)18:12 No.9151901
    Well it is greatly appreciated, regardless.

    Now, onwards to MANLY ADVENTURE!
    >> Lonely Samefag 04/12/10(Mon)18:13 No.9151921

    Relax, I was kidding. Retro Science is the bees knees and the cat's pyamas. Or "teh shit" as the kids say.
    >> Retro Sci-Fi Quest !kPsBfsHSpM 04/12/10(Mon)18:14 No.9151926

    Carter looks down at the built-in radartron 12 on his hook hand:
    "I... don't see anything, Cap'n. I'm picking up some anomalous emissions from the coolant station across the hall from us, but you could probably chalk that up to you blowing the conduit up there in the hangar"

    What now?
    >> Noh Koh 04/12/10(Mon)18:17 No.9151986
    Do all the companions look right? Must we worry about horrifying JELLY DOPPLEGANGERS?
    >> Lonely Samefag 04/12/10(Mon)18:18 No.9152011
    rolled 8 = 8


    "Hm... apart from that, are there any other systems in the ship that act weirdly? If we're gonna solve this mystery, we must look inside ourself first. Deeply.
    >> Retro Sci-Fi Quest !kPsBfsHSpM 04/12/10(Mon)18:18 No.9152022
    (I am definitely writing that down in my notebook! Thanks for that awesome idea!)

    Although your redshirts' faces are all obscured by combat helmets, Dobson, M, and Carter all look completely fine and normal.
    >> Lonely Samefag 04/12/10(Mon)18:18 No.9152024

    This, as far as we know the ENTIRE SHIP COULD BE AN ALIEN SPY!
    >> Retro Sci-Fi Quest !kPsBfsHSpM 04/12/10(Mon)18:20 No.9152041

    You question Jennings further on the radio.

    "Hmm... now that you mention it Captain, it appears we had a minor hull breach about twenty minutes ago. I figured it was the repair crew finishing up the patches they were doing on the Ironhearte!" She says, a tinge of worry in her tone.
    >> Retro Sci-Fi Quest !kPsBfsHSpM 04/12/10(Mon)18:22 No.9152084

    Dobson chimes in:
    "Suh, I'll head back to the ship with a few men and Sergeant Davenport, if you wish."
    >> Lonely Samefag 04/12/10(Mon)18:23 No.9152085

    "Listen up, I want a full analyzis of that hull breach ASAP. Radiowave scans, X-ray, Orgon-radiaton, tentacle prints. The whole menu."
    >> Retro Sci-Fi Quest !kPsBfsHSpM 04/12/10(Mon)18:26 No.9152140

    "Very well Art- Captain." She says before cutting the line.

    Well, you and your men are in the belowdecks. The fight rages on above you, and the Ironhearte is prepped for takeoff. Will you stand and fight like a hero? Or turn tail and flee?

    Your call, Captain.
    >> Retro Sci-Fi Quest !kPsBfsHSpM 04/12/10(Mon)18:30 No.9152214
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    Bumping with Barbarella
    >> Retro Sci-Fi Quest !kPsBfsHSpM 04/12/10(Mon)18:33 No.9152264
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    >> Lonely Samefag 04/12/10(Mon)18:33 No.9152267

    There's just one correct answer to that, and you know it.

    "Boys, seems like somebody has felt free to redecorate the inside of our ship. Let's repay them. With lasers in the eyeballs."
    >> Retro Sci-Fi Quest !kPsBfsHSpM 04/12/10(Mon)18:35 No.9152300

    I'll await a consensus, although I'm itching to hurl some aliens at you guys.

    Will you stand and fight like the manly hero you are, /tg/? If you bested the ten foot tall, shaggy beasts known as the Zeldessi, you can humble a gang of four-foot jello molds with eyes!
    >> Anonymous 04/12/10(Mon)18:37 No.9152342
    You don't get women and shiny medals by running away.
    >> Lonely Samefag 04/12/10(Mon)18:37 No.9152343
    Are there any corpses nearby? We could always build up a barricade.
    >> Retro Sci-Fi Quest !kPsBfsHSpM 04/12/10(Mon)18:41 No.9152437

    Two votes for combat! Good enough for this little GM!

    You tell your men to "lock and load" and "get ready to move out." They look perplexed at the phrase "lock and load," as this is the year 2018 and guns have been running on efficient battery-cell technology and superheating plasma for over thirty years. Regardless, they gear up and follow you into the central lift that leads into the main observation deck.

    You immediately notice several small fires that have broken out across the various shops and depots around the massive hangar. Jennings sends you some tactical data. There are three zones where the jellies have been boarding, but one is just about sealed.

    What do?
    >> Lonely Samefag 04/12/10(Mon)18:47 No.9152550

    Any info on the two zones that might help us chose, or do we have to act on blind faith?
    >> Retro Sci-Fi Quest !kPsBfsHSpM 04/12/10(Mon)18:49 No.9152592

    One zone is close to the repair hangar where the Ironhearte is located, the other is in the East Wing where there are more civilians who might require aid. It is that zone where the fighting is most intense. It may cost more men, but it is more heroic. However, the other zone might save some important crew and is easier to get under control.
    >> Retro Sci-Fi Quest !kPsBfsHSpM 04/12/10(Mon)18:52 No.9152652

    Jennings offers a bit of support:

    "Dent, don't feel compelled to come to our rescue. Of course, those of us on the ship aren't the hardiest troops, but I'm sure we can hold our own. We joined the CUH understanding that we may have to give our lives for a greater good, do what you feel is right!"
    >> Retro Sci-Fi Quest !kPsBfsHSpM 04/12/10(Mon)19:00 No.9152804
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    Well gents I need to go for a bit. Hopefully I'll be back in about a half an hour.

    In the meantime, feel free to discuss what you would like to see in this quest. What do you like? what do you not like? I hope to make this quest as fun and memorable as possible for the enjoyment of all.

    Thanks in advance, we'll get right back to the adventure when I return...
    ...Right after these messages!

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    >> Lonely Samefag 04/12/10(Mon)19:02 No.9152827

    "Jennings, don't you and your [censored] little [censored] dare die on my watch. It would be against my orders, which says we'll all pull through this together. Captain Dent out"

    I put away the wrist radio and wipe away the strange moistness in my eye. Must have gotten a piece of alien brains in it or something. I turn around to the men.

    "Well, what are you standing here for? We have civilans to save!"
    >> Lonely Samefag 04/12/10(Mon)19:18 No.9153179
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    >> Anonymous 04/12/10(Mon)19:22 No.9153251
    the irony of samefag's name is making me sad, so I had to bump
    >> Retro Sci-Fi Quest !kPsBfsHSpM 04/12/10(Mon)19:24 No.9153295
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    Well feel free to participate! The more the merrier! Tell your friends!

    Anyway, I'm back now. What's the plan?
    >> Retro Sci-Fi Quest !kPsBfsHSpM 04/12/10(Mon)19:27 No.9153363
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    >> Anonymous 04/12/10(Mon)19:28 No.9153386


    I'm with samefag on this one
    >> Retro Sci-Fi Quest !kPsBfsHSpM 04/12/10(Mon)19:34 No.9153511
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    Onwards to manliness!

    You once again "lock and load" and head for the East Wing, which contains the medical wards, Mall-o-Matic, and housing for some vital crew.

    The large, ugly, boarding tube juts into the open room through the ceiling, and Jellitar storm troopers drop in, readying their scorpion blasters (see pic). Security forces clad in white plasti-alloy armor do battle on the various tiers of the Wing, and you notice they have even deployed a contingent of old-model combat androids out of desperation. The clunky robots trudge into battle, waving their circular saws and plasma throwers with menace.

    Before you stretches the top tier of the Wing. To your left, stores dot the wall, to your right, the railing overlooking the atrium gives you a view of the situation.

    Suddenly, from the flames of a nearby shop, three civilians run screaming as five storm troopers chase them! They're all headed for you!
    >> Retro Sci-Fi Quest !kPsBfsHSpM 04/12/10(Mon)19:42 No.9153679
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    >> Retro Sci-Fi Quest !kPsBfsHSpM 04/12/10(Mon)19:46 No.9153765
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    Time for action, Captain!
    >> Lonely Samefag 04/12/10(Mon)19:50 No.9153867
    rolled 1 = 1

    Sorry, had to take a break.


    I pull out my phaser and point it all the jellians in the most manliest and awe-inspiring way possible.
    >> Retro Sci-Fi Quest !kPsBfsHSpM 04/12/10(Mon)19:51 No.9153872
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    >> Retro Sci-Fi Quest !kPsBfsHSpM 04/12/10(Mon)19:55 No.9153936

    You draw your phazer, which has since regained its charge after running out on Galabarr V, and attempt to point it at the aliens.

    However, it slips out of your hand, falls to the ground, and accidentally discharges, rendering the civilian at the head of the pack unconscious. The other wheel around, now caught between what they believe to be a crossfire, and stand confused. One is killed as the Jellitar open fire on you, their brutal beam weapons send her flying backwards, over the railing (!).

    None of your men are hurt, you all take cover in the shop immediately to your left. The last civvie follows you.

    What do?
    >> Lonely Samefag 04/12/10(Mon)19:55 No.9153939
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    >> Retro Sci-Fi Quest !kPsBfsHSpM 04/12/10(Mon)19:58 No.9154028
    The Jellies finish off the man who fell unconscious outside. The five of them are now advancing on your position.

    M chirps, "Dent, should we just open fire?" her jaded eyes shine with fearsome bloodlust, and her jetpack boosters seem to spark to life as if understanding her intent.
    >> Lonely Samefag 04/12/10(Mon)19:58 No.9154032

    You know, I don't even need this name. You can always tell it's me by the rolls.

    How does the layout look, does it look possible for someone to sneak around the shop and attack the aliens from the rear?
    >> Retro Sci-Fi Quest !kPsBfsHSpM 04/12/10(Mon)20:00 No.9154071

    In the back, behind the counter, is a door leading to the maintenance hallway. All the shops have doors connected to it. You could flank the jellies!
    >> Retro Sci-Fi Quest !kPsBfsHSpM 04/12/10(Mon)20:04 No.9154150
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    >> Lonely Samefag 04/12/10(Mon)20:05 No.9154166
    rolled 11 = 11


    Sometimes, making sure any member of your crew survives is more heroic than just charging right on.

    Still taking cover, I signal to a few (how about three?) of the men to sneak around, while the rest and I stay behind to keep them distracted. Also get someone to get the civilian to safety.

    Rolling for distracting phaser shots at the aliens to keep them at bay.
    >> Retro Sci-Fi Quest !kPsBfsHSpM 04/12/10(Mon)20:08 No.9154228

    You distract the Jellies with stray shots while three men go through the back hallway. They appear in your view a few meters behind the Jellitar, who are unaware of what is happening.

    M grits her teeth. "Well I won't get to splatter some greenies, but I guess I'd rather be alive."

    They are in position, fire?
    >> Retro Sci-Fi Quest !kPsBfsHSpM 04/12/10(Mon)20:15 No.9154364
    Roll for success of ambush!
    >> Lonely Samefag 04/12/10(Mon)20:16 No.9154382
    rolled 12 = 12


    And lose valuable information? No, time to use Diplomacy.

    I step out from cover, with my cockiest, most charismatic smirk. "Okay Jellitars, the game is over. As you may notice, we have you surrounded. Obviously, that slimy gunk you have in your heads is no match for human cunning. Now, I am a merciful man so I'll give you two choices. You either hand over any weapons, surrender and tell us what happened to our reactior. Or..."

    I glare threateningly.

    "...I'll reduce you to particles so fine even atoms will pity you. The choise it yours."
    >> Lonely Samefag 04/12/10(Mon)20:17 No.9154413
    *The choice is yours.

    Damn late night typing.
    >> Lonely Samefag 04/12/10(Mon)20:22 No.9154518
    Woah, I'm doing relatively well tonight. Maybe it's because Dent is actually using his brains for once, while still being a damn handsome bastard.
    >> Retro Sci-Fi Quest !kPsBfsHSpM 04/12/10(Mon)20:22 No.9154525

    Well a 12 is a success, so I'll do what you say, Lonely.

    The Jellies exchange nervous glances.
    "Well... he does have us surrounded."
    They toss their potent weapons to you, and raise their tentacles in surrender.
    "The reactor? Well we went down their thinking you humans were using our fuel crystals. We didn't find anything, but we did plant a remote detonation device."
    You glare at Carter, whose failure to properly read the scanner may have now screwed everyone over.
    "However... we may be able to deactivate it we receive proper authorization from Admiral Goo-
    The storm trooper behind the speaker puts a tentacle through his head, ripping out a tangled mass of nerves. He falls over dead.
    "Pay no attention to him, human! He was... uh... delusional!"
    >> Retro Sci-Fi Quest !kPsBfsHSpM 04/12/10(Mon)20:27 No.9154617
    The remaining Jellitar troops stand in fear of you, unmoving. You now know what you can do to save the day. If you get clearance aboard the mothership, you can negotiate with or fuck up the Admiral, and get the bomb deactivated. Once you are aboard the ship, however, the fighting will cease.
    >> Lonely Samefag 04/12/10(Mon)20:27 No.9154632
    rolled 17 = 17


    "No, I think I want to hear more about it. And if you won't tell me out of politeness, I'll just have to beat it out of your moist, squishy little nerve centres. Ms. M, care to help me show these gentlemen what I'm talking about?"
    >> Lonely Samefag 04/12/10(Mon)20:29 No.9154658

    That was intimidation rather than actually starting a fight, by the way.

    Feeling even more lonely than usual in here, but at least the dice are on my side for once.
    >> Retro Sci-Fi Quest !kPsBfsHSpM 04/12/10(Mon)20:32 No.9154692

    Nice intimidation check!

    M powers up the laser bayonet on her slugger. The Jellies shrink in fear, literally. The "leader" glares at his subordinates, but one comes forth:
    "Okay! We don't need clearance! We can remotely deactivate it! Here... here I'll do it right no-
    The sergeant rips out the cowering trooper's nervous bulb, killing him. However, the damage is done, and another trooper deactivates the bomb. M gleefully steps forward and carves the sergeant trooper up. All that's left is a puddle of green slime.
    >> Retro Sci-Fi Quest !kPsBfsHSpM 04/12/10(Mon)20:33 No.9154709
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    If you know anyone that may enjoy RSFQ, a little word of mouth wouldn't hurt!
    >> Retro Sci-Fi Quest !kPsBfsHSpM 04/12/10(Mon)20:34 No.9154727

    Te remaining two troops shrink further at M's presence. They are willing to lead you to the mouth of the boarding tube, which will take you up to the Jellitar ship.
    >> Lonely Samefag 04/12/10(Mon)20:38 No.9154794

    "Pardon my bluntness Ms. M, but you're one hell of a woman. I like that. Okay, any of you other slimeballs want the same as him, or would you prefer to surrender while you're still alive?"
    >> Retro Sci-Fi Quest !kPsBfsHSpM 04/12/10(Mon)20:39 No.9154804
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    A phlegmy, barking voice breaks in over the loudspeakers:
    "Jellitar warriors! IT has come to my attention that the bomb placed in the reactor has been disabled! This is unaccepta- Oh wait, did I just say that aloud? Oh son of a Hoxnar Rumblefleeb, now they know we don't have something to hold over them! What? No! No I don't want to order a fallback! No... okay listen we'll just keep sending in troops. We're florbing cloning them in the vats as we speak! Don't give me that Jellitarian preaching! Send in more troops, damnit!"

    The voice eventually cuts off. That must have been the admiral.
    >> Lonely Samefag 04/12/10(Mon)20:41 No.9154836

    Well then, make it so. "take us to your leader, alien scum"

    I can try, even if I'm not sure they're willing to stay up every night just in case you run the quest that night. Or do we have a schedule?
    >> Retro Sci-Fi Quest !kPsBfsHSpM 04/12/10(Mon)20:43 No.9154870
    Well, I try to run it weekdays around the same time every night. This weekend I'm going on vacation, so I'll have plenty of time to run it in my leisure time at a more reasonable time of the day for you.

    The Jellitar point to a motorized lift that will take you to the tube. IT is on the bottom floor, however, past a wild and raucous battle.
    >> Lonely Samefag 04/12/10(Mon)20:44 No.9154876

    Do we have any explosives?
    >> Anonymous 04/12/10(Mon)20:45 No.9154905
    I used to have that squirt gun the chick on the right is holding. It was pretty awesome.
    >> Retro Sci-Fi Quest !kPsBfsHSpM 04/12/10(Mon)20:46 No.9154913
    You can procure some explosives, free of charge from the armory a little ways back.

    Suddenly, a loud boom announces the entrance of your hated rival... Captain Daniel Gallant. His rugged facial hair and v-neck suit (revealing chiseled pecs) are his epithets, and he blazes into the room, joining the fray.

    Your eye twitches a little with barely-contained rage.
    >> Lonely Samefag 04/12/10(Mon)20:50 No.9154974
    rolled 7 = 7


    "Oh, it's you. Could you please just stay out of our way, the adults are trying to work.
    Ms M, would you be a peach and help me set up these explosives all around the entrance of the alien ship? Just out of their vision, we want them to get close enough before we spring the trap."
    >> Retro Sci-Fi Quest !kPsBfsHSpM 04/12/10(Mon)20:52 No.9155017

    M grabs some detonattion-orbs from the armory and returns five minutes later. Igniting her pack, she rockets to the entrance of the tube, placing them around the lip of the structure.

    Below, Gallant blazes through the troopers, restoring the morale of the security troops below. All of the androids have been knocked out of commission, but Gallant's men charge forward with unparalleled bravery.

    GALLANT! cry the men as they surge about the jellymen.
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    Oh, I can manage, just place it an hour earlier or something. Here, my mail in case in case you want to discuss stuff more in private.
    >> Retro Sci-Fi Quest !kPsBfsHSpM 04/12/10(Mon)21:00 No.9155131

    Anyway, Gallant is down there stealing your thunder! The charges are all set too, what's the plan?
    >> Lonely Samefag 04/12/10(Mon)21:04 No.9155207
    Hm... Are we on the same floor? As in, how many people can actually see any eventual explosion? Because I think it's time to give the people some fireworks.
    >> Retro Sci-Fi Quest !kPsBfsHSpM 04/12/10(Mon)21:06 No.9155238

    If the tube explodes, all will see, and debris will rain down on the battlefield. This may terrify or embolden the troops, depending on the rolls.
    >> Retro Sci-Fi Quest !kPsBfsHSpM 04/12/10(Mon)21:07 No.9155280

    Will it be so?
    >> Lonely Samefag 04/12/10(Mon)21:10 No.9155326
    So we could either steal our thunder back from Gallant or eventually set him on fire? Can't see any downsides, really. What's the status on the aliens approaching? Timing is vital.
    >> Lonely Samefag 04/12/10(Mon)21:12 No.9155380
    rolled 14 = 14


    Fire in the hole!

    Also preparing to either take a heroic pose for the audience or hide from view as quick as possible depending on outcome.
    >> Retro Sci-Fi Quest !kPsBfsHSpM 04/12/10(Mon)21:12 No.9155382

    A fourth wave of Jellitar are coming down the tube now. Five minutes until they exit.

    Meanwhile, the battle below rages on. Cigar tightly clenched in his teeth, hairy chest showing, Gallant blasts left and right with his akimbo repeaters. However, the Jellitar troopers are more effective than the troops you faced before, and one manages to clip him on the arm with a beam of searing energy.

    Men drop left and right as sparks and explosions go up all around the two factions below. A new wave of newer-model security bots has entered through a doorway below to the north.
    >> Lonely Samefag 04/12/10(Mon)21:13 No.9155404

    Huzzah! Heroic pose with explosion behind my back in three... two... one...
    >> Retro Sci-Fi Quest !kPsBfsHSpM 04/12/10(Mon)21:16 No.9155439

    The tube detonates right as the most troopers were coming through the entrance. Green gel splatters the walls and men below, and debris falls all around, most of it landing on the Jellitar troopers. Only one human is struck by a bit of scrap, and he is mortally stricken.

    That human happens to be the mighty Captain Gallant! Placing one foot on the railing and leaning on your knee, you call down to the men as they mop up the straggling jellies. They turn in unison to you as you swan dive(!) over the railing. Flipping multiple times, you use all your skill to grab a flagpole, do a full swing, and land atop the tallest pile of debris while striking a manly and victorious pose.

    The mens' cries of triumph nearly deafen you.
    >> Retro Sci-Fi Quest !kPsBfsHSpM 04/12/10(Mon)21:21 No.9155501
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    >> Lonely Samefag 04/12/10(Mon)21:23 No.9155534

    "Just another day in the life, nothing special. Just did what I could to help out, with the assistance of my brave and loyal crew of course." I glance over at Gallant "Oh, and please see that... whatshisname gets to the sickbay. Poor sod, a victim to his own illusions of grandeour.

    Ooops, seems like my shirt ripped open some more. Very poor fabric in these uniforms."
    >> Retro Sci-Fi Quest !kPsBfsHSpM 04/12/10(Mon)21:26 No.9155595
    That's too good.

    The men gawk at your grandeur. Gallant is dragged away, nearly unconscious. You make out a glare of ignominy in the midst of his throes. One man steps forward.
    "I dunno bout you guys, but I'm following this man!"

    Looks like your troop count has now increased. Your twenty-seven men have been joined by not only Gallant's fifty-two men, but also the sixteen security troops and the forty securidroids.
    >> Lonely Samefag 04/12/10(Mon)21:26 No.9155607

    Oh, and we better check if the Jennings and the others are okay. Let's contact them on the radio.
    >> Retro Sci-Fi Quest !kPsBfsHSpM 04/12/10(Mon)21:29 No.9155656

    You try to contact Jennings, but get only static.

    Civilians that had locked themselves in the shops and hospital building are now filing out. They saw your bravery and cheer loudly. Now safe, they will attempt to make it to the safety lifeboats...
    ...in the opposite direction of the Ironhearte.
    >> Retro Sci-Fi Quest !kPsBfsHSpM 04/12/10(Mon)21:32 No.9155717

    Your decision here WILL have consequences.

    also, I sent you an email, Lonely.
    >> Lonely Samefag 04/12/10(Mon)21:33 No.9155726

    The secret to be a good space hero is to realise the line between Heroism and barelly concealed douchebaggery is just theoretical.

    Gotta go to bed now, but it's been a blast tonight. Too bad about the lack of people here, but it was one of the better episodes yet. Mostly because stuff actually went our way.
    >> Retro Sci-Fi Quest !kPsBfsHSpM 04/12/10(Mon)21:34 No.9155742
    Pleasure to have you, my good man! I eagerly await seeing you in the next episode!

    Happy adventuring!
    >> Retro Sci-Fi Quest !kPsBfsHSpM 04/12/10(Mon)21:37 No.9155802
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    If any bold adventurers wish to continue with the adventure I will be happy to carry on!
    >> Lonely Samefag 04/12/10(Mon)21:38 No.9155810

    "I... I'm sorry, but I really have to run. My beloved Je... Ship is in danger. Men, split up in two groups. Group one, the largest, helps the civilians get on board. M and any elites still alive follow me. NOW!"
    >> Retro Sci-Fi Quest !kPsBfsHSpM 04/12/10(Mon)21:43 No.9155897

    Well if no one decides to pick up the thread, then we'll leave it at this ultimatum for episode 6. This season of RSFQ is drawing to a close (I'm aiming for no more than 9 episodes), but be on the lookout for Captain Dent in follow-up adventures!

    SEE! Captain Dent do battle with the hideous Voidigans!

    EXPERIENCE! The thrill of death-defying feats of bravado and manliness!

    FEEL! The raw emotion as Dent fights for his life, love, and species!
    >> Lonely Samefag 04/12/10(Mon)21:45 No.9155939

    "Buy home some Retro Sci Fi Quest today, folks! It's beats getting kicked in the nards by a Mercurian battle-nun" -Lonely Samefag
    >> Retro Sci-Fi Quest !kPsBfsHSpM 04/12/10(Mon)21:47 No.9155967

    Season 1 box set goes out in mid-june!
    >> Retro Sci-Fi Quest !kPsBfsHSpM 04/12/10(Mon)21:49 No.9156004
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    Anyone else on /tg/ up for some adventure?
    >> Anonymous 04/12/10(Mon)21:50 No.9156022
    I would, but I'm off work in 3 minutes and Mount and Blade is calling me with it's sweet mailed siren song
    >> Retro Sci-Fi Quest !kPsBfsHSpM 04/12/10(Mon)21:51 No.9156042
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    Not a problem, good sir!

    ...anyone else?
    >> Retro Sci-Fi Quest !kPsBfsHSpM 04/12/10(Mon)21:53 No.9156070
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    >> Lonely Samefag 04/12/10(Mon)21:54 No.9156084
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    By the way, I got the thing you sent me, but I really just need to sleep right now so I'll answer it tomorrow.
    >> Retro Sci-Fi Quest !kPsBfsHSpM 04/12/10(Mon)21:56 No.9156112

    It's no big deal, man. Take your time.
    >> Retro Sci-Fi Quest !kPsBfsHSpM 04/12/10(Mon)21:58 No.9156143
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    I'll keep bumping the thread for a bit before I let it die.
    >> Retro Sci-Fi Quest !kPsBfsHSpM 04/12/10(Mon)22:02 No.9156202
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    >> Retro Sci-Fi Quest !kPsBfsHSpM 04/12/10(Mon)22:04 No.9156239

    My very own spambot!
    >> Retro Sci-Fi Quest !kPsBfsHSpM 04/12/10(Mon)22:07 No.9156298
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    >> Retro Sci-Fi Quest !kPsBfsHSpM 04/12/10(Mon)22:09 No.9156344
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    >> Retro Sci-Fi Quest !kPsBfsHSpM 04/12/10(Mon)22:10 No.9156364
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    >> Retro Sci-Fi Quest !kPsBfsHSpM 04/12/10(Mon)22:13 No.9156422
    Well, here ends episode five of RSFQ!

    Join me again another time for the excellent adventures of Captain Dent!

    Stay classy, /tg/

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