You are Zhu Xing, from the city of Xu Chang. Serving Lu Bu and becoming a trusted associate of his, you followed Lu Bu to the Southlands after you became a vagrant force. Lu Bu's army destroyed the enemy warlord Liu Yao in the field, then proceeded to take the city of Jian Ye with help from your ploy. Character Profile: http://pastebin.com/UTDjnUuXPast threads: http://archive.foolz.us/tg/search/subject/three%20kingdoms/
A month passes after the capture of Jian Ye. With Winter coming, the harvests are gathered up, the bulk of the peasant troops under Lu Bu's command and those Liu Yao's troops that surrendered are ordered to rest and recuperate, and plans are made to conquer the remaining South soon. Up north you are informed that Cao Cao attacked Tao Qian's lands after the former's father was killed by Tao Qian's men. Liu Bei who was serving Gongsun Zan came to aid Tao Qian, and after months of fighting, Tao Qian was killed and half of his territory taken. Liu Bei made peace with Cao Cao thereafter, and received the other half of Tao Qian's lands. Yuan Shao in the north defeats the bandit lord Zhang Yan through numerous battles and takes the latter's territory. Li Jue and Guo Si who control the Emperor are engaged with the Qiang troops once again led by Ma Teng.You are rewarded with 100 gold for your deeds. A general council is coming soon to discuss future plans for Lu Bu's force. As a trusted second-in-command of Lu Bu, it would behoove you to be informed and offer suggestions and council at the meeting. You should gather some intelligence.What information do you gather?>About the northern lords, Liu Biao and Yuan Shu, who slightly border Lu Bu's force>About the Southland lords and forces that border south of Lu Bu's force>About the populace currently under Lu Bu's control, and their thoughts on Lu Bu>Any prominent and talented people around the area that you might add >Intrigue about Lu Bu's troops, officers, and their loyalties(Choose two)
>>32908531>>Any prominent and talented people around the area that you might add >>Intrigue about Lu Bu's troops, officers, and their loyaltiesLet's focus on internal affairs for now.
>>32908531>>About the populace currently under Lu Bu's control, and their thoughts on Lu Bu>>Any prominent and talented people around the area that you might addInternal Affairs. We don't need a civil revolt and we're going to need domestic talent to handle that for us.
>>32908531>Any prominent and talented people around the area that you might add >About the populace currently under Lu Bu's control, and their thoughts on Lu BuI wish we could pick three, but I think our troops and officers should remain loyal for now. We just won a great victory.But what about our people?
>>32908531>>About the populace currently under Lu Bu's control, and their thoughts on Lu Bu>>Intrigue about Lu Bu's troops, officers, and their loyalties
>>32908531>>32908556Switching vote to >>About the populace currently under Lu Bu's control, and their thoughts on Lu Bu>>Any prominent and talented people around the area that you might add
>>32908522>Relationships>Lu Bu: Trusted>Chen Gong: Acquainted>Zhang Liao: Neutral>Lu Lingqi: Acquainted>Taishi Ci: Neutral>Hou Cheng: Appreciated>Song Xian: Neutral>Wei Xu: Neutral>Gao Shun: NeutralThis is pretty neat. We need to raise some of these relationships soon though
>>32908673>Lu Lingqi: AcquaintedKnowing from the previous threads, I do believe /tg/ wants to go from Acquainted to Lovers.
>>32908673Is Diao Chan not with our group? Shit
>>32908742I think Diao Chan and Lu Bu's second daughter are with us, we just never interacted with them
>>32908765Good, good, it would have blown to have left her behind or something
>>32908531>Liu Bei made peace with Cao Cao thereafter, and received the other half of Tao Qian's landsI wonder how Liu Bei will fare in this timeline without Lu Bu's northern shenanigans
>>32908531>>>Any prominent and talented people around the area that you might add >>>Intrigue about Lu Bu's troops, officers, and their loyaltiesFinnaly can participate in a thread of this,even tough im falling asleep as im typing this but i shall persevere!.
>>32908817>Finnaly can participate in a thread of this,even tough im falling asleep as im typing this but i shall persevere!.12:19 here, I usually KO at about 4:30am and cry for having missed the ending
>About the Southland lords and forces that border south of Lu Bu's force >About the populace currently under Lu Bu's control, and their thoughts on Lu BuWe need to focus on conquering these people.
>>32908877thats what coffe and redbull is for!.
>>32908531See >>32908937I wonder what our relation ship with the Cai family is?
>>32908673Looking at the pastebin, our sister is already 16 years old. It would be nice to find a good match for her soon.Maybe with Zhang Liao?
If this was a Sengoku quest I'm pretty sure that 50% of the players would be glossing all over Masamue, with the rest divided equally among serving Shingen, Kenshin, and Nobunaga.
Hey Raian, do you mind if we come up with our own strategies for battles?
>>32909026But muh Shimazu
>>32909047I don't think /tg/ could strategy well without Raians help
>>32909047Our strategies involved us rushing an army with both twice our number and the high ground.Our strategies are terrible.
>>32909047/tg/ has a terrible record on military tactics and strategy.>>32909099Agreed. We Leeroy Jenkins too much.
>>32909020We only marry her off if it's an emergency. For the meantime, we let her try at romance if she feels like it.
>>32909098>>32909099The first part of our plan wasn't terrible (the Lu Bu feint) and that was a write-in, us going full Lu Bu was legitimately terrible though. I think good write-ins for strategy should be considered though.
>>32909114>>32909099>>32909098My strategies involve siege towers and smoke screens.
>>32909143Dynasty Warriors has ruined my image of the Qiaos forever
>>32909191Ruined, or made better?
>>32909191Why's that? Raian'd be able to write them fucking well, I'd bet.
>About the populace currently under Lu Bu's control, and their thoughts on Lu BuYou remember well back what happened to Dong Zhuo when he did not have the support of the people, and think it is best to know how things are going with the populace. Disguising yourself as a peasant, you walk around and gossip around with the people.You learn that the people so far are slightly weary of Lu Bu. He has after all come all the way south just to attack the recent lord and take his lands. What they fear most is that Lu Bu might start sacking and pillaging the villages, as Lu Bu did quite prominently when he served Dong Zhuo. The younger people in general admire Lu Bu and the stalwart warriors he has brought to the Southlands, and they believe he can achieve great things unlike the previous lord Liu Yao who was content sitting around living in peace. Numerous people hope Lu Bu can conquer the Shanyue tribes that typically raid the outlying villages.>Any prominent and talented people around the area that you might add Thinking there is always room for more talent, you search around for rumors of known people around the area. After a while, you manage to find out about three people you can hire, though you only have time to go after one.>A large warrior know for his ferocity but generosity around the area>An old, grizzeled veteran of war who fought bandits and pirates in his youth>An educated well-learned man who moved to the South and is known to be modest and sincere(Choose one)
Hey, we should get some bells and stuff to make smoke screens with, that way we can have bell ringers signal the enemy's position in the middle of a bunch of smoke for archers to fire at.
>>32909047You can always write-in. I just provide general set-ups and plans.
>>32909346>>An educated well-learned man who moved to the South and is known to be modest and sincereWe need more advisers other than Cheng Gong. Educated men can also help govern the cities as well, which is a big plus. We have plenty of muscle, but we don't got the brains yet.
Would it be dishonorable to make our kettle our First Wife?
>>32909346>>an educated well-learned man who moved to the south and is known to be modest and sincere.
>>32909346>>An educated well-learned man who moved to the South and is known to be modest and sincereWe need more brain to balance out all this brawn.
>>32909346>>An educated well-learned man who moved to the South and is known to be modest and sincereLets hope we have more chances of recruiting them later.
>>32909346>>An educated well-learned man who moved to the South and is known to be modest and sincereIntelligence is good
>>32909346>An educated well-learned man who moved to the South and is known to be modest and sincere.We got the muscle, but we lack the brains (besides Chen Gong's). Also, hoping that this leads to one of Sima Hui's students.>>32909365Pffft, like we're going to get around to borrowing 10,000 arrows without Zhuge Liang's assistance.
>>32909346>>An educated well-learned man who moved to the South and is known to be modest and sincere
>>32909346 >A large warrior know for his ferocity but generosity around the area
>>32909346>>An educated well-learned man who moved to the South and is known to be modest and sincereI'm hoping this is pang tong
>>32909377We have to liberate Chang An before we can get our kettle back.
>>32909346Let's choose a guy that compliments Lu Bu. Another advisor is likely to get Chen Gong pissy from having a dude who's essential purpose is to offer ideas different from his (unless for some reason they get along which for the setting seems improbable).I was thinking the veteran, but Lu Bu probably wouldn't listen to him just because he's older and more experienced in battle.I vote the ferocious warrior with the heart of gold.Zhang Liao sets a good standard of honor for Lu Bu by being around him (I think?), so maybe this guy can teach our boss the plight of the masses (and earn brownie points with Heaven for favor).
>>32909452If this is still 193, then Pang Tong would be like 14 years old. >>32909486We have our kettle with us, anon.
>>32909486Bro we brought the kettle with us.
Considering how fast we left chang 'an what do you anons think of writing a letter to Cai Yan and enclosing letters to her father along with possibly a smaller letter to the emperor.We write to ask of them and that if they have the chance, they should flee towards us where we can shelter them.To the emperor, we write our apologies for being weak and having to flee but that it would have been better for us to live rather than waste our lives. Say that we are gathering strength to march on the traitors.
>>32909452Considering the description, it's more than likely Xu Shu.
>>32909486So like Ghengis Khan we have to carve up our enemies to rescue our true love?Apropos to the setting, really.
Hey guys, why the heck aren't we courting and molding Zhang Liao as planned? We want him as our bro almost as much as Do Not Pursue.
>>32909493I disagree with the adviser assessment.One advisor is not enough for one faction, surely Chen Gong understands this. If he's so obsessed with his own pride that he refuses to work with another adviser, then that's a sign that we need contingency plans.
>>32909520Not to be meta, but if my timeline is correct, the emperor is in some pretty fucked up straights right now. I think he's not even getting fucking fed (his entourage included).
>>32909542He showed up last thread and there weren't a lot of opportunities to interact with him. Zhang Liao would have been a bad choice for the duel since he already earned glory with Lu Bu. And we wanted to court the waifu in the battle. He's high on my priorities list though.
>>32909505>>32909498So you're telling me we didn't leave our most valued possession within the safe confines of our estate back in the capitol?
>>32909596We are not very good at decision-making.
>>32909596>Equipment: Iron Armor (+1 War), Whispering Blade (+1 War, better chance of enemy injury in duels), Spear, Wind Bow: 100 gold (Chance of wounding enemy officer in duels as a separate check) Musk:(Better officer visits), Hazel Hare (Normal Horse), Lacquer Kettle (Better results if an officer visits your house. May also be given away as a gift)>Lacquer Kettle (Better results if an officer visits your house. May also be given away as a gift)We are going to campaign in style. Can't do that without our kettle
>>32909584Thats the thing, we could possibly get him to run towards us instead of louyang.
>>32909596Anon, the most important things should be kept on your person at all times.
>>32909346Just invite all three to come by if they want a job and interview who shows. Why fight a battle of diplomacy when you have the upper hand as a hiring manager?Embrace the sweet fruit of bureaucracy and let schmucks come to you.
>>32909620Anon, we are incredibly far away from the capital right now.If he could even flee, why wouldn't he flee to a more powerful warlord that's a lot closer? Like Yuan Shao or Cao Cao?
Guys, you keep tapking about potential qllies like Pang Tong and Zgang Liao, but you gotta know that they are NOTHING compared to the power of our OC.
>>32909620Didn't that end up failing?Badly? >not sure anymore; after the fall of Dong Zhuo and the interim before the three kingdoms its a big clusterfuck of historical events
>>32909657Because he doesn't historically.And he never really trusted the other warlords.Besides, if we get the letter out, we at least plant the seed for finding out what happened to Cai Yan and her father. I hope they survived.
>>32909620You should read Sanguokishi. It's more or less a concise manga version of Romance of the Three Kingdoms without the whole Dynasty Warriors flanderization.Also, yeah, we're a wasteland and a few river systems away from the capital. Ain't no way or no how the Emprah will be able to flee Chang'an without getting caught by the 4 Prick Generals.
>>32909726How do people play this thread without having read at least some of it?
>>32909726But the generals let him leave after they kill Fan Chou.He's the sheltered by 2 other generals, preventing Li Jue and the other survivor from chasing after him.
>>32909753Easy, they don't metagame.
>>32909753>Never read RoTK or any derivatives.>Never played any Musou or Basara games.All I know is it's Chinese Game of Thrones, except with less dragons and more genius-level IQ's, and all my decisions are based off that.
>>32909776We are getting into metagame, we don't know that Fan Chou is dead. We don't even know if he will die in this timeline. Let's try to stay IC.
>>32909778Some folks are capable of seperating Character Knowledge from Player Knowledge.Some folks can't./shrug
>>32909807I'm just responding to the statement that the emperor won't be able to flee chang an since thats what he did historically.(Not that anon)
>>32909778RotTK is more than just the events that occur. It's the setting and the characters and the old-timey honor and relationships. It'd be difficult to make a fair amount of decisions IC with the setting and time without that background.
>>32909800So it's like Dune but in ancient China?
>>32909865Plus we also diverged quite a bit in terms of events that occur.
>>32909865All that requires is a general sense of culture in ancient China. Don't need to know anything about TK to know that.
> tfw tonight you have to GM a game and will miss out on the bulk of this thread.Whatever happens.GIVE THEM THE KETTLE!
>>32909894Also a good point.We're way out of the bullshit that would have otherwise happened if Lu Bu did his normal Lu Bu decision-making. This is uncharted territory.
>>32909894>quite a bitUnderstatement of the thread. Lu Bu normally would've set up shop in the North and would've pressured Cao Cao from taking a chunk of Yuzhou from Tao Qian and Liu Bei.We done gone south and might start some wonky stuff now.
>>32909887Not enough pants-on-head idiocy and secret societies to be Dune.
>>32909921No you can'tYou have to know the personalities of the people we deal with and that means reading on them. Some of them too are especially famous too so we SHOULD already know some of the info by default which makes seperating IC and OOC abit harder.
>>32909887Yes.Cao Cao is the Kwisatz Haderach, but we've teamed up one of the few legitimate super-soldiers.You have been warned.
>An educated well-learned man who moved to the South and is known to be modest and sincereYou got to see the educated man, who lives in a small village just outside Jian Ye. You pay him a visit, and find that his name is Yan Jun, styled Mancai. He is very well learned in civil matters and administration; something that is currently lacking in Lu Bu's force. After some discussion, he agrees to join Lu Bu's force.With your intelligence gathering done, the day of the council comes. In a large room, Lu Bu is seated at one end of a table while you sit at the side closest to him. The other seats are taken by the other officers, Yan Jun as well whom you just recruited. Chen Gong who sits next closest to Lu Bu on the other side of the table before you stands."Generals, let us get this meeting started, First, I would like to discuss making an alliance with either Yuan Shu or Liu Biao to the north. Our recent taking of this city has no doubt attracted their attention. Liu Biao and Yuan Shu are at war with each other, and both hold powerful domains and troops at their own right. We must choose one force to ally with lest they attack us both."Lu Bu rubs his chin and nods."My eldest daughter is yet unwed and beautiful. I can send her to be married with one of the lord's relatives for an alliance. The question is... Who?"The other generals shrug. They don't seem to care one or the other. Yan Jun states warfare and strategy are not his expertise, but his opinion is to go with Liu Biao, stating Yuan Shu is a villain. What do you say?>Liu Biao>Yuan ShuNo, the eldest daughter is not Lingqi.
Did China have Tournaments?We could kill two birds with one stone by entertaining the peasantry with a tournament and inviting one, or all 3 of those potential talented people to a Tournament / Feast.
>>32909964>meta-gaming apologeticssure, whatever you say.We can think of completely valid
>>32909964But IC we don't know jack about people from ROT3K besides rumors.
>>32909921And that varies considerably once you read how RotTK does it. Cao Cao just up and kills people because he's afraid of being sold out, but finishes the job after he's wrong because it was expedient and isn't really ever punished (let's ask Chen Gong about interesting events in his life!).RotTK is both proper Confucian mysticism fantasy and historical events mixed into one balls-out crazy era of literal chaos and dicks trying to out disk each other.
>>32910004>>Liu BiaoSince I want to eventually take Yuan Shu's lands for our own.
>>32910004Can we not ally with the Gongsun family? Anyway,>Yuan Shubecause Liu Biao an incompetent.
>>32910026We should know the big names from all the fighting going on in the Empire at least. Not sure if Cap Can is on the radar yet to be honest (I think he's still being a manipulative asshole at this point?) So we may not know he's a threat?
>>32910004>>Liu BiaoBetter chances I would think.
>>32910004>NeitherWe'd end up making her a widow soon anyway.
>>32910004>>Liu BiaoI dont remeber who these are, a little help anons?,why would Yan Jun say that Yuan Shu is a villain?
>>32910004Chen Gong seems to consider the two equal. Yuan Shao was the leader of the coalition against Dong Zhuo (along with Cao Cao) - he may still hold a grudge against Lu Bu. Meanwhile, the Lius are Imperial scions and honorable men.Liu Biao.
>>32910004If Yuan Shu is a villain, I say>>Liu BiaoI will be good to have some we can trust.
>>32910072>Cap CanFuck you autocorrect.Cao Cao
Who can we conquer easier?Send her to the other one.
>>32910062>Yuan Shu>Not an incompetentYeah, nah, Yuan Shu a fatuous lord.
>>32910081wait i remember, yeah liu bao is better, yuan shao is a dick, damn im really tired.
>>32910081Yuan Shu is a incompetent dick in all the media I've read about the Three Kingdoms
>>32910004Lu Bu how many freaking daughters do you have?>dunno lol just fightan too much
>>32910062Aren't the Gongsuns located in Northeast China?We are Southeast China and Liu Biao and Yuan Shu are our neighbors
>>32910004>NEITHERWe need comrades, not alliances.
>>32910081Liu Biao's a relative of Liu Bei, commands Jing Province as of now.Historically dies when Cao Cao makes a move on his county due to poor health. Infighting then takes the county.Yuan Shu is a brother of Yuan Shao, both are currently estranged and is historically blasted apart by cao cao, liu biao and lu bu.
>>32910113Yeah, had a brain fart there, also i sometimes confuse the names of people
>>32910129He has two from the past threads
>>32910113The Yuan's are all fucking dicks. Has Lu By interacted with any at this point? He'd be spitting with contempt since their arrogance and his own makes for explosively bad relations.
>>32910160Lu Bu's fought against the coalition army but I don't know about personal interaction
>>32910004>Liu BiaoWe're respectable and honorable towards the branches of the Imperial Family. We may as well keep up appearances.The Yuan family's a bunch of dickbags anyways. Yuan Shu's a greedy prick anyways.
>>32910171I am Cow Pee
>>32910155We will do that a fucking lot in Rot3K. It's like the goddamn Old Testament in the endless number of names of increasing irrelevancy outside of like a chapter.
>>32910185Liu Biao dies rather quickly too.If things get too bad and Lu Bu's daughter sends for help, we might actually be able to get the domain relatively peacefully.
>>32910217Definitely should be able to take control of his land should things go down like the history books and his faggot son gets all his land.Better us than Cao Cao.
>>32910217>implying the other Liu family members aren't going to be all over that land like flies on shit when he diesBut there is something to be said for destroying them piece-meal.
>>32910004Listen to the advisors. More than likely there's stories of how Yuan Shu fucked up the early anti-Dong Zhuo alliance nearly by himself. Not even really metagaming. That HAD to make stories about him for what he did.
>>32910253They definitely will be but when one has the backing of Lu Bu?In any case, its a perfect justification to annex their lands when Liu Biao dies and Lu Bu's daughter is in jeopardy.
>>32910253>exterminate the Lius>rescue the Emprah>take Luoyang>become saviors of the Han and lords of the WestI'm getting moist.
>>32910253If a Liu is Lu Bu's son in law, we can support his claim to Liu Biao's lands and gain some legitimacy in the eyes of the people. The end result is that the lands would be in our domain of course.
>>32910276> exterminate the LiusWouldn't most of them ally with us if we're loyalists and are uber strong, which hopefully we will be?
>>32910276B-but the Emperor is a Liu too
>>32910275Metagaming about Liu Biao but that's an excellent plan if we can keep away claimants.
>>32910295That really comes into play only if we can secure the emperor.Otherwise its only lip service.That anon's idea of writing a letter has merits, actually. Some hope is better than none.
Yo Raian. Can we get a colored map or something showing what lands are controlled by who? Also a count on our army?>>32910312To be fair, its part metagaming, part logical preparation in case one of our allies dies.
>>32910318Unfortunately, it would have a lot more merit if we stayed in Xuchang. If we send a letter now, it looks more like lipservice since the Emperor is going to think, "If you are serious about rescuing me, then why did you head down to bumfuck south instead of staying in the central plains?"
>>32910276We're not doing DW8 and Lu Bu decides he's going to take the entire Empire just by kicking everybodys' ass all by himself?
>>32910351>Dear Son of Heaven>Weather was nicer.>Love, Lu Bu and friends
>>32910351Well logically, us staying in Xuchang with 2k men and little to no ability to help would be useless to the cause.
>>32910351Fair point, which was why I voted to stay in Xuchang.Still we can leave out the letter to the emperor. I would still love to hear from Cai Yan and her father about how they're doing.
>>32910286Wasn't Liu Biao's son a decent guy, anyway? I forget his name but I remember the elder son was a solid motherfucker who only got passed up because Biao doted on the younger son.
>>32910391>Wish you were here!Postcard
>>32910334Here's a not very good map I've been using for reference.We are in Jianye (South of "Great River) in north Yangzhou. Jing province is controlled by Liu Biao and Yuzhou is controlled by Yuan Shu.Notice how far away we are from Chang'an and Xuchang
>>32909346So guys. Are we going to wipe the Shanyue tribes off the map and bolster our army with all the young southerners who are inspired by Lu Bu?Because that sounds like a good plan to me
>>32910357Only after we marry the daughter and make Zhang Liao our best friend, anon.
>>32910442I'd rather win over the tribes to bolster our armies. Fighting a guerilla war is not my idea of a good time.
Huh i cant go on anymore,dont do anything stupid anonsi leave...the rest to you tg(oh gods we are doomed).
>>32910442How close are we to Szechuan? I think I heard the most beautiful women come from there. And we can get hot food and another kettle to join our kettle harem.
>>32910411He had two sons. Youngest one was the bad ass motherfucker who didn't take no shit. Eldest one was the pussy faggot who just sat back and surrendered to Cao Cao.If i remember right he was going to give his lands to the younger one, upsetting the normal rules of succession, but his bitch ass wife changed his will after he was dead.
>>32910433As a practical note, the "zhou" in Jingzhou and Yangzhou stands for province. So it's Jing province and Yang province and so on.
We should kill the emperor and make it appear as if the Xiliang Generals did it.
>>32910465The Shanyue wikipedia article says Wu won over the Shanyue through peaceful means after a long guerilla war. How's about we skip the war, maybe bring one major chieftain to battle or duel against Lu Bu, and then recruit the Shanyue?
>>32910483It started infighting that Cao Cao took advantage off.And so should we.
>>32910465Would the populace and normal Han citizenry locally stand for that? That may be a line no amount of intimidation could force them to cross if blood is bad enough?
>>32910483Ya got the two mixed up. The bitch ass wife favored the younger one and got him to inherit instead. Of course, if Lu Bu's daughter is married to the younger one, that's the one we are going to support.
>Liu BiaoYour knowledge of both lords are not that keen, but at the least you remember that Yuan Shu is a petty man with little talent. While Liu Biao has little talent himself, at the very least he is said to be generous man. Besides, Yan Jun has also suggested Liu Biao."I think Liu Biao would be a better choice. We can trust him better than Yuan Shu."Lu Bu nods."Then it is decided. Yan Jun, my general has informed me that you are well-versed in literature and speak well. I would ask you to act as envoy to Liu Biao and arrange a marriage with whomever you can."Yan Jun bows."As you command."Chen Gong goes to the next topic at hand."Sirs, out next task is to subjugate the rest of the Southlands. As I stated back in Xu Chang, this might take some time to do. Currently, the governor of Yangzhou province is Wang Lang. He is an incompetent lord, but he has allied himself with Yan Baihu, a bandit lord who has ingrained himself amongst the Shanyue and styles himself a King. They have a few ten thousands of troops, so for the next few months, we must muster what troops we can to fight them. I propose that we lead two separate contingents; one to engage Wang Lang and the other to engage Yan Baihu. General Lu Bu should lead one force, General Zhu Xing should lead the other. We can thus separate their force and conquer the Southlands in a more timely fashion.""A sound plan. As far as I am concerned, both of these men are pheasants to the slaughter," Lu Bu says with a wave of his hand. "Zhu Xing, tell me which lord you want to destroy and what men you want to take."Who do you decide?>Wang Lang>Yan BaihuWhich officers do you ask to take?>[Choose a few]
>>32910479First we get the army.Then we get the money.Then we get the bitches.
>>32910483Huh, I thought it was the other way around, because I remember Liu Bei being upset about him planning to supplant his elder son with the younger, and I know Liu Bei ended up teaming up with the one who didn't surrender.
>>32910497I'm open to any suggestions on how to do that.
If we ally with liu biao, we get to secure the jing province, which is most arguably the key province be it for future expedition or resources.however we have to remember liu biao's forces killed sun jian, allying with him would make recruiting the sun family much much harder
>>32910527>Wang LangTake Zhang Liao and Lingqi.
>>32910527>>Yan BaihuWe want to kill the bandit king and recruit all the barbarians. Lu Bu's not good at diplomancing.>[Choose a few]Zhang LiaoLu Linqi Gao Shun Hou ChengLeave Taishi Ci and the other 3 with Lu Bu.
>>32910527We take on Wang Lang because he probably has a city and city sieges need brains to conquer
>>32910527>Sirs, out next task is to subjugate the rest of the SouthlandsMan, Chen Gong you don't mince words.
>>32910527>>Wang LangBetter recruitment prospects.TakeLu Linqi Song XianWei XuLeave the truely loyal generals with Lu Bu.We handle those who need some care and love.
>>32910527Why am i getting flash backs of Chang'An.> Wang Lang.Let Lu Bu and whatever we have that counts for elites at this point take the bulk of the bandit forces. Chen Gong should accompany him so he does not fuck up his tactics and die.As for officers.> Zhang LiaoWe need to bro it up with him if we want to pull off the Oath of the Peach Garden: Lu Bu edition.Taishi Ci should go with Lu Bu
>>32910591We want Zhang Liao to be loyal to us primarily. Perhaps even do a Liu Bei style brotherhood with him and Lu BU.
>>32910527>Wang LangTake Zhang Liao, Linqi, and Gao Shun and one of the three LTs. Other four and Chen Gong go with Lu Bu Muh Gao Shun
>>32910562>recruit all the barbariansI think that would cause unified grassroots and warlord alliances against us in one action. Even at the Fall of the Han aren't we xenophobic about barbarians?
A Primer:Loyal till Death:Gao ShunChen GongExtremely loyal but will balk at certain death:Zhang LiaoLoyal if treated well and appreciated:Taishi CiHou ChengSong XianWei XuJust something for anons to take a refresher on.
>>32910579Gongtai don't fuck around, broCao Cao admired the fuck out of him for a reason. For all his protests, while Gongtai obeys the word of honor, he is also a ruthless motherfucker.
>>32910527wang langtake zhang liao and gao shun
>>32910648We don't need to mix the two since the barbarians have their own territories. However, if we give the barbarians fair amount of loot and supplies and show them our might, we could make them the backbone of a powerful professional army that would be loyal to only us.
Guys.Can we recommend that Lu Bu challenge this 'Bandit King' one on one? That way when he beats him because its fucking Lu Bu vs a dumb barbarian, the barbarians will be enthralled by his strength and loyal to us/lu bu?
>>32910681That's OC and we don't know if that will apply in this universe.What do we know is that the 3 LTs were picked out for only being loyal if treated well. Gao Shun was left out of the negative characterization.Zhang Liao has also followed Lu Bu for a long time and he's the third highest ranked guy in the army. >>32910713Yes, please. Tell Lu Bu and Chen Gong to recruit these motherfuckers
>>32910571SIEGE TOWER!>>32910527>Wang Yang
>>32910713That's his choice, not ours, especially since we'll be fighting Wang.
>>32910748Hence, recommend since we are a trusted confidante,
>>32910748But i mean, if we recommend that he challenge one on one instead of outright slaughtering the bandits, we have a chance at a Bandit Auxilliary.We need as many troops as we can get.
>>32910527>Who do you decide?>>Wang Lang>Which officers do you ask to take?Lu LinqiSong XianHou ChengLeave Lu Bu the really loyal dudes, he'll need them with the way he acts.
>>32910741You basically pointed out exactly whats on the chart with IC knowledge. So we already know this.Its just to remind folks who needs more attention.
>>32910527When we meet Wang Yang we need to insult his genitalia. For what reason?>because we felt like it, not due to his name and slang in a foreign language from across the sea or thousands of miles of overland travel from the future
>>32910803Yes, but I dislike having to rely on OC knowledge to come up with the chart.I'd rather use the IC information to remind people since we can be more responsive to characterization changes that happen. It's useful that both IC and OC point towards the same conclusion here
>>32910793>he'll need them with the way he acts.That's an excellent point. We keep forgetting our boss is sort of an asshole. We should let him keep people who like him for him around.
>>32910841Yes, but we need to court Zhang Liao already.
>>32910836Fair enough anon.I'll take note of that and try to reword stuff to make them more IC in the future.
>>32910841I want to keep Zhang Liao with us despite that. Taishi Ci, Chen Gong, and Gao Shun should be enough loyal officers for now. Lu Bu respects Taishi Ci for his prowess and Chen Gong for his brains so they could keep him in check.
>>32910713Ask yourself this: would a lord and dude who styles himself King really go on a duel with Lu Bu who is known as the Flying General?>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>So far it is attack Wang Lang, with taking Zhang Liao, Lu Lingqi, and Gao Shun, and Lu Bu going with Chen Gong and Taishi Ci. Which last lieutenant do you wish to take?
>>32910891Hou Cheng. He already appreciates us, so he would be useful to have around.
>>32910853Nah. Let him do his own thing.
>>32910891Who do we even have left? Let's just go with Hou Cheng.
>>32910891Take: Song Xian, spread the love.>Lu Bu's entourageWe need someone who can talk Lu Bu down from Dumb Shit.We need Zhang Liao to go with him.
>>32910934>>32910880Taishi Ci and Chen Gong can do that just fine. Taishi Ci went toe to toe with Lu Bu so Lu Bu should respect him just fine.
>>32910891Hmm, good point, i guess i misread bandit king as dumbass who fights anything he sees.Hou ChengAlso, Gao Shun should go with whoever is more likely to encounter an entrenched position. Since his nickname is literally 'Formation Breaker'
>>32910891Nah, let Zhang Liao go with Lu Bu. Also, so what if the king guy won't duel Lu Bu? They're gonna get decimated.
>>32910947...Didn't consider that... SHOULD work. He needs more generals with him, though.Especially since the army hes facing is 10k strong.>>32910920>>32910930>>32910967Guys, lets not take Hou Cheng. He had his chance for glory, now we need to let other LTs have a sht.
So guys. What are the numbers of our army?Because the bandits alone are operating in the multiples of ten thousand.
>>32910891>>32910920Changing my vote to Song Xian
>>32910841Backing thisalso FUCK YEAH SAM GUO
>>32910985Yeah, changing >>32910967's vote for Hou Cheng to Song Xian.
So, this is obviously OC, but I looked up Yan Jun since I had no idea who he was.I'm already glad we recruited him. "I'm only a simple scholar and I'm unfamiliar with military affairs. If I take up this appointment which I'm not suited for, there will be regrets later." He spoke very sincerely – to the point of breaking down in tears. Sun Quan then asked him to try riding on a horse, but he fell off after getting on the horse's back"
>>32911048We're taking all of Wu's shiny things.Its amazing.
>>32911048Sun Quan - Ancient Asshole.
>>32911090Or killing them, which is just fine too
>>32911104Can we please not kill Gan Ning and Zhou Tai, though?
QuestionWhere the fuck are Sun families?
btw don't we have zang ba?he's not supposed to be as good as zhang liao or gao shun, but from what i remember he'd better than the three lts we have now
>>32911090inb4 the crybabies scream that Raian's railroading us into being butt-fucked by Wu since we're taking Liu Yao/Wang Lang/Yan BaihuBecause you know it's going to happen
>>32911153I think they're getting fucked elsewhere regarding the Imperial Seal? Or did that happen already?
>>32911153Sun Jian is ded.Sun Ce is fighting under Yuan Shu's banner holyyyy fuck, I forgot.
>>32911155We don't have Zang Ba, anon.Zang Ba would have joined us if we had taken control of Xu province. He was also an ally and not a subordinate historically.
>>32911156We're with Lu fucking Bu. We're going to fight everything and EVERYTHING under Heaven so long as he's our boss and he's still alive enough to fight things.
>>32911172>>32911173I guess its around the time that Sun Ce is borrowing 10.000 strong army from Yuan Shuprepare your anus
>>32911173yfw we get Sun Ce and Zhou Yu to defect.Then due to broing it up with Liu Biao, we find both Pang Tong and Zhuge Liang.yfw we have the trifecta of anti-Wei/Jin strategists
>>32911173>We've just signed up to fight Sun CeAW YEAH WE'RE BACK TO FIVE STAR DIFFICULTYI love how much we fuck ourselves between bursts of GLORIOUS VICTORY
>>32911156Man, all of life is railroaded. It is fate.
>>32911206Gotta catch em all !
>>32911203It's even more likely that Yuan Shu will send off Sun Ce on his lonesome against us.>Against Liu Yao? HAHA hes ded>Send him against LU BU!? HAHA, EVEN DEDDER
>>32911206I think A Zhuge Kiang would honorably off himself before serving Lu By? Not sure if he's too honorable.
>>32911234That sounds surprisingly plausible. Chen Gong against Zhou Yu, Lu Bu against Sun Ce, that would be fun. We still owe Cheng Pu a duel too
>>32911215Nigga its not fun to play beginner in ROTK, especially if you play as Liu Bei in the Rise of Cao Cao scenario, shit so cash in Advance
>>32911206I don't think Zhuge would ally with Lu Bu. He wants someone with long-term value who won't be too stubborn.Pang Tong though... Surely the Fledgling Phoenix is the equal of the Sleeping Dragon?
>>32911273We need a cool nickname.
>Attack Wang Lang, take Zhang Liao, Lu Lingqi, Gao Shun, and Song Xian"I will attack Wang Lang. General Lu, you are better off facing Yan Baihu and the Shanyue who will meet you on the field of battle. Wang Lang will likely retreat to his city once I defeat his forces, and I know that General Lu does not like sieges."Lu Bu nods and consents to this."Let me take Generals Zhang Liao, Gao Shun, Song Xian, and Lady Lingqi. The rest will go with you, my lord." You turn to Chen Gong. "Does this sound fine to you, Sir Cheng?"Chen Gong smiles, and there's a slight twinkle in his eye."As long as I accompany General Lu, the rest does not concern me."The rest of the generals voice no concern, but one speaks out. Lingqi, who had been sitting quietly rises and slams her hands on the table."Wait! Why am I going with Zhu Xing? I am my father's daughter, I should be accompanying him to battle."...Speaking of which, why exactly are you separating daughter and father? The other generals realize now this part too and glance at you. You should probably give a proper explanation to appease both Lingqi and the other generals...What do you say?>write in and vote on best choice
>>32911238We weill be the one who visit him, not our full-retard of a leader>>32911258Mmm yes, delicious Wu tears,
>>32911298I'm out, you guys are on your on for this one.
>>32911298Motherfucker, our 67 intelligence is not equipped for this question
>>32911298"My Lady please, I tought you want to take names for yourself? I still owe mylady a payback too, lets settle our score again in the next battle shall we?"
>>32911298My vote is to say "She has shown us her fighting skill first hand. It would be good to how our top fighters evened out."
>>32911298Well we're OBVIOUSLY trying to get all of our team's young blood on our side so we can prove ourselves in battle independent of auto-win-buttons like Lu Bu and Taishi Ci. This army's never going anywhere if it relies on just 3 or 4 people.
>>32911298Jokingly respond that we want a rematch for that bet. There will still be fighting so she shouldn't worry too much.
>>32911339>inb4 Chinese INT average is 75 instead of 50>yfw Chinese Parents stereotype
>>32911298Reference seeing Linqi's martial prowess firsthand and that she would be a valuable addition to our army.Lu Bu's army already has the God of War and Taishi Ci. You are not yet Lu Bu and you could use more powerful warriors by your side.
>>32911298Excuse me, but we did not wish to take Zhang Liao with us.
>>32911298Say that lingqi is a talented woman but her accomplishments would be over shadowed if she remained with her father. Which is why she should come with us to prove herself
>>32911291Flying General of Kettles in the North South East and West under HeavenWe will gain MORE kettles of increasing honor and beauty!Lu Bu has Diaochan, we have kettles.
>>32911298"Surely your ladyship hasn't forgotten our rematch?How are we to do that if we are not in the same battle? Of course if you wish, I will forfeit this round so that you may accompany your lord father to the field of battle."Stroke that fire of competition.She will HATE the idea of winning by default.
>>32911298"General Lu Fengxian is a mighty young phoenix. The radiance of the Flying General is well known. What glory can be attained smashing common bandits when mighty Lu Bu is leading the charge? Will his daughter live forever in the shadow of her father? Lu Bu's might is sufficient for the destruction of Yan Baihu - Lu Lingqi's strength and brilliance will be shown by her skill at siege, and glory heaped on the house of Lu."
>>32911401I would like to have a collection of different kettles from different lands we conquer.
>>32911368I actually vote for this. That whole "wanna repay that challenge" speil makes us look weak and petty.
>>32911298>The other generals realize now this part too and glance at you.Oh shit nigga PANICWe got caught ogling the boss' daughter oh shit
>>32911368This works fine.
>>32911415>if you wish, YOU may forfeit this round so that you may accompany your lord father to the field of battle."Poke the bear. Shes gonna be sooo tsundere after this.
>>32911354>>32911379>>32911399>>32911415This>catsec faceno captcha no sex yet, we will get her to wear cat ears soon dont worry
>>32911415Yo this is good and makes it look like we're bringing lingqi for honor purposes
>>32911398You didn't. The rest did.
>>32911298>>32911422Shit, this is a good answer.
>>32911298Spaghetti as hard as humanly possible. We're not smart enough to get out of this.
>>32911379>>32911415I think referencing a rematch would be a horrible idea in front of our generals.It sends the wrong message. That we are more obsessed with a vanity contest with one of our LTs than on winning the battle itself.We are in command now, I would use >>32911368>>32911356>>32911397as the bases for an answer that pleases everyone.
>>32911397>>32911356I agree with this sentiment, say we're simply trying to make sure each force has enough talented fighters.
>>32911422I like this. +1
These spaghetti responses are actually IC, huh
>>32911398The majority vote was to take Zhang Liao, so no, we wanted to take Zhang Liao with us.
>>32911298>...Speaking of which, why exactly are you separating daughter and father? The other generals realize now this part too and glance at you....AWKWARD...Run from the room and the province with your kettle and don't look back. Don't say a thing.
>>32911422You said it better than me, have my vote Anon
>>32911484Do you really think they will care about dick waving? I mean, we're in Lu Bus army for fucks sake, if we can't be fighters for fighters sake whats the point.
>>32911458Or Lu By will think we're cunts to plow for shit-talking his progeny and vicariously him.
>>32911422Too sycophantic, but its the best we've got.We can mention the bet one on one with her when we ride to attack.
>>32911422This guy and his honeyed words! Or as the south-eastern chinese put it - his mouth is as slick as oil
>>32911545In a high-level strategy meeting? Yes, they will. We are the commander in chief, we can be fighters for fighters sake in the battlefield, but let's not let our officers think that we make our decisions based on dick-waving.
>>32911298?"Lady Lingqi, this is a matter of foresight. Any battlefield General Lu steps on will be cast under his shadow. This is fine and an endeavor we must dedicate generals who will not submit. However, what we need now are to spread names other than just General Lu's. For this I would put you on a field apart from your father, so that armies may fear the name Lingqi as much as they fear the name Lu." Shame on all of you who just gave up on this one.
>>32911548We're besties with Lu Bu though, he would probably laugh it off and tell her to go prove herself against us.
>>32911564Man it's ancient China, half the art of bullshit is throwing in so many positive platitudes that refuting it makes the other guy look like an asshole.
>>32911545Because it's dickwaving in front of your boss to his child in a culture where he is next to fucking god at this point in history. He also gets to decides whether we live or die at his order for any number of ridiculous reasons. This is ancient China, not LoTR.Lu By is finely attuned to any possible slights to his honor and that of those he likes.
>>32911298>>32911581>"Lady Lingqi, this is a matter of foresight. Any battlefield General Lu steps on will be cast under his shadow. This is fine and an endeavor we must dedicate generals who will not submit. However, what we need now are to spread names other than just General Lu's. For this I would put you on a field apart from your father, so that armies may fear the name Lingqi as much as they fear the name Lu." Christ, I never get formatting right. Opinions?
>>32911612Way too sycophantic.
>>32911545Yes, we need to show that we don't dick wave when it comes to strategy, but we sure as hell will dick wave when it comes to tactics and individual battle prowess.
>>32911585>assuming the insufferable Lu By of legend will let anybody play silly buggers with him unless he invites itNot even Zhang Liao could do something like that (though not that he would).
>>32911422>>32911612These are fairly similar, but I prefer a more straightfoward and blunt way of speaking. Lingqi is not the type to appreciate honeyed words.
>>32911630How's promoting your warriors names sycophantic?Seems like the sort of thing you'd want to do with an upstart army.
>>32911610I guess i just don't like the idea of walking on eggshells every time we go to battle, bowing and scraping to our allies who, by rights we should be friends with at this point.
>>32911663Seriously, Linqi's whole thing is "Put up or Shut up". She doesn't care about eloquence or anything like that. In fact, she probably hates it. Simply pointing out that she's a strong warrior and we need more strong warriors in this army should suffice for the most part. We can add extra reasons anons provided as necessary. I don't think flattery's going to work here.
>>32911692Eastern Cultures mang, its like that
>>32911545This ain't no viking fantasy setting. It's medieval China with a legendary hero.You're going to kill our reputation for saying such things in front of polite company.If we lose enough honor LuBu will be ashamed enough to get rid of us.p and nobody will hire us and we'll fall from the chronicles of the three kingdoms preemptively with a disgraceful whimper.
>>32911686Let us not forget that daddy is not too huge on Lingqi fighting, and the fact that you're already referring to them as an "upstart family" instead of just people who want to prove their might shows your lack of understanding.
>>32911298Better yet, how about we play this off as a slip of the tongue or a lapse in judgement and acquiesce to her concerns?Or>"Oh sorry, I was treating you as a general for a moment when you are, in fact, my lord's daughter. Please forgive me, I shall not make the same mistake in the future."
>>32911748I like this.
>implying /tg/ can make good decisions
>>32911748This is a good starter. It sets a pretty strong tone for the rest of the argument. That Lingqi is a member of the army and will go where she's most useful.
>>32911692Sorry, but that's the setting. Lu By himself caused a long downward spiral for himself simply by not doing what was socially expected of him. He even called Liu Bei an extremely close diminutive when he was looking for work and a guest in Liu's own land.
>>32911770> Implying its not fun
>>32911422So, is everyone agreed on this, or will you guys change it up a bit?
>>32911748Very tactful for the strange room we got. I like it.
>>32911793Start with >>32911748and then that.
>>32911793I think we need some more time to discuss this
>>32911793Fucking no. The "young blood" option is the only one that doesn't make us sound like a dick.
>>32911777So basically we're just going to be fellating everyone nonstop for fear of minor sleights, even our best and most trusted generals that we have been fighting besides for years.This is going to get old fast.
>>32911793If were using that can we use >>32911612The two are pretty much exactly the same only the second isn't disgustingly flowery or patronizing.
>>32911793>>32911748I prefer this before talking about how Lingqi's strength is needed elsewhere.
>>32911777Yah he was promptly evicted because Guan Yu and Zhang Fei werew so pissed they nearly finished the famous Lu Bu/3 brothers skirmish right there.
>>32911835I wrote >>32911368, and yes it is the best option, but if the thread chooses otherwise, then it chooses otherwise. You're not making it any more appealing by insulting people.
>>32911793Too flowery, the substance is fine. But make it far more direct. We are not a Han court official, but a General speaking to his subordinate.
>>32911859No, you respect social rules and hierarchies. As well know the time and places for everything. It's like normal social interaction with simply different standards.
>>32911793I would add a mention of Taishi Ci and Chen Gong into there, though, and how between the might of the two generals and the stratagems of Chen Gong, victory is all but assured.>>32911860Dude, this is three kingdoms, if your shit ain't flowery and patronizing, you're doing it wrong.
>>32911860>Disgustingly flowery and patronizingLu Bu's self-chosen epithet is disgustingly flowery and patronizing? The man picked Fengxian as his style name for a reason.
>>32911881I'm making the argument that all the other options presented are dick-waving. Nobody has been able to prove otherwise. Sorry if I stepped on anyone's toes.
>>32911859You're overblowing the issue. We have very few bosses and social betters that we would need to do this to.However bringing up a competition in skill with your Lord's child in front of him and the other generals at a strategy session is like literally calling his bloodline a bitch for posterity.
>>32911931I think you missed his point if you think he's referring to "Fengxian" as the only part that's flowery.
>>32911952Why its dick waving? sorry not Native English
>>32911927Flowery is for diplomacy and for talking to our superiors. We are talking to our subordinates in a routine military matter. We shouldn't have to even justify this, but we are not going to get straight to the point since we are.
>>32911986They make us seem arrogant, vain, and self-centered as opposed to playing for the team.
>>32911983Fengxian is literally a reference to the Phoenix - it's an explicit comparison.A little poetical elaboration on a man's style name is a classic show of respect.
>>32911859No matter how long we fight with Lu Bu, he will always be our social better and lord until we either rebel from him or he dies. Therefore we don't call out his kid directly for ANY purpose save business and tactful behind a closed qr lots discussions.
>>32911952Non dick waving answers. >>32911399>>32911422>>32911612Have a logical refutation? Of course you don't?
>>32911298>Chen Gong smiles, and there's a slight twinkle in his eye.... THAT RAT BASTARD KNEW FROM THE GET-GO!
>>32912034Gongtai wanted to put us on the spot. He can't help it. The man is devious!
>>32912034Theoretically and technically, that's his job. So we at least know he's good for something.
>>32912021Okay, yeah. He's saying everything else is too flowery, not the style name. I don't know why you think people are only focusing on the opening line. >>32912034Maybe he just wanted us to get some?
>>32912026Those make it seem like we're pandering to Lingqi, which in turn makes it seem like we want to get in her good graces more than help the army achieve victory.
Rolled 6>>32912034Oh course he knew.Hes chen gongAnd hes knows we're on the same page.
>>32912034Strategists gonna strategize
>>32912034Huh, knew what? what did I miss?I guess I am suited to Zhu Xing, low INT and all that
>>32912034He knew but he didn't mention it, total bro
>>32912070Also pandering to Lingqi is counter-productive since Lingqi fucking hates being pandered to. Haven't we seen this in the last 2 threads?
>>32912070Okay so how do we get Linqi all over our dick mister?Any better solution perhaps?
>>32912087As I said>implying /tg/ makes good decisions
>>32912080He knew we picked Lingqi because we are trying to waifu her. He didn't object because he's a bro, but he knew what we were up to. Honestly, I blame our super low charisma. We should have gone to finishing school or something
>>32912080We're on the spot because we sort almost outed ourselves in front of ALL THE GENERALs that we have the hots for our boss' daughter. And our boss and the daughter are present.
>>32912111>Honestly, I blame our super low charismaWell Zhu Xing IS tg
Rolled 15>32912080That we're subtly manipulating lu bu for his own benefit, the benefit of our faction and for our mental health
>>32912107First of all, you're the type of player that's going to get our character killed or disgraced.Second, we do it by fighting good within her line of sight, not by defending her with words which she hates.
>>32912087We don't pander to Lu Lingqi but also don't insult Lu Bu OR her in polite company by saying the wrong thing.
>>32912107Impress her by being a badass on the battlefield and respecting her as an accomplished warrior on her own. Undeserved flattery and flowery language will make her hate us. She sees through that as bullshit See >>32912087
>>32912145So what should we do mang
>>32912149Hence why we should have picked >>32911368
>>32911793my vote for >>32911748If you're still counting
>>32912107By not making Lu By or her pissed. Which is like trying to keep fire not hot.
What's hilarious is that Lingqi is actually a better warrior than we are right now.She got through Battle of Changan unscathed and she won the contest from the last thread. >>32912181>>32911748>>32911368Together is the best answer probably
>>32912163Yes but complaining would get us nowhereThe goal is to impress her by being badass, so I dunno, maybe said to Lu Bu "My apologize General, I tought your last command of accompanying her is still in effect" or somethin, man, help me here will ya?
>>32911748Why would you people want to insult Lingqi? There must be better ways to do this.
>>32912210We are probably the 4th or 5th strongest warrior in Lu Bu's army to be honest.Lu Bu, Taishi Ci, Lingqi, are all stronger than us probably.Zhang Liao might be stronger than us too. We gotta git gut
>>32912210I don't know where a lot of us think we're hot stuff simply because we hang with Lu Bu. Lu Bu is the legend, not us. We're still in training and trying to stay alive with dfairly unbalanced stats.We're where we are because of plot and Lu Bu, very little of it us in the grand scheme of the era.
>>32912244How is that an insult? If anything its stating we see her as an equal and important part of our army, necessary in taking this city we're about to go attack.Whereas her father hates her fighting and directly tries to stop her from doing so.
>>32912257>Zhang Liao might be stronger than us tooAlmost certainly. He's on Gan Ning's or Guan Yu's level, and only a little shy of Lu Bu.
>>32912244It's not an insult, it's elevating her as a member of the army, and not just her father's daughter.Which, you know, is what she wanted the first time we met her.
>>32912262>We're where we are because of plot and Lu Bu, very little of it us in the grand scheme of the era.Given current stat gain, its going to be another 10-15 threads before we're on par with any 'general' of this era.
>>32912276So if anyone talked to you that way, you would not be insulted at all? The tone matters as much as the message.
>>32911793We should treat her as a person and a general, not as if she's a dainty wallflower like Diao Chan.Seriously, the more we respect her the more she'll like us. Lu Bu won't like it but he won't banhammer us 'cause we're his bro.
>>32912294Correction: Any elite general of the era. We were already the match for many generals as a 18 year old scrub. I bet we can easily beat the vast majority of "Generals" out there. >>32912262For a 20 year old, we are pretty good. We could be a lot better though, particularly in terms of our leadership and intelligence.
>>32912314I'm still convinced that the "young blood" response will get both of them on our side, or at least make neither of them unhappy.
>>32912296I'd see it as a message that i'm taking offence to something i shouldn't take offence to and to calm down.Then again apparently we're supposed to supplicate everyone because they're all dainty weaklings in need of coddling lest we hurt their feelings.
>>32912244It's bait. Isn't it wonderful?
>>32912362>Then again apparently we're supposed to supplicate everyone because they're all dainty weaklings in need of coddling lest we hurt their feelingsAgain, my esteemed Anon, this is not ancient Europe, its ancient China
>>32912391You can keep saying it, doesn't make it any less ridiculous.
>>32912314>Lu Bu won't like it but he won't banhammer us 'cause we're his bro.You are seriously underestimating the shit out of Lu Bu. And we're not his favorite buddy either; that's Zhang Liao.Nobody and nobody is too close for Lu Bu to not kick their ass for giving him the slightest reason to kick their ass.Except maybe Diaochan.Lu Bu isn't insane; it's just that he goes for instant gratification and living for the best choice that's offered to him at any given instant. Insulting him even slightly raises the chances that his choice of "leave this dude alone OR wreck his shit" goes not in our favor fast.
Rolled 8I wonder what bossman thinks of this mess
>>32912407Yes I agree, but that is how it is
Lingqi is not a dainty flower, she's an exception compared to most other figures we'll meet in Ancient China. Remember this from last thread?>>Apologize for your first meeting when she took offense>Ask if she's okay so far and having come all the way to Southlands>Declare a bet with her on who will take the most headsRaian's comment later:>Lingqi option was good, other options would have her ignoring you.She respects strength and directness.This should hopefully provide some context for our future interactions with her. >>32912414>And we're not his favorite buddy either; that's Zhang Liao.You are mixing up Romance with this quest. Zhang Liao was a common soldier that was elevated very recently. He only accompanied Lu Bu on the pirate hunt, he has had no other interaction.We are his favorite buddy, there's no question to it.
>>32911793Work this in: >>32911748
>>32912407Then you are playing the setting wrong, sad to say. It's like playing in 40k and expecting citizens to take it kindly when you insult the Emperor even in jest. As well, extremely short-sighted. Not only are we playing an idealized fantasy history in ye olden times, people across the world have similar values, including "not taking shit from your lessers." The values are the same in all cultures and times; simply the standards are different.
>>32912341How about"The combined mights of Generals Lu Fengxian and Taishi Ziyi with the stratagems of Chen Gongtai will be more than enough to deal with common bandits. I need as many capable warriors to besiege Wang Lang's city and she has proven herself on the battlefield.
Raian can we get done ? its dragging too far I guess>>32912441For reference in paste binRelationshipsLu Bu: TrustedChen Gong: AcquaintedZhang Liao: NeutralLu Lingqi: AcquaintedTaishi Ci: NeutralHou Cheng: AppreciatedSong Xian: NeutralWei Xu: NeutralGao Shun: Neutral
>>32911422>less flowery>>32911748The glances of the other generals and situation has put you in a flighty, awkward situation, and for a moment, you falter. But thinking quick, you think up a response."General Lu has already gained glory in many battles before. I believe Lady Lingqi needs to earn her own merits, separated from her father. Taking Wang Lang's city is no doubt a good enough task for this rather than fighting mere bandits. Forgive me, I was merely thinking of Lady Lingqi as the rest of the generals here than Lord Lu Bu's daughter."The other generals nod, thinking it sound and Lu Bu seems appeased as well. Lingqi bites her lips. One man however speaks up."...Mere bandits? Are you saying we have been given the lesser task?" Wei Xu says with a frown."What General Zhu means to say, my generals," Chen Gong says steeping in. "is that Lady Lingqi needs to find her own fortunes in battle. She cannot follow General Lu forever. I assure you, the Shanyue are not mere bandits and our battle with them will not be the easiest task. They are numerous and we have a tough road ahead, and with the arduous road, glory to be found."Wei Xu consents and backs down. Lingqi sits back down, though she doesn't seem too pleased. You managed to be somewhat persuasive, but your words were taken as a slight insult by some of the other generals. You should take care in the future. (+1 Cha)
>>32912472I'd imagine hes writing at this point.
"In any case," Chen Gong states. "I ask now what Lord Lu Bu wishes to rank himself. We may send a letter to the court, but considering who controls it, I can only see them granting Lord Lu Bu the title of Magistrate. We can ignore the court instead and declare a larger title. We can go so far as Governor and General of Agile Cavalry should we ignore the court. This will be a monumentous decision; we either declare ourselves servants of the Han and take a small title, or we show the world that General Lu is the proper holder of the Southlands, but at the risk of offending the court and other lords.”Lu Bu scoffs.“What has the Han court done for me? I have saved it, only for the weak Emperor to cower before those brigands, Li Jue and Guo Si.”“General Lu Bu is mighty, he should declare his own ranks,” declares Hou Cheng with a slam of his hand on the table.Some of the generals begin to agree and discuss amongst themselves.“For now, I believe we should act as loyal servants of the Han,” Yan Jun says interjecting. “While the Han is dying, the name itself carries much authority in the hearts of the people. Slighting the court, even with Li Jue and Guo Si heading it, might prove wrong.”Lu Bu frowns, and he seems to dislike the idea of bowing to the court. The other generals seem to think the same. What do you say?>Ignore the court and declare Governor>Stay loyal and ask for an appointmentRoll 1d100, avg of three first.
>>32912475BASED CHEN GONG
Rolled 12>>32912502>Stay loyal and ask for an appointment
>>32912467For the sake of compromise, I am willing to except this, so long as we don't go with that "I'm sorry, I thought you were a general for a second" bullshit.
>>32912475>You should take care in the future.Bahahah, diplomacy is hard, fuck
>>32912475>(+1 Cha)YES, WE'RE NOT THE FEDORA-TIPPER IN THE PARTYConsidering our Cha, this is cause to celebrate. Let's drink like Zhang Fei and celebrate our survival.
Rolled 90>>32912475And this is exactly why its such a shit.>>32912502>Stay loyal and ask for an appointmentIt is but mere lip service my lord.
Rolled 5>>32912502>Stay loyal and ask for an appointment
Rolled 45>>32912502>>Ignore the court and declare Governor
>>32912502>>Stay loyal and ask for an appointment
As a note, >>32912296was right. The tone in which the quotes could have been taken can act as a terrible insult and sarcastic.But I'll let it slide.
Rolled 43>>32912475As I said, you people are idiots. We just insulted Lingqi!Anyway, ignore the court and the Yiliang generals.
>>32912475>"What General Zhu means to say, my generals," Chen Gong says steeping inGongtai, wingman of year. Of dynasty. Let's get him a nice kettle for himself. He is obviously a man of fine tastes like ours.
Rolled 15>>32912510>>32912539Dammit you guys
>>32912510>>32912527>>3291253935Goddamn it, we need to stop dropping our spaghetti all over the place.We can't get to the fucking battlefield soon enough.
>>32912502FUCK this is really hard choice, can we somehow make> otheras option, Raian?
>>32912568Zhu Xing, General Who Manifests Spaghetti
>>32912502Raian, I really think we should vote and then roll. I think someone else in the last thread brought this up.
>>32912551I too am actually starting to doubt the capacity of this thread to make good decisions. I actually think I'm out guys, at least for now.
>>32912542The man has spoken, guysitoldyouso.png
>>32912502In these troubled times, assisting the emperor will give us the widest array of foes to fight, besides, Guo Si and Li Jue need to feel the wrath of Lu Bu, we can best do that if we ally ourselves with the Emperor.
>>32912570What is said other option?Feel free to write in any time you guys want to. If everyone else votes for it, it'll fly. Along with whatever rewards and consequences comes from the decision, based on how good it is.
>>32912502Han hasn't fallen just yet. And Lu Bu can't handle the entire empire just yet, not when he can't even take back the capital from some scrub rebel generals playing Dong Zhuo.We need to stay alive and take Lu Bu along with us. >Stay loyal and ask for an appointment>just don't mention the above reasons, other than, like, we can get more shit and nice things in the meantime UNTIL the Mandate of Heaven falls from the Han for good
>>32912568HOLY GODDAMN DICE GODS WHY
>>32912502>write-in:"My fellow generals, we should stay loyal to the Han court, even if it is a mere pretense at loyalty. I, myself, find that the court itself is ineffectual at efficient rule. However, should a warlord of strength and repute liberate the Emperor from his own cage, it would be wise and prudent to pretend to be loyal, lest we be branded as traitors and rebels."In any case, it would be wiser for us to eat the smaller meal that the Emperor would provide by his appointment instead of engorging ourselves like a python."
>>32912628Can we try to write-in specific reasons and arguments to try to boost our dice roll?
>>32912615Fuck it, I'll leave too.Just to note, we're not blaming you Raian. Just fuck if /tg/ isn't made of socially and politically inept neckbeards.
>>32912502We can't go against the Court while the Emperor still reigns.The Court couldn't do jack shit with us so far away and the throne in chaos, but that would give other warlords in the region reason to go Operation Enduring Freedom coalition on us for "being rebels" and take our nice things.Like our kettle.
>>32912657Plus we are trying to marry Lu Bu's daughter to the Liu clan.You know, the ruling clan that the Emperor's from?
>>32912652It doesn't help that Three Kingdoms-era China is far outside anybody's usual knowledge in terms of setting, customs, and important figures.
>>32912675>>32912675>>32912675Bring this up.
Rolled 10>>32912502>>Stay loyal and ask for an appointment"Lord Lu Bu deserves much more than being a simple Magistrate. However we have just come into possession of our current territories. An image of deference to the Court will help our image among the populace until such a time as when the common folk venerate the great general above the weak Emperor. Furthermore, this posture will allow us to quickly gather recruits and talented people into our ranks on the intent to serve the cause of the Han.I ask that your lordship consider an appointment from the court, until a later date."
>>32912675Oh right, yeah. We can't kill our in-laws yet.
Rolled 64>>32912615>>32912652If you guys all just leave, its gonna go to hell you know.At least now other anons know what to expect and will listen more carefully.
>>32912675>>32912502Raian, can we please bring this up to Lu Bu?It wouldn't make sense for him to fuck over his alliance with fucking Liu Biao clanMaybe that'll help allay our shitty fucking dice rolls.
>>32912551We didn't insult her, we called her out on her hypocricy. I don't know how to spell hippocracy.
Rolled 47>>32912725Thats insulting
>>32912510>>32912527>>32912539E...even if it's a low roll...maybe Lu Bu will just throw some hot tea at us, laugh, and...maybe declare himself mayor-equivalent of the city and no more?I mean, he doesn't have to declare himself anything gigantic.Hell, he may want to earn it by sheer conquest and add titles as he goes. He'd probably feel stupid for calling himself a lord if his lands are small at this point, and a General of Something Something Something Impressive if his army is technically fairly tiny.
>>32912725That is, apparently, insulting.I have no idea how people in this time actually got shit done if they can't talk straight to people.
>>32912502>>32912675>>32912692Are strong points to bring up
>>32912715No! How many times has this thread been fucked up? How many times have the anons been told to be careful, and then come up with bullshit like this? How many times do you expect Bro Gong to bail us out? I will come back in a few threads and see where we stand, but I'm a little too disgusted to take part in decision-making right now.
>>32912675Guys, we need to add this to whatever we say, this is literally our get out of jail free card in terms of those shitty rolls.We just sent Lu Bus daughter to the Emperors clan, that will be a total waste if we decide to rebel against the Emperor.
Rolled 85>>32912753It still is now.Look at everytime someone calls out china on shit."[insert name here] have hurt the feelings of the chinese people."
>>32912502if what happened to yuan shu was of any indication, we should stay up with the court as of now
>>32912753They did talk straight to people. They just chose their words carefully around their social betters. Reputation is everything in Asia, because that's how you get recommended for promotion. And with promotion, you get to lord over anybody lower than you with near impunity.
>>32912753>I have no idea how people in this time actually got shit done if they can't talk straight to people.By talking indirectly, anonI am from South East Asia, spent 7 years in EU for study and workI know its frustating for Westerners, my teacher ASKED me to be LESS polite you know
>>32912792Ha ! thats actually true, but his point still stands, in my opinion
>>32912798Extremely frustrating. I think i'm gonna sit out of votes / rolls that involve talking to people though.Doesn't help being from Australia, which is practically the polar opposite in terms of social interaction / friendly shit talking.
>>32912798Oh and FYI, I prefer straight talking too, just like most EuropeansThat bite me spectacularly in the back and my father in law almost shot me with his pistol (hes an army retiree)But shit was so cash, looking forward to his death bed
>>32912675What's hilarious is that Liu Biao was also the one caused Sun Jian's death and we allied with him. Between that and stealing proto-Wu territories,we are basically setting ourselves up to be Sun Ce's number 1 enemy.It's going to be a lot of fun
Rolled 31>>32912835You need to constantly look at things from the other person's point of view so as not to say or do something that will insult them.I'll have you know theres even teapot language in entertaining guest.One direction says, please stay, we have time to talk. The other direction says, I'm busy, i'll have to kindly ask you to leave when you're done with tea.
>>32912835If you are Australians, you might wnat to go to Perth more if you want to know how Asian do things, it has high concentration of Indonesian, if I remember correctly
>>32912858Eh, we'll just make fun of Sun Jian being dead for being a rebel who wouldn't relinquish the Imperial Seal. Well, if we learn about it. >where the hell is that thing floating around anyways at this point and time?>sort of gets lost somewhere after Sun Jian dies I think?
>>32912858Note to self: Stock up on arrows, the Suns hate those.
Rolled 36>>32912887FIRE ARROWS
>>32912870Loads of Asians at my Uni, aside from forced interaction by tutors / lecturers, all my attempts to befriend Asian international students end after like one word, then silence from them.But off topic, lets hope this works out.
>>32912858Should be a good fight.>>32912870Indonesians have different customs from south-east asians in general, due to their heavy Indian and Muslim heritage they are more like Indians than say Singaporeans.And every Australian capital has a large Asian community.
>>32912886Sun Ce keeps it, trades it to Yuan Shu for his first army of 3000 men. According to legend anyway
Rolled 87>>32912886Traded to Yuan shu for the troops, i believe.>>32912903Show them your dick
Guys. We need to actually decide on what we're going to say.Hopefully incorporating the fact we just married off Lu Bus daughter to the Emperors family.
>>32912725Yes, we did. We basically implied that she is not able to earn her own merits without going out of our way to put her in a position to earn merit, which is why we should have said that we think that she is a capable warrior on her own merits, instead of being passive aggressive with >>32911748.
>>32912798>>32912789Are you kidding me? My words were a hidden dagger, laced with extremely polite venom.
>>32912769I agree completely, but that should not stop you from voting and arguing.
>>32912914>trades it to Yuan ShuOh man, of all the possible people. Even Zhang Fei while he's drunk would have been a better choice.
>>32912940It worked out for Sun Ce, not for Yuan Shu. So in a way, it was the perfect choice.
>>32912927We...sort of did. The votes were near unanimous to support the Throne in ranks.However, our rolls were shit-tier.So we essentially suggest what we want to suggest already, but Lu Bu gets to make his own decision in the end.
>>32912940He was serving close to Shou Chun at tthat moment, and might be desperate
>>32912940Honestly, it was brilliant. He managed to kill Yuan Shu (who he had resented for being covetous of the Seal and contributing to Jian's death) AND get his start as a warlord in one move, because>Implying anyone would let you keep the Seal>Implying Yuan Shu was smart enough to use it without pissing everyone off
Rolled 13>>32912940In his defence, Sun Ce only had a small force then.And Yuan Shu obviously wants the damn thing and was his employer in the first place.Giving him the seal gave Sun Ce troops, removed the main reason for Yuan Shu to assassinate Sun Ce and made him happy enough to let Sun Ce leave his employ peacefully.It was a staggeringly good move considering his circumstances.
>>32912940>Even Zhang Fei while he's drunkThe man probably would have eaten the thing somehow and it'd be lost in his colon forever.
>>32912755Let's do this.
>>32912971What if it's Ravages Zhang Fei?
Rolled 87>>32912971Dammit anon, i choked badly.
>>32912971Isnt he become stronger when he is drunk?We need to have special power like that, maybe if our waifu is close we can boost our WAR in trade of CHA and INT, like absurd Power Attack
>>32912983He will do it anyway, but in front of a crowd, so he can reinforce even more rep as a bloody drunk moron
>>32912994>maybe if our KETTLE is close we can boost our WAR in trade of CHA and INT, like absurd Power AttackHonestly, that kettle is more loyal than women of this era, since political marriages and widows remarrying after their lords die are so common.
>>32913016Oh yes our lovely kettle, fuck how did I forget that
>>32913016We seriously need to start collecting kettles from every major city we conquer.
Without winds to chill them, one cannot appreciate the warmth of the sun.
>>32913039>>32913047>>32913016General who Conquer Kettles and Recaller of Spaghetti
>>32913047Obviously we should distract Lu Bu with places to conquer.>so we can conquer kettlesIf only the gods in the Heavens knew what sort of chaos that simple peasant lady would unleash by giving us our first kettle...>every person we kill for more kettles dies not for glory of the empire or their lord, but because of our hobby
>>32913066The sun might dies, but the warmth remain
>>32913071>>32913047>>32913039>>32913016We seriously need to stop yammering on about bullshit and get on with the quest. You guys need an irc or some shit.
>>32913097But I already cast my vote
>>32913097I thought you got buttmad and left the thread.
>>32913097We would get on with the quest if there was, you know, an IC response from Raian. If you were bothering to read the goddamn thread you'd see we were nearly united on the last IC choice, but are waiting for Raian to resolve the low rolls despite the choice.
>>32913097What can we do other than talk about kettles while we wait? We've already voted. We've already rolled. Bump limit has been reached so its not like we're making the thread die faster.Fuck you man.
>>32913097We've been well past the bump limit for sometime and we can't continue with the quest until Raian posts for obvious reasons.
>>32913110I am not who you think I am.>>32913109Too much convo can confuse a QM.
>>32913097HMM, I'D SURE LOVE TO CONTINUE THE QUESToh waitWE DON'T HAVE A CHOICE TO MAKEFuck you.
>>32913089What the fuck does this even mean?
>>32913118>>32913113>>32913112Its the continual ooc chatter about kettles 'n' shit that gets this game to the auto-sage so fast, you know.
>>32913118What's /tg/'s bump limit?
>>32913119He should have closed off voting/suggestions a long time ago and started writing.
Rolled 60, 59 = 119>>32912692>>32912647I believe these will help.
>>32913138>>32913142/tg/'s bump limit is 300. We've gotten 900-1000 posts the last three threads. OOC chatter started well past the 300 post mark.
>>32913138Maybe if we weren't already past bump limit i would agree with you. But we're not.So fuck you. Bring this shit up when it actually makes sense, if kettle talk and chatter starts up with <300 responses.
>>32913138It's called making a new thread and ensuring whoever archives it on suptg isn't an idiot in making sure this one and a continuation are labeled properly.
>>32913130He said to know the meaning and appreciate of good things, one should experience bad thingsThe good things are so good that the feeling still lingers afterwardsThe warmth fortify, chill is negligible !
>>32913156bump limit is 400, ya dingus
Hey guys, I have an idea! We should adopt some war orphans and have them raised in our estate at Xu Chang.
>Stay loyal and ask for an appointment>avg of 35 roll"General, I am in agreement with Sir Yan. We should act in part of the Han's servants for now as the Han is still revered by the people."Lu Bu shakes his head."I can bow to the Emperor, but I cannot bow to those scums who control him. They are the ones who sent me fleeing from Chang An and killed Wang Yun. I will die before I bow to those vermin.">write-in, Liu Biao"General, we are about to ally ourselves with Liu Biao. He may take think us traitors and someone to not work with if we declare our ranks without approval."Lu Bu grunts, and places a hand on his head. He thinks for a minute, before speaking."I will declare Governor, but not the title of General of Agile Cavalry. I will send a memorial to the court, stating it is an action I must take for now but that I follow the Han. I will villainize Li Jue and Guo Si and make it known that I do not heed those two, but still remain loyal to the court."You ponder, and think this is a good compromise. "Then let us end this council, and take preparations for our plans," Chen Gong says with a nod. "Generals prepare your troops and supplies well for the Winter."
>>32913180Nope, /tg/'s is 300Shit went italic by 308 for sure
>>32913184We already have enough younger siblings. What we need is fame. Fame and a "productive" wife.You don't think Lingqi's physical lifestyle has unintentionally "broken down her barrier," do you?
>>32913180I just posted in a 325 post thread to see if it bumped to first page. It didn't.
>>32913203>"I will declare Governor, but not the title of General of Agile Cavalry. I will send a memorial to the court, stating it is an action I must take for now but that I follow the Han. I will villainize Li Jue and Guo Si and make it known that I do not heed those two, but still remain loyal to the court.">You ponder, and think this is a good compromise.Lu Bu, you're really growing up.
>>32913203I'm so glad I came up with the Liu Biao write-in now
A few weeks pass. Lu Bu declares himself Governor, and sends a memorization to the court of his action. Yan Jun returns from the negotiations with Liu Biao with a successful alliance. It is greatly on part his diplomatic skills and negotiations that the alliance was made despite the self-declared rank by Lu Bu. Lu Bu's eldest daughter is married off to Liu Cong, second son of Liu Biao.The Southlands are cool and foggy in the Winter as opposed to the harsh snows of the north. Lu Bu invites everyone to a banquet to serve as celebration for the victory against Liu Yong and his declaration as Governor. Some of the nobles from the area are going to be there as well. Now might be a good time to bring your family in and make potential connections. You decide to bring your younger brother and sister to the banquet.As evening comes, you arrive at the banquet with your family in tow. The hall of the place is large and extravagant foods are placed at the table. Zhu Yang, your brother, proceeds to talk with some of the nobles inside, already knowing how things like this go. Zhu Yue, your little sister, is inexperienced however. You think maybe you should show her around and even find potential men to marry her, but perhaps you should just let her be.What do you do?>Talk with an officer (choose)>Talk with the nobles>Find a potential marriage candidate for Yue>Let Yue be by herself and let her enjoy the banquet
>>32913203>prepare your troops and supplies well for the Winter.Uh oh. Are we the people to handle that? I thought that was Gongtai's job.
>>32913225>Talk with an officer (Zhang Liao)>Find a potential marriage candidate for Yue
>>32913225>Talk with an officer (Zhang Liao)>Find a potential marriage canditate for Yue (Zhang Liao)>Find a kettle and pocket it
>>32913225>Talk with an officer (choose)>Let Yue be by herself and let her enjoy the banquetZhang Liao, Peach Garden Oath: Lu Bu edition CONFIRMED.Rather than forcing Yue onto someone, we should see if anyone in particular likes her / she likes anyone
>>32913203>You ponder, and think this is a good compromise.If I was Lu's adoptive father, I'd feel proud.And then I'd remember he killed me. Us. Not sure if I'm Dong Zhuo or that original scrub.
Rolled 19>>32913225>>Talk with an officer (choose)Zhang Liao.>OtherBring our sister along but theres no need to fix a candidate for her yet.
>>32913225Talk with Zhang Liao.Let Yue be by herself and let her enjoy the banquet.
>>32913234Pretty sure last thread we made a point of doing some fishing / gathering extra supplies.Idk if it carries over but i think it should, at the very least it should stop us from having to pillage the southern lands.
>>32913248>marrying our sister off to Zhang LiaoCan't tell if want...
Rolled 90>>32913225[x] Write in.We're the eldest(?) sibling in our clan and our family is going to be there.We are literally their keepers, because if they embarrass themselves, they fuck us over as well (and the entire clan's future).Let's keep close to our sister and brother and keep them out of trouble.
>>32913225>Talk with Zhang Liao>Let Yue be by herself
>>32913225>Talk with an officer (Zhang Liao)>Find a potential marriage candidate for Yue>>32913255Ding Yuan was the 1st adoptive father.
>>32913225>>Talk with an officer (Zhang Liao)>Find a potential marriage candidate for YueI don't trust us to talk with Lingqi outside of battle and Zhang Liao is going to be our second in command and adviser.
>>32913280Why not give some responsibility to our younger brother, hes more of a charismatic thinker than us if i recall correctly.Have him look after Yue while we bro it up with Zhang Liao.
Is Yue a lesbian?
>>32913277He's an honorable guy, really. He's maybe a little boring as a husband (not sort of a-dork-able as the ever-honest Liu Bei), but he would certainly treat her right.
>>32913274I guess supplies are off-screen, auto completed issue here as he asked us to do social vote instead> vote for Zhang Liao>let her be on her own, introduce her to Zhang Liao later
>>32913277I want. He may not be noble, but neither is Lu Bu. New warrior aristocracy is a go. Broship with Zhang Liao is a double go.
>>32913297Being that she's our younger sibling, she's technically our Second Life in case Xing (us) dies (or we choose our brother).
>>32913299Note we don't actually know Zhang Liao very well yet. It'd be kinda weird to just offer him our sister out of no where.
>>32913225>>Talk with an officer (Zhang Liao)>>Let Yue be by herself and let her enjoy the banquet
>>32913255Guys... a Lu Bu cured of his impetuousness is the MOST DANGEROUS MAN IN CHINASeriously, what if our influence, along with Chen Gong, is teaching Lu Bu how to be... clever?No more a rabid cur, but a wolf among sheep.
>>32913225>Talk with an officer (Gao Shun)>Let Yue be by herself and let her enjoy the banquetNo unanimous vote for Zhang Liao, let's not forget Gao Shun, the inventor of the horse-chair.
>>32913322That will be the opening move in our brolationship.
>>32913322HEY I LIKE YOUWHY DON'T YOU COME OVER AND FUCK MY SISTER
>>32913225>Talk with an officer (Zhang Liao)>Let Yue be by herself and let her enjoy the banquetRather than trying to marry her off straight away i think we should let her mingle a bit.
>>32913225>Talk with an officer (Zhang Liao)>Let Yue be by herself and let her enjoy the banquetWe warriors three now
>>32913333Ravages Lu BU without his misfortune? hell yes>>32913335Pretty much voted for Zhang Liao, but Gao Shun is good choice also, he is Lu's cavalry leader
>>32913333That's basically Ravages of Time Lu Bu. He's a clever motherfucker who uses his reputation as an unthinking brute to wreck his enemies
>>32913333Actually more like a force of nature bent on conquest. Because Lu Bu is lolOPnerfplz in legend, media, and games until he has to die.
>>32913297Is Lingqi a lesbian?
>>32913225I would pick >Let Yue be by herself and enjoy the banquet.But the will of heaven is obviously with >>32913280
Why do I have a gut feeling that freeing Yue by herself will bit us in the ass?Raian are you Lithuanian?
>>32913404Technically Yue can still be herself (since it doesn't seem Xing is a domineering asshole brother).We just need to stick around and swoop in in case she's in a social problem.
>>32913297>>32913402>Yue a Lesbian >Lingqi is a Lesbian >We get NTR'd by our own sister
>>32913280We really can't just leave our sister walking around by herself either. Makes us look negligent.
>>32913225talk to zhang liao, we save relations with gao shun later during the conquest
>>32913422Well this is our first foray into marrying our sibling off. If it all goes tits up we will know better in the future.
>>32913432That's a point. I'm not entirely sure on how women operate in this half-Rot3k/half-DW setting, but don't women in this era need a male chaperone to keep unsavory characters from assaulting their honor?
>>32913462Good point, changed my vote> Go to Zhang Liao> Sister in tow
>>32913431Eh, Lingqi is a small loss if that happens; it wasn't meant to be and honestly we didn't know much about her other than that she's hot. We still have our kettle, and it will always be loyal to us.
>>32913431Well, if Xing dies, Yue can inherit our kettle AND rumpy pumpy with Lingqi.
>>32913283Changing to >Talk with Zhang Liao>Bring Yue with us
Rolled 13>>32913431There is lovely Cai Yan
>>32913431Which will be fun and awkward when we finally play as our sister
>>32913518Seriously. We get to marry a lovely servant of the Han, bro-hood it up with Lu Bu without it getting all incestuous, and have a waifu who can improve our dump stats instead of one who's only good at the shit we're good at.Cai Yan best waifu.
We only marry siblings off in emergencies! Not in the event of "He might like us more and she's getting old." Capice?
>>32913248>>Find a kettle and pocket itHow big are kettles that arouse our kettle fetish? Honestly, I'm not sure.Is this one of those three-legged ceramic things that are famous in Chinese history, or is it a literal ancient-style kettle for boiling water?
>>32913485>Lingqi >Small lossin some respects but quite a few anons would disagree, besides if we bound our clan to Lu Bu's we'd have quite the legacy.>>32913518Concubines son Its totally legit if we retake Chang An >>32913523That actually brings up a good question? what happens when Zhu Xing kicks it mid-game?
Rolled 43>>32913540Still want to write to her.See hows shes doing.Actually, Lu Bu sent off that letter to the court, we should totally piggyback something with the messengerrrr
>>32913462>>32913280>>32913225Guys, potential problem I just thought of.We're bringing marriageable siblings to this party, and we're pretty close to the local warlord (ie. Lu fucking Bu).I think we're going to need to protect them; there are possibly going to be a fucking legion of would-be social-climbers after OUR siblings to get married.
>>32913225>Lu Bu's eldest daughter is married off to Liu Cong, second son of Liu Biao.So we just need to knock off the eldest son when Liu Biao dies. >>32913561Raian said that we'll take over Zhu's siblings or his children. Zhu Xing's also only 20 years old anyway.
>>32913590You realize that they can't marry without permission right? We are the head of our clan and our siblings are basically our property. Our brother is smarter than us as well. No one's going to get grabby with our sister because he would get murdered in a heartbeat.
Rolled 6>>32913604Liu Cong is the ass who surrendered to Cow Cow.We'll need to move fast.
>>32913555Big or small, no matter the size. All kettles will be ours.Seriously though, a hoard of kettles serves two purposes. OOC comedy to break up the dourness of three kingdoms setting. IC quirk for our character / talking point with future encounters.Imagine treating with an enemy lord, they come to our tent and its us sitting in the middle of the tent with one kettle, the sides of the room surrounded entirely by hundreds of different kettles lining the walls, all signs of a different conquest.Aside from the joking, i think its a really good idea.
>>32913590good point, time to get them shipped to safer places.>>32913604I must have missed that
Seriously guys, please change your vote to tow Yue with usI cast mine so I wont samefag
>>32913555Size matters not, it is style and value that we're looking for. Also, it would be hard to steal one of the bigger pieces.
>>32913622>No one's going to get grabby with our sisterNo, that's WHY. We need to socially protect them with our presence, instead of letting them run loose. We don't want them being swayed into ideas of false love by seduction.
>>32913628A bit late mate, threads starting to talk about kettles again, hes probably already halfway through writing.
>>32913623Liu Cong didn't have Lu Bu as his father in law in that timeline. He'll probably yield to us in exchange for maintaining his position as governor of Jing.
>>32913663Worst case scenario we kill whoever touches our sister. We've got all those dueling weapons for a reason.
Rolled 77>>32913671We bring him 'under our protection'
>>32913663I've always wanted to reenact the strict, unyielding father in my soaps
>>32913267Changing mine to bring Yue with us.
>>32913681>"No, brother, don't kill the father/brother of X, whom I love!">"We're enemies now!"Is the worst case scenario I'm imagining.
>>32913671Lu Bu under Cao Cao would basically be easy modo, but I don't think Lu Bu would go for it except in the direst circumstances, and Gongtai would be fucking livid.Actually now that I think about it, if Liu Cong bows to Cao Cao, Chen Gong is liable to have a fucking stroke.
>>32913681A minor noble against a 87 WAR general with a horse, special blade, and a Window Boy. I like those odds.
>>32913431>>32913505 >>32913523Better yet, XingxYuexLingqi
>>32913359Changing to Find a potential marriage candidate for Yue
>>32913692Why do you assume we'd be strict? We just need to make sure our sister doesn't re-enact the villain premise from Frozen because we're not escorting her and looking scary behind her.
>>32913715>Window BoyStill based autocorrect
>>32913726>Wanting Incest/a/ pls we all know how that ended for the Lannisters
>>32913715Window boy best boy
>>32913710No, I'm saying that Liu Cong would bow to Lu Bu instead of Cao Cao.Father-in-law Lu Bu going to control the South, so Liu Cong's going to look to him for protection instead of Cao Cao.
>>32913715Damn, how much did that Window Boy cost us again?
>>32913726What was ancient China's views on incest?
>>32913773100 GoldFor what we got with his window, it was a bargain.
>>32913777First cousins weren't allowed to marry. So i'd imagine siblingxsibling would be frowned upon greatly.
>>32913777Much dishonour upon famiry. 1000 years bad luck
>>32913754Let's face it, incest is the only way to maintain royal power in Game of Thrones.See the Targs and Lannisters
>>32913754Terribly for the Starks but fair enough for the Lannisters. Those Targaryens are going to roost them from their comfy position no matter what.But I agree, how about XingxLingqixYue instead?
>talk with Zhang Liao>let Yue be by herself and let her enjoy the banquet>keep an eye on her in case of troubleYou think that marriage right now is too much for a girl like Yue and decide against it. Connections can be made later on when you can determine a good husband or you think she's grown older. You smile at your little sister, and inform her that she should enjoy the banquet.She nods, and with a slight kiss to your cheek, moves on to look around the hallway. For a moment, you get a slight fear as she moves on. You know Yue is obedient and a good a girl, but overprotective brother tendencies makes you slightly weary. You make sure no one you dislike goes near her.You find Zhang Liao close by. You remember that out of all the warriors, he is likely to be the strongest next to Taishi Ci and yourself. You walk to him, taking a slight bow and him returning it."Greetings, Sir Zhu," he replies with an ever serious face. You see that unlike many of the other people here, he has dressed simply for the occasion."We will go on a campaign together soon. I hope to see your might on the battlefield, and to serve our lord faithfully."How do you reply?>Praise him and his prowess, and humbly say he is the better warrior>Declare that you both will surely crush your enemies together and find glory>Lament that lives will be lost, but that you both must defeat Wang Lang
>>32913814>Targsoh you mean the Dynasty that's basically dead save for a Bastard & a half Insane conqueror queen.>Lannisterswhere the fuck do I even begin?>>32913833Hehehe showfag pls.
>>32913855>>Praise him and his prowess, and humbly say he is the better warrior
>>32913855>>Declare that you both will surely crush your enemies together and find gloryThis, also make mention that you admire he is from a humble background like yourself, and both have earned your position through merit. Reach out to him as a fellow self-made man.
>>32913855>>Declare that you both will surely crush your enemies together and find glory
>>32913855>Lament that lives will be lost, but that you both must defeat Wang LangNot totally sure what would make this guy happy. Going for what seems to be in line with how he's dressed and his demeanor...?
>>32913855>Declare that you both will surely crush your enemies together and find gloryMaybe suggest that we'd like him to ride van with us. Martial brotherhood and all that.
>>32913855>>Declare that you both will surely crush your enemies together and find glorySHOW ME YOUR GLORY
>>32913855>>32913894This. We know Zhang Liao was just a common soldier who was elevated through following Lu Bu.Zhang Liao seems to be a relatively humble and serious-minded man. This approach would serve us better.
>>32913855>>Praise him and his prowess, and humbly say he is the better warrior>>Declare that you both will surely crush your enemies together and find glory>>Lament that lives will be lost, but that you both must defeat Wang Lang>Whynotboth.jpgAll three can string together nicely
>>32913855>>>Declare that you both will surely crush your enemies together and find glory
>>32913855So Zhang Liao is our deputy commander for this next campaign right? Is he going to be our adviser as well? Because I don't know if anyone else has the brains to do the job.
>>32913855>>Lament that lives will be lost, but that you both must defeat Wang LangBecause, really. It makes the most scene.
>>32913894Voting for this. Can someone make a write in for it?
>>32913979Probably.Wang Jun himself says he has no idea on military affairs so he'll probably only help with negotiation and such when we try to get the lord to surrender.
>>32913855>Declare that you both will surely crush your enemies together and find gloryPrivately explain to him about your siege tower and smoke screen plan for the upcoming battle.
>>32914065The way you word this makes it seem like some sort of sex euphemism.>hey man, during the battle you should check out my siege tower>I'll drop a smoke screen so no one can see us...
>>32914065Also say that he is to lead our vanguard unit. That will get him to like us for sure.
>>32914142Nah, make him our second-in-command. Give Linqi the van.
>>32914181No, give Gao Shun the van and attach Linqi to the van.
>>32914181Gao Shun has the flank and command of our cavalry.
>>32914181Zhang in the van (he is our Randyll Tarly, remember?)Gao in the flankLingqi joins us in the thick of the fighting, so we can have another friendly competition/apologize for our unkind words in the council
>>32914243Everyone forgets about Song Xian
>>32914243I can live with this. We need to have a rematch.
>>32914253Song Xian is for challenging and general fighting.
>>32914264Only if the general's comparatively weak. The Lts aren't that strong right now.If it's a strong general, we should fight them.
>>32914253He can defend the baggage train. An undervalued but important position.
>Declare that you both will surely crush your enemies together and find gloryWith your fist balled and putting it up in the air, you make a warrior's claim."If we are both to combine our strengths, the enemy will surely fall to us like weed before a scythe. We will find much glory and add deeds to our name."Despite your excited claim, Zhang Liao does not seem worked up in response. He smiles politely and nods."I do not care too much for glory, but I see every battle as a test to my might. Our force is strong, and I am proud to serve alongside my fellow warriors, but we have much to go through before our lord can contest with the others."You learn a little more about Zhang Liao. He is the loyal and unnerving type, keen on remaining humble and a straight arrow.What more do you say?>Ask him about his background and native land>Ask about his past service and how he came to serve Lu Bu>Ask about his goals and plans for his own clan
>>32914264We will crush our foe, with your might, I have confidencesong xian for supply guard
>>32914289>>Ask about his past service and how he came to serve Lu BuAnd Why
>>32914289>>Ask about his goals and plans for his own clan
>>32914289Ask his goals, then agree with them.
>>32914289>>Ask him about his background and native land
>>32914289Ask about his past service. Did he fight the rebels? How did that shape his opinion of the Han?
>>32914137Hey, if we can get two siege towers up in time, we could penetrate the defenses on both sides of the city.
>>32914289>Ask him about his background and native land>Ask about his past service and how he came to serve Lu Bu
>>32914289>Going hot-blooded warrior guy on modest conservative general... Never change /tg/
>>32914289>Ask about his past service and how he came to serve Lu BuHopefully the conversation will end soon so we can attack Wang Yuanji's grandfather before the session ends
>>32914332we didn't know that IC I think.
>>32914332We should of commended him on his modest origin like us.
>>32914332Many of us voted to relate to him on his modest origin, but that Raian didn't write that up.
>>32914332Voted for the praising.At least now anons know.
>>32914332buddy cop movies?
>>329143683 people supported that option, and none of us actually wrote up a response for other people to vote for.8 people supported the hothead option and he made the right choice by going with it.
>>32914345>"Greetings, Sir Zhu," he replies with an ever serious face. You see that unlike many of the other people here, he has dressed simply for the occasion.No, we totally did.It's just that even after getting run out of the Capitol /tg/ can't read into obvious hints.
>>32914289>Ask about his past service and how he came to serve Lu Bu.>>32914332>You see that unlike many of the other people here, he has dressed simply for the occasion./tg/ can't context clue to save their lives.
>>329143994 out of 8 since that option was an addition to the hotblooded option. I don't care that much though. Zhu Xing is basically hot blooded when it comes to battles and deeds anyway. We don't have to maximize every social link from the get-go like this is a dating sim.
>>32914414Dressing simply does not outright state Humblness it Implies it either that or lack of wealth.
>>32914417None of those options were particularly conservative. Praising his might makes us look sycophantic. Lamenting the battle before it's even begun is just bad juju unbefitting of a commander whose duty it is to maintain morale and lead his men to glory. Praising our martial brotherhood is the most appropriate choice.
>>32914417praising his might could made us look weak, or humblenow we know
>>32914500>now we knowBelieve me, the anons in this thread never know.
>>32914449>>32914417>>32914414Of course, it implied humbleness. But the choices weren't so obvious.Praising him was just weird. Lamenting the battle might have been the right choice, but it was also pessimistic and not befitting of a General-in-Chief. The third choice was an affirmation of martial glory, that doesn't inherently conflict with his humble warrior image. Particularly since he also said this. >I hope to see your might on the battlefieldMany of us also voted to make it a bit more conservative by talking about humble origins, so I wouldn't blame /tg/ for this.There are many other decisions you can blame /tg/ for anyway.
>>32914509Such is life in tg quests
Are we actually going to start the fight this thread?We're already past the halfway point, i dont know if starting so soon would be a good idea.Or will this thread just be the build up and next thread be all about battles.
>>32914514>Declare that you both will surely crush your enemies together and find gloryAnon, I don't care what you try to add to it, there in not a single humble or reserved thing about this sentence.
>>32914535If you don't care what's added to it, then you are obviously going to have a problem with it.
>>32914535Either that or ass kissing, and it doesnt really punish us that much
>>32914535Hey, why be humble if that's not who we are? You can't always afraid of others' reactions, you gotta be true to yourself.
>>32914552It doesn't punish us at all. And if it doesn't punish us, I don't think we can be ragged for being IC. Even if lament was the right choice for [+1 Zhang Liao point], Zhu Xing has always been about glory of the battle up until this point. That was actually our character motivation that we selected in the very first thread. Be honest with Zhang Liao about who we are and he will respect us more. After all, Lu Bu's not a humble warrior. Zhang Liao probably respects mighty warriors and chooses to compose himself in a humble way. At least we didn't pick the ass-kissing option, which was the only objectively bad decision in my eyes.
>>32914605>mighty warriorsThat's not us. And considering our focus on int and cha in the past few threads, it will never be us.Which will additionally torpedo the Lingqi route.
Gods damn it, this thread was misarchived. They forgot the number!
>>32914620>Which will additionally torpedo the Lingqi route.DO.NOT.UNDERESTIMATE.THE.KETTLE
Rolled 3>>32914632One Job
>>32914634She'd have to visit us for the kettle to matter. That's not going to happen.
>>32914652Not if we carry that shit around with us!
>>32914620We have 87 WAR at age 20. We were at 70 WAR when we started at age 18. That's pretty goddamn good. Our WAR has been going up every thread and it goes up whenever we go into a battle. We can't help but raise WAR since we are a fighting general.
>>32914652>Implying we won't use the kettle on the fieldYOU'RE UNDERESTIMATING THE KETTLE
...When's the last time we got to duel someone?
>>32914666I dont think we can raise our WAR outside of battle either. When we helped out the peasants back in thread 2 Raian said "Your WAR score is too high to benefit from this"So INT training is smart imo. It will lead to us not getting fucked up by tacticians later too.
>>32914683we've turned down every duel after the 2nd thread.
>>32914686>"Your WAR score is too high to benefit from this"'Yeah, but remember, the activity that didn't raise our WAR stat was cutting wheat. Not exactly dedicated training.
Rolled 5>>32914686Int and char.
>>32914683We had three opportunities last thread. (Pirates, Taishi Ci, and Scrub) We could have dueled Cheng Pu in thread 2. We dueled that Sun Jian officer in thread 1. That's why we are going to duel the next enemy general unless they are a complete scrub or monster.
>>32914620>mighty warrior = goalPlease, we're aiming for something far greater than that.
>>32914686Remember when we wrote a letter instead of dueling Taishi Ci? That was int winning over war.
>Ask about his past service and how he came to serve Lu Bu"There is not much to tell," Zhang Liao replies. "Unfortunately, before serving Lord Lu Bu, I did not have any accomplishments. I was too young to serve during the time of the Yellow Scarves. I came to serve Lord Ding Yuan before... Well, before he was killed by Lord Lu Bu."From his slight pause, you can see that Zhang Liao did not really agree with Lu Bu killing his own step-father. You remember yourself that despite Lu Bu's prowess, he has done some heinous actions in the past."In any case, I was put in service with Dong Zhuo and fought a few battles under Guo Si and Li Jue. I only came to serve Lord Lu Bu directly after Dong Zhuo was killed, and seeing his might, I could not help but follow him. It is unfortunate we lost the capital, but in these times of chaos, I believe our lord has more opportunities.""Yes... Then we have both served Lord Lu Bu from the beginning," you say with a nod. "It will fall upon us to follow him and make sure he succeeds."Zhang Liao nods with a smile, and you both briefly speak some more before moving on. Soon the banquet begins and the officers are all seated. Lu Bu gives a toast to all the officers around, and the feast begins. A few hours pass, and as the patty becomes livelier, Lu Bu begins to grow slightly drunk. He boasts loudly of his might and how all the Southlands will fall before his army. Chen Gong at his side chastises Lu Bu in murmurs."Fengxian! You are growing drunk! Let's end this banquet here and get you to sleep.""Nonsense! Don't be a sour killjoy, Gongtai!" Lu Bu says with a drunken grin. "All of my men should have a thousand cups of wine tonight and forget their troubles!""Fengxian!" It seems Lu Bu is indeed getting a bit too drunk. Perhaps you should help Chen Gong get Lu Bu to bed.>Get Lu Bu to bed and end the banquet for the night>Leave Lu Bu be. He is having fun and has every right to it
>>32914722Without lingqi, apparently.
>>32914729>>Get Lu Bu to bed and end the banquet for the night[+1 Chen Gong Point][-? Lu Bu Point]
>>32914729>>Leave Lu Bu be. He is having fun and has every right to it
>>32914729Tough oneI get the feeling hes going to kill / piss off someone if he stays. But we've been going against Lu Bu for a while, we might piss him off ourselves if we keep trying to cage him.
>>32914729>>Get Lu Bu to bed and end the banquet for the night
>>32914729>Get Lu Bu to bed and end the banquet for the nightLet's get in better with Chen Gong and stop our boss from being an ass.
>>32914729>Get Lu Bu to bed and end the banquet for the nightWhile I think doing this might not be wise and I'm interested to see Lu Bu get wild and maybe fun or challenge something or whatever He might try to take zhu yue to bed
>>32914778>implying this isn't the perfect way to alienate our boss and make sure he doesn't listen to us anymore.This is the 'how hard are you riding chen gong's dick' choice.
>>32914736We're going to become a Great General of the Heavens.
>>32914729>Get Lu Bu to bed and end the banquet for the nightHe's drunk as fuck and won't remember what happened in the morning.Any negative consequences can be talked out of with the help of based Chen Gong.
>>32914760This is a fair point.Changing mine: >>32914778To let Lu Bu drink.We'll do damage control in the morning.
>>32914729>>Get Lu Bu to bed and end the banquet for the nightWe have foe's to slay tomorrow Fengxian. Let them at least say they died to you without any excuse."
>>32914729>>32914758I honestly don't know what the right choice is but I'm switching votes.We haven't interacted with Lu Bu for a while and we can't be blamed if we don't act.
>>32914729>Leave Lu Bu be. He is having fun and has every right to itClassic no-win situation here
>>32914812We're basically the mans retainer. Damn right we can be blamed.
>>32914812Honestly the mood is right for a poisoning or for Lu Bu to do something seriously stupid so best we get him off to bed.>Get Lu Bu to bed and end the banquet for the night
>>32914729How can we imply that he should invest his happiness in a visit to Diaochan?Like, fast.
>>32914844Yeah, let's get Diaochan to see him to bed.
Rolled 3>>32914844Send our window boy to fetch Diao chan
>>32914666The vast majority of that increase happened in the first thread. Like, half of it.
>>32914812Are you a vassal in a medieval setting?>yesYou can be blamed for anything.PS this is 3 kingdoms China. Killing messengers bearing news from your enemy was a fairly common occurrence.
>>32914844Holy shit this.Lady Diaochan can persuade Lu Bu to bed much more aptly than us or stuffy, clever Gongtai.
>>32914844What if he starts rocking Diaochan so hard that everybody hears it?And we all have to say polite goodbyes with that in the background?
>>32914869Which doesn't really change the fact that we are at 87 WAR with equipment. I realize that our WAR isn't going up as fast as it used to. But WAR and CHAR are the only stats that have gone up every single thread so far.
Rolled 1>>32914891Do you think guard will complain: "Hey boss, you're fucking diao chan too hard."
>>32914837>>32914844Changing vote to this
>>32914861Why do you think the Window Boy is called such?
>>32914861>>32914857Send both the window boy and Diaochan. We don't know if Lu Bu likes a little variety when he's drunk.
>>32914895Shrug, you people are the ones going gaga over Lingqi and then pushing for stat growth in areas that won't help. I'm all for the Cai Yang route.
>>32914844This holy shit
>>32914844Adding to the Daiochan route. And let's be somewhat tactful about it, can we?
>>32914844time to shag!
How does one incite the mighty Lu Bu to a booty call?DW8's costume for Diaochan more or less implies she's on permanent easy access status.
Rolled 12>>32914960For good reason.
>>32914910Lingqi route is basically tied to how badass we are on the battlefield. LEAD and INT are tied to that since WAR is difficult to raise easily at this point. Losing our troops in an ambush or getting in a hopeless fight will impress no one.
So how do we go about getting one of those court names like Gongtai or Kongming?
>>32914979>The zì, sometimes called the biǎozì or "courtesy name", is a name traditionally given to Chinese males at the age of 20, marking their coming of age. It was sometimes given to females upon marriage. The practice is no longer common in modern Chinese society. According to the Book of Rites, after a man reaches adulthood, it is disrespectful for others of the same generation to address him by his given name, or míng. Thus, the given name was reserved for oneself and one's elders, while the zì would be used by adults of the same generation to refer to one another on formal occasions or in writing; hence the term "courtesy name".We just turned 20
>>32914969>WAR is difficult to raise>have ignored all WAR raising options for the last 2 threadsIf you say so, bub. I'm on your side, though, I think Lingqi is a bitch. We need someone better.
Rolled 19>>32914960Her DW4 design is still my favourite. The newer ones are too slutty.
>>32914979Style name comes with status. It would be hard for us to get one without a major victory under our belt. The next battle could give us the rep we need, actually.
>>32914996>too slutty.No such thing.
>>32914998How does one style 'babysitter'?This is our greatest achievement.
>>32914995Don't blame the girl just cuz you don't got the goods. (I really wish we had the goods)
>>32915014I hope this next battle goes well.
>>32915024Don't think hes just on sour grapes.Shes not that good of a housemaker, we need someone who can help manage the household too.
>>32915030I thought it was a given that we wouldn't just go for Lingqi. Practical necessity demands that we go for more than one unless we want to keep our sister unmarried forever.
>>32915030That would be little brother. Your wife would be subservient to her brother in law in Chinese culture anyway. Let's just hope he doesn't start scheming.
>>32915061That's for when he starts scheming.
>>32915091Raian already said our siblings are generally blank slates so that we can continue if Zhu Xing dies. Our brother isn't going to scheme against our back.
>>32915111You know you say that now, but this is Romance of the Three Kingdoms. And more seriously, Lingqi will be out of the house most of the time, and even when she's in the house, she probably won't be that interested in running things, thus leaving our smarter brother to do them for her/us.
>>32915131Yeah, our brother isn't going to scheme behind our backs because of gameplay limitations.
>>32915131And hes kind of wasted in that role.I'd rather use him as a manager for one of our cities.
>Get Lu Bu to bed and end the banquet You look around with a slight nervousness. While the other warriors and generals should be fine with a little boast here and there, the nobles present might start to get offended should Lu Bu keep up his act. You move from your seat to move next to Lu Bu."General, come. Sir Cheng is right, we should get you to bed.""Bah! Not you too Zhu Xing!" Lu Bu argues with a wave of his hand."A lot of the people are growing tired," you say with a smile and a hand to his back. "The night grows dark, and Diao Chan must be worried about you. You can have more parties after Spring comes and we conquer the Southlands.""Bah, Zhu Xing ya little shit. I liked it better when you stayed quiet at the sides," Lu Bu says back, though there isn't any anger in his voice. He's just simply speaking his mind, and with your friendship in consideration, Lu Bu seems to have no trouble with your actions.You slowly hoist Lu Bu up, and he stumbles a bit. Putting his arm around your shoulders, you both begin to move out of the banquet, as Chen Gong moves to put it to a close.You and Lu Bu make your way back to his room. At the courtyard, Lu Bu stumbles in his walks and you have to help him up a few times. He laughs a few times for no real good reason than being drunk."Zhu Xing! I haven't really told you, but I really appreciate you. You've really helped me out, you know? Fucking idiots always getting in my way, trying to stop me from achieving my destiny. But let me tell you, once I conquer this land, I'll make you my number one general. You, Zhang Liao, Taishi Ci... and even that Gongtai making his schemes and whatnot. Once we conquer this land we can start crushing the foreign barbarians as well. No one will be able to stop our MIGHT!"He taps his hand against your face as he makes his proclamations. You bear the slight annoyances, and move on to his room. There, Diao Chan helps Lu Bu to his bed and she apologizes to you for the trouble.
>>32915148Just ask yourself: Would I really trust /tg/ to manage my clan and its seat?
You remove yourself from the room, still hearing Lu Bu shout things about conquering the land and how he loves Diao Chan at the back. You can see that the banquet has come to an end and the people are moving out of the main hallway. Chen Gong shakes his head when he sees you before he talks a bit with the nobles and sees them off. You stay at the courtyard for a while to see the other guests go home as well.“What a foolish man,” a voice says. You turn to see who is speaking, and near you, you see a man in black garbs looking at the sky. He is middle aged, with a short beard across the middle of his chin. It seems he was one of the nobles present.He's said something that can be taken offensive... How do you respond to him?>Demand he recant what he said, or be punished>Ignore what he said, ask him who he is
>>32915164>>Demand he recant what he said, or be punished
>>32915159More as in: 'find a good wife who can do the job as well so that we can install an incorruptible man as an administrator in an important position' kind of thing.>>32915164>Ignore what he said, ask him who he is
>>32915164>>Ignore what he said, ask him who he isNo point attacking first.We feed him his own ass later.
>>32915164>Ignore what he said, ask him who he isWe aren't in public anymore. Ask whether he doesn't fear being punished for speaking his mind like this.
>>32915164HAHA TIME TO D-D-D-DUEL!
>>32915164>>Ignore what he said, ask him who he isThe fuck are you?
>>32915164>ask him who he is>Demand he recant what he said, or be punished
>>32915164>Ask him who he is and what he means by that remark.Give a hint of threat in it, an underlying tone of menace.We won't allow such blatant disrespect, but we also are not so hasty as to not find out the reason for the insult.
>>32915164>>Ignore what he said, ask him who he isMen in our realm should not be punished for speaking their mind.If it is criticism, we need it, all the more.
>all these people taking the pansy waySo, Lingqi is an impossibility for our beta asses. Who should we be going for? Sunshiang? She seems to like guys who can't get it up.
>>32915212We can't go slaughtering everyone who bad mouths us.That way lies ruin when all you surround yourself with are yesmen.
>>32915212If his answer doesn't suit us, we'll kill him.
>>32915164>>Demand he recant what he said, or be punishedThere are ways you go about things like these. This is one of the,
>>32915164>Ignore what he said, ask him who he isOh no, It's [insert meta knowledge here], We must make him join our side and show him the wisdom and power of Lu Bu and fuck over the wu
>>32915164>>Ignore what he said, ask him who he is
>>32915230Are you kidding.We don't even have an idea who the hell this is.
Welp, guess we won't be doing any invading this thread
>>32915164No need to be aggressive towards him, let's just ask what's so foolish about him.
>>32915267That's good. Means the next thread will be solely focused on the battles ahead.
>>32915303>implying the battle won't be 2 updates and then back to the city
>>32915234> He is middle aged, with a short beard across the middle of his chin. It seems he was one of the nobles present.Hes clearly a named character.
>>32915312Go ahead.ID him then.
>>32915318Hence why that guy said '[insert meta knowledge here]'I don't know about you but to me thats a sign that hes joking.Either way after we ignore what he says and ask him who he is we're probably going to go down that route anyway.
>Ignore what he said, ask him who he is"And who are you, Sir?" you ask, turning to the man. You dislike his words, but decide punishing someone after a banquet and a remark is going too far."No one important," he replies with a shake of his head. "I am Wang Fan, just a simple scholar living my days here. But I fear that your army, marching in to these peaceful lands and killing the lords here and there will bring an end to that. You will recruit our young men here, march them to war and get them killed. Even if you succeed and establish a foothold here, you will recruit even more men and then march them northwards to battle once again. More wars will be fought, more men killed, all for the sake of you warriors and your glory seeking."He shakes his head again. It seems he has no fear of speaking his mind. How do you reply to him?>Argue with him and justify your cause>Enough of this man, send him to jail>State he has the right to his opinion, and that you don't care unless he spreads disorder. Leave
>>32915420>>Enough of this man, send him to jail
>>32915420>>Argue with him and justify your causeif it fails>State he has the right to his opinion, and that you don't care unless he spreads disorder. Leave
>>32915420>State he has the right to his opinion, and that you don't care unless he spreads disorder. LeaveHe's below our notice. We don't need to justify ourselves to him.
>>32915420>>Enough of this man, send him to jailFuck this weak old man.
>>32915420>>Argue with him and justify your cause
>>32915420>Enough of this man, send him to jail
>>32915420>Argue with him and justify your causeWe need the people to support us as was discussed in the beginning of the thread. If only to completely establish us the rulers here.
>>32915420>Argue with him and justify your causeLets not send him to jail on a whim.
>>32915420>Argue with him and justify your causeThe Emperor is in the presence of Brutes & if we do not end this war quickly the weeds will grow tall & proud around the Han throne, what we do here is all in the name of the Emperor.something something men will die more so if this era of Fractious violence does not end soon.
>>32915420"And what do you suggest then? Sitting behind a tower of books, behind a lord who consorts with bandits.""A great shadow has fallen upon this land, the Han is in decline, if men like you and i, like the 'young men' you care so much for do nothing what good are we as men."Sun Tzu quote for good measure (if you don't think its metagaming / our INT/WAR is too low to remember Sun Tzu quotes"Victory is for those who are willing to pay the price"Spit on the ground, drop the mic and walk away.
>>32915420>>Argue with him and justify your causeFinally, we get to train some INT.
>>32915420>>32915447Changing vote to >>Argue with him and justify your cause
>>32915485>FinallySon, what do you think we've been doing for the last 2 threads
>>32915489We didn't train shit this thread.
>>32915508Not for lack of trying.
>>32915485>intThis is a CHA check
>>32915480> Stealing land from the Wu.> Using their ancestor as motivation to do it.I love it.
>>32915480This, so much swag
>>32915540Ha the Irony I love it.
>>32915480This guy get it
>>32915420>>Argue with him and justify your causeSurely this man can be swayed with reasoned discussion.
>>32915420>Argue with him and justify your causeThere is a form of peace, in which conflict is swept under the rug while hatred burns the same, and there is another, more stable form of peace, in which conflict is prevented the hard way.The Han deserve better.
>Argue with him and justify your cause"Lord Lu Bu is a hero, unmatched and peerless. He is the rightful person to rule the Southlands, not men like Liu Yao who sheltered himself in his mansion and lived out his days in extravagance," you state to justify your cause."Lord Liu Yao may have been weak in your minds, but too many people here he was a just and peaceful. The people loved him, and there was no justification for you lot to murder him."You reply back:>>32915480To this, Wang Fan laughs."What hypocrites you all are. Basked in lies and deceit, is this how you justify your decisions? You come to the peaceful south, untouched by war. You kill thousands of soldiers, then kill an innocent lord who was beloved by his people, then speak of peace and restoring the land? If you really cared for the Han as you say so right now, you should have stayed in the north to fight against the usurpers who control the court. You should have fought to the deaths when Chang An was being attacked. Or thereafter, serve another lord and help him retake Chang An. No, you came here to earn your glories and make further war for your own selfish needs. I can see now that even you are nothing but a liar, and likely a sycophant of Lu Bu."He scoffs at you, and begins to remove himself from the courtyard. It may be your last chance to throw him in prison, if you still wish to do so.>Call the guards, send him to jail>Let him go
>>32915655>>Call the guards, send him to jailFuck this old man.
>>32915655>>Call the guards, send him to jail
>>32915655>Let him go
>>32915655>>Call the guards, send him to jailHe's going to be a problem if we let him run free.
>>32915655>Let him gohe is right we have Erred in that decision but perhaps if we take this counsel we can win the southern lords over peacefully.
>>32915655>>Let him go
>>32915655>Call the guards, send him to jailTell the guards to give him a light sentence and tell the old man that he is being imprisoned for being disrespectful against the governor. Also inform him that you understand his worry and that everything can only get better from here, or something like that.
>>32915692>Call the guards, send him to jail
>>32915655>>Let him goLet him be. We made a stupid ass argument and lost.
>>32915655>Let him goHe made his arguement, no need to get buthurt over it.
>>32915705Fuck off faggot
>>32915655misquoted, voting for>>32915705
>>32915699Yeah, imprisoning someone for speaking their mind is going to really convince him that things are going to get better. Either you throw this old man in jail or you let him go. I don't care which, but there's no midway point with a choice like this
>>32915655"I need you to understand that nothing is ever untouched by war, because war strategy is active during times of peace and war alike.Since we live in terrible times, in which, might makes right, doesn't it sound reasonable to you, o scholar, to be on the side of the mightiest warrior, compared to the alternatives?"
>>32915655>Call the guards, send him to jail
>>32915655Fuck it>Call the guards, send him to jailHis blatant disrespect for our lord should be punished
>>32915655>>Let him goWhy do we even care about this guy again? That banquet was a huge waste of time, at least we are going back to our bread and butter now
>>32915655>Let him goAre we seriously considering to throw this man in the jail for not liking us, do you all want to be Tyrannical? I mean if we are all doing this stuff then why the hell do we even care about the han.
>>32915655>>Let him goWe are not wasting our honorable and just reputation to get back at some insignificant old man.
>>32915743It seems like a small and trivial event, but if we ignore it we might miss something important
>>32915655>Let him goAdd >>32915732
>>32915655>>Call the guards, send him to jailDisrespect shall be punished.
>>32915655>>Let him goNo write-in
>>32915655>Let him goThis is just the first step, if we start doing stuff like throwing people in prison we will end up just as bad an dong zhuo.
Anyone saying 'let him go' doesn't understand how reputation worked in Ancient China. He is being highly disrespectful, near treasonous. Letting him walk away unpunished is seen as either agreeing with his assessment, or being too weak to punish him.Stop thinking like a 21st century European.
>>32915771>>32915742I have a strong sense of samefaging here.
>>32915711It does not matter that he won the argument. What matters is that he insulted lord Lu Bu with his loose and venomous speech. He should not be allowed to proliferate his bile amongst our people lest he ferment further civil disobedience in our lands
>>32915791Of course you do, since you're probably the guy samfagging >let him go.Doesn't actually mean you're right.
>>32915791You are mistaken.
>>32915791That is untrue, I only wrote that second linked message
>>32915791Both sides have been reduced to it.
>>32915819Your sadly probably right.
Near even votes. Roll for letting him go or sending him to jail. Only first roll will be counted.
>>32915786YOu're terribly wrong on this. You'll see in time.
Rolled 25>>32915839Let him go
>>32915839>Near even votesCan you not be assed to actually count them?
>>32915852The dice gods have found your cause unworthy
>>32915864The dice gods clearly favor green text Oh well, not like the choice really matters anyway
>>32915849>>32915852Welp at least heed his council, seriously we can win the South largely through diplomacy if we show ourselves to be the Emperor's stalwart shield.
>>32915878>wanting to win via diplomacyAAHAHAHAHAHAHAA
>>32915878>3 kingdoms era>winning by diplomacy
>>3291587867 INTbelow 70 Diplomatics relatd stats64 Avg StatNo way man, no way
>>32915863I hope he doesn't do this on any decisions that matter. >>32915878We already knew that before this bozo of a scholar wasted our time
>>32915890>>32915904>Not wanting all that untapped manpower>Not wanting to train our Int & Cha>Not wanting to gain Rep >Not wanting to be known in the annals of history as the Man who tamed Lu Bu>Not wanting to usurp Shu's schtick >Not wanting to usurp Wu's schtick
>>32915907He's ignored votes on several decisions that mattered, why would he stop now?
>>32915904Not that guy but diplomacy was the intelligent way to absorb potential enemies. How do you think Sun Quan absorbed the barbarian tribes in the end? War and Diplomacy go hand in hand. We just formed an alliance with Liu Biao this very thread.
>>32915923Nah man, we live by the swords and die by the swords130 WAR incoming
>>32915923>wanting to train int+chaFuck off, we're going for Lingqi
>>32915926Oh, it's this guy.
Jail>>32915705>>32915739>>32915742>>32915755>>32915771>>32915829Let go>>32915676>>32915691>>32915692>>32915693>>32915711>>32915719>>32915743>>32915748>>32915760>>32915762>>32915776>>32915779Don't even have a horse in this race.Bust really, this took me 45 seconds tops.
>>32915940Wow, deliberately ignoring posts that disagree with you.I'm shocked i'm not shocked
>>32915937>Not wanting to train Int>Thread 2+AHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHA
>>32915940Well that's an obvious formatting fuckup. My bad.
>>32915878What council? All this foolish bookworm did was bitch about what fools we are and moan about how great the former lord was.Honestly, the guy should have been smart enough to keep his mouth shut, but instead he thought he could talk shit to a general's face and expect to walk away Scott Free. Have some common sense for crying out loud
>>32915955Except thread 3 was the shitstorm where we found out int was the god stat.
This Wang dude is the one who curse Sun Ce to death rite?
Let's try that againJail>>32915663>>32915668>>32915690>>32915699>>32915705>>32915739>>32915742>>32915755>>32915771>>3291582910Let Go>>32915676>>32915691>>32915692>>32915693>>32915711>>32915719>>32915743>>32915748>>32915760>>32915762>>32915776>>3291577912Better. And that was still only 40 max.
>>32915999>Wang FanAh ok, whos the curser then? been awhile
>Call the guards, send him to jailA flash of anger runs to you. Beside the point of him having insulted your honor and you, allowing the man to run free and speak out against the administration would certainly be a liability. Especially when you are going to war soon."Guards! This man has disrespected the Governor and myself! Take him away!" you yell.The guards rush over to to your command. When they grab the man, he adamantly pushes their hands away."I will head there myself, I do not need you to touch me."The guards grit their teeth, but allow the man to walk as they escort him. The other nobles who had seen the incident approve. They do not like the blatant disrespect that had been show, and understand law and order will be maintained in this city. Your decision was a wise on, as having allowed Wang Fu to go would have shown weakness in your force. (Int +1, Pol +1)With the banquet at and end, you and your family head back home. Your brother made some good connections with the nobles that had been present, and your sister had remained quiet for the most part. She did get some suitors, which were politely turned down. At the least, it seems people know of your name and want to ingrain themselves to your clan.Spring soon comes. Lu Bu's armies prepare to march out south, to conquer the rest of Yangzhou.>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>Part 5 end. Sorry for anyone who wanted battles, but RoTK wasn't all about warmongering. Was actually going to get in to battle today, but a lot of discussion here, especially the Lingqi part took a while.Next game will be Friday, 19:00 PST. My schedule is busy this week.
>>32915960And that bitching had a Valid point, the south can be an easy win if we don't Rape & pillage with hard power but instead come in with soft power & only use the Military when its Absolutely necessary, and we can keep Lu Bu busy keeping the North off our back or Raiding whoever is gaining ground at the time until we have gathered our forces.>>32915977My bad
>>32916032>(Int +1, Pol +1)WE TRAINED.Q&A?
>>32916032>Your decision was a wise onLiberalfags BTFO
>>32916032 QnA and recap plox
>>32916017Gan Ji or Yu Ji. I doubt cursing is a thing in this universe anyway
>>32916054Different methods for different times.Things that threaten our base of power must be dealt with.
>>32916060You never know. What with Yellow Turbans and don't forget that one Taoist wizard who fucked with Cao Cso's head
>>32916082Preaching to the choir, man. I just hope some of our more retarded brethren stop trying to play this as if we're in a 21st century western nation.
Gathering intelligence and the Liu Biao and Yuan Shu stuff remain classified, as the decisions there affect future things. But the other choices in choosing a talented people were Chen Wu and Ling Cao.You guys made the Lu Lingqi way much more difficult than needed. All you needed to do was bullshit, something like, "I wish to see Lady Lingqi take on tasks herself and become a proper general" or "I believe we should keep family separated, as to keep the task at hand on focus." Unfortunately the whole part about "Yeah they're just mere bandits..." was a bad choice of words because you are slighting the other generals who will be fighting Yan Baihu. And as one of the other anons stated, the "Oh I thought you were a general not a daughter, my bad" could have been taken as an insult if you look at it with sarcasm. I decided to let that part pass though.Letting Lu Bu act drunk would have lost some popular support. Getting him to bed was good. And yes, throwing Wang Fu in jail was good. He was never planning on joining; he was there to point out a different view on what Lu Bu is doing to the Southlands and the importance of maintaining order back during these times. It's not "tyrannical" to the people who witnessed. Even if it means killing the liberal viewpoints we are given in the modern world.
>>32916179>But the other choices in choosing a talented people were Chen Wu and Ling Cao.That you're revealing those names mean that they're closed off to us?
>>32916179Can you give us an idea of what we need to do in order to get Lingqi as our waifu? It's been in-game years by this point, and she still barely notices we exist.
>>32916179I unfortunately get the feeling that whenever it comes to Lu Lingqi that we always try too hard and end up making things more complicated and difficult for ourselves
>>32916224That's in large part because our interactions with her are so rare, we keep trying to force development into them.
>>32916224Its like we ar