They Came from Beyond

11th Session: 5th Scavenging Assignment

Campaign Dates: 2017-07-18 to 2017-07-19

  • Campaign Dates: 2017-07-18
  • We tow the broken truck (a Ford F-150 XL) back to the secure house and begin the repairs.
    • We use 10 Mechanical Parts on the repairs (96 remaining).
    • We put 25 gallons of gas into the truck (136 remaining).
    • We crash for the night.
  • Watch:
    • 1st Watch (Hour 1 & 2): Vincent
    • 2nd Watch (Hour 3 & 4): Trixie & Eric
    • 3rd Watch (Hour 5 & 6): Pine & Sammi-Jo
    • 4th Watch (Hour 7 & 8): Tanner
  • In the Second Watch:
    • Something large and “blurry” jumps through the front window, into the living room.
  • Combat!
    • We try to shoot the “blurry”, four-legged thing, but that is very difficult.
    • Eric punches it, but it claws him pretty badly.
    • Trixie tells it to “Go take a bubble bath.” It does so.
    • We try to shoot it down before it gets away, but everyone misses.
  • Post-combat:
    • Doc Tanner patches up Erik.
    • We decide to track the creature, but the dogs can’t pick up the scent.
    • We get samples of the creatures blood via the evidence kit.
  • We decide to get out of the warm zone, at least 30 minutes outside of it.
    • As getting 30 minutes outside the warm zone puts us 15 minutes from Gainesville, we head straight home.

07-19:
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  • We meet with Curt Harbaugh in the morning & update him on the situation.
    • We spend the day resting, recovering, & investigating.
    • Vincent checks on the safehouse. It is fine.
  • Prof. Pine investigates the plants & blood:
    • Both are made of DNA.
      • The plant DNA has six base pairs. Two more than normal Earth DNA.
      • The beast DNA is similar to feline DNA, but heavily modified.
        • Otherwise it is normal DNA. (four base pairs, etc.)
  • We refuel the trucks and motorcycles with 16 gallons of gas.
  • Shopping!
    • We get:
      • Preserved Food x12 (12 TU)
      • Crossbow Bolts x5 (5 TU)
      • Flamethrower Fuel Pack (10 TU)
    • We spend:
      • Gasoline X27 (27 TU)
    • Mr. Monkey (Trixie’s monkey) steals some bananas, as well.
  • Vincent works on the new truck:
    • He installs an booby trap on the new truck’s ignition.
    • He installs a camper-back on the new truck.
    • He installs a booby trap on the camper-back.
    • He installs a dirtbike mount onto Cherry (his truck).
    • He installs a booby trap on the dirtbike ignition.
    • 15 Mechancial Parts Used
  • Doc Tanner… gets into trouble!? (This occurs while Prof Pine is researching & Vincent is installing.)
    • On her way to help Prof. Pine with research, she spots someone in the bushes, watching Prof. Pine’s lab through binoculars.
    • She sends the dogs to sic him.
  • Combat!
    • The dogs rush forward and attack the guy.
    • The guy in the bushes tries to shoot the dogs, but fails to land a shot.
    • Between the dogs and the submachine gun, he’s taken down.
  • Post-Combat
    • Doc Tanner keeps him alive and calls us (on the walkie-talkies) for help.
    • Eric, Trixie, & Sammi-Joe head off to get the Doc & the “prisoner”.
    • They take him to Trixie’s bar, for interrogation.
    • Eric has him handcuffed.
      • They strip him of his gear:
        • Colt Double Eagle (8 TU)
        • 10mm rounds x7 (7 TU)
        • Binoculars, Standard (2 TU)
        • Taser (4 TU)
        • Club (2 TU)
        • Light Undercover Shirt (10 TU)
        • Fatigues (3 TU)
        • Zipties(Packet of 25) (2 TU)
        • Walkie-Talkie, Professional (4 TU)
        • Photographs of Doctor Pine (n/a)
          • Assorted different photographs, some include us, but Prof Pine is the focus.
        • Keyring w/ 3 Keys:
          • 1 Car Key, 1 Door Key, 1 Padlock Key
  • Session ends with four members of group (Doc Tanner, Eric, Trixie, & Sammi-Jo) ready to interrogate the prisoner, while Prof Pine researches and Vincent works on his dirtbike.
  • Current Inventory (stored in the Safehouse):
    • Battery Charger
    • Batteries x5
    • Binoculars
    • Bolt Cutters
    • Canned Goods x4 (8 TU)
    • Chemical Light Sticks x15
    • Cigarette Lighter x6
    • Compass
    • Digital Camera x5
    • Duct Tape x3
    • Electric Generator (15 TU)
    • Electrical Parts x40 (40 TU)
    • Electrical Tool Kit
    • Gasoline x252 (252 TU, deposited w/ UF)
    • Mechanical Parts x117 (117 TU)
    • Rope 150’
    • Shell Casings(9mm) x5

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