Mission Log - Oblivions Edge

Death Watch Session 1 (Pre-Planning) [11/19/10]: Invasion
As the Kill Team exits the Promethium plant where they slew the Broodlord they have to make decisions as to their next objective.

1. Brother Gregor: 250xp total [base standard award]
2. Brother Malloc: 250xp total [base standard award]
3. Brother Fugis: Did not attend session.
4. Brother Zydan: 250xp total [base standard award]

Other Awards:

None

Session Experience Breakdown:

1. +150 for planning and working through options for next mission.
2. +100xp for session time (2 hours).

Death Watch Session 2 (Scene 1) [1/7/11]: Victory is but the Prelude to the Next Battle
Where the Kill Team contemplates their decisions and takes a new oath.

1. Brother Gregor: 800xp total [base standard award + 300xp for creating log for this mission + 100xp for updates to character bio]
2. Brother Malloc: 400xp total [base standard award]
3. Brother Sepheran: 400xp total [base standard award]
4. Brother Fugis: 450xp total [base standard award + 50 for being “in character” in not wearing a helmet when such is advantageous over roleplaying]
5. Brother Zydan: 400xp total [base standard award]

Other Awards:

None

Session Experience Breakdown:

1. +100 for working through objectives, selecting oath, and selecting team leader.
2. +50xp for patiently waiting while GM works through sound problems with another player.
3. +250xp for session time (5 hours).

Death Watch Session 3 (Scene 3) [1/14/11]: Suffer Not the Alien to Live (part 1)
The Kill Team begins to execute their first mission objective to cleanse the city of Lordsholm of xenos taint to allow the PDF and Arbites to rally after a night of civil uprising.

1. Brother Gregor: 850xp total [base standard award + 250xp BD Bonus + 100xp for great roleplaying with Thorsholt & combat vivid descriptions]
2. Brother Malloc: Not available to play.
3. Brother Sepheran: 700xp total [base standard award + 100xp creating character bio + 50 for combat descriptions +50 for minor update to mission findings]
4. Brother Fugis: 500xp total [base standard award]
5. Brother Zydan: 750xp total [base standard award + 250 for belated (opps!) BD Bonus]

Other Awards:

None

Session Experience Breakdown:

1. +100 for 10 Kill Marks (10xKM) [Tyranid Warriors with Termagant Horde].
2. +50xp for successfully dealing with Thorsholt without having to execute him.
3. +100xp for working with Imperium officials to organize against the Tyranids.
4. +250xp for session time (5 hours x 50).

Death Watch Session 4 (Scene 2) [1/28/11]: An Idle Mind leads to Heresy(part 1)
The Kill Team goes after a pack of Genestealers. They discover there is more going on than meets the eye… especially when they find evidence of another Space Marine of the White Scars active just minutes before they arrive.

1. Brother Gregor: 550xp total [base standard award + 100xp for updating portal mission findings + 50xp for roleplaying space marine acting to his personal objectives]
2. Brother Malloc: 450xp total [base standard award + 50xp for roleplaying space marine acting to his personal objectives]
3. Brother Sepheran: 450xp total [base standard award + 50xp for roleplaying space marine acting to his personal objectives]
4. Brother Fugis: 400xp total [base standard award]
5. Brother Zydan: 150xp total [did not make regular session; 100xp played hour long session during week night + 50xp for follow-up activities]

Other Awards:

-1 cohesion for lack of acting as a team.

Session Experience Breakdown:

1. +100 for 4 GeneStealers.
2. +50xp for finding center of Genestealer activity.
3. +50xp for clues uncovered.
4. +200xp for session time (4 hours x 50).

Death Watch Session 5 (Scene 2)[2/5/11]: An Idle Mind leads to Heresy (part 2)
The Kill Teams investigation into the White Scar and the Genestealer leads them to the same point. A mansion being assaulted by the Genestealers that is defended by heretek Skitarii and mutated Gun Servitors.

1. Brother Gregor: 550xp total [base standard award + 100xp for updating portal mission findings]
2. Brother Malloc: did not attend.
3. Brother Sepheran: 450xp total [base standard award]
4. Brother Fugis: 450xp total [base standard award]
5. Brother Zydan: 550xp (Base + 50xp for speech on team cohesion + 50xp for putting together the clues)

Other Awards:

None

Session Experience Breakdown:

1. Assaulting Recidivist Manor 100xp
2. Eliminating Apostate Skitarii combat platoon 75xp
3. Finding hidden Heretek chambers 75xp
4. Team Work +50xp
5. Playtime (4.5 hours) 150

Death Watch Session 6 (Scene 2) [2/11/11]: An Idle Mind leads to Heresy (part 3)
The Kill Team cleanses the mansion of the Noble Lord that was housing the Skitarri and discover a hidden stairway. Below they mreet stiff resistance in the form of Heretek Praetorians working with Obliterators. These opponents were defending Apostate Mechanicus Tech-Priests who were using some form of heretical technology to control the Tyranids. On destroying the device they unleashed the Zoanthrope who was immediately possessed by the hivemind. This unholy union unleashed all hell upon the remaining Tech-Priests before turning its attentio to the Kill Team. On its demise the Hive Mind retreated but not before leaving an overwhelming sense of hunger and the intent to devour this world.

1. Brother Gregor: 700xp total [base standard award]
2. Brother Malloc: 700xp total [base standard award]
3. Brother Sepheran: did not attend.
4. Brother Fugis: 700xp total [base standard award]
5. Brother Zydan: 1100xp total [base standard award + 400 for finding 2 critical bugs in excel character generator]

Other Awards:

1) All: +1 Renown for overcoming High Threat Apostate Hereteks.
2) All: +1 Renown for overcoming Hive Mind Controlled Zoanthrope.
3) Ignis: +1 Renown for going helmetless.

Session Experience Breakdown:

1. Eliminating Obliterators and Heretek Praetorians (Hard Challenge) 200xp
2. Eliminating Hive Mind controlled Zoanthrope (Challenging Secondary Objective) 300xp
3. Playtime (5 hours) 150xp
4. GM Bonus (because he is in a good mood) 50xp

Death Watch Session 7 [2/25/11]: Migrating to MapTools (part 1 of 2)
Session spent switching to new online tool with a combat against 6 genestealers at the end.

1. Brother Gregor: 500xp total [base standard award]
2. Brother Malloc: 500xp total [base standard award]
3. Brother Sepheran: 500xp total [base standard award]
4. Brother Fugis: 500xp total [base standard award]
5. Brother Zydan: 500xp total [base standard award]

Other Awards:

1) None

Session Experience Breakdown:

1. Base Award of 500xp for everyone’s patience in getting characters setup and learning how to use MapTools.

Death Watch Session 8 [3/4/11]: Migrating to MapTools (part 2 of 2)
Session spent refining tool adoption as well as another combat against a second swarm of genestealers.

1. Brother Gregor: 500xp total [base standard award]
2. Brother Malloc: Did not attend.
3. Brother Sepheran: 500xp total [base standard award]
4. Brother Fugis: 500xp total [base standard award]
5. Brother Zydan: 500xp total [base standard award]

Other Awards:

1) None

Session Experience Breakdown:

1. Base Award of 500xp for everyone’s patience in getting characters setup and learning how to use MapTools.

Death Watch Session 9 (Scene 3) [3/11/11]: Suffer Not the Alien to Live (part 3)
The Kill Team slays a swarm of genestealers and its commanding broodlord! Just as the Broodlord is about to escape, Brother Gregor’s hand, guided by the Emperor’s will, explodes the head of the Broodlord with a single shot from his Bolt Pistol.

1. Brother Gregor: 900xp total [base standard award]
2. Brother Malloc: Did not attend.
3. Brother Sepheran: 900xp total [base standard award]
4. Brother Fugis: 900xp total [base standard award]
5. Brother Zydan: 900xp total [base standard award]

Other Awards:

1) +1 Cohesion for team cooperation and overall victory.
2) All: +1 Renown for secondary objective (killing Synapse target)
3) All: +1 Renown for eliminating Broodlord and Genestealer pack simultaneously
4) Gregor: +1 Renown for amazing killing shot on Broodlord just as he was about to escape.
5) Ignis: +1 Renown for not wearing helm

Session Experience Breakdown:

1. Eliminate Genestealer pack (32 Genestealers) 400xp.
2. Slay Broodlord (Secondary objective) 300xp.
3. Patience for technical Issues 50xp.
4. Time Played 150xp (6 hours x 25)

Death Watch Session 10 (Scene 4) [3/18/11]: A Cowards Just Reward
The Kill Team evaluates their chances of survival due to Lord Governor Thorsholdts inept rulership. Measures are planned and initiated to remove the Lord Governor.

1. Brother Gregor: 600xp total [base standard award + 200xp for excelleng RPing throughout – love those Emperor inspiring speeches]
2. Brother Malloc: Did not attend.
3. Brother Sepheran: 500xp total [base standard award + 100xp for RPing]
4. Brother Fugis: 400xp total [base standard award]
5. Brother Zydan: 500xp total [base standard award+ 100xp for RPing]

Other Awards:

1) None

Session Experience Breakdown:

1. Resounding success in rallying the pdf before being overrun by the Tyranid swarm 200xp.
2. Time Played 200xp (4 hours x 50) [no significant objectives]

Death Watch Session 11 (Scene 5) [2/3/12]: Best Laid Plans of Mortals and Astartes
The Kill Team decides to let the Lord Governor live and makes plans for working with the PDF to defend the Governor’s choice of a “last stand”.

Note that a refactor of characters was performed given the length of our break, introduction of First Founding, and the reduction in current players.

1. Brother Gregor: 250xp total [base standard award]
2. Brother Malloc: Did not attend.
3. Brother Sepheran: backstory role.
4. Brother Fugis: backstory role.
5. Brother Zydan: 250xp total [base standard award]
6. Brother Elyas: backstory role.

Other Awards:

1) None

Session Experience Breakdown:

1. Excellent RP’ing by Gregor and Zydan (50xp).
2. Time Played 200xp (4 hours x 50) [no significant objectives]

Death Watch Session 12 [2/17/12]: Supply Run (part 1)
The Kill Team splits into two. The first team, composed of Gregor and Zydan, make a run to raid the Munitorium Tertiary Supply Depot in the Warehouse district. On the return trip they are intercepted by a flight of Gargoyles, Shrikes, and an unknown bioform.

1. Brother Gregor: 300xp total [base standard award]
2. Brother Malloc: Did not attend.
3. Brother Sepheran: backstory role.
4. Brother Fugis: backstory role.
5. Brother Zydan: 300xp total [base standard award]
6. Brother Elyas: backstory role.

Other Awards:

1) Gregor: +1 Renown for devastating the unknown bioform.
2) Zydan: +1 Renown for devastating the unknown bioform.

Session Experience Breakdown:

1. Overcoming Hormagaunt horde and loading up the train without issue (50xp).
2. Overcoming Unknown Tyranid Bioform (50xp).
3. Time Played 200xp (4 hours x 50) [no significant objectives].

Death Watch Session 13 [2/24/12]: Supply Run (part 2)
The Kill Team running supplies eliminates the remaining attack force while Malloc arrives to support them. He finds they are driving into an ambush orchestrated by a Broodlord and its pack that had stacked enough debris to derail the train. Mallow eliminates the broodlord and uses his last remaining melta bomb to clear the rail as the train blows by. The train returns to the depot where the supplies are unloaded and rushed to the defensive fortress..

1. Brother Gregor: 325xp total [base standard award]
2. Brother Malloc: 325xp total [base standard award]
3. Brother Sepheran: backstory role.
4. Brother Fugis: backstory role.
5. Brother Zydan: 325xp total [base standard award]
6. Brother Elyas: backstory role.

Other Awards:

1) Gregor: +1 Renown for finishing the mission.
2) Zydan: +1 Renown for finishing the mission.
3) Malloc: +1 Renown for singlehandedly slaying the Broodlord and playing a key role in saving the mission.

Session Experience Breakdown:

1. Completing the supply run 175xp (Secondary-Novice Objective )
2. Time Played 150xp (3 hours x 50).

Death Watch Session 14 [3/2/12]: The Last Stand (part 1)
The Kill Team sets up defenses and the first salvo of the last stand is fired.

1. Brother Gregor: 300xp total [base standard award]
2. Brother Malloc: 300xp total [base standard award]
3. Brother Sepheran: backstory role.
4. Brother Fugis: backstory role.
5. Brother Zydan: 300xp total [base standard award]
6. Brother Elyas: 300xp total [base standard award]

Other Awards:

1) None

Session Experience Breakdown:

1. Involvement with planning the defenses 100xp.
2. Time Played 200xp (4 hours x 50).

Death Watch Session 15 [3/9/12]: The Last Stand (part 2)
The Kill Team works with the PDF to eliminate a vast horde of brood spawn hybrids and mutant traitors along with their gargoyle aerial support. This attack cleared out mines at the south and western approaches. With only a few of the brood spawn at the Imperial defenses, the Tyranids move in with hordes of Termagants, Hormagaunts, Warriors, and Carnifexes.

1. Brother Gregor: 300xp total [base standard award]
2. Brother Malloc: did not attend session.
3. Brother Sepheran: backstory role.
4. Brother Fugis: backstory role.
5. Brother Zydan: 300xp total [base standard award]
6. Brother Elyas: 300xp total [base standard award]

Other Awards:

1) None

Session Experience Breakdown:

1. Time Played 250xp (5 hours x 50).
2. Great patience with the GM +50xp.

Death Watch Session 16 [3/23/12]: The Last Stand (part 3)
The Kill Team focuses their efforts on the singular horde pushing from the south. The team discovers that the Horde is a cover for Genestealer packs to infiltrate without being spotted in order to breach the defenses for the Horde to overrun the defenders.

1. Brother Gregor: 300xp total [base standard award]
2. Brother Malloc: 300xp total [base standard award]
3. Brother Sepheran: backstory role.
4. Brother Fugis: backstory role.
5. Brother Zydan: 300xp total [base standard award]
6. Brother Elyas: 300xp total [base standard award]

Other Awards:

1) None

Session Experience Breakdown:

1. Time Played 150xp (3 hours x 50).
2. Even greater patience with the GM as I try out a third iteration of a MT mass combat system +150xp.

Death Watch Session 17 [4/1/12]: The Last Stand (part 4)
The Kill Team stops the Tyranids from breaching the Imperial defenses by eliminating two Genestealer packs and hybrid traitors in the midst of the PDF.

1. Brother Gregor: 400xp total [base standard award]
2. Brother Malloc: 400xp total [base standard award]
3. Brother Sepheran: backstory role.
4. Brother Fugis: backstory role.
5. Brother Zydan: 400xp total [base standard award]
6. Brother Elyas: 400xp total [base standard award]

Other Awards:

1. All: +1 Renown for clear-cut win during the Flashpoint.

Session Experience Breakdown:

1. Time Played 200xp (4 hours x 50).
2. Clear cut victory with Flashpoint 200xp.

Death Watch Session 18 [4/15/12]: The Last Stand (part 5)
The Kill Team eliminates a devious multi-layered offense to breach the defenses using Carnifexes.

1. Brother Gregor: 500xp total [base standard award]
2. Brother Malloc: 500xp total [base standard award]
3. Brother Sepheran: 500xp total [base standard award]
4. Brother Fugis: backstory role.
5. Brother Zydan: 500xp total [base standard award]
6. Brother Elyas: 500xp total [base standard award]

Other Awards:

1. All: +2 cohesion for well-coordinated team work.
2. Elyas: +1 Renown for single handedly stopping a charging carnifex with nothing but brute strength before being crushed between a wall and the corpse of a Carnifex (brings new meaning to the phrase ‘between a rock and a hardplace’ or in this case ‘between ferrocrete and a charging Carnifex’).

Session Experience Breakdown:

1. Time Played 150xp (3 hours x 50).
2. Preventing Tyranids from breaching the defenses till fallback 150xp (Secondary Objective).
3. Defeating 4 Carnifexes 200xp (Hard Encounter).

Death Watch Session 19 [4/20/12]: The Last Stand (part 6)
The Kill Team eliminates a dozen Raveners that strike at the heart of the Imperial Command by tunneling upward from below the C&C while from the North a Syntax Prime Warrior leads a small strike force of heavies at the weakened northern defenses.

1. Brother Gregor: 350xp total [base standard award]
2. Brother Malloc: did not attend.
3. Brother Sepheran: 350xp total [base standard award]
4. Brother Fugis: backstory role.
5. Brother Zydan: 350xp total [base standard award]
6. Brother Elyas: 200xp total [base standard award less three hours of play]

Other Awards:

1. All Attendees: +1 Renown for saving General Stein.

Session Experience Breakdown:

1. Time Played 200xp (4 hours x 50).
2. Defeating 12 Raveners within 4 rounds 150xp (Difficult Encounter).

Death Watch Session 20 [5/6/12]: The Last Stand (part 7)
The Kill Team takes a stand and focuses on the elimination of a key synapse bio organism, a larger than normal warrior. Using the defenses set before them and coordinated application of explosives, the Kill Team kills the bio-organism driving the Northern forces which results in shattering the cohesiveness of the northern thrust.

1. Brother Gregor: 600xp total [base standard award]
2. Brother Malloc: 600xp total [base standard award]
3. Brother Sepheran: 500xp total [base standard less 2 hours playtime]
4. Brother Fugis: 300xp [backstory role – half standard xp]
5. Brother Zydan: 600xp total [base standard award]
6. Brother Elyas: 600xp total [base standard award]

Other Awards:

1. All Attendees: +1 Renown for eliminating the Warrior Prime.

Session Experience Breakdown:

1. Time Played 200xp (4 hours x 50).
2. Encounter Difficulty 200xp (Hard).
2. Eliminate Synapse Target of Opportunity: Warrior Prime (Tertiary objective 50xp).
3. Eliminate Synapse Target of Opportunity: Warrior Hordes (Tertiary objective 150xp).

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