As she moved off, Dawn considered how she got to this point...
At the end of the last campaign mission, Dawn's entire group decided to leave. They were headed to a survivor enclave while the Phoenix Company returned to their HQ with Trish (a gang member who had been given the "cure"). I had planned to have Dawn interact with some of the enclave, hopefully finding some new companions and then either helping go after the company to get Trish or the cure.
|Dawn and group arrive at the survivor enclave|
|Dawn meets the enclave leaders|
Dawn's new inventory and stat lines are:
Rep 5 (Pep 4/ Sav 4), Attr: Logical (+1 Savvy for mechanical or science check), Hard as Nails (Ignore first human caused obviously dead result, treat as knocked down). Weapons: SMG, Machete, BAP Equipment: Body Armor (counts as protected), Backpack. [6/10 encumbrance] Backpack has: Shotgun, Baseball Bat, Food (3), Luxury (2) [8/10 capacity]
|It doesn't seem that far...|
To represent fewer resources (most places have been looted) I am following a few more rules:
First, I will follow Really Tight Ammo (pg 24 of ATZ:FFO) but when rolling for reloading, a 0d pass will mean out of ammo until more can be located.
Second, looting results from the risk and rewards deck will be changed. To find something, I will draw two cards, if the results match, I find it. Otherwise it is nothing. Two unmatched weapons will give me a unit of ammo for the first weapon card, and drawing the survivor card matches anything. Yep, it's going to be tough to find anything now.
Also, Dawn will be able to forage for food (hunt) which will be a scenario to play. Anytime she manages to 'secure' a location (that is eliminate all zombies and PEFs from a table) and stay for at least a day, Dawn can search with normal chances (not needing matched cards) once per room in any structure. It allows Dawn to trade time for supplies if she needs them.
Dawn considered if she should have stayed with Larry and Blake at the compound. They still had electricity and running water. The hot shower was almost enough to convince her to stay... Something just didn't feel right though, and staying with strangers, even friendly ones, didn't sit well. "I hope Ella is still safe." Dawn mumbled as she picked her way through a rubble filled lot.
Dawn had been making her way east, and was nearing the edge of town. She paused, crouching at a brick wall, looking ahead at the ruins ahead. After surveying the area, Dawn checked her weapons and prepared to move out. "I hope I can find a ride out of here."
|Dawn starts off on her own...|
I love the changes to represent the tougher climate, really looking forward to this campaign! Is Dawn the new "mad max"? 😉ReplyDelete
Well, we will see where it goes. It's still only day 41...Delete
It's a new 'look' for Dawn as well? I seem to remember business wear, now she is proper post apocalypseDelete
Ahhh, Dawn changed a few scenarios back. When she became the main character, she got a new fig...Delete
Good luck to Dawn, the wanderer! I'm looking forward to seeing how this unfolds.ReplyDelete
Great, I am hoping it is entertaining. The journey is sometimes the interesting part of the adventure.Delete
Excellent, a good idea indeed.ReplyDelete
A good reboot. Sometimes, it is good to get back to the roots.ReplyDelete
So far all the campaign was exciting and all decision sounded realistic.
It made sense for Dawn to hit the road again, like former soldiers who can't quit fighting evwn when they can.
With everyone leaving Dawn, it was time to change the game anyway. Dawn probably should have stayed at the survivor enclave, but that just didn't seem as much fun...Delete
It's a very interesting dilemma to be faced with - how to progress your storyline given Dawn's situation. Good luck with her 'new-style' adventures.ReplyDelete
Let's hope these are entertaining. Hopefully they go better and Dawn can make it back to the farm.Delete
Back on the road again! Some people just got restless feet. Your right the journey is the most interesting part of the adventure. Let's hope she makes it to the farm.ReplyDelete
Hopefully the trip goes well and Dawn makes some new friends (of the living variety!)Delete
Sounds like a new start and it should be interesting.ReplyDelete
With a little luck it will turn out to be quite fun. We will see soon enough!Delete