Hypnotic burglary, expanded version

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  1. DokEnkephalin

    DokEnkephalin New Member

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    Me: I want your Potion of Darkest Power.
    Fitzgerald: Yes, master.
    Me: So get it.
    Fitzgerald: It's in the chest, master.
    Me: So unlock it.
    Fitzgerald: I don't have the key, master.
    Me: Yes, I know you don't have the key, I've already tried to pickpocket you for it. It's your damn chest, why do you not have a key to it?
    Fitzgerald: Game design, master.
    Me: ...alright. I'll try to pick the lock.
    Fitzgerald: Let me handle that, master.
    Me: Try it with this autopick.
    Fitzgerald: I said I'm handling it, master.
    Me: But you've--
    Fitzgerald: I'm a Master at lockpicking, master.
    Me: You're a Master at lockpicking and you've already failed three times to crack your own damn chest!
    Fitzgerald: Yes, master.
    Me: Oh, forfucksake...you've had your chance. I want you to open it with your bare hands.
    Fitzgerald: Yes, master.
    (guard outside window): Oi! Wot's that thumpin' in there?
    Me: Hey, little piggy, smooth out the rumples on that...hideous diminuative thing you're wearing. Here comes the gendarme.
    Fitzgerald: Yes, master.
    Tarant guard: Wot goes on here, then aye?
    Me: Well, I wouldn't stand between this man and his Potion of Darkest Power, sir. Just ask my Demon mate here about how dangerous that would be.
    Tarant guard (quivers and swallows): Well arright then, chaps, but just keep it down for the neighbors! Good evnin!
    Me: psst, no one told you to stop. Continue, if you please.
    Fitzgerald (pounding until his fists are bloody with splinters): Done, master.
    Me: You know, I don't think you'll be able to forgive me anymore than I can forgive you. So we're going to take a walk in the woods, and you won't be coming back.
     
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    DarkFool Nemesis of the Ancients

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    Umm...The start was funny, but in the end it's...I don't get it..
     
  5. Ramidel

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    It's "take him into the forest and kill away from witnesses."
     
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    Dark Elf Administrator Staff Member

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    What's not to get?
     
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    Arthgon Well-Known Member

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    Yes, he is killing Fitzgerald, because he is no longer any worth to him. So he killed him without any witnesses.
     
  9. Dirtman

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    As far as I recall, Fitzgerald isn't the Lockpick master.
     
  10. Klaz

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    I see you dig the Dominate Will spell.
     
  11. DokEnkephalin

    DokEnkephalin New Member

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    I do, but that takes 18 will + 5 character points, and I can get Hypnotic Suggestion for only 1 point and a stack of tech manuals. It's more fun to have the spell to use freely, but I decided to do it on the cheap and go tech-oriented with this char.

    Fitzgerald isn't THE lockpick master, but he does have lockpick trained to Master level. Dominate him or raise him as undead and check out his character sheet for yourself.
     
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    Dark Elf Administrator Staff Member

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    I didn't even know there was such a potion in the game.

    I need to play more tech characters.
     
  13. DokEnkephalin

    DokEnkephalin New Member

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    The schematic is in the closed sewers in Tarant. Since it takes potion of persuasion and hallucinite, my above calculation is way misleading; to produce these it takes 15 Int and 5 Chemistry + 1 Therapeutics.
     
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