Sunday, April 12, 2015

[Pendragon] The Great Pendragon Campaign: Year 535 (Part II) - The Basket Knight

In addition to the eponymous Basket Knight, this year also sees a double wedding, love potions, enchanted drinking horns, and five ladies by a fountain. I'm amazed we got through it all in a regular session's time!


Dave S.
And…Edie the Dog

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    1. Failing his way to victory! Hopefully between marrying a princess and succeeding where a King's brother, a famous Knight, a newly minted Round Table Knight, and a religious-ish Knight failed means a nice amount of Glory coming your way next year.

  2. It's too bad that this session wasn't called "Tell my wife I love her".

    Sir Leander does seem to roll a lot of natural 20's. It seems his paranoia over getting a crony to do it for him was justified, since if Des had gone for the Intrigue rather than the Passion roll, she would have fumbled. Presumably involving loudly announcing his plan to the person who just came in the door, then turning to see Bedivere.

    I liked all of the little quick adventures in the forest. I think every GM has had that situation where their players wouldn't STOP TESTING THE CURSED ARTIFACT, but hopefully some patient explanation of what "Enemy of the State" means should drive the point home. Little weird they didn't just ride their horses over the horn.

    I'm really upset over the Logrin situation. I really, really want you to finish that questline to avoid the BAD END. This session especially drove home why for me.

  3. It was a good year for adventure - even putting aside the Goblin Market, you've got Perceval, Lamorak, Arthur, and ye classic adventure of the five ladies.

    And you've got the Irish and Saxon knights who are probably heroic than the old standy Cymric and Occitanian knights. Ah, the times, they are a-changing.

    Also, I think I'm happy with my Random Court of Love questions table, but I'm not quite sure what to do with it at this point. It's pretty short, so I might try to just put it up in a few posts here.

    1. I recommend sending them to Larkins through e-mail. It seems a lot more fun if the players are completely unprepared for the tricky navigations of courtly love.

      Des's anguished "No!" at the Leander question ranks right up there with Sweetmeats.

    2. An excellent suggestion!

      dlarkins78 at gmail

    3. I'd also suggest sharing it with Larkins as a Google Doc, so you can both update it simultaneously, if you so wish.

    4. I'm afraid I've never really looked into Google Docs too closely. I did send this off, so hopefully it went to you and not some random schmo who's wondering what the heck it is.