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Perilous Island a story by Dave Phipps at Pulp Alley
Chapter 2 Final Flight
|Collins heads over to the Officer while Smith, Grace & Moore move over to the plane while Dowl still suffering from a leg wound make his across the runway.|
Pre-game on the random events table, the Blue Blooded (BB) got level 1 brawler, while the Germans (Bots) got low visibility.
Turn 1, Germans activate first, as Brown is the nearest to a member of the BB hes the first to be activated & so a card is drawn from the solo deck & played on him, the card is sprint which he can hold until he uses it to gain 3" to a run move, next was Fritz & the card was held in place meaning he can not move this turn, Muller's card was all clear meaning he ignores all perils, perilous areas & bursts this turn, I hope that show people how the cards are doubled edged, the rest of the turn was just characters moving as shooting is reduced to 12" for poor visibility.
|Brown spots Grace behind the plane &|
|him & Muller open fire on her, to late she tries to dodge down but take a couple of hits & is knocked from her feet|
|Hess searches while Helga keep an eye out.|
|Found it he says to Helga|
|Look is that the guy we've to give it to over there she replies ?|
|Collins goes to the Officer, dark tonight he says, giving the password that had been arranged, no moon comes the reply he wanted hear.|
|the deal for the tickets is done & as the Officer wanders off he spots Harriet .|
|Dowl continues across the runway as Smith who is heading over to the other warehouse house notices Helga who has made her way over to the mechanic.|
Fritz headed around the front of the terminal.
|Collins makes his way over to Harriet telling her he has the tickets.|
|Dowl now clear of the runway has taken cover behind an oiltank.|
|Helga fills Smith full of lead before he can reach the safety of cover.|
|Hess tries talking to the Mechanic while Brown climbs down from the roof to head for the plane door.|
Hess moved over to the plot point, Helga shot Smith & is now wanted, Brown climbed down from the roof passing to perils challenges, Muller failed his wanted challenge so did nothing, Gloup moved down to the other end of the terminal while Fritz move around to the other side of it.
|Gloup has made it to the tail of the plane & taken cover behind it fires at Grace & misses.|
|Fritz & Dowl get into a shot out|
|& both take a hit|
|Helga has moved towards the plane as Hess is trying to tell the Mechanic what he wants.|
|He can't get him to understand & the Mechanic moves away|
|Collins tells Harriet to meet him at the door of the plane 5 minutes before take off time, but she's spooked after hearing gunshots & thinks she should maybe go back to the hotel.|
|Collins reassures Harriet & she agrees to meet at the door just before take off.|
|Grace moves near to the door of the & throws a bottle grenade catching Brown & Muller in the blast.|
|Brown is knock from his feet but Muller dodges away as Moore comes round to cover Grace.|
|Dowl has slipped on some spilled oil.|
|Muller & Moore exchange lead but with the smoke still tick from the blast it hard to get a clear shot.|
|Gloup rushes at Collins who smartly side steps him.|
|Hess calls Helga over & hands her the package, take his & go over & talk to that idiot I can't understand a word he says.|
Turn 5 Collins passes card challenge & gets the Harriet plot point, Grace passes card Challenge, moves & places blast hitting both Brown & Muller with Muller dodging clear & Brown failing the blast Challenge & going down, Moore's card is No shot so can't shoot this turn, Dowl wanted challenge is 3 on Might, Finesse or Cunning which he can't pass, fails health check & goes down, later fails recovery & goes out of the game.
Muller passes wanted challenge & shoot at Moore who dodges, Gloup passes wanted challenge & rushed Collins who dodged, Helga also passed wanted challenge & moved to Hess who handed her the package plot point.
|Grace gets behind cover at the tail of the plane & lobs another grenade just catching Muller in the blast.|
|Collins move up beside Grace, get ready he tells her its almost time to get on the plane.|
|Gloup is hot on his heels & engages Grace in a shoot out.|
|Helga moves over to start talking to the mechanic.|
|Hess goes forward & shots Moore,|
|taking him down which the blast has also done to Muller.|
Hess moves forward & shoots at Moore who goes down while Helga move over to the mechanic plot point.
Recovery Moore & Muller fails so out of the game.
|With the plane just about to leave Collins runs to the door.|
|& is joined by Harriet.|
Designers notes, The game scenario (Campaign) was made before the solo play rules & in this game made becoming wanted very dangerous indeed as you could end up facing two challenges before you did anything but I don't think it had an over all effect on the game, as it was really 3 things that decided how it went, first was Grace when she was down making the recovery roll as if she'd had gone out the Blue Blooded would have really been up against it, second was the Germans getting the Red Herring reward card when they completed their second minor plot point this made it due to where they could replace it next to impossible for them to ever complete the major one & third Collins making the dodge roll when rushed by Gloup for had he failed he'd have been stuck in combat.
Even after all that the game still had a cliffhanger end as their was still a Red Herring card in the reward cards, so when Collins completed the major plot point there was still a 3-1 chance that he could draw it which would have denied him the plot point & giving the Germans a chance to get their second one, so the game might well have ended 2vp's each instead, but once again it was a very enjoyable game & after two games of the campaign both sides having won one each & having 5vp's each over the two games it couldn't be any closer.
Well that's it for this post, my thanks to Dave https://store.pulpalley.com/ for the script & as always to you guys for dropping in & if you'd care to leave a comment it would be welcomed. :)