>What is this?The King of Fighters Quest is a "Choose Your Own Adventure"-style quest in which you take on the role of Katja Hartkern, an Austrailian Aborgine practioner of Kyokugen Karate and guide her day-to-day towards joining a team/preparing for the upcoming martial arts extravaganza, "The King of Fighters: Infinite Match". Along the way, she'll make friends and enemies alike, explore the city of South Town and maybe, JUST maybe, discover more about herself along the way...>NEW RULES PAGE:http://pastebin.com/xLF0CMNU>Stats Page & Movelist:http://pastebin.com/iPRFG6wd>Previous Thread:http://suptg.thisisnotatrueending.com/archive/29923525/>Contact Information:https://twitter.com/WeaselThat>Summary:After talking about some things with Terry Bogard & "Blue Mary" Ryan over a pancake breakfast, Terry offered to drive you into China Town for your early accupuncture Appointment at "The Sleeping Dragon Pharmacy" as well as back to his appartment so you couldcollect your motorcycle (Which had been left there during yesterday's Drinking Binge you only vaguely recall).The treatment itself was a fair success, though Dr. Lee Pai Long advised you t not use your Ki or fight for a few days, as he was concerned at how the flow of your Ki had been seemngly augmented through unnatural means (Most likely a result of what had happened at the Swimsuit Photo Shoot a few days before).However, you threw caution to the wind when Lee's clerk behind the counter, Shen Woo, offered to fight you in the back alley behind the Pharmacy. What had initially started as a rough and rowdy excercise in futility on your part, the fight turned especially violent when you had accidentally used some of your latent powers of electricity after a particularly fierce Uppercut, sending Shen into a blinding rage that it seemed only you could've stopped...
>>29994580The fact that you had to access the mysterious power that had previously overwhelmed you on the beach to try and defeat him came as a big surprise, but the revalation that you were in control of yourself throughout the whole ordeal was an even bigger one as Lee scolded the two of you for brawling behind his shop...After Lee had patched the two of you up at no extra charge, you and Terry hit the road back to his place, talking about fighting, the life of a martial artist and learning of Terry's damn-near-incredible life story over a few beers, making you feel like an idiot over realizing that your life was relatively "Cushy" compared to the Bogard Brother's and realizing that things could always be worse...Which was when the biggest bombshell of your life in South Town hit you when you had decided to check in with Yuri Sakazaki: You had been expelled from the Kyokugen Dojo and your status as "Disciple" had been revoked, not because you hadn't been to the Doo for a few days, but because Takuma Sakazaki had overheard that you were possibly Gay, and had (Seemingly) decided that such an influence on his student body was unthinkable.Damn-Near broken by that news (As well as realizing that your previous home and friends were now basically off-limits to you), Terry helped you through it and you thanked him, setting up the possibility of sparring with him at a later date as you rode out into a late spring shower...However, you were pulled over by a police car and were nearly hauled offto jail within miles of your current residence at "The Imperial" Hotel for having a broken tail-light on your bike, though after a few heated words you were left off with a warning and raced back "Home" without incident, unnaware that those two cops were Andrew Draco & Kazunori Kazahaya, the hired bodyguards of "The Infinite Match's" sponsor and host...
>>29994771You woke up the next day feeling pretty good all things considered, though something you had eaten the day before started to wreak havoc on your stomach... Thinking that a light meal would help, you headed down to small cafe downstairs and had a Salad along with some fruit, a few bread rolls and a bottle of Water, only to get caught up in the rampage of former KOF Participant Chris, AKA "Justin Beiber", and polietly uppercutted him out of the Hotel before making your way back up to your room...===>Days Until "The Infinite Match": 16>Current Day: Monday, May 12th>Current Time of Day: 9:15 AM===>(Updates now Begin)>You now assume Direct Control of Katja HartkernYou arrive at your room, idly wondering if your luck could get any worse as you look around and think about who you should call... For one thing, your belived Triumph Thruxton motorcycle, (Your only form of Transportation) needs to get repaired before you can head out anywhere today (As you DO have an appointment scheduled with Lee Pai Long today at Noon); On the other hand, you feel like calling up Robert Garcia, the man who had given you this fabulously swanky pad to stay in until after the Tournament ends and see what his take is on the whole drama about the Kyokugen Dojo.Furthermore, you also haven't had a chance to really train yet this morning either, aside from beating up that bratty kid downstairs...
>>29995147>A. Call up the Bike Shop first and see how much a replacement Tail Light will cost you (Roll 2d100 for Luck in trying to cotact them and Luck in how much this will cost you money-wise)>B. Call up Robert first and see if it's still OK for you to stay here and find out what's up with the Dojo (Roll 1d100 for Luck)>C. Put off calling others off for a little bit, strip down into some work-out clothes and start doing some stretches (Roll 2d100 for Dexterity & Strength)Appologies again for the late start to this today; Had to finish up the last few touches on the new Rules Page... Also forgot to update the Stats Page to add in Bluff & Dexterity, but that's comming along ASAP.Also forgot to add that the Traditional "Roll-OVER" System is now in effect on the Rules Page as well, but whatever.
>>29995171>MFW No RepliesAnd this proves why 13 is the unluckiest number...
>>29995171>A. Call up the Bike Shop first and see how much a replacement Tail Light will cost you (Roll 2d100 for Luck in trying to cotact them and Luck in how much this will cost you money-wise)Gotta take care of our baby.>>29995773I woke up to my internet being on the fritz. Just got it working again.
Rolled 21, 46 = 67>>29996066Oh yeah.Those funky polyhedral thingies with the arabic numeral dooflotchies on 'em.
Rolled 62, 77 = 139>>29995171A.
Rolled 20, 74 = 94Roll Check.
>>29996658>Previous Roll for Maluses: 32, 13>High Roll: 62, 77Update's on the way; Just checking for a deleted post.
>>29996088>>29996593You walk through the villa and head to your room, snatching up your cellphone from the bedside stand and calling up that bike shop you tried to reach last night; You've got places to go and people to see today and you surely can't get there with a broken taillight...After a few rings, a fairly high-pitched voice replies "Wessel's Garage, how can I help you?""Yeah... I read up online that you guys are specialists in European motorcycles?""Yep! Best place in town that isn't a dealer" The voice replies as you think to where you might've heard it before..."Right... well, I've got a Triumph Thruxton that needs a brake light; What time do you think I can get in?""Hmm... Well, It's a quick fix since I've got the parts on hand, but do you know if it's just the cover for it or the actual bulb itself broke?" He asks as you fidget around the room, picking up your wallet."Nah, I'dunno... But I got pulled over the other day for it though, so I need it fixed pretty quick.""Huh... OK, where're you at right now?""I'm up at "The Imperial" just across the street from ya'; What time can I get in?" You ask, grabbing your gloves and boots."Oh! OK, yeah, get over as soon as you can and I might be able to squueze you in before we open; I'll be out front waiting for you."The guy on the other line hangs up and you quickly start to strip down, not wanting to dirty up such a nice suit and hang it up in your walk-in closet, then get on your clothes from last night and zip up your Riding Leathers, walking back out and riding down to the lobby.From there you, walked across the receptionist's desk and headed down to the parking garage, seeing your bike parked where you had left it and smile. You slip on your helmet and fire the engine up, shivering from the cold and driving out and around the block until you spot the sign and pull up, the traffic surprisingly light...
Deepest appologies for this long delay; Friends got me into a heated conversation.>>29997694You spot a wiry-looking guy with his hair gelled and dyed Purple, dressed in grime-covered overalls as you pull in, clicking his toungue at you while you shut the engine off, kick up the stand and dismount from the bike."Sounds pretty rough" he says as he introduces himselg. "But I'm David Wessel Jr. You're the gal I takled to earlier?""Yeah... Name's Katja Mate" you reply, taking off your helmet as David opens up the large garage door, revealing a pretty clean-looking service area that's at odds with the shop's exterior."Push her in and let's get to work: I'm booked for the rest of the day" David tels you as you nod, kick the stand back up and slowly wheeling your bike inside, David telling you to stop at a certain "It should take about fifteen, maybe 20 minutes" David notes, seeing that the cover itself is what's broken rather than the light."How much you think this'll cost?""$25? It's only a headlight cover; If it were the bulb itself, then we'd be talking about triple-figures" David replies as he pulls out a few screw drivers and a couple of bolts..."Sounds good on me mate" you tell him as you hand him the money, David flashing a toothy grin at you as he palms it, puts in one of his overall's pockets and gets to work.>A. Call up Robert first and see if it's still OK for you to stay here and find out what's up with the Dojo (Roll 1d100 for Luck)>B. Find a spot to do some stretches while you wait; You wanna get back to your room to work out a little before you head out to lee's ((Roll 2d100 for Dexterity & Strength)>C. Take a look around the shop to pass the time; Maybe see what kind of guy David is? (As you could tell that he was checking you out a little) (Roll 1d100 for a Perception Check)>D. Something Else (Write-In Vote)
>>29997983>>B. Find a spot to do some stretches while you wait; You wanna get back to your room to work out a little before you head out to lee's ((Roll 2d100 for Dexterity & Strength)Streeeeeetch.
Rolled 50, 17 = 67>>29998020Sorry. I'm a little out of it today. Rollan.
Rolled 6>>29998020Adding my roll
Rolled 72, 6 = 78>>29998398Crap 2d100
Rolled 16, 4 = 20>>29998050>>29998412Rolling for maluses...Also, shit's getting busy on my end; Will post an update ASAP.
Rolled 97, 96 = 193>>29998800Doc God must like Katja today
>>29999103...that beautiful roll. What a waste. T_T
>>29998050>>29998412Thinking of nothing better to do, you look around and try to find an open-enough space to do stretches while you hear David work on your bike, firing it up to check the electrics for a moment before shutting it off.You evetually see a spot near a hanging punching bag and figure that this could be a good place to try and train... Which is when you start to your warm-up stretches and feel pain shoot through your body, obviously a legacy from the fight with Shen Woo yesterday...Gritting your teeth, you use every last ounce of strength you have to try and force your body to stretch, feeling and seeing that your overal form is good but that your body is stiff today for some reason when David walks up to you about a quarter of the way through your routine.He gives you a look and tells you "Your bike's all done, but I think it needs a tune-up; She's running pretty rough.""She always has though; It ain't like some modern sportbike where y'can't feel anything" you reply, using the wall to make an "Axe-Kick"-Like movement and stretch your leg on it, showing off how flexible your body (And your well-worn Leathers) are."Yeah, but it feels more like a "Needs work on it" kind of rough... And do you mind if I work the bag?" David asks as you look at him and nod, taking a step back as you watch him "Work"... And see him knock the "Heavy-Bag" back and hit the wall with one good kick.>A. Ask him how much that Bag weighs and observe him work out for a minute (Roll 1d100 for a Perception Check)>B. Ask him how much a full tune-up would cost you and see if you can get him to haggle if the price is too high for your tastes (Roll 2d100 for Luck & [Possible] Persuation)>C. Thank him and head back over to your room; You've got to train a little before going down to China Town to meet up with Dr. Lee Pai Long...>D. Keep stretching and see if the early morning cold is what's slowing your body down (Roll 2d100 for Dexterity & Strength)
>>29999103>>29999190>Wasting that roll'Tis a true shame.
Rolled 62, 55 = 117>>29999229>CGOD OF THUNDERcaptcha: consequence justaMa
>>29999229>C. Thank him and head back over to your room; You've got to train a little before going down to China Town to meet up with Dr. Lee Pai Long...Hope it ain't to expensive.Also we need to learn to fight without god of thundering - putting that much electricity through us may have bad medical side effects.
Rolled 95, 43 = 138>>29999229C
Rolled 45, 94 = 139>>29999229>>D. Keep stretching and see if the early morning cold is what's slowing your body down (Roll 2d100 for Dexterity & Strength)Ask how much the bag weighs, but focus on stretching. We don't need to observe.
Rolled 32, 100 = 132>>29999229Why are there so many 2 and 9sDo we need to roll? If so,>>29999399Rollan
>>29999535With all those 9s someone is bound to become a legend pretty soon...The time of reckoning approaches.
>>29999576Wiling to bet it'll be wasted on something stupid involving pathfinder
Rolled 45, 61 = 106>>29999500Gang to d
Rolled 84, 10 = 94>>29999676Change
Out of interest, now that we're not with the dojo, what do we plan to do with our share of the prize money?
>>29999731Give it to the Dojo.WATATWIST!!
>>29999820Yeah, I thought that was the plan (assuming we got there), but I was curious if anyone had any other ideas they think on bringing to the table.I'm expecting Yuri to use her 3 mil for the dojo, and since we only need 4.5 we give them 1.5 and use the rest to get some financial security and, if need be, use it to help our job hunting out game.
Rolled 31, 12, 18, 34, 18, 4, 18, 13, 32, 10, 25, 37, 22, 24, 11, 11, 36, 33, 15, 20, 6, 37, 10, 3, 2 = 482Rollan.
>>29999966I will take it ;_;
>>30000015...What were you even attempting to do?
>>30000073I got mystical dubs.That's all that matter.
I have no idea what's even happening any more.I should probably take that as a cue for an early night.
>>30000178Summary:>Stretches - now or in our hotel?>What to do with 3 million>Yabuki is trying to pull number shenanigans.
>>29999322>>29999399>>29999535Actually was going to have Option C include going to continue stretching back at our pad, but ran out of space in the text field.>>29999701Please delete >>29999676 then. THank you!>>29999523>>29999966>>30000073Rolling for a "Get" IE >>29999999==="Thanks for workin' on my ride mate; It's all I got to get around" you tell him as David starts to work the heavy bag with Boxer's Punches."No problem... It was just getting the case off of it and replacing that; You got lucky...""Speakin' o'which, how much would a tune-up cost me? Time AND money-wise?" you ask, hoping not to get grifted..."Well... I could order the parts I need to make the basic tune-up happen, but if you want this thing lat forever thing it's gonna take time to get the good stuff.""Like what?'"Put a leather Pad on the gas tank, change up the Shocks, go for some period-looking indicator lights, change the center stand that's on it to a better one, maybe change the exhaust..." David rattles off in-time with his punches."And ow much would that all cost me? I ain't a big spendah, ya'konw.""... Well, depending on the type and brand of shocks you want, A Thousand Dollars? Shit, I'll even cover labour costs to just to sweeten the deal... And besides, doesn't Bobby pay you enough?" David asks as your eyes widen at that last remark, thinking back to the guy that was looking at you seated at the Pao Pao Cafe 2..."I'll... THink about it, OK?" you tell him as you smile, put your helmet back on, go over to your bike and fire up the engine, gunning it out and riding like the wind across the street (Obviously spooked about what had just transpired)....You pull into the parking garage on the east side and take a breath, then head inside the hotel propper, not even recognizing that you enter your current abode until the elevator "Ding!" sounds and the doors open...
>>30000276You quickly zip out of your leathers and start to stretch in the main living room, your body loose and feeling pretty good right now as you quickly complete your routine. Then you check the wall clock and see that it's not quite Quarter' Till 10 AM as wonder what to work on next...>A. Go for weight training and hit the bench press, going for Blue Mary's target weight (140 Lbs) (Roll 3d100 for Strength, Power & Speed in the Reps) >B. Go skinny-Dipping in the pool and do laps (Roll 3d100 for Dexterity, Speed & Strength)>C. Hop on the Treadmill and do a jog to try and work out this sudden burst of adrenaline (Roll 2d100 for Speed, Strength)>D. Work with Free-Weights and focus on Curls, Side-Lifts and Shoulder-Shrugs (Roll 3d100 for Speed, Strength & Dexterity)>E. Try out some of the machine's Robert has and focus on your legs; "Never forget Leg Day" (Roll 3d100 for Speed, Dexterity, Strength & Luck in figuring out how to use them properl)
Rolled 43, 80, 85 = 208>>30000422>E. Try out some of the machine's Robert has and focus on your legs; "Never forget Leg Day" (Roll 3d100 for Speed, Dexterity, Strength & Luck in figuring out how to use them properly)More legs=More pushing power=more movement=more thunder
Rolled 38, 37, 75 = 150>>30000422> AWe could use more Strength, just to not have another Shen Woo 'you hit like a bitch' incident.
Rolled 50, 92, 62 = 204>>30000422>>E. Try out some of the machine's Robert has and focus on your legs; "Never forget Leg Day" (Roll 3d100 for Speed, Dexterity, Strength & Luck in figuring out how to use them properl)
>>30000573The only people that Shen Woo WOULDN'T call out for "Hitting like a bitch" are Ralf, Takuma, Mr. Karate & Vice... And maybe Leona & King.>>30000462>>30000690>New Thread Theme: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dHdpyvayAcwYou head downstairs to robert's Gym and look around for exercise machines, wanting to increase the strength in your legs first (As you remember that you should "Never forget Leg Day") and spot a rowing machine off in a corner, not quite next to entrance to the pool.You do a few more stretches and check the resistance, seeing that it's practically maxed out and shrug. "Might as well see what the big boys do" you think to yourself as you get into position and start the machine up, pumping your legs and finding that they've been neglected for a little longer than you had expected; You're really straining to keep going at a fairly fast pace, sweat starting to form after about 20 Minutes.Ten Minutes later you stop, checking the pedometer to see that you had basically rowed for about 3.768 Miles in Thirty Minutes and take a breath, feeling pretty good as you wonder what to do next...>A. Go for weight training and hit the bench press, going for Blue Mary's target weight (140 Lbs) (Roll 3d100 for Strength, Power & Speed in the Reps)>B. Go skinny-Dipping in the pool and do laps (Roll 3d100 for Dexterity, Speed & Strength)>C. Hop on the Treadmill and do a jog to try and work out this sudden burst of adrenaline (Roll 2d100 for Speed, Strength)>D. Work with Free-Weights and focus on Curls, Side-Lifts and Shoulder-Shrugs (Roll 3d100 for Speed, Strength & Dexterity)
Rolled 65, 27, 60 = 152>>30001237>A
Rolled 25, 64, 39 = 128>>30001237>A. Go for weight training and hit the bench press, going for Blue Mary's target weight (140 Lbs)
Rolled 97, 66, 28 = 191>>30001237>>D. Work with Free-Weights and focus on Curls, Side-Lifts and Shoulder-Shrugs (Roll 3d100 for Speed, Strength & Dexterity)
Rolled 53, 14, 68 = 135>>30001237>A. Go for weight training and hit the bench press, going for Blue Mary's target weight (140 Lbs) (Roll 3d100 for Strength, Power & Speed in the Reps)
Rolled 65, 71, 21 = 157>>30001362>>30001395>>30001764Rolling for Maluses.Appologies for the Delay; Getting my /ck/ on.
>>30001362>>30001395>>30001764Feeling pretty good right about now, you head over to the bench press and get a couple of weights and try to get to around 140 Pounds on the bar, as you want to do at least one set of 15 Repetitions just to see what it's like.You lock the weights in, set yourself up on the bar and start to letit drop down, a little heavier than you had expected but not too bad as you start to get into the rythym of the routine, though you're breathing hard and heavyily as you just barely set the bar back up."Bloody hell, THAT's a real workout" you exhale, wondering if you should do a second set of 15 or even if you have enough time to do so...>A. Do the second set and see how far you can go (Roll 4d100 for Strength, Power, Speed in the Reps and Luck in completing it)>B. Call it off for now and check what time it is; You're gonna have to start heading out fairly soon... >C. Skinny Dip in the pool and do a few laps as a "Cool Down" exercise (Roll 3d100 for Dexterity, Speed & Strength)>D. Work with Free-Weights and focus on Curls, Side-Lifts and Shoulder-Shrugs (Roll 3d100 for Speed, Strength & Dexterity)>E. Hop on the Treadmill and do a jog to try and work out this sudden burst of adrenaline (Roll 2d100 for Speed, Strength)
Rolled 78, 85, 64 = 227>>30002374>C. Skinny Dip in the pool and do a few laps as a "Cool Down" exercise (Roll 3d100 for Dexterity, Speed & Strength)then>B. Call it off for now and check what time it is; You're gonna have to start heading out fairly soon...
Rolled 30, 4, 81 = 115>>30002374same, >C and then >B
>>30002503>>30002601Roll for maluses...
Rolled 38, 32, 93 = 163>>30002374>>C. Skinny Dip in the pool and do a few laps as a "Cool Down" exercise (Roll 3d100 for Dexterity, Speed & Strength)then>>B. Call it off for now and check what time it is; You're gonna have to start heading out fairly soon...
Rolled 73, 47, 15 = 135>>30002503>>30002601>>30002940>>30002853Try it again...Also battling connection issues tonight; Appologies for any delays.
>>30002503>>30002601>>30002940You feel wiped-out after that set of weight-lifting, in awe of Blue Mary's physical prowess as you feel as though trying to do another set would wear you out prematurely. Instead, you head over to the pool, strip down to your "Birthday Suit" and hop in, finding that the water's surprisingly warm as you take a few leisurely laps, the water relaxing your muscles and your mind before testing how fast you could really swim, surprising yourself after going through around 20 "Laps" quicker than you had expected.Resting yourself up as you climbed up and out of the water, you take a few breaths before fully getting out, grabbing a towel that had been ltying around to dry off before put your gym clothes back on, wondering what time it is...You pat your ears to get some excess water out of them as you head upstairs to the kitchen, seeing that it's not quite 11 O'clock and start to head to your room, looking through your closet for somehing to wear as you hurry to get out and get on the road, as you don't want to draw the ire of Lee Pai Long when you see him for your scheduled accupuncture appointment...>(Roll 3d100 for Speed in finding clothes to wear, Speed in getting to Lee's Pharnacy & Luck in dealing with Traffic/Cops/Gang-bangers, as well as other "Roadside Hazzards")
Rolled 32, 98, 62 = 192>>30003760
Rolled 57, 88, 22 = 167>>30003760>>(Roll 3d100 for Speed in finding clothes to wear, Speed in getting to Lee's Pharnacy & Luck in dealing with Traffic/Cops/Gang-bangers, as well as other "Roadside Hazzards")Gottagofast
Guys, why can't you people archive this properly as a quest thread?Its pretty assholish how you have it set as a normal type of thread.
Rolled 33, 36, 75 = 144>>30004027Because my Quest Tags for these threads got mysteriously deleted from the archives on sup/tg/, that's why.>>30003899>>30003933Rolling for maluses, that's why.
>>30003899>>30003933You quickly put on a pair of Jeans that you may (Or may not) have worn before and a loose-fitting T-Shirt (Not an easy thing to say, considering your figure!), heading out to the front and calling up the head desk, asking to hold any and all calls while you're out.You walk over to were you had hung up your leathers, pull them, the boots and gloves on and grab your helmet, walking to the elevator that leads to the gotel's lobby and feeling a keen sense of deja vu as you ride down.Stopping in at the lobby's floor once more, you briskly walk past to the east parking lot and find your bike waiting for you (As it should be, you think)andstart it up, letting the engine pur-r-r-r for a few moments before backing out of you parking space and heading out of the garage and into the flow of traffic, surprised again at how little cars seem to be out on the road today.You make excellent time as you ride the highways and byways down to China Town, pulling in to the back alley behind "The Sleeping Dragon" in what feels like a record time as you hop off, put the kic-stand up and walk to the front entrance, Lee behind the couonter wearing a Yellow & Green mask today."You're early again... Could it be a habit?""More like a chance, I'd say" you reply as you take off your helmet and ask "Mind if we start this early? I'd like to get back to my place as quickly as I could.""That's fine" he replies as you follow him upstairs to his now-familiar chambers, zipping down your leathers and taking them off as Lee says "As we ARE early, I'd like to try and give you a massage before we start, as well as possibly try to flow through your Chakras today..."You shrug and strip naked, walking over to Lee's table and laying face-down on it as his boney, knotted old hands go to work on your aching muscles...>(Roll 1d100 for Luck in how well the Treatment goes )
Rolled 74>>30004922>>(Roll 1d100 for Luck in how well the Treatment goes )
Rolled 8>>30004922>(Roll 1d100 for Luck in how well the Treatment goes )
Rolled 87>>30005532>>30005572Rolling for maluses.
Rolled 82>>30004922Medicine Massage go!
Appologies for all of these delays; Still cooking dinner for everybody else in my house...>>30005532>>30005572>>30005842You feel a sharp pain go through you as Lee's shiatsu-style massage goes through you like a knife, leaving you gasping at how much pain those fingers o his are doing to your body..."Breathe now... BREATHE now" Lee calmly tells you as the pain is excruciating and doesn't really let up, resortingto you half-laughing, half crying and eventually going through a coughing fit as Lee stops and sighs, shaking his head at your atics."Damn it, I'm trying to WORK here woman! How could you fight one such as the Gosd of War the other day, but get destroyed by an old man like me?" he rhetorically asks, leaving you to tremble from all of the pain... Yet at some point, the pain subsides and Lee starts to "I had heard that Mr. Karate condemned you from his list of disciples over some petty contrivance... You have my condolences" he says, skillfully poking your back with golden needles before explaining "As such, this will probably be our last session... Well, until you get a REAL job and start making enough to pay me, I suppose.""That's why I'm trying to rework the nerve endings around some of the more troublesome areas of your body; To try and naturally accelerate the healing process" Lee continues as you silently pray to make this all sto[p, the needles starting to illicit pain from your body yet again.After the most unbelievable torturous hour of your life, Lee starts to pull the pins out of your body and asks you to turn over onto your back... You reffuse at first, but eventually give in as Lee covers you private parts with wraps and bandages while poking through your body once again, the pain returning as you try to fight the urge to yell and scream, instead quietly sobbing and hyperventilating at certain points for another half-hour until Lee pats you on the shoulder, your body so numb from the pain you can't even feel it...
>>30006530"Now, if it weren't so obvious to you, the reason that this felt so bad was because you had to go out and use your Ki again!1" Lee yells, his voice reaching an oddly-high pitch that you try not to laugh at, playing up your"I HIGHLY reccomend meditating, maybe some light training for a solid week until everything subsides... Only then will the healing allow your body to show it's true fighting potential" Lee explains, feeling slightly guilty "Are there anyone else in around I can go to for a second oppinion on this Doc?" you ask, not exactly thrilled to be sitting around while watching the clock tick down to "No... And get changed; I need this room for my next customer rather quickly" Lee barks at you, walking away and heading downstairs while you wonder what you should do...?>A. Follow Lee's advice and take the next week easy, doing light training to heal your body and let your Ki flow show it's true strength (Timeskip 1 Week ahead)>B. Call up Shen Woo and see if h knows anything bout the possible healing properties of "Ryu-Gunn" AKA "Dragon Pills": After all, he seems to be the guy to get in on that (Roll 2d100 for Luck in contacting him and Luck in seeing if he can get you some)>C. Ask Robert if he knows any secialists to go to about this; Lee's obviously off his rocker (Roll 2d100 for Luck in contacting Robert and Luck in seeing if you can find an Alternative Physician in this so-called "Field")>D. Ignore Lee's advice and get some lunch; Going through that near-two-hour torture session's left you HUNGRY (Roll 2d100 for Luck in finding a place to go to and Luck in having the food agree with your stomach)
>>30006809>"Are there anyone else in around I can go to for a second oppinion on this Doc?" you ask, not exactly thrilled to be sitting around while watching the clock tick down to the start of "The Infinite Match".Fixed.
>>30006809>>A. Follow Lee's advice and take the next week easy, doing light training to heal your body and let your Ki flow show it's true strength (Timeskip 1 Week ahead)No fighting for a week, I'll agree on.On training, though - how light is 'light' training?For example, would todays exercises constitute light, medium, heavy etc? Because I'd think we need to keep up todays pace thus far, if not gradually increase it.
>>30007064For Katja, if she were to just say "Fuck it" and not train otherwise for the rest of today, it would be a "Light" day. If she were to go back to her place, finish up the last two sets of 15 on the weight bench and maybe do a little bit of jogging it would be a "Normal" day. Any harder than that and it would be a "Back-breaker" Kind of Day (For Lee Pai Long, "Light" training would be Kicking Shen Woo's ass and doing Wuxia Novel-levels of insanity with his wooden training dummy BTW)...So... To answer your question, Katja could basically train slightly harder than today for a week, but wouldn't be able to use her Ki in any way, shape or form.
>>30006809>A. Follow Lee's advice and take the next week easy, doing light training to heal your body and let your Ki flow show it's true strength (Timeskip 1 Week ahead)We still have the meeting with King and Yuri, though.
>>30007282Very true... Correction then: Option A Timeskips to Thursday, when we meet with Yuri & King for Wardrobe tips.
>>30007265>So... To answer your question, Katja could basically train slightly harder than today for a week, but wouldn't be able to use her Ki in any way, shape or form.Ah. Thanks for the clarification.>>30007340Even better. After the meet-up, could we have the option of reevaluating our training for the week's remainder?Because while keeping training light for now is probably best, I just don't see Katja having the patience to keep it down for a week.
>>30007633I don't see a problem with that. Hell, Option C is basically Katja admitting to herself that she doesn't have the patience to do something like this and wants to try and find a second oppinion that would let her keep doing what she's doing...So then... Any objections before we Time-Skip this Quest so far ahead? (4 Days)
>>30007969Appologies for the delays; Connection issues are flaring up again...>>30007282>>30007064You stare out into space for a little bit, letting Lee's harsh words wash over you; "No training or fighting for a WEEK?" you think as you quickly get your clothes on and zip up your bike leathers and grab your helmet, slipping it on as you head down the stairs and out into the front lobby, an elderly Asian woman talking to Lee in a language you don't understand as you wait for a moment, trying to catch his eye...As he heads into the "Secret" secondary clinic, he heads back out and asks you "What?""Can I get a re-evaluation and ask you what cunts as "Light Training" you slightly yell, your voice muffled by the helmet you have on."Sure... You want to come by tomorrow?""How about Thursday? I'm supposed to be out and around with some friends and I could swing by real easily" you offer, trying not waste any more of his time."Alright... But honestly, whatever you do now for training? Reduce that by Two Thirds and you'll be fine" Lee says as you bow in gratitude, Lee nodding at your gesture before shutting the door behind him.Taking heed to his words, you take the rest of the day off, stopping in at the Chinese place you had gone to when you were here about a week ago and have a nice lunch before taking the dy to go out crusing on your 'bike, using the light traffic and clearing weather to explore this city that you've lived in for almost a year now, but haven't gotten a chance to see...On your travels, you walked through a nice, leafy park and watch an elderly Chinese man lead a group of people in a session of Tai Chi, watching them practice their forms and felt the energy flow through the more skilled members glance off of your body like they were fighting you...
>>30008829After the session ended you talked with him for a little bit and found that you could've joined in at certain points, though you end up staying to do a full hour-and-a-half session with him, struggling on the more acrobatic movements due to your bike leathers but getting through it otherwise and feeling an odd sense of... Well, peace, you suppose after getting through it.You make a note of who this guy was and find that he's meeting up here in a few days early in the morning ("IF the weather coperates", he tells you) and you head back "Home", the local time not quite 4 PM... Only to find a mob off cameras and news crews seemingly waiting for you, microphones getting shoved in front of you as you hear them talking about "The Woman that Hit Justin Beiber" and curse yourself over what had happened early this morning, wondering who could've tipped the press off?>You Resume Direct Control of Katja HartkernYou sigh and slowly make your way into the East Side Parking Lot, a few well-coifed news reporters asking "Ma'am, could you give comment as to WHY exactly you punched the biggest Superstar in the world in the face?" as you shut the engine off as the press core swarm around you like locusts...You slip off your helmet and slowly run your hands through your hair, the flashbulbs snapping and looking like fireflies the size of streetlamps going off in front of you. "Shit, this must be what the REAL big fish go through every day" you think to yourself as you craft up a response.
>>30009050>A. Be blunt and honest, but reigned-in; This is Public Television and this seems like a BIG deal and the last thing you could do is damage a reputation you don't even have (Roll 2d100 for a Perception Check & Diplomacy)>B. Shoot from the hip and just be yourself; It hasn't failed you yet... Right? (Roll 1d100 for Luck in The Press Core [And the free world, for the matter!] laughing at/generally agreeing with whatever you say)>C. Go for the Richard Pryor Defense: "Deny, Deny, DENY!" and walk up to your hotel room (Roll 3d100 for Diplomacy, Intimidation & Walking Speed)>D. Don't even respond and walk up to your hotel room, then try to call up the head desk for extra security in case some of the journos or paparrazzi try something stupid (Roll 2d100 for Walking Speed & Luck in getting the security you need)
>>30009081>E. Punch a reporter in the face and walk away.
>>30009145>Pic RelatedFuck it, roll 2d100 for Attack Damage & Walking Speed and I'll call that a real voting option...
Rolled 6, 72 = 78>>30009229You really do humor me far too much, Weasel. First the "it even rained the day I was born" line, now this...
>>30009287So apparently that reporter is a fucking ninja. They must be from a local station.
>>30009287>>30009306>TFW This is the probably going to be the last voting option of the nightWell, time for Pic Related; She IS Austrailian after all...>>30009287You think it over and decide not to say anything, using a principle your father had taught you ("If you can't say something nice, don't say anything at all") and get off the bike, struggling to fight your way up the stairs to the Hotel's lobby and accidentally hitting a news reporter in the face with your helmet as you half-jog up to your room, getting to the hidden elevator before anyone can spoy\t you and stay in for the rest of the day, happy that you were able to get out and do SOMETHING beore going off to sleep at around quarter 'till 10 PM.>A. Do a Full-Timeskip Four Days to when she wakes up, getting a short summary of her time out of the player's control.>B. Go through half-days of rolling for Work Outs to do while Katja's ensconed in her appartment from the press...>C. Play through the next four days as other characters (Elaborate which ones in the vote and in which order, if applicable)>D. Timeskip 3 Days ahead and go on a Dream sequence the night before Katja wakes up to go out with Yuri Sakazaki & King for clothes shopping.
>>30010071>(Pause Updates)As always, if this thread survives the night, I fell asleep at the keyboard elegan/tg/entlemen & ca/tg/irls...As usual, if this thread is around at 9:30-10 AM PST, 12:30-1 PM EST Updates will resume; Otherwise a New Thread will start up... Regardless thanks to all that participatedtoday and G'Night!
>>30010071>C. Play through the next four days as other characters (Elaborate which ones in the vote and in which order, if applicable)Yuri and King.
>>30010071>C. Play through the next four days as other characters (Elaborate which ones in the vote and in which order, if applicable)Yuri then Shermie would be my two picks,I'm curious as to how we'd fight out as someone with a completely different style from us. Though you could probably combine B with any other option by saying "choose a workout of 12 items, 3 for each day, roll 36d100 (or12d100 to save time)".
>>30010071>>C. Play through the next four days as other characters (Elaborate which ones in the vote and in which order, if applicable)Yuri and Mary.
>>30010071 >C. Play through the next four days as other characters (Elaborate which ones in the vote and in which order, if applicable)Yuri Sakazaki & Shermie>Though you could probably combine B with any other option by sayin choose a workout of 12 items, 3 for each day, roll 36d100 (or12d100 to save time)".Seconding this.
Sorry for the delay and Twitter Silence; Phone died on me and I had to commute to town earlier than I had expected (With said commute taking longer than I had anticipated, what with black ice ERRYWHERE).>>30014110>>30014973>>30014481>>30015256I'm cool with this idea... OK! Time for a side-vote!>Choose a Workout of 12 Items, 3 for each day, and roll Roll 12d100 for Success (IE "Luck") in completing them:>A. Weight-Lifting at Half-Body Weight (75-80 Lbs), 2 Sets of 10 (Power & Strength increase)>B. Freeweights of around 30 Lbs Each, 2 sets of any given style (Shoulder-Shrugs, Curls, Bicep "Flex" Etc. Etc.) (Power & Strength increase; Slight chance of Dexterity increase)>C. 2 Sets of 20 "Laps" in the pool (40 Laps Total) (Speed & Dexterity increase; Slight Strength increase)>D. Treadmill Jog for 30 Minutes (Speed & Strength increase)>E. Rowing Machine for 30 Minutes at Max Resistance (Strength & Desxterity increas)>F. Leg Weights Machine at 60 Lbs for 2 Sets of 15. (Strength increase; Slight Dexterity Increase)>G. 3 Sets of 20 Pull-Ups. (Power & Strength Increase)>H. 2 Sets of 150 Sit-Ups on the Bench (Strength & Defense Increase; Slight Speed increase)>I. Cycling on a Bike Machine at 8/10 Resistance for up to 45 Minutes (Speed & Dexterity increase; Slight Strength increase)>J. Meditation for up to 2 Hours (Possible slight increase to all non-combat stats [IE Bluff, Perception, Intimidation, Diplomacy, Stealth Etc. tc.])>K. Tai-Chi for 1 Hour, 30 Minutes in the park (Slight chance of an increase for Strength, Speed, Dexterity & Defense)>L. >All of these options are AFTER she does her "Basic" Stretching Routine (IE Dexterity will increase slightly regardless of option choice)
>L. Kata Practice and Form control for 1 Hour (Slight possibility of Increasing All Physical stats [Strength, Dexterity, Defense, Power & Speed])Fixed.Also, the Two characters that will be played are Shermie & Yuri Sakazaki... Any objections to this?
Rolled 46, 26, 15, 80, 6, 30, 58, 32, 32, 2, 84, 10 = 421>>30017133Day 1>>H. 2 Sets of 150 Sit-Ups on the Bench (Strength & Defense Increase; Slight Speed increase)>>J. Meditation for up to 2 Hours (Possible slight increase to all non-combat stats [IE Bluff, Perception, Intimidation, Diplomacy, Stealth Etc. tc.])>>B. Freeweights of around 30 Lbs Each, 2 sets of any given style (Shoulder-Shrugs, Curls, Bicep "Flex" Etc. Etc.) (Power & Strength increase; Slight chance of Dexterity increase)Day 2>>I. Cycling on a Bike Machine at 8/10 Resistance for up to 45 Minutes (Speed & Dexterity increase; Slight Strength increase)>>K. Tai-Chi for 1 Hour, 30 Minutes in the park (Slight chance of an increase for Strength, Speed, Dexterity & Defense)>>E. Rowing Machine for 30 Minutes at Max Resistance (Strength & Desxterity increas)Day 3>>G. 3 Sets of 20 Pull-Ups. (Power & Strength Increase)>>A. Weight-Lifting at Half-Body Weight (75-80 Lbs), 2 Sets of 10 (Power & Strength increase)>>L. Kata Practice and Form control for 1 Hour (Slight possibility of Increasing All Physical stats [Strength, Dexterity, Defense, Power & Speed])Day 4>>H. 2 Sets of 150 Sit-Ups on the Bench (Strength & Defense Increase; Slight Speed increase)>>B. Freeweights of around 30 Lbs Each, 2 sets of any given style (Shoulder-Shrugs, Curls, Bicep "Flex" Etc. Etc.) (Power & Strength increase; Slight chance of Dexterity increase)>>C. 2 Sets of 20 "Laps" in the pool (40 Laps Total) (Speed & Dexterity increase; Slight Strength increase)Reasonably balanced workout schedule, edged slightly in favour of increasing strength - shaping up our weakest stat.This sound agreeable to you guys?
>>30017497I'm all for it... Also liked how you formatted it too.===>You are now in Direct Control of...?>Yuri Sakazaki>Shermie>Other (Please Define which one in Vote)
>>30017133>>30017497Hold up. Modified the plan to spread upper and lower body exercises more evenly over the days, and fit certain activities as warm-ups and cool-downs.I may have thought on this too much.Day 1>>H. 2 Sets of 150 Sit-Ups on the Bench (Strength & Defense Increase; Slight Speed increase)>>J. Meditation for up to 2 Hours (Possible slight increase to all non-combat stats [IE Bluff, Perception, Intimidation, Diplomacy, Stealth Etc. tc.])>>A. Weight-Lifting at Half-Body Weight (75-80 Lbs), 2 Sets of 10 (Power & Strength increase)Day 2>>K. Tai-Chi for 1 Hour, 30 Minutes in the park (Slight chance of an increase for Strength, Speed, Dexterity & Defense)>>E. Rowing Machine for 30 Minutes at Max Resistance (Strength & Desxterity increas)>>D. Treadmill Jog for 30 Minutes (Speed & Strength increase)Day 3>>L. Kata Practice and Form control for 1 Hour (Slight possibility of Increasing All Physical stats [Strength, Dexterity, Defense, Power & Speed])>>G. 3 Sets of 20 Pull-Ups. (Power & Strength Increase)>>I. Cycling on a Bike Machine at 8/10 Resistance for up to 45 Minutes (Speed & Dexterity increase; Slight Strength increase)Day 4>>B. Freeweights of around 30 Lbs Each, 2 sets of any given style (Shoulder-Shrugs, Curls, Bicep "Flex" Etc. Etc.) (Power & Strength increase; Slight chance of Dexterity increase)>>H. 2 Sets of 150 Sit-Ups on the Bench (Strength & Defense Increase; Slight Speed increase)>>C. 2 Sets of 20 "Laps" in the pool (40 Laps Total) (Speed & Dexterity increase; Slight Strength increase)
>>30017991...yeah, no idea how I missed that post.Thanks. BTW, I checked our stats page in the pastebin. Did you know we don't have our dexterity listed?Everybody voted for Yuri, so she really should come first... but it doesn't seem right with it this quiet. Save her for when there's more people around.>>Shermie
>>30018127I honestly don't mind Tiger; I think I might've made this particular voting section a bit TOO complicated...Sadly also have to commute back to my house, as my friends that were supposed to meet up with me today haven't showed and the shop's Wi-Fi connection is rather funky today...>>30018254Because I was rushing to get it done in time for the start of thos Round and forgot to add it? I'll post an Updated Stats page with Dexterity and other missing stats listed.
>>30018254Supporting Yuri vote
>>30018279I have some reservation on the whole Shermie/Yuri thing. I said nothing because it seemed this was already a done deal.I'd rather spend time monitoring the training of Katja then wade awaywith characters which growth we can't control.
>>30019211I think it more of a new perspective on the current situation (like Guru's option on Kafka being excommunicated from the dojo
>>30019370Why did auto correct think guru was what I meant by Yuri
>>30019211It's pretty much>>30019370this. We get an outside perspective of the madness while our training progresses as we suggested.On that note, do either of you, and anyone else here, have any alterations you'd like to propose to the plan posited above?>>30018127This is the bulk of Katja's actions during the next four days, so we really should go over our options.
>>30019521I'm ok with that as long as we can be our ki under control
>>30019521>>30019370Yes, but the question is, the new perspective doesn't matter if there is no way for us to interfere/change the course of things, if those are to reveal events that could be important to the rest of Katja's story, I doubt we will have much say in what happen in the end.I'd rather those be told through simple narration than wasting updates on those. The game of action/consequences is seems better centered on Katja.
Appologies for the LOOOOONG Delay; Had to do about a million little errands around town before I could head on home...Now, for replies...First off, Katja's basically staying at Robert's Pad for the next four days, as there's a media FRENZY happening outside over her "Assaulting" "Justin Beiber" (Chris from The New Faces Team "Reborn")...However, as Yabuki points out in >>30019660, there could very well be story points that might be revealed that involve Katja, so there IS that to consider... Honestly, I think it could be a 5/50 Split of going through "Half-Days" as Katja, then breaking into narration for stuff involving Yuri, or Shermie, or any other characters that might get voted on... That sound a bit better? (IE We follow Katja on the Path Tiger outlined in >>30018127, but actually roll through each Day's Worth of training, then switch to a narration/side-story?)As it stands, I'm open to letting this get discussed a little bi more, as it IS a fairly big step in Katja's (IE This Quest's) "Goal" of competeing (And possibly winning!) "The King of Fighters: Infinite Match".>>30019381I'm wondering how "Katja" became "Kafka", but that's just me...
>>30019851I'm really split too, because I don't see much challenges in that training session, this is just going to be rolling and hope the dices don't screw us over.
>>30020018>>30019851On the other side I fear that we are going to embark in a railrolling side-quest if we just switch to what are essentially NPCs.
>>30019851.... can't niece I missed that also the half days thing is fine, in my opinion at least
>>30019851I think I found a way to make that training interesting.Maybe this could be a time for us to "respec"/tweak/optimize Katja.
>>30019851>>30020247Instead of a routine, we could have trials and suggestions on what kind of things we could change about her.You set up the training with challenges/choices in it and depending on it Katja could change.Story-wise I guess she could see this as an opportunity to further streamline herself and her technique.
>>30020247>>30020376Shit dude(?), you want to take over as QM?[/joke] Because you hit the nail on the head as to what this whole 4-Day Crash-Course of training is supposed to do...Also, lack of participation in this process on my part was because I had to get my lunch started...Also, UPDATED RULES AND STAT PAGES!>Rules:http://pastebin.com/2u6UqpiB>Stats: http://pastebin.com/t81zTCvWNow, if there aren't any objections, let's get this started, shall we? Update's currently in-progress.
Huh, glad to see my idea got some steam behind it and we got a resolution of sorts.Looking forward to the update - in the meantime here's some high level KOF 2002 play:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y6s7dL90gUc
>>30021020> those new rulesMan, that's a lot of writing... I think you got this one, so nope, I don't want to take over lolAlso Lightning King Katja sounds nice!
>>30021193God I hope it hits Steam... And that it's the Arcade Version that allegedly came out and rebalanced the whole cast (As before it was pretty cut-and-dry over who the better characters were, though the depth of 02UM's)>>30021407Thank you.===>Days until the "The Infinite Match": 15>Date: Tuesday, May 13th>Time of Day: 8:20 AM===>Updates now begin!>You are now in Driect Control of Katja HartkernYou wake up and feel fairly-well rested, though you're at a loss of what to do today, the classic philosophicl rumblings of "What am I DOING with my life?" "Why are we here?" "What's going ON with myself?" rattle around your head... And for once, you pause to think and assess yourself:"I'm Katja Hartkern. I'm not quite 30 Years old. I have talent and skill as a fighter, but I seem to be better at waiting tables and swimsuit modelling than that... And I've wasted over ten years of my life building myself up into something I'm not, trying to please people I honestly don't think I like anymore... For what? Money? Fame?" You think it over a little more and shake your head, "It's because I want to be the baddest bitch on this earth; My home, where I come from, whre I live in now... Is hell. And what do you do to stay alive in Hell?", pausingat that rhetrorical question before replying 'You either drop your morals and standards and becomea Demon which, honestly, doesn't sound TOO bad... Or you learn to love it and strive to one day BEG to get the heat turned up even more."You let those words sink in, your alarm going off and the sound of the local news on the radio talking about "Justin Beiber's assault arrest and the Woman that took him to justice!".You pause at that, then quickly get up and do a few lazy stretches out of habit before heading over to the phone in the living room, calling up the head desk."Good morning Ms. Hartkern, how can I assist you?" The young-sounding voice asks.
>>30021789"Yeah, I was just wondering how many papparazzo and journalists are looking for me down in the lobby?""One moment" the voice replies, giving you time to wonder if it's the "Ginger" kid with green eyes, the Tall, Drak and (Honestly) handsome Spanish-Speaking lothario that's eyed you at times, or that one particulary timid guy that looks rather scary, but honestly seems more like a hurt puppy than anything else..."Ah, there's around 25 people here, including a person that claims he's an entrepenuer from a Modelling Company" the voice tells you, wondering if that catalogue you did with Shermie and the others hit store-shelves already..."Thanks... Tell them that I'm staying in for the day, i'm not grantin' interviews right now and increase security around my elevators, if you haven't already" you ask,munching on an apple to get something in your stomach."Very well... What time would you like to speak with them? If at all possible?""Hmm... I might give the modelling scout a ring, but not for a little bit" you reply and hang up on him, wating to start your day off with some exercise...>A. Focus on "Power" today (IE Lifting Weights and building up your body strength)>B. Focus on "Core Strength" today (Sit-Ups, Pull-Ups, Leg Work and maybe some Swimming as a cool-down)>C. Focus on "Cardio" today (Running on the treadmill, swimming, using the rowing machine and maybe jumping jacks if you can find a rope to use)>D. Go for an "All-Around" Workout Today (>E. Hold off on working out right now and try to find a spot to meditate... It might not work, but you COULD feel calmer about today and the situation you're in (IE Bring peace of mind about yourself) (Roll 1d100 for a Perception check)
>>30022168>D. Go for an "All-Around" Workout Today (Do what you feel like) (IE "Write-In Vote")Fixed.
Rolled 11>>30022168>E. Hold off on working out right now and try to find a spot to meditate... It might not work, but you COULD feel calmer about today and the situation you're in (IE Bring peace of mind about yourself) (Roll 1d100 for a Perception check)I assumed our plan was win on the world stage, grab a couple of sponsorship deals before investing and getting back into work but...
Rolled 54>>30022288Rolling for maluses...>Pic Unrelated
Rolled 4>>30022168> ESorry for suddely disappearing, starting Deus Ex and an hour suddenly vanished...
>>30022954>>30022288Holy hell those rolls...
>>30023037>Dear diary: Today I tried to sit still and clear my thoughts.>I fell asleep part way through and woke up with literal pins and needles.>Thanks, meditation.>Thanks a bunch.
>>30022168>E. Hold off on working out right now and try to find a spot to meditate... It might not work, but you COULD feel calmer about today and the situation you're in (IE Bring peace of mind about yourself) (Roll 1d100 for a Perception check)followed by>D. Go for an "All-Around" Workout TodayA full-body workout is the only acceptable workout. There's no such thing as "targeting" any one section and expecting true holistic health and strength. You have to work everything.
>>30022954>>30022288>>30023800You take a gander at the clock and see that it's not quite 9 AM and idly wonder why would you care? You aren't going anywhere today, not with the press seemingly doing everything except scaling the buildng to try and talk to you...You sigh, wondering if you've "Gotten Soft" as Takuma Sakazaki's voice pops into the back of your head... Which makes you want to punch something in it's face. Clearly not in the right frame of mind this morning, you head out and look around for a relatively uncluttered room in this sprawling villa to try and use the time-honoured art of "Meditation"... Though honestly, you wonder why; It was NEVER a good thing when you tried it at the Dojo, though thenagain you were never truly alone with your thoughts there either.You spot a space in the living room that could do the trick, opening the blinds and taking in the view as the sun starts to slightly go over the horizon line now, only a part of the room in an orabge glow as you sit in the lotus position, calm yourself down and quietly, wordlessly try to actually be at one with yourself.After around 15 Minutes, you start to feel somewhat bored, as you aren't really locking anything out of earshot; Instead, you only seem to hear the little things that don't seem like much, but at the same time drive you up the wall; The slight drip of a leaky faucet, the buzz of every single electrical appliance getting on your nerves... Then you hear a Helicopter start to close in on your house.You quickly spring up and close the blinds back up, then switch on the Television to see that very same helicopter try to deliver an "Eye-in-the-sky" update regarding your own silence on "The Swag Incident", as the mainstream media have seemed to coin what happened yesterday morning."Bloody 'ell, this IS big stuff" you say out loud, scarcely believing at the attention this is all getting...
>>30021789>"It's because I want to be the baddest bitch on this earth; My home, where I come from, whre I live in now... Is hell. And what do you do to stay alive in Hell?", pausingat that rhetrorical question before replying 'You either drop your morals and standards and becomea Demon which, honestly, doesn't sound TOO bad... Or you learn to love it and strive to one day BEG to get the heat turned up even more."I wonder if we truly believe that.
>>30023844>A. Continue with trying to Meditate and see where it leads you to (Roll 2d100 for Luck and a Perception Check)>B. Call up the Head Desk Downstairs and tell them that you'll take an interview; You might be able to "Strike while the iron's hot" and get an endorsement deal or something... Maybe check the credentials of that one guy who said he was from a "Modelling Company?" (Roll 2d100 for Luck that you don't crack under the so-called "Pressure" and Diplomacy)>C. Go ahead and start your work-out for the day; Maybe go with some light free-weights exercises? (Roll 3d100 for Power, Strength & Dexterity)>D. Call up Room Service and ask if you could get something from the Cafe Downstairs up to your room as discretley as possible (Roll 1d100 for Luck that the Press don't knock over your food/steal it/Trail the waiter up to your room)>>30023881I wonder too...
Rolled 84, 48 = 132>>30023997>A. Continue with trying to Meditate and see where it leads you to (Roll 2d100 for Luck and a Perception Check)Let's try again.
Rolled 20, 65, 46 = 131>>30023844>The swag incidentI best oh Christ it's Bieber named that when he reported it.>>30023997>C. Go ahead and start your work-out for the day; Maybe go with some light free-weights exercises? (Roll 3d100 for Power, Strength & Dexterity)No time like the present!
Rolled 83, 43 = 126>>30023997> BWHY ARE YOU GUYS NOT VOTING FOR B??
>>30024189Becausea)The guy from the agency is 100% bonafide not from the industry, guaranteed.b)My cookies are fecked so I can't delete my posts and revote.
>>30024189That was going to be my second choice after >>30024033. Once we're mentally settled, we can entertain that "modeling company" fellow and see what he's hawking.I wonder how our model pictures look? I wonder if King and Yuri are gawking at them right now?
>>30024033>>30024094>>30024189TIE Has been declared! Vote to Break it! (A, B or C)>>30024473Katja would be the kind of woman you see on "Action Girls" or something IMHO...
Rolled 86, 10 = 96>>30024558>A.
Rolled 80, 70 = 150>>30024558A
Rolled 68, 50 = 118>>30024653>>30024558> A
Rolled 59, 36 = 95Appologies again for the delay; Had to run around and move furniture again...>>30024653>>30024708>>30024731Rolling for maluses.
Rolled 46, 7 = 53>>30024558A
>>30024653>>30024708>>30024731>>30026507You take a few breaths and turn off the TV, chuckling bitterly about all of the supposed trouble you've gotten yourself into... You briefly consider starting up your work-out, or even granting an interview or three to try and cash-in on your new-found "Fame" but put it out of your mind and sit back down, wanting to take another chance at true meditation.You sit in the lotus position once more, taking a few slow, deep inhalations, exhaling almost as slowly and clearing your mind of all of this craziness... And actually feeling something deep inside of you, the sounds of the helicopter outside fading away as everything goes dark...You still feel in control of your mind though, as you seem to walking down a spiraling staircase, the light slowly starting grow brighter the farther you head down, focusing on the sound of your feet hitting the stone steps as you keep descending, losing track of time itself as you will yourself to continue onwards.Eventually, you start to see a little bit of light and start to run, the sound of your feet hitting the stones quickening as you hold out a hand to steady yourself on a wall. However, you come in front of an electrified fence, the glow from it being the slight light you had seen...>A. Open your eyes and reflect on this new, yet somewhat confusing experience; Maybe you could check out how long you've been meditating and start your training? >B. See if you can punch or kick your way through the fence; You've come too far give up now (Roll 2d100 for Attack damage & Luck IE How much mental anguish this could give you if you fail)
Rolled 82, 91 = 173>>30027217>B. See if you can punch or kick your way through the fence; You've come too far give up now (Roll 2d100 for Attack damage & Luck IE How much mental anguish this could give you if you fail)The only boundaries to strength are in your head. STRAYA CUNT this fucking fence.
Rolled 13, 40 = 53>>30027217B
Rolled 72, 91 = 163>>30027301>>30027367Rolling for maluses... Also finishing up a few things around my house; Updates will hopefully flow faster after I'm done...
>>30027301>>30027367You take a step back and eye the fence suspiciously, fully aware of the kind of trippy imagery you've seen in your dreams and calmly take a step back, channeling Ki into your arm and seeing the electricity flare up around your fist as you ready something to try and bust it down."Ha-oh... RAIJINLEN!" you hear yourself say as you blast the fence with your projectile, blasting it to pieces but also feeling the electricity harm you in turn, the pain feeling almost kind of good in a way as you open your eyes, your heart beeting faster as you clutch your arm, your ind convinced that you had actually tried to launch a projectile from your fist while meditating."Jeez... I gotta get this shit under control before I blue-ball meself like that again" you think out loud, slowly getting up and doing a quick stretch, seeing that you had been meditating for almost a full hour, the time not quite 10 AM as you wonder if you should grab something for brunch...>A. Call up Room Service and eat in; The Media Hounds would probably trample you if you tried to go down and eat for yourself... (Roll 1d100 for Luck that the Press don't knock over your food/steal it/Trail the waiter up to your room)>B. Go get started on your training for today; You feel like some light free-weights exercises... (Roll 3d100 for Power, Strength & Dexterity) >C. Call up the Head Desk downstairs and tell them that you're ready to take interviews over what had happened; You might be able to get an endorsement deal or something out of all this... Plus, you could check the credentials of that one guy who said he was from a "Modelling Company". (Roll 2d100 for Luck that you don't crack under the so-called "Pressure" and Diplomacy)>D. Call up Robert and just... Talk, you guess; The two of you have a fairly large amount of ground to cover (Roll 1d100 for Luck in getting to talk to him)
Rolled 85, 44 = 129>>30028554>A. Call up Room Service and eat in; The Media Hounds would probably trample you if you tried to go down and eat for yourself... (Roll 1d100 for Luck that the Press don't knock over your food/steal it/Trail the waiter up to your room)with>D. Call up Robert and just... Talk, you guess; The two of you have a fairly large amount of ground to cover (Roll 1d100 for Luck in getting to talk to him)
Rolled 59, 25 = 84>>30028641I'll allow it.Rolling for maluses.
>>30028641You hear your stomach start to rumble and call up room service for a late breakfast, treating yourself to a Belgain Waffle with maple syrup, a couple of strips of Bacon and a few eggs (Whites only), finding that it'll take around half an hour to make and safely take up to your room, the press hounds wanting to try and follow the server up to your room...You nod at that and hang up, heading down to the gym and doing some warm-up stretches, content to try and squeeze in a set of free weights before your food gets here...>(Roll 4d100 for Power, Strength, Dexterity & Speed)
Rolled 5, 60, 8, 39 = 112>>30030374
Rolled 83, 7, 98, 98 = 286>>30030374
>>30030498My dice have apparently been touched by Falcoon. Does anyone know of a reliable cure?
Rolled 76, 60, 87, 4 = 227>>30030546Honestly? I'dunno... And to be truthful, I liked Falcoon's enthusiasm and the spirit he brought to the MI games, but I HATED almost everything else about them... Though to be fair, if I were in his position my "Donut Steel's" from this quest would probably get pushed just as hard (They wouldn't look or play as ridiculous though).>>30030498>>30030534Rolling for Maluses. Pic as always is Unrelated.
>>30030498>>30030534>Possible new Thread Theme? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=imG1MyMipi8You finish up your warm-up stretches without a fuss and grab a couple of "Dumbells" with hexagon-shaped ends, around 30 Lbs total between your arms as you set down your phone and set an alarm for 15 nminutes ahead; You want to see how fast you can do your sets...You set the alarm, grab the dumbells and start to pump with arm curls, alternating between each arm as you note that this is surprisingly easy to you; The weight almost feels like nothing in your hands as you finish up, pause, then start to do shoulder-shrugs as you breath in and out, starting to actually like working yourself through this kind of work-out for a change and get through the set of shrugs fairly quickly, starting to feel a little wear in your arms. Undeterred, you switch to one last set of Bicep Flexes, feeling the strain start to hit your arms as you breathe through the pain starting to set in...You stop after completing the set, a sweat starting to form on your brow as your eyes widen while checking your clock: It only took you 20 Minutes to go through your entire routine!You smile at that and take a well-earned breath, wondering if you could maybe take a few laps to cool down before your food arrives... Then smell yourself and think that maybe you should shower first.>A. Go upstairs, slip on your one-piece Swimsuit and take a few laps to cool off before your food arrives. (Roll 3d100 forSpeed, Dexterity & Strength)>B. Go back upstairs, take a shower and change into a fresh set of clothes before your food arrives (Roll 1d100 for Speed in taking your shower and getting changed)>C. Just shrug it off and do some extra arm stretches while you wait for your meal (Roll 1d100 for Dexterity)
Rolled 53>>30031378>B. Go back upstairs, take a shower and change into a fresh set of clothes before your food arrives (Roll 1d100 for Speed in taking your shower and getting changed)
>>30031378>PowergloveMah nigga.>B. Go back upstairs, take a shower and change into a fresh set of clothes before your food arrives (Roll 1d100 for Speed in taking your shower and getting changed)
Rolled 21>>30031553It was my work-out jam for a little bit; I actually wanted to use it for a fight that never happened EARLY on in the Quest... But yeah, I thought it would fit.>>30031461Rolling against (IE For Maluses)...
>>30031761>It was my work-out jam for a little bitFitting, considering it's an arrangement of the background music from a series of workout tapes Dolph Lundgren made back in the '80s.
>>30031842It also got posted during a "Dolph Lundgren is the New King of /fit/" thread that's lost in the sands of time, but the song stuck with me...>>30031461>>30031553You grab your cellphone and turn your alarm off, putting it in one of your pockets as you get up, do a few arm stretches and wordlessly walk up to your room, stripping off your clothes and stepping into a nice, hot shower, letting the water wash you off and heal your slightly-tender arms.After a little bit, you walk out and dry yourself off, putting on a fresh set of clothes and choosing to go Braless, as the only ones you own need to get washed; You compensate by putting on a couple of thick layers and the only skirt you own over a pair of Black Tights and the last pair of clean panties you could find.You hear the elevator that leads up to your front room "Ding!" just as your slipping on your skirt, what sounds like the Ginger-Haired kid ask "Ms. Hartkern? Your food's ready.""Be out in a second!" you yell, oping he can hear you as you walk out, seeing that it's him and that his uniform's slightly disheveled."Shit mate, did they try to trample you or what?" you try to joke, feeling sorry for him a little as he wheels the food into your kitchen."Yeah, almost..." he quietly admits as you tip him $20, telling him "you earned it out there" as you start to serve yourself some food and eat, taking your time and making sure you don't get another incident like you had at Lee Pai Long's later...After about half an hour, you finish your meal and let out a breath, you stomach a little too full as you ponder if you should break you media silence, feeling bad for that kid that might've risked bodily harm to get you food youcould've gotten yourself...
>>30032510>A. Call up Robert and see if you can catch up with him about everything that's gone down over the last few days (Roll 1d100 for Luck in contacting him)>B. Call up the Head Desk downstairs, ask if the press have lightened up, then (Possibly) tell them that you're ready to take interviews over what had happened with "Justin" (Roll 2d100 for Luck that you don't crack under the so-called "Pressure" and Diplomacy)>C. Rest for a little bit, but then go for the rowing machine for a little bit (Roll 2d100 for Strength & Dexterity)>D. Rest up, let your food digest and get back on the horse with some Pull-Ups (Roll 2d100 for Power & Strength)It's getting late and i need to go to sleep fairly soon... This next update might be the last of the session.
Rolled 66>>30032510http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1vvJbh-S3AY>>30032540>A. Call up Robert and see if you can catch up with him about everything that's gone down over the last few days (Roll 1d100 for Luck in contacting him)
Rolled 68, 60 = 128>>30032540>>D. Rest up, let your food digest and get back on the horse with some Pull-Ups (Roll 2d100 for Power & Strength)I return!...I chose a poor night to sleep.
>>30032652>>30032671Looks like a TIE... Vote to break it /tg/!
Rolled 18, 17, 70 = 105>>30032652>>30032671Fudge it, I'm rolling maluses for both of these, then posting the last update of the night.
>>30032652>>30032671You wipe some extra syrup off your face with a paper towel and grab your cellphone, calling up Robert Garcia and hoping you can get a chance to talk with him and maybe get his side to the drama that's taken hold of the Kyokugen Dojo, among other things...After a long dial tone, you hear him pick up and ask "Hey... Been a little bit huh Superstar?""Hey Slick... And yeah, I haven't had a chance to talk in like forever or somethin'.""Yeah, I hear you... So, what's it like to get more publicity in 24 Hours than I've had in three years?" Robert jokingly asks, watching a news crawl from a TV Set hung above the wall of the dinig room he's currently at with his "Bodyguard" Karman Cole."It's... Something, I guess; I haven't really done any interviews yet and it seems like I might've hit a guy with my helmet on accident.""Really? I would've taken the chance to set the record straight, get my name out there and set something up if I got REALLY popular" Robert tells you, taking a sip of a glass of water before asking "How have you been holding up?""Eh, physically and Ki-Wise I could be better; Doctor's got me on a "No Fighting, No Ki" regiment and strict light exercise for a week to try and get my Ki to "Flow Properly"... And I'm mighty pissed off at Takuma and the Dojo" you admit, a rage seething through your words when thinking about what Yuri told you...Robert pauses, then says "It's fucked up, I tell ya'; I keep trying to explain to the old man that he can't turn away people like yourself, be open to anybody like you claim that you are but he never listens..."
>>30034016"Yeah... I'm almost tempted to challenge him the day after my observation period's over" you reply, pausing a little bit before adding "It's still cool for me to stay here, right?""Of course! You aren't dealing with the others; I'M the one who let you stay when you needed a place to go and you'll stay there until after the tournament officially ends" Robert explains as you take a sigh of relief."Good... Thanks for that, but I need a place to stay AFTER the tournament ends; You know any good, honest realators in this city?" You ask, hoping that Robert might be firends with a guy that could set you up in a fairly modern, but nice house soewhere..."Hmm... I know a guy, but he's not around all of the time; I'll check in on him for ya" Robert replies, an awkward pause filling the air as he says "Hey, Kat?""Yeah?""... I just want to say that you're a pretty coll girl to have as a friend and that someday soon, you'll realize that you don't need to do anything to change who you are""That's really sweet Rob... Thanks" you quietly reply, your voice in awe of his words as you add "Well, I won't keep you; Tell Yuri I said "Hi!" yeah?""Gotcha... I'll see you around I guess" Robert replies as you hang up on him, wondering if you should've kept talking to him....You shrug, take a sigh and head down to the gym once again, stripping down to your enderwear and the short-sleeved T-Shirt you had on as you stare down the Pull-up Bar, confident that you'll be able to get through at least one set of 20 Pull-ups...You take a breath, grab onto the bar and propel yourself updward, your chin resting on it for a brief moment as you slowly let yourself down, then lift back up 19 more times, each one feeling slightly harder than the last and your stomach cramping up on you as finish.You quickly grab your clothes and head back upstairs, making a "Bee-Line" to the bathroom and relieving yourself, flopping on the couch out in the living room after you're done...
>>30034309>(Pause/End Updates)OK, first off thanks to all that were able to join in on this rather fractured session today/night. However, my personal plans for tomorrow are up in the air at this moment in time; I might have to head out early and be out and around all day or I might just stay home... Either way, I'll post status updates Via my Twitter Page (https://twitter.com/WeaselThat) and in /tg/'s Quest General if it's around when I wake up to inform any of Y'all out there what my status is.Basically, if I have to go out in the morning and be out all day, this thread will be considered closed and a new Round will start the day after Tomorrow (2/7/14) at 9 AM PST, Nonn EST. If I don't, updates will continue at the "new" regular time of 9 AM PST, Noon EST.Regardless, G'night! I hope to see y'all soon! P.S.: Katja's Stat Gains/Losses wll be posted either in this thread or the next one, depending on how my day goes.
>>30034309Robert confirmed as Best Mate of the Year.Objectives updated:- Beat Mr. Karate's ass- Develops something to hopefully not die while accomplishing the first objective.
>>30038074Yeah...Also, I'm sad to announce that due to circumstances beyond my control, I won't have time to continue this today. However, I DO have time for a Q&A session before I have to leave my house and get going... Any takers?
>>30039514One Last Recap before I have to leave:>Go Clothes-Shopping woth Yuri & King>Train for at least Three More Dayswithout using Ki or Fighting>Find a way to Beat Mr. Karate's ass>Develop something to hupefully not die while accomplishing the above objective.>Ceck out Shen Woo's "Ancient Chinese Fight Club" when you've healed up.>(Possibly) Break your silence to the media and do a few interviews about punching "Justin Beiber">Check in with Terry Bogard and possibly spar with him before the tournament starts.And few more I'm forgetting, but more is on the way!>The Next tthread will start tomorrow at 9 AM PST, Noon EST with Updated stats.
>>30039514>>30040058No worries, looking forward to tomorrow.