(reviews of games through the eyes of
Urza Van Burace's
on 'The Vulgar Unicorn'.
written by: Mike Linnemann
(gamed played on Thursday, December 23, 1999)
Through the eyes of Urza Van Burace
Well, our merry
started out of course in our hometown of Givemea, Givemea. I met
Atlantis, Tevlin and Tanner at their houses. Atlantis brought along a
called Nightshade. He was a wizard and obviously inexperienced. These
I have adventured with before so we bought rations and decided to go to
The Huts in the "Forest of
when we came upon some grunting in the trees near us. It was a bunch of
ogres passing through. They thought they could defeat us, didn't
Nightshade put some to sleep and we killed all of them. There were 7
in all, we found 337 gold pieces on all of the
We kept on
to The Huts. We came upon some wolves, we decided not to fight them. It
wasn't worth it.
entrance to the "Forest of Blackness" on our second day. It was late
the party decided to go on to The Huts. When we got situated in a
file, some question arrived at whether we should bring my cart along.
I brought it anyway.
After about an hour
two I was surprised by a huge creature called a Otyugh. He had two
and rows upon rows of razor sharp teeth.
I chopped off one
during battle and then the other and finally defeated it. We noticed
there was something on his teeth. Mackeli thought it was a disease, it
was. So he cured me.
It takes a full day
get to The Huts and we were about an hour and a half in. So we thought,
might as well head back out to the entrance and sleep out there.
Well we found 17
traveling along the road. We taught them a hard lessen in fighting.
a caravan of some families was heading towards us in the other
Mackeli told them to go in the other direction.
the gnolls we received 114 electrum pieces.
Shanika Banika lost
of his legs in battle so we had to go back to Clir. Night shade also
in the battle. We gathered our belongings and left for Clir.
We arrived in
about 9:00 p.m. We tried to get into the church but the night worker
let us in.
So what did I do? I
to the lowest bar in Clir. Called the Vulgar Unicorn. I walked in with
Tevlin. Everyone gave us a seedy look. I went to the bar and asked for
something to drink. The bartender asked what and I said strong ale. The
bartender said the bill was two gold pieces. I
paid and everyone thought I was rich. So one of the so called
Came to me and asked why and what I was doing there. I tried to explain
myself, but he was interested in my money and belongings. I said no and
Tevlin had a dagger at his throat in a second.
He asked for my
and magic. I gave him my gold. I put my sword on the ground. Two thugs
grabbed me by the biceps, dumb idea. I elbowed both of them in the gut
and punched the person who wanted my money in the face and broke his
This is where the
broke loose. Tevlin's throat was sliced. I went into a rage and killed
7 people with my fists. Knocked out 20, and injured 6 more. Then they
waking up and
being roped to the bar. All my armor and possessions were off of me. I
smelled and felt like totally drenched in alcohol. I was.
A person was above
smoking a cigarette, it looked like the person who I broke his neck.
He gave me a
the person who had the broken neck was apparently this man's brother.
was very happy, he got the family business and he was happy that I
his loyal servants also.
He'd let me loose
I promised to make an "alliance" with him. I agreed. He gave me my
and anything non magical back to me. Even I rope I was tied to the bar
from, that was my rope.
I got a pair of
to heal myself. I left and took Tevlin's body. Outside the bar I met
and heard Mackeli and Shanika in a few alleyways down.
<> Then I went back
Vulgar Unicorn. I saw some Constables. I explained what happened. They
brought me to jail. I was sitting in there a while until some guards
me to the mayor.
We went to the Inn
The next morning we
to the church. They wouldn't take Shanika's ring for a regeneration.
So we went to the
shop and sold the ring. Back to the church we went I gave 1,000 gp. to
Shanika. He regenerated his leg.
After that I went
a weapon smith. I bought a specially made two-handed sword that was
out of mithril and had a dragon on it. I told him to send it to
Givemea. He said he will.
me from the red dragon I killed with some other adventures. (Another
in itself, but save that for another day)
The mayor would let me
go because he did think that killing those thugs. But I killed them, so
he let me off and said not to come back to Clir in a while.
And that concludes
"fun" adventure to The Huts and Clir.