I don’t know where I’m going with this

I save everything. Almost everything.

I have almost all of the 3.5″ diskettes that I used to store all of my work. I even have some of the 5.25″ floppies that I used when I was in grade school.

Everyone who remembers the PET computer, raise their hand. Everyone who was bribed into doing something with a promise of a new floppy disk drive for their Commodore 64, raise their other hand. Everyone who remembers playing Ultima IV and trying to quit and save with everything you possibly could just before entering the Abyss, then spend the next eight to ten hours of your life trying to win the game (because you couldn’t quit and save in the Abyss, remember?), take both those hands that you just put in the air and smack yourself around the head with them.  And not because you are stupid. Just to see what other memories you can jog loose.

This is my third post about AD&D and I don’t know why. Maybe the whole thing with Gygaz dying had a larger effect on me than I first thought. Because at odd moments in the day I find myself not reminiscing, but asking myself ‘When you wrote that, where did you put it?’. And the more I look, the more I find. Found an old friend in the bargain, though I wasn’t looking, which makes finding him all the better.

And in light of that reacquaitance, I have a little copy and paste for him to check out.

I found everything but the magic Ring of Jumping, man. And I looked. If I could only get that 3.25″ disk drive hooked up, I might be able to grab all of the old files. But this is what I have for now. And somehow, the stats just don’t capture it all. And I don’t remember him being called Atreus…

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CHARACTER:Atreus Krull

STR 18/25

INT 11

DEX 16

WIS 15

CON 16

CHA 12

LEVEL 8, CLASS Fighter, RACE Cyclops

THACO 13, ALIGNMENT NG, AGE 32

ARMOURCLASS -1

HEIGHT 7’2″, WEIGHT 405 lbs

DATE OF BIRTH 30/1/452

HIT POINTS 74

SPECIAL ABILITIES

-2 save versus illusions

Immune to extremes of heat and cold

  • (non-magical)

EXPERIENCE POINTS 126 000

NON WEAPON PROFICIENCIES

Language – Greymrian, Common, Tarwyrian, Elvish

Swimming, Wrestling, Tracking, Blindfighting

WEAPON PROFICIENCIES

Weapon and Shield Specialist

Cleaving / Crushing Broad Group,

Warhammer Specialist

EQUIPMENT 50′ hemp rope,

(3/___) torches, flint & steel,

(14/___) days rations, hooded cloak,

large pack, gloves, hiking boots

ARMOUR Scale mail armour, +4 medium shield

WEAPONS +5 Warhammer “Waldachala”

WEAPON, Spd, Damage, #att, Thaco

Warhammer+5, 0, 1d4+1/1d4 +10, 2/1, 6

Now, if this doesn’t get me beat up after school, ain’t nothin will…

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