"Alright, as long as I don't have to drag you back. You need to lean on me to walk though, I'll manage that." Jamie plops down next to orin on the other side of the Ratata. "So, you planning on catching this dude after he wakes up?"
Taking a deep breath, "here, I found this," tossing the poke ball to Jamie.
Just then, Badit decided to reemerge, carrying something. "Hey Bandit, remember how you enjoyed throwing that apple core at me? Well, see that lillypad doing flips over there?" he points, "well, there are some rocks, have fun. see if you can provoke it."
Orin remained sitting as Bandit dropped what he was holding (previous pickup check 11) at Orin's side. Then he went for the rocks.
Speaking of Pokeballs, Bandit would have dropped just that at orin's side. Bandit would spend some time throwing rocks, clearly having practice in doing so, the lillypad sinking from the weight of rocks in the brim, small bubbles rising up in the eddy.
Jamie looks on appreciatively at the Aipom's aim as the lilypad sinks beneath the water. "If you're planning on catching it, I can help keep it still if you want? Might not have much in the way of Pokemon, but I still have a net."
Jamie looks out at the river, the Oddish still bobbing along and the muck stirred up by Orin nearly out of sight. "No offense, but seeing what happened to you and Shapiro, I'll probably stay out of there for now. If you can get one over here though, I'll be game for it."
"I guess that's how it would work, if I had very long arms. You could probably fish something into range if you're feeling up to it, then I could net it for ya." Jamie thinks a moment. "I guess if that Oddish has the same sweet smell thing as the ones at the gym, that could work too, but I dunno if it'd bring in anything from the river."
"Alright, works for me! If you want to catch it, just say the word and I'll net it for ya too." Making sure her rod's still in working order and the bait's firmly attached, she casts it out into the river with a satisfying "plunk" before waiting.
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3d6+3 Athletics, +1 from body catagory, +2 from tools of the trade1d20+4·1d20+4·1d20+4·3d6+3
With a bit of effort, and some skill with fishing, a pokemon is pulled from the water! landing on the short, the bait, and end of line, gone in it's mouth, an Azurill, a tiny thing, stands there looking honestly bewildered at what just happened to it. It looks up at J, it's baby eyes wide and glimmering with innocence
Unsure of what do do next, Orin hesitated a moment. He could try to fight it, but it seemed so sweet; it felt wrong. That would weaken it however, but could knock it out. Going right in for it would be a risk too but...
Picking up the pokeball from Bandit, "alright, I don't want to hurt it if I don't have to, net it and get it away from the water and I'll give if a go."
Jamie looks back at the baby Pokemon she pulled up, studying it before sighing. "Not exactly a size record, but sure, can do. Hold still, little guy." Setting her rod down and grabbing her net, she angles the net down towards the Azurill and tries to gently scoop the Pokemon up.
msQMsOdD1d20+2 AC:6 status attack, +2 from tools of the trade 1d20+2
The Azurill would would out a soft squeak, it's legs sweeped up from under it as it was tucked into the net, it's buoy at the end of it's tail sticking out and bobbling about as it'd look through the mesh, line still stuck in it's mouth.
The pokemon would vanish, into the ball, hardly struggling. The bait was gone, as was the hook, oddly enough, but the pokemon was caught, healthy as ever!
Orin gains 1 exp!
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People are out there, yes, but if you're looking for a game, sorry to say that things seem to be winding down overall. There's basically been... 3 games in the last 2 years, none of which got off the ground.
Jun 8, 2021 4:55:15 GMT
Hello anyone out there!
Jul 31, 2020 17:55:59 GMT
Does anyone know where the latest Roll20 JSON Exporter for the Fancy Sheet is?
May 22, 2020 23:59:17 GMT
UwUs into the void...
May 14, 2020 2:56:43 GMT
It's very slow, yes. You'll probably finish working on your game before one pops up here, and if you create a recruitment for it you can expect to be swarmed with applicants.
May 7, 2020 4:47:37 GMT
New games seem to open up slowly here, but if new people are still welcome, I don't mind waiting around (or working on my own). It looks like there's some useful stuff to browse in the meantime.
Feb 24, 2020 7:31:23 GMT
Dec 25, 2019 11:21:14 GMT
Happy Holidays Poke-EEE-MAN enthusiasts!
Dec 25, 2019 7:30:23 GMT
Merry Christmas, Pokemon Play by Post community!
Dec 18, 2019 17:33:11 GMT
Dec 18, 2019 14:53:25 GMT
Hi folks! New here and excited to try this place out!
Dec 11, 2019 21:47:02 GMT
Dec 11, 2019 19:20:07 GMT
Anyone else here a Hunter x Hunter fan?
Dec 3, 2019 1:40:48 GMT
Keep an eye on the recruitment area of this website. They're rare nowadays, but any new games that crop up will show up there. If it's a live game you want though, you're outta luck.
Dec 2, 2019 19:05:30 GMT
but how else do i find games then?
Nov 28, 2019 6:17:00 GMT
Sounds to me like they weren't a group you'd want to be part of anyway.
Nov 27, 2019 22:17:34 GMT
i wanted to join a living server on roll20 to learn the system but they ignored my application for 2 weeks then blocked me
Nov 24, 2019 19:37:47 GMT
Basically, GMs post recruitments in the appropriate section, and then players apply to the open games. Unfortunately, there has been a rather... small amount of games posted lately, but there's one currently recruiting right now.
Nov 24, 2019 13:08:10 GMT
How does this site work?
Oct 1, 2019 13:10:32 GMT
Post on the Game Masters Seeking Players page. There are plenty examples there to go off of.