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    A TEEN UK Campaign

    Due to real life interfering, the whole of March proved unsuitable for a face-to-face session hence the extra bluebooking. In the end I decided I would offer a couple of the players the opportunity to play in a separate campaign and we elected to revisit Claremont Academy as a setting. We're not sure yet whether we will record each episode in the same way I do for the Balance sessions.

    The players are still to submit their characters yet and I haven't decided on an opening adventure. Any recommendations welcomed. First session will be this Wednesday (28th March).

    In the meantime I've launched a sister site to the Balance website (located at https://mm3e.wordpress.com) at https://claremontacademy.wordpress.com/ where the school, staff and some of the more prominent pupils are listed as well as my altered version of the school history (to account for the setting being transferred to the UK.

    In this universe the Academy has over 550 pupils, only 30 or so are meta-humans so the whole superhero-in-training is a heavily guarded secret, through there are pupils (and staff) who are already publicly outed or unable to maintain a secret Identity. It is located in the Balance Universe so whatever happens with the adults will likely impact on the teens at the school.
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    Re: A UK Campaign

    Meanwhile back in the BASEment - From left to right, The Balance and the BASEmates

    back row: Mikey Angelo, Adam Myers, Young Sam, Annie Moreau, Mace & Edward Jeeves
    Front row: Akira, Bethany Dalton & Banshee


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    Cool Re: A UK Campaign - Meta-Teens, UK style.

    Quote Originally Posted by SignalGK View Post
    A TEEN UK Campaign
    Our first episode - two players, a dhampir-like character called Gustav Jaeger or Ashen and a transgender meta called Chris Sett or Firewall at Claremont Academy. Set in and linked to the Balance Universe, these two teenagers have their first day at a new school.

    https://claremontacademy.wordpress.c...new-beginning/

    Very enjoyable though writing up the notes took forever.

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    Re: A UK Campaign

    After a month's absence from our main M&M3e game, we returned to the Balance, only for half the group to be unable to attend at the last minute.

    In the end I ran with a different adventure than the original one planned for that night (too lethal for such a reduced team) starting with a couple of previous assassination attempts on the team by mages off-scene leading to the attack documented during this adventure. It was put together on the fly but went quite well considering.

    It also allowed me to access one of my favourite superhero books (admittedly for champions) - Mystic Masters and pull in Jarth, or at least my take on the centipede-like mystical master and a psionic alien the Aboleth as its ally.

    Episode 29 – Memories are made of this can be found at https://mm3e.wordpress.com/2018/04/0...e-made-of-this

    Let me know what think.
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    Re: A UK Campaign

    Latest saga in our ongoing campaign:

    With all of the team present, the Balance agree to help guard a prison convoy carrying an old enemy only for it to be attacked by supernatural creatures as it passed through Yorkshire. Then they were forced to deal with the Oktoberkynde (my personal take on Vigilance Press's most excellent Octobermen supplement – I have adopted several of their supplements into my campaign world as I am always impressed by just how good they are – though admittedly nothing survives untainted contact with the GM. They say that being inspired to adapt and alter someone else’s creation to fit your own background is the sincerest form of flattery.)

    From dealing with swarms of fairies, animated trees and vines, a troll, the Pied Piper and his ‘mischief’ of rats, they progressed to having to deal with a doppelganger of Young Sam who turned out to be a floating skull, and then the rest of the Oktoberkynde; Spring-heeled Jack, Hexenwulf, Sister Sanguine and a mysterious libriomancer hiding in the forest.

    Political repercussions and a video of Young Sam attacking the convoy uploaded to YouTube followed...

    The latest episode, "It's Grimm up North" can be found at https://mm3e.wordpress.com/2018/04/1...rimm-up-north/

    Hope you enjoy. Next session will be a return to Claremont Academy as real life again prevents all of the players from meeting until May.
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