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62MGcobra: FBtouchdown
Manae: lrrCREEPL lrrCREEPR
SAJewers: FBtouchdown
DarkMorford: lrrHORN lrrHORN lrrHORN
Nigouki: FBtouchdown
DeM0nFiRe: A winner is you!
BrukadaAbido: Looks like im catching a stream life for once :)
BrukadaAbido: Live*
MAPBoardgames: I'm going to catch the intro, then I have to go make dinner. *sigh* such is life.
Manae: lrrSIG lrrSIG lrrSIG
MAPBoardgames: lrrSIG duskvSneak lrrSIG
DeM0nFiRe: lrrSIG
Juliamon: lrrSIG
airylan: lrrSIG lrrSIG
PharaohBender27: @MAPBoardgames I hear you. I have to leave for a meeting before too long, and hope that I can catch the later part of stream :\
62MGcobra: lrrSIG lrrSIG lrrSIG
TheMerricat: For a hot second I thought GOTYE's Someone I used to know was playing. :D
saucemaster5000: @TheMerricat same
Juliamon: nah that's dead and buried where it belongs
LRRTwitter: @loadingreadyrun> Time for AFK! Tonight Ben, Ian, Cameron and Beej are getting back to their Roots http://twitch.tv/loadingreadyrun 📷 https://pbs.twimg.com/media/FcF2i8YakAA9Yom.jpg || https://www.twitter.com/loadingreadyrun/status/1567664753983778817
saucemaster5000: chat, were you aware that it is a bit hot in california right now?
Juliamon: it's time for some RAT GANG RAT GANG
BrukadaAbido: But what about the star wars parody of Gotye? :P
Mcgwee: I'm dying in cali right now
CaptainSpam: A bit hot, you say?
PharaohBender27: @saucemaster5000 Doesn't surprise me
Drasvin: Time for a game of adorable woodland murder
Juliamon: dear cali please send some of it over here to the east coast I'm cold
CaptainSpam: Yes, I'm aware. Livin' it right now, in fact.
Juliamon: it's like 70F
Juliamon: I hate
Traion: Hey Chat. Can't sleep so time to watch rats conquer the forest I guess
Mcgwee: it was 111 here yesterday have it
PharaohBender27: @Mcgwee Oooooof
Mcgwee: trade ya
kumatsu: not only am I roasting, it goes straight from heat wave to flash flood warning for me
CaptainSpam: Send us more of your water and we might consider it. :p
saucemaster5000: wonder what fedex charges to ship heat, cause we were in the 100F in most of the state
neisan2112: Friend was just in Cali, wanting to get back home cus its somehow cooler here in Texas.
BrukadaAbido: Its been high 80's here in minnesota, and my AC doesn't work. Think I've been having some minor heat exhaustion all week.
Mcgwee: yeah I don't have ac either
Juliamon: high 80s is perfect
MAPBoardgames: I ran Root at a con this past weekend. No one overthrew the Eyrie's government so it was a runaway bird victory.
Juliamon: all I need is a fan & I'm good
Mcgwee: d y I n g
PharaohBender27: Thankfully it's been OK-ish in my corner of Oregon. Low 80s today and predicted for tomorrow
kumatsu: @MAPBoardgames so a flyaway game?
badpandabear: I arrived home in San Diego from Atlanta yesterday. It was nicer in Atlanta.
LoadingReadyRun: lrrPAUL hearing the Root music?
PharaohBender27: Yep!
saucemaster5000: yup!
Mcgwee: yep
PharaohBender27: escher3THUMBSUP
MAPBoardgames: Precisely, @kumatsu
Juliamon: It's lovely music
Mcgwee: lrrHEART
Juliamon: a titch loud maybe?
MAPBoardgames: Levels seem fine to me
randombillfolds: Root toots afoot.
Juliamon: But I'm still trying to calibrate levels since turning my fan off for the season
Juliamon: so it could def just be me
MAPBoardgames: I might have to buy this sound track
El_Funko: This should be a very special stream for Australians
FlargBlarg: I LOVE when AFK does Root! I'm so hyped for this
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TheMerricat: ATM volume levels are 'fine' on my end, listening via laptop speakers.
MrQBear: @El_Funko Really? Is there Aus for Alarm?
FarleyF: money on the table
GhostValv: seabatClap
v_nome: The game is afoot!
BusTed: lrrFINE
SaxPython: <3
Drasvin: Away Feet Keyboard
poipal: 🧦🧦🧦
MAPBoardgames: DbD tooltips are still on.
El_Funko: @MrQBear Root is an Australian slang word for bangin'
Nouxatar: Finally got to play this one for myself a couple weeks ago, really fun and I'm excited to see this :P
poipal: 👣👣👣
FlargBlarg: ooh we have the Hundreds!! and Ben is lizards again
PMAvers: Beej: "It's great to be here thanks for having me."
CaptainSpam: A flawless Wheeler, Beej!
mowdownjoe: Feet have been shown.
Nouxatar: anyways feet time
SaxPython: @pmavers FBtouchdown
MAPBoardgames: Rat King! Rat King!
frogomb: Camel Up Super Cup coming?
saucemaster5000: Put pikachu in Root you cowards
El_Funko: Where would one submit a request(s) for a Kill Team replay?
El_Funko: This is a rhetorical question
Mischievous_Catgeist: hiya everyone ready to get down to the root of all our issues in the forest today
MrQBear: @El_Funko Ah. Exciting!
BloodnBullets: Are you useing Advance Setup rules?
LordZarano: PokPikachu
Drasvin: !box
LRRbot: In the box is: pain
OhaiMireiya: hurro frens =3
TemporallyAwry: Cheese Slice Protectors? lrrBEEJ
Anubis169: o hai
Kramburger: Streamer show disc
DeM0nFiRe: LUL
SaxPython: ook ook
MAPBoardgames: I'd like to buy a Matt lrrMATT lrrFRUMP
saucemaster5000: I'll disc-uss it with the team
mowdownjoe: Streamer show feet. pls buy disc
OhaiMireiya: there was weird ominous beeping that started up just as the stream started, turns out it was a bird outside
FarleyF: maybe not in Youtube but the Stoat
public_key_reveal_party: it's not not what they are
Dog_of_Myth: LUL
Anubis169: hehehehe
Kramburger: Ian 'Naked Molerat' Horner
neisan2112: Ahahah
poipal: anything that hibernates lol
tehfewl: Rat Boy
I_Drink_To_Forget_Thermo: Cameron's guilty laugh is my favorite thing in the world
Dog_of_Myth: Rat Gang Rat Gang
TemporallyAwry: Well, zero to furry in 10 minutes. New record right?
djalternative: Ian is a mole in that he's a spy leaking information to the enemy
Mischievous_Catgeist: he's a mouse
neisan2112: I need to see Ian as a Mole now
niccus: distressingly smooth
ckupf: naked mole rats are immune to cancer
Kramburger: Oh Beej, mammals do A LOT
Manae: Naked mole rats, yes
ShaneLeeAtk: Beej confirmed Not Mammal
public_key_reveal_party: @TemporallyAwry probably not a record, but still impressive
Mischievous_Catgeist: wait ben is a scaley
Favre_the_Undead: thus ben's a scaley, and cam's a feathery
MAPBoardgames: #NotACult
TemporallyAwry: #TotallyACult
airylan: #NotACult
OhaiMireiya: hey sometimes rituals take time
Cavemanhar: The Line
MAPBoardgames: Dumpster-diving cultists
Mischievous_Catgeist: #notacult
OhaiMireiya: not that I'd know *shifty eyes*
Mischievous_Catgeist: the end of the line
SaxPython: Worship the Gecko
LordZarano: 𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐋𝐢𝐧𝐞
ckupf: Ben is playing aristocrats
neisan2112: Dies vs Leaves the Battlefield
djalternative: The Line!
ShaneLeeAtk: S M A S H
BrukadaAbido: The cult is so annoying to play against, feels like there's nothing to do against them
mowdownjoe: WAOW
djalternative: I'm curious how much other LRR folk know of #NotACult
Alex_Frostfire: Oh cool, only one core faction.
raulghoulia: A+. no notes
PharaohBender27 just noticed the stream tags
ladyjessica: I find it funny that Ben never plays lizards when the last time I saw root he played lizards.
Masslost: @PharaohBender27 its so good
MAPBoardgames: Not by fighting, but by destroying!
neisan2112: YES!! Bird frens!!@!
djalternative: ah. sounds like Ben is the one that got to the stream tags
TemporallyAwry: THe music picking up right there was well timed PrideLaugh
PMAvers: And then they fall into a pit and die.
ButButTheJesus: !birb
Mischievous_Catgeist: and then we execute them
Twilight_Spark: Zing!
LoadingReadyRun: lrrPAUL how's the music volume?
LordZarano: @LoadingReadyRun Perfect
couchboyj: Rats off to ya!
Spades_Slicc: True voice of chat maybe
saucemaster5000: I think the level is good
DeM0nFiRe: zeldaLookAtMyRat zeldaLookAtMyRat zeldaLookAtMyRat
MAPBoardgames: Sounds good. Just audible, not drowning out the voices.
StageMgrRob: It seems a bit loud. to me.
tehfewl: Rat King Rat King Rat King!
Mischievous_Catgeist: soft and backgroundy so nice
Tripleyew: Escalated quickly
Alex_Frostfire: Eyrie are also, to my knowledge, the only faction that can lose points. Unless one of the new ones can?
djalternative: @LoadingReadyRun mostly fine but possibly just a touch too loud at high points
TheMerricat: @LoadingReadyRun At perfect "background music" levels on my end.
Twilight_Spark: Speaking of the UK, who doesn't like the Chiltern Hundreds?
PMAvers: RAT GANG RANG GANG
MAPBoardgames: Rat King! Rat King! Rat King!
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Plasterboard: Why do I get the sense that "the floggings will continue until morale improves" is a staple mantra amongst these nations
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JadedCynic: laser-sharp insight, Ian <3
thraximore: 🐀
BloodnBullets: with everyone having high board presence rats might have a tough time with oppression
saucemaster5000: this osounds like a good ecosystem
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Drasvin: Victory Points represent the legitimacy of your faction's claim to rulership of the forest. The win condition is when you reach the tipping point that the denizens of the forest accept your claim.
JadedCynic: @saucemaster5000 at least a very....ACTIVE ecosystem...
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public_key_reveal_party: ben's look like french toast crunch
Plasterboard: Meeples, lying down on the job... again
BusTed: PogChamp
thraximore: PrideUwu
neisan2112: OVO
MAPBoardgames: Beaver Mercs
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sora_mayura: ooh, root
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Mushbie: actual or absolute unit?
BloodnBullets: Terrible lesson I learned: dont have your keep on the river with the flotilla around.
PMAvers: It basically lets you have all the other factions who aren't in the game on the board to help flesh out the forest.
MAPBoardgames: rbdSqueak No Ordinary rabbits!
betweenmyself: ‘Actual Unit’ was my nickname in Hi School… BibleThump
BloodnBullets: three otters on a boat
couchboyj: Ottrio
PMAvers: The giant stag knight one, the Lord of the Forest, is actually super cool.
BloodnBullets: more birds, war birds
couchboyj: Ca-caw?
saucemaster5000: I've not played with these hireling cards, like that they kinda half have a faction on the board
Drasvin: Program completes with return 0
BloodnBullets: the outcast suit is where ben does war
kalira77: thought I heard Ben mention three hirelings? Flotilla, bunscouts, something else?
PMAvers: The Woodland Alliance one.
BloodnBullets: @PMAvers that was the bunny scouts
airylan: cat medics I think?
LoadingReadyRun: lrrPAUL Cat medics are the other hirelings
kalira77: ah, thanks Paul and airylan
DarkMorford: Cult of the Lamb? Nah, cult of the lizard!
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mitomanox: uwuabbit
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Fanklok: digging doggy mole, digging digging mole
Fanklok: wow auto correct fucked that
SaxPython: Raze? Raise!
Kelderan: This music is friggen delightful. Also, Hi chat
DarkMorford: Beej raises, I call.
Fanklok: Mood deck, what happened to mood shirts
Dergib: are the rats and lizards new? don't think I've seen them before.
Alex_Frostfire: Deck of Many Moods.
BloodnBullets: his mood depends on what stuff he has/wants
micalovits: I think the music is from the PC version of root, it is very nice background music
Dog_of_Myth: Poor crows
LoadingReadyRun: @micalovits you are correct
PMAvers: And the best part of the Rats being around is that no one has to play Vagabond anymore.
Traion: Oh was Vagabond required?
shurtal: it's the Root-in' Toot-in' stream in the west
PMAvers: Nah, they just take over that "interact with items" niche better.
SaxPython: FBtouchdown
shurtal: beej is playing The Rock?
Dedwrekka: Just noticed the tags on the stream
kalira77: @Dedwrekka i was literally just typing the same thing, lol
SaxPython: CurseLit MorphinTime CurseLit
Kelderan: I believe that was Ben's doing from last night
micalovits: Murder rats!
saucemaster5000: Fivel ]grew ]
saucemaster5000: '
shurtal: can't decide if Cameron's anime icon looks more like Revali or Falco
Grimlai: Berdly
SaxPython: NotLikeThis
PMAvers: And I think Beej gets some VP for killing enemies right?
LordZarano: !play cruel angel's thesis
LRRbot: No.
Drasvin: You get VP for killing buildings or tokens, not warriors, unless they changed it
BloodnBullets: thats a piece
BloodnBullets: cardboard is worth points, not wood
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BloodnBullets: (only really makes sense since the cats aren't in this with their cardboard wood tokens...)
BloodnBullets: mobs dont count for presense, so that clearing is tied
slowloke: What’s up with the fancy things on the clearings
micalovits: Warlord counts though, so Beej has 4
BloodnBullets: @slowloke those are fancy markers to show the suit of the clearing.
slowloke: That’s gas
Lysander_salamander: Hello folks
kalira77: o/
Shadowner: chat remind me, which tribe can ignore roads
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Bladinus: almost nice...
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slowloke: Thanks @bloodnbullets jesscapCheers
saucemaster5000: that was weird, my keyboard went totally kablooey. I blame the heat?
BloodnBullets: @Shadowner otters can use rivers like roads, vagabond can move into the forest, corvids can ignore rule
Mischievous_Catgeist: #notacult
duckace11: hey #notacult is Serge's thing
airylan: #NotACult
Mischievous_Catgeist: the line
KeytarCat: #NotACult
Dergib: the line
Mollylele: why do all the games be about starting cults these days
SaxPython: Lizard Occult
Mr_Bitterness: But is the Lizard cult as cute as the Lamb cult I've been hearing about?
Shadowner: @Shadowner TY
LordZarano: Like Blue Oyster Cult
Drasvin: Just a bunch of lizards that want to hang out in spooky gardens
Raincoast_Bear: notthatCult notthatCult notthatCult
DeM0nFiRe: LUL
shurtal: BAZINGA
JadedCynic: lrrWOW
Lysander_salamander: yep
Dog_of_Myth: LUL
Mollylele: dayum Ben
Strebenherz: "ANYWAY" xD
Dergib: ben's not wrong. lol
Lysander_salamander: like the mormons
KeytarCat: Organized religion is just a cult with power
Kelderan: Ben 1 The Church 0
duckace11: Ben you forrgot the # it's #notacult it does make a difference
margieargie: whichcard
saucemaster5000: is it a secret tunnel?
Mollylele: Pope got pwned
shurtal: Lizard O'cult, they're just irish
JadedCynic: "I have just as much influence as the Pope; I just don't have as many people that believe it." -George Carlin
CururuGuasu: He is the King of Suede
KeytarCat: That's a good Carlin line
BloodnBullets: the mole parliment does not care about the surface dwellers war
saucemaster5000: That mole is in formole attire
Drasvin: Most of mole society doesn't care about the surface. So you have to show them the resources and benefits of controlling the surface
JadedCynic: Mole leader:"We need to drive off the invading animals occupying the clearing above us!" Rest of Moles: ".....why?"
BloodnBullets: warriors are not tokens
micalovits: Warriors are not tokens
Drasvin: Tokens are the round cardboard
BloodnBullets: green is for the hirelings
Drasvin: Oh. The rats plunder the ruins? That's rude.
Fanklok: "Burn shit, kill people, fuck school" the rat king probably
BloodnBullets: @Drasvin yeah they are another faction that really cares about items which is neat
TheMerricat: Beej truely is "Lord of the Hundreds"
BloodnBullets: the hirelings favour the factions that are behind a bit to help with comming back
saucemaster5000: vagabond in murder mode
jibkat: TheMerricat alissa3Wave
TheMerricat: PrideWave @jibkat :D
JadedCynic: "Someone has to be the martyr" - the cult
saucemaster5000: Warlord was angry so they murdered all crows and got jubilant, checks out
BloodnBullets: "that was just cos I was in a mood..."
saucemaster5000: That was a long, bloody turn -- these rats seem dangerous!
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Spades_Slicc: "There's a Mob in my fox" What's he doing there?
micalovits: Doesn't he have to rule it aswell? So he must have atleast 1 warrior
Alex_Frostfire: Do cards discarded from the decree go to lost souls?
kalira77: i've never actually played, but Eyrie always seemed like hard mode
Spades_Slicc: The Eyrie sounds complicated
BloodnBullets: @micalovits no, just have a piece.
BloodnBullets: @Alex_Frostfire yup, any time they are discard
airylan: Eyrie can be pretty ridiculous.
micalovits: Fair enough, must have remembered wrong
Mr_Bitterness: If the Eyrie doesn't fall, they can get a lot of points
saucemaster5000: honestly as someone who plays the eyrie a bunch, having your government fall early is not always a bad thing
kusinohki: yeah, eyrie are tricky, but if you can keep the cards in play they ramp up very quickly.
Drasvin: The Eyrie are the former rulers of the forest, so it's easy for them to reestablish legitimacy
BloodnBullets: if eyrie can build a decree they can get very powerful with a hugh number of actions. and that passive point gain is strong
airylan: I've seen several strategies that aim to fall in the first handful of turns
BloodnBullets: turmoil is basically guaranteed at least once.
Dergib: fall to get rid of "bad" cards is a common strat
kusinohki: <- not an expert, barely knows the rules
saucemaster5000: In games where Eyrie don't fall it's an insane landslide win
Mr_Bitterness: I can easily see falling early in response to the other player's actions; like if Beej hadn't attacked north
BloodnBullets: beej could have been ruthless and spread his mob to cams other roost since he knew he would turmoil and be unable to fight it, but that might have been a bit cruel.
Dergib: if the Eyrie don't fall at least once they other players did something wrong. lol
Drasvin: The Eyrie forces other players to deal with them or they accelerate
DarkMorford: But how well does Root go Back In The Box? Kappa
BloodnBullets: @DarkMorford in my experience: depends on the expansion.
Dergib: Eyrie can quickly turn into an archenemy game
saucemaster5000: well I think Beej might be wondering why there's suddenly huge red circle on their back
Dergib: rats do seem op. i'm more worried about these moles
micalovits: Rats are a bit of a ball of death rolling around and ruining things
Riiiiiiis: roll me
BloodnBullets: notably conspiracies can only be performed in the outcast suit
airylan: lizard suits
shurtal: Lizard Doctrine has some good points
Drasvin: Moles are strong but they don't have a lot of ways to get VP
duckace11: have you heard the good news of our leader King Gizzard and his sidekick the wizzard lizzard
BloodnBullets: only defending warriors become accolytes
Dergib: what do gardens do?
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BloodnBullets: gardens are how ben scores points
Mr_Bitterness: It's how Ben scores points; he has to take an action and gain points based on gardens
saucemaster5000: this game got violent so quickly!
BloodnBullets: from what ive seen the strategy for lizards is to focus two suits and try to score every turn.
BloodnBullets: @saucemaster5000 rats will do that. They dont call him the warlord for nothing
Yoda3455: @BloodnBullets I just pulled out my copy of the expansion. Beej does need to rule clearings for them to be scored by Oppress. So a clearing with just a mob does not count to scoring as it is not ruled, as tokens don't contribute to rule
micalovits: Do you think the rat would be nicer if we called him peacelord insteaad of warlord?
BloodnBullets: @Yoda3455 Ah! Your right it does say rule, and yes tokens don't count to rule.
Twilight_Spark: Seems good.
saucemaster5000: "lugubrious"
Dergib: holy crap. rats build up fast
Twilight_Spark: stripRat
saucemaster5000: Ben is playing millenials
micalovits: I mean, you do have to break his gardens at soe point
saucemaster5000: Lizards keep making a big deal about turning their back to the rats
Fanklok: haha oh no don't chase me rat-san
BloodnBullets: rule is tied, he does not have control
micalovits: Warlord counts for rule though, so Beej has 3
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BloodnBullets: doesnt ian have a building? or was that ruin?
micalovits: Oh rightm buildings also count
Dergib: rats never die!!!
BloodnBullets: you can move it one clear along I believe, not wherever you want.
airylan: do the lords of the hundreds do doublespeak like skaven?
mitomanox: this game's music is gorgeous
BloodnBullets: leading player doesnt counts the red(?) pip
BloodnBullets: hirelings like an underdog.
micalovits: Thats pretty neat
saucemaster5000: I keep thinking "where do I know this track from" quickly followed by "oh, right...."
Strebenherz: And now we've crossed redwall and jojo
saucemaster5000: bark bark woof
Twilight_Spark: Empty head no thoughts just fox
couchboyj: ding ding ding da ding da ding ding ding
BloodnBullets: theres a lizard in all of us
airylan: "is anyone here NOT a lizard man?"
FarleyF: We are playing V the board game
kalira77: when your lizard brain REALLY takes over
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Drasvin: The Lizard's outcast mechanic represents them taking in and consoling the denizens that have been most abused by the factions
BloodnBullets: @Drasvin consoling/radicalising, they are a cult...
Dog_of_Myth: #notacult
Alex_Frostfire: The lizard cult rules any clearing in which they have a garden, right?
BloodnBullets: #explicitlyACult
Drasvin: @Drasvin Tomato potato.
BloodnBullets: @Alex_Frostfire yes, their pilgrims get everywhere
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saucemaster5000: @Alex_Frostfire I for one welcome our new wizard overlords
saucemaster5000: er, lizard
Dergib: how many gardens can you have per clearing
BloodnBullets: @Dergib as many as there are building slots
micalovits: You just risk more getting blown up at once if you stack them - could be an angry mob of rats coming for them...
airylan: yeah but then you get acolytes
BloodnBullets: yeah they become a more juicy target, but it makes them easier to defend too.
airylan: (if you have warriors standing in front of the gardens)
Drasvin: Doesn't the lizards have something bad happen if their gardens get destroyed?
Mr_Bitterness: Living on the surface? How gouche.
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BloodnBullets: they lose a card at random from their hand
Alex_Frostfire: They're physically beneath them, which means everyone else is morally beneath them. It's only balanced.
BloodnBullets: @airylan warriors there wont stop a mob token, it just burns cardboard at the start of beejs turn
Drasvin: The moles have few ways to get VP, representing the denizens of the forests not caring that much about the moles.
DrBatman0: Been watching since season 4. Glad to finally be able to sub!
airylan: @airylan good point. They'll get rolled over by the rat warrior ball, though.
BloodnBullets: a move is ALWAYS one, just the cats have "march" which is take two moves
PMAvers: I assume the Floatilla can't do the Rat thing where they can steal stuff instead of doing hits.
mitomanox: nice boyz
micalovits: Casually sailing by and shooting some moles
Mr_Bitterness: "Oh god they live on the water too!"
Drasvin: No one other than the Otters know how to make boats
BloodnBullets: @PMAvers correct, your hirelings are not you.
BloodnBullets: for people curious of rules, the latest law of root is here: https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0106/0162/7706/files/Root_Law_of_Root_09082021.pdf?v=1635872400
Yoda3455: @Drasvin Not even the Otters know how to make boats, it's all just a trick where they have more otters underneath a totally-not-riverworthy raft to keep it afloat
BloodnBullets: There's a section in the hireling rules titled "weird stuff"
saucemaster5000: Begging to die is often how I feel playing 4x game
adept_nekomancer: The river ran red on this day...
excalgold: I dont recognize Beej's faction aand just got here heh who are the mice?
micalovits: They are very angry rats
Twilight_Spark: Just absolutely FUCK ME UP
DeM0nFiRe: Ben's like the muffin from asdf movie
micalovits: Who follows the rat that has a fancy banner, and if that rat dies someone else picks up the banner and is now the leader
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BloodnBullets: Yoda3455 pointed out you need more than just a mob to oppress anyway, mobs do not count to rule
LoadingReadyRun: @excalgold The Lord of the Hundreds is a new faction from the new Marauders expansion
excalgold: Neat
Yoda3455: The expansion also comes with a heavily armoured Badger faction
Its_VeeBot: lrrAWESOME It's muffin time!
BloodnBullets: did beej remember to remove an influence from the hireling?
Drasvin: Mice are feeling oppressed after helping the moles to fight the rats
BloodnBullets: you can use the markers from the score track to remind you, they sit at the bottom of your action board when you control a hireling.
kalira77: do the lizards really want people to attack them to gain VP, or is ben just RPing?
LoadingReadyRun: lrrPAUL The moles are starting to notice that the longer they spend on the surface, the more moles turn into lizards
LoadingReadyRun: @kalira77 The lizards don't get VP, but they get resources
Drasvin: @kalira77 Lizards want their warriors to die when defending in order to get acolytes for their more powerful actions
Spades_Slicc: The plural of Mouse is actually Meeced
kalira77: ahhhh, sacrifice the peons to gain power, check
adept_nekomancer: Making people not fight you isn't how you die, though...
BloodnBullets: the lizards can play very passively and just turtle and score, but if they want to get agressive they need acolytes
Spades_Slicc: What's the victory number?
micalovits: 30 points to win
Spades_Slicc: jeebus
micalovits: It usually speeds up the further in you get
kalira77: yeah they said a few minutes ago that this game is moving slowly.
Drasvin: At 30 VP, the denizens of the forest recognize your claim to rulership
BloodnBullets: this has been a slow game with a busy board, but scoring will ramp up over time.
TheMerricat: TBF chat, we have new players at the table AND new factions being played.
BloodnBullets: cant move, doesnt rule one end
Haroldholmes25: So you're saying they don't recognize your claim if a watery tart just throws a sword at you?
BloodnBullets: Ian cant make those moves as he doesnt rule one end, gardens make ben rule the clearing
DrBatman0: Make up your mind, Ben. Do you want to be murdered in the face or not?
Drasvin: Ah. Ben is using the buns to protect the gardens
margieargie: Like the Mexican flag! ... wait no that's not right
Spades_Slicc: Both Ben and Cam's factions can infect you with Salmonella
adept_nekomancer: "We can't stop here, this is lizard country!"
BloodnBullets: surely ian can sway something?
DarkMorford: Maybe he can sway dem hips? Kappa
BloodnBullets: ah, seems he didnt know he doesnt need to rule, just have presence
micalovits: So many rats
Drasvin: !card relentless rats
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TheMerricat: "I put my hand upon your hip When I dip, you dip, we dip You put your hand upon my hip"
adept_nekomancer: He's figured out how to abwatch
TheMerricat: "When you dip, I dip, we dip I put my hand upon your hip When I dip, you dip, we dip You put yours then I put mine Then we can dip down low And roll and grind"
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micalovits: Murder some gardens
Stammer6: Oh dang. I just saw my friends playing the video game version of this game!
saucemaster5000: flower power is a lot scarier than I thought
mitomanox: the variety of voices Ben can do gives me goosebumps <3
BloodnBullets: has beej done the flotilla?
TheMerricat: @BloodnBullets Yes, he did that at the start of his moe.
TheMerricat: move
KeytarCat: Moe moe Beej-chan
TheMerricat: @KeytarCat Gap Moe Beej....
Dog_of_Myth: LUL
couchboyj: lrrJUDGECALL
adept_nekomancer: For someone who wants to die, you're doing a lot of not dying
kalira77: beej no
micalovits: Only one battle
micalovits: You can move up to 3, and then battle once(and one extra from relentless)
ChargingFurret: not move+battle up to 3 times
BloodnBullets: flotilla changes hands
BloodnBullets: beej chooses, then they roll for influence
Tz_BG: Is it first to reach 8 VP that gets to choose a hireling?
ChargingFurret: 4 then 8 then 12 i believe
KeytarCat: @Tz_BG 4, 8, 12
Tz_BG: @KeytarCat Sure. I see those having markers on the score track. But is it first to reach the milestone or everyone who crosses it?
PMAvers: RELEASE!
KeytarCat: First to reach
Tz_BG: @KeytarCat Thanks.
KeytarCat: brain mush!
saucemaster5000: "that bird just killed steve!" collective chorus - "YAAAY!"
BloodnBullets: it does say to do the hireling actions at "start of birdsong" so I believe you are supposed to do them first
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Yoda3455: @micalovits "Advance the Warlord. You may take this action a number of times up to your Prowess. You may move the warlord with any Hundreds warriors, and then you may battle in the warlord's clearing." To me, that reads as each Advance is your choice of move OR battle OR move and battle.
BloodnBullets: I love this game and dont get to play it nearly as much as I want to.
Yoda3455: Likewise
Drasvin: So many ambushes
Spades_Slicc: @Drasvin Who would've thought a forest has so many amBushes
Chesul: Yoda3455 yeah, that's definitely what that reads as.
Drasvin: The warlord is dead!
BloodnBullets: reminder that only defending warriors become acolytes
fjordsword: what's the music?
ChargingFurret: from the online version of this game I believe
BloodnBullets: @fjordsword I believe its the soundtrack from the digital version
fjordsword: I always play with the sound off cuz I'm listening to other thing
LoadingReadyRun: This is the music from the digital version, yes
adept_nekomancer: Ah yes, birds. The lizards of the sky.
ChargingFurret: is cameron in turmoil now?
ChargingFurret: *at the start of his turn
SoldieroFortune: !uptime
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Spades_Slicc: Show this fox what?
DrBatman0: sounds to me like you are Fighting Dreamers
LoadingReadyRun: lrrPAUL The music is only a 10 minute loop, but it actually works surprisingly well
Strebenherz: I wouldn't have thought it's only 10 minutes.
jessicaengle: sergeChair
micalovits: @micalovits This sure is confusing, the way it is written on the board males it sound like it is a number of moves equal to prowesss(and why my group has played it like that). But the book 100% agrees with the way you read i
LordZarano: That sounds like the *pling* at the start of Roundabout by Yes
DaFhaye: Howdy everyone
Aceofkings72: omg ben scared the poo outta me the window was hidden lols
BloodnBullets: he can make new holes!
Kramburger: They're in a bind because they're way behind, but are they willing to make a deal?
Spades_Slicc: heh, doodoo
BloodnBullets: theres also a mouse clearing full of loot
BloodnBullets: that one
Raincoast_Bear: Suede MInster?
BloodnBullets: ian only has presence in one rabbit clearing
couchboyj: careful by the river, if that suede minister gets wet you'll ruin it
KeytarCat: Ben Like: "no, no, he's got a point"
Drasvin: Citadels are in the wrong clearing to build a bake sale
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saucemaster5000: "Should we kill that rowdy fella?" "Well, yeah, they're the warlord." "THEY"RE the WARLORD??"
Drasvin: I misread rowdy as randy for some reason. Which would certainly give a different feel.
couchboyj: "Lets all watch the birds kill the clan idiot"
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Spades_Slicc: Reading the card etc etc
Drasvin: Every player is playing a different minigame
LordZarano: Reading the faction explains the faction
saucemaster5000: SUSD did a very good video calling out Root for this problem -- to have a really good game of root, you can't teach one faction, you need to teach all of them or eventually someone will feel screwed and not know why.
adept_nekomancer: "The surface is full of violence and river otters with naval cannons. Why did we come up here?"
BloodnBullets: @saucemaster5000 yeah, you kinda need to have a casual game where you just accept those bad beats.
Strebenherz: I'm reminded of Civ by those comments. You can skim the surface and be fine, but there's a lot of in depth you can go into
Drasvin: Birds kicking over the rats things
couchboyj: ca caw!
BloodnBullets: did cam remove an influence on the flotilla?
fjordsword: wait they haven't been picking up the scoring track moves because they haven't been using it
ga1axyzr: friday nights when?
BloodnBullets: lords breaks ties, this is not about ties, pilgrims win
fjordsword: FAVOR OF THE FOXES!!!!
BloodnBullets: is it fox outcast?
Spades_Slicc: @ga1axyzr When people stop asking
fjordsword: oof
Juliamon: !fn question
BloodnBullets: favours are vicious.
mitomanox: @BloodnBullets road to ruin
DrBatman0: Beej the scientist: "I wonder if it will do that again"
laundreydhull: do it! roll for r e v e n g e. . . ! !
djalternative: favors are viscious
StageMgrRob: Ben Hirelings?
djalternative: viscous
mitomanox: bootilicious
saucemaster5000: One mole keeps desperately trying to clean the viewing screen of the surface and dying, so they send out another one
StageMgrRob: Ben you also get the last hireling as well, right?
djalternative: okay. viscous is correct. I feel like I've only ever spoken that word
NamesAreSilly: @djalternative vicious and viscous are two very different things
BloodnBullets: Ben read the medics carefully. I think you still get the acolytes first as medics only apply when they go to your supply
djalternative: @djalternative I know. it's why I like slipping the latter in where the former should be
NamesAreSilly: @djalternative Well OK, then - feel free to ignore me :p
PMAvers: Fight For-Ev-Er!
djalternative: very viscous favors
PMAvers: *clap clap clapclapclap*
DarkMorford: @djalternative If it's too viscous it won't be slipping in anywhere, though.
djalternative: you heard PMAvers, 8 hour game of Root it is
NamesAreSilly: @djalternative it *might* - it'll just take a minute
duckace11: Root for hope when?
BloodnBullets: Im not sure, as Im working from memory
DarkMorford: @PMAvers Do you happen to know if the moonbase has a copy of Poetry For Neanderthals?
mitomanox: poor boyz, locked inside the moonbase, adrift in time, playing until the game goddess decides it's time for them to go home... or play until the last drop of life <3 - directed by david cronenberg
BloodnBullets: Oh! sorry I think I got confused with another similar interaction with coffin makers.
djalternative: @djalternative viscosity does not necessarily correlate to a friction coefficient. see glass which is technically a very viscous liquid while still able to slip and slide many places should you so choose
PMAvers: @DarkMorford Not that I know of?
adept_nekomancer: Maybe they've just got really bad allergies.
heartofgoldfish: unfortunately the gardens are also places of worship for a minority group
Drasvin: Oh, removing stuff from the hoard gets rid of it permanently. I get the feeling that playing vagabond in the same game as the Hundreds would suck.
duckace11: I don't know why but for the lord of hundreds I'm picturing the flanders family runion from the simpsons
Drasvin: Ben is charging his lazor
airylan: !card aetherflux reservoir
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saucemaster5000: I think you'll find that this station is fully operational
BloodnBullets: Ben going to be doing some "wololo"
Strebenherz: Lock the doors and close the blinds, we're goin for a ride.
DeM0nFiRe: We are ALL lizards on this blessed day
duckace11: it should have been the crab people to get this ablity
BloodnBullets: its important to try to control the outcast if you can.
LoadingReadyRun: lrrPAUL I think there are the more warriors on the board in this game then I have ever seen before
saucemaster5000: Definitely
BloodnBullets: did Ben claim a point for sanctifying the stronghold?
insanecat6mtg: @LoadingReadyRun Part of that might be because no one is playing the vagabond this time.
BloodnBullets: Ian only loses one,
saucemaster5000: part of that seems to be the rats forcing everyone to be militaristic instead of defensive, frankly
Dog_of_Myth: Warriors definitely came out to play tonight.
BloodnBullets: oh ian why?
BloodnBullets: oh thats why
saucemaster5000: holy shit the combo
PMAvers: Get. OUT.
micalovits: I uhhh, think Ian could steal this
Twilight_Spark: Instead, he's playing FOR KEEPS
Drasvin: Dominance is really strong for moles
DeM0nFiRe: LUL
GhostValv: :O
LoadingReadyRun: Mob: "Kill the Rabbit, Kill the Rabbit!"
Drasvin: There's nothing in the top right clearing? Why is that empty?
adept_nekomancer: There was a fight there and everyone died.
micalovits: Ian blew it up
BloodnBullets: he does not, rule is tied, the tunnel does not count
Drasvin: So Ian doesn't currently have dominance
TheMerricat: just got back from dinner Chat are we still in game one?
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saucemaster5000: @TheMerricat merricat, it's been a bloodbath
Drasvin: lrrSACK
MTGRanger: lrrSACK
BloodnBullets: you should still roll both dice for the flotilla, its like rolling with advantage
adept_nekomancer: In the forest, nobody knows who is secretly a lizard. It's safest to assume everyone is.
Drasvin: I suspect there's something about that garden.
LoadingReadyRun: @BloodnBullets good point
adept_nekomancer: Wait... a garden full of lizards. Does that make it... a Jurassic park?
saucemaster5000: Good pitch recruiter
BusTed: Indistinguishable.
LoadingReadyRun: lrrPAUL "Don't build a garden right beside an angry mob" seems like good advice
kalira77: !goodadvice
LRRbot: At this time of year?
TheMerricat: how does Ian win again chat?
airylan: !badadvice
LRRbot: You look so cool when you throw rupees into the pool.
Fanklok: What is they're an angry mob because they want more gardens?
saucemaster5000: what if the mob was led by Poison ivy? Checkmate.
micalovits: Its almost like people don't want to punch the lizards
Drasvin: @TheMerricat Ian wins if he rules three or more mouse clearings at the beginning of his turn.
Strebenherz: !badadvice
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Drasvin: !box
LRRbot: In the box is: the office sweatband
PMAvers: nice.
saucemaster5000: @TheMerricat It's a card called "dominance" which completely changes Ian's win condition, it's very weird.
Drasvin: The field medics don't care if they die in battle. Just if they're removed from the board
PMAvers: Turns out the birds are just two lizards in a trenchcoat. One stays with the birds.
graal_smith: Ian doesn't seem to have any wings. Is that bad?
adept_nekomancer: He is playing using an alternate victory condition (wings are VP)
ChargingFurret: @graal_smith hes completely changed how he wins from VP to controlling 3 mouse clearings at the start of his turn
saucemaster5000: So, I'm both incredibly impressed by Cameron's ability to hold against turmoil and keeping in the game, and amazed at how much this set-up meant the eyrie keep getting so dunked on by everyone else
graal_smith: @graal_smith How many mouse clearings does he have right now?
ChargingFurret: 3 i think
Drasvin: XD
PMAvers: "lol, " said the rabbits. "lmao."
micalovits: Who needs to ambush anyway
djalternative: okay. I think I've got to call it a night. Got to be up early tomorrow. enjoy folks
Tiber727: @saucemaster5000 I know I've played a game as Eyrie, never crashed and still lost handily because people kept making things for the wanderer and never kept them in check.
graal_smith: That's indecent Cameron
BusTed: *slide whistle*
adept_nekomancer: These birds are so migratory
Drasvin: And the decree gets dumped into the lost souls
Drasvin: Lizard cult rules the forest.
TemporallyAwry: At least we're free lrrHORN
kalira77: turns out all the animals were lizards after all
badpandabear: Vote Lizard, vote Ben?
Juliamon: Buy disc. Buy many disc.
heartofgoldfish: Can't wait to see everyone's fursona in the comments
Strebenherz: Take care!
micalovits: Baaai
Juliamon: Adam-dependent
saucemaster5000: poor adam. Also, that stream is cursed
Juliamon: Apparently he got the *good* painkillers now though
Orxolon: yeeeyy FamJam!!
Juliamon: The Line
Orxolon: bingo card?
saucemaster5000: yyyyikers serge
Raincoast_Bear: Demeo was pick on VR
drewm1022: No one ever finished multiplayer Golden Axe because at somepoint you just start killing each other.
Raincoast_Bear: So this is PC as opposed to Occulus
DeM0nFiRe: LUL
Dog_of_Myth: LUL
SoaringDragon42: Oh god, I hope not.
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laundreydhull: lrrIAN dons himself the new "screaming sun" of the LRR-Dimension
BloodnBullets: you cant stop me beej!
Raincoast_Bear: lrrIAN lrrBEN lrrCAMERON lrrBEEEJ
KWardJenx: Thank you! We appreciate you all as well.
PMAvers: Wu-Tang Gardens
DeM0nFiRe: o/ lrrHEART
ButButTheJesus: byeee
kalira77: night all
mitomanox: Goodbye boyz and chat. See you all in the future!
mitomanox: @Raincoast_Bear and lrrPAUL