aka "What? You didn't like that?"

  • I live in Western Australia
  • My occupation is procrastinator
  • I am a grampa
  • Irongrom

    Vertibird Vertigo

    October 4, 2016 by Irongrom

    While I haven't yet retaken the Castle, I've discovered that I can wander down that way and introduce Gauss-diplomacy to a bunch of Mirelurks for the fun of it. Afterwards, there's a handy diner (Sullivan's, I'm guessing by what remains of the sign) to park at, with views of the river. A missile launcher has just enough range to entice the Super Mutants on the opposite wharf to come out and make sport with the Rust Devils camped on a barge - excellent mid-morning-snack entertainment! I heard Ada comment that "We're exposed here sir, we should move on" but I was enjoying the show so shrugged it off. To add to the fireworks, a Vertibird charged into the affray, minigun blazing. "Aha!" thinks me, another target of opportunity. Since installin…

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    The "Lazy" Settler

    October 3, 2016 by Irongrom

    I mentioned in a post to Favorite Settlements about a settler who seemed to wander about, hands in pockets or standing by the cook-fire drinking coffee, sitting in My favourite chair with MY fishing rod. THAT particular fellow met with an unfortunate accident.
    Blow me down if a few days later while starting another settlement, who do I spy but a familiar shifty specimen standing by the stove drinking coffee. Now, I know this is just a game, pixels & command strings pinging about in my computer, but seriously? Some devious, malicious coder programmed ONE settler to be the bane of settlement existence?
    I donned my genuine Detective's Silver Shroud Hat and followed the miscreant about. Sho' nuff, all he did was find a chair and sit in it; wand…

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