The Castle: Casting Call – Session Notes – 13 June 2020

The Castle: Casting Call – Session Notes – 13 June 2020

17 June, 2025 – The Persian Gulf The session begins with a cutscene: A very large teddy bear floated in a place that wasn’t a place, amidst a billion billion stars.  He was a very well-dressed bear:  wearing a navy-blue three-piece suit, a wide-brimmed brown felt fedora and a nice trenchcoat.  He even had a little tie with polka-dots, held in place with a silver tie-pin shaped like a Recognizer from the movie Tron.The teddy bear wasn’t happy.  His snout scrunched up with a grimace.  It was adorable.In front of the bear, three screens floated.  On the right, the console output from some bit of code executing somewhere in the world.  In the middle, a composite map of the eastern end of the Persian Gulf, where a number of...

The Castle: Casting Call – Session Notes – 30 May 2020

The Castle: Casting Call – Session Notes – 30 May 2020

16 June, 2025 – Dubai, U.A.E. A chase through the sleeping city ensues. The party is pursued by numerous Emirati police interceptors as well as the remaining police helicopter. Again, Mike’s powers of mind control are used to great effect, while John in the machine gun turret and Daphne with the Barrett, combined with Emily’s electronics disruption, repeatedly foil the strafing runs of the chopper. However the party does hear the approach of new helicopters, which Cole identifies as military gunships by their sound. After crashing through a roadblock, the party finds themselves briefly without pursuers and abandons the APC in a parking garage. They hotwire two cars and approach the marina from two directions. The marina was blocked by a small...