Time Line.   Posted by Loremaster.Group: 0
Loremaster
 GM, 12 posts
 AC:30, HP: 100, M: 10/10
Sun 14 Jan 2018
at 22:38
Time Line
This thread is where I will update the game time. I find that after a few months of Real Life, we forget that only a few days of game time has passed.

CURRENT DATE and LOCATION:  5 August 2947 at the Easterly Inn

START DATE and Location:  15 April 2945 Third Age in Esgaroth (Lake Town).

Time Line Overview
Third Age 2945
  Prologue:  The Pot and Barrel Inn (10-15 April)
  Adventure Phase I:  'The Ruined Castle' (15-17 April)
  Adventure Phase II:  'Missing Dwarves' (25 July-9 August)

Third Age 2946
  Adventure Phase I   'Notes from a King' (1-21 May)
  Adventure Phase II  'Of Leaves and Stewed Hobbits' (16 August-15 September)

Third Age 2947
  Adventure Phase I  'Bad Omens in the River' (15 May-20 June)
  Adventure Phase II 'A Friend in Need' (5 August-20 September)

Third Age 2948
  Adventure Phase I  'Folk Moot at Rhosgobel' (Early May)

OOC:  Key Dates in Tolkiens world for perspective
2931:  Aragon II Elessar is born (1 March)
2933:  Arathorn II is slain
2941:  Battle of 5 Armies (23 November)
---Has not happened yet---
2948:  Theoden will be born in Rohon (Spring)
2968:  Frodo Baggins will be born (22 September)
2978:  Births of Boromir and Theodred
2980:  Theoden becomes King of Rohion
2984:  Denethor II becomes Steward of Gondor
2989:  Balin will depart to reclaim Moria
3018/99:  Events of the lord of the Rings

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Loremaster
 GM, 54 posts
 AC:30, HP: 100, M: 10/10
Sun 18 Mar 2018
at 11:29
Year 2945: Adventuring Phase 1-The Ruined Castle
15 April:  Party gathers at the Pot and Barrel Inn and meet one another after a fire in the market

16 April:  Party departs north investigating a possible kidnapping
   0700 Party Departs following its lead (Jomar) north from Esgaroth on the road to Dale
   1100 Party finds an old trail that veers off west into Mirkwood
   1200 Party follows Jomar to an old 2nd age mannish keep lost to the element
   1400 Party finishes scouting out the ruins
   1500 Party defeats a Brown Bear
   1600 Party buries their dead and begins the raid on the Castle
   1800 Party clears the castle chasing Jomar off.

17 April:
   0800 Party stays the night and then after a hearty breakfast moves back toward Esgaroth.
   1400 Party arrives back at Esgaroth-with prisoners and Lomund they move slowly

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Loremaster
 GM, 87 posts
 AC:30, HP: 100, M: 10/10
Fri 11 May 2018
at 00:53
Year 2945: Fellowship Phase (April-July)
The party conducts its first Fellowship Phase from 17 April 2945 through 25 July 2945.


Asgrim:       Patron (Bard)
Gundri:       Patron (Gloin)
Blackfeather:  Train (Herbal Remedies)
Thiriswen:    Visit the Sentinal Oak
Vidar:        Train (Craft)
Aran:         Patron (Bard)
Dirhael:      Patron (Bard)

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Loremaster
 GM, 95 posts
 AC:30, HP: 100, M: 10/10
Fri 25 May 2018
at 23:10
Year 2945: Adventuring Phase II (Missing Dwarves)
25 July 2945:  Party gathers together at the Pot and Barrel Inn

26 July 2945:  Party meets Gloin and agrees to search for the missing dwarves Bali and Oin.

27 July 2945:  Party heads south and spends the night at the stairs of Girion.

28 July 2945:  Party heads south on the river toward Mirkwood.

30 July 2945:  Party spends two slow days moving south along the river and entering the marshes of mirkwood.  They are set upon by Galion and his elves in the marsh-much suspicion but they had clues to the Missing Dwarves.

31 July 2945:
        0700: Party gets up and follows the Elves to a small hill where they lost track of the elves.
        1200: Party gets to the rise and start investigating.  They are attacked and defeat 2 Marsh Ogres.  Unfortunately Vidar is killed and he is laid to rest in the marshes.  Galion departs north to inform Thranduil of the presence of Ogres.
        1400: Party finds a trail made by the dwarves and follows it to all old set of mannish ruins. A Strange Bell pulls at the party and Aran is drawn into a pool of water.
        1430: Party finds a way to an underground ruin that appears to have been buit in the 2nd age.  They find wierd creatures and Aran's dead body.
        1500:  Find Balin and Oin trapped in a wine cellar.

1 August 2945:
        0900:  Party finishes long rest.  Storms the Marsh Dwellers with the missing dwarves making for the surface.
        1000:  Party reaches the 'relative' safety of the basement in the ruins.

2 August 2945:  Party spend the night on mound in the marsh

2-9 August 2945: Party travels back to lake town

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Loremaster
 GM, 194 posts
 AC:30, HP: 100, M: 10/10
Tue 18 Dec 2018
at 11:29
Year 2945: Fellowship Phase 2 ( SEP 2945-APR 2946)
The party conducts its second fellowship phase from SEP 2945-APR 2946

Asgrim:           Heal Corruption (Success)
Beornaben:        ????
Dirhael:          Train
Fergal:           Research Lore (Success)
Gundri:           Heal Corruption (FAIL)
Lifstan:          Start Family (adopt a child)
Blackfeather:     Patron (Radagast)
Thiriswen:        Patron (Gandalf)

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Loremaster
 GM, 195 posts
 AC:30, HP: 100, M: 10/10
Tue 18 Dec 2018
at 11:32
Year 2946: Adventure Phase I (Notes from a King)
1 May 2946:  Party gathers at Gloins house and agree to deliver the notes to the King of Eagles and Beorn.
3 May 2946:  Party departs Lake Town
3 May 2946:  Party saves Baldor and Belgo and agree to escort them across Northern Mirkwood for 50 silver pennies each.
8 May 2946:  Party arrives at the Elf Halls of Thranduil and spend a few days readying for the journey across the rest of Mirkwood
10 May 2946:  Party departs the halls
13 May 2946:  Baldor drinks water has hallucinationa nd runs away-party follows and meet a Giant Spider that they force to flee.
14 May 2946:  Party returns to the Ruins and dispatch the Giant Spider
17 May 2946:  Party continues progressing through the woods, and is trapped by a storm finding a cave to shelter in.  It was home to a woodsman hermit.
19 May 2946:  Party arrives at the Forest gate
20 May 2946:  Party arrives at the Easterly Inn.
21 May 2946:  Party arrives at the House of Beorn and Baldor and his son continue south

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Loremaster
 GM, 267 posts
 AC:30, HP: 100, M: 10/10
Sun 16 Jun 2019
at 13:47
Year 2946: Fellowship Phase 1 (June-July)
the party conducts its 1st fellowship phase in 2946 from Late May to early August

They broke up and agreed to meet back at the new Easterly Inn in early august.

Asgrim:         Heal Corruption (fail)
Beornaben:      Patron (Beorn)
Fergal:         Patron (Beorn)
Gundri:         Research Lore Success)
Lifstan:        Patron (Radagast)
Blackfeather:   Heal Corruption (Success)
Thiriswen:      Heal Corruption (Success)

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Loremaster
 GM, 268 posts
 AC:30, HP: 100, M: 10/10
Sun 16 Jun 2019
at 13:49
Year 2946: Adventure Phase II (Of leaves and stewed Hobbit)
15 August 2946:  Party all arrives at the Easterly Inn
16 August 2946: Party departs the Inn to look for Dody the missing hobbit, staying the night at the Old Ford.
17-19 August 2946:  the party continues looking for the caravan
19 August 2946:  Party finds an old set of ruins and moves on
20 August 2946:  Party finds the caravan
21 August 2946:  Party defends the caravan and gives chase to the goblins into the caves looking for a missing hobbit.
23 August 2946:  Party arrives back at the Caravan
03 September 2946:  Party arrives back at the Easterly Inn
15 September 2946:  Party breaks up for the Winter


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Loremaster
 GM, 307 posts
 AC:30, HP: 100, M: 10/10
Thu 10 Oct 2019
at 12:57
Year 2946-7: Fellowship Phase (SEP 2946-May 2947)
The party conducts its 2nd fellowship phase in from September 2946-May 2947

They broke up and agreed to meet back at the new Easterly Inn in early May 2947.

Asgrim:  Travel to Rivendell, open Sanctuary-Rivendell(Success), Heal Corruption (FAIL)
Beornaben: Travel to Rivendell,  ACTION????
Fergal:  Travel to Rivendell, open Sanctuary-Rivendell(Success), Heal Corruption (FAIL)
Gundri:  Travel to Dale, Earned Title "Keeper of the Roads" (Success)
Blackfeather: Travel to Rivendell,  Action???
Thiriswen: Travel to Rhosgobel, Heal Corruption (Fail)  Research (Success)

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Loremaster
 GM, 308 posts
 AC:30, HP: 100, M: 10/10
Thu 10 Oct 2019
at 12:58
Year 2947:  Adventuring Phase I (Bad Omens on the River)
15 May 2947:  Party all arrive back at the Easterly Inn after wintering.
20 May 2947:  Party accompanies Iwgar south to Old Ford
22 May 2947:  Party finds two dead bodies along the river
23 May 2947:  Party heads to Beorns house to inform him
25 May 2947:  Party agrees to assist Beorn and return Oderic who is accused of murder.
28 May 2947:  Party arrives at the village of Stonyford and conduct an investigation.
30 May 2947:  Party finds clues to Oderics whereabouts and cross the great river in pursuit.
2 June 2947:  Party has found clues to Oderics whereabouts and arrive at his second camp sight.
20 June 2947: Party has found Oderic and brought him to Beorn for Judgement at the Carrockand through their investigation on intermission save Oderic and gain Beorn's trust

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Loremaster
 GM, 349 posts
 AC:30, HP: 100, M: 10/10
Sat 6 Jun 2020
at 11:38
Year 2947: Adveturing Phase II (A Friend in need)
05 August 2947:  Party is all at the Easterly Inn when a message from Blackfeather arrives
08 August 2947:  Party departs the Easterly Inn toward Rhosgobel
12 August 2947:  Journey Day 4-party finds a caravan along the road.  They defeat slavers and travel with the "Erringmen' to Woodland Hall
17 August 2947:  Party arrives with the 'Erringmen' at Woodland Hall
19 August 2947:  Party leaves for Rhosgobel
27 August 2947:  Party arrives at Rhosgobel (8 days of travel)
31 August 2947:  Party departs to Hunt Spiders.
02 September 2947:  Party crosses the river
05 September 2947:  Party returns to Rhosgobel

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Loremaster
 GM, 429 posts
 AC:30, HP: 100, M: 10/10
Sun 18 Oct 2020
at 17:33
Year 2947-48 Fellowship Phase (Sep 47 to April 48)
The party settles in for a winter among the woodsmen and their old friend 'Blackfeather'

The opportunity for smoking pipe, rest, study and reflection is great as the leaves turn color and fall to the forest floor. In early Spring Woodsmen leaders from across Mirkwood arrive (East Bight, Mountain Hall, Woodman town, Woodman Hall and the Black Tarn for the week of wedding celebrations that will end with the Annual Folk moot of Wilderland.  The wedding and week of celebration go with no serious problems.

Asgrim:  Heal Corruption (FAIL), Open Sanctuary (Rhosgobel)
Gundri:  Open Sanctuary (Rhosgobel), Resarch Lore (Failed)
Thiriswen: Heal Corruption (Success),  Ever Watchful (Success)
Hummond:  Gain Patron (Radaghast), Open Sanctuary (Rhosgobel)
Valtharr: Open Sanctuary (Rhosgobel), Heal Corruption (Success)