Running in both 3.5 and Pathfinder at the same time (worked surprisingly well) they went upstairs and Muska crawled into an access hatch to try to get the door open. He set off an alarm which deployed some mechanical guardsmen. Fortunately the guardsmen were very old and had sand in their gears and were rather worn down by the sand. unfortunately, the guardsman’s posts were the next of a Huge sized dustform banded lizard which the party proceeded to kill in 2 rounds (leaving the tiny baby dustform lizards to fend for themselves after they ran off. the monsters…) inside the office they found a hidden compartment with a circlet of persuasion, as well as a vial of Strange Purple Liquid and a mini-tablet key thing on a necklace from the corpse sitting there (as well as the corpse’s signet ring).
They took a bit to search the building top to bottom for any further useful items, and around sunset, they heard a dragon land outside and demand his tribute. They gave him his tribute in the form of an ass kicking, then the session ended.
Special note, chris’ character in this was played by Steven running an NPC Bard Daniel and Alex were running the 3.5 versions of their characters, and Luke and Steven were running in Pathfinder mode. Monsters were run in 3.5 mode.
EDIT:GOD DAMMIT. If you find page online labeled “Pathfinder XP calculator” after searching for “Pathfinder XP calculator”, and it’s titled “Pathfinder XP calculator” obviously it’s an XP calculator for 3.5, I mean really, who wouldn’t be able to deduce that?
XP totals re-calculated:
End of session XP totals:
Lisa 185,716 (to apply to her newly arriving character. Previous XP total taken from Chris’ bard, and XP earned tonight by Steven was applied to both Steven and Lisa.)
Steven 185,716 (to apply to his newly arriving character. Previous XP total taken from Chris’ bard, and XP earned tonight by Steven was applied to both Steven and Lisa.)
Achievements:None offline for maintenance. Possibly indefinitely