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[DtK] Siege on Gangster's Paradise - JStheguy vs skaianDestiny
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[DtK] Siege on Gangster's Paradise - JStheguy vs skaianDestiny

On the planet of Magnasanti-3 in the far of future of XXXX AD one of the remaining splinter groups of the 21st century originating Crisps gang thrive in their paradise of vice, stealing and selling for the betterment of themselves and holed up in their stronghold in the Great Desert of Steel in the lower hemisphere. But one day the Lower Magnasanti Crisps crossed Infinity Systems when they stole a shipment from the megacorp. This is the tale of... the Siege on Gangster's Paradise.

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Setting the scene
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At the Crisps stronghold in the lower hemisphere the gang is milling about the compound after the celebrating from their recent acquisitions going off without a hitch died down. Three are drinking in the center of the compound, one to the far left is taking potshots at a whiskey bottle, immediately to the right of the compound main area two of the gangsters are sparing in hand to hand combat, above them a gangster looks out onto the wastes of crates and ramshackle construction, and at the entrance a single paranoid scout scans the distance for the attack he knows is coming.

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As with all megacorps, Infinity Systems takes pride in their products. Specifically, when those products make a profit. And like all megacorps, Infinity Systems takes exception to those who decide to steal the company's products for their own benefit. Be they rival megacorps or some lowly gang members, there will be blood.

Of course, sending an army to take care of some glorified gangsters is a waste of resources. The regional Infinity Systems director has sent a small group of robots and a commander neutralize the pests. Three drones, two buzzards, a grunt drone, and a heavy pulse gun-wielding heavy drone should be enough.

Unfortunately, it seems their commander thinks otherwise.

"...for the last time, your forces are more than enough to take care of the targets. Hell, they're overkill." A voice tired from about forty minutes of paranoid argument said.

"But what if they've used some of the stolen merchandise and armed themselves?"

"Okay, first off, our guns require our own robots to activate them. Second, there weren't even any goddamn guns in the shipment."

"Still, what if they have rocket launchers, or, or tanks and jets and stuff?"

"...why would they even have...? Oh you've been playing Saints Row XIX again haven't you?" The voice over the comlink let out an exasperated sigh. "Okay, you know what? Fine. I'll send over a goddamn biped and some extra drones. They'll be a while, so start the attack now before those crack heads wise up."

"Thank you."

"Whatever, just hurry up and kill the fuckers."

[Reinforcements ETA~4 turns]

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Unfortunately for Infinity Systems they were not dealing with average crackheads (why use up their own product on themselves when they could sell it to desperate addicts for a tidy profit?), but semi-competent gangsters, and their mobilization has alerted two of the gangsters scanning the vast ocean of crates and sand. The scout at the entrance quickly ran to the other end and started yelling about the invaders, causing the resting gangster and the sparing gangsters to pick up their arms in case the invaders are actually going to make a move. Meanwhile the gangster watching from the girder starts quickly moving over the crates and clutter to get inside and alert the gang's kingpin. Half the gang is on alert and the other half will soon follow.

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With nary a moment of hesitation nor verbal command, IS moves out as one. The drones lead the charge, their heavier brethren following close by, metal boots clanging on metal and crunching the sand underfoot. One of the buzzards hangs close, while the second flies up, its anti-grav engine whirring as it ascends. It spots one of the targets in a shipping container, and with a pak pak pak it lets out a short burst of energy bolts from its triple-barreled pulse gun. At this range however, the shots are unlikely to hit.

Their commander, BCU-93S12D:SINGER, stays in the back, waiting for the reinforcements. While he's in no danger of dying even if his chassis was destroyed, it'd still be a mighty inconvenience and potentially leave the robots under his command to be taken over by hostiles, however unlikely that was. You can never be too safe, even with backwards gangsters.

[Reinforcements ETA~3 turns]

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One of the shots manages to hit the fleeing gangster in the spine, completely disabling and likely soon killing him. This commotion alerts almost all of the gangsters as they mobilize to defend the hideout from the invading forces. One of the gangsters lets off a volley of 3 shots to try and ward off the attackers.

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The shots for the most part miss, hitting the surrounding shipping crates and flinging sparks everywhere. However one of the strikes true, damaging one of the buzzard's stabilizers and sending it flying out of control.

Meanwhile on the ground, the drones continue their march, preparing to ascend the wooden ladder into the makeshift base. Two robots break off, the combat drone launching into the sky with its jetpack while the other buzzard dips down into the subway caves with the hopes of flanking the enemy.

[Reinforcements ETA~2 turns]

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The Gangsters begin moving into position, one of the explosive specialists begins climbing up the right stack to stay out of sight for an ambush while the once sparing gangsters move towards the entrance to protect it. As this happens the RPG wielding gangster moves right to his post, giving him a clear shot at the entrance, should he have to blow it sky high.

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The out-of-control buzzard continues to be out-of-control. The grunt drone on the other hand, is having much more success not acting like a thrown brick.

On the ground, Infinity Systems' assault is stymied by a stack of storage receptacles. The lead drone pulls itself into the crate, though it doesn't have the intelligence or self-preservation instincts to be in any way cautious.

The other buzzard continues its journey through the subway.

[Reinforcements ETA~1 Turn]

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The gangster who had fired the previous warning shots opens fire at the robot at the top of the ladder, with reinforcements in the form of the shotgun-wielding gangster nearby. The gangster at the top stops for a moment as he hears the out-of-control buzzard and somewhat-in-control drone come closer to him. Meanwhile the unsuspecting gangster at the far end of the compound has finally noticed something is up and is moving towards the center of the keep. Finally, the explosives expert in the center is finally in position to toss a Molotov, should it come to that.

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The bullets strike the drone in the chest and head, deactivating it permanently and throwing it out of the crate. Undeterred by the corpse of the comrade, the other two drones climb into the shipping container and take up firing positions. The unleash two energy bolts from the pulse rifle at the enemy target. The heavy drone, determining the wooden ladder cannot hold 1000+ pounds of robotic ass, instead opts to leap gracefully into the air and daintily grab onto the edge of the crate, the metal straining under the stress.

Above, the grunt slows its flight to land on the girders. The buzzard doesn't, and with a metallic clang it smashes into the crate. The shock jars the buzzard's internal electronics, shutting it down. Not like it had much value in the first place.

Something that is valuable are the reinforcements that have just arrived.

"Finally. Wait, only a biped and 2 grunts? That's barely anything! I've already lost two robots! It's only a net increase of one!"

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With those few shots the gangster dies as he tries to fire off another volley of shots, killing him as a bolt strikes the left part of his face, leaving it a mass of burn tissue. However, he still ends up letting off two wildly inaccurate shots. Meanwhile the RPG wielding gangster takes aim to fire off a grenade at the attackers, and the gangster far at the back finds himself caught up with a great big hole in the floor, even he is unsure how he got across that the first time around.

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One of the stray shots hits the drone in the head, deactivating it and dropping it to the floor. While the shot hasn't actually hit anything vital save for the optics, drones were meant for the civilian market, meaning that should certain vital components get damaged, the robot automatically shuts itself down to hopefully avoid further damage. Of course, this results in situations such as falling off ladders, drifting into the void of space, and dropping extremely delicate cargo. But hey, not every tactic is perfect.

The heavy drone hauls itself upwards, while the other kneeling drone advances, shooting one of the gangsters hanging on a ladder. The point-blank shot punches through the gangster's eye and skull, blood and brain matter bursting out the back of the unfortunate man's head.

Above, the grunt spots several barrels of Futuristic Overly Explosive Fuels Inc.-brand gas. Singer orders it to halt, not wanting to risk having some random gangster pop out and get rid of another combat-capable robot on the front lines.

"Oh come on, I keep losing drones! I told him that these guys weren't enough."

Crossing his arms, Singer sends the newly-arrived forces to reinforce the front line.

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The gangster all the way at the top finally movs to fight off whatever has landed on the other side of the heap of detritus. Meanwhile as two more gangsters fall to the weapons of the invaders, the gangster holding the groups one RPG fires it at the entrance, hoping to annihilate the first wave of invaders and possibly keep them out long enough to formulate a strategy. Also that one poor isolated gangster is still stuck and not sure how to get into the action.
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This is going to end with the underground buzzard and the isolated gangster killing each other among all of their dead allies, isn't it?

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The RPG misses both of the robots, detonating its high explosive payload on the ceiling. The explosion easily rips through the thin shipping crate, sending shrapnel everywhere. The heavy drone bears the brunt of the blast, a piece of shrapnel embedding itself into a weak point in the head optics, while another bounces off the thicker belly armor. The drone in front takes a pot shot at the targets in front.

Singer isn't too happy with this development.

"Agh, come on! Now my heavy is damaged! Piece of cake my ass, I knew they had a rocket launcher."

On the plus side, the underground buzzard found where the damn crates are.

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And suddenly everything happened.
The gangster all the way at the top has made eye contact with the android murderbot come to take their loot, Urist McStuckontheothersideofabloodyhole has just leaped across that gap, the platform the leader is standing on is about to collapse, the RPG launching gangster is running down the stairs to pick up a gun now that he is all out of his one RPG round, and to make things even more hectic, the Molotov gangster apparently thinks the threat is in the completely wrong direction of what it is and has thrown down a Molotov to try and drive out the massive invasion force that is so clearly there by the signs of a single Buzzard, and it will obviously be very effective in the mostly concrete and steel metro.
God that fire looks terrible

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Infinity Systems' turn can be best summarized as FIRE EVERYTHING.

Up on the girders, the box the gangster is kneeling on deforms under his weight, saving him from what would have been an energy bolt to the face. He'd better act quickly before the grunt drone fires another burst.

Below, the environment isn't so kind to the gang member on the wooden platform as it bends under his weight, the single damaged support cracking as it strains from the pressure.

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The hail of bullets don't hit much, but it still has sealed the fate of the gang's leader, as he is plummeting right towards the hard metal of the armored hatchback below. Meanwhile the gangster high above fires back at his adversary, and the shotgun wielding gangster also starts providing return fire towards the heavy, though buckshot probably wont do anything from this distance.

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The shot gun, as expected, does nothing more than bounce off of the heavy's heavy armor. In blatantly disproportionate retribution, it lets off another hail of energy bolts from its heavy repeater. Capable of punching through several inches of steel, its rather unlikely the flesh bag gangster would last long. A grunt takes up a position behind the heavy, firing its own shots at the ninja-looking dude coming down from the top.

In retrospect, it was a rather bad idea to jump into a tight corridor where the enemy already has firing solutions.

Below, the buzzard smacks into the IS crate, flipping itself over. While there's no lasting harm, it will take a while to orient itself. The molotov splashes its incendiary fluid on the subway station floor, harmless to anything except for a poor dilapidated bench.

On the girders, the Crisps are actually having a bit of success. The gangster's bullets strike true, hitting the head and torso of the grunt. While grunt drones are more robust than their civilian counterparts, two bullet holes in the CPU is still incapacitating damage.

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The gang leader's body hits the car with a meaty thud and a loud crack, he landed right on his head, mashing his face up and knocking him out cold, where he lies unconscious as the burned swiss cheese that was one of his allies gets blasted out of the entrance above and lands right on his back, breaking it. Like most of his other allies, he is not completely dead, but incapacitated and all but guaranteed to die from their wounds. Behind the now decimated gangster who's remaining burn tissue signed the gang leader's complete death warrant, the mad arsonist who's rash actions has set the subway ablaze, effectively closing off a potential escape route. clings to the door of the storage crate entrance with his leg wounded, completely open to one good shot. Meanwhile, the gangster who had the gang's one solitary RPG loads up with a gun that was lying around, checking the weapon to make sure everything is order as the only other survivors armed enough to actually do damage also head to the central chamber of the crumbling scrap fortress. At the front lines, a straggler remains who has noticed an adversary above, in a fit of fright and futility, he fires an erratic burst out of each of his guns, though they are assuredly more powerful than a shotgun pellet, against unfeeling men of steel their effectiveness is uncertain. The remainder of the Crisps are outgunned, out-manned, and outsmarted, this is not a fight the Crisps will win, it might not even be one they can survive.

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The wild spray of bullets actually manages to score a hit on the grunt's head. Were it a regular drone, it would have been out of the fight, sparing its attacker for just a while longer. Unfortunately for him, the grunt is built tougher, and its chest optics are more than enough to aim a few plasma bolts down his way. Behind, the biped lands with a clang, denting the shipping container and sending some miscellaneous items jumping. It braces itself for another great leap.

Meanwhile, the heavy and grunt below open fire as they march forward inexorably. The ninja arsonist had better think quick lest he join his friends below.

The buzzard goes deeper into the rabbit tunnel, perhaps looking for a good flanking position.

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The desperate scramble continues, as two more gangsters are struck down and reduced to masses of burn tissue by volleys of plasma fire, bringing their numbers down to three survivors. The red capped gangster makes his way down the central stairwell to meet with his fellow remaining gangsters. Meanwhile said fellow remaining gangsters have hidden themselves behind the very stolen goods that got them into this perilous situation as they try to formulate a plan. Nothing they can come up with, from risky ambushes to fleeing their base of operations to live another day sounds particularly preferable.

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The immediate threats neutralized, IS advances.

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That one gangster up top continues his decent while the goateed gangster makes his way out of cover and towards the caverns below, a scheme is brewing.

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With the action dying down, the only sapient mind in the local Infinity Systems force starts to get antsy.

"It's quiet. Too quiet. Oh man this can only be a trap. Better hold back and call for some reinforcements."

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The scramble continues as the headband wearing gangster finds what he was looking for, a pretty powerful looking rifle, that should put a good dent in the tin soldiers storming the hideout. But on the same stairwell, the gangster descending from on high has just unwittingly ran into some unwelcome guests, this probably wont end well for him.

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