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      Topic: Which Greyhawk City/Town would you most like to see detailed
    Amalric

    Replies: 22
    Views: 1245

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Feb 22, 2022 2:56 pm   Subject: Which Greyhawk City/Town would you most like to see detailed
    Another vote for Enstad and for Stoink.
      Topic: Introductions and a little Greyhawk art by me...
    Amalric

    Replies: 267
    Views: 192558

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Tue Feb 09, 2010 5:35 am   Subject: Introductions and a little Greyhawk art by me...
    First time I've been through here in a while, but have to say I'm Glad ( Laughing ) I did!
    It's been years since I drew anything of note, and I have to say these are tremendous works, and - as others ha ...
      Topic: Well known Magic-User's?
    Amalric

    Replies: 21
    Views: 17254

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Thu Oct 08, 2009 12:26 pm   Subject: Well known Magic-User's?
    Fighters can read!? Shocked

    There's every chance that an inexperienced player, or someone playing an inexperienced character, wouldn't know who Bigby is. Given that Bigby was something of a reclu ...
      Topic: 10 things great about the 1E DMG
    Amalric

    Replies: 28
    Views: 27617

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Sun May 03, 2009 1:01 pm   Subject: 10 things great about the 1E DMG
    I love the 1e DMG, and for all the reasons given - the Harlot Chart went down a storm from the moment I first used it, but we were teenagers back then! Laughing

    But I also liked these items:-

    Ge ...
      Topic: Followers
    Amalric

    Replies: 5
    Views: 4582

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Sun May 03, 2009 12:46 pm   Subject: Followers
    I tend to go with the idea that the NPC stays until with the PC indefinitely...or until the DM determines that said follower wishes to branch out on his own, for whatever reason - be it a wish for ind ...
      Topic: 2008 Greyhawk Fantasy Football
    Amalric

    Replies: 11
    Views: 6296

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 19, 2008 7:54 am   Subject: 2008 Greyhawk Fantasy Football
    I'd be interested. I've played fantasy sports for four years now, and am involved in way too many baseball leagues and dynasties already.

    I prefer Yahoo or ESPN for fantasy sports, but I have playe ...
      Topic: Lost City of the Suel
    Amalric

    Replies: 14
    Views: 8447

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 19, 2008 7:45 am   Subject: Lost City of the Suel
    The Lost City is supposed to have been built upon an even older city site, as there are said to be weird, pre-Suel ruins there. I have pegged these ruins as the site of an ancient city of the sepentf ...
      Topic: [LG] Ghazal
    Amalric

    Replies: 9
    Views: 5228

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 19, 2008 7:00 am   Subject: [LG] Ghazal
    Nice article.

    Just seeing the name "Ghazal" reminds me of Gazal, the 'lost city' in the Conan the Adventurer tale Drums of Tombalku (if you know it, you'll recognise my username Wink ), which al ...
      Topic: Anna's Atlas of the Flanaess
    Amalric

    Replies: 693
    Views: 516693

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed May 21, 2008 6:10 am   Subject: Anna's Atlas of the Flanaess
    Love the new website, Anna! The maps are beautiful. Smile
      Topic: gary and his group had lucky dices?
    Amalric

    Replies: 19
    Views: 14263

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed May 21, 2008 5:19 am   Subject: gary and his group had lucky dices?
    Well it looks like *someone* looked at the calendar, saw it was CY(insert number), and figured ~ "Well, if Robilar was 15th (or 19th) level back then, in the interveing years he would have climbed to. ...
      Topic: Lendore Naval Fleet - Do elves have unique naval designs
    Amalric

    Replies: 57
    Views: 22996

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon May 19, 2008 7:56 am   Subject: Lendore Naval Fleet - Do elves have unique naval designs
    I don't see any reason why elves ships shouldn't/can't be of markedly better design and efficiency - both speed and firepower - than human vessels. Their main drawback is obviously the lack of numbers ...
      Topic: gary and his group had lucky dices?
    Amalric

    Replies: 19
    Views: 14263

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon May 19, 2008 7:25 am   Subject: gary and his group had lucky dices?
    By the way, the stats for Robilar in the Rogues Gallery are correct.

    Although Rob later stated that Robilar was in fact 19th level, and had 117HP, no? Can't recall where I read that, but I think it ...
      Topic: good Castle GH thread @ Acaeum
    Amalric

    Replies: 9
    Views: 7205

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon May 19, 2008 6:23 am   Subject: good Castle GH thread @ Acaeum
    Oh, scratch that last bit ~ I just read further down the post! Embarassed
      Topic: good Castle GH thread @ Acaeum
    Amalric

    Replies: 9
    Views: 7205

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon May 19, 2008 6:22 am   Subject: good Castle GH thread @ Acaeum
    IIRC, Gygax gave a very detailed description of the early years of CG in "Founding Greyhawk: The Creation and Development of the GREYHAWK Campaign, 1972-75" in Dragon Annual #2. The article clearly me ...
      Topic: Walking to Hyperboria
    Amalric

    Replies: 15
    Views: 7730

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon May 12, 2008 4:56 am   Subject: Walking to Hyperboria
    *hissss* Mort...! Mort...! *hawwwrrrrrr* I know what you're getting for Christmas!! *hisssshawwrrrr*

    Mort! *hissssss* I have felt your presence...!
      Topic: WOG Folio Map Scale
    Amalric

    Replies: 6
    Views: 4284

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu May 08, 2008 12:09 am   Subject: WOG Folio Map Scale
    I'll have to remember to try and not read that article this early in the morning ~ my head is spinning already! Shocked
      Topic: Elves in Geoff
    Amalric

    Replies: 13
    Views: 6304

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed May 07, 2008 6:41 am   Subject: Elves in Geoff
    I'd say your numbers are pretty good, and accurate. One could perhaps say that settlements such as Hocholve, though a predominantly-elven town in hte Hornwood, could have been the location of many hig ...
      Topic: The "official" 2008-2009 Greyhawk Webcomic thread!
    Amalric

    Replies: 371
    Views: 128954

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed May 07, 2008 6:15 am   Subject: The "official" 2008-2009 Greyhawk Webcomic thread!
    Amalric: Thanks! I'm always glad to get comments from new readers who are catching up. Have any favorite characters?

    Has to be the Cultists ~ classic comedy duo! But they all have their moments. I ...
      Topic: Abodes of Tenser and Mordenkainen
    Amalric

    Replies: 18
    Views: 11574

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Apr 30, 2008 8:15 am   Subject: Abodes of Tenser and Mordenkainen
    The TSR adventure Return of the Eight, #9576 edited by Roger Moore, provides a detailed description of Tenser's tower, inclduing rooms, occupants, history, etc. It also gives a brief description of th ...
      Topic: The "official" 2008-2009 Greyhawk Webcomic thread!
    Amalric

    Replies: 371
    Views: 128954

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 28, 2008 7:03 am   Subject: The "official" 2008-2009 Greyhawk Webcomic thread!
    These are quite brilliant, mortellan! Laughing I just wasted...I mean, "usefully spent"...half an hour reading through a fair number of them. Excellent work!
      Topic: Elves in Geoff
    Amalric

    Replies: 13
    Views: 6304

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Apr 25, 2008 11:45 am   Subject: Elves in Geoff
    I just read this, an article on the historical context of elves up to and including Tolkien, on the Lord of the Rings Plaza (www.lotrplaza.com), written by one of my fellow senior members. I just thou ...
      Topic: Least popular areas of the Flanaess?
    Amalric

    Replies: 37
    Views: 23108

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Apr 24, 2008 11:48 pm   Subject: Least popular areas of the Flanaess?
    Re: Celene

    As I recall, there was a description of some of the interior of the Royal Palace of Enstad and a little insight to the elves of the royal court in the Gord the Rogue book Artifact of Ev ...
      Topic: Distilling Greyhawk To Its Essence
    Amalric

    Replies: 46
    Views: 28248

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Apr 24, 2008 11:13 pm   Subject: Distilling Greyhawk To Its Essence
    Add in the fact that they can interact with legends like Mordenkainen, Tenser, Robilar, et al

    Yes they can but it is not necessary, unlike FR setting if playing on an Epic scale. Nonetheless if p ...
      Topic: [LG] Greyhawk Grumbler #2
    Amalric

    Replies: 9
    Views: 6693

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Apr 23, 2008 8:11 am   Subject: [LG] Greyhawk Grumbler #2
    LOL! Laughing

    Very good indeed. I laughed from the first paragraph to the last ~ it's just the sort of [s]trashy rag[/s] informative and vital newspaper I would expect of the Free City. Wink
      Topic: Distilling Greyhawk To Its Essence
    Amalric

    Replies: 46
    Views: 28248

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Apr 23, 2008 8:02 am   Subject: Distilling Greyhawk To Its Essence
    There are not 5 bullet points, only two:

    *Background

    *Characters

    I'd have to agree with that summation. All you really have to say to your players is:-

    Background ~ "This is where it all b ...
      Topic: WotC Website: Tharizdun Destroys Oerth
    Amalric

    Replies: 20
    Views: 15474

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Apr 23, 2008 3:58 am   Subject: WotC Website: Tharizdun Destroys Oerth
    Because all halflings are thieves, and one always needs one of them. Just nip down to Elmshire and holler, and they'll come a-runnin'!

    Gnomes are like dwarves, only smaller and cleaner.

    (/sweep ...
      Topic: Favorite Modules
    Amalric

    Replies: 46
    Views: 39386

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Fri Apr 18, 2008 8:02 am   Subject: Favorite Modules
    1. G1-3 Against the Giants. I worked it around a bit, took out some of the obvious magic items (flaming swords to fight frost giants, frost sword to fight fire giants, etc) and worked in a few other t ...
      Topic: It's been a long, strange journey.
    Amalric

    Replies: 6
    Views: 6796

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Fri Apr 18, 2008 7:36 am   Subject: It's been a long, strange journey.
    For the sake of ease, I'll jump right in here! Smile

    It must be almost 20 years since I last played AD&D, or RP of any sort for that matter. I started way back in 1979, and played 1e. for so ...
     
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