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      Topic: We need a Living Greyhawk forum.
    Damien

    Replies: 48
    Views: 35772

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Mar 23, 2011 6:34 pm   Subject: We need a Living Greyhawk forum.
    Hey guys, I've been away for the best part of 7 months.

    Is anything new happening on this front?
      Topic: Off-topic, but Important to Me
    Damien

    Replies: 19
    Views: 13691

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Sep 25, 2010 6:23 pm   Subject: Off-topic, but Important to Me
    My sympathies too, Chaoticprime. Hang in there, mate.
      Topic: Inherent Racial Natures?
    Damien

    Replies: 10
    Views: 8126

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Aug 29, 2010 10:48 pm   Subject: Inherent Racial Natures?
    For my part, I actually see the more long-lived races with ingrained cultural traditions having a stronger effect on the human cultures around them, rather than vice versa. I think that the dwarven an ...
      Topic: Don't know where to begin.
    Damien

    Replies: 7
    Views: 7798

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Wed Aug 25, 2010 7:28 am   Subject: Don't know where to begin.
    Just read the rest of the thread. If you kicked off your game in Furyondy, the allied nation of Highfolk has a huge population of high elves too! You will find details of them in the Marklands supplem ...
      Topic: Don't know where to begin.
    Damien

    Replies: 7
    Views: 7798

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Wed Aug 25, 2010 7:25 am   Subject: Don't know where to begin.
    I love talking about elves, so excuse me if this gets longwinded. Not to nitpick, but there aren't supposed to be any high elves from Celene. According to the both the original Gazetteer and the Livin ...
      Topic: curse of the crimson throne in greyhawk
    Damien

    Replies: 4
    Views: 4411

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Aug 25, 2010 6:42 am   Subject: curse of the crimson throne in greyhawk
    Being largely unfamiliar with Pathfinder, I couldn't say with any authority but I did have a quick look on the PathfinderWiki for some info on Korvosa. I would say you are on the money with the Great ...
      Topic: Greyhawk - still relevant?
    Damien

    Replies: 24
    Views: 14487

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Aug 08, 2010 8:46 pm   Subject: Greyhawk - still relevant?
    I'm 33 and was introduced to Greyhawk when I was 9! I've played in most of the worlds but always come back to Greyhawk. Something has always struck me when talking to players more familiar with other ...
      Topic: The Circle of Eight's unnamed founding member
    Damien

    Replies: 12
    Views: 7433

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 01, 2010 12:40 am   Subject: The Circle of Eight's unnamed founding member
    I don't really see Khelben "Blackstaff" Arunsun getting too interested in joining the Circle of Eight. He just has too many irons in the fires of Toril around that time. His namesake, Khelben "Ravensc ...
      Topic: The Circle of Eight's unnamed founding member
    Damien

    Replies: 12
    Views: 7433

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jun 28, 2010 10:25 pm   Subject: The Circle of Eight's unnamed founding member
    From the Living Greyhawk Journal #0, I always took it that Leomund was the plane-hopper. He retires in 574 CY to go wandering when Tenser joins, then Mordenkainen becomes the shadowy ninth member when ...
      Topic: Symbols & crests of the Circle of Eight
    Damien

    Replies: 3
    Views: 3435

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jun 27, 2010 9:08 pm   Subject: Symbols & crests of the Circle of Eight
    Hey guys, sorry if this has already been covered at some point.I'm looking for any magical sigils or heraldic crests used by members of the Circle of Eight, both old and new. I figure that coming acro ...
      Topic: city map of verbobonc
    Damien

    Replies: 13
    Views: 10573

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Jun 26, 2010 7:19 am   Subject: city map of verbobonc
    That's interesting, Rasgon. Whoever did the 3D map did indeed place the church of Trithereon where the 2D mapper placed the burned cathedral of Pelor. They also placed the church of Pelor where the ch ...
      Topic: city map of verbobonc
    Damien

    Replies: 13
    Views: 10573

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 22, 2010 8:33 pm   Subject: city map of verbobonc
    Oh, and can anybody give me some background on the ruined school of elemental magic? I wonder if they had any links to Furyondian Chamber of Four?


    Again, cracker of a map.

    Ta.

    Damien.
      Topic: city map of verbobonc
    Damien

    Replies: 13
    Views: 10573

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 22, 2010 8:28 pm   Subject: city map of verbobonc
    That 3D map rocks! Who is responsible for that?? And how can I convince them to finish it in colour?

    Happy

    I love the look of the Viscount's castle. For some reason though I thought that mass ...
      Topic: Prisoner of the Castle Perilous
    Damien

    Replies: 5
    Views: 5204

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 02, 2010 9:24 pm   Subject: Prisoner of the Castle Perilous
    Thanks very much. Top clarification. I suppose Pentival will not eventually be making it into the hero-god ranks, since his soul has gone down the proverbial chute Bubba Hotep style Wink
      Topic: Prisoner of the Castle Perilous
    Damien

    Replies: 5
    Views: 5204

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 01, 2010 6:54 am   Subject: Prisoner of the Castle Perilous
    Hey guys, I just had a quick read of this great adventure by Steven S. Greer and something very odd struck me. Part of the whole backstory for this adventure involves Saint Pentival of Pelor and I **** ...
      Topic: Saltmarsh
    Damien

    Replies: 9
    Views: 6368

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue May 11, 2010 8:49 am   Subject: Saltmarsh
    Yeah, I understand what you mean about the entry being too long but I just gave it a second look and a fair amount of the material is worth using. Btw I did mention that the DMGII entry occurs after t ...
      Topic: Saltmarsh
    Damien

    Replies: 9
    Views: 6368

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue May 11, 2010 3:23 am   Subject: Saltmarsh
    The 3.5 ed Dungeon Masters Guide II has a section detailing the city of Saltmarsh some years after the U series. It's full of npcs, most of whom would have been there at the time of the U series, has ...
      Topic: Screaming Skull and other spells...
    Damien

    Replies: 0
    Views: 3758

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Sun May 09, 2010 9:46 pm   Subject: Screaming Skull and other spells...
    Hey guys. I originally posted this in the main discussion section but it really belongs here I think.

    Could anyone please tell me if any of the unique spells of the various priesthoods detailed in ...
      Topic: New to boards
    Damien

    Replies: 14
    Views: 10880

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat May 01, 2010 6:48 am   Subject: New to boards
    I recommend you check out From the Ashes and the Living Greyhawk Gazetteer. There used to be some great Living Greyhawk material but I think the link to it is dead, though I hope someone will follow ...
      Topic: What is the offical word From WOTC on Greyhawk?
    Damien

    Replies: 32
    Views: 21009

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat May 01, 2010 6:21 am   Subject: What is the offical word From WOTC on Greyhawk?
    ditto. With qualifications.

    Cool

    Damien.
      Topic: Crossbows and Pavise shields
    Damien

    Replies: 22
    Views: 16634

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Apr 30, 2010 8:14 am   Subject: Crossbows and Pavise shields
    Apologies to all for only using a 3.5 perspective here. I'm using a 3.5 rule book and my earlier editions are about 800 km away unfortunately. Do 1st or 2nd edition shed any more light on the subject? ...
      Topic: Crossbows and Pavise shields
    Damien

    Replies: 22
    Views: 16634

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Apr 29, 2010 10:36 pm   Subject: Crossbows and Pavise shields
    Hey guys, just curious if anyone has made extensive use of this tactic in your games? I've been trying to think of ways to make the various armies of the Flanaess look and fight a bit differently for ...
      Topic: Bandit Kingdom heraldry
    Damien

    Replies: 6
    Views: 5142

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Apr 28, 2010 5:55 pm   Subject: Bandit Kingdom heraldry
    Thanks, mate!

    Cracker of a link. Fields of Glory looks like an interesting game too...

    Still looking for heraldry for the other Bandit Kingdoms though. Aurdraco? Could you possibly help here?
    ...
      Topic: Bandit Kingdom heraldry
    Damien

    Replies: 6
    Views: 5142

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Apr 27, 2010 8:17 am   Subject: Bandit Kingdom heraldry
    Hey guys,
    there has been some fantastic Bandit Kingdom info on Canonfire lately. It makes me curious as to where I might find some BK heraldry. I already know Rookroost but what about ...
      Topic: The Unofficial LG BK Summary thread
    Damien

    Replies: 12
    Views: 9735

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Apr 10, 2010 6:14 am   Subject: The Unofficial LG BK Summary thread
    Impressive. Most Impressive. Happy

    I am so pleased that someone from the Living Greyhawk triads has done this! And so comprehensively at that. Thankyou so much!

    I hope a few of the other folk ...
      Topic: The Unofficial LG BK Summary thread
    Damien

    Replies: 12
    Views: 9735

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Mar 27, 2010 10:02 pm   Subject: The Unofficial LG BK Summary thread
    This is great! I hope a few more folks involved in the Living Greyhawk Campaign follow your example. It would have to be the first time I've seen an in depth account of how the various Bandit Kingdoms ...
      Topic: New to boards
    Damien

    Replies: 14
    Views: 10880

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Mar 27, 2010 2:24 am   Subject: New to boards
    Oh, and the Free City of Greyhawk of course! Embarassed
      Topic: New to boards
    Damien

    Replies: 14
    Views: 10880

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Mar 27, 2010 2:23 am   Subject: New to boards
    Yeah, Nyrond did not weather the war well. They lost too many men fighting indecisive battles with the Fists in Tenh at Ternsmay and again against the North Kingdom and Bone March in the Flinty Hills. ...
      Topic: Alliance of Niole Dra (long)
    Damien

    Replies: 1
    Views: 2303

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Mar 25, 2010 8:42 am   Subject: Alliance of Niole Dra (long)
    Hey guys, I'm just curious if any of you Keoland, Gran March, Ulek, Yeomanry and Celene enthusiasts would care to hazard how many troops each of those nations committed to the struggle against Iuz aft ...
      Topic: New to boards
    Damien

    Replies: 14
    Views: 10880

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Mar 25, 2010 8:18 am   Subject: New to boards
    Oh, and Welcome to Canonfire! Nice to have you aboard... Smile
      Topic: New to boards
    Damien

    Replies: 14
    Views: 10880

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Mar 25, 2010 8:15 am   Subject: New to boards
    Nice one. Happy Basically he started a World War and made some opportunistic land grabs....

    If you google "history of the greyhawk wars" you should get a reasonable account (though what might best ...
      Topic: Population and Class Levels.
    Damien

    Replies: 59
    Views: 36890

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Mar 21, 2010 9:08 pm   Subject: Population and Class Levels.
    I disagree with you there, Thanael. I think the difference between a blacksmith expert of 10th level and a rogue or bard of 10th level is quite simply the fact that even a bard or rogue who has reache ...
      Topic: Population and Class Levels.
    Damien

    Replies: 59
    Views: 36890

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Mar 19, 2010 8:50 am   Subject: Population and Class Levels.
    I'm pretty sure that the 0-level nobodies of earlier editions translate to professional classes in 3.5 ed. The vast majority of your cityfolk would be 1st level commoners, which translates pretty well ...
      Topic: Northern Islands (Flanaess)
    Damien

    Replies: 6
    Views: 4754

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 15, 2010 6:30 pm   Subject: Northern Islands (Flanaess)
    Out of curiosity, does anyone know if the Zeai (Sea Barbarians) are still around? I recall reading about them in the Blackmoor entry for the Greyhawk gazeteer a while back but that is the first and la ...
      Topic: Greyhawk Faiths organization
    Damien

    Replies: 12
    Views: 7075

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 15, 2010 6:26 pm   Subject: Greyhawk Faiths organization
    I believe that there has been some traditional rivalry between the churches of Hieroneous in Furyondy and the Shield Lands. I think one might be called the Church of the Archpaladin and the other the ...
      Topic: more characters from the LJN toy line?
    Damien

    Replies: 11
    Views: 7555

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Feb 14, 2010 6:04 pm   Subject: more characters from the LJN toy line?
    I'd like to extend my complements on that article, Rasgon. I've had enormous fun fleshing out the former Heartstone company members in my own Greyhawk Wars campaign. I've even placed the Shady Dragon ...
      Topic: Tenser, Robilar and the Green Dragon Inn (long)
    Damien

    Replies: 20
    Views: 15172

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Feb 08, 2010 4:22 pm   Subject: Tenser, Robilar and the Green Dragon Inn (long)
    Thankyou, Icarus! You've summed up my intentions with the thread much better than I. Happy

    Damien.
      Topic: Tenser, Robilar and the Green Dragon Inn (long)
    Damien

    Replies: 20
    Views: 15172

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Feb 07, 2010 5:18 am   Subject: Tenser, Robilar and the Green Dragon Inn (long)
    Thanks, Cebrion. I already noted Oteta's answer. I just think it is one of several plausible answers rather than a definitive one. AFAIK, the person in question is not explicitly either an agent of Te ...
      Topic: Tenser, Robilar and the Green Dragon Inn (long)
    Damien

    Replies: 20
    Views: 15172

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Feb 06, 2010 8:20 pm   Subject: Tenser, Robilar and the Green Dragon Inn (long)
    Hey guys, cool idscussion. It's not that I'm not interested in the tangent that the Robilar/Bilarro authenticity storyline tangent engenders Wink but I'm actually much more interested in what is goi ...
      Topic: Tenser, Robilar and the Green Dragon Inn (long)
    Damien

    Replies: 20
    Views: 15172

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Feb 04, 2010 10:23 pm   Subject: Tenser, Robilar and the Green Dragon Inn (long)
    I was just browsing through my copy of Expedition to the Ruins of Greyhawk when I chanced upon an interesting passage regarding special encounters at the Green Dragon Inn.

    A chill breeze teases the ...
      Topic: King Belvor IV
    Damien

    Replies: 1
    Views: 2736

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 28, 2010 9:43 am   Subject: King Belvor IV
    Hey guys, I'm just curious if anyone has a nice picture of King Belvor? If so, would you be willing to point me in the right direction? As I have many, many NPC's running around as recurring character ...
      Topic: Doom 3 in the Flanaess
    Damien

    Replies: 5
    Views: 3406

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jan 27, 2010 5:58 am   Subject: Doom 3 in the Flanaess
    Hmmm, fun, fun, fun! Much of my response is 3.5 ed but I'm sure you could tweak this for similar results no what edition you play.

    First of all, I'd have the assassin be employed by a mastermind n ...
      Topic: AD&D 1e and/or 2e stats for Circle of Eight
    Damien

    Replies: 18
    Views: 12444

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 26, 2010 6:44 am   Subject: AD&D 1e and/or 2e stats for Circle of Eight
    The way I've been doing it for a very long time is pretty standard, roll 4d6 for each stat, take the best 3 and generally things work out pretty good. When I adopted 3rd ed, I added in that the hero s ...
      Topic: Why I play SOLO
    Damien

    Replies: 38
    Views: 21815

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 26, 2010 6:25 am   Subject: Why I play SOLO
    Crikey! I suppose I should thank my lucky stars that I've never been in that situation. 23 years of gaming and never anything remotely like it. I've had obnoxious players before but never a DM or grou ...
      Topic: Obsidian Citadel
    Damien

    Replies: 29
    Views: 22734

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jan 24, 2010 5:13 pm   Subject: Obsidian Citadel
    I just noted something from the new Oerth Journal #25. It has a bearing on this discussion so I thought it might be worth drawing your attention to it. The Obsidian Citadel sidebar on page 17 mentions ...
      Topic: The Oerth Journal #25 is unleashed!
    Damien

    Replies: 10
    Views: 12970

    PostForum: The Oerth Journal   Posted: Tue Jan 19, 2010 2:03 am   Subject: The Oerth Journal #25 is unleashed!
    Hey guys, I'd like to add my congratulations for an excellent edition to the Oerth Journals. I especially enjoyed the updated Mordenkainen and the Ur-Flannae Amulet of Fortitude. In fact, I noted with ...
      Topic: Ur-flan
    Damien

    Replies: 24
    Views: 14780

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 18, 2010 6:24 pm   Subject: Ur-flan
    Well said, Jose. Ties everything together nicely.

    Damien.
      Topic: Lareth the Beautiful
    Damien

    Replies: 31
    Views: 24681

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 12, 2010 10:04 pm   Subject: Lareth the Beautiful
    Thanks very much. I know that Lareth has made appearances in 4th ed, but apparently this was a 3.5 adventure that listed him as 15th or 20th level....

    Ta.

    Damien.
      Topic: Using Greyhawk to teach history?
    Damien

    Replies: 9
    Views: 4953

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 12, 2010 8:30 pm   Subject: Using Greyhawk to teach history?
    I had a high school ancient history teacher who made a comparison between the defences and tunnel works of Armengar in the Riftwar Saga with the Hittite capital of Hattusa (?). I think it was an attem ...
      Topic: Lareth the Beautiful
    Damien

    Replies: 31
    Views: 24681

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 12, 2010 8:11 pm   Subject: Lareth the Beautiful
    I recently heard that there was a mod or dungeon released online right before 4th ed. came out regarding an update of Lareth and what he is up to. Does anyone know anything about this? It was news to ...
      Topic: Ancient Greyhawk political maps
    Damien

    Replies: 29
    Views: 30435

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 11, 2010 5:56 am   Subject: Ancient Greyhawk political maps
    Impressive... Most impressive. I second any attempts at earlier maps, particularly of the Occluded Empire.

    Damien.
      Topic: Ur-flan
    Damien

    Replies: 24
    Views: 14780

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jan 01, 2010 3:46 am   Subject: Ur-flan
    Most insightful. Thankyou all. I think for my campaign I would cautiously take a middle ground of saying that the Ur-Flan were a more settled, technologically and magically developed off-shoot caste o ...
      Topic: Ur-flan
    Damien

    Replies: 24
    Views: 14780

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Dec 31, 2009 3:20 am   Subject: Ur-flan
    Hello everyone. I know this topic must be an old and oft-explored one, but can somebody please point me towards some info on the Ur-flan. I've had a pretty good look around this site and come up near ...
      Topic: Riggby
    Damien

    Replies: 7
    Views: 5488

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Dec 23, 2009 9:25 pm   Subject: Riggby
    I suppose if one allowed themselves to fret too much that that the Old One's assassin's were right around the next corner they might worry themsleves into an early grave... Smile

    Does anyone hav ...
      Topic: Riggby
    Damien

    Replies: 7
    Views: 5488

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Dec 20, 2009 4:37 pm   Subject: Riggby
    Anyone have any idea when Riggby was born? Judging from the picture of him in Expedition to the Ruins of Castle Greyhawk I would have put him in his late 70's at the time of his death in 598 (?) CY. S ...
      Topic: Your Greyhawk Campaign Theme
    Damien

    Replies: 28
    Views: 18207

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Dec 18, 2009 6:33 pm   Subject: Your Greyhawk Campaign Theme
    My second campaign arc heavily involved "Cairn-raiding". The adventurers were all level 1-4, based out of Greyhawk City and seeking their fortunes. I used a lot of the old one-shot adventure cards fro ...
      Topic: Favorite Greyhawk adventure or accessory
    Damien

    Replies: 24
    Views: 15539

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Dec 18, 2009 8:45 am   Subject: Favorite Greyhawk adventure or accessory
    Although T1-4 is my favourite campaign, I actually like Against the Giants a bit more as a stand alone if for no other reason than Obmi turns up!

    My favourite supplements are City of Greyhawk and F ...
      Topic: Ancient Greyhawk political maps
    Damien

    Replies: 29
    Views: 30435

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Dec 18, 2009 8:33 am   Subject: Ancient Greyhawk political maps
    Rachleach? Was that the ancient elf spirit possessing a druid in the City of Greyhawk Boxed Set? I always liked the idea, although I confess that the reason why was that it reminded me somewhat of the ...
      Topic: We need a Living Greyhawk forum.
    Damien

    Replies: 48
    Views: 35772

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Dec 18, 2009 1:22 am   Subject: We need a Living Greyhawk forum.
    Wow! This is exciting stuff! Smile I tried to get ahold of some Furyondy information a couple of years ago, thinking the best I might be able to get was a timeline of events. One of the triad membe ...
      Topic: Aging
    Damien

    Replies: 42
    Views: 26350

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Dec 12, 2009 7:04 am   Subject: Aging
    In addition to basing my xp on role-playing rather than "challenges", I award my guys xp for making their own spells, and for researching formulae for magical items. I also award xp for my characters ...
      Topic: Large island north of Ice Barbarians
    Damien

    Replies: 15
    Views: 8553

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Dec 12, 2009 6:36 am   Subject: Large island north of Ice Barbarians
    At the risk of drawing ire for making a real world comparison, perhaps it could be a rough fantasy analogue for Greenland? Although I've never had cause to use them, it would be a great place to set s ...
      Topic: World Mixing aka Planescape Cosmology
    Damien

    Replies: 19
    Views: 10566

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Dec 11, 2009 10:03 am   Subject: World Mixing aka Planescape Cosmology
    I like to make common a bit rarer in the provincial towns and villages, and literacy too. I've had some great games with players trying to communicate with a farmer or two in western Furyondy who only ...
      Topic: Aging
    Damien

    Replies: 42
    Views: 26350

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Dec 10, 2009 8:19 am   Subject: Aging
    We'll have to agree to disagree there, Varthalon. Levelling in 3.5 is definitely a cause for celebration if the DM does his job properly. The highest level character I've had in 3.5 is 10th level afte ...
      Topic: DMing the City of Greyhawk
    Damien

    Replies: 24
    Views: 12980

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Dec 10, 2009 6:54 am   Subject: DMing the City of Greyhawk
    Rossik, a couple of suggestions for NPC interactions for your campaign...

    I'd make heavy use of Otiluke for your mage npc particularly if it is going to be a long campaign. Get some real pathos goi ...
      Topic: Aging
    Damien

    Replies: 42
    Views: 26350

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Dec 10, 2009 6:10 am   Subject: Aging
    That's true. Grimmri Fischer from the Fellowship of the Torch was just over 400 when he copped it during the war in Furyondy. And for the record, according to his background he led a very full life of ...
      Topic: Your Greyhawk Campaign Theme
    Damien

    Replies: 28
    Views: 18207

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Dec 10, 2009 5:52 am   Subject: Your Greyhawk Campaign Theme
    Great topic! I have found that themes need to change as the game progresses in order to keep things fresh. Over the last 7 or 8 years of real time (8 years of Oerth time) my game has evolved from ligh ...
      Topic: World Mixing aka Planescape Cosmology
    Damien

    Replies: 19
    Views: 10566

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Dec 10, 2009 1:15 am   Subject: World Mixing aka Planescape Cosmology
    I'm not against plane-hopping within limits. I've had a few guys head to the Ethereal, Astral and Shadow Planes, Sigil and the Outlands but not actually between worlds. In my experience one game world ...
      Topic: Ancient Greyhawk political maps
    Damien

    Replies: 29
    Views: 30435

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Dec 10, 2009 12:49 am   Subject: Ancient Greyhawk political maps
    What a fantastic idea! I for one would love to see a rough delineation of the oeridian tribal lands before the conquests of the Great Kingdom. Has anyone looked into this in the past?

    Ta.

    Damien ...
      Topic: Aging
    Damien

    Replies: 42
    Views: 26350

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Dec 09, 2009 9:40 pm   Subject: Aging
    Ok, this is a topic near and dear so I feel an urge to waffle! I do aplogise for digressing a little from the original topic...

    Happy

    For my part I too approve of elves being very long-lived. ...
      Topic: Obsidian Citadel
    Damien

    Replies: 29
    Views: 22734

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Dec 08, 2009 2:31 am   Subject: Obsidian Citadel
    Thanks very much indeeed! I clearly have some work to do before the game session tomorrow night! The plan is to have Chendl all but broken after a near 3 month siege by the forces of Iuz, with nasty l ...
      Topic: Obsidian Citadel
    Damien

    Replies: 29
    Views: 22734

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Dec 07, 2009 3:07 pm   Subject: Obsidian Citadel
    Very informative thread. Actually, I quite like your idea that Eraj could be Yrag's son. IMHO Yrag should be considerably stronger than 12th level in spite of canon but I know that his levels have var ...
      Topic: lets attack robilar castle!
    Damien

    Replies: 18
    Views: 7192

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Dec 07, 2009 6:56 am   Subject: lets attack robilar castle!
    There was a good Living Greyhawk column written about Robilar and his lands. You can find it here. http://www.wizards.com/default.asp?x=lg/lgmp/20080109a

    I think it may contradict Robert J. Kuntz t ...
      Topic: Obsidian Citadel
    Damien

    Replies: 29
    Views: 22734

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Dec 07, 2009 6:22 am   Subject: Obsidian Citadel
    Thanks very much! Exactly the sort of info that I am interested in! And quite different than what I expected to boot. I was expecting a small contingent of griffon cavalry and a large number of archer ...
      Topic: Obsidian Citadel
    Damien

    Replies: 29
    Views: 22734

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Dec 07, 2009 4:15 am   Subject: Obsidian Citadel
    I certainly agree that it fits too. The City of Greyhawk boxed set is set before The Adventure Begins so there isn't even a need to make it reconcile along your lines. There is also precedent for Yrag ...
      Topic: Obsidian Citadel
    Damien

    Replies: 29
    Views: 22734

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Dec 07, 2009 3:15 am   Subject: Obsidian Citadel
    Hey guys. I'm looking for as much information as I can find on the Obsidian Citadel and what forces Mordenkainen has at his disposal there. I am well acquainted with the information in the old boxed s ...
      Topic: 3.5 Circle of Eight
    Damien

    Replies: 4
    Views: 4038

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Nov 30, 2009 9:45 pm   Subject: 3.5 Circle of Eight
    Thanks again. Not a bad 3.5 approximation for the original's powers, I think. The rod of beguiling certainly explains how a younger Rary might have managed to get past the first few minutes with the P ...
      Topic: 3.5 Circle of Eight
    Damien

    Replies: 4
    Views: 4038

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Nov 29, 2009 9:18 am   Subject: 3.5 Circle of Eight
    Thanks very much for the prompt reply! I'll be sure to update my entries with a 3.5 version as soon as possible.

    Cheers.

    Damien.
      Topic: 3.5 Circle of Eight
    Damien

    Replies: 4
    Views: 4038

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Nov 29, 2009 3:25 am   Subject: 3.5 Circle of Eight
    I'm in the process of doing my own Circle of Eight 3.5 conversions and, wherever possible, trying to remain true to the old text in the City of Greyhawk boxed set. This has necessitated recreating a ...
      Topic: Pathfinder RPG
    Damien

    Replies: 22
    Views: 12790

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Nov 28, 2009 7:11 am   Subject: Pathfinder RPG
    Just my 2 cents on the back and forth above. Like many people who frequent Canonfire, I grew up on 1st ed. and have witnessed the ups and downs of the whole thing over the years. With each new edition ...
      Topic: DMing the City of Greyhawk
    Damien

    Replies: 24
    Views: 12980

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Nov 27, 2009 5:16 am   Subject: DMing the City of Greyhawk
    At first I tended to concentrate on the River Quarter and the Old City myself simply because the city is so huge, characterful and well detailed. Once my PC's were comfortable there, I started giving ...
      Topic: Circle of Eight and the Leadership feat
    Damien

    Replies: 3
    Views: 2628

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Nov 26, 2009 11:31 pm   Subject: Circle of Eight and the Leadership feat
    Does anyone know if any of the Circle of Eight other than Jallarzi have a familiar? I recall that Jallarzi has Edwina the pseudodragon, and a 3rd edition source might have listed some sort of construc ...
      Topic: Doomgrinder
    Damien

    Replies: 7
    Views: 4351

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Nov 26, 2009 10:28 pm   Subject: wiki
    So can anyone get involved in the Greyhawk wiki or is it by invitation only?
    I've never been involved with a wiki and I've noticed that there is plenty of people missing from the characters section. ...
      Topic: Mord's Hair
    Damien

    Replies: 64
    Views: 41236

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Nov 26, 2009 8:47 pm   Subject: Mordenkainen's hair
    I know that I'm coming into this one late but I'll throw my 2 cents in anyway. There are plenty of reasons given above about the artist's decision to make him a baldy but how about an "in-game" reason ...
      Topic: Worst piece of crap on Oerth....
    Damien

    Replies: 54
    Views: 35958

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Nov 26, 2009 8:07 pm   Subject: Worst piece of crap on Oerth....
    I've actually never read or played Gargoyles. For the ones that I have read Child's Play bakes, takes and eats the cake by far...

    As for Living Greyhawk mod summaries, bloody oath what a great idea ...
      Topic: Timeline of the Greyhawk Wars
    Damien

    Replies: 13
    Views: 6255

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Nov 26, 2009 7:46 pm   Subject: Sargent.
    I particularly like the way that Sargent revisited many of the npc's from the City of Greyhawk boxed in From the Ashes. I think Sargent had a particular flair for investing personality in his characte ...
      Topic: Pathfinder RPG
    Damien

    Replies: 22
    Views: 12790

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Nov 26, 2009 7:37 pm   Subject: Pathfinder RPG
    I'm with Bubbagump on this one. Most 3.5 campaigns have their house rules down at this point and if your home campaign is working already there is no sense in trying to reinvint the wheel.

    Having ...
      Topic: Timeline of the Greyhawk Wars
    Damien

    Replies: 13
    Views: 6255

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Nov 23, 2009 7:10 pm   Subject: The Day of the Great Signing
    I agree that it could have been a formal ratification of an earlier accord, although I'm curious to know if it actually says in any supplement that the Day of the Great Signing was actually in Harvest ...
      Topic: Timeline of the Greyhawk Wars
    Damien

    Replies: 13
    Views: 6255

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Nov 22, 2009 5:03 pm   Subject: Timeline of the Greyhawk Wars
    This is something that has been niggling at the back of my mind for some time so I thought I might gain some different perspectives. Does anybody have a timeline of the war that actually works? My own ...
      Topic: The Boneheart during the Greyhawk Wars (long)
    Damien

    Replies: 11
    Views: 6782

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Nov 21, 2009 6:40 am   Subject: Boneheart
    I am in the habit of summarising my game sessions. It might be fun to do an article on the history of Boneheart. I just came across another candidate for a former member of the Lesser Boneheart tonigh ...
      Topic: The Boneheart during the Greyhawk Wars (long)
    Damien

    Replies: 11
    Views: 6782

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Nov 20, 2009 7:44 am   Subject: Gord's Greyhawk
    Thanks for the help with Ormuz and Patch, Cebrion. As I mentioned at the start of the thread I'm already using the "Gord's Greyhawk" site. What I was hoping for is a more in depth description and back ...
      Topic: Tenser
    Damien

    Replies: 9
    Views: 4776

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Nov 19, 2009 6:08 pm   Subject: Manzorian
    He may also have been working against the interests of the Scarlet Brotherhood in the Amedio. If you include the cities of Cauldron and Sasserine in the World of Greyhawk it appears that under the gui ...
      Topic: The Boneheart during the Greyhawk Wars (long)
    Damien

    Replies: 11
    Views: 6782

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Nov 19, 2009 5:59 pm   Subject: Boneheart slain at Chendl
    Aurdraco, you mentioned that three of the Boneheart were slain at Chendl when Belvor broke the siege in autumn of 584.

    Firstly, how did you arrive at autumn of 584? My own timeline of the war is fa ...
      Topic: Tenser
    Damien

    Replies: 9
    Views: 4776

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Nov 14, 2009 3:38 am   Subject: Tenser
    I was under the impression that none of the Circle of Eight were aware of his treachery until the Day of the Great Signing in Greyhawk. Bigby, Otiluke and Tenser were making one final round of checks ...
      Topic: The Boneheart during the Greyhawk Wars (long)
    Damien

    Replies: 11
    Views: 6782

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Nov 13, 2009 4:27 pm   Subject: Sneaky Vampires
    I've always taken that to be a picture of Artur and Maskalayne too. It makes sense that the Count of Crystalreach would try to deal with the "Tyrant of Grabford" (as I've called him in my game) person ...
      Topic: Tenser
    Damien

    Replies: 9
    Views: 4776

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Nov 12, 2009 6:11 pm   Subject: Tenser
    Anyone care to speculate about what Tenser might have been doing during the Greyhaw Wars? I seem to recall that Bigby, Otto and Mordenkainen were quite active in Furyondy for at least part of the war. ...
      Topic: The Boneheart during the Greyhawk Wars (long)
    Damien

    Replies: 11
    Views: 6782

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Nov 12, 2009 6:32 am   Subject: The Boneheart during the Greyhawk Wars (long)
    My Greyhawk Wars campaign is at a pivotal stage and I'm looking for info on a few of the Boneheart that were slain by the end of the Wars (mainly so I can give my mid-to-high level characters a crack ...
      Topic: Battle of Critwall Bridge
    Damien

    Replies: 20
    Views: 14193

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Apr 04, 2009 5:47 am   Subject: Battle of Critwall Bridge
    I'll be running the battle in my home campaign in two weeks. I'd be happy to post a summary in this thread afterwards if it is appropriate. Can any of you worthies confirm the involvement of Patch? I ...
      Topic: Battle of Critwall Bridge
    Damien

    Replies: 20
    Views: 14193

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Mar 31, 2009 10:23 pm   Subject: Battle of Critwall Bridge
    Just so. As far as the Bronze Band is concerned, I would argue that Incosee and his fellows earned their knighthoods in the protacted loss and then reclamation of the Shield Lands from the Horned Soci ...
      Topic: Battle of Critwall Bridge
    Damien

    Replies: 20
    Views: 14193

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 30, 2009 5:58 pm   Subject: Valdaresse
    In spite of what that article says, I believe that Lady Valdaresse Sharn had already bought the farm prior to the Great Northern Crusade. The "From the Ashes" boxed set claims that she was slain at Cr ...
      Topic: Battle of Critwall Bridge
    Damien

    Replies: 20
    Views: 14193

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Mar 22, 2009 3:45 am   Subject: Battle of Critwall Bridge
    Hi all. Can anyone tell me who where I can find any details about the Battle of Critwall Bridge? I also need to know who would likely have fought at the Battle of Critwall Bridge, troop numbers etc. I ...
     
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