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      Topic: Len Lakofka (Leomund) has passed
    Dark_Lord_Galen

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Oct 25, 2020 7:26 am   Subject: Len Lakofka (Leomund) has passed
    Bravo... and Well said Snafu.
      Topic: Len Lakofka (Leomund) has passed
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 13
    Views: 2084

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Oct 24, 2020 3:51 pm   Subject: Len Lakofka (Leomund) has passed
    Another legend moves on to the great table in the sky. His knowledge and insight from the early days of D&D to present can not be replaced. He will be missed.
    Like Jason, I always loved his artic ...
      Topic: Worn out questions I assume...
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 6
    Views: 2627

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Sat May 16, 2020 5:47 am   Subject: Re: Worn out questions I assume...
    3 weeks...and a year. Been there, done that myself. ...:shades:Whoops! ha haha!
    Well, maybe someone'll use it! Thanks, Ceb!

    This made me chuckle , and so I was compelled to at least sudo-thre ...
      Topic: Random City Maps & Frugal DMs
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 5
    Views: 8132

    PostForum: Published Material Reviews & Discussion   Posted: Fri May 15, 2020 6:47 am   Subject: Random City Maps & Frugal DMs
    Time for another round of Frugal-goodness for those Copper Piece Guarding DMs...
    Wow its been awhile... I guess old age is setting in.. I'm going to need to improve my timing of visits.... anyway.... ...
      Topic: Oerth Journal #32 is out
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 16
    Views: 6063

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Apr 07, 2020 6:13 pm   Subject: Re: Oerth Journal #32 is out
    ..........New editor, Kristoph Nolen, is doing a great job, he even convinced me to write something for it.

    Here's the link: http://greyhawkonline.com/oerthjournal/

    -Gary

    Certainly agree.. G ...
      Topic: Greyhawk Naval Rules
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 18
    Views: 4338

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 30, 2020 9:30 am   Subject: Greyhawk Naval Rules
    A friend of mine ,Guy Sclanders of Great GM fame, had a kickstarter and patreon site that addresses this very problem.... most settings do a terrible job at the adventure on the open seas, and he hope ...
      Topic: Random City Maps & Frugal DMs
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 5
    Views: 8132

    PostForum: Published Material Reviews & Discussion   Posted: Tue Nov 19, 2019 8:04 pm   Subject: Random City Maps & Frugal DMs
    Time for another round of Frugal-goodness for those Copper Piece Guarding DMs...
    First up a web based dungeon generator.
    https://dungen.app/dungen/
    https://dungeonchannel.com/wp-content/uploads/201 ...
      Topic: Anna's Atlas of the Flanaess
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 682
    Views: 421662

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Nov 05, 2019 2:42 pm   Subject: Anna's Atlas of the Flanaess
    Well back from Madison and the Gamehole Con.... Anna sends salutations to her supportive GH faithful.

    She is still delving with those Kobold of Kobold Press fame but did co-conspire a seminar with ...
      Topic: The Dark Lord Returns: Kickstarter News
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 3
    Views: 1732

    PostForum: Published Material Reviews & Discussion   Posted: Tue Nov 05, 2019 2:00 pm   Subject: The Dark Lord Returns: Kickstarter News
    Wow that got funded in no time (7 hrs!). I love doing this stuff for my games, thanks for the tip @Dark_Lord_Galen. I think I'll get in on this.
    No Problem Luz.. have been a supporter and Patron for ...
      Topic: The Dark Lord Returns: Kickstarter News
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 3
    Views: 1732

    PostForum: Published Material Reviews & Discussion   Posted: Tue Nov 05, 2019 1:33 pm   Subject: The Dark Lord Returns: Kickstarter News
    More Kickstarter News fellow Greyhawkers.
    Finally got flight clearance after multiple hospital stays (must have been something "good" I was exposed to.. heheh).
    Anyway took a trip to Madison wiscons ...
      Topic: The "Introduce Yourself" Thread
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 385
    Views: 197866

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Sun Oct 06, 2019 8:30 am   Subject: The "Introduce Yourself" Thread
    Welcome SNAFU... to the enduring wellspring of all that is Greyhawk.... Don't be a shy lurker (thats my job hehe) divein and dig .........and ask .......and you will find ..........a wealth of info th ...
      Topic: Anna's Atlas of the Flanaess
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 682
    Views: 421662

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Oct 06, 2019 8:25 am   Subject: Anna's Atlas of the Flanaess
    Well, now after two lengthy hospital stays I finally have my flight clearance... (and there was much rejoicing hehe)

    I plan to make good use of it before they ground me again, so my gang of hearty ...
      Topic: Breeds and Varieties of Animals
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 20
    Views: 2960

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Oct 06, 2019 8:18 am   Subject: Breeds and Varieties of Animals
    In Greyhawkery (dont remember how far back) there was discussions around Castle Ehlenestra. This castle is first mentioned in the sourcebook The Marklands, Ehlenestra sits is at the western edge of th ...
      Topic: The Dark Lord Returns: Kickstarter News
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 3
    Views: 1732

    PostForum: Published Material Reviews & Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 01, 2019 12:02 pm   Subject: The Dark Lord Returns: Kickstarter News
    In the spirit of my return to the forums and the category, I have on occasion tried to post varied frugal DM options for map-making, and gaming in general.

    So for those like myself that still lean ...
      Topic: Anna's Atlas of the Flanaess
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 682
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 01, 2019 11:32 am   Subject: The Dark Lord Returns
    Hail GH'ers.... my apologies for my long absence, but recent events left me in ICU for 10 days and I am in slow recovery mode....

    But as the "semi-un-official herald" of the demigoddess of all that ...
      Topic: Anna's Atlas of the Flanaess
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 682
    Views: 421662

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Nov 24, 2018 5:50 pm   Subject: Anna's Atlas of the Flanaess

    My website http://ghmaps.net is down due to some wordpress issues. I have a temporary site up and running. It is only a landing page and a contact page at the moment. More will come soon.

    If you ...
      Topic: Intelligent Weapons with Egos
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 14
    Views: 5079

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Fri Aug 03, 2018 6:51 pm   Subject: Intelligent Weapons with Egos
    An interesting alternative perspective Big C... I'll have to absorb what you are hypothesizing... Wink

    And get back with you... like the converse debate though Laughing Cool

    DLG
      Topic: Intelligent Weapons with Egos
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 14
    Views: 5079

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Tue Jul 31, 2018 11:44 am   Subject: Intelligent Weapons with Egos

    3) Do any of you permit a saving throw (vs. Magic, for instance) for half damage?

    Nope! Take it all! The defense is *NOT TO TOUCH IT IN THE FIRST PLACE!* You don't know anything until you try it ...
      Topic: Intelligent Weapons with Egos
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 14
    Views: 5079

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Tue Jul 31, 2018 11:36 am   Subject: Intelligent Weapons with Egos
    Interesting Read guys... As some can probably tell, my real world work load has FINALLY slowed abit and allowed me to catch up on more important things like reading GH.. hehehe..
    Anyway... I think we ...
      Topic: Oerth's Plane of Fire
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 2
    Views: 2127

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 31, 2018 10:38 am   Subject: Oerth's Plane of Fire
    Great Post o' learned Sage of Grey.... Where there any notable NPCs that you built from or frequent this setting?
    I can see cannibalizing to fit IMOC for background fluff / legend around Moradin and ...
      Topic: Canonfire! File Restoration
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 20
    Views: 17688

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 26, 2018 9:04 pm   Subject: Canonfire! File Restoration
    Happy to help where ever I can... not saying I would have nearly as much as you learned folk.. but have collected some articles and maps along the way that might fit a need.....

    I'll tap Anna as we ...
      Topic: Greyhawk Calendar Project
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 17
    Views: 8909

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 25, 2018 5:03 pm   Subject: Greyhawk Calendar Project
    This version of an explanation might prove helpful... I was questing for something else and came across this .. haven't done a hard math check, but premise looks sound... for those that "like that lev ...
      Topic: Moonrise/Moonset
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 6
    Views: 3753

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 25, 2018 4:47 pm   Subject: Moonrise/Moonset
    Here is one persons approach to the moons and how they relate... I was questing for something else at the time so have not don the hard math on it.. but a cursory look is promising for those that like ...
      Topic: Map of Gorna
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 10
    Views: 4360

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jul 23, 2018 6:47 pm   Subject: Map of Gorna
    Not to butt into 2e but just my 2cp worth.... I went the other direction with Gorna... IMC they are almost prejudicial against the arcane arts due to the back history of the region as it relates to th ...
      Topic: Raging Swan and Stealthhawk
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 5
    Views: 5539

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Sun Jul 22, 2018 7:46 pm   Subject: Raging Swan and Stealthhawk
    I would encourage all to check out his Patreon Site.... Certainly well worth the couple of bucks to me... maybe to you as well...
    DLG

    https://www.patreon.com/ragingswanpress/overview
      Topic: Hero Lab?
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 25
    Views: 21108

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Tue Jun 26, 2018 6:04 pm   Subject: Re: Hero Lab?
    I've been doing a great deal of work in Hero Lab, gearing up for my GH campaign. Does anyone else use HL? I'd be willing to share my files.
    Can't Speak for everyone.. but I use it quite a bit ... an ...
      Topic: Castle Greyhawk Comic
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 2
    Views: 3471

    PostForum: Published Material Reviews & Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 26, 2018 5:34 pm   Subject: Castle Greyhawk Comic
    It is with great regret I come bearing ill tidings....
    I contemplated leaving this alone, and forgive me Mike n Scott, but could not contain myself as you two are giants among Greyhawkers....Shocked ...
      Topic: Hero Lab?
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 25
    Views: 21108

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Fri Jun 22, 2018 7:02 pm   Subject: Hero Lab?
    WOW ... 3 years since I posted here.. time flies.... On Herolab, there is good and bad to report.....
    See below

    As noted, they seem to still have Pathfinder / Paizo on the brain and this has even ...
      Topic: Random City Maps & Frugal DMs
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 5
    Views: 8132

    PostForum: Published Material Reviews & Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 22, 2018 6:08 pm   Subject: Random City Maps & Frugal DMs
    Well been awhile since I put a few new things here... so for al you frugal DMs out there here are a few new tidbits to aid in the quest....

    For the random table to generate.. here is a customizable ...
      Topic: Mordenkainen Product Recall
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 2
    Views: 2270

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 5th Edition   Posted: Fri Jun 22, 2018 5:33 pm   Subject: Mordenkainen Product Recall
    Interesting.. I posted a similar occurrence to my players on our game site that a friend of mine did on youtube covering the new 5e Players Handbook, after we also found a copy... seems QA /QC is miss ...
      Topic: How far is it in miles across the Flanaess
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 8
    Views: 4098

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 22, 2018 5:27 pm   Subject: How far is it in miles across the Flanaess
    I cited Grimklok's map in

    I agree with the Learned Sage on this. While it is interesting to see an overlay, it is more than a little off on latitude.

    See Glossography p18 for comparison.

    Sti ...
      Topic: Anna's Atlas of the Flanaess
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 682
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Mar 31, 2018 10:44 pm   Subject: Anna's Atlas of the Flanaess
    Not Exactly Greyhawk News.... but does show us what the Demi-Goddess of Cartography has been up to of late.
    The World of Midgard....
    http://midgardmap.koboldpress.com/

    It does however give us an ...
      Topic: Canon Coinage Of Defunct States?
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 7
    Views: 5144

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Feb 09, 2018 11:17 am   Subject: Canon Coinage Of Defunct States?
    Just as a general "snippet" to the topic.. the electrum piece certainly could be considered as a "lost" coin for any that bridged thee old 1e/2e into the Greyhawk world.

    ref
    1ePHBp35
    2ePHBp66
    by ...
      Topic: Happy Holidays Greyhawkers
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 3
    Views: 2743

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Dec 25, 2017 11:36 am   Subject: Happy Holidays Greyhawkers
    Good Morrow Sturdy Adventurers…. And for All you Greyhawkers Needfest Approaches!

    This has been a challenging year for many. With multiple hurricanes, floods, and now fires, many of our fellows thr ...
      Topic: What Makes the Darlene Map Special
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 9
    Views: 4992

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Dec 11, 2017 5:40 am   Subject: What Makes the Darlene Map Special
    You should also look into the North Texas RPG Con in Dallas each year in June---definitely closer than Lake Geneva!: http://ntrpgcon.com/ and https://www.facebook.com/groups/310434204630/

    Allan.
    ...
      Topic: What Makes the Darlene Map Special
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 9
    Views: 4992

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Dec 08, 2017 5:37 am   Subject: What Makes the Darlene Map Special
    Well Allan, my chances of going back to Garycon are much better than Gencon. Gencon is so impossible to find hotels that it's pricing me out almost. We shall see, but I definitely want to hang out aga ...
      Topic: Rieuwood - info on Anna's maps
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 10
    Views: 5565

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Nov 29, 2017 2:56 pm   Subject: Rieuwood - info on Anna's maps
    Great, Plausible Story Hook Rasgon.. as always the Elder Sage....
    Thanks
    DLG
      Topic: Gnarley Rangers
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 7
    Views: 5310

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Nov 27, 2017 9:46 pm   Subject: Gnarley Rangers
    While not directly related to the Gnarley Rangers, I would add "The Gleaming Glade" into the mix depending on when your time line is. Reasoning is it is a group Dynamic that the Gnarley Rangers would ...
      Topic: Crystalmists Pass between Sterich & Yeomanry
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 7
    Views: 4869

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Nov 27, 2017 9:15 pm   Subject: Crystalmists Pass between Sterich & Yeomanry
    Agree with Lanthorn,
    Living and working in central colorado and the far north of Alberta Canada gives one an appreciation for the power of nature.

    The WSG is a great source for adding such reali ...
      Topic: What Makes the Darlene Map Special
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 9
    Views: 4992

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Nov 27, 2017 9:02 pm   Subject: Re: What Makes the Darlene Map Special
    Here's a recent post I think people would like to share their experiences with...


    Thanks for that Mort,
    And I would agree .. and to add.. after dining with Anna several times throughout Gencon5 ...
      Topic: Canonfire! File Restoration
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 20
    Views: 17688

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Sep 21, 2017 10:55 am   Subject: Canonfire! File Restoration
    Sorry with the slow response big C.. with gencon and hurricanes at home in texas and work in florida, been a bit distracted hehe....
    The tagged link I sent was small potatoes compared to the battle y ...
      Topic: Anna's Atlas of the Flanaess
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 682
    Views: 421662

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 20, 2017 5:46 pm   Subject: Anna's Atlas of the Flanaess
    Anna Map News
    http://www.canonfire.com/cf/modules.php?name=Forums&file=viewtopic&p=71374#71374
      Topic: The Greyhawk Demi-Goddess of Cartography Patron
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 0
    Views: 2905

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 20, 2017 5:45 pm   Subject: The Greyhawk Demi-Goddess of Cartography Patron
    Just a quick note (and a bit of shameless plug cause she wouldn't do it) for our good friend and longtime community supporter, Anna B Meyer. She has started a patron support for her Cartography mappin ...
      Topic: Canonfire! File Restoration
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 20
    Views: 17688

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 01, 2017 5:58 pm   Subject: Canonfire! File Restoration
    A while back I remember there was a thread that you could report corrupted posts, comments, etc..
    Now these are not "broken links", (the link goes where search intends) but some of the comments are ...
      Topic: Anna's Atlas of the Flanaess
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 682
    Views: 421662

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 14, 2017 11:23 am   Subject: Anna's Atlas of the Flanaess
    @ Sander, I'll sk Anna when I see her this week.it may be part of her private campaign set in that same area.....
      Topic: Anna's Atlas of the Flanaess
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 682
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 14, 2017 11:22 am   Subject: Anna's Atlas of the Flanaess
    James,
    Might try Dungeon #98 seems like thee was a bright desert article there, but not sure if it is mentioned... but there is a good detail map.
      Topic: Greyhawk Events at Gen Con?
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 13
    Views: 8445

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jul 28, 2017 6:19 pm   Subject: Greyhawk Events at Gen Con?


    Getting some 2e version play in and several seminars.

    Most excellent! It is getting harder and harder to find 2e items (out of print, of course), though once in a while you can get lucky enoug ...
      Topic: Greyhawk Events at Gen Con?
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 13
    Views: 8445

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jul 28, 2017 6:16 pm   Subject: Greyhawk Events at Gen Con?
    Thanks again Allan,
    managed to squeeze in Retrospective Panel: Fantasy Conquers Gen Con that at least gets me able to fire some Greyhawk at Luke Gygax, which will be great to hear the perspective.
    ...
      Topic: Greyhawk Events at Gen Con?
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 13
    Views: 8445

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jul 28, 2017 12:41 pm   Subject: Greyhawk Events at Gen Con?
    Good one Allan, aka Grodog..
    I'm gonna try to work that in!
    on another Gencon Note..
    I did receive a message from the Goddess of Cartography >>>>

    Hi guys :)

    Yes I will be at Gen C ...
      Topic: Greyhawk Events at Gen Con?
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 13
    Views: 8445

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 11, 2017 5:25 am   Subject: Greyhawk Events at Gen Con?
    Many years past, I went to the University of Wisconsin version (Gencon 15 maybe? lol tooo many years to remember), never been to the more "commercialized" Indy version.

    But for the 50th Anniversar ...
      Topic: The Oerth Journal
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 3
    Views: 3915

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Jun 17, 2017 9:37 am   Subject: Re: The Oerth Journal
    ..........me now being yet another year closer to being able to legitimately use the moniker "old fart", "old #$@!" or something similar,
    HEY I resemble that remark!!! Happy Old guy day and welcome t ...
      Topic: Possible Origins Of The term Despotrix
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 6
    Views: 4907

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 16, 2017 8:37 pm   Subject: Possible Origins Of The term Despotrix

    Obviously I made that up (based on the Suel glossary in The Scarlet Brotherhood), but I think it's kind of evocative.

    LOL Love it.....

    Verily I say to thee that the wisdom of the Grey Sage ha ...
      Topic: Greyhawk Wars Timeline
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 6
    Views: 6733

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 16, 2017 8:01 pm   Subject: Greyhawk Wars Timeline
    2 thumbs up to Casey (aurdraco) for the Bandit Kingdoms!
    Great GH fill for a GH Spot.
      Topic: The Oerth Journal
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 3
    Views: 3915

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 16, 2017 7:58 pm   Subject: The Oerth Journal
    YEs, Brian and Joe and others are discussing that here.....

    http://www.canonfire.com/cf/modules.php?name=Forums&file=viewtopic&t=8555
      Topic: Greyhawk Events at Gen Con?
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 13
    Views: 8445

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 16, 2017 7:55 pm   Subject: Greyhawk Events at Gen Con?
    While not "GH" specifically, it may have a bit of GH Flavor is the "Heart of the Forest Savage" by Skip Williams done in 2e.. my bunch of players never did a 2e so I'm dragging them along for this on ...
      Topic: Random City Maps & Frugal DMs
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 5
    Views: 8132

    PostForum: Published Material Reviews & Discussion   Posted: Mon Feb 20, 2017 9:04 pm   Subject: Random City Maps & Frugal DMs
    Well its been a while since I put on my frugal DMs hat... So, while reviewing the many varied trails of support supplements for our gaming, here is a tidbit or two you might find helpful and still sav ...
      Topic: Background Bards
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 0
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    PostForum: Published Material Reviews & Discussion   Posted: Fri Jan 13, 2017 12:47 pm   Subject: Background Bards
    Several Years Back many of us were talking of inspiring songs and background music choices,,,, I searched in vain as the thread seems buried somewhere, but I wanted to share this with all....


    A p ...
      Topic: Furyondy line of inheritance
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 9
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Dec 20, 2016 6:37 am   Subject: Furyondy line of inheritance
    To expand on the woman in power.....
    At least one of the other Furyondian Great Houses is currently led by a women, so their does not exist a bar on women inheriting, though whether they rank equally ...
      Topic: A "Familiar" Series of Questions
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 9
    Views: 7008

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Sun Nov 06, 2016 9:39 am   Subject: A "Familiar" Series of Questions
    Thanks so much Brian... as I sit here coffee, in hand, trying to acclimate to IMO, the total waste of the whole Daylight Savings plan.....

    And then it happens, there is this "perfect moment", beau ...
      Topic: The Truth about Cleave
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 6
    Views: 4991

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Fri Oct 28, 2016 2:09 pm   Subject: The Truth about Cleave
    I just need to say that I disagree with your interpretation of the Greater Cleave's allowance of multiple attacks in a single Standard Action.
    To me, that is exactly the benefit of the feat. Without ...
      Topic: Mayaheine's homeworld
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 18
    Views: 12327

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Oct 27, 2016 9:25 pm   Subject: Mayaheine's homeworld
    Long but hopefullty Interesting Post
    Reading through some old AOL postings (thanks to Pierre Couture for that and the return to English translations) there were several postings that were stored as B ...
      Topic: Mayaheine's homeworld
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 18
    Views: 12327

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Oct 27, 2016 8:46 pm   Subject: Mayaheine's homeworld
    I don't know anything about this Mayaheine or her personality/character, so I might be completely off the rails here, but the idea of a high level paladin transplanting from another world immediately ...
      Topic: Recharging Wands (and Staves)
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 8
    Views: 5809

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Fri Oct 21, 2016 12:39 pm   Subject: Recharging Wands (and Staves)
    ...unless the DM decides to add a new rule for something, which of course means you then can do it. Wink

    -I like to keep the changes to the rules at a minimum for the sake of newbies and because ...
      Topic: Famous religious figures of Oerth
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 22
    Views: 17610

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Oct 19, 2016 7:06 am   Subject: Famous religious figures of Oerth
    Ye'Cind (yee-SIND) was once a skilled elven wizard and master bard. After a flawless performance on his Recorder in front of agents of the Seldarine, Corellon Larethian manifested to the musician and ...
      Topic: Scrying
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 8
    Views: 5838

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Wed Oct 19, 2016 4:53 am   Subject: Scrying
    Or the less popular version by the renown but eccentric pelorian priest Cloudius Cumulus that was less effective at night for some mysterious reason....

    http://www.ignas.in/_media/blog:pyle:cartoon ...
      Topic: Scrying
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 8
    Views: 5838

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Tue Oct 18, 2016 2:02 pm   Subject: Scrying
    I would add, depending on distance between the two and the general lack of precise timekeeping that "the time" may differ in each location...
    While my players are not utilizing this particular means ...
      Topic: The Truth about Cleave
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 6
    Views: 4991

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Mon Oct 17, 2016 9:24 pm   Subject: The Truth about Cleave
    Lastly,
    I realize some may feel that the "Attacker" get to continue swinging each time they fell a foe, but near as I can tell, this "appears" to be more of an excepted Homebrew akin to getting mone ...
      Topic: The Truth about Cleave
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 6
    Views: 4991

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Mon Oct 17, 2016 1:32 pm   Subject: The Truth about Cleave
    Now to set the stage.
    My interpretation of this is as follows.
    Don't really have an issue with cleave by itself....
    The water becomes muddy for my PC when we move on to greater cleave.... some of i ...
      Topic: The Truth about Cleave
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 6
    Views: 4991

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Mon Oct 17, 2016 1:06 pm   Subject: The Truth about Cleave
    The intent of this thread is to discuss the 3.5 D20 Version of (and if different PF and other versions IF noted so) the Cleave Feat and its related feats, Whirlwind, Great Cleave, etc.

    Lookin first ...
      Topic: Mayaheine's homeworld
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 18
    Views: 12327

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Oct 17, 2016 12:46 pm   Subject: Mayaheine's homeworld
    ...Mayaheine is from the Oerth of the New Infinities Gord the Rogue series, the one destroyed by Tharizdun and Entropy. She was sent by Pelor to an alternate timeline—the world of the PCs—to warn them ...
      Topic: Distance Across the Flanaess
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 8
    Views: 5793

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Oct 17, 2016 11:41 am   Subject: Distance Across the Flanaess
    @EileenProphetofIstus
    As Mort points out that would only be the "eastern flanaess" utilizing either Darlene's or Anna's rendition.
    There was , a LONG while back, an article where Gary H discussed Oe ...
      Topic: Mayaheine's homeworld
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 18
    Views: 12327

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 29, 2016 1:35 pm   Subject: Re: Mayaheine's homeworld
    *LENGTHY RESPONSE AHEAD*

    What do you think Mayaheine's world of origin was like? Other than that Pelor must have been worshiped there (unless she started worshiping Pelor after leaving her homeworl ...
      Topic: Castle Greyhawk on Patreon!
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 4
    Views: 4766

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 22, 2016 10:39 am   Subject: Castle Greyhawk on Patreon!
    Count me among the Faithful as well.....
    Wish I had half the talent... happy to support those that do.

    HUZZAH to Castle Greyhawk! Cool
      Topic: Castle Greyhawk Comic
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 2
    Views: 3471

    PostForum: Published Material Reviews & Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 22, 2016 10:29 am   Subject: Castle Greyhawk Comic
    I know many here have, for some time now, read Mike and Scotts' Greyhawk comic with much anticipation and enjoyment.....
    I urge all to join their Patron Posting in support of their efforts they have ...
      Topic: Lines of Succession: Veluna
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 7
    Views: 6334

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 22, 2016 10:18 am   Subject: Lines of Succession: Veluna
    I would also add that both nations have roots in Ferrond. So that may influence the political histories of the ruling houses as well.
      Topic: Postfest XVIII (Richfest 2016): Figurines of Wondrous Power!
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 29
    Views: 18973

    PostForum: Postfest Forum & Archive   Posted: Wed Jun 29, 2016 8:15 pm   Subject: Postfest XVIII (Richfest 2016): Figurines of Wondrous Power!
    Two days to go, folks, and only ONE submission has been turned in. Get a move on, procrastinators! Happy

    My bunch only seems to respond well to bribes and pressure...

    " The minutemen" I someti ...
      Topic: Postfest XVIII (Richfest 2016): Figurines of Wondrous Power!
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 29
    Views: 18973

    PostForum: Postfest Forum & Archive   Posted: Wed Jun 22, 2016 6:05 pm   Subject: Postfest XVIII (Richfest 2016): Figurines of Wondrous Power!
    I have challenged my table to take up this gauntlet.

    Within our campaign, they earn "Gamer-points" for extracurricular activities (figure painting, game support, etc). With these points they can p ...
      Topic: Gaming and disabilities
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 9
    Views: 12853

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 14, 2016 8:29 am   Subject: Gaming and disabilities
    With the advent of 3-d printers the possibilities of tactile dice are doable... the difficulty is the more sides the more difficult it is to discern orientation for the user combined with making the t ...
      Topic: Gaming and disabilities
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 9
    Views: 12853

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Mar 13, 2016 11:11 am   Subject: Gaming and disabilities
    *Deleted & Clarified below*
      Topic: A history of the elves of Oerth
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 16
    Views: 13214

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Mar 13, 2016 10:38 am   Subject: A history of the elves of Oerth
    Well,, IMO canon on greyhawk has become more and more "grey" thru the years,,, and it really just depends on one's own campaign and what "flavors" fit their worlds Laughing

    I do have a curious questi ...
      Topic: A history of the elves of Oerth
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 16
    Views: 13214

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Mar 12, 2016 8:51 am   Subject: A history of the elves of Oerth
    BRAVO! BRAVO! Stands and Applaudes Much of this I have gleaned for my own campaign in fragmented pieces, yet the grandmaster has weaved a truly entertaining telling! His quill is surely magical.
    http ...
      Topic: Gaming and disabilities
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 9
    Views: 12853

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Mar 11, 2016 12:28 pm   Subject: Gaming and disabilities
    On our last week gaming session, one of my players brought me this link.
    Every little bit helps and we all know how much players love their dice.

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/32mm-TACTILE-DICE-KOPLOW- ...
      Topic: My new adventure for sale
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 3
    Views: 4547

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Thu Mar 10, 2016 1:16 pm   Subject: My new adventure for sale
    Well Guys tooo many reasons not to take the plunge.... added to my DTRPG purchase.... and with GM's Day sale! From now through March 16th, this title has been marked down by 30%! can't beat that!

    T ...
      Topic: Good coat of arms source
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 5
    Views: 3731

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Mar 04, 2016 10:05 am   Subject: Good coat of arms source
    Just a follow up for all... I get Joe's Newsletter (among LOTS of others) and there is a code
    GMs35
    That will give you 30% off, so those that might be interested in his program can get the Pro ver ...
      Topic: Etraika?
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 16
    Views: 11718

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Feb 18, 2016 2:20 pm   Subject: Etraika?
    @ Rasgon.... interesting tidbits of background info Rasgon!

    @James
    Yes, I sent her an email and asked her to respond at her convenience and as time allows her.

    @ SouthernGent > you're spot o ...
      Topic: Etraika?
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 16
    Views: 11718

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Feb 18, 2016 11:25 am   Subject: Etraika?
    Going back to when Anna labeled her map grid sections SQxxxx, and Looking at Sq72v8 (posted between Oct & Dec 2012 depending on which correction) The Suss Fens were layered on her personal Campaig ...
      Topic: Etraika?
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 16
    Views: 11718

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Feb 16, 2016 8:23 pm   Subject: Etraika?
    Mort is correct, though she is also pretty consistent on putting those on a separate layer in the PDF so you can turn them off/on.... I'd check there first.
    IF looking directly from her link (zoomify ...
      Topic: Good coat of arms source
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 5
    Views: 3731

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Feb 09, 2016 8:23 am   Subject: Good coat of arms source
    Joe over at inkwell ideas would be a good source for coat of arms. he has two versions of a generator (one free) that can be found here. AND he is always very receptive to adding to what is already th ...
      Topic: Master Population List of Greyhawk Communities
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 12
    Views: 6539

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Feb 07, 2016 11:52 am   Subject: Master Population List of Greyhawk Communities
    Not to "necro" a past thread, but in this case it is parallel to the conversation here.

    http://www.canonfire.com/cf/modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=1066

    Now I haven't looked in d ...
      Topic: Official Map of Dyvers
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 10
    Views: 6745

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Feb 07, 2016 10:44 am   Subject: Official Map of Dyvers
    I think there are also Dyvers Triad (?) maps that break that main city map up into sections, and the map sections are enlarged to show street/business names and locations. They are still simple maps ...
      Topic: Greyhawk Reborn at Dreamation in New Jersey (USA)
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 9
    Views: 5772

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Feb 07, 2016 9:38 am   Subject: Greyhawk Reborn at Dreamation in New Jersey (USA)
    Second that Vote of YES... Always looking for "future" idea possibilities for varied regions of greyhawk
      Topic: GenCon 2016: Greyhawk Meet and Greet
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 23
    Views: 13609

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Feb 07, 2016 9:36 am   Subject: GenCon 2016: Greyhawk Meet and Greet
    well I'm basing it on this
    http://www.wthr.com/story/30669379/gen-con-2016-expanding-to-lucas-oil-stadium

    and not being from Indi I am unfamiliar with what is in proximity to the stadium.

    I wa ...
      Topic: GenCon 2016: Greyhawk Meet and Greet
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 23
    Views: 13609

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Feb 06, 2016 9:50 pm   Subject: GenCon 2016: Greyhawk Meet and Greet
    Mort, it was my understanding that the Gencon had moved to the stadium there in indi.......Is there any truth to that? And how does that relate to logistics and proximity to hotels etc?

    DLG
      Topic: Gaming and disabilities
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 9
    Views: 12853

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Feb 06, 2016 9:43 pm   Subject: Gaming and disabilities
    Wow Cyrusalthantas good question!

    Certainly got my group here talking and round-tabling ideas.
    Certainly someone that has never seen a picture would have a hard time visualizing what a dragon "lo ...
      Topic: Official Map of Dyvers
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 10
    Views: 6745

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Feb 04, 2016 6:39 pm   Subject: Official Map of Dyvers
    Great Map Smillan..... was thinking of updating it to a series of Table top maps. Any idea what scale it was set in? seems (solely based on a guess looking at the relative building sizes) that each gr ...
      Topic: Nyr Dyv surface level?
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 6
    Views: 5572

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Feb 04, 2016 2:06 pm   Subject: Nyr Dyv surface level?
    Lake Quag would be a bit higher than 30 feet above sea level, I expect. St. Louis is about 800 feet above sea level, after all.
    ..........
    Actually the St Louis / Hannibal Area is less than half tha ...
      Topic: Master Population List of Greyhawk Communities
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 12
    Views: 6539

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Feb 03, 2016 3:03 pm   Subject: Master Population List of Greyhawk Communities
    I also seem to recall the gazetteer saying somewhere the number of demi-humans and humanoids were generally not included in that number and if so were only approximations based on percentages.

    Per ...
      Topic: Greyhawk Reborn at Dreamation in New Jersey (USA)
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 9
    Views: 5772

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Feb 03, 2016 2:39 pm   Subject: Greyhawk Reborn at Dreamation in New Jersey (USA)
    Ditto SirXaris Response.... being as that is the wife's birthday weekend ... I don't even chance that one this year... :O) Embarassed Laughing Shocked
      Topic: Henchmen compensation
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 3
    Views: 2855

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Feb 02, 2016 7:20 pm   Subject: Henchmen compensation
    correct... for 1e anyway (See DMG p25 under PC Expenses)

    2e PHB p 115-115 details varied costs up to and including a portion of treasure or payment of ransom demands as well as fundamental needs su ...
      Topic: Official Map of Dyvers
    Dark_Lord_Galen

    Replies: 10
    Views: 6745

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Jan 30, 2016 8:55 pm   Subject: Official Map of Dyvers
    off the top of my head there is one located in the Greyhawk wiki
    http://www.canonfire.com/wiki/index.php?title=Dyvers

    but may be others ...
    DLG

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