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      Topic: Against the Giants (Personal 3.5 Redux) LONG
    DrassustheGaunt

    Replies: 6
    Views: 8458

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Fri Sep 19, 2014 8:48 pm   Subject: Against the Giants (Personal 3.5 Redux) LONG
    Some more notes for my redux of Against The Giants that I uncovered during my move:



    Some time ago, the ulitharid made a deal with the troglodyte tribe beneath the hill giant steading to act as ...
      Topic: Most Unloved GH Canon
    DrassustheGaunt

    Replies: 98
    Views: 70718

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 10, 2014 3:47 pm   Subject: Most Unloved GH Canon
    Jamesdglick,


    I'll respond in greater detail later, but for now I just want to throw you my take on the Against The Giants topic:

    http://www.canonfire.com/cf/modules.php?name=Forums&file=vi ...
      Topic: Save yourself 1,000 words - IMAGE HEAVY
    DrassustheGaunt

    Replies: 22
    Views: 24963

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 10, 2014 12:10 pm   Subject: Save yourself 1,000 words - IMAGE HEAVY
    A shrine to

    Where did you find that!? Shocked

    SirXaris


    I found the photos [url=https://twitter.com/wunderkamercast/status/509748729105367040] here, Sir Xaris.
      Topic: D&D View-Master story (1983) on YouTube
    DrassustheGaunt

    Replies: 5
    Views: 4935

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 10, 2014 11:47 am   Subject: D&D View-Master story (1983) on YouTube
    Curse those umber hulk spies for ruining everything!



    - Š
      Topic: Save yourself 1,000 words - IMAGE HEAVY
    DrassustheGaunt

    Replies: 22
    Views: 24963

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 10, 2014 10:59 am   Subject: Save yourself 1,000 words - IMAGE HEAVY
    A shrine to https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BxL9xFdCUAAOtnZ.jpg



    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BxL9xE0CIAAY9oB.jpg



    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BxL9xHhCYAEKv48.jpg




    - Š
      Topic: Most Unloved GH Canon
    DrassustheGaunt

    Replies: 98
    Views: 70718

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 10, 2014 10:22 am   Subject: Most Unloved GH Canon


    Turrosh Mak actually being Theg Narlot, the overthrown Slavelord. I actually went through a lot IMCs to make Turrosh Mak something more. He was a Spartacus who actually takes over, with a page f ...
      Topic: Most Unloved GH Canon
    DrassustheGaunt

    Replies: 98
    Views: 70718

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 10, 2014 10:20 am   Subject: Re: Fate of Istus


    The Istus plotline and "test" is crap, but the Red Death is a juicy nugget. Good old fashioned plagues are a fascinating part of medieval life criminally overlooked in D&D settings. When plagu ...
      Topic: Save yourself 1,000 words - IMAGE HEAVY
    DrassustheGaunt

    Replies: 22
    Views: 24963

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Sep 08, 2014 12:50 pm   Subject: Save yourself 1,000 words - IMAGE HEAVY
    This image definitely brought the https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BxCYHBHIMAEfi0p.jpg




    - Š
      Topic: Why the Gem of the Flanaess?
    DrassustheGaunt

    Replies: 7
    Views: 6786

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Sep 07, 2014 8:12 pm   Subject: Why the Gem of the Flanaess?


    You can thank Gary Holian for convincing Paizo/WotC to include the Isle of Dread in the world of Greyhawk. Probably every DM who every lived did it anyway in their own version of the WoG, but Gar ...
      Topic: Why the Gem of the Flanaess?
    DrassustheGaunt

    Replies: 7
    Views: 6786

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Sep 07, 2014 7:56 pm   Subject: Why the Gem of the Flanaess?
    double post error
      Topic: Why the Gem of the Flanaess?
    DrassustheGaunt

    Replies: 7
    Views: 6786

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Sep 07, 2014 7:55 pm   Subject: Why the Gem of the Flanaess?
    Great article, Mortellan.

    Really sparks a reader's creativity, too.



    Also, many thanks to Rasgon:



    World of : Pirates and cannibals in a campaign set in the islands of the deep south. ...
      Topic: Best of the Dragon Archive Issues
    DrassustheGaunt

    Replies: 31
    Views: 23402

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 28, 2014 1:29 pm   Subject: Best of the Dragon Archive Issues
    Also, I really enjoyed the new, or revamped PC/NPC classes and races. Some of my favorites were the Witch (twice!), Archer, Bard, Monk, Winged Folk, and Half-Ogre.

    SirXaris


    Agreed 100%.

    Ne ...
      Topic: Newkeep
    DrassustheGaunt

    Replies: 1
    Views: 4771

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Aug 13, 2014 5:59 pm   Subject: Re: Newkeep

    While V2-149 are not valid hex coordinates on the Darlene map, I suspect what was intended was V2-94, five hexes north of Naerie. (This is hex "V2-149" if the hex rows are erroneously read from the ...
      Topic: Save yourself 1,000 words - IMAGE HEAVY
    DrassustheGaunt

    Replies: 22
    Views: 24963

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Aug 05, 2014 1:39 pm   Subject: Save yourself 1,000 words - IMAGE HEAVY
    I don't see a place called "Scotland" on my Darlene map, Cebrion. Razz

    But, yes, it's better there, in a way, since I could conceivably visit it. Happy


    Sir Xaris, great choice to tie it ...
      Topic: Detection Spells...Is light needed?
    DrassustheGaunt

    Replies: 6
    Views: 5880

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Sun Aug 03, 2014 12:54 pm   Subject: Detection Spells...Is light needed?
    I guess the implication is that a light source isn't needed, at least from that description.


    Correct. The objects in question radiate light (but only to/for the caster).


    If vision isn't requ ...
      Topic: Against the Giants
    DrassustheGaunt

    Replies: 7
    Views: 13429

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 4th Edition   Posted: Sun Aug 03, 2014 8:03 am   Subject: Against the Giants
    That's the idea. Chris Perkins plans on doing all 3 plus putting in an original one with stone giants; Warrens of the Stone Giant Thane, to even out the level progression. You can read about it here - ...
      Topic: Most Unloved GH Canon
    DrassustheGaunt

    Replies: 98
    Views: 70718

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Aug 02, 2014 4:47 pm   Subject: Most Unloved GH Canon


    What a phenomenal thread; so much great stuff here...

    -Based on the response, I guess it must be. Laughing

    I'm a little surprised, though.

    I'll answer the posts from you onward when I get a ...
      Topic: Save yourself 1,000 words - IMAGE HEAVY
    DrassustheGaunt

    Replies: 22
    Views: 24963

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Aug 02, 2014 3:27 pm   Subject: Save yourself 1,000 words - IMAGE HEAVY
    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BuEb75YIYAAC2jO.jpg

    From:



    Where would you place it?

    What would you do with it, once placed?

    Is it just the overall atmosphere that brings to mind WoG or so ...
      Topic: Detection Spells...Is light needed?
    DrassustheGaunt

    Replies: 6
    Views: 5880

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Sat Aug 02, 2014 2:57 pm   Subject: Detection Spells...Is light needed?
    Regarding Detect Magic—


    At first, each practitioner of magic had their own version of detect magic. Magic-users including illusionists could sense magic in a 10 ft (3 m) wide corridor 60 ft (18.3 ...
      Topic: Favorite trap and why?
    DrassustheGaunt

    Replies: 25
    Views: 17209

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Aug 02, 2014 2:42 pm   Subject: Favorite trap and why?
    In 3.5e/Pathfinder, undead all have darkvision. They also have the ability to detect life. It may be a kind of sight, like infravision, but I tend to consider it a magical effect based upon their co ...
      Topic: Save yourself 1,000 words - IMAGE HEAVY
    DrassustheGaunt

    Replies: 22
    Views: 24963

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Aug 02, 2014 2:19 pm   Subject: Re: Save yourself 1,000 words - IMAGE HEAVY



    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Bt-8YapCUAAZvk7.jpg

    From:




    -I'd say the Riftcrag, actually.


    I can certainly see why you say that.

    I started this thread because I believe seeing th ...
      Topic: Save yourself 1,000 words - IMAGE HEAVY
    DrassustheGaunt

    Replies: 22
    Views: 24963

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Aug 02, 2014 9:48 am   Subject: Save yourself 1,000 words - IMAGE HEAVY
    Thanks, guys!

    Some great images in there.

    Mortellan, I'm going to have to use the idea of cliff-face painting, at some point soon in a session.

    BaronZemo, I see exactly what you mean about Er ...
      Topic: The Lake of Unknown Depths
    DrassustheGaunt

    Replies: 10
    Views: 8108

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Aug 01, 2014 2:34 pm   Subject: The Lake of Unknown Depths
    Great article, Mortellan.

    Very well done; informative, clear and concise.

    Interesting information, Mort.

    I'd say that one possible explanation for the extreme depth of the Nyr Dyv is the magi ...
      Topic: Save yourself 1,000 words - IMAGE HEAVY
    DrassustheGaunt

    Replies: 22
    Views: 24963

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Aug 01, 2014 1:56 pm   Subject: Save yourself 1,000 words - IMAGE HEAVY
    Haven't seen a topic like this in the forums yet (point me to it if I'm wrong, though) so—


    I'd like to see photographs of nature and architecture that have an impact on forum members. Specificall ...
      Topic: Favorite trap and why?
    DrassustheGaunt

    Replies: 25
    Views: 17209

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Aug 01, 2014 9:29 am   Subject: Favorite trap and why?
    DrassustheGuant:

    Thanks for bringing those two traps to my attention. I'll see if I can incorporate them into my current Against the Giants campaign. Evil Grin

    SirXaris

    Glad to help, Sir Xar ...
      Topic: The Keep on the Borderlands and the Temple of Evil Chaos
    DrassustheGaunt

    Replies: 21
    Views: 15350

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Aug 01, 2014 9:18 am   Subject: The Keep on the Borderlands and the Temple of Evil Chaos

    That's a helpful map, DrassustheGuant. I especially love the reference to the "F...ing Owlbear". My players certainly felt that way about it. Evil Grin

    SirXaris

    Cool; glad to hear it may be ...
      Topic: Why do you love Greyhawk?
    DrassustheGaunt

    Replies: 22
    Views: 14992

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 31, 2014 11:56 pm   Subject: Why do you love Greyhawk?
    Off the top of my head, I like:

    *Magic takes a backseat. GH gods, dragons, and wizards don't run around leveling kingdoms with meteor swarms. Other than Iuz, nations rise and fall through the stre ...
      Topic: The Keep on the Borderlands and the Temple of Evil Chaos
    DrassustheGaunt

    Replies: 21
    Views: 15350

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 31, 2014 11:12 pm   Subject: The Keep on the Borderlands and the Temple of Evil Chaos
    Also, as a relevant and important side note:

    I found The Keep on The Borderlands.


    Sir Xaris, especially!



    - D
      Topic: Animate Dead (spell)- input sought
    DrassustheGaunt

    Replies: 13
    Views: 9066

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Thu Jul 31, 2014 9:27 pm   Subject: Animate Dead (spell)- input sought
    Do corpses rot once "Animate Dead" is cast? Or is the necromantic link such that the body will not decay? Interested in your thoughts, good people.


    It's been a long time since I've played 1st/2 ...
      Topic: Favorite trap and why?
    DrassustheGaunt

    Replies: 25
    Views: 17209

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 31, 2014 8:53 pm   Subject: Re: Favorite trap and why?
    WoG is filled with a vast sea of creativity (both diabolical and benign), so it's no wonder there are all manner of traps from mundane to magical. What is your favorite trap and why?


    Here are tw ...
      Topic: The Keep on the Borderlands and the Temple of Evil Chaos
    DrassustheGaunt

    Replies: 21
    Views: 15350

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 31, 2014 2:40 pm   Subject: The Keep on the Borderlands and the Temple of Evil Chaos
    Does anyone even have Grazz't's clergy information (weapons/armor permitted, spell Spheres, etc)? I have Monster Mythology and it has numerous entries for various Demon Lords/Powers (including Demogo ...
      Topic: Broken search function?
    DrassustheGaunt

    Replies: 57
    Views: 44754

    PostForum: Canonfire! & GreyTalk Help and Feedback   Posted: Wed Jul 30, 2014 11:35 pm   Subject: Broken search function?
    Ceb,

    Site search works perfectly. I searched "pelor" and "erythnul". Got matches for both, clicked "more matches" at the bottom of the results page and got those, too.

    Both the forum search (ter ...
      Topic: The Keep on the Borderlands and the Temple of Evil Chaos
    DrassustheGaunt

    Replies: 21
    Views: 15350

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 30, 2014 8:36 pm   Subject: The Keep on the Borderlands and the Temple of Evil Chaos
    I agree that Tharizdun is over used, much like Vecna IMHO, but my players don't know much about the game's lore so I felt I could get away with it.

    I have incorporated Yeenoghu in my long term ca ...
      Topic: Against the Giants (Personal 3.5 Redux) LONG
    DrassustheGaunt

    Replies: 6
    Views: 8458

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Wed Jul 30, 2014 7:43 pm   Subject: Against the Giants (Personal 3.5 Redux) LONG
    No problem.

    I just wanted to mention it in case you felt like revisiting it.

    My sincere apologies if I gave offense as I certainly intended none.




    Side note: I've noticed you posted vari ...
      Topic: Against the Giants (Personal 3.5 Redux) LONG
    DrassustheGaunt

    Replies: 6
    Views: 8458

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Wed Jul 30, 2014 9:20 am   Subject: Against the Giants (Personal 3.5 Redux) LONG
    This is a very logical twist on the source behind the rising in the Giants series.


    Many thanks, Sir Xaris Smile

    This brings to mind a belief of mine:

    Many often say "this/that isn't real ...
      Topic: Broken search function?
    DrassustheGaunt

    Replies: 57
    Views: 44754

    PostForum: Canonfire! & GreyTalk Help and Feedback   Posted: Wed Jul 30, 2014 9:05 am   Subject: Broken search function?
    Ceb,

    Understood.

    I'm using (and have been for some time) the one boxed in green to search the forums and the one boxed in yellow to search everything else, as indicated in your image.

    Search ...
      Topic: King Snurre's precious pets...
    DrassustheGaunt

    Replies: 4
    Views: 6700

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Wed Jul 30, 2014 7:53 am   Subject: King Snurre's precious pets...
    Like it. The Hill Giants had their kennel of dire wolves, the Frost Giant Jarl had his polar bear, and now you have given Snurre a worthy pet of his own.

    Many thanks, ABB.

    That was very much my ...
      Topic: Against the Giants (Personal 3.5 Redux) LONG
    DrassustheGaunt

    Replies: 6
    Views: 8458

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Tue Jul 29, 2014 9:51 pm   Subject: Against the Giants (Personal 3.5 Redux) LONG
    Here's a rough take on my ideas for the background of the AtG series.

    It occurs the same time as the original module...

    Decades ago, a dying/degenerating illithid city dwindled to a population o ...
      Topic: Erythnul and the Pomarj
    DrassustheGaunt

    Replies: 66
    Views: 30175

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 29, 2014 7:01 pm   Subject: Erythnul and the Pomarj
    You make some solid points, ABB.

    Hadn't considered them ever "playing a long(er) game".

    Not sure how much I agree/disagree but you've certainly provided good food for thought.
      Topic: Broken search function?
    DrassustheGaunt

    Replies: 57
    Views: 44754

    PostForum: Canonfire! & GreyTalk Help and Feedback   Posted: Mon Jul 28, 2014 11:00 pm   Subject: Broken search function?
    I clicked the profile button under my posts (while logged in and logged out).

    Then clicked "show all posts".

    Then tried both the page numbers and the "next" button.

    Still got the same message ...
      Topic: Broken search function?
    DrassustheGaunt

    Replies: 57
    Views: 44754

    PostForum: Canonfire! & GreyTalk Help and Feedback   Posted: Mon Jul 28, 2014 10:52 pm   Subject: Broken search function?
    I just clicked on your profile, and was able to view all five pages of your posts. As to the search function, which one are you using (there are two of them, as seen HERE


    I'm def using that sear ...
      Topic: Broken search function?
    DrassustheGaunt

    Replies: 57
    Views: 44754

    PostForum: Canonfire! & GreyTalk Help and Feedback   Posted: Mon Jul 28, 2014 5:15 pm   Subject: Broken search function?
    Vestcoat said:

    AHHHH!!! I can't even look at my old posts! Going to my profile and clicking on "see all posts by vestcoat" takes me to what should be the first of seven pages, but my posts stop at ...
      Topic: For forum users old & new...
    DrassustheGaunt

    Replies: 2
    Views: 4838

    PostForum: The Backalley   Posted: Mon Jul 28, 2014 4:15 pm   Subject: For forum users old & new...
    My pleasure, Sir Xaris.

    Hope you find it useful. Smile
      Topic: Temple of Tiamat?
    DrassustheGaunt

    Replies: 17
    Views: 12011

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jul 28, 2014 11:26 am   Subject: Temple of Tiamat?
    BlueWitch said:

    Another possibility: When these Tiamat worshipping Suel came to the region, the local Flan they were trying to convert interpreted some story in such a way that they gave Tiamat the ...
      Topic: For forum users old & new...
    DrassustheGaunt

    Replies: 2
    Views: 4838

    PostForum: The Backalley   Posted: Sun Jul 27, 2014 6:35 pm   Subject: For forum users old & new...
    Here's a couple of lists on how to do some basic things in forum posts:

    http://www.canonfire.com/cf/modules.php?name=Forums&file=faq&mode=bbcode#10

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BBCode
    ...
      Topic: Erythnul and the Pomarj
    DrassustheGaunt

    Replies: 66
    Views: 30175

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jul 27, 2014 4:34 pm   Subject: Erythnul and the Pomarj
    Rasgon,


    I decided Erythnul was the special patron of Carashast's tribe, the Oeridians who came to the Greyhawk region during the Migrations era and massacred everyone, including each other, leavi ...
      Topic: King Snurre's precious pets...
    DrassustheGaunt

    Replies: 4
    Views: 6700

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Sun Jul 27, 2014 9:12 am   Subject: King Snurre's precious pets...
    Many thanks, Sir Xaris. Smile

    Be sure to let me know how it works out for you; I'd really be interested.

    I'm throwing together a paragraph or two in my head to touch on its ecology, ever so ...
      Topic: King Snurre's precious pets...
    DrassustheGaunt

    Replies: 4
    Views: 6700

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Sat Jul 26, 2014 11:34 pm   Subject: King Snurre's precious pets...
    I came up with this to include in my D&D 3.5 update for the Against The Giants module.

    (My other creation/addition is HELLTEMPERED RAZORBACK
    (HELLFURNACE NATIVE - DIRE BOAR)
    Large Magical Be ...
      Topic: Temple of Tiamat?
    DrassustheGaunt

    Replies: 17
    Views: 12011

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Jul 26, 2014 10:14 am   Subject: Temple of Tiamat?
    Well done, Lanthorn.

    - D
      Topic: Temple of Tiamat?
    DrassustheGaunt

    Replies: 17
    Views: 12011

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 24, 2014 9:01 am   Subject: Temple of Tiamat?
    Uptognomegood,


    but reptilian temple guards (Warhammer Fantasy Lizardmen, here I come)

    There is a race of dragonmen in Monsters of Faerūn that might serve your needs very well.

    While I rea ...
      Topic: Most Unloved GH Canon
    DrassustheGaunt

    Replies: 98
    Views: 70718

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 24, 2014 8:43 am   Subject: Most Unloved GH Canon
    Joe/GG,

    I'd have to go with Return to the Temple of Elemental Evil. There was no Elder Elemental God? It was really Tharizdun all the time? Bah. It got so many things wrong, both gross and small (t ...
      Topic: Most Unloved GH Canon
    DrassustheGaunt

    Replies: 98
    Views: 70718

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 23, 2014 7:52 pm   Subject: Most Unloved GH Canon
    What a phenomenal thread; so much great stuff here.

    As for my humble 2¢:


    1} I'm with Flint in having the Greyhawk Wars play out in more of a "cascade effect" de facto practice that all villain ...
      Topic: The Keep on the Borderlands - Complete
    DrassustheGaunt

    Replies: 193
    Views: 210305

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Sun Jul 20, 2014 8:43 pm   Subject: The Keep on the Borderlands - Complete
    My pleasure, Sir Xaris.

    I've been away from the forum for a long time but hope to be back with regularity now.
      Topic: The Keep on the Borderlands - Complete
    DrassustheGaunt

    Replies: 193
    Views: 210305

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Sun Jul 20, 2014 12:04 am   Subject: The Keep on the Borderlands - Complete
    SirXaris,

    You say the Keep is here:

    https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-xSUCXsdq4nQ/T_-wLAOYkPI/AAAAAAAAAcs/yUZPWbpT9Zs/s339/sirxarislocale.JPG

    I have this in another old thread and felt it ma ...
      Topic: Is it just me?
    DrassustheGaunt

    Replies: 18
    Views: 8139

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Jul 19, 2014 3:36 pm   Subject: Is it just me?
    I personally couldn't say with absolute certainty so either is possible.

    I stand by my guess, as it fits so well with his overall style in both writing and humor, but I've no monopoly on truth.
      Topic: Is it just me?
    DrassustheGaunt

    Replies: 18
    Views: 8139

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Jul 19, 2014 3:13 pm   Subject: Is it just me?
    The only other example I can think of (apart from the place name Abbor-Alz and examples of senior houses joined with junior ones like Rax-Nyrond) of a hyphenated name that doesn't fit the Suloise patt ...
      Topic: The terror of the Frutzi people...
    DrassustheGaunt

    Replies: 9
    Views: 7807

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Wed Jul 25, 2012 11:27 pm   Subject: The terror of the Frutzi people...
    Hey DrassustheGaunt, in case it's useful, I just found a couple of relevant links from the Pathfinder SRD:

    Very cool.

    Thanks for the tip; I'll look into them. Smile
      Topic: Age old question?
    DrassustheGaunt

    Replies: 29
    Views: 12854

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 25, 2012 11:01 pm   Subject: Age old question?
    I checked the "Role Player" box, as well.

    Although, much like Lanthorn, I enjoy a good scrap, too.



    Though it needn't necessarily devolve into "hack n' slash", all good drama is driven by con ...
      Topic: The terror of the Frutzi people...
    DrassustheGaunt

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    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Wed Jul 18, 2012 7:52 pm   Subject: The terror of the Frutzi people...
    Drassus,

    A beast many young and old Frutzi warriors would like to defeat. This is good if you can create a whole ecology for this creature it would make for an interesting article.


    Many thanks ...
      Topic: The terror of the Frutzi people...
    DrassustheGaunt

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    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Wed Jul 18, 2012 4:51 pm   Subject: The terror of the Frutzi people...
    Hey DrassustheGaunt, your Rending Yeti looks ferocious.

    Thanks. Smile


    Two questions: first, why are its claw attacks 1d4 rather than 1d6? Aren't the former generally for Medium claw attack ...
      Topic: It came up in this week's Greytalk chat...
    DrassustheGaunt

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    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Tue Jul 17, 2012 8:50 pm   Subject: It came up in this week's Greytalk chat...
    I still wonder why puppets is seen as a bad adventure? IMHO there are plenty of other modules that are worse then puppets.

    Later

    Argon


    Hmm, I'm unfamiliar with that particular module.

    I' ...
      Topic: It came up in this week's Greytalk chat...
    DrassustheGaunt

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    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Tue Jul 17, 2012 8:15 pm   Subject: It came up in this week's Greytalk chat...
    Lol! That's what I get for not proofreading before I post. "Rory Barbarosa" is correct. I butchered it the first time. Razz

    SirXaris

    Ha!

    Neither of us got it right! Razz

    It's co ...
      Topic: It came up in this week's Greytalk chat...
    DrassustheGaunt

    Replies: 24
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    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Tue Jul 17, 2012 8:06 pm   Subject: It came up in this week's Greytalk chat...
    That is an awesome idea, Drassus! I'll have to use it next time.

    when I get my adventure published in Canonfire Chronicles, you'll see that Roray Barbarosa's legend features as a cameo in it. : ...
      Topic: Keep-ing the Pomarj at bay...
    DrassustheGaunt

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    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Tue Jul 17, 2012 7:50 pm   Subject: Keep-ing the Pomarj at bay...
    They find it on the bodies of their dead opponents. They usually have to kill said opponents quickly if they hope to acquire any of their potions. Cool

    SirXaris


    And hopefully the fallen ...
      Topic: Keep-ing the Pomarj at bay...
    DrassustheGaunt

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    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Tue Jul 17, 2012 7:45 pm   Subject: Keep-ing the Pomarj at bay...
    "HEY THAT JERK'S DRINKING OUR TREASURE!"


    HAHAHAHA!

    Perfect.
      Topic: Keep-ing the Pomarj at bay...
    DrassustheGaunt

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    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Tue Jul 17, 2012 7:43 pm   Subject: Keep-ing the Pomarj at bay...
    Lol! Yep, give the hobgoblin witchdoctor a scroll with Fireball or Lightning Bolt on it and force item saving throws on every PC who fails their own save. Evil Grin

    SirXaris


    Very nice. :twis ...
      Topic: Hextor's Cestuses
    DrassustheGaunt

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    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Tue Jul 17, 2012 7:09 pm   Subject: Hextor's Cestuses
    And to make it even better you can add the 'merciful' weapon quality to it! So it hurts even more! But it won't kill you! No matter how much you want it to!

    I may need some sort of therapy now t ...
      Topic: Erythnul and the Pomarj
    DrassustheGaunt

    Replies: 66
    Views: 30175

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 17, 2012 6:54 pm   Subject: Erythnul and the Pomarj
    I've considered the idea that Erythnul might have actually fathered all of the other humanoid gods. At least the chaotic ones. Or they might have sprung up from his blood.

    Thanks for this as it mak ...
      Topic: Hextor's Cestuses
    DrassustheGaunt

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    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Tue Jul 17, 2012 6:48 pm   Subject: Hextor's Cestuses
    I'd say mailed gauntlet, but if they're monks it's only a stylistic choice, since they can do lethal damage with their bare hands.

    From a 'that's freakin' awesome!' perspective the spiked chain wou ...
      Topic: It came up in this week's Greytalk chat...
    DrassustheGaunt

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    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Tue Jul 17, 2012 6:45 pm   Subject: It came up in this week's Greytalk chat...
    Drassus I will be honest I own a few modules and many dungeon magazines. Though I have run very little of what was contained within. I used them mostly for geological information and maybe some ideas. ...
      Topic: It came up in this week's Greytalk chat...
    DrassustheGaunt

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    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Tue Jul 17, 2012 6:43 pm   Subject: It came up in this week's Greytalk chat...
    I've mentioned many of my alterations to The Keep on the Borderlands in your other threads, Drassus, but I did make a few changes to the Isle of Dread, too. Not many, though, as I haven't run it near ...
      Topic: "Uh...is this thing on?"
    DrassustheGaunt

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    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Tue Jul 17, 2012 6:38 pm   Subject: Re: "Uh...is this thing on?"
    Hello! I'm an old school gamer and lifelong fan of Greyhawk... Just goes to show it's a small world, but I'd hate to paint it.


    Love the subject line. Laughing

    I never made the switch to Forgo ...
      Topic: It came up in this week's Greytalk chat...
    DrassustheGaunt

    Replies: 24
    Views: 16873

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Tue Jul 17, 2012 6:32 pm   Subject: It came up in this week's Greytalk chat...
    I've never run a converted module, but one I'd love to see (and play) converted is 'Castle Amber.'

    I used to own a copy of that; I'll see if I still do.

    Sadly, I lost a ton of stuff in a flood s ...
      Topic: Hextor's Cestuses
    DrassustheGaunt

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    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Tue Jul 17, 2012 1:44 pm   Subject: Hextor's Cestuses
    In the early 1990's (when I was playing 1st ed AD&D), I came up with an idea for an order of monks that served Hextor - Hextor's Cestuses.

    This seemed like the logical thing to do since Hextor ...
      Topic: I owe Larry Elmore money
    DrassustheGaunt

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    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Tue Jul 17, 2012 1:24 pm   Subject: I owe Larry Elmore money
    Wow, thanks for the support, guys. Smile

    I'll def think about it.
      Topic: Erythnul and the Pomarj
    DrassustheGaunt

    Replies: 66
    Views: 30175

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 17, 2012 1:21 pm   Subject: Re: Motorhead!
    Inferno is a great album by Motorhead as most of the later albums by them have been. Mickey Dee and Phil Cambell have been with Lemmy for longer than the "original" guys were by like a decade. When ...
      Topic: Refocusing Greyhawk
    DrassustheGaunt

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 17, 2012 11:09 am   Subject: Re: Refocusing Greyhawk
    Oddly enough, this interpretation is the one I used for Athas, the world of the Dark Sun campaign setting.

    Being a big fan of those authors (REH &HPL) I scoured all the 3rd ed books for monster ...
      Topic: Do nagpas fly south for the winter?
    DrassustheGaunt

    Replies: 6
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    PostForum: Greyhawk- Basic D&D   Posted: Sun Jul 15, 2012 11:48 pm   Subject: Do nagpas fly south for the winter?
    If I was going to place them now and wanted to keep their location within the Flanaess, I would think that somewhere in the Dry Steppes would be most appropriate. The Bright Desert isn't populated en ...
      Topic: Erythnul and the Pomarj
    DrassustheGaunt

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    Views: 30175

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jul 15, 2012 3:40 pm   Subject: Erythnul and the Pomarj
    Drassus,

    Nice way to point us in the right direction. Some of us don't have those books but these excerpts help those of us looking to expand on James thread.

    N/P

    Glad to help.

    We're here ...
      Topic: Erythnul and the Pomarj
    DrassustheGaunt

    Replies: 66
    Views: 30175

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jul 15, 2012 3:36 pm   Subject: Erythnul and the Pomarj
    And if you need mood music, this should work flawlessly...


    Motörhead - Killers

    ... from the album Inferno
    Lyrics
    The order is for murder
    And we've been there before
    The men in black are co ...
      Topic: Erythnul and the Pomarj
    DrassustheGaunt

    Replies: 66
    Views: 30175

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jul 15, 2012 3:20 pm   Subject: Re: Erythnul and the Pomarj
    Anything on Ravagers for Greyhawk, other than the mention in the D&D 3.0 Sword & Fist supplement?


    Here's a few for you:


    http://www.canonfire.com/cf/modules.php?name=News&file=ar ...
      Topic: Must Watch Must Avoid Movies
    DrassustheGaunt

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jul 15, 2012 2:30 pm   Subject: Must Watch Must Avoid Movies
    Clash of the Titans!.. I still prefer the older one, again, creature effects of Ray Harryhausen, though some of the CGI creatures of the recent remake were good.


    Agreed 100%.

    I believe this is ...
      Topic: Must Watch Must Avoid Movies
    DrassustheGaunt

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jul 15, 2012 2:22 pm   Subject: Must Watch Must Avoid Movies
    Really, you could almost plan this out as an adventure.

    I had a friend that attended film school who often said:

    "I learned more about screenwriting from playing D&D then I ever did in (his ...
      Topic: Do nagpas fly south for the winter?
    DrassustheGaunt

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    Views: 16391

    PostForum: Greyhawk- Basic D&D   Posted: Sat Jul 14, 2012 11:40 pm   Subject: Do nagpas fly south for the winter?
    If I was going to place them now and wanted to keep their location within the Flanaess, I would think that somewhere in the Dry Steppes would be most appropriate.

    I think you hit it out of the park ...
      Topic: The Earth Dragon - Fact vs. Fiction
    DrassustheGaunt

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Jul 14, 2012 12:06 pm   Subject: The Earth Dragon - Fact vs. Fiction
    To chime in about changing orcish alignment to CE, I will admit, not a proponent of that idea. I like them the traditional LE instead.

    I'm with you there 100%.
      Topic: The Earth Dragon - Fact vs. Fiction
    DrassustheGaunt

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Jul 14, 2012 12:01 pm   Subject: The Earth Dragon - Fact vs. Fiction
    Has anyone ever done a re-do of the "Gods of the Orcs" (title?) which appeared in Dragon #sixty-something, to re-configure them to a more CE outlook?

    I'm not aware of one.

    That's one of the issu ...
      Topic: Do nagpas fly south for the winter?
    DrassustheGaunt

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    Views: 16391

    PostForum: Greyhawk- Basic D&D   Posted: Sat Jul 14, 2012 11:29 am   Subject: Do nagpas fly south for the winter?
    I'm looking through old modules and came across the X4-X5 modules Master of The Desert Nomads and Temple of Death.

    They seem to have some seriously good reviews so I'm curious if any of you have pl ...
      Topic: favorite module/module series
    DrassustheGaunt

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    Views: 34287

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Jul 14, 2012 11:19 am   Subject: favorite module/module series
    Drassus,

    I have created my own rules for runes. I was originally writing this for 2E then 3 runes away from finishing my master piece my computer was infected with a virus and I lost everything on ...
      Topic: The Earth Dragon - Fact vs. Fiction
    DrassustheGaunt

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Jul 14, 2012 11:06 am   Subject: The Earth Dragon - Fact vs. Fiction
    {Orcs} were CE in the Original D&D. Making them LE was the re-configuartion.

    Now, why they went back is the question. Wink

    The first time I saw them in a book was in the first edition AD& ...
      Topic: The Earth Dragon - Fact vs. Fiction
    DrassustheGaunt

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    Views: 12941

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Jul 14, 2012 10:59 am   Subject: The Earth Dragon - Fact vs. Fiction
    This also depends on whether or not you agree with the retconning of orcs as being CE instead of LE.

    Yeah, I always wondered why they did that.

    Anyone know? Confused
      Topic: The Earth Dragon - Fact vs. Fiction
    DrassustheGaunt

    Replies: 31
    Views: 12941

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Jul 14, 2012 10:49 am   Subject: The Earth Dragon - Fact vs. Fiction
    That said, I don't think a "spirit of the land" is really the most appropriate patron of a slaver sect or humanoid nation. I'd go with Tiamat, personally, as the patron of the Slave Lords. They might ...
      Topic: favorite module/module series
    DrassustheGaunt

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    Views: 34287

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Jul 14, 2012 10:45 am   Subject: favorite module/module series
    IMC giants use magic rune magic. Hence, my rune magic articles on CF. Rune magic origins are in the Jotun alphabet and many of its symbols are used to invoke the runes.

    Again, that makes 2 of us. ...
      Topic: The "Introduce Yourself" Thread
    DrassustheGaunt

    Replies: 400
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    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Sat Jul 14, 2012 10:30 am   Subject: The "Introduce Yourself" Thread

    ...and we're not too tired to sleep.

    I knew that tagline was familiar, but I had to look it up... Happy

    Cool.

    Glad someone caught it. Cool
      Topic: She looks like...
    DrassustheGaunt

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    PostForum: The Backalley   Posted: Fri Jul 13, 2012 9:43 pm   Subject: She looks like...
    Ukraine really does have talent! Evil Grin Laughing

    Now that's canon. Cool
      Topic: Most and Least Favourite Greyhawk Modules
    DrassustheGaunt

    Replies: 88
    Views: 53743

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jul 13, 2012 7:07 pm   Subject: Most and Least Favourite Greyhawk Modules
    Lanthorn,

    I suppose it all boils down to why I chose to return to the WoG with 3.5ed.

    With the plethora of feats, books and ability to customize, I'm of the mind that I can do things the progeni ...
      Topic: Most and Least Favourite Greyhawk Modules
    DrassustheGaunt

    Replies: 88
    Views: 53743

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jul 13, 2012 6:52 pm   Subject: Most and Least Favourite Greyhawk Modules
    Lanthorn,

    Ok, I think I see the issue here.

    You definitively have the upper hand as far as canon goes.

    I can't fight that and I suppose I'm being a bit foolish to debate the issue on a site c ...
      Topic: favorite module/module series
    DrassustheGaunt

    Replies: 65
    Views: 34287

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jul 13, 2012 6:47 pm   Subject: favorite module/module series
    In case your wondering, no I was not influenced by Green Ronin at all. I have been using the name psychic since 2e. However, if you were to read the psychics handbook it is reminiscent of the 2e versi ...
      Topic: I owe Larry Elmore money
    DrassustheGaunt

    Replies: 21
    Views: 15213

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Fri Jul 13, 2012 6:36 pm   Subject: I owe Larry Elmore money
    Drassus,

    It was good to have you aboard for greytalk Thursday. Its a great place to just talk about greytalk and other things as well.

    Many thanks, Argon.

    I had a blast.

    And I really want ...
      Topic: Keep-ing the Pomarj at bay...
    DrassustheGaunt

    Replies: 24
    Views: 15346

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Fri Jul 13, 2012 6:31 pm   Subject: Keep-ing the Pomarj at bay...
    I neglected to mention, regarding potions and scrolls... ▼

    If you find that you accidently gave out a bit too many, then it's helpful to remember two things:

    1} Glass breaks

    2} Paper bu ...
      Topic: Keep-ing the Pomarj at bay...
    DrassustheGaunt

    Replies: 24
    Views: 15346

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Fri Jul 13, 2012 6:28 pm   Subject: Keep-ing the Pomarj at bay...
    Count me in your camp on this one ▼

    Also, I like to play the monsters appropriately to their intelligence, which I interpret to mean 'deadly'. So, I give the party a bit more magic to buff ...
     
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