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      Topic: 2e Greyhawk and Moral "Gray Areas"
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    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Thu Apr 08, 2021 10:45 pm   Subject: 2e Greyhawk and Moral "Gray Areas"

    Evil characters needn't all kick puppies..

    I'm pretty sure that it states this as a requirement in the DMG!:D

    For me, moral quandaries are something that grow, organically, out of the game. Su ...
      Topic: A0.5 (Lowdown in Highport) A5 (The Last Slave Lord)
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Apr 02, 2021 8:22 am   Subject: A0.5 (Lowdown in Highport) A5 (The Last Slave Lord)
    Issues of Dungeon Magazine are available on the Internet Archive.

    https://archive.org/details/dungeonmagazine?&sort=titleSorter&page=3
      Topic: Where is "Restenford"?
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 08, 2021 12:07 pm   Subject: Where is "Restenford"?

    There are two other Restenford resources out there ...

    There is also the excellent Restenford Project blog. It hasn't been updated for a while but it has some excellent articles about what exact ...
      Topic: What age are Greyhawk Fans?
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Feb 04, 2021 2:44 pm   Subject: What age are Greyhawk Fans?
    I am 51. Smile

    I have been playing since 1981, when I was 12 years old.

    SirXaris

    Ha! I started at the same time as Sir Xaris. But I'm older! My players are all mid-twenties to early thir ...
      Topic: A "Familiar" Question
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Feb 04, 2021 2:40 pm   Subject: A "Familiar" Question
    In 5e, familiar's are described as celestials/fey/fiends in the form of a creature. So, for me, I think they are likely to be much longer lived than their 'masters'. Instead of being some cute kitty-k ...
      Topic: How advanced were the Pre-Cataclysmic western empires?
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jan 22, 2021 1:13 pm   Subject: How advanced were the Pre-Cataclysmic western empires?
    My take on this is that, historically, empires normally stop expanding due to issues with either manpower or politics. Normally both. Or they stop expanding in one particular direction because there a ...
      Topic: What's for dinner? or "I eat the shark-man"
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 21, 2021 7:19 am   Subject: What's for dinner? or "I eat the shark-man"

    Out of curiosity, what was the druid's alignment?

    Yes, he was neutral. He had other issues too! :)
      Topic: What's for dinner? or "I eat the shark-man"
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 19, 2021 3:16 am   Subject: What's for dinner? or "I eat the shark-man"
    One of the players in my campaign was a Lizardman Druid. he always chopped lumps off of any kills in order to stock up on provisions, regardless of what/who it was.

    His justification was that it wa ...
      Topic: How to make Greyhawk more "medievalsy"?
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jan 17, 2021 2:54 am   Subject: How to make Greyhawk more "medievalsy"?
    Get rid of universal literacy. Reading & writing should be restricted to Clerics, Wizards, Monks & the more forward-thinking Nobles!
      Topic: VIDEO: Ballad Battle of Emridy Meadows - World of Greyhawk
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 14, 2021 2:32 am   Subject: VIDEO: Ballad Battle of Emridy Meadows - World of Greyhawk
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      Topic: Ring of Five Questions @Greyhawkery
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 11, 2021 2:03 pm   Subject: Ring of Five Questions @Greyhawkery
    Iím sure that I am the one that can handle infinite wishes for the common good ;-) ...


    Seems reasonable to me!
    :D
      Topic: Ring of Five Questions @Greyhawkery
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jan 08, 2021 11:54 am   Subject: Ring of Five Questions @Greyhawkery

    A god that gifts mortals with a curled stick...

    What, like this one you mean?

    https://youtu.be/XfTdnWLMLDA?t=45

    :)
      Topic: Ring of Five Questions @Greyhawkery
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 07, 2021 2:56 pm   Subject: Ring of Five Questions @Greyhawkery
    Nice!

    As for me, it would be as follows:-

    Q1. What is your favorite realm or region in the World of Greyhawk setting?

    The Wild Coast. So many factions/powers facing off across the Woolly Bay ...
      Topic: Deadly Denizens link
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Oct 05, 2020 5:09 am   Subject: Deadly Denizens link
    I agree, this is very cool &, more importantly, useful! I can see myself using this a lot. Good work!
      Topic: How to "wrap up" Sea Princes?
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 16, 2020 12:16 am   Subject: How to "wrap up" Sea Princes?
    I imagine the Sea Princes conflict paralleling real-world nations that simply fall into decades of unrest and war.
    ...

    Likewise, now that the Brotherhood has toppled the navel powers of the southe ...
      Topic: Introductions and a little Greyhawk art by me...
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    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Wed Jul 15, 2020 1:46 pm   Subject: Introductions and a little Greyhawk art by me...
    Hi evelyn. Welcome aboard. I used to go to actual, real-world bingo with an ex. It wasn't really my cup of tea but she liked the bingo & I liked the cheap meals. So it worked for both of us! For a ...
      Topic: City of Greyhawk - City of Hawks
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 02, 2020 11:24 pm   Subject: City of Greyhawk - City of Hawks
    But, considering the size of the place, nobody is going to attack City of Greyhawk.

    Certainly not in an all-out assault, but don't forget, in the real world, the Rus launched several raids against ...
      Topic: Stone Circles of the Flanaess?
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 02, 2020 11:04 pm   Subject: Stone Circles of the Flanaess?
    Each of the Star Cairns has a dolmen-like entrance but, being Suel in origin, I guess these would be considered mock-dolmens. Although they are constructed along leylines, the look & feel is a sty ...
      Topic: Eclipses
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 01, 2020 4:30 pm   Subject: Eclipses
    Yeah, I think we're meant to assume that Liga appears the same size in Oerth's sky as Earth's sun appears from Earth, and somebody just didn't do the math.

    I have to agree. I've been plugging some ...
      Topic: Eclipses
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Jun 27, 2020 11:02 pm   Subject: Eclipses
    The above all relates to Luna, I should have mentioned. For Celene they would be very much rarer. And to get both moons eclipsing at the same time. Well...
      Topic: Eclipses
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Jun 27, 2020 10:53 pm   Subject: Eclipses
    I think making them rarer is more interesting.

    Well, that's a request that's easy enough to oblige. Going back to Oerth Journal #3, Roger Moore states the circumference of Oerth as roughly 25,200 ...
      Topic: Eclipses
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Jun 27, 2020 4:03 pm   Subject: Eclipses

    The only canon note on eclipses appears in TAB under the description of the festivals.

    Do we regard Spelljammer as canon? If so then in Greyspace it states that Luna & Celene are both in the ...
      Topic: Specific Druids of the Flanaess
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 23, 2020 1:57 pm   Subject: Specific Druids of the Flanaess
    Thank'ee! Duly noted. :)
      Topic: The "Introduce Yourself" Thread
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    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Tue Jun 16, 2020 10:55 pm   Subject: The "Introduce Yourself" Thread
    Hi Ralf!

    Welcome aboard. Your post made me realise that I have never introduced myself here!

    Prefer not to give too many personal details but I am in the UK & started playing in the early 19 ...
      Topic: Specific Druids of the Flanaess
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 16, 2020 10:43 pm   Subject: Specific Druids of the Flanaess
    There is some Druidy stuff in the back story for "The Standing Stone". It is non-specific in location but I have put it in the Suss Forest & some of the description in the module suits this.

    Th ...
      Topic: Earthly Cultural Analogies In The Flanaess And Beyond?
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jun 14, 2020 1:46 pm   Subject: Earthly Cultural Analogies In The Flanaess And Beyond?
    It might be awkward if you look at it from that perspective but, speaking as a wargamer, it doesn't seem so strange to me. In fantasy wargames campaigns (well, the ones I've played in at least) it is ...
      Topic: Lost Laboratory of Kwalish
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    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 5th Edition   Posted: Tue May 12, 2020 11:09 pm   Subject: Lost Laboratory of Kwalish
    I haven't run it but I bought it a couple of years ago & have been keeping it in my back pocket. Even if you don't run the adventure there is some good content in there, interesting NPCs, a table ...
      Topic: The Troublesome Electrum Piece
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue May 12, 2020 10:52 pm   Subject: The Troublesome Electrum Piece


    I think there's precedent for restricting electrum pieces to ancient ruins and antique vaults if you prefer the 'realism' of that.



    Slightly at a tangent but ancient coinage is one of my fav ...
      Topic: How is 5th edition different from 1st/2nd edition
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    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 5th Edition   Posted: Fri Jan 31, 2020 8:08 am   Subject: Re: How is 5th edition different from 1st/2nd edition
    Kirt's summary is pretty good. The only missing item for me is player support. It's a lot easier for new players to get hold of a copy of the 5E rules (they are available as a free download from the W ...
      Topic: Absurdity, zaniness, puns, and other funny stuff
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 30, 2020 6:40 am   Subject: Absurdity, zaniness, puns, and other funny stuff
    My Greyhawk is quite a grim, low money, low magic place but I find that the odd bit of well-placed silliness helps to lighten the mood & stop it from just being a grind.

    My personal favourite w ...
      Topic: How is 5th edition different from 1st/2nd edition
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    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 5th Edition   Posted: Tue Jan 28, 2020 3:43 pm   Subject: How is 5th edition different from 1st/2nd edition
    Kirt's summary is pretty good. The only missing item for me is player support. It's a lot easier for new players to get hold of a copy of the 5E rules (they are available as a free download from the W ...
      Topic: Non-Scarlet Brotherhood monk organizations
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 14, 2020 2:41 pm   Subject: Non-Scarlet Brotherhood monk organizations


    Wastri! RIBBET!



    For inspiration, check out the movie Kung Fu Hustle, where the big bad uses 'toad style' martial arts. A perfect template for Wastri.
      Topic: So I was reading a book the other day...
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 09, 2020 5:14 am   Subject: So I was reading a book the other day...
    Since that time, Iuz has always protected himself with a carefully secreted soul gem hidden on an unknown, unbelievably well-guarded Abyssal plane.

    Apropos of nothing & somewhat off-topic for t ...
      Topic: Greyhawk to Sigil and Back again
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Dec 29, 2019 2:41 pm   Subject: Greyhawk to Sigil and Back again
    I've been using a small, framework adventure that I picked up on DriveThruRPG to do exactly this sort of thing. The adventure is called "Brutal Imperilment In The Bag of Infinite Holding". You can pic ...
      Topic: Regional Products of the Flanaess By Nation (Expanded)
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Dec 20, 2019 10:31 am   Subject: Regional Products of the Flanaess By Nation (Expanded)
    Hmm, Iron seems to be a notable absentee from the list. Perhaps it is only exported in the form of finished goods? Irongate & the Iron Hills would seem the most likely candidate as a primary expor ...
      Topic: Help Me Create the Dreamscape of Tarsellis
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Nov 18, 2019 2:34 pm   Subject: Help Me Create the Dreamscape of Tarsellis
    I haven't actually read it myself, but the Ravenloft supplement The Nightmare lands, might have some useful stuff in it as that is all about dreams &, err, nightmares.
      Topic: Against the Slave Lords - Story Help
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 04, 2019 11:07 am   Subject: Against the Slave Lords - Story Help
    Hi Emongnome,

    I am currently running A0 - A1 for my group & I am going to be using the Tarrasque. In my mind the Tarrasque & the Earth Dragon are one & the same thing. It's just that ov ...
      Topic: Why aren't we discussing more here?
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jun 16, 2019 4:34 am   Subject: Why aren't we discussing more here?
    Hi All,

    Long time reader (& borrower of ideas!), first time poster!

    I think that social media stuff is a bit like fast food. Grab a bite when you're hungry but it's soon forgotten. Whereas C ...
     
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