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      Topic: oerth calendar online?
    Elliva

    Replies: 7
    Views: 7678

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Fri May 13, 2016 2:44 pm   Subject: oerth calendar online?
    Fantastic! *high fives all around* thanks everyone!
      Topic: oerth calendar online?
    Elliva

    Replies: 7
    Views: 7678

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Wed May 11, 2016 9:47 am   Subject: oerth calendar online?
    I've searched the corners of the Internet but I cannot find an Oerth calendar.

    I would be happy with a simple Excel spreadsheet - and if i wasn't being a completely lazy bum, i would make it this ...
      Topic: Black Dragon Inn or Blue Dragon Inn
    Elliva

    Replies: 1
    Views: 4178

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Wed Apr 27, 2016 9:47 am   Subject: Black Dragon Inn or Blue Dragon Inn
    here's good one, my new campaign has finally gotten off to a decent start, just a couple of sessions under our belts with very minor forays around the City of Greyhawk.

    Both the Black Dragon Inn a ...
      Topic: Source material on grey elves
    Elliva

    Replies: 10
    Views: 9925

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Tue Feb 09, 2016 10:19 pm   Subject: Source material on grey elves
    well in this game, i have two players - both with some experience in RPGs and both with a smattering of exposure to D&D. We talked about their characters when rolling them up, personality, backsto ...
      Topic: Source material on grey elves
    Elliva

    Replies: 10
    Views: 9925

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Sun Jan 24, 2016 10:11 pm   Subject: Source material on grey elves
    good points all around! I'm going to put on my archivists gloves and gently open my From the Ashes box, as well as other items to read through all of this.
    Thank you all and please keep them coming!
      Topic: Source material on grey elves
    Elliva

    Replies: 10
    Views: 9925

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Fri Jan 22, 2016 3:46 pm   Subject: Source material on grey elves
    Fantastic! Thanks!
      Topic: Source material on grey elves
    Elliva

    Replies: 10
    Views: 9925

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Thu Jan 21, 2016 10:06 pm   Subject: Source material on grey elves
    Over the many years, I've read plenty of good material online and in a few books about the Grey Elves (Faerie). However, in the last 2 years or so I've been so busy with being a dad now that I have fo ...
      Topic: One stop wiki online for AD&D 1e/2e
    Elliva

    Replies: 3
    Views: 3713

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jan 20, 2016 9:46 am   Subject: One stop wiki online for AD&D 1e/2e
    awesome, thanks! I'll take a look around for OSRIC as well.
      Topic: One stop wiki online for AD&D 1e/2e
    Elliva

    Replies: 3
    Views: 3713

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 19, 2016 4:00 pm   Subject: One stop wiki online for AD&D 1e/2e
    Hey All! Long time no see, been busy busy with the second child and life in general but back.

    So a bunch of folks at work are begging me to DM a campaign for them. I told them I play 1e/2e (hey, t ...
      Topic: Ethical dilemma
    Elliva

    Replies: 19
    Views: 9370

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Thu Jul 03, 2014 2:22 pm   Subject: Ethical dilemma
    I love ethical dilemmas too!

    I would say you can kill the guy as soon as you have indisputable evidence that he is on the side of evil to play it safe or at least you are convinced the evidence is ...
      Topic: One thousand and one Baklunish nights
    Elliva

    Replies: 8
    Views: 5651

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Dec 22, 2013 7:26 pm   Subject: One thousand and one Baklunish nights
    I need to go check this out too! Thanks!
      Topic: Gnolls
    Elliva

    Replies: 25
    Views: 21288

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Sat Dec 07, 2013 9:46 am   Subject: Gnolls
    How much muscle are you looking to add to the mix? Flinds work extremely well because they aren't immediately noticeable to most parties. As in, when they first come into contact, it's unlikely that y ...
      Topic: Temple of Elemental Evil returns!
    Elliva

    Replies: 16
    Views: 9310

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 06, 2013 11:30 am   Subject: Temple of Elemental Evil returns!
    Back from traveling to hear this news! well it may only be A temple of elemental evil but if they use that name, that's still pilfering to some degree and it makes me sad...
      Topic: OMG! Greyhawk Minis!!!
    Elliva

    Replies: 11
    Views: 11663

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Aug 13, 2013 7:36 pm   Subject: OMG! Greyhawk Minis!!!
    wow...just wow! thanks for sharing Cebrion. This is going to the top of my Christmas request list.
      Topic: Weather Forecaster online tool updated
    Elliva

    Replies: 12
    Views: 9039

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 03, 2013 1:04 pm   Subject: Weather Forecaster online tool updated
    Very nice indeed and welcome!
      Topic: the "overpowered" discussion for D&DN
    Elliva

    Replies: 2
    Views: 5758

    PostForum: The Backalley   Posted: Mon Jun 10, 2013 12:42 pm   Subject: the "overpowered" discussion for D&DN
    Well said Lanthorn, you and I are kindred (DM) spirits it would seem. The reason I brought this discussion here is that it's difficult to have any sort of fruitful conversation without it turning into ...
      Topic: No Drow subrace
    Elliva

    Replies: 19
    Views: 18534

    PostForum: Greyhawk- Heresy!   Posted: Fri Jun 07, 2013 12:31 pm   Subject: No Drow subrace
    I saw this (old) thread and had to reply. I really disliked how Drow just became "dude, so for my character, I'm going to play (yet another) an outcast Drow who has come to the surface world to advent ...
      Topic: the "overpowered" discussion for D&DN
    Elliva

    Replies: 2
    Views: 5758

    PostForum: The Backalley   Posted: Thu Jun 06, 2013 2:29 pm   Subject: the "overpowered" discussion for D&DN
    So I have been somewhat following a number of discussions going on over at WoTC's forums regarding D&DN.

    One of the claims constantly bandied about is that "magic-users/wizards are overpowered ...
      Topic: Speciality Priests & Deity Spheres
    Elliva

    Replies: 48
    Views: 30031

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Wed May 22, 2013 11:26 am   Subject: Speciality Priests & Deity Spheres
    Ooooo, I love talking about specialty priests. This is arguably one of the best things ever about 2E and why I rolled it back into our 1E campaigns. One of things we did when creating a specialty prie ...
      Topic: How to Hurt the 'Unhurtable'
    Elliva

    Replies: 10
    Views: 7068

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Thu May 16, 2013 4:38 pm   Subject: How to Hurt the 'Unhurtable'
    Acid on a lycanthrope? Oh yeah, they'll die permanently for sure if they were dropped in a vat and couldn't get out. I reckon they could regenerate from a partial dousing. Same would go for fire and f ...
      Topic: Cost of Leveling up
    Elliva

    Replies: 29
    Views: 24427

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Tue May 07, 2013 2:57 pm   Subject: Cost of Leveling up
    I require players to train or spend to level up when they are low level up through mid-level. Once they reach that level when they start getting a set number of hit points added, I declare that they c ...
      Topic: Cursed Gem of Demon
    Elliva

    Replies: 21
    Views: 11567

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue May 07, 2013 2:48 pm   Subject: Cursed Gem of Demon
    Have the gem only activate under certain conditions similar to lycanthropy and during these times, inducing great paranoia and envy towards everyone around him. Slowly inducing an alignment change and ...
      Topic: Rain of Colorless Fire = Nukes?
    Elliva

    Replies: 26
    Views: 19893

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu May 02, 2013 1:34 pm   Subject: Rain of Colorless Fire = Nukes?
    I remember the very first time I read about the RoCF and immediately went, so these two civilizations had used magic and the Bakluni had somehow gotten a hold of nuclear technology. Since the Suel wer ...
      Topic: Vampires & Editions
    Elliva

    Replies: 34
    Views: 29357

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Mon Apr 29, 2013 12:32 pm   Subject: Vampires & Editions
    Having never been able to get beyond 2E myself *Lanthorn and the crowd go wild* I have always kept the magic/special characteristic required rule in place. However, I have run a few "lower magic" camp ...
      Topic: White Plume Mountain map
    Elliva

    Replies: 17
    Views: 6773

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 01, 2013 8:24 am   Subject: White Plume Mountain map
    *spit take* that was awesome, great way to start off my Monday morning, thanks Rasgon!
      Topic: Class Specific XP Awards
    Elliva

    Replies: 34
    Views: 18279

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Thu Feb 14, 2013 4:56 pm   Subject: Class Specific XP Awards
    I give XP in a few ways (these are always where applicable and are not given every time)

    1. Based on class actions/performance for a specific adventure or episode. Fighters get a bonus if combat we ...
      Topic: Fantasy vs. Realism
    Elliva

    Replies: 28
    Views: 12268

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Feb 11, 2013 3:53 pm   Subject: Fantasy vs. Realism
    I concur, having some realism in the game promotes consistency. I find the biggest challenge is combat because - and I'll admit, I'm not always the most prepared DM - when you have multiple participan ...
      Topic: dnd 1st and 2nd edition pdf's on sale again.
    Elliva

    Replies: 10
    Views: 7465

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 28, 2013 4:59 pm   Subject: dnd 1st and 2nd edition pdf's on sale again.
    I downloaded B1 and all of the 1E and 2E modules that were up there. Happy with all of them!
      Topic: Psionics question..
    Elliva

    Replies: 33
    Views: 16576

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 01, 2013 9:23 pm   Subject: Psionics question..
    Welcome Kefrem!

    I actually love psionics and play 1E (with some 2E for good measure). If you're going to use them I would highly recommend the 2E Psionics Handbook previously mentioned. That would ...
      Topic: The order of creation
    Elliva

    Replies: 13
    Views: 7078

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Dec 06, 2012 3:10 pm   Subject: The order of creation
    Well this thread was posted in a more recent one and I couldn't pass up the mental exercise. Although I haven't delved that deeply into my Oerth's primordial timeline I see the various species and rac ...
      Topic: The Old Races
    Elliva

    Replies: 23
    Views: 13775

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Dec 06, 2012 2:51 pm   Subject: The Old Races
    Also, troglodytes or at least some troglodyte-like race existed in Hepmonaland (or was it the Amedio?, my memory is fuzzy at the moment) that worshipped demons at least a few thousand years ago when t ...
      Topic: The Old Races
    Elliva

    Replies: 23
    Views: 13775

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Dec 04, 2012 5:28 pm   Subject: The Old Races
    I've thought about this as well. Dragons are without a doubt one of the ancient races. There seem to be hints here and there. Kuo-Toa certainly are a candidate, especially when you consider they lived ...
      Topic: Temple of Elemental Evil
    Elliva

    Replies: 40
    Views: 27318

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Mon Dec 03, 2012 3:01 pm   Subject: Temple of Elemental Evil
    See? That's what happens when I post at 5:28 AM- I either talk crazy or leave stuff out! Laughing

    Get your bib and drool cup ready before you click on the various links on this site:

    SUPER AWESOME ...
      Topic: Help- they are acting stupid :(
    Elliva

    Replies: 23
    Views: 12718

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Oct 02, 2012 5:25 pm   Subject: Help- they are acting stupid :(
    Hi maz03 and welcome! I am very a much a "dice fall where they may" DM. If the characters act reckless and one gets killed, don't let them get resurrected so easily. Make them go to a local priest, ma ...
      Topic: Rolling a new character after death
    Elliva

    Replies: 44
    Views: 20510

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Sep 20, 2012 2:53 pm   Subject: Rolling a new character after death
    I guess I'm just a DM with a mean streak. If you die, well then the adventure just took a left turn to the nearest place to get a resurrection or raise dead. Of course, given that we're talking about ...
      Topic: Weight/Encumbrance of Magic Armor in 1e
    Elliva

    Replies: 24
    Views: 13285

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Wed Sep 12, 2012 4:27 pm   Subject: Weight/Encumbrance of Magic Armor in 1e
    I usually house rule and say for weight it's normal but for encumbrance purposes it's 50% "lighter". That's due to superior craftsmanship, materials and oh yeah enchantment.

    For items that actuall ...
      Topic: Psionics <ducks>
    Elliva

    Replies: 7
    Views: 6359

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Tue Sep 11, 2012 3:52 pm   Subject: Psionics <ducks>
    That's awesome nerdcav. Is it wrong that my first thought after reading this was "Thought Eater"? Followed "Intellect Devourer"? Evil Grin
      Topic: Thanks for letting me join the forums.
    Elliva

    Replies: 20
    Views: 15645

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Mon Aug 27, 2012 2:38 pm   Subject: Thanks for letting me join the forums.
    welcome!
      Topic: Who's with me?
    Elliva

    Replies: 32
    Views: 14775

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Aug 17, 2012 8:30 am   Subject: Who's with me?
    I was literally dancing around my living room when they announced they would be reprinting old material. I can't wait to get my hands on all the old AD&D modules. I'm currently collecting them but ...
      Topic: Clerics vs. Specialty Priests
    Elliva

    Replies: 52
    Views: 23564

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Thu Aug 16, 2012 1:53 pm   Subject: Clerics vs. Specialty Priests
    I, for one, am completely intrigued and somewhat baffled by Wastri. I know he's the demigod of bigotry, racial superiority / supremacy and slavery(?) which are terrible things but he's also batrachian ...
      Topic: Role-playing PCs with high (non-physical) stats
    Elliva

    Replies: 28
    Views: 10958

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Aug 07, 2012 5:31 pm   Subject: Role-playing PCs with high (non-physical) stats
    This is a great question Lanthorn!

    I think that great roleplaying - and you certainly sound like a DM who can hold his own in this department - is the key. The first question is, do the PCs know t ...
      Topic: Fly spell
    Elliva

    Replies: 11
    Views: 5541

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Wed Jul 25, 2012 4:02 pm   Subject: Fly spell
    And now for a little silliness...

    If a flying creature is killed/knocked unconscious it drops like a stone, except maybe an air elemental or a few others from the Elemental Plane of Air. Using this ...
      Topic: Experience Blues
    Elliva

    Replies: 19
    Views: 9471

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Wed Jul 25, 2012 2:35 pm   Subject: Experience Blues
    I think you're "doing it right" for the most part. As SirXaris mentioned, awarding different amounts can have unexpected or unwelcome outcomes in the game. However, I would humbly suggest that it's qu ...
      Topic: Shambling Mounds
    Elliva

    Replies: 25
    Views: 13129

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Wed Jul 25, 2012 2:20 pm   Subject: Shambling Mounds
    Hah! I could see a vengeful druid zapping a shambling mound with lightning a few times, I bet Iuz would take notice then.
      Topic: Shambling Mounds
    Elliva

    Replies: 25
    Views: 13129

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Tue Jul 24, 2012 3:02 pm   Subject: Shambling Mounds
    Alas, I didn't see it. I am a comics fan and definitely Man-Thing is one character I've always enjoyed.

    Back to shambling mounds, if I were to campaign during the Greyhawk Wars (I typically set th ...
      Topic: Shambling Mounds
    Elliva

    Replies: 25
    Views: 13129

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Tue Jul 24, 2012 1:03 pm   Subject: Shambling Mounds
    I am not so benevolent when it comes to shambling mounds. Woe unto any party should they run into one of these. You do bring up a good point about fire though Lanthorn, what about for example, red dra ...
      Topic: Fatigue Pts
    Elliva

    Replies: 11
    Views: 5212

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Mon Jul 09, 2012 7:06 pm   Subject: Fatigue Pts
    I don't use fatigue points although I've considered it. I definitely see the benefits in one sense but I always try to work things into the narrative of the adventure. At low levels fatigue points are ...
      Topic: Orc
    Elliva

    Replies: 7
    Views: 5475

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jul 06, 2012 2:25 pm   Subject: Orc
    Very good stuff Buster and Lanthorn! I've never taken it upon myself to go into a full cultural breakdown of any particular humanoid race but I did do some development on a Gnoll tribe located in the ...
      Topic: Something that we must sort out once and for all
    Elliva

    Replies: 38
    Views: 18966

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 26, 2012 3:45 pm   Subject: Something that we must sort out once and for all
    I'm with Gary on this one. They have beards, but I do have dwarf communities near cosmopolitan areas in Greyhawk where some of the females are smooth-faced.
      Topic: Illusions
    Elliva

    Replies: 26
    Views: 13445

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Mon Jun 25, 2012 2:42 pm   Subject: Illusions
    You're not alone Lanthorn! I too rule that those outside the Area of Effect are not affected by the illusion and thus, experience nothing. However, this is where things start to get tricky and thus wh ...
      Topic: Corusk Mountains
    Elliva

    Replies: 2
    Views: 5534

    PostForum: Far North Design Project   Posted: Sat Jun 16, 2012 1:31 pm   Subject: Corusk Mountains
    Thanks Cebrion, I'll take a look.
      Topic: Corusk Mountains
    Elliva

    Replies: 2
    Views: 5534

    PostForum: Far North Design Project   Posted: Fri Jun 15, 2012 1:54 pm   Subject: Corusk Mountains
    I haven't been able to find much material on the Corusk Mountain range. It's obviously massive, but little is mentioned in the WoG folio other than "humans live at the lower elevations and various ban ...
      Topic: Would you help resurect Living Greyhawk?
    Elliva

    Replies: 16
    Views: 11870

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 12, 2012 9:48 am   Subject: Would you help resurect Living Greyhawk?
    I have to agree with Dark Lord. Hasbro, like many other entertainment companies, ruthlessly protect their IP even if in the long run it would likely benefit them. They likely aren't going to bring bac ...
      Topic: How do you handle spell components if you're not OCD?
    Elliva

    Replies: 22
    Views: 9594

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 08, 2012 1:05 pm   Subject: How do you handle spell components if you're not OCD?
    I'll have to echo a few options here.

    I recommend (as Lanthorn does) Player's Options: Spells and Magic, it's really good. Or you can go with Dragon #81. Either of those will serve you well.

    Wit ...
      Topic: Mitigating a Mage's early level weakness
    Elliva

    Replies: 36
    Views: 17370

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 06, 2012 2:51 pm   Subject: Mitigating a Mage's early level weakness
    Ah yes, the 1e/2e magic-user, always a challenge. The easiest, best way to grant them extra survivability that really fits is to have them obtain or be given a low level magic item or even better a fe ...
      Topic: Help! One of my players want's to be Chaotic Evil!
    Elliva

    Replies: 16
    Views: 7845

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 06, 2012 2:34 pm   Subject: Help! One of my players want's to be Chaotic Evil!
    I love talking about alignment and its gaming implications. So here we go!

    Chaotic Evil as an alignment, based on my views of CN (in that CN thread) would have this player be selfish, destructive, ...
      Topic: How to handle Character Death in Greyhawk
    Elliva

    Replies: 57
    Views: 27850

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jun 04, 2012 1:37 pm   Subject: How to handle Character Death in Greyhawk
    As a DM, I let people die. Usually once at 0 hit points they are unconscious / in shock, losing 1hp/round and will die at -10 hp if they aren't tended to. If a priest casts cure light wounds, they're ...
      Topic: Need Help Deciding ...
    Elliva

    Replies: 25
    Views: 14400

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jun 04, 2012 1:33 pm   Subject: Need Help Deciding ...
    I would go with Greyhawk too. It's definitely the most flexible. Forgotten Realms is decent, definitely a lot of powerful beings floating around there. A couple of things you can do to alleviate the c ...
      Topic: The motor's running, but I don't know where we're going...
    Elliva

    Replies: 9
    Views: 5790

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jun 04, 2012 12:58 pm   Subject: The motor's running, but I don't know where we're going...
    Everything here is great advice, and I can sense your excitment nerdcav.

    The thing I found that really makes the adventure is playing your NPCs intelligently, including monsters (even orcs won't a ...
      Topic: Need a good Module for Level 1-3
    Elliva

    Replies: 14
    Views: 5986

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 01, 2012 9:35 am   Subject: Need a good Module for Level 1-3
    Great suggestion Tarelton! Puppets does get torched, but really it's quite good in the hands of a capable DM.

    Cebrion's spot on, three 1st level characters probably wouldn't last too long in T1 Vil ...
      Topic: So I got my 5e playtest material
    Elliva

    Replies: 15
    Views: 8691

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon May 28, 2012 12:33 pm   Subject: So I got my 5e playtest material
    Agreed on many points Saracenus. I'm just reporting what I see and adding my opinion. Obviously I'm a grognard through and through. I might borrow from 5e (or not). Ultimately, I'm interested in this ...
      Topic: So I got my 5e playtest material
    Elliva

    Replies: 15
    Views: 8691

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon May 28, 2012 9:17 am   Subject: So I got my 5e playtest material
    Well one of the things about this that I really do like is that we don't need feats spelled out. The players can once again be creative and the DM can say "okay it's a Str check vs. the opponent's < ...
      Topic: So I got my 5e playtest material
    Elliva

    Replies: 15
    Views: 8691

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri May 25, 2012 1:01 pm   Subject: So I got my 5e playtest material
    - warning opinions ahead -

    I got my materials today as well. I have to say I'm pleasantly surprised by some of what I see. There's OD&D and BD&D in there with the liberal use of ability che ...
      Topic: 1e Being Reprinted!
    Elliva

    Replies: 14
    Views: 14888

    PostForum: Published Material Reviews & Discussion   Posted: Thu May 24, 2012 12:10 pm   Subject: 1e Being Reprinted!
    Yes that would be a fantastic and very appropriate addition to WoG boxed set. It's such a no-brainer for them. I would seriously purchase one of every reprint and maybe two just so my grandkids could ...
      Topic: There should be an RPG channel on cable
    Elliva

    Replies: 17
    Views: 11996

    PostForum: The Backalley   Posted: Wed May 23, 2012 3:10 pm   Subject: There should be an RPG channel on cable
    Hah! that's classic, I can totally see them doing that. G4 would be another potential candidate.
      Topic: Using monks, assassins, psionics and half-orcs in 2E
    Elliva

    Replies: 9
    Views: 6895

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Wed May 23, 2012 2:41 pm   Subject: Using monks, assassins, psionics and half-orcs in 2E
    Thanks Lanthorn for the kind welcome here.

    Yes, going back to when 2e first came out, I gasped and went "noooooooooooo" until the shop owner told me to shut up. Laughing However, after reading 2e Pl ...
      Topic: 1e Being Reprinted!
    Elliva

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    PostForum: Published Material Reviews & Discussion   Posted: Mon May 21, 2012 2:24 pm   Subject: 1e Being Reprinted!
    I would jump for joy if they reprinted the modules (even though I can get them on PDF) from 1e/2e. For the 1e modules, I would prefer the later edition covers that had more vibrant art on them. Yes, y ...
      Topic: Using monks, assassins, psionics and half-orcs in 2E
    Elliva

    Replies: 9
    Views: 6895

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Wed May 16, 2012 8:59 am   Subject: Using monks, assassins, psionics and half-orcs in 2E
    Yes, we moved to the Dragon 53 Monk, although I do remember a player wanting to play the 1st edition "pure" monk for the challenge. The assassin kit was a bit "meh" and wasn't inspired. Some of the ot ...
      Topic: Using monks, assassins, psionics and half-orcs in 2E
    Elliva

    Replies: 9
    Views: 6895

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Tue May 15, 2012 1:20 pm   Subject: Using monks, assassins, psionics and half-orcs in 2E
    I wanted to throw this out there to see what folks did or did not do back when 2E was introduced and they removed monks, assassins, psionics and half-orcs.

    Personally I play a mish mash of 1E and 2 ...
      Topic: Ghost vs Spells
    Elliva

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    Views: 5052

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Tue May 15, 2012 1:02 pm   Subject: Ghost vs Spells
    you raise a good point Lanthorn and I could see making a case for this. The question of magical weapons vs. magical attacks using energy as weapons is what seems to be the issue here. A +1 (or higher) ...
      Topic: Most and Least Favourite Greyhawk Modules
    Elliva

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    Views: 52700

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue May 15, 2012 12:08 pm   Subject: Most and Least Favourite Greyhawk Modules
    Oh man, this is a very tough one and I'm sure I'll change my mind the moment after I hit the Submit button.

    Favorite(s)
    A1 - 4 series was probably the best for me - the riches to rags to escape ...
      Topic: There should be an RPG channel on cable
    Elliva

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    Views: 11996

    PostForum: The Backalley   Posted: Mon May 14, 2012 2:47 pm   Subject: There should be an RPG channel on cable
    Given the multitude of channels out there, it just makes sense to have an RPG channel. I'm sure the advertisers would love something like that given the demographic.

    I've actually considered pitchi ...
      Topic: The "Introduce Yourself" Thread
    Elliva

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    Views: 229076

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Mon May 14, 2012 2:35 pm   Subject: The "Introduce Yourself" Thread
    First Name?
    Mark

    Age?
    41

    Location?
    San Francisco

    When you started playing D&D?
    1980

    What rules you started with?
    Basic (the boxed set with the big red dragon on it)

    where ...
      Topic: Long time lurker, first time member saying Hello!
    Elliva

    Replies: 9
    Views: 9047

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Wed May 09, 2012 12:53 pm   Subject: Long time lurker, first time member saying Hello!
    i can't seem to find this "Questions" thread that people keep mentioning...
      Topic: Role-Playing CN
    Elliva

    Replies: 18
    Views: 6948

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue May 08, 2012 4:15 pm   Subject: Role-Playing CN
    thanks Crag. Like many of the folks here, Chaotic Neutral in its earliest definitions created quite an interesting problem. It could be incredibly entertaining to roleplay but in terms of world/cultur ...
      Topic: Long time lurker, first time member saying Hello!
    Elliva

    Replies: 9
    Views: 9047

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Fri May 04, 2012 1:56 pm   Subject: Long time lurker, first time member saying Hello!
    Thanks for the warm welcome everyone and i'll avoid the purple lightning.
      Topic: Monte Cook just left Wizards of the Coast
    Elliva

    Replies: 14
    Views: 7901

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu May 03, 2012 2:14 pm   Subject: Monte Cook just left Wizards of the Coast
    my personal (conspiracy) theory is based on past real experience from the gaming industry. Some corporate marketing person has direct oversight of the 5E initiative but doesn't play nor probably has e ...
      Topic: Long time lurker, first time member saying Hello!
    Elliva

    Replies: 9
    Views: 9047

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Thu May 03, 2012 1:23 pm   Subject: Long time lurker, first time member saying Hello!
    Greetings to everyone! I thought I'd come over and introduce myself since I took the liberty of posting on a thread already. Smile

    I have been playing D&D now for just over 30 years now dati ...
      Topic: Role-Playing CN
    Elliva

    Replies: 18
    Views: 6948

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed May 02, 2012 1:47 pm   Subject: CN is the ultimate expression of libertarianism
    at least that's how I've grown to see it. Sure, back in the good ol' days I ran my campaigns with CN characters as people who just did random things, even prodding my players with CN characters to be ...
     
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