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      Topic: 2e Greyhawk and Moral "Gray Areas"
    FormerlyKnownasNorker

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    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Wed Apr 07, 2021 7:49 am   Subject: 2e Greyhawk and Moral "Gray Areas"
    Neutral alignments= moral ambiguity.

    It was always present in the game.

    But I think it can easily be taken too far. Good-aligned guys don't have to all be saints, but they ought to generally beh ...
      Topic: Almost forgotten God of Hunt needed
    FormerlyKnownasNorker

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Mar 26, 2021 9:59 am   Subject: Almost forgotten God of Hunt needed
    Helping Wee Jas?

    How about Scodem, from The Unknown Gods?
    He's a LN god of the hunt.
    Looks like a short, hump-packed man with a long nose and big ears.
      Topic: Wise Woman of the Water-Wanderers (specialty priest)
    FormerlyKnownasNorker

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    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Fri Mar 12, 2021 8:50 am   Subject: Wise Woman of the Water-Wanderers (specialty priest)
    Wise Woman of the Water-Wanderers
    Requirements
    female
    Rhennee (human)
    INT, WIS, DEX all 12 or better
    N, NG, NE, LN, CN

    weapons:
    daggers and blunt weapons
    armor: none, no shield

    th ...
      Topic: What's for dinner? or "I eat the shark-man"
    FormerlyKnownasNorker

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Feb 05, 2021 9:10 am   Subject: What's for dinner? or "I eat the shark-man"
    You could also go with 'killing and then eating anyone with a soul is Evil, but doing the same to creatures with spirits isn't (necessarily) so.'

    That makes sahuaghin and orcs fine to eat. And elv ...
      Topic: Keoland's RW Analog
    FormerlyKnownasNorker

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jan 31, 2021 9:38 pm   Subject: Keoland's RW Analog
    I imagine Keoland would be more like subtropical Virginia, not like Florida or South Texas.
      Topic: Keoland's RW Analog
    FormerlyKnownasNorker

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jan 31, 2021 9:33 pm   Subject: Keoland's RW Analog
    Palm trees grow in parts of Cornwall. It's pretty warm.

    It has become warmer in our lifetimes, too.
      Topic: Keoland's RW Analog
    FormerlyKnownasNorker

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 26, 2021 4:36 pm   Subject: Keoland's RW Analog
    To me, a lot of the Greyhawk nations' implied (or even outright stated, in the case of Saltmarsh being like a medieval English fishing town) "cultural equivalents" imply a significantly cooler culture ...
      Topic: What's for dinner? or "I eat the shark-man"
    FormerlyKnownasNorker

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 19, 2021 5:17 pm   Subject: What's for dinner? or "I eat the shark-man"
    You could also go with 'killing and then eating anyone with a soul is Evil, but doing the same to creatures with spirits isn't (necessarily) so.'

    That makes sahuaghin and orcs fine to eat. And elv ...
      Topic: How to make Greyhawk more "medievalsy"?
    FormerlyKnownasNorker

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jan 17, 2021 2:01 pm   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!

    I prefer to run GH with AD&D 2E rules, in which rest ...
      Topic: How to make Greyhawk more "medievalsy"?
    FormerlyKnownasNorker

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jan 15, 2021 10:04 pm   Subject: How to make Greyhawk more "medievalsy"?
    1 the F Word

    'The Feudal System' didn't really exist, not in the simplified, narrowly defined form you and I were taught in middle school. It's a later construct, a legal theory that became a histo ...
      Topic: What's for dinner? or "I eat the shark-man"
    FormerlyKnownasNorker

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jan 15, 2021 10:18 am   Subject: What's for dinner? or "I eat the shark-man"
    Cool

    Of course, wanton slaying of good-aligned beings would still be capital E Evil, regardless of what the Pholtan lawyers think.
    (Unless one is actually adopting the idea that the spirit/soul d ...
      Topic: What's for dinner? or "I eat the shark-man"
    FormerlyKnownasNorker

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    Views: 3828

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jan 15, 2021 8:42 am   Subject: What's for dinner? or "I eat the shark-man"
    You could also go with 'killing and then eating anyone with a soul is Evil, but doing the same to creatures with spirits isn't (necessarily) so.'

    That makes sahuaghin and orcs fine to eat. And elv ...
      Topic: What's for dinner? or "I eat the shark-man"
    FormerlyKnownasNorker

    Replies: 21
    Views: 3828

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jan 15, 2021 8:35 am   Subject: What's for dinner? or "I eat the shark-man"
    In the Beastlands, sapient animals eat one another according to a natural order of life and death. But these are souls/spirits given form, and all accept it as natural, playing their respective roles ...
      Topic: Multi-classing
    FormerlyKnownasNorker

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    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Wed Jan 13, 2021 10:42 pm   Subject: Re: Multi-classing
    So, one of my players is a multi-classed halfling and has inevitably reached the level cap of his priest class. I allow the optional rule of continuing to gain XP but at half the rate.

    The player ...
      Topic: Keolandish Dating and Lingua Franca
    FormerlyKnownasNorker

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jan 13, 2021 4:53 pm   Subject: Keolandish Dating and Lingua Franca

    Ah, I see that I was a thread contributor/commenter.

    Retread!
      Topic: Keolandish Dating and Lingua Franca
    FormerlyKnownasNorker

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jan 13, 2021 12:20 pm   Subject: Keolandish Dating and Lingua Franca
    Given that the Common Tongue is derived from Oeridian and Baklunish languages, it seems to me that it would most likely have sprung up in a place like Ket, which puts its initial region of use closer ...
      Topic: Keolandish Dating and Lingua Franca
    FormerlyKnownasNorker

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 12, 2021 3:02 pm   Subject: Keolandish Dating and Lingua Franca
    The only drawback to creating a Keoland-specific calendar is it's slightly more of a hassle in play to have yet another calendar to convert.

    I imagine it would be used mainly at court and in offici ...
      Topic: Keolandish Dating and Lingua Franca
    FormerlyKnownasNorker

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 12, 2021 9:01 am   Subject: Keolandish Dating and Lingua Franca
    Why not add another calendar? Keoland may use regnal years, or date from the establishment of the realm.
      Topic: Keoland's RW Analog
    FormerlyKnownasNorker

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 12, 2021 5:54 am   Subject: Keoland's RW Analog
    The coastal lands of the Sea Princes were noted as hot and dusty in The Gauntlet, IIRC. The module is set inland and up, in Berghof.
      Topic: Keoland's RW Analog
    FormerlyKnownasNorker

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 11, 2021 7:09 pm   Subject: Keoland's RW Analog
    Wait, the prevailing winds on Oerth are moving in opposite directions to those of Erath, at similar latitudes? [/b]
      Topic: Keoland's RW Analog
    FormerlyKnownasNorker

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 11, 2021 12:42 pm   Subject: Keoland's RW Analog
    It may be that the Germanic titles are Flan in origin, perhaps derived from the peerage of Queen Ehlissa's vanished kingdom.
      Topic: Keoland's RW Analog
    FormerlyKnownasNorker

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 11, 2021 11:31 am   Subject: Keoland's RW Analog
    The BBC did a fine documentary on the Spanish Inquisition. It featured interviews with scholars, historians who have studied the Inquisition. None of this 21st Century TV sensationalism, but a thought ...
      Topic: Keoland's RW Analog
    FormerlyKnownasNorker

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jan 08, 2021 5:08 pm   Subject: Keoland's RW Analog
    Yeah, the leyenda negra lives on.

    The real Spanish Inquisition tortured prisoners less frequently than did secular courts in Spain or elsewhere, and it gave the accused something more like our ide ...
      Topic: Keoland's RW Analog
    FormerlyKnownasNorker

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jan 08, 2021 6:52 am   Subject: Keoland's RW Analog
    Both Spain and the East Roman Empire were frontiers between the rest of Christendom/Europe and Islam.

    One can easily take the comparisons too far. No monotheistic religions to map onto RW ones mea ...
      Topic: Keoland's RW Analog
    FormerlyKnownasNorker

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 07, 2021 12:21 pm   Subject: Keoland's RW Analog
    I'm not sure that any of the realms of the Flanaess have direct RW analogues, though.

    It's a question of perspective.[/i]
      Topic: Keoland's RW Analog
    FormerlyKnownasNorker

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 07, 2021 11:28 am   Subject: Keoland's RW Analog
    I'd say it is most like the East Roman Empire (later called 'Byzantine') in the Medieval Period, if I had to pick something from the real world.
      Topic: muskethulhu - Cthulhuhawk Late 7th Century
    FormerlyKnownasNorker

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Nov 19, 2020 2:06 pm   Subject: muskethulhu - Cthulhuhawk Late 7th Century
    Looks great to me!

    I love the 'Vampire-Queen of Keoland.'

    If I were doing this, I'd say Iuz had been defeated and banished, and the Scarlet Brotherhood had fragmented into warring sects in the ...
      Topic: reincarnated as a norker
    FormerlyKnownasNorker

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    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Thu Nov 19, 2020 1:53 pm   Subject: reincarnated as a norker
    Another email change, but I'm still a Norker.
    NORKERS RULE!
     
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