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      Topic: Anna's Atlas of the Flanaess
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 05, 2013 8:37 am   Subject: Anna's Atlas of the Flanaess
    Even if you want to play a game set in before the Wars you might like to use the settlements and other details but shift the borders around and reinstate some of the ruined cities for example.

    Th ...
      Topic: Dungeons of Castle Blackmoor
    GVDammerung

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 05, 2013 8:20 am   Subject: Dungeons of Castle Blackmoor
    I thought Fred Weining's work on Blackmoor (I think I have that right) for the LGG was outstanding, as were Wolfgang Bauer's Blackmore articles in Dungeon Magazine. I particularly found useful the ma ...
      Topic: Dungeons of Castle Blackmoor
    GVDammerung

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 04, 2013 10:52 am   Subject: Dungeons of Castle Blackmoor
    You are not being unfair. I agree with your feelings exactly.

    I wanted to like all of the 3e Arneson Blackmoor releases and to integrate them with Greyhawk. I even went so far as to run a Black ...
      Topic: Anna's Atlas of the Flanaess
    GVDammerung

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jun 03, 2013 7:50 am   Subject: Anna's Atlas of the Flanaess
    Hi again Anna,

    Of note, my previous post concerned the Hold of the Sea Princes Map.

    Thinking my eyes might be going on me with respect to the "muddy" note I made above, I did a comparison with t ...
      Topic: Anna's Atlas of the Flanaess
    GVDammerung

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jun 03, 2013 7:29 am   Subject: Anna's Atlas of the Flanaess
    Hi Anna,

    Wonderful work, as always. I couple of thoughts to share.

    You have a label "Yan-Ti Lands of H-Thiss'Kaa." I believe it should be "Yuan -Ti," referring the the monster.

    It may be en ...
      Topic: Anna's Atlas of the Flanaess
    GVDammerung

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat May 11, 2013 11:45 am   Subject: Anna's Atlas of the Flanaess
    Hi Anna,

    Your proficiency, dedication and talent are most appreciated! Your maps continue to amaze!

    I wanted to comment on two things:

    1 - I really, really, really like the "Realm Maps."
    ...
      Topic: Olman deities
    GVDammerung

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jun 27, 2011 10:26 am   Subject: Olman deities
    My problem with considering them avatars is that they seem, in the case of the gibbering mouther and the polyp, to have little or nothing in common with their namesakes, and in the case of the snail, ...
      Topic: Cloud Islands of Oerth
    GVDammerung

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 21, 2011 6:50 am   Subject: Cloud Islands of Oerth
    Not Greyhawk, but the Sci-Fantasy RPG Skyrealms of Jorune is a great source for information/inspiration about floating islands in the sky. I use Jorune inspired material extensively IMC, particularly ...
      Topic: History / Disposition of Innspa
    GVDammerung

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 21, 2011 6:41 am   Subject: History / Disposition of Innspa
    In the Gord books (sorry I don't have an immediate page cite), Innspa is revealed to be a sort of "pun-name" concantenating "Inn" and "Spa." It is said to be a place of numerous inns, taverns and spa ...
      Topic: Olman deities
    GVDammerung

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 21, 2011 6:33 am   Subject: Olman deities
    Something I like about Greyhawk's pantheons is that instead of there being a single god of thieves or a single god of the sun (or whatever), there are multiple deities contending over the same portfol ...
      Topic: ORIGINS of a HOBBY: from LONDON to LAKE GENEVA
    GVDammerung

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Mar 22, 2011 3:53 pm   Subject: ORIGINS of a HOBBY: from LONDON to LAKE GENEVA
    Interesting reading. Happy


    Thanks for the link.
      Topic: Oriental Adventures in Greyhawk
    GVDammerung

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 07, 2011 10:26 am   Subject: Oriental Adventures in Greyhawk
    The problem I've found too often with oriental D&D products is that the game is being adapted to create a more authentic experience, while at the same time the medieval European culture that most ...
      Topic: Ye Olde Salte: Ship Stats For GH
    GVDammerung

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Mar 06, 2011 1:24 pm   Subject: Ye Olde Salte: Ship Stats For GH
    I highly recommend - Corsair: The Definitive d20 Guide to Ships, from Adamant Entertainment (Author: Gareth-Michael Skarka, Price: $14.95).

    It covers stats and combat rules for 20 ship types:

    Ro ...
      Topic: GH Collectors Guide - Illustrates the Problem and Solution
    GVDammerung

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Mar 06, 2011 11:35 am   Subject: GH Collectors Guide - Illustrates the Problem and Solution
    This “Greyhawk Collector’s Guide” - http://www.enworld.org/forum/general-rpg-discussion/296532-greyhawk-collectors-guide.html - is an impressive and valuable work, and of doubtless interest to everyo ...
      Topic: What is considered to be “CANON” about Greyspace?
    GVDammerung

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Feb 28, 2011 9:36 pm   Subject: What is considered to be “CANON” about Greyspace?
    Perhaps, Greyspace itself suggests an, if not the, best analytic approach to the question:

    “In the Greyspace system, every planetoid body orbits around Oerth – and so by strict reading of the defin ...
      Topic: Greyhawk references no one talks about
    GVDammerung

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Feb 28, 2011 11:21 am   Subject: Re: Greyhawk references no one talks about
    The following three references weren’t included on Roger Moore’s old GH indexes and I’ve never heard anyone mention them in all the years since I started poking around various forums, websites, and li ...
      Topic: Heavens and Underworlds
    GVDammerung

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Feb 28, 2011 10:59 am   Subject: Re: Heavens and Underworlds
    "...certain that Oerik is the greatest of Oerth's four continents, and that four great oceans surround these lands, as do four layers of the heavens and four depths of the underworld." (emphasis mine) ...
      Topic: What is considered to be “CANON” about Greyspace?
    GVDammerung

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Feb 28, 2011 10:47 am   Subject: What is considered to be “CANON” about Greyspace?
    In the D&D multiverse... gravity is a force that is fixed, and doesn't vary with mass.

    Denis, aka "Maldin" (who is a scientist in real life)
    Maldin's Greyhawk http://melkot.com
    Loads of edit ...
      Topic: Ancient Alliances and Enemies
    GVDammerung

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Feb 24, 2011 11:31 am   Subject: Re: Ancient Alliances and Enemies
    I was tossing around some ideas for the hidden non-human history of Greyhawk. What the other beasts and humanoids were up to before the big Baklunish, Suel and Oeridarian migrations.



    In my pres ...
      Topic: exploration, clearing the wilds, kingdom building
    GVDammerung

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Feb 24, 2011 11:18 am   Subject: Re: exploration, clearing the wilds, kingdom building
    I'm thinking of running a semi-sandbox sort of game, with themes of exploration, monster and bandit clearing, and kingdom building. . . .

    So, if you were to run something like this in GH, where wo ...
      Topic: Undersea Adventures: Comments, Concerns, & Concepts
    GVDammerung

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Feb 24, 2011 11:07 am   Subject: Re: Undersea Adventures: Comments, Concerns, & Concepts
    If your current DM approached you with the idea of starting a new campaign set primarily beneath the surface of the sea, what would be your first reaction? Suppose the “core races” were replaced with ...
      Topic: What would you change about Greyhawk?
    GVDammerung

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Feb 24, 2011 10:58 am   Subject: What would you change about Greyhawk?
    I'd start with this - http://www.canonfire.com/cf/modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=995

    Then have the glaciers retreat, leaving a colder Flanaess.

    The present Flanaess is surprising ...
      Topic: Paper vs. e-Book
    GVDammerung

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Feb 24, 2011 10:44 am   Subject: Paper vs. e-Book
    For me - both. I love my hardbacks for reading and running a game but PDFs make research and finding the odd reference I cannot fully recall so much easier.
      Topic: Map of Oerth (Complete)
    GVDammerung

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Feb 24, 2011 10:37 am   Subject: Map of Oerth (Complete)
    I have always found the DA1 map of Oerth deeply unsatisfying. The best whole Oerth map I've seen is Chatdemon's Mystoerth map available here on Canonfire - http://www.canonfire.com/cf/modules.php?nam ...
      Topic: What is considered to be “CANON” about Greyspace?
    GVDammerung

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Feb 24, 2011 10:29 am   Subject: What is considered to be “CANON” about Greyspace?
    Way back when, when I was posting more regularly, I mentioned that I was putting together a 3rd Edition index of GH references, which I have mostly completed. In the process, however, I discovered so ...
      Topic: Anna's Atlas of the Flanaess
    GVDammerung

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Feb 24, 2011 9:56 am   Subject: Anna's Atlas of the Flanaess
    Anna,

    This is tremendous work! Glad to see you are back to your mapping!

    Thank you!

    GVD Happy
      Topic: Anna's Atlas of the Flanaess
    GVDammerung

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Oct 10, 2010 9:02 am   Subject: Anna's Atlas of the Flanaess
    Hi there,

    Just finished up one campaign and was looking through various ideas for another and checked out Anna's maps. Hadn't looked at Anna's site for awhile. AMAZING! Anna's maps wowed me all ...
      Topic: Greyhawk's Underdark
    GVDammerung

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Oct 10, 2010 8:55 am   Subject: Re: Greyhawk's Underdark
    I've expanded the Greyhawk's Underdark section of my website, most notably with a regional survey of the underdark of the southwestern Flanaess

    WOW! This is simply brilliant work! Amazing, "Anna- ...
      Topic: City of Brass
    GVDammerung

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 12, 2010 1:21 pm   Subject: City of Brass
    The Paizo version of the City of Brass seems very compatible with both the Necromancer Games version and the Al-Qadim version of the city, with a number of interesting ideas for locations that might b ...
      Topic: who's going to GENCON ?
    GVDammerung

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Aug 06, 2010 9:56 am   Subject: who's going to GENCON ?
    New personal record - 3rd straight Gencon not attended. Confused
      Topic: Greyhawk - still relevant?
    GVDammerung

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Aug 06, 2010 9:48 am   Subject: Greyhawk - still relevant?
    The very fact that Hasbro keeps the Greyhawk IP rights, and rips ideas from it to stick in their generic world tells me that it is still very much relevant. If it wasn't they'd flush it down the old m ...
      Topic: Degrees of Separation
    GVDammerung

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jun 28, 2010 9:16 am   Subject: Degrees of Separation
    Minor Rant Alert -

    So as not to disturb the Acererak's Tyranny thread, I present this quote from that thread in a new one -

    AFAIK, the Acererak serving Vecna thing only came from the Vecna grap ...
      Topic: Remapping the Flanaess ala Mort and Boslok
    GVDammerung

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri May 07, 2010 11:53 am   Subject: Remapping the Flanaess ala Mort and Boslok
    Having been playing in the World of Greyhawk since its inception as a setting, before if you count adventures set therein, I am really pleased when people take the time to redo or reimagine parts of t ...
      Topic: Tzunk's Beast
    GVDammerung

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Apr 16, 2010 11:01 am   Subject: Tzunk's Beast
    As for the Beast, I'd vote for a Tarrasque.

    That suggests those servators must have been HUGE.

    Then again, the Codex itself (or its "servant") could be the Beast, as the Codex is sentient after ...
      Topic: Tzunk's Beast
    GVDammerung

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Apr 16, 2010 10:50 am   Subject: Tzunk's Beast
    The Book of Artifacts says that "two strong men can barely lift the volume." Eldritch Wizardry included a relatively extensive excerpt from Tzoonk's writings, including the line "With me in addition w ...
      Topic: What exactly happened to Rauxes?
    GVDammerung

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Apr 16, 2010 10:28 am   Subject: What exactly happened to Rauxes?
    IMC, Rauzes is a smoking hole of the undead. It is a "fading land" but it is specifically "fading" into the lower planes where the Blood War rages in its streets. Orcus and his undead minions orches ...
      Topic: Creator god of Oerth
    GVDammerung

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Apr 16, 2010 10:16 am   Subject: Re: Creator god of Oerth
    Does any one knows who is the creator god of Oerth? Or do you hane any information?

    I forget the issue number off hand but one of the last run of print Dragon Magazines imported the idea of Greek T ...
      Topic: Drug use in the Flannaes
    GVDammerung

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Sep 15, 2009 6:45 pm   Subject: Drug use in the Flannaes
    Robert E. Howard gave us lotus dust in the colors of the rainbow in his stories of Conan. Michael Moorcock’s Elric could scarcely function without a virtual pharmacopeia of drugs. As I place those t ...
      Topic: The Grognard Rules
    GVDammerung

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Aug 26, 2009 7:21 am   Subject: The Grognard Rules
    Lots of entitlement issues, with little to no room for bargaining.

    Entitlement is not a factor. Simply put, the game has changed.

    Paizo's Pathfinder has successfully pioneered an alternative ...
      Topic: The Grognard Rules
    GVDammerung

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Aug 26, 2009 7:11 am   Subject: The Grognard Rules
    First, I think the center of the community here would have to shift to WotC's site. . . .
    Second, it would, I think, require just about everyone to convert to 4E. . . .
    Finally, I think the number ...
      Topic: The Grognard Rules
    GVDammerung

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Aug 26, 2009 7:00 am   Subject: The Grognard Rules
    In other words besides a few published folk here, we are beneath their notice now. So if we at Canonfire want to influence the future of hawk we need to cross-promote the site and our own competent k ...
      Topic: The Grognard Rules
    GVDammerung

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Aug 26, 2009 6:51 am   Subject: Re: The Grognard Rules
    The design team must be genuinely open to fan input and the design itself must be substantially “open” to modification, recognizing that the design team must ultimately make choices from among competi ...
      Topic: The Grognard Rules
    GVDammerung

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Aug 25, 2009 7:56 am   Subject: The Grognard Rules
    I’m a Greyhawker. And I’m a Grognard. These are the Grognard Rules for any future development of Greyhawk as a published setting.

    When Greyhawkers old or young talk about future support for the ...
      Topic: Dark Sun is the 2010 Campaign
    GVDammerung

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 20, 2009 9:01 am   Subject: Dark Sun is the 2010 Campaign
    Well, the Sabine were raped in the context of being abducted as wives by the Romans, not in a purely sexual act limited to just the act.

    True, but no one ever said that they were willing! Evil Grin ...
      Topic: When WotC revisits Greyhawk again
    GVDammerung

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 20, 2009 8:42 am   Subject: When WotC revisits Greyhawk again
    I think that my e-friend, Theocrat Issak, might be right about moving to Golarion. After all, Erik Mona (he of LGG fame) did it, and that carries a lot of weight.

    Oh, Golarion. Sigh. Can't let th ...
      Topic: When WotC revisits Greyhawk again
    GVDammerung

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 20, 2009 8:29 am   Subject: When WotC revisits Greyhawk again
    Any setting that gets 4ed that doesn't make use of 4e's tropes is change just for change sake.

    I apologize GVD, I'm usually pretty sharp but after several readings I don't exactly get this part. An ...
      Topic: When WotC revisits Greyhawk again
    GVDammerung

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Aug 19, 2009 7:23 pm   Subject: When WotC revisits Greyhawk again
    If you don't take advantage of half the new classes, races, skills, etc., why change? Any revision of the campaign would necessarily adopt many of the features of the new rules to give new players ...
      Topic: Dark Sun is the 2010 Campaign
    GVDammerung

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Aug 19, 2009 7:13 pm   Subject: Dark Sun is the 2010 Campaign
    So, the rape of Greyhawk (charitably, think Sabine women) is on.

    Rape of the Sabine women. That was charitable? Shocked

    Starring: Bill Murray as Elminster, Patrick Stewart as Mordenkainen, Joh ...
      Topic: The Paladin-King of Miro: a likely candidate
    GVDammerung

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Aug 19, 2009 7:00 pm   Subject: Re: The Paladin-King of Miro: a likely candidate
    Recently, while combing through Die Vecna Die!, I found a very interesting tidbit that may identify the Paladin King of Miro (AKA Miro the Paladin-King), and the period during which he lived.


    Thi ...
      Topic: Dark Sun is the 2010 Campaign
    GVDammerung

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Aug 19, 2009 6:57 am   Subject: Dark Sun is the 2010 Campaign
    My biggest concern is that Wizards isn't keen enough to do it this way and will just be content with plundering GH for ideas to pad their splatbooks. And also I'm concerned they won't be open to fan ...
      Topic: When WotC revisits Greyhawk again
    GVDammerung

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 17, 2009 9:34 pm   Subject: When WotC revisits Greyhawk again
    4e is another game, but the background material is not the game.

    Oh don't say that!

    The background material is the game. No one plays for the rules; they play for the story, and the story arises ...
      Topic: Dark Sun is the 2010 Campaign
    GVDammerung

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 17, 2009 9:16 pm   Subject: Dark Sun is the 2010 Campaign
    While some of you might think that not having those things is just dandy, it means that its just that much harder to get new folks to play in our sandbox because they use those tools and are going wan ...
      Topic: When WotC revisits Greyhawk again
    GVDammerung

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 17, 2009 10:57 am   Subject: Re: When WotC revisits Greyhawk again
    Next time WotC revisits Greyhawk how would you hope they did it? What would your thoughts and suggestions be to the Design Team in charge of the project?

    This is an "evergreen" topic and a good ...
      Topic: Dark Sun is the 2010 Campaign
    GVDammerung

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 17, 2009 10:43 am   Subject: Dark Sun is the 2010 Campaign
    Well now, wait a moment.

    Being pleased that Greyhawk has not been 4ed is not the same as saying "Let Greyhawk be dead forever." This is particularly true if the alternative is any kind of Greyha ...
      Topic: Dark Sun is the 2010 Campaign
    GVDammerung

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Aug 16, 2009 7:52 am   Subject: Dark Sun is the 2010 Campaign
    I am happy to have been wrong about Greyhawk in 2009. I hope to continue my erroneous ways until at least 5e!!!

    Of note - I looked over the Dark Sun Campaign Guide, and the Eberron Campaign Guide ...
      Topic: The Etymology of Tharizdun
    GVDammerung

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jul 10, 2009 8:15 am   Subject: The Etymology of Tharizdun

    I believe that the different syllabic breakdown would alter the supposed "roots" and thus, the etomology. Thar-iz-dun does not quite seem to equate with Tharz-du-Un.

    Absolutely. If "Tharzdu'un" ...
      Topic: The Etymology of Tharizdun
    GVDammerung

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 09, 2009 7:18 pm   Subject: The Etymology of Tharizdun
    Mort and Tharizdun GH strips. Like peanut butter and chocolate - two great tastes that taste great together! Mort wins the thread! Laughing
      Topic: The Etymology of Tharizdun
    GVDammerung

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 09, 2009 7:16 pm   Subject: The Etymology of Tharizdun
    I don’t mean to question RJK’s veracity.

    It is more a question, IMO, of objective, verifiable support (for anything) coupled with the sometimes conflicting nature of some of the stories/remembera ...
      Topic: The Etymology of Tharizdun
    GVDammerung

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 09, 2009 2:08 pm   Subject: The Etymology of Tharizdun
    The deity in question was originally (pre-publication) known as Tharzdu'un.

    Do a Google search for "'Tharzdu'un Robert J. Kuntz" and the relevant PDF will turn up. It should be called "The Dark Go ...
      Topic: The Etymology of Tharizdun
    GVDammerung

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 09, 2009 12:27 pm   Subject: The Etymology of Tharizdun
    But how does this apply to the older (and original) form of his name: "Tharzduun"?

    Do you have a source for "Tharzduun?" I went strictly with the published material.

    However, there is not much ...
      Topic: The Etymology of Tharizdun
    GVDammerung

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 09, 2009 9:12 am   Subject: The Etymology of Tharizdun
    I have an article submission by this title in the que but I thought I would offer a preview. Not sure anyone has done this previously but what the heck. Enjoy (hopefully). Smile

    Who or what, ...
      Topic: "The Lost City of Barakus" in the Great Kingdom
    GVDammerung

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jul 06, 2009 6:56 am   Subject: "The Lost City of Barakus" in the Great Kingdom
    I've seen this book but never really looked at it. Can someone explain what LCBarakas is about - adding a spoiler warning for those who want to be surprised - ?
      Topic: The Tomb of Horrors
    GVDammerung

    Replies: 23
    Views: 13786

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jul 06, 2009 6:54 am   Subject: Re: The Tomb of Horrors
    I'm actually pretty surprised that I have not been able to find anyone's opinion of this module on these forums. (maybe I am just a terrible searcher)

    So as my first post I just wanted to see:

    ...
      Topic: Blackmoor,does it belong to Greyhawk or Mystara??
    GVDammerung

    Replies: 6
    Views: 4857

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jul 06, 2009 6:48 am   Subject: Blackmoor,does it belong to Greyhawk or Mystara??
    Blackmoor comes in a number of flavors. It ties in to Greyhawk, Mystara, the Wilderlands and its own, seperate "reality."

    While no two versions are identical, it is obvious that each version is re ...
      Topic: What version of the game is being played the most?
    GVDammerung

    Replies: 34
    Views: 22447

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 01, 2009 7:21 am   Subject: What version of the game is being played the most?
    Predominantly 3x but with liberal use of 1e and 2e materials, particularly magic. I've also stripped out feats and other energy sucking elements of 3x, making things simpler to prep and run (adding f ...
      Topic: Tides of Oerth
    GVDammerung

    Replies: 14
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 01, 2009 7:16 am   Subject: Tides of Oerth
    "...until one of the Solnor's strange and unpredictable great waves came questing into the strait and lifted the wounded vessel clear."

    unpredictable great waves.... hrmm... elementals, perhaps?
    ...
      Topic: Anna's Atlas of the Flanaess
    GVDammerung

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    Views: 485388

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 01, 2009 7:04 am   Subject: Anna's Atlas of the Flanaess
    Thank you very much Shadrach :-)

    GVD might this be what you are looking for? Wink

    http://dl.getdropbox.com/u/296601/Onnwall_v3S_thumb.jpg

    I started to write a guide to how you can use the ...
      Topic: Anna's Atlas of the Flanaess
    GVDammerung

    Replies: 692
    Views: 485388

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jun 08, 2009 9:11 am   Subject: Anna's Atlas of the Flanaess
    Anna,

    Your Onnwal is beautiful and a work of genius!!! Congratulations on another tour de force!!!

    Is there an easy way for me to edit the map to remove the Scarlet Brotherhood name and shield ...
      Topic: Salinmoor
    GVDammerung

    Replies: 2
    Views: 2898

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jun 08, 2009 9:06 am   Subject: Re: Salinmoor
    I was reading through GVDammerung's excellent Salinmoor articles and I would like to ask on which map may I get the precise locations of Redshore and Argleburg.

    I am glad you enjoyed the articles! ...
      Topic: Unpublished Greyhack Manuscript???
    GVDammerung

    Replies: 8
    Views: 3520

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed May 20, 2009 1:17 pm   Subject: Unpublished Greyhack Manuscript???
    How do you alter a history by "a third"? Every third name changes? Every year out of three didn't happen? The first 60 thousand years are the same, but the last 30 thousand are different?

    As I u ...
      Topic: Village of Homlet 4e Coming
    GVDammerung

    Replies: 112
    Views: 62538

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed May 20, 2009 1:02 pm   Subject: Village of Homlet 4e Coming
    Ah. Like the gamers who are too lazy to design their own campaign setting, and instead just pull some "hacked-together-out-of-real-world-cultures" setting out of a box.

    Gosh, it's so refreshing to ...
      Topic: Unpublished Greyhack Manuscript???
    GVDammerung

    Replies: 8
    Views: 3520

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun May 17, 2009 1:00 pm   Subject: Unpublished Greyhack Manuscript???
    A few years ago, Kenzer & Co., publishers of Knights of the Dinner Table and the Hackmaster system, were going to publish Greyhack, a version of Greyhawk, for the Hackmaster game. The manuscript ...
      Topic: Village of Homlet 4e Coming
    GVDammerung

    Replies: 112
    Views: 62538

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun May 17, 2009 10:44 am   Subject: Village of Homlet 4e Coming
    . . . I just got my copy yesterday. . . . have just skimmed it so far but it appears to be, as I expected, setting neutral . . .. There is however a map of the Hommlet area with pointers to Verbobonc, ...
      Topic: City of Brass
    GVDammerung

    Replies: 19
    Views: 10469

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon May 11, 2009 12:22 pm   Subject: City of Brass
    FWIW: RJK's full version of the City of Brass, which clocks in at ~86+K words, will be published by PPP at some point (the published version from Kenzer only includes about 1/2 of the text he wrote). ...
      Topic: Would a JJ Abrams Greyhawk Work?
    GVDammerung

    Replies: 7
    Views: 4484

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon May 11, 2009 12:20 pm   Subject: Would a JJ Abrams Greyhawk Work?
    I think something early on or more recently could work - the inevitable catch being how it is done.

    More recently, I think pre-Citadel of Eight with younger Mordy etc. running around holds lots of ...
      Topic: Would a JJ Abrams Greyhawk Work?
    GVDammerung

    Replies: 7
    Views: 4484

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun May 10, 2009 7:07 pm   Subject: Would a JJ Abrams Greyhawk Work?
    STAR TREK MOVIE SPOILERS. STAR TEK MOVIE SPOILERS. STAR TREK MOVIE SPOILERS.

    I saw the new Star Trek movie this weekend by JJ Abrams. The furor among “Trekkers” has been that it violates Star T ...
      Topic: City of Brass
    GVDammerung

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri May 08, 2009 12:22 pm   Subject: City of Brass
    There are three full blown treatments of the City of Brass:

    Al-Qadim/Secrets of the Lamp - $18 (Out of Print but readily available)
    Hackmaster/Sir Robilar's City of Brass - $25 Softcover
    Necroman ...
      Topic: Burn Baby Burn!
    GVDammerung

    Replies: 9
    Views: 5394

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed May 06, 2009 12:43 pm   Subject: Burn Baby Burn!
    "Canon is only important to certain people because they have to cling to their knowledge of the minutiae," Nimoy told Reuters. "Open your mind! Be a 'Star Trek' fan and open your mind and say, 'Where ...
      Topic: Vancian Magic in Greyhawk
    GVDammerung

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    Views: 8405

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat May 02, 2009 5:34 am   Subject: Vancian Magic in Greyhawk
    IMO. Vancian magic is essential to Greyhawk and any other system of magic, while certainly doable, is a step or more away from what makes Greyhawk, Greyhawk. I say this on two accounts.

    First, Van ...
      Topic: Village of Homlet 4e Coming
    GVDammerung

    Replies: 112
    Views: 62538

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 27, 2009 6:54 am   Subject: Village of Homlet 4e Coming
    Thank you Paul! I forgot about Kord(Greater God) and his many children fathered on Oerth as per Dragon Magazine #88.

    Ah that Lakofka! Wink

    Mort’s right! I forget about Kord – “Kord is quite ...
      Topic: Village of Homlet 4e Coming
    GVDammerung

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    Views: 62538

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Apr 25, 2009 2:25 pm   Subject: Village of Homlet 4e Coming
    Do you dislike the Gord novels, wherein a simple street-urchin rose to the likes of defeating Tharizdun in two of three battles? Or perhaps, do you dislike the concept of PCs being able to rise to su ...
      Topic: Village of Homlet 4e Coming
    GVDammerung

    Replies: 112
    Views: 62538

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Apr 25, 2009 1:59 pm   Subject: Village of Homlet 4e Coming
    1st Edition AD&D GH and Godly Intervention

    “In general, the greater gods are too far removed from the world to have much to do with humanity . . . These deities have been known to intercede dir ...
      Topic: Village of Homlet 4e Coming
    GVDammerung

    Replies: 112
    Views: 62538

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Apr 24, 2009 8:32 pm   Subject: Village of Homlet 4e Coming
    Anything Wotc produces for 4e that involves Greyhawk but that uses the 4e cosmology is not immediately canon unless and until Wotc reconciles/explains how the 1e/2e/3e cosmology/continuity changed to ...
      Topic: Village of Homlet 4e Coming
    GVDammerung

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    Views: 62538

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Apr 24, 2009 8:13 pm   Subject: Village of Homlet 4e Coming

    The power of gods in relation to PCs as per the god's stats. In the 83 boxed set, high level PCs stood a chance of battling, say, Hextor. In 4E, high level PCs stand a chance of battling gods. Ho ...
      Topic: Village of Homlet 4e Coming
    GVDammerung

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    Views: 62538

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Apr 24, 2009 8:04 pm   Subject: Village of Homlet 4e Coming
    Best be specific about gods manifesting.

    A Guide to the World of Greyhawk
    Gary Gygax

    St. Cuthbert, p. 66 "When on the Prime Material Plane he will sometimes appear as a manure-covered yokel, a ...
      Topic: Village of Homlet 4e Coming
    GVDammerung

    Replies: 112
    Views: 62538

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Apr 22, 2009 8:23 pm   Subject: Village of Homlet 4e Coming
    At any rate, 4E gods are far more like the original Gygaxian gods than anything we have had since our esteemed steward left the helm. It will be refreshing to have the Greyhawk gods physically mani ...
      Topic: Elder gods
    GVDammerung

    Replies: 27
    Views: 15850

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Apr 22, 2009 8:10 pm   Subject: Elder gods
    It makes for a great legendary tale, and perhaps sews the seeds for the return of a supposedly dead god who never got the chance to gain a proper foothold among the races of Greyhawk.

    Or an actual ...
      Topic: Village of Homlet 4e Coming
    GVDammerung

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    Views: 62538

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Apr 22, 2009 8:05 pm   Subject: Village of Homlet 4e Coming
    The term "edition wars" and announcing one will disengage from a discussion so as not to engage in "edition wars" begs an obvious question.

    If one says, "I dislike 4e, and all things 4e, because I ...
      Topic: Elder gods
    GVDammerung

    Replies: 27
    Views: 15850

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Apr 21, 2009 1:35 pm   Subject: Elder gods
    I don’t see too much trouble reconciling CoW with known GH history:

    The Warlock, exiled from the College of Wizardry (more properly Mathghamhna, see College of Wizardry, p. 6) and “a renegade Baklu ...
      Topic: Village of Homlet 4e Coming
    GVDammerung

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    Views: 62538

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Apr 21, 2009 12:02 pm   Subject: Village of Homlet 4e Coming
    When I run my campaign, it's my world, my rules. I will choose for myself what makes it to my game table.

    ~~Saracenus

    This misses substantially the point.

    What individuals do or do not do ...
      Topic: Elder gods
    GVDammerung

    Replies: 27
    Views: 15850

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Apr 21, 2009 11:36 am   Subject: Elder gods
    Who is Gavendes?

    Dargeshaad first appeared in the 2E College of Wizardry accessory (Copyright 1997). Gavendes is another name for Dargeshaad, hence “Dargeshaad/Gavendes.” See College of Wizardr ...
      Topic: Village of Homlet 4e Coming
    GVDammerung

    Replies: 112
    Views: 62538

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Apr 21, 2009 9:20 am   Subject: Village of Homlet 4e Coming
    LOL! I had just composed a response and Rasgon beat me thoroughly well and good to the punch! Bravo! What he said!

    4e explicitly and implicitly does not square with 30 plus years of Greyhawk's ...
      Topic: Village of Homlet 4e Coming
    GVDammerung

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 20, 2009 7:40 pm   Subject: Village of Homlet 4e Coming


    Anything WotC produces would be/will be Canon.
    I believe it is a good sign that GH related products are being considered just as I think the fact the GH is mentioned in quite a few of the new 4e ...
      Topic: Chronomancy
    GVDammerung

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Mar 18, 2009 10:20 am   Subject: Chronomancy
    There is also, if you want to use/acknowledge it, the whole Greyhawk 2000 future history, which meshes with the "magic is dying" note about the future in the Glossography introduction to the 83 Box.
      Topic: Elder gods
    GVDammerung

    Replies: 27
    Views: 15850

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Mar 18, 2009 10:14 am   Subject: Elder gods
    Just some notes on “elder gods” –

    The Titan Myth (aka Cronos) has been imported into GH “canon” via the Dragon Magazine article (357?) on titans.

    Many of the gods introduced into D&D for the ...
      Topic: Free Companies
    GVDammerung

    Replies: 12
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Mar 12, 2009 11:25 am   Subject: Free Companies
    So, if you are a general that leads an army in battle, but engages in no actual combat yourself, how is xp calculated? It sounds like you get no xp for the army battle, but only accrue xp when, after ...
      Topic: Free Companies
    GVDammerung

    Replies: 12
    Views: 6545

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Mar 11, 2009 12:12 pm   Subject: Free Companies
    I strongly recommend The Free Companies supplement from Mongoose for its d20 Conan RPG. Literally everything you, or your players, need to build and run a Free Company is provided.

    GVDammerung, I' ...
      Topic: Free Companies
    GVDammerung

    Replies: 12
    Views: 6545

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Mar 10, 2009 10:31 am   Subject: Free Companies
    I strongly recommend The Free Companies supplement from Mongoose for its d20 Conan RPG. Literally everything you, or your players, need to build and run a Free Company is provided:

    Codes of Conduc ...
      Topic: The Hopping Prophet
    GVDammerung

    Replies: 14
    Views: 9329

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Mar 07, 2009 8:28 pm   Subject: The Hopping Prophet
    Information on Wastri is also given in the second Greyhawk Gazetteer, the original DA2 The Temple of the Frog may also have info but I am not sure I never owned it (can be adapted at any rate ). I bel ...
      Topic: The Sunless Sea
    GVDammerung

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Mar 07, 2009 8:15 pm   Subject: The Sunless Sea
    Not sure if this is germane, but the Sunless Sea is featured in some 3rd Edition modules and some various Dragon articles to the point that I think it is a nearly generic term for an underground ocean ...
     
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