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      Topic: A "Familiar" Question
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 7
    Views: 359

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Feb 12, 2021 3:45 pm   Subject: A "Familiar" Question
    Cebrion

    Thank you for chiming in and clarifying your point. Not sure that I actually agree that the familiar has the same lifespan of the mage, but I can appreciate your stance.

    I looked up wh ...
      Topic: A "Familiar" Question
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 7
    Views: 359

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Feb 06, 2021 10:19 am   Subject: A "Familiar" Question
    Ceb,

    I appreciate your feedback. So...if I interpret your answer correctly, you suggest that the familiar has the same lifespan TABLE as the wizard, not necessarily the same lifespan of the wizard ...
      Topic: A "Familiar" Question
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 7
    Views: 359

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Feb 02, 2021 8:16 am   Subject: A "Familiar" Question
    Hello All,

    Tis been quite a time since my last query post. High time I amend that! Happy

    This is not an edition specific question (hence, the reason why I placed it here), though many of yo ...
      Topic: What age are Greyhawk Fans?
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 19
    Views: 535

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Feb 02, 2021 8:02 am   Subject: What age are Greyhawk Fans?
    Looks I am in good company with SirXaris (hello, 'old' friend!).

    I am in the above 40 bracket as well. I started playing 1st edition when I was about 11 yrs old back in the early 80's. I picked u ...
      Topic: Armor/Magical Bracers + Shield (spell)
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 5
    Views: 1405

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Wed May 13, 2020 2:30 pm   Subject: Armor/Magical Bracers + Shield (spell)
    Fellows,

    In the Options books of 2e (2.5 I guess you call it), it is possible or mages to wear armor if you buy the skill. Thusly, it is quite possible to have an armored mage.

    It gets interest ...
      Topic: Druid Shapeshifting Frequency
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 5
    Views: 1302

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Fri May 08, 2020 7:54 am   Subject: Druid Shapeshifting Frequency
    I appreciate the feedback as well as the logic behind the reasoning of your answers.

    thank you all,

    Lanthorn
      Topic: Druid Shapeshifting Frequency
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 5
    Views: 1302

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Tue May 05, 2020 9:13 am   Subject: Druid Shapeshifting Frequency
    Upon reaching 7th lvl, druids can shift into animal form once per day (but three different animal categories).

    Splitting hairs (or fins, fur, and feathers, I guess), but does that mean-

    1) One f ...
      Topic: Stone Shape (for excavation)
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 8
    Views: 1627

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Sat May 02, 2020 9:25 am   Subject: Stone Shape (for excavation)
    Gotcha. Makes sense.

    Thanks everyone for your input! You KNOW I will have more queries to come. Cool

    Lanthorn, Always Asking
      Topic: Stone Shape (for excavation)
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 8
    Views: 1627

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Thu Apr 30, 2020 1:47 pm   Subject: Stone Shape (for excavation)
    Ceb,

    Clever use of Rock to Mud...but is it possible to Dispel the Dispel and revert the rock back to mud dispelled back to rock then re-dispelled to change BACK to mud once more? < Did that even ...
      Topic: Greyhawk Time Line
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 23
    Views: 3176

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Apr 30, 2020 1:43 pm   Subject: Greyhawk Time Line
    SOMEWHERE in my collection I think I recall seeing not just a list of module locations but also when they occurred...

    I want to say it's in a 2e source guide which is the ONLY reason I dimly recall ...
      Topic: Stone Shape (for excavation)
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 8
    Views: 1627

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Sat Apr 25, 2020 5:08 pm   Subject: Stone Shape (for excavation)
    Another situation has come up and I would like some input. It really doesn't matter if this pertains to the 5th lvl wizard or 3rd lvl priest spell. They are pretty much the same in what they can do ...
      Topic: Horn of Valhalla (aligned)
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 7
    Views: 1531

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Sat Apr 04, 2020 10:54 am   Subject: Horn of Valhalla (aligned)
    Love it, everyone. Wolfling, great idea. And Cebrion, I appreciate that you delineated it out clearly for everyone for easy comprehension and access.

    thanks all,

    -Lanthorn
      Topic: Horn of Valhalla (aligned)
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 7
    Views: 1531

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Fri Mar 27, 2020 8:15 pm   Subject: Horn of Valhalla (aligned)
    Check your DMG for this item's full description, if needed.

    The last paragraph states "Fully 50% of these horns are aligned and will summon only fighters of the horn's alignment. A radical alignme ...
      Topic: Making Elves More Sympathetic?
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 30
    Views: 6137

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 09, 2020 5:53 pm   Subject: Making Elves More Sympathetic?
    Gonna make my feeble plug for 2e products...

    "The Complete Book of Elves" goes into elven psychology and relations with other races as well as their life style and overall society. Might be worth ...
      Topic: Etterboek and House Langmuir questions
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 22
    Views: 3576

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 27, 2020 4:57 pm   Subject: Etterboek and House Langmuir questions
    I also believe some information is written about Etterboek and the entire region up and down between Celene and Verbobonc in an older issue of Oerth Journal. I will have to do a little digging but if ...
      Topic: Protection Scrolls: duration known, or not, to reader?
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 5
    Views: 1633

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Wed Dec 11, 2019 4:16 pm   Subject: Protection Scrolls: duration known, or not, to reader?
    I would agree with you on this. Just wanted input.

    thank you

    -Lanthorn
      Topic: Protection Scrolls: duration known, or not, to reader?
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 5
    Views: 1633

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Sun Dec 08, 2019 10:49 am   Subject: Protection Scrolls: duration known, or not, to reader?
    Thanks, Cebrion, for your input, as always.

    I guess what I am really getting at is...

    ...does the reader know, upon reading the protection scroll, that the effect will last for, say, 15-25 minut ...
      Topic: Protection Scrolls: duration known, or not, to reader?
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 5
    Views: 1633

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Sat Dec 07, 2019 5:32 pm   Subject: Protection Scrolls: duration known, or not, to reader?
    Query:

    Do protection scrolls tell the reader for how long the recipient will be protected (the range given in the description, for instance)?

    Or is this NOT imparted by reading the scroll and is ...
      Topic: The Lost Caverns of Tsjocanth - Ragnar (and Lanthorn!) style
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 95
    Views: 43356

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Mon Dec 02, 2019 3:46 pm   Subject: The Lost Caverns of Tsjocanth - Ragnar (and Lanthorn!) style
    Drelnza is the product of Iggwilv and Lerrek the lich, not Dahvlier. Lerrek is a high-level priest of Erythnul residing in Delvenbrass, I think (or some such other location in the Vesve). I believe ...
      Topic: Animal Summoning, Part 2
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 5
    Views: 1663

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Sat Nov 23, 2019 5:20 pm   Subject: Animal Summoning, Part 2
    Thank you SirXaris. The specific wording of the spell is as follows with regards to duration:

    "The animals summoned aid the caster by whatever means they possess, staying until a fight is over, a ...
      Topic: Animal Summoning, Part 2
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 5
    Views: 1663

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Sat Nov 23, 2019 9:01 am   Subject: Animal Summoning, Part 2
    More questions about this VERY open-ended spell.

    1) The duration is exceedingly flexible, and does not give a definite duration. This is obviously both good and bad, but there has to be a maximum ...
      Topic: Expanded Monster Summoning Tables
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 3
    Views: 1332

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Sat Nov 16, 2019 3:28 pm   Subject: Expanded Monster Summoning Tables
    Hello All,

    I am wondering if anybody knows of, or has created, an expanded 2e Monster Summoning Table (all Wizard spell levels), that you are willing to share. If you have found one in a Dragon Ma ...
      Topic: The "Introduce Yourself" Thread
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 395
    Views: 206843

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Thu Nov 14, 2019 4:44 pm   Subject: The "Introduce Yourself" Thread
    Hello everyone!

    First Name: Peter
    Age: 34
    Location: Nijmegen, the Netherlands
    When you started playing D&D: 1996, age 11
    What rules you started with: AD&D 2nd Edition

    Nice to meet y ...
      Topic: Orcish Lifespan
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 17
    Views: 3205

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Nov 08, 2019 3:46 pm   Subject: Orcish Lifespan

    Interesting. In the early 90's when I was first learning population demographics, I used the data in the 1E MM to estimate birth rates, death rates, population growth rates (r), carrying capacity ( ...
      Topic: Orcish Lifespan
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 17
    Views: 3205

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Nov 06, 2019 3:35 pm   Subject: Orcish Lifespan
    Nice find, but that's not the one I had in mind.

    It's whatever the September 1984 issue is. The article is entitled "Survival is a Group Effort," pages 8-12.

    This article covers age ranges fo ...
      Topic: Orcish Lifespan
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 17
    Views: 3205

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Nov 06, 2019 7:07 am   Subject: Orcish Lifespan
    You all tapped into the sources I would use, but I recall somewhere reading an article in an older "Dragon Magazine" issue about humanoid lifespans. I will see if I can't unearth it somehow...

    -La ...
      Topic: Giving Monsters Class Levels
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 16
    Views: 3711

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Tue Oct 22, 2019 2:44 pm   Subject: Giving Monsters Class Levels
    It seems to me that I asked this very same question some time back...

    And I believe the answer was "YES."

    Add the Strength bonus to natural attacks, so things like demons, giants, and the like a ...
      Topic: Reptile God, Earth Dragon, and FR-style Cults of the Beast
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 7
    Views: 1711

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Oct 14, 2019 3:35 pm   Subject: Reptile God, Earth Dragon, and FR-style Cults of the Beast
    Get your hands on "Monster Mythology." There might be some stuff in there you might like.

    -Lanthorn
      Topic: Militant Neutrality
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 9
    Views: 1745

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Oct 14, 2019 3:33 pm   Subject: Militant Neutrality
    Greetings,

    Personally I DO use Neutral as an alignment and would not counsel ditching it. A Neutral character, or being, doesn't necessarily kick a puppy today b/c they helped an old lady yesterda ...
      Topic: Questions about From the Ashes
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 13
    Views: 3258

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Sat Oct 05, 2019 8:09 am   Subject: Questions about From the Ashes
    Get your hands on a copy of Manual of the Planes. It will answer most of your questions relating to what powers and spells operate in the Planes, including those pertaining to paladins!

    -Lanthorn
      Topic: Teleporting Onto A Moving Object
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 6
    Views: 1921

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Sun Sep 22, 2019 7:48 am   Subject: Teleporting Onto A Moving Object
    Recall you have to teleport onto a SOLID surface. If you wanted to teleport high, you'd have to do so in the rigging or the crow's nest (but if somebody is in there, that could spell trouble). Telep ...
      Topic: Where to start?
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 9
    Views: 2080

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 20, 2019 2:21 pm   Subject: Where to start?
    Rasgon nailed all my top picks. I fully concur with his choices, but I can speak from personal experience that my own PCs were indoctrinated into 'Village of Hommlet" lo those many years (decades) ag ...
      Topic: Ossian's Raid
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 3
    Views: 1512

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Sep 07, 2019 8:53 am   Subject: Ossian's Raid
    Check out the Greyhawk "Wars" boxed set. It goes over details of the Wars, start to finish. Osson is also mentioned as some length.

    -Lanthorn
      Topic: Teleporting Onto A Moving Object
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 6
    Views: 1921

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Fri Sep 06, 2019 2:18 pm   Subject: Teleporting Onto A Moving Object
    This is a question right up my alley! Happy

    I would say you could teleport onto a ship, regardless of its location, because you have to know what it looks like. It's still a place, but it just ...
      Topic: Giving Monsters Class Levels
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 16
    Views: 3711

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Sat Aug 24, 2019 10:05 am   Subject: Giving Monsters Class Levels
    I like what SirXaris mentioned.

    I do occasionally add a creature with a class, but they typically are humanoids (coincidentally I own The Complete Book of Humanoids). As for non-humanoids with cla ...
      Topic: 2e stats for Demogorgon
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 14
    Views: 3471

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Sat Aug 24, 2019 9:59 am   Subject: 2e stats for Demogorgon
    Monster Mythology has stats for Demogorgon, and many other demon lords who are worshipped (except Grazzt and Orcus).

    If you don't own or have access to a copy, and need some information, let me kno ...
      Topic: How does the Aerial Servant...?
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 7
    Views: 2338

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Sun Aug 11, 2019 4:33 pm   Subject: How does the Aerial Servant...?
    I just had a lucky epiphany...got a crit success on a memory (or research) roll and cracked out my 1st edition copy of "The Lost Caverns of Tsojcanth." Somehow I vaguely remembered (maybe b/c of my ' ...
      Topic: How does the Aerial Servant...?
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 7
    Views: 2338

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Thu Aug 08, 2019 8:37 am   Subject: How does the Aerial Servant...?
    Ok, final question...promise... (maybe) Happy

    The summoning priest, the spell notes, must have erected a Protection from Evil spell, stand within a protective circle, or possess some type of d ...
      Topic: How does the Aerial Servant...?
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 7
    Views: 2338

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Wed Aug 07, 2019 5:31 pm   Subject: How does the Aerial Servant...?
    Insane conundrums are my speciality! Razz

    I totally agree with your caveat statement and appreciate your input on the mechanics of the spell.

    Accessory question:

    What if the summoning pr ...
      Topic: How does the Aerial Servant...?
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 7
    Views: 2338

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Sat Aug 03, 2019 9:38 am   Subject: How does the Aerial Servant...?
    This question pertains to the 6th level Summoning clerical spell, "Aerial Servant."

    The cleric uses this creature, summoned of the Elemental Plane of Air, to fetch either an item or creature and re ...
      Topic: Spoils of War (for hired soldiers)
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 5
    Views: 2058

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jul 21, 2019 9:15 am   Subject: Spoils of War (for hired soldiers)
    Greetings again.

    I could use some historical (and 'fantastical') perspective in how hired military soldiers divvied up 'spoils of war' when on campaign. I know this is largely based on which civil ...
      Topic: Order of the Hart membership (esp. Veluna)
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 16
    Views: 4382

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jul 21, 2019 8:55 am   Subject: Order of the Hart membership (esp. Veluna)
    Again, thank you all who posted! Your input and suggestions are MOST helpful and have given my MUCH to digest.

    I have decided that each Diocese (and the Archdiocese) will have a Knight Commander ( ...
      Topic: Lolth Then & Now
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 8
    Views: 2509

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jul 21, 2019 8:36 am   Subject: Lolth Then & Now
    She is both a fiend and a goddess in my games. I have used Monster Mythology to great effect in terms of running her clergy and what she grants them.

    -Lanthorn
      Topic: The Lost Caverns of Tsjocanth - Ragnar (and Lanthorn!) style
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 95
    Views: 43356

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Sun Jul 21, 2019 8:24 am   Subject: The Lost Caverns of Tsjocanth - Ragnar (and Lanthorn!) style
    Ragnar, you played the Iuzians in your campaign in much the same way that I did mine. I quickly found out that they were stronger offensively than defensively, given their relative lack of healing, p ...
      Topic: The Lost Caverns of Tsjocanth - Ragnar (and Lanthorn!) style
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 95
    Views: 43356

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Fri Jul 19, 2019 3:37 pm   Subject: The Lost Caverns of Tsjocanth - Ragnar (and Lanthorn!) style
    Ragnar, I am humbled to be your muse. I likewise consider my own campaign of the Lost Caverns to be have an epic adventure, rivaling, perhaps exceeding, my saga series against the Slave Lords. I am ...
      Topic: Against the Slave Lords - Story Help
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 12
    Views: 3949

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 11, 2019 7:13 am   Subject: Against the Slave Lords - Story Help
    Love this thread and the ideas from everyone. I have to agree with Lanthorn (as I usually do)....

    Happy Thanks! I will try NOT to get accustomed to it!

    -Lanthorn

    p.s. yes, Slavers book i ...
      Topic: Order of the Hart membership (esp. Veluna)
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 16
    Views: 4382

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Jul 06, 2019 4:26 pm   Subject: Order of the Hart membership (esp. Veluna)
    More questions, with my take added:

    There are roughly 70 Knights in Veluna (something like that), but doubt they are equally divided across the Dioceses (and Archdiocese). I imagine there are more ...
      Topic: Order of the Hart membership (esp. Veluna)
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 16
    Views: 4382

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 04, 2019 6:13 pm   Subject: Order of the Hart membership (esp. Veluna)
    CruelSummerLord, thank you for hitting point by point. Happy

    Ok, liking the discussion so far and giving me things to consider. I guess I can see the government paying overhead costs for the O ...
      Topic: Order of the Hart membership (esp. Veluna)
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 16
    Views: 4382

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 04, 2019 3:06 pm   Subject: Order of the Hart membership (esp. Veluna)
    My interpretation from various readings (including the one I mentioned) is that the Order is truly independent, meaning neither religious nor secular governing powers rule over them. So I imagine nei ...
      Topic: Order of the Hart membership (esp. Veluna)
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 16
    Views: 4382

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 03, 2019 2:44 pm   Subject: Order of the Hart membership (esp. Veluna)
    Greetings,

    Some more questions regarding this 3-part Order of Knights. I realize they are supposed to be independent of the religious and political spheres of their respective regions (Furyondy, H ...
      Topic: Against the Slave Lords - Story Help
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 12
    Views: 3949

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 27, 2019 8:29 am   Subject: Against the Slave Lords - Story Help
    Perfectly fine, and ultimately your decision. I just never made the disasters center-stage in my campaign, but rather the battle between the Slavers and those who finally rose up to oppose them (the ...
      Topic: Hello!
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 9
    Views: 2690

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Wed Jun 26, 2019 8:13 pm   Subject: Hello!
    Maybe you get bonuses??? Question

    -Lanthorn Cool
      Topic: Against the Slave Lords - Story Help
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 12
    Views: 3949

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 26, 2019 8:26 am   Subject: Against the Slave Lords - Story Help
    You're quite welcome. I appreciate it when people reply to me relatively soon after I post, so I try to pay it forward in turn.

    I'm trying to recall the reason for picking Erythnul (this happened ...
      Topic: Against the Slave Lords - Story Help
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 12
    Views: 3949

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 25, 2019 3:06 pm   Subject: Against the Slave Lords - Story Help
    Disclaimer: I used the 2e format, so keep that in mind.

    LOVE the Slavers epic module saga. Been a player run through it, and ran it as a DM whose Heironean paladin got mixed up against them. I di ...
      Topic: Hello!
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 9
    Views: 2690

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Tue Jun 25, 2019 3:00 pm   Subject: Re: Hello!
    New to the website, but started playing in Greyhawk in 2e days. Still the best setting around.

    YES!!!! Another 2e fan! Cool Glad to know we aren't all extinct! Emongnome, welcome aboard. ...
      Topic: Bridge and Road Tolls
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 8
    Views: 2791

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 20, 2019 8:03 am   Subject: Bridge and Road Tolls
    Thank you two. I have relied upon what information that I can find in the 1st edition DMG (I really like that book even though I'm an ardent 2e fan) on this subject under Economics. I also own The C ...
      Topic: Bard colleges or schools?
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 5
    Views: 2369

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 20, 2019 7:53 am   Subject: Bard colleges or schools?
    I do believe there's one located in Greyhawk City, if that helps.

    For some reason I also want to say there's a school for bards in Verbobonc too.

    -Lanthorn
      Topic: Bridge and Road Tolls
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 8
    Views: 2791

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 19, 2019 3:54 pm   Subject: Bridge and Road Tolls
    Introducing this into my campaign, and need some input:

    1) How are bridge tolls collected? Is there typically a 'toll booth' manned by guards by each major bridge? Or is this fee collected at the ...
      Topic: (Magical) Shields as Weapons
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 2
    Views: 1481

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Sat Jun 01, 2019 7:28 am   Subject: (Magical) Shields as Weapons
    Yet another Lanthorn query:

    Does the magical bonus of a shield also apply to hit and damage rolls? Or does this merely apply to AC?

    Ex: When using a +2 small shield as a weapon (shield rush or ...
      Topic: The "Introduce Yourself" Thread
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 395
    Views: 206843

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Tue May 21, 2019 5:53 pm   Subject: The "Introduce Yourself" Thread
    Welcome aboard rredmond. You are obviously a Jethro Tull fan (me too).

    happy posting and prowling the boards,

    Lanthorn of 2e
      Topic: Unconsciousness & Saving Throws
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 5
    Views: 1994

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Wed May 15, 2019 2:55 pm   Subject: Unconsciousness & Saving Throws
    Depends really on the spell.

    Those that effect the mind still get a save (though you could penalize them I suppose) since the unconscious mind is still, on some level, active.

    Physically damagin ...
      Topic: Greyhawk City taxes and the Clergy
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 6
    Views: 2418

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Apr 27, 2019 8:23 am   Subject: Greyhawk City taxes and the Clergy
    Cebrion,

    Thank you for your point by point response (that's what I was hoping for).

    Ceb, interested you have temples and churches pay taxes, b/c in 'our world' they are exempt, aren't they?!

    ...
      Topic: Greyhawk City taxes and the Clergy
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 6
    Views: 2418

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Apr 25, 2019 1:57 pm   Subject: Greyhawk City taxes and the Clergy
    Got into a good, almost heated, debate yesterday on this topic. I won't offer my thoughts on the matter so as to get an untainted opinion from my respondents.

    1) Do the temples/churches of the var ...
      Topic: What Keeps You Coming Back To Greyhawk?
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 13
    Views: 3776

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Apr 20, 2019 7:59 am   Subject: What Keeps You Coming Back To Greyhawk?
    CruelSummerLord, DITTO!!!

    Yeah, pretty much what you said, for the reasons you noted, and nearly in the same order.

    -Lanthorn
      Topic: Cold Iron and Silver Weapons
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 8
    Views: 3027

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Apr 20, 2019 7:57 am   Subject: Cold Iron and Silver Weapons
    Good information all.
    Cebrion, very interesting video segment. I also like the explanation how that works (yes, science is cool).

    Does anyone else have information regarding how much cold iron an ...
      Topic: Cold Iron and Silver Weapons
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 8
    Views: 3027

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Apr 17, 2019 2:32 pm   Subject: Cold Iron and Silver Weapons
    Greetings All,

    Although I am a 2e player/DM, thought I would cast this query to the general populace at large to gather more information.

    1) I am wondering if anyone has information pertaining t ...
      Topic: New York Times Opinion Article
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 8
    Views: 3033

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Apr 16, 2019 3:53 pm   Subject: Re: I'll drunk to that!

    I have introduced my teenage daughters to D&D (2nd edition of course Lanthorn :) ). Several times a year my basement gets flooded by a crowd of teenage boys and girls for whom I Dungeon Master ...
      Topic: Non-Scarlet Brotherhood monk organizations
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 34
    Views: 7358

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Apr 06, 2019 8:02 am   Subject: Non-Scarlet Brotherhood monk organizations
    I have not really done much with monks until recently, and it was more of a 'let's see and find out' kind of attitude.

    With that in mind, I used the Scarlet Brotherhood monk class as the template a ...
      Topic: Purify Water (spell): how flexible?
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 9
    Views: 3108

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Sat Apr 06, 2019 7:53 am   Subject: Purify Water (spell): how flexible?
    I got some good responses on this thread. Thanks to all of you for adding your advice and perspectives!

    -Lanthorn, "Purified"

    Laughing
      Topic: Ehlonna & Obad-hai: Reason for Antipathy
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 13
    Views: 4247

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Mar 24, 2019 7:55 am   Subject: Ehlonna & Obad-hai: Reason for Antipathy
    Rasgon, we are in total agreement. Love your 'housecat vs. lioness' analogy, and my friend and I made the same type of assertion that Beory IS Oerth itself, and is thus well beyond the scope and scal ...
      Topic: Purify Water (spell): how flexible?
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 9
    Views: 3108

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Sat Mar 23, 2019 7:10 am   Subject: Purify Water (spell): how flexible?
    Colleagues of Oerth,

    Came up with an interesting notion to use Purify Water (1st level priest spell) to cleanse salt (ocean) water into drinkable water. We were involved in a coastal campaign alon ...
      Topic: Ehlonna & Obad-hai: Reason for Antipathy
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 13
    Views: 4247

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Mar 23, 2019 7:00 am   Subject: Ehlonna & Obad-hai: Reason for Antipathy
    Obad-hai does not object to hunting, but likely wants hunters to follow the natural order of taking the weak, old, young, or sickly instead of trophy animals. I am sure, however, that Ehlonna wouldn' ...
      Topic: Ehlonna & Obad-hai: Reason for Antipathy
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 13
    Views: 4247

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Mar 17, 2019 8:30 am   Subject: Ehlonna & Obad-hai: Reason for Antipathy
    Friends of Oerth,

    Many sources speak of the antipathy between Ehlonna and Obad-hai, but I have yet to read of the reason as to this rift between them. Furthermore, nowhere does it say there is an ...
      Topic: Suel God of War
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 16
    Views: 4840

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Feb 24, 2019 8:40 am   Subject: Suel God of War
    In perusing my texts (including The Scarlet Brotherhood), it seems that Vatun is indeed the better choice as a Suel War God. Kord is not so much a god of war for conquest per se' but rather brawling, ...
      Topic: A Master Smith of Sterich: Help with Social Encounter
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 12
    Views: 3927

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Feb 05, 2019 3:21 pm   Subject: A Master Smith of Sterich: Help with Social Encounter

    Lanthorn, my first instinct for a party quest was to send the group (assuming they survive their current quest) on that old 2e adventure Axe of the Dwarven Lords, as that's certainly an appropriate ...
      Topic: A Master Smith of Sterich: Help with Social Encounter
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 12
    Views: 3927

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 31, 2019 4:49 pm   Subject: A Master Smith of Sterich: Help with Social Encounter
    Your dwarven priest could demand some type of service to Moradin in exchange for his help (especially since they serve Ehlonna, who is more of the elven sort and not necessarily ally to the dwarven pe ...
      Topic: More Realistic Wind at Elevation
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 3
    Views: 2107

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jan 27, 2019 9:26 am   Subject: More Realistic Wind at Elevation
    Hello,

    I also have made widespread use of the elements, terrain, and weather in my campaigns and use a mixed hybrid of the Glossography and Wilderness Survival Guide for weather determination. Unf ...
      Topic: Fax (Wild Coast) map
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 3
    Views: 2348

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Jan 12, 2019 10:20 am   Subject: Fax (Wild Coast) map
    Quite right, Vestcoat! I completely overlooked that. Thank you. Yes, it's very basic, but a skeletal framework is better than none at all.

    Skech, thank you for all those MANY sample maps for por ...
      Topic: Fax (Wild Coast) map
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 3
    Views: 2348

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 08, 2019 8:59 pm   Subject: Fax (Wild Coast) map
    It seems a lot of us are asking for maps lately, and I have need of a good one for the town of Fax in the Wild Coast. I have yet to locate one.

    Does anyone have a good one on hand they would be wi ...
      Topic: Animal Summoning (contested between casters)
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 1
    Views: 1774

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Sat Dec 29, 2018 10:54 am   Subject: Animal Summoning (contested between casters)
    What happens when two rival priests happen to summon the same type of animal in an area and there aren't enough to go around?

    For instance, a priest of Trithereon summons hawks and then a rival pri ...
      Topic: Keep on the Borderlands
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 13
    Views: 5785

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Dec 04, 2018 4:44 pm   Subject: Keep on the Borderlands
    I am planning to use this module in a future campaign and intend to place it off in the Cairn Hills in the border area between Greyhawk City and Duchy of Urnst, likely above the Mistmarsh, or just eas ...
      Topic: Anna's Atlas of the Flanaess
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 682
    Views: 436284

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Nov 28, 2018 4:03 pm   Subject: Anna's Atlas of the Flanaess
    Yeah, no joke!

    I love accessing her maps. They have become an utterly integral part of my campaigns. I hope this issue gets rectified soon. I am sure my campaigns would suffer greatly otherwise. ...
      Topic: Remove Curse vs Lycanthropy
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 4
    Views: 2631

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Sun Nov 18, 2018 8:55 am   Subject: Remove Curse vs Lycanthropy
    Cebrion,

    You hit the nail on the proverbial head with your example (I was thinking the same thing). I would tend to agree with you on this one. I merely wanted some outside input.

    anyone else, ...
      Topic: Remove Curse vs Lycanthropy
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 4
    Views: 2631

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Sat Nov 17, 2018 8:25 am   Subject: Remove Curse vs Lycanthropy
    According to the DMG, it takes a 12th level cleric (min) to remove the lycanthropic blight. If the caster is unable to do so (the were-beast makes a successful saving throw vs. spell), he/she must ga ...
      Topic: Maps of Veluna City and Mitrik
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 6
    Views: 3330

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Nov 11, 2018 10:56 am   Subject: Maps of Veluna City and Mitrik
    Thank you both for your posts.

    I also note that there's a Veluna City map on DMPrata's link if you change the location from Mitrik. I like the map of Mitrik a lot. Veluna City's very basic, conce ...
      Topic: Maps of Veluna City and Mitrik
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 6
    Views: 3330

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Nov 10, 2018 8:13 am   Subject: Maps of Veluna City and Mitrik
    OK, everyone, a subsequent plea for maps of both Veluna City and Mitrik, please, canon and non-canon alike. My Corustaith map inquiry drew up dead, but hoping some of you have good sources for these ...
      Topic: Glyph effects...who is harmed?
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 13
    Views: 5090

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Sat Nov 10, 2018 8:10 am   Subject: Glyph effects...who is harmed?
    Yes, my original question dealt with a glyph set against Evil, placed primarily on a floor. For instance, a Glyph of Fire (or Cold or Force, whatever) was traced on a floor, and would be triggered by ...
      Topic: Map of Corustaith
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 3
    Views: 2446

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Oct 28, 2018 3:15 pm   Subject: Map of Corustaith
    I've looked high and low, and even did a web search, but no map of Corustaith appears anywhere. Unless somebody has a non-canon map already created (which I wouldn't mind perusing), I guess I will ha ...
      Topic: Glyph effects...who is harmed?
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 13
    Views: 5090

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Sun Oct 28, 2018 1:44 pm   Subject: Glyph effects...who is harmed?
    My understanding is that glyphs don't duplicate spells, but trigger effects such as fire, force, cold, acid, paralysis, and the like.

    To be clear, then (sorry, bear with me)

    If a glyph were pla ...
      Topic: Why Do You Like Or Dislike From The Ashes?
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 19
    Views: 7111

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Oct 28, 2018 1:40 pm   Subject: Why Do You Like Or Dislike From The Ashes?

    I'd dispute the statements by DMPrata and Lanthorn that reasons for the PCs to actively get involved were a new thing in FtA, especially when modules like Against the Giants and the Temple of Elemen ...
      Topic: Which Deity Fits?
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 5
    Views: 2664

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Oct 20, 2018 6:58 pm   Subject: Which Deity Fits?
    Not sure if race matters to you or not (let me know if it does), but for human Powers:

    If it pertains to magical or arcane sorts of things, Boccob and Wee Jas are fine.

    If it deals with the cosm ...
      Topic: Glyph effects...who is harmed?
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 13
    Views: 5090

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Sat Oct 20, 2018 10:22 am   Subject: Glyph effects...who is harmed?
    Soooo...what I am gathering from you gents is that...

    ...ONLY those of an alignment who trigger the Glyph are affected by it?

    -Lanthorn
      Topic: Why Do You Like Or Dislike From The Ashes?
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 19
    Views: 7111

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Oct 20, 2018 10:21 am   Subject: Why Do You Like Or Dislike From The Ashes?
    Agree with xo42. I liked the 'shakedown' and turmoil created by the Wars. I grew tired of Goodness as triumphant and applaud the overall change in the Greyhawk world. I enjoyed how Evil fought or a ...
      Topic: Map of Corustaith
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 3
    Views: 2446

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Oct 07, 2018 7:52 am   Subject: Map of Corustaith
    Thanks for the tips. I have most of those source materials, and aside from descriptions of Corustaith, there is no actual map.

    Anyone else?

    thanks again,

    Lanthorn
      Topic: Flametongues
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 13
    Views: 5164

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Mon Oct 01, 2018 4:03 pm   Subject: Flametongues
    Gents,

    Just for clarity...I am NOT a stickler to rules...yes, guidelines work for me...but I like to inquire from a multitude of people b/c it generates good discussion, and I appreciate the variet ...
      Topic: Map of Corustaith
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 3
    Views: 2446

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Sep 30, 2018 7:18 pm   Subject: Map of Corustaith
    Ok, everyone, the last time I posted the need for a map, I was rewarded (thanks again Rasgon). This time I wonder if anyone has a canon, or non-canon, map for Corustaith.

    fingers crossed,

    Lanth ...
      Topic: Glyph effects...who is harmed?
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 13
    Views: 5090

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Sat Sep 29, 2018 7:36 am   Subject: Glyph effects...who is harmed?
    Also wondering if the item or area protected is harmed by the Glyph when it is discharged. Thinking not since that pretty much defeats the purpose of the spell in the first place if it destroys the t ...
      Topic: Glyph effects...who is harmed?
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 13
    Views: 5090

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Tue Sep 18, 2018 3:52 pm   Subject: Glyph effects...who is harmed?
    This question spawned interesting discussion between my fellow DM/player and me a few days ago, and so I am tossing it out for everyone else to ponder and answer.

    When a glyph is triggered, does th ...
      Topic: Fallen Heironean: John McCain
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 8
    Views: 4560

    PostForum: The Backalley   Posted: Sat Sep 08, 2018 4:06 pm   Subject: Fallen Heironean: John McCain
    Firstly, let me thank you for your service to our country.

    I don't see McCain's tactics as those of a CG follower of Trithereon. To me, his actions throughout his career, have been more Lawful. A ...
      Topic: Religion in the World of Greyhawk
    Lanthorn

    Replies: 11
    Views: 5245

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Sep 08, 2018 4:00 pm   Subject: Religion in the World of Greyhawk
    I recall reading in a source guide (2e, most likely) that most people of the Flanaess venerate many gods, not only one, and propitiate them when necessary, just as Rasgon has mentioned. I tend to fol ...
     
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