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      Topic: Cities of Greyhawk
    Mystic-Scholar

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Apr 25, 2020 3:07 pm   Subject: Cities of Greyhawk
    That would be nice, but I find some of the existing maps a bit "kiddy" style. I've often longed for the computer skills necessary to fix that.
      Topic: Secret Ruler of the Great Kingdom of Aerdy??
    Mystic-Scholar

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Nov 09, 2019 10:37 am   Subject: Secret Ruler of the Great Kingdom of Aerdy??
    Or perhaps Karoolck is Xaene's patsy

    Noooooo! Shocked

    Ivid V, the pawn of . . . a pawn? Shocked Evil Grin
      Topic: Secret Ruler of the Great Kingdom of Aerdy??
    Mystic-Scholar

    Replies: 7
    Views: 3124

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Nov 08, 2019 10:02 am   Subject: Secret Ruler of the Great Kingdom of Aerdy??
    Karoolck would be a good candidate for power behind the throne, too.

    "The mortal archmage Karoolck, servant and secret master of Ivid V . . ." Surprised

    https://greyhawkonline.com/greyhawkwiki/ind ...
      Topic: Deities and Demigods (hardback) in GH
    Mystic-Scholar

    Replies: 6
    Views: 2742

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Nov 03, 2019 6:48 am   Subject: Deities and Demigods (hardback) in GH
    Arioch isn't a demon prince or arch devil . . . 'Arioch' actually refers to a human king or chieftain . . .

    "Now in the days of Amʹra·phel king of Shiʹnar, Arʹi·och king of El·laE ...
      Topic: Breeds and Varieties of Animals
    Mystic-Scholar

    Replies: 20
    Views: 6370

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Oct 05, 2019 2:05 pm   Subject: Breeds and Varieties of Animals
    I have used the following:SirXaris

    Nice list. I'll bet that took some time and effort. Laughing
      Topic: The Mad God's Key (possible spoilers)
    Mystic-Scholar

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 22, 2019 4:42 pm   Subject: The Mad God's Key (possible spoilers)
    In my game -- and the story I posted to CF -- Cyrathas and the Green Daggers survive, since the module -- "The Mad God's Key" -- doesn't show them not surviving.

    As for the book, I leave the title ...
      Topic: Acceptable Anomalies?
    Mystic-Scholar

    Replies: 19
    Views: 6855

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Aug 21, 2019 11:26 am   Subject: Acceptable Anomalies?
    -Considering how common plate armor is in canonical works, I just could go with that . . .

    Full plate armor did not enter dominate use until the 15th century; a.k.a. the 1400s (Christopher Columbu ...
      Topic: Acceptable Anomalies?
    Mystic-Scholar

    Replies: 19
    Views: 6855

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Aug 07, 2019 2:46 pm   Subject: Acceptable Anomalies?
    But insofar as the Amedio Jungle is based partly on Central America, the Flanaess has probably had them for ages.

    Planet earth had tomatoes for "ages," as did the native (south) Americans. North Am ...
      Topic: Acceptable Anomalies?
    Mystic-Scholar

    Replies: 19
    Views: 6855

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 01, 2019 5:16 pm   Subject: Acceptable Anomalies?
    I err on the side of limiting anomalies: no field or full-plate armor . . . PC's went from Tenh . . . to the Corusks and discovered that the isolationist mountain dwarves have steam engines.

    Other ...
      Topic: Acceptable Anomalies?
    Mystic-Scholar

    Replies: 19
    Views: 6855

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 01, 2019 3:59 pm   Subject: Acceptable Anomalies?
    I try to keep my vision more medieval...

    Eyeglasses -- believed to have been invented in 1285
    Potato -- discovered circa 1492
    Tomato -- discovered circa 1492
    Tobacco -- discovered circa 1492
    C ...
      Topic: Acceptable Anomalies?
    Mystic-Scholar

    Replies: 19
    Views: 6855

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 01, 2019 10:07 am   Subject: Acceptable Anomalies?
    Greyhawk is a -- supposedly -- medieval world, but one created with 20th Century sensibilities. And newer editions of the game are even more influenced by 21st Century sensibilities.

    In other words ...
      Topic: A Song of Black Ice and Fire
    Mystic-Scholar

    Replies: 85
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jul 28, 2019 6:50 pm   Subject: A Song of Black Ice and Fire
    That article was my initial guess - but I checked it, did a search for "Johann" and "End" and didn't find either, which is why I asked.

    It's possible that I mixed up the articles. I'll go back a do ...
      Topic: A Song of Black Ice and Fire
    Mystic-Scholar

    Replies: 85
    Views: 55755

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jul 28, 2019 4:38 pm   Subject: A Song of Black Ice and Fire
    Which article is that?

    The Kingdom of Keoland, by Gary Holian, in the Living Greyhawk Journal, back in 2000.

    You reference a project I was working on -- with Gary -- back in 2013. So I don't rem ...
      Topic: Bridge and Road Tolls
    Mystic-Scholar

    Replies: 8
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 18, 2019 8:27 am   Subject: Bridge and Road Tolls
    With PCs being . . . monsters murder hobos, I'm not sure the troll will last long.

    This would actually be funny as hell. Cool

    In my game, I use the Atlas Games publication "Crimes and Punis ...
      Topic: Purify Water (spell): how flexible?
    Mystic-Scholar

    Replies: 9
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    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Tue Apr 02, 2019 12:00 pm   Subject: Purify Water (spell): how flexible?
    That's my thinking.
      Topic: Purify Water (spell): how flexible?
    Mystic-Scholar

    Replies: 9
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    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Sat Mar 30, 2019 8:38 am   Subject: Purify Water (spell): how flexible?
    "When cast, this spell makes spoiled, rotten, poisonous, or otherwise contaminated food and water pure and suitable for eating and drinking."

    Really? Says . . . who? Confused

    I can assure you that ...
      Topic: The Lost Caverns of Tsjocanth - Ragnar (and Lanthorn!) style
    Mystic-Scholar

    Replies: 95
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    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Mon Jan 21, 2019 7:32 pm   Subject: The Lost Caverns of Tsjocanth - Ragnar (and Lanthorn!) style
    Wow! How did your new post end up below mine? Shocked

    Weird.
      Topic: The Lost Caverns of Tsjocanth - Ragnar (and Lanthorn!) style
    Mystic-Scholar

    Replies: 95
    Views: 54183

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Mon Jan 21, 2019 7:31 pm   Subject: The Lost Caverns of Tsjocanth - Ragnar (and Lanthorn!) style
    That works! Laughing
      Topic: The Lost Caverns of Tsjocanth - Ragnar (and Lanthorn!) style
    Mystic-Scholar

    Replies: 95
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    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Mon Jan 21, 2019 3:59 pm   Subject: The Lost Caverns of Tsjocanth - Ragnar (and Lanthorn!) style
    "Facepalms" sounds good! Evil Grin
      Topic: The Rift Canyon
    Mystic-Scholar

    Replies: 23
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 07, 2019 7:08 am   Subject: The Rift Canyon
    The canyon itself has been hard to depict, since there's no real world equivalent.

    So you don't think portions of the Grand Canyon would work?

    The Rift Canyon is said to be a mile deep (5,280 fe ...
      Topic: The Lost Caverns of Tsjocanth - Ragnar (and Lanthorn!) style
    Mystic-Scholar

    Replies: 95
    Views: 54183

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Fri Jan 04, 2019 12:54 pm   Subject: The Lost Caverns of Tsjocanth - Ragnar (and Lanthorn!) style
    Actually, it was a ham and cheese croissant! Wink

    Noooooo! Ragnar changed his . . . sandwich! Eileen must be heartbroken. Evil Grin Laughing

    Keep it coming, my friend. I'm planning a "return" t ...
      Topic: The Lost Caverns of Tsjocanth - Ragnar (and Lanthorn!) style
    Mystic-Scholar

    Replies: 95
    Views: 54183

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Wed Jan 02, 2019 11:28 am   Subject: The Lost Caverns of Tsjocanth - Ragnar (and Lanthorn!) style
    Well, things are really going to start happening . . . once you finish that bacon and mushroom sandwich, anyway. Laughing Evil Grin
      Topic: Serfdom in Greyhawk?
    Mystic-Scholar

    Replies: 8
    Views: 4966

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Nov 26, 2018 8:31 am   Subject: Serfdom in Greyhawk?
    That is, making slaves of the farmers and have them work the land for you.

    It should be remembered that, in the real world, during medieval times, there was a REAL difference between "serfs" and "s ...
      Topic: Remove Curse vs Lycanthropy
    Mystic-Scholar

    Replies: 4
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    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Sun Nov 18, 2018 4:51 pm   Subject: Remove Curse vs Lycanthropy
    Lanthorn, you never fail to make me laugh. Laughing

    You already know my answer.
      Topic: Cool Organizations per Class?
    Mystic-Scholar

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Nov 09, 2018 8:58 am   Subject: Cool Organizations per Class?
    As you say, he of the purple marker, everyone is free to think what they will and play it as they feel.

    I just choose to play it the way it really works.
      Topic: Cool Organizations per Class?
    Mystic-Scholar

    Replies: 7
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Nov 06, 2018 5:11 am   Subject: Cool Organizations per Class?
    I see many still associate Paladins with secular knights. Not so.
      Topic: Hi all
    Mystic-Scholar

    Replies: 3
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    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Mon Nov 05, 2018 7:52 am   Subject: Hi all
    Welcome, Elton.

    All things "Greyhawk" are to be found here . . . somewhere. Laughing

    There's very little that "we" haven't talked about, so we're always happy to entertain the questions of "new f ...
      Topic: Glyph effects...who is harmed?
    Mystic-Scholar

    Replies: 13
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    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Sat Nov 03, 2018 6:00 am   Subject: Glyph effects...who is harmed?
    Flamestrike is a targeted spell, but it targets a point.

    My thoughts were focused upon a glyph drawn upon the floor and passed over, or stepped upon, by the "evil" creature in question.

    But as y ...
      Topic: Glyph effects...who is harmed?
    Mystic-Scholar

    Replies: 13
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    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Sun Oct 28, 2018 4:43 pm   Subject: Glyph effects...who is harmed?
    You could have fire damage coming from the Glyph and it just affect one person.

    Flamestrike! -- Exactly. It's a "targeted" effect. Only one person is affected.

    For me in the end I think it reall ...
      Topic: Glyph effects...who is harmed?
    Mystic-Scholar

    Replies: 13
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    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Sun Oct 28, 2018 2:46 pm   Subject: Glyph effects...who is harmed?
    . . . but non-Evil creatures were IN the area of effect . . .

    And therein lies the key. Yes, an effect that "covers" an area would affect everyone in the area. But that's just how I play it.

    In ...
      Topic: Glyph effects...who is harmed?
    Mystic-Scholar

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    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Sat Oct 20, 2018 3:34 pm   Subject: Glyph effects...who is harmed?
    As I said, ONLY if the spell effect is SPECIFIC to evil.

    The trap TRIGGER has nothing to do with the trap's spell effect. So, only an "evil" creature can set off the trap, that's all well and fine; ...
      Topic: Glyph effects...who is harmed?
    Mystic-Scholar

    Replies: 13
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    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Wed Oct 17, 2018 11:32 am   Subject: Re: Glyph effects...who is harmed?
    Ex: A glyph is set against Evil . . . An evil creature is battling a group and sets off the glyph when it crosses over the warded area. Does everyone get injured, or just the triggering creature?-Lan ...
      Topic: Flametongues
    Mystic-Scholar

    Replies: 13
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    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Tue Sep 11, 2018 6:28 am   Subject: Flametongues
    . . . as the rules really need to state . . .

    I get you. But to me, they're guidelines, not "rules."

    WotC makes the "rules" when they run their own game. They don't run mine.
      Topic: Flametongues
    Mystic-Scholar

    Replies: 13
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    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Sat Sep 08, 2018 1:50 pm   Subject: Flametongues
    . . . I also think additional damage from fire would depend on the amount of time the fire came into contact with the person. As most people have sometime in their life, I have come into brief contac ...
      Topic: Flametongues
    Mystic-Scholar

    Replies: 13
    Views: 6799

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Thu Sep 06, 2018 3:29 pm   Subject: Flametongues
    That's how I play it. Always have.
      Topic: Flametongues
    Mystic-Scholar

    Replies: 13
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    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Wed Sep 05, 2018 6:13 pm   Subject: Flametongues
    Fair enough, only I'd rate that as a comparison between normal fire and the magical fire of the sword.
      Topic: Flametongues
    Mystic-Scholar

    Replies: 13
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    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Tue Sep 04, 2018 10:51 am   Subject: Flametongues
    Personally, I have always included a 1d6 fire damage for such swords. And I can attest that the computer game, Baldur's Gate, adds such damage. Therefore, I must conclude that Wizard always intended s ...
      Topic: Monster Mythology Update Project
    Mystic-Scholar

    Replies: 103
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    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Sat Sep 01, 2018 5:16 pm   Subject: Monster Mythology Update Project
    Well, you're certainly trying to include "everyone." I admire your dedication to this project. Your write-ups are well done. I've no doubt that every member is looking forward to more.
      Topic: Fallen Heironean: John McCain
    Mystic-Scholar

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    PostForum: The Backalley   Posted: Mon Aug 27, 2018 4:37 pm   Subject: Fallen Heironean: John McCain
    Yes, you're trying to start trouble. Evil Grin
      Topic: Howdy!
    Mystic-Scholar

    Replies: 2
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    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Mon Aug 27, 2018 4:33 pm   Subject: Howdy!
    Welcome Luka. We;re always on the look-out for fresh meat. Err, I mean new faces.

    Post any question you like, you're sure to get an answer.

    And welcome again.
      Topic: Firbolgs?
    Mystic-Scholar

    Replies: 4
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 27, 2018 4:30 pm   Subject: Firbolgs?
    "In medieval Irish myth, the Fir Bolg (also spelt Firbolg and Fir Bholg) are the fourth group of people to settle in Ireland. They are descended from the Muintir Nemid, an earlier group who abandoned ...
      Topic: Intelligent Weapons with Egos
    Mystic-Scholar

    Replies: 14
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    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Tue Jun 19, 2018 12:45 pm   Subject: Intelligent Weapons with Egos
    To be perfectly honest, I've never been a big fan of psionics. Shocked

    Psionics has its place. Wink

    You might recall that -- in the olden days -- even Merlin was given Psionic abilities. ...
      Topic: Intelligent Weapons with Egos
    Mystic-Scholar

    Replies: 14
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    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Mon Jun 18, 2018 9:09 am   Subject: Intelligent Weapons with Egos
    . . . intelligent weapons . . . ability . . . to ascertain if the possessor is antithetical, or congruent with, their own alignment.

    Do intelligent weapons have any sensory abilities to perceive th ...
      Topic: Intelligent Weapons with Egos
    Mystic-Scholar

    Replies: 14
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    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Thu Jun 07, 2018 2:04 pm   Subject: Intelligent Weapons with Egos
    MYSTIC! Long time...too long...

    I pop in, now and again, but these days, I haven't found much that interest me in many of the discussions. But I keep an eye out. Thanks! Cool

    Thusly, I ima ...
      Topic: Is It Just Me, Or Does Keoland Always Lose?
    Mystic-Scholar

    Replies: 32
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 05, 2018 5:05 pm   Subject: Is It Just Me, Or Does Keoland Always Lose?
    Keoland always reminded me of either Hapsburg Spain or Austria . . .

    Keoland has always put me in mind of the Holy Roman Empire and I've heard PSMedger say the same.

    I chalk up their "failures" ...
      Topic: Intelligent Weapons with Egos
    Mystic-Scholar

    Replies: 14
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    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Tue Jun 05, 2018 4:29 pm   Subject: Intelligent Weapons with Egos
    You invoked Demogorgon? Really? Is that safe? Evil Grin Laughing

    These are my answers to your questions, for what they're worth.

    1. The weapon is sentient, so it always has control over its actions ...
      Topic: Wizard Locking double doors
    Mystic-Scholar

    Replies: 4
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    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Mon Apr 30, 2018 4:51 am   Subject: Wizard Locking double doors
    It's interesting that you should ask this.

    In my games, I tend to consider the one casting sufficient to lock double doors. Having said that, what makes this an interesting question is the fact tha ...
      Topic: Barony of the Five
    Mystic-Scholar

    Replies: 2
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue May 30, 2017 9:26 am   Subject: Barony of the Five
    Thanks for that, Rasgon. I thought as much, but I am unfamiliar with En-world and don't visit the site.

    Much appreciated.
      Topic: Barony of the Five
    Mystic-Scholar

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon May 29, 2017 7:50 am   Subject: Barony of the Five
    I was googling and found a piece of Paizo's Greyhawk map with the "Barony of the Five" marked on it.

    The area includes Maure Castle and Pontyrel, with five other locations marked upon it. This is n ...
      Topic: Playtesters Needed
    Mystic-Scholar

    Replies: 5
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    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 5th Edition   Posted: Sat May 20, 2017 3:46 pm   Subject: Playtesters Needed
    I thought that was the implication, but didn't want to assume. Thanks for the clarification.

    I would have commented on the blog, but since it was several months ago, I thought I'd query you here, i ...
      Topic: Playtesters Needed
    Mystic-Scholar

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    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 5th Edition   Posted: Sat May 20, 2017 3:04 pm   Subject: Playtesters Needed
    This post on my blog outlines the project in a bit more detail:

    I appreciate the direct link to the pertinent article. I read there, this:

    "Will have information on history, politics, and econom ...
      Topic: Introductions and a little Greyhawk art by me...
    Mystic-Scholar

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    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Fri May 19, 2017 9:42 am   Subject: Introductions and a little Greyhawk art by me...
    Yes, as awesome as always. I've come to expect nothing less from you, Glad27.

    Nice catch, Cebrion!
      Topic: Ogres of Oerth: A project in infancy
    Mystic-Scholar

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    PostForum: Readers Workshop   Posted: Thu May 18, 2017 5:39 am   Subject: Ogres of Oerth: A project in infancy
    Hmm. I thought Thursday nights were all but dead any more. Guess I'll have to "pop in."
      Topic: Playtesters Needed
    Mystic-Scholar

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    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 5th Edition   Posted: Wed May 17, 2017 1:06 pm   Subject: Playtesters Needed
    So they're following through with independent writers after all?
      Topic: DM's Guild and Oerth Journal Material
    Mystic-Scholar

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    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 5th Edition   Posted: Wed May 17, 2017 1:00 pm   Subject: DM's Guild and Oerth Journal Material
    The DM Guild isn't bad, but personally I find the idea of transferring more GH content to FR blasphemous. It also makes me wonder if WotC could lay claim to the original GH fan publications once they ...
      Topic: A New Greyhawk Campaign is coming!
    Mystic-Scholar

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed May 17, 2017 6:35 am   Subject: A New Greyhawk Campaign is coming!
    All my campaigns take place in Greyhawk. I find little of interest -- to me, personally -- in the other gaming realms.

    Best of luck!
      Topic: The Fiend-Sage of Rel Astra
    Mystic-Scholar

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    PostForum: Readers Workshop   Posted: Wed May 17, 2017 6:08 am   Subject: The Fiend-Sage of Rel Astra
    Coming back to this, are you? Been awhile. Laughing

    Yeah, I need to get my juices going again too. rolleyes
      Topic: Armies of Oerth (starting with Ratik)
    Mystic-Scholar

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue May 16, 2017 11:42 am   Subject: Armies of Oerth (starting with Ratik)
    I'll give Notepad a try, next time I experience this problem. Thanks Rasgon.
      Topic: Chapter 6: The Yatil Mountains
    Mystic-Scholar

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue May 16, 2017 11:40 am   Subject: Chapter 6: The Yatil Mountains
    I'm actually partial to Abbott and Costello & the Marx Brothers, but either way, I get to be the "skinny white guy" (AKA Abbot and Groucho)!

    Just call me . . . Lou. Laughing
      Topic: Chapter 6: The Yatil Mountains
    Mystic-Scholar

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon May 15, 2017 5:51 am   Subject: Chapter 6: The Yatil Mountains
    You guys crack me up lol.

    What can I say?

    John Candy, John Belushi, Louey Anderson, Rodney Dangerfield, Don Rickles . . . all us "fat white guys" are funny! Laughing
      Topic: Third Party Supplements: What Ones Have You Used & Where
    Mystic-Scholar

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    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Sun May 14, 2017 1:33 pm   Subject: Third Party Supplements: What Ones Have You Used & Where
    I've adapted a few third party modules, but my favorite third party publications to use are:

    1. Crime & Punishment, by Keith Baker, Atlas Games
    2. Goods and Gear: The Ultimate Adventurer's Gui ...
      Topic: Armies of Oerth (starting with Ratik)
    Mystic-Scholar

    Replies: 41
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat May 13, 2017 7:46 am   Subject: Armies of Oerth (starting with Ratik)
    It might be because I'm cutting and pasting from a Word document. I really don't know what to do about it. Confused

    In my experience . . . that's the cause. And I've yet to figure out what to do about ...
      Topic: Chapter 6: The Yatil Mountains
    Mystic-Scholar

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri May 12, 2017 9:03 am   Subject: Chapter 6: The Yatil Mountains
    Like Stormbringer before me . . . I was ever a thousand times more evil!

    Mwahahahahahahahahahahaha!
      Topic: Chapter 8: Veluna
    Mystic-Scholar

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri May 12, 2017 9:01 am   Subject: Chapter 8: Veluna
    Ha! I'm sure that at least one fly tried to say that to a spider . . . once.

    He just didn't live long enough for us to hear about it. Evil Grin
      Topic: Armies of Oerth (starting with Ratik)
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu May 11, 2017 12:34 pm   Subject: Armies of Oerth (starting with Ratik)
    I know that this is really a nitpick ... this one is almost margin to margin on my screen?

    Is it just me?
    Am I alone?


    Nope! Wonky on mine too, whereas the other threads are just fine.
      Topic: Chapter 6: The Yatil Mountains
    Mystic-Scholar

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu May 11, 2017 12:31 pm   Subject: Chapter 6: The Yatil Mountains
    You seem convinced that Iggwilv isn't . . . home.

    Mwahahahahahahahahaha!

    Evil Grin
      Topic: Chapter 8: Veluna
    Mystic-Scholar

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu May 11, 2017 8:10 am   Subject: Chapter 8: Veluna
    "Another of us absolutely loved dinosaurs."

    Interesting. So how do you bring yourself to slaughter these beautiful creatures? I mean, you are on their turf and . . . they're just trying to eat. No ...
      Topic: Distances in Blackmoor
    Mystic-Scholar

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue May 09, 2017 10:41 am   Subject: Distances in Blackmoor
    Remember too that Blackmoor has its own "monster" races unique to the Burneal Forest and Cold Marshes, creatures of colder climes that aren't readily found elsewhere.

    Quaggoth (2e) tribes are known ...
      Topic: Distances in Blackmoor
    Mystic-Scholar

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue May 09, 2017 9:03 am   Subject: Distances in Blackmoor
    Actually . . . no.

    You are only counting . . . humans. Typical bigot. Laughing

    The example of England -- that I gave -- would, per force, include Orcs, Goblins, Gnolls, Hobgoblins, et al. IF Engl ...
      Topic: Distances in Blackmoor
    Mystic-Scholar

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue May 09, 2017 7:53 am   Subject: Distances in Blackmoor
    These distances are simply too great for (a) a credible Blackmoorian society to exist, and (b) for adventuring to be any fun.

    I take it there are no monsters in your world?

    We use the term "rov ...
      Topic: Distances in Blackmoor
    Mystic-Scholar

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon May 08, 2017 3:20 pm   Subject: Distances in Blackmoor
    Considering that Dantredun is said to have a population of 709 and considering that other "major towns" have a population of 108 -- and such -- it shouldn't be a surprise.

    In most places, such popu ...
      Topic: Is the Canonfire Facebook Group affiliated this site?
    Mystic-Scholar

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 10, 2017 5:59 pm   Subject: Is the Canonfire Facebook Group affiliated this site?
    Mystic-Scholar,

    Where are you located in central PA? We have our Greyhawk Reborn 5E living campaign operating in the area, and we'd love to have you roll some dice with us.

    Regards,
    Thyrnbryn
    ...
      Topic: Is the Canonfire Facebook Group affiliated this site?
    Mystic-Scholar

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Apr 08, 2017 4:21 pm   Subject: Is the Canonfire Facebook Group affiliated this site?
    Just read your bio on your site, Icarus . . . just to catch up.

    Last I knew you were in Dallas, now you're in Delaware. Strange, I left Houston and ended up in Pennsylvania! Shocked

    How in the ...
      Topic: Greyhawk related art
    Mystic-Scholar

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Apr 08, 2017 4:16 pm   Subject: Greyhawk related art
    Excellent work, Dungeonmeister. Thanks for sharing that with the community. Cool

    I've linked your site. Happy
      Topic: College of Bishops (Veluna)
    Mystic-Scholar

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Apr 08, 2017 3:58 pm   Subject: College of Bishops (Veluna)
    Rao is considered the son of Pelor and Beory and yet, is "preeminent" over them? Shocked

    Sorry, but I always find that sort of thing funny. Laughing

    Different authors? Confused
      Topic: Gary Con Recap
    Mystic-Scholar

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Apr 06, 2017 3:26 pm   Subject: Gary Con Recap
    We're going to hold you to that! Evil Grin
      Topic: Greyhawk Wiki
    Mystic-Scholar

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Apr 04, 2017 7:27 am   Subject: Greyhawk Wiki
    Man, this was sorely missed. Well done and a big thanks lamashtu! Cool
      Topic: Prodigal Son Returns Home ...
    Mystic-Scholar

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    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Thu Dec 29, 2016 9:38 pm   Subject: Prodigal Son Returns Home ...
    We'll be looking forward to . . . more.

    And welcome home! Cool
      Topic: Berei and her Clergy
    Mystic-Scholar

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    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Sat Aug 13, 2016 4:24 pm   Subject: Berei and her Clergy
    A Google search for Berei will tell you this:

    "Berei was first detailed for the Dungeons & Dragons game in the World of Greyhawk Fantasy Game Setting (1983), by Gary Gygax."

    Except that I ha ...
      Topic: Ravenscrag Castle?
    Mystic-Scholar

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    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Fri Jul 15, 2016 9:03 am   Subject: Ravenscrag Castle?
    . . . and i have no idea what the ravenscrag maps are worth if anything.

    Depends on how badly Allan wants them. Evil Grin Laughing
      Topic: Anna's Atlas of the Flanaess
    Mystic-Scholar

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 14, 2016 12:35 pm   Subject: Anna's Atlas of the Flanaess
    Interesting, must be on page "X" of a Google search. I'll have to try again.
      Topic: Anna's Atlas of the Flanaess
    Mystic-Scholar

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 14, 2016 11:59 am   Subject: Anna's Atlas of the Flanaess
    Sorry, not a clue . . . and Google didn't help. Sad

    Unless it's the real world castle:

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ravenscraig_Castle

    Might I suggest you cast "Summon Rasgon?" :wi ...
      Topic: Population Centers of the Dark Ages
    Mystic-Scholar

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 03, 2016 8:32 am   Subject: Population Centers of the Dark Ages
    The "Black Death" -- 1346 to 1353 -- is said to have killed off perhaps as much as 60% of Europe's population; 30% at a bare minimum.

    I'd imagine the people were spread pretty thin in 1377.
      Topic: The Long Road Home
    Mystic-Scholar

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    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Mon May 23, 2016 6:16 pm   Subject: The Long Road Home
    Nice! Cool
      Topic: oerth calendar online?
    Mystic-Scholar

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    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Fri May 13, 2016 3:05 pm   Subject: oerth calendar online?
    This is the place. This is . . . Canonfire! Cool
      Topic: Druid 'powers' and Detection
    Mystic-Scholar

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    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Fri May 13, 2016 2:20 pm   Subject: Druid 'powers' and Detection
    'Twernt nothin', good sir!
      Topic: Scrying
    Mystic-Scholar

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    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Fri May 13, 2016 2:15 pm   Subject: Scrying
    I've never used it, though I had discussed it with a player. The game ended before we could implement it.

    I see not problems, as long as the scryer and scryee have prearranged matters; "Every Frida ...
      Topic: Fireplaces
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    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Fri May 13, 2016 2:07 pm   Subject: Fireplaces
    Chimneys were invented in northern Europe in the 11th or 12th centuries and largely fixed the problem of fumes, more reliably venting smoke outside.

    Allow me to correct this one point; because the ...
      Topic: Druid 'powers' and Detection
    Mystic-Scholar

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    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Fri May 13, 2016 6:17 am   Subject: Druid 'powers' and Detection
    And there you have it; logic wins . . . again. Laughing
      Topic: Unsure what to do. Ideas?
    Mystic-Scholar

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    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Fri May 13, 2016 6:16 am   Subject: Unsure what to do. Ideas?
    Ah ha! Mechanics understood. Knowing who has how many hit points remaining explains it. Wink

    Looking forward to the T.P.K.! Evil Grin

    Oops! Did I say that out loud? Embarassed

    Evil Grin :lo ...
      Topic: Druid 'powers' and Detection
    Mystic-Scholar

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    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Thu May 12, 2016 4:25 pm   Subject: Druid 'powers' and Detection
    For the Pass Without Trace, I would say that it is a natural ability, something gained from skill, training and practice. The Druid learns to do this over time, like an Apache.

    Shape shifting is an ...
      Topic: Unsure what to do. Ideas?
    Mystic-Scholar

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    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Thu May 12, 2016 1:01 pm   Subject: Unsure what to do. Ideas?
    Why will the Necromancer's Sleep spell automatically fail against the Cleric? Confused
      Topic: Giants Story Coming to 5E
    Mystic-Scholar

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    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 5th Edition   Posted: Thu May 12, 2016 6:12 am   Subject: Giants Story Coming to 5E
    Hollywood can't seem to produce anything other than remakes these days, why not WotC too? Confused

    They will never stop mining Greyhawk for ideas. Cool
      Topic: oerth calendar online?
    Mystic-Scholar

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    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Thu May 12, 2016 6:10 am   Subject: oerth calendar online?
    More goodness from the "Golden One." Wink

    Thanks Aurdraco, I was unaware of these. Cool
      Topic: oerth calendar online?
    Mystic-Scholar

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    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Wed May 11, 2016 3:22 pm   Subject: oerth calendar online?
    Excellent work, DMPrata! Thanks for the link! Cool
      Topic: oerth calendar online?
    Mystic-Scholar

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    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Wed May 11, 2016 11:01 am   Subject: oerth calendar online?
    I know of none save the one in the LGG, page 2, and even that one isn't in spreadsheet form. Sorry! Sad
      Topic: Tharizdun's Nature
    Mystic-Scholar

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed May 11, 2016 7:01 am   Subject: Tharizdun's Nature
    I've always found Maldin's take interesting. Any of you familiar with it? Confused
      Topic: The Long Road Home
    Mystic-Scholar

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    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Tue May 10, 2016 11:30 am   Subject: The Long Road Home
    Where on Oerth did you find the body face down in the water? Confused
      Topic: The Long Road Home
    Mystic-Scholar

    Replies: 19
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    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Tue May 10, 2016 10:29 am   Subject: The Long Road Home
    I love the maps and pictures! Laughing
      Topic: Dungeon Magazine #221 - Lowdown in Highport Review
    Mystic-Scholar

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    PostForum: Published Material Reviews & Discussion   Posted: Tue May 10, 2016 7:49 am   Subject: Dungeon Magazine #221 - Lowdown in Highport Review
    Your review is appreciated. I haven't been keeping up with Dungeon magazine, or the new Against the Slavelords, so this review is even more timely.

    I'll have to look into this little adventure. Tha ...
     
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