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      Topic: The 4 R's of Clerical Magick
    Ragr

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    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Fri Aug 08, 2014 9:06 am   Subject: The 4 R's of Clerical Magick
    Going to say no again;

    "Note that the body of the person must be
    whole, or otherwise missii parts are still
    missing when the person is brought back to
    life.

    Given that Regenerate is a 7th lev ...
      Topic: The 4 R's of Clerical Magick
    Ragr

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    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Mon Aug 04, 2014 11:51 pm   Subject: The 4 R's of Clerical Magick
    I may just be a tough DM. Shocked

    Allow your player to attempt a Raise Dead on the body. Have the body return to life, but the spell isn't powerful enough to fully heal it. Much of the flesh is he ...
      Topic: The 4 R's of Clerical Magick
    Ragr

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    Views: 24228

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Mon Aug 04, 2014 11:12 am   Subject: The 4 R's of Clerical Magick
    It's about the spell description, in 2e at least, stating that the "whole" of the body must be present for the spell to work. Following that to the letter I'd still rule an incinerated body could not ...
      Topic: The 4 R's of Clerical Magick
    Ragr

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    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Mon Aug 04, 2014 10:04 am   Subject: The 4 R's of Clerical Magick
    Dictionary definition of the word "whole" answers this for me;

    in an unbroken or undamaged state; in one piece.

    That rules out Raise Dead in the instance of a totally cremated body. If partially ...
      Topic: Products Schedule Rundown
    Ragr

    Replies: 4
    Views: 6083

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 5th Edition   Posted: Wed Jun 04, 2014 9:31 am   Subject: Products Schedule Rundown
    For all the criticism I've levelled at WOTC over the years the free release of D&D Basics is a very clever move; a free game that you can run up to 20th level? That's quite a statement. You could ...
      Topic: How realistic are your WoG games
    Ragr

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 04, 2014 1:32 am   Subject: How realistic are your WoG games
    Realistic in terms of any action having a reaction; whatever it is the pcs do the world around them responds. The pcs are front and centre in the show but do not exist in isolation. The most important ...
      Topic: Your thoughts on D&D 5E
    Ragr

    Replies: 19
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    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 5th Edition   Posted: Tue May 20, 2014 12:30 pm   Subject: Your thoughts on D&D 5E
    I'm starting to get a bit more interested as release date approaches; to clarify, more interested as opposed to uninterested, which is where I've been for most of the playtest. For what it's worth I d ...
      Topic: Game of Thrones
    Ragr

    Replies: 135
    Views: 88327

    PostForum: The Backalley   Posted: Sat Sep 21, 2013 6:49 am   Subject: Game of Thrones
    I also hear there's a roll-playing game. Anyone play it?
    -Lanthorn

    There are two in fact. One is now out of print but uses the d20 system; I have the pdf and it is 500+ pages of truly gorgeous sh ...
      Topic: Fire the Canon! Issue 1!
    Ragr

    Replies: 13
    Views: 13260

    PostForum: Canonfire! Chronicles   Posted: Tue Sep 17, 2013 9:14 am   Subject: Fire the Canon! Issue 1!
    Just meandered my way back and wanted to congratulate everyone on the first edition; it's downloaded and waiting to be perused, but unfortunately so are a lot of other things but that's another story. ...
      Topic: Chaosium Generic Role Play
    Ragr

    Replies: 29
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    PostForum: Greyhawk- Other Game Systems/Editions   Posted: Wed Sep 11, 2013 11:17 am   Subject: Chaosium Generic Role Play
    Magic World looks really nice and although I doubt that I'll run it I would pick it up if the price was right.

    Worth taking a look at OpenQuest 2 if you like your BRP; it's a mash up of BRP and RQ ...
      Topic: Introductions and a little Greyhawk art by me...
    Ragr

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    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Thu Apr 04, 2013 9:44 am   Subject: Introductions and a little Greyhawk art by me...
    No confusion for me.

    PC rolls 1, stumbles over outstretched arm and mace, blade turns horizontal, goodnight Vienna.

    Evil Evil Evil
      Topic: Introductions and a little Greyhawk art by me...
    Ragr

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    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Wed Apr 03, 2013 10:08 am   Subject: Introductions and a little Greyhawk art by me...
    Looks like the Lich is about to lose a hand! Shocked Evil Grin

    Excellent work! Cool Happy

    I must have my DM head on because I can see the prostrate pc losing their head instead Evil Grin ...
      Topic: Introductions and a little Greyhawk art by me...
    Ragr

    Replies: 267
    Views: 159020

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Thu Mar 28, 2013 9:45 am   Subject: Introductions and a little Greyhawk art by me...
    Yeah, this is great stuff, Glad.

    I've been playing a lot of Dungeon Crawl Classics on Roll20 recently and this art is that game. Or, that game is this art. Or, something.

    Wicked stuff anyway.
      Topic: Postfest Village Project- Think Tank Edition
    Ragr

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    PostForum: Postfest Forum & Archive   Posted: Mon Mar 11, 2013 4:17 am   Subject: Postfest Village Project- Think Tank Edition
    If we had a "thanks" button here on CF I'd have poked it on both your last posts, Ceb.
      Topic: Postfest Village Project- Think Tank Edition
    Ragr

    Replies: 127
    Views: 76787

    PostForum: Postfest Forum & Archive   Posted: Mon Mar 11, 2013 2:28 am   Subject: Postfest Village Project- Think Tank Edition


    "The Pale is not noted for religious tolerance."



    That statement = open creative door; the essence of early GH.

    "Pholtan Gestapo" = closed creative door; unfortunately where GH was pushed ...
      Topic: Most and Least Favourite Greyhawk Modules
    Ragr

    Replies: 88
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Mar 08, 2013 4:16 am   Subject: Most and Least Favourite Greyhawk Modules
    I hate creating a whole new thread, so:

    Is the Saltmarsh in DMG 3.5 the Salinmoor/Keoland one?

    (If so, not for player study...)

    Does the Return to the Temple of Elemental Evil include more ca ...
      Topic: Greyfinder/Pathhawk Campaign
    Ragr

    Replies: 48
    Views: 52619

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Thu Mar 07, 2013 8:41 am   Subject: Greyfinder/Pathhawk Campaign
    Should have linked......here;

    http://www.ragingswan.com/adventures.html
      Topic: Greyfinder/Pathhawk Campaign
    Ragr

    Replies: 48
    Views: 52619

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Wed Mar 06, 2013 7:59 am   Subject: Greyfinder/Pathhawk Campaign
    I cannot recommend Raging Swan's adventures highly enough if you have need of a pre-written mod. They are not GH but they are 'Hawky in tone and feel as Creighton has a 'Hawky history. They are well w ...
      Topic: Tabletop emulator
    Ragr

    Replies: 14
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    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Thu Feb 14, 2013 9:16 am   Subject: Tabletop emulator
    In ma group we were't so poor we 'ad tut use t' dartboard an't one of muvver's knitting needles t' roll t' hit......................................

    That joke may not travel well as it requires a Y ...
      Topic: Chronicles Progress
    Ragr

    Replies: 24
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    PostForum: Canonfire! Chronicles   Posted: Sat Feb 02, 2013 2:50 am   Subject: Chronicles Progress
    That's added another layer of clarification, Ceb.

    I have a plan this year to write a piece of something GH (technical term) a month as a challenge to myself. January's piece is already behind due t ...
      Topic: Postfest Village Location Tie-breaker
    Ragr

    Replies: 24
    Views: 16585

    PostForum: Postfest Forum & Archive   Posted: Thu Jan 31, 2013 10:55 am   Subject: Postfest Village Location Tie-breaker
    Well, I voted BK and didn't post because I got distracted by a sandwich; not much changes here in Elmshire.

    Only chose BK because it better fitted the first thoughts that came to mind when consider ...
      Topic: Chronicles Progress
    Ragr

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    Views: 22416

    PostForum: Canonfire! Chronicles   Posted: Mon Jan 28, 2013 11:51 pm   Subject: Chronicles Progress
    Cheers, Argon. That clears a few things up.
      Topic: Chronicles Progress
    Ragr

    Replies: 24
    Views: 22416

    PostForum: Canonfire! Chronicles   Posted: Sun Jan 27, 2013 5:16 am   Subject: Chronicles Progress
    Hi Guys

    I have a question regarding CC, OJ and CF articles.

    My intention this year is to submit some more written GH work especially as I no longer have an active FTF GH campaign.

    How do you ...
      Topic: dnd 1st and 2nd edition pdf's on sale again.
    Ragr

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    Views: 6650

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jan 27, 2013 4:58 am   Subject: Re: dnd 1st and 2nd edition pdf's on sale again.


    From what I was led to believe they stopped offering pdfs due to 'piracy'.

    Like you couldn't get anything you wanted if you tried hard enough. Sad

    This is a great move and I'm absolu ...
      Topic: NEW Postfest Village Location Poll, no, really!
    Ragr

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    Views: 29145

    PostForum: Postfest Forum & Archive   Posted: Tue Jan 22, 2013 10:42 am   Subject: NEW Postfest Village Location Poll, no, really!
    Let me know what you all think of this idea.

    Great; this is an attempt to do something different for this particular postfest which is vital in keeping things fresh.

    This gives the opportunity ...
      Topic: NEW Postfest Village Location Poll, no, really!
    Ragr

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    PostForum: Postfest Forum & Archive   Posted: Mon Jan 21, 2013 9:28 am   Subject: NEW Postfest Village Location Poll, no, really!
    @MS

    You may be right. I have a thing for npcs with a convoluted past and the ideas that form come with a time and a place.

    So let's set me a new challenge. Forget the time.

    There will be angs ...
      Topic: NEW Postfest Village Location Poll, no, really!
    Ragr

    Replies: 40
    Views: 29145

    PostForum: Postfest Forum & Archive   Posted: Mon Jan 21, 2013 3:30 am   Subject: NEW Postfest Village Location Poll, no, really!
    At the risk of throwing a spanner in the works have we got a "when" for our where as it might affect the choice?

    I've got a couple of choices in mind but both were significantly in flux between 576 ...
      Topic: New Campaign
    Ragr

    Replies: 31
    Views: 9988

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Jan 19, 2013 10:32 am   Subject: New Campaign
    It must be more of a personal grudge, like Greyhawker thieves stole a precious relic from the Alliance and they've never forgiven them. Maybe they travel to one anothers' cities regularly to raid ea ...
      Topic: New Campaign
    Ragr

    Replies: 31
    Views: 9988

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Jan 19, 2013 7:41 am   Subject: New Campaign
    Got it;

    "There is an ongoing deadly feud between The Alliance (Dyver's Guild) and Greyhawk's Thieves Guild".

    Pg 9 "Slavers".
      Topic: New Campaign
    Ragr

    Replies: 31
    Views: 9988

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Jan 19, 2013 2:52 am   Subject: New Campaign
    IIRC, the respective thieves guilds of the two cities have a longstanding enmity; no books to hand to confirm details, however.
      Topic: New Campaign
    Ragr

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    Views: 9988

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jan 16, 2013 12:29 pm   Subject: New Campaign
    Hardby, Narwell and Safeton are small, there are maps and some details written up and, if you want to shift the action to the big G, it's not too far away.

    Of course, they might be a little "townie ...
      Topic: Google+ Greyhawk Community
    Ragr

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jan 16, 2013 12:24 pm   Subject: Google+ Greyhawk Community
    Joined.

    Incidentally, I played a game of Mouse Guard on G+ last night using Roll20 as an interface and I was very impressed with how the game went. This might be a format for play that I'm investin ...
      Topic: Humanoids: "Classy", or Not?
    Ragr

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jan 11, 2013 2:13 pm   Subject: Humanoids: "Classy", or Not?
    I very much look forward to reading it, SX.

    Like I said it's a personal view not a professional criticism and I'm happy that we're on good terms. Cool

    That's the GH spirit.
      Topic: Humanoids: "Classy", or Not?
    Ragr

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    Views: 15735

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jan 11, 2013 4:30 am   Subject: Humanoids: "Classy", or Not?
    This is a highly personal view SX but what you're proposing is the very thing I was railing against above; why would there be 50 Ix's with levels in classes? Are all Ix communities this way or just th ...
      Topic: New Postfest Idea
    Ragr

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    PostForum: Postfest Forum & Archive   Posted: Thu Jan 10, 2013 10:07 am   Subject: New Postfest Idea
    Btw Ceb, based on the polling above, good luck deciding where to set it. Laughing
      Topic: New Postfest Idea
    Ragr

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    Views: 22328

    PostForum: Postfest Forum & Archive   Posted: Thu Jan 10, 2013 2:08 am   Subject: New Postfest Idea
    Also, I do not mean that everybody submit an entire village, but, once a village locations is decided upon, each person submit one or more (see below) locations in the village. Maybe we will set u ...
      Topic: Humanoids: "Classy", or Not?
    Ragr

    Replies: 46
    Views: 15735

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 10, 2013 1:29 am   Subject: Humanoids: "Classy", or Not?
    I think either method, classed or additional HD, works well. To me it's more about the context of use and the ongoing campaign; far too many published adventues of the last decade have taken the "kitc ...
      Topic: Humanoids: "Classy", or Not?
    Ragr

    Replies: 46
    Views: 15735

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 07, 2013 8:26 am   Subject: Humanoids: "Classy", or Not?
    The 2eouth will rise agin.
      Topic: Humanoids: "Classy", or Not?
    Ragr

    Replies: 46
    Views: 15735

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 07, 2013 2:05 am   Subject: Humanoids: "Classy", or Not?
    Even with high quality (masterwork) stuff there still needs be a justification for its presence; I well remember the guards in RttTEE that were all clad in MW Banded Mail and had MW swords. Just who m ...
      Topic: Humanoids: "Classy", or Not?
    Ragr

    Replies: 46
    Views: 15735

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 07, 2013 1:09 am   Subject: Humanoids: "Classy", or Not?
    My final thought would be that although I may have indicated this might be an edition problem it's not. It's an adventure design problem where the designer gets lazy and works to the numbers rather th ...
      Topic: Humanoids: "Classy", or Not?
    Ragr

    Replies: 46
    Views: 15735

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 07, 2013 12:57 am   Subject: Humanoids: "Classy", or Not?
    And me. Cool

    After much tinkering and wild experiments I've come to the conclusion that for me (YMMV blah, blah) 2e IS Greyhawk. Therefore GH must be 2e. And it's all because I had a good read ...
      Topic: D&D for Dummies?
    Ragr

    Replies: 19
    Views: 18266

    PostForum: Published Material Reviews & Discussion   Posted: Sun Jan 06, 2013 7:04 am   Subject: D&D for Dummies?
    Oh, I'm so sorry but I've just got to do this......

    D&D for dummies?

    I thought that book was already out...

    https://dl.dropbox.com/u/27673246/dnd_products_dndacc_217367200_pic3_en.jpg

    ...
      Topic: Humanoids, How Civilized?
    Ragr

    Replies: 7
    Views: 3778

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jan 06, 2013 6:54 am   Subject: Humanoids, How Civilized?
    Halflings also come pre-smoked for extra flavour; he said, happily puffing away on some "largebottom leaf" (or something).

    On the OP; Rasgon has the right of it and I can't find anything to argue w ...
      Topic: Humanoids: "Classy", or Not?
    Ragr

    Replies: 46
    Views: 15735

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jan 06, 2013 6:44 am   Subject: Humanoids: "Classy", or Not?
    I guess this is almost an edition discussion and the accepted method for unusual Humanoids in 1e/2e is very different from that in later games.

    The biggest problem for me with the 3e/Pathfinder app ...
      Topic: Happy New Year Greyhawk
    Ragr

    Replies: 5
    Views: 3150

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 01, 2013 12:46 pm   Subject: Happy New Year Greyhawk
    A very happy new year to all you 'hawkers.

    May your pipeweed be mellow and your wine most fruity.
      Topic: Gygax Insight?
    Ragr

    Replies: 6
    Views: 4728

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Nov 24, 2012 3:29 am   Subject: Gygax Insight?
    Hi all.

    This was certainly new to me, but might not be to you;

    http://www.believermag.com/issues/200609/?read=article_lafarge

    I can't take the credit for unearthing it, that belongs to Pete a ...
      Topic: Dungeon Crawl or Wilderness Adventure?
    Ragr

    Replies: 19
    Views: 11285

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Nov 23, 2012 5:58 am   Subject: Dungeon Crawl or Wilderness Adventure?
    My main criteria is that it needs to be a GREAT adventure. Memorable characters, excellent story and, perhaps above all, it needs to make sense. If it ticks those boxes then the location isn't as impo ...
      Topic: Analysis Paralysis
    Ragr

    Replies: 15
    Views: 6593

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Nov 23, 2012 5:47 am   Subject: Analysis Paralysis
    Harsh words; players, you've got one character to look after for love of Nerull. How can it be so hard to have a decent comprehension of one character's abilities?

    I'm sitting over here with 12 Orc ...
      Topic: The best Greyhawk artwork?
    Ragr

    Replies: 20
    Views: 15956

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Oct 07, 2012 12:57 am   Subject: The best Greyhawk artwork?
    For me, Greyhawk is by default black & white in art terms.

    In play terms, it's every colour under the sun, (and a few that aren't under the sun).
      Topic: Darlene Pekul: Facebook Fan Page
    Ragr

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Sep 23, 2012 9:22 am   Subject: Darlene Pekul: Facebook Fan Page
    That's a blast from the past and thoroughly welcome.

    I won't join the group because I only have to see the F to break out into F's of my own but it's good fun looking at the pics.
      Topic: Niole Dra vs. Gradsul ?
    Ragr

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 21, 2012 9:26 am   Subject: Niole Dra vs. Gradsul ?
    My vote goes to Gradsul purely because my campaign spent a lot of time there a few years back and we had a lot of fun with the city.

    All kinds of characters can be found in the city and all sorts ...
      Topic: Rolling a new character after death
    Ragr

    Replies: 44
    Views: 17834

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Sep 17, 2012 9:49 am   Subject: Rolling a new character after death
    Famous last words:

    "What possible danger could a halfling with a dagger pose to my paladin?"



    Laughing Please, please tell me this one really happened.

    Of course it happened. Why would you d ...
      Topic: Literary Influences
    Ragr

    Replies: 11
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    PostForum: Readers Workshop   Posted: Sun Sep 02, 2012 4:27 am   Subject: Literary Influences




    Otherwise, you get what I give you! Evil Grin

    That's got to be more fun, surely. Nothing more revealing than seeing your character through the lens of another. Heck, you might even start tak ...
      Topic: Skaven Anyone?
    Ragr

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Sep 02, 2012 4:18 am   Subject: Skaven Anyone?
    Gets the thumbs up from me as well.

    Although, I'd still contemplate using a version of Wererats or Xvarts instead of introducing Skaven.
      Topic: Literary Influences
    Ragr

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    PostForum: Readers Workshop   Posted: Fri Aug 31, 2012 9:52 am   Subject: Literary Influences
    That's probably where I get my overuse of the semi-colon from, then.

    Thanks, Sir Walter.
      Topic: Literary Influences
    Ragr

    Replies: 11
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    PostForum: Readers Workshop   Posted: Fri Aug 31, 2012 1:25 am   Subject: Literary Influences
    Howard's descriptions, a couple of which you've posted above, are completely evocative of his world vision for Conan. No doubt a literary snob would take them to pieces and label them "genre". Well, w ...
      Topic: Skaven Anyone?
    Ragr

    Replies: 13
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Aug 31, 2012 1:09 am   Subject: Skaven Anyone?
    Great article on the blog, Mort.

    However, I don't think there's a place for them in Greyhawk; certainly not in my version anyway.

    Over the last couple of years I've reached the conclusion that t ...
      Topic: Question #6
    Ragr

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 30, 2012 9:59 am   Subject: Question #6
    " In Elmshire, the week is spent in restful, carefree music, drinking, and dancing.

    This denizen of said parish declines the dancing but accepts copious bacon and mushroom fancies in lieu of nimb ...
      Topic: Question #6
    Ragr

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    Views: 13925

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Aug 29, 2012 12:15 pm   Subject: Question #6
    Oh, baby, it just has to be Needfest. The others are totally groovy but, come on, the Feast of Fools? A chance to mock those more fortunate than oneself and get away with it is too much for this Hobni ...
      Topic: Next Question
    Ragr

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jul 29, 2012 8:44 am   Subject: Next Question
    Rulings over rules.

    Back to the story.
      Topic: Mitigating a Mage's early level weakness
    Ragr

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jul 13, 2012 8:40 am   Subject: Mitigating a Mage's early level weakness
    Embarassed

    I haven't got around to reading any of the articles yet.

    But I will. Cool

    Hartlepool Monkey eh?

    Damnable Frenchies!!!
      Topic: Mitigating a Mage's early level weakness
    Ragr

    Replies: 36
    Views: 15639

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jul 13, 2012 4:48 am   Subject: Mitigating a Mage's early level weakness
    One easy way around this is to play with 4th edition rules, where all the classes are balanced at 1st level. Razz *Ducks*

    And, in response, throws something.

    Something well balanced.

    Like a ...
      Topic: Arcanis
    Ragr

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    PostForum: Greyhawk- Other Game Systems/Editions   Posted: Wed Jun 27, 2012 9:55 am   Subject: Arcanis
    Guess not then. Laughing
      Topic: Must Watch Must Avoid Movies
    Ragr

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 27, 2012 9:52 am   Subject: Must Watch Must Avoid Movies
    I'm surprised no one has mentioned Excalibur, which had absolutely the best Merlin ever on screen!


    Great line;

    "A dream to some..............

    ......a nightmare to others."
      Topic: Must Watch Must Avoid Movies
    Ragr

    Replies: 50
    Views: 17306

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 27, 2012 9:50 am   Subject: Must Watch Must Avoid Movies

    Which reminds me, I'm surprised no one has mentioned Willow yet.
    Here HERE..... Willow is one that often slides under t he radar but has several good elements in it.
    One of the few movies where Ro ...
      Topic: Greyhawk and DCC
    Ragr

    Replies: 1
    Views: 4512

    PostForum: Greyhawk- Other Game Systems/Editions   Posted: Fri Jun 15, 2012 7:14 am   Subject: Greyhawk and DCC
    I haven't used it for a game but I have skimmed through the rules. I can see no real reason why it wouldn't work well for a GH campaign as its flavour and intent lean heavily towards "old school". The ...
      Topic: Mitigating a Mage's early level weakness
    Ragr

    Replies: 36
    Views: 15639

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 15, 2012 2:35 am   Subject: Mitigating a Mage's early level weakness


    IIRC, Gygax stated more than once that magic-users were a sort of "advanced class" for more skilled players.

    I hadn't heard that before.

    I have to say that I am in complete agreement with th ...
      Topic: Postfest XVII(Richfest 2012): Inns & Taverns of Greyhawk
    Ragr

    Replies: 36
    Views: 28906

    PostForum: Postfest Forum & Archive   Posted: Wed Jun 13, 2012 7:36 am   Subject: Postfest XVII(Richfest 2012): Inns & Taverns of Greyhawk
    I know I promised an Inn from my campaign but I'm going to have to miss this one due to time constraints. Sorry, and looking forward to reading everyone else's.
      Topic: Gaming "Flavor" and Songs of the Bards
    Ragr

    Replies: 9
    Views: 6273

    PostForum: The Backalley   Posted: Mon Jun 11, 2012 9:56 am   Subject: Gaming "Flavor" and Songs of the Bards
    Oh those are epic! I am so using them both.... I Youtubed Citys in the dust and also found a group called Manowar that has several good fits too (Die with Honor already being added)

    Oh, Manowar and ...
      Topic: How to handle Character Death in Greyhawk
    Ragr

    Replies: 57
    Views: 24923

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jun 10, 2012 10:20 pm   Subject: How to handle Character Death in Greyhawk
    Worth pointing out that the fudging isn't always about dice rolls; it may be a simple as a subtle line of questioning from me as DM. For example, if the pcs decide to press on to deal with an encounte ...
      Topic: How to handle Character Death in Greyhawk
    Ragr

    Replies: 57
    Views: 24923

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jun 10, 2012 9:06 am   Subject: How to handle Character Death in Greyhawk
    ... if the player really enjoys the PC, I'll arrange for its return. I'll just force the PC to pay through the nose in one way or another.



    Just ain't gonna happen in my little corner of Oerth. ...
      Topic: How to handle Character Death in Greyhawk
    Ragr

    Replies: 57
    Views: 24923

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jun 10, 2012 7:25 am   Subject: How to handle Character Death in Greyhawk
    Might have come across as "snarky".

    Wasn't meant as a criticism of you, the DM, Lanthorn.

    I don't think you took it that way but I wanted to be clear.

    I've played in games where the GM has sa ...
      Topic: How to handle Character Death in Greyhawk
    Ragr

    Replies: 57
    Views: 24923

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jun 10, 2012 1:32 am   Subject: How to handle Character Death in Greyhawk
    To my mind the player in the above example has, at some point, made a decision to keep the PC in a position where a single spell can reduce them to -28 hp and is therefore fully accepting that a faile ...
      Topic: Arcanis
    Ragr

    Replies: 1
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    PostForum: Greyhawk- Other Game Systems/Editions   Posted: Sat Jun 09, 2012 4:16 am   Subject: Arcanis
    Has anybody had any experience with Arcanis?

    To be specific the new version which has just won an Origins award as Best Role Playing Game.

    Note that I don't intend to run it as a part of Greyhaw ...
      Topic: Mitigating a Mage's early level weakness
    Ragr

    Replies: 36
    Views: 15639

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 07, 2012 9:59 am   Subject: Mitigating a Mage's early level weakness
    Btw, nothing to stop a mage from selecting a missile weapon as their 1 weapon of proficiency in 1e as far as I recall.

    I also seem to remember that Mages were totally forbidden from wearing armour ...
      Topic: How to handle Character Death in Greyhawk
    Ragr

    Replies: 57
    Views: 24923

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 06, 2012 12:17 am   Subject: How to handle Character Death in Greyhawk
    For some players the trick is a simple as learning when to back away from a fight that appears too tough. There are many options to players that choose their battles but it's a lesson that can be hard ...
      Topic: Need Help Deciding ...
    Ragr

    Replies: 25
    Views: 12852

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jun 03, 2012 6:46 am   Subject: Need Help Deciding ...

    If that is an issue I would suggest downloading some of Anna's maps and then zooming in on an area. Will check them out
    It is a shame those are not finished. Is she still adding to those Maps creat ...
      Topic: Religion Question
    Ragr

    Replies: 16
    Views: 5925

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jun 03, 2012 12:31 am   Subject: Religion Question
    If you decide to apply Ragr's suggestion of a conflict between power centers, you might look up the Avignon Papcy (otherwise known as the Babalonian Captivity). It is about a 75 year period in the l ...
      Topic: Religion Question
    Ragr

    Replies: 16
    Views: 5925

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jun 03, 2012 12:28 am   Subject: Religion Question

    Eileen, it's been good hearing from you. I, along with everyone else, have missed you. Smile

    Thank you very much smillian_31 thats really nice to hear. Greyhawk and its fans rule.

    Second al ...
      Topic: Need Help Deciding ...
    Ragr

    Replies: 25
    Views: 12852

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jun 03, 2012 12:23 am   Subject: Need Help Deciding ...
    An oft levelled criticism of Greyhawk is that it is "too civilised" and, re-reading the first post you allude to that.

    If that is an issue I would suggest downloading some of Anna's maps and then z ...
      Topic: Religion Question
    Ragr

    Replies: 16
    Views: 5925

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Jun 02, 2012 5:11 am   Subject: Religion Question
    By the Blinding Light, was that an Eileen I just saw? Shocked Shocked Shocked
      Topic: City of Legend: Skarr City of Orcs (Mongoose Publishing)
    Ragr

    Replies: 5
    Views: 7202

    PostForum: Greyhawk- Other Game Systems/Editions   Posted: Fri Jun 01, 2012 11:04 pm   Subject: City of Legend: Skarr City of Orcs (Mongoose Publishing)
    Let us have your thoughts on this product, warlock.

    It should be easily convertable to BRP.
      Topic: Gord sent me
    Ragr

    Replies: 9
    Views: 9010

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Fri Jun 01, 2012 11:02 pm   Subject: Gord sent me
    Welcome mate!

    Strong echo to the words of DH.
      Topic: How to handle Character Death in Greyhawk
    Ragr

    Replies: 57
    Views: 24923

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 01, 2012 10:58 pm   Subject: How to handle Character Death in Greyhawk
    I'll vote for the men of wisdom above everytime.

    Once a character has been Raised the expectation bar gets set and there's only one way that will now go. Death is a part and parcel of the environme ...
      Topic: Need Help Deciding ...
    Ragr

    Replies: 25
    Views: 12852

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 01, 2012 10:36 pm   Subject: Need Help Deciding ...
    I been thinking. I wonder how a "Post Greyhawk Wars" campaign setting would go. I mean last night I was in bed thinking ......

    Humor Me Folks

    Furyondy and Nyrond are the primary powers of good l ...
      Topic: Need Help Deciding ...
    Ragr

    Replies: 25
    Views: 12852

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 01, 2012 10:33 pm   Subject: Need Help Deciding ...
    Don't fret right now.

    If this is in the wrong place the purple lightning will descend and smite mercilessly and without warning.

    If you don't know what I mean then carry on.......

    You haven't ...
      Topic: Religion Question
    Ragr

    Replies: 16
    Views: 5925

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 01, 2012 10:28 pm   Subject: Religion Question
    I would think that originally the vatican of Heironeous would have been in the Great Kingdom. So, can Vaticans be moved?

    I guess in this case they would have to. Moving to Nyrond at some point see ...
      Topic: So I got my 5e playtest material
    Ragr

    Replies: 15
    Views: 7737

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon May 28, 2012 12:44 am   Subject: So I got my 5e playtest material
    The problem comes when some specific feats are totally broken and everyone picks them. But that's an issue with those individual feats and not necessarily the idea of feats overall.

    And therein l ...
      Topic: So I got my 5e playtest material
    Ragr

    Replies: 15
    Views: 7737

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun May 27, 2012 12:36 am   Subject: So I got my 5e playtest material
    I feel like a lot of people on this; there are bits I like and bits I don't.

    The "feel" seems good for an old timer like me and the advantages/disadvantages is a great "modern" insert to the game a ...
      Topic: Adventure recommendations
    Ragr

    Replies: 2
    Views: 3558

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Sun May 06, 2012 11:27 pm   Subject: Adventure recommendations
    I had a good look at that earlier, Dark Herald and it's got some great reviews along with another called Revelation.

    The samples look good and there's a free short version too. That could well star ...
      Topic: Adventure recommendations
    Ragr

    Replies: 2
    Views: 3558

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Sun May 06, 2012 8:38 am   Subject: Adventure recommendations
    Hi all

    I'm setting up a pbp game for my players designed as a break from the more detailed aspects of campaign play, an opportunity to have a bit of fun utilising 2 hour sessions in the comfort of ...
      Topic: Long time lurker, first time member saying Hello!
    Ragr

    Replies: 9
    Views: 8179

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Fri May 04, 2012 2:10 am   Subject: Long time lurker, first time member saying Hello!
    You'll find a lot of folks here with similar backgrounds to yours.

    Happy posting! Happy

    In truth we're all clones and you're about to become part of a bizarre "Stepford Wives" online brainwas ...
      Topic: Beyond the Flanaess' Importance
    Ragr

    Replies: 14
    Views: 7424

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Apr 27, 2012 8:26 am   Subject: Beyond the Flanaess' Importance
    I don't think it was your post at all, Mystic. I think the three opinions relate more to mort's question in the first post.

    Who says that all wizards are tetchy and grumpy? Laughing
      Topic: Beyond the Flanaess' Importance
    Ragr

    Replies: 14
    Views: 7424

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Apr 26, 2012 10:23 am   Subject: Beyond the Flanaess' Importance
    I'm going to jump up onto Mystic's lap and purr contentedly whilst nodding in agreement a heck of a lot.
      Topic: Social Evolution and the RPG; My Greyhawk beginnings.
    Ragr

    Replies: 3
    Views: 3655

    PostForum: The Backalley   Posted: Thu Apr 26, 2012 4:20 am   Subject: Social Evolution and the RPG; My Greyhawk beginnings.
    I had to force myself to sit through the whole article such were the levels of dishonesty, stupidity and downright attention seeking on display. Ceb hits the nail on the head with the parents who had ...
      Topic: Monte Cook just left Wizards of the Coast
    Ragr

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    Views: 7126

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Apr 25, 2012 11:13 pm   Subject: Monte Cook just left Wizards of the Coast
    Okay, hand grenade gets lobbed into the room. Evil Grin

    Not everything Monte Cook did was that great. RttTEE anyone?

    His own stuff, for Malhavoc, was pretty good.

    Maybe he needs the freedom.
    ...
      Topic: Role-Playing CN
    Ragr

    Replies: 18
    Views: 6099

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Apr 25, 2012 11:03 pm   Subject: Role-Playing CN


    The 1e Player's Handbook says that randomness and disorder are most important to a CN individual, but the Dungeon Master's Guide puts the emphasis on freedom and individuality, so who can be sure? ...
      Topic: POSTFEST XVII: Topic Poll
    Ragr

    Replies: 18
    Views: 15646

    PostForum: Postfest Forum & Archive   Posted: Tue Apr 24, 2012 1:52 am   Subject: POSTFEST XVII: Topic Poll
    I voted for NPCs but I've got to write up a small hamlet for my game and it includes an inn. Two birds, one stone?
      Topic: Role-Playing CN
    Ragr

    Replies: 18
    Views: 6099

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Apr 22, 2012 2:39 am   Subject: Role-Playing CN
    Not going to add any groundbreaking insight; why break the habit of a lifetime Wink .

    However, my user name comes from my very favourite character that I ran, a CN Halfling Thief in 1e and I thi ...
      Topic: Looking for a Greyhawk Pbem or IRC game to play.
    Ragr

    Replies: 11
    Views: 27507

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Sun Apr 15, 2012 8:22 am   Subject: Looking for a Greyhawk Pbem or IRC game to play.
    Thanks, Ragnar; I'll send you a PM.
     
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