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      Topic: Greyhawks Maps
    Raymond

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    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Mon May 02, 2022 1:34 pm   Subject: Oerth Map
    Soulsong, it sounds to me like you're more interested in a Gygax world map of Oerth more so than a TSR map of Oerth. I think they are different concepts.

    My collected notes on it say:

    Greyhawk ...
      Topic: Bright Desert with moons Luna and Celene
    Raymond

    Replies: 3
    Views: 699

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Feb 28, 2022 3:12 pm   Subject: All these years...
    I remember when this book came out. But in all these years I never noticed that detail. :)
      Topic: The Soul Gem in the C2 module Ghost Tower of Inverness illus
    Raymond

    Replies: 1
    Views: 669

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Feb 28, 2022 3:10 pm   Subject: Just Finished
    I had never played C2 before. My group just finished it a few weeks ago. :)
      Topic: Hello
    Raymond

    Replies: 7
    Views: 967

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Tue Jan 11, 2022 12:51 pm   Subject: Yep
    I can relate to that too. When we started, we were playing modules and not thinking about a world they might be assigned to. The modules have a "Start" section and the Basic rules said to not worry ...
      Topic: Hello
    Raymond

    Replies: 7
    Views: 967

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Mon Jan 10, 2022 1:43 pm   Subject: I was the same way
    I was playing D&D 40 years ago but while my friends were getting the AD&D books, I had gotten the boxed set and kept getting the other boxed sets as they came out. So I was familiar with the ...
      Topic: Jason Zavoda RIP
    Raymond

    Replies: 16
    Views: 64558

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Dec 30, 2021 10:53 am   Subject: Posts
    His last post was a week and a half ago.
      Topic: Foods of the Flanaess?
    Raymond

    Replies: 16
    Views: 2091

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Dec 02, 2021 11:37 am   Subject: Pizza!
    Now that's funny!
      Topic: Awarding experience - noob DM question
    Raymond

    Replies: 7
    Views: 6932

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Thu Dec 02, 2021 11:35 am   Subject: DMG
    The DMG "EXPERIENCE VALUE OF TREASURE TAKEN" section says:

    Treasure must be physically taken out of the dungeon or lair and turned
    into a transportable medium or stored in the player's stronghold ...
      Topic: Black Moon Chronicles Map Q
    Raymond

    Replies: 10
    Views: 1807

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Oct 26, 2021 10:25 am   Subject: Continents
    You also have the Living Greyhawk inset map of Oerth.

    http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-JPmS7Tnp7MA/T3DAdFXCNdI/AAAAAAAAA6w/Pag_7xuoIaU/s1600/living_greyhawk_gazetteer_inset_map.png

    The inset map makes ...
      Topic: Black Moon Chronicles Map Q
    Raymond

    Replies: 10
    Views: 1807

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Oct 25, 2021 2:41 pm   Subject: Four Continents?
    So if we ignore Aquaria, we have four continents. There are four defined in 1976's "The Dragon" Vol. 1, No. 1. There are four "great" continents defined in the folio from 1980.

    My own take is to ...
      Topic: Black Moon Chronicles Map Q
    Raymond

    Replies: 10
    Views: 1807

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Oct 25, 2021 2:18 pm   Subject: Gary Gygax Quote
    Gary said, "Francois had a map of a continent and some islands to the east, and they were going to be added. The "Orient" wes actually to be past them, closer to the West Coast of Oerik... Len Lakofka ...
      Topic: The Greyhawk feel?
    Raymond

    Replies: 8
    Views: 1959

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 29, 2021 3:18 pm   Subject: Yes
    Yeah, that's the article. Thanks.
      Topic: The Greyhawk feel?
    Raymond

    Replies: 8
    Views: 1959

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jul 23, 2021 4:48 pm   Subject: No respect, no respect, nyuk, nyuk, nyuk
    I've read WG7 and I'm not offended by your comment. I did read how someone else had a good time with it and I'm glad he and his friends did.

    Positive review: [I can't find it now but I read it thi ...
      Topic: The Greyhawk feel?
    Raymond

    Replies: 8
    Views: 1959

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 22, 2021 2:40 pm   Subject: City of Greyhawk, 2nd Edition Product
    I looks to me like the adventures offered in the City of Greyhawk box set seem kind of generic. I've never run this material. It's such an early 2nd Edition product that it name checks several 1st E ...
      Topic: Homebrew Castle Greyhawk
    Raymond

    Replies: 4
    Views: 1595

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jul 12, 2021 3:16 pm   Subject: Gygax Fan?
    If you're a Gygax die-hard, you might also consider adapting his modules to represent levels in Castle Greyhawk.

    Gary was originally inspired by a Bodenburg model for the castle part:

    https://bo ...
      Topic: Oerth, Uerth, Aerth, Yarth, Earth...
    Raymond

    Replies: 6
    Views: 4145

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 08, 2021 1:23 pm   Subject: A Yarth Topic!
    In order to define what Yarth is for myself beyond the Sagard books, I think it makes sense to use a backwards Aerth map so I can still have the nations that belong to the Gord Yarth on the same plane ...
      Topic: Where is "Restenford"?
    Raymond

    Replies: 12
    Views: 10893

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Mar 09, 2021 11:07 pm   Subject: L+
    https://www.thepiazza.org.uk/bb/viewtopic.php?t=23158
      Topic: Introductions and a little Greyhawk art by me...
    Raymond

    Replies: 267
    Views: 198630

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Tue Mar 09, 2021 11:03 pm   Subject: Introductions and a little Greyhawk art by me...
    Awesome!
      Topic: Goodman Games
    Raymond

    Replies: 0
    Views: 1605

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 5th Edition   Posted: Mon Mar 01, 2021 3:58 pm   Subject: Goodman Games
    Funny how people seem to cap on Mystara yet Goodman Games has 4 out of 6 re-dos of modules that were placed in Mystara by TSR and I think they're good pics by Goodman.
      Topic: Greyhawk City map using Outdoor Geomorphs/Walled City
    Raymond

    Replies: 2
    Views: 1940

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Feb 23, 2021 4:43 pm   Subject: No
    I found the walled city geomorphs to be difficult to use since the walls pose a problem the other sets don't have.
      Topic: What age are Greyhawk Fans?
    Raymond

    Replies: 19
    Views: 4452

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Feb 10, 2021 4:57 pm   Subject: I was going to suggest re-doing the poll...
    But it's not necessary, I see there is only one vote for less than 30 here. LOL

    Greybeards endure.
      Topic: What age are Greyhawk Fans?
    Raymond

    Replies: 19
    Views: 4452

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Feb 10, 2021 4:53 pm   Subject: 1970
    I'll be 51 this year.
      Topic: What are the best 1e modules?
    Raymond

    Replies: 26
    Views: 22909

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Mon Jan 18, 2021 8:56 pm   Subject: 1st Edition vs. Later
    B2 wasn't assigned to Greyhawk officially until after 1st Edition.
      Topic: How to "wrap up" Sea Princes?
    Raymond

    Replies: 14
    Views: 10653

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Sep 14, 2020 9:23 am   Subject: From the Ashes
    It seems that you could have your players use the From the Ashes rules to determine what happens, right?
      Topic: Greyhawk Time Line
    Raymond

    Replies: 23
    Views: 6970

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Aug 25, 2020 1:25 pm   Subject: Dates
    What I captured after researching dates for those modules you mentioned is:

    T series (1979+): PUBLISHED GREYHAWK CAMPAIGN (OR 1220, CY 576, JR 570) (WG series) (level 1)
    CY 576 folio and box (1980 ...
      Topic: 19
    Raymond

    Replies: 1
    Views: 3990

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 13, 2020 1:07 pm   Subject: 19
    Proof here that Gary at one time allowed PCs to have an ability score of 19 for those into the debate about if bonuses beyond the 18 limit should be allowed.
      Topic: Gygax's letter from AlarumsandExcursions #2
    Raymond

    Replies: 5
    Views: 5252

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 30, 2020 9:22 am   Subject: Crom
    I hadn't heard of "Church of Crom, Scientist" before!
      Topic: Earthly Cultural Analogies In The Flanaess And Beyond?
    Raymond

    Replies: 50
    Views: 21482

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 19, 2020 3:08 pm   Subject: Hollow
    Are you going to have a hollow Oerth?
      Topic: Yarth Map
    Raymond

    Replies: 12
    Views: 7799

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat May 16, 2020 9:43 pm   Subject: 1985
    Book 2 doesn't seem to have anything specific to Oerth or Yarth.

    It occurs to me that the weird Oerth references in book 1 may have been Gary's way of fudging TSR copyright. I'll have to see if Bo ...
      Topic: Yarth Map
    Raymond

    Replies: 12
    Views: 7799

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu May 14, 2020 9:52 pm   Subject: Section 117
    In Book 1, "Section 117," it references Oerth. The copyright on this book is 1985. So either in the Sagard version of Yarth people think the planet is called Oerth or in 1985 this was Oerth and late ...
      Topic: Yarth Map
    Raymond

    Replies: 12
    Views: 7799

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu May 14, 2020 3:50 pm   Subject: I-what?
    Book 1, Section 32 includes "evil priest of Izu" and "cool blue light of the moon and stars"

    So there's a version of Iuz which is Izu here and confirmation that there is a blue moon. This Sagard v ...
      Topic: The Troublesome Electrum Piece
    Raymond

    Replies: 20
    Views: 6528

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue May 12, 2020 3:55 pm   Subject: Anachros
    I think such anachronisms work fine in the context of a fictional world as they provide ways to differentiate our real history with the made up one. It might make sense to find a justification for ho ...
      Topic: Yarth Map
    Raymond

    Replies: 12
    Views: 7799

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue May 12, 2020 11:36 am   Subject: Could Be...
    If that works for you, then I'm sure you can make it work. I was trying to play through The Ice Dragon and died again. But I keep encountering references to things that we know exist in Oerth. So h ...
      Topic: Yarth Map
    Raymond

    Replies: 12
    Views: 7799

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon May 04, 2020 4:00 pm   Subject: Islands
    The Oerth placement of the Isle of Dread as described in "Dungeon Magazine" 114 is in the Peal Sea. So maybe Yarth has two islands known as the Isle of Dread.
      Topic: Yarth Map
    Raymond

    Replies: 12
    Views: 7799

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon May 04, 2020 3:44 pm   Subject: Yarth Map of Crimson Sea
    I bought the Sagard books a couple of years ago and just looked through all of them to see if they had maps. There is a map of the Crimson Sea which contains four islands. One of which is labeled Is ...
      Topic: Bone March and North Province
    Raymond

    Replies: 24
    Views: 8301

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri May 01, 2020 9:13 am   Subject: Europe Anolgue
    45 degree latitude-Alps

    36 degree latitude-Strait of Gilbraltar

    I think the 6.5 degree more in tilt means that the seasons are a little more extreme. I don't think it means we should adjust the ...
      Topic: Earthly Cultural Analogies In The Flanaess And Beyond?
    Raymond

    Replies: 50
    Views: 21482

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Apr 29, 2020 6:18 pm   Subject: Names
    Those names you mentioned in the original post I think come from the "Dragon Magazine Annual #1" which looks like it an in-game type of map that doesn't have to accurate. The map from the Chainmail r ...
      Topic: Yarth Map
    Raymond

    Replies: 12
    Views: 7799

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Apr 24, 2020 5:02 pm   Subject: Yarth Map
    In part of S4, it says that "If the party chooses to leave the hall they will be stranded in the alternate dimension until they return to the hall. The DM must create a scenario if the party wishes t ...
      Topic: Yarth
    Raymond

    Replies: 7
    Views: 7067

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Apr 18, 2020 1:51 pm   Subject: Yarth
    Any idea what Yarth looks like beyond what is listed in the Sagard books? Any idea on the number continents?
      Topic: I Started a New Greyhawk Campaign Last Night
    Raymond

    Replies: 10
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Apr 16, 2020 8:56 am   Subject: Expanding S4
    Twice I've noticed that the module recommends expanding. The falling part you described sounds more like encounter D for the "Key to the Lesser Caverns." In that section which describes "The River E ...
      Topic: I Started a New Greyhawk Campaign Last Night
    Raymond

    Replies: 10
    Views: 10205

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Apr 14, 2020 11:10 am   Subject: Actual Playing Time
    Last night we actually got to get some real playing time in, instead of determining which pre-gens go to who and were the PC are starting.

    So, I thought you all might be interested to know that the ...
      Topic: I Started a New Greyhawk Campaign Last Night
    Raymond

    Replies: 10
    Views: 10205

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 13, 2020 10:51 am   Subject: Thanks
    OK, I get what is defined now. But I was thrown because to say you have a month of 28 days where the moon's cycles divide into a solar year exactly didn't make sense to me.

    I understand that eac ...
      Topic: Box Set
    Raymond

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Apr 10, 2020 5:51 pm   Subject: Box Set
    But the box set also indicates that the solar year and lunar year are the same with the following:

    The smaller moon (Celene. or The Handmaiden) goes through four cycles each year, becoming full on ...
      Topic: I Started a New Greyhawk Campaign Last Night
    Raymond

    Replies: 10
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Apr 10, 2020 2:18 pm   Subject: I Started a New Greyhawk Campaign Last Night
    I want to tell the players that I've started the campaign at the start of CY 576. The S4 text says it's taken 2 sen'nights to get to the start. What day is it?

    The folio says there are 360 days. ...
      Topic: White Plume Mountain Lower Level
    Raymond

    Replies: 9
    Views: 8533

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Apr 09, 2020 1:57 pm   Subject: Return...
    I know the Return version of this module is set 20 years later but I didn't see where the Fane area had been built new in those 20 years. So I think it stands to reason that the Fane area can be run ...
      Topic: 1980s Nostalgia and the D&D Cartoon
    Raymond

    Replies: 9
    Views: 8320

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Mar 31, 2020 10:36 am   Subject: Great Commercial!
    I saw that several months ago but enjoyed watching it again.

    The Realm of Dungeons & Dragons isn't Greyhawk. The cartoon does show you monsters and characters you'll recognize such as Warduke, ...
      Topic: Making Elves More Sympathetic?
    Raymond

    Replies: 30
    Views: 11889

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Mar 11, 2020 10:13 am   Subject: Su-El
    The https://davidleonard-greyhawkmusings.blogspot.com/2019/11/history-of-oerth-part-1-of-grey-elves.html page references an "Oerth Journal" quote, "exploring the South Central portion of Oerth" which ...
      Topic: Making Elves More Sympathetic?
    Raymond

    Replies: 30
    Views: 11889

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Mar 11, 2020 10:06 am   Subject: Spindrift
    The http://www.thepiazza.org.uk/bb/viewtopic.php?t=15428 page recommends a portal in the Spindrift Isles but I can't see this topic as having a canon source.
      Topic: Making Elves More Sympathetic?
    Raymond

    Replies: 30
    Views: 11889

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Mar 11, 2020 9:56 am   Subject: Portal
    Sometimes I think Nyr Dyv contains a portal to Moria and the Tolkien races were trapped in Oerth and couldn't get back and here the Elves are diminished by getting smaller...but that seems to break th ...
      Topic: Mordenkainen and Rary
    Raymond

    Replies: 26
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Mar 06, 2020 10:03 am   Subject: Yes
    I'm not familiar with these details but such a straight-forward question made me think that maybe the Greyhawk Wiki is working. And it is:

    https://greyhawkonline.com/greyhawkwiki/index.php?title=S ...
      Topic: Are Oerth's moons tidally locked?
    Raymond

    Replies: 10
    Views: 4338

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jan 15, 2020 1:37 pm   Subject: Links
    I did it.

    First one is a video titled "That's no moon. It's a space station. "

    Second one is titled ""IT'S NOT A MOON" A Bad Lip Reading of Star Wars."
      Topic: Common Gods
    Raymond

    Replies: 19
    Views: 6651

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Dec 06, 2019 2:49 pm   Subject: Dragon 100
    I think Gygax did generally avoid RL stuff but "Dragon Magazine" issue 100 has a non-Gygax adventure to recover the Mace of Cuthbert from Earth of 1985.
      Topic: Oerthly Equivalents
    Raymond

    Replies: 17
    Views: 6158

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Dec 02, 2019 2:58 pm   Subject: RL
    I'm surprised you picked Finland for Blackmoor instead of the Netherlands since that appears to be the basis for the Blackmoor maps. I also like to think that Constantinople might be a good analogue ...
      Topic: Greyhawk Naval Rules
    Raymond

    Replies: 18
    Views: 9173

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Nov 26, 2019 4:56 pm   Subject: Edition
    I don't think naval rules are setting specific but rather rules specific. I believe Original, Basic, and Advanced cover naval encounters.
      Topic: Orc Tribes Catalogued?
    Raymond

    Replies: 36
    Views: 23059

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Nov 20, 2019 1:39 pm   Subject: I think they were inheriting stuff from Platt's Game
    https://www.enworld.org/threads/evidence-chainmail-had-material-from-dave-arneson.668205/

    Platt's game was set in Middle-Earth and I think that's how Chainmail, D&d and Blackmoor got some Tolki ...
      Topic: Orc Tribes Catalogued?
    Raymond

    Replies: 36
    Views: 23059

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Nov 20, 2019 1:25 pm   Subject: Chainmail and Monster Manual
    I logged:

    http://zenopusarchives.blogspot.com/2016/10/gygaxian-orc-tribes.html
      Topic: Help Me Create the Dreamscape of Tarsellis
    Raymond

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    Views: 7181

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Nov 15, 2019 2:27 pm   Subject: Aerth
    It just occurred to me that you might want to see if the Dangerous Journeys' Epic of Aerth's Phaeree is what you'd want to use for your dreamscape.

    http://www.icculus.org/~msphil/mythus/bestiary/ph ...
      Topic: Help Me Create the Dreamscape of Tarsellis
    Raymond

    Replies: 18
    Views: 7181

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Nov 14, 2019 10:41 am   Subject: :)
    I hope it helps!
      Topic: Help Me Create the Dreamscape of Tarsellis
    Raymond

    Replies: 18
    Views: 7181

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Nov 13, 2019 4:48 pm   Subject: MERP
    "Halls of the Elven-king"

    I've not used it.
      Topic: Twelve Constellations Mentioned by Gygax
    Raymond

    Replies: 11
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Nov 01, 2019 2:18 pm   Subject: Imagine Magazine # 2, May 1983
    I did a search and found a copy of it. That was very interesting to see the bottom of the first page mention "star signs" which I interpret to be zodiac signs. I wasn't aware of this UK publication.
      Topic: Twelve Constellations Mentioned by Gygax
    Raymond

    Replies: 11
    Views: 4778

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Oct 31, 2019 12:45 pm   Subject: Twelve Constellations Mentioned by Gygax
    I was thinking about Mentzer's placement of Oerth as Tau Ceti 4. Gygax referenced at some point that there are twelve constellations in the Oerth sky but he didn't say what those twelve are. If Oert ...
      Topic: Western Oerik; Empire of Lyhnn, Tharquish Empire, cont'd
    Raymond

    Replies: 23
    Views: 14732

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Oct 30, 2019 3:29 pm   Subject: France Analogue
    I searched for "port city north-western France" and found a page with ports in France. Brest, France seems like a good way to place Aurora, Syzygie.

    I still think that the French comic uses a scal ...
      Topic: Moons et al of Greyhawk
    Raymond

    Replies: 19
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Oct 17, 2019 2:13 pm   Subject: ...Found It
    Kuntz says, "he [Gary] realized that 9 rooms was the same as the number of planets in the solar system for the Original Greyhawk Campaign."

    So there's a conflict in astrology between Kuntz' and Men ...
      Topic: Moons et al of Greyhawk
    Raymond

    Replies: 19
    Views: 7572

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Oct 17, 2019 12:13 pm   Subject: Interesting
    I knew about Tau Ceti but I didn't know about Poseidon. I'm kinda fascinated right now by the OD&D era setting. So there's the Sun, Poseidon, Oerth, at least one moon, Barsoom, and somewhere I'm ...
      Topic: Moons et al of Greyhawk
    Raymond

    Replies: 19
    Views: 7572

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Oct 16, 2019 3:13 pm   Subject: El Raja Key
    I was researching through El Raja Key and noticed a story about how a player realized a portal would that his character to Saturn and the player didn't want to risk going there. This was the OD&D ...
      Topic: The First Couple of Printings of B2
    Raymond

    Replies: 12
    Views: 15188

    PostForum: Greyhawk- Basic D&D   Posted: Tue Oct 08, 2019 1:04 pm   Subject: 10 Years!
    The map I was looking for turned up during a move a few months ago! I was so surprised! The key is with it. If you want to see what a 11 or 12 year old kid did in about 1982/1984 with a single page ...
      Topic: Lolth Then & Now
    Raymond

    Replies: 8
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Oct 02, 2019 9:35 am   Subject: Law, etc.
    It also works for clerics that worship a philosophy such as Law, etc.
      Topic: Lolth Then & Now
    Raymond

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Oct 02, 2019 9:33 am   Subject: Clerics Without Dieties
    I like how this quote:

    According to Planes of Chaos (and other 1-2e sources) clerics gain 1st and 2nd level spells through their faith alone, not needing deities or other powers to grant them spell ...
      Topic: So I heard there was something called the Horned Society...
    Raymond

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 27, 2019 9:59 am   Subject: Copyright Years
    1985 was copyright date for WG6

    1991 was copyright date for Wars
      Topic: Where to start?
    Raymond

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Sep 19, 2019 2:51 pm   Subject: T1
    T1 assumes the characters came from the City of Greyhawk, but that doesn't mean anything really. Aside from that, it has everything you asked for.
    1st Edition--check
    church (Cuthbert)--check
    grove ...
      Topic: Demigods of Oerth
    Raymond

    Replies: 28
    Views: 16784

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Sep 03, 2019 7:52 am   Subject: El Raja Key by Rob Kuntz
    Rob lists the 9 in El Raja Key product as:

    The nine, from the Loosing of the "Nine" by Robilar: Celestian, Erythnul, Heironeous, Hextor, Iuz, Obad-hai, Olidammara, Ralishaz, and Trithereon or the f ...
      Topic: A youngling's greetings
    Raymond

    Replies: 5
    Views: 4095

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Wed Aug 07, 2019 8:27 am   Subject: Hi
    The posters here know so much about this setting. It's a great resource for any question you might have.
      Topic: Hello!
    Raymond

    Replies: 9
    Views: 5641

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Mon Jul 01, 2019 12:50 pm   Subject: Ahh
    I had no idea. Thanks.
      Topic: Hello!
    Raymond

    Replies: 9
    Views: 5641

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Thu Jun 27, 2019 1:07 pm   Subject: Init
    When did d10 for init start? My friends used d10 for 1st Edition but the rules say d6. I like d6 for more chances of simultaneous attacks.
      Topic: Castle of the Mad Archmage Now Available
    Raymond

    Replies: 4
    Views: 7809

    PostForum: Published Material Reviews & Discussion   Posted: Tue Apr 02, 2019 2:58 pm   Subject: !
    Sounds exciting. It's a massive effort. How did you figure out what needed changing after the initial serialized version was finished? Did you have a bunch of DMs and players giving you input or wa ...
      Topic: Keep on the Borderlands
    Raymond

    Replies: 13
    Views: 9378

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 07, 2019 5:44 pm   Subject: B1 and B2 Placement
    The topography doesn't seem right to have B1 where it's designated in the Return map. It makes more sense to me that somewhere on that map is a portal to B1. I like the idea of placing B1 where Rati ...
      Topic: Looking For Drow Modules
    Raymond

    Replies: 13
    Views: 7985

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Dec 10, 2018 9:04 am   Subject: Seren Ironhand
    Did the CH Moldvay modules ever establish a reference to a particular campaign setting? I'm guessing if there were Drow in them that Oerth somewhere is a good spot to place it...? Maybe the original ...
      Topic: Keep on the Borderlands
    Raymond

    Replies: 13
    Views: 9378

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Dec 03, 2018 3:27 pm   Subject: Keep
    Kendall Keep is listed in Yeomanry on the maps found at:

    https://ghmaps.net/

    I think that's interesting because Gygax seems to have said he didn't consider it a Greyhawk-specific module yet he r ...
      Topic: Map of Oerth
    Raymond

    Replies: 6
    Views: 5383

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Nov 06, 2018 4:24 pm   Subject: Blushing
    There are people that visit this site that have been looking at different angles of "beyond the Flaness" longer than I have that's for sure...and they may have different conclusions than me. But it's ...
      Topic: Map of Oerth
    Raymond

    Replies: 6
    Views: 5383

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Nov 02, 2018 11:49 am   Subject: Gygax vs. TSR/WotC
    It also occurred to me that different people will want to branch out in different ways in determining what they think Oerth was/is and should be in their campaigns. Some people are interested in know ...
      Topic: Map of Oerth
    Raymond

    Replies: 6
    Views: 5383

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Nov 01, 2018 11:49 am   Subject: Beyond
    Yeah, Joe did an awesome job coming up with the map. I re-read some of the posts and see now that he based his dimensions on the Dragon Annual map.
      Topic: Map of Oerth
    Raymond

    Replies: 6
    Views: 5383

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Oct 30, 2018 12:58 pm   Subject: West...or Is It East
    This is one of my favorite topics. Oerth is like a riddle because Gygax isn't around anymore to help us identify what he had in mind with a little more detail that we would use for a setting.

    Th ...
      Topic: Creating Encounter Tables
    Raymond

    Replies: 9
    Views: 6447

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 02, 2018 3:53 pm   Subject: Nithia
    HWR2 is a Hollow World module so as written the encounter is located inside the world of Mystara. One of the civilizations there is Nithia and is based on Egypt. But Nithia is on a continent where t ...
      Topic: Creating Encounter Tables
    Raymond

    Replies: 9
    Views: 6447

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 25, 2018 10:47 am   Subject: HWR2
    Or you might be interested in the Kingdom of Nithia module.

    A map with encounter areas for that fantastical version of Egypt is available at:

    https://mystara.thorfmaps.com/hw-southern-iciria-40/ ...
      Topic: Creating Encounter Tables
    Raymond

    Replies: 9
    Views: 6447

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 25, 2018 10:34 am   Subject: Fantasy Egypt
    It seems to me that you might want to research "Gary Gygax's Necropolis (D20)."
      Topic: G1A - Steading of the Hill Giant Chief, the Lower Caverns
    Raymond

    Replies: 2
    Views: 4377

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Mon Jun 11, 2018 4:14 pm   Subject: Saved!
    I saved this for future use! Thanks!
      Topic: Ships and the Sea
    Raymond

    Replies: 16
    Views: 9787

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 01, 2018 10:59 am   Subject: Expert?
    1981 Expert rules seem simple to follow. There is a section called "COMBAT AT SEA" on page X64.
      Topic: D&D Vol. III: SAMPLE MAP OF UNDERWORLD LEVEL
    Raymond

    Replies: 0
    Views: 3776

    PostForum: Beyond the Flanaess   Posted: Tue May 01, 2018 9:04 am   Subject: D&D Vol. III: SAMPLE MAP OF UNDERWORLD LEVEL
    THE UNDERWORLD & WILDERNESS ADVENTURES booklet says, "Room "E" is a transporter, two ways, to just about anywhere the referee likes, including the center of the earth or the moon."

    I found a ma ...
      Topic: Best links to other resources
    Raymond

    Replies: 8
    Views: 7288

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Feb 05, 2018 12:14 pm   Subject: I found
    http://beholderpie.blogspot.com/

    http://tsr.bothgunsblazing.com/index.htm

    http://zenopusarchives.blogspot.com/

    http://mageofthestripedtower.blogspot.com/

    http://mystara.thorf.co.uk/

    htt ...
      Topic: Underwater City
    Raymond

    Replies: 11
    Views: 9893

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 29, 2018 9:34 am   Subject: New Disc
    The new disc works here on my work PC. I can't wait to find a few minutes to peek at it some more!
      Topic: Dungeon #89's "Wedding Bells"
    Raymond

    Replies: 8
    Views: 7898

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 25, 2018 1:49 pm   Subject: Thanks!
    Ah, I see my OCR wasn't working that far through the .pdf file which is why I wasn't finding it. Thanks!
      Topic: Dungeon #89's "Wedding Bells"
    Raymond

    Replies: 8
    Views: 7898

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 25, 2018 1:21 pm   Subject: Dockalong and Dungeon 89
    I see Dungeon 89 is November/December 2001. I don't see the references to Dockalong or Jikk or a cleric. I'm curious though about the specifics you're referring to.
      Topic: Scarlet Brotherhood
    Raymond

    Replies: 7
    Views: 6126

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jan 19, 2018 2:17 pm   Subject: Scarlet Brotherhood
    If members of the Scarlet Brotherhood are monks, I was expecting to see a reference to a monastery. There's plenty of references to monks but not one reference to a monastery in The Scarlet Brotherho ...
      Topic: Underwater City
    Raymond

    Replies: 11
    Views: 9893

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jan 17, 2018 2:44 pm   Subject: Pronto
    Response same day: replacement should go out pronto

    :)
      Topic: Underwater City
    Raymond

    Replies: 11
    Views: 9893

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jan 17, 2018 9:23 am   Subject: Found a Link
    Ah, I found a link from my order e-mail that let me send a message and I sent one just now.
      Topic: Underwater City
    Raymond

    Replies: 11
    Views: 9893

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jan 17, 2018 9:18 am   Subject: Address?
    I'll have to go home and see if I still have the return address. I got my DVD but it's blank. The web site doesn't have any way to contact the vendor.
      Topic: Underwater City
    Raymond

    Replies: 11
    Views: 9893

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 09, 2018 9:35 am   Subject: K1
    I splurged and ordered El Raja Key which comes with The Sunken City.

    Limited time discount...so I went for it.


    https://www.threelinestudio.com/store/el-raja-key-archive/
      Topic: Underwater City
    Raymond

    Replies: 11
    Views: 9893

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Dec 20, 2017 11:31 am   Subject: URL
    https://www.deviantart.com/users/outgoing?http://www.canonfire.com/cf/modules.php?name=Downloads&d_op=getit&lid=235
      Topic: Underwater City
    Raymond

    Replies: 11
    Views: 9893

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Dec 19, 2017 4:59 pm   Subject: Underwater City
    Is there already an underwater city adventure that would work under Nyr Dyv? The only one I know of is X7 War Rafts of Kron. That is set in sea water but that isn't a big deal.

    I saw a referenc ...
      Topic: Erypt Adventures
    Raymond

    Replies: 10
    Views: 8365

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Oct 20, 2017 11:00 am   Subject: Mystara & Hollow World & Wilderlands
    There are two Egyptian-like societies covered in Mystara and Hollow World. The deities probably would need to be changed to Oerth ones.

    So you might want to search for information on:
    HWA2 Nightr ...
     
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