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      Topic: R.I.P. Carl Sargent (Sept 12, 2018)
    Saracenus

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Nov 14, 2018 4:55 pm   Subject: R.I.P. Carl Sargent (Sept 12, 2018)
    Hey all, you can send condolences directly to the family at the link in the original post, it has a virtual guest book and you can donate to the Macmillan Cancer Support charity in his name from there ...
      Topic: R.I.P. Carl Sargent (Sept 12, 2018)
    Saracenus

    Replies: 14
    Views: 8193

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Nov 13, 2018 12:30 pm   Subject: R.I.P. Carl Sargent (Sept 12, 2018)
    It is with a sad heart I bear the news that Carl L. Sargent passed on Sept 12, 2018. His sister has reached out to several folks in the Greyhawk community and Michelle Toscan has posted up in the Cano ...
      Topic: 2 Old Campaign Worlds For 5e To Be Announced JULY 23
    Saracenus

    Replies: 7
    Views: 5059

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 10, 2018 10:21 am   Subject: 2 Old Campaign Worlds For 5e To Be Announced JULY 23
    They buried the lead in this article titled: Dungeons & Dragons Has "No Current Plans" for New Original Settings for Fifth Edition

    Right neare the middle the put this gem in.

    However, Stewar ...
      Topic: WotC to Announce New Settings Available for 5e
    Saracenus

    Replies: 2
    Views: 3446

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 5th Edition   Posted: Mon Jun 04, 2018 12:20 pm   Subject: WotC to Announce New Settings Available for 5e
    This came across the ComicBook.com spoke with Nathan Stewart, the Brand Director and Executive Producer of Dungeons & Dragons, at the Stream of Many Eyes, a massive three-day event held last weeke ...
      Topic: Mordenkainen Tome of Foes Lore
    Saracenus

    Replies: 2
    Views: 3951

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 5th Edition   Posted: Tue May 22, 2018 11:25 pm   Subject: Mordenkainen Tome of Foes Lore
    I agree whole-heartedly... There are little nuggets to mine. I am sure you caught Ulaa (dwarves) and Bleredd (gnomes). I really like the lore for the Elves, there is so much to mine there as a DM and ...
      Topic: Operation: Missing Files/Broken Links!!!
    Saracenus

    Replies: 31
    Views: 31498

    PostForum: Canonfire! & GreyTalk Help and Feedback   Posted: Mon May 21, 2018 11:43 am   Subject: Operation: Missing Files/Broken Links!!!
    Canonfire!: Cartography & Geography Section

    Map of Glacial Flanaess: Thumbnail and link are broken from dropbox.
    http://www.canonfire.com/cf/modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=995& ...
      Topic: Canonfire! Facebook Update - May 2018
    Saracenus

    Replies: 2
    Views: 3406

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri May 18, 2018 5:24 pm   Subject: Canonfire! Facebook Update - May 2018
    UNITS TAB and see all 8 of them as of today so new and old members can find them in a single click instead of using the terrible FB search function.

    I am doing a similar index for Resources & T ...
      Topic: Mordenkainen Product Recall
    Saracenus

    Replies: 2
    Views: 3528

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 5th Edition   Posted: Fri May 18, 2018 5:08 pm   Subject: Mordenkainen Product Recall
    Heads up to those buying MToF... someone rolled a critical failure for the limited edition. There are printing issues (it looks like they didn't let the books dry out after printing, and there is dama ...
      Topic: Website?
    Saracenus

    Replies: 6
    Views: 5220

    PostForum: Canonfire! & GreyTalk Help and Feedback   Posted: Fri May 18, 2018 2:08 pm   Subject: Re: Greyhawkonline.com has a "unsecure" notificati
    Well, I'm not sure if Grodog got to cleaning it up, or if I happen to have clicked something previously to allow my browser to go past the "unsecure" notification.

    Hopefully it's the previous, bec ...
      Topic: Website?
    Saracenus

    Replies: 6
    Views: 5220

    PostForum: Canonfire! & GreyTalk Help and Feedback   Posted: Thu May 17, 2018 10:32 am   Subject: Website?
    Allan,

    The link for the Greyhawk Webcomic on the main page of http://www.greyhawkonline.com/ has been hijacked by someone...

    And so has the Artwork purchased for Canonfire!.com link.

    And you ...
      Topic: How far is it in miles across the Flanaess
    Saracenus

    Replies: 8
    Views: 5689

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Apr 22, 2018 2:07 pm   Subject: How far is it in miles across the Flanaess
    And I post up on how I cannot find it and it pops right up on my Deviant Art feed... sigh.

    The file is here:
    https://grimklok.deviantart.com/art/Oerth-and-the-Lands-beneath-the-Waves-389644754

    ...
      Topic: How far is it in miles across the Flanaess
    Saracenus

    Replies: 8
    Views: 5689

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Apr 22, 2018 1:52 pm   Subject: How far is it in miles across the Flanaess
    There is am image floating around the internet that has the Oerik continent superimposed over a map of our Earth, I am ashamed to admit I didnít save it to my computer or bookmark it. If I see it, I w ...
      Topic: Greyhawk 2017: Year in Review
    Saracenus

    Replies: 15
    Views: 13803

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Apr 18, 2018 12:12 pm   Subject: Greyhawk 2017: Year in Review
    Your Spotlight On Canonfire! post went live, positive responses all around...

    https://www.facebook.com/groups/CanonFireAGreyhawkResource/permalink/1754035777990206/
      Topic: Gygax Estate is moving to publish Gary's work...
    Saracenus

    Replies: 0
    Views: 2948

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Apr 17, 2018 10:58 am   Subject: Gygax Estate is moving to publish Gary's work...
    ... The catch is his son thinks pen and paper are dying and is going to push it all towards digital mediums. You can get the whole lowdown here:

    [url=https://www.polygon.com/2018/4/17/17246766/dnd- ...
      Topic: Greyhawk 2017: Year in Review
    Saracenus

    Replies: 15
    Views: 13803

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Apr 15, 2018 1:32 pm   Subject: Greyhawk 2017: Year in Review
    Vestcoat, your Spotlight on Canonfire! post is loaded into the queue and will go up Wednesday (April 18) at 12pm PT.

    Get those additions and corrections in now! Happy
      Topic: DMing T-Shirt
    Saracenus

    Replies: 4
    Views: 5835

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 5th Edition   Posted: Sat Apr 14, 2018 6:54 pm   Subject: DMing T-Shirt
    Here are some more fun shirts:
    * Classic designs: https://miragifts.com/ddclassic
    * All DnD designs: https://miragifts.com/dd
      Topic: Greyhawk 2017: Year in Review
    Saracenus

    Replies: 15
    Views: 13803

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Apr 13, 2018 3:10 pm   Subject: Greyhawk 2017: Year in Review
    Vestcoat,

    I am glad you like the Spotlight On Canonfire! I am doing that in the blind and it is my hope that people find it useful and it hearten's that a least you did!

    I will be writing up you ...
      Topic: State of Canonfire! Facebook Page
    Saracenus

    Replies: 0
    Views: 2422

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Apr 12, 2018 2:19 pm   Subject: State of Canonfire! Facebook Page
    Hello All,

    [url=https://www.facebook.com/groups/145589585501508/]Canonfire! Facebook Group Update!

    We continue to grow our membership, as of this post we now have 339 members and we welcomed 37 ...
      Topic: Greyhawk 2017: Year in Review
    Saracenus

    Replies: 15
    Views: 13803

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Apr 12, 2018 1:34 pm   Subject: Greyhawk 2017: Year in Review
    You missed the creation of the Greyhawk Channel on Twitch.tv which launched in November of 2017! It was called Return to Greyhawk back then and it has morphed into 5 separate Greyhawk live streams, a ...
      Topic: Greyhawk 2017: Year in Review
    Saracenus

    Replies: 15
    Views: 13803

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Apr 12, 2018 1:17 pm   Subject: Greyhawk 2017: Year in Review
    And I have found my topic for next week's SPOTLIGHT ON CANONFIRE! post in the Oerth Journal Archive
    The Battle of Emridy Meadows Article by Mortellan
    The Best of AOL Folders Archive
      Topic: Ravanna
    Saracenus

    Replies: 8
    Views: 4966

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Apr 05, 2018 9:36 am   Subject: Ravanna
    Ooooo, a fey themed campaign in the Plane of Shadow (Shadowfell). Well if you haven't seen these, check them out...

    D&D Beyond: The Raven Queen (YouTube Vid The Shadar-kai and The Raven Queen i ...
      Topic: Anna's Atlas of the Flanaess
    Saracenus

    Replies: 692
    Views: 485409

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Apr 01, 2018 9:36 am   Subject: Anna's Atlas of the Flanaess
    About a day ago Anna posted in the [url=https://www.facebook.com/groups/145589585501508/]Canonfire! Facebook Group that she will updating this thread soon!

    Link to the FB Group thread she posted in ...
      Topic: Canonfire! Facebook Group Out of (The Plane of) Limbo
    Saracenus

    Replies: 5
    Views: 4502

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Mar 31, 2018 8:35 am   Subject: Canonfire! Facebook Group Out of (The Plane of) Limbo
    So, since we resurrected the Canonfire! FB Group we have had more activity in the past week or so, than at least a year.

    Since I have made us known on 2 other Greyhawk groups, we have welcomed 47 ...
      Topic: Return to the Bandit Kingdoms Twitch Casting Call
    Saracenus

    Replies: 0
    Views: 3033

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 5th Edition   Posted: Fri Mar 30, 2018 3:44 pm   Subject: Return to the Bandit Kingdoms Twitch Casting Call
    This was posted up in the LINK: RETURN TO THE BANDIT KINGDOMS:

    Casting Call for those interested in an ongoing streamed campaign set in Greyhawk that will last roughly a year. If interested check i ...
      Topic: Canonfire! Facebook Group Out of (The Plane of) Limbo
    Saracenus

    Replies: 5
    Views: 4502

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Mar 30, 2018 10:21 am   Subject: Canonfire! Facebook Group Out of (The Plane of) Limbo
    I cannot speak to the state of the Canonfire! website (above my paygrade, and everything is >0), but the Facebook Group can have some reach.

    I can lead people here, but how we integrate them and ...
      Topic: Canonfire! Facebook Group Out of (The Plane of) Limbo
    Saracenus

    Replies: 5
    Views: 4502

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Mar 22, 2018 2:49 pm   Subject: Canonfire! Facebook Group Out of (The Plane of) Limbo
    Facebook has finally given us the ability to assign Admins and Moderators to the Canonfire! Facebook Group! Allen "Grodog" and Mike "Mortellen" are Admins and I am the lone Moderator for now.

    Canon ...
      Topic: Underwater City
    Saracenus

    Replies: 11
    Views: 8636

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jan 10, 2018 12:22 pm   Subject: Underwater City
    I splurged as well back around Christmas, still waiting for it to ship...
      Topic: Tomb of Annihilation on Oerth
    Saracenus

    Replies: 11
    Views: 8816

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Nov 08, 2017 11:26 pm   Subject: Tomb of Annihilation on Oerth
    Rasgon,

    So I am setting my campaign in 576CY in the port of Hardby. So some of the references will not work for me. I do appreciate the thoughtful conversions ideas and some of them are gold for ho ...
      Topic: Tomb of Annihilation on Oerth
    Saracenus

    Replies: 11
    Views: 8816

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Nov 06, 2017 7:45 am   Subject: Tomb of Annihilation on Oerth
    In my campaign Szass Tam gets swapped out for Lyzandred. He may not be "evil" but he has lots of reasons to throw a wrench in works of a fellow Litch.
      Topic: Greyhawk 5e campaign advice?
    Saracenus

    Replies: 4
    Views: 6291

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 5th Edition   Posted: Wed May 31, 2017 8:45 pm   Subject: Greyhawk 5e campaign advice?
    Astrocat,

    I am starting my Hardby campaign in 576CY with the original folio and box set. I can cherry pick the history I want from later sources and not be beholden to it.

    5e Races:

    Restricte ...
      Topic: Finding Thrommel - Spoilers
    Saracenus

    Replies: 7
    Views: 7482

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed May 31, 2017 8:31 pm   Subject: Finding Thrommel - Spoilers
    SJC,

    That sounds like an awesome campaign. I am glad the players are/were having fun!
      Topic: Finding Thrommel - Spoilers
    Saracenus

    Replies: 7
    Views: 7482

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun May 28, 2017 12:26 pm   Subject: Finding Thrommel - Spoilers
    In my game the players manage to rescue Thrommel. Then as a DM I discovered no supplement assumes that they do. The Prince never reappears, every supplement makes a point of emphasising his absence. I ...
      Topic: Possible Origins Of The term Despotrix
    Saracenus

    Replies: 6
    Views: 5906

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue May 23, 2017 8:16 am   Subject: Possible Origins Of The term Despotrix
    Cebrion exactly.

    What I wrote was not a binary, ones or zeroes, yes or no type of thing. I was showing that the very title Despotrix could have a meaning beyond what we normally associate with it. ...
      Topic: Possible Origins Of The term Despotrix
    Saracenus

    Replies: 6
    Views: 5906

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat May 20, 2017 10:42 pm   Subject: Possible Origins Of The term Despotrix
    The Gyanarchy of Hardby has been on my mind for bit. I am going set my first 5e game there in 576 CY for my wife and maybe a few friends.

    One of the things that has been tugging on my brain since ...
      Topic: Planar portals in Flanaess?
    Saracenus

    Replies: 20
    Views: 15464

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 10, 2017 1:31 pm   Subject: Planar portals in Flanaess?
    Removed content by author. Reference was already in the original post.
      Topic: DrivethruRPG wants Greyhawk/DMsGuild - Goodman redoes B2
    Saracenus

    Replies: 5
    Views: 6650

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 5th Edition   Posted: Sun Apr 09, 2017 9:11 am   Subject: DrivethruRPG wants Greyhawk/DMsGuild - Goodman redoes B2
    Thyrnbryn,

    No problem. LG is a hot mess in terms of ownership rights. Of that there is no doubt. We will likely never see it published as a whole and probably never see its like again from WotC Or ...
      Topic: DrivethruRPG wants Greyhawk/DMsGuild - Goodman redoes B2
    Saracenus

    Replies: 5
    Views: 6650

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 5th Edition   Posted: Sat Apr 08, 2017 7:05 pm   Subject: DrivethruRPG wants Greyhawk/DMsGuild - Goodman redoes B2
    Will never happen, imo. WotC screwed up big time by not paying Living Greyhawk regional authors after year 2.

    I was party to that decision. I had recently moved back to Portland, OR after living Be ...
      Topic: GreyTalk Chat Time(s)?
    Saracenus

    Replies: 2
    Views: 4174

    PostForum: Canonfire! & GreyTalk Help and Feedback   Posted: Mon Apr 03, 2017 11:37 pm   Subject: GreyTalk Chat Time(s)?
    Thanks. I will try and make it for Thursday chat. My life ebbs and flows with chaos... so, no promises.
      Topic: GreyTalk Chat Time(s)?
    Saracenus

    Replies: 2
    Views: 4174

    PostForum: Canonfire! & GreyTalk Help and Feedback   Posted: Mon Apr 03, 2017 12:05 am   Subject: GreyTalk Chat Time(s)?
    Is there a regular gathering of GreyTalkers still? I remember the days of Thursday nights... just trying to re-connect with some fellow Greyhawk folk.
      Topic: Is the Canonfire Facebook Group affiliated this site?
    Saracenus

    Replies: 8
    Views: 7610

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Apr 02, 2017 11:54 pm   Subject: Is the Canonfire Facebook Group affiliated this site?
    So, I have been long absent from this site (mostly because I took a multi-year hiatus from D&D) and joined the FB group a while back ago to keep in touch.

    There doesn't seem to be anyone in cha ...
      Topic: DM's Guild and Oerth Journal Material
    Saracenus

    Replies: 7
    Views: 9828

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 5th Edition   Posted: Sun Apr 02, 2017 11:23 pm   Subject: DM's Guild and Oerth Journal Material
    EileenProphetofIstus,

    Did you eventually publish? What was your experience with the process? Thank you for posting the topic in the first place.

    Bryan "Saracenus" Blumklotz
      Topic: 5e Dungeon Masters Guild, the OGL, and a new SRD!
    Saracenus

    Replies: 11
    Views: 13152

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 5th Edition   Posted: Thu Jan 14, 2016 2:56 pm   Subject: 5e Dungeon Masters Guild, the OGL, and a new SRD!
    There is a spirited discussion of the limits and merits of the DMs Guild on the Paizo Message Boards. It gets very interesting on page 2 when Vic Wertz chimes in.

    On Friday, January 15th starting a ...
      Topic: 5e Dungeon Masters Guild, the OGL, and a new SRD!
    Saracenus

    Replies: 11
    Views: 13152

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 5th Edition   Posted: Wed Jan 13, 2016 3:39 pm   Subject: 5e Dungeon Masters Guild, the OGL, and a new SRD!
    Let me address the Living Greyhawk mess as someone who produced content for it and played the hell out of that campaign. The way that the original writing contracts were a mess. When they did away fro ...
      Topic: 5e Dungeon Masters Guild, the OGL, and a new SRD!
    Saracenus

    Replies: 11
    Views: 13152

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 5th Edition   Posted: Wed Jan 13, 2016 10:08 am   Subject: 5e Dungeon Masters Guild, the OGL, and a new SRD!
    Actually the Guild is set up to allow anyone to publish electronically.
      Topic: 5e Dungeon Masters Guild, the OGL, and a new SRD!
    Saracenus

    Replies: 11
    Views: 13152

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 5th Edition   Posted: Wed Jan 13, 2016 1:23 am   Subject: 5e Dungeon Masters Guild, the OGL, and a new SRD!
    Hello all,

    This bomb dropped today...

    There is now a 5e SRD under the old OGL and a safeharbor to publish (for free or profit) 5e material (including adventures set in WotC's Forgotten Realms IP ...
      Topic: Merry Christmas
    Saracenus

    Replies: 10
    Views: 7289

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Dec 25, 2015 11:37 pm   Subject: Merry Christmas
    I am wishing everyone well for the holidays and the coming new year.
      Topic: 5e House Rules for Greyahwk Campaigning
    Saracenus

    Replies: 13
    Views: 15802

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 5th Edition   Posted: Thu Dec 24, 2015 11:39 pm   Subject: 5e House Rules for Greyahwk Campaigning
    Eileen,

    There are alternate healing rules in the DMG, some are far more strict, some are far more loose.

    I think you might be more happy with short rest shifting to a day and a long rest shiftin ...
      Topic: High Level NPCs
    Saracenus

    Replies: 56
    Views: 37586

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Dec 24, 2015 11:30 pm   Subject: High Level NPCs
    Ah, makes sense.

    I agree that over time, high level NPCs start to crowd the design space. Part of this is as more stuff is written, more NPCs get created.

    Some of it is related to editions. For ...
      Topic: High Level NPCs
    Saracenus

    Replies: 56
    Views: 37586

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Dec 23, 2015 5:05 pm   Subject: High Level NPCs
    EileenProphetofIstus,

    There are as many (or as little) high level NPCs in Greyhawk as you want. How you handle that is partly how you conceive of the PCs vs. the rest of the world and which edition ...
      Topic: The Religion of Tenser
    Saracenus

    Replies: 20
    Views: 14120

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Dec 22, 2015 6:47 pm   Subject: The Religion of Tenser
    I have been diving deep into Rob and Gary's recollections of C0-DMing the original Greyahawk campaign (centered on their play groups many raids into Castle Greyhawk) and I think an answer can be found ...
      Topic: True Neutral, The Balance, and GH
    Saracenus

    Replies: 14
    Views: 10258

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Dec 21, 2015 11:06 pm   Subject: True Neutral, The Balance, and GH
    5e takes it a step further, Neutral is for beings that have the frontal lobes to consider law vs. chaos and good vs. evil, while beasts are unaligned. I guess this depends on what edition of the align ...
      Topic: True Neutral, The Balance, and GH
    Saracenus

    Replies: 14
    Views: 10258

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Dec 20, 2015 10:09 pm   Subject: True Neutral, The Balance, and GH
    Neutral vs. "True" Neutral? I think it is a trap. Why split hairs on one alignment out of nine? I also think that defining Chaotic Neutral as either "crazy" or "selfish" is also confining. I see align ...
      Topic: Campaign Idea Book: The Dying Oerth
    Saracenus

    Replies: 8
    Views: 7610

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 5th Edition   Posted: Tue Dec 15, 2015 8:06 pm   Subject: Campaign Idea Book: The Dying Oerth
    Luz,

    I don't think I would limit the number of arcane casters in a party, if everyone wants to be a wizard, so be it.

    The party composition doesn't have to mirror the "reality" of the world, the ...
      Topic: Campaign Idea Book: The Dying Oerth
    Saracenus

    Replies: 8
    Views: 7610

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 5th Edition   Posted: Sat Dec 12, 2015 1:38 am   Subject: Re: Campaign Idea Book: The Dying Oerth
    Yours is a very interesting vision for a campaign, Saracenus.

    What do you mean when you say that 'Iuz is the source of power'.

    * The Circle of Eight does not wish to destroy Iuz, his presence is ...
      Topic: Campaign Idea Book: The Dying Oerth
    Saracenus

    Replies: 8
    Views: 7610

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 5th Edition   Posted: Fri Dec 11, 2015 3:27 pm   Subject: Campaign Idea Book: The Dying Oerth
    So, I am planning to dust off my RPG chops in 2016 and start up a D&D group after about a 3 year hiatus (lots of boardgames, Android: Netrunner, and community organizing around gaming).

    5th Edi ...
      Topic: World of Greyhawk Heraldry Page
    Saracenus

    Replies: 55
    Views: 35552

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Dec 11, 2015 2:10 am   Subject: World of Greyhawk Heraldry Page
    <Thread Necromancy>
    Did a grektalk session and I just looked over my aborted work on the heraldry of Greyhawk. Wow, that was a nostalgia rush. I really miss working on this project.

    I am du ...
      Topic: Elemental Evil announced in 5E
    Saracenus

    Replies: 4
    Views: 8570

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 5th Edition   Posted: Thu Apr 23, 2015 10:57 pm   Subject: Elemental Evil announced in 5E
    super easy to convert, there is an appendix to convert it to many different published worlds (Dark Sun, Eberron, Greyhawk, etc.).

    Some great stuff to yoink into a Greyhawk campaign.
      Topic: TSR, Reborn From The Ashes (Gygax Related)
    Saracenus

    Replies: 12
    Views: 8060

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Nov 20, 2012 1:16 pm   Subject: TSR, Reborn From The Ashes (Gygax Related)
    Evidently Wizards of the Coast let the TSR trademark lapse 9 years ago and the Gygax family registered it last year (2011).

    GYGAX Magazine will be its first offering, coming this December. Its staf ...
      Topic: Would you help resurect Living Greyhawk?
    Saracenus

    Replies: 16
    Views: 12033

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jun 18, 2012 7:31 am   Subject: Would you help resurect Living Greyhawk?

    "He said a bunch of stuff about Ashes of Athas"


    Interesting Saracenus... like the concepts but am curious as to how "the WOC deal" played out. Was it as "simple" as providing recognition and cr ...
      Topic: Would you help resurect Living Greyhawk?
    Saracenus

    Replies: 16
    Views: 12033

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jun 17, 2012 6:57 pm   Subject: Would you help resurect Living Greyhawk?
    Here is my take. The module ownership issue is too complex to untangle to legally make LG material from the old campaign available to the public. That is a dead horse that has been whipped mightily (I ...
      Topic: So I got my 5e playtest material
    Saracenus

    Replies: 15
    Views: 8881

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon May 28, 2012 10:05 am   Subject: So I got my 5e playtest material
    Elliva,

    One of the design goals is to make D&D Next (DDN) flexible enough to support your desire for "featless" play but also support those of us that want a feat system.

    Again, as this is j ...
      Topic: Arms for Duchy of Urnst
    Saracenus

    Replies: 3
    Views: 2762

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun May 27, 2012 1:04 pm   Subject: Arms for Duchy of Urnst
    Smillian,

    In the Living Greyhawk days, the Duchy of Urnst triad used the supporters as the main heraldic elements of two "noble houses" of Urnst.

    The stag was that of House Lorinar (Duke Karll's ...
      Topic: So I got my 5e playtest material
    Saracenus

    Replies: 15
    Views: 8881

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun May 27, 2012 12:38 pm   Subject: So I got my 5e playtest material
    So here is some input from someone who has been playtesting D&D Next (DDN, that is what they are calling it right now, so that is the term I will be using) before the public version came out.

    # ...
      Topic: "5th" Edition
    Saracenus

    Replies: 91
    Views: 46279

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Feb 04, 2012 5:03 pm   Subject: "5th" Edition
    I represent the segment of the gaming population who no long have time to game. However, I do run a weekly chat-based game and ran play-by-post games before that. I have a wife, 7 kids, job, and hobb ...
      Topic: "5th" Edition
    Saracenus

    Replies: 91
    Views: 46279

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Feb 04, 2012 10:56 am   Subject: "5th" Edition

    Since I have not played a face-to-face game of D&D since 1994, I am hoping that 5e begins by embracing online gaming via play-by-post, chat-room, and virtual tabletop. The first two methods will ...
      Topic: "5th" Edition
    Saracenus

    Replies: 91
    Views: 46279

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Feb 03, 2012 5:40 pm   Subject: "5th" Edition
    Aeolius,

    I am sorry if there was confusion about my post. I was not accusing you of being uncivil in your post, I was speaking your assertion (emphasis mine):

    "{I}f WotC is trying to build an al ...
      Topic: "5th" Edition
    Saracenus

    Replies: 91
    Views: 46279

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Feb 03, 2012 10:08 am   Subject: "5th" Edition
    Aeolius,

    There is a difference between understanding differences between editions and edition warring. One is productive and can lead to some interesting discussions and the other is about taking a ...
      Topic: "5th" Edition
    Saracenus

    Replies: 91
    Views: 46279

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Feb 02, 2012 5:25 pm   Subject: "5th" Edition
    And after my rant, if anyone want's to read what is known and actually discuss D&D Next/5e I have updated links on my post up thread.

    Would love to hear what people think of what has been talke ...
      Topic: "5th" Edition
    Saracenus

    Replies: 91
    Views: 46279

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Feb 02, 2012 5:03 pm   Subject: "5th" Edition
    And I have to ask why are we rehashing what James Wyatt said over 5 years ago when:

    (A) James is not in charge of development of D&D Next (that would be Mike Mearls, Monte Cook, Greg Bilsland, ...
      Topic: "5th" Edition
    Saracenus

    Replies: 91
    Views: 46279

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Jan 28, 2012 6:21 pm   Subject: "5th" Edition
    [POST REMOVED BY POSTER]

    I apologize for my post if you saw it. It was born of frustration at all the negativity out there. But I need to not give into my own darker impulses and instead embrace th ...
      Topic: "5th" Edition
    Saracenus

    Replies: 91
    Views: 46279

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jan 27, 2012 10:14 pm   Subject: "5th" Edition
    UPDATED: 2/2/2012

    Hello,

    If you are interested in what's going on with D&D Next, there is collected info over on ENWorld.org:

    The Collected Info Page:
    D&D XP Seminars:
    Day 1 Seminar ...
      Topic: "5th" Edition
    Saracenus

    Replies: 91
    Views: 46279

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jan 22, 2012 9:53 am   Subject: "5th" Edition
    You are welcome.

    BTW, the playtest announcement from Mike Mearls states that Open Playtest will begin in the spring.

    I would expect an email March or April-ish with details.

    If I get more exp ...
      Topic: "5th" Edition
    Saracenus

    Replies: 91
    Views: 46279

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Jan 21, 2012 5:21 pm   Subject: "5th" Edition
    There are two tiers of playtest:

    1) Friends and Family - (I am one of these) these are made up of dedicated existing 4e playtest groups, but also include WotC employees and their friends/family, pr ...
      Topic: "5th" Edition
    Saracenus

    Replies: 91
    Views: 46279

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Jan 21, 2012 4:35 pm   Subject: "5th" Edition
    Hello All,

    I just posted up about the BIG RED button at the bottom of the page, press it and join up. Have a say in how the edition is made.

    2) Greyhawk will not be the supported campaign for D& ...
      Topic: WotC is reprinting the 1e Core Books (PH, DMG, MM)!
    Saracenus

    Replies: 24
    Views: 15470

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Jan 21, 2012 4:10 pm   Subject: WotC is reprinting the 1e Core Books (PH, DMG, MM)!
    I know that D&D Next (5e) is the big news this week, but it seems that folks missed this juicy tid-bit...

    WotC is reprinting the 1e Core Books (PH, DMG, MM)! Some proceeds with go to support t ...
      Topic: WoTC Poll
    Saracenus

    Replies: 39
    Views: 23994

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Sep 08, 2011 11:15 am   Subject: WoTC Poll
    smillan_31,

    The reason they are so beloved is the novels, frankly. Lets face it both FR an DL have fantastic book publishing attached to them.

    Also, DL had great 3e support from Tracy Hickman an ...
      Topic: WoTC Poll
    Saracenus

    Replies: 39
    Views: 23994

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Sep 08, 2011 8:24 am   Subject: WoTC Poll
    Relax. This is an informal poll and hardly scientific.

    I am totally not surprised that Dragonlance topped the list, their fan base is larger than ours. And I am sure someone on a Dragonlance themed ...
      Topic: WoTC Poll
    Saracenus

    Replies: 39
    Views: 23994

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Sep 08, 2011 8:01 am   Subject: WoTC Poll
    Poll results are in:
    [url=http://www.wizards.com/dnd/Article.aspx?x=dnd/4dmxp/20110908]Lies My DM Told Me - Dungeon Master Experience

    Greyhawk placed in the top 5.

    Dragonlance revisited 13.4% ...
      Topic: Tharizdun and 4E
    Saracenus

    Replies: 38
    Views: 34053

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 4th Edition   Posted: Wed Sep 07, 2011 10:45 pm   Subject: Tharizdun and 4E
    Someone necro-ed this thread to life? Ugh, let it die again.

    Big T was left vague until 3e when he was brought into the story of the game. Most folks had their own ideas of who and what Tharizdun w ...
      Topic: Dungeon Magazine to Update Classics to 4e
    Saracenus

    Replies: 1
    Views: 5084

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 4th Edition   Posted: Wed Sep 07, 2011 10:24 pm   Subject: Dungeon Magazine to Update Classics to 4e
    Temple of Elemental Evil will be Epic (level 21-30) and take place during the original battle of Good vs. Evil. Battle of Emerydi Meadows anyone? Thus, my conversion of T1-4 will proceed apace.

    So ...
      Topic: WoTC Poll
    Saracenus

    Replies: 39
    Views: 23994

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 07, 2011 8:49 pm   Subject: WoTC Poll
    I voted for Greyhawk Revisited, and here is why...

    1. Core 4e D&D pretty much has Greyhawk covered on races, classes, and monsters. There at most there are a few things here or there on the mon ...
      Topic: Greyhawkonline.com being reported as web forgery!
    Saracenus

    Replies: 8
    Views: 5533

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jan 26, 2011 7:01 pm   Subject: Greyhawkonline.com being reported as web forgery!
    Issak,

    Personally, I am not posting to the site at this time. I am too busy with my school and work right now. If I spent time on heraldry I think my wife would divorce me or my grades would suffer ...
      Topic: Greyhawkonline.com being reported as web forgery!
    Saracenus

    Replies: 8
    Views: 5533

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 25, 2011 8:06 pm   Subject: Greyhawkonline.com being reported as web forgery!
    Probably not. That sounds like a problem resolving the URL, whereas this is a site warning by Google and Firefox. That means I get there, but I am being told there is security issue with site.
      Topic: Greyhawkonline.com being reported as web forgery!
    Saracenus

    Replies: 8
    Views: 5533

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 25, 2011 4:51 pm   Subject: Greyhawkonline.com being reported as web forgery!
    To all,

    greyhawkonline.com is now being tagged as a potential Web Forgery website by Firefox browser (IE works fine).

    The message I get when I try and hit any of the pages (W.O.G. Webcomic, my h ...
      Topic: Dark Sun is the 2010 Campaign
    Saracenus

    Replies: 52
    Views: 27782

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 17, 2009 6:03 pm   Subject: Dark Sun is the 2010 Campaign
    TAKING A BREAK
    Well, reviewing my last post I see my all black-clad assassin personality is wanting to come out to play. That means I am not finding the fun or joy of gaming here and its time for me ...
      Topic: Dark Sun is the 2010 Campaign
    Saracenus

    Replies: 52
    Views: 27782

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 17, 2009 3:41 pm   Subject: Dark Sun is the 2010 Campaign
    Greyhawk will not be considered for 2011. Let me say that again, it will not be a setting in 2011.

    From all I have read on WotCs site and various blogs/twitter feeds by WotC Design & Developer ...
      Topic: Dark Sun is the 2010 Campaign
    Saracenus

    Replies: 52
    Views: 27782

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Aug 16, 2009 7:25 pm   Subject: Dark Sun is the 2010 Campaign
    That's something I've been missing this year - where are all the reports about GenCon? Any news, anyone?

    And cue "You kids get off my lawn" moment.

    The reason you are not seeing updates coming f ...
      Topic: Dark Sun is the 2010 Campaign
    Saracenus

    Replies: 52
    Views: 27782

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Aug 14, 2009 5:02 pm   Subject: Dark Sun is the 2010 Campaign
    It has been announced at GenCon and on the WotC site that Dark Sun will be the next campaign world.

    So all you worry-warts, Greyhawk is safe for another year.

    And the Next Campaign Setting is .. ...
      Topic: Village of Homlet 4e Coming
    Saracenus

    Replies: 112
    Views: 62538

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Aug 14, 2009 4:58 pm   Subject: Village of Homlet 4e Coming
    Finally got my copy of the damn thing. Printed out a copy of the original T1 from my PDF collection to compare.

    Will try and post some thoughts after reading through both.

    The wife also got a co ...
      Topic: Who are you?
    Saracenus

    Replies: 62
    Views: 31876

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Aug 14, 2009 4:51 pm   Subject: Who are you?
    I haven't been a player in a couple of years, but my last two Greyhawk PCs were:

    Keevan of the Celadon, Suel Druid of Obad-Hai

    Jori Stonetalker, Mt. Dwarf Wizard of Dumandan

    I had started a t ...
      Topic: The 10 Things of Greyhawk
    Saracenus

    Replies: 21
    Views: 13435

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 25, 2009 12:58 pm   Subject: The 10 Things of Greyhawk
    Crag,

    And I will counter that we (yes, I include myself in this) are not a large market on which to hang the sales of an entire campaign on.

    Sure, we love lore but the average gamer doesn't. I ...
      Topic: The 10 Things of Greyhawk
    Saracenus

    Replies: 21
    Views: 13435

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 24, 2009 8:58 am   Subject: The 10 Things of Greyhawk
    While listening to The Tome Show I was struck by the answer to a question late into the podcast involving Greyhawk and 4e (see excerpted transcript below).

    Basically, I don't think we will see a 4e ...
      Topic: Paragon Level Adventuring
    Saracenus

    Replies: 8
    Views: 10591

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 4th Edition   Posted: Tue Jun 23, 2009 6:31 pm   Subject: Paragon Level Adventuring
    MikelAmroni,

    Some of the issues you have raised on hp of higher tier monsters (solos especially) have been addressed in the MM2. However, they didn't retcon the MM1 monsters to this new standard. I ...
      Topic: The 10 Things of Greyhawk
    Saracenus

    Replies: 21
    Views: 13435

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 12, 2009 7:49 pm   Subject: The 10 Things of Greyhawk
    I tried this topic with just 5 things that define Greyhawk:
    http://www.canonfire.com/cf/modules.php?name=Forums&file=viewtopic&t=3027&highlight=&sid=8df431e946e28da21730cd0e2f506aee
    ...
      Topic: The "official" 2008-2009 Greyhawk Webcomic thread!
    Saracenus

    Replies: 371
    Views: 119452

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jun 07, 2009 12:39 pm   Subject: The "official" 2008-2009 Greyhawk Webcomic thread!
    I am baffled is all Confused

    A knock on GH is the number of deities; which is justified as oerth became the test for ideas. However the deities chosen for culling seem to be the "iconic" ones to be ...
      Topic: GH web lore preservation - geocities closing down
    Saracenus

    Replies: 27
    Views: 13170

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed May 20, 2009 2:18 pm   Subject: Re: GH web lore preservation - geocities closing down
    In case folks weren't aware, Yahoo is planning to close down geocities site at an as-yet-unspecified time later this year, per http://help.yahoo.com/l/us/yahoo/geocities/geocities-05.html

    There are ...
      Topic: Village of Homlet 4e Coming
    Saracenus

    Replies: 112
    Views: 62538

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed May 20, 2009 2:05 pm   Subject: Village of Homlet 4e Coming
    Hi all,

    As the OP on this topic I am asking those that want to debate the merits of GVD's posts on Andy Collins and the responses to them to please fork it over to a new thread.

    Talking about t ...
      Topic: 4e Monk Playtest Released
    Saracenus

    Replies: 3
    Views: 6380

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 4th Edition   Posted: Tue May 19, 2009 9:10 am   Subject: 4e Monk Playtest Released
    I think there will be a difference:

    Twilight Touch Monk Attack 9
    You press your fingers against your enemies, disrupting the
    flow of energy through them and clouding their vision ...
      Topic: 4e Monk Playtest Released
    Saracenus

    Replies: 3
    Views: 6380

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 4th Edition   Posted: Mon May 18, 2009 10:00 pm   Subject: 4e Monk Playtest Released
    On May 11th, the Class Basics:

    Role: Striker
    Secondary Roles: Lean towards Controller depending on class features chosen.
    Power Source: Psionic
    Armor Proficiencies: Cloth
    Weapon Proficiencies: ...
      Topic: Secondary Sources
    Saracenus

    Replies: 10
    Views: 4390

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon May 18, 2009 3:34 pm   Subject: Re: Secondary Sources
    ...For a lack of a better term at the moment....

    I was looking at H4 and while it's Forgotten Realms material, I see that it does cover the Palace of Orcus which is in the Abyss and Orcus and the A ...
     
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