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      Topic: Wise Woman of the Water-Wanderers (specialty priest)
    Sheepdog

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    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Fri Mar 19, 2021 9:40 am   Subject: Wise Woman of the Water-Wanderers (specialty priest)
    I like it. Great idea for specialty priest.
      Topic: The "Introduce Yourself" Thread
    Sheepdog

    Replies: 400
    Views: 232644

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Wed Mar 17, 2021 10:19 am   Subject: The "Introduce Yourself" Thread
    A Howdie from a fellow Matthew. Enjoy Greyhawk and DMing. This is a great site to ask questions regardless of what edition you play.
      Topic: Rime of the FrostMaiden in Greyhawk?
    Sheepdog

    Replies: 19
    Views: 2718

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Feb 24, 2021 4:39 pm   Subject: Rime of the FrostMaiden in Greyhawk?
    I am sorry that I have not read the backstory for the adventure arc but am just throwing this out there anyway.

    Could it be that Vatun has been freed from imprisonment and the resulting effect on 1 ...
      Topic: A Lendore Island Campaign
    Sheepdog

    Replies: 122
    Views: 93627

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Sun Feb 21, 2021 6:05 pm   Subject: Brewfest 4
    The morning of Brewfest the 4th arrives will little wind and clear skies. It is a pleasant 69 degrees. By mid-morning the Surf Express is guiding into port at Pel Reltarma.

    Pel Reltarma is a smal ...
      Topic: What age are Greyhawk Fans?
    Sheepdog

    Replies: 19
    Views: 2729

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Feb 08, 2021 6:21 pm   Subject: What age are Greyhawk Fans?
    Same pattern. 48 yoa; started in early 80s.
      Topic: A Lendore Island Campaign
    Sheepdog

    Replies: 122
    Views: 93627

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Mon Jan 04, 2021 10:11 pm   Subject: Brewfest 3
    The Surf Express rows its way along the rocky shoreline of the southern coast of Lendore Island. Lexington and Krelar are both becoming somewhat restless sitting in cramped places below deck. The ai ...
      Topic: A Lendore Island Campaign
    Sheepdog

    Replies: 122
    Views: 93627

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Mon Jan 04, 2021 10:09 pm   Subject: Brewfest 2
    The second day of Brewfest is warm enough, being in the mid 60s. The wind from the previous night has died down and a gentle rain fell before the sun rose. The clouds are breaking as the various gro ...
      Topic: A Lendore Island Campaign
    Sheepdog

    Replies: 122
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    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Tue Nov 24, 2020 1:05 pm   Subject: Brewfest 1
    Sometime during the night, Ek sneaks out into the darkness and begins his solo travels.

    The morning that marks the beginning of the Brewfest festival arrives with steady 20+ mph winds and scattered ...
      Topic: A Lendore Island Campaign
    Sheepdog

    Replies: 122
    Views: 93627

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Tue Nov 24, 2020 12:59 pm   Subject: A Lendore Island Campaign
    Cholak, Seeler and Esned grab their gear and head out into the night for Lake Farmin. By keeping a steady pace, they will arrive later the following day and should easily be ahead of the Surf Express ...
      Topic: A Lendore Island Campaign
    Sheepdog

    Replies: 122
    Views: 93627

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Tue Nov 24, 2020 12:53 pm   Subject: A Lendore Island Campaign
    Breymeer removes one of the sapphires from the pouch and hands it back to Almon, “Please use this as you see fit, and thank you for everything.”
    Almon smiles warmly at Breymeer and gives the captain ...
      Topic: Tomb of Annihilation on Oerth
    Sheepdog

    Replies: 11
    Views: 8816

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 20, 2020 11:25 pm   Subject: Tomb of Annihilation on Oerth
    Thanks for reviving this. Great work Rasgon.
      Topic: A Lendore Island Campaign
    Sheepdog

    Replies: 122
    Views: 93627

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Sat Apr 04, 2020 12:32 am   Subject: At the Phaulkon Abbey
    Harvester 27, 578

    Lexington passes the rest of the evening in his room studying his books. He strains over spells that have escaped his ability to master. He wakes in his chair, having fallen asl ...
      Topic: Horn of Valhalla (aligned)
    Sheepdog

    Replies: 7
    Views: 2827

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Thu Apr 02, 2020 9:47 pm   Subject: Horn of Valhalla (aligned)
    I think I over-though it.

    I agree, if the class is correct and alignment not radically different, all is well.

    Wolfling seems to have a pretty good opinion of it. I like the two steps idea.

    ...
      Topic: Horn of Valhalla (aligned)
    Sheepdog

    Replies: 7
    Views: 2827

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Sat Mar 28, 2020 9:36 am   Subject: Horn of Valhalla (aligned)
    I think it may come down to what is the horn blower asking the group to do and then is that action directly in opposition to the horn's alignment.

    An evil blower that summons good warriors and asks ...
      Topic: A Lendore Island Campaign
    Sheepdog

    Replies: 122
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    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Mon Mar 23, 2020 6:43 pm   Subject: A night at the Minotaur
    As Breymeer and Belina entered the inn, Ergon and Seeler rose from their seats. As the couple approach the table, the paladin and the dwarf give the rangers a warm greeting. All four warriors sit af ...
      Topic: A Lendore Island Campaign
    Sheepdog

    Replies: 122
    Views: 93627

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Sat Feb 15, 2020 9:34 pm   Subject: A Lendore Island Campaign
    Breymeer consents, “Alrighty then. Almax it is.”

    The duo walks past the Tavern of the West Wind before turning north and climbing the small hill upon which rests the Almax family home.
    They walk ...
      Topic: A Lendore Island Campaign
    Sheepdog

    Replies: 122
    Views: 93627

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Sat Feb 15, 2020 9:22 pm   Subject: A Lendore Island Campaign
    Breymeer looks unexpectedly uncomfortable as the rest of the adventurers file out of the meeting, eventually exiting the castle.

    Belina’s smile turns to a concerned look for her fellow Restenford R ...
      Topic: A Lendore Island Campaign
    Sheepdog

    Replies: 122
    Views: 93627

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Tue Nov 12, 2019 11:27 pm   Subject: A Lendore Island Campaign
    I wasn't intending on sounding defensive, sorry.

    I use 2nd edition (nod to Lanthorn) rules but still reference 1st edition a lot. I lot of my houserules are stolen from 3rd or 5th edition. I have ...
      Topic: A Lendore Island Campaign
    Sheepdog

    Replies: 122
    Views: 93627

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Thu Nov 07, 2019 12:13 pm   Subject: A Lendore Island Campaign
    I guess I would have to consider that a house rule if it goes against the written rule. I played it that if the player saves, they have sheltered themselves enough to take half damage; however, their ...
      Topic: A Lendore Island Campaign
    Sheepdog

    Replies: 122
    Views: 93627

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Mon Nov 04, 2019 11:06 pm   Subject: A Lendore Island Campaign
    Yes. I was attempting to get my ex-wife (we were still married at the time) involved by making a character for her. I asked her to name a character and she simply said, "I don't know." Ide Otneaux ...
      Topic: A Lendore Island Campaign
    Sheepdog

    Replies: 122
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    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Fri Oct 18, 2019 8:16 pm   Subject: Baroness Andrella's meeting
    The morning of Waterday, the 26th of Harvester, breaks with a light breeze off the sea and cloudy skies. Like so many days the adventurers have faced, the skies threaten rain.

    Each of the members ...
      Topic: The "Introduce Yourself" Thread
    Sheepdog

    Replies: 400
    Views: 232644

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Fri Oct 18, 2019 8:04 pm   Subject: The "Introduce Yourself" Thread
    Welcome Crimsondeth23 from a fellow cold enduring Minnesota RPGer.
      Topic: A Lendore Island Campaign
    Sheepdog

    Replies: 122
    Views: 93627

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Sat Jul 20, 2019 10:27 pm   Subject: Back to Lendore Island
    The party made their way back to Lendore Island landing in Restendford.

    Tathar Surion and Morwen were able to convince the Church of Pholtus and King Archbold III to send approx. 100 troops and mer ...
      Topic: New York Times Opinion Article
    Sheepdog

    Replies: 8
    Views: 4252

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Apr 13, 2019 11:19 am   Subject: I'll drunk to that!
    Well written article. Probably not hard to convince someone my age of its validity (I was a Stranger Thing's kid myself in the 80s).

    I have introduced my teenage daughters to D&D (2nd edition ...
      Topic: A Lendore Island Campaign
    Sheepdog

    Replies: 122
    Views: 93627

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Sun Feb 10, 2019 8:31 pm   Subject: Final assault
    Wisdom prevails and the party places the weapons of power down before Nox.

    Nox allows them to regroup and rest. They take advantage of the situation. The party spends two days recovering under t ...
      Topic: A Lendore Island Campaign
    Sheepdog

    Replies: 122
    Views: 93627

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Tue Feb 05, 2019 5:38 pm   Subject: Exit, Nope, on to level 2
    The party felt somewhat confident they were going to be able to exit the mountain but knew they were one weapon of power short.

    At the entrance, they encountered the sphinx and an elderly human mal ...
      Topic: Remove Curse vs Lycanthropy
    Sheepdog

    Replies: 4
    Views: 3775

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Sun Nov 18, 2018 12:30 pm   Subject: Remove Curse vs Lycanthropy
    I also agree with Cebrion's assessment.
      Topic: A Lendore Island Campaign
    Sheepdog

    Replies: 122
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    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Tue Nov 13, 2018 6:52 pm   Subject: A Lendore Island Campaign
    Forgot about:

    Speck (dead)
      Topic: A Lendore Island Campaign
    Sheepdog

    Replies: 122
    Views: 93627

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Tue Nov 13, 2018 6:50 pm   Subject: Into White Plume Mountain
    I used several additions of White Plume Mountain and Return to White Plume Mountain to create this adventure for the group. The first level was essentially the same. The lower level from Return to W ...
      Topic: A Lendore Island Campaign
    Sheepdog

    Replies: 122
    Views: 93627

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Tue Nov 13, 2018 5:50 pm   Subject: Trying to get back to Lendore Island
    The group remains sidetracked in their attempt to get back to Lendore Island and free Peylae, the last of the true line of the Duke of Kroten, and overthrow Nebub.

    Tathar Surion, Priest of Sehanine ...
      Topic: Fallen Heironean: John McCain
    Sheepdog

    Replies: 8
    Views: 5902

    PostForum: The Backalley   Posted: Tue Sep 04, 2018 8:01 pm   Subject: Fallen Heironean: John McCain
    He served our country and face hell, I am certain, as a POW. For that I tip my hat to him.

    Unfortunately, he lost me politically years ago.

    Like many (all) of us, he had many admirable qualitie ...
      Topic: Howdy!
    Sheepdog

    Replies: 2
    Views: 3227

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Sun Aug 26, 2018 6:57 pm   Subject: Howdy!
    Welcome, welcome.

    It is certainly a great place to delve for information. Some of the greatest minds of Greyhawk material lurk here (of which I am not one :)).

    Never be afraid to post a questio ...
      Topic: A Lendore Island Campaign
    Sheepdog

    Replies: 122
    Views: 93627

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Wed Dec 27, 2017 10:20 pm   Subject: Breymeer's vision while he was dead
    The following is Breymeer's vision while he was dead:

    Breymeer and the Bear Cloak

    The familiar anticipation of combat rushes across Breymeer. With it comes a strange feeling. One the northern ...
      Topic: A Lendore Island Campaign
    Sheepdog

    Replies: 122
    Views: 93627

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Wed Dec 27, 2017 10:19 pm   Subject: A Lendore Island Campaign
    The party made its entry into the Spiral but use of a flying potion consumed by Speck. The halfling easily opened the doors from the inside.

    The party did battle with the ghouls inside. They defe ...
      Topic: Happy Holidays Greyhawkers
    Sheepdog

    Replies: 3
    Views: 3576

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Dec 25, 2017 10:04 pm   Subject: Happy Holidays Greyhawkers
    Dilly Dilly. You are true friends of the realm.
      Topic: A Lendore Island Campaign
    Sheepdog

    Replies: 122
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    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Sun Dec 24, 2017 10:26 pm   Subject: The Spiral
    The party did some quick recon of the Spiral and discovered the undead lurking inside. The undead were dressed in white togas and robes. Also, several dead bodies were inside the front gate.

    The ...
      Topic: A Lendore Island Campaign
    Sheepdog

    Replies: 122
    Views: 93627

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Wed Nov 29, 2017 7:17 pm   Subject: To the Spiral
    Tathar Surion received a vision from Sehanine to explore the spiral on the hill above Cobblethorp. Senahine did not give reason why but Tathar has been trying to recover the soul of Peylae. Tathar b ...
      Topic: A Lendore Island Campaign
    Sheepdog

    Replies: 122
    Views: 93627

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Wed Nov 29, 2017 7:02 pm   Subject: Dalic
    Forgot to include -

    Dalgur Steelcoat "Dalic" - male duergar dwarf, 6th lv berzerking fighter. Mercenary employed with Pelltar. Traveled with the group. Back with Pelltar for now. Currently not ...
      Topic: A Lendore Island Campaign
    Sheepdog

    Replies: 122
    Views: 93627

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Wed Nov 29, 2017 6:59 pm   Subject: The sundering of the party
    The party decided to split up. Most of my player characters ended up having more than one character. We had a tabletop party and a play by email party. They crossed paths on Lendore Island and got ...
      Topic: Forest Gnomes when? why?
    Sheepdog

    Replies: 6
    Views: 5337

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Aug 29, 2017 7:17 pm   Subject: Forest Gnomes when? why?
    Been a while since I read the book but I quickly skimmed it last night and saw no specific Greyhawk reference.

    I personally have never used them so I have not put much thought into them one way or ...
      Topic: Forest Gnomes when? why?
    Sheepdog

    Replies: 6
    Views: 5337

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 28, 2017 7:47 pm   Subject: Forest Gnomes when? why?
    As Lanthorn stated, they are listed in The Complete Book of Gnomes and Halfings, page 30. They are said to be a "not so common" subrace.

    On page 10 of the same book it states the book introduces t ...
      Topic: Lendore Island Side Trek
    Sheepdog

    Replies: 9
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    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Fri Jul 07, 2017 9:33 pm   Subject: Clearing of the complex
    The group again went into the caverns below Restenford for the Phaulkon Abby. The adventure was completed during a tabletop session. Here is the summary:

    The party (Speck, C'mere, Markus, Irena, ...
      Topic: Loftwood
    Sheepdog

    Replies: 12
    Views: 13331

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon May 22, 2017 7:03 pm   Subject: Loftwood
    I purchased Creighton Broadhurst's Town Backdrop: Deksport from Raging Swan Press.

    I haven't had a chance to really read it in depth yet but it appears (on the surface) to be very usable for Deksp ...
      Topic: Lendore Island Side Trek
    Sheepdog

    Replies: 9
    Views: 10562

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Tue Apr 25, 2017 7:07 pm   Subject: The retreat
    Kuba calls out to Dalic and Meira hoping they can get up and move. He shines his torch into the darkness trying to keep watch for the return of the undead.

    Krelar takes his first tedious steps ont ...
      Topic: Lendore Island Side Trek
    Sheepdog

    Replies: 9
    Views: 10562

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Tue Apr 25, 2017 7:04 pm   Subject: The fight to regain Selmo
    Meira suggests, “We should establish security before looking to help whatever is hailing us from the trench. I will be glad to descend if we find it necessary.”

    Dalic looks back over his shouler w ...
      Topic: Lendore Island Side Trek
    Sheepdog

    Replies: 9
    Views: 10562

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Tue Apr 25, 2017 6:59 pm   Subject: The rat warrens and beyond
    Dalic is weary to leave potential combatants, even rats, at their flank. He expresses his displeasure.

    Krelar agrees to a point. “Let us plug the hole for now then. I realize they will be able t ...
      Topic: Lendore Island Side Trek
    Sheepdog

    Replies: 9
    Views: 10562

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Tue Apr 25, 2017 6:52 pm   Subject: Back into the guardhouse cellar
    Patchwall the 13th begins with an overcast deluge and a hailstorm. The weather continues to battle with the party’s objectives.

    True to their words, the adventurers all arrive at the guardhouse at ...
      Topic: Lendore Island Side Trek
    Sheepdog

    Replies: 9
    Views: 10562

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Mon Apr 24, 2017 6:54 pm   Subject: The Abbey
    Dalic retrieves Bhut and assists him across town to the hill that holds the abbey and the smoking remains of the burned down rectory. Kuba, Meira, Krelar and the girl arrive ahead of the two warriors ...
      Topic: Lendore Island Side Trek
    Sheepdog

    Replies: 9
    Views: 10562

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Mon Apr 24, 2017 6:41 pm   Subject: THe discovery
    Meira looks embarrassed. She apologizes for falling useless so easily and then goes to Dalic’s side to help him in his recovery.

    Kuba addresses the older boy, “What’s that young fella?” Kuba poin ...
      Topic: Lendore Island Side Trek
    Sheepdog

    Replies: 9
    Views: 10562

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Sun Apr 23, 2017 7:49 pm   Subject: Below the guardhouse
    Dalic hollers, enraged by the nasty surprise. He finds it fortunate that his weapons were stowed at the time so as not to have been separated from them. He daftly grasps at the oncoming skeleton’s l ...
      Topic: Lendore Island Side Trek
    Sheepdog

    Replies: 9
    Views: 10562

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Sun Apr 23, 2017 6:12 pm   Subject: How it started
    Bhut has plans to get to the money changer and buy some gems to lighten the load of coins he carries.

    He finds after the excitement of the raids on Farmin and the return to Restenford that his will ...
      Topic: Lendore Island Side Trek
    Sheepdog

    Replies: 9
    Views: 10562

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Sun Apr 23, 2017 5:51 pm   Subject: Lendore Island Side Trek
    This side trek is based from Jason Peck's 'Priestly Secrets' from Dungeon Magazine issue 71, Nov/Dec 1998.

    It is a side trek from the Lendore Island adventure group. The following characters were ...
      Topic: A Lendore Island Campaign
    Sheepdog

    Replies: 122
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    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Tue Apr 18, 2017 6:57 pm   Subject: Wrap up
    Thus ends this portion of the Lendore Adventure. Sorry for the cheesy wrap up job.

    The party will split from here. Some will continue on to new adventures as the play-by-email group. Others will ...
      Topic: A Lendore Island Campaign
    Sheepdog

    Replies: 122
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    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Tue Apr 18, 2017 6:54 pm   Subject: Tabletop summary continued
    While in Cobblethorp, the group investigated Grizzly's Tavern after developing suspicions for the establishment and its ties to Tellar and Arrness. They believed they could gather more information on ...
      Topic: A Lendore Island Campaign
    Sheepdog

    Replies: 122
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    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Tue Apr 18, 2017 6:45 pm   Subject: Tabletop summary
    The next section of the adventure was played by tabletop. I will summarize.

    Breymeer decided to try and track the hobgoblins through the mountains.

    Morwen rode south to try and catch up to Lord ...
      Topic: Raging Swan and Stealthhawk
    Sheepdog

    Replies: 5
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    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Fri Feb 24, 2017 12:31 pm   Subject: Raging Swan and Stealthhawk
    I just wanted to take the time to give a big applaud to Creighton Broadhurst and Raging Swan Press.

    After reading this post, I began looking through his products and ordered Town Backdrop: Dekspor ...
      Topic: A Lendore Island Campaign
    Sheepdog

    Replies: 122
    Views: 93627

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Thu Feb 23, 2017 10:13 pm   Subject: A Lendore Island Campaign
    At the guard house, Pevin begins to pray for a spell against the hob in the entrance doorway. Before he can finish his prayer, the vile shaman calls upon his own deity’s aid. Pevin stops his prayer. ...
      Topic: A Lendore Island Campaign
    Sheepdog

    Replies: 122
    Views: 93627

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Thu Feb 23, 2017 12:15 pm   Subject: Raid on Zerman Crossing
    The elves, Morwen and Perk, and even the half-elf, Amos, do not remain in bed after the departure of the soldiers.

    Morwen picks at her instrument and hums a melody to herself. She is pleased with ...
      Topic: Map of Verbobonc
    Sheepdog

    Replies: 7
    Views: 6418

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Feb 22, 2017 11:58 am   Subject: Map of Verbobonc
    I didn't go through the whole album but, if you erase the a_89 back to album, you can get the entire album list.

    I found what looks to be Nulb at a_96.jpg, Greyhawk area at a_93.png and Whyestil La ...
      Topic: A Lendore Island Campaign
    Sheepdog

    Replies: 122
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    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Wed Jan 25, 2017 7:38 pm   Subject: Zerman Crossing
    Morwen looks to Breymeer to see he is going to move forward. Before anyone can react further, Spastic moves ahead to speak for the group.

    Morwen moves her horse in front of him, “You should stay h ...
      Topic: A Lendore Island Campaign
    Sheepdog

    Replies: 122
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    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Wed Jan 25, 2017 7:35 pm   Subject: Zerman Crossing
    Morwen looks to Breymeer to see he is going to move forward. Before anyone can react further, Spastic moves ahead to speak for the group.

    Morwen moves her horse in front of him, “You should stay h ...
      Topic: A Lendore Island Campaign
    Sheepdog

    Replies: 122
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    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Wed Jan 25, 2017 7:31 pm   Subject: Off to Grest
    The morning of Patchwall the 10th, Moonday by the Greyhawk reckoning, begins as poorly as the previous day ended. The temperatures begin to slowly climb as the cold storm begins to blow itself out.
    ...
      Topic: A Lendore Island Campaign
    Sheepdog

    Replies: 122
    Views: 93627

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Sun Dec 25, 2016 9:53 pm   Subject: Raid on Farmin and Restenford
    The party returned to Farmin with the exception of Southar. Having been overcome by the golden shield, he separates from the group to set out on his own back to the yuan-ti temple at the Forbidden Ci ...
      Topic: How much fire and acid (damage) does it take...? (trolls!)
    Sheepdog

    Replies: 4
    Views: 5450

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Wed Nov 02, 2016 8:55 pm   Subject: How much fire and acid (damage) does it take...? (trolls!)
    I generally agree with you. The damage inflicted by fire or acid would have to equal or be greater than the total hit points of the troll to kill it.

    Monstrous Manual makes a point of saying it is ...
      Topic: A Lendore Island Campaign
    Sheepdog

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    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Sun Oct 30, 2016 7:48 pm   Subject: The temple destroyed; can the party now escape?
    Grimlock reaches his right hand towards the ring.

    Tathar, the only character (other than Bofor of course) not fleeing from the temple, tarries to give Grimlock words of encouragement.

    Grimlock’s ...
      Topic: A Lendore Island Campaign
    Sheepdog

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    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Sun Oct 30, 2016 7:21 pm   Subject: Destruction of the temple? Grimlock has a Frodo moment.
    Grimlock sees the bone fiend climb out of the floor and changes his plan. He stows the pick, turns, and grabs his pack. He flies 20 feet farther east into the passageway.

    Grimlock calls to Dalic ...
      Topic: A Lendore Island Campaign
    Sheepdog

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    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Sun Oct 30, 2016 7:04 pm   Subject: Devils and more devils.
    Grimlock shouts, "Zalco is a curse! It doesn’t care about you Southar. It causes our strongest warrior to delay at the peril of our companions. It possesses and takes away free will without concern ...
      Topic: A Lendore Island Campaign
    Sheepdog

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    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Sat Oct 01, 2016 8:59 pm   Subject: Going back into the fire
    Southar takes a moment to rest. He seems to be contemplating the situation trying to discover a solution.

    Cirdan cools himself with some of the water in the nearest basin. He will then approach T ...
      Topic: A Lendore Island Campaign
    Sheepdog

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    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Fri Sep 30, 2016 8:19 pm   Subject: Into the hellish heat
    Dalic’s wild eyes search for an enemy. Vaguely he recognizes those around him as friends not foes. He leans back against the wall and slides down to a sitting position. He breaths heavily as his mu ...
      Topic: A Lendore Island Campaign
    Sheepdog

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    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Wed Sep 07, 2016 9:11 pm   Subject: Frelpic!
    Bhut looks ready to continue, with a sparkle in his eye looking for a fight.

    Speck, Cirdan and Tathar all follow Grimlock's lead and keep a careful eye open for any other troubles.

    Speck mutters ...
      Topic: A Lendore Island Campaign
    Sheepdog

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    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Wed Sep 07, 2016 8:42 pm   Subject: Watch the Glyph
    Bofor inquires to the group, "Why are you attacking the messenger? It means us no harm." The dwarf priest continues to make his way to the secret door. He stops and then backs up a few steps as he r ...
      Topic: A Lendore Island Campaign
    Sheepdog

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    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Wed Sep 07, 2016 8:31 pm   Subject: The squabble and the messanger
    Breymeer gathers up his broken axe and stows it in his pack. He looks a little unsteady. “I will be wanting to rest an hour. I can continue on but won't be much good in a fight for a while.”

    Gri ...
      Topic: A Lendore Island Campaign
    Sheepdog

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    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Sun Aug 28, 2016 8:03 pm   Subject: The Iron Golem and greed for Zalco
    Grimlock throws a handful of stones up the stairwell toward his waiting companions. He then turns and moves forward to watch the melee.

    While Southar charges wildly ahead, Bhut stays put and throw ...
      Topic: A Lendore Island Campaign
    Sheepdog

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    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Sat Aug 27, 2016 10:15 pm   Subject: The golem
    Southar, Zalco, lantern and the golden shield before him, moves up the passageway towards the approaching horde.

    Dalic jumps up from his knees. Tathar carefully approaches Dalic. After hearing th ...
      Topic: A Lendore Island Campaign
    Sheepdog

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    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Sat Aug 27, 2016 9:39 pm   Subject: Devils, zombies and dung creatures oh my
    Grimlock reaches the fleeing zombie and bashes it with his dwarven made shield. The undead dwarven warrior is knocked flat to the ground (5, 14/19). Grimlock follows up with a slash from Zalco cutti ...
      Topic: A Lendore Island Campaign
    Sheepdog

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    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Sat Aug 27, 2016 9:10 pm   Subject: What the devil?
    Bofor runs his sleeve under his nose and strokes his beard as the party contemplates how to continue.

    Bhut remains silent while his duergar companion steps forward. Dalic asks the group how they f ...
      Topic: Berei and her Clergy
    Sheepdog

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    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Wed Aug 10, 2016 7:43 pm   Subject: Berei and her Clergy
    Without diving deeply into this, here are some early thoughts.

    I am assuming Berei is the deity you reference in Slavers, pg 37.

    I agree on many of the minor spheres. My thoughts were elemental ...
      Topic: A Lendore Island Campaign
    Sheepdog

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    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Sat Jul 09, 2016 12:33 pm   Subject: Slowly they regroup. Tathar's vision.
    #23 Breymeer rushes to Peylae’s aid. He finds her body convulsing. Her eyes are rolled back in her head and she is no longer breathing. He leg is completely crushed. Her heart stops and her body t ...
      Topic: A Lendore Island Campaign
    Sheepdog

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    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Sat Jul 09, 2016 12:05 pm   Subject: The random group teleport nearly turned very deadly
    #19 Breymeer swings his hand axe at the downed foe but strikes the stone floor instead. In a retaliatory strike, the dead dwarf smashes his hammer into Breymeer’s forearm causing a wound (8, 17/39(47 ...
      Topic: A Lendore Island Campaign
    Sheepdog

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    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Tue Jun 28, 2016 8:52 pm   Subject: What evil shall be stirred up next?
    #19 Breymeer slowly back-peddles trying to move to get his back against wall. "Identify yourselves." He readies his dwarven axes, one the finely crafted battle axe and the other the hornwood hand ax ...
      Topic: A Lendore Island Campaign
    Sheepdog

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    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Tue Jun 28, 2016 8:46 pm   Subject: The dwarven mine-master
    Breymeer wonders the chamber looking for his spent arrows. He locates his obsidian arrow and two other sheaf arrows. The other three are lost or broken.

    Tathar is in the eastern passage checking ...
      Topic: The Lost Caverns of Tsjocanth - Ragnar (and Lanthorn!) style
    Sheepdog

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    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Mon Jun 27, 2016 8:50 pm   Subject: The Lost Caverns of Tsjocanth - Ragnar (and Lanthorn!) style
    Keep on him Ragnar. Lanthorn's stories are truly enjoyable to read.
      Topic: Characters in a battle
    Sheepdog

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jun 26, 2016 9:04 pm   Subject: Characters in a battle
    I do not have much experience with that but I think your concept should work fairly well.

    The large scale battle can ebb and flow around the small scale that is the adventurers making their way to ...
      Topic: Dungeon Magazine #221 - Lowdown in Highport Review
    Sheepdog

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    Views: 9853

    PostForum: Published Material Reviews & Discussion   Posted: Sun Jun 26, 2016 9:01 pm   Subject: Dungeon Magazine #221 - Lowdown in Highport Review
    That is too funny. I bet the mage was pretty sheepish when they discovered the boat had left. If he knew it was his fault anyway.
      Topic: A Lendore Island Campaign
    Sheepdog

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    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Sun Jun 12, 2016 7:10 pm   Subject: Avoided a TPK. But now what.
    As Tathar begins to help Bhut, he suddenly freezes and holds his hands in front of his face as if blinded. He feels around for several moments realizing he has suffered the same fate as Peylae.

    Pe ...
      Topic: A Lendore Island Campaign
    Sheepdog

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    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Sun Jun 12, 2016 6:40 pm   Subject: March of the undead
    The dwarven and orcish undead continue to make their way up the passageway. What animosity they had for each other in life has long since passed in death.

    The lead two are skeletal dwarves. They ...
      Topic: Dungeon Magazine #221 - Lowdown in Highport Review
    Sheepdog

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    PostForum: Published Material Reviews & Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 03, 2016 7:25 pm   Subject: Dungeon Magazine #221 - Lowdown in Highport Review
    Smillan_31. I may be running that module as a lead into A1 as well. I like that idea. I was planning on having it come out at/near the temple for reasons similar to what Luz has commented on. Your ...
      Topic: A Lendore Island Campaign
    Sheepdog

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    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Wed May 18, 2016 9:40 am   Subject: The battle for the Zalco, Foesmiter's switch & new probl
    Speck and Kuba remain in the rear on guard after allowing Grimlock to pass forward past them. His unseen presence betrayed by a slight rush of wind as he slips past before going completely into steal ...
      Topic: A Lendore Island Campaign
    Sheepdog

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    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Wed May 18, 2016 9:23 am   Subject: Energy Drain
    As a side note: I use a houserule for energy drain. Each "level" lost is 1d8 permanent hit points and 1d4 ability score points (most often wisdom). Some undead drain more than wisdom. The ability ...
      Topic: A Lendore Island Campaign
    Sheepdog

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    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Wed May 18, 2016 9:18 am   Subject: Out of the water and into the (forge) fire.
    Breymeer sets his torch on the ground and grabs his mace. With axe and mace in hand, he stands ready. He closes on the creature for an attack being mindful of the edge of the water filled pit.

    Th ...
      Topic: A Lendore Island Campaign
    Sheepdog

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    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Sun May 15, 2016 8:35 pm   Subject: The pit, the water and what was that?
    Dalic Steelcoat tries to latch onto the senses in order to learn how to reconnect to them at will. He does so quietly, hoping to avoid the wrathful bellows of the symbiotic spirit. Only darkness is ...
      Topic: A Lendore Island Campaign
    Sheepdog

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    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Tue May 03, 2016 10:59 pm   Subject: Foesmiter joins the fun
    Kuba, with caution in his voice, voices a general statement to anyone listening, “The help of a spirit guided dwarf will help our situation.” Speck, looking up at his friend, nods in agreement.

    Ci ...
      Topic: A Lendore Island Campaign
    Sheepdog

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    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Fri Apr 29, 2016 8:47 pm   Subject: What becons from yonder light?
    Grimlock pauses in the passageway, turns, and begins watching the rear.

    Breymeer boldly walks into the room towards the eastern exit. He pauses at the edge of the chasm and looks towards the other ...
      Topic: A Lendore Island Campaign
    Sheepdog

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    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Wed Apr 20, 2016 5:23 pm   Subject: Skeletal menace, an ore cart ride and a willow wisp?
    Southar backs up to the entrance of the room in attempt to funnel the skeletons. Hearing Dalic charging up behind him, Southar leaves him room to join the fray.

    Dalic indeed joins Southar at the e ...
      Topic: A Lendore Island Campaign
    Sheepdog

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    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Wed Apr 20, 2016 5:02 pm   Subject: Deeper into the Delve - Down to level two
    Harvester 26, 577 arrives peacefully. After rising and preparing for the day, including meditation and study for the spellcasters, the group prepares for its next expedition being ready by 8 AM.

    E ...
      Topic: A Lendore Island Campaign
    Sheepdog

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    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Sun Apr 17, 2016 8:02 pm   Subject: Securing the upper chambers.
    At that moment, several glowing missiles appear and streak down towards Dalic and the elf. The first bolt strikes Dalic in the back as he goes for cover followed immediately by a second (4, -4/30). ...
      Topic: A Lendore Island Campaign
    Sheepdog

    Replies: 122
    Views: 93627

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Sat Apr 16, 2016 9:37 pm   Subject: A Lendore Island Campaign
    Thanks Ragnar.

    It is play by post email. It is a very slow way to play but it can add a lot of detail. I have a mix of players. Some add a lot, others are too busy to add much. I am just glad t ...
      Topic: Hello
    Sheepdog

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    Views: 11540

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Fri Apr 01, 2016 4:01 pm   Subject: Hello
    Sorry Ragnar. You are correct. I just seems anytime someone mentions 2e, Lanthorn pops into the scene.
      Topic: Hello
    Sheepdog

    Replies: 14
    Views: 11540

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Tue Mar 29, 2016 8:25 pm   Subject: Hello
    Welcome ObsidianMage. I am suspicious your comment about playing 2e will conjure up the creature known as Lanthorn.

    I also play 2e with my friends and we have a ball with it.
      Topic: A Lendore Island Campaign
    Sheepdog

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    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Mon Mar 21, 2016 6:11 pm   Subject: The melee ends but what new problem is discovered.
    Dalic is able to bend the pin holding Bhut’s arm restrains. He quickly slips them off Bhut’s arms. Bhut is free of the wall but his legs remain shackled.

    Furthermore, Bhut cannot see anything oth ...
     
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