Signup
Welcome to... Canonfire! World of GreyhawK
Features
Touring the Flanaess
Cities of
Oerth
Deadly Denizens
Greyhawk Wiki
#greytalk
JOIN THE CHAT
ON DISCORD
    Canonfire :: Search
    Search found 2509 matches
    Canonfire Forum Index
    Author Message
      Topic: NPCs from My Campaign
    SirXaris

    Replies: 15
    Views: 2906

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Nov 27, 2020 10:28 pm   Subject: NPCs from My Campaign
    These are interesting NPCs, which I may steal for my own campaigns. Happy

    Please edit this bit about Groth:
    "...carries a shield that gives his followers +1 to hit if they are within a 30ft ra ...
      Topic: UnderOerth map location C-19 - South-West Tunnel
    SirXaris

    Replies: 1
    Views: 88

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Nov 24, 2020 5:34 am   Subject: Re: UnderOerth map location C-19 - South-West Tunnel
    ...are enchanted and allow the wielder to tunnel through 20feet of rock as if it were stone...

    Umm...

    Wink

    SirXaris
      Topic: In Praise of The Codex of Greyhawk
    SirXaris

    Replies: 3
    Views: 184

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Nov 20, 2020 8:32 am   Subject: In Praise of The Codex of Greyhawk
    O-D, your experience discovering the various Greyhawk fan-sites on the internet sounds just like my own. Happy

    I loved the Codex of Greyhawk and Iquander's posts (Erik Mona) inspired me to seek ...
      Topic: It started in Saltmarsh...
    SirXaris

    Replies: 198
    Views: 38172

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Wed Nov 18, 2020 11:30 pm   Subject: It started in Saltmarsh...
    I am not caught up yet, but I want to add that I appreciate how you are able to make traveling through the Flanaess an adventure in itself. I enjoy your vision of the various peoples, nations, and to ...
      Topic: It started in Saltmarsh...
    SirXaris

    Replies: 198
    Views: 38172

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Tue Nov 17, 2020 8:46 pm   Subject: It started in Saltmarsh...
    I enjoyed Captain Robert's tale of the giants. 🙂
    Was that your original concoction?
    Yes, I made it from whole cloth.
    As you might can tell, I am foreshadowing giants.

    Yes, and I am ...
      Topic: It started in Saltmarsh...
    SirXaris

    Replies: 198
    Views: 38172

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Tue Nov 17, 2020 3:28 pm   Subject: It started in Saltmarsh...
    I enjoyed Captain Robert's tale of the giants. 🙂

    Was that your original concoction?

    SirXaris
      Topic: Need to Add Some "Kuntzian Depth" to a Dungeon Are
    SirXaris

    Replies: 7
    Views: 228

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Nov 14, 2020 6:49 pm   Subject: Need to Add Some "Kuntzian Depth" to a Dungeon Are
    The only idea that popped into my head upon reading your list is that interacting with Corellon Larethian's visage may affect the PC as if s/he had donned a girdle of masculinity/feminity. Corellon w ...
      Topic: The "Introduce Yourself" Thread
    SirXaris

    Replies: 385
    Views: 197867

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Wed Nov 11, 2020 7:21 am   Subject: The "Introduce Yourself" Thread
    I only really got into Greyhawk a couple of years ago, starting by chasing down references to Tharizdun, and quickly found myself buying up a bunch of books...

    Searching for Tharizdun lead you to G ...
      Topic: Undersea kingdoms of the Azure Sea
    SirXaris

    Replies: 15
    Views: 1878

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Nov 09, 2020 9:21 am   Subject: Undersea kingdoms of the Azure Sea
    Has any edition featured "sea goblins"? It seems a bit odd (interesting) to have sea hobgoblins but neither sea goblins, nor sea orcs.

    Though the existence of such does seem realistic, it also seem ...
      Topic: The Inclusive List of Greyhawk Fiction
    SirXaris

    Replies: 19
    Views: 11607

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Oct 31, 2020 11:05 am   Subject: The Inclusive List of Greyhawk Fiction


    I'm all about fan fiction. Links? Happy

    At the risk of being accused of being blatantly self-serving

    If a campaign journal counts as fan fiction, mine is very explicitly set in Greyhawk.
    ...
      Topic: Square mileage of each country of the Flanaess is done
    SirXaris

    Replies: 18
    Views: 760

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Oct 30, 2020 1:57 pm   Subject: Square mileage of each country of the Flanaess is done
    By the way in case anyone is wondering why I went through all this trouble it was to figure out how much of a country is wild (i.e. appropriate to adventure in).

    Here is the math. It takes about 3 ...
      Topic: Square mileage of each country of the Flanaess is done
    SirXaris

    Replies: 18
    Views: 760

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Oct 30, 2020 11:01 am   Subject: Square mileage of each country of the Flanaess is done
    That can be some helpful information, Longetalos. Thank you for compiling it. I agree with edmundscott that it would be easier for most of us here, myself included, to have it posted as an article t ...
      Topic: Write-ups for iconic D&D artwork?
    SirXaris

    Replies: 2
    Views: 604

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Oct 29, 2020 5:19 pm   Subject: Write-ups for iconic D&D artwork?
    Thanks, Mempter! Those are the kind of write-ups I am looking for.

    Anything that is canon is great, but fanon is good for ideas. :)

    Though the link you provided is new to me, I was aware that ...
      Topic: It started in Saltmarsh...
    SirXaris

    Replies: 198
    Views: 38172

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Sun Oct 25, 2020 5:18 pm   Subject: Re: Post 124: Fort Thomas to Singleton
    ...riparian scrub brush.

    Wonderful! I learned a new word today! Happy

    SirXaris
      Topic: Write-ups for iconic D&D artwork?
    SirXaris

    Replies: 2
    Views: 604

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Oct 20, 2020 11:01 am   Subject: Write-ups for iconic D&D artwork?
    Does anyone know if there are any official, or fan-created, stat write-ups of iconic artwork characters like the following?

    Actually, I like that last one for Sir Bluto Sans Pite. Smile

    http ...
      Topic: "Known" Drow in the Flanaess
    SirXaris

    Replies: 15
    Views: 1041

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Oct 18, 2020 9:13 pm   Subject: "Known" Drow in the Flanaess
    Those are some fine lists, Rasgon and Jason. Smile

    After reading your initial list, Kwint, I thought of Belgos (drow vampire). I noticed that Jason's index does not include a reference to Dun ...
      Topic: Cloting iN the Flaness
    SirXaris

    Replies: 38
    Views: 14597

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Oct 16, 2020 8:27 am   Subject: Cloting iN the Flaness
    If silk is 5x more valuable than linen, then a square yard of it would cost 25 gp, and a 40-yard bolt would cost 1,000 gp. If silk is 10x more valuable, then the costs would be 50 gp and 2,000 gp, res ...
      Topic: Greyhawk TV
    SirXaris

    Replies: 2
    Views: 937

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Oct 14, 2020 10:30 am   Subject: Greyhawk TV
    Thank you for this list, Zarathon. :)

    SirXaris
      Topic: Winter's Tales
    SirXaris

    Replies: 13
    Views: 1211

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Oct 14, 2020 10:25 am   Subject: Winter's Tales
    Ettins, huh? I was expecting the children of Ettar and Zogga to be the first formorian giants. :)

    SirXaris
      Topic: Cities of the Flanaess interactive map
    SirXaris

    Replies: 6
    Views: 1955

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Oct 07, 2020 5:31 pm   Subject: Cities of the Flanaess interactive map
    Stay tuned, there is a reason that Dave (DM221532) picked those particular cities only. This is only the first step of what Dave wants to do with the map.

    We may expand it later on once phase 2 is ...
      Topic: Imprisoned Gods
    SirXaris

    Replies: 5
    Views: 859

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Oct 07, 2020 5:28 pm   Subject: Re: Imprisoned Gods
    Outside of the various imprisoned gods in Castle Greyhawk, do we have many other imprisoned deity-level figures in Oerth?

    Okay, here's a brief list of deity-level figures known to Oerth who have be ...
      Topic: Cities of the Flanaess interactive map
    SirXaris

    Replies: 6
    Views: 1955

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Oct 07, 2020 4:50 am   Subject: Cities of the Flanaess interactive map
    Another excellent addition to Canonfire! fellas! thanks for all your work on this project. :)

    I notice that the ancient cities of the Olman are missing from the Amedio and Hepmonaland, as mention ...
      Topic: Greetings and well met
    SirXaris

    Replies: 4
    Views: 313

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Mon Oct 05, 2020 4:25 pm   Subject: Greetings and well met
    Welcome, Holy_Rage! Smile

    JasonZavoda is correct. Read, ask questions, use what you like in your Greyhawk campaign, and ignore anything you don't like.

    The forums are the place to ask quest ...
      Topic: Deadly Denizens link
    SirXaris

    Replies: 4
    Views: 885

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Oct 04, 2020 6:41 am   Subject: Deadly Denizens link
    This is a very cool feature, fellas! Awesome! :)

    I did find an error while perusing, however. There may be more.

    When I click on 'Asberdies' in the left-hand list, it shows him in the mountai ...
      Topic: Greyhawk related art
    SirXaris

    Replies: 27
    Views: 15288

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Sep 10, 2020 9:46 am   Subject: Greyhawk related art
    As a matter of fact and for campaign conveniences, the PC have a short stay back in highfolk, their homeland. But they'll be back on the isle of dread soon. Stay tuned!

    Looking forward to it. :)
    ...
      Topic: Greyhawk related art
    SirXaris

    Replies: 27
    Views: 15288

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 09, 2020 9:19 am   Subject: Greyhawk related art
    A bunch of Savage Tide campaign related pics uploaded as as well as other Greyhawk stuff.

    https://www.deviantart.com/dungeonmeister

    These are very good and inspirational pics of The Savage Tide ...
      Topic: Greyhawk Reborn at Virtual Greyhawk Con!
    SirXaris

    Replies: 1
    Views: 292

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Sun Sep 06, 2020 9:01 am   Subject: Greyhawk Reborn at Virtual Greyhawk Con!
    Sounds awesome, folks! I hope I am free to participate. Happy

    SirXaris
      Topic: Non-Scarlet Brotherhood monk organizations
    SirXaris

    Replies: 34
    Views: 6103

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 04, 2020 3:24 pm   Subject: Non-Scarlet Brotherhood monk organizations
    Have any of you developed organizations for demi-human monks?

    No, but...

    Dragon Magazine #122 has an article entitled "Marshalling the Martial Arts" which may be of help to you.

    Also, I remem ...
      Topic: Monks of the Flanaess
    SirXaris

    Replies: 56
    Views: 35037

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Thu Sep 03, 2020 7:07 pm   Subject: Monks of the Flanaess
    I've begun playing a 1e monk (from Dragon 53) and have thus started researching the subject.

    If you are referring to the article, "He's Got a Lot to Kick About," then I whole-heartedly agree. That ...
      Topic: Geas and the Book of Vile Darkness
    SirXaris

    Replies: 1
    Views: 574

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Aug 29, 2020 3:29 pm   Subject: Geas and the Book of Vile Darkness
    I suggest you tie the quest into another adventure you have planned for the party. For example...

    Your party is at the right level to search out and explore the Lost Caverns of Tsojcanth. Perhaps ...
      Topic: Zavoda Index -- new ways to research topics for Greyhawk
    SirXaris

    Replies: 6
    Views: 900

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Aug 29, 2020 8:50 am   Subject: Zavoda Index -- new ways to research topics for Greyhawk
    Or are you talking about the link where it says "EnterTopicHere". Obviously that doesn't go anywhere, you need to actually replace that portion of the search string with an actual topic text.

    Lol! ...
      Topic: Zavoda Index -- new ways to research topics for Greyhawk
    SirXaris

    Replies: 6
    Views: 900

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Aug 29, 2020 5:52 am   Subject: Zavoda Index -- new ways to research topics for Greyhawk
    We have been improving it. Try it now and see what happens when you hover over the Source abbreviations. You should see a pop up with the full name of the source.

    Like Edmundscott, I see only a div ...
      Topic: Against the Giants (G1-3)
    SirXaris

    Replies: 15
    Views: 12317

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Fri Aug 28, 2020 3:59 pm   Subject: Against the Giants (G1-3)
    Title

    (Continued soon...)

    SirXaris

    Or not lol... This campaign deserves an ending, even an imaginary one...

    I'm working on the screen-play. Cool Wink
      Topic: Adventure Paths from Dungeon Magazine
    SirXaris

    Replies: 22
    Views: 4058

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Aug 18, 2020 3:14 pm   Subject: Adventure Paths from Dungeon Magazine
    Yes! The Savage Tide is my favorite AP. Happy

    I absolutely loved the expanded information on the Amedio Jungle, the inclusion of Scuttlecove and the Isle of Dread, and the way the adventures o ...
      Topic: Naval Strengths of the Realms of Greyhawk
    SirXaris

    Replies: 19
    Views: 8887

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 13, 2020 7:18 am   Subject: Naval Strengths of the Realms of Greyhawk
    Unsure if this is an active thread anymore or even exactly how this works as I legitimately just made an account for this but I have been attempting to do greyhawk campaign heavily influenced by pirat ...
      Topic: Fort Blackwell questions.
    SirXaris

    Replies: 22
    Views: 8439

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Aug 12, 2020 2:49 am   Subject: Fort Blackwell questions.
    Great job, mtg! I like it. Smile

    SirXaris
      Topic: Regional Products of the Flanaess - Cloth and Fur
    SirXaris

    Replies: 5
    Views: 4652

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Aug 05, 2020 2:38 am   Subject: Regional Products of the Flanaess - Cloth and Fur
    The various regions probably export cloth to each other, because different areas produce different kinds of cloth.
    Different plants used for cloth grow best in different climates. For instance, flax ...
      Topic: Languages of Oerthly Magic
    SirXaris

    Replies: 7
    Views: 2393

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jul 26, 2020 12:34 pm   Subject: Languages of Oerthly Magic
    Here is a link to an old thread in which I posted my own take on the language of magic. You can find it about a third of the way down the page.
    http://canonfire.com/cf/modules.php?name=Forums&fi ...
      Topic: Oerthly Encounters The Thief in the Night
    SirXaris

    Replies: 10
    Views: 2272

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 23, 2020 4:58 pm   Subject: Oerthly Encounters The Thief in the Night

    War Horse:
    Obesdian, is the fourth Heavy War horse of that name which Harris has ridden. As its name implies it has a glossy black coat...


    Did you intend for the name to be 'Obsidian'?

    SirX ...
      Topic: Greyhawk Naval Rules
    SirXaris

    Replies: 18
    Views: 4339

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jul 13, 2020 9:40 pm   Subject: Greyhawk Naval Rules
    In my campaign...

    I like the numbers posted and allow for ships up to and including the galleon for national forces. The main concern I have is with the influence of magic. Here's how I envision ...
      Topic: Fort Blackwell questions.
    SirXaris

    Replies: 22
    Views: 8439

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 09, 2020 1:33 pm   Subject: Fort Blackwell questions.
    I should also note that, though I did not need to make mention of it in the adventure, Fort Blackwell should be a meeting point for trappers, traders, slavers, and adventurers operating within the Ame ...
      Topic: Fort Blackwell questions.
    SirXaris

    Replies: 22
    Views: 8439

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 07, 2020 12:54 pm   Subject: Fort Blackwell questions.
    SirXaris, what did you decide about Fort Blackwell's founding and history before the Scarlet Brotherhood conquered the Sea Princes?

    I'm beginning to develop this region for MC and would love to lea ...
      Topic: City of Greyhawk - City of Hawks
    SirXaris

    Replies: 18
    Views: 4243

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 02, 2020 5:20 pm   Subject: City of Greyhawk - City of Hawks

    Caerphilly Castle is an example of what Cebrion is describing - the 'relatively level sward' running from the base of the inner wall to the top of the outer wall. The parapet rises above that. Of ...
      Topic: City of Greyhawk - City of Hawks
    SirXaris

    Replies: 18
    Views: 4243

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 02, 2020 12:50 pm   Subject: City of Greyhawk - City of Hawks
    Here are some pictures I found interesting and pertinent to the conversation.

    Caerphilly Castle is an example of what Cebrion is describing - the 'relatively level sward' running from the base of t ...
      Topic: City of Greyhawk - City of Hawks
    SirXaris

    Replies: 18
    Views: 4243

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 30, 2020 11:34 pm   Subject: City of Greyhawk - City of Hawks
    I appreciate both drawings, but I would like to offer a third interpretation.

    Accepting Cebrion's drawing as a base, I believe the 'canyon' entryway should begin at a 25 foot depth as one passes th ...
      Topic: Eclipses
    SirXaris

    Replies: 17
    Views: 1793

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 26, 2020 10:27 am   Subject: Re: Eclipses
    Can anyone shed some light on this?

    Sorry, Theala, but I'm in the dark on this one. Wink

    Icarus and others have spoken at length about this topic in other threads, though.

    SirXaris
      Topic: Published Adventure Locations
    SirXaris

    Replies: 2
    Views: 907

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 25, 2020 7:54 am   Subject: Published Adventure Locations
    Missing from Braggi's index are the three Greyhawk modules in the Canonfire! Chronicles.

    http://www.canonfire.com/cf/modules.php?name=Downloads&d_op=viewdownload&cid=19

    SirXaris
      Topic: Earthly Cultural Analogies In The Flanaess And Beyond?
    SirXaris

    Replies: 50
    Views: 13237

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 25, 2020 7:41 am   Subject: Earthly Cultural Analogies In The Flanaess And Beyond?
    This has been a very interesting thread to read and digest. I have a thought I would like to throw out there.

    Regarding the history of Amerinds and their recent cultural adaptation of horses as it ...
      Topic: The "Introduce Yourself" Thread
    SirXaris

    Replies: 385
    Views: 197867

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Wed Jun 17, 2020 3:19 pm   Subject: The "Introduce Yourself" Thread
    Welcome Ralf and Drivebyposter!

    We are glad you have joined our club. Happy

    SirXaris
      Topic: Specific Druids of the Flanaess
    SirXaris

    Replies: 27
    Views: 2996

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 16, 2020 4:13 am   Subject: Specific Druids of the Flanaess
    For what it's worth, at whatever Gen Con T1-4 was released (1985?), I specifically asked Gygax at a Q&A how many Great Druids the Flanaess had, and he said seven.

    And then he lost TSR. So you'r ...
      Topic: Why Leomund left the Circle of Eight (a theory)
    SirXaris

    Replies: 3
    Views: 1224

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jun 08, 2020 3:38 pm   Subject: Why Leomund left the Circle of Eight (a theory)
    I like this theory, Robbastard.

    It fits with my image of Mordenkainen as a self-centered, neutrally-aligned egotist and also with the time-honored tradition of wizards keeping their spells close to ...
      Topic: Undersea kingdoms of the Azure Sea
    SirXaris

    Replies: 15
    Views: 1878

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Jun 06, 2020 9:45 pm   Subject: Undersea kingdoms of the Azure Sea
    Agnosco Adventum from the Canonfire! Chronicles has a brief introduction to Drawmij, who has an undersea abode somewhere within the Azure Sea, though I do not recall the specific source I got that fro ...
      Topic: My Verbobonc Campaign 579cy
    SirXaris

    Replies: 1
    Views: 961

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 02, 2020 4:22 pm   Subject: My Verbobonc Campaign 579cy
    Very cool pics! I like them! Happy

    SirXaris
      Topic: The "Introduce Yourself" Thread
    SirXaris

    Replies: 385
    Views: 197867

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Tue Jun 02, 2020 3:56 pm   Subject: The "Introduce Yourself" Thread
    Welcome, Mark!

    We are happy that you have chosen to join us here on Canonfire! Don't be afraid to join in any of the forums/threads. Ask questions, post your opinions, and tell your stories. If ...
      Topic: White Plume Mountain Lower Level
    SirXaris

    Replies: 9
    Views: 5877

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jun 01, 2020 7:51 pm   Subject: White Plume Mountain Lower Level
    Looks good, Armitage. I recognized some of the rooms, but not all. It appears you have taken advantage of poetic license. Happy

    SirXaris
      Topic: Flanaess Pandemics . . . other than Red Death
    SirXaris

    Replies: 11
    Views: 1444

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat May 23, 2020 12:01 pm   Subject: Flanaess Pandemics . . . other than Red Death

    Filth Fever: (3rd edition DMG) "Dire rats and otyughs spread it."


    Filth Fever is also mentioned in White Plume Mountain. It is contracted via contact with the water covering the floors of the ...
      Topic: Armor/Magical Bracers + Shield (spell)
    SirXaris

    Replies: 5
    Views: 966

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Sun May 17, 2020 6:23 pm   Subject: Armor/Magical Bracers + Shield (spell)
    I'd say that the shield spell and a regular shield would get in the way of each other so you couldn't cast the shield spell AND bear a shield.

    I am going to disagree with Wolfling only on this part ...
      Topic: The Troublesome Electrum Piece
    SirXaris

    Replies: 20
    Views: 1969

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu May 14, 2020 1:03 pm   Subject: The Troublesome Electrum Piece
    I use platinum coinage quite a bit IMC, as it's a lot easier to to imagine PCs shopping for high-end items with a pouch of 100 pp than a sack of 1000 gp. Yeah, gems can be used, too, but then you hav ...
      Topic: Armor/Magical Bracers + Shield (spell)
    SirXaris

    Replies: 5
    Views: 966

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Thu May 14, 2020 12:54 pm   Subject: Armor/Magical Bracers + Shield (spell)
    I am going to offer a third option, which I use in my campaign (though it rarely comes into play).

    The shield spell requires no concentration to maintain - the force shield simply hovers in front o ...
      Topic: Status of Gran March Project
    SirXaris

    Replies: 20
    Views: 20329

    PostForum: Gran March Gazetteer    Posted: Thu May 14, 2020 12:31 pm   Subject: Status of Gran March Project
    This is great work, Longetalos! Thank you for putting it all into a convenient format. Smile

    SirXaris
      Topic: Best Dungeon Mags
    SirXaris

    Replies: 19
    Views: 2275

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue May 12, 2020 8:47 am   Subject: Best Dungeon Mags
    On a side note, does any one know which Dungeon mag had the "Fingers of Iuz"?

    They were from Fiend's Embrace, Dungeon Magazine #121, as noted above. They were sent by Iuz in pursuit of Iggwilv's c ...
      Topic: Druid Shapeshifting Frequency
    SirXaris

    Replies: 5
    Views: 905

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Tue May 05, 2020 9:02 pm   Subject: Druid Shapeshifting Frequency
    I agree with Cebrion.

    There are other reasons, as well. Namely, it will be more of an accounting headache to keep track of chronological time if the PC is in the middle of a days long adventure. ...
      Topic: Yarth Map
    SirXaris

    Replies: 12
    Views: 4337

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon May 04, 2020 4:15 pm   Subject: Re: 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.D

    That should read, "...Pearl Sea." ...
      Topic: Best Dungeon Mags
    SirXaris

    Replies: 19
    Views: 2275

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon May 04, 2020 4:13 pm   Subject: Best Dungeon Mags
    Some of my favorites include the ones that have expansions to the Isle of Dread. These include Dungeon #114 which has a new adventure for PCs that involves the villagers south of the wall, and Dungeo ...
      Topic: Query re fan-created Pathfinder 1e adaptations for Greyhawk
    SirXaris

    Replies: 10
    Views: 1216

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Sat May 02, 2020 7:31 pm   Subject: Query re fan-created Pathfinder 1e adaptations for Greyhawk
    Just noticed this thread and I'd put forward that all of Casey's Living Greyhawk modules that he's Pathfinderized and published are worth checking out—in particular because he leans so hard into Pathf ...
      Topic: Which Nations Have Proper Cavaliers?
    SirXaris

    Replies: 9
    Views: 1484

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri May 01, 2020 9:12 pm   Subject: Which Nations Have Proper Cavaliers?
    I consider 'Knight' to be a separate and distinct title from the class of 'Cavalier'.

    Certainly a knight of a particular order may be a cavalier and any cavalier may be a member of a knighthood. B ...
      Topic: Query re fan-created Pathfinder 1e adaptations for Greyhawk
    SirXaris

    Replies: 10
    Views: 1216

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Thu Apr 30, 2020 8:56 pm   Subject: Query re fan-created Pathfinder 1e adaptations for Greyhawk
    Just noticed this thread and I'd put forward that all of Casey's Living Greyhawk modules that he's Pathfinderized and published are worth checking out—in particular because he leans so hard into Pathf ...
      Topic: Monk variant: Monk of the Silver Hand (undead-slaying monk)
    SirXaris

    Replies: 4
    Views: 950

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Thu Apr 30, 2020 12:56 pm   Subject: Monk variant: Monk of the Silver Hand (undead-slaying monk)
    I like it! Well done, Robbastard.

    I did note what may be an omission, though. Ki Strike never allows the Monk of the Silver Hand to treat her unarmed attacks as cold iron. This may be helpful ag ...
      Topic: Stone Shape (for excavation)
    SirXaris

    Replies: 8
    Views: 1099

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Sun Apr 26, 2020 2:04 pm   Subject: Stone Shape (for excavation)
    I have no problem with that use of the spell, at all. IIRC, it has a limited duration, right? So, you can't build permanent structures with it, including tunnels.

    SirXaris
      Topic: Yarth Map
    SirXaris

    Replies: 12
    Views: 4337

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Apr 25, 2020 8:26 am   Subject: Re: Yarth Map
    If I do that, then the Oerth's North Kingdom becomes Yarth's Sea of Eternity. Not a very big sea for one named "Eternity."

    Well, our real world Pacific Ocean isn't all that 'peaceful' either. ;) ...
      Topic: Query re fan-created Pathfinder 1e adaptations for Greyhawk
    SirXaris

    Replies: 10
    Views: 1216

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Wed Apr 22, 2020 12:04 pm   Subject: Query re fan-created Pathfinder 1e adaptations for Greyhawk
    Thanks Allan and SirXaris!

    grodog, I read the review of BDKR1: The Unofficial Living Greyhawk Bandit Kingdoms Summary.

    ...and well-edited.

    Thank you for that, Allan! I always appreciate seei ...
      Topic: Blackmoor Land of a Thousand Witches
    SirXaris

    Replies: 13
    Views: 6645

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Apr 19, 2020 11:23 pm   Subject: Blackmoor Land of a Thousand Witches
    Dark and terrible creatures have come to plague the lands of Blackmoor but the power of the Gods and the Sisterhood have driven them back to the foothills of Leng and crossed the borders of this world ...
      Topic: Query re fan-created Pathfinder 1e adaptations for Greyhawk
    SirXaris

    Replies: 10
    Views: 1216

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Sun Apr 19, 2020 1:31 pm   Subject: Query re fan-created Pathfinder 1e adaptations for Greyhawk
    Of course, we also have three 3.5e adventures published in the Canonfire! Chronicles, which could easily be converted to Pathfinder, or simply used 'as is' in a Pathfinder campaign. ;)

    http://www. ...
      Topic: Yarth
    SirXaris

    Replies: 7
    Views: 5466

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Apr 18, 2020 3:16 pm   Subject: Yarth
    Isn't Yggsburgh supposed to be in Yarth?

    SirXaris
      Topic: I Started a New Greyhawk Campaign Last Night
    SirXaris

    Replies: 10
    Views: 7335

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Apr 14, 2020 7:04 pm   Subject: I Started a New Greyhawk Campaign Last Night
    Sounds like you guys had fun! Smile

    Regarding the save or die avalanche: Yes, that irritated me also when I ran S4 for my friends way back in the mid '80s. The Magic User got hit and failed h ...
      Topic: Greyhawk - Arms and Military By Nation and Type NOTE: 576c
    SirXaris

    Replies: 7
    Views: 6132

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Apr 10, 2020 11:31 am   Subject: Greyhawk - Arms and Military By Nation and Type NOTE: 576c
    Nice list, Jason!

    I noticed that you left out the Rovers of the Barrens, though. Wink

    SirXaris
      Topic: White Plume Mountain Lower Level
    SirXaris

    Replies: 9
    Views: 5877

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Apr 08, 2020 2:57 pm   Subject: White Plume Mountain Lower Level
    I'm actually working on a Morrowind mod based on White Plume Mountain for the upcoming May Modathon. It's something I've wanted to do since the game came out in 2002, and I want to include a final ba ...
      Topic: Blackmoor Land of a Thousand Witches
    SirXaris

    Replies: 13
    Views: 6645

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Apr 08, 2020 1:07 pm   Subject: Blackmoor Land of a Thousand Witches
    Leng did not return, his chariot was swallowed the black clouds, and Waymoinen tore the eye that was not an eye from his face and smashed it beneath his heel. What he saw he would never say, no not ev ...
      Topic: White Plume Mountain Lower Level
    SirXaris

    Replies: 9
    Views: 5877

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Apr 08, 2020 1:02 pm   Subject: White Plume Mountain Lower Level
    I am sorry, but anything I created in that regard back in the mid '80s is long gone. Sad

    However, I can direct you to my blog on the subject, in case it provides inspiration or humor. :gri ...
      Topic: Oerth Journal #32 is out
    SirXaris

    Replies: 16
    Views: 6063

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Apr 01, 2020 10:04 am   Subject: Oerth Journal #32 is out
    That's great, made me laugh. Imagine what the camprats would say...

    Just ask the Jinxkins. Wink

    SirXaris
      Topic: 1980s Nostalgia and the D&D Cartoon
    SirXaris

    Replies: 9
    Views: 5729

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Mar 31, 2020 7:32 pm   Subject: 1980s Nostalgia and the D&D Cartoon
    Well, Lolth was in an episode.

    I always imagined Zagyg as Dungeon Master.

    Oooohh good point. He does kinda look like Zagig, and his approach is often pretty nutty when you think about it.

    Ha ...
      Topic: Oerth Journal #32 is out
    SirXaris

    Replies: 16
    Views: 6063

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Mar 29, 2020 9:33 am   Subject: Oerth Journal #32 is out
    Downloaded it. Thanks! Smile

    SirXaris
      Topic: Greyhawk tourist guide
    SirXaris

    Replies: 3
    Views: 3731

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Mar 28, 2020 11:29 am   Subject: Greyhawk tourist guide
    Don't forget to have them visit The Jingling Mordo Circus, from Dungeon Magazine #007. Wink

    SirXaris
      Topic: Horn of Valhalla (aligned)
    SirXaris

    Replies: 7
    Views: 1099

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Sat Mar 28, 2020 11:22 am   Subject: Horn of Valhalla (aligned)
    Purely by the rules, the horn should work for any character whose class allows them to use the horn. The only thing the blower needs to worry about is if the horn happens to be of a 'radically differ ...
      Topic: Somewhere deep in the Pomarj in a forgotten tomb an old god
    SirXaris

    Replies: 10
    Views: 5358

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Mar 21, 2020 3:13 pm   Subject: Somewhere deep in the Pomarj in a forgotten tomb an old god
    That's great stuff, Grodog! Thanks for posting! 🙂

    SirXaris
      Topic: It started in Saltmarsh...
    SirXaris

    Replies: 198
    Views: 38172

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Sat Mar 21, 2020 9:36 am   Subject: It started in Saltmarsh...
    I figured the smaller-stature eiger was a half-ogre. :)

    I was dismayed at Eddard's death. I wonder if you allow him to return from his celestial kingdom, or if Tyrius will have to summon a brand ...
      Topic: Place to report spam?
    SirXaris

    Replies: 1
    Views: 445

    PostForum: Canonfire! & GreyTalk Help and Feedback   Posted: Fri Mar 20, 2020 9:06 pm   Subject: Re: Place to report spam?
    Is this place to report spam? Latest post under topic Suel Binders seems to be spam

    I just send a PM to Cebrion telling him where to find the spam post. Usually, he has it taken care of within th ...
      Topic: It started in Saltmarsh...
    SirXaris

    Replies: 198
    Views: 38172

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Fri Mar 13, 2020 11:37 am   Subject: It started in Saltmarsh...
    That was a cool video of Shefak. Did you make that with your daughter, Kirt?

    Oh, and if your party ever gets to adventure through the Greyhawk Ruins, I will be delighted to read that. Happy
    Ye ...
      Topic: It started in Saltmarsh...
    SirXaris

    Replies: 198
    Views: 38172

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Wed Mar 11, 2020 9:37 am   Subject: It started in Saltmarsh...
    That was a cool video of Shefak. Did you make that with your daughter, Kirt?

    Oh, and if your party ever gets to adventure through the Greyhawk Ruins, I will be delighted to read that. Happy

    ...
      Topic: Making Elves More Sympathetic?
    SirXaris

    Replies: 30
    Views: 5090

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Mar 10, 2020 6:45 pm   Subject: Making Elves More Sympathetic?
    SirXaris, I know absolutely nothing about Alfred the Great. Is there a source you recommend or should I just wikipedia?

    Lanthorn, do you think the Complete Book of Elves is superior to Moore's elv ...
      Topic: Making Elves More Sympathetic?
    SirXaris

    Replies: 30
    Views: 5090

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Mar 08, 2020 12:41 pm   Subject: Making Elves More Sympathetic?

    2) If Celene is predominantly CG as the LGG states (not N, NG, LN as the Gazeteer states), what the heck does Chaotic Good feudalism look like? I have a hard time imagining feudalism that isn't hier ...
      Topic: Making Elves More Sympathetic?
    SirXaris

    Replies: 30
    Views: 5090

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Mar 08, 2020 9:54 am   Subject: Making Elves More Sympathetic?
    I also like to imagine that the elves herd animals like deer and moose in addition to the more conventional herd animals real-life farmers raise. That might be another fine source of clothing and food ...
      Topic: Making Elves More Sympathetic?
    SirXaris

    Replies: 30
    Views: 5090

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Mar 06, 2020 8:09 pm   Subject: Making Elves More Sympathetic?
    The capital of Celene is, apparently, in the plains, if I recall correctly.

    My own interpretation of Enstad is something like

    That is a good vision of Enstad, in my opinion.

    I tried to find ...
      Topic: Making Elves More Sympathetic?
    SirXaris

    Replies: 30
    Views: 5090

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Mar 06, 2020 5:47 pm   Subject: Making Elves More Sympathetic?

    • Finally--and this bugs me a lot--does anyone else find it odd how many elven realms are primarily plains, not forest? Sunndi, Duchy Ulek, and most especially Celene. Are Greyhawk elves primarily ...
      Topic: Making Elves More Sympathetic?
    SirXaris

    Replies: 30
    Views: 5090

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Mar 06, 2020 12:24 pm   Subject: Making Elves More Sympathetic?
    Very nice, Cebrion! I appreciate that possible elven perspective. I will certainly incorporate it into some of the more positive elven PCs in my campaign. Smile

    SirXaris
      Topic: It started in Saltmarsh...
    SirXaris

    Replies: 198
    Views: 38172

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Wed Mar 04, 2020 8:01 am   Subject: It started in Saltmarsh...
    Well, I am all caught up! Smile

    I am familiar with David Prata's 'Tower of Aza 'Lan', but have never read through it. I have not yet decided if I want to read through it first so that I recog ...
      Topic: Origin of Eclavdra's name
    SirXaris

    Replies: 9
    Views: 4021

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Feb 27, 2020 6:33 pm   Subject: Origin of Eclavdra's name
    I don't know, but I am sure intrigued by this possibility. Smile

    SirXaris
      Topic: Niole Dra design
    SirXaris

    Replies: 10
    Views: 1647

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Feb 27, 2020 11:38 am   Subject: Re: Niole Dra design
    This leaves a minimum of five unnamed districts. Whether they have ever been written down or not what districts would you add to the list? Any extra ideas or sources are welcome.

    There should be ...
      Topic: Mordenkainen and Rary
    SirXaris

    Replies: 26
    Views: 4562

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Feb 24, 2020 12:13 pm   Subject: Mordenkainen and Rary
    Here's a different take on the events that lead to the death of Otiluke and Tenser...

    Rary was suspicious of Mordenkainen's goals regarding the events surrounding the signing. Rary, Otiluke, and Te ...
      Topic: Mordenkainen and Rary
    SirXaris

    Replies: 26
    Views: 4562

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Feb 22, 2020 9:58 pm   Subject: Mordenkainen and Rary

    Rary owns the Circle of Eight

    Mordenkainen's ex-wife sold Rary her shares after their divorce, putting the majority shares in the control of Rary and his brother, who appointed Lorraine Williams ...
     
    Page 1 of 26 1, 2, 3 ... 24, 25, 26  Next
    All times are GMT - 8 Hours
    Jump to:  


    Forums ©


    Canonfire! is a production of the Thursday Group in assocation with GREYtalk and Canonfire! Enterprises

    Contact the Webmaster.  Long Live Spidasa!


    Greyhawk Gothic Font by Darlene Pekul is used under the Creative Commons License.

    PHP-Nuke Copyright © 2005 by Francisco Burzi. This is free software, and you may redistribute it under the GPL. PHP-Nuke comes with absolutely no warranty, for details, see the license.
    Page Generation: 0.81 Seconds