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      Topic: Buying magical items?
    Telemachus

    Replies: 17
    Views: 9261

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Feb 21, 2010 2:32 pm   Subject: Buying magical items?
    Let the Clerics sell magic items in some cases, but there should be a test undertaken to see if those purchasing the items are worthy of the magic, the more powerful the item, the tougher the test, an ...
      Topic: AD&D 1e and/or 2e stats for Circle of Eight
    Telemachus

    Replies: 18
    Views: 10713

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jan 22, 2010 7:31 am   Subject: AD&D 1e and/or 2e stats for Circle of Eight
    That most certainly does help! This is quite a comprehensive listing.

    I had Mordenkainen, Tenser, Rary, and Bigby; it is the others that are not as well published, so I will now be able to find ...
      Topic: AD&D 1e and/or 2e stats for Circle of Eight
    Telemachus

    Replies: 18
    Views: 10713

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 21, 2010 5:35 pm   Subject: AD&D 1e and/or 2e stats for Circle of Eight
    I know I have run across the AD&D 1e and/or 2e stats for Circle of Eight, but I cannot remember where...

    Does anyone know where I could find these?

    Thanks,
      Topic: Oerth Journal Home Page hacked
    Telemachus

    Replies: 3
    Views: 6177

    PostForum: The Oerth Journal   Posted: Tue Nov 17, 2009 11:35 am   Subject: Oerth Journal Home Page hacked
    Has anyone tried going to the Oerth Journal home page recently?
    It says it has been hacked by "L0phtiran Iranian Hacker."
      Topic: Anna's Atlas of the Flanaess
    Telemachus

    Replies: 692
    Views: 485386

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jul 13, 2009 3:47 pm   Subject: Anna's Atlas of the Flanaess
    Anna,
    Simply amazing! As always your work is truly breathtaking.

    I've been away from this site for a while; I've been trying to get a writing career going...
      Topic: Castle Zagyg News
    Telemachus

    Replies: 13
    Views: 13946

    PostForum: Greyhawk- Other Game Systems/Editions   Posted: Fri Mar 27, 2009 8:44 am   Subject: Castle Zagyg News
    Is there any new information on what Gygax Games will do about Castle Zagyg?
      Topic: Pathfinder. Who's playing?
    Telemachus

    Replies: 41
    Views: 33987

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Fri Mar 27, 2009 8:35 am   Subject: Pathfinder. Who's playing?
    Pathfinder is a more favorable system than 4e for playing Dungeons and Dragons style gaming (4e is actually not a bad game system, but it is definitely not what I consider a D&D system).

    Pathf ...
      Topic: Vecna vs. Orcus vs. Nerull
    Telemachus

    Replies: 12
    Views: 10627

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Mar 27, 2009 8:20 am   Subject: Vecna vs. Orcus vs. Nerull
    Wee Jas would most assuredly have a representative (cleric or magic-user) sent to the village in order to investigate. The idea of undead being created for chaotic intentions would not be favorable t ...
      Topic: Anna's Atlas of the Flanaess
    Telemachus

    Replies: 692
    Views: 485386

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Mar 24, 2009 8:25 am   Subject: Anna's Atlas of the Flanaess
    Good to have you back Anna...

    I think your situation has been similar to many as I have noticed forum discussions have been lower recently. (I also have been one that has been diverted from being ...
      Topic: Introductions and a little Greyhawk art by me...
    Telemachus

    Replies: 267
    Views: 176640

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Tue Mar 24, 2009 8:13 am   Subject: Introductions and a little Greyhawk art by me...
    Glad,
    Excellent artwork! While I like most fantasy artwork, I like "old school" artwork above all else; it has more of an "adventure" feel which was our campaign atmosphere rather than an "epic" fe ...
      Topic: Followers 2
    Telemachus

    Replies: 19
    Views: 9726

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jan 23, 2009 2:47 pm   Subject: Followers 2
    Allowing followers to gain followers would fit a feudal society perfectly, but it would become an administrative nightmare for the PCs and the DM! Confused
    Though this would give the PCs good reason ...
      Topic: {C&C}All C&C Greyhawkers Rally here.
    Telemachus

    Replies: 14
    Views: 17861

    PostForum: Greyhawk- Other Game Systems/Editions   Posted: Fri Jan 23, 2009 2:28 pm   Subject: {C&C}All C&C Greyhawkers Rally here.
    I finally obtained a copy of the complete C&C PHB and I must say these rules are amazing! They keep the old school RPG feel while updating AC as well as containing more complete attribute check r ...
      Topic: Natural 20s
    Telemachus

    Replies: 22
    Views: 16715

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Fri Jan 23, 2009 2:10 pm   Subject: Natural 20s
    I have not had a chance to put this into practice yet, but a critical fumble result which I recently decided upon is as follows:

    On a natural 1, the attacker has the following occur until the end o ...
      Topic: GH top 10 gods!
    Telemachus

    Replies: 16
    Views: 10823

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Dec 20, 2008 10:42 am   Subject: GH top 10 gods!
    I do not think there are ten that would be on a universal Flanaess list. The ones I would think that would be openly ackowleged across the Flanaess in day to day lives are:
    Beory
    Pelor
    Berei (The ...
      Topic: Needfest Postfest
    Telemachus

    Replies: 19
    Views: 9825

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Dec 10, 2008 1:18 pm   Subject: Needfest Postfest
    I quite like the idea of Inns and Taverns, kind of like a "Traveler's Guide to the Best (or most notorious for those who are more adventuresome) Inns and Taverns in the Flanaess."
      Topic: What GH Deity would you be?
    Telemachus

    Replies: 38
    Views: 21078

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Dec 10, 2008 12:42 pm   Subject: What GH Deity would you be?
    I would have to say Murlynd due to the fact that if magic existed, I would constantly be trying to combine it with science and technology. The fact that he is an explorer through and through also woul ...
      Topic: Magical armor and repairs
    Telemachus

    Replies: 15
    Views: 10869

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Sat Oct 11, 2008 9:32 am   Subject: Magical armor and repairs
    IMO (and this could change), the enchantment on magical arms and armor is not damaged when the item is; only the physical aspect of the item is damaged. Therefore, a well-skilled blacksmith would be ...
      Topic: Spells and Spellbooks
    Telemachus

    Replies: 16
    Views: 9677

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Oct 11, 2008 8:56 am   Subject: Spells and Spellbooks
    3e is fairly straight forward, a wizard gains two spells at each level advancement due to continuous study and research. He may also supplement from other caster's spellbooks, scrolls and even the cre ...
      Topic: Raising Dead/Resurrection in Greyhawk
    Telemachus

    Replies: 65
    Views: 36499

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Oct 07, 2008 8:39 am   Subject: Raising Dead/Resurrection in Greyhawk
    Resurrection/Raise Dead should be a major event. If a cleric is neutral or evil, what is the motive? Even if the cleric is good, why would a good cleric raise even a good person without reason; afte ...
      Topic: Pathfinder. Who's playing?
    Telemachus

    Replies: 41
    Views: 33987

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Tue Oct 07, 2008 8:08 am   Subject: Pathfinder. Who's playing?
    The next campaign that I run will be use the Pathfinder rules in Greyhawk's setting. I have I few adjustments that I will make to customize to my campaign, but all in all the Pathfinder RPG system i ...
      Topic: The Greyhawk Barbarian
    Telemachus

    Replies: 35
    Views: 21011

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Oct 07, 2008 8:03 am   Subject: The Greyhawk Barbarian
    I've never played a Barbarian, but if I was to do so, I would model part of him after Fafhrd who was quite intelligent. He would be reserved though so other might mistake him as the typical brainles ...
      Topic: Like the new look
    Telemachus

    Replies: 34
    Views: 17991

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 12, 2008 7:56 am   Subject: Like the new look
    Concerning the new Post/No New Post icons at the left of the forums, are they astral color pools?
      Topic: Pilgrims and Pilgrimages of the Flanaess
    Telemachus

    Replies: 15
    Views: 8444

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Sep 08, 2008 10:15 am   Subject: Pilgrims and Pilgrimages of the Flanaess
    Pilgrims are a good encounter to shake things up; They are fanatics who may or may not have similar outlooks on the world from the PCs. They can be excellent sources of information as they have trav ...
      Topic: Like the new look
    Telemachus

    Replies: 34
    Views: 17991

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 05, 2008 10:24 am   Subject: Like the new look
    As Montgomery Burns would say to Smithers, "Excellent!"
      Topic: 10 things great about the 1E DMG
    Telemachus

    Replies: 28
    Views: 25954

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Fri Sep 05, 2008 10:18 am   Subject: 10 things great about the 1E DMG
    Does anyone know of any official stats online for Emirikol the Chaotic?
      Topic: Epic Stat Block: The Mage of the Valley
    Telemachus

    Replies: 10
    Views: 24277

    PostForum: Greyhawk- EpicHawk   Posted: Wed Aug 27, 2008 9:10 am   Subject: Epic Stat Block: The Mage of the Valley
    Excellent work!

    In which sourcebook is the Shadowcraft Mage prestige class located?
      Topic: Attn GenCon attendees spill the beans on Castle Yggsburgh
    Telemachus

    Replies: 24
    Views: 13756

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Aug 27, 2008 8:55 am   Subject: Attn GenCon attendees spill the beans on Castle Yggsburgh
    I have been awaiting this for 25+ years. From the comments it sounds like it will have been worth the wait.
      Topic: GenCon UK
    Telemachus

    Replies: 7
    Views: 3701

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Aug 27, 2008 8:44 am   Subject: GenCon UK
    A pint or three? Alas, I cannot find my teleport spell in my spellbook!

    It is just as well, I do not want to drink and teleport; who knows where I would end up! Laughing
      Topic: What's Wrong with the Duchy of Urnst?
    Telemachus

    Replies: 29
    Views: 15119

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 29, 2008 9:34 am   Subject: What's Wrong with the Duchy of Urnst?
    Concerning not adventuring in the Duchy of Urnst the same is true here, though, as pointed out before, there are many reasons to adventure there. It has adventure all around it and some of the best c ...
      Topic: Anna's Atlas of the Flanaess
    Telemachus

    Replies: 692
    Views: 485386

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 29, 2008 9:14 am   Subject: Anna's Atlas of the Flanaess
    Anna,
    As always very impressive.

    By viewing your maps, they show me how much I have yet to learn of the Flanaess. I do not know which is more impressive, the artistry of your maps or the amoun ...
      Topic: Next Gen GH Begins to Take Shape
    Telemachus

    Replies: 130
    Views: 68922

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 24, 2008 11:22 am   Subject: Next Gen GH Begins to Take Shape
    One thing to remember with Iuz is that he is a deity, albeit a "young" one. Mortal timespans are not a contraint to him. He will not mind plans taking decades for fruition, but because of his chaoti ...
      Topic: Good one-off adventure?
    Telemachus

    Replies: 14
    Views: 7121

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 17, 2008 9:17 am   Subject: Good one-off adventure?
    In our initial campaign we started with Keep on the Borderlands with regular/expert D&D and did not even finish that before my brother (DM) bought AD&D and we created new characters and playe ...
      Topic: Pathfinder (Golarion) & Greyhawk
    Telemachus

    Replies: 13
    Views: 7782

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 10, 2008 8:37 am   Subject: Pathfinder (Golarion) & Greyhawk
    This looks like an interesting setting, I may check it out.

    Just curious, do the elves in this world have a "lifespan" on the order of 1e AD&D (thousands of years) or 3e D&D (hundreds of ...
      Topic: 10 things great about the 1E DMG
    Telemachus

    Replies: 28
    Views: 25954

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Thu Jul 10, 2008 8:15 am   Subject: 10 things great about the 1E DMG
    I agree; the DMG for AD&D 1e was a masterpiece on running a roleplaying game. I do not think there has ever been a game system that has come close to matching this book as a reference. It is eas ...
      Topic: more magic in 3rd edition?
    Telemachus

    Replies: 12
    Views: 8679

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Thu Jul 10, 2008 8:04 am   Subject: more magic in 3rd edition?
    I agree that higher level characters should be able to create magic items, I just do not think they should be able to go to the corner store and buy one any time they wish.

    The creation of a magi ...
      Topic: Sneak Peek - Regional Map
    Telemachus

    Replies: 26
    Views: 13699

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 10, 2008 7:47 am   Subject: Sneak Peek - Regional Map
    It does make a nice gateway into exploring the western part of Oerik.
      Topic: more magic in 3rd edition?
    Telemachus

    Replies: 12
    Views: 8679

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Tue Jul 08, 2008 12:20 pm   Subject: more magic in 3rd edition?
    I've never had a problem with potions and scrolls as these are one time magical effects and are quite expensive (especially the poitions) vs. their use. If the DM controls wealth enterring into the g ...
      Topic: The First Campaigns according to WotC
    Telemachus

    Replies: 5
    Views: 5104

    PostForum: The Backalley   Posted: Tue Jul 08, 2008 12:09 pm   Subject: The First Campaigns according to WotC
    I cannot give WotC the benefit of the doubt. For one thing, if he thought of it in the late 60's, he would still have been in single digits in age. Unless he wrote out at least a rough draft of the ...
      Topic: Thinking of moving to Greyhawk: need specific location
    Telemachus

    Replies: 13
    Views: 10899

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Wed Jul 02, 2008 6:55 am   Subject: Thinking of moving to Greyhawk: need specific location
    I also would go with the Yeomanry. It would be very easy to fit towns to your description in this locale. As one gets closer to the mountains, it becomes more remote. There could be towns that were ...
      Topic: Smoke powder in Greyhawk?
    Telemachus

    Replies: 11
    Views: 12754

    PostForum: Greyhawk- Heresy!   Posted: Tue Jun 24, 2008 7:57 am   Subject: Smoke powder in Greyhawk?
    We are talking of smokepowder, which is actually magical. It is not that the chemical mixture of gunpowder could not be created, it is that the chemical reaction of gunpowder simply cannot occur on O ...
      Topic: Paladin of Mayaheine problem -- LONG
    Telemachus

    Replies: 14
    Views: 6521

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jun 23, 2008 7:27 am   Subject: Paladin of Mayaheine problem -- LONG
    Yes, each "order" of paladins would have a set of rules to live by that would best exemplify the essence of his or her deity. These might not even be in the form of any kind of an official oath, but ...
      Topic: Smoke powder in Greyhawk?
    Telemachus

    Replies: 11
    Views: 12754

    PostForum: Greyhawk- Heresy!   Posted: Mon Jun 23, 2008 7:11 am   Subject: Smoke powder in Greyhawk?
    It can be a slippery slope. If humans of Oerth are anything like humans of Earth, highly accesible smoke powder could and very much would trigger an arms race. Of course one could correctly make the ...
      Topic: Living Naval Architecture
    Telemachus

    Replies: 8
    Views: 3676

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Jun 21, 2008 10:21 am   Subject: Living Naval Architecture
    We had galleons in our campaign as well. Mind though that they were rare and very expensive.

    Caravels were the primary top of the line ship that one encountered. Although they might not have be ...
      Topic: t1-4 questions
    Telemachus

    Replies: 56
    Views: 23646

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Jun 21, 2008 10:02 am   Subject: t1-4 questions
    Depending on how much of the foundation to the rest of the castle has been completed, the size of the workforce, and the percentage of the year that the weather is fair enough to build (Hommlet has be ...
      Topic: priest of heironeous and a thief in the group
    Telemachus

    Replies: 14
    Views: 5642

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 20, 2008 7:02 am   Subject: priest of heironeous and a thief in the group
    Just be glad he is not a cleric of Photus. Take about all out lawfulness! Despite the fact that Pholtus is LG, I think this would be harder to explain than the companionship with a cleric of of Heir ...
      Topic: Greyhawk index
    Telemachus

    Replies: 5
    Views: 3282

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 19, 2008 8:29 am   Subject: Greyhawk index
    oh, and for register , you have to send a email!

    just sent mine ;)

    edited: mmm..just got it back, saying that it does not exist:( any clue?

    Did you remove "Spamhater" from the email address b ...
      Topic: Living Naval Architecture
    Telemachus

    Replies: 8
    Views: 3676

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 19, 2008 8:23 am   Subject: Living Naval Architecture

    I have half drafted an article for Canonfire on naval warfare in Greyhawk. This may inspire me to finish it off. :-)

    Excellent news! Greyhawk Naval News (GNN?) is a topic that is not covered as ...
      Topic: [LG] Ghazal
    Telemachus

    Replies: 9
    Views: 4705

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 19, 2008 8:14 am   Subject: [LG] Ghazal
    Great Smile

    It seems I have missed it in my reasearch. Now I have to find out where exactly to place it.

    Thanks alot for the link!

    //Anna

    According to DUNGEON® #30, it's in hex W3-91 o ...
      Topic: Lost City of the Suel
    Telemachus

    Replies: 14
    Views: 7718

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 19, 2008 8:11 am   Subject: Lost City of the Suel
    This is what I like most about Greyhawk. So many valid histories can be used to bring the world to life. No other campaign setting is as versatile to the design of the DM.
      Topic: Smoke powder in Greyhawk?
    Telemachus

    Replies: 11
    Views: 12754

    PostForum: Greyhawk- Heresy!   Posted: Wed Jun 18, 2008 8:51 am   Subject: Smoke powder in Greyhawk?
    I agree; the only reason not to have firearms in Greyhawk is due to flavor of the world. When you compare the reload time of primitive firearms as well as the range factor and the misfire factor (thi ...
      Topic: Hackmaster Greyhawk?
    Telemachus

    Replies: 1
    Views: 1845

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jun 16, 2008 7:25 am   Subject: Hackmaster Greyhawk?
    I asked about C&C previously, now I am curious about Hackmaster. I have looked into this previously and it appears to be 1e AD&D rules with some changes. I believe I read somewhere that the ...
      Topic: Lost City of the Suel
    Telemachus

    Replies: 14
    Views: 7718

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 10, 2008 12:26 pm   Subject: Lost City of the Suel
    The Scarlet Brotherhood has ears everywhere...

    For that matter, the High or Grey Elves may have a stake in finding the remains of a Drow city. Perhaps long ago the Drow stole an ancient elven artif ...
      Topic: Greyhawk overused- the newbee dilemma
    Telemachus

    Replies: 25
    Views: 15470

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jun 09, 2008 7:52 am   Subject: Greyhawk overused- the newbee dilemma
    My view tends to follow that of Crag and Cebrion. Even at the beginning of the Living Greyhawk Gazeteer it is noted that some of the information may not be accurate due to its means of gathering. T ...
      Topic: Lost City of the Suel
    Telemachus

    Replies: 14
    Views: 7718

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jun 09, 2008 7:32 am   Subject: Lost City of the Suel
    Vhaeraun is a male drow god who concerns himself with reclaiming the surface world. He might be a focus in the history for your second example.

    The A series indicates some drow activity in the are ...
      Topic: Lost City of the Suel
    Telemachus

    Replies: 14
    Views: 7718

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 06, 2008 8:57 am   Subject: Lost City of the Suel
    One idea that immediately comes to mind is that the Elven City was destroyed during a war between Drow and Elves.

    Another idea could be that the city was actually a Drow city at a time when they ...
      Topic: Castles and Crusades Greyhawk?
    Telemachus

    Replies: 10
    Views: 6094

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 06, 2008 8:38 am   Subject: Castles and Crusades Greyhawk?
    A term that I noticed in C & C that I have not run across in any other rpg is the "Siege engine game mechanic"

    What is the function of this aspect of the game rules?
      Topic: Lost City of the Suel
    Telemachus

    Replies: 14
    Views: 7718

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 06, 2008 8:24 am   Subject: Lost City of the Suel
    Is the idea that the Lost City was built on the ruins of another city canon or just discussion a possible history? Either way it is an excellent idea for a potential mega-adventure.

    As a player, ...
      Topic: Castles and Crusades Greyhawk?
    Telemachus

    Replies: 10
    Views: 6094

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 05, 2008 8:25 am   Subject: Castles and Crusades Greyhawk?
    Has anyone used the Castles and Crusades rules (published by Troll Lord Games) to run a Greyhawk campaign?
    If so, what are the pros and cons?
    I understand their system is for the most part a ref ...
      Topic: History of D&D 4e
    Telemachus

    Replies: 10
    Views: 11863

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 4th Edition   Posted: Thu Jun 05, 2008 8:19 am   Subject: History of D&D 4e
    Who knows what is to come, however, I think we will be left to our own for a while. I just wish WotC would sell the rights to Greyhawk to either Paizo or Troll Lord Games.

    Actually, I think not m ...
      Topic: The Rising Cost of D&D
    Telemachus

    Replies: 26
    Views: 25172

    PostForum: The Backalley   Posted: Wed Jun 04, 2008 7:48 am   Subject: The Rising Cost of D&D
    I have a strong feeling that 4e will be designed so that it will be fairly necessary to purchase modules rather than designing one's own, we'll see . While there have been many modules for all previo ...
      Topic: 10 things great about the 1E DMG
    Telemachus

    Replies: 28
    Views: 25954

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Wed Jun 04, 2008 7:39 am   Subject: 10 things great about the 1E DMG
    Of course the comical cartoons were great. One in particular I remember was a group of adventurers sitting around a table playing a game called "Papers and Paychecks".
      Topic: 10 things great about the 1E DMG
    Telemachus

    Replies: 28
    Views: 25954

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Tue Jun 03, 2008 7:57 am   Subject: 10 things great about the 1E DMG
    One thing that everyone remembers is the picture of the wizard riding through town igniting city guardsmen who are unlucky enough to have to challenge him. I cannot remember the name of picture, it w ...
      Topic: Smoke powder in Greyhawk?
    Telemachus

    Replies: 11
    Views: 12754

    PostForum: Greyhawk- Heresy!   Posted: Thu May 29, 2008 8:38 am   Subject: Smoke powder in Greyhawk?
    Has anyone ever successfully integrated smokepowder and primitive firearms into a Greyhawk campaign? I am conflicted on this; on one hand I like the idea of adding something like this to Greyhawk in ...
      Topic: WotC Merges Forums
    Telemachus

    Replies: 26
    Views: 19223

    PostForum: The Backalley   Posted: Fri May 23, 2008 3:01 pm   Subject: WotC Merges Forums
    The merging of these forums shows all of WotC's intent as to the lack of serious development of any worlds other than the ones they deem as core. I have tried to be optimistic in hoping (even though ...
      Topic: Lendore Naval Fleet - Do elves have unique naval designs
    Telemachus

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu May 22, 2008 9:13 am   Subject: Lendore Naval Fleet - Do elves have unique naval designs
    The front of the wingship looks like a bottle opener! Laughing
      Topic: Lendore Naval Fleet - Do elves have unique naval designs
    Telemachus

    Replies: 57
    Views: 20336

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed May 21, 2008 3:19 pm   Subject: Lendore Naval Fleet - Do elves have unique naval designs
    I would use the ship stats and substitute a more valid illustration based upon these stats. As stated above by others a ship must have oars in order to ram without it being a suicide mission. This ...
      Topic: Deepstil Area
    Telemachus

    Replies: 8
    Views: 4839

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue May 20, 2008 7:14 am   Subject: Deepstil Area
    Welcome Home Tiernan!

    I've never campaigned up that way. We usually stayed in the mid to southern Flanaess, although once we were in the Yatils.
      Topic: Anna's Atlas of the Flanaess
    Telemachus

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon May 19, 2008 7:48 am   Subject: Anna's Atlas of the Flanaess
    Anna, this web site looks like it will be great. One item of note though: on the maps page you have last two sections listed as section 73. The thumb on the page for the last section is map 74, but ...
      Topic: Lendore Naval Fleet - Do elves have unique naval designs
    Telemachus

    Replies: 57
    Views: 20336

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon May 19, 2008 7:21 am   Subject: Lendore Naval Fleet - Do elves have unique naval designs
    The sourcebook Stormwrack is incredibly useful to those who wish to run a campaign with naval aspects. In this book there is an elven made ship which I tend to think of as the type the elves of the L ...
      Topic: gary and his group had lucky dices?
    Telemachus

    Replies: 19
    Views: 13084

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon May 19, 2008 7:05 am   Subject: gary and his group had lucky dices?
    Wishes and other means (books, adventure locations, etc.) provided the only means (other than aging) of increasing attributes. Without magical augmentation, a player had those stats permanently (agai ...
      Topic: Epic Greyhawk: off the Prime or on the Prime?
    Telemachus

    Replies: 14
    Views: 13924

    PostForum: Greyhawk- EpicHawk   Posted: Thu May 15, 2008 8:00 am   Subject: Epic Greyhawk: off the Prime or on the Prime?
    I know this is an old thread but I would like to make an argument that if PCs are adventuring for wealth gains at epic levels, most adventuring would have to be off the Greyhawk prime material plane. ...
      Topic: Paizo Announces 3p (3.5 OGL modified, heavily)
    Telemachus

    Replies: 33
    Views: 22620

    PostForum: The Backalley   Posted: Wed May 14, 2008 9:25 am   Subject: Paizo Announces 3p (3.5 OGL modified, heavily)
    Has anyone heard when Alpha release 3 will be available from the Paizo site?
      Topic: Oearth human language chart
    Telemachus

    Replies: 35
    Views: 19183

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed May 14, 2008 8:13 am   Subject: Oearth human language chart
    That makes sense to me as well; with the migration of the Suel people, it would be difficult to believe that Common did not have at least some roots from this source.

    We may also need to realize t ...
      Topic: Oearth human language chart
    Telemachus

    Replies: 35
    Views: 19183

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue May 13, 2008 10:42 am   Subject: Oearth human language chart
    Great resource! This is very much appreciated.
      Topic: 4th edition Playtest Reviews
    Telemachus

    Replies: 11
    Views: 7212

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 4th Edition   Posted: Mon May 12, 2008 7:08 am   Subject: 4th edition Playtest Reviews
    Just curious about the following:

    I started with 1e AD&D. Is there anyone out there who started with Chainmail prior to the creation of D&D or AD&D? If so, what were the feelings when ...
      Topic: 4th edition Playtest Reviews
    Telemachus

    Replies: 11
    Views: 7212

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 4th Edition   Posted: Fri May 09, 2008 7:30 am   Subject: 4th edition Playtest Reviews
    All of this talk lately concerning the various editions of D&D have made me want to play bare bones 1e AD&D (PH, DMG, and MM) Perhaps add skill rules from 3.5 which would be easy to do, it wo ...
      Topic: Hero-Deities - Epic Level NPCs?
    Telemachus

    Replies: 5
    Views: 8309

    PostForum: Greyhawk- EpicHawk   Posted: Thu May 08, 2008 11:39 am   Subject: Hero-Deities - Epic Level NPCs?
    Murlynd should either be Divine Rank 1 or in the process of becoming so. That might make an interesting epic adventure. If Zagyg needed to imprison nine demigods to ascend, what would Murlynd need to ...
      Topic: Abodes of Tenser and Mordenkainen
    Telemachus

    Replies: 18
    Views: 10561

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu May 08, 2008 11:25 am   Subject: Abodes of Tenser and Mordenkainen
    I appreciate all of the feedback. The Obsidian Citadel I knew would be difficult as Gygax always kept an incredible amount of secrecy surrounding Mordenkainen, most likely to leave it up to DMs, but ...
      Topic: Me Grognard. This Greyhawk.
    Telemachus

    Replies: 55
    Views: 48293

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 4th Edition   Posted: Thu May 08, 2008 11:09 am   Subject: Me Grognard. This Greyhawk.
    I want to hold off on making a judgement on 4e w.r.t. Greyhawk, but from everything I have seen these rules would change the way Greyhawk runs. I am to the point now with three editions, not includi ...
      Topic: suggestion: year to start
    Telemachus

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    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Thu May 08, 2008 10:54 am   Subject: suggestion: year to start
    If you wish to start pre 2e, I would say any time prior to CY580 would be fine. The first campaign in which I participated (which started with the World of Greyhawk folio edition) we began the first ...
      Topic: Aligning Greyhawk weather with the real world
    Telemachus

    Replies: 30
    Views: 18358

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu May 08, 2008 10:44 am   Subject: Aligning Greyhawk weather with the real world
    OleOneEye wrote:
    Sea of Dust = Death Valley

    I would say the Sea of Dust is like Death Valley on steroids.

    I always felt that Keoland (along the coast) and the Yeomanry would have a climate simi ...
      Topic: Abodes of Tenser and Mordenkainen
    Telemachus

    Replies: 18
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu May 08, 2008 10:09 am   Subject: Abodes of Tenser and Mordenkainen
    You have to undo the Flight of Fiends to save the world? Sounds like a no win scenario.
      Topic: WOG Folio Map Scale
    Telemachus

    Replies: 6
    Views: 3817

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu May 08, 2008 10:00 am   Subject: WOG Folio Map Scale
    Yes, the original folio and '83 boxed set of the World of Greyhawk has one hex as 10 leagues (30 miles).

    The Living Greyhawk Gazeteer map is actually a different scale, one hex equals 65 miles. I ...
      Topic: [Fantasy HERO]An Adventure I wrote
    Telemachus

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    Views: 12373

    PostForum: Greyhawk- Other Game Systems/Editions   Posted: Mon May 05, 2008 8:02 am   Subject: [Fantasy HERO]An Adventure I wrote
    This is a good adventure idea; it creates a need for travel while keeping the PCs from the dire consequences of travelling alone at low levels.

    Caravan protection is a good low level adventure ho ...
      Topic: The Misadventures of Ragr and Eileen
    Telemachus

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    Views: 132770

    PostForum: The Backalley   Posted: Fri May 02, 2008 8:24 am   Subject: The Misadventures of Ragr and Eileen
    If anyone is interested, some street vending clerics of Nerull are selling salmon mousse outside.
      Topic: Aligning Greyhawk weather with the real world
    Telemachus

    Replies: 30
    Views: 18358

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri May 02, 2008 7:54 am   Subject: Aligning Greyhawk weather with the real world
    The Azure Sea is a major weather decider for the southern part of the Flanaess (all along that coast and then inland somewhat). One question concerning currents that will be critical: Is the Azure Se ...
      Topic: working toward Greyhawk & the points of light concept
    Telemachus

    Replies: 2
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    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 4th Edition   Posted: Fri May 02, 2008 7:40 am   Subject: working toward Greyhawk & the points of light concept
    One of the important ties that makes or breaks alliances in Greyhawk is the idea of trade between nations. How can such trade exist in a points of light campaign. It is true that in the early days th ...
      Topic: The Misadventures of Ragr and Eileen
    Telemachus

    Replies: 386
    Views: 132770

    PostForum: The Backalley   Posted: Thu May 01, 2008 9:41 am   Subject: The Misadventures of Ragr and Eileen
    Not again! Does anyone have a resurrection spell available?
      Topic: Preliminary thoughts on integration of 4e into Greyhawk
    Telemachus

    Replies: 29
    Views: 26803

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 4th Edition   Posted: Thu May 01, 2008 7:50 am   Subject: Preliminary thoughts on integration of 4e into Greyhawk
    I guess in five weeks we will get a full picture of 4e. 4e may turn out to be a good system on its own right, but from what I see it will not be Dungeons and Dragons as we know. I am not holding m ...
      Topic: The Misadventures of Ragr and Eileen
    Telemachus

    Replies: 386
    Views: 132770

    PostForum: The Backalley   Posted: Thu May 01, 2008 7:25 am   Subject: The Misadventures of Ragr and Eileen
    My pseudodragon familiar received a citation for not being on a leash; am I in the correct courtroom?
      Topic: Abodes of Tenser and Mordenkainen
    Telemachus

    Replies: 18
    Views: 10561

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Apr 30, 2008 7:55 am   Subject: Abodes of Tenser and Mordenkainen
    Does anyone know if there are any published works detailing Tenser's Castle or Mordenkainen's Citadel?

    Thanks,
    Telemachus
      Topic: Distilling Greyhawk To Its Essence
    Telemachus

    Replies: 46
    Views: 26107

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 28, 2008 8:35 am   Subject: Distilling Greyhawk To Its Essence
    I have found this whole discussion on magic levels and the comparability between Greyhawk and Sword and Sorcery literature to have been quite useful and enlightening.
      Topic: Anna's Atlas of the Flanaess
    Telemachus

    Replies: 692
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 28, 2008 8:22 am   Subject: Anna's Atlas of the Flanaess
    The building above definitely has a temple feel, perhaps ToEE; with its gothic style it could be to St. Cuthbert as well.

    Here's a leap, how about a temple and palace combined? Could it be a pal ...
      Topic: Cartography Software
    Telemachus

    Replies: 2
    Views: 3187

    PostForum: The Backalley   Posted: Mon Apr 28, 2008 8:09 am   Subject: Cartography Software
    Cebrion,
    Thank you for the input. I'll probably go with Campaign Cartographer 3. It looks as though it will best meet my needs. As far as the level of difficulty and price, that won't be a problem. ...
      Topic: Distilling Greyhawk To Its Essence
    Telemachus

    Replies: 46
    Views: 26107

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Apr 25, 2008 7:48 am   Subject: Distilling Greyhawk To Its Essence
    I do have to say Cebrion that although I do not think of Greyhawk as "Sword and Sorcery" I agree that magic is not and should not be on every street corner. The reason for magic getting out of hand ...
      Topic: Distilling Greyhawk To Its Essence
    Telemachus

    Replies: 46
    Views: 26107

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Apr 24, 2008 7:56 am   Subject: Distilling Greyhawk To Its Essence
    I have to diagree with the statement that Greyhawk is in the "Sword and Sorcery" genre.

    Magic is a major and active force in the world. It is true that there are not many mages at higher levels, b ...
      Topic: Cartography Software
    Telemachus

    Replies: 2
    Views: 3187

    PostForum: The Backalley   Posted: Thu Apr 24, 2008 7:33 am   Subject: Cartography Software
    I am planning on updating an area of Greyhawk from an old campaign. This area is a group of three islands not on the canon map although within the Azure Sea (about 100 to 160 miles south of the weste ...
      Topic: Post D&D XP Wrap Up?
    Telemachus

    Replies: 12
    Views: 9913

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 4th Edition   Posted: Wed Apr 23, 2008 1:32 pm   Subject: Post D&D XP Wrap Up?
    Game mechanics is secondary in my concern of 4e. My primary concern is the change of classes and races. If there is a Greyhawk version of 4e it will need to rewrite (from what it appears to me at t ...
      Topic: What book are you reading right now?
    Telemachus

    Replies: 112
    Views: 64754

    PostForum: The Backalley   Posted: Wed Apr 23, 2008 9:22 am   Subject: What book are you reading right now?
    I just started "Warped Passages" by Lisa Randall. This is concerned with present theories of dimensions beyond our standard perception to help resolve questions of modern physics theory.
      Topic: [LG] Greyhawk Grumbler #2
    Telemachus

    Replies: 9
    Views: 6036

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Apr 23, 2008 9:12 am   Subject: [LG] Greyhawk Grumbler #2
    Looks like I may open an adventuring supply company in Greyhawk City.
     
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