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      Topic: The city of Hookhill
    Uptognomegood

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 30, 2015 4:48 pm   Subject: The city of Hookhill
    Instead of starting a new thread, I thought I might use this one. My new group of players will be centering their secondary base of operations in or around the city of Hookhill in Bissel (pre Against ...
      Topic: Introductions and a little Greyhawk art by me...
    Uptognomegood

    Replies: 267
    Views: 176646

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Wed Sep 23, 2015 5:20 pm   Subject: Introductions and a little Greyhawk art by me...
    Great art! One of the things I love is the facial expressions, everything from surprise, to defiance, to fear (none of the bland "anger" artwork that is so common). I'd make only one suggestion: Mo ...
      Topic: The city of Hookhill
    Uptognomegood

    Replies: 3
    Views: 4421

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 23, 2015 1:25 pm   Subject: The city of Hookhill
    Outside of the old AD&D module N1: Against the Cult of the Reptile God, are there any adventures referencing the city of Hookhill?
      Topic: Temple of Tiamat?
    Uptognomegood

    Replies: 17
    Views: 12011

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 24, 2014 5:37 am   Subject: Temple of Tiamat?
    I thought Hextor was the Herald of Hell?

    D'oh! My bad, my bad. I meant ruler of the first plane of Hell (according to the 1st ed MM?)

    I think I'll have "human" worshipers, but reptilian temp ...
      Topic: Temple of Tiamat?
    Uptognomegood

    Replies: 17
    Views: 12011

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 23, 2014 11:53 am   Subject: Temple of Tiamat?
    I am sending a group on a quest to uncover a powerful magic item that is being held in an ancient and forgotten Temple to Tiamat (The Herald of Hell). With that being said, would you expect a "normal ...
      Topic: Why I have always feared WoG Canon
    Uptognomegood

    Replies: 19
    Views: 12143

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 20, 2014 2:02 pm   Subject: Why I have always feared WoG Canon
    It is irrational to fear Jar Jar Binks and midi-chlorians. Laughing

    And that's an excellent example.

    I mean if the powers-that-be came out and said, "Hey, Iuz's forces are in complete disarray, i ...
      Topic: Maleficent
    Uptognomegood

    Replies: 2
    Views: 5003

    PostForum: The Backalley   Posted: Sat Jun 14, 2014 1:24 pm   Subject: Maleficent
    I give this two out of five Greyhawk's. There were certain CGI aspects and scenes that I thought we fantastic! The dragon was...well even the dragon made me go, "Mmmm, yeah, that's a bad*** dragon." ...
      Topic: Why I have always feared WoG Canon
    Uptognomegood

    Replies: 19
    Views: 12143

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 13, 2014 9:22 am   Subject: Re: Why I have always feared WoG Canon
    I was always afraid "the powers-that-be" would do in depth material on the various kingdoms to the point that WoG became crystallized.
    This has never been a fear of mine. I don't mind any defining o ...
      Topic: Why I have always feared WoG Canon
    Uptognomegood

    Replies: 19
    Views: 12143

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 12, 2014 12:29 pm   Subject: Why I have always feared WoG Canon
    One of the reasons why I enjoy WoG is b/c it's where my characters adventured when I was younger, so I have a connection, just like many of you. One of the great things about WoG is that it was large ...
      Topic: younger generation of players
    Uptognomegood

    Replies: 6
    Views: 8035

    PostForum: The Backalley   Posted: Fri Jun 06, 2014 7:14 pm   Subject: younger generation of players
    Don't get me wrong, I'm not out to trash the players. I realize everyone brings a little something different to the table, but I was truly amazed at the attitude of "This is what I want and how I wan ...
      Topic: younger generation of players
    Uptognomegood

    Replies: 6
    Views: 8035

    PostForum: The Backalley   Posted: Fri Jun 06, 2014 9:46 am   Subject: younger generation of players
    I recently ran two one shot games and I am concerned that the latest generation of players are....spoiled? Confused The characters were pre-generated and I handed them out based on what number the pla ...
      Topic: How realistic are your WoG games
    Uptognomegood

    Replies: 8
    Views: 6818

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri May 30, 2014 11:34 am   Subject: How realistic are your WoG games
    We all agree there has to be a joyful suspension of disbelief in our mutually enjoyable hobby. Wink But how realistic are your games? Rules say one thing, but even stretched reality says someth ...
      Topic: To Catch A Gnome - WIP
    Uptognomegood

    Replies: 10
    Views: 12374

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Wed May 07, 2014 2:40 am   Subject: To Catch A Gnome - WIP
    And on the other side of the bridge, "Ph'nglui mglw'nafh Acererak R'lyeh wgah'nagl fhtagn" Tomb of Horrors reference and Cthulhu for extra credit ;-)

    http://i1330.photobucket.com/albums/w561/JediNi ...
      Topic: To Catch A Gnome - WIP
    Uptognomegood

    Replies: 10
    Views: 12374

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Tue May 06, 2014 12:46 pm   Subject: To Catch A Gnome - WIP
    This is the most simplistic board. Frozen waste, they have to cross the covenant bridge (both Judeo-Christian reference and Norse reference for the win) and endure a good old slug fest. Ironically, t ...
      Topic: Iron Tower, Iron Fortress, Iron something
    Uptognomegood

    Replies: 2
    Views: 3732

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri May 02, 2014 12:23 pm   Subject: Iron Tower, Iron Fortress, Iron something
    Are you thinking of Dis, the Iron City?

    Booya Grandma! That's what I'm talking about. It was driving me stone cold crazy. Many, many thanks! Happy
      Topic: Iron Tower, Iron Fortress, Iron something
    Uptognomegood

    Replies: 2
    Views: 3732

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri May 02, 2014 11:16 am   Subject: Iron Tower, Iron Fortress, Iron something
    Is there some arch-devil, demon lord or other entity that lives in an iron fortress or tower on another plane? I know there was a gaming adventure called Lord of the Iron Fortress, but that's not wha ...
      Topic: To Catch A Gnome - WIP
    Uptognomegood

    Replies: 10
    Views: 12374

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Thu May 01, 2014 11:47 am   Subject: To Catch A Gnome - WIP
    Here is some work I'm doing on the fire board. A few more stalactites, a few more floating pieces and it should be good to go. I hope the players find it enjoyable.

    http://i1330.photobucket.com/ ...
      Topic: Halloween Costumes
    Uptognomegood

    Replies: 19
    Views: 15337

    PostForum: The Backalley   Posted: Wed Apr 30, 2014 6:24 am   Subject: Halloween Costumes
    I keep wanting to go as Santa Claus for Halloween or a really out of shape Easter bunny wearing a "wife beater" and a five O'clock shadow. The costume was sewn by my mother (God rest her soul!) from ...
      Topic: To Catch A Gnome - WIP
    Uptognomegood

    Replies: 10
    Views: 12374

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Tue Apr 29, 2014 6:22 am   Subject: To Catch A Gnome - WIP
    Finally got the floor done, now to do the walls. The walls will be much more stark. Repainting the golden web, net, I mean net! Repainting the "net" gold was actually fun. It was like tracing cart ...
      Topic: Halloween Costumes
    Uptognomegood

    Replies: 19
    Views: 15337

    PostForum: The Backalley   Posted: Mon Apr 28, 2014 10:51 am   Subject: Halloween Costumes
    Sorry this pic is so late, but a few of you might get a chuckle out of it, even if it isn't D&D related. I helped out a friend of mine who's staff cut out, so I hung out for a few hours....

    ht ...
      Topic: To Catch A Gnome - WIP
    Uptognomegood

    Replies: 10
    Views: 12374

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Mon Apr 28, 2014 4:37 am   Subject: To Catch A Gnome - WIP
    It's a MAGIC rope bridge!

    Ragnar would be correct, it is indeed a magic rope ridge SirXaris. Don't shatter my dreams maaaaaan! (<---said in my best Tommy Chong voice) Laughing
      Topic: To Catch A Gnome - WIP
    Uptognomegood

    Replies: 10
    Views: 12374

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Sun Apr 27, 2014 10:20 am   Subject: To Catch A Gnome - WIP
    Now what red blooded 'murican kid can't relate to jumping on the furniture and not touching the lave covered floor?! I have plenty of work to do on this board, but it too is coming together nicely. ...
      Topic: To Catch A Gnome - WIP
    Uptognomegood

    Replies: 10
    Views: 12374

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Fri Apr 25, 2014 5:54 am   Subject: To Catch A Gnome - WIP
    This is the last board the party will come to adventure on (hopefully). The arch villain, Blisters the gnome, set up his magical tower in an enchanted forest of giant mushrooms. After some failed ma ...
      Topic: To Catch A Gnome - WIP
    Uptognomegood

    Replies: 10
    Views: 12374

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Thu Apr 24, 2014 9:26 am   Subject: To Catch A Gnome - WIP
    The following are works in progress. They are for a one shot game I'm going to run. I'll eventually post the session journal here for you to chuckle at while perusing. I just wanted to give some of ...
      Topic: Any adventures with sprites, brownies & the like?
    Uptognomegood

    Replies: 11
    Views: 7289

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Apr 04, 2014 10:59 am   Subject: Any adventures with sprites, brownies & the like?
    One of the cornerstone entities of fantasy are the fey. Oddly, I don't remember coming across many adventures using them. I remember being a child and looking through the old AD&D 1st ed Monste ...
      Topic: Favorite home brew adventure in WoG
    Uptognomegood

    Replies: 6
    Views: 5284

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Mar 20, 2014 5:36 am   Subject: Favorite home brew adventure in WoG
    God, many years ago in a garage in California using a ping pong table for our game was the place that started an adventure that we still talk about to this day. A session that started around 7pm and e ...
      Topic: Favorite home brew adventure in WoG
    Uptognomegood

    Replies: 6
    Views: 5284

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Mar 18, 2014 9:32 am   Subject: Favorite home brew adventure in WoG
    There are some incredibly creative and brilliant DM's out there and they make some very good adventures, sadly, I am not one of these deified DM's. Embarassed With that being said, what were some home br ...
      Topic: Pathfinder Postive/Negative Energy Channeling & Domains
    Uptognomegood

    Replies: 21
    Views: 21544

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Mon Mar 10, 2014 12:47 pm   Subject: Pathfinder Postive/Negative Energy Channeling & Domains
    So all the evil clerics in your WoG (Pathfinder version) have selective channeling? Seems like the mundane mortal powers would do everything they could to wipe out evil cults, shrines, temples and th ...
      Topic: New Pathfinder WoG campaign, how to begin?
    Uptognomegood

    Replies: 4
    Views: 6504

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Fri Mar 07, 2014 1:37 pm   Subject: New Pathfinder WoG campaign, how to begin?
    Ah the age old question! Before I get advice (and I hope I do), let me fill you crusty old veterans of adventure in with some background

    1) Most of the pc's have never used Pathfinder
    2) Most hav ...
      Topic: Black as midnight, black as pitch, blacker than....
    Uptognomegood

    Replies: 6
    Views: 4225

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Mar 04, 2014 11:08 am   Subject: Black as midnight, black as pitch, blacker than....
    Oerth is home to some of the darkest places imaginable and can be a way station for life (or unlife) on its journey to even darker places. One of the scariest modules for me was Queen of the Demonweb ...
      Topic: When do the Humanoid gods get involved?
    Uptognomegood

    Replies: 6
    Views: 4249

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Feb 22, 2014 11:16 am   Subject: When do the Humanoid gods get involved?
    Oh I've introduced fighters, clerics, assassins, the whole 9 yards, much to the chargrin of my players in the past. Evil Grin Lately Gruumsh sent a warrior who wore armor etched with the names of the ...
      Topic: When do the Humanoid gods get involved?
    Uptognomegood

    Replies: 6
    Views: 4249

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Feb 22, 2014 7:26 am   Subject: When do the Humanoid gods get involved?
    How many humanoids do the adventurer's have to ice before the humanoid gods get involved? On one hand, I can see that jolly and twisted fellow Gruumsh chuckling as the herd is culled, but when his pe ...
      Topic: Runes, Tattoos, and Marks
    Uptognomegood

    Replies: 16
    Views: 8210

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 28, 2014 12:20 pm   Subject: Runes, Tattoos, and Marks

    The arm grows back...but there is no tattoo on it, because tattoos are not OEM, and neither is that moody black fingernail polish on the fingertips. If the fighter's head had been hacked off and lo ...
      Topic: U_B's 2014 Art Post!
    Uptognomegood

    Replies: 13
    Views: 12985

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jan 24, 2014 7:55 am   Subject: U_B's 2014 Art Post!
    While they don't remind me of the works from the masters like Easley, Elmore, Caldwell or Parkinson and others, there is a certain Saturday morning cartoon allure to them. And while I don't feel they ...
      Topic: Favorite trap and why?
    Uptognomegood

    Replies: 25
    Views: 17210

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jan 03, 2014 9:56 am   Subject: Favorite trap and why?
    I have a couple of favorite traps.

    The first was a room that when the PCs step inside, the large metal door swings shut behind them. The floor is covered in soot and there is a big metal lever in t ...
      Topic: Favorite trap and why?
    Uptognomegood

    Replies: 25
    Views: 17210

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Dec 30, 2013 9:20 am   Subject: Favorite trap and why?
    Tomb of Horrors! Laughing Man, that mouth trap is like a big RED button that has a flashing sign over it saying "You'll never guess what this button does when pressed." Evil Grin
      Topic: Favorite trap and why?
    Uptognomegood

    Replies: 25
    Views: 17210

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Dec 28, 2013 8:43 am   Subject: Favorite trap and why?
    WoG is filled with a vast sea of creativity (both diabolical and benign), so it's no wonder there are all manner of traps from mundane to magical. What is your favorite trap and why? Stories shaming ...
      Topic: Pathfinder Postive/Negative Energy Channeling & Domains
    Uptognomegood

    Replies: 21
    Views: 21544

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Fri Dec 20, 2013 6:37 am   Subject: Pathfinder Postive/Negative Energy Channeling & Domains
    The evil cleric nukes his own minions, what, just to do it? And so they turn on him, as if the evil cleric would for some reason think that they would not? Sounds like unintelligent DMing to me. Th ...
      Topic: the Hobbit
    Uptognomegood

    Replies: 135
    Views: 85387

    PostForum: The Backalley   Posted: Thu Dec 19, 2013 1:48 pm   Subject: the Hobbit
    I have to say, I hated the latest installment of the Hobbit movies. Oh I loved Smaug! He was, imho, the epitome of a dragon; large, cruel, utterly contemptuous of any life beneath him and that breat ...
      Topic: Devil cultists in Greyhawk
    Uptognomegood

    Replies: 35
    Views: 21950

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Dec 19, 2013 1:26 pm   Subject: Devil cultists in Greyhawk
    How many devil cults have insignia to identify their followers? I think it was the old Gord of Greyhawk novels that had one guy have a tattoo under his tongue (yikes!) as proof of worshiping Asmodeus ...
      Topic: Pathfinder Postive/Negative Energy Channeling & Domains
    Uptognomegood

    Replies: 21
    Views: 21544

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Thu Dec 19, 2013 12:46 pm   Subject: Pathfinder Postive/Negative Energy Channeling & Domains
    Um gotta be honest folks, I can't say things are that bad. In pure theory yes they are, but from a role playing perspective, I've never seen it as a big deal. I've had two groups face an evil cleric ...
      Topic: An open letter to rasgon :)
    Uptognomegood

    Replies: 1
    Views: 2249

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 17, 2013 8:46 am   Subject: An open letter to rasgon :)
    Funny this came up, because I was thinking about a similar topic. For me, what makes an adventure a good WoG adventure is the details. Things as simple as cultural traits, heraldry, even clothing th ...
      Topic: Boneheart Wands (?)
    Uptognomegood

    Replies: 3
    Views: 6321

    PostForum: Published Material Reviews & Discussion   Posted: Fri Jan 11, 2013 8:09 am   Subject: Boneheart Wands (?)
    I would like to thank all of you for your help. As my 4yr daughter says, "Faa-bliss!" Which means "great" in 4yr old speak, not be confused for "Daddy no hear, I goan!" which means "Screw you for no ...
      Topic: Boneheart Wands (?)
    Uptognomegood

    Replies: 3
    Views: 6321

    PostForum: Published Material Reviews & Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 10, 2013 8:26 am   Subject: Boneheart Wands (?)
    I vaguely remember Iuz's kids having access to some type of wand that shot out shards of bone, which I thought was pretty nifty. Were there two version, one for the greater Boneheart and one for the ...
      Topic: Orc-ogre crossbreeds?
    Uptognomegood

    Replies: 12
    Views: 7130

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 08, 2013 4:26 pm   Subject: Orc-ogre crossbreeds?


    Just putting my two cents in (on topic) about what I would like to see for monsters like the orog/ogrillon/quaggoth and similar creatures. I'd randomly throw peryton and others into the list as ...
      Topic: hi?
    Uptognomegood

    Replies: 4
    Views: 6218

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Sat Jan 05, 2013 6:41 pm   Subject: hi?
    Hi. Old school gamer come back to get in touch with the halcyon days of my angry and misspent youth. I'm enjoying Pathfinder rules and now in an old school group that uses World of Greyhawk with sai ...
      Topic: Orc-ogre crossbreeds?
    Uptognomegood

    Replies: 12
    Views: 7130

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Jan 05, 2013 2:59 pm   Subject: Orc-ogre crossbreeds?
    Any suggestions where I could find information on orc-ogre crossbreeds? I was perusing the old Living Greyhawk Gazetteer while watching the movie Daybreakers (awful movie) and came across this enigma ...
     
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