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      Topic: Greytalk: When did it start ?
    chatdemon

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Sep 02, 2013 7:18 pm   Subject: Greytalk: When did it start ?
    October 1995
      Topic: some Tamoachan lore/background from Harold Johnson
    chatdemon

    Replies: 12
    Views: 6800

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue May 01, 2012 6:32 pm   Subject: some Tamoachan lore/background from Harold Johnson
    This is fascinating! I love the description of excavating the blocked stair, and the expression of the explorer's/adventurer's mindset: if they took this effort to block it, what's down there must b ...
      Topic: some Tamoachan lore/background from Harold Johnson
    chatdemon

    Replies: 12
    Views: 6800

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue May 01, 2012 6:26 pm   Subject: Re: some Tamoachan lore/background from Harold Johnson
    Figured folks might be interested:

    Indeed I was... between 5 and 10 years ago when Mar (Maria Deltorre, for the newbs) wrote this stuff that Harold's regurgitating without credit.

    Between this ...
      Topic: Greyhawk Online is ***NOT*** Closing
    chatdemon

    Replies: 47
    Views: 31548

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 21, 2011 7:33 pm   Subject: Re: demands of site closure
    Yeah ... well, not that you're being personally insulting or anything, but, I think that I can be more adult than to resort to trolling and flame wars.

    You want insulting? You've got it, ****.
    ...
      Topic: Greyhawk Online is ***NOT*** Closing
    chatdemon

    Replies: 47
    Views: 31548

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 21, 2011 5:45 pm   Subject: Re: demands of site closure
    Let's nip something in the bud right now. ... I would demand that ALL connections between GHO and CF be severed...
    I agree.
    Yes, let's nip something in the bud. There is no one, fan or otherwise, t ...
      Topic: Greyhawk Online is ***NOT*** Closing
    chatdemon

    Replies: 47
    Views: 31548

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Mar 19, 2011 12:02 am   Subject: Greyhawk Online is ***NOT*** Closing
    RE: OJ Downloads backup site

    Posts like this one(and others) might give everyone a clue as to why those decisions were made.

    http://www.thepiazza.org.uk/bb/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=5749


    Sin ...
      Topic: Greyhawk Online is ***NOT*** Closing
    chatdemon

    Replies: 47
    Views: 31548

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Mar 18, 2011 9:26 pm   Subject: Greyhawk Online is ***NOT*** Closing
    Let me just add this:

    We, the gh community, owe Issak/Theocrat a great debt for his time and money over the better part of the last decade in keeping GHO running and lending server support to CF's ...
      Topic: Greyhawk Lore from Book of Wondrous Inventions.
    chatdemon

    Replies: 3
    Views: 7979

    PostForum: Greyhawk- Basic D&D   Posted: Fri Mar 18, 2011 9:01 pm   Subject: Greyhawk Lore from Book of Wondrous Inventions.
    This is great. Didnt you say you were going to do a similar research of the Mystara references? :)

    -Havard

    I do have that file, meaning to send it to what's his name at Vaults of Pandius one of ...
      Topic: Greyhawk Online is ***NOT*** Closing
    chatdemon

    Replies: 47
    Views: 31548

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Mar 18, 2011 8:36 pm   Subject: Greyhawk Online is ***NOT*** Closing
    Let's nip something in the bud right now. I see that Morrus of enworld has offered to help/possibly help. If that's the case, as a prolific contributor to this site in the past, I would demand that AL ...
      Topic: Marriage and the Marchioness
    chatdemon

    Replies: 66
    Views: 34479

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Oct 15, 2009 11:00 am   Subject: Marriage and the Marchioness
    I thought about this a bit on the way home, and it's actually possible that this is, as you say, revisionist history.

    If we can agree simply that canon is vague on the matter, and agree to disagree ...
      Topic: Marriage and the Marchioness
    chatdemon

    Replies: 66
    Views: 34479

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Oct 14, 2009 9:14 pm   Subject: Marriage and the Marchioness
    My plan for her was always that she came from Zahind.


    That is absolute revisionist nonsense. Shall I go dig out my greytalk chat archives of discussions held before that material appeared in the ...
      Topic: Iggwilv was... [spoiler warning]
    chatdemon

    Replies: 35
    Views: 19977

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 23, 2009 4:24 pm   Subject: Iggwilv was... [spoiler warning]
    Ok Chatdemon. Your story was pretty good, I agree with Bubbagump. But your Tasha was born on Fireseek 15 in 558 CY, is that correct?

    Then when was Iuz born? Confused

    Im not sure, but for the purpo ...
      Topic: Iggwilv was... [spoiler warning]
    chatdemon

    Replies: 35
    Views: 19977

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 23, 2009 1:14 pm   Subject: Iggwilv was... [spoiler warning]
    Rasgon, thanks for the link, and thanks to Bubba and MS for the kind words.
      Topic: Iggwilv was... [spoiler warning]
    chatdemon

    Replies: 35
    Views: 19977

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Sep 22, 2009 7:04 pm   Subject: Iggwilv was... [spoiler warning]

    Oh, and I believe the Iggwilv-Tasha connection was Erik Mona's baby (much to Chatdemon's chagrin)

    You are correct, but as far as how or why that concerns me, water under the bridge that few, if a ...
      Topic: Greyhawk Dieties/Gods in Basic
    chatdemon

    Replies: 7
    Views: 10016

    PostForum: Greyhawk- Basic D&D   Posted: Tue Sep 22, 2009 6:52 pm   Subject: Re: Greyhawk Dieties/Gods in Basic

    From a rules point of view, why bother to make the game less offensive for those that say they are offended when the more popular AD&D line still had gods?

    Frank Mentzer, editor of the 3 inc ...
      Topic: Basic Reference (Holmes Blue Box from 1977): Skull Mountain
    chatdemon

    Replies: 7
    Views: 9873

    PostForum: Greyhawk- Basic D&D   Posted: Tue Sep 22, 2009 3:59 pm   Subject: Re: Basic Reference (Holmes Blue Box from 1977): Skull Mount
    I just bought this book and was surprised to see so much of it written as if it was AD&D levels 1-3 since I used to have the boxed sets from 1981 which change the rules away from AD&D a bit.
    ...
      Topic: Greyhawk Lore from Book of Wondrous Inventions.
    chatdemon

    Replies: 3
    Views: 7979

    PostForum: Greyhawk- Basic D&D   Posted: Tue Sep 22, 2009 3:37 pm   Subject: Greyhawk Lore from Book of Wondrous Inventions.
    I posted this recently on another Basic D&D related forum, but never got around to putting it into the old lore section here.I had some misc notes from my campaign that go along with this post, an ...
      Topic: New forum? + Basic D&D product links
    chatdemon

    Replies: 14
    Views: 14806

    PostForum: Greyhawk- Basic D&D   Posted: Tue Sep 22, 2009 3:27 pm   Subject: New forum? + Basic D&D product links

    Also, I will very specifically define what constitutes "Basic D&D", which is an actual product, and its related products in the first post before editing everything out and locking the announcem ...
      Topic: New forum? + Basic D&D product links
    chatdemon

    Replies: 14
    Views: 14806

    PostForum: Greyhawk- Basic D&D   Posted: Mon Sep 21, 2009 6:09 pm   Subject: New forum? + Basic D&D product links
    (Acaeum.com is an index/directory of older D&D/AD&D material, a collectors reference, it has full descriptions and pictures of the products)

    Rulebooks/Sets:

    Basic Set:
    http://www.acaeum ...
      Topic: New forum? + Basic D&D product links
    chatdemon

    Replies: 14
    Views: 14806

    PostForum: Greyhawk- Basic D&D   Posted: Fri Sep 18, 2009 9:01 am   Subject: New forum? + Basic D&D product links
    i just didnt get why this was separated from "old lore" Sad

    "Our" thoughts on "Old Lore" did not equate with the forum creator's view of the subject, Rossik my friend. Chatdemon meant "Origina ...
      Topic: New forum? + Basic D&D product links
    chatdemon

    Replies: 14
    Views: 14806

    PostForum: Greyhawk- Basic D&D   Posted: Fri Sep 18, 2009 8:39 am   Subject: New forum? + Basic D&D product links
    i just didnt get why this was separated from "old lore" Sad

    When I was an active admin of the site, the Old Lore subforum was a pet project of mine and Darva's with a tighter focus than curren ...
      Topic: [New Magic Item] Ebon Mask of the Eagle Talon
    chatdemon

    Replies: 5
    Views: 9989

    PostForum: Old Lore D&D   Posted: Mon Aug 10, 2009 9:43 pm   Subject: [New Magic Item] Ebon Mask of the Eagle Talon
    IMO, the wearing of masks by nobles, and wannabe nobles is considered a statement of style in the more civilized cities of the flanaess, sort of a psuedo-ren. era indulgence. Gorna isn't really all th ...
      Topic: Damn you Columbus!
    chatdemon

    Replies: 23
    Views: 15937

    PostForum: The Backalley   Posted: Sat Jul 18, 2009 11:56 pm   Subject: Re: Damn you Columbus!
    national federal holiday celebrating them.

    In the case of the romans, why bother? The names of our days and months are tribute enough Happy
      Topic: A little 4E hate
    chatdemon

    Replies: 7
    Views: 6024

    PostForum: The Backalley   Posted: Tue Jun 09, 2009 12:26 pm   Subject: A little 4E hate
    Editions change. Greyhawk endures.

    And WotC sucks.

    Laughing Laughing Laughing
      Topic: The First Couple of Printings of B2
    chatdemon

    Replies: 12
    Views: 13791

    PostForum: Greyhawk- Basic D&D   Posted: Tue Jun 09, 2009 12:20 pm   Subject: Re: Cave of the Unknown
    Surely there must have been lots of people that took the suggestion in B2 to create something in the Cave of the Unknown.

    A lot of DMs I've known over the years, as well as Greyhawk canon (via the ...
      Topic: GH web lore preservation - geocities closing down
    chatdemon

    Replies: 27
    Views: 13170

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 09, 2009 12:11 pm   Subject: Re: GH web lore preservation - geocities closing down

    Given that CF! has already archived the old Codex of GH site, I propose that we do that same with these sites as well.


    Over the years, I've used offline browser/webspider/site mirror/whatever y ...
      Topic: GH web lore preservation - geocities closing down
    chatdemon

    Replies: 27
    Views: 13170

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 09, 2009 12:05 pm   Subject: Re: Upping to a Directory Near You
    I likely have a few of your other works, like PDF's of stuff, but I don't really know. If that map is uploaded would you mind? I wouldn't be putting any name stuff up - it would just be a generic dir ...
      Topic: origin of the term "Jasidian"??
    chatdemon

    Replies: 12
    Views: 6672

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 09, 2009 11:54 am   Subject: Re: There is no "D" in "Wee Jas"
    I've always thought "Jasidian" or "Jasadin" whatever they're calling it sounded illogical. "Jasian" is much better. After all, her name is "Wee Jas," not "Wee Jasid" or "Wee Jasad."


    That troubled ...
      Topic: origin of the term "Jasidian"??
    chatdemon

    Replies: 12
    Views: 6672

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 05, 2009 9:26 pm   Subject: origin of the term "Jasidian"??
    I didn't recall that SKR spelled it Jasadin. Oh well, I've used Jasidan for a decade now, I'll stick with that spelling.

    Anyway, it could also be considered to be a regional or sectarian variant, s ...
      Topic: GH web lore preservation - geocities closing down
    chatdemon

    Replies: 27
    Views: 13170

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 05, 2009 5:20 pm   Subject: GH web lore preservation - geocities closing down
    Very strange that Geocities is shutting down. I guess it was ahead of it's time. I thought online storage was the wave of the future? Is Yahoo losing it's swagger?

    They want everyone to upgrade to ...
      Topic: origin of the term "Jasidian"??
    chatdemon

    Replies: 12
    Views: 6672

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 05, 2009 5:14 pm   Subject: Re: Chatdemon's "Jassidian"
    Related Note: This is the term for for any follower, even the lay-followers, of Wee Jas. The Specialty Priests - clerics that serve Wee Jas individually - are called "Karuth".

    Indeed, I agree com ...
      Topic: origin of the term "Jasidian"??
    chatdemon

    Replies: 12
    Views: 6672

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 05, 2009 4:58 pm   Subject: origin of the term "Jasidian"??
    Um, no, I've always used Jasidan, two As, one I.

    I use it in the adjective form, She's a jasidan priest, as well as the noun form, singular. The plural is Jasidans, go figure Laughing

    No, Im not a ...
      Topic: Biography of Leomond?
    chatdemon

    Replies: 3
    Views: 3401

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Oct 28, 2008 11:46 am   Subject: Re: Biography of Leomond?

    I can't really find any info about him, however. Description? Personality? Biography?


    Also check out Dragonsfoot.org, namely their ezine "Footprints". Len is a regular contributor with some bit ...
      Topic: Greyhawk Ruins or Castle Zagyg?
    chatdemon

    Replies: 24
    Views: 16171

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Oct 28, 2008 11:42 am   Subject: Re: Greyhawk Ruins or Castle Zagyg?
    Any advise on this? What would be a better Castle Greyhawk campaign?

    To be productive and answer the original question:

    I advise using WGR1 GH Ruins as the foundation of the campaign. It's a fu ...
      Topic: Greyhawk Ruins or Castle Zagyg?
    chatdemon

    Replies: 24
    Views: 16171

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Oct 28, 2008 11:37 am   Subject: Greyhawk Ruins or Castle Zagyg?
    Though to be fair, that seems to have been the way Gygax worked on most of the modules and manuals he's been associated with.

    That may be true, and saying that Gary himself didn't write every word ...
      Topic: Greyhawk Ruins or Castle Zagyg?
    chatdemon

    Replies: 24
    Views: 16171

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Oct 28, 2008 11:31 am   Subject: Greyhawk Ruins or Castle Zagyg?

    And the responses from people who use the criteria of post counts to invalidate opinions they disagree with is equally so.

    If a user with no, or few prior posts wants to talk about some aspect o ...
      Topic: Greyhawk Ruins or Castle Zagyg?
    chatdemon

    Replies: 24
    Views: 16171

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Oct 27, 2008 10:10 am   Subject: Greyhawk Ruins or Castle Zagyg?
    Castle Zagyg is not a Gygax creation either. It was ghostwritten based on notes he supplied. He clearly stated this in various places, I've linked to them before, look them up if you like.

    These en ...
      Topic: CC and the Hawk
    chatdemon

    Replies: 3
    Views: 6593

    PostForum: Greyhawk- Other Game Systems/Editions   Posted: Mon Jul 07, 2008 4:48 pm   Subject: CC and the Hawk
    The story goes that C&C was in part developed for the Castle Zagyg project.

    Wrong

    As I didn't have any major contribution to the C&C game I am not active on the TLG boards, but i will p ...
      Topic: Greyhawk Grumbler #3
    chatdemon

    Replies: 28
    Views: 20962

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 02, 2008 12:28 pm   Subject: Greyhawk Grumbler #3

    I'm glad you all like them. I was rather worried I was going to be run out of town on a rail because of the Grumbler.

    Although I honestly don't use the material in the Grumblers (they're somet ...
      Topic: Weekly GH Chat Summation Thread?
    chatdemon

    Replies: 4
    Views: 3180

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Apr 02, 2008 12:03 pm   Subject: Weekly GH Chat Summation Thread?
    http://www.calandyr.com/dnd/mircstats.html

    The greytalk chat stats are linked from that page, week by week. It doesn't include logs of discussion though, just statistics and random quotes from user ...
      Topic: The "official" 2008-2009 Greyhawk Webcomic thread!
    chatdemon

    Replies: 371
    Views: 119452

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Mar 07, 2008 11:22 am   Subject: The "official" 2008-2009 Greyhawk Webcomic thread!
    You mean more than this week's mega-one panel tribute? Any suggestions?

    That one wouldn't load for me for some reason, so I didn't realize it had been done. Cool though. now that I see it.
      Topic: Distinguishing GH from FR
    chatdemon

    Replies: 32
    Views: 18619

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Mar 06, 2008 2:47 pm   Subject: Distinguishing GH from FR
    If you look at Ed's old Dragon magazine articles, prior to FR being released as a setting, you can get a better feel for his vision of the setting.

    Also, the 1st edition material for FR, namely the ...
      Topic: The "official" 2008-2009 Greyhawk Webcomic thread!
    chatdemon

    Replies: 371
    Views: 119452

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Mar 06, 2008 2:33 pm   Subject: The "official" 2008-2009 Greyhawk Webcomic thread!
    Any sort of WOG tribute to EGG in the works?
      Topic: R.I.P Gary Gygax
    chatdemon

    Replies: 58
    Views: 40496

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Mar 06, 2008 2:25 pm   Subject: R.I.P Gary Gygax
    I found this to be a simple, yet impressive tribute, from http://www.penny-arcade.com

    http://www.penny-arcade.com/images/2008/20080304.jpg
      Topic: Distinguishing GH from FR
    chatdemon

    Replies: 32
    Views: 18619

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Mar 05, 2008 10:57 pm   Subject: Distinguishing GH from FR
    Not to be a shill, but a mystara/greyhawk hybrid is pretty much what my campaign has been for a while now:

    The "Mystoerth" map, combining the known world (pre-AD&D mystara) and oerik on one glo ...
      Topic: Canonfire! Forum Seeks Moderator/Admin
    chatdemon

    Replies: 8
    Views: 5447

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Mar 05, 2008 10:50 pm   Subject: Canonfire! Forum Seeks Moderator/Admin
    I simply don't get the enjoyment from being on the site staff that I once did, and felt it was time to let some other devoted fan(s) step up who have more enthusiasm for the duties. Enough said.

    Th ...
      Topic: archive of LG articles on wizards.com?
    chatdemon

    Replies: 5
    Views: 3425

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Feb 21, 2008 2:34 pm   Subject: Re: I Have an Archive

    There are no overt plans to flush any of the Living Greyhawk material from the Wizards of the Coast Web site. But, there was also no intention on bringing 4th Edition after five years, either...

    ...
      Topic: List of Sages & Savants of Greyhawk
    chatdemon

    Replies: 28
    Views: 11133

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Feb 20, 2008 8:54 pm   Subject: List of Sages & Savants of Greyhawk
    From my own writings:

    Shandra Malth (Olman and Amedi magic area of expertise)
    http://www.canonfire.com/cf/modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=286

    Ilbrysis of Cryllor
    http://www.cano ...
      Topic: Criminal Elements of Greyhawk
    chatdemon

    Replies: 22
    Views: 10255

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Nov 05, 2007 1:43 pm   Subject: Criminal Elements of Greyhawk
    I also think it's worth keeping in mind that all thieves in a guild don't need to be Thieves. Zero level humans (or commoners, if you're using 3e) can be among the ranks, as can members of other class ...
      Topic: Refugee Fairness Committee
    chatdemon

    Replies: 3
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    PostForum: Readers Workshop   Posted: Wed Oct 31, 2007 6:06 pm   Subject: Re: Refugee Fairness Committee

    This is one of the more thought provoking articles I've read in awhile. Wars create refugees. Greyhawk has had a lot of warfare. Shouldn't there be a greater refugee problem?

    IMC, as is sort ...
      Topic: Expedition to the Ruins of Greyhawk
    chatdemon

    Replies: 72
    Views: 38444

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Sep 06, 2007 2:34 pm   Subject: Expedition to the Ruins of Greyhawk
    Tasha was just a spell name.

    Tasha is detailed in the following article:

    http://www.canonfire.com/cf/modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=548

    That was posted here by me on January ...
      Topic: Expedition to the Ruins of Greyhawk
    chatdemon

    Replies: 72
    Views: 38444

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Sep 03, 2007 2:53 am   Subject: Expedition to the Ruins of Greyhawk
    Has Tasha always had a question mark over her, or is this something completly out of left field?

    Tasha was not a character in the "original" greyhawk campaign. Aside from being a name in the descri ...
      Topic: The non-GH 4e thread!
    chatdemon

    Replies: 83
    Views: 55544

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 4th Edition   Posted: Mon Aug 20, 2007 12:04 pm   Subject: The non-GH 4e thread!

    Personally, I'm not that bothered if wotc stop supporting Greyhawk. The stuff on this site, including OJ, is infinitely superior.

    Thank you for your support of the work of fans here and on OJ.
      Topic: The non-GH 4e thread!
    chatdemon

    Replies: 83
    Views: 55544

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 4th Edition   Posted: Wed Aug 15, 2007 6:11 pm   Subject: The non-GH 4e thread!
    Hello All.

    The announcement of 4th Edition is a pretty big event for all RPG fans. It's a huge event for all of us at Wizards of the Coast, including WotC staff and our WizO support team. We unders ...
      Topic: Expedition to the Ruins of Greyhawk
    chatdemon

    Replies: 72
    Views: 38444

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Aug 11, 2007 7:48 am   Subject: Expedition to the Ruins of Greyhawk
    I can't sign on board with any campaign (no matter how well organized) that won't allow me to at least run a neutral character. I can see why you'd ban evil alignments, but c'mon! Neutral alignment ...
      Topic: You! Yes, you. What do you want on Canonfire?
    chatdemon

    Replies: 30
    Views: 19187

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Aug 07, 2007 4:13 pm   Subject: You! Yes, you. What do you want on Canonfire?

    Chatdemon can't complain as he has a Canonfire admin account and may publish articles too, if he so wishes. Unless I missed something in my absence.

    chatdemon, despite having volunteered to help ...
      Topic: Sheldomar Map "article" forum enhancement!
    chatdemon

    Replies: 13
    Views: 8335

    PostForum: Readers Workshop   Posted: Tue Aug 07, 2007 2:52 pm   Subject: Sheldomar Map "article" forum enhancement!
    Baltran's Beacon

    This is the location of module I7: Baltron's Beacon. The name on the map is a typo.

    The I7 scenario was adapted to Greyhawk by Gary Holian in Dragon magazine, issue 304.
      Topic: Sheldomar Map "article" forum enhancement!
    chatdemon

    Replies: 13
    Views: 8335

    PostForum: Readers Workshop   Posted: Tue Aug 07, 2007 2:30 pm   Subject: Sheldomar Map "article" forum enhancement!
    The Emerald Vale

    This scenic valley, hidden in the depths of the Dreadwood, is home to the lair of the Great Green Wyrm Aramanthyn.

    The dragon is tolerant of the elves, rangers, druids and other ...
      Topic: Sheldomar Map "article" forum enhancement!
    chatdemon

    Replies: 13
    Views: 8335

    PostForum: Readers Workshop   Posted: Tue Aug 07, 2007 2:27 pm   Subject: Sheldomar Map "article" forum enhancement!
    Feathertop Mountain

    This lonely peak, rising from the depths of the Dreadwood, is home to a little known Elven fortress, home to a few groups of wood elves, as well as a small tribe of Avariel (win ...
      Topic: Sheldomar Map "article" forum enhancement!
    chatdemon

    Replies: 13
    Views: 8335

    PostForum: Readers Workshop   Posted: Tue Aug 07, 2007 2:23 pm   Subject: Sheldomar Map "article" forum enhancement!
    Valadis

    Valadis is an ancient ruined tower, the former home of the Malhel Suel, who dug into forbidden magics here and unleashed a magical calamity upon themselves.

    The tower is forbidden to all ...
      Topic: Sheldomar Map "article" forum enhancement!
    chatdemon

    Replies: 13
    Views: 8335

    PostForum: Readers Workshop   Posted: Tue Aug 07, 2007 2:13 pm   Subject: Sheldomar Map "article" forum enhancement!
    Hill of Shattered Trees
    After leading the survivors of the Rain of Colorless Fire into the Flanaess, Slerotin recieved one final vision from the gods and directed the people to seek their new homes n ...
      Topic: Sheldomar Map "article" forum enhancement!
    chatdemon

    Replies: 13
    Views: 8335

    PostForum: Readers Workshop   Posted: Tue Aug 07, 2007 2:07 pm   Subject: Sheldomar Map "article" forum enhancement!
    The Oracle of Whisper Peak

    This ancient abandoned Dwur fortress is now home to a reclusive and mysterious Suel lich, known only as the Oracle. The Oracle has constructed substantial libraries and l ...
      Topic: Sheldomar Map "article" forum enhancement!
    chatdemon

    Replies: 13
    Views: 8335

    PostForum: Readers Workshop   Posted: Tue Aug 07, 2007 1:59 pm   Subject: Sheldomar Map "article" forum enhancement!
    The Speaking Stones

    This druidic stone circle (think Stonehenge) lies on the small triangular island that sits where the Javan and Davish rivers meet. As an ancient Old Faith holy site, it is regul ...
      Topic: Sheldomar Map "article" forum enhancement!
    chatdemon

    Replies: 13
    Views: 8335

    PostForum: Readers Workshop   Posted: Tue Aug 07, 2007 1:55 pm   Subject: Sheldomar Map "article" forum enhancement!
    The Tower of Silence
    A few hours ride south of Niole Dra stands the imposing and impenetrable tower that is home to the mysterious Silent Ones.

    I don't use this locale much, so I don't have any h ...
      Topic: Sheldomar Map "article" forum enhancement!
    chatdemon

    Replies: 13
    Views: 8335

    PostForum: Readers Workshop   Posted: Tue Aug 07, 2007 12:36 pm   Subject: Sheldomar Map "article" forum enhancement!
    Canyon of the Damned
    This is spot, just south of Gorna in the Stark Mounds, where the battle of Gorna took place, resulting in the invocation of the [url=http://www.canonfire.com/cf//modules.php?name ...
      Topic: Sheldomar Map "article" forum enhancement!
    chatdemon

    Replies: 13
    Views: 8335

    PostForum: Readers Workshop   Posted: Tue Aug 07, 2007 12:29 pm   Subject: Sheldomar Map "article" forum enhancement!
    Flanchar
    Flanchar is the name I use for the ruins of Vecna's old capitol city, when he was the mortal/undead lord of his sheldomar empire in ages past. It's a swampy ruin, half submerged in boggy mud ...
      Topic: Sheldomar Map "article" forum enhancement!
    chatdemon

    Replies: 13
    Views: 8335

    PostForum: Readers Workshop   Posted: Tue Aug 07, 2007 12:23 pm   Subject: Sheldomar Map "article" forum enhancement!
    Referring to my Map of the Sheldomar Valley in 593cy article, posted ages ago:

    http://www.canonfire.com/cf//modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=376

    Now and then since posting that, I ...
      Topic: Gleemax vs Canonfire
    chatdemon

    Replies: 36
    Views: 21502

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Aug 07, 2007 4:24 am   Subject: Gleemax vs Canonfire

    "Randy mentions that if a user puts, for example, a cool new magic card or RPG feat on their personal site, the user owns it but WotC can use it, even publish it.


    When Randy refers to personal ...
      Topic: Expedition to the Ruins of Greyhawk
    chatdemon

    Replies: 72
    Views: 38444

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jul 27, 2007 11:23 am   Subject: Expedition to the Ruins of Greyhawk

    That aside, paizo did a fairly good job of producing material for those of us who aren't fortunate enough to be on the living greyhawk mailing list.

    The LG mailing list has no content, it's a dis ...
      Topic: Maure Castle --> AD&D conversions
    chatdemon

    Replies: 9
    Views: 7613

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Wed Jul 25, 2007 4:44 pm   Subject: Maure Castle --> AD&D conversions
    For those that missed it, Scott(enkainen) recently posted another conversion of MC material to the GreyTalk mailing list. Maybe he'll repost it here Wink
      Topic: What are the best 1e modules?
    chatdemon

    Replies: 26
    Views: 19854

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Wed Jul 25, 2007 4:42 pm   Subject: What are the best 1e modules?
    C1: Tamoachan and L1: Bone Hill are my personal favorites.

    I'm a lot more partial to the Classic D&D "B" series.
      Topic: You! Yes, you. What do you want on Canonfire?
    chatdemon

    Replies: 30
    Views: 19187

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 25, 2007 4:13 pm   Subject: You! Yes, you. What do you want on Canonfire?
    Three things need to happen to get me posting articles again:

    1> CF must clearly and loudly remind people of the fact that it is limited and partial to no particular edition of D&D.

    2> ...
      Topic: Amedian Agriculture Update
    chatdemon

    Replies: 15
    Views: 9687

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 18, 2007 9:45 pm   Subject: Amedian Agriculture Update
    Did the article also point out that famine due to poor crop yields resulting from overfarming is one of the prominent theories on why Mayan cities were abandoned? Sure, the Aztecs were still living in ...
      Topic: Hackmaster Greyhack???
    chatdemon

    Replies: 11
    Views: 5858

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 18, 2007 9:29 pm   Subject: Hackmaster Greyhack???

    It is with regret that we announce that KenzerCo’s license with Wizards of the Coast for the D&D brand and the oD&D/AD&D copyright licenses for use with HackMaster will be expiring soon ...
      Topic: May I use material from Canonfire on my campaign website if
    chatdemon

    Replies: 9
    Views: 9201

    PostForum: Canonfire! & GreyTalk Help and Feedback   Posted: Mon Jul 02, 2007 12:46 am   Subject: May I use material from Canonfire on my campaign website if
    Authors: If you want to indicate that your article may be posted or plagiarized wherever by whomever, feel free to add a note in the body of your article. The whole reason for the strict no reposting ...
      Topic: Question on coin names for currency
    chatdemon

    Replies: 3
    Views: 4506

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Wed Jun 27, 2007 9:46 am   Subject: Question on coin names for currency
    This is probably the site you're looking for:
    http://www.dracheninsel.de/dracheninsel/add/greyhawk/coins.htm
      Topic: WotC's Digital Initiative Up
    chatdemon

    Replies: 10
    Views: 4402

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 21, 2007 2:59 am   Subject: WotC's Digital Initiative Up

    Gleemax is MySpace for gamers of all games brought to you by your friends at Wotc with a decidedly MtG edge. The D&D Digital Initiative is highly D&D specific.

    I read that as "Gleemax and ...
      Topic: B1 In search of the unknown
    chatdemon

    Replies: 26
    Views: 31558

    PostForum: Greyhawk- Basic D&D   Posted: Thu Jun 21, 2007 2:53 am   Subject: Re: That B1 map...
    I've read elsewhere complaints about the cheesy map,

    Only time I really hated that map was when it was my turn to be mapper for the party, what a pain. Happy
      Topic: I really like these
    chatdemon

    Replies: 4
    Views: 7904

    PostForum: Old Lore D&D   Posted: Fri Mar 02, 2007 9:00 pm   Subject: I really like these

    Chat, based on the new monsters are you currently working on something in the Amedio or Hepmonaland that we might look forward to seeing?

    Just a new monster, magic item, spell, npc, etc now and t ...
      Topic: Return to Tamoachan - Dungeon 141
    chatdemon

    Replies: 22
    Views: 17959

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Mar 02, 2007 8:58 pm   Subject: Return to Tamoachan - Dungeon 141
    Paizo did not have it, although they had every other X in pdf. Mad I ended up getting XSOLO also set, suposedly, in the Sea of Dread. It is dreadful ... in a bad way. Sad

    X8 is of compar ...
      Topic: Tabloid Tamoachan - The Glozeris Expedition
    chatdemon

    Replies: 2
    Views: 3425

    PostForum: Readers Workshop   Posted: Thu Feb 22, 2007 12:24 pm   Subject: Tabloid Tamoachan - The Glozeris Expedition
    While I honestly didn't care much for the basic idea of the article (IMO, the Olman are a self made culture, not the second rate inheritors of something non-human), like Marc I have to give GVD kudos ...
      Topic: Drow of the Underdark: Erelhei-Cinlu revisited
    chatdemon

    Replies: 5
    Views: 3859

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Feb 22, 2007 12:18 pm   Subject: Drow of the Underdark: Erelhei-Cinlu revisited
    That was a very good, serious look at the setting.

    I liked Fred's take on the vault, but I can't honestly call drow mimes serious Laughing
      Topic: [New Monster] Khalmaak
    chatdemon

    Replies: 0
    Views: 4667

    PostForum: Old Lore D&D   Posted: Wed Feb 21, 2007 12:50 pm   Subject: [New Monster] Khalmaak
    Archived here for reference.

    Khalmaak (Ooze Man)
    Medium Monster (Rare)
    Armor Class: 6
    Hit Dice: 10
    Move: 60 (4)
    Attacks: 2
    Damage: 2d10
    No Appearing: 1
    Save As: Dwarf 8
    Morale: 12
    Treasur ...
      Topic: [New Monster] Kuumyak
    chatdemon

    Replies: 0
    Views: 4348

    PostForum: Old Lore D&D   Posted: Wed Feb 21, 2007 12:48 pm   Subject: [New Monster] Kuumyak
    Archived for reference.

    Kuumyak (Jungle Ooze)
    Medium Lowlife (Uncommon)
    Armor Class: 8
    Hit Dice: 3
    Move: 10 (1)
    Attacks: 1
    Damage: 1d8 + Special
    No Appearing: 1
    Save As: Fighter 2
    Morale: ...
      Topic: [New Monster] Kananicte
    chatdemon

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    Views: 4464

    PostForum: Old Lore D&D   Posted: Wed Feb 21, 2007 12:45 pm   Subject: [New Monster] Kananicte
    Archived here for reference.

    Kananicte (Sleep Flower)
    Small Lowlife (Uncommon)
    Armor Class: 9
    Hit Dice: 1/2 (1d4 hp)
    Move: 0
    Attacks: 1
    Damage: Special
    No Appearing: 1d6
    Save As: Normal Man ...
      Topic: Weblinks for the Classic D&D fan.
    chatdemon

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    Views: 9966

    PostForum: Old Lore D&D   Posted: Wed Feb 21, 2007 12:36 pm   Subject: Weblinks for the Classic D&D fan.
    The Trid Campaign
    http://www.tridrpg.org//
    Classic D&D fan Erin D. Smale runs this cool site, focused on his world of Trid campaign. There are tons of great monsters, spells, optional rules and ...
      Topic: Weblinks for the Classic D&D fan.
    chatdemon

    Replies: 5
    Views: 9966

    PostForum: Old Lore D&D   Posted: Wed Feb 21, 2007 12:32 pm   Subject: Weblinks for the Classic D&D fan.
    Flying Buffalo Games
    http://www.flyingbuffalo.com/catalyst.htm
    Flying Buffalo is the publisher of two great lines of system-neutral products readily useful in a Classic D&D game:

    Grimtooth's ...
      Topic: Weblinks for the Classic D&D fan.
    chatdemon

    Replies: 5
    Views: 9966

    PostForum: Old Lore D&D   Posted: Wed Feb 21, 2007 12:26 pm   Subject: Re: Weblinks for the Classic D&D fan.
    0One Games Blueprints
    http://0onegames.com/catalog/index.php?manufacturers_id=12
    0One's Blueprints are a great line of predrawn map packs ready for a DM to stock and use in his campaign. The best pa ...
      Topic: Welcome to Old Lore D&D
    chatdemon

    Replies: 4
    Views: 19772

    PostForum: Old Lore D&D   Posted: Wed Feb 21, 2007 12:10 pm   Subject: Rogues Gallery NPC posting template
    Darva wrote:

    Rogues Gallery posts will be new NPCs to use in your campaign, complete with Classic D&D stats and a brief history, description and role playing notes.

    Everyone is welcome, and ...
      Topic: Welcome to Old Lore D&D
    chatdemon

    Replies: 4
    Views: 19772

    PostForum: Old Lore D&D   Posted: Wed Feb 21, 2007 12:07 pm   Subject: Magic Item Posting Tips
    Darva wrote:

    I'm not posting a formal template for the Darva wrote:
    Magic Lockpicks

    Magic lockpicks are a set of exquisitely crafted thieves tools made of platinum decorated with diamonds of va ...
      Topic: Welcome to Old Lore D&D
    chatdemon

    Replies: 4
    Views: 19772

    PostForum: Old Lore D&D   Posted: Wed Feb 21, 2007 12:04 pm   Subject: Welcome to Old Lore D&D
    For various reasons having nothing to do with GH or CF, I don't expect Darva to be around much, so in her absence, I've resumed host duties on the Old Lore forum section.

    In reality, this means lit ...
      Topic: Help Bring Back the old D&D
    chatdemon

    Replies: 18
    Views: 19664

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Wed Feb 21, 2007 2:26 am   Subject: Help Bring Back the old D&D
    I run the Old Lore forum section here on Canonfire, the section for Basic, Expert, etc D&D. You're invited to stop in and check things out.

    I saw the "petition" you mention, but honestly, I did ...
      Topic: B1 In search of the unknown
    chatdemon

    Replies: 26
    Views: 31558

    PostForum: Greyhawk- Basic D&D   Posted: Wed Feb 21, 2007 12:32 am   Subject: B1 In search of the unknown

    One thing I didn't like (and never used) was the rumour section. Without them, the whole adventure had an unfolding mystery feel.

    Huh. I guess it comes down to how you stock the dungeon. If you ...
      Topic: B1 In search of the unknown
    chatdemon

    Replies: 26
    Views: 31558

    PostForum: Greyhawk- Basic D&D   Posted: Tue Feb 20, 2007 11:40 pm   Subject: B1 In search of the unknown


    Only the map to B1 is included in that module.

    Yep, B1 is suggested as one of the interludes between chapters in the adventure. No information besides the dungeon map and a mention that one of ...
      Topic: I really like these
    chatdemon

    Replies: 4
    Views: 7904

    PostForum: Old Lore D&D   Posted: Tue Feb 20, 2007 10:36 pm   Subject: I really like these
    There are essentially 2 main reasons I prefer using the forum for most postings anymore:

    1. The time lapse between submission and actual posting on the site of actual articles annoys the hell out o ...
      Topic: Return to Tamoachan - Dungeon 141
    chatdemon

    Replies: 22
    Views: 17959

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Feb 20, 2007 2:42 pm   Subject: Return to Tamoachan - Dungeon 141
    Your 10/26/06 post persuades me that I had unrealistic expectations of the Savage Tide AP. I had hoped that it would at least evoke a living Olman culture in and around Sasserine, the Hook, etc.

    ...
      Topic: Canon TEXTS in Greyhawk
    chatdemon

    Replies: 9
    Views: 5898

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jan 10, 2007 11:29 am   Subject: Canon TEXTS in Greyhawk
    In Dragon 253, Scott Casper published an article titled A Treasure Trove Of Tomes: Books Both Magical & Mundane From The Greyhawk Setting. While the article goes into great detail regarding the co ...
      Topic: Expedition to the Ruins of Greyhawk
    chatdemon

    Replies: 66
    Views: 42998

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Dec 23, 2006 7:14 pm   Subject: Expedition to the Ruins of Greyhawk

    I'm frankly not sure the relevance of any of the rest of what you said as a response to me.

    Since your post, intentionally or not, came off as a "Gygax won't stoop to writing for WotC's crappy s ...
      Topic: GreyTalk archives
    chatdemon

    Replies: 23
    Views: 10272

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Dec 21, 2006 11:52 am   Subject: GreyTalk archives
    Hey Rich---

    Any updates on the codex or archive?

    Not really, sadly. I've had a lot of real life intruding on my gaming related projects of late.
      Topic: Expedition to the Ruins of Greyhawk
    chatdemon

    Replies: 66
    Views: 42998

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Dec 20, 2006 11:13 am   Subject: Expedition to the Ruins of Greyhawk
    (ahem, now that I'm logged into my account...oops...)

    So I'm not just constantly hating on Erik Laughing

    I think that if Gygax was seriously interested in collaborating on CGH for WotC, Erik and t ...
     
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