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      Topic: Greyhawk Appearance in The Curse of Strahd - SPOILERS!!!
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    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 5th Edition   Posted: Sun Mar 27, 2016 11:19 pm   Subject: Greyhawk Appearance in The Curse of Strahd - SPOILERS!!!
    I'm not sure if this is a reboot of I6.

    I6 took place in 528 BC and Curse of Strahd is set in 735 BC (the start date of the 2E Realm of Terror boxed set and 5 years before the Grand Conjunction).
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      Topic: Oerth vs. Earth and planar/dimensional logic
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Feb 10, 2016 3:53 pm   Subject: Oerth vs. Earth and planar/dimensional logic
    Ah, I see. That makes sense. They must have changed it all up for Spelljammer/Planescape to all share the one Prime Material.

    Would all alternate Prime Material planes in the MotP's model share the ...
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Feb 10, 2016 1:54 pm   Subject: Oerth vs. Earth and planar/dimensional logic
    I thought Manual of the Planes had one Prime Material. So too the diagram in the back of the 1E PHB. I'll have to look at it again.

    But the crystal spheres is a bit fanciful. A prime material plane ...
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Feb 09, 2016 7:49 pm   Subject: Oerth vs. Earth and planar/dimensional logic
    Thanks for the link, rasgon. I remember that post. In your game, do Oerth/Yarth/Aerth/Uerth/Earth share the same Prime Material Plane? ie. like the Great Wheel model?
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Feb 09, 2016 4:46 pm   Subject: Oerth vs. Earth and planar/dimensional logic
    Good pick up, TregMallin.

    Yes, I was struggling a bit to come up with terminology between planar and alternate dimension/probability and how they fit together.

    The TSR settings - Oerth, Toril, K ...
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Feb 08, 2016 12:14 am   Subject: Oerth vs. Earth and planar/dimensional logic
    Iíve been thinking about Oerth and its relationships with alternate Earths in my campaign and Iíve come up with the following planar/dimensional logic.

    A dimension is like looking at a shelf full o ...
      Topic: Chainmail Miniatures/Western Oerik - the essential books?
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Feb 17, 2012 1:55 am   Subject: Re: The Sundered Empire, essentials
    Wow, thanks for your help, everyone.

    Unfortunately, all of the books you mention are made for a miniatures game - that's the nature of the beast. With the exception of the one PDF, there were minia ...
      Topic: Chainmail Miniatures/Western Oerik - the essential books?
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Feb 15, 2012 2:18 am   Subject: Chainmail Miniatures/Western Oerik - the essential books?
    Hi Folks,

    With all of the talk about Western Oerik lately, I've decided to look into the Chainmail Miniatures line but I only want the essential books (ie. I don't want to end up with dozens of box ...
      Topic: Who serves Zilchus?
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 25, 2011 10:58 pm   Subject: Who serves Zilchus?
    Mercane/arcane - the giant, blue-skinned extraplanar merchants...

    "hidden inside a box" merchants. Jeff Grubb needs a dictionary Embarassed
      Topic: What would happen to Oerth if the God of Magic was slain?
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Apr 24, 2011 5:37 pm   Subject: What would happen to Oerth if the God of Magic was slain?
    Depending on how far you want to go back with the Ur-Flan, Vecna: Hand of the Revenant has this bit spoken by Vecna's mother:

    ďOur ancestors are said to have learned arcane magic from a great serp ...
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Apr 23, 2011 9:11 pm   Subject: What would happen to Oerth if the God of Magic was slain?
    Does Oerth have an over-god?

    Not officially . . . thank Boccob! Wink Evil Grin Laughing

    In my Great Wheel cosmology, the worlds of Oerth, Toril and Krynn kind of form a triumvirate. Each of thes ...
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Apr 23, 2011 9:02 pm   Subject: What would happen to Oerth if the God of Magic was slain?
    Boccob, being neutral, would never take an action instigated by any motivation. He is the Uncaring. There is no High God to coerce him into teaching magic to mortals. He cannot, by his very nature, ...
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Apr 23, 2011 7:45 pm   Subject: What would happen to Oerth if the God of Magic was slain?
    Ao was shown to be the Over-god of "his" universe and, in the final pages, it was shown that, not only did Ao answer to a Higher Power, but the Higher Powr had instructed him to "fix things" in "his" ...
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Apr 23, 2011 6:37 pm   Subject: What would happen to Oerth if the God of Magic was slain?
    ...If Boccob died, I don't think that magic itself would change, but, I think that there would be some kind of change. I can't imagine such an enormous force in the world ceasing to exist, and the wo ...
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Apr 23, 2011 6:25 am   Subject: What would happen to Oerth if the God of Magic was slain?
    And it's been suggested that Tharizdun is responsible for the loss of Oerth's magic.

    We'll always have psionics. Nothing can kill that power source, right? Laughing
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Apr 23, 2011 3:04 am   Subject: What would happen to Oerth if the God of Magic was slain?
    Also, I hate the use of the word Arcane. It describes the insides of an ark (a box). In 3rd Edition Wizards cast box-interior magic. You'd think Monte Cook owned a dictionary.

    Had a quick search ...
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Apr 23, 2011 1:42 am   Subject: What would happen to Oerth if the God of Magic was slain?
    There is a quantifiable worry that magic dies out in Oerth though. We know that by 998 CY magic has faded quite a bit. Now is this because of the demise of Boccob/Wee Jas or just a weakening of some G ...
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Apr 22, 2011 5:12 pm   Subject: What would happen to Oerth if the God of Magic was slain?
    I was thinking about what happened to Toril when Mystra, the God of Magic was slain. Basically all hell broke loose. Something called the Spellplague wracked the planet, causing many wizards to go ins ...
      Topic: Questions regarding a Gygaxian Greyhawk
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Oct 05, 2010 1:36 am   Subject: Questions regarding a Gygaxian Greyhawk
    Thanks, folks.

    From reading the comments above, I believe the demi-human deities in UA should be part of a Gygaxian Greyhawk. I know Gygax didn't create them but we must understand that Greyhawk, f ...
      Topic: Questions regarding a Gygaxian Greyhawk
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Oct 04, 2010 3:42 am   Subject: Questions regarding a Gygaxian Greyhawk
    First, let me say Iím not a Greyhawk purist or a militant grognard. My current Greyhawk game is very much a "TSR Greyhawk" and utilises Planescape, Spelljammer and Ravenloft. I also use the City of Gr ...
      Topic: If you melted down Black Ice, would you get black water?
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 08, 2010 3:30 am   Subject: If you melted down Black Ice, would you get black water?
    Thanks, mortellan. That was an interesting read. Smile
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Feb 25, 2010 12:57 am   Subject: If you melted down Black Ice, would you get black water?
    Perhaps my above example of Black Ice simply being clear, glass-like sheets of ice over black, rocky badlands can be explained by potent elemental forces of Air or Ice in the region that sustain the p ...
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Feb 03, 2010 2:48 pm   Subject: If you melted down Black Ice, would you get black water?
    Along these lines, you may find my description of "stygian ice" interesting on my Wondrous Materials webpage

    I like your Stygian Ice - pockets of the Land of Black Ice that have been mystically inf ...
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Feb 02, 2010 2:13 am   Subject: If you melted down Black Ice, would you get black water?
    I know it's fantasy but I like the idea of at least some basic "scientific" reason explaining the Land of Black Ice. I mean, we could say it is coterminous with the Gray Waste or something and the bla ...
      Topic: Urban Arcana (d20 Modern): Any Greyhawk goodness?
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Feb 02, 2010 1:53 am   Subject: Urban Arcana (d20 Modern): Any Greyhawk goodness?
    Thanks for letting me know. Yes, I do like that sort of cross-over thing. I might seek out a copy :)
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Jan 30, 2010 4:46 pm   Subject: If you melted down Black Ice, would you get black water?
    I was wondering what would happen if you melted down a chunk of Black Ice - would you get black water? Would it be drinkable?

    Also, what is the component that makes it black? Is it something mundan ...
      Topic: Urban Arcana (d20 Modern): Any Greyhawk goodness?
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Jan 30, 2010 4:40 pm   Subject: Urban Arcana (d20 Modern): Any Greyhawk goodness?
    I came across this book on Amazon and in the contents under organisations it has things like:

    Church of Pelor
    Heirs of Kyuss
    St Cuthbert's House

    Has anyone used this book in their Greyhawk cam ...
      Topic: How many spaceships visited Oerth?
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Apr 18, 2009 6:10 am   Subject: How many spaceships visited Oerth?
    I guess there's 2 paths I could take regards magic on Gamma World:

    1) Gamma World is a dead magic area. Maybe magic existed a little bit in the past but it has since waned completely. Or, more like ...
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Apr 16, 2009 4:52 am   Subject: How many spaceships visited Oerth?
    Thanks everyone for the extra info. That's interesting how CotGs and the Egg of Coot are unrelated . . . the list of extra-terrestrial visiters from different universes grows!

    I've been doing more ...
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Apr 09, 2009 9:33 pm   Subject: How many spaceships visited Oerth?
    I've been doing some research on Gamma World and Star Frontiers and found 2 interesting pieces:

    1) The semi-pro Gamma World fan module "Omega Project" (Module GW11) links the Starship Warden to Gam ...
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Apr 05, 2009 1:54 am   Subject: How many spaceships visited Oerth?
    "At least two points of origin for machine life cysts are currently known, the Barrier Peaks and the Rael cysts. Many more are suspected to exist, but they are as yet undiscovered." - Dragon #258, pag ...
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Apr 04, 2009 3:46 pm   Subject: How many spaceships visited Oerth?
    Thanks for the excellent and informative posts.

    This gets some ideas brewing.

    I notice in the MA intro you quoted, it says: "By the 23rd Century a great migration wave was spreading from Old Ter ...
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Apr 03, 2009 6:30 pm   Subject: How many spaceships visited Oerth?
    Hello

    Usually I'd be one not to mix sci-fi and fantasy, but in my current Greyhawk campaign I'm considering it. Actually, I'm quite excited about the idea. Happy

    I was just wondering if a Gre ...
      Topic: Monte Cook's Earthblood
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Nov 28, 2008 3:01 am   Subject: Monte Cook's Earthblood
    I can't quite remember how Oerthblood was described in Return of the Eight (or whether it was described at all).

    Was it an unseen magical force like Monte's Earthblood or a literal blood-like liqui ...
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Nov 22, 2008 10:22 pm   Subject: Monte Cook's Earthblood
    I saw this on Monte Cook's site. I thought I'd share it with everyone as it could explain Oerthblood in the GH setting:

    http://www.montecook.com/cgi-bin/page.cgi?mpress_BOXM_earthblood
      Topic: Hall of Many Panes: Any good?
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Oct 03, 2008 8:50 pm   Subject: Hall of Many Panes: Any good?
    Try this link. It sounds interesting.

    http://www.rpg.net/reviews/archive/11/11929.phtml

    Thanks for that. Yes, that's the review I've read. The reviewer has an amusing writing style but I was ho ...
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Oct 03, 2008 8:49 pm   Subject: Hall of Many Panes: Any good?
    I have never even heard of this adventure!

    Can you give some more details (publisher, etc.) so that I can look it up?

    Yes, the adventure was published by Troll Lord Games a few years ago under t ...
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Oct 03, 2008 4:37 am   Subject: Hall of Many Panes: Any good?
    I haven't seen much discussion of this one. Is it any good?

    I read the review on RPGnet which describes it as a planar matrix the PCs are trapped in. They must climb up a cylinder (the Hall of Many ...
      Topic: Age of Worms: Tharizdun instead of Kyuss?
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Oct 03, 2008 4:25 am   Subject: Age of Worms: Tharizdun instead of Kyuss?
    Also, if it were me, I would go ahead and run it as per for quite a while even going so far as to have it look like a Kyuss plot only to shift late game with a BIG REVEAL where the PCs learn that it i ...
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Oct 01, 2008 6:37 pm   Subject: Age of Worms: Tharizdun instead of Kyuss?
    Thanks, everyone.

    I agree, Tharizdun is overused in published adventures. In my game, though, I've been dropping subtle hints of impending doom and evidence of Tharizdun's cult active. I was lookin ...
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Sep 30, 2008 10:09 pm   Subject: Age of Worms: Tharizdun instead of Kyuss?
    I was thinking of hunting down the Age of Worms adventure path but was wondering if Kyuss could be swapped with Tharizdun?

    Or would this require major reworking?

    Tharizdun's big on the whole ten ...
      Topic: Meet the New Hawk - WoG to Restart/Reimagine in 4e
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Sep 25, 2008 4:04 am   Subject: Meet the New Hawk - WoG to Restart/Reimagine in 4e
    Beyond that, to insinuate that someone else's campaign is somehow invalid because one didn't play in it, is likewise foolhardy. Just because one has not done something, does not, and cannot, detract ...
      Topic: what about the novels?
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Sep 25, 2008 3:47 am   Subject: what about the novels?
    I loved the Gord the Rogue novels (except maybe the last 2 where things started to get a bit super-heroish and the ending was a bit controversial - not to mention an advertisment for Gary's new Yarth ...
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 24, 2008 5:58 am   Subject: Meet the New Hawk - WoG to Restart/Reimagine in 4e
    I never participated in LG, and so I do not consider it to hold any water. For me, the timeline remains at 591 CY, where it has been frozen these past eight years.

    I think the timeline of Expediti ...
      Topic: evil acts of the circle of the 8?
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 19, 2008 11:06 pm   Subject: Re: Mord
    I have always seen Mord working to maintain a balance in the Flan, a balance of his own conception. I played it as though Rary decided to to take a different approach than Mord and Mord decided to do ...
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Sep 16, 2008 7:54 pm   Subject: Meet the New Hawk - WoG to Restart/Reimagine in 4e
    The Retro look is popular. Maybe WotC could take it to the extreme and make the cover designs and layout old school - like Goodman Game's Dungeon Crawl Classics mods for example.
      Topic: Creating your own Castle GH
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Sep 13, 2008 2:37 am   Subject: Creating your own Castle GH


    ZTG 4505 Dave Arnesonís Blackmoor: The Dungeons of Castle Blackmoor
    (some version of this may have been in, or inspired by, the original EGG/Arneson/Kuntz campaigns...I would include it at least ...
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Sep 07, 2008 7:45 pm   Subject: Meet the New Hawk - WoG to Restart/Reimagine in 4e
    Not a very "Living" campaign if it dies in the end. That's a shame.

    For a rebooted 4E GH I'd like to see:

    Campaign Guide
    Player's Guide
    City of Greyhawk hardback
    Greyhawk Ruins mega-boxed set ...
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Sep 06, 2008 6:04 am   Subject: Meet the New Hawk - WoG to Restart/Reimagine in 4e
    I think when they ended the campaign, the rights technically revert to the authors . . . WoTC could likely make a bookif they wanted to summarize all of the events that led up to the assassination of ...
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 05, 2008 5:53 am   Subject: Meet the New Hawk - WoG to Restart/Reimagine in 4e
    Start the new Greyhawk right after the release of the LGG. There was nothing significant published after that (from a GH history point of view), and all of what happened in the zillions of LG mods is ...
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Aug 26, 2008 6:44 pm   Subject: Re: WotC going too far?
    Wizards rewrites the setting, paving the way for their new races, basing most of their decissions on the popular trends of the day that then capturing the original spirit of the setting. Eventually dr ...
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Aug 26, 2008 2:03 am   Subject: Meet the New Hawk - WoG to Restart/Reimagine in 4e
    A reboot concerns me because this begs the question: What happens if the setting is messed up again? Will it call for another reboot down the track?

    Are other settings called into question too? Wil ...
      Topic: WGR1 Greyhawk Ruins / WG7 Castle Greyhawk Question
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Aug 12, 2008 1:45 am   Subject: WGR1 Greyhawk Ruins / WG7 Castle Greyhawk Question
    At a glance, I cannot see any areas that either adventure have in common. I am pretty sure that a conscious effort was made to ensure that WGR1 Greyhawk Ruins was nothing like the looney WG7 Castle Gr ...
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Aug 10, 2008 6:34 pm   Subject: WGR1 Greyhawk Ruins / WG7 Castle Greyhawk Question
    I own WGR1 Greyhawk Ruins but not WG7 Castle Greyhawk.

    I was just curious if WGR1 borrows anything from WG7, like maps for example or the odd room or two?

    Or is WGR1 a complete rework?

    I'm th ...
      Topic: WotC Greyhawk Conspiracy
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 28, 2008 5:40 pm   Subject: WotC Greyhawk Conspiracy
    Black-clad WotC ninjas steal EGG's notes and computer data on a regular basis. This is why Castle Zagyg is taking so long. Laughing
      Topic: Drow of the Underdark
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue May 29, 2007 7:35 pm   Subject: Drow of the Underdark
    Thanks.
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon May 28, 2007 6:38 pm   Subject: Drow of the Underdark
    Has anyone checked out the chapter on the Vault of the Drow yet?

    What's it like?

    Does it cover a lot more ground than what's in D1-3?

    Thanks
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Apr 17, 2007 9:42 pm   Subject: Deviltry is the religion of the Horned Society.
    I can't quite remember, but I seem to recall the Horned Society worshipping Anthraxus (Neutral Evil daemon lord of disease) in the Gord the Rogue series. My memory is foggy so some would have to confi ...
      Topic: Oerth Yarth Aerth Uerth Earth
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Apr 03, 2007 5:43 pm   Subject: Oerth Yarth Aerth Uerth Earth
    These are great write ups Happy

    What about Gary's new Lejendary Earth? Should this fit into the scheme of things?

    Your write-up on Earth isn't offensive. It's fiction afterall! Happy

    The on ...
      Topic: Necropolis: Its usefullness in a GH campaign
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Feb 22, 2007 2:22 pm   Subject: Necropolis: Its usefullness in a GH campaign
    Thanks! These are all interesting ideas Happy

    If you look at the illustrations in the Tomb of Horrors player handout book, there's also quite a few pseudo-Egyptian carvings on the walls of the t ...
      Topic: Necropolis: Its usefullness in a GH campaign
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Feb 20, 2007 2:54 am   Subject: Necropolis: Its usefullness in a GH campaign
    I wasn't sure whether to pick this one up: EGG's "Necropolis" adventure (originally published for Dangerous Journeys but updated to d20 by Necromancer Games).

    Necropolis looks like it'd be great in ...
      Topic: Plague Fields
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Dec 30, 2006 3:40 am   Subject: Plague Fields
    The free v3.5 download of the original White Plume Mountain mentions the closest town to WPM is a village called Yellowreach (it's 5 miles from WPM).

    Return to White Plume Mountain says Plaguefield ...
      Topic: Alternative name for faerzress in Greyhawk campaigns
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Nov 22, 2006 8:36 pm   Subject: Alternative name for faerzress in Greyhawk campaigns
    Can someone please give me a brief description of what Oerthblood is?

    It's what folks on this thread are calling "faerzress"

    Telas

    Thanks.

    I guess when I heard the term "Oerthblood" I took ...
      Topic: Alternative name for faerzress in Greyhawk campaigns
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Nov 21, 2006 5:42 pm   Subject: Alternative name for faerzress in Greyhawk campaigns
    Can someone please give me a brief description of what Oerthblood is?

    Thank you Happy
      Topic: Alternative name for faerzress in Greyhawk campaigns
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Nov 19, 2006 5:20 pm   Subject: Alternative name for faerzress in Greyhawk campaigns
    We've discussed it several times in the chat, and it most likely that Oerthblood should be treated the same as Faerzress.

    Is there a link or info on what exactly Oerthblood is?

    Which product did ...
      Topic: Alternative name for faerzress in Greyhawk campaigns
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Nov 19, 2006 3:51 pm   Subject: Alternative name for faerzress in Greyhawk campaigns
    I was wondering if anyone had come up with an alternative name for faerzress as featured in the FR book "Underdark".

    Faerzress is that "energy" in the Underdark that confounds such things as scryin ...
      Topic: Do the public know who's on the GHC Oligarchy?
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Nov 07, 2006 5:19 pm   Subject: Do the public know who's on the GHC Oligarchy?
    Thanks for the info Happy
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Nov 06, 2006 4:37 am   Subject: Do the public know who's on the GHC Oligarchy?
    Thanks, everyone, for the responses. Smile

    I was just wondering if it were common knowledge to the public that the leader of the Thieves' Guild and the leader of the Assassins' Guild are on the ...
      Topic: Do the public know who's on the GHC Oligarchy?
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Oct 28, 2006 4:12 am   Subject: Do the public know who's on the GHC Oligarchy?
    I was just wondering if the citizens of Greyhawk know who, exactly, is on the Greyhawk City Oligarchy or if this is kept a mystery? For example, does the public know the Guildmaster of Assassins and t ...
      Topic: What's beneath Greyhawk City?
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Oct 28, 2006 3:53 am   Subject: What's beneath Greyhawk City?
    It's refreshing to hear that other people don't think Greyhawk City would have easy access to the Underdark. I don't like to overdo the Underdark. In some settings it seems you can access the Underdar ...
      Topic: Greyhawk City Arena and blood sports
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Oct 28, 2006 3:41 am   Subject: Greyhawk City Arena and blood sports
    If Greyhawk were a "neutral" city I probably wouldn't have a problem with open bloodshed and folks being slaughtered in the heart of the city for entertainment. However, with the "no evil churchs allo ...
      Topic: Greyhawk City Arena and blood sports
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Oct 17, 2006 8:40 pm   Subject: Greyhawk City Arena and blood sports
    I haven't read the Age of Worms adventure path, but is it true that blood sports take place in the Greyhawk city arena?

    In other words, gladiators can legally kill other gladiators in the arena? Mu ...
      Topic: What's beneath Greyhawk City?
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Oct 17, 2006 8:34 pm   Subject: What's beneath Greyhawk City?
    I was just wondering what's under the city of Greyhawk. A lot of fantasy cities are built on top of an ancient civilisation. Waterdeep, for example, is built on top of ancient dwarven ruins. Also, Cau ...
      Topic: Greyhawk connectivity to Toril & Krynn
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Oct 19, 2005 10:27 pm   Subject: Greyhawk connectivity to Toril & Krynn
    Can a moderator please make this poll multiple choice. Embarassed
      Topic: Greyhawk connectivity to Toril & Krynn
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Oct 19, 2005 10:25 pm   Subject: Greyhawk connectivity to Toril & Krynn
    I was wondering if anyone has their GH campaign connected to Toril or Krynn and if your GH PCs visit often?

    During the 2E era there was a big push to connect worlds via Spelljammer, Ravenloft and P ...
      Topic: Blood & Darkness
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Aug 30, 2005 8:32 pm   Subject: Blood & Darkness
    Hello,

    Do the Chainmail supps offer much source material on Oerik? Or, is it just vague references?

    I'd really like to flesh out the west much more.

    Which Chainmail books do you recommend for ...
      Topic: Who did the mortal Saint Cuthbert worship before ascension?
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 11, 2005 4:17 pm   Subject: Who did the mortal Saint Cuthbert worship before ascension?
    Cuthbert was a follower of the Celtic rite of early Christianity and only late adopted the Roman rite after the Synod of Whitby

    That's all good and well but how do you explain the silly hat? Happy ...
      Topic: Who did the mortal Saint Cuthbert worship before ascension?
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Apr 10, 2005 3:39 am   Subject: Who did the mortal Saint Cuthbert worship before ascension?
    Just wondering who Cuthbert worshipped (he was a cleric, right?) before he ascended to godhood.

    Did his ascension to godhood come hand-in-hand with his "Saint" title?

    How did he ascend?

    How m ...
      Topic: Vampiric Bloodlines of Oerth
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Feb 14, 2005 8:57 pm   Subject: Vampiric Bloodlines of Oerth
    Count Strahd von Zarovich came from GH in my campaign.

    He lived in a small province in the slopes close to Perrenland.
      Topic: Oriental Adventures in Greyhawk
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Feb 09, 2005 3:45 pm   Subject: Oriental Adventures in Greyhawk
    Baggins, if it was originally destined for Greyhawk are there any references to Greyhawk left in, or did the editors replace them all?

    When OA for 1st Ed. AD&D was released, the small section that ...
      Topic: Anyone travelled into Greyhawk's far future? What's there?
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Feb 09, 2005 1:22 am   Subject: Anyone travelled into Greyhawk's far future? What's there?
    I hate to be a killjoy, but the scenarios described in this thread are a nightmare come true for me. They represent the single worst thing that could happen to Oerth and the Greyhawk setting

    Ya, I ...
      Topic: Oriental Adventures in Greyhawk
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Feb 09, 2005 1:06 am   Subject: Re: Oriental Adventures in Greyhawk
    I know Kara Tur is in Forgotten Realms, though I heard rumor that it was supposed to be in Greyhawk originally.

    Yes, Kara-Tur was destined for Greyhawk but got re-routed to the Realms.
      Topic: Anyone travelled into Greyhawk's far future? What's there?
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Feb 06, 2005 9:33 pm   Subject: Anyone travelled into Greyhawk's far future? What's there?
    Just wondering if your PCs have travelled to Greyhawk's far future.

    I think it would be fascinating to see how a fantasy medieval campaign evolves. Does it become a high-tech science/sorcery world? ...
      Topic: Running the Sentinel
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Feb 03, 2005 2:34 am   Subject: Running the Sentinel
    Hello,

    My copy of the Sentinel is missing the last page. Is this page just player handouts? Is there anything that I need on it?

    Thankyou.
      Topic: Need technical info for my druid
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jan 16, 2005 10:14 pm   Subject: Need technical info for my druid
    There's a good article about druids in Oerth Journal 15.

    It has about a paragraph on each of the gods suitable to be worshipped in a GH campaign.

    The girl playing a druid in my game worships Ehl ...
      Topic: Anyone used the Gord the Rogue storyline in their campaign?
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jan 16, 2005 7:06 pm   Subject: Anyone used the Gord the Rogue storyline in their campaign?
    Thanks for the reply. Smile

    I'm suprised Gord doesn't appear in any recent publications . . .
      Topic: Does an extra-long Summer mean a very mild winter?
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Jan 15, 2005 7:02 pm   Subject: Does an extra-long Summer mean a very mild winter?
    Thanks for that guys Smile

    Wow, Celene, the little handmaiden, is in truth bigger than the queen of the night, Luna.
      Topic: Why aren't Luna, Celene and the Sun gods?
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Jan 15, 2005 6:59 pm   Subject: Why aren't Luna, Celene and the Sun gods?
    I read a nice creation myth featuring Beory and Nerull in one of the Oerth Journals but can't find it. Could someone please tell me which Oerth Journal this was? I think it was in an article about Dru ...
      Topic: If Sunsebb 28th is New Year's Eve, do people have a party?
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jan 14, 2005 3:48 pm   Subject: If Sunsebb 28th is New Year's Eve, do people have a party?
    Thanks, folks Smile

    Yes, I kinda thought Needfest was the New Year celebration but then I have a tendency to wanna put it just at the *end* of the year rather than at the *beginning* of the yea ...
      Topic: Does an extra-long Summer mean a very mild winter?
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jan 14, 2005 3:45 pm   Subject: Does an extra-long Summer mean a very mild winter?
    Most countries, if they're in the temperate zones of the Northern or Southern hemisphere, will have seasons of equal length.

    The Flanaess is pretty much a Northern hemisphere temperate zone but its ...
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 13, 2005 6:12 pm   Subject: If Sunsebb 28th is New Year's Eve, do people have a party?
    Just wondering what Oerth folk do on "New Year's Eve"?

    Is there a count down to 12am? Are there fireworks (magic ones of course) when it strikes midnight?

    Historically, how modern is the concept ...
      Topic: Why aren't Luna, Celene and the Sun gods?
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 13, 2005 5:48 pm   Subject: Why aren't Luna, Celene and the Sun gods?
    Thank you for the responses.

    Speaking of Beory . . .

    I read a nice creation myth featuring Beory and Nerull in one of the Oerth Journals but can't find it. Could someone please tell me which Oer ...
      Topic: Is Godsday a public holiday like Freeday?
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 13, 2005 5:24 pm   Subject: Is Godsday a public holiday like Freeday?
    IMC, I have rearranged the weekdays so that the two "off days" are back to back - a weekend.

    Thanks for that. I might just do the same Smile

    Another GH goof, I think was the day called "Sund ...
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 13, 2005 3:04 am   Subject: Is Godsday a public holiday like Freeday?
    Just wondering if Godsday is a public holiday. I mean, it's clear Freeday is a public holiday and it's also easy to relate to -- it's like a lazy Sunday (Earth Sunday, that is!) in the real world.

    ...
      Topic: Why aren't Luna, Celene and the Sun gods?
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 13, 2005 2:59 am   Subject: Why aren't Luna, Celene and the Sun gods?
    In our real world, many cultures revered the moon and sun as gods.

    In Greyhawk, the gods are no less personified because they are given names. You've got Luna and her Handmaiden, Celene; and you've ...
      Topic: Angels
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 13, 2005 2:20 am   Subject: Angels
    There's celestial-type beings at the tail end of the Gord the Rogue series. They ain't no cherribum, though.

    I'm to lazy to look up my book but I think they were described as beings of energy, ligh ...
      Topic: Of Gygax, Greyhawk and Pseudo-Fans
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Sep 23, 2004 8:39 pm   Subject: Of Gygax, Greyhawk and Pseudo-Fans
    I feel Greyhawk will always be *incomplete* in the published arena. Why? Because 2 major items of the Greyhawk campaign were never fully detailed by the original creator: The City of Greyhawk and the ...
      Topic: Elven subraces. What are the pertinent differences?
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Sep 19, 2004 6:28 pm   Subject: Elven subraces. What are the pertinent differences?
    Elves are about five feet tall, fully a head or more shorter than humans (except grey elves, that are "taller," and valley elves/grugach are fully 6'). They are also notably slight in build, somethin ...
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 15, 2004 11:14 pm   Subject: Elven subraces. What are the pertinent differences?
    Calling all artists!

    I'm sick of not having a *true* mental picture of what the elven subraces look like when compared to each other.

    You see, I like the picture of the human "subraces" in the L ...
      Topic: Where do the conjured critters come from?
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 15, 2004 4:25 pm   Subject: Where do the conjured critters come from?
    Hello Muscles,

    I recently posed this question on EN World. I'd direct you there but I can't find the thread.

    Basically, people said it was easier to say that the "summoned" monsters are really j ...
     
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