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      Topic: What is considered to be “CANON” about Greyspace?
    direrodent

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Feb 25, 2011 12:06 am   Subject: What is considered to be “CANON” about Greyspace?

    The question really is why did they do this type of thing for Greyspace, but yet Realmspace never?


    Well, Gygax referenced the age old idea of geocentricity, for whatever reason. Likewise, for w ...
      Topic: What is considered to be “CANON” about Greyspace?
    direrodent

    Replies: 42
    Views: 28743

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Feb 24, 2011 11:58 pm   Subject: What is considered to be “CANON” about Greyspace?
    To muse a bit on Maldin's statements about lack of a unifying theory and whether we need to explain why physics works or doesnt work as it does on Earth.

    The concept of a divine being managing and ...
      Topic: Map of Oerth (Complete)
    direrodent

    Replies: 30
    Views: 24344

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Feb 24, 2011 9:52 pm   Subject: Map of Oerth (Complete)
    As noted on the map itself, Mystoerth's concept was created by James Mischler, but I (aka chatdemon) produced that finished version of it.

    I did consider expanding it and adding other settings, but ...
      Topic: What is considered to be “CANON” about Greyspace?
    direrodent

    Replies: 42
    Views: 28743

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Feb 24, 2011 9:26 pm   Subject: What is considered to be “CANON” about Greyspace?
    I agree with Maldin.

    It's often speculated that the passages in the Folio and Box Set that deal with geocentricty are 'in character' and thus fallible, but that theory is never applied to any of th ...
      Topic: alcohol at your games
    direrodent

    Replies: 45
    Views: 38121

    PostForum: The Backalley   Posted: Thu Apr 29, 2010 8:42 pm   Subject: alcohol at your games
    I really worry about anyone who can't have fun without chemical aid...

    Says the guy whose avatar is smoking a pipe...
    Razz
      Topic: Searching for Fred Weining material
    direrodent

    Replies: 18
    Views: 7500

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 15, 2008 8:03 pm   Subject: Searching for Fred Weining material
    FYI,

    Fred used to go by the online handle Psyclops (or some variant spelling of that), so if you run across articles under that name in the AOL best of collections or whatever, that's Fred's stuff ...
      Topic: The 2008 Canonfire Challenge!!!
    direrodent

    Replies: 29
    Views: 14374

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 15, 2008 7:55 pm   Subject: The 2008 Canonfire Challenge!!!
    So if I wanted to take a non-GH 1e mod, update it to 3.5e, rewrite it to be GH-specific, and post it to CF that would be okay?

    Basically, yes. The conversion document must require the use of the or ...
      Topic: The Adventure Begins
    direrodent

    Replies: 133
    Views: 8355

    PostForum: Spinecastle: City of the Fallen   Posted: Mon Oct 02, 2006 2:12 am   Subject: The Adventure Begins
    (ooc- Skarch isnt in any hurry, and those trying to do so can probably catch up to her or spot her pretty easy, unless DM rules otherwise due to conditions in the street)
      Topic: Expedition to the Demonweb Pits in 2007!
    direrodent

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 29, 2006 6:50 pm   Subject: Expedition to the Demonweb Pits in 2007!
    Based on the fact that most, if not all material concerning Lolth and her minions and realm in AD&D2e and D&D3e is at least somewhat based on the FR version of her, I think it's safe to assume ...
      Topic: Question about LG adventures
    direrodent

    Replies: 29
    Views: 20910

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 29, 2006 6:44 pm   Subject: Question about LG adventures
    Discussing LG scenarios is fine here. Posting reviews of them, either on the forum or in the reviews database, is also fine. Posting summaries of the plotlines or summaries of any interesting canon bi ...
      Topic: GreyTalk archives
    direrodent

    Replies: 23
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 29, 2006 6:39 pm   Subject: GreyTalk archives
    No, the files are fine (its a database actually), the problem is the size. The archive alone is much bigger than the entire canonfire website, and well exceeds the current disc space CF has to work wi ...
      Topic: The Adventure Begins
    direrodent

    Replies: 133
    Views: 8355

    PostForum: Spinecastle: City of the Fallen   Posted: Thu Sep 28, 2006 6:35 pm   Subject: The Adventure Begins
    Skarch heads off to the "back door" to the city, to wait and see if anyone shows up.
      Topic: The Adventure Begins
    direrodent

    Replies: 133
    Views: 8355

    PostForum: Spinecastle: City of the Fallen   Posted: Thu Sep 28, 2006 12:05 am   Subject: The Adventure Begins
    Skarch slinks back away from the tent flap a bit, and nods a bit at the bard's words. "Him box big magic, me no like.", she muses, reflecting on the info gleaned from the detect magic she just cast."Y ...
      Topic: The Adventure Begins
    direrodent

    Replies: 133
    Views: 8355

    PostForum: Spinecastle: City of the Fallen   Posted: Wed Sep 27, 2006 11:20 am   Subject: The Adventure Begins
    (OOC - Skarch is lurking around outside the tent, chatting briefly with the departing goblins and keeping an eye on folk entering an dleaving the tent.)

    Skarch looks toward the Crimson Bard and spe ...
      Topic: The Adventure Begins
    direrodent

    Replies: 133
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    PostForum: Spinecastle: City of the Fallen   Posted: Mon Sep 25, 2006 12:50 am   Subject: The Adventure Begins
    Skarch eyes the hooded man carefully, then turns a glance toward where the absent barkeep should be.

    "Trubble comin here soon, me feel it. Lissen, if me hearin' ya right, ya want in da city. well m ...
      Topic: The Adventure Begins
    direrodent

    Replies: 133
    Views: 8355

    PostForum: Spinecastle: City of the Fallen   Posted: Sun Sep 24, 2006 1:55 am   Subject: The Adventure Begins
    Skarch watches magnus hesitantly as he drifts into the corner. "Bes' way keep a secret here is pretend it ain' one. Ya hoomans keep skulkin about wif dem Euroz lookin fer who it were put their chief i ...
      Topic: The Adventure Begins
    direrodent

    Replies: 133
    Views: 8355

    PostForum: Spinecastle: City of the Fallen   Posted: Thu Sep 21, 2006 4:22 pm   Subject: The Adventure Begins
    "Only pain round here come from dem hoomans wif da shovels an picks. Dem make big city, an dig deep in the rock. Da rock is angry, Euroz feel da rock's angry, but dem doan know it, so dey angry too. M ...
      Topic: The Adventure Begins
    direrodent

    Replies: 133
    Views: 8355

    PostForum: Spinecastle: City of the Fallen   Posted: Thu Sep 21, 2006 10:44 am   Subject: The Adventure Begins
    Skarch studies the horse for a moment longer, before nodding to Grakniir and scurrying back to the goblins, one of whom gives her the small cask he's been sitting on in return for a handful of coins. ...
      Topic: The Adventure Begins
    direrodent

    Replies: 133
    Views: 8355

    PostForum: Spinecastle: City of the Fallen   Posted: Wed Sep 20, 2006 10:04 pm   Subject: The Adventure Begins
    "Me Skarch, dotter of Avrak, of the rotclaw tribe..." Skarch mutters absently, her attention temporarily drawn to the huge beast following Rognor.
      Topic: The Adventure Begins
    direrodent

    Replies: 133
    Views: 8355

    PostForum: Spinecastle: City of the Fallen   Posted: Wed Sep 20, 2006 9:44 pm   Subject: The Adventure Begins
    Skarch looks up at Grakniir caustiously, crossing her fingers as she speaks in rough common.

    "New here? Hadda tell ya, dem Euroz here say da hooman piss in da beer. No good for ya! Ya come drink wi ...
      Topic: The Adventure Begins
    direrodent

    Replies: 133
    Views: 8355

    PostForum: Spinecastle: City of the Fallen   Posted: Wed Sep 20, 2006 9:19 pm   Subject: The Adventure Begins
    A bit of a commotion rises from one side of the tent, where a half dozen or so goblins sit crouched around what appears to be some sort of dice game. Closeby, a rather ugly little xvart dressed in rat ...
      Topic: Eilistraee
    direrodent

    Replies: 22
    Views: 16261

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 20, 2006 5:32 pm   Subject: Eilistraee
    She's never been mentioned in any Greyhawk or even generic source. Of course, she could show up in Greyhawk if you really wanted her to, but I can't think of a situation where she would be needed or a ...
      Topic: Graz'zt
    direrodent

    Replies: 19
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    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Wed Sep 20, 2006 9:39 am   Subject: Graz'zt
    I stand corrected Embarassed

    Well, published GH material is probably what misleads people, since the case is made in post-gygax material for the EEG being tharizdun. Return to the Temple of Elemental ...
      Topic: Introduction of the Adventurers
    direrodent

    Replies: 9
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    PostForum: Spinecastle: City of the Fallen   Posted: Wed Sep 20, 2006 9:31 am   Subject: Introduction of the Adventurers
    Yo, I'm Rich, aka chatdemon. Been playing D&D since around 1980, when I was introduced to it by some of the guys at school (I was in the 3rd grade at the time). Played random Basic D&D games u ...
      Topic: The Savage Tide premieres at Paizo
    direrodent

    Replies: 141
    Views: 85579

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 20, 2006 9:17 am   Subject: The Savage Tide premieres at Paizo
    Holian and I discussed Alran as a potential "pre-sasserine" in chat one night, and we agreed that since Alran wasn't detailed beyond the passing reference in LGG's Yeomanry entry, it is as good as any ...
      Topic: Castle (Greyhawk) Zagig Update
    direrodent

    Replies: 13
    Views: 7584

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 20, 2006 9:07 am   Subject: Re: Castle (Greyhawk) Zagig Update
    First, I don't know of any assistant writers working under EGG's direction for Castle Zagyg proper; perhaps there is some confusion regarding those designers working on the Yggsburgh town module serie ...
      Topic: The Savage Tide premieres at Paizo
    direrodent

    Replies: 141
    Views: 85579

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 13, 2006 10:35 am   Subject: The Savage Tide premieres at Paizo
    There is no evidence, however, that Keoland has ever controlled all of the Hold of the Sea Princes.

    Um, now that I look back, your own citations prove you wrong:

    Living Greyhawk Journal No. 1, p ...
      Topic: help with old school rules, more
    direrodent

    Replies: 8
    Views: 4718

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 13, 2006 10:25 am   Subject: help with old school rules, more
    The main reason I don't recommend OSRIC is the fact that it is, for all intents and purposes, AD&D 1st edition. IMO, if you want to play AD&D1e, AD&D1e does the job quite well. Laughing

    ...
      Topic: The Savage Tide premieres at Paizo
    direrodent

    Replies: 141
    Views: 85579

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Sep 12, 2006 4:49 pm   Subject: The Savage Tide premieres at Paizo
    I have to agree with Sam here, there is simply no doubt in my mind that Keoland controlled the Hold before the rise of the Sea Prince and his chums.

    Remember, the Sea Princes are not, as the Sasser ...
      Topic: help with old school rules, more
    direrodent

    Replies: 8
    Views: 4718

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Sep 12, 2006 3:11 pm   Subject: Re: help with old school rules, more
    If you don't mind a (free) pdf only product, check out BFRPG (Basic Fantasy Role Playing Game).

    It is written in a style very close to Basic/Expert D&D, but separates the classes and races, and ...
      Topic: Castle (Greyhawk) Zagig Update
    direrodent

    Replies: 13
    Views: 7584

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 06, 2006 4:35 pm   Subject: Castle (Greyhawk) Zagig Update
    The contradictions between Chenault and Gygax's statements on that ENWorld thread baffle me.

    Chenault says 13 modules, Gygax says 18. Chenault says 2 box sets, Gygax says no way. Chenault says that ...
      Topic: Rough Justice - Crime, Punishment and the Acts of Adventurer
    direrodent

    Replies: 7
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    PostForum: Readers Workshop   Posted: Tue Sep 05, 2006 12:55 pm   Subject: Re: Rough Justice - Crime, Punishment and the Acts of Advent

    Imprisonment is generally used only to hold people for trial, or for high ranking or high publicity prisoners. It is also generally restricted to cities, smaller settlements not having the resources ...
      Topic: Marriage and the Marchioness
    direrodent

    Replies: 66
    Views: 38809

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Sep 04, 2006 10:27 am   Subject: Marriage and the Marchioness
    I think the issue is that the local people think she MIGHT be Zahindi but she is, in fact, Olman.

    Well, the real issue is more likely the fact that very few Sterish folk will even know what an Olma ...
     
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