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      Topic: Expedition to the Ruins of Greyhawk
    edmundscott

    Replies: 8
    Views: 1068

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 30, 2022 8:29 am   Subject: Expedition to the Ruins of Greyhawk
    Rasgon, these are fascinating suggestions for how we COULD use the first five levels of WG7 in something approximating a normal Greyhawk campaign, but do these fascinating suggestions suggest your end ...
      Topic: Expedition to the Ruins of Greyhawk
    edmundscott

    Replies: 8
    Views: 1068

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 28, 2022 12:56 pm   Subject: Expedition to the Ruins of Greyhawk
    I have several related questions, as I've contemplated running an all-Castle Greyhawk-all-the-time campaign whenever my Age of Worms campaign finishes up.

    1) People always say that WG7 Castle Greyh ...
      Topic: Expedition to the Ruins of Greyhawk
    edmundscott

    Replies: 8
    Views: 1068

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 28, 2022 12:47 pm   Subject: Expedition to the Ruins of Greyhawk
    I don't know if these are available anywhere, since the old Wizards site is no more, but when the adventure came out there were three web enhancements of a sort available:

    Errands and Excursions by ...
      Topic: Fionor the Rude Out for Revenge
    edmundscott

    Replies: 7
    Views: 531

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 23, 2022 9:40 am   Subject: Fionor the Rude Out for Revenge
    Current plan is for Ramman Damian (mentioned but not detailed in CoG: FFF) to sleep-poison the party during dinner and then use a staff of travel to teleport the hopefully unconscious witch and himsel ...
      Topic: Who Won the Free City of Greyhawk Oligarch in 598 CY?
    edmundscott

    Replies: 3
    Views: 253

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 23, 2022 9:33 am   Subject: Who Won the Free City of Greyhawk Oligarch in 598 CY?
    Good catch and timely for my purposes, as my PCs saved Dernan Nathane aka Sepris (I've adapted the 3.5 adventure Ring of Thieves to Greyhawk as its author suggested) from an attempted coup a few sessi ...
      Topic: Who Won the Free City of Greyhawk Oligarch in 598 CY?
    edmundscott

    Replies: 3
    Views: 253

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 21, 2022 5:55 pm   Subject: Who Won the Free City of Greyhawk Oligarch in 598 CY?
    A great question, by the way. The PCs in my campaign are getting mixed up in the machinations between Eritai Kaan-Ipzirel and Nerof Gasgal in early CY 596.

    How I wish the Living Greyhawk developme ...
      Topic: Fionor the Rude Out for Revenge
    edmundscott

    Replies: 7
    Views: 531

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Sep 18, 2022 6:54 pm   Subject: Fionor the Rude Out for Revenge
    I just remembered that the head of the Assassins Guild (Vesper) hates dwarves and probably wouldn't take the job. . . .
      Topic: Fionor the Rude Out for Revenge
    edmundscott

    Replies: 7
    Views: 531

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Sep 18, 2022 5:24 pm   Subject: Fionor the Rude Out for Revenge
    The Assassins' Guild is a really interesting idea, particularly because trade with Greyhawk is a pretty big deal for Greysmere. I hadn't thought of them performing kidnappings before, but that does m ...
      Topic: Fionor the Rude Out for Revenge
    edmundscott

    Replies: 7
    Views: 531

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Sep 17, 2022 8:20 am   Subject: Fionor the Rude Out for Revenge
    Oh, not at all, I'm thinking he brings about a dozen dwarves, including his daughter and a war priest.
      Topic: Journeys Through the Radiant Citadel and Oerth
    edmundscott

    Replies: 4
    Views: 524

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 16, 2022 11:43 am   Subject: Journeys Through the Radiant Citadel and Oerth
    Wow, that's a great little program. (& thank you for understanding that spell correction Empire means Empyrea)

    I appreciate these guides of yours, esp. w/ regard to adventures that have recomm ...
      Topic: Journeys Through the Radiant Citadel and Oerth
    edmundscott

    Replies: 4
    Views: 524

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Sep 15, 2022 6:42 pm   Subject: Journeys Through the Radiant Citadel and Oerth
    I'd forgotten how much I appreciated your Tomb of Annihilation suggestions a few years ago.

    Where did that map of Empire come from? I don't think I've ever seen it before.
      Topic: Fionor the Rude Out for Revenge
    edmundscott

    Replies: 7
    Views: 531

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Sep 15, 2022 12:11 pm   Subject: Fionor the Rude Out for Revenge
    While wintering in Greysmere, the party thief, Pappy Dickens, learned of and in a subtle heist successfully stole Acererak's Libram (Dragon #225) from the treasure room of Fionor the Rude, with the as ...
      Topic: Journeys Through the Radiant Citadel and Oerth
    edmundscott

    Replies: 4
    Views: 524

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 14, 2022 6:31 pm   Subject: Journeys Through the Radiant Citadel and Oerth
    This is all amazing, in-depth, and extremely welcome. Can we all chip in to buy Rasgon a special hat or something?
      Topic: Who is a citizen of Greyhawk exactly?
    edmundscott

    Replies: 3
    Views: 330

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 18, 2022 5:59 pm   Subject: Who is a citizen of Greyhawk exactly?
    That seems to imply that there are five levels of citizenship in the Domain of Greyhawk:

    1) landed nobles

    2) citizens dwelling inside the walls of the City of Greyhawk

    3) subjects of the Doma ...
      Topic: Who is a citizen of Greyhawk exactly?
    edmundscott

    Replies: 3
    Views: 330

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Aug 17, 2022 1:44 pm   Subject: Who is a citizen of Greyhawk exactly?
    In both City of Greyhawk & The Adventure Begins, we learn that only citizens of Greyhawk can buy property within the city, foreigners must rent houses (Foreign Quarter only) or rooms in an inn (an ...
      Topic: The Toymaker and the Archdevil
    edmundscott

    Replies: 7
    Views: 484

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jul 17, 2022 11:29 am   Subject: The Toymaker and the Archdevil
    Lareth, that list was exactly what I was hoping to get when I posted. Thank you so much for the thought and recommendations.

    However, my pathological love of etymology is going to make me decide t ...
      Topic: The Toymaker and the Archdevil
    edmundscott

    Replies: 7
    Views: 484

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jul 15, 2022 4:13 pm   Subject: The Toymaker and the Archdevil
    That's a good question and I don't know that yet. My inclination is that they make the children supersuspectible to temptation and/or corruption.

    When the party attacked Tolstoff Manor and killed ...
      Topic: The Toymaker and the Archdevil
    edmundscott

    Replies: 7
    Views: 484

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jul 15, 2022 8:39 am   Subject: The Toymaker and the Archdevil
    In Living Greyhawk Journal #2, p11, is described a toyshop known as the Grinning Mammet. The proprietor, Sen Thelamae, has become an expert artisan thanks to a pact with an unnamed "archdevil of the ...
      Topic: The Enmity of Syrul
    edmundscott

    Replies: 4
    Views: 665

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jul 10, 2022 5:16 pm   Subject: The Enmity of Syrul
    Due to a poorly worded command to a nycadaemon he managed to briefly control, a character in my campaign inadvertently ended up sending the nycadaemon on a suicide mission to kill Syrul "for vengeance ...
      Topic: Nycadaemon in Greyhawk: Your Opinions Please
    edmundscott

    Replies: 14
    Views: 4673

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jul 10, 2022 4:48 pm   Subject: Nycadaemon in Greyhawk: Your Opinions Please
    The player rolled the "enmity of Syrul" option. I'm going to start a new thread soliciting angry goddess suggestions.
      Topic: Human Moon Worship
    edmundscott

    Replies: 8
    Views: 744

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 07, 2022 10:35 am   Subject: Human Moon Worship
    A little late to add this but it occurred to me a good explanation for the conspicuous absence of a human moon goddess could be that, in the distant past, Pholtus claimed both sun and moon as his doma ...
      Topic: Nycadaemon in Greyhawk: Your Opinions Please
    edmundscott

    Replies: 14
    Views: 4673

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 05, 2022 3:23 pm   Subject: Nycadaemon in Greyhawk: Your Opinions Please
    Okay, after some more thought, my inclination is to do this: At the next game, I'll have the incarnate player roll a d6, without telling him why. The d6 will determine what the nycadaemon does:

    1 ...
      Topic: Nycadaemon in Greyhawk: Your Opinions Please
    edmundscott

    Replies: 14
    Views: 4673

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jul 04, 2022 2:07 pm   Subject: Nycadaemon in Greyhawk: Your Opinions Please
    In the player's defense, we were seven hours into an eight hour game, and everyone was tired, but, yeah, still . . .

    Thank you for all of these wonderful, fiendish ideas.

    The nycadaemon certain ...
      Topic: Nycadaemon in Greyhawk: Your Opinions Please
    edmundscott

    Replies: 14
    Views: 4673

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jul 03, 2022 5:01 pm   Subject: Nycadaemon in Greyhawk: Your Opinions Please
    Last week in my Age of Worms game, the party, caught up in a Thieves Guild gang war, entered the City of Greyhawk's sewers to hunt down the instigator of the internecine struggle, the secretary of the ...
      Topic: Age of Worms - Several Questions
    edmundscott

    Replies: 8
    Views: 642

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jul 03, 2022 10:22 am   Subject: Age of Worms - Several Questions
    The Mellifleur stuff is great, Rasgon, and I plan to incorporate that into the Kyuss backstory for my campaign.

    What I'm still developing/brainstorming is Kyuss' hijacking of these older doom proph ...
      Topic: Dalt & Maure Castle
    edmundscott

    Replies: 5
    Views: 826

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jul 03, 2022 10:13 am   Subject: Dalt & Maure Castle
    I think the implication is that "Dalt" is and always was Nyarlathotep, the whole demigod of doors thing is a ruse to instigate foolish mortals (e.g. Mordenkainen or the like) into freeing something be ...
      Topic: Age of Worms - Several Questions
    edmundscott

    Replies: 8
    Views: 642

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Jul 02, 2022 10:22 am   Subject: Age of Worms - Several Questions
    I'm DMing this right now, using my own AD&D/OSRified Pathfinder 1st edition rules (which I call Greyhack). We started the campaign about a year ago and we're just starting the fourth adventure, H ...
      Topic: Dalt & Maure Castle
    edmundscott

    Replies: 5
    Views: 826

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Jul 02, 2022 9:56 am   Subject: Dalt & Maure Castle
    There is an old Maure Castle forum archived on the Paizo site, into which Rob Kuntz occasionally waded. My recollection is he was questioned about the Dalt stuff at one point and was characteristical ...
      Topic: Human Moon Worship
    edmundscott

    Replies: 8
    Views: 744

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 24, 2022 7:46 am   Subject: Human Moon Worship
    I agree with Rasgon and have used Ehlonna as a moon goddess for the Flanaess.

    In the new Greyhawk Rebooted materials, Istus comprises four avatars, each somewhat tied to an element and the Air one ...
      Topic: Origins of the Tower of Silence
    edmundscott

    Replies: 13
    Views: 875

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 08, 2022 8:27 am   Subject: Origins of the Tower of Silence
    There was speculation in an Oerth Journal about the elves of Celene originally have paths of song or some such by which they could travel across the Sheldomar Valley instantly. In the war with Vecna, ...
      Topic: When Do Priests Pray for Spells?
    edmundscott

    Replies: 2
    Views: 580

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun May 22, 2022 9:41 am   Subject: When Do Priests Pray for Spells?
    Oh, I have that. Thanks, I'll check it out. My recollection was that there were only times listed for a few of the gods.
      Topic: When Do Priests Pray for Spells?
    edmundscott

    Replies: 2
    Views: 580

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat May 21, 2022 12:39 pm   Subject: When Do Priests Pray for Spells?
    in 3.5/Pathfinder, priests need to pray for their spells at a particular time of day, specific to the deity. Does anyone know of a list of deities that includes information on what time of day their ...
      Topic: The Traveling Zoo Comes to the City of Greyhawk
    edmundscott

    Replies: 14
    Views: 924

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon May 16, 2022 3:50 pm   Subject: The Traveling Zoo Comes to the City of Greyhawk
    Thanks, CruelSummerLord, that's a good suggestion and it's probably best in the interests of time-at-the-table to just have the guards issue the requisite licenses at the gate.

    Your bribes actually ...
      Topic: The Traveling Zoo Comes to the City of Greyhawk
    edmundscott

    Replies: 14
    Views: 924

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri May 13, 2022 10:06 am   Subject: The Traveling Zoo Comes to the City of Greyhawk
    Xaris, yeah, that's where I have been looking. I've assembled the info in CoG, GtAB, the Living Greyhawk Journals, Dungeon magazines, and Maldin's Greyhawk into one giant Greyhawk City book, but, as ...
      Topic: The Traveling Zoo Comes to the City of Greyhawk
    edmundscott

    Replies: 14
    Views: 924

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed May 11, 2022 7:08 pm   Subject: The Traveling Zoo Comes to the City of Greyhawk
    Also, I found additional information on this topic in a sort of oddball place:

    The Greyhawk Ruins Sourcebook. This is a pdf that Living Greyhawk released when Expedition to the Ruins of Greyhawk c ...
      Topic: The Traveling Zoo Comes to the City of Greyhawk
    edmundscott

    Replies: 14
    Views: 924

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed May 11, 2022 7:00 pm   Subject: The Traveling Zoo Comes to the City of Greyhawk
    Thank you one and all for weighing in on this. These issues have been on my mind for quite a while, and there's many great ideas here to consider.

    Xaris, sadly, my game is in CY595 and GtAB seems ...
      Topic: The Traveling Zoo Comes to the City of Greyhawk
    edmundscott

    Replies: 14
    Views: 924

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun May 08, 2022 4:01 pm   Subject: The Traveling Zoo Comes to the City of Greyhawk
    The PC party in my Age of Worms campaign will arrive at the Duke's Gate of the City of Greyhawk during next weekend's session. This will be the first time any of these characters or players have visi ...
      Topic: "Rookroost" Kickstarter
    edmundscott

    Replies: 1
    Views: 687

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Apr 28, 2022 7:30 am   Subject: "Rookroost" Kickstarter
    This 5e Kickstarter appears to be a "Stealthhawk" (Greyhawk with serial numbers filed off) version of Rookroost:

    https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/ravensrook/ravensrook-the-black-winged-city-of- ...
      Topic: Burglary at Greysmere
    edmundscott

    Replies: 5
    Views: 1320

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Apr 19, 2022 9:38 am   Subject: Burglary at Greysmere
    Well, that is just superb. Thanks, Rasgon, for the I-don't-remember-how-manyeth time.

    I'm going to want to crank up the threat on those traps in the secret room, however (without going full on Gri ...
      Topic: Burglary at Greysmere
    edmundscott

    Replies: 5
    Views: 1320

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 18, 2022 7:23 pm   Subject: Burglary at Greysmere
    The party is currently wintering at Greysmere in the Domain of Greyhawk.

    One of the PCs, Pappy Dickens, a member of the Greyhawk Thieves Guild, has learned that Fionor the Rude, headsman of Greysme ...
      Topic: City of Greyhawk random encounter table?
    edmundscott

    Replies: 8
    Views: 1258

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Apr 16, 2022 9:54 am   Subject: City of Greyhawk random encounter table?
    Allan, from what others have said online, I don't think that's true. But I also heard that City Encounters might be his NEXT kickstarter.
      Topic: City of Greyhawk random encounter table?
    edmundscott

    Replies: 8
    Views: 1258

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Apr 14, 2022 4:34 pm   Subject: City of Greyhawk random encounter table?
    Thanks for the suggestions. I'm definitely going to merge 1eDMG with Midkemia's Cities (the latter being the best tables I've ever found).

    How do I wish that Finch's City Encounters was available ...
      Topic: Location of Gaxxmoor in Greyhawk
    edmundscott

    Replies: 15
    Views: 1363

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Apr 03, 2022 8:34 am   Subject: Location of Gaxxmoor in Greyhawk
    I agree with Rasgon almost always about everything, but in this case I think Gaxmoor works best as an early Oeridian settlement. There's no Baklunish flavor in the settlement as designed.
      Topic: Location of Gaxxmoor in Greyhawk
    edmundscott

    Replies: 15
    Views: 1363

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Mar 30, 2022 7:04 am   Subject: Location of Gaxxmoor in Greyhawk
    This actually had a semi-official placement (either by Luke Gygax or Gary) in Bissel. I'm trying to recall where this was stated, but when the first edition came out, Gygax Sr. wrote a little introdu ...
      Topic: City of Greyhawk random encounter table?
    edmundscott

    Replies: 8
    Views: 1258

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 28, 2022 7:40 pm   Subject: City of Greyhawk random encounter table?
    Does such a thing exist?

    Of course, I could use the 1e AD&D DMG tables or the even better tables in Joseph Bloch's Random Terrain & Encounter Table, but it seems that someone in the last th ...
      Topic: Greysmere & Fionor the Rude: Advice Sought
    edmundscott

    Replies: 10
    Views: 1063

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Mar 13, 2022 7:30 pm   Subject: Greysmere & Fionor the Rude: Advice Sought
    These are all hilarious. I can definitely do Gilbert Godfried, though a dwarven Gilbert might be another thing.
      Topic: Greysmere & Fionor the Rude: Advice Sought
    edmundscott

    Replies: 10
    Views: 1063

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Mar 11, 2022 1:30 pm   Subject: Greysmere & Fionor the Rude: Advice Sought
    Great find on that Ulaa reference, Rasgon. I guarantee that was placed there by Erik Mona, and I think you're right to suspect he was hinting at her origins with the creators of Exag. I can't believ ...
      Topic: Greysmere & Fionor the Rude: Advice Sought
    edmundscott

    Replies: 10
    Views: 1063

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Mar 10, 2022 9:21 am   Subject: Greysmere & Fionor the Rude: Advice Sought
    Thank you both for all of the suggestions. I've been a fan of the Complete Book of Dwarves (the best of the Complete series) and of the Dwarven etiquette article for some time.
      Topic: Greysmere & Fionor the Rude: Advice Sought
    edmundscott

    Replies: 10
    Views: 1063

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Mar 08, 2022 8:17 pm   Subject: Greysmere & Fionor the Rude: Advice Sought
    The PCs in my campaign will arrive in Greysmere at the end of the next session. One PC is a dwarf who's been avoiding coming home for about six months, as his mother has arranged his marriage to the ...
      Topic: City on the Edge
    edmundscott

    Replies: 0
    Views: 705

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 07, 2022 9:52 am   Subject: City on the Edge
    This is an interesting post, with an adventure I've never heard of before, and also an official name for those hills near the Bramblewood Forest on the Ket/Bissel border.

    http://zenopusarchives.blo ...
      Topic: Oerth Journal - still going?
    edmundscott

    Replies: 1
    Views: 16047

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Feb 08, 2022 9:52 am   Subject: Oerth Journal - still going?
    Yeah, it's going. There was an update from Kristoph just a few weeks ago on the next issue coming out this spring, I think?

    I've been loving the print issues.
      Topic: Help with Celenian Demographics
    edmundscott

    Replies: 7
    Views: 968

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Feb 03, 2022 8:33 am   Subject: Help with Celenian Demographics
    I was imagining East-of-Evening in the heartlands of Celene i.e. very very safe and protected from foreign raids. And I'd also imagine that Celene (along with maybe the interior of Veluna and possibl ...
      Topic: Help with Celenian Demographics
    edmundscott

    Replies: 7
    Views: 968

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Feb 02, 2022 12:25 pm   Subject: Help with Celenian Demographics
    So, if we don't worry about mortality from non-aging causes, I think what you're saying is this:

    1) we assume our faerie town of 1500 has 1 faerie of each age from 1 to 1500

    2) every year someon ...
      Topic: Help with Celenian Demographics
    edmundscott

    Replies: 7
    Views: 968

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Feb 02, 2022 11:13 am   Subject: Help with Celenian Demographics
    This is a post about me not being able to get my head around the necessary math, and I'd love some help from whoever is more capable than I.

    Let's postulate a small Celenian town, called East-of-Ev ...
      Topic: I'm Slow Sometimes: Wolf Nomads = Uyghurs
    edmundscott

    Replies: 7
    Views: 1201

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 25, 2022 9:18 am   Subject: I'm Slow Sometimes: Wolf Nomads = Uyghurs
    So what would that make the Tiger Nomads?
      Topic: Tolstoff Keep: the upstairs
    edmundscott

    Replies: 4
    Views: 1087

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 18, 2022 8:24 pm   Subject: Tolstoff Keep: the upstairs
    Those stairs definitely go up; it's called out in the encounter key in Exemplars of Evil.

    The only way to the catacomb is a so-thin-you-can-very-nearly-miss it staircase in the secret passage label ...
      Topic: Monarchs of Celene
    edmundscott

    Replies: 6
    Views: 1094

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 18, 2022 8:19 pm   Subject: Monarchs of Celene
    Here's a reference from something put out by the Theocracy of the Pale triad during LG. No monarch is named other than Celene is ruled by a king:

    • c OC 2000/CY -2463 (Phostaldaron LG Pale?) Repre ...
      Topic: Which Greyhawk City/Town would you most like to see detailed
    edmundscott

    Replies: 22
    Views: 2016

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 18, 2022 4:21 pm   Subject: Which Greyhawk City/Town would you most like to see detailed
    I'm going with Enstad. I can't recall ever seeing a grey elf/faerie settlement (as opposed to high elf or wood elf) anywhere in any setting. What are the gossamer spires like? How does a CG governme ...
      Topic: Tolstoff Keep: the upstairs
    edmundscott

    Replies: 4
    Views: 1087

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 18, 2022 4:19 pm   Subject: Tolstoff Keep: the upstairs
    Tolstoff Keep, which appeared in Exemplars of Evil, last year appeared as a free download in the e-Dragon #30, as a hi-res image:

    https://media.wizards.com/2020/dnd/dragon/30/DRA30_Tolstoff1.jpg
    ...
      Topic: Southeastern Oerik as Southeastern Asia
    edmundscott

    Replies: 3
    Views: 1055

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Nov 30, 2021 9:46 am   Subject: Southeastern Oerik as Southeastern Asia
    For Malaysia, may I recommend the superb work of Zedeck Siew:

    https://athousandthousandislands.com

    Also, Rasgon, I'm curious of your opinion of Joseph Bloch's Zindia stuff. I was intrigued with ...
      Topic: Southeastern Oerik as Southeastern Asia
    edmundscott

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Nov 29, 2021 6:48 pm   Subject: Southeastern Oerik as Southeastern Asia
    That would be a great place to fit in the Yoon-Suin setting, maybe where Cambodia is.
      Topic: City of Summer Stars and Hunger
    edmundscott

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Nov 16, 2021 1:38 pm   Subject: City of Summer Stars and Hunger
    I looked up the article mentioned by Rasgon in Oerth Journal #22 and, immediately afterwards, I came across Rick Miller's adventure Until the Starbreak which is, I think, exactly the thing you're look ...
      Topic: City of Summer Stars and Hunger
    edmundscott

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Nov 16, 2021 9:30 am   Subject: City of Summer Stars and Hunger
    I looked up the article mentioned by Rasgon in Oerth Journal #22 and, immediately afterwards, I came across Rick Miller's adventure Until the Starbreak which is, I think, exactly the thing you're look ...
      Topic: Wizards Guilds other than Greyhawk's
    edmundscott

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Nov 13, 2021 11:26 am   Subject: Wizards Guilds other than Greyhawk's
    Thanks, Rasgon. Thinking of the Society like a think-tank helps enormously. Do they have a guildhall/home base location listed anywhere? Who do we know are members besides Kieren Jalucian?
      Topic: Wizards Guilds other than Greyhawk's
    edmundscott

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Nov 13, 2021 9:51 am   Subject: Wizards Guilds other than Greyhawk's
    Well, CruelSummerLord’s comment brings me to my next question: What is actually known about the Society of the Magi? and maybe I should blow that up instead?

    Is it just a social club for wizard’s? ...
      Topic: Wizards Guilds other than Greyhawk's
    edmundscott

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Nov 12, 2021 12:14 pm   Subject: Wizards Guilds other than Greyhawk's
    Wow, everyone, thanks so much. I have a lot of research and digging to do, but now, happily, some specific directions where to proceed.

    One more quick question: another possibility occurred to me ...
      Topic: Wizards Guilds other than Greyhawk's
    edmundscott

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Nov 11, 2021 8:02 pm   Subject: Wizards Guilds other than Greyhawk's
    I'd like to develop this scenario suggestion from Elder Evils:


    EL 12: Months later, the player characters come to another
    city for training, rest, and to resupply. When one of the spellcasters
    ...
      Topic: Ren o' th' Star in Metamorphosis Alpha
    edmundscott

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Sep 07, 2021 8:06 am   Subject: Ren o' th' Star in Metamorphosis Alpha
    Thank you!

    I am confused to learn that it appears both Goodman Games & Troll Lord are publishing Metamorphosis Alpha stuff right now?
      Topic: Ren o' th' Star in Metamorphosis Alpha
    edmundscott

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Sep 06, 2021 8:58 am   Subject: Ren o' th' Star in Metamorphosis Alpha
    Correction: make that the Grogtalk podcast
      Topic: Ren o' th' Star in Metamorphosis Alpha
    edmundscott

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Sep 05, 2021 1:41 pm   Subject: Ren o' th' Star in Metamorphosis Alpha
    In my continuing quest to possess all Greyhawk-tangential items, I heard on the Grognardia podcast James Ward mention that he'd written a kickstartered adventure about rescuing his old character Ren o ...
      Topic: organizational details for Greyhawk Thieves Guild
    edmundscott

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 27, 2021 10:53 am   Subject: organizational details for Greyhawk Thieves Guild
    Thanks, everyone!

    I'm curious what kind of usual connection a thieves guild representative way out in Diamond Lake would have with the guild. My sense is maybe once a month an operative travels ou ...
      Topic: organizational details for Greyhawk Thieves Guild
    edmundscott

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 22, 2021 10:33 am   Subject: organizational details for Greyhawk Thieves Guild
    There's a PC in my Age of Worms campaign who is a Greyhawk Thieves Guild plant/operative/informer out in the mining town of Diamond Lake. He's never actually been to the City but was recruited as a y ...
      Topic: Where Should I Place the Tolstoffs?
    edmundscott

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 14, 2021 8:18 pm   Subject: Where Should I Place the Tolstoffs?
    Blackwell Keep can't work because it's a major location already in Age of Worms, but at first I thought Marsh Keep would be perfect. Then I saw some timeline stuff about it being built during the Gre ...
      Topic: Where Should I Place the Tolstoffs?
    edmundscott

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jul 12, 2021 5:38 pm   Subject: Where Should I Place the Tolstoffs?
    Huh. I never thought about noble families predating Greyhawk's freedom but that's actually a great explanation for their presence, they've been grandfathered in with only a few "nouveau riche" like R ...
      Topic: Where Should I Place the Tolstoffs?
    edmundscott

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jul 12, 2021 9:57 am   Subject: Where Should I Place the Tolstoffs?
    I'm starting up an Age of Worms campaign, so the 1st level PCs are in Diamond Lake in the Cairn Hills, and I want to incorporate as side-treks some of the Kyuss-related stuff from Exemplars of Evil an ...
      Topic: Adventuring Company Needed
    edmundscott

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jul 05, 2021 10:55 am   Subject: Adventuring Company Needed
    Wow, thanks, I totally forgot about them.
      Topic: Adventuring Company Needed
    edmundscott

    Replies: 2
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jul 04, 2021 7:17 pm   Subject: Adventuring Company Needed
    I'm starting an Age of Worms campaign and one of the players wants to be a 90 year old who accompanied an adventuring party into the Stirgenest Cairn in the Cairn Hills as a porter/linkboy 70 years ag ...
      Topic: Help Needed with an Adventure
    edmundscott

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jun 20, 2021 11:24 am   Subject: Help Needed with an Adventure
    Other than the doppelgänger, what monsters are there, from any edition, or any mythology, or any source really, that could plausibly impersonate someone as important as a Countess?

    I've never known ...
      Topic: Help Needed with an Adventure
    edmundscott

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Jun 19, 2021 11:57 am   Subject: Help Needed with an Adventure
    One thing that occurred to me about Sir Xaris' elven noble idea is that "Tillahi's estate" is located in northern Celene on Anna's map, Tillahi being the elven countess who, at least in CY 579, is pri ...
      Topic: Help Needed with an Adventure
    edmundscott

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 17, 2021 12:24 pm   Subject: Help Needed with an Adventure
    I just remembered that the Kron Hills are infested with camprats, which are burrowing mammals.

    Could gnomes become werecamprats?

    That is as far as that idea has gone, and is perhaps terrible.
      Topic: Help Needed with an Adventure
    edmundscott

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 17, 2021 12:10 pm   Subject: Help Needed with an Adventure
    Thanks, everyone, for the suggestions. I haven't decided on anything yet, but reading your responses helped focus my thinking a little bit.

    1) I'd rather the gnomes not be entirely innocent victim ...
      Topic: Help Needed with an Adventure
    edmundscott

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 16, 2021 10:22 am   Subject: Help Needed with an Adventure
    I’d like some help from the community in designing a one-session adventure taking place in either the gnome village of Tulvar or Kron in the Kron Hills.

    The characters are four low-level faeries fr ...
      Topic: Emirikol the Chaotic
    edmundscott

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat May 08, 2021 4:02 pm   Subject: Emirikol the Chaotic
    Oh! those guys!
      Topic: 3e Drow of the Underdark
    edmundscott

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat May 08, 2021 9:32 am   Subject: 3e Drow of the Underdark
    If you're playing in the Vault of the Drow, this book is a must.

    Two other required sources (besides D3):

    there's a Dragon magazine from somewhere around issue #200 with a deep dive into the Vau ...
      Topic: Emirikol the Chaotic
    edmundscott

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat May 08, 2021 9:28 am   Subject: Emirikol the Chaotic
    So I'll be using this. Does anyone have any good real world parallels for the Janasib Islands or Bakhoury Coast? I try to ground my locations (esp. exotic ones) in as much reality as I can.
      Topic: Emirikol the Chaotic
    edmundscott

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu May 06, 2021 12:02 pm   Subject: Emirikol the Chaotic
    Thanks, everyone, for the suggestions and information. Thank you also for correctly translating the autocorrect All as Ull, which repeatedly keeps happening even as I type this sentence.

    I enjoy R ...
      Topic: Emirikol the Chaotic
    edmundscott

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue May 04, 2021 10:19 am   Subject: Emirikol the Chaotic
    I'm trying to track down all appearances, Greyhawk or otherwise, of Emerikol the Chaotic, esp. adventures. I'd like him to appear in a Greyhawk game and I'm going to try to make him fit in the Flanae ...
      Topic: Almost forgotten God of Hunt needed
    edmundscott

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Mar 26, 2021 9:39 am   Subject: Almost forgotten God of Hunt needed
    I'll put in my two cents for the snow elven god Tarsellis Meunniduin.

    His areas of concern are mountains, rivers, and the hunt.

    His godly domain is the Wild Hunt—difficult to get more hunt-based ...
      Topic: Niole Dra on the River
    edmundscott

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Mar 21, 2021 5:21 pm   Subject: Niole Dra on the River
    I believe it has been officially stated that all cities anywhere within the hex of a river on Darlene's map are considered to be port towns along said river. So Niole Dra should indeed be on the Shel ...
      Topic: Greyhawk City map using Outdoor Geomorphs/Walled City
    edmundscott

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Feb 21, 2021 5:27 pm   Subject: Greyhawk City map using Outdoor Geomorphs/Walled City
    Has anyone ever created such a map? Given the hints in the key, it seems like someone would have used the geomorphs to make a Greyhawk city map. But my google search turned up nothing.
      Topic: New Castle Greyhawk module from RJK & Legends of Rolepla
    edmundscott

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Feb 19, 2021 10:13 am   Subject: New Castle Greyhawk module from RJK & Legends of Rolepla
    I got mine also. It's quite expensive for a 32 page module ($37, as I recall), but the exploratory depth of the encounters is absolutely worthy of the older Rob Kuntz stuff. I really love adventures ...
      Topic: High Elves
    edmundscott

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 28, 2021 11:30 am   Subject: High Elves
    I also agree with Jason that the Flannae presence should precede the demi-humans—I think this was first articulated by Gygax on a forum.
      Topic: High Elves
    edmundscott

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 28, 2021 11:29 am   Subject: High Elves
    I love that idea, Jason. I have the elves coming from the moon Celene as well—though, in my campaign, their CG management style ended up in environmental devastation of the moon (e.g. why the surface ...
      Topic: How advanced were the Pre-Cataclysmic western empires?
    edmundscott

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Jan 23, 2021 9:18 am   Subject: How advanced were the Pre-Cataclysmic western empires?
    Everyone is probably aware but the recent Great Western Gate thread is quite germane to this discussion.
      Topic: How advanced were the Pre-Cataclysmic western empires?
    edmundscott

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jan 22, 2021 11:45 am   Subject: How advanced were the Pre-Cataclysmic western empires?
    Joseph Bloch on the Greyhawk Grognard blog has very recently been detailing the Zihindia lands to the southwest of the Suel Empire, which he takes to have been colonized/subjugated to such an extent t ...
      Topic: The Great Western Gate
    edmundscott

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 19, 2021 11:58 am   Subject: The Great Western Gate
    My two cents is that an abandoned pass through the Crystalmists in western Sterich is absolutely bad-**** and adventure-worthy, and it should be a real thing and not metaphorical.

    Also, given what a ...
      Topic: The Great Western Gate
    edmundscott

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 14, 2021 11:30 am   Subject: The Great Western Gate
    Okay, after some serious squinting at the CY576 map, I found the Abandoned Pass west and slightly SW of Num-Theraz. I have never seen that before, perhaps because it's just a label, no dotted line or ...
      Topic: The Great Western Gate
    edmundscott

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    Views: 3614

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 14, 2021 11:25 am   Subject: The Great Western Gate
    What a great question! I've been running campaigns in Sterich for years and years and I've never thought about this before. Where exactly is the Abandoned Pass you mentioned? I don't remember seeing ...
      Topic: Vecna resources since 2009
    edmundscott

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Dec 08, 2020 10:15 am   Subject: Vecna resources since 2009
    Hey, I noticed on Anna's map that ancient Fleeth would be in about the same location as Falsford (or possibly Fals Keep or Falsridge) today.

    Do you think these modern Velunese settlements might hav ...
      Topic: Trophies of Tarsellis
    edmundscott

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Dec 07, 2020 8:23 pm   Subject: Trophies of Tarsellis
    Well, here's the list of monsters I'm going with. Am not sure yet what kind of display/stuffed momento/keepsake the god will have for each.

    greater ssvaklor (mm3)
    gloom (ELH) maybe dagger trophy ...
     
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